Clairaudient comes from two French words, roughly broken down into “clear hearing”. Clairaudience is the extra sensory or psychic ability to “hear” beyond the physical ear. Clairaudient psychics have the gift of clearly hearing spirit guides, spirits, angels, music or ear ringing that most others cannot.
What does Clairaudience Mean?
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Clairaudience is a psychic gift of extra sensory “hearing” perception. Clairaudients can use their “clear hearing” to channel messages from higher dimensional beings or deceased loved ones.
What are the 6 Psychic “Clairs”?
The 6 psychic clairs consist of: Clairvoyance (“Clear Seeing”), Clairaudience (“Clear Hearing”), Clairsentience (“Clear Sensing”), Claircognizance (“Clear Knowing”), Clairalience (“Clear Smelling”), and Clairgustance (“Clear Tasting”).
What are the Clairaudient Abilities?
Clairaudient people can clearly hear beyond the normal decibel range of the human ear. They pick up spiritual messages beyond physical perception. Clairaudient abilities may include: “Clear hearing” of angels, Archangels, Ascended Masters, spirit guides, spirit animals, ghosts, otherworldly music, and high-pitched frequencies.
The abilities of a clairaudient psychic may be experienced during meditation, channeling, clairaudient dreams (hearing a spirit guide while dreaming), or even while wide awake.
What is it Like to be Clairaudient?
I clearly hear people speak into my ears (that aren’t physically there), music (not from a radio), and experience ringing of the ears often.
Many who are spiritually awakening are uncovering new psychic abilities, such as clairaudience. After my Bizarre Spiritual Awakening and near-death experience, I discovered that I was clairaudient.
At near death, my skin and lips had turned blue. My boyfriend at the time had to revive me. My ears rang, crackled, and burned as the blood rushed back into them. Soon after, I began clairaudiently hearing.
When I first noticed I was clairaudient, I thought I was going crazy. I heard all sorts of music, noises, and voices (some not so nice).
I heard voices behind my ears as loudly as I heard a physical person speaking to me, giving loving guidance. Sometimes, I’d hear disjointed voices that seemed mean and snarky, giving poor advice.
Other times, I’d hear snippets of music and song lyrics (some from this world and some I’ve never heard before).
I also sometimes hear high-pitched frequencies or ringing in the ears. I’ve heard these described as many different things. (Mother Earth’s frequency, higher vibrational waves of sound, etc.)
Clairvoyant vs Clairaudient
Clairvoyance is the psychic ability of “clear seeing” beyond the physical world. Clairaudience is the psychic ability of “clear hearing” voices and frequencies beyond the physical ear.
How to Tell if You’re Clairaudient
Not all people are born with psychic gifts. Some people develop these abilities later in life, such as in my case. Many are uncovering or developing their psychic abilities during or after spiritual awakening.
Many clairaudient people, (including myself), are clairaudient as well as Empaths. Clairaudient empaths possess an extraordinary gift of “psychic hearing”, as well as “psychic feeling”, and make great counselors, guides, and healers.
Clairaudient empaths need a LOT of protection and self-care time however! You can find some amazing resources if you are clairaudient, empathic, or both in this post:
5 Little-Known Empath Protection Tools
You may find that your latent extra sensory ability of clairaudient hearing has been suddenly turned on or triggered by a Kundalini or spiritual awakening.
Or, you may have had clairaudient abilities your whole life and never really understood them. Either way, here are 5 signs that you may be clairaudient…
5 Signs You May be Clairaudient
Clairaudient signs are pretty easy to spot once you know what you are looking for. Any time you hear anything, such as music or voices that aren’t coming from obvious means, you may be clairaudient.
1. Clairaudient People Sometimes “Hear” Voices
A common sign of a clairaudient medium is psychically “hearing” voices as clear as a physical person is speaking, yet they may not be able to “see” who is talking.
These are often ancestor’s, spirit guides, angels, or Teacher’s of Light (Archangels, Ascended Masters, etc.), who have come to provide loving guidance and support.
A person who is clairaudient may also hear voices that are garbled, disjointed, or mean. These can be ghosts of those who haven’t moved on yet, or even the thoughts of yourself or others.
If you hear voices that are not your own that are mean, negative, tearing you down, or telling you to do things such as hurt yourself – Don’t listen! These are not loving spiritual guides and they are NOT YOU!
They may be ghosts who have latched on to you because of depression, anxiety, or low self-esteem. If you are, or have been depressed, addicted, or struggled with other low vibrational states – you can always seek a qualified counselor, use positive affirmations daily, take up exercise (such as Kundalini Yoga), begin Mindfulness Meditation and Eat a Healthy Organic Whole Foods Diet to raise your vibration from depression and fear.
