James Van Praagh
James Van Praagh is considered a spiritual pioneer and one of the world’s most celebrated and respected spiritual teachers working today. He has brought a mindful awareness to the subject of “communication with the dead” into the public psyche for the past 30 years. Van Praagh is known as a “survival evidence medium,” meaning that he provides evidential proof of life after death via detailed messages from the spiritual realms.
His work has brought spiritual insights to millions with his numerous guest appearances on such shows as Oprah, Dr. Phil, Larry King Live, 20/20, the View, the Today Show, and others. He is also the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Talking To Heaven, Reaching To Heaven, Healing Grief, Heaven and Earth, Looking Beyond, Meditations, Ghosts Among Us, Unfinished Business, How to Heal a Grieving Heart, and Adventures of the Soul. His books have found international acclaim with translations into 25 languages in more than 30 countries.
In 2002, he hosted his own television show, Beyond With James Van Praagh, and went on to produce one of the most watched mini-series in CBS network history; Living With the Dead, starring Ted Danson, who portrayed James in a biography of his life. Van Praagh also developed and produced The Dead Will Tell, as well as the Ghost Whisperer, starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. Currently, James can be seen on the web hosting Gaiam TV’s live streaming show Spirit Talk. Weekly he can be heard around the world on his weekly radio show, Talking to Spirit, on the Hay House Radio Network. He is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.
He has been teaching for the past 14 years at Omega Institute and also travels around the world leading conferences and workshops on self-development and intuition. Through his work, Van Praagh shares his life experiences and insights so that others will benefit in opening up their hearts and gain a connection with their own spiritual self.
James Van Praagh says, “The books, live stream events, seminars, classes, web site, social media outlets, and television projects are ways to share my abilities and the message that we all are eternal spirits and the love we create on this earth is what we take with us when it is time to venture back home to the spirit world.”
What People are Saying About James Van Praagh
“James Van Praagh is without a doubt one of the most gifted mediums on the planet at this time.”
—Brian Weiss, MD, author of Many Lives, Many Masters
“Van Praagh has changed people’s lives, banished the fear of death, and brought grieving parents the solace of their dead children’s presence….It is impossible not to be moved.”
“James leads you on a journey that will make you question what you think you know about heaven and the afterlife.”
—John Edwards, host of Crossing Over
“James inspires us to look beyond what’s in front of us. With an open mind and heart, you can truly learn what his life and gift teaches.”
—Jennifer Love Hewitt