A Questionairre For People Who Do Yoga.
Your answer to these questions will be used in a database to
help in understanding aspects of the self and states of consciousness. Your identity will never be revealed to
(if you do not put in your name, your form will be disqualified)
Your email address: (like - email@example.com)
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have all upper and lower case letters correct.
WHAT KIND OF YOGA DO YOU DO?
HOW OFTEN DO YOU DO YOGA?
HOW LONG ARE YOUR YOGA SESSIONS?
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN DOING YOGA?
kind(s) of spiritual practice(s) are you doing now besides Yoga?
Please describe it/them as best as you can.
(I know these things are hard to put into words sometimes.)
How Often do you experience Deja Vu?
How Often do you get the feeling that everything is strange, dreamlike, just 'wrong', or somewhat alien?
How often do you get the feeling that someone or something is in the room with you, but when you turn to look,
you don't find anyone there?
How often do you get the feeling that you are 'not alone' or that you are 'being
watched' when you know you are by yourself?
How often do you get the feeling that your body is moving when you know its actually being still?
(This one is most common while falling to sleep)
How Often do you experience 'tingley' feelings, like pins-and needles,
electric-like 'buzzes', or chills running up your spine? (DON'T count chills
due to cold or your foot falling asleep.)
Please check the buttons next to the following items if they
are true for you
(be sure to indicate BOTH your gender and age- yes, it matters):
I am a male.
I am a
I am less than
15 years old.
I am between 15
and 20 years old.
I am between 20
and 30 years old.
I am between 30
and 40 years old.
I am between 40
and 50 years old.
I am between 50
and 60 years old.
I am between 60 and
70 years old.
I am over 70 years young.
PLEASE ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS EVEN IF YOU'RE
NOT COMPLETELY COMFORTABLE WITH THEM OR THE EXACT WORDS USED HERE. WHEN YOU SKIP A QUESTION DELIBERATELY, YOU INFLUENCE
I have seen an
infinite space in my mind.
I write poetry.
I keep a diary or journal.
Sometimes my emotions
appear so strongly that I am shocked at their intensity.
I have had a Near-Death Experience
in which I experienced things I can never really describe.
It seems like I can never
stop thinking about sex.
I almost never think about
sex unless something happens to make me think about it.
Although I'm glad to be
alive, I sometimes look forward to death, and an end to living in the physical reality.
Sometimes I think that there
are rules to life that everyone understands except me.
When I lose an argument,
I then spend some time thinking about what I should have said.
When I start talking in a
setting I enjoy, I can have a hard time stopping.
I get angry easily, but
it never lasts long, and I feel terrible afterward.
I have felt the presence of
a spirit or power that I have prayed to.
I have been visited by a spirit
or a power that wanted to do me harm.
At least once in my life, I have
left my body, and I knew it wasn't a dream.
I have heard voices in my head
so strongly that I wasn't sure if they were from outside or not.
Sometimes I smell things that
I have a spirit familiar.
I am left-handed
I often think about suicide.
I almost never remember my dreams.
Sometimes my vision sharpens
so that I can see with incredible clarity.
My spirituality is
the most important thing in my life.
When I fall in love, it
takes me over completely.
Sometimes I'm overwhelmed
with a terrible fear of dying.
I have had an epileptic seizure.
I often find myself
with words on the tip of my tongue that I just can't get out.
I make little altars around
I own at least two sacred
I was regularly physically
or sexually abused as a child.
I have anxiety attacks.
have sensations moving around inside my body.
I have experienced 'love
at first sight'.
I have dyslexia.
I can see auras.
my dreams often
Can you think of a question that belongs in this questionnaire?
Please, put it here: Be creative.
Have you ever been addicted to any drug? Which one(s)?
(All identities and answers to this question are kept completely Confidential)
Is there anything you think I should know?
If you have had a Near-death Experience or any kind of powerful spiritual experience,
and you're willing to tell me about it, please do it here. Any Comments are welcome.
Note: Your identity will be kept completely Confidential.