Informational
Informational Site Network

View All Sites

Informational - Information on a broad range of topics.

Home / Login / Signup
Browse   
[Recent Popular Search Terms: samurai, nursery stories, poetry, stories, goths, clairvoyance, owls, jokes, singing ]

 Mediumship.ca

Clairvoyance, Higher Spirit, Telepathically connecting, mental vibrations




Mobile version of Mediumship.ca

EBooks Available




Rank Site: 1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9    10   
Search Articles / Information from this site




Content

+:
  Mediumship (341)  


Mediumship.ca

Clairvoyance, Higher Spirit, Telepathically connecting, mental vibrations


Mediumship

Knowledge Versus Faith
As a matter of fact, as all the advanced students and teachers of the occult doctrine know full well, we have no direct knowledge what...

Supernormal Not Supernatural
Perhaps a clearer understanding of this important subject will be had if we but substitute the term "supernormal" for that of "superna...

Supernormal Not Abnormal
The above important statement concerning the distinction between the "abnormal" and "supernormal" is not made merely for the purpose o...

The Prevailing Ignorance
The ignorant and unthinking attitude of certain portions of the general public toward this class of phenomena is akin to that of a com...

Prejudice Against The Unusual
Those to whom the above illustration may seem far-fetched, exaggerated, and unwarranted, are asked to carefully consider the ignorant ...

Great Changes Impending
But it would be unjust and unfair to the general public were we to fail to add to the above criticism the fact that there is underway ...

The Naturalness Of The Occult Powers
Returning to the subject considered in the opening paragraphs of this book, namely, the NATURALNESS of the occult and psychic higher p...

The World Of Vibrations
Modern science furnishes abundant testimony to support and substantiate the teachings of the ancient Hindu sages to the effect that ev...

Super-sensible Vibrations
Moreover, as every text book on science informs us, there are sounds too low as well as those too high for the human ear to register, ...

The Higher Vibrations
The vibrations of magnetism and electricity are imperceptible to our sight, though they may be registered by the appropriate apparatus...

Unseen Worlds
Listen to what careful thinkers have said concerning the possibility of entire worlds existing in the same space occupied by us, but o...

Interpenetrating Planes And Worlds
Another says: "It is true that 'things are not what they seem'; but everything seems to be 'thus and so' to us only because of its pa...

Manifold Planes Of Existence
The ancient occult teachings have ever insisted upon the presence of numerous planes of existence, of which our own particular plane i...

Planes And Vibrations
To those who may be disposed to regard the above statements concerning the "planes of being" as somewhat visionary, theoretical, or im...

The Higher Senses Of Men
There are found persons who, while admitting the possibility of other and finer planes of being and life, yet question the possibility...

The World Of Sensation
The reports of our sense organs are called "sensations." A sensation is defined as "an impression, or the consciousness of an impressi...

A Senseless World
A writer on the subject has said: "Psychologists have pointed out to us the fact that if a human being were born without sense organs,...

The Elemental Sense
Science informs us that all of the five senses of man, viz., the respective senses of touch, sight, hearing, taste, and smell are but ...

The Raw Material Of Thought
From what has been said, it is seen that we can know only those things concerning the outside world which are capable of being reporte...

The Evolution Of The Senses
This subject of increased sense-powers has always been a fascinating one for the psychologists, and much speculation has been indulged...

Unfoldment Of New Senses
The same writer continues as follows: "Even as it is man is able to perceive only a limited number of sound vibrations--there are many...

Discovery Of New Worlds
Another psychologist says: "If a new sense or two were added to the present normal number in man, that which is now the phenomenal wor...

Transcendental Senses
Another writer has drawn an interesting picture, which is based upon a conjecture which is scientifically valid, as follows: "The late...

We Sense Only Vibratory Motion
In assimilating the strange and wonderful conceptions of the psychologists above quoted, concerning the possibility of a new world of ...

The Higher Planes Of Nature
In view of the facts and principles above set forth and considered, we may begin to see that there is nothing "unnatural" in the hypot...

An Appeal To Reason
Concluding these statements, let us say that the student of this book will find nothing contained within this book which is contrary t...

The Higher Forces
We may say here, frankly and plainly, however, that the advanced occultists regard this class of phenomena as comparatively simple and...

Chitta Or Mind Substance
The Hindu Teachings hold that that which we call "Mind" is not an intangible something different from anything else in Nature, but tha...

What Modern Science Says
There are many to whom this conception of the vibration energy of Chitta or Mind Substance may seem strange. But such persons will be ...

A Living Dynamic Focus
"Every living being is a dynamic focus. A dynamic focus tends ever to propagate the motion that is proper to it. Propagated motion bec...

Dynamic Correlate Of Thought
"A process that is at once chemical, physical and psychical, goes on in the brain. A complex action of this kind is propagated through...

A Nswer To Skeptical Critics
The two most likely objections advanced against this conception by sceptical critics are as follows: "(1) The mental vibratory motion,...

The World Of Vibrations
It is true that the scientific instruments of the laboratory, such as the galvanometer, do not record thought vibrations. This, becaus...

Uncharted Seas Of Vibration
The following quotations from eminent scientists will serve to give the student a general idea of the views of science upon the questi...

The Human Wireless Telegraph Instrument
Having seen that the first question of the sceptical critics is capable of being answered in the scientific spirit, and by ideas based...

A Great Scientist's Theory
Let us begin with that great master of modern science, Sir William Crookes, the inventor of the celebrated "Crookes' Tubes," without w...

Human Electro-magnetism
Professor Bain, another eminent authority, tells us: "The structure of the nervous substances, and the experiments made upon the nerve...

Human Etheric Force
Professor Haddock, a popular writer along the lines of scientific psychology and kindred subjects, in a part of his work in which he w...

The Brain-battery
The same writer says: "All states of body and mind involve constant molecular and chemical change. The suggestion arises that the brai...

