I’m going to be honest with you — when I first heard about pendulum dowsing, I had no idea what it was. After doing some research, I was amazed by the capabilities of this tool and how simple it is to use.
Dowsing is a skill that has been around for centuries. It’s said that dowsing was used to find water, gold, and other treasures. While dowsing may have been used for finding riches in the past, nowadays it’s mostly used for finding objects or people.
Dowsing can be a fun and interesting way to explore your surroundings, and it’s a great tool for beginners who are just starting with pendulum dowsing. In this post, I’ll give you a beginner’s guide to pendulum dowsing — what it is, how to do it, and some tips on getting started. If you’re curious about this ancient practice, read on!
What Is a Pendulum?
The pendulum is a word derived from the Latin “pendulus,” meaning “hanging down.” A pendulum is any object suspended from a fixed point to swing freely back and forth under the influence of gravity.
Most people think of a pendulum as the type found in a grandfather clock or other large timepiece, though many types exist for different applications. Pendulums also play an important role in classical mechanics.
In modern usage, the word generally refers to some kind of indicator that swings back and forth while pointing in a specific direction or displaying some type of information.
It’s most often used in reference to the divination technique called dowsing — where it represents an object thought to be influenced by Earth energies — and is believed to help locate water, buried metals, etc.
What Is Pendulum Dowsing?
It has been said that the body speaks to us in many ways, and I wholeheartedly agree. From our intuition, emotions, and dreams to physical symptoms — the body can often tell us a lot about what is going on inside at the present moment and how we will be feeling over time.
The body also speaks directly through what are called “signs from above” — or signs from angels delivered via another person whose responsibility is to deliver those signs to us as a form of divine intervention.
One such sign from above is called Pendulum Dowsing, which involves using a pendulum with the intent of receiving messages regarding healing, guidance for certain situations in life, and/or confirmation of a specific course of action.
The use of dowsing as a tool to gather information about the past, present, and future originates from ancient times and is known by many different names: “water witching,” “witching for water or minerals,” “pendulum dowsing,” and so on. The popularity of dowsing has continued to increase over the years, with many people swearing by its accuracy.
In my personal experience working with pendulum dowsing, I have found it a very powerful tool. Since divine guidance comes in many forms and speaks to us through our intuition and emotions, this is one way it can come directly into our awareness with an easy “translation” process.
Once we are able to interpret the information received through dowsing, then it becomes much easier for us to follow that guidance along with all of the other forms in which it may speak to us.
How Does It Work?
To use pendulums effectively — especially if you are doing so for the first time — I would recommend finding either a piece of jewelry or something else small enough that you won’t mind having to hold onto it. If you are using a piece of jewelry, another option is to create a small pouch or pocket in your clothing to place the pendulum inside.
Once you have your pendulum ready, I recommend finding somewhere comfortable to sit and hold the object between your thumb and index finger.
You can then proceed to ask yes or no questions — either out loud or in your head — about anything that comes into your mind–the weather for the day, what outfit to wear today, what you are feeling emotionally at present, any health issue that needs some guidance, etc. Any question is fine as long as you feel guided to ask it.
Once done with asking questions, pause for a few minutes before moving on. This space will allow your intuition to find its way into the answers. Eventually, it will become easier for you to understand what is being communicated with you, but don’t worry if it seems a little jumbled at first. Trust that it does make sense in some manner, even if initially it may not appear so.
It’s important not to apply logic or rational thinking when interpreting the information that is received through pendulum dowsing. You are asking for divine guidance, which is meant only for your highest good and cannot be influenced by anything else.
The universe can easily communicate with you using this tool whether you are off track or on track regarding certain issues. Therefore, be open to receiving whatever message comes through, trusting its purpose is always to assist you in the highest way possible.
As you gain experience with this method over time, it will become second nature to you and allow your intuition further freedom to come forth on its own. This is one of many different ways we can develop our divine connection, gaining greater spiritual awareness that can then lead us into all sorts of new realms.
Does Pendulum Dowsing Work?
Is pendulum dowsing really just a party trick? Nope! Pendulum dowsing is an ancient art that can provide you access to information about your subconscious mind and help you make conscious choices in every aspect of your life.
This beginner’s guide to pendulum dowsing should have provided you with enough knowledge to get started with this amazing tool. The most important thing is that the only limits to dowsing are set by your own imagination. Good luck and enjoy the experience!