Kindest Regards, Brian!
Originally Posted by I, Brian
I'm afraid I don't believe I've encountered the term - and I've taken the liberty of separating it into a new thread, so that your question is more visible.
I first heard of it from my psych professor, and looked into it what little I could. If I was told correctly, it was a large gazing pool built over so that it was completely in the dark. Those who sought to use it fasted and prepared themselves prior to entering the compound. The purpose was for communication with spirits. In my understanding, it was the foundation of the modern seance.
The ruins I found on the 'net were situated in Greece, near the "end of the world" in the extreme south-east corner, just outside the "gates of Hades."
I was also told of a technique developed by a guy (forgot his name) using a mirror and very low wattage light placed in the dark to gain similar results.
I don't use such techniques myself, but I am curious about the ruins and their purpose, as well as the newer technique. I was wondering if anybody here is familiar with either one, the purpose or use?