A Peculiar Organ
So much for the conceptions of modern western science, which agree in the main with those of the ancient oriental occultists, although...

The Pineal Gland
The Pineal Gland is a mass of nervous substance which is found located in the human brain in a position near the middle of the skull, ...

Transmission Of Thought
Many other facts set forth by modern western science could be cited in our consideration of the question of the existence of any possi...

A General Principle
At this point we wish to impress upon the minds of the students of this book that what has been above said regarding that class of men...

Transformation Of Vibrations
One of the things which seem to greatly puzzle the average student of the subject of mental vibrations, and thought-transference, is t...

Example Of Electric Light
Perhaps this matter may be best explained by means of illustrations of the operation of electricity and light--electric vibrations and...

Example Of Wireless Telegraphy
Likewise, in the case of the wireless telegraphy, the electric energy produced by the sending instrument is transformed into subtle an...

Example Of Light Waves
The same process is detected in the transmission of what we call light waves. The activities manifested by the substance of the sun se...

Transformation Of Mental Vibrations
Now for the analogy. Mental vibrations are so only when they remain in their own uninterrupted medium of channel of activity, i.e., th...

Vibrational Attunement
And here we find another startling correspondence between the phenomena of wireless telegraphy and that of thought transference or tra...

In Tune With Higher Planes
But, in connection with the above statement of the "in tune" law or rule of manifestation, we wish to call to the attention of the stu...

The Two Key-words
Concluding our consideration of the "just how" of the transmission of thoughts, messages, and "psychograms" between two minds, be they...

Involuntary Transmission Of Mental Vibrations
Mental vibrations emanating from the brain of the individual take on the form of wave-like movements in the ether, which are according...

Thought Waves
Thought-waves are manifested in various forms, modes, and phases, and in different degrees of power. Some are emanated without any cle...

Vibratory Thought Force
The vibratory force of thought-waves persist for some time after their original emanation. Here, also we have analogies on the physica...

Mental Atmospheres
A well known American writer on this subject has said concerning this point: "There are many places today filled with the thought-vibr...

The Contagion Of Thought
The same writer says, along the same general lines: "Many have of course noticed the differing mental atmospheres of stores, offices, ...

Mental Whirlpools
The contagion of thought-vibrations is manifested by such vibrations coming into contact with the minds of other persons within the fi...

Mental Tidal Waves
"We know how great waves of feeling spread over a town, city, or county, sweeping people off their feet, and causing them to lose thei...

Immunity To Thought Influences
Persons becoming acquainted for the first time with the above recited facts of mental vibrations, mental currents, mental waves, and m...

Mental Attunement
It should not fail to be noticed, moreover, that we habitually receive and accept more readily those thought vibrations which are in h...

Voluntary Transmission Of Mental Vibrations
Under the head of Voluntary Transmission of Mental Vibrations may be placed the following two general classes of phenomena, viz., (1) ...

Voluntary Mental Influence
Under the category of Voluntary Mental Influence we find much of the phenomena formerly classed as "Magic"--and by this we mean both W...

Base Use Of Mind Power
One writer says: "It is a fact known to all students of occultism that Black Magic has been frequently employed in all times to furthe...

The Secret Of Witchcraft
"An examination of the methods employed by these 'witches,' as shown by their confessions, give us a key to the mystery. These 'witche...

Modern Black Magic
"In our own civilized lands there are many people who have learned the principles of mental influence, and who are using the same for ...

The Explanation Of Sorcery
Another writer says: "In various stages of history we find the records of persons having been affected by the influences of witches, s...

The Power Of Fearthought
The last-named writer explains the reference to "fear and belief" in the last sentence above quoted by the following very important st...

The Negative Pole
"At the extreme negative pole of susceptibility we find persons who believe firmly that other persons have psychic power over them, an...

Voodooism Explained
"Among the negroes of the South, in America, and among the Hawaiians, we find marked instances of this kind. The negro Voodoo men and ...

Self-protection
The following quotations from writers on this special subject contain detailed directions for the use of those who may have reason to ...

Repelling Adverse Influences
This writer continues: "Not only in the case of personal influence in the actual presence of the other person may be defeated in this ...

Neutralizing Psychic Influences
Another writer gives us the following most interesting information and advice for use in cases of this kind: "I wish to point out to y...

Telepathic Phenomena
The second general class of phenomena in the general category of Voluntary Transmission of Mental Vibrations is that known as "Telepat...

Scientific Investigators
Scientific observers, for a number of years past, have been conducting careful series of experiments in Telepathy, and many volumes of...

How Experiments Are Conducted
The scientific experiments involving Telepathy, which have been conducted by numerous societies for psychical research and other bodie...

Private Experiments
But, after all, the most convincing evidences of Telepathy are those which most of us have met with in our own experience. There are b...

Development Of Telepathic Power
Practically every person may develop a certain degree of telepathic power, sending, receiving, or both, by means of a moderate amount ...

Mind Reading
Perhaps the best plan for the beginner is to practice the popular "mind reading" experiment or game, which is quite popular in some lo...

Development Practices
This class of experiments, while open to the objection that there may be more or less muscular direction consciously or unconsciously ...

The Willing Game
The second stage on telepathic development is much akin to that just described, with the difference that there is no physical contact ...

Formal Tests
The third step in telepathic development is that of conducting experiments similar to those originally conducted by the Society for P...

Automatic Writing
In this connection it may be stated that many investigators and experimentors along the lines of telepathic phenomena have met with c...

Psychic Sensitiveness
The student of this book will find in the succeeding portions thereof, from time to time, certain general instructions regarding the ...

Clairvoyance Defined
The English Society for Psychical Research, in its glossary, defines the term as follows: "The faculty or act of perceiving, as though...

The Phenomena Of Clairvoyance
The phenomena of Clairvoyance may be subdivided (a) according to methods employed, and also (b) according to general distinctions. The...

