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Direct Voice Mediums

People who have 'died' can be heard talking in their own voices in the presence of a direct voice medium. Direct voice mediumship is part of what is called physical mediumship. Development of this ability takes many years of sitting for about an hour once a week with a group of people in a darkened room.

The Spirit team are able to create an artificial voice box outside the medium's body made with ectoplasm- a substance taken from the medium's body. In the photo on the left you can see the ectoplasmic voicebox on the left shoulder of medium Leslie Flint. Other photos of materialized voiceboxes can be seen online: Jack Webber and Margery Crandon.

At first the voices sound like whispers and you have to listen very carefully to hear them. The spirit communicators often ask for a "trumpet"- a cone which can amplify the sound. This can be made out of heavy paper or thin card-board or even metal.

When the spirit force gets stronger it will pick up the trumpet and carry it around the people sitting in a circle around the medium, tapping the various members and whispering through it into the ear of particular members. The trumpet generally remains connected to the medium with ectoplasm and it it very important for sitters not to reach out and touch it. The medium is usually unconscious in deep trance but with development, the medium can be conscious and join in the discussions.

The voices can come through in many languages not known by the medium. Neville Whymant in his book Psychic Adventures in New York claims he heard fourteen different languages used during twelve sittings with medium George Valiantine. They included Chinese, Hindi, Persian, Basque, Sanskrit, Arabic, Portuguese, Italian, Yiddish, German, and modern Greek.

Leslie Flint

One direct voice medium who was thoroughly tested in recent times was Leslie Flint. In his presence while in trance, with his mouth taped shut or full of water:

…literally thousands of different voices of no longer living persons have been tape-recorded for posterity, speaking in different dialects, in foreign languages unknown to me and even in languages no longer spoken on this earth (Flint 1971: 170).

Ellen Terry (1847 - 1928) was once the 'Queen of the stage' in great Britain. Her voice manifested with medium Leslie Flint.

The Anni Nanji recordings

There are 66 recordings of casual conversations between one of Leslie Flint's regular sitters and his wife Anni who had died. She was speaking to her husband in direct voice through Leslie Flint over a twelve year period (between 1971 and 1983). You can listen to them online at http://www.leslieflint.com/recordingsnanji.html
They talk in casual conversation like any maried couple. The wife tells her husband that he comes to visit her when he is asleep and asks if he remembers visiting her. Listen now....

Leslie Flint passed every test

In his autobiography Voices in the Dark Flint describes how he was 'boxed up, tied up, sealed up, gagged, bound and held, and still the voices have come to speak of life eternal' (Flint 1971: 169). Flint describes how he gave sittings in hotel rooms, in houses of strangers, in foreign countries, in halls, theatres and churches.

In 1948 Flint submitted to a series of experiments conducted by scientists from the Society for Psychical Research. The Psychic News of 14th February 1948 reports in detail one experiment where he conducted a séance with elastoplasts pressed over his lips, bandages over the elastoplasts, and his hands and legs tied to a chair. Even in these conditions the voices came loud and strong, even shouting.


In this video you can hear the paranormal voice of English writer Oscar Wilde.

Lawyer identifies judge’s voice

Dr Aubrey Rose, OBE, CBE, one of the most brilliant lawyers in England, attended many sittings with Leslie Flint and claims that through Flint he received “the most detailed evidence of survival of the individual beyond this life.” In his autobiography The Rainbow Never Ends (2005) Dr Rose states that his investigation into the afterlife began when he heard a tape recording of a voice he recognized as that of deceased Judge, Lord Birkett, speaking through Leslie Flint. Rose became a close friend of Leslie Flint and went on to become a spiritual healer himself.

Emily French and Edward C Randall

An American direct voice medium who was thoroughly investigated over many years was Mrs Emily French of Buffalo New York. For fourteen years this frail elderly woman sat in a séance every week at the home with a leading lawyer from Buffalo, New York, Edward C Randall, his wife and his close associates. For five of those years they were joined by a well respected judge, Dean Shuart of Rochester,

Every person who attended the circle was initially skeptical and sure that the voices were fraudulent. And each person was allowed to conduct however many experiments they needed to be convinced that they were genuine.

These people would not waste their time in this way if they had any hint that the phenomena were not 100% genuine. Mrs French was from a well-known family, had a reputation in her close community for over sixty years as a person of the highest honesty and never took a cent for her involvement.

In 1905 Edward C Randall wrote to Isaac K. Funk D.D. LL.D, a prominent psychic researcher and co-owner of the publishing house Funk and Wagnalls New York/ London asking him to arrange for Mrs French to be scientifically investigated. Dr Funk agreed on condition that Mrs French would come to New York City and conduct sittings every day for two weeks in the homes of people she did not know surrounded by highly experienced and skeptical observers.

Then 72 years old, extremely feeble and frail with a dangerous heart condition and almost totally deaf, Mrs French sat with Dr Funk with barely any time to rest after a long journey from Buffalo. She was surrounded by people who were skeptical of her. And night after night she produced magnificent direct voice evidence of the afterlife.

The full favorable results of these detailed tests were published by Dr Funk in his “Psychic Riddle” and are reprinted in Chapter 11 of N. Riley Heagerty’s highly recommended book The French Revelation (1995).


On the Internet

To hear some of Leslie Flint’s voices on the Internet go to
The Leslie Flint Educational Trust http://www.leslieflint.com/
OR Paranormal Voices http://www.xs4all.nl/~wichm/death_ra.html

The Most Awesome Spirit Story You'll Ever Read--K'ung Fu Tzu
by Mike Tymn http://adcguides.com/whymant.htm


The Icelandic Physical Medium Indridi Indridason

Frank Brown's The Voice Box

David Thompson- Circle of the Silver Cord
a currently practising medium who produces direct voice and full materialisation.

Scott Milligan- a currently demonstrating direct voice medium.

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