From The SpiritWiki

Trance is a term syncretic with Connection, particularly one where the Bodily Ego is suppressed or even submerged.

Syncretic Terms

Connection > Altered State of Consciousness, Descent of the Holy Spirit, Divine Marriage, Divine Union, Drawing Down the Moon, It, Lightning Strike, Mysticism, Shamanic State of Consciousness, Starlight Vision, The Dreaming, Trance, Union


"The word trance as used in this book means a state of altered consciousness as gained through great concentration. The transcending occurs when your consciousness has moved from I the Body into I the Soul."[1]

Entering into trance is entering into a form of receptivity.


  1. Stevens, Petey. Opening up to Your Psychic Self. Nevertheless Press, 1983.