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Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections – Mrs E M Dawson has an OBE



Type of Spiritual Experience


A description of the experience

Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections

Case No. 331 - Mrs E. M, Dawson  sent the following to the Daily Sketch (Oct. 7, 1960):

I had undergone a major operation. ... In the evening I became aware that I was standing by the bed, looking down at myself. Around the bed, and very busy, were figures in white. I heard a voice say 'collapse', and saw someone fiddling with something bright. As I looked, I saw myself wipe my fingers over my forehead and down the side of my nose. They were wet, and I thought, 'That must be death sweat.' I felt no fear or pain, just detached curiosity. I heard a voice say, 'She will be alright now !', and, to my real annoyance, I neither saw nor heard any more.

Afterwards I learned that I had had an unexpected haemorrhage and an emergency blood transfusion, and later I recognized that the hand fiddling with the bright things must have been a nurse adjusting some clips on the transfusion tube. I had been very near to death. Since then I am confident that death is a perfectly natural, painless passing from one body to another. Please believe me, I was not conscious in the ordinary way of what was happening, and the 'Me' that saw and heard was an entirely different 'Me' from the one on the bed."

The source of the experience

Ordinary person

Concepts, symbols and science items



Science Items

Activities and commonsteps