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Strange Sleeping Experiences

by Stacey
(Montreal)

Hi All,


I've had these strange experiences for years but I really thought that they were either stress related or it was just something supernatural to which I couldn't explain logically and therefore didn't share with anyone.

Recently it has been happening really often, I would say at least once a week sometimes more. I usually have one of two experiences. One of these is, I first start sensing that there's something in my room, a presence. I then get ravaged with pins and needles all through my body and then I feel completely paralyzed. I feel like someone or something is holding me down. I can't move. I am sleeping but I feel like I'm completely awake. I know what's happening. It lasts for about maybe 5-10 seconds and when it's over I open my eyes, calm myself down and go back to sleep.

The other experience I have doesn't start with the pins and needles but it does begin with this powerful feeling that there's a presence. I get angry and start to yell at "it" and I feel like it's grabbing me and trying to hold me down. I can even seriously feel "its" head or the hair I'm pulling from "it" and hear "it" scream or say ouch. This too lasts a few seconds and I know when it leaves the room and it's over. Sometimes these experiences are so intense that I could swear I'm being molested by the "dark side" It's really scary and I can't control it no matter what I do. I also find it happens when I'm either already in a very deep sleep or about to enter into one.


Kevin: Wow Stacey, thanks for sharing this. Powerful stuff. If you're interested in some additionally powerful insights into how you may in fact be able to exercise some control over these experiences, check out Ryan Hurd's book Sleep Paralysis: A Dreamer's Guide. I read it a couple months ago and can tell you it is empowering stuff. Plus, the evil presences, needles and pins, the pressure holding you down, it's all there too, written about by someone who's felt it all too for a couple decades.

Hope you enjoy!

Warmly,
Kevin

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Jul 23, 2011
sleep artist
by: Anonymous

Check out Lee Hadwin on google - draws in his sleep!

Sep 10, 2012
Mines Uhm Interesting... NEW
by: Kelleyrae

I sometimes feel when im about to sleep softly i apear on a stage no crowd nothing just me on a stage but im afraid to sing i always feel like somthing is to be watching me but all when i start singing but i fadde out, any explanations? :o

Oct 08, 2012
This happened to me before. All of this NEW
by: Anonymous

Call of for Jesus Christ name. I know you can barely whisper, but just say His name. I did a few years ago and when I did I heard an demonic yell in my right ear and it never happened again. Jesus Christ really saved my life and now its His to keep

Dec 05, 2012
What worked for me... NEW
by: Max

Stacey, what worked for me was to pray. I say the Hail Mary in my head and the experience stops immediately, or at least very quickly. What happened to you is very similar to what I've been experiencing my entire life. Call me crazy, or not, but I believe these experiences are demonic in nature. I've known a handful of people in my life that I've told this too that have used it. It works for them too.

Dec 21, 2012
it is called sleeep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

its called sleep paralysis and is normal mechanism of your brain to shut down your muscles to prevent you from getting hurt

Dec 21, 2012
it is called sleeep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

its called sleep paralysis and is normal mechanism of your brain to shut down your muscles to prevent you from getting hurt

Feb 25, 2013
Confused NEW
by: Anonymous

I was babysitting my two grandhildren to give my
Daughter a break. I was laying in bed and it
felt as though someone craweled in bed with
me and layed next to me. I was awake but tired
because the baby is only 9 weeks and I kept checing
on her. I could feel a long body lay next to me and wrato
there arms around me. I took my elbow and pushed it away and it was gone. I am very stable but this has happened to me two other times. Those times this whatever was on top of me and I could not move and
Was scared this time bed just got in bed and got close
what is this. It leaves me confused the.

Apr 02, 2013
the thing NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had this dream more than once the first time was a few years ago but I just had it again the last two nights . I feel someone in my bed and they kick me out but the first time it happened he got me on the floor and molested me. I've had a couple of other people tell me the same thing.What the heck is it ?

