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Ghosts/Spirit-Apparition info

Ghosts/Spirit-Apparition info

Ghosts/Spirit-Apparition Info


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What Exactly Is A Ghost?
A ghost is basically an energy (or deceased being) that periodically makes its presence known through a variety of manifestations. Ghosts typically remain in the same general area, not that they are territorial, but rather they remain in locations where they feel most comfortable or the surroundings are familiar.

Ghosts are typically beings that have become tied or bound to the earth plane. They are confused, dazed or even puzzled because they don't understand that they have crossed over into the spiritual realm. But a ghost can also be tied to the earth through the energy transmitted by mourners who can't or won't stop thinking and talking about the deceased soul. In these few cases, the ghost is continually reminded of their presence here on the earth plane and they want to remain, either because they didn't really want to leave at this time, or because they are overly concerned about the loved ones they've left behind.

There are a few modern day examples of these occurrences from the film industry. One of the first was The Ghost and Mrs. Muir. In this cinematic account, the Captain didn't want to leave this plane, he didn't want to be deceased and therefore he remained in his home. He did have the knowledge that he had transitioned through death, but he tried to use that knowledge to "spook" the new residence in his home. It's a good example of how a soul who feels they are not ready to go on, will remain in a location that they feel safe and comfortable.

A more recent example is Ghost with Patrick Swayze, Whoopie Goldberg and Demi Moore. This movie was an excellent example of how a soul is taken from their life in a drastic or sudden manner. But remains because of ties or concerns to those they left behind.

Is a Ghost Different from a Spirit?
Yes, but it's really a play on words. A Spirit is really just a soul who has transitioned and knows they've crossed over. They are not bound to the earth, nor are they typically connected to one place or location.

How do you tell the difference?
If you fortunate enough to encounter a ghost or spirit you can tell which is which. A ghost's apparition will be seen from head to toe with a small measure of density to their being. A spirit will only be seen from the head to torso, and will appear a little lighter or not as dense.

Why? To better understand this, you should first become familiar with the chakra centers. But briefly, the chakras are the manifestation of the soul in physical form. The upper chakras are often referred to as the soul chakras, because these centers of energy are constant from life time to life time. The lower chakras are called the physical centers because they are new energy vortices with each incarnation a person has. In other words, the upper chakras go with you from life to life, the lower chakras are recreated just for that one life you are here in physical form.

When a soul dies or crosses over, a spirit will release the lower chakra centers and raise above this earthly plain. Moving into the divine spiritual realm, the spirit will take on new roles as spiritual guides to those of us left here in the physical world. When they appear to us, we see their spirit through the energy of their soul chakras and they become visible from the head to the torso only.

However, those few souls who don't want to move on and become stuck here, hold onto their physical or lower energy centers. Therefore they appear to us through all their energy centers and become visible from head to toe.




  • Ghost: Soul, Spirit, Demon. The disembodied spirit of a dead person, conceived of an appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition.

  • Phantom: Something that seems to appear to the sight but has no physical exsistance; Apparition, Vision, Spector. Something to be feared or deaded.

  • Wraith: Guardian; a ghost. Spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person dies.

  • Poltergeist: Responsible for mysterious noisy disturbances or moving, misplacing of objects. Some poltergeists have been reported to cause physical harm to people.

  • Haunt: Visit often or continually. Frequented by ghosts



    An apparition is defined as the supernatural manifestation of the soul of a decease person or animal, typically referred to as a ghost. Apparitions are visual experiences. Throughout history human beings have seen ghosts. Despite research efforts there is still very little known about apparitions. They are the most compelling part of the supernatural field. The one thing that is known about apparitions is that no two are exactly alike. They are as complex and diverse as each living person. Every apparition will have it's own cause, origin and meaning. It's up to the ghost hunter to analyze the facts of each case and develop solid conclusions. To help the ghost hunter acquire a better feel for the kind of apparition they are dealing with, apparition categories have been created. You will find that most apparitions will fit into at least one of these categories or share characteristics with a couple different categories.

