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Swirling pattern on ceilings

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posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:13 PM
After months of meditating with hemi-synch and I-doser mp3s, there has been a strange development on my ceiling. I have noticed swirling rotating patterns on my ceiling just after lights out, so long as I'm not in complete darkness, with maybe a curtain slightly open. Full light smothers it so I can't see it.

I stare straight ahead at the ceiling, whether or not I am playing I-Doser, and see a central hub with spokes leading to a wheel which rotates clockwise or anti clockwise. When I notice it going anti it always changes to clockwise.

Focusing on this wheel causes it to turn the whole ceiling into a frozen mass of stars, which then start to rotate faster and faster. Occasionally the mass seems to extend downwards towards me like it is reaching out to me. Away from the central wheel, all walls, except the one furthest from me, are rippling like sunlight on water. Sometimes the peripheral patterns remind me of the Aurora Borealis.

A recent development is that red/yellowish "smoke rings" come out from my eyes and up to the wheel. One after the other once every second. Sometimes they come to me from the ceiling thing, and other times they wash across me from left to right until my sight gets lost in a kind of mist.

And a very recent, but spectacular, development is that the smoke rings have been coming forth from my lower eye lid and washing over me from front to back, when I tilt my head back to see where it has gone I see a swirling, starry pattern right above my face, a few inches away, with the celing mass still there in the back round.

Purpose for posting this is to see if anyone has any idea what I'm looking at here. Or if anyone has experienced this.

My feeling is that it is friendly, and somehow comes from within me, a reflection of some sort of energy.

Any help would be appreciated.

edit on 18-12-2011 by akkad because: Aurora

edit on 18-12-2011 by akkad because: sp

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:16 PM
Very interested in the replies here as I see something similar when half asleep, I never thought to describe it as swirls though.

Can I ask, do you ever feel like you are on the edge of an epiphany when it happens and then can't remember anything you was thinking about afterwards?

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:20 PM
reply to post by Bex33

Thanks for the reply.

I sometimes feel, when it gets intense, that I am on the verge of some sort of breakthrough, but fear has got the better of me until now.

I'm not thinking anything usually, as I am trying to meditate and have no thoughts. The wheel, however, seems to have a life of it's own,as it keeps on going no matter what I'm doing or thinking.

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:26 PM
reply to post by akkad

Do you ever get the physical sensation that you are about to be sucked into a... blackhole or void or vortex or something like that? Then perhaps you get fearful of this sensation and your mind and body snap away from it?

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 12:38 PM
reply to post by ErroneousDylan

Thanks for the question.

I did think that I was going to disappear into the smoke the first time that it swept across me left to right. I thought I was going to be overwhelmed by it and sucked in.

Later times, though, I rode it out and it fades after a few minutes.

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 01:37 PM
It sounds to me like you are experiencing something astral. Does it come with any physical sensations like floating, sleep paralysis, euphoria, etc? Or perhaps you have opened your third eye?

By relaxing yourself, meditating, awakingening your subconscience, call it what you will, you have opened yourself up to an amazing journey most people will never take. Enjoy it.

Also go to the Paranormal threads and read about OBE; it will blow your mind.


posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 06:23 PM
reply to post by akkad

be wise. be wary of i-doser. binaural beats fine, i-doser - questionable.


posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 06:32 PM
"A recent development is that red/yellowish "smoke rings" come out from my eyes and up to the wheel."

Cool visions! I love stuff like this. Your pineal gland is working properly.

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 08:22 PM
reply to post by ThoughtForms

Unless I'm mistaken, isn't I-Doser just binaural beats that're given names and sold?

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 08:29 PM

Originally posted by Captain Reynolds
reply to post by ThoughtForms

Unless I'm mistaken, isn't I-Doser just binaural beats that're given names and sold?

Yeah, I-doser is just a gimmicky bianaural beat brand. But if their working for OP, more power to em.

posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 08:30 PM
reply to post by Captain Reynolds

no, you're correct... but I'm comparing binaural beats made by you yourself, and those made for profit by a commercial for-profit company. these binaural beats that include atmospheric sound effects and white/pink noise can also have nlp messages & the like embedded into the sound that you the listening would not know about.

I simply do not trust i-doser, from common sense and personal experience.


posted on Dec, 19 2011 @ 01:51 PM
Thanks for all the replies, especially the Alex Gray pics.

And a useful warning about I doser, which I don't actually enjoy. Often I will listen to Robert Monroe free flow sessions on hemi-sync, or Solfeggio tones.

Still hoping that someone else may have experienced this. All my paranormal experiences seem unique to me, never been able to find anyone who says something similiar happened to them.

Which makes it next to impossible to figure out why a shape resembling a wheel and the Aurora Borealis is on my ceiling every night.

posted on Dec, 19 2011 @ 03:05 PM
reply to post by akkad

I know how to stop this from happening..

Y'know that pill you take with '___' written on it before bed?

Yeah dont take that and you will be fine.

posted on Dec, 20 2011 @ 04:38 AM
I see a smoke "canvas" that usually demonstrates various shapes and images, often I see hexagonal "portals" and at one stage various "animations" - a form of communication.

I often have twinges in my mind, and I can remove them astrally, and once this is done, I can actually see the "etheric" objects that I have removed from my mind/astral body.

There are a variety of phenomon that I have observed including the patterns on rugs and carpets being animated, a swirl pattern will start to rotate for example.

In addition to that, I can often hear my thoughts being replayed in the environment, any ambient sound will transform itself into something from my subconsciousness.

I believe I went through a "test" however, it was quite traumatic, The visions have since stopped, however various elements still linger.

posted on Dec, 20 2011 @ 06:34 PM

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