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Tran D's Experience

Experience description:   

Right after I drift off (I think), I awoke and felt strange because of complete silence. Looking out through the window and the door to balcony I saw that it was almost time to go to school for the MBA's semester exam. All the sudden I realized that I was floating right under the ceiling and looked down I saw my body lying on side facing the wall (Meaning my back was facing the window and the door to balcony that is adjacent). It was strange that I did not feel afraid at all (By the way I many times vividly saw strange people during my sleep but never felt afraid at all, some times even kind of exciting). 

I do not remember why now but after that I flew out through the door, passing the balcony and was completely out in the air (So the edge of the balcony was about 1 or 2 m to my left). At that time I fell toward the ground at high speed and I felt shouting in mind "Stop, stop". To my surprise the fall stopped and I was floating about 30 cm above the grass. Because the university is on the other side of the condo where I stayed I flew (By thinking) up again, over the top floor of the condo (During that time I saw a lot of things on the top floor such as water tank or antenna, ... that few days later I found they are real and correct when I went up the top floor for the first time since living at that condo) toward the university. From the air I saw the university's main square almost filled up with chairs and a stage was being constructed. At that time the sun ray was directly on my eyes and I was instantly awake in my body feeling so worry. Looking at the clock I found that it was 10 to 9.00 so I hurried to change and run to my exam. When I passed the main square in order to reach the Q building where my exam would be held I saw exactly what I saw from the air when I was floating. 

I have to stress that I did not know that the university was preparing an welcome night for new term's students as well as did not know what was on the condo's top floor before that experience. Even until now I still feel very mysterious about that. It was as real as it could be to me. 

PS: I did experience 2 other similar cases about a year later. The most similar was in shorter time and with less events / evidence but the second was equally strange and real although the circumstance was a lot different. That second case was not OBE but the girl I saw, opened the door for and talked to during it was not only so real to me but she was actually a real person who was my room mate's (Staying in the bathroom during my experience) deceased girlfriend. 

In short, every experience was mysterious and wonderful to me and I wish I could do so at will.

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?           Very high, just as in real life

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No, I believe

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Strange, exciting, wonderful

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           No

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 see a light?           Uncertain      If you mean daylight, Yes. Must be No to any other kind.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           Uncertain      Not in the OBE I described but in others.

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Yes     I saw things that were not known to me but happening at the time of experience.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes     As described above

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Yes            Only eyesight

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   No      

Did you have a sense of knowing, special knowledge, universal order and/or purpose?    No      

Did you reach a boundary or limiting physical structure?             Uncertain      Not sure about the question

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?   Uncertain      I did sense things in advance a few times but I cannot say if I knew or somehow overheard in advance.

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I believe the world is a lot more wonderful and mysterious than what I know now and I am willing to experience more when I could.

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

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     Only my roommate was so scared, others who did not involve in anyway listened but this not believe (I think).

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  I like it

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Best: Flying, knowing actual things I should not have known

Worst: Experience was short and I do not know how to repeat it.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes     As described above

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Uncertain      Not quite. I am not an English native, it was long time ago, and some feelings cannot be described exactly.