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Experience description:  

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It was a winters morning in London, eleven months after the sudden death of my Mother in India and I was travelling the next week to perform the final prayer ceremony for her to end the one year mourning period we observe as Hindus for our parents.

The blinds were shut and I woke up. A picture of my Mother which is at the foot of my bed had a bright, blinding beam of light, so bright that it was hard to look at and it shone exactly on my Mother's face. There were other pictures but this beam was only on my Mother's picture.. I took many pictures of it and it appeared to be the side profile of a girl with long hair.It then disappeared within seconds but the sun was still shining.

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

Did you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them?            Yes

Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          No

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

Did you see the deceased?         No

Did you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?      No

How long did the experience last?        Less than a minute

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           No

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:           I have photographic evidence and as the blinds were shut no light could have entered at that angle on to the picture.It defies the laws of physics and light refraction

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   No      

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           I wanted to capture it on film as I knew immediately that it was surreal.

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           No

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      I felt my Mother had contacted me...But not knowing if that is the case is the worst part of it

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

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?
   No       Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?  No           

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?            Confusion

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?         No

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

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?            No

Did you see a light?           Yes

A bright blinding beam of light which shone on my Mother's picture only and disappeared in seconds

Did any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location described above?            No

Have you shared this experience with others?        

Yes     Disbelief, fear, confusion...unsure if this influenced them

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?   No

 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?       NO

Were there any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?            No

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?           No 

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

Please offer any suggestions you may have to improve this questionnaire.    I can provide photographs to support this experience