Esotericism Part 3 Sec 12

 

 

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Polished 'stone' encased WITHIN limestone at the Serapeum of Saqqara. 24 or 25?

"in the symbolism of the 25th path the soul has to advance on the desert way, leaving behind the life of the outer and/or lower worlds; not yet conscious of the life of the inner and 'higher' worlds, invoking the inner light that will become a golden dawn in the darkness." [From the book 'The Christ, Psychotherapy and Magic' by A. Duncan. Emphasis , this readers].

Question. What would represent a ''golden dawn''? {and/or new cycle?}. Aries?

Define the parts {keys} to understand the whole. All enlarged elsewhere.

'Waters of the Gap'. Enlarged elsewhere.

Analogy of same {i.e.,in the 'Macro' sense of the 'Word'}..."Since that event, {'hindsight' link} Great Pan is changed. He is not dead. Were he dead then the earth itself would be dead, for the living Pan is the 'Planetary Being' {'archetypes link}, though the Planetary Being is by no means entirely described in the mythology and pagan conception of Pan..." Enlarged elsewhere.

Change of {pace?}...One of his other names; within those fifty; being 'Nibiru'. Explained elsewhere,i.e.,in relation to ''Gilgamesh''. Enlarged elsewhere. Can you see what the author {Sitchin} does not see.

As is the case with the author of 'The Synchronicity Key', believing Nibiru to be the brown dwarf in relation to the sun. Borrowing from Mr Sitchin hypothesis. As he does with the Mason term for the 'Midnight sun', believing it to be the same, the brown dwarf. The midnight sun as all know within this subject is a metaphor for a realization, by way of an understanding of those positive ['sun'] and negative ['moon'] aspects, within the overall framework and what they mean to each individual. An awareness dawns. Hence the link to Psalm 19 [xix]. Find it within.

Side note: ''Midnight Sun'' in relation to:"...It will be the 'white' raven {north?} not the 'black' one, which will show the way....The white raven, magical, impossibly rare, unseen in common hours. 'Teacher, what does it mean?'....'Riddle me this Bear Cub,' Merlyn replied...." [Page 37 'Deeper Teachings of Merlyn' / D. Monroe]. Enlarged elsewhere.

"In this Hyperborean land was a circular temple of stone, dedicated to Apollo himself, to which he returned every nineteen years. This sounds very much like stonehenge, built upon calculations of the passage of the sun and planets and stars {MOON?}" [Taken from the book 'The Waters of the Gap' by R. Stewart]. Try ''19''.

Question. Does ''19'' 'teach' us something about the ''midnight sun''?

Refresher: "Nineteen is the number of light, the existence of god proved by the idea of god." [Quote taken from chapter 19 entitled 'The stone of the Philosophers' from the book by E. Levi].

And/or: "Nineteen is, to begin with an incomplete 20, but is also a sacred number in the near East. In ancient Egypt the 'Book of the Dead' mentions the 19 limbs of the body, each of which had a 'deity' of its own; by adding the deity connected with the whole body to them, the sacred 20 was attained. For medieval exegetes in the West, 19 combined: the 12 zodiac signs with the 7 planets. In the Islamic tradition however, this number corresponds to the numerical value of the word 'wahid' - ''One.'' ...Astronomically speaking, 19 is connected with the so called Metonic cycle: every 19 years, all the phases of the waxing and waning moon fall on the same days of the week during the whole solar year." [Extract from the book 'Mystery of Numbers' - entitled 'The Number of the Metonic Cycle'. Emphasis, this readers].

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Mutus Liber speaks?

Continued: That 'awareness' is experienced differently by each individual. From an unknown to a known. From 'dark' to 'light'. That third "companion star" that the author identifies with the brown dwarf, [chapter 21 of same book, i.e., 'The Synchronistic Key'], is in fact the combination of what the sun/moon represent within this subject of which the 'masons' are part of, i.e.,"sun/moon" = an awareness = midnight sun,i.e.,light from the dark, by way of what the 'law of one' [same book] call...'harvest'. By way of the ''minds eye.'' Recall what both eyes are represented by. Explained elsewhere.

"To have 'access' to each of the upper levels, the initiatic work comes with a natural or controlled transfer of the acquired knowledge. To have access to the 'planes above' ours is of interest, but we must strain to stay there in a durable way each time we foray there. This is how we can harvest the necessary information on our Path [i.,e.,link to the word ''teacher''. What this author defines - by way of - the small and Great King. Enlarged elsewhere. This readers input]. As with our behavior on this earth, we must strive towards a flexibility that will facilitate our ''harvesting''. It will be easier for us to direct our work of 'self creation' when informed. We remind you that this takes place only when we are incarnated, not when we leave the earth." [Extract taken from the book by J. Dubuis].

Link to the definition and true understanding of the concept of ''incarnation'' in relation to ''reincarnation''. Enlarged elsewhere. Understanding that universal framework by way of an objective exercise makes sense of it. Gives it an empirical frame to work on - in order to understand the 'bits' in relation to the 'whole'.

Analogy of same..."The moon represents another process - an alchemical one - which you will encounter if you follow on from the Crucible to later work. This process i wont discuss yet. At present though, from the view point of Malkuth, the 'moon' is a cyclical process, returning many times over to show us what we need to learn from what is presently unknown or rejected by us - the Shadow."

Together with... "...the opening of the knowledge of the masculine and feminine potencies necessary unto the manifestation of all things" Think on it relative to ''twin'' symbolism,i.e.,shadow/anima...

Continued..."This is common in all forms of initiation. I liken it to a great light approaching us from behind. Whilst this light approaches, all we see is a shadow getting bigger and bigger, until we turn to face the light and step into it, when the shadow simply vanishes." [All three paragraphs from the book 'The Magister'].