Classification According To General Distinctions
The classification of Clairvoyant Phenomena according to general distinctions, proceeds as follows: (1) PRESENT CLAIRVOYANCE, in which...

Psychometry
In Psychometry, the clairvoyant establishes the en rapport connection with objects, persons or scenes, removed in space or in time, by...

The Psychic Scent
Occultists have elaborated a technical theory to account for the phenomena of Psychometry, or rather to account for the action of the ...

Magnetic Affinity
A somewhat celebrated investigator of psychic and occult phenomena has said concerning this phases of Clairvoyance: "The untrained cla...

Distant En Rapport
One of the most familiar instances of the production of clairvoyant phenomena by means of Psychometry is that illustrated in the above...

Psychic Underground Exploration
Psychometry is frequently employed to describe underground or "mine" conditions existing at the present time at the particular place f...

Psychic Detective Work
Many cases are recorded by the investigators in which the psychometrist is able to "sense" a particular locality, a house, a room, a p...

How To Psychometrize
The following general remarks concerning Psychometry, given by a writer on the subject, will be found interesting and instructive. The...

Developing Psychometry
"You have doubtless heard of the sensing of sealed letters spoken of as pure clairvoyance. But this phase of phenomena properly belong...

Varieties Of Psychometry
Another investigator along these lines gives the following instructive comments regarding the practice of psychometric power: "Persons...

Psychometric Getting In Touch
"A psychometrist may, by holding a letter in his hand, or putting it to his forehead, be able to perceive and delineate the personal a...

Psychometric Readings
"The person who sits for the psychometrist for a 'reading' should not be antagonistic nor frivolous, neither should he desire special ...

Crystal Gazing Etc
The second of the three general classes of the methods employed to obtain the manifestation of clairvoyant phenomena is that known as ...

Crystals And Bright Objects
The use of crystals and other bright objects for this purpose has been common to occultists and psychics at all times, past and presen...

The Care Of The Crystal
There is no particular virtue in any particular object used for this purpose, as such object acts merely to focus the psychic power of...

How To Use The Crystal
The best authorities on the subject of crystal-gazing insist that all experiments along the said lines should be conducted in a seriou...

The Milky Mist
While some experimenters obtain results almost from the time of the first trial, others find that it requires a number of sittings bef...

Classes Of Psychic Pictures
An English writer on the subject furnishes the following general classification of the psychic pictures manifested in the process of ...

General Directions For Crystal Gazing
An old English authority on the subject of crystal gazing handed down to his students a certain set of general directions and rules to...

Selection Of Place Etc
"(1) Select a quiet room where you will be entirely undisturbed, taking care that it is as far as possible free from mirrors, ornament...

Adjusting The Crystal
"(2) The crystal should be placed on its stand on a table, or it may rest on a black velvet cushion, but in either case it should be ...

Time Of Sittings
"(3) Commence by sitting comfortably with the eyes fixed upon the crystal, not by a fixed stare, but with a steady, calm gaze, for ten...

Other Persons Present
"(4) Any person, or persons, admitted to the room, and allowed to remain while you sit, should (a) keep absolute silence, and (b) rema...

Crystalline Vision
"(5) When you find the crystals begin to look dull or cloudy, with small pin-points of light glittering therein, like tiny stars, you ...

Physical Requirements
"(6) The crystal should not be used soon after taking a meal, and care should be taken in matters of diet to partake only of digestibl...

Determining Time Of Fulfillment
"(7) As regards the time at which events seen will come to pass, each seer is usually impressed with regard thereto; but, as a general...

Two Classes Of Visions
"(8) Two principal classes of vision will present themselves to the sitter, viz.: (a) the Symbolic, indicated by the appearance of sym...

Time And Space In Crystal Gazing
In the subsequent pages the student will perceive the different manifestations of clairvoyant vision classified according to the dist...

Direct Clairvoyance
The third of the three general classes of the methods employed to obtain the manifestation of clairvoyant phenomena is that known as D...

Trance Conditions
Many clairvoyants, manifesting their powers by means of the methods of Direct Clairvoyance, produce in themselves the condition of tra...

Clairvoyant Reverie
A writer on the subject of Clairvoyance says: "The best authorities instruct their pupils that the state of clairvoyant reverie may be...

The Dawn Of Clairvoyance
A well-known authority on the subject of Psychic Development says: "Occasional flashes of clairvoyance sometimes comes to the highly ...

Methods Of Development
The same authority, after warning students against attempting to develop their psychic powers by unnatural and harmful practices, such...

Present Clairvoyance
In what is called Present Clairvoyance the objects perceived by the clairvoyant are present in time and in space, at the moment and pl...

The Human Aura
In the first place, this mode of clairvoyant vision discloses the interesting phenomena concerned with the human aura, or psychic atm...

The Prana Aura
"The clairvoyant vision is also able to discern what is called the 'prana aura' of a person. By this term is indicated that peculiar ...

The Auric Colors
Another writer says of the clairvoyant perception of the human aura: "As he looks, the clairvoyant will see himself surrounded by the ...

Thought Forms
Another phase of clairvoyant phenomena of this class is that of the perception of "thought forms," as they are called by occultists. A...

The X-ray Sense
Another phase of clairvoyant phenomena of this general class is that which may be called "the X-Ray Sense," for indeed it enables the ...

Microscopic Vision
Another phase of clairvoyant power of this general class, but one not nearly so common as those above mentioned, is described by a wel...

Space Clairvoyance
In what is called Space Clairvoyance the objects, persons, scenes, or events perceived by the clairvoyant are removed in space from hi...

The Psychic Telescope
Space Clairvoyance, or Distant Clairvoyance, is manifested in the form of Psychometry, Crystal Gazing, or Direct Clairvoyance, as we h...

Radio-activity
In the theory of vibratory forces, as set forth in the earlier chapters of this book, we have the only scientific explanation of the p...