Apr 16, 2013
The truth hurts NEW
by: B

I won't tell you something that may sound good or hide behind professional or scientific rule outs & names, only because I've experience the same..When you encounter such remember "The Lord's Prayer"try to say it if you're able & watch what happens..
Evil feeds off negativity & fear,remember that!
I have been brought to realize it preys on a selective few from what I feel because our Spirit & Faith is Strong.
I've had dreams to come true months after & only dream of good & evil, conflicting or either or, instead of cartoons & the "make believe."
However the stronger relationship you have with God, the better you'll become to understand why it will try to alter the plans that are before you.

Apr 22, 2013
It's much more common than you'd imagine NEW
by: Flat Pack Matt

Hi guys, I've been suffering from the same experiences for years and I'm 30, its alwaya some sort of evil atmosphere in a dream like state completely paralysed and can't shout, I've actually snapped myself out if it a few times by biting as hard as I can on my thumb which makes me laugh because it's so silly when you think about it.

Just wanted to say its much more common that you'd imagine, it definitely is sleep paralysis and you should not worry about it or be afraid, the pins and needle sensations you speak of sound to me like the symptoms of a panic attack, again fairly common.

So don't worry guys, your obviously not alone otherwise this trail wouldn't exist. Concentrate on the good things in life and crack on.
Matt

Aug 28, 2013
Wow... NEW
by: Yoyo3000

Guys SLEEP PARALYSIS is a "medical term" for Demonic attacks at night!! Stop thinking too much and feel more, Ive had a jinn haunt me for all my life and when I used to be "exorcised" when I was 10yrs old the doctors called it some another bullshit medical term..!! PRAY and ask God for protection!!

Sep 25, 2013
ASTRAL TRAVEL NEW
by: Anonymous

All you're ecperanceig is a parting phase for an out of body exp
It's called astral traveling
Google it and it's early "side effects" nothing to be afraid of Ido it as much as I can its amazing once that's over over u can now cobtroll every inch of ur dream

Next time it happens say stay calm relax! And say " I'm having an obe" go with it and enjoy :)
Google > astral traveling
I recommend looking up 2 authors
Fredrick ammard
And Robert munrow
My email xsekzi@hotmail.com

Dec 03, 2013
Help NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had this my whole life. Afraid to talk about it. I also can sense when bad things are going to happen to people close to me. I smelt something burning. I got up and unplugged my curling iron. That was 316 am. Then sent a text to a friend and went to sleep. I felt awake. And could see my whole room. I felt a pressure all over my body and felt like my jaw was clamped. I tried so hard to move and fight but couldn't. I felt something in the room. As i was released I saw a dark shadow on the ceiling and I screamed out and Jumped up. The clock said 334. I have so many moments in life that I know I have already been there even when I travel to other countries.I want this to stop.

Jun 10, 2014
Demonic Experiences while im asleep and awake NEW
by: Anonymous

I have also had these experiences since the age of 3. My first one was and I cant even believe I can remember this was at the age of 3 in my room I saw a big shadow of a cross on my room wall. Then I started having these experiences again at the age of 7 until now that im 41. I feel bad presence in my room many times its over powering me, holding me down and cant speak. Ive learned to control it or defeat it it. Every time it comes to me I just speak to it and tell it to leave me alone and rebuke it in the name of Jesus.
These experiences are horrible, they leave you shaky and with headaches. I remember as a child I call my minister and deacons and they came to my house and prayed and what ever was there started speaking in a different dialog the weird thing was that I could understand what it was saying and it was fighting with my co-pastor and it would say it was not leaving my home, but eventually it left. I remember the gates bursting open as it left. This is no joke and not a made up stories. This things are real and you have to know how to defeat them, and its only through Jesus you can. Just call upon His name and He will help you. Sometimes you cant speak but you can talk in your mind and He will hear your cry!

Jun 10, 2014
Demonic Experiences while im asleep and awake NEW
by: Anonymous

I have also had these experiences since the age of 3. My first one was and I cant even believe I can remember this was at the age of 3 in my room I saw a big shadow of a cross on my room wall. Then I started having these experiences again at the age of 7 until now that im 41. I feel bad presence in my room many times its over powering me, holding me down and cant speak. Ive learned to control it or defeat it it. Every time it comes to me I just speak to it and tell it to leave me alone and rebuke it in the name of Jesus.
These experiences are horrible, they leave you shaky and with headaches. I remember as a child I call my minister and deacons and they came to my house and prayed and what ever was there started speaking in a different dialog the weird thing was that I could understand what it was saying and it was fighting with my co-pastor and it would say it was not leaving my home, but eventually it left. I remember the gates bursting open as it left. This is no joke and not a made up stories. This things are real and you have to know how to defeat them, and its only through Jesus you can. Just call upon His name and He will help you. Sometimes you cant speak but you can talk in your mind and He will hear your cry!