Understanding those three paragraphs not only indicates an inner understanding to the subject as a whole but gives clues as to the 'likely' location of a burial site.

''The lengthened shadow of man is history''.

"...you will harvest only after having tilled the earth, only after having sown, and only after having waited for the time when the 'fruit' will be ripe for harvesting." [Extract from the book by Tomberg].

Question. Horn of plenty? Try 'Apollo'' {'human' form of same principle?}.

As a side note...The READERS Way {and/or 4th way?} works just as well as the 'ritual' one. That integration and/or ''connectedness?'' is universal - it has many paths. The RESULT of which is the same. The BEGINNING of a 'journey'. Horizontal/vertical link. Can you by now 'see' it?

'Connectedness' in relation to the word and {intent?} of the word ''grace''. Benefit of.

"These forms in letters and pictures and images are the means by which truths may be brought to the attention of the unripe mind." [Extract taken from the 'introduction' to the book by F. Hartman]. Try ''fruit of'' and ''plough''. Before asking those bigger questions.

"...the 'nails' of objectivity - which give conscience to thought." The symbol of which is the Crown of Thorns, i.e.,"The 'thorns' of the crown center function as the 'nails' of objectivity..." [Taken from 'letter 5' from within the book by Tomberg].

That same 'harvesting' that is represented in number symbolism with 'fifteen'. Enlarged elsewhere. What this author [J. Dubuis] defines finally as ''the Great Experience''.

And others as the 'Son Of'.

'A Spiritual Awakening'... "...and saying these things, i slept, and i saw a certain sacrificing priest standing before me and over the altar which had the form of a bowl. And that altar had fifteen steps going up to it. Then the priest stood up and i heard from above a voice say to me, 'I have completed the descent of the 15 steps and the ascent of the steps of light. And it is the sacrificing priest who renews me, casting off the bodies coarseness, and, consecrated by necessity, i have become a spirit." [Extract from 'The Magister'].

"Equilibrium is the basis of the soul = the beginning of a spiritual rebirth." Quote by I. Regardie from the book 'The Eye of the Triangle'].

Summer triangle?

'Spirit' in relation to 'Soul'. Equilibrium in relation to ''foundations''. Represented in the form of a mountain? {'mound'?}. Question. Which comes first - Spirit or Soul? Think about it - in relation to the 15 steps that descend into the tomb of Tut. Question. Who was he the 'Son of'? The first of something? Representational of ?

Question. How would ''15'' be represented within the concept of a circle?

''Fifteen minutes'' and ''quarter'' used throughout in the {story?} - by the author - of the book 'The Serpent of Light Beyond 2012'. Coincidence or a meaningful one?

'Ascend' = S/E.

'Mans Search for Meaning' / Viktor Frankl.

Side note: "Ascendant: Term is properly applied to the degree of the tropical zodiac arising on the eastern horizon of a horoscope chart, or indeed to the degree rising over the eastern horizon...The word is also sometimes applied to the degree {3 degrees?} of a constellation arising on the eastern horizon on such a chart, though it is usual to distinguish the constellation ascendant from the tropical. The ascendant for the San Miniato horoscope is in constellational Taurus." ['The Secret Zodiac'].

Question. Any 'ascendant' examples in the Egyptian sense of same principle?

Continued: Represented in Hermetic/Christian symbolism with the Rose {'animate'} AND the Cross {'inanimate'}? Question. Pure fable - a convoluted one?

"This suggests why the Pythagoreans placed number at the origin of all things. So great was there reverence that they swore their oath on the divine tetractys, or sacred triangle, established quite simply on the natural sequence of numbers, 1+2+3+4=10: Nine strokes grouped around the incomprehensible One. This originating triangle is illustrated by the Great Ennead of Heliopolis. Similarly, the unexpected switch from nine to fifteen entities or 'aspects' of Amun-Re in his temple at Karnak, Thebes, reflects the Pentactys: Twelve strokes encircling the divine creative triangle {i.e.,12+3} - and representing this triangle manifested." [Extract from the book 'Egyptian Mysteries' by L. Lamy. Emphasis, this readers].

As seen from a different perspective; but still in the manifested sense of the word {intention?}: "In ancient Roman religion, a flamen was a priest assigned to one of fifteen deities with official cults during the Roman Republic. The most important three were the flamines maiores (or "major priests"), who served the three chief Roman gods of the Archaic Triad. The remaining twelve {12+3} were the flamines minores ("lesser priests"). Two of the minores cultivated deities whose names are now unknown; among the others are deities about whom little is known other than the name. During the Imperial era, the cult of a deified emperor (divus) also had a flamen. The fifteen Republican flamens were part of the Pontifical College which administered state-sponsored religion..." Enlarged elsewhere. Try ''flamen''.

Analogy {from a different perspective}: "In a far more sophisticated treatment of the grades, preserved within the Masonic brotherhoods, a series of initiation titles, ranging from the 'apprentice' through the 'secret master', the 'Elu of the Fifteen', and into the 'master of the Royal secret' have been listed...Such titles and grades should remind us that initiation is itself a series of 'initiations' into Lessor mysteries which eventually lead to an overview of the Greater mystery." ['The Zelator'].

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''In some ways the mystery of Stonehenge will not be solved - but every theory gets us that little bit closer." {enlarged elsewhere}. No mention of the significance of what a river represents within ANY program on same - other than the obvious, i.e.,''we know from all the mythologies around the world that water is a very important part of that journey - from the world of the living to that of the dead." CAN YOU 'SEE' WHAT THEY CANT YET SEE? -HAVE NOT YET EVEN CONSIDERED. Question. Can it also be the reason why ''that particular stretch of rolling Salisbury plain'' WAS CHOSEN IN THE FIRST PLACE? i.e., is there any larger ''bend'' along that rivers FULL length?

