Vampire Libby

Section 1 : Beliefs and Definitions

Define vampire and vampirism.

Would you define vampires as human or non-human?
I define a vampire as someone who has had an awakening of past lives as being a vampire and know without dispute within themselves that they are vampires. I believe vampires are reincarnated immortal souls in mortal bodies; who feed either sanguine, psi, or off of elemental energy. Vampires also give off healing energy, have some psychic powers, and are guardians of humanity. To me Vampirism is a Faith I was born into. I believe vampires are reincarnated and resurrected immortal souls not a medical condition, affliction are illness.
I believe vampires are born each lifetime as part human and part vampire. When a vampire is mentally, physically and spiritually ready to deal with an awakening; then the vampire has an awakening. After the awakening, I think vampires spend a lot of time learning about the vampire part of their existence.

Do you believe that there's more than one kind vampire? If so, what do you think those kinds are and what defines them?
I believe their are four basic kinds of vampires that can be broken down into more sub groups; if you like.
Sanguine Vampires-feed off of blood but can also feed from psi or elemental energy if the like. I believe sanguine vampires are the rarest kind of vampire.
Psi Vampires feed off of prana or energy from people; but it they wanted to could feed off of Sanguine or elemental energy.
Elemental Vampires-Feed off the elements earth, wind, fire water; but can feed off of psi or sanguine energy if they want to.
Hybrids are vampires who regularly practice more than one way of feeding.

Section 2 : Traits

Do you believe vampires are born, made, or some of each?
I believe vampires are born. I do not believe that vampires are made. Anyone who wants to be a vampire can live a vampire lifestyle though and practice vampire Faith and Feeding.

Do you believe non-vampires can be turned into vampires?
I do not believe non-vampires can be turned into vampires; because no on has the capability to give someone an immortal vampire soul or the gift of reincarnation. All vampires can accept someone is a non-vampire; but like to act like one and practice vampire feeding.

If you think non-vampires can be turned into vampires how might that be accomplished?
See above

Do you think there are certain traits that all vampires share. What are they? If a self-proclaimed vampire doesn't exhibit these traits how would you classify them?
Many vampires have an awakening, feed one of the four vampire feeding methods, have some psychic abilities and gifts related to the type of vampire they are. Sanguine Vampires can usually sense if someone is ill or has a health problem of the blood; although this six sense is not a substitute for HIV testing or medical exam. Psi Vampires are psychic, can do energy work. Elemental Vampires can tell if bad weather is coming or if something is wrong with a particular piece of land. Many Elemental Vampires have jobs working with elements earth, wind, fire, water and are very good at these jobs. Most Vampires have some kind of psychic abilities, can perform exorcisms, take in energy from God or the devil, the dead, angels and spirits. Vampires can speak with the dead, angels, demons, and spirits. Vampires are good at doing magic, voodoo, hoodoo, santeria rituals/spells, and as voodoo root doctors or root workers. Not all vampires have all these traits especially; if they do not work at it. If a vampire does not work at this it is their choice; I have nothing to say about that.

Section 3 : Sang~Psi~Self-Perception

How do you know you're a vampire, or if you're not, what would make you think someone else was one.
I believe I am a vampire; because I had an awakening that included memories from past reincarnations as a vampire. Also I have done some astral projection to Sheol the spiritual home of the vampires when not in a reincarnated state. Also I have had psychic visions and dreams my whole life and cravings for blood too. The vampire awakening is the profound spiritual event that includes increased spiritual gifts, memories of past lives, cravings for the vampire feeding method you might identify with most. During the Vampire awakening any doubt of being a none vampire is completely destroyed and you know without dispute within yourself that you are in fact a vampire because of dreams, visions, psychic abilities, astral projection, sometimes even near death experiences, vampire elders and spirits coming to you, your spirit familiar animals and totem being revealed to you.

If your definitions include "energy," define "energy." If not, what do you believe the vampire draws sustenance from?
All things are made of energy. Energy is apart of our spirit and soul. Energy is the life force and will that keeps us going. There is all kinds of energy sanguine energy from the blood and linage of a donor. You draw on the strength of not just the donor but their entire bloodline since time immemorial. The spirit and linage of the blood is also a part of life force. Prana has energy in it. The earth, wind, fire, water also have their own energy in it.

Have you ever consumed blood? If so, how does doing so effect you?
Blood gives me energy, wisdom, and strength of that persons linage.

Do you believe in "psychic/psionic" abilities? If so, do you think vampires have enhanced abilities in this area?
I do believe in psychics and I do believe that during the awakening these spiritual gifts are enhanced. I think the vampire should continually try and improve and sharpen their skills through meditation, reading, and fellowship with other psychics.

Do you believe that all vampires need to consume blood or that some can feed by tapping energy directly(psionically)?
Blood vampires are very rare; with the risk involved I feel that only blood vampires should feed off of blood. They blood vampire and donor should be very safe and get medical check ups all the time.

Section 4 : Spiritual and Social

Do you follow a particular spiritual path and if so what is it?
My spiritual path is Vampire.

Does your spirituality or religion have any relationship to vampirism? Do you believe that vampirism has a religious context or is a religion?
Vampirism to me is a religion that involves: 1. fellowship with other vampires. 2. Energy Rituals either Sanguine, Psi, Elemental or Hybrid. 3. Healing Energy or giving off energy to help others which actually reduces the need for vampire feeding. 4. Belief in Vampires and The Vampire Awakening Process. 5. I personally believe vampires are immortal reincarnated iswarakotis who come back each lifetime as vampires to be guardians of humanity. This is why each vampire has a spiritual gift related to their method of feeding. Humans are the donors for vampires and vampires are the guardians of humans. 6. Vampires are not physical immortals. I believe this is folklore or myth/legend. Vampires do have immortal souls which differ from people's souls. I think this is why people for years thought vampires did not have souls; because our immortal souls differ so much in the spiritual realm that it actually makes a difference in the physical and mental realm as well.

Do you believe in physical immortality, and if so can vampires be immortal? What about spiritual immortality?
See above

What do you think would be the ideal relationships between vampires and society? What do you see the real relationship between vampires and society as being?
I believe that obviously the powers that be most want vampires and mortals to get along; this is the very reason most vampires are part mortal and born into moral families. People should respect and love vampires and vice versa.

Do you think there should be an overall community or organization for all vampires? If so how should it be structured? If not, why not?
I do not believe it is possible to have one United Vampire Community; because everyone is different. I do think that we can all at least respect each other beliefs and agree to disagree.