Jun 10, 2014
Demonic Experiences while im asleep and awake NEW
by: Anonymous

I have also had these experiences since the age of 3. My first one was and I cant even believe I can remember this was at the age of 3 in my room I saw a big shadow of a cross on my room wall. Then I started having these experiences again at the age of 7 until now that im 41. I feel bad presence in my room many times its over powering me, holding me down and cant speak. Ive learned to control it or defeat it it. Every time it comes to me I just speak to it and tell it to leave me alone and rebuke it in the name of Jesus.
These experiences are horrible, they leave you shaky and with headaches. I remember as a child I call my minister and deacons and they came to my house and prayed and what ever was there started speaking in a different dialog the weird thing was that I could understand what it was saying and it was fighting with my co-pastor and it would say it was not leaving my home, but eventually it left. I remember the gates bursting open as it left. This is no joke and not a made up stories. This things are real and you have to know how to defeat them, and its only through Jesus you can. Just call upon His name and He will help you. Sometimes you cant speak but you can talk in your mind and He will hear your cry!

Jun 25, 2014
Even Stranger Experience NEW
by: Anonymous

This has happened to me 3 times. I've woken up and felt (2 times) something pulling on me as if trying to kidnap me and (1 time) felt like 3 big mice are crawling on me. I've been able to move though, that's how I know it's not sleep paralysis. When I feel.the things crawling or moving I run to whatever place is logical in my deep mind and the things don't stop crawling/ pulling until the very moments the lights are turned on. If somebody could explain this or help me, that would be nice.

Mar 10, 2015
I felt something holding me down several times last night! NEW
by: Michael

I have been having these experiences for a few years now since I moved into my sisters old house. The following happened last night. It starts with me getting goose bumps over my entire body. I can feel all the hairs on my arms, legs and neck. I mean intense goose bumps. Then there is this feeling of something pushing down on my chest and holding my arms down. I feel like I am awake. I can see everything in my room. I can see the light coming through the window from my back yard. I see everything. I keep telling it to go away and then I would go back to sleep. I would lie there and it seemed less than 5 minutes it would push down on me again and I would say out loud "wake up...wake up..wake up!!" I felt like my jaw was paralyzed and I could barely say the words "wake up". I eventually wake up yelling at the top of my lungs "wake up!!!!" This went on for like an hour and I am getting really frustrated at this thing messing with me. I try to go back to sleep but this time. I am pissed and I feel it grab me by the shoulders again. This time I cursed at it "F#!* YOU LEAVE ME ALONE!!" Instantly, I saw a face looking at me, not human. Gritting its teeth at me, it pushed my face over to the left extremely hard and pinned me down on the pillow. I am terrified at this point and said "Jesus send this demon away..I love you Jesus. Please protect me." It immediately let go. I prayed for him to protect me and said "in Jesus name demon leave my room! Leave me alone! I am protected by the holy spirit! I believe in him. I believe in you demon. In JESUS NAME LEAVE NOW!!" I prayed again in Jesus name for this thing not to return. So I lied there for a while and was so relieved that it was gone. I was not bothered again. But I have a feeling this is not over. All I can do is trust in my faith and know that my savior will always be there for me. I have seen movies that scare me with this stuff. But when you really experience it, I gotta say it really sucks.

Apr 23, 2015
I have similar experiences NEW
by: Tom

Hi, thanks for sharing. sometimes I experience almost exactly the same thing you described; a presence, something is holding me down when I am struggling to wake up. Except that I don't experience pins and needle thing or pulling someone's hair. There is a period of time, this happens so frequently. I went to take a sleep test. They don't find anything wrong. In fact, I think it has to do with stress and tiredness. When I am extremely tired, I am more likely to experience this.

