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Aug 20, 2015

The audio version of the very first LIVE video episode of The Big Séance Podcast. Our guest is fan favorite, Karen A. Dahlman, and we talk about her latest book, "The Spirit of Alchemy: Secret Teachings of the Sacred Reunion", a behind the scenes look at how it was written, plus listener ouija questions. Visit for more info!

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In this episode:

  • Listener feedback from John Lilies of the blog, Carbon Lilies :00
  • Question from a loyal listener - Can anyone help? 1:33
  • Introduction of today's episode 2:25
  • John's blog post, 13.1 Reflections 2:49
  • International Podcast Day is September 30th! 4:24
  • LIVE interview with Karen A. Dahlman begins! 4:58
  • The Spirit of Alchemy and the role the ouija played in the writing of it 8:11
  • The artwork on the cover of the book 11:00
  • The ancient art of alchemy 14:08
  • DAKi, Karen's not-so-imaginary playmate! 18:55
  • The very special story of an early mentor... and belly dancing?! Whaaat?! 22:43
  • What does it look like when Karen channels the information for her books? 29:15
  • Recording and organizing all of the messages from spirit 34:10
  • First listener question from Diane and Denise from the History Goes Bump PodcastAre there concerns about opening yourself up to channeling in this way? 35:50
  • Matt E submitted an audio question! If you do end up making contact in a Ouija session, can a spirit come back to haunt you years later? If it's unwanted energy, how do you go about getting rid of it? 39:38
  • Lana and John (mentioned above) showed up LIVE with a question. Their question was... Any suggestions to shake a negative frame of reference with the Ouija Board? 49:35
  • Encouragement for those who have not yet achieved communication through the board. 54:11
  • A question from my Mom for Karen! - What are some interesting examples of validation from channeling through the board? 57:16
  • The story of helping Hector 59:45
  • Moon Messages 1:03:05
  • A question from MemoryJogger - Does distance affect spirit communication? 1:04:52
  • Relating MemoryJogger's question to my experiences with EVP research 1:07:44
  • A LIVE question from Josh W - If you connect with a negative energy on the board, how long should you wait before using the board again? 1:08:43
  • Some LIVE comments about some recent Ouija successes from BlandBoringUserName - 1:11:29 & 1:15:52
  • Upcoming events for Karen and how to find her! 1:12:49
  • Thank you, Karen A. Dahlman! Such a cool first experience! 1:16:47

For the YouTube video of this LIVE interview, click HERE. 


Previous Episodes Featuring Karen A. Dahlman:

The Spirit of Creativity and More Ouija with Karen A. Dahlman, Episode #29 - February 19, 2015

Spirits of Ouija with Karen A. Dahlman, Episode #5 - July 23, 2014

The Legends, Lore, and Symbols of Halloween, with Special C0-Host, Karen A. Dahlman, Episode #17 - October 16, 2014


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