Mrs Lilla Lavender has an OBE at the dentist
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Light, vol. XLVII, 1927,p. 460 [also in Dr Robert Crookall - More Astral projections]
I find it easy to believe in a continued life, after having had the strange experience of standing beside my body and knowing that the real personality was, for the time, no longer its tenant.
She was given gas and said,
I was astonished to find myself standing quite close to the dentist's chair on which my physical form was lying. There seemed to be no discontinuity of consciousness at all - I was one moment in the chair, the next standing in the room beside it, gazing, keenly interested, at the movements of the doctor and the dentist as they performed their tasks; in fact, I was so absorbed in contemplating the scene that I had no idea of testing my ability to wander further afield, nor was I in the least frightened or worried. I did not care what happened to the thing in the chair: it was no longer part of my being: I regarded it with a detached indifference which amazed me when I afterwards analysed my impressions. Suddenly I was once more seated in the chair; I was again in the body. ... I questioned the doctor. ... I found his replies coincided with what I had seen while I stood invisible beside my earthly vehicle.