    Atmospheric Apparition

    This type of ghost sighting is not actually believed to be a real ghost, but instead a visual “imprint” that got left behind in the environment from a past event. These events typically include, but are not limited to, violent and tragic events. What witnesses report seeing is the continuous replaying of past events exactly as they happened. The ghostly scenes are played and replayed with both picture and sound. A particularly strange aspect of atmospheric apparitions is that the visual picture fades down over time. As the years pass the ghosts are reported to become more and more transparent until there is no picture left at all. Over time, the sound too eventually fades away.

    The most popular theory for atmospheric apparitions is represented in the field of quantum physics. Light particles become suspended in the atmosphere where they remain dormant in the environment until an outside variable stimulates them. Once stimulated the light particles vibrate in the atmosphere. Witnesses then see the frozen light particles vibrating creating a holographic vision of the past event. There are certain conditions needed for this phenomenon to occur that supports the particle imprint theory. The area must be indoors or where weather conditions cannot interfere. These apparitions can only be seen from a particular angle and at the proper distance. This means that ten people may be in the same room and only a few will be able to see the apparition.

    Historical Apparitions

    These apparitions are one step up from the atmospheric apparition. They typically haunt older homes and appear in solid forms acting natural. They are always dressed in period clothing and do not speak, communicate or acknowledge the presence of the living. They are seen in more than one location of the residence.

    Recurring Apparitions

    Recurring apparitions are ghosts that occur in regular cycles over a period of time, usually once annually. This type of ghost sighting is one of the most popular. The date of manifestation usually occurs on an anniversary date or a day of special importance to the deceased. These apparitions can include both ghosts of people and animals. Reports of recurring ghosts include individuals who have committed suicide, murder victims, and entire phantom armies marching across battlefields.

    Modern Apparitions

    Modern ghosts are the spirits of present-day ghosts. Not all ghosts are from ancient haunted places or of two hundred-year-old dead people. These ghosts are relatively new, looking and sounding like modern people. They still have all the same characteristics as the older haunts, (strange noises, odd odors, cold spots, etc.). Of course as decades of time pass the haunting will become more traditional and the apparitions will look dated. The times and styles will continue to change but the apparitions will not.

    Crisis or Death Bed Apparitions

    These apparitions appear to loved ones or close friends just before or soon after their death. They are very common ghost sightings that almost never occur after more than four days after death. Crisis apparitions are most popular during periods of wars were hundreds of cases of the appearances of dying or dead service men thousand of miles away are reported. The crisis ghost appears one last time to fulfill a promise, say a final goodbye, or express eternal love to help ease the sadness of death for the living left behind.

    Family Apparitions

    These spirits attach themselves to a particular family, thus the name, family apparitions. They will haunt every member of the family through each generation until the family line comes to an end. These ghosts include the spirits of deceased family members and animals. The appearance of these ghosts usually signals that someone within the family is about to die. Usually there are no prior health problems until the phantom manifests, then family members suddenly fall ill and die or become the victims of some other untimely death. These apparitions are considered to be dark omens and are the hardest ghost to get rid of. All charms, spells and even exorcism fail. It may be because these apparitions are not actually causing the deaths, just foretelling them in an eerie manner. The only escape known for this haunting is the end of the family line.

    Haunted Objects and Object Apparitions

    Haunted objects can also be referred too as cursed. This supernatural phenomenon is one of the strangest most puzzling enigmas of all the haunting styles. Most haunts have a ghost at the center. When dealing with haunted objects the question must be, “how are these objects haunted.” They were never alive and are void of any soul. Some haunted objects are spirit associated, meaning that the ghost of a past owner who had a powerful emotional tie to the object now haunts the objects. Still, other objects leave no clue to their curse and appear to have a life of their own. In the presence of haunted objects witnesses report all types of strange occurrences like bizarre sounds and lights coming from the rooms where the objects are stored. The objects move when no one is touching them. Dark apparitions are sometimes seen near the objects. These haunted objects can include almost any possession; jewelry, collectibles, wall clocks, and furniture are some of the more common haunted objects.