Representing something ''unknown'' {''aspects'' of} to becoming ''known'' { ''manifested''}. Represented as ''numbers''. It also implies a direction - and therefore a question. What does that imply? Clue. Thebes = just before the lip {beginning?} of a u-turn {''top/down''} AND/OR the {end?} of that same u-turn {''bottom/up''}. Question. What does that imply? ALSO...12+3? What does it imply? Clue. That ''sacred triangle'' {i.e.,''ten''} together with the ''eleventh hour'' and ''high noon'' = ? Add that answer to those universal ''three'' concepts - or more importantly - what they IMPLY. That link to the Zodiac - its true meaning and purpose {and construction?} - and also to the understanding {answer?} - if the above has been understood - to 'its' missing 13th sign.

The Hebrews represented that same {concept?} THAT same {principle?} with those 12 stones in the sacred 'breastplate' together with what Urim and Thummim represent, i.e.,fate - positive and/or negative. One way or the other- depending on the individual.

A working example: "Heart or reason, no matter! They are ruled by the stars. My instincts, my nature, my body...all is determined by number, by the stars, forces whose plaything i am. Why give us the illusion that our heart is master? My heart is a puppet, a slave, like all else, of fate..." Continued elsewhere. Try ''heart or reason''.

Joffrey Baratheon?{ Game of Thrones}.

Side note. Gold plate {lozenge?} found on the chest {heart?} of the male skeleton within 'Bush Barrow' - south of Stonehenge. Enlarged elsewhere.

Something hinted at: "Let them all die so, all who do such things. But my heart breaks for Odysseus, that seasoned veteran cursed by fate so long - far from his loved ones still, he suffers torments off on a wave washed island, and there a goddess makes her home, a daughter of Atlas, wicked Titan who sounds the deep in all its depths, whose shoulders lift on high the colossal pillars thrusting earth and sky apart. Atlas daughter it is, who holds Odysseus captive, luckless man - despite his tears, forever trying to spellbound his heart with suave, seductive words and wipe all thought of Ithica from his mind."

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Ridge pole?

Together with... "And young Telemachus cautiously replied, 'I'll try, my friend, to give you a frank answer. Mother has always told me i'm his son, its true, but i'm not so certain. Who, on his own, has ever really known who gave him life? Would to god i'd been the son of a happy man whom old age overtook in the midst of his possessions! Now, think of the most unlucky mortal ever born - since you ask me, yes, they say i am his son."

Refresher: "Deneb was of unlucky influence in astrology, portending misfortune and disgrace, and thus opposed to Regulus in character as in position in the figure..."

And/or: "The planet 'Jupiter' called the ''greater fortune'' is complementary to Venus the ''lessor fortune'', just as the direction West is complementary to East. West is the place of the sunset, and it consequently represents the completion of enterprises, just as East symbolises their beginnings. A man is said to be 'successful' when he has all the details of his enterprise in his ''grasp'' {Kaph}….The old astrologers held that Jupiter's influence in the horoscope does not become strong until after middle life, when the sun of personal existence has passed noon zenith and is moving towards 'Wealth' and 'Poverty'; these are the extremes of worldly fortune, the outward and visible signs of a means 'grasp' of circumstances. When Jupiter is well-aspected in a horoscope that grasp is strong. When it is ill-aspected that grasp is weak." [Page 92 of the book by P. F. Case. Vol 1].

Side note: "..divinatory astrology, consisted of tables which delineated the 'lucky' from the 'unlucky' times of day. For this practice the day was divided into three periods: from sunrise to noon was under the realm of Khepri the renewed Sun; noon to sunset was dedicated to Ra the maturing Sun {heliacal rising?}, and sunset to midnight was given to Atum the 'hidden' Sun {Karnak?}...A simple and practical method of determining auspicious times." [From the book by R. Clark].

Synchronistic link? And/or: ''Dark night of Soul'' = Karnak link?

Continued: Question. Why should the 'father' who had ''plundered the hallowed heights of Troy'' be so cursed by fate? Clue. N/W in relation to S/W - 'Father' {top/down} in relation to 'Son' {bottom/up} as a means...? i.e.,along the way a 'connection' has to be made {'son of' ? } for his 'fortune' {reversal of?} - to change {S/E?}.

Understand that stories {method?} in reverse order to define each chapters {keys/signs?} in their proper sequence of {events?}. Similar to the Hebrew Tree.

Lucky horseshoe?

Recall what the horse represents. 'Book 12: The Cattle of The Son'. 'Cattle' in relation to the 'Strait of Ithica' - all as a means...?

Side note: "...such as can make the vines of Khonsu flourish extra-ordinarily as well as the magnificent cattle of Amon {Amun}. Enlarged elsewhere.

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Mid-point = Cross-over point = 90 degrees?

N/W Turkey in relation to S/W Greece? Therefore 90 degrees symbolism?{i.e.,N/W, S/W}. ''Ford Makers'' link?

From a different perspective... Royston - the mid point - where two ancient roads cross over - 'Peddars Way' and the Great North Road. A Christian cave found in 1742 - As Tony Robinson says ''Still a mystery.''

And/or: "England's high-cross monument and the throne-stone of the Isle of Man, symbolically situated at the 'peak' of the Milky Way {authors hypothesis}, belong to a larger tradition found all over England and Europe, where we find many monuments like these in old market squares and at important crossroads. But where did this practice come from?" ['Galactic Alignment'].

"When the Great Experience happens for the first time, there is an effect of surprise such that it hinders the harvesting of even the smallest element of information concerning the passage of the invisible worlds. On the other hand, the repetition of this Experience makes this ''return'' familiar and a more precise knowledge of the different space times is progressively produced."

