Spirit Portals: What They Are

Have you ever experienced strange knockings, sudden changes of atmosphere in the room, or just felt something up with the room overall? You might experience a peculiar portal haunting. Many feel confused and uncertain about what spirit portals are. And no wonder, as they are pretty tricky.

Spirit portals, or “thin spots,” are believed to be a spiritual gateway that enables the passage of spirits or other supernatural entities between different realms or dimensions. Some believe they are passways for extraterrestrials. However, there is no scientific proof of nor of the theories.

This article will explore what spirit portals are from a spiritual and scientific viewpoint. You might experience spirit portals as a paranormal investigator, on a ghost hunt, or in your home.

What spirit portals are

A spirit portal, in scientific terms, refers to a theoretical concept often associated with paranormal or spiritual beliefs. It is believed to be a doorway or gateway that enables the passage of spirits or other supernatural entities between different realms or dimensions.

It’s important to note that there is no empirical evidence supporting the existence of spirit portals within the scientific community. However, paranormal investigators, clergy, shamans, and psychics believe they do exist and cause supernatural activity among us living.

There are different opinions on what spirit portals might be if they exist.

Some believe that spirit portals can serve as a means for spirits or energy to interact with our world. It is thought that these portals can be found in specific locations or can be intentionally created through various practices or rituals. These places are sometimes referred to as “thin spots,” as the veil between our World and the spirits seems thin or non-existing.

Many paranormal investigators believe that portals act like batteries for spirits and entities. The portal can be attached to a place, person, or object.

It is believed that spirits and entities can pass through at any time, so the hauntings are often erratic and hard to understand. Sometimes the signs are hostile and violent, and other times a different character.

It is not uncommon that places, where there have been lots of negative happenings draw negative spirits and entities. They feed off this negative imprint, and at times, when the circumstances are right, a portal might open.

Others believe that portals might be extraterrestrial and a way for alien civilizations to visit our world.

It’s worth mentioning that while many people find the idea of spirit portals intriguing and captivating, it is essential to approach the concept with an open but critical mind.

Beliefs and experiences can vary significantly among individuals, and it is always important to respect different perspectives while maintaining a healthy skepticism toward claims that lack scientific evidence.

If you want to learn more about the dangers connected with spirit portals, I invite you to read my article below.

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Portal vs. Vortex

There is a difference between portal and vortex; even if they are in an everyday language get mixed a lot. Portals are the gateways, the opening between the realms.

Conversely, a vortex is a force that pushes or pulls energy through the portal. The vortex is specific to the portal, which sets the portals apart. Not one portal is the other alike. They have energetic fingerprints, which make them very fascinating to study.

A portal and a vortex work in symbiosis, if you shut one down, the other will die off too.

Different types of spirit portals

Spirit portals can be categorized into different types based on their nature and characteristics. It is believed that not all portals are the same. This makes the topic of portals a bit tricky at times.

Stonehenge is believed by many to be a spirit portal.
  1. Natural Portals: These portals occur in natural environments and are often associated with specific locations such as caves, mountains, waterfalls, and ancient forests. These places are believed to have a strong connection to the spiritual realm due to their unique energy and history. They are neutral in nature and can not be opened or closed.
  2. Psychokinetic portals: Created by humans. Trauma, wars, crimes, and natural catastrophes create negative energies that, in turn, open a portal.
  3. Angelic or Demonic portals: Entities create a portal to access our world. Some of them are positive, and some are negative.
  4. Cultural and Sacred Sites: Many cultures have specific sites considered sacred and believed to be portals to the spirit world. These can include temples, pyramids, stone circles, and other places of worship. These sites often hold deep cultural and historical significance and attract seekers who wish to connect with spiritual energies.
  5. Personal Portals: Personal spirit portals are internal and can be accessed within oneself. These portals can open through deep meditation, spiritual practices, or moments of profound introspection. They allow individuals to tap into their spiritual essence, connect with higher consciousness, and receive guidance from their inner wisdom. Many psychics use personal portals to access the Ether (collective consciousness).
  6. Time and Space Portals: Some spirit portals are believed to transcend time and space, enabling travel to different dimensions or periods in history. These portals often feature in mythology, folklore, and ancient legends. They are said to offer a pathway for those seeking to explore different realms or connect with entities from the past or future. These portals can be the cause of “timeslips.”
  7. Elemental Portals: Elemental portals are associated with the natural elements: earth, air, fire, and water. These portals are believed to hold the energy and essence of their respective elements. For example, a forest may contain an earth portal, while a windy cliff could be an air portal. These portals offer a unique connection to the elemental forces and the spirits associated with them.
  8. Ritual portals: Occult rituals open a doorway for communication with spirits. These portals are artificial to open a gateway for spirits to pass through. They are often connected with divination practices. Not all ritual portals are made with ill intent, but as there is no control over what spirits pass through, they can cause negative hauntings.

