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Srinivasan N's Experience

Experience description:   

I felt that I was out of my body for nearly three days. But I could do daily chores, including teaching at a local college, talk to my colleagues and travel by public transport, as if these things were done by another person and I was detached and watching the actions.

Any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?     No      

Was the kind of experience difficult to express in words? No      

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

What was your level of consciousness and alertness during the experience?           I was very alert and active with daily work and teaching.

Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Calm, peaceful, serene, somewhat indifferent to the world.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           I used to hear a hissing sound but not always.

LOCATION DESCRIPTION:  Did you recognize any familiar locations or any locations from familiar religious teachings or encounter any locations inhabited by incredible or amazing creatures?    No              

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

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          No       Did you have any sense of altered space or time?          Yes     There was no rush or sense of time urging me to do anything.

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    Yes     I felt that there was purpose in life, often unknown to us.

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             No      

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       No       Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?   Yes     On many occasions I could foresee events.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I have become more interested in psychic things and meditation.

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       Personal relationship--not much. Religious practice---more liberal and less orthodox.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         No      

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     A few had patient listening; one person did not show any interest at all. From that point, I stopped telling others.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  Sense of peace and joy.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The best part was the effortlessness with which I could do daily chores, no anxiety or restlessness.

Is there anything else you would like to add concerning the experience?        I could vividly recall that experience in calm moments.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No response            Several experiences of feeling light or as if levitating or feeling hot over the whole body.

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Yes    

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