Remember; before those first impressions take hold - figuratively speaking, [i.e.,lower in relation to higher Or; as with this author; small in relation to Great King. Definition of; relative to an understanding of something. [Extract from author, J. Dubuis]. Try ''harvest''.

N.B. Hecate = goddess of the crossroads.

The same could be said for his use of Space-time in relation to Time-space. Top down in relation to bottom up. Figuratively speaking of course - for that understanding to take place.

Hebrew equivalent uses the word 'Daath' to define that border line between the two. That final void to be overcome for that eureka moment to take place. Representational of. Relative to a subject. If Mr Wilcock understood this subject it would add a new 'dimension' to his own understanding once those future eureka moments were established i.e.,..

"In Mazdean {Zoroastrian} cosmology Ohrmazd 'created' the world for the very purpose of 'annihilating evil', and so cosmology and eschatology are indistinguishable. Limited or finite, eschatological Time is created in order for the struggle to take place. This inaugurates the conception of a linear, purposive time, {micro?} rather than primordial time of cyclical mythologies {macro?}. Time is linear {'first step of ladder' link. Enlarged elsewhere} - in so far - as the events which occur in it, take their meaning from the sequence of their occurrence. Ohrmazd is originally finite since he is delimited by his opposite, Ahriman...Over time Mazdean orthodoxy progressively hardened the dualism between the powers of Ohrmazd and Ahriman. This was opposed by Zervanite theology, which seems to have developed under the Arsacids, although how widespread this became is not known. In Zervanism, both Ohrmazd {'good', positive, etc.,} and Ahriman {'bad' negative etc.,} are sons of Zervan, a figure who can be dated back as the Achaemenid period. Zervan is referred to as both 'Time' and 'Space' so that 'speculations on time-space as the common source of the two principles of Good and Evil, were familiar to the Iranians'. " [From the book 'The World Turned Inside Out' by T. Cheetham].

"...It is very easy to imagine, with the Kabbalist, that the middle pillar is a kind of diagrammatical representation of what spiritual writers have called the 'ladder of ascent'." [From the book by A. Duncan].

"This is the most complex level to grasp in creation. It is the level where creation manifests itself. It is there that the energy takes its Matter-Spirit, time-space aspect." [Same author, i.e. ,J. Dubuis].

To understand fully what is being put forward, understand [in this case - in relation to the Hebrew Tree of Life] numbers that represent 1-3 in relation to the remainder of the same 'Tree'. Of which that 'void' is the border line between the two. Its middle component. A necessary one.

'Bridging the Gap: How the Severn Bridge was Built'.

A side step..."When i began drawing the mandalas - i saw that everything; all the paths i had been following; all the steps i had taken - were leading back to a single point - namely to the mid-point. It became increasingly plain to me that the mandala is the center. It is the exponent of all paths. It is the path to the center, to individuation...I knew that in finding the mandala as an expression of the self, i had attained what was for me, the ultimate. Perhaps someone else knows more, but not me." [C. G. Jung].

"...the 'gnostic' union = Daath or intuition." [Quote taken from within 'The Meditations On The Tarot' by Tomberg].

"Finding the hidden dimensions in yourself is the only way to fulfill your deepest hunger."[ Introduction to the book 'The Book of Secrets' by D. Chopra]. Try ''huntress'' and/or similar.

Mayan equivalent..."Since publication of the 'Maya Cosmogenesis 2012' i have made several new discoveries that further support my reconstruction of the galactic parameters of ancient Mayan cosmology. Two of them are worth taking up here. The first involves a careful reappraisal of Chichen Itza's astronomical alignments, which reveal an attempt to integrate the cosmic centers of Mesoamerican cosmology - polar, galactic, and zenith. The second concerns the iconography of Copan's Stela C, which reveals an awareness of the Galactic Center - Galactic Anticenter axis {'conjunction' link. In this case ,in relation to Scorpio/Pleiades}. " [From the book 'Galactic Alignment'. Mentioned elsewhere].

Side note: The narrow valley and headwaters of the Eurotas valley {Lacedaemon}, the domain of King Menelaus of Sparta, became the spindly constellation of of Scorpius." ['Homer's Secret Iliad'].

"An early Arabic word for the Pleiades means 'center' " Same book. All as a means...? Try ''mandala''.

"Quetzalcoatl first emerged as a deity image at Teotihuacan {''The people of the Pleiades''} - and it has been shown that his earliest astronomical association was with the Pleiades. But i would add, he also had solar attributes, and we might think of him as the Sun and the Pleiades in conjunction. His flight from south to north over the Mesoamerican landscape could be envisioned as his returning to his 'throne' in the zenith center..." [ 'Galactic Alignment:The Transformation of Consciousness According to Mayan, Egyptian and Vedic Traditions'].

Question. With what 'forms' did other cultures define those ''solar attributes'' ?

REFRESHER: ''.....Thinis, the earlist burial place of royal persons known in Egypt, was later {evolution of?} incorporated with the town of Abydos and assumed a nome standard called ''the shrine of the head'', identical to that of the Osirian relic depicted in the reliefs at the Abydos temple, where the head of Osiris was said to be enshrined. Khentiamenti, the earthly govenor of the area, assumed the form of Osiris as a shadowy, mirror image of the celestial power with which he was associated. But more importantly, Abydos as the ''head'' of the terrestrial body of Osiris represented the place where the neter's form spread itself northward over the Nile." [From the book by Rosemary Clark].

Analogy?..."The potential literature for an intellectual study of this is vast. We hope we have provided a few simple pointers on the way. It is however, a 'centering' in, rather than a wandering in the labyrinthine fields of intellectual speculation, that is the direct way of truth. The 'rose' blooms at the center of the cross. And those who are prepared to contemplate the imagery and take it unto their inmost hearts are the more likely to be met by Beatrice from the triumphal car {'chariot'}, and 'led' to places where even the intellectual genius of a Virgil cannot go." [From the book by G. Knight].

