Sacred Landscapes Natural Formations and
our Relationship to Them
A talk by Emma Cunis
to the Devon, Tamar, Trencrom, Somerset
and Thames Valley dowsing groups
By Nigel Twinn
We are all indigenous people. We all carry that deep, distant relationship to where we originated, or at least to where we have grown. In the modern world this has become more diffuse and more complex, but in essence we all react to, and inter- react
with, both the physical and the non-physical environment that surrounds us.
In eras gone by, people moved around less frequently and travelled fewer miles. Their attachment and association with the land of their birth and of their residence was probably no stronger than ours, but it was almost certainly more evident.
Without the clutter and the clamour of our current way of living, the landscape – both geographical and metaphysical – that our ancestors inhabited, must have seemed more immediate, more important, more visceral.
For us in the emerging millennium, there is a temptation to adopt the trend that prevailed throughout the last century – that the interweaving of past lives with ancient geology was a feature of bygone days. Yet, dowsing and its related disciplines has brought the two back together and into sharp focus. Through the dowser’s craft, most of us can sense, and on a good day feel, the spirit of the land, even if it isn’t the land of our birth. Consciousness of such phenomena is rising, and it is gradually becoming more acceptable to admit to such sensations. Even historians and archaeologists – long time antagonists of such soft entanglement – are reluctantly returning to the fold………To continue reading click here