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Types of spiritual experience

Types of spiritual experience

  • Synaesthesia – one type of sensory input is converted to another type.
  • Pure or enhanced perception – the physical world is seen but in an enhanced way.
  • Hallucination – an image or sound or similar sensory impression which is superimposed on the input from the sensory apparatus.
  • Inter composer communication – the composer communication between two or more ‘things’ [people, animals etc] to share information.
  • Vision – an image or scene, occasionally with other sensory input  which completely overrides that from our 5 senses.
  • Dream – an ordinary or a lucid dream.   
  • Near death – an experience that occurs as the person is dying but from which the person recovers to tell the tale.
  • Dying – an experience that occurs just before the person dies.
  • Environmental influence – the person gains the ability to influence the functions of the universe, for example, levitate, change the weather, walk on water.
  • Invisible input – input you cannot see but sense inwardly.  The subcategories here are 
  • Out of time – an understanding of ‘no time’
  • Out of body – your conscious self leaves your bodily self and is able to explore the spirit world. 
  • Rebirth – a terrifying experience in which we are ‘rewritten’ in software terms – we ‘die’ figuratively speaking and are born again as a new cleaned up version of the software.
  • Perception recall  – an experience in which you go through events of this life and possibly past lives.  The perceptions are presented to you as perfect recall flashbacks.
  • Exploring group perception – as above but using other people’s perceptions to get their side of the story.
  • Kundalini – a precursor stage to moksha and nirvana, in which energy travels up and down the spine.  It may or may not result in Ecstasy.   A very early stage of enlightenment
  • Ecstasy - the communication channels are opened to the Higher spirit but there is no merge.  The start of the enlightenment process.
  • Moksha and nirvana – You merge with your composer.  This is often referred to as the ‘chemical wedding’.  An advanced stage of enlightenment.
  • Annihilation– the personality is annihilated and ‘you’ as a personality cease to exist.  The Higher spirit  then takes over, but in effect you become ‘divine’ – a sort of ‘god’ completely in touch with the spiritual world at all its levels. Full enlightenment.
  • Other – Miscellaneous and unclassifiable experiences.