''Establish'' in relation to 'strength' in relation to the word focus. Representational / purpose of. And/or Gnosticism {i.e.,a work in progress} in relation to its end result {i.e.,a Gnostic}.

Simply {and ONLY} - because of its 'spiritual' content, i.e.,understanding Mathematics = A mathematician - or a work in progress in say Biology = A biologist. Therefore one could also say ''because of subject material.'' Yes or no?

Further head scratch: Gnosis in relation to the ''cognitive faculty'' {i.e.,root of}.

Question What 'number' represents it AND why?

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Further information to evaluate correctly will be found in Jonathan Blacks book 'The Sacred History, Chapter 23, entitled 'The Sun at Midnight']. Together with... "Now as the fall reached its deepest, darkest point, the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ marked the beginning of the ascent." [Chapter 22, same book].

'The Sun at Midnight' / Bernardo Oliera, Ocso.

Use the 'find' facility to understand 'fall'. And 'its' relationship to a 'u - turn'. What others call ''the dark night of the soul.'' Found within. Then try ''23''. Alchemy defines that same process as ''Putrefaction.''

"The sudden breakthrough of light and imagination that follows Putrefaction is the most inspired part of alchemy. During this phase of true Fermentation, the alchemists felt they were looking on a whole new level of reality...The 'Peacocks Tail' that appears in the laboratory to mark this stage represents the activation of the dawn of the True Imagination, a world of light in the realm of pure mind. Alchemists called it the ''true'' imagination to differentiate it from mere fantasy or idle daydreaming..."

"Fermentation is like a mystical or religious experience for most people, and it can even take the form of psychedelic or paranormal experiences. It occurs whenever we confront the tremendous power of the transpersonal or spiritual realm.[Link to Matter-Spirit quote above].

This can be an overwhelming experience in which we temporary loose our balance and have to readjust to the real world. What we need is objectivity, a distilling of the experience. That is exactly what Distillation means on the psychological level." Therefore {a description} of the mechanics of a working process ? OR would that be a ''work in progress?'' Alchemy's equivalent on those those two universal principles. Understanding that universal framework defines the above paragraphs. It gives them plausibility. A possible one - before we ask ourselves that bigger question - fact or fiction - a possibility or not?

"This symbolic story commences on Easter Eve, with all its connotations of transformation and resurrection. The protagonist, who is called Christian Rosencreutz, is approached by a fair lady. She wears sky coloured garments spangled with stars, and has beautiful wings full of 'eyes' like a peacocks tail..." [Extract from the book by G. Knight]. Question. Archetype within say, a lucid dream?

'Waters of the Gap'. Anything?

Finally compare above to {i.e.,as an objective exercise}..."In the early Gilgamesh tale of the Sumerians, Gilgamesh and his fifty proto-Argonauts have some connection with a ship called the Magan-boat. It should be remembered that Magan is the Sumerian name for Egypt. Hence the boat is connected to Egypt. All the Greek Argonauts were related to one another and more or less anonymous as individuals....reminiscent of the earlier Sumerian 'fifty heros' accompanying Gilgamesh and also the 'fifty great gods', known as Anunnaki. Professor Cyrus Gordon has written an important book on common origins of Greek and Hebrew cultures from the Egyptian-Sumerian milieu of the ancient world.... The 'fifty great gods' of sumer, the Anunnaki are invariably seated. Sacred oarsmen or Argonauts are all... seated while they are rowing. 'The fifty who sit' and the 'fifty who sit and row' seem to be a motif. The other element, besides the eye in the Osiris name hieroglyph, is the throne, which is the hieroglyph for Isis as well. The throne is a 'divine' seat. The Sumerians frequently intoned of the Anunnaki that they were, 'they who are seated on their thrones". [Chapter four. 'The Sirius Mystery'].

As seen from a different perspective {i.e.,''fall'' and ''grace'' links}: "Of these groups, the sons of King Priam numbered fifty and were allocated to stars in the large constellation of Orion. His legitimate sons are brighter stars in the familiar outline of Orion, while the bastard sons are designated as stars outside the figure of Orion but within the constellation boundaries..." ['Homers Secret Iliad']. Try ''fifty'' to 'see' something in its broader context.

Synchronistic link?: "Just before Paris, {one of} the sons of King Priam of Troy, was born, his mother dreamed that he would be the cause of the city being burned to the ground. He was therefore abandoned to die on a hillside. However he was found and brought up by shepherds...Paris { 'a feckless vain man' } abducted Helen, and in an attempt to restore her to her husband a Greek army laid siege to Troy - the event that eventually led to the fulfillment of the prophesy. Homer's epic , describes the last few weeks of the siege, nearly ten years after the Greek army, led by Menelaus brother Agamemnon, King of Mycenae {S/W}, first sailed in more than 1000 ships to the stronghold of the Trojans {N/W}." ['Homers Secret Iliad' - FOUND ON PAGES 49/50 ].

Coincidence or a meaningful one? i.e.,deliberate or otherwise.

Side note: The above 'information' also informs the reader why such statements as ''Hector - the eldest son of King Priam and the strongest warrior in the Trojan army is a very human character who knows that the Trojans are fighting for a lost cause...AND/OR..."The gods who intervene in the action range in character from majestic and honourable to petulant and devious...The eventual destruction of Troy is never in doubt after Book 1, when Zeus promises Thetis, mother of Achilles, that her son will have a 'glorious war' - but this bare bones summary of the Iliad gives no sense of the subtle interplay between Homer's characters , and does not address the moral questions that he poses." [Same book].