May 04, 2015
im also experiencing it NEW
by: Anonymous

@Stacey.im also experiencing that.wen tgat thing comes to me in my sleep it makes an electricity wave sound nd pins me down nd wen i fight it.it gets stronger nd i cnt move my body.i would try to move my toes

May 21, 2015
pray NEW
by: ineedanswers

How are you guys dealing with this does this ever go away ??? How long does it take??? Will I ever get better mr. Man follows me around and frankly I'm tired of it I'm tired of doctors and medication and prayer. I'm frankly more annoyed than scared anymore. How did you get rid of these feeling of the things you see or hear? I need to know

Jul 27, 2015
question? NEW
by: Tucker

with the exception of those who had this as a child would it be fair to say that alcohol and lots of it had been consumed a few days prior to it happening? This is known as those in the know as "the fear". Sleep deprived from drink and 2-3 nights after this would happen! It has happened me a lot and only after the above and often woke up boxing, shouting and kicking. Nothing paranormal at all with this!

Aug 23, 2015
same shit. NEW
by: Anonymous

this has started to happen to me..with exception to pins and needles...i feel like im awake in my room..then i feel a "evil"presence..no figure.i feel like ive felt a breath as it holds me down as i try to move.not sure when it started but im 23 and roughly 3 months ago rolled my car 8 times.i managed to walk away with only two fucked up verdabrae{lucky}.im a good hearted person,but im cruel in certain ways through my life.this evil presence ho.lds me down for what seems to be 5-20 seconds..i try to speak...i cant..i try to get up ...i cant..what helped me last time{tonight}or what i thaught helped me is my cat was in my room and she has a bell on her neck,i could hear my cats bell as this presence is holding me down.i focused on it for a weird reason and as im struggling to move i reached to grab her .i think noise from shit helps break lose.also sleeping on my back seems to trigger it.im sharing in hopes of helping for this is the most scared ive evr been.id rather be in a gun fight..i can walk through the pitch black woods and be scared less then this {presence}we are experiancing.love you guys be strong!!!

Sep 15, 2015
My scary dreams with my eyes open NEW
by: Anonymous

My dreams are this. I'm almost asleep I open my eyes
There is person with long hair and what looks like blood all over her I can't see her face and she trying to attack me.Then I scream at it and try to hit her there is nothing there. This sometimes happens 3 or 4 times a night. Its not always the same person sometimes small children men.HELP HOW DO
I STOP THIS?!?!

Sep 17, 2015
What is going on here NEW
by: Anonymous

Hello I have star having this experience since I was a little girl I haven't had them in a long time but recently started back having them when I was about 7 months pregnant I had a real bad experience and dream that the father of my children was a demon laying next to me throughout the years he has done so many bad things to me and is still trying to hurt me so maybe that was a sign from God telling me to be careful with him I just had an outer body experience tonight I recently stopped shaking and got married and got baptized and trying to live my life right lately since I have gotten married there's all type of negativity trying to discourage my husband and I but this particular night I dozed off a little bit doing paperwork because I've been ripping and running so much when I went to sleep I felt like that I was completely woke I had hands on both of my wrist holding me down and it looks like a little girl in a blanket at the bottom of my feet I immediately started praying and asking God to help me and telling God thank you for everything that he have done for us then I woke up this time out of all of the time seemed very real and it scared me a whole lot

Jan 03, 2016
On Jan-2-2016 /2 o'clock at night NEW
by: Gopi

I sleeping on bed which is in ground, i feel some one holding me in my bed, though I'm conscious.it is secound time I'm feeling in 30 day 1. I was sleeping by watching roof and putting my hand on my chest ( I see in net there is a reason weight my hand may created that feel by my brain) but today I sleep by turning left side, I'm scared.........

Jan 21, 2016
Common NEW
by: Anonymous

It's very common, and believe what you please, but I suggest looking into alien abductions.

