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