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Watson, Lyall - The memory of stones

Identifier

011373

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

Lyall Watson – The Nature of things

Some sorts of stones seem to have a capacity for storing and releasing energy.  It demands attention, carries echoes and triggers memories, in ways that make individual pieces sacred and give large and more formal arrangements such a strong spirit of place.  Standing stones, alignments, circles, cairns and tombs decorate earth’s surface like acupuncture points on an ancient chart.  Each was once a focal point for pilgrimage and devotion and something of this ritual history seems to cling to the most potent of them, giving even casual visitors a sense of something special

The source of the experience

Watson, Lyall

Concepts, symbols and science items

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Activities and commonsteps

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