Those ''moral questions'' {answers?} that can be defined by the reader - Those same ''bare bones'' {'garment' link} that can be defined by those universal ones {keys} i.e., S/W - N/W in relation to ''ford makers'' . And/or Higher/lower in relation to ''Karma'' - its day to day one - regardless whether surfs/slaves/men/women/kings or queens. All enlarged throughout. Further 'information' {side note?}: Notice how throughout history {mythology only?} those that survive that universal 'struggle' go on to become {representatives?} founders of other countries {cultures?} i.e.,''Aeneas - a cousin of Hector who survived the sacking of Troy and, according to legend, founded the City of Rome." [Same book]. Question. Who was the first king of Great Britain {according to legend}? Question 2. Why?

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Geb - who was associated with the plough. Benefits of; IN relation to the 'divine bit' [i.e.,ankh] i.e.,Bottom up [return journey] from Top down. Question. Which is which? Clue. S/W in relation to S/E.

"Ships have long been said to plough the sea, and ploughs to sail the earth. In a variant of the same ancient metaphor the modern French faucher le grand pre for sailing is literally to reap, or to mow, the big field; the reapers too leave a wake behind them. The German lexicographer Max Miller, last century, related 'oar' to a root by which it means 'as it were the plough-share of the water'; he added that the English word plough, the Slavonic ploug, has been identified with the Sanskrit plava...and with the Greek ploion = ship." [Taken from chapter 4, entitled ''Ploughing the Sea'' from the book 'The Book of Babel: Words and the Way We See Things' by N. Lewis]. Question. Are any of the above main characters; not just their individual aspects; shown to be 'seated'?...[in the main].

Question 2. What do ''ploughs'' come with?

A side step: In chasing the old religions of Europe, we seem to be able to watch the spread in every direction of one great belief. It came of top of vague and scattered beliefs in some form of totemism. It was so much higher in the scale of ideas, that people jumped at it, as later they did with Christianity. Although the thoughts of many men probably went to form it, one suspects that only one really great thinker hammered it into shape. In attempting to appreciate how this idea was thought out...." [Page 154/5 'GogMagog'].

Try 'Dead Sea Scrolls' as ONE example.

And/or: "Here I shall leave the quest for the moment. It has been most fascinating, and I think I have only reached a halting place on the road. Innumerable questions still keep tumbling into my mind. Was the Highland water - horse, for instance, only an idle tale of imagination formed from vague stories of the hippo in Egypt? Same book.

Side note: Neil Oliver speculates in series 1 of 'The Vikings' about stones in the shape of a large ship. Understanding this subject gets us closer to a mind set.

Together with..."Above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a Throne...and on the likeness of the Throne, was the likeness of the appearance of a man upon it from above. [Ezekiel 1:26]. Here we have the next two levels, first that of the Throne, and then that of the 'man' upon the Throne." [Page 36, chapter 2, 'Meditation and the Bible by A. Kaplan].

That link to the 'son of' something. Compare to height of the supporting 'backs' of all three 'thrones' of those representing the Giza 'Plateau'. 'Full' in relation to 'half',[another indication of Khufu's 'status']. An 'awareness' now made in relation to one 'in progress'...which would support the individual on the next leg of the 'journey'. [N.B..Plateau indicative of a borderline] .

Notice if the 'quarry pit' below, was filled with water the 'head' of same would appear above that water line. Link to 'godhead' [its true representation], and therefore; in part; to the Primordial mound, at the 'base' of the pyramid, i.e.,Macro and Micro equivalent. That familiar subject again, Egyptian equivalent, as well as the "higher of the lower", [its physical representation]. Think about it in relation to 'cross' symbolism, [explained within]. Especially in relation to its 'nightly' representation...the Northern Cross. "Sadr [gamma Cygni] being the center point of the cross, and also the 'breast' of the celestial swan." [page 125, chapter eleven, 'The Cygnus Mystery']. 'Heart' and 'cross' symbolism. Getting it?

''The swan is white without spot''.

"...........he treads the Royal path on which the Soul, dying to self, rising again in Self, knows the Eternal Swan and, having known, crosses beyond all death." [Chapter 9, 'The Yoga of the Bhagavat Gita']. Put ''swan'' in the box.

Question. Would the 'pit' be filled up 'accidentally', i.e., weather or deliberately, i.e.,'New year' festivities and/or Sed Jubilees. If the later, what effect would that have on the surrounding stonework? Answer within such works as 'Meditations on the Tarot', as well as 'The Temple in/off Man' / Schwaller de Lubicz. The most recent example being the speculation and hypothesis; of the same; by the author of 'The Sirius Mystery'. Chapter one, and/or 'The Sphinx Mystery'. Same author, but take note, this subject, [and therefore its authors] once again, predates ''modern'' speculation of same 'concepts'. Proving; at least; the viability of the subject. That 'subject' that 'began'; at the dawn of human kind..."before the written word came into common use."

Seven is itself one of those archetypes.The seven ’hand palms’ of ancient Egypt that equaled one Royal Cubit. That link to the ‘Royal Way’ as well as the word ‘Astronomy’. Look it up.

That same link to the seven letters of ’Jehovah’ in relation to the six of..’Yahweh’, or the four of 'Lord', [number symbolism].

A {working?} example - the very first one? "The siege of Troy may be a war between mortals, but almost half the Iliad is occupied with the quarrelling of the gods and their interference in the affairs of man. It is not suggested that the pantheon of gods who, with their associated religious rituals, thrived after the demise of Cronus had no function in Homeric society other than to act as astronomical icons. Nor is it likely that Homer merely hijacked the gods from their mythic and religious environments to suit the astronomical purpose of the Iliad. Rather, myth and religion - two powerful elements in the structure of ancient societies - were intertwined with the age old practical but also mysteries science of astronomy." ['Homer's Secret Iliad'].

