James Van Praagh is the internationally renowned #1 New York Times bestselling author of a multitude of spiritual classics including Talking to Heaven, Reaching to Heaven, Healing Grief, Adventures of the Soul, The Power of Love, and Wisdom From Your Spirit Guides. James Van Praagh is hailed throughout the world as a pioneer bringing solace, peace, and spiritual insights, changing millions view of both life and death.
James has appeared on virtually every well-known national radio and television show since the late ’90s including Oprah, Larry King, Dr. Phil, 48 Hours, The View and many more. He was the host of his own nationally syndicated show Beyond, being one of the first to demonstrate his paranormal skills to markets around the world. James’ life was portrayed by Ted Danson in the critically acclaimed CBS movie “Talking To Heaven,” and as a producer creating a mini-series “Living With The Dead” based on his work and CBS’s long-running series “The Ghost Whisperer”.
Recently, James launched The James Van Praagh School of Mystical Arts. His vision is to create an online community where like-minded individuals could explore spiritual topics like intuition, mediumship, mindfulness, healing grief, and more.
Fans of James can tune in to his popular Hay House Radio Show every Tuesday at 11:00 am Pacific. He also shares insights and messages from the Spirit realm through his website and blog at http://www.vanpraagh.com and via social media.
T2C had a chance to interview this humorous man who takes to people beyond the veil.
T2C: When did you first speak to a person that passed on?
James Van Praagh: When I was a kid, I was the kid in the “Sixth Sense”. In my crib, I could see my Grandfather’s aura. I could always see angels since I was a child and I thought everyone could see them. I learned one day that was not the case and my mother told me she could see them too. When I was 21, I saw a psychic who said “you are going to talk to dead people and change the world’s perception in about two years. I didn’t believe it, yet I knew details nobody knew. I meditated and used visualization to get what I needed, then about two years later while working at Paramount, I saw a co-worker’s granddaughter die before she knew and told her. That was the real beginning.
T2C: What has been the most complicated part?
James Van Praagh: Living people get in the way, they just don’t get it. The truth is so strong within me to change the consciousness and the mindset and the ignorance of humans.