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Umer A's Experience

Experience description:   

usually this thing initially started in my teenage when I experienced sleeping paralysis for the first time. I wanted to wake up but no matter how much hard I try I couldn't. this experience wasn't so frequent may be twice a year.

after passing my GCE A-Level, I came to Karachi.  I moved to my uncle's house. I am a timid guy so I use to cover my full body with blanket or cloth sheet while sleeping depending on the season. soon the frequency of sleep paralysis increased and in my efforts to wake up during sleep paralysis one day I realized I am out of my body and I can roam freely this experience was kind of new to me as I can see clearly myself sleeping in blanket and I can roam in room and see things like Clock which is at point that I cant see until I get out of bed and turn around. similarly I can clearly people talking who were out of the room.

As the time passed I started having more frequent such incidence and I started feeling that the range to which I can roam around has gradually increased and I can here things and with blur vision see people outside the room the senses decrease after certain limit but I have heard people and my family members or the maids talking in normal voice which is impossible to be listen from my room due to distance.

from past few days I have experienced same contiguously almost 3 times in 5 days as I have caught cold and have to take blanket. one thing common about the experience that is making me believe that this has something to do with warm temperature is that I wake up from sleeping paralysis when I feel cold air or take somehow my feet or any body part out of blanket my sleeping body wakes up ending up my out of body experience. It usually don't happen when I am sleeping without blanket or in AC or with Fan running on top speed.

Most of the talks that I hear or the visuals I see in this state are confirmed by my family members and therefore I think that are not merely dreams or my illusions its something that is different I am fed-up of these experiences and want to live normal life.

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 sleeping and was fully aware that I'm out of my body and was able to clearly see and hear things in a radius of approximately 500 sq yards from my body after this boundary I cant move further and my visual senses weakens

Was the experience dream like in any way?   it wasn't like dream as I was fully aware of the environment around me and I knew that I am experiencing such state

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Uncertain      I tried seeing my self in mirror but I cant see my self in mirror but while I am out of my body I can see my hands I can move them but I have vague image of what my body looks like it certainly have feet and hands but how they are shape can be described by my body's vague image.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            I know I am out of my body I try hard to wake up and at times gets frustrated of it.

Did you hear any unusual sounds or noises?           no usually what people talk how ever to certain range I can catch people talking or television sound while in that state.

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?           Yes     things look more brighter like everything is in day sun light.

Did you meet or see any other beings?           No      

Did you experiment while out of the body or in another, altered state? Uncertain     

my room is on the corner of the house after that are living room and second bedroom my cousin was trying to start the generator and he was not able to start it I in out of body experience came out of the room and saw him doing it and he was murmuring curse words and abusing the machine as his daughter was standing there he was speaking them in suppressed vice. later when I woke up I told him complete incidence and what he said which he confirmed 100% to be true.

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          Yes     I usually verify it by asking the person that such thing I saw while I was a sleep and the other person confirms it. all incidence that I see are from current time nothing from future related things.

Did you notice how your 5 senses were working, and if so, how were they different?          Uncertain            I have felt sense of touch, hear, see but I haven't tasted or smelled any thing nor I tried.

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?             Yes     I experience fading up of senses after some limit like lights dims to darkness and I haven't tried crossing it nor I know what will happen if I do it.

Did you become aware of future events?       No      

Were you involved in or aware of a decision regarding your return to the body?       Uncertain      I try to move my body and in repeatedly attempts of doing it my paralysis breaks and I wake up but I am not sure how I get back to my body.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         No      

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   No      

How has the experience affected your relationships? Daily life? Religious practices? Career choices?       I am not very confident about telling others about my experience, I at the moment am afraid of experiencing it again I just want to get rid of it. nothing has changed in my religious practice nor my carrier path

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes     I feel that it is an abnormality that needs to be removed

Have you shared this experience with others?         Yes     I share my experience while confirming the events or talks that I heard or saw during out of body experience. they at times get amaze by this abnormal thing in me.

What emotions did you experience following your experience?  a sign of re-leaf that I am back to normal world.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      best part is you can see every one and here and listen things while others cant see you and worse part is waking up with your will is very difficult and tiring job.

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         Yes     I have described in detail above how just sleeping paralysis changed to out of body experience.

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Yes     it has covered all the aspects that I wanted to share.