Something to ponder on: "A few of these differences between the mediaeval and modern astrologies will emerge in the following study, but i should perhaps comment immediately on the extraordinary fact that my researches in San Miniato indicate that without a shadow of a doubt the 13th century astrologers concerned with this zodiac used what is nowadays called the constellational zodiac. It is quite possible that they used this 'zodiac of the stars' only for symbolic purposes - for example...the temple lore of the ancient mystery wisdom. It is quite certain...they also made use of the tropical zodiac in their divinatory arts, or judgmental astrology - even so, the significance of the use of 'constellation' material has not been sufficiently remarked by either astrologers or historians...which requires we look again at the symbolic intent of churches, cathedrals etc...If the constellation zodiac were so important in the mediaeval period, the the Arabic star-lore, with its specific interpretation of the fixed stars, is part and parcel of mediaeval church symbolism..." ['The Secret Zodiac: The Hidden Art in Mediaeval Astrology' / F. Gettings].

Question. Which would Homer use?

"It is also of interest that the name of Flegetanis, who divined the history of the Grail in the stars, is based on the Arabic word 'falakiyatu,' [astronomy] or 'falakiyatum [astronomer]." [From the book, 'Alexandria.' Vol 1, by D. Fideler].

Side note: "Once the validity of linking geographical land areas to constellations had been established, the way was open for long forgotten knowledge to be garnered from the remaining regiments..." ['Homer's Secret Iliad']. Coincidence or something else?

The number seven symbolic of that ‘development’ within the overall journey as indicated by the significance of that ‘number’ to St Augustine...and such authors as S. Gooch. In his book. ’The dream culture of the Neanderthals’. Those Chakras were sometimes shown with seven rather than five ‘stages’. Figuratively speaking of course. No such stages/ ‘centers’ exist internally. Literal license only. Symbolic in fact. ['The Chakras' by C. Leadbeater].

If it is only symbolism, then the real question is....Why go to all this effort?

"It is important to understand that these centers are not physical in nature and position- though there are parallels with our physical organs and glands. These 'organs' exist in a subtler emotional or psychic or spiritual part of our nature. We may even consider them, not as realities themselves, but as symbols of realities- great, redeeming, and saving symbols." [Chapter 2, 'The Art of True Healing' by Israel Regardie].

Hence the link to such statements as: "These traditions represent the Milky Way as the Great Roadway into the center or the end of the world - the ''end'' is the prelude to a new beginning and is thus equivalent to the source or center. Here we encounter an intriguing idea, essential for understanding the impact of precessional ages on humanity: Time does not move ''up and down'' {as in forward progress vs. backward regress}; rather, it moves us - in and out - of intimacy with our source and center." ['Galactic Alignment']. Try ''mandala''.

Understanding what they all imply by that most common of all words {keys} within this subject makes sense of the above - if only in the Micro sense of the 'word'. Its Macro understanding implied by a 'direction'. Parapsychologists however, refer to the same; in a round about way; to the 'Pineal gland'. What some have called the 'seat of the soul', [chapter three. 'The Source Files'. D. Wilcock]. Think about it, in relation to 'seat/throne' symbolism.

Understanding this subject in full [the above book touches on certain aspects, of amongst others, Freemasonry, Hermetic texts and Zoroastrianism], gives a 'framework' to that books 'overview'. A framework to that 'garment'.[Key]. Or depending on ones point of view- a garment to that framework.

"...nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known." [Matthew X, 26]. "...symbols are not obstacles that must be eliminated in order to arrive at knowledge of the truth, but rather means for receiving 'revelation'. The "clothes" - the symbols - of truth are for each not what hides it, but rather what reveals it." [Extract from the book by Tomberg].

"O children of Adam. Indeed, we have given you garments to cover your 'nakedness',[key] and as a thing of beauty;...but the garment of god-consciousness is the best of all. This is one of gods messages....that human beings might take it to heart". [Quran 7:26]

"In Burnt Norton, of the Four Quartets, T.S. Elliot visualizes the lotus rising quietly, its surface glistening out of the heart of light. There is a play on the double meaning [as noun and verb] in the word rose. The seven flower chakras are each composed of light, but in this context the 'heart of light' is a direct reference to the heart chakra, or anahata.".........

"The 'flower' which is the key to modern Spiritual development is the ajna, the chakra located between the eyes. This flower is dual lobed, which is why in some literature, it is described as having two petals. It is said to be presided over by the hakini."[Bibliographic notes to chapter 5, 'The Zelator'. Mentioned elsewhere].

"Wisdom is a flower from which the bee its honey makes and the spider poison, each according to its own nature." [Chapter 2, 'Alchemists Handbook' by F. Albertus]. Put those 'keys' in the usual box to understand that 'connectedness' - if only, in order, to define a subject. "The fruit of the Underworld Tree is only poisonous in its untransmuted state." [Chapter 4, 'The Underworld Initiation' by R. Stewart]. That link to the difference in 'meaning' to ''incarnation'' and ''reincarnation,'' IF only in relation to this subject. Use the usual box.

''Untransmuted'' in relation to Unmanifested or ineffable?

A working example ? {in the 'spiritual' sense of the word}: "Our fourth struggle is against the demon of anger. We must, with gods help, eradicate his deadly poison from the depths of our souls. So long as he dwells in our hearts and blinds the eyes of the heart with his sombre disorders, we can neither discriminate what is for our good, nor achieve spiritual knowledge, nor fulfill our good intentions, nor participate in true life; and therefore our intellect will remain impervious to the contemplation of the true, 'divine light'; for it is written, 'For my eye is troubled because of anger' {Ps. 6:7. LXX}. Nor will we share in divine wisdom even though we are deemed wise by all men, for it is written: 'Anger lodges in the 'bosom' of fools' {Eccles. 7:9}..." ['The Philokalia' / G.E.H. Palmer etc. Emphasis, this readers].

