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What is a walk-in spirit and meaning

Updated: Jan 25

A “walk-in spirit" also called a "walk-in soul", is a higher soul (other than the original soul) that takes over as a result of a deal the body of the original owner. The original soul, generally a soul with a lower vibration, returns to higher dimensions (to God if you want) while the higher soul uses the body for a new destiny. Certainly, a body can be taken over also by a smaller soul than the original one in which case the term is “soul possession”.

what is a walk-in soul?

The walk-in being retains the memories of the original personality, but does not have emotions associated with the memories. As they integrate they bring their own mental, emotional, and spiritual consciousness and evolve further in life to resonate with their purpose and intentions. Incarnating into a fully grown body allows the walk-in soul to engage in activities without having to go through the two decades of maturation that humans need to reach adulthood. A walk-in soul also does not experience the conditioning of childhood and has a different relationship with life because they were not born

The mind that was taken over by a walk-in spirit will feel something changed a lot, but from my direct experience with such cases, when looking into such souls and body energies of the persons who went through such events, it won’t be able to identify exactly what. It will think something in religious terms since these are the ones readily available, like an archangel is now next to him, a prophet or another high saint helps him now directly, and the like.

To understand what happened I noticed that one needs a mind/body complex at east 4.5D (D-dimension of vibration, or chakras scale) vibration to have even a hint of what is happening. He also needs practical spiritual experience (not religious), and also confirmation from an independent and trustworthy source.

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A walk-in spirit meaning

Walk-in spirit and enlightenment

Many spirituals think that a walk-in soul or walk-in spirit is necessarily enlightened. This statement doesn't hold true in my research of such souls.

The first thing to remember is that enlightenment is reached by the soul, not by the mind. The mind and body is just a vehicle for the soul, a prop, an instrument for soul growth. The soul is eternal while the mind turns to dust at the end of life. The mind and body of an enlightened soul you might call “wise” if you want a name for it since it finally reached 100% the understanding and conviction that everything is related, is in Unity, and nothing is separated.

To take over a body as a result of such a divine deal doesn't necessarily imply the new soul being enlightened. It can be as vibration anywhere between 5D and 7D, and in very few cases even higher.

“Walk-in spirits” are generally higher souls with a specific and limited mission in that life, that’s why they accept the risk of descending in such low vibrations/dimensions as ours. Many times I saw they sub-evaluate the risk of coming here. They lose the compass due to 3D emotions and become just ordinary souls when they lose control of the body they use.

True walk-ins are just a few thousand currently on Earth, but many other cases are mistakenly considered as walk-ins while being something else.

Does a walk-in spirit stay until death?

After a successful walk-in, the soul can be enlightened but can also decrease in vibration in the future if the mind takes less inspired decisions over life and lets low-level emotions control him. I saw this personally in quite a number of cases when enlightened souls whether walk-in spirits or that worked hard over a long time to reach enlightenment and then reverse to square one.

A walk in spirit leaves the body he took over in two ways:

  • the normal way, of body death

  • leaves the body before death, and calls a smaller soul to take his place i.e. take over the body he left. So the person lives on, but now a lesser soul owns the body and stays with him until exit. In this case, the person loses the abilities of the higher soul.

Drunvalo Melchizedek is a good example of a walk-in soul, but I know a few dozen of others. Technically, Jesus Christ is a walk-in soul when being baptized in the river Jordan, another is Ramakrishna in the 19th century, and many other higher souls including enlightened ones.


You can learn more by reading other posts in this spiritual site that are coming from a very different and fresh angle than spiritual mainstream, and based on a very long and personal experience and hands-on research, and not from books.

You might also consider a service like Psychic Readings in the Services section of this site from the ones listed there and get a spiritual diagnostic, or attend my spiritual School of Body and Soul Ascension Mastery so to raise your body and soul awareness, and reach into higher dimensions.


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