What do pendulum movements mean?

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A back-and-forth movement generally means the answer is “yes.” If your pendulum swings in a clockwise direction means "yes", a counterclockwise direction means "no". To begin using your pendulum, rest your elbow on the table and hold your pendulum so that it can swing freely. Hold the pendulum as still as possible.

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Regarding this, what can pendulums tell you?

They are used as a form of reflection by asking questions to receive guidance, awareness, and understanding. Balancing one's chakras is also possible with pendulums, as pendulums tend to pick up on subtle vibrations to clear the body and balance mind, body, and spirit.

Furthermore, what does it mean when the pendulum doesn't move? A pendulum only moves because one's subconscious creates tiny wrist movements. And those movements can be wrong, just as the subconscious can be wrong in its beliefs or wants. If I hold a pendulum it never moves because I'm not willing to listen to my subconscious. So in a way you are just being honest with yourself.

Consequently, when using a pendulum which way is yes?

The pendulum will start swinging, so you will know when you ask a yes or no question, this is your YES answer. Then tell it to stop. 2) Then say: Show me my NO. Once again the pendulum will swing in a different direction, this is your NO.

Can pendulums lie?

Many people say they don't use a pendulum, because it lies anyway. There are many reasons why it seems that your pendulum may have lied to you. However, it is rarely that the pendulum lied. You need to be cautious that you do not allow yourself to sit down with your pendulum and have a preconceived answer when dowsing.

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How do you ask a pendulum a question?

How to Use a Pendulum to Answer Yes/No Questions
  1. Make your mind ready.
  2. Position yourself and your pendulum.
  3. Verify the signals.
  4. Ask your question.
  5. Wait for the answer.
  6. Clear the pendulum at the end of each question by touching its weight-stone to the palm of your free hand or on another surface.

What makes a pendulum move?

The Earth's gravity attracts the pendulum. This means that since the pendulum is now in motion, it keeps moving, unless there is a force that acts to make it stop. Gravity works on the pendulum while it is moving. The moving force becomes less as the force of gravity acts on the pendulum.

Can you wear a pendulum as a necklace?

Any pendulums that have been dedicated to the service of healing are best not worn as decorative jewelry. If your pendulum is made from gemstones, just know that crystal energies can be too overwhelming to comfortably wear next to your body. Some people are extremely sensitive to crystal vibrations.

Can you use anything as a pendulum?

Although you can purchase pendulums commercially, ranging from about $15 - $60, it's not hard to make one of your own. Typically, most people use a crystal or stone, but you can use any object that's got a bit of weight to it.

Are pendulums accurate?


A pendulum is as accurate as you are. The subconscious is the vehicle of both subconscious fear and intuition.

How do you start a pendulum?

To begin using a pendulum, hold it in your dominant hand. I like to loop my chain over my index finger with the end of the chain between my thumb and index finger, and the pendulum swinging freely. Getting started: Hold it in your hand and quietly ask the question.

How do you charge a pendulum?

Set your pendulum on a windowsill during the Full Moon or New Moon and let it sit over night. Not only does it clear the negative energy form your pendulum, but it charges your pendulum with positive energy at the same time. Don't worry if it is overcast, your pendulum will still clear and charge.

How do you use a pendulum for love?

Program your pendulum for Finding Your Soulmate
  1. We like to start off by setting the right atmosphere.
  2. Now it's time to cleanse your pendulum.
  3. Write down your intention.
  4. Now, hold your pendulum into your palm.
  5. Now, read your intention out loud.
  6. Say a little prayer of gratitude and ask away your Rose Quartz Pendulum!

How do pendulums heal?

Discover and Dissolve Energy Blockages
  1. Breathe in and breathe out.
  2. Now, open your eyes and hold the pendulum above your head.
  3. Start bringing the pendulum down, close to your forehead.
  4. After 20 seconds, bring the pendulum lower, closer to your throat.
  5. Then, bring the healing pendulum lower, to your heart.

What does it mean when a pendulum swings side to side?


Most of the time, if the answer to your question is “no,” the pendulum will swing from side to side. A back-and-forth movement generally means the answer is “yes.” If your pendulum swings in a clockwise direction means "yes", a counterclockwise direction means "no".

What is a pendulum reading?

One of the great things about a pendulum reading is that a pendulum can give you a simple 'yes' or 'no' answer to any questions you might have. Keep your arm still and allow the pendulum to swing freely. Watch for any slight movements, such as swinging side to side, front to back or even moving in a circle.

Can I ask my pendulum about someone else?

You will be asking questions, yes, but you must not be overly invested in the answer. For this reason it is often easier to ask questions for other people than for yourself. Make sure you have your written questions close. When you are ready, sit upright and hold the pendulum centrally just above your knees.

How do pendulums work?

A pendulum works by converting energy back and forth, a bit like a rollercoaster ride. So as the bob swings (oscillates) back and forth, it repeatedly switches its energy back and forth between potential and kinetic.

What cause a pendulum to come to a stop?

A pendulum is an object hung from a fixed point that swings back and forth under the action of gravity. The swing continues moving back and forth without any extra outside help until friction (between the air and the swing and between the chains and the attachment points) slows it down and eventually stops it.

Can pendulums predict the future?


Your energy is not relaxed and flowing, and neither will your pendulum. Working with a pendulum is different than other divination tools in the way that it does not predict future events and cannot answer things that have not yet happened. It can even become confused if you ask a question with multiple answers.

Why does my pendulum stop swinging?

The reason a clock pendulum often stops swinging, after being moved, is because the clock case now leans at a slightly different angle then it did at its former location. Simply start your pendulum swinging, then listen carefully to the tick-tock sound.

How do you program a pendulum?

So here's how you can program your pendulum (it will sound somewhat similar to how we would test it at the store): Hold the pendulum by the end of the string, trying not to move your arm too much. Ask your Higher Self (you can imagine you're asking the pendulum if that's easier), "Show me a YES answer".