The locations of energy vortex/vortices/power spots in the world have long fascinated followers of esoteric belief systems. A vortex is a special location on earth where energy is concentrated at a specific point. This energy can be either positive, leading to enhanced well-being and health or very negative and draining, causing poor health and mental stress. At these points on the earth, energy is either entering the earth or emanating out of the earth’s plane. There are several sacred sites on the earth that are believed to be energy vortices, for example the Egyptian Pyramids, Machu Picchu in Peru, Stonehenge in England, the Sedona desert in the US and Uluru in Australia. This swirling energy field moves up or down in a cone-like pattern and is thought to affect the people or animals in close proximity to it.
An energy vortex is based on imaginary, energetic lines called 'Ley Lines' that criss-cross the earth and intersect at certain points. The location of sacred sites across the world is thought to be interconnected by these lines. These points of intersection can be positive - spiralling in an upwards, clockwise direction or negative - spiralling downwards in an anti-clockwise direction. A positive vortex can be found when Ley Lines meet at a 90 degree angle - these sites are believed to promote good health and a peaceful mental state. In contrast, when a negative, imbalanced vortex occurs, lines are said to intersect in a less positive way. These negative energy lines are believed to be draining and able to cause poor mental, emotional, energetic and physical health.
What does vortex energy feel like? Are they real?
People who have visited sites where energy vortices are thought to be active have reported certain positive effects on the mind and body. These include physical, mental and emotional healing and resolution, feelings of peace and psychic abilities which are enhanced. A rush of energy or better clarity has also been noted. Some have written about tingling sensations in their body or a feeling of consciousness shifting. A sense of euphoria or more creativity is another way in which the locations seem to affect visitors.
Are they dangerous?
Some report paranormal activity in the vicinity of the energy vortex. Negative energy vortexes are said to have negative feelings associated with them. Visitors to these areas report feeling tired, drained of inspiration, suffering headaches, ill health and depression or feelings of anxiety. The Bermuda Triangle and the Devil's Sea are considered dangerous places where negative energy vortices are active and are feared by many people.
How and why does it exist?
Energy or Ley Lines have been thought to exist since ancient times and places where they meet at a 90 degree angle have long been believed to be places of spiritual significance. It is believed that ancient cultures built sacred sites on these energy lines to connect them to the earth's energy at these special points. They were believed to hold positive energy that could influence the well-being of communities. This idea is not, generally, accepted by the scientific community.
Where are some of the most popular spiritual places located?
Sites include mountains, deserts, volcanoes, waterfalls, man-made structures and rock formations. The Great Pyramids in Egypt are probably one of the most well known sites considered to be situated on an energy vortex. Visitors to the structure have reported powerful spiritual awakenings. These structures were built using the mathematical constant of pi and have certainly fascinated people for centuries.
The Himalayan mountains are the tallest range in the world and stretch across no less than five countries. They are believed to be sacred by the Hindus and Buddhists of the region. Mount Kailash in Tibet is called the seventh chakra of the world. One of the most revered sites in the world, Machu Pichu in Peru is thought to hold electromagnetic energy underground and is believed to encourage spiritual awakening and physical healing. Stonehenge is found in England and dates back to the bronze age where it was probably a holy site for Celtic priests called druids. Modern scholars believe it was most likely used as a burial ground.
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