Sensing The Higher Vibrations
Under the radio-active theory it is quite reasonable to conceive of the clairvoyant sense being able to register and interpreting thes...

Viewing Distant Scenes
A writer has said of this form of clairvoyant perception: "The view of a distant scene obtained in this way is in many ways not unlike...

Time Clairvoyance
In what is called Time Clairvoyance the clairvoyant is able to perceive objects, persons, scenes, and events removed from him in past ...

Past Time Clairvoyance
In what is known as Past Time Clairvoyance there is the manifestation of clairvoyant vision in the direction of scenes and occurrences...

The Mystery Of Seeing The Past
To persons investigating the phenomena of clairvoyance for the first time, however, there seems to be a much greater mystery attached ...

Analogies On The Physical Plane
We may find many correspondences on the physical plane to serve as illustrations of the phenomena of Past Time Clairvoyance, if we wil...

Thousand-year-old Light
But we have a much more striking illustration and correspondence in the case of the transmission of light from the distant stars, whic...

Reading The Light Waves
Now, if our physical vision was sufficiently powerful to magnify objects on the stars, or if we had instruments to do this for us, we ...

The Akashic Plane
But this, however, is but an illustration of the correspondence on the ordinary physical plane of certain things on a higher plane of ...

The Akashic Records
The clairvoyant whose powers of Past Time Clairvoyance have been developed sufficiently, and who has mastered the art of concentration...

Degrees Of Clairvoyant Vision
There is, of course, many degrees of power and development among clairvoyants of this class; and as a result we have many varying degr...

The Memory Of Nature
A celebrated occultist says concerning the point just raised: "Comparatively few accounts of persons possessing this faculty of looki...

Involuntary Clairvoyance
"The psychometrist, who needs an object physically connected with the past in order to bring it all into life again around him; and th...

Future Time Clairvoyance
In what is known technically as Future Time Clairvoyance, we have the manifestation of the clairvoyant vision in the direction of scen...

Seeing What Has Not Yet Happened
The student who reasons carefully and logically usually meets with what to him, at least at first, seems to be an unsurmountable obsta...

Simple Prevision
There is a phase of prevision, or prophecy of coming events, however, that is not true clairvoyance at all, but simply the subconsciou...

The Nature Of Time
That eminent scientist, Sir Oliver Lodge, offers an ingenious and interesting, though very technical explanation of this class of cla...

The Oriental Teaching
The Hindus, and other oriental peoples, however, have a clearly defined and positive explanation of the phenomena of Future Time Clair...

The Eternal Now
A writer on this subject has said: "Those occultists and metaphysicians who have thought long and deeply upon the ultimate facts and n...

Absolute Time
The daring flights of metaphysical fancy have resulted in the general acceptance, on the part of advanced metaphysicians, of the postu...

The Occult Hypothesis
But it must not be supposed that the oriental occultists hold for a moment the theory that the clairvoyant actually obtains access to ...

The Prophecy Of Cazotte
Students of history are familiar with the numerous recorded instances of marvelous prophecy of future events, wonderful predictions of...

The Dinner Of The Elect
"It appears as but yesterday, and yet, nevertheless, it was at the beginning of the year 1788. We were dining with one of the brethren...

The Illuminatus
"One only of the guests had not taken part in all the joyousness of this conversation, and had even gently and cheerfully checked our ...

The Beginning Of The Prophecy
"'Ah,' said Condorcet, with his insolent and half-suppressed smile, 'let us hear--a philosopher is not sorry to encounter a prophet--l...

The Shadow Of The Guillotine
"Cazotte went on: 'You, Monsieur de Nicolai, you will die on the scaffold; you, Monsieur Bailly, on the scaffold; you, Monsieur de Ma...

The Fall Of The Great
"'Then,' observed Madame la Duchesse de Grammont, 'as for that, we women, we are happy to be counted for nothing in this revolution; w...

The Fate Of Royalty
"Here a sensible emotion pervaded the whole company, and the countenance of the host was dark and lowering--they began to feel that th...

The Fulfillment Of The Prophecy
To appreciate the startling nature of the Cazotte prophecy at the time when it was made, one needs but to be even slightly acquainted ...

Other Historical Instances
To mention but a few other celebrated instances of historic prophecy: George Fox, the pioneer Quaker Friend, had the clairvoyant facul...

The Eternal Verities
As a writer has said concerning this phase of clairvoyant phenomena: "This phase of clairvoyance is very fascinating to the student an...

What Is Mediumship?
Let us see just what is meant by the term "mediumship." The term "medium" is defined as: "That which lies in the middle, or between ot...

Ancient Mediumship
It is, of course, unnecessary to state in detail the fact that communication with decarnate entities has been known and practiced by ...

Mediumship And Religious Belief
The careful student will of course notice that this communication with the higher planes of life and being--this so-called "mediumship...

The Ideals Of Modern Spiritualism
A writer well expresses the ideals of modern western spiritualism as follows: "Through the gateway of mediumship for upwards of fifty ...

Immortality Demonstrated Through Mediumship
"'Immortality demonstrated through mediumship' should be inscribed upon the banner of spiritualism, for the fact of life beyond the in...

The Truth Of Personal Survival
"When once there is established the conviction of the truth of personal survival of our loved ones, and the actual and satisfactory d...

The Gateway Of Mediumship
"Through the gateway of mediumship the spirits make themselves known in a variety of ways. There are many phases of mediumistic phenom...

The Mediumistic Character
The following quotations from eminent modern spiritualists will further serve to illustrate the accepted general principles of "spirit...

Mediumistic Sensitivity
Emma Hardinge Britten said: "Whatever that force may be which constitutes the difference between a 'medium' and a non-medium, it is c...

The Higher Vibratory Forces
The student who has carefully read what we have said in the earlier portions of the present book regarding the subject of Nature's Fin...