    There are also object apparitions. Reports of the ghost like sightings of objects like swords, books, lanterns, etc. Ghosts or spirits cannot possess objects, but they can haunt them. There is a difference.

    Modes of Transportation

    These are the manifestations of non-living vehicles such as cars, trucks, busses, bicycles, carriages, trains, airplanes, and ships. There are almost always associated in some way with a violently tragic demise where hundreds of people may have died as a direct result. The emotional imprints left behind in these kinds of horrible events are so strong that even pieces of the wreckage can become haunted or cursed. These vehicles are seen traveling back over their last routes in the reenactments of their final seconds. They can be dangerous apparitions because of the fact that most people who see them are themselves traveling in a vehicle. Witnesses sometime panic and sometimes wreck as a result.

    Photographic Apparitions

    These are ghosts that are not seen visually, but can be photographed. Most people are unaware that they have taken a picture of a ghost until they develop the film. The ghosts appearing in photographs may appear in slightly transparent grayish forms wearing period clothing, or more commonly as bright white patches of concentrated energy. Blurred areas and unexplained smears on only certain areas of a photograph are believed by some to be caused by a nearby spirit. This phenomenon has taken a new twist over the past fifteen years with the revolution of the personal video camcorder. Ghosts or phantom like images have been recorded accidentally by regular everyday people and by experienced ghost hunters.

    Out-Of-Body Apparitions

    The strange occurrences of out-of-body apparitions are when people report seeing the ghost of someone whom is still alive and could not have been nearby at the time of the sighting. These apparitions appear in very much the same form as a regular ghost. They can be solid or transparent, acting similar to the real person. The person whose ghost was seen is not dying or for that matter is not even sick. They are perfectly healthy individuals who say they remember everything about their out-of-body experience and give details that can be verified. Some people claim to be able to induce the experience at will, a kind of spirit jumping. Because these apparitions can appear to people that may not know the individual in real life the apparition may be mistaken for a more traditional ghost. It is said that if the living soul stays out-of-body too long then the body will die and the soul will be left a wandering ghost.

    Natural and Fraudulent Apparitions

    A majority of all ghost reports will end up being false. This simply means that there is a logical and natural explanation for the occurrences being mistaken for something supernatural. It's the ghost hunter's job to find and eliminate all rational explanations. Once the normal possibilities have been ruled out the ghost hunter can then begin to investigate for more supernatural answers.

    On the other side of the mistaken ghost sightings are the fraudulent reports. Individuals may fake a ghost sighting for any number of reasons. Maybe they are just trying to have fun and see if they can trick someone. Or this may be their way of getting attention. It could be a publicity stunt. It could even be a case of mental illness or schizophrenia on the part of the witness, which is not fraudulent. It's important for a ghost hunter to keep in mind that there are people out there with the motives and technological know-how to produce a believable, fake ghost sighting. There have been cases of people faking poltergeist activities with houses that have been entirely wired by their owners from basement to attic to produce ghostly lights and sounds in any room on command. If the ghost hunter completes a thorough examination for logical explanations a fraudulent haunting should be easy to discover. A seasoned ghost hunter with a couple dozen cases under their belt will learn to develop a second nature for uncovering frauds.

    Other Supernatural Explanations

    There is always a huge list of natural explanations for producing apparitions and haunting conditions, however, after all natural explanations have been ruled out there are still some other paranormal theories that have to be looked at. While these explanations may be as hard to believe as the existence of ghosts for some people, they do have their basis from actual science. Creditable scientist trying to explain some supernatural occurrences have put forth theories such as time-slips and psychic echoes. Time-slips are moments where the past and present collide at one point. Anyone near the time-slip will be able to see into the past. Psychic echoes is where sounds from the past have somehow recorded themselves onto the stones of buildings and randomly play back like an old record. While these explanations are just as unproven as the existence of ghosts, they are theories that still need to be examined.


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