Clairvoyance is the French word for “clear vision”, which describes the psychic ability to see pictures and visions in their head, or see things beyond the normal senses. This is due to the psychic third eye being open and is the ability most associated with extra sensory perception (ESP).
When we think of a psychic, a man or woman who is overcome by visions of the past or future comes to mind—we call these psychics clairvoyant, and it’s often portrayed as a curse or affliction that the psychic has no control over—this is hardly the case. A clairvoyant is someone who sees can see visuals regarding your life, either the past, present, or the future. They can often see people in your life, or they may see things in metaphor. Often clairvoyants will see movie clips, or other abstract things that will relate to you and your subconscious.
CLAIRVOYANCE THROUGHOUT HISTORY
Without a modern context, most early acts of clairvoyance are attributed to religion and God. The source of these abilities is not in question, just the nature of the visions themselves.
Clairvoyants in The Bible
There have been examples of clairvoyance going back to biblical times. Abraham, Jacob, Daniel all had prophetic visions in the Old Testament. In the New Testament, Joseph, Peter, and Paul all had striking visions of the future. The New Testament also has a book based completely on prophetic vision: The Book of Revelations by John. In modern light, he is perhaps the first true clairvoyant in history.
Joan Of Arc (1412-1431)
Joan of Arc, aka the Maid Of Orleans, had clairvoyant visions showing her defeating the English during the Hundred Year’s War. These visions helped the teenager lead the French army and defeat the English and makes her one of France’s greatest heroes.
Perhaps the most famous clairvoyant the world’s ever known, Nostradamus was a famous Seer (an older term for clairvoyant) who had prolific visions of the future. His book, Prophesies, has gone on to legendary status with clairvoyant prophesies still coming true.
Edward Cayce (1877-1945)
The most famous clairvoyant of the 20th Century, Edward Cayce was nicknamed the “sleeping prophet” because of he would go into a trance when he received his visions. Among his top predictions were the Stock Market crash of 1929, the deaths of two Presidents (Roosevelt and Kennedy), The rise and fall of Hitler, the collapse of the Soviet Empire, and even his own death!
CLAIRVOYANCE AND SCIENCE – PARAPSYCHOLOGY
The study of clairvoyance began with the Marquis de Puysegur, a disciple of Franz Mesmer, who in 1784 documented a local peasant who was able to see events, people and places that he could have no knowledge of. This was the birth of parapsychology.
An example of Clairvoyant training from The Men Who Stare At Goats (2009)
Research continued through the 19th Century, using playing cards in sealed envelopes, and having subjects “see” their contents, but the science did not truly take shape until 1931 when Duke University scientist JB Rhine standardized methodology with his “zener cards”. While there have been many well documented cases of strong clairvoyance, modern science still dismisses these abilities.
WHY READ WITH A CLAIRVOYANT?
If you are particularly visual, or have puzzling dreams or simply find yourself staring off into space a lot, a clairvoyant may be your best bet for a psychic reading. Clairvoyance read you, and those readings are visual in nature, so if you are looking for information such as what people in your life are doing, or why certain things you see stand out to you, the clairvoyant is a great choice for you. Your mind’s eye captures it all, and the clairvoyant is here to interpret for you.