After a brief discussion of Shamanistic culture, and the basics of Shamanistic principles, it’s time to discuss the potential avenues for spiritual communication. There are several different means of divination, and contacting of the other side. A common misconception is that spiritual communication can only take place through traditional ritualistic means, but this is simply not the case. A shaman essentially finds communication out of chaos.
Forms of divination throughout history have spanned from direct perceived conversation, in which the shaman “hears” the voices of the other side and speaks back to them verbally to the reading of tea leaves. Does a ghost come down from the other side and physically move the tea leaves knowing you’ll be able to interpret them to divine your future? One interpretation says yes. Another would say the spirit communicates with the mind rather than the tea leaves. The communication occurs when we allow ourselves to see the signs rather than depend on the mathematical nature of rituals.
While some can use everything from the voices they hear coming out of crowds, to the arrangement of gumballs in a machine to help them interpret signals from the other side, others find it’s important to be able to turn these impulses “on and off.” Ritual serves an important divider between the concrete every day world and the world of many fold truths the entranced shaman sees. Ritual can be everything from a simplistic listening for whispers in moving grass on the wind after saying “talk to me, spirits,” to interpreting shamanistic visions gained through the implementation of our binaural entrainment therapy. Shaman Consciousness Entrainment therapy is an incredibly useful tool for just this sort of mentality, as it helps focus brainwaves in the exact way required.
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Let’s take a look at one of the most common and controversial devices used for spiritual communication. What makes a piece of cardboard with a plastic cursor a dangerous tool? Is it the mystical symbolism emblazoned all over it? Of course not. Often the symbols on commercial Ouija boards aren’t even remotely mystical in the traditional sense. The reason the Ouija board is a powerful, and potentially dangerous tool, is because of the consciousness it creates. By moving your hands across the board, you are using the board as a symbolic gateway to the other side.
This gateway could be dangerous, depending on what you let through.
If you wish, you can create a symbolic token that will keep the evil from the other side from coming through. It can be anything from a favorite stuffed animal from your childhood to a magic crystal or even a sign bearing the words “No Evil Entities Allowed.” It may border on comical, but the truth of the matter is, it’s all in intention and symbol. If you do not wish to be bothered by the negative side, intend on evil not passing through.
Absolutely you should focus your shaman consciousness before using such a device.
And if you must use a Ouija board, keep in mind it’s a divination for two people. Don’t go into it with someone who has not likewise become in tune with methods of spiritual communication.
Another thing to keep in mind when contacting the other side is this: when you intend to communicate, you narrow down your targets for communication before you strike up a conversation. Social venues are often divided up so like-minded people will congregate.
By setting criteria ahead of time, you are far more likely to have a safe communication experience. And this goes for all forms of divination. There are entities you won’t want to talk to out there, and others you likely will.
With this in mind, it’s easy to understand why people have attached such a negative connotation to mass produced objects such as the Ouija board. Should the average uninitiated person use it? Absolutely not. The potential for negative forces to intervene is far too great. Could it be a useful tool for those who know how to, and have their minds focused the right way? Undoubtedly yes.
Next time I want to take a look at channeling yourself in the way of a “medium” you would see on a typical ghost hunt. There are very specific do’s and never-do’s for mediums, and with the increased popularity of psychics in popular culture, demand is going up.
Have a safe and enlightened journey!
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