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Viktor Schauberger

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Viktor Schauberger
Born(1885-06-30)30 June 1885
Died25 September 1958(1958-09-25) (aged 73)

Viktor Schauberger (30 June 1885 – 25 September 1958) was an Austrian forest caretaker, naturalist, philosopher, inventor and pseudoscientist.

Early life[edit]

Schauberger was born in Holzschlag, Upper Austria on 30 June 1885. His parents were Leopold Schauberger and Josefa, née Klimitsch. From 1891 to 1897 he attended the elementary school in Aigen, then until 1900 the state grammar school in Linz. Until 1904 he went to the forestry school in Aggsbach in the Kartause Aggsbach, where he passed the exam as a forester. From 1904 to 1906 he was a forest clerk in Groß-Schweinbarth in Lower Austria.


  • In 1930, "Tragendes Wasser" was filmed, showing the function of the log flumes.
  • Nature Was My Teacher, narrated by Tom Brown (1993, Borderland Science Research Foundation) ISBN 0-945685-94-7
  • Sacred Living Geometry: The Enlightened Environmental Theories of Viktor Schauberger, narrated by Callum Coats (1995, Talkstudio)
  • Extraordinary Nature of Water, narrated by Callum Coats (2000, Filmstream)
  • Viktor Schauberger: Comprehend and Copy Nature, directed by Franz Fitzke (2007, Schauberger Verlag) ISBN 978-3-902262-01-1


  • Schauberger, Viktor: Unsere sinnlose Arbeit – Die Quelle der Weltkrise, Der Aufbau durch Atomverwandlung, nicht Atomzertrümmerung (1933, Krystall-Verlag GmbH, 2001, Jörg Schauberger, ISBN 978-3902262004) (Released in English as "Our Senseless Toil – The Cause of the World Crisis – Progress Through Transformation of the Atom – Not its destruction!")
  • Schauberger, Viktor & Coats, Callum: Eco-Technology 1: The Water Wizard – The Extraordinary Properties of Natural Water (1998, Gateway Books, ISBN 978-1858600482)
  • Schauberger, Viktor & Coats, Callum: Eco-Technology 2: Nature as Teacher – New Principles in the Working of Nature (1999, Gateway Books, ISBN 978-1858600567)
  • Schauberger, Viktor & Coats, Callum: Eco-Technology 3: The Fertile Earth – Nature's Energies in Agriculture, Soil Fertilisation and Forestry (1999, Gateway Books, ISBN 978-1858600604)
  • Schauberger, Viktor & Coats, Callum: Eco-Technology 4: Energy Evolution – Harnessing Free Energy from Nature (2000, Gateway Books, ISBN 978-1858600611)
  • Viktor Schauberger (2006). Das Wesen des Wassers : Originaltexte, herausgegeben und kommentiert von Jörg Schauberger (in German). Baden, München: AT Verl. ISBN 978-3038002727. OCLC 315001786. Archived from the original on August 17, 2019 – via index. {{cite book}}: External link in |via= (help)[1]


  1. ^ Referenced by Hans Peter Hahn; Karlheinz Cless (2012). People at the Well: Kinds, Usages and Meanings of Water in a Global Perspective. Campus Verlag. p. 22. ISBN 978-3593396101. Archived from the original on August 17, 2019.

Further reading[edit]

  • Andersson, Olof: Living Water: Viktor Schauberger and the Secrets of Natural Energy (2002, Gateway Books, ISBN 9780717133901)
  • Bartholomew, Alick: Hidden Nature: The Startling Insights of Viktor Schauberger (2004, Floris Books, ISBN 978-0863154324)
  • Coats, Callum: Living Energies: An Exposition of Concepts Related to the Theories of Viktor Schauberger (1996, 2001, Gateway Books, ISBN 9780946551972, ISBN 9780717133079)
  • Cobbald, Jane: Viktor Schauberger: A Life of Learning from Nature (2006, Floris Books, ISBN 9780863155697)

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