Very high fever from illness
Type of Spiritual Experience
This man nearly died when a fever reached a temperature of 106.9 degrees!
A description of the experience
Life at Death – Dr Kenneth Ring
The mellowness and the passiveness that I felt in this state was just so intense... like I said before, it was a very, very strong – I can only use the words mellow feeling, passive feeling. There wasn't one bit of discontentment that I felt. I felt – pause – I can probably say the highest I've ever felt in my life.
I experienced this type of feeling where I felt I had left my body and I had viewed it from the other side of the room. I can sort of remember seeing myself lying there with a sheet and a hypothermia blanket on me. My eyes were closed, my face was very cold looking... it was like I was perched right up on a little level over near the side of the room … I would be at the foot of the bed, but kind of more up onto the wall, closer to the ceiling, almost in the corner of the room......
I can remember it being very very bright and also a very very peaceful mellow feeling that I had
[Interviewer: was the brightness from the illumination in the room?]
No, I don't think so, because like I said it was a private room and it had only one window that had a building next to it, so there wasn't much light coming in and I don't think the lighting in the room at that time was that bright. I remember it being very bright. And like I said, that in combination with a very peaceful mellow feeling