Everyone has at least one spiritual guide in their life, whether they know it or not!
This helper, or helpers, works with you throughout your lifetime to send you on a better path.
Often, they attempt to communicate with us and let us know they are nearby.
Some guides can come and go; others stick around for the duration of your time spent in the mortal plane.
However, something many people struggle with is the name of these helpful individuals.
Do spirit guide names have any intrinsic meaning?
Does it make a difference if their name is Ethan, Bethany, or Memnon?
– Updated 6/12/2019
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The Truth About Spirit Names
Understanding your spirit guide’s name can be a complex and daunting task.
While they make it clear that they’re around, they aren’t keen on worldly communication. Guides do not speak English, Russian, Portuguese or any other language that we here on Earth know.
Finding out your guides name involves a little meditation, and keeping your eyes open for symbols or signs they may send to you.
Once you do know them by name, can you tell what that means?
The truth is, their names are just like ours. Each one is unique and attributed specifically to that guide. However, there are titles that you will want to know.
The Common Guides
While spirit guide names may not tell you much about the spirit themselves, the type of guide they are will reveal a lot about what they are here to do.
There are six highly common guides to know about, some of which you may have come into contact with already!
1) Protector Guides
These are strong characters often matched by large physical manifestations or images.
Often indigenous to your heritage, these guides can appear as either human or animals. They offer strength, courage, and bravery while watching over you like a father or mother on the spirit side.
2) The Gate Keepers
Also known as Door Guides, these spirits guard you against harmful energies in the ethereal realm.
Mediums and those who are clairvoyant often require a gatekeeper to protect them as they contact the other side.
3) Message Bearers
As the name suggests, these spirits assist us in finding information.
They help to develop clairaudient and clairvoyant skills.
Many psychics require these guides to help deliver messages from the great beyond, while others find that they help them connect with departed loved ones.
These helpers offer support for your spiritual, emotional and physical health.
They work to strengthen these aspects within us, especially when hard times leave us vulnerable and weak. Having been healers in their time on Earth, they now help heal others well-being’s and assist those in healing professions.
5) The Teacher
Your spiritual growth is equally as important as your physical or mental growth.
Teacher guides know this and direct you to things in your life that will help you grow. They made lead you to take a specific class, read a certain book, or push you into a situation that causes you to meet like-minded souls along your path.
6) All for Joy
Joy guides are often temporary, bringing aid and relief during difficult times. They are considered joking spirits, often appearing as fairies or children, they ultimately bring peace and light-heartedness back into your life.
While some spirit guides pop up all on their own, others might need to be asked for.
Quieting your mind and asking for guidance in any particular area of your life can often being a spirit your way.
Once you have established contact with one of these spirits, you will begin to feel their presence throughout your everyday routine.
Just like any real-world relationship, this one will take time and effort to fully understand and appreciate.
Meditation is recommended to speak with your guides.
Ask them who they are, what they are here to help you with, and for any signs to help point you in the right direction.
Their spirit guide names might be as unique as anyone else’s, but knowing what kind of guide they can help you get more in tune with your spirituality as you grow and develop.