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Offline Roy P

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A Profound Experience
« on: 15/05/2006 23:03:43 »
Reading the thread about sleep paralysis reminded me of three horrifying episodes I experienced over the period of a one year, ten years ago:

They were 'touching-the-mind-of-God' experiences. Two were induced following general anaesthesia, and one, most frighteningly, occurred for no apparent reason when I woke in the early hours of the morning.

Each probably lasted for no more than 10-minutes at a time. Suddenly, the 'meaning of life' was perfectly clear: My heart was pounding and adrenaline was surging through my system. I accepted that I was on the verge of physical death, but my (soul?) was locked into infinity and I was the only person/spirit in the universe. I was dreadfully alone and every*thing* and every*one* was unreal, so no one could help me. Nothing can describe the profoundness of the experiences!

I've talked to friends and colleagues about these experiences, but they just don't understand the profound and terrifying revelations.

Has anyone experienced anything similar?

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Re: A Profound Experience
« Reply #1 on: 16/05/2006 04:25:07 »
Yes do a search in NDEs Near death experiences. Dirk Wilner... One friend of mine went down a tunnel into what looked like a WW1 battlefield. Another saw Heaven, there is also Ian Mcormack and a famous African guy.

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Re: A Profound Experience
« Reply #2 on: 16/05/2006 12:39:28 »
Couldn't find anything about Dirk Wilner, Titanscape. Ian McCormack's description certainly comes close to mine but without the 'religious' aspect.

Yes, I've read, and watched documentaries about NDEs. And I've also had an out-of-body experience following a fall through a plate glass window, but they're a tickle in the throat compared to the above!

In my case, I was fully conscious during all three episodes. I've also experienced full blown, debilitating panic attacks, but these were way beyond one of those.

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Re: A Profound Experience
« Reply #3 on: 17/05/2006 20:35:41 »
Roy P I got that when I meditated on the beach for several hours watching a heron fish at night. Then I walked along staring at all the beach fires. I was permanently happy for the next month or so afterwards. It was far more than just the mental state of being in touch with everything; it was like my spine was on fire to, with blinding euphoria. Someone probably could have mugged and stabbed me and I wouldnít have noticed or cared.

I also have lots of lucid dreams which give the same feeling when I wake up. I think its something about the state your mind is in when itís partly awake and partly asleep. Deep meditation is like being hyper aware but not alert (if thatís possible) you feel like you are aware of everything, but once the euphoria kicks in you donít notice anything really outside of your mind, much like a dream.
 

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