The Secret Life of Water

 

The Secret Life of WaterNew York: Atria Books, 2005.

The Secret Life of Water, when you compare it with Masaru Emoto’s first book, The Hidden Messages in Water, is something like the scientific back office of water research.

Here, Masaru Emoto really explains what hado really is, this strange concept that seemingly was unknown in our own culture until very recently, except among natural healers and clairvoyants. Yet it is a very old concept, part of the treasure of ancient Japanese wisdom, and thereby part of perennial science.

Once I got familiar with this knowledge tradition, I found a number of other books about hado, as for example sending out hado by deliberate intent for healing, or learning the hado of cooking. Myself a passionate chef, I always wondered how it is possible that two people using the same recipe, and the same kitchen for cooking the same food can end up with cooking food that tastes differently. While the dish may even look the same, the taste is different. Continue reading

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The Hidden Messages in Water

 

The Hidden Messages in WaterNew York: Atria Books, 2004.

I learnt about Masaru Emoto’s water research in the film What The Bleep Do We Know!? It was an information that really left me speechless, and I ordered his books at once.

I will not enter here the discussion about the credibility of his research. Allegedly, his water photography technique is not meeting the standard of double-blind tests. So, I will base my book reviews strictly on quotes taken from the books, and try to check his research back with my own twenty years of bioenergy research.

This is an approach that allows me to avoid judging the controversy, or any of the positions as ‘right’ or ‘wrong,’ yet it helps to see that there is a certain probability that the memory of water is likely to reflect a certain bioenergetic functionality inherent in nature. Continue reading