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Sparkles and sounds

Identifier

003188

Type of Spiritual Experience

Hallucination

Number of hallucinations: 1

Background

A description of the experience

Sparkles: from the ‘Sights unseen paranormal blog’

I've run across several reports of "sparkles" as a paranormal phenomena. Basically, these are what I can only describe as what looks like "tinfoil confetti" that appears in the air for less then a second, usually followed by some other sort of possible paranormal activity, e.g. EVPs [Electronic Voice Phenomena, unexplained voices], the sighting of an apparition……

Of course, I figured this was a common visual/photographic anomaly--an artifact of perception--that was simply the eye being tricked. For example, the strobe from a camera flash lighting up dust particles in the air that happened to correspond with other paranormal activity going on at the same time.

That is, until I experienced an UED for myself at a famous [unnamed] New England inn, and was able to rule out the above as a debunking explanation as I wasn't taking a photograph at the time it occurred. Subsequently, I had the distinct feeling something materialized and I recorded a class A EVP on two different audio sources simultaneously.

The source of the experience

Ordinary person

Concepts, symbols and science items

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Overloads

Shock from static electricity

Commonsteps

Hearing voices

References