Psychic Attunement
The entity, or spirit, dwelling on one of the many higher planes of being who wishes to communicate with persons on earth through a me...

The Development Of Mediumship
As regards the acquirement of mediumship qualities, information and scientific instruction is much needed, particularly at the present...

Unconscious Mediumship
The student will do well, however, to remember that as a popular writer has said: "It must not, however, be supposed that spirit influ...

Mediumship And Individuality
The student will find it desirable to acquaint himself with the best opinions concerning the possible or probable effects of the pract...

Co-operation Of Medium And Spirits
The medium who observes certain simple and plain rules and habits of conduct will not suffer any loss of strength of character or ind...

Mediumship Not Dangerous
The following additional quotations from spiritualistic writers on this point, serve to throw important light on this subject. J. J. M...

Rational Mediumship
Wallis says: "The rational course for mediums and inquirers to follow is assuredly that of avoiding the extremes alike of credulity an...

The Home Circle
Mediums are born or made. That is to say, many persons are born with the gift of mediumship, while others, lacking this natural power,...

The Cure For Fraudulent Mediumship
At the present time we have too few mediums, and this fact is attributable largely to the gradual discontinuance of the home circles. ...

Warning To Young Mediums
Wallis says concerning this point: "After a time, as the development progresses, the medium and his spirit friends may be strong enoug...

Physical Phenomena
PHYSICAL PHENOMENA cover a wide range of mediumistic manifestations, among which are movements of tables, the production of "raps," th...

Psychic Force
Various explanations of the power employed by the spirits, assisted by the medium and by the circle, have been offered by the scientif...

Human Magnetism
Dr. Dean Clarke says: "Human magnetism, or nerve aura, is probably the most sublimated form of ethereal matter, hence nearest in refin...

Zoether
Hudson Tuttle (writing under control) gives the following statement of a spirit concerning the manner in which physical phenomena are ...

Prana
The orientals account for physical mediumistic phenomena in a similar way, though their terms are different. Instead of speaking of zo...

Mental Phenomena
MENTAL PHENOMENA cover another wide range of mediumistic phenomena, among which may be mentioned the following, viz., involuntary or ...

The Value Of Phenomena
The chief value of physical mediumistic manifestations is not, as generally supposed, that of affording entertainment or food for thou...

Trance Condition Not Essential
Many persons are under the impression that it is necessary for a medium to go into the trance condition in order to manifest physical ...

Scientific Reports On Phenomena
Sir William Crookes, in speaking of D. D. Home and Euspasia Paladino, said: "Most, if not all, of the occurrences with Euspasia seem t...

Phenomena Without Darkness
"Home always refused to sit in the dark. He said that, with firmness and perseverance, the phenomena could be got just as well in the ...

Is Darkness Necessary?
From the above it is seen that not only is the trance condition not absolutely necessary for the production of striking mediumistic p...

Developing Circles
The person who is developing mediumship will do well to surround himself with persons of a certain type of psychical power, and to for...

Impersonating Mediumship
What is known as "impersonating mediumship" occurs where the medium is so completely under the control of the manifesting spirit that ...

The Proper Mental Condition
The young medium, however, should beware against striving too hard to be the instrument of the phenomena of spirit impersonation. For ...

Demand Proof Of Spirit Identity
A certain degree of care and caution, and the employment of honest powers of discrimination, is necessary on the part of the sitters i...

The Trance Condition
The psychic condition frequently attending the demonstration of mediumship powers is usually spoken of as a "trance," but this term is...

Spirit Inspiration
Wallis says, concerning the nature of a certain phase of spirit control: "In the case of speaking mediumship, where general and philos...

Spirit Suggestion
"At first the operator may succeed by very imperfectly stimulating the brain of the sensitive and causing the cerebration and expressi...

Psychic Attunement
Those who have read the above carefully stated opinion, will begin to see the reason why certain mediums who have attained the greates...

Automatic Writing
In that phase of mediumship known as "automatic or inspirational writing," there is manifested two distinct forms of spirit control of...

Inspirational Writing
In inspirational writing, on the other hand, the spirit impresses the message upon the mind of the medium, either as a whole, or else ...

Gradual Development Of Powers
Most mediums develop their powers of mediumship gradually, and pass through a number of stages in their development of power. At first...

Spirit Guides
As the development proceeds, it will be found that one or two particular spirits will manifest a greater power than the others, and af...

No Loss Of Individuality
In concluding this part of our book, we would call your attention to the following statements made by writers along the lines of spiri...

Mediumship Beneficial
A second writer says: "There is no reason why the reactive consequences of frequent control by enlightened and earnest spirits, even i...

Mediumship And The Bible
A third writer, Rev. H. E. Haweis, says in connection with the relation of spiritualism with religion: "People now believe in the Bibl...

Who Are Mediumistic?
Many persons are more or less naturally sensitive to spirit influence, and therefore mediumistic. In many cases these persons tend to ...

The Mediumistic Temperament
A leading writer on the subject of mediumship has said: "It is a fundamental proposition that sensitiveness, or the capability of med...

Is Mediumship Desirable?
While it is true that a vast majority of persons possess the mediumistic power, latent and dormant, and capable of being developed to ...

Developing The Natural Power
A writer on this subject well says: "Just as a drum or tamborine is incapable of being made to emit a tithe of what can be produced by...

Mediumship And Genius
The spirits controlling the hand of a celebrated writing medium, once delivered through him the following message regarding the nature...

Spontaneous Mediumship
What may be called "spontaneous mediumship" is experienced by many persons not claiming mediumistic powers, and not understanding the ...

Mediumistic Flashes
A writer has the following to say concerning this class of mediumistic persons: "Those persons who are naturally sensitive sometimes ...

Systematic Development
"The remedy will be found in the systematic cultivation of interior repose and confidence. The psychic must learn to regard it as a p...

