Robert Crookall collated many circumstances of OBEs, NDEs, deathbed visions and so forth. in his e-book What does occur if you die?….Under is an excerpt and examples of these circumstances reprinted with permission…
Case No. 725—Dr D. M. A. Leggett’s first case
Dr. Leggett, Vice Chancellor of the College of Surrey, revealed this case, representing an expertise instructed him by a buddy: “I used to be wounded and in hospital. Although I had misplaced consciousness, I bear in mind trying down on the physique of somebody who was severely wounded and whose wound had opened. I bear in mind pondering that if the bleeding continued unchecked, the particular person involved would quickly bleed to loss of life. Then—however not until then—I realised that the particular person at whose physique I [released ‘double’] was trying was myself [physical body]. I then willed the ‘me’ who was in mattress to press the bell and summon the nurse. This I did and nurse arrived within the nick of time.” [The released “double” carried little consciousness since the soldier was nearly dead and much of the released vehicle of vitality enshrouded the Soul Body.]
Case No. 726—Dr Leggett’s second case
A dentist instructed Dr Leggett: “A affected person, on coming spherical after being given ‘fuel’, stated that he had had the expertise of trying down at ‘himself’ from some extent close to the ceiling whereas I extracted his tooth.
“Seeing my response of disbelief, the affected person stated, ‘And to show it, I inform you that on the highest of that cabinet there are two pennies’. As the cabinet was tall and I used to be busy, I did nothing on the time and forgot all about my affected person and what he had stated.
“Some months later, once I remembered the incident, I climbed as much as see what, if something, was on prime of the cabinet: there have been, in truth, two pennies.” [This knowledge, by the patient, was “doubtless” obtained by observing from his released “double”: but it might, theoretically, be due to pure clairvoyance: however, the fact that he claimed to look down (as in innumerable projections) leaves little doubt that it was a projection.]
Case No. 727—Mrs. M. C. Wilke
Mrs. Wilke wrote: “It has been my pleasure to learn your article on Astral Projection and it was fairly enlightening. Too usually individuals who have had this expertise attribute it to a dream brought on by anaesthesia and are afraid to narrate it to anybody for worry of scorn, ridicule or being made to really feel they’re insane. Now after studying your article I be happy to narrate my experiences.
“Whereas going by surgical procedure I noticed the docs and nurses hovering over my physique but I used to be floating out of the window. I bear in mind saying, ‘Nicely, they’ll’t damage me now’ and I laughed as I seemed down at them and noticed my physique mendacity there.”
Case No. 728—Mary L. H. Evans’s case
Mary L, H. Evans instructed of a girl who “died” in hospital and located herself strolling in sunshine in the direction of a gate resulting in a most beautiful panorama, which stuffed her with keen pleasure. On the ‘gate’ she noticed her first husband awaiting her; however as she drew close to to hitch him, she noticed and felt (relatively than heard) him say to her, “No. Not but. Return.” She realised that it was for the sake of the subnormal daughter, and he or she obeyed him, striving to carry on to her bodily life once more—her worry nonetheless was to have to depart the daughter unable to fend for herself on the earth. It was a reduction to her to have the ability to inform the story to me, who totally believed it. Her different acquaintances wouldn’t have achieved so.
“I’ve personally skilled the selection of leaving or returning to my work on the earth throughout a disaster of sickness, and suppose it’s most likely pretty widespread.”
Case No. 729—William Blake (1757-1827)
Wyatt Rawson drew consideration to a number of of Blake’s psychic experiences. (1). When his brother died, Blake noticed his launched spirit “ascend heavenwards” and he supplied illustrations to Blair’s grave depicting “the launched second physique mendacity horizontally a foot or two above the corpse”. Mr. Rawson noticed, “This, as we study from Dr Crookall’s books, is the conventional manner wherein the ‘double’ is launched”.
(2) On at the very least one event Blake noticed beneath him his personal physique and people of his spouse and sister.
(3) In a letter to Hayley, on the loss of life of his son, Blake wrote, “I do know that our deceased associates are extra actually with us than once they had been obvious to our mortal half . . . I misplaced a brother, and together with his spirit I converse every day within the spirit”