Jan 24, 2016
Very Strange Lucid Dreaming Experience (Nearly felt like demonic) NEW
by: Mohamed Elsayed

In the past 2 years I heard about something called Astral Projection and I was interested but being Muslim I felt there was something wrong with it or maybe something related to demons and djin (Jin) but in the final I decided to make it but I tried over 120 times and always fail my first try I was very near to make it but my overexcitement made me lose it , so instead I got lucid dreams and I was not annoyed from them but Today I got over 40 lucid dreams I cant remember them all but most of them , when I woke up I didn't open my eyes my conscious was low but I felt and heard everything around me so I was lazy to get on my other side so suddenly I found my astral body is trying to get out from my physical one or that what I just felt and I heard a strong sounds like a great bee sound something does vibrations near to my ears , and then I found myself can control it and was very weird for me and I felt worried and begin to have a fear toward it then my physical body realized what was going on then my astral body returned to my physical one and I opened my eyes to check my room and myself I found everything in it's place so I returned to sleep again but it happened again and I heard the same sound and some say it's in the end of the separating between your physical body and astral I don't know exactly if I was right about it or no , then I felt my astral body got to the celling but I fell asleep in a weird lucid dream environment , I found physical body is sleeping on the bed but I was in a different body , I was happy I thought I am in an astral projection experience , I found something in my room is different , I found a small child which was talking and chasing me , I tried to fly at first I wasn't able to fly but then I found myself perfect in that , then I made my journey but the people had seen me and they all talked with me and it was weird because I suppose to be unreal or I just had a normal lucid dreaming because in astral projection they say you're like a ghost who don't affect on the environment but I was feeling my physical body during the journey and I felt like I am dead in my physical body and I awaited to get something from God to me but I was actually in a complete dangerous in my physical body I was about to die and that what I got in my dream information about my physical body so I was afraid that a demon would control my body so I decided to leave and I left the astral world and returned again to my body although I was happy with the experience but I was afraid to sleep again . so please tell me what I had got today? Astral Projection or Just Weird Dream?

Feb 07, 2016
dreams? NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi all I get these weird experiences all the time.From the time I was very young I have had prophetic dreams and visions.I have experienced so many rough night but two nights ago I was really scared. I was just drifting off to sleep when a loud voice screamed in my ear then I felt a presense and someone sit on my bed.I tried to get up but was unable to movie.let me explain I am a Christian and try to live right.whenever I get these episodes somehow I pray or say the 23 psalm.I started reciting it and whatever it was said clearly. You think you special just watch and it took me up and spin me around in my bed.I felt giddy from the experience and very afraid.then It allowed me to get up but I looked into my mirror and could not see my face.why should I be attacked like this.ii finally got up but was trembling.

Feb 07, 2016
dreams? NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi all I get these weird experiences all the time.From the time I was very young I have had prophetic dreams and visions.I have experienced so many rough night but two nights ago I was really scared. I was just drifting off to sleep when a loud voice screamed in my ear then I felt a presense and someone sit on my bed.I tried to get up but was unable to movie.let me explain I am a Christian and try to live right.whenever I get these episodes somehow I pray or say the 23 psalm.I started reciting it and whatever it was said clearly. You think you special just watch and it took me up and spin me around in my bed.I felt giddy from the experience and very afraid.then It allowed me to get up but I looked into my mirror and could not see my face.why should I be attacked like this.ii finally got up but was trembling.

Feb 29, 2016
Sorry no DREAM NEW
by: Anonymous

I haven't been sleeping well for 3 weeks now. Right know I'm going on 28hrs of no sleep. N when I do, my naps consist of 1 to 2 hrs if I'm lucky. And as most of you, I've had this since I was a small child. And I MEAN talk about the weird stuff. Well.!!! I hit the jackpot!!!
This is honestly the first time I speak out. Well kinda. Lol.
To other than my husband and children. Poor things. They inherited their mother's craziness... Sigh
Well getting back to 3 wks ago. On the 1st night I had just dosed off and I'm not sure if I was dreaming @ this point. But in my dream I was looking up my bedroom ceiling n there was this gorgeous dog. Just beautiful!!! And he was ALL black no marking. And he was turn on profile from me... And as I said that he was just gorgeous he"VERY VERY VERY SLOWLY TURNED "his head and looked @ me. And as I saw him I went cold. His eyes were red n I knew I was staring for the first time @ a hell hound. N than I knew.
They ask " did you find her". I had never been more scared in my life. Not even when for the very 1st time I started seeing the weird.
This was just to different. And now all sorts of weird crap keeps happening that I'm afraid to go to sleep because they'll find me again...
For the none believers. That's fine. That's your right
But you truly don't know what some people are going through. So if someone is trying to just unload, let them. And if if disagree Than just leave the site. Why hurt the person... Because let me tell you I would NEVER wish my CRAZY not evan on my worst enemy