The Development Circle
As we have repeatedly stated in the foregoing pages, the actual spirit circle is the best possible means of developing the latent powe...

The Aspirational Attitude
To those who purpose to develop their latent mediumistic powers by and through the development circle, we would say that it is of the ...

Natural Unfoldment
Again, the person wishing to develop his latent mediumistic powers must exercise patience and perseverance, and must not insist upon a...

Persistent Watchful Waiting
Some persons are so disappointed because they have not obtained results after two or three sittings that they give up further efforts....

Building Lines Of Communication
Just how long it will require to obtain convincing results at the development circle is a matter largely dependent upon certain condi...

Developing Concentration
The following advice on this particular subject will be found helpful to those contemplating the formation of development circles, and...

The Call For Illumination
"The sincere supplication for illumination and guidance is never in vain. The spirit breathes a serener air, and is calmed, strengthen...

The Jacob's Ladder Of Communion
"By the earnest study of the conditions requisite for the development of body, mind, and psychic sense, the intelligent medium will en...

The Attainment Of Excellence
"There is but one course of procedure for the successful attainment of excellence in any field of labor or thought, and that is by stu...

What A Development Circle Is
Now then, with the above advice and admonitions in mind, the persons who desire to develop and unfold their mediumistic powers will do...

Forming The Development Circle
The circle should be composed of not less than four persons, and not more than twelve. It is well to have an equal number of persons o...

The Sitters In The Circle
The sitters will do well to occupy their same places at each sitting, unless the spirits indicate otherwise. The medium, or in the abs...

The Spirit Communication Code
At the beginning, the leader should plainly announce the signalling conditions, so as to avoid confusion on the part of the sitters an...

The Matter Of Time Conditions
The time at which the seances are held is not in itself important, but it will be found best to fix such time at such an hour that wil...

Opening Of The Seance
It will be well to open the seance with a few moments of earnest, silent meditation--a few moments of dwelling "in the silence," as so...

Developing A Medium
If the circle be one devoted chiefly to the development of mediumistic powers in some one of its members, then it will perhaps be best...

The Personnel Of The Circle
The personal composition of the spiritualistic circle is a very important matter, and those entering into circle work should pay care...

Changing The Sitters
Changes in the membership of a circle is sometimes found to be quite beneficial. If a circle meets night after night with the same me...

Adding A Medium
Sometimes there may result certain physical phenomena such as table tippings and movements of furniture, in cases in which there is a ...

Reasons For Changes
In cases in which the spirits suggest changes in the order of sitting of the members of the circle, or suggest other changes in the pe...

Psychic Attunement
One of the most common faults of the sitters at a circle is to become unduly impatient, and to try to force matters to a clear manifes...

Pre-test Manifestations
Do not be in too much of a hurry to obtain "test" messages. Let the communications flow on in a somewhat rambling manner at first, unt...

Premature Tests
Regarding the matter of premature tests, or unreasonable demands, the same writer further says: "Remember that the first requisite is ...

Forcing Tests
Another writer has said on this point: "I then, in my anxiety, made a mistake which anxious inquirers sometimes make. I wanted more--I...

Spirit Directions
Another point which should be borne in mind by the sitters in the circle is that the spirits should be consulted as to just what they ...

Questioning The Spirits
After a satisfactory arrangement of the sitters is obtained, and the table tiltings or rappings have assumed a clear, definite charact...

Substance And Shadow
Moreover, the earnest investigator of spiritualistic phenomena must always bear in mind that the mere production of mediumistic phenom...

The Part Played By The Sitters
All of the best authorities on the subject of spiritualism are practically agreed concerning the important part played by the sitters ...

Result Of Bad Sitters
And Wallis has said: "Although the spirits may be intensely anxious to demonstrate their power, they are sometimes repelled from those...

Mental Atmosphere Of The Medium
Likewise, it must not be forgotten that an important factor in the production of mediumistic phenomena is that which Morse, in the abo...

The Mediumistic Mind
If the medium is filled with the idea or notion of producing brilliant or sensational results, he will in all probability so disturb t...

Mediumistic Stage Fright
In the same way the placid reflecting surface of the mediumistic mind may become disturbed by the presence of fear, doubt, and distrus...

The Psychic Telephone System
The medium should ever strive to guard against this harmful mental state, and should open himself completely to the spirit influence, ...

Interrupted Communications
It should not be forgotten, in this connection, that the spirits have their own difficulties to contend with. In the current slang phr...

Some Difficulties Of The Spirits
A writer on the subject has well said regarding this difficulty on the part of the communicating spirit: "Spirits have many difficulti...

Difficulties Overcome
"Even on this side, when we send telegraphic messages or use the telephone, mistakes and misunderstandings are by no means uncommon o...

The Psychic Triangle
In considering the question of the requisites of the mediumistic circle, the student should remember always that there is A PSYCHIC TR...

Harmonious Relationship
The sitters composing the circle should always remember that mutual harmony is a most important factor contributing to the success of ...

The Discordant Note
A writer recites an incident in a circle which he once attended, which so thoroughly illustrates the point just made, that we think it...

Antagonistic Elements
Another incident of the kind is related by a writer, as follows: "On one occasion, when some experiments were being made by a medium, ...

The Open Mind
The proper mental state of the scientific investigator of spiritualistic phenomena is that of "the open mind." The sitters should ende...

Spirits And The Sense Of Humor
It is not necessary for the sitters to assume an attitude of preternatural gravity and solemnity. Instead, they should be natural and ...

Rhythmic Harmony
The manifestation of rhythmic harmony often materially aids in the generation of psychic power, and the consequent production of adva...

Retarding Factors
It should be almost unnecessary to state that haste, hurry and impatience are retarding factors in a spiritualistic seance; but, alas,...

Reasonable Demands Of Spirits
In the above stated instance, and others similar to it, it at first seems as if the spirits were overparticular, and "finnicky" about ...

