The origin of water divining is lost in antiquity. Students of the subject have discovered in ancient literature many references to the rod, and although it is certain that divining (or dowsing) rods were in use among ancient civilizations for forecasting events or searching for lost objects, little is known of the manner in which they were used or what relationship. if any, they may have had. The Barrett and Besterman study, The Divining Rod (), remains a basic reference in the field of water divining itself, supplemented by Besterman's later . Dowsing Rods - Retractable Pen Shape and Portable Divining L Rods(2pcs) - Gift Box Packing - Ghost Hunting Tools, Divining Water, Treasure, Buried Items etc. Water divining goes back further than the 16th century, when Ball claims it first appeared. In the fifth and sixth centuries, diviners were used to .
Introducing Groundwater, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.). A water diviner can walk over an aquifer such as the Chalk and predict that water will be found at a certain location; a hydrogeologist knows that a well drilled almost anywhere on the Chalk will encounter some water. Dowsing is a type of divination employed in attempts to locate ground water, buried metals or ores, gemstones, oil, gravesites, malign 'earth vibrations' and many other objects and materials without the use of a scientific apparatus. Dowsing is considered a pseudoscience and there is no scientific evidence that it is any more effective than random chance. The free book I mentioned is a great starting point. Work up to harder questions. Learn the signs of attachment and find a way to clear it. I use EFT, but whatever works Another suggestion for all who read this reply is get our “The Nature Of Intuition” book and start learning how to . First edition of this instructional manual on the “little-known profession” of water-divining, with eight explanatory photographic plates. “All who determine to carry out the simple but essential instructions given here, may join the ranks of those who carry on this most exclusive and mysterious of all man’s activities in aid of humanity—water-divining.”.
Theodore Besterman in Water Divining, pages and , tells of the Holy Mass instituted to be read over the rod before allowing it to be used by an outsider. After the Mass, the rod was to be held in the hands and these words intoned, "Dowsing Rod, I adjure you in the name of God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.". The use of dowsing by major water companies shows that the appeal of natural magic needs to be understood – and, where needed, confronted, says science writer Philip Ball. Water Divining: New Facts & Theories. London: Methuen, pages "Water Divining: New Facts & Theories" () was the final book on psychism written by Theodore Deodatus Nathaniel Besterman (), who had co-authored, with Sir William Barrett, "The Divining-Rod" (), which was long the standard work on water-divining. The Beginner's Handbook of Dowsing: The Ancient Art of Divining Underground Water Sources (Hardcover).