Post by Lone4eagle on Jan 19, 2010 18:04:09 GMT -6
Some who claim to have a Native American heritage, know how to use modern dowsing rods. Only Natives use a method which is based on spiritual teachings we call "The Old Ways" and "The Medicine Wheel" here, is how this should be done.
For the images below, one of the two common set of Medicine Wheel colors, will be used to explain how a Native can dowse.
It will be the Medicine Wheel on the right (above photo) and the top here is East.
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Post by Lone4eagle on Jan 19, 2010 19:58:18 GMT -6
To find something by dowsing, that was lost at home...let's say this is your home and you live in one of modern construction, with 4 walls which run North, East, South, West.
Any of the 4 directions could be used, but if you need a recommended direction, the North Wind would be the best to start with in learning to recover lost objects.
When the dowsing rods cross, the thing you lost should be either on your right or to your left. If you are walking North, the lost object will be either straight East or West.
Of course, assuming you can walk in a N, E, S, or W direction. This is a hard way to dowse if in the wilderness...there is a better method. For now, these instructions will be limited to inside buildings.
Now, suppose the rods cross while walking North. If you would turn and walk West, then find your dowsing rods remain crossed, even after a few steps...stop, you are moving away from what is lost.
Turn around, stop before moving even one step East. Slowly either lean forward or take a small step. The rods will spread apart if what you are seeking is before you, no matter how far the distance. It will be in that direction.
Stop before moving again. While the dowsing rods are still spread in about a 45 degree angle, raise or lower them slowly to pinpoint the exact location.
When your sight or vision lines up directly with the lost object and rod tips swing together so they also line up (between your view of the object). Once you move again the rods a little up or down, they start to separate some.
Walking toward it now, rods should spread all the way apart as when you began searching in a North direction (apart more than a 45 degree angle).
Post by Lone4eagle on Jan 19, 2010 20:42:18 GMT -6
So, let's say that now the Native dowser is moving toward the thing which was lost, maybe he (or she) is half the distance away from finding it. To make sure he (or she) is still on track, going in a straight direction, here is what should be done.
Stop moving, then lean a little (or take a real small step) to your left and right. If done repeatedly, the rods cross at the point exactly where the lost object is directly East (if this is the direction you are moving in).
But before moving again, while your rods are still crossed...the pinpoint method can be repeated (as mentioned in my last post above). Move or lean a little forward, rods spread into a 45 degree angle...raise or lower then slowly, rod tips swing then together.
Now, while the rod tips are together or tapping, pull one rod back farther, move toward the object you're searching for until both ends meet or the rods become crossed.
Once you reach the dowsed target, if needed center the rods over it like this...
Learn the pinpoint method, because this can be useful to locate things many miles away. It is like standing in one place, turning to cover all directions without stepping in any direction. ;D
I was just over at MyTribalSpace again, it seems some others are updating their profiles too!
Here is some more info on Native dowsing with the Medicine Wheel.
It is good to smudge a pair of new rods before using them. Also, they can be blessed during a ceremony, with special prayers...especially if for help from your ancestors to find things.
Someday, I'm hoping the Native American tribes will go find what their ancestors left behind. A White Buffalo ceremony is the most powerful, for to help a tribe to locate their lost tribal wealth.
During the trail of tears, some Cherokees took with them maps to concealed treasures the tribe had to hide in Georgia. Passing the maps to their children, some Cherokee descendants returned to find the lost tribal wealth...but only a small portion of this was recovered. Landmarks, to find the location of many a treasure...either destroyed or changed by time and erosion.
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