70 Psychic Abilities Described as the Hindu Siddhis
Anima : Atomization – The ability to perceive the microscopic Mahima : Immensity – Ability to see the structures of the galaxies Garima : Gravity – The ability to assume an enormous weight Laghima : Lightness – Levitation Prapti : Obtainment – The ability to manifest objects out of thin air Prakamya : Willful movement – Teleportation Ishitva : Dominion – The ability to control a certain natural force such as wind or rain Vashitva : Holding of one’s power : Mind control such as with hypnosis Anurmi-Mattva : Undisturbed by anger or other emotions Dura-Sravana : Ability to hear far away sounds Dura-Darsanam : Ability to see faraway things Manah-Java : Moving the body to follow thought Kamap-Rupam : Assumption of any form Para-Kaya Pravesanam : Entering other’s bodies Sva-Chanda Mrityuh : Dying when desiring Devanam Saha Krida Anudarsanam : Seeing the pastimes of gods and angels Yatha Sankalpa Samsiddhihih : Meeting one’s objectives Ajna Apratihata Gatih : Being obeyed without objection Aeromancy : Interpreting the shapes of the clouds Afterlife communication : Connecting with the dead Alomancy : Reading patterns of salt thrown in the air and cast on the floor Apantomancy : Interpreting the meeting of encounters with animals Astral Projection : Out of body travel Aura Reading : Interpreting the auric field Automatic Writing : Writing a message from an outside intelligence through the subconscious mind Bibliomancy : Interpreting a passage from a book chosen at random Catoptromancy : Telling fortunes with a mirror Channeling : Delivering a message from an outside intelligence that enters the body of the interpreter Chirmancy : Palmistry – Divination from the lines of the hand Clairalience : Ability to smell that which is not present Clairaudience : Ability to hear events Claircognizant : The sense of clear knowing Clairempathy : Sensing other’s emotions Clairgustance : Ability to taste that which is not present Clairsentience : Ability to sense other’s feelings or senses Clairtangecy / Clairsensitivity : Ability to read energy from objects Clairvoyance : Psychically see nonphysical realities Cleromancy : Divination through casting stones, bones or dice Crystallomancy : Seeing the future through a crystal ball Deja vu : Sensing events have already happened Demonomancy : Summoning demons to answer questions Divination : Using gifts to obtain answers Dowsing : Using an instrument to locate water, metals or other things underground Dream Interpretation : Interpreting the meaning of dreams Empathy : Sensing other’s feelings, illnesses, sensations, knowledge and more Feng Shui : Manipulating the environment to bring about certain outcomes Gyromancy : Divination by perimeters with an alphabet (ouija board) Healing : Creating more wholeness within another Horoscopy : Astrology Hydromancy : Divination through observing water Hypnosis : Creation of a trance state for healing or answers Intuition : Catch all term for managed use of psychic abilities Levitation : Floating the body or objects Libanomancy : Interpreting shapes in smoke Mediumship : Serving as a conduit for other worldly beings Megagnomy : Ability to use an ability during a hypnotic state Oculomancy : Divination through looking into eyes Past-Life Regression : Using a meditative state to explore past lives Precognition : Ability to foretell the future Prophecy : Knowledge of divine will Psychometry : Gaining knowledge through touching objects Pyrokenisis : Sparking fire with the mind Scrying : Using an object to see psychically Tarot Reading : Use of tarot cards to prophesize Tasseography : Reading tea leaves or coffee grains Telekenesis : Moving objects without touching them Telepathy : Hearing mind to mind information Transfiguration : Superimposition of a face on a medium Xenoglossy : Speaking a language that is not one’s own
Some of these abilities are believed ancient, others are more modern. They are categorized in the book as varying levels with some being primary, some secondary as well as the three categories of vision, knowledge and action.
It’s said our chakras are the gateway to these powers but to be careful not to fall into the greed of power. Seek spiritual development instead and the desire to do good in the world and you may find them more easily coaxed.