Harmonious Conditions
It is not an easy task to give specific directions for development of mediumistic power for the guidance of one who is desirous of unf...

The Channel Of Communication
It must be always remembered that the medium is not the active agent in the production of mediumistic phenomena--he is not called to D...

The Role Of The Spirits
We have spoken of the part of the work which it is necessary for the sitters to perform in order to And now we shall have something to...

Differences Among Spirits
A writer on this subject well says regarding this particular point: "Some spirits may lack both knowledge and aptitude; others may hav...

Disturbing Elements
"Frequently at the outset both spirits and sitters are ignorant of their powers, of the conditions necessary for success, and the asso...

Impersonation Mediumship
One of the most interesting phases of mediumship, and the one perhaps most sought after by earnest seekers of the truth concerning tho...

The True Purpose Of Mediumship
A writer has well given to mediums the following inspiring message concerning the nature, purpose and aims of their work: "The modes o...

Gradual Development
The best authorities constantly impress upon young mediums the fact that they should develop their mediumistic powers to a considerabl...

Public Seances
A writer, himself a successful medium, gives the following good advice to young mediums: "I strongly advise all mediums to wait and se...

Home Circle Development
"Around the family table, where those who are united in affection meet to hold joyous communion with their spirit friends, where the b...

Undue Prolongation Of Seances
There is a great temptation to young mediums to allow their enthusiasm, and desire to aid in demonstrating spiritualistic phenomena, t...

Good Advice To Young Mediums
A mediumistic writer gives the following advice on this subject to young mediums: "Never forget that your nerve-vital energy is used a...

Self-protection For Mediums
Another writer says on this subject: "Mediumship occasionally acts in such a manner that it becomes a stimulant to every organ and fun...

Danger In Indiscriminate Magnetizing
Another point against which the medium should guard himself, is that of allowing others, indiscriminately, to "magnetize" him to "aid ...

Detrimental Magnetic Influence
"No sensible person should surrender himself to the magnetic influence of a human being of whom he knew nothing; he should need to kno...

Mediumistic Auto-suggestion
Other authorities have pointed out the fact that in some cases hypnotism has resulted in a sort of pseudo-mediumship, or bogus mediums...

Psychic Sponges
A writer has also called the attention of young mediums to another undesirable class of psychic hangers-on at seances, as follows: "Th...

Investigate Your Spirits
Finally, the young medium should understand the true nature of the spirits, and just how far he may be safely guided by their advice a...

Spirits Are Still Human Beings
Many persons seem to be under the impression that because a spirit happens to have passed out of the body he will, of necessity, know ...

Beware Of Domineering Spirits
A writer has given the following good advice to young mediums, which such will do well to heed: "Do not always be ready to be controll...

Signs Of Spirit Presence
There will be manifested in most cases a peculiar sense of heaviness or weight in the hands on the table, and an impression that the h...

Spirit Rappings
At the first sitting, or one shortly following after the first, it is likely that raps will be produced, and communication established...

Table Tippings
Sometimes, however, in place of the raps being manifested by the spirit forces, there will instead be manifested that peculiar tipping...

The Spirit Signals
When these rappings or table-tiltings begin to be manifested, all in the circle should keep cool and calm, and should refuse to become...

Flashes Of Communication
In some cases the circle will have to sit several times before the persistent though disconnected and apparently meaningless raps or ...

Spirit Code Signals
In this new phase, when once entered into, the formal set procedure to be followed will be about as follows: The leader of the circle,...

Ouija Boards
Of late years the sitters at circles have found a quicker method of obtaining "letter by letter" messages by means of the apparatus ca...

A Home-made Ouija Board
A writer has given the following directions for making a "home-made Ouija Board," viz., "A Planchette may be used as an 'Ouija' by lay...

Trance Or Inspirational Mediumship
Through the development and unfoldment afforded by the development circle, the mediumistic persons in that circle, particularly the me...

Symptoms Of Trance Condition
"If you are likely to become a trance-speaking medium, you will probably experience a sensation as a falling or dizziness, as if you w...

The Entranced State
Another mediumistic writer says: "The entrancement usually takes place all at once, and the entranced one passes into the realm of co...

Trance Phenomena
Another writer has said: "In entering the trance condition of mediumship, you will probably become semi-conscious, or perhaps almost ...

Entering The Trance
"Let the influence have its course--say what you feel you MUST say, and never mind about your own state of consciousness. You will be ...

Advice To Trance Mediums
"Most mediums find that their powers vary. Sometimes there seems to be a high degree of lucidity. The impressions which they receive a...

Speaking Mediumship
In that form of Trance or Inspirational Mediumship generally known as "Speaking Mediumship," the communicating spirit assumes partial ...

Public Speaking Under Control
A writer gives the following advice concerning Speaking Mediumship: "Should you be controlled to give public addresses, it will be bes...

Spirit Advice And Counsel
If spirits voluntarily tender you their advice upon business matters, especially if they are friends or relatives whom you know and tr...

Impersonating Manifestations
It will often happen that some spirit will take control of the medium for the purpose of communicating with a friend present in the ci...

Incidents Of Impersonations
In a case such as stated above, the medium will probably find himself either partially or completely conscious of what is being said a...

Incidents Of Inspirational Mediumship
Another writer speaking concerning inspirational mediumship, has said: "In inspirational speaking it will be noted that the medium oft...

Value Of Identification
In impersonation mediumship, however, no matter how interesting the manifestation may be, it is of prime importance that the identity ...

Fraudulent Claims Of Identity
We would be lacking in our sense of duty and obligation toward our readers, however, were we to refrain from calling their attention t...

Guarding Against Fraudulent Spirits
One writer says: "While most mediums seek for some guide or control of prominence, it must not be always taken for granted that the co...

Spirit Jokers
Another writer says, on this point: "That there are spirits who sometimes impersonate, and seek to pass themselves off as friends of t...