Mar 06, 2016
experienced something weird NEW
by: benten

Night time I experienced someone holding my neck... First time I thought its my dreamz
But itt continued a week
It was chilling wen touch and whole body was shivering... And also I was able to see black entity near ear
That time neither I cnt call anyone nor my voice wont come out

Mar 06, 2016
experienced something weird NEW
by: benten

Night time I experienced someone holding my neck... First time I thought its my dreamz
But itt continued a week
It was chilling wen touch and whole body was shivering... And also I was able to see black entity near ear
That time neither I cnt call anyone nor my voice wont come out

Mar 26, 2016
demon NEW
by: Anonymous

I've been having these experiences for a while now. I believe that there's something in my room because I can feel its presence, some days I feel it more and others I feel it less. Lately this feeling has gotten stronger. I get sleep paralysis frequently and something different always happens. The first time I got sleep paralysis, I saw someone standing at the side of my bed from the corner of my eye. Another time, I felt someone crawl into my bed behind me and it held my hand for a while. I didn't get so scared I mostly just got weirded out. Other times, I hear whispering and it stops until I'm no longer paralysed. Sometimes I wake up cuz I hear a scream. I know I'm not crazy because other people who have slept in my room before tell me they saw something in my room or had nightmares. Last night was the first time I was actually pretty scared. I felt a presence in my room but I tried to ignore it and tried to sleep. I got sleep paralysis like 3 times maybe more. I can't tell if I was dreaming or had an out of body experience. I was walking around my house and there was this greyish bluish glow in the house. When I turned around, there was this thing behind me which looked like a demon. I also remember someone pointing at the front door and whispering "he's here". I don't remember what happened after that but when I tried to wake up I was paralysed and I was trying to scream but I couldn't. I can't tell if it was an out of body experience or not, it just felt so real. I've never had an out of body experience before. I don't know what to do. This has been going on too much and I want this thing to leave me alone. I believe it's a demon and that its feeding off of me, I try not to get too scared cause I heard that that's what makes them stronger. I never thought I would have to deal with this sort of stuff. I just want to be able to sleep without having to worry if I'm going to get sleep paralysis that night. I want to sleep in peace. I'm tired of feeling this presence, I've gotten used to it but it's not right to let it stay in here. Someone help

Apr 01, 2016
Real shit NEW
by: Rubes

I was sleeping when suddenley I felt this very cold vibrating sensation come through my head and travel down my whole body.
I did not dare to open my eyes! Anyway I did open them strangely enough, and could I move?..no!
Something was holding me down but nothing was there i could only move my head. I didnt struggle i just knew i was not getting up! I tried to shout out the other girls who was also sleeping and nothing would come out my mouth. I then had no option but to close my eyes again (I was so scared) then i must of fell back to sleep because don't remember anything else.
I remember this though, it was real it disturbed me from my sleep. I'm 30 and this has happened once and this was 11 years ago nothing ever since.



Apr 07, 2016
My Exsperience NEW
by: Cass

So I have had the same Experiences since i was about 20 and I am now almost 30 I was having them probably about 7 times a year at least. I have once had this happen when my lights where and and I could feel someone standing next to my couch where i was laying and he was standing next to me Yelling "you like that!" You like that!" and my little puppy was standing at the end of my couch barking towards whoever i felt standing over me! now recently the past month I have been having them every night just about and around 2:45 am ... I wake up and than as i fall back asleep i can already feel it coming on. it will continue to happen every time i try to fall back asleep for about a hour. I am getting so scared now because It's like I know exactly what is about to happen .. Also I almost feel like i am having mini seizures i am like jolting the whole time!! the thought of that scares me more than anything. The fact it doesn't just stop after the 1st time I wake up.. It keeps happening and now I just need answers or anything I can do to make this stop. I am scared to sleep alone now and I hate living with fear. I wasn't so scared in the past but now the fact I cant let myself go to sleep for a hour because i know it will just keep happening. I need to find a way to take the fear out.. I just never thought I could have this happen more than once in a night.

