Your mystical experience is what makes the Institute for Mystical Experience Research and Education valuable to the world.

Please share your experience with us by completing our safe and secure online survey. Your information will be kept anonymous unless you specify otherwise.

You may skip any question that you do not want to answer. However, it would be extremely helpful to our research and education efforts if you answer every question.

Please note that mystical experience is often referred to by different names, including, but not limited to: cosmic consciousness, ecstatic experience, enlightenment, enlightenment experience, experience of god, experience of oneness, god consciousness, god-realization, intellectual vision, kensho, mystic experience, mystical consciousness, NDE like experience, near death like experience, religious conversion, religious experience, sacred experience, samadhi, self-realization, spiritual awakening, spiritual experience, transcendent experience, transcendental experience, transpersonal experience, unity experience, and unitive experience. If you believe that you have had any of these experiences, then we warmly encourage you to complete our Mystical Experience Questionnaire.


Mystical Experience Questionnaire

The link to our Mystical Experience Questionnaire is above and at the bottom of this page. Before completing the survey, please read the instructions at the beginning of the survey.  You will see the instructions after you click on the survey link. An overview of our survey is also provided below. Only adults 18 years of age and older can participate. Please do not take the survey if you are under 18 years of age.

Please note: We very much appreciate contributions from all experiencers; however, we are a non-profit organization and we do not offer financial compensation to contributors.


It will likely take you between 30 minutes to one hour to complete our safe and secure Mystical Experience Questionnaire. Your submission will be kept anonymous unless you indicate otherwise.

We use SurveyMonkey’s highly regarded and trusted system to administer our Mystical Experience Survey. SurveyMonkey is a leading web-based survey provider that is used by universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and MIT.

The information that you provide may be read by researchers and others approved by IMERE to review our materials. Your survey information may be excerpted, used in full, or used in aggregated form with other submissions in articles or books, in lectures or other educational materials, and on We will not use specific identifying information. Your name will not be used unless you give express permission for IMERE to do so.

After you click on the link below, a new window will open with IMERE’s Mystical Experience Questionnaire. Please carefully read the instructions provided to ensure that your responses properly register in our survey.

You and people like you drive IMERE’s success. We cannot thank you enough for your taking some of your valuable time to complete our safe and secure Mystical Experience Survey!