Maria Owl Gutierrez was born a clairvoyant medium. She is a spiritual healer who descends from the Mayan, Aztec, and Huichol peoples and has studied with more than fifteen different indigenous elders around the world. Maria is also an Orisha priestess in the African lineage, as well as a Pipe... [Read more]
The Science and Spirit of Channeling
People say I have created things. I have never created anything. I get impressions from the universe at large and work them out, but I am only a plate on a record or a receiving apparatus—what you will. Thoughts are really impressions that we get from outside.
—Thomas Alva Edison
Throughout human history, channeled messages have profoundly affected humanity. From prophets such as Moses and Muhammad, to mystics such as Edgar Cayce and Esther Hicks, to inventors such as Thomas Edison, channeled information has influenced cultures and sociopolitical structures. IONS’ scientist Helané Wahbeh will share IONS’ research plan to rigorously study channeling, and she will also present preliminary results from such studies. Gifted healer and channel Maria Owl Gutierrez will also participate by channeling a transmission and energetic clearing from the Great Mother for session participants.
Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR, is a scientist at IONS and an adjunct assistant professor in the department of neurology at Oregon Health and Science University. She is a naturopathic physician and clinician researcher. Dr. Wahbeh has published and lectured internationally on complementary, alternative, and mind-body medicine and on stress and... [Read more]