The Ouija Board

A ouija board is a medium through which messages are supposedly communicated by the dead to or through the players of seance. Ouija boards are also known as "witch boards" and "talking boards." The nickname "ouiji" or "weejie" is also used quite a bit. The word "ouija" is actually a combination of two words, the … Read more


A séance is the term that describes a communication between a group of two or several persons in the physical realm with one or more entities in other dimensions. It is also called Mediumship.  A Medium is the person who contacts ‘the other side.’ The word Séance comes from French séance, ‘seat’, ‘session’, from Old … Read more

How to consult a medium

Contrary to popular belief, mediums and psychics are not machines which can be randomly turned on and off. Many subtle factors are involved in the channeling of information. Sometimes, everything falls very nicely into place and a strong communicative link is established. At other times, this may not be the case. The failure to establish … Read more

The Fox Sisters

Spiritualism as a social movement apparently began in the small New York town of Hydesville in March of 1848, where several months earlier, the Fox family had taken over an old farmhouse about which the previous tenants had complained of strange noises. The Foxes themselves soon noticed unusual rapping sounds that occurred in the night … Read more


L. H. D. Rivail (1803-1869) a doctor of medicine who became celebrated under the pseudonym Allan Kardec coined the word “spiritism” to delineate clearly his teachings from traditional Spiritualism, which was recognized among others by Camille Flammarion, a famous French astronomer and author, who said “spiritism is not a religion but a science”. This philosophy … Read more


Spiritualism is a monotheistic belief system or religion, postulating a belief in God, but with a distinguishing feature of belief that spirits of the dead residing in the spirit world can be contacted by "mediums", who can then provide information about the afterlife. Spiritualism developed and reached its peak growth in membership from the 1840s … Read more

Anna Melloni

The infamous ‘Mrs. Melloni,’ née Anna Rasmussen, Anna Melloni Rasmussen was born in 1898 in Denmark. She was famous for the séances she held with her husband in the 1940s, in which she claimed to make contact with the dead. As soon as the age of 12 years of age. Anna allegedly began here medium gifts … Read more

F.W.H Myers

The major attempt to synthesize the great mass of data which had been gathered by the SPR was undertaken by Frederick Myers and published in 1903 after his death in a work called The Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death. Myers was widely read in all the fields of knowledge of his day. … Read more