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Exploring the Spectrum of Spiritual Abilities: A Journey into Clairvoyance, Clairsentience, and More

Since the dawn of man and woman, humans have been fascinated with spiritual abilities. Healers were esteemed members of the community, given special privileges and treated with great respect.


At this time, more and more people are gaining access to their innate spiritual gifts (aka spiritual awakening) and wanting to understand themselves better. It is also important to note that two people with the same abilities “label” may have completely different ways of accessing their gift.



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“Clair,” comes from the French, meaning “clear.”

1. Clairvoyance

Clairvoyance is the ability to see or perceive things beyond the physical world. Those who possess this gift, known as clairvoyants, can receive visions, images, or symbols from the spiritual realm. These visions may pertain to the past, present, or future, offering insights and guidance to those who seek them.


Clairvoyants can assist others by providing intuitive readings, uncovering hidden truths, and helping individuals navigate life's challenges with a broader perspective.

2. Clairsentience

Clairsentience is the gift of clear feeling or sensing. Individuals with this ability, known as clairsentients, can sense energy and emotions in people, places, or objects. They may experience physical sensations or strong gut feelings when encountering certain energies.


Clairsentients are highly empathetic and can offer emotional support and healing to those in need. They can also identify negative or positive energies in their surroundings, aiding in energy cleansing and protection.


3. Clairaudience

Clairaudience is the ability to hear messages or sounds from the spiritual realm, often referred to as "clear hearing." Clairaudients can receive guidance, messages, or even music from entities or spirits.


Clairaudients serve as conduits for divine wisdom and guidance, acting as intermediaries between the physical and spiritual realms. They can provide valuable insights and reassurance to those seeking clarity in their lives.


4. Clairgustance (This is a cool one, that’s not as well known!)

Clairgustance is the ability to taste or perceive flavors without physical consumption. Individuals with this gift, known as clairgustants, may experience a particular taste associated with spiritual energies or messages.


Clairgustants can receive symbolic messages through taste, helping others understand the spiritual significance of certain experiences or events. This ability adds depth to intuitive readings and enhances spiritual understanding.


And, may account for certain people’s ability to enjoy food as a total experience!


5. Claircognition

Claircognition, or clear knowing, is the ability to receive information or insights directly into one's mind without external stimuli. Claircognitives often have a deep sense of knowing or understanding without logical explanation.


Claircognitives can provide immediate and profound insights into complex situations, offering clarity and direction to those who seek their guidance. If you have this skill, you may have been taught to doubt yourself, but it’s not too late to embrace your intuition.


6. Clairalience

Clairalience is the ability to perceive fragrances, or odors that are not present in the physical environment. This means that individuals with clairalience may be able to detect scents associated with people, places, or events that are not currently happening in their immediate surroundings.

7. Mediumship

Mediumship is the ability to communicate with people who have passed on. Mediums often act as intermediaries between the living and the deceased. Mediums can receive messages, information, or guidance from spirits on behalf of others.


Mediums bring comfort and closure to individuals who have lost loved ones, facilitating healing and connection across the veil of life and death. They also offer insights and wisdom from the spirit world. And, not shown as much in Hollywood, mediums also help lost souls (ghosts) to cross over into the spirit world as well.

8. Shamanism

Shamanism is a spiritual practice that involves connecting with the natural world and the spirit realm. Shamans, often found in indigenous cultures, act as healers, guides, and intermediaries between humans and the spirit world.


Shamans promote harmony and balance in the physical and spiritual realms, offering healing, guidance, and protection to their communities. They teach valuable lessons about our interconnectedness with nature and the spiritual dimension.

The world of spiritual abilities is as diverse as human experience itself. These unique gifts, the "clairs," mediumship, and shamanism, offer profound insights, healing, and guidance to individuals seeking a deeper understanding of their spiritual journey.


Embracing these abilities allows us to explore the vast mysteries of existence and connect with the infinite wisdom of the universe. Did you find any that you identify with? Let me know!


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