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Rob's Experience

Experience description:   

Terms I've elicited such as "dimensions", being "sucked out" and the images during the experience not of this universe are only for description, for lack of better/ more defining words. 

After several weeks of very positive thinking (how wonderful/ amazing life is) I was at a friend's house. While playing religious music and keeping a spiritually focused mindset, I felt an overwhelming need to sit quietly. Just after sitting, I closed my eyes and started feeling energy (like the "chills") emanating from my stomach. It soon began pulsating outward spherically to the edge of my body. It became so intense that I began losing awareness of my physical senses. noticing that I'd quit breathing, I gasped and then was "sucked out" and upon opening my "eyes", was aware that I was floating around the ceiling. As I observed both my and my friend's bodies, the thought of how simple, yet amazing this was! Then the energy began to pulsate again. This time, I was "sucked" into a dimension where thoughts manifest as reality. Colors flow past in streams, lights appear and flicker, then disappear. To show that I was in a timeless place a clock with no hands appears and floats past, to show that I had access to unlimited knowledge, the largest mathematical equation I've ever seen appeared, hovering in front of me. Then a voice, more like a vibration resonated through me that told me "you are what you are and it's okay"! So I enquired "what am I then?" and was "sucked" to another dimension where except for blackness was a being. It was of height, width and depth beyond what I could view or comprehend. It was composed totally of light, not really of a "brightness" perse, but luminous nonetheless. After a moment to become aware of "it", I was pulled as a magnet draws metal into it. It's essence is of all that is, love, or of being the source of the energy that binds and animates all. To call it God I guess would suffice. And then the "chills" energy previously experienced was of intensity beyond description and all consuming, like peering into infinity. After what felt as hours or days passed, I was thrust back into my body. Upon opening my eyes and realizing that only a few minutes had passed, I was excited about not only the experience, but life. As I left my friend's house, I noticed plants, animals and people. But noticed as though we were different shells of the same consciousness. All alive via the same energy.

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? Yes     describing the images ("things") and transitions to the different dimensions.

At the time of this experience, was there an associated life threatening event?          No      

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness?    During the 3rd dimension.

How did your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience compare to your normal every day consciousness and alertness?    More consciousness and alertness than normal

If your highest level of consciousness and alertness during the experience was different from your normal every day consciousness and alertness, please explain:            During the 3rd dimension.

Did your vision differ in any way from your normal, everyday vision (in any aspect, such as clarity, field of vision, colors, brightness, depth perception degree of solidness/transparency of objects, etc.)?  Yes     more encompassing, more depth, clarity.

Did your hearing differ in any way from your normal, everyday hearing (in any aspect, such as clarity, ability to recognize source of sound, pitch, loudness, etc.)?
            Uncertain      any sounds were of vibrations "felt" through my being

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            exhilaration, ecstasy.

Did you pass into or through a tunnel or enclosure?          Uncertain      That each dimension was not a part of the other, yet separated by how much the "energy" consumed me.

Did you see a light?           Yes     At the entrance or awareness of final "dimension", but WAS the final dimension.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Yes     What I can only call god, for lack of a better one.

Did you experience a review of past events in your life?    No      

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          No      

Did you see or visit any beautiful or otherwise distinctive locations, levels or dimensions?            Yes     Please read detailed acct.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Yes     a sense of "no time" until the last dimension, then infinity.

Did you have a sense of knowing special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?     Yes    

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure? Yes    

Did you become aware of future events?       No           

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience you did not have prior to the experience?     Yes     Voices that were apparently outside my head, would tell me of trivial events that would transpire immediately.

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     I shared immediately. That was a HUGE mistake. Both the religious and nonreligious alike expressed both concern and disbelief.

Did you have any knowledge of near death experience (NDE) prior to your experience?    Yes            Very limited knowledge, it had NO effect on the experience.

How did you view the reality of your experience shortly (days to weeks) after it happened:            Experience was definitely real    It changed my understanding of the nature of reality  and began a new paradigm of self/ existence knowledge.

Were there one or several parts of the experience especially meaningful or significant to you?            The limitless capacity of both mind and consciousness and that all things in existence are interconnected.

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:            Experience was probably real            That it's arrogant and short-sighted to view life/ existence under either the traditional scientific or religious lenses.

Have your relationships changed specifically as a result of your experience?           Yes     It's been very difficult to feel both close and fulfilled by any relationship with another person. Yet it brought a different sense of purpose to any relationship, that I couldn't just be another fixture in their lives, but if possible to help add meaning.

Have your religious beliefs/practices changed specifically as a result of your experience?           
Yes     Traditional religions/ orthodoxy is inadequate. That unless the individual seeks to experience for themselves, their spiritual view is lacking.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes     Meditation induced similar.

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        That with proper mental prep. and changing your environment as much as reasonably possible, ANYONE can achieve a similar experience(s).

Did the questions asked and information you provided so far accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?         Yes     Comprehensive, yet protracted allowing for a more succinct yet detailed and organized account.

Are there any other questions we could ask to help you communicate your experience?   Not really, good job!