You can also ask Archangel Michael to cut the cords to the low vibrational spirit or whatever it is whenever you hear it.
If you clairaudiently hear negativity in any form, simply say, “Dear Archangel Michael, please cut the cords to whatever that was that I just heard,” and he will gladly assist!
2. Clairaudient Psychics Experience Ringing in the Ears
Many clairaudients hear ringing in the ears as they are sensitive to higher vibrational frequencies. This may be the sound of Mother Earth’s frequency or higher dimensional beings coming into your awareness.
Either way, the ringing in the ears is usually short-lived and simply dissipates on its own. If you think you may be a clairaudient psychic and you’re hearing ringing in your ears for longer than a couple of minutes, you might want to have your hearing checked by a qualified professional. (Just to be safe! =)
3. Clairaudients Often Hear Music Beyond the Physical Senses
Another common sign of a clairaudient psychic is hearing music. Clairaudience often manifests through music and many talented musicians are clairaudient. They’ll literally “hear” the music in their head before they write or compose it.
My cousin has this gift, but I highly doubt would refer to himself as clairaudient! LOL!
I, myself, often “hear” pieces of songs as answers to my ponderings or prayers. One or two lines of a song will repeat over and over until I pay attention and piece together that that song is clairaudient spiritual guidance.
Sometimes, (especially during my spiritual awakening), I’ll hear beautiful instrumental music playing in my ear, that is not from this physical plane.
If you hear music playing in your head through clairaudience, especially repeating songs, pay special attention to its message!
This is loving guidance from the Spiritual Realms!
4. You’re Good at Communicating Clearly
A strong throat chakra and clairaudience often go hand in hand. Those with clear, well-developed throat chakras are often clairaudient.
Throat chakras are responsible for clear and concise communication, as well as clairaudience. Therefore, clairaudient people often make excellent communicators, either through writing, speaking, or listening.
5. Clairaudients Often “Talk to Themselves”
You may be clairaudient if you talk to yourself often! Clairaudients tend to “puzzle things out” in their heads and act as their own counselors in challenging situations.
This can present problems for manifesting your ideal future life and is one of the biggest mistakes in using the Law of Attraction effectively.
Over time, you can learn to become aware of the times when you have conservations with yourself and meditate or quietly ponder instead.
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Sometimes, people will have random clairaudient experiences where a spirit guide will choose to strongly come through.
My dad experienced this when he lost his job many years ago but hasn’t been clairaudient since. He lost his job and was very concerned about how to support his wife and 6 children.
He worried day and night and it was visibly wearing him down. One day, a spirit guide spoke very loudly in his ear, “Don’t worry. Another job is coming.”
He said the voice was as plain and loud as day and was also right! Another better job did come!
So, it is possible to have a clairaudient experience once or twice during times of extreme stress, but not experience clairaudience after that.
Can you Become Clairaudient?
Clairaudience is a psychic gift that can be developed and strengthened with clairaudient exercises, just as your body is strengthened with physical exercise.
The following exercises will help you develop your clairaudient gifts and clear your channels for receiving information through your “psychic hearing”.
1. Clairaudient Meditation
Any type of meditation will clear your psychic channels and develop your intuition. Meditation calms and slows the rational, overthinking mind and puts you in a relaxed state.
A calm state of mind and relaxed body is perfect for receiving spiritual guidance through your psychic senses.
This Ancient Meditation, given to me, and then honed by my spirit guides, is what I use to “hear” clairaudient messages from my guides.
You can take this meditation a step further by focusing on your clairaudient channels while deeply breathing.
Visualize your clairaudient channels (around your ears and temples) being cleared with golden light while in meditation.
2. Clear and Balance the Throat Chakra (The Clairaudient Chakra)
Your throat chakra holds the key to being able to “speak” and “hear” clearly in the higher dimensions. Sometimes I visit Teacher’s of Light, such as Archangel Sandalphon, during dream visitations and have trouble communicating with them, because my throat chakra is blocked.
To clear your throat chakra, you can sing, hum, or chant. You can also not gossip or speak negativity about yourself or others.
Another way to clear and strengthen your throat chakra is to imagine a beautiful crystal blue ball of light over the center of your throat.
Now, spin the ball while thinking, “Clean, clear and strengthen my throat chakra. Help me to “hear” clearly.”
You may be able to feel the release as you do this. Just allow the energetic blockage to clear out as you continue your ancient meditation breathing technique.
3. Use Crystals to Develop Clairaudient Abilities
Clairaudience can be strengthened with the use of certain crystals, especially when held around your ears and temples.
