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Ben J's ADC

Experience description:  

I was asleep but suddenly felt as if electricity was running through my body so I woke up and could see my girl friend at work. She was sitting at her desk, then stood up and sat, stood up and sat several times. The meaning I got from this was her way of life was not for me and soon we broke up. 

Then I saw Abdul-Baha, Son of the Prophet Founder of the Baha'i Faith. I was very surprised and happy to see Him. He said, "I have been with you many time in the past and will be with you many times in the future." Those words are embedded in my Soul. Then the vision was over but I could still see Him.

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          Yes

            Describe what you heard, how clearly you heard it and what was communicated:    "I have been with you many times in the past and will be with you many times in the future." Very clear.

            Did the voice or sound seem to originate externally or outside of you, inside you, or did you not hear a voice or sound, but had a sense of knowing what was communicated?  outside of me

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           similar

            Is there any possibility what you heard was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           No, everyone in the dorm was sleeping

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?            No

Did you see the deceased?         Yes

He looked like He did in His pictures.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            solid

            How much of the deceased did you see?       all of Him

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       younger

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            very healthy

            Is there any possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           no

How long did the experience last?        a minute or two

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         sudden appearance, gradual disappearance

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           Yes

Very loving.

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  no

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was definitely real

            Please explain why you view the reality of your experience as real or not real:           Because I saw Him and never had a vision like that before but have since

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           Happy and secure in His love.

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      The love and acceptance was the best part.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes                 Describe:            Made me more loving and less materialistic

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   Yes     Much more religious.

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     It absolutely convinced me of God and life after death.

Death Compacts are when two or more living people promise among themselves that whoever dies first will try to contact the other(s).  Have you ever made such a compact?        No

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

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            happy

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           No

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 become aware of future events?       No

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Yes

I've had many After Death Communications since then.

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

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?            Yes

my girlfriend

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No 

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?           Yes 

I've had visions of Baha'u'llah and my parents

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

There's nothing left to say. 

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    no