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Raymond S's Experience

Experience description:   

It was Sunday afternoon, August 12, 2001 around 4 o'clock. I was sitting on a bench ready to depart for my vacation destination. Just before this I had a discussion with a friend that didn't want to live anymore. It was a difficult and emotional exchange, a lot was weighed and considered. During the course of the talk much was resolved for this woman and she was able to carry on.   

After all this talk I leaned back on the bench, to sit awhile longer before I set off on my journey, in a few minutes the familiar scene around me disappeared and everything became brightness before my eyes. A circle of clouds formed and within this a golden shade.  In the centre was a very bright light, whiter than white and hard to look at. the centre of this cloud "tunnel" was quite round and there was a yellow goldish light that could be seen through it.

I had never seen anything like this before in my life.

Were you taking medicine or other substances which might have influenced your experience?    

         If yes or uncertain, please explain:  No

Was there at the time of this experience a life threatening incident?   

I was very relaxed but otherwise lucid.

      Describe:  It seemed like a vision, I had no further influence over it.

Please describe your experience in detail, use as much space as necessary.        Uncertain

What was your consciousness level and alertness  during the experience? I don't know how to answer this question.

Did the experience seem in any way like a dream?   It was very nice, I've never experienced anything like it.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?    No.

Did you hear noises?  Yes

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?  See above.

Did you see or hear anything concerning people or incidents that could be verified later?

      Describe:  Yes 

Did you view beautiful or otherwise unusual scenes, levels or dimensions?  no sense of time.

Were you shown or became aware of needing to make a decision before the return to your body?  

      Describe:  Yes

Did you acquire clairvoyance, paranormal or other special abilities after the experience that you formerly didn't have?  I've asked myself what death means and why I so often have to deal with it. (A day after this experience a young man who had no more interest in living jumped off a boat right before my eyes. Apparently it was his sixth attempt. The coast guard fished him out of the water.) 

      Describe:  I'm studying psychoenergetic therapy and kinesology.

Are there changes in your attitude or religious views since your experience?  Yes

      Describe:  Yes. I've spoken with many people but have no clear answers.

What influence did your experience have on your relationships? Daily life? Religious practises? Choices of jobs?  I became quieter and was glad for having had the experience.

Have you talked with anyone about the experience?   There was no bad part in the experience.

      Describe:  No.

What were your feelings after the experience?  Yes

What was the best and what was the worst part of the experience?   I'm actively pursuing greater personal depth.

Is there anything else you'd like to contribute concerning the experience? No

After the experience did things happen in your life or did you take medicine or other substances that caused a repeat of all or any part of your experience?   

      Describe:  no.