|What is Channeling?
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When people are seeking spiritual information, and they do not feel they can
connect on their own spiritually within their own being, they often will seek
out a medium or "channel."
Traditional channeling, which some call "trance channeling," is contact
between a human being on earth and a person or "entity" from the spirit
world. Information is then communicated through the human being called a
"channel" from a higher level of consciousness. In essence, the entity enters
the mind of the channel, and speaks through him or her. The entity then
offers advice and counsel to the person seeking information.
What happens at a channeling session? The channel sits before the one
seeking information or even a large audience. First, taking a few deep
breaths or meditating, the channel attempts to achieve a semi-conscious
state called a "trance." In this neutral state of consciousness, the channel’s
mind is now open to his or her "spirit guide."
Usually, the channel becomes filled with a different personality, as he or she
becomes tuned into the spirit guide's frequency. The entity now speaks
through the human channel, who becomes its physical vehicle for
communicating to the listeners. The spirit often carries on a dialogue with
the audience, such as answering questions on a variety of subjects.
Channels, as well as those who listen to their messages, often feel they must
change their lives to follow the advice received from the entity. What
happens when we die? Are we truly lifeless and dead, or do our lives
continue on in spirit? If our lives continue on, is it then possible for us to
communicate with those who have "crossed over" to the other side? Can we
contact dead friends, relatives and even famous people from throughout
Most civilizations have some form of belief in an afterlife. The idea of
communication with the dead is popular still today.