Psychic, Occult and Mystical Definitions

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A technical term used to describe the knocking sounds supposedly produced by spiritual entities in response to questions put to them during a seance.




Any form of divination that involves the use of a pendulum, including dowsing, cleidomancy, coscinomancy and dactylomancy. The term itself refers to the study of rays or the fine radiation supposedly emitted by every animated or inanimated material, and the assumption that it can be measured with radiesthetic instruments such as pendulums, rods or single-handed rods.


A system that stresses manipulation of reflex points on the soles of the feet for healing. It works by unblocking the 7,200 nerve endings in each foot so that they [the nerve endings] can respond to all of the glands, organs and other parts of the body and improve the blood supply as well.