Definitions

Modalities

(Styles of Readings)

& Other Common Words

 

Angel or Oracle Cards - a form of cards used like the tarot but with
different pictures on the face.

 

Astrology - utilizing your birth date, time & place combined with the
cosmos & their alignment gives a rather accurate timeline of occurrences.

 

Aura - the body’s energy “cloud”

 

Chakras - energy centers that run along the middle of the body from
tailbone to head.  Corresponding colors are: Root = red,
Navel = orange, Solar Plexis = yellow, Heart = green, Throat = blue, Head (3rd eye) = purple, Top of Head = white

 

Channel - One who works as a go-between for a spirit & live person

 

Clairaudient - ability to hear

 

Clairolfaction - ability to smell

 

Clairsentience - “knowing”  aka sixth sense

 

Clairvoyance - ability to see

 

Crystal Ball or Scry - using an object to “see” images.

 

Divination - the act of giving a reading, not a type of reading

 

ESP - extra sensory perception - the ability to “feel” or “see” a sixth sense ability

 

Medium - like a telephone, connects to loved ones passed.

 

Palmistry - utilizing the various creases, lines, folds, & wrinkles on a hand.

 

Pendulum - using a weighted object on a chain or string combined with one’s energy field causes the object to swing in various directions.

 

Precognition - “seeing” or “knowing” something before it happens

 

Psychic - utilizes a sixth sense to provide insight as to a situation.

 

Psychokinesis - is the ability to move objects

 

Psychometry - feelings, sights, images based on touching an object

 

Stones & Crystals - each stone or crystal gives off a vibration/energy. 
Depending on a situation it’s “reaction” may change.

 

Tarot - Originally used as a card game.  Now used in foretelling of things current or coming up.

 

Telepathy - mental communication

 

Trance - one who temporarily “steps aside” to let a spirit in to use the body.