Genius is experience, some seem to think it is a gift, but it’s the fruit of long experience in many lives. Some are older souls than others, and so they know more
In this previous blog post I went through what past lives are and how to find out clues as to who we might’ve been… Now comes the interesting part. In this post I’m going to go through a few different techniques which you can actively work with to access your past lives! I do recommend that if you want more conclusive and in depth analysis of them, that you book an appointment with a Past Life Regression Therapist. However, this is a great place to start on your own, work to develop your spiritual tools and understand where some of your talents, skills and unexplainable issues/fears (if you have any) may stem from.
An interesting thing I read recently quoted from Henry Ford said, Genius is experience, some seem to think it is a gift, but it’s the fruit of long experience in many lives. Some are older souls than others, and so they know more. This quote embodies the idea that our skills and talents from our past lives continue to transfer into our future lives. Our born abilities stem from the learning and honing of these skills in earlier lifetimes – which is why it appears that we are just ‘born’ with certain skills and talents. The spirit body holds with it all these past experiences and memories and an understanding of any of our past issues are often able to lessen the problem and completely heal it – Past life therapy is able to tackle the root cause to problems.
To use dowsing to access a past life, you will need a pendulum. A great tool to use is a crystal pendulum that you have a connection with because of its metaphysical qualities and energy, but a small weight suspended by a chain will suffice.
Once you’ve acquired your pendulum, you will need to establish what a ‘yes’ and a ‘no’ swing looks like. Hold the end of the chain in your non-dominant hand and allow it to become still. Start by asking some simple questions so you can establish what the different swings look like. A good example would be ‘Is my name _____?’, ‘Am I ____ years old?’, ‘Do I live in ____?’. Make sure you ask a few yes and no questions so you can be confident with recognising the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ swings.
Now you are ready to move onto discovering more about your past lives through dowsing. Below are a few methods you can try:
- If you feel a strong affinity to a certain place in the world, you can hold the pendulum over different sections of a map, asking ‘Did I have a past life in this area?’ and recording your answers. You can also hold the pendulum over a photo of a place and ask the same question.
- Think about your possessions, if you feel a strong connection to a certain object or have a specific type of object that you collect, you can hold the pendulum over this significant object and ask ‘Does this object have past life meaning for me?’
- Past life connections with other people can also be explored by holding a pendulum over a photo of a person and asking ‘Do I have a past-life connection with this person?’
- After establishing a link to a place, object or person , you are then able to further explore your past lives by asking questions about it. Some core question examples include ‘Did this past life take place in the 18th Century?’, ‘In that life, was I a male?’, ‘Is this past life still affecting me now?’. From there you can whittle it down by continuing to ask yes and no answer questions until you have a specific year, gender and understanding of what aspect of your life this past life is still affecting.
Your astrological birth chart includes certain aspects directly linked to past lives. You can easily obtain your birth or natal chart online you’ll just need your place, date and time of birth to calculate the results. While astrology won’t show you the exact details of past lives, it can provide a significant overview of the journey of your soul. Using this information in conjunction with other past life information that you discover can help you on your soul’s journey.
The three aspects of your chart that refers to past-life effects are
The South Node: The Past to be Left Behind
This aspect is about your ingrained habits, negative effects and the old patterns from your past lives that are holding you back in your current life. You may need to leave these behind or work on transforming them.
The North Node: The Future to Grow Towards
This aspect refers to your highest potential. It is the purpose of your incarnation into this life and refers to the best path you can take in this life to grow and evolve your soul.
These retrograde planets in your birth chart can either be positive or negative. If it is positive, it will be about someone or something from a past life that is a good thing to revisit. However, if it is negative, it will be relating to things from the past that need to be left behind.
You will be able to find out if the retrograde planet is positive or negative by looking at its aspects to other planets – the chart you download should provide you this information.
Each crystal has a specific vibration that help with different types of metaphysical work, but certain crystals are great for recall and healing your past lives. You can sit and meditate with them through several methods including; holding them in your non-dominant hand, staring directly into the crystal, forming a circle around yourself (if you have enough crystals to do so) or creating a crystal grid. Alternatively, you can place one crystal either side of your head while lying down, as close to your head as possible, as this is where the psat life charka is located.
Below are a list of some common crystals that are useful in accessing past lives.
Induces deeper meditation, opens the third eye chakra and also the crown chakra to aid in opening up to the spirit plane.
Double Terminated Quartz
This is a quartz crystal with a point on each end, one connecting to the past and one to the present. It can help in providing insight into how our past lives are affecting our present.
Awakens the subconscious memory banks of the mind, making it useful for past life regression meditation.
Aids in healing past life traumas and awakening inner vision. You can place a piece on your forehead during meditation to help amplify the effects.
Links to our past lives while grounding us in our current reality.
Through our dreams, we are able to find out about our past lives. You may vividly dream about them in details – seeing yourself in a different era, or find symbols in your dreams that indicate parts of what your soul has previously experienced. You may also have a reoccurring dream which could be a message about your past lives.
The best way to see if you past lives are being revealed to you in your dreams is by keeping a dream diary. Every morning, upon waking, record your dreams with as much detail as possible. You can then use a dream dictionary to decode them or meditate on them for more information.
Another technique is to ask your spirit guides to help reveal to you your past lives in your dreams. Every night, before going to sleep, simply ask your spirit guide to help you find out about your past life and take a moment to meditate on this. I have been doing this consistently for several weeks now and have found out information about my past lives in roundabout ways. Just remember – your dreams often utilise a lot of symbols, so things may not be completely straightforward at first!
Guided visualisation/meditation and Regression
This technique can be done through a meditation youtube video or podcast in the comfort of your own home, or by a professional Past Life Regression Therapist. The mind is taken into deeper levels of consciousness through the guided meditation and often involves walking down a hallway to open a door into a past life or opening a book that reveals our soul’s story.
It is important that the intention to reveal your past lives is there and you must trust in the process for it to work. It is fine to be sceptical, but it is very important to be open. It may take several regressions to reveal more than one past life as well as clarify details about them. For more information on past life regression, check out this session by Brian Weiss
Are you Ready to Take the Plunge?
Armed with this information, you’re now ready to start dabbling in accessing your past lives. If you are serious about it, I would suggest booking a past life regression session with a professional therapist. They usually go for 3 hours and cost upwards of $300, but they are well worth it if you’re wanting to delve into the mystery of your past lives!
Have you ever had a past life dream? Have you dabbled in any meditation or guided visualisations to find out information about your past life? Have you had a past life regression?
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Love and light x