Defining Clairvoyance Once and For All

Clairvoyance is a form of extra-sensory perception which allows a person by using their inner vision, to perceive objects or locations at a distance, objects. Clairvoyance is also use in prophecy making, and, to view and detect certain types of energies not usually perceptible to humans, e. g., radio waves, and the human aura. Typically, such perception is reported in visual terms only, but may also include auditory impressions (Clairaudience) or sensory (Clairsentience) impressions.

Wikipedia states that:

Clairvoyance can be divided into roughly three classes: precognition, the ability to perceive or predict future events, retrocognition, the ability to see past events, and remote viewing, the perception of contemporary events happening outside of the range of normal perception.

Clairvoyance, when used correctly, is when the mind is clear of clutter, and inner vision kicks in that can pierce other realities. Some individuals using their clairvoyant facilities can actually see right through solid objects.

Clairvoyance Is Directly Related to the Third Eye

We are all aware that most of us can see with our physical eyes. We all have another “eye” between and just above our physical eyes which has a function that’s long been recognized by mystics throughout the ages. This area of our forehead is believed to be the seat of mystical perceptual powers. This area is known in esoteric teachings as the “Third Eye” or by its Sanskrit name, Anja. Specifically, the third eye is associated with the Sixth Chakra and the color indigo.

In New Age spirituality, the third eye symbolizes a state of enlightenment or the ability to evoke mental images that have profound psychological significance. Additionally, it’s often associated with out of body experiences, religious visions, the ability to observe auras and chakras, and precognition.

Our psychic center of clairvoyance is a natural gift that anyone can develop and enhance to supra sensory levels. In fact, it is the most commonly used of all our psychic centers. The Third Eye, which promotes this faculty, is located at the Sixth Chakra and is the seat of intuition our window to higher dimensions.

James Van Praagh, Psychic-Medium on Clairvoyance:

We’re all born with extraordinary psychic abilities, and they manifest in different ways for each of us. If your “knowing” enables you to see visions, shadows of future events, spirits or signs, then it’s likely that you’re clairvoyant.


Michel de Nostradamus (December 1503 – July 1566)

Two Endocrine Glands Tied to Clairvoyance

There are certain vital glands responsible for third eye clairvoyant abilities, and these are the Pineal and Pituitary Glands. The pineal gland is located in the geometric center of the brain. The pituitary gland is located just behind the eyes. While the physiological function of this gland has been a mystery to modern science, mystical traditions have long understood that the pineal gland is the connecting link between the physical and spiritual worlds. Any person that has worked assiduously on developing their third eye potential can rightly be called Clairvoyant.

More on the Third Eye

Once opened and developed, the third eye gives you far more insight into the world around you. It helps you to connect the dots and see patterns in your life previously clouded. To further illustrate, Seers use the third eye to unlock the mysteries of life and solve intricate problems. Energy workers use the third eye to see subtle energy channels and heal the body.

Where Physical Sensations of Clairvoyance Are Felt

By now you know that Clairvoyance is about seeing from the inner mind. But did you know that clairvoyance is also physically noticeable in two specific areas of the head?

Most of the time, our internal visual viewing happens in the frontal lobe area. Often during clairvoyance development and during actual viewing episodes, various sensations can be felt at the back and top of the head as well as a tightening or pressure sensation across the forehead. This sensation happens due to the quickening of the glands in the head when one focuses on the development of this chakra.

When the Sixth Chakra (third eye) is open and in balance, a person can be incredibly intuitive, perceptive, and conscious of other realms and entities. When it is somewhat closed or blocked, a person can feel isolated, be prone to sarcasm and skepticism, removed from reality, inflexible, confused, or even depressed. Therefore, maintaining balance in the third eye is essential. It is your spiritual doorway into the infinite wisdom of the universe and helpful entities from the Spiritual realms.

Clairvoyant Abilities Used Since Ancient Times

Throughout history and in most cultures, there’ve been historical claims of clairvoyant abilities. In ancient Egypt, clairvoyance was used in the healing temples and highly trained young women called “looking girls” used their Clairvoyance faculty to help heal others by gazing into the innards of the body. From this, they would diagnose the problem and alert the temple priests of the ailment.

Clairvoyance has long been associated with illustrious figures such as Nostradamus and Merlin, the Dark Ages magician of myth and legend.

The most famous clairvoyant was Nostradamus. Nostradamus has been credited with successfully predicting numerous events in world history, including the French Revolution, the atom bomb, the rise of Adolf Hitler, and some say the September 11, 2011, attack on the World Trade Center.

Vintage line drawing of head with third eye

Feats of Clairvoyance in More Recent Times

Starting in the 1700s, researchers and healers often used hypnosis, a deep state of trance, with their subjects to test their clairvoyant abilities. The earliest documented record of trance aka somnambulistic clairvoyance is credited to the Marquis de Puységur, a follower of *Franz Mesmer, who in 1784 was treating a local slow-witted man named Victor Race. During treatment, Race reportedly would go into a trance and undergo a personality change, becoming fluent and articulate, and giving diagnosis and prescription for his own disease as well as those of others.

Note: Edgar Cayce was not the first documented instance of someone diagnosing their own medical ailment and the ailments of others while in trance.

Clairvoyance was a reported ability of some mediums during the spiritualist period of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and psychics of many descriptions have claimed clairvoyant ability up to the present day.

Clairvoyants Are Not Fortune Tellers!

Today the label of “Clairvoyant” is still regarded suspiciously and is by many and is often mistaken for a shammy fortune-teller. It’s taken many dedicated lightworkers and honorable psychics, to raise this inborn ability out of something previously looked down upon, into being viewed at as an accepted profession.

*Franz Mesmer (1734 – 1815), German doctor famous for theorizing that there was a natural energy transference that occurred between all animated and inanimate objects that he called animal magnetism, sometimes later referred to as mesmerism.
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by Carol Nicholson, Ph.D., and Certified Psychic-Medium

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