It’s important to note that these are just a few examples, and there may also be other types of spirit portals. As there are no set names for different portals, some may refer to portals in another way. Still, the basic properties of the spirit portals are the same.

Each portal has distinct qualities and energies, providing diverse experiences for those who encounter them.

Why are there portals?

As we don’t fully understand the phenomenon of spirit portals, we are unsure why and where they exist. There are a few widespread theories.

Interdimensional gatewayA portal that connects our physical world to other dimensions or planes of existence, allowing spirits and entities to travel between them.
Energy vortexA location with a high concentration of spiritual energy that creates a vortex or whirlpool effect, making it easier for spirits to manifest or communicate with the living.
Gateway to the afterlifeA portal that allows spirits to pass from the physical world into the afterlife or spirit realm.
Residual energy hotspotA portal intentionally created by human activity, such as through occult practices or rituals.
Time portalA portal intentionally created by human activity, such as through occult practices or rituals.
Intersection of ley linesA portal is located at the intersection of ley lines, believed to be paths of spiritual energy that crisscross the earth.

It’s important to note that these are all theories and beliefs, and there is no scientific evidence to support the existence of spirit portals. The idea of a spirit portal remains debated and speculated within the spiritual and metaphysical communities.

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Portals and divination

Divination is a broad term encompassing various methods used to gain insight or seek guidance about the future or unknown. These practices involve divination tools such as tarot cards, pendulums, runes, and scrying mirrors.

Divination practices are often believed to tap into higher realms of knowledge, accessing information beyond our normal perception. These practices are supposed to, at times, cause portals.

In most cases, portals are not dangerous. When it is not closed correctly, dark entities are summoned, and no boundaries are connected to the portals; negative hauntings might occur.

The tricky thing is that paranormal activity can occur long after the divination session ends if the portal is not successfully closed. The door is left open.

It can be hard to find the portal and know how to close it if you are not aware of what type of divination or ritual opened it in the first place. This is often the work of psychics as paranormal investigators – to hone down on the portal and close it if needed.

Ouija boards and portals

Ouija boards are often believed to create portals when not used correctly. The thing is that all divination tools and rituals to open doorways can cause paranormal activity if not done correctly. Ouija is not more sinister or darker than other types of divination tools.

If you want to learn more about Ouija and correctly close a session, please read my article below.

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Kids, teens, and young adults are often fascinated with the spiritual world and ghosts at this age, so they can use the tools without knowing what their play might cause. Remember that spiritual tools are often used in movies and are purchased in kid’s stores as games.

From a scientific perspective, it’s crucial to acknowledge that the existence of spirit portals or dimensions beyond our current understanding has not been empirically proven.

It’s important to note that the interpretation of divination experiences is highly subjective and can vary from person to person. Some may attribute their experiences to genuine communication with spirits or higher beings, while others view it as a symbolic representation of their subconscious thoughts and emotions.

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Portals and extraterrestrials

In some circles, there is a belief that spirit portals can be created or influenced by extraterrestrial beings. It’s essential to approach this idea objectively while examining it scientifically.

Those who hold this belief often speculate that advanced extraterrestrial civilizations possess a deeper understanding of the universe and its underlying mechanisms. They suggest that these civilizations might be able to manipulate energies or dimensions in ways that allow them to create portals or gateways for spiritual or interdimensional travel.

However, it’s crucial to note that this idea falls within the realm of speculative theories and lacks empirical evidence.

The scientific community, focused on evidence-based investigation, has not yet provided any verifiable data to support the existence of extraterrestrial beings, let alone their ability to create spirit portals.

Scientific inquiry encourages us to rely on observable evidence, rigorous experimentation, and peer-reviewed research to understand the natural world. Without concrete evidence, the idea of extraterrestrials creating spirit portals remains in the realm of hypothesis and speculation.

It’s essential to foster a healthy balance between curiosity and critical thinking, respecting different viewpoints while being cautious of claims that lack scientific substantiation.

Science continues to explore the mysteries of the universe, and discoveries may emerge that shed light on these intriguing questions in the future.

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Claudette Beaulieu

A certified paranormal investigator, accredited demonologist, and psychic stuck in the Victorian era.

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