For many dualist and post-materialist scientists the evidences stemming from high quality studies about near-death experiences and about mediumistic
communication are strong indicators that consciousness has a non-local character and could survive the death of the physical body (19).
Speaking from Spirit: Inspiring Stories and Messages from Those Who Have Passed On is not a book on mediumship, even though the stories were received through a mediumistic
One speculation is that as frontal lobe activity decreases, the areas of the brain that support mediumistic
writing are further disinhibited (similar to alcohol or drug use) so that the overall complexity can increase.
3) And like shamanic or mediumistic
practitioners in other places, Korean shamans incorporate new, sometimes radically contemporary imagery into their work (cf.
Golda-Derejczyk wittingly points out that it is the mediumistic
skills of the Victorian character of the novel that open a glimpse of hope for these three characters (46).
performances not only gave Palladino and Eva C.
To make sense of the ways in which Spiritism has been hybridised with local religions, Camargo argues that there is a mediumistic
continuum comprised by Spiritism on the one pole and Umbanda (a highly syncretic religion created in Brazil which incorporates elements from Afro-Brazilian and Indigenous religions, Catholicism, and Spiritism) on the other (1961: 3-15).
Mallory was comfortable with all three groups since Spiritualism, Theosophy, and New Thought systems shared a belief in universal brotherhood, explored man's relationship with nature or God, emphasized the spiritual over the material, and adhered to some form of mental healing or mediumistic
A review of ancient Kemetic: spiritual awareness, destiny, evolution stages (Sahu, Ab, Ba), ten stages of initiation, Maatian principles, four levels and ten states of meditation, mediumistic
trance, deities of the Metu Neter, cosmology, cosmogony, the philosophical and psychological aspects of the Metu Neter oracle system and a guide on how to meditate and perform a ritual.
13) Theosophy was closely associated with spiritualism but rejected its understanding that mediumistic
trance is available to all, instead appealing to a body of revealed knowledge that they linked both with ancient Christian Gnosticism and, more immediately, with Indian sages, the "mahatmas.
During the years that followed, Stockwell took every opportunity to demonstrate his mediumistic
ability, endeavouring to reunite relatives with their departed loved ones.
But the decision to give them public cash, which has helped with training and a website for Accolade Academy of Psychic and Mediumistic
Studies, has attracted criticism.
The couple, who have two children, claimed the "fantastic" boost would help them develop the Accolade Academy of Psychic and Mediumistic
Studies from their home in North Cornelly, near Porthcawl.
New societies for psychic research were established; numerous mediumistic
seances took place; a theosophic society thrived; and Florentines saw the establishment of the Philosophical Library and an Italian version of the Christian Science Church.
s "effects," many of the 225 photographs that accompany von Schrenck-Notzing's Phenomena of Materialization: A Contribution to the Investigation of Mediumistic
Teleplastics (1920) remain seemingly inexplicable documentation of psychical occurrences.