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Glossary of the Paranormal

by on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

This entry comprises a collection of terms which the paranormal investigator is likely to encounter.


Afreet: In Arabic lore, the vengeful spirit of a murdered person which arises from the victim’s shed blood.

Akashic Records: Originally a Hindu concept of a vast, and ever increasing, psychic repository of every thought and emotion – human or otherwise – which has ever been, and into which some individuals seem able to tap.

Alchemy: The exploration and application of the sciences, particularly chemistry and the pseudo science of astrology, such as they were understood during the middle ages and early Renaissance period. Alchemists were chiefly dedicated to the worthy pursuit of producing gold from baser metals and various materials.