Labradorite Strengthens Clairaudience
Labradorite is great at strengthening psychic gifts! I knew it was a crystal for me the second I saw it! It is absolutely stunning with its turquoise, gold, green and blue shimmers!
Use Selenite to Clear Clairaudient Channels
Selenite is a clear to hazy white crystal which holds a very high vibration and never needs clearing.
Holding selenite near your ears and temples during meditation with the intention of clearing your clairaudient channels, will help a lot!
4. Practice Active Listening to Strengthen Clairaudient Gifts
Clairaudience is a psychic gift that was just plopped into my lap, but I also periodically do exercises to strengthen and develop that gift.
Practicing “actively listening” is one of the things I do to keep my intuitive senses sharp. To do this, simply rhythmically breathe while listening.
Quiet your thinking and listen to all the sounds around you. Listen for birds, dogs, humming noises, wind, etc. Actively listen to any noise other than your own mind chatter.
Don’t be concerned about actually receiving any messages clairaudiently, just listen and breathe.
The more you do this, the better you’ll get at quieting the rational mind long enough to “hear” clairaudient messages from spirit guides.
I’ve found that it is in the stillness, that they are able to break through with messages and guidance.
“When we learn to listen, magic happens!”
5. Pray or Ask for Assistance to Develop Clairaudience
Our spirit guides, Teacher’s of Light, and angels can help us way more when we ask! They may guide you to an exercise or herb that will specifically help you, or work with you in dreams to develop clairaudience.
Either way, you deciding to focus on and ask for this ability, will assist you with developing it.
How to Understand Clairaudient Messages
After being clairaudient for 7 years, I’ve found clairaudient messages to be much easier to interpret than clairvoyant messages.
My spirit guides speak my language and convey clairaudient messages to me clearly and concisely. Often times, my spirit guides make more sense to me than physical people do.
They don’t often speak in rhymes or riddles, but sometimes their words for things aren’t quite the same terms I’d use.
For example, instead of saying “Merkaba” or “Sacred Geometry” (the sacred geometric structure housing your auric field), they simply say, “Your car”.
These interpretations of clairaudient messages have come from years of receiving information clairaudiently. Some of the messages I’ve received took me a while to decipher, while other clairaudient messages were immediately understood.
Other times, I’ll hear Divine guidance in the form of song lyrics, which are usually pretty easy to interpret.
Your guides will often give you Spiritual Guidance in the form of repeating songs as answers to your prayers or questions.
For example, you may wonder The Fastest Way to Open Your Third-Eye Chakra and hear the song, “I’m looking to the sky to save me,” meaning to look up at the sky to open this chakra!
How to Stop Being Clairaudient
When I first became clairaudient, it was the worst! It felt like I was bombarded with every noise and voice on the planet.
I covered my ears and screamed for it to stop, but that just seemed to make it worse. I tried to control it with meditation, sometimes for hours, which did help some.
I began eating better foods, exercising more, and spending lots of time in nature, but the onslaught of noise seemed never ending.
I hoped my doctor could just give me a medication that would make it stop, but spirit guides broke through the noise and advised against it.
Finally, after being miserable for months, I found a “Clairaudient Control Switch” exercise. It seemed a little crazy that a visualization could have that huge of an effect on my new ability, but I was willing to try anything!
And, it worked wonders!
I still healed my mind and body, which helped a lot too, but the control switch was a good band-aid until things leveled off.
How to Turn Off Clairaudience with a Control Switch
Visualize a dial that goes from 0 to 10 (that looks like a timer), with the words “Clairaudient Abilities” written above it.
Now, see yourself turning the dial down. If you are overwhelmed with your clairaudient abilities, the dial may be somewhere around 9 or 10.
Visualize yourself turning that pointer of the dial down to about a 2 or 3.
This should ease the noise up enough to where you can then ground and turn on your Merkaba (next paragraph), to lessen the noise even further.
Final Thoughts on How to Become Clairaudient
Although I hated it and screamed for it to stop at first, I now love being clairaudient.
I looove receiving spiritual guidance from angels and spirit guides and I don’t regret this gift being turned on for a second!
It took me a lot of time, self-care, practice, meditation, and turning on my Merkaba to quiet and sift through the noise I was constantly bombarded with at the beginning of my spiritual awakening.
If you are clairaudient, Spiritually Grounding and turning on your Merkaba often, will greatly lessen the psychic “noise” from others you may be experiencing.
Turning on your Merkaba is like fine-tuning your psychic antennae and should be done by everyone spiritually awakening or awakening their psychic gifts!
(Besides that, it only takes about 10 minutes to follow a free guided meditation on YouTube to do it.)
If you have found yourself to be suddenly clairaudient (like I did), don’t worry! It gets better and CAN be controlled!
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