A Typical Case Of Identification
The following typical case of undoubted identification of a visiting spirit is related by Smedley in his work concerning spiritualisti...

Recalling Past Incidents
"After looking around the room very deliberately at various objects, then at one person after another, and fixing her eyes on my wife,...

Identifying Property
"She referred to a number of incidents known only to her and ourselves. She asked for an album in which she had written the dedication...

Identifying Historical Personages
Of course, a close, personal identification, similar to that stated in the above recital, is impossible in cases when the spirit claim...

Spirit Psychometry And Clairvoyance
In those instances in which the controlling influence of such phenomena is clearly that of disembodied spirits, we find two distinct c...

Spirit Psychic Assistance
From the above, it will be seen that a mediumistic person may practice in psychometry, clairvoyance, and clairaudience, either with or...

Writing Mediumship
In what is known as "writing mediumship" the medium's hand is controlled by the spirit, and is caused to write messages to those prese...

Incidents Of Writing Mediumship
One writer says: "If the medium reaches the writing stage, he generally passes into it in much the same manner that he does into the ...

Developing Writing Mediumship
Another writer on the subject of writing mediumship says to those developing this phase of mediumship: "Your hands may be caused to sh...

Stead's Method And Results
W. T. Stead, the eminent English investigator, said: "I hold my pen in the ordinary way, but when the writing is beginning I do not re...

Automatic Writing Vs Inspirational Writing
Another writer says: "Inspirational or impressional writing is frequently mistaken for that which is more purely passive or automatic....

Use And Abuse Of Automatic Writing
J. A. White, a trance and clairvoyant medium himself, says of the phase of writing mediumship: "There is a great tendency, particularl...

Advice To Writing Mediums
A French medium says: "We urge beginners in their own interest not to take up the pencil for automatic writing, or to sit at a table f...

Drawing Mediumship
What is known as "drawing mediumship" is but a variation of writing mediumship, at least so far as is concerned the nature of the man...

The Planchette
From time to time, during the past fifty years, there have been invented or arranged various forms of mechanical contrivances designed...

How To Use The Planchette
If the sitter is mediumistic the Planchette will begin to move about slowly at first, gradually gathering force and definite direction...

Healing Mediumship
Some mediums seem to be particularly adapted to the work of healing by psychic force, and this phase of mediumship is known as "healin...

How To Heal By Spirit Power
"If you are impressed with the idea that you possess healing power, you can easily experiment upon your suffering friends or acquainta...

Materialization Mediumship
One of the rarest, and at the same time the most eagerly sought after phase of mediumship, is that known as "materialization mediumshi...

Why The Cabinet Is Necessary
Just what is the technical reason for this necessity is a source of argument and dispute among the different authorities on the subjec...

How To Make The Spirit Cabinet
One of the best kind of cabinets for this purpose is a small alcove room, or other small room adjoining the room in which the visitors...

How To Use The Spirit Cabinet
When the cabinet is properly arranged the medium enters it and sits down on a chair provided for that purpose. He should not be distur...

Spirit Phosphorescence
The first evidence of the presence and activity of the spirit forces striving to produce the phenomena and materialization will probab...

Appearance Of Materialized Substance
As the power increases, and the conditions become stabilized and perfected, the manifestations will become more pronounced. It often ...

Materialized Spirit Forms
Later on, the nebulous spirit forms will take on more definite lines and form, and will become more plainly visible, and will also ass...

Scientific Proof Of Materialization
It is not the purpose of this book to prove the existence of mediumistic phenomena--rather it points out the means and methods whereby...

How To Conduct A Materializing Seance
In sitting for materialization, the circle should maintain the same general demeanor that it observes at other times. Silence or digni...

Trumpet Mediumship
In what is known as "trumpet mediumship," the sound of the voice of the communicating spirit is increased in power by the use of a tru...

Spirit Playing On Musical Instruments Etc
The spirit forces also sometimes will see fit to play upon musical instruments placed in the cabinet with the medium, the guitar, mand...

Independent Slate Writing
What is generally known as "independent slate writing" is a very interesting phase of mediumship, and one of the peculiarities thereof...

The Slate Writing Circle
Independent slate writing is performed as follows: The circle selects two common slates, or else one folding slate. A small bit of cha...

Spirit Paintings
There are cases of record in which crayon drawings have been produced on the slates by enclosing small bits of various colored crayons...

Fraudulent Slate Writing
Slate phenomena has been brought into some degree of discredit and disrepute during the past ten years or more, by reason of the fact ...

Practical Advice To Developing Mediums
The young developing medium who has read the foregoing pages of this book will in all probability soon discover just what phase of med...

Need Of Special Development
A writer says: "As a general rule, the best results of mediumship are secured by special development along the lines of natural aptitu...

Advice To Discouraged Mediums
A writer gives the following excellent advice to young mediums who have become somewhat discouraged at their lack of success, and slow...

Avoid Cross-magnetism
A popular mediumistic writer has given the following excellent words of warning to young mediums: "Do not go into public promiscuous '...

Avoid Psychic Absorption
"You can waste your time, and you can sit in circles, absorb all kinds of psychological influences, exhaust your own, and in many case...

The Stewardship Of Great Powers
We can not hope to more fitly close this book devoted to the brief presentation of the facts of the psychic world, and the world of sp...

Categories

Occult



Topics



Most Popular Content 2017-12-16

Mediumship.ca
Signs Of Spirit Presence
Mediumship.ca
Entering The Trance
Mediumship.ca
Simple Prevision
Mediumship.ca
Flashes Of Communication
Mediumship.ca
Scientific Proof Of Materialization
Mediumship.ca
Thought Waves
Mediumship.ca
How To Make The Spirit Cabinet
Mediumship.ca
A General Principle
Mediumship.ca
Analogies On The Physical Plane
Mediumship.ca
Beware Of Domineering Spirits