The Difference between mental and physical mediumship

The difference between physical and mental mediumship:

The early forms of mediumship have often been of physical nature. This was necessary because the people might have not realized the spirits as what they are. Discarnated spirits whom consciousness outlived bodily death.

During the years, the perception of the people changed, as well as the consciousness of discarnate spirits. For this reason, mediumship was able to unfold in different forms. So it happened, that we today have physical mediumship and mental mediumship and both are really fascinating.

Physical mediumship

Physical mediumship/ phenomenon are mostly taking place in a meeting of some (2 or more) people. This is meeting is called a séance. Everyone can take part in such a séance, no matter of race, colour, or even belief. By taking part in a physical phenomenon séance, the people are able to experience the spirits energy by one of their five senses. They can become aware of the spirit, by hearing Rappings, such as the Hydesville Rappings in 1848. They could see the spirits energy at work in different kind of phenomena, such as Materialisation, Percussion, Apport, Telekinesis and others. Because these phenomenon can be seen by everyone, also from people who do not even believe in such things, it is the most powerful evidence to proof life after death.

Every Sitter, who is taking part in a physical mediumship séance plays automatically an active part of the whole phenomena. Because for producing a physical phenomenon a medium is always needed who allows the spirit to work with it or through it. To make a physical phenomenon happen the produce of ectoplasma is needed. This process needs a lot of energy, because of that all the sitters are helping with their energies too. During a séance, the medium enters a deep state of trance. The séance mostly happens in a darkened room and depending on what kind of phenomenon is taking place, a red diffuse light is used to illuminate the mediums face.

Short explanation of different terms, used in the text above:

Materialisation = Is the creation or appearance of matter from unknown sources. It is the transformation of something abstract or virtual into something concrete and tangible.

Percussion = Physical phenomenon. Used by the Spirit communicator in the Hydesville occurrences

Apport = “Are objects brought from one room to another or from a distance to where the medium is, by invisible agency.” – Arthur Findlay – On the Edge of the Etheric page. 57

Telekinesis = describing mental movement or motion of solid matter, abbreviated as PK and TK respectively, is a term coined by publisher Henry Holt[4] to refer to the direct influence of mind on a physical system that cannot be entirely accounted for by the mediation of any known physical energy.

Ectoplasma = A substance drawn from the human body by Spirit operators for use in the production of phenomena.

Mental mediumship

Mental mediumship is different from physical mediumship. It is more an inactive process, but here also a medium and its clear mind is needed. The medium does not need to go into deep trance, but in a higher sphere of consciousness, which can be reached by daily training of meditation and sitting in the power. The more a medium is trained, the easier it is to communicate with spirit.

In mental mediumship the medium opens itself to the Spirit World and is able to communicate with discarnate spirits ( if they wish to do so – discarnate spirits still have their free will). This process cannot be seen as in a physical phenomenon. In addition to that, the medium can sense the spirit drawing closer, but the sitter won’t see or sense that. The medium senses spirit in forms of psychic faculties such as clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience and others.

Short explanation of different terms, used in the text above:

Clairaudience & Clairvoyance are the powers some have of hearing what to others is inaudible and seeing what is normally unseen. Both are due to the etheric structure of the ear and eye functioning abnormally, and thus the organs can catch etheric vibrations.”– Arthur Findlay – On the Edge of the Etheric – page 57

=The ability to hear discarnate Spirit voices.
Clairsentience = is the ability to hold an object or touch someone and sense the energy surrounding that person.

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