Apr 13, 2016
Any advice would be wonderful x NEW
by: Anonymous CB

Over the last 5 years the most recent last night my husband has had 4 or 5 experiences of the following..
He falls asleep into what he says is a deep sleep and says he feels he can is being taken to the spirit world by that I mean taken and not coming back as in dying)
He is fast asleep but when this happens he is overcome with the urge to fight to wake himself up to make sure he's back here, it's scary and he knows he has to wake up get back, fighting as he knows it's not his time yet (he's 44)
There is no one else involved it's a strong feeling more than anything else a feeling of being taken to the spirit world but he knows we if he doesn't fight it he won't be coming back,
Very difficult to describe but that's as he says it, he is on no medications at all and is a fit well man.
Does anyone have any ideas or where we could search for ideas, the Internet just brings up sleep conditions and nothing related to his descriptions ? Any advice would be gratefully received, thankyou xx

Jun 09, 2016
New to me NEW
by: Z

Mine started recently, within 2 months. I've only had it happen three times so far. Two of those times happening in the same night. On all three occasions I was laying in bed and all of a sudden I get the feeling of intense dread. The presence sure doesn't seem like a friendly fellow! Goosebumps filled my whole body and it felt like it was hoovering over my back. I don't recall feeling much pressure. I also couldn't move or talk. Creepiest part about it was hearing a crazy sounding voice. When it happened twice in one night the second time I tried to hear what it was saying. Just sounded like jibberish. I saw on a lot of comments people said they were dreaming. I really feel like I was awake on all three occasions and not dreaming. On all three occasions I was laying on my back. When it was over, only lasting for what seemed like 5 seconds, I immediately jumped out of bed to see WTF was going on. Never saw anything and went to bed shortly after. No history of anything paranormal either.

Jun 22, 2016
Strange NEW
by: AskJesusforHelp

Its demons that happen just now Im still fresh and This time was very strong I start to pray to Jesus and that just let me and escape...but everything start with some dream I was in body in some kid who saw raping on some young girls by 2 tattooed mans one of them had tattoo in front of the body like racing track...anf then someone just catch me and back me in my room and here start to attack me and try to bring me he hit me of the wall..Im real I juet speak with my monk...

Jun 26, 2016
Strage sleeping experience NEW
by: Farhana Tarin

Recites Ayatul Kursil 3 times n clap 3 soundly before sleep In Sha Allah every thing ll b fine soon.😊 U knw its also hapnd wid me b4 like u but nw i relief.Blv me it works 100%. Imam as-Sàdiq, peace be upon him, has stated, "Whoever sleeps
alone at home should recite Ayatul Kursi|.. Recites plz
'' Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem
Allahu laaa ilaaha illaa huwal haiyul qai-yoom; laa taakhuzuhoo sinatunw wa laa nawm; lahoo maa fissamaawaati wa maa fil ard; man zallazee yashfa'u indahooo illaa be iznih; ya'lamu maa baina aideehim wa maa khalfahum; wa laa yuheetoona beshai 'immin 'ilmihee illa be maa shaaaa; wasi'a kursiyyuhus samaa waati wal arda wa la ya'ooduho hifzuhumaa; wa huwal aliyyul 'azeem''

Jun 26, 2016
Benefits of Ayatul Kursil NEW
by: Farhana Tarin


The benefits Ayatul Kursi are:

1. Holy prophet (PBUH) said: whoever recites the first 4 ayats of Surah al-Baqarah (chapter: The cow), then Ayatul Kursi and then the last 3 ayats of Surah al-Baqarah, will not be inflicted with any kind of difficulty in his wealth or himself, Satan will not come near him and he will not forget the Qur’an.

2. Holy Prophet (PBUH) said: Qur’an is a great word, and Surah al-Baqarah is the leader of the Qur’an and Ayatul Kursi is the leader of Surah al-Baqarah. In Ayatul Kursi there are 50 words and for each word there are 50 blessings and good in it.

