A medium is the intermediary communicator between the two worlds. It is the intervening substance through which sensory impressions are conveyed or physical forces are transmitted.
Most trance mediums remain conscious during a communication period, wherein a spirit uses the medium's mind to communicate. The spirit or spirits using the medium's mind influences the mind with the thoughts being conveyed.
The term "medium" is usually associated with contacting departed persons with contact sought by relatives or friends.
Mediumship delivers a means of communication between this physical world and the spirit world. Providing a broader understanding of the relationships between life and death; it is based on a more widely based philosophy.
Mediumship is the practice of certain people—known as mediums—to mediate communication between spirits of the dead and living human beings. Mediumship may include the:
- Presenting of information, verifiable or otherwise.
- Causing paranormal activities to occur.
- Channelling forth certain types of energies.
- Manifesting themselves for objective examination and/or identification.
Attempts to contact the dead date back to early human history, with mediumship gaining in popularity during the 19th century.
The psychic mediums have to know a lot about their topic, complete courses and most importantly be able to demonstrate in front of a discerning congregation who know their subject.
A psychic is a person who uses extrasensory perception (ESP) to identify information hidden from the normal senses.
The word "psychic" is also used as an adjective to describe such abilities; and is relating to or denoting faculties or phenomena that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws, especially involving telepathy or clairvoyance.
The main purpose of the platform mediumship presentation is to demonstrate the continuity of life and the perpetual connection of those who have crossed over into the World of Spirit to an audience of several people.
A number of audience members may be given messages from the ones in Spirit. Evidential information identifying the spirit and inspiring messages is shared with the audience. Nothing of a confidential nature is released in an open forum.
Audience members are encouraged to ask questions about the practices and techniques of spirit communication and questions to the ones in spirit.
Having the power of seeing objects or actions beyond the range of natural vision: ability to perceive events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact.