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Dowsing Rods Explained

Thursday, July 02nd, 2009

dowsing rodsDowsing rod singularly used or a pair of dowsing rods usually identify a dowser working the field for a water well, oil well, mineral deposit, a lost item and even treasure. Dowsing rod also known as dowsing stick, divining rod, “Y” Rod, doodlebug, dowsing scepter, dowsing wand and dowsing bobber are dowsing tools used every day by dowsers worldwide. Dowsing rods are used by dowsers to assist them in reaching a decision, usually a “yes”/“no” answer regarding the finding of lost or unseen items. Dowsing rods can be L rods, metal rods formed into the shape of an “L”, a wand sometimes called a bobber which has a handle with a limber stem protruding from it and a weighted tip to accentuate the bouncing action of the wand, a forked stick made from a living tree limb resembling the letter “Y” of the alphabet or from fiberglass rods such as the tips of fishing poles, bound on two of the rod ends to form a “V” or “Y” with a very short leg.

Dowsing rods are the tools to manifest science and natural forces or laws of nature that are not picked up by our 5 senses. Infrared light, x-ray and gamma rays of light were thought to be forms of divination or spiritual or non-existent until electronic equipment verified that these were unseen light rays of the full light spectrum, yet very real and now scientifically sound.

Users of dowsing rods are made up of three categories; natural scientific users, spiritualist/ psychics and novices. We have no beef with either of the last two categories, one we don’t understand and the other may get their act together if they realize that study, hard work correct practice and a knowledgeable tutor will improve their abilities. This compilation does dot try to explain, endorse or refute spiritualistic or occult divination as this practice is clearly not dowsing as presented here.

Special dowsing rods have evolved through experimentation and combined tests by noted dowsers such as Vern Cameron, Sam “Lobo” Wolf and Al Rossmiller. Some of these dowsing rods are built with a witness, “Bait”, chamber that allows the dowser to place a similar matter in the chamber of the rod as the dowser is searching for. The theory is that the dowsing rod will have a greater affinity for the searched target if the correct bait is in the chamber. The dowsing rod is used to “sweep” the area slowly until the dowsing rod locks onto the searched target.

The “Y” dowsing rod locks onto the target of water, oil or artifacts by pivoting in the dowser’s hand until the single end points directly down into the ground. The “L” rods will cross each other when the dowser walks over the buried target. The single “L” rod will point ahead until the target is reached then if the dowser continues to walk, the rod will pivot 180° pointing back to the passed target.

The wand (bobber) dowsing rod will bounce up and down (initiated by the dowser) until a question is asked. If the wand starts to circle clockwise at the tip, the answer is “yes”. If the wand circles counter clockwise, the question was not precise, or a “no”. If the wand continues to bounce vertically up and down and does not circle in either direction the answer is a definite “no”. Always start your sequence of dowsing by asking for a “yes,” then ask for a “no” and then note the responses and apply them to all dowsing of that project.

Dowsing rods react to an energy that is synonymous to the target. Energy rays such as the goz emanating from the center of the earth at a 45° angle are disturbed by caverns, tunnels, disturbed earth, water, minerals and metals. The dowsing rods react to these anomalies as well as human and animal bodies. The sex of a buried body can be dowsed with a single “L” rod balanced on your right index finger. A clockwise rotation is a male, counter clockwise female, the energy that was picked up to ascertain this 100% correct answer… unknown at this time. It is known however, that if you ask a person to lie on the ground, and use the same procedure outlined above, that the results for determining the sex will be confirmed.

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Dowsing Tools

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

dowsing toolsDowsing tools are divided into four categories. Pendulums, L rods, Y rods, and wands/bobbers are the basic dowsing tools. Many variations of each can be found in every culture for thousands of years. There is another form of tool which is your body that is used as a dowsing tool. A finger, arm, combination of both and your mind can be integrated into a dowsing sequence without the basic four dowsing tools previously mentioned.

The oldest, most commonly recognized dowsing tool is the Y rod. The Y rod can be cut from green tree limbs to form a “Y” or a Y rod can be made by tying to limber rods together on one end. The Y rod can be of metal, plastic or fiberglass as long as it is flexible. This dowsing tool is most commonly used to find underground water for a well. The Y rod is used as a preference of the dowser for what ever he or she desires to dowse.

The L Rod dowsing tool can be made of most metals but are usually made of copper, brass or steel covered with copper. A quick inexpensive L rod set can be made of metal coat hangers, straightened and then re-bent at 1/3 for a handle and 2/3 for the rod, cutting off the hook and spirals. The L Rod can be used alone or in tandem, one in each hand. When an item is located the L Rods should cross each other over the sought after target. The preference of the dowser comes into play with this dowsing tool. Some will say that one rod cancels the other and negates the target while other dowsers will tell you that the convenience of having the rods cross is a time saving benefit that warrants using both rods at the same time. As you develop your dowsing skills, you will find what works for you is more important than what another dowser is doing.

The pendulum is another common compact dowsing tool that you can take anywhere. A pendulum can be made of any material, wood, metal, crystal, glass or stone. The pendulum may be suspended by thread, string or chain as long as it is flexible and long enough to adjust for length (“balance”) for each item dowsed for. The pendulum is fast becoming the dowsing tool of choice.

The dowsing wand or “bobber” is a dowsing tool that can be used with one hand, leaving the other hand free. The dowsing rod has a handle, a flexible rod that comes out of the handle and a weight on the terminating end of the rod. A good dowser may have their dowsing tool of choice, but they will be proficient in all of the dowsing tools.

Deviceless dowsing means that the dowser can ascertain a “yes”/”no” response using their fingers,arms or just their minds. Although this is very convenient when you need a dowsing answer and you do not have access to your dowsing tools, some have suggested that they do not receive as accurate responses as they do with their standard dowsing tools. It is maintained that with correct practice your percentage of successful dowsing responses will continue to increase regardless of the dowsing tools that you use.

Dowsers on their best day is ONLY 90% accurate. When looking for treasure increase your odds!
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Dowsing Witness

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Dowsing witness empowers the accuracy of the answer to a dowsed question. A dowsing witness is usually a sample of the item dowsed for if the dowser is trying to locate a lost, missing or suspected item or person. Examples of dowsing witness would be a key held in the left hand while using a pendulum in the right hand. Another dowsing witness would be a lock of hair or article of clothing from someone or a pet that was lost. A coin, a ring, a vial of water, a piece of wood, or leaf from a tree could all be dowsing witness paradigms.

The dowsing witness is usually used by dowsers as an aid to improve the accuracy of their answers to dowsed questions. Although dowsing witness is an aid for beginners, some seasoned dowsers never cease to use the dowsing witness if a witness is available.

Recently an “accuracy witness” was discovered while researching great master dowsers of the past. Dowsers are constantly dowsing and building better dowsing tools. The Accuracy Dowsing Witness™ was found as a drawing and a metal sample while exploring the stored files of one of America’s great Master Dowers of yesteryear and is nicknamed the “Butterfly Witness™”. The Accuracy Dowsing Witness™ is positioned in the hand or viewed like a butterfly. The question most dowsers are asked is, “What is your percentage of accuracy?” The newly discovered Accuracy Dowsing Witness™ can improve your accuracy of an asked question by up to 30%. Note: an improperly phrased questioned will not be helped by the accuracy witness. (Always first dowse if your question is phrased properly.) The solid copper “witness” fits in the palm of your hand with or without another witness for the MOST COMPLETE accuracy aid for dowsers in 100 years.

Find that elusive treasure 100%

The Accuracy Dowsing Witness™ can be used in the hand or simply laid upon a map while map dowsing for greater accuracy. We have reports that when the Accuracy Dowsing Witness was placed on the tip of a bait chamber dowsing rod, that the sensitivity and strength of “lock” increased.

The Accuracy Dowsing Witness™ is approximately 1 ½ inches wide and almost 1 3/16 inches high and shaped like a butterfly. This long lost solid copper dowsing witness is now available post paid for only $17.99!

Dowse this question now,Is the Accuracy Dowsing Witness™ the best dowsing witness on the market today?” Satisfaction Guaranteed!

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Map Dowsing for Lost Pets

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Map Dowsing for Lost Pets has been an option for pet owners that is often overlooked in the moment of strife. If you are the pet owner, your time and effort will be best spent calling a dowser who has been successful locating pets by map dowsing. Ask the dowser if they have successfully dowsed for lost pets. Be prepared to to find your pet. Be realistic, the dowser may find the pet but the dowser can not change the fate of the pet if it has expired. Ask the dowser if there is a fee. If there is NOT a fee, treat the dowser to flowers, a gift certificate to dinner, or make a donation to their favorite charity, but DO NOT EXTRACT THE GIFT of the dowser as if they owe you their time and energy. It takes time for map dowsing, research and followup… after all, someone else may lose a pet in the future and need this experts’ help. If you love your pet, pay to find them, if nothing else, make a comparable donation and tell the dowser to “pay it forward” to the next pet owner who may not be financially able to pay!

If you are a dowser just learning to dowse, there are a couple of suggestions that will help your map dowsing, enabling you to find the lost pet.

    Ask these questions in order for better accuracy:
    1. Is this a good time for map dowsing? Answer: Yes, (then continue). If not, ask again in 15 minutes.
    2. Will the pet return home on its own? Answer: Yes, (Determine when). If no continue to #3.
    3. Is the pet recoverable? Answer: Yes,
    4. Is the pet recoverable by the owner? Answer: Yes. If not, is the pet recoverable by someone the owner knows?
    5. Is the pet’s heart still beating?
    6. Now start your map dowsing, and ask : Is the pet within the boundaries of the map you are using?
    7. If the pet has been gone for more than a few hours, each time the pet rests for a period of time, there is resonate energy at that spot that could give you a false location, be sure and ask if the pet left this location and has moved, or is moving away from this spot.

Accurate map dowsing can locate your pet. The confident dowser can only relay the answer to the map dowsing questions asked. If the map dowsing determines that the pet is unrecoverable, a later map dowsing will not change the answer. Map dowsing always works best when dowsed quickly after the pet’s disappearance. Use of the pet’s name is highly recommended while map dowsing in order to suppress all other pet energies that may be lost in the same area.

Map dowsing for lost pets, lost individuals, lost articles or lost treasure is done by the master dowser, at home, without an audience and usually in the quietest time of the day for the dowser. Don’t expect a map dowsing answer while you wait on the phone. Some dowsers use a witness, (toy, garment, picture of the pet or collar) to hold in one hand while swinging the pendulum in the other hand, to better focus on your pet. As your dowsing experience grows, you will find that your mind will not need a witness while map dowsing and your accuracy is proficient without a witness.

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Dowsing Success

Friday, October 02nd, 2009

Dowsing Success is sought after as the “Rosetta Stone” to all unknown subjects. The lack of Dowsing success is the most common reason new dowsers lose interest and doubt the ability of any dowsing method. The question usually asked of a dowser is, “what is your percentage of accuracy?” Dowsing success can be explained in 7 parameters.

    • Dowsing success is higher in children beginning to learn dowsing over adults,
    • Correctly used dowsing protocols increase dowsing accuracy,
    • Solitary dowsing diminishes distractions and increases accuracy,
    • Morning dowsing after a restful night will increase dowsing accuracy,
    • Subject research can increase dowsing percentage of correctness,
    • A master dowser mentor can critic your dowsing, causing more accurate dowsing
    • Practice every day is the best way to improve dowsing success.

Dowsing success can be measured in percentages that vary everyday.
One should always start their dowsing session with the questions of:

    1. “Is this a good time to dowse?”
    2. “What is my percentage of accuracy today?”
    3. “Is my dowsing question phrased properly?”
    4. “Is there a valid need for this answer?”
    5. And end each query with “Was this answer the Universal Truth?”

Dowsing success can be diminished by fatigue, solar flares, the earth’s magnetic disturbances, invalid need to know, poorly phrased questions, inability to stay focused, preconceived conclusions, wishful thinking and inexperience.

Dowsing success can be explained as percentage of correctly answered questions. The law of averages is 50/50. A novice dowser following a detailed dowsing protocol will increase to 65/70%. A master dowser will be consistently 85/90%. A dowser doesn’t use a supernatural link to the architect of the universe, but does use the Universal Library. A dowser is not a prophet or seer and does not “witch”. When you go to sleep at night with a problem that you have no prior knowledge and desiring a solution, then wake up in the middle of the night or the next morning or a few mornings later with the “answer”, where did that solution come from? We propose all knowledge from the beginning of time is stored in the “Universal Library” and that dowsers use a portion of the 90% of previously unused brain, while awake, to tap into this knowledge base.

Dowsing success can always be improved upon. If you are searching for “items”, build a test plot. This test plot can be underground or inside a structure. Have a trusted person hide items and LEAVE THEM THERE! You will never know for sure what is hidden as you will not “uncover” the hidden items. Use your “L” rods or “Y” rods to search for the hidden items each day to improve dowsing success. (You may hide the items yourself, if you first place a cover over the item that will make it similar in size and shape to all other items hidden, then “shuffle” the items so that you truly do not know what item is hidden where.) Remember, dowsing success comes with practice, practice, practice.

If you have an item or treasure you want located, send a request in the form below to have the item dowsed for you. Dowsing success at its best!

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Biolocation, Dowsing a Vibration

Saturday, September 05th, 2009

Biolocation, a reception of vibration commonly defined as “Dowsing” a target. It is scientifically known that ALL objects (mass) vibrate continually. Some objects vibrate faster than others but the vibrating motion never stops. The human body has the ability to receive the vibrations and associate the vibrations with the unique source that is emanating the signal. Although we all have the ability to receive these frequency oriented vibrational signals, few have the knowledge to interpret the vibration that is completely surrounding the body. We have an array of satellite, radio, television and telephone frequency signals bombarding the body day and night that we cannot see. Our entire body is an antenna. History has recorded several dental fillings that have had the ability to receive radio signals that were audible when the patient opened their mouths. The ability of our body to receive a frequency signal and translate that signal has been called a sixth sense. The body senses paramagnetism and diamagnetism, As a result of the body’s ability to sense all magnetic matter, our body is able to be used as an intricate magnetometer. The Biolocation approach is systematic methodology coupled with scientific models that is making dowsing a highly accessible, effective and successful technique.

Many years of scientific research of Biolocation demonstrates that we are completely surrounded with an invisible array of interactive, dynamic and highly structured energy. This lesser-known form of energy is actually a type of magnetism. Human beings have known for thousands of years that we could detect and respond to this energy. This ability of detection functions on the same principles as our other senses. This ability to “sense” is the underlying mechanism of dowsing. Frequency, vibration and the ability to receive and interpret conforms to the natural laws of science. Two hundred and fifty years ago a watcher of television would have been called a “witch” or “warlock” for communing with the “spirits” of the air. Nikola Tesla was called a madman when he said he had the ability to project the image of a man (just 85 years ago) through the air. Biolocation or dowsing is not supernatural, spiritual or witchcraft, it is a scientific event that we cannot see with the naked eye. Dowsing enables us to interpret the vibrational world, which translated, reveals incredible information that seams supernatural.

Biolocation can be achieved by most people. Mastering biolocation for accuracy takes years of practice. The time to learn this form of dowsing can be shortened when the student is mentored by a successful master dowser.

Biolocation, the dowsing phenomenon, reveals a complex energy, a sophisticated sensory system and psychological factors that when combined produce facts that are impossible for the dowser to have known beforehand.

Biolocation combines the use of the following fields to sense the location of items not visible to the dowser: Electrical, Electromagnetic, Geochemical, Geothermal, Gravitational, Magnetic, Radioactive, and Seismic.

Who uses Biolocation?
This Partial list of users of dowsing may surprise you:

    • Mining Companies (Spanish and Germans 1500s)
    • Oil and gas exploration companies multinational worldwide
    • Armed Forces (British Army Colonial times)
    • USSR army (manual for locating scarce water 1930)
    • The Bahamian Government (location for drilling water wells, 1950s)
    • First and Third US Marine Divisions in Vietnam, 1967 (locating tunnels, traps, munitions depots, arms, and the Viet Cong)
    • Engineering Companies
    • Water Companies
    • Breweries
    • Utility companies(to locate unknown utility lines and pipes before digging)
    • Building Contractors
    • Cemeteries

What is detected by biolocation?

    • Underground rivers, Springs, groundwater, underground pools of water,
    • Underground oil and gas reserves,
    • Underground mineral/ore deposits
    • Water pipes, electric lines, gas pipes, sewer lines, phone & cable lines
    • Archeological sites
    • Caves, Tunnels, Graves, any excavated earth
    • Geological or seismic faults
    • Dead bodies or live people and pets, lost or hidden
    • Treasure
    • ANY THING THE MIND CAN CONCEIVE

Biolocation or dowsing enables us to use information stored in the “master library” regardless of time evolved since the data was stored. Wake up the sleeping 90% of your brain and use it to enhance your life! Learn to dowse.

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Dowsing Questions

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Dowsing Questions are the most important step of dowsing. These dowsing questions and the formation of dowsing questions are critical to receiving correct answers. Most beginners proceed with any question that can be answered with a yes or no. Although a yes or no can be attained, seldom does the accuracy exceed the law of averages. By asking a confirmed correct phrased question, one may increase the number of accurate answers.

Dowsing questions protocol:

  • Always ask if it is a good time to dowse before starting,
  • Write your question down,
  • Dowse with your pendulum to see if the question is phrased correctly,
  • If your answer is no, rewrite the question until you get a “yes”, that the question is phrased correctly,
  • When the question is written correctly, read the question exactly while swinging the pendulum for an answer.
  • This may seem to be an elementary procedure, and it is, but if followed until good habits are formed, this step will eliminate many false responses while dowsing.

    Perfect practice with correct dowsing questions will improve your accuracy. Frequency of dowsing is paramount to train your mind. If you answer the phone swinging the pendulum you will quickly see a positive or negative response from your pendulum to the caller denoting if you want to continue the conversation, if the caller is truthful, (if a prospective client, do they pay their bills on time). Dowsing questions at work, at home or on the road will gradually build your confidence and ability to use more of your brain while awake. Like all new learned practices, diligence and self discipline will yield a new habit in 21 days.

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A Professional 'Water Witch' Explains How to Find Water in a Drought  Motherboard

Farmers in California have turned to people who rely on intuition and pendulums to find groundwater.



Energy Healing, Dowsing, Rolfing: 10 alternative therapies you've probably never heard of  Body and Soul

From horse cuddles to being scraped with spoons, Charmaine Yabsley explores some of the most out-there alternative therapies available today.



Witching woman: This artist is reviving her family's tradition of water witching  CBC.ca

Halifax artist Alana Bartol holds workshops to demonstrate water witching, which she says has been part of her family for generations.



Iraqi government finally bans debunked bomb-finding dowsing rods  The Register

So-called Advanced Detection Equipment (ADE) used by the Iraqi army to find explosives have been scrapped – more than three years after the devices were ...



Witching to find water  KALW

Five years of drought has forced California farmers and wine makers to turn from the sky to the ground to find water. It's down there, but you have to know.



Beware of the Actor! by Martin Dowsing review – in praise of Nicol Williamson  The Guardian

It may be necessary, certainly for those in their 30s and younger, to explain who Nicol Williamson was – the actor who John Osborne said was second only to ...



Frank Dowsing, Mississippi State’s first black football player, is almost unknown today  The Undefeated

As the Tupelo High School B team lined up for the first play of its first game in September 1967, the question on his teammates' minds was whether Frank ...



'Dowsing works' says Humphrys after using it to find water on his Welsh farm  Telegraph.co.uk

Dowsing works, John Humphrys has said, after he used it on his farm to find a broken pipe. Speaking to Professor Richard Wiseman from the University of ...



Artist brings attention to orphan wells in Alberta  Lethbridge Herald

Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com "Still ground. No trespassing allowed. Phantom rumblings shake my hollow bones. I was.



Using a Dowsing Rod, an Arlington Woman Is Hoping to Uncover Buried History at Historic Gravesites in DFW  Dallas Observer

For the past decade, Faye Elder has helped to decode the secrets of the Earth. The Arlington resident teaches dowsing, an ancient technique that she says can ...



Flint Hills Paranormal holds public investigation at Plumb Place  Emporia Gazette

More than 40 budding ghost hunters joined Flint Hills Paranormal for Spooktember — a public investigation of Plumb Place — Saturday night.



The cemetery whisperer | News, Sports, Jobs  Marshalltown Times Republican

A cemetery may serve as a holding ground for the deceased, but for Bob Terry of Liscomb, cemeteries hum with life. Since the 1970s, he has repaired and resto.



Get up your nerve for a ghostly guided tour  Baltimore Sun

The ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute stand high above historic Ellicott City. A roofless structure with columns supporting the sky, the former school for girls ...



A divine business  High Country News

In Bozeman, Mont., 78-year-old Vern Bandy says he finds water using the legendary art of dowsing.



Are dowsing rods scientific proof of Paranormal Activity?  News24

What exactly are they? Dowsing rods are said to pick up vibrations in the air,in energy waves etc. Like locating water in a desert for example.



Geopathic stress: Just for the gullible?  Irish Examiner

Acupuncture for the Earth? I can hear the whip-crack of turning pages blinding this feature forever. Still, let me smartly break ground on this contentious topic ...



Hunting queer ghosts in Mansfield and the family tree  cleveland.com

The Queer Ghost Hunters, a team of paranormal investigators on the hunt for LGBTQ+ spirits, on their hunt in Mansfield Reformatory. By Cid Standifer, The Plain ...



Dowsing: Fact Or Fancy - Nature & Community - MOTHER EARTH NEWS  Mother Earth News

Learn how to practice the ancient technique of dowsing. In addition, this helpful article explores the proof for dowsing.



Volunteers find 700 unmarked graves in Grand Island cemetery  KSNB Local 4

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A group of volunteers with the Hall and Merrick County Historical Societies are spending a lot of time in a cemetery, and not just ...



Student journalists become Royal Correspondents for a day  City, University of London

Student Journalists Become Royal Correspondents as The Duchess of Sussex Visits City, University of London.



Sticks, science equal well success for Solvang dowser  Lompoc Record

dowse/dowsing. verb\dautz\. Simple definition: to search for an underground supply of water by using a special stick that leads you to it.



Historical Treasures: Dowsing rod  The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

A dowsing, or divining, rod is among early American artifacts on display at the Sigal Museum in Easton.



Power of belief: Dowsing rods work for Stubblefield, but he gives all the credit to God  Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Dwight Stubblefield spends most of his time delivering cases of Boost and Ensure to cancer patients in need, but also enjoys filling in missing gaps in ...



Relic of the Week: Divining rods  The Boston Globe

What is it? Divining rods. Users: 10 regional water and sewer utilities in Great Britain. What were they thinking? When British scientist Sally LePage's parents told ...



Orosur Mining Inc. – Death of Non-Executive Chairman  Business Wire

Orosur Mining Inc. (“Orosur” or “the Company”) (TSX/AIM: OMI) announces with much regret that its Chairman, John Walmsley, has passed away after an il.



Dowsing – “Red Legs Kicking” Video  Stereogum

Dowsing have shared a video for "Red Legs Kicking," a track off the Chicago-based emo crew's third full-length, which comes out to day. The clip, which was.



Drought Brings On a Downpour of Pseudoscience  Motherboard

Across drought-stricken California, farmers, vintners, and plenty of others are desperate for water. So, many of them are calling dowsers. These 'water witches' ...



Emily Dixon and William Hardy are devastated on the loss of their home in High Rougham, near Bury St Edmunds, due to a fire in the thatched roof. | Latest Suffolk and Essex News  East Anglian Daily Times

A couple have said they are “really grateful” to firefighters for working tirelessly to salvage their possessions following a blaze at their thatched home in west ...



The Rantin' Raven: How to use a Pendulum for Dowsing and Divination (Book Review)  Patheos

When I opened the padded envelope I expected to see a book. But no -- it was a box. Folded inside was a large piece of heavy paper printed with trisected ...



Trail Dust: Water dowsing is nothing to shake a stick at  Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Locating underground water by use of a forked stick is a practice that has been known and used for centuries. Indeed, a European scholar named Georgius ...



10 Supernatural Items that Will Creep You Out - Creepy Gallery  eBaum's World Gaming News

"Names have power" claims the author of The Dictionary of Demons. Personally, I think they're a dingus. Does the name "Dingus" have power? Either way you ...



Mississippi State dedicates Dowsing-Bell Plaza in honor of MSU athletics pioneers  Mississippi State Newsroom

A new plaza at Mississippi State University's Davis Wade Stadium now commemorates the legacy of MSU's first African-American student-athletes, Frank ...