3. One who recites Ayatul Kursi every morning will be in the protection, safety of Allah until the night.

4. If one ties this to ones wealth or children, they will be safe from Satan.

5. Our Holy Prophet (PBUH) has said: These things increase ones memory: sweets, meat of an animal which is slaughtered in Islamic manner near the neck, Lentils, cold bread and recitation of Ayatul Kursi.

6. For those of our dear ones who have passed away, recitation of Ayatul Kursi and giving it as Hadiyeh to them, gives them light (noor) in the grave.

7. Frequent recitation makes ones own death easy.

8. When leaving home, if one recites it once, the Almighty has one group of Angels to come and protect you. If recited twice, 2 groups of Angels are assigned to do this. If recited 3 times Allah tells the Angels not to worry as the Almighty himself takes care of him.

9. The Holy Prophet has said: If one recites Ayatul Kursi before going to sleep, Allah will send an Angel to come and look after you and protect.

10. When one is alone in the house, recitation of Ayatul Kursi and asking Allah for help will make you remain calm and you will not fear.

11. The Holy Prophet has said: When leaving home, if one recites Ayatul Kursi, then Allah will send 70,000 Angels to do Istighfaar for him until he returns home, and upon his return Poverty will be removed from him.

12. One who recites it after every prayer, their salat will be accepted, and they will remain in the safety of the Almighty and He will protect them.

13. Allah told Prophet Musa (a.s): If one recites it after every salat, the Almighty will make his heart a thankful one (Shakireen) will give him a reward of the prophets, and his deeds will be like those of the truthful (Siddiqeen).

Jul 03, 2016
Bitch NEW
by: Nimjom

Dozing off quite late, I register something beside moving in the bed, like a person next to me. Then I realise I sleep alone. This person like energy tries to take me over and I fight it. Can't talk,whisper no, I feel a bit stronger, No, and after a struggle I can wake up,. This has happened before but today, i heard' 'bitch'. Now really scared

Jul 17, 2016
aloud bell in my head NEW
by: Salma sacoor

In the middle of the night i was sleeping to my left and had a dream of some kiddies program on tv and all of sudden loud like a bell Ringling in my ear was my head I couldn't open my eyes I couldn't move or speak but after s few sec I could control myself

Aug 02, 2016
Sleep Paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

It's called Sleep Paralysis, nothing paranormal for you guys to worry about. Sleep Paralysis occurs when your body becomes temporarily paralyzed and you cannot move or speak and are just attached to the bed. The best thing you can do to get out of Sleep Paralysis is by not panicking, and try wiggling your toes to provide some blood circulation. Also, a lot of people who have trouble sleeping, suffer from sleep apnea, insomniacs, etc. could suffer from Sleep Paralysis. Try your best to sleep on time and wake up on time, and get your exercise and eat healthy and you'll be fine. Also try not to confuse Sleep Paralysis to paranormal activity, these two are very different things.

Sep 10, 2016
Hard to explain.. NEW
by: Anonymous

Had a strange experience last night. It felt so real. It was like I was half asleep half awake.. I seen something walk by my mirror in my room and I automatically felt scared. Then a few minutes later it felt as though something/someone was on top of me weighing me down. I could clearly feel the pressure on my body. I was too scared to call for help too but I did pray to God and asked him to remove anything that did not belong in my home and all of the sudden the weight came off and it was as if nothing even happened. That happened about 12hrs ago and I'm still shaken up.

Sep 17, 2016
What should i do? NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night i felt i was being watched i turn around hearing someone breathing in my ears hearing someone at my door then i could not move not speak just nothing i cept hearing someone breathing then i could move and i was gone into a sleep what should i do.Ive felt someone watchinge in nights but now holding me.

Sep 27, 2016
A new look on sleep paralysis NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi, my name is tash and I've had my share of experiences with sleep paralysis. I even had the whole one where is feels like someone is holding me down and when I feel like I'm being dragged across my apartment and also the one when I'm falling. But last night I had a new experience. I felt like I was awake and being chocked. I felt myself gasping for air and suffercating, though after a minute I woke up.

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