Developing next-generation home and office environments requires more strategy than merely finding a modern space in a trendy neighborhood, open floor plans with natural light and readily accessible mass transit options. It also depends on influences from the earth itself.
Physicists tell us that the earth is surrounded by its own field of rays, waves and energy, called earth magnetic fields. These rays are natural and harmonious. However, at certain locations or zones, they are out of tune. The term used to depict this discordance is geopathic stress zones.
Geopathic stress zones describe a natural radiation that rises up through the earth and is distorted by weak electro-magnetic fields created by global grids, subterranean running water, certain mineral concentrations, fault lines and underground cavities. The wavelengths of the natural radiation disturbed in this way become harmful to living organisms. Some physical qualities, like a strong increase in air ionization or raised radioactivity, can be measured in these zones. These factors undeniably cause cancer, MS, Parkinson, Alzheimers and other diseases.
The word geopathic is derived from the Greek words “Geo” meaning “the Earth” and “pathos” meaning “disease.” The term geopathic stress is used to describe harmful rays that emanate from the earth and cause discomfort and illnesses.
Testing and linking geopathic stress zones to illnesses existed in primitive cultures. For example, Ancient Romans tested a prospective building site by having sheep graze in the area for one year. They would dissect the sheep to see if their organs were healthy and make plans accordingly. Hippocrates spoke about the importance of the location of buildings in relation to health. In the ancient Chinese culture it was required that the location of a prospective house be examined with a dowsing rod before the house was built. The Chinese emperor Yu wrote the first book about dowsing and the dowsing rod in 2000 B.C.
As we are becoming more perceptive and sensitive to factors in our environment, we can tap into the knowledge our ancestors had and evaluate spaces we live and work in. By becoming aware of where the geopathic stress zones are in our home and office, we take measures to eliminate harmful influences from our environment and live a healthier life.