Out of body from chloroform
Type of Spiritual Experience
This has all the classic hallmarks of a very profound out of body experience, however, it also has the indications that it was leading to a near death - another whiff of chloroform and it could easily have led on to death
A description of the experience
from Lucid dreams – Celia Green
At the age of 7 years, my first out of body experience was induced by chloroform.
At the moment anaesthesia took over I was aware that the doctor and nurses were about to set my fractured shin and thigh…. Sounds of music of a tone I had never heard before came to my ears, the music was so enchanting that I left the bed and commenced to walk in the direction of the sound. It led me to a winding path and through a beautiful valley decked with magnificent flowers of radiant colours, the perfume of which seemed to exhilarate me and urge me on to the not far distant mountain.
Eventually I arrived at the foot of the mountain and there I saw a white robed figure, beckoning me onwards. With hurried steps I tried to reach him, but the glorious light surrounding him seemed to fade and in the space of seconds the scene vanished from my sight
The next thing I knew I awakened to find myself gazing at the ward ceiling