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Giant dragonfly

Identifier

002325

Type of spiritual experience

Hallucination

Background

The post comes from a website that helps people with odd problems this post was on the section  http://www.wisegeek.org/what-are-hypnagogic-hallucinations.htm

This is an amazing post, he meets his spirit helper [the girl] and demons from whatever pharmaceutical he has been prescribed

If the communication is in words and sentences it is a bodied or disembodied soul.  If the communication is symbolic, or uses words as puns, or is simply a ‘thought’ without words – an impression conveyed, communication is with a Spirit being , Spirit helper or Intelligence

A description of the experience

anon265800
Post 105

I saw a giant dragonfly flapping around my room not so long ago.

I jumped out of bed and ran to the door, scrambling with the knob trying to open it. I had even turned the light on and it was still there. I finally got out and ran to a different room and shut the door.

It was so vivid and realistic, I believed that maybe there has been an invasion of these giant dragonflies, and humans were being killed and taken over by them or something. I could find no evidence of this though, and slept on the floor in this other room.

The next day, I had to get a friend to check my room to see if this dragonfly was still there because I still wasn't sure if it was real or not. It wasn't, of course.

I've had various other hypnagonic hallucinations for years, but that was the most unusual one recently. I've seen plenty of figures around me, and people calling my name and things.

I often see this pretty looking girl with long dark hair sitting on the bed next to me.

She isn't anyone I recognise from reality, but when she appears I feel as though she is my girlfriend or something, and that she is supposed to be there.

Quite opposite from the usual demonic presences.

I find it interesting how many people see giant insects a lot more frequently than anything else. I wonder what they symbolise. I have heard of nobody else seeing dragonflies though. Does it vary depending on what type of person you are, or what? --Josh

The source of the experience

Wisegeek

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