Brinkman column: Water locators keep a time-tested practice alive  St. Cloud Times

Locating water has been a subject of discussion and controversy for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.



California water witches see big business as the drought drags on  The Guardian

Dowsers, sometimes known as 'water witches,' are in high demand in drought-stricken California, where four dry years find farmers taking desperate measures.



Results of Culbertson Mansion paranormal investigation revealed | News  Newsandtribune

EDITOR'S NOTE: Last week, readers learned about a paranormal investigation of New Albany's Culbertson Mansion on Saturday, Aug. 25. Here, five of the ...



Are Indians Turning To The 'Supernatural' In Subterranean Search For Water?  NPR

More than 330 million Indians are desperate for water, leading some to rely on an ancient — and unproven — method to find it underground.



Can a pendulum decide your career and find your lost car?  89.3 KPCC

You heard earlier about the practice of dowsing — also known as "water witching." It's the practice of using objects like rods, pendulums and sticks to find water ...



Dowsers ignore doubters at Vermont convention  Press Herald

LYNDONVILLE, Vt. — Some journey here to learn an ancient practice. Others to hone their skills. Many return year after year. More than 300 people – a few from ...



Water witchery: Is it hocus-pocus or science?  Mother Nature Network

Modern-day dowsers are helping drought-stricken California wineries and farms find water for their crops.



Drought brings 'divine' intervention to find water  CNBC.com

The ancient water-finding method known as "dowsing" is becoming more popular than ever in drought-ridden states.



Why do people still practise dowsing?  BBC News

In the 21st century there are still people practising the 15th century art of dowsing for water.



x | Latest Suffolk and Essex News  East Anglian Daily Times

The mystery of where Saint Edmund is buried has long been the subject of historical speculation but a group of dowsers say they know the spot of his grave ...



Ask A Scientist: Is there a scientific basis for water divining?  Stuff.co.nz

John Hale, of Dunedin, asked:- Is there a scientific basis for the practice of water-divining? Why does the related folklore stress that the dowser does it with a ...



Support to attend Maori Tech course in Ireland  Gisborne Herald

Mayor Meng Foon and councillor Shannon Dowsing have been given the thumbs-up to attend a Maori business research programme course in Ireland next ...



City still relies on 'magic' method for locating water  CBC.ca

The City of Ottawa uses the practice of divining a few times a week to find underground water to help people know where to dig during construction.



Can’t find groundwater? Some swear by water witches  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

A Telegram-Tribune story from August 28, 1989, told the story of George Dellaganna, a 79-year-old Paso Robles rancher and dowser who searched for ...



HKFC slip by Scottish on late try to etch out win in Premiership  South China Morning Post

HKRU Premiership: HKFC squeak by Scottish in barn burner to remain undefeated.



TV psychic called The Dowsing Detective harassed secretary for 30 years wrongly believing she was mother of  The Sun

Colin Stott was handed a restraining order after hounding Carrie Knight and her daughter Tyla for decades.



Montana coroner, cemetery board members 'dowse' for graves  Great Falls Tribune

Park County Cemetery Board and Park County Coroner Al Jenkins went out late September to locate unmarked graves in the vicinity of the former Park County ...



MYSTERIOUS MOMENTS: First-of-its-kind paranormal investigation held at Culbertson Mansion  Newsandtribune

Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part story covering a public paranormal research event at New Albany's Culbertson Mansion on Saturday night.



Hillsboro Free PressGoessel's man of trails  Hillsboro Free Press

Newton Now. The Kansas sun of the 1870s beat down on the longhorn cattle, numbering in the thousands as they ambled along, grunting and grazing as the ...



Water diviners, dowsers, may have special sensitivity to electromagnetism  Sydney Morning Herald

I learned the secret of water divining a decade ago in an enchanting 16th-century farmhouse near Mount Snowdon, in North Wales. One autumn day as we ...



First Son of Deep Impact to Indiana  BloodHorse.com

The first son of leading international sire Deep Impact to stand in North America will enter stud at Holden Farm in Indiana this spring. Dowsing is an unraced ...



Dowser called in to check out garden leak finds huge underground lake!  Birmingham Mail

Geoffrey Staite is an old-fashioned diviner who uses copper rods to find water.


 

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