I had a life changing shared death experience last year (since my last post) with - and this is going to sound strange - my dog! I loved her so completely and we had a very close unconditional relationship that can only be understood by others who have close relationships with pets. I was with her every day for 15 years and we were like one. When she died, I prepared myself to feel grief. I carried her body to the spare room in our house, and I went to bed feeling sharp loss and thinking how difficult the coming days were going to be without her.
As I lay there, the room changed and I felt a very strong beautiful presence floating just above me and it was impressed on my brain as a hexagon shape, which I thought was weird. I thought, 'what's going on?'. Then the presence 'downloaded' into my brain communication in the form of absolute pure and indescribable love. Then my dog's presence came through the wall to the spare room in the form of a light and stopped next to the hexagon presence. She then downloaded into my brain equally strong gratitude and love and a kind of movie, but all at once, of her life.
This experience was more real than real life and the feelings downloaded were stronger and more - just more - than anything I've felt before.
All of this happened in what seemed like about 20 minutes but time seemed to not be the same so I don't know.
I'm very spiritual and have had some very real feeling spontaneous 'awakenings' before but this was the most bizarre thing that's ever happened to me. I'm not religious at all. I'm interested in physics and particularly quantum mechanics and all the possibilities it creates. I believed, before this, that consciousness is ever lasting and that our brains are receivers, not creators of consciousness. I've always had such strong beliefs about this but at this moment, when this happened to me, my belief changed instantly to knowing.
I have to say, the difference between belief and knowing is the most shockingly profound thing. I had no idea. My whole life changed.
I'd like to help people with grief, even if it has to be pet bereavement because my experienced happened to be with a dog!
Does this help anyone? Does anyone need any help with grief? How can I help?
You are already helping people to not fear death simply by this posting on IQ ... it's a very touching experience that you communicate to all those that read your question.
From a metaphysical point of view i find it extremely interesting, especially the "hexagram" , "6" the symbol of love and harmony ... animals have 7 energy centers and a vastly intricate system of subtle energies just like us, and so can communicate through the blueprint of life, the tree of life, the universal hologram if you prefer. This graphic is a stellated hexagram
it well known in the domain of vibrational treatments to act as a relay between the visible and invisible worlds, it transmits beneficial energies to those that are in need ... it is no surprise that your avatar is a light bulb :)
here is a ref. servranx
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