That divine word again - what does it represent?

And/or: "You must understand that i am giving you an outline. You must remember that both yawning and laughter are very contagious. This shows that they are essentially functions of the instinctive and 'moving' centers."...'Why is laughter so pleasant?' someone asked. '...''Because G. answered, ''laughter relieves us of superfluous energy, which, if it remained unused, might become negative, that is, poison. We always have plenty of this poison in us. Laughter is the antidote. But this antidote is necessary only so long as we are unable to use all the energy for useful work. It is said of Christ that he never laughed. And indeed you will find in the Gospels no indication or mention of the fact that at any time Christ laughed. But there are different ways of not laughing. There are people who do not laugh because they are completely immersed in negative emotions, in malice, in fear, in hatred, in suspicion. And there may be others who do not laugh because they cannot have negative emotions. Understand one thing. In the higher centers there can be no laughter, because in higher centers there is no division, and no 'yes' or 'no'. " ['In Search of the Miraculous']. Try ''yes'' / ''no''.

Try the title of the book to 'see' it in its broader {universal?} context.

thread"The spider and the moon will concern us still further. But one more poetic image in conclusion. Ariadne, the moon goddess who helped Theseus with the thread, is also the Celtic moon goddess Arianrhod. Arianrhod is known as 'the Lady of the Silver Wheel'. Her title is usually held to be a reference not just to Spiral Castle but also to the disc of the moon. These are, of course, opposite. But is her title perhaps rather a reference to the silver spider's web, heavy with dew in the morning mist." [Chapter 6, 'Cities of Dreams' by S. Gooch].

''Dew'' one of this subjects key words. A link to the 'philosophers' stone. From something 'unredeemed' to being 'redeemed'. Spider and bee its two main symbols [early stages of]. The web of which as indicated in the same book is constructed both clockwise and counter clockwise, from its center. All indicative of those different universal principles, [i.e., framework]. Which the author cannot 'see' due his single minded obsession over twenty years - linking the origin of all known 'mysteries' to Neanderthal man - and his knowledge of moon symbolism, [only]. But because of all that well researched data - allows others to 'see'.

'The Implied Spider: Politics and Theology in Myths' / W. Doniger.

"...Think well: the physical is the end result of spiritual forces. Therefore to seek the source of those 'spiritual' forces, the Ariadne's thread, to lead you through the psychic astral maze, must be anchored in the forms of earth. These physical forms are reflections of a spiritual reality. They are reflections of the ultimate truth beyond form. Look well into the mirror of nature to see the reflection of the spiritual stars." [Extract from the book ' The Rose Cross and the Goddess: The Quest for the Eternal Feminine Principle'. Emphasis, this readers].

Try ''hippo/croc.'' as {one} alternative in the Macro sense of the word. ''Wolfgang Pauli'' in Micro sense.

A working example: "What point would there be in living all of the time in an abstract world', asked Abushed. 'Don't be afraid. Everyone finds himself in the world where he belongs. The essential thing is to have a fixed point from which to check its reality now and then..." ['Her-Bak']. Try ''center''. And/or ''grounded''. Benefit of.

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Magritte - 'The Key to Dreams'. Rene Magritte said ''It is a union that suggests the essential mystery of the world. Art for me is not an end in itself, but a means in evoking that mystery." [https://alexanderstorey.wordpress.com].

A {practical?} example...Take a rod or peg to hold a stable center, and from it extend a cord. Start if you wish with the cord enwrapped round the rod as if drawing spun thread from around a spindle. Proceed, in a clockwise direction, to unwind the cord. You will find that you mark or trace out a spiral dance that culminates in a circle. Thus you are re-enacting the primal creation. Do this many times, fully aware of the significance of what you are doing. You will thus learn much of your spiritual origin and the principles of creation. Merely to read of it is to miss the experience. You cannot travel to market without stirring your feet. You cannot experience reality from the pages of a book. The pages can guide your feet. But it is up to your feet to follow. Intellectual curiosity and impatience are no substitute for patient plodding behind the plough...The first time you perform this exercise you will be preoccupied by physical problems and distractions. With persistence you will find that you can perform it with your inner faculties to the fore, aware of the profound significance of the pattern which you trace. Early man spent much time and effort carving spiral symbols on rock. You will be much rewarded by spending a fraction of his time and effort carving these same symbols upon your consciousness...These props will not be necessary after a time. You will later tread the spiral and circular path from an imaginary point. It is no less real because it is fixed only in the imagination. But initial grounding in the physical is important." [Extract from the book 'The Rose Cross and the Goddess' by G. Knight].

The above an example of what is mostly done {enacted?} within the so called ''Mystery clubs.'' Proving the viability of a studious approach - a CONSISTENT one; over many years; as proven by the study of ANY subject; and not just through one book because of ''intellectual curiosity'' - because it gives the same results,i.e.,an understanding {as in the above example} of why neolithic man spent much time carving on ''rocks'' such universal symbols as the ''spiral." Recall what ''rocks'' represent. Then try ''plough.''

Neolithic equivalent - 'spiral' forms created within such monuments as Newgrange {Macro} and/or on single rocks {Micro} as seen within the program 'A History of Ancient Britain' narrated by N. Oliver. All enlarged elsewhere.

Finally link all the above to... "...Crowley once said that the magician's sole aim was to interpret his own 'magical' record, and after many years, i have come to agree with him." [Extract from the book 'The Magister'].

''Interpretation'' in relation to what they experience in their personal day to day wakeful state {lucid dreaming?} and nightly one AFTER enacting such activities {the mythology stories mainly and/or the four compass points in relation to other symbols that represent N/S/E/W etc}. Which they then record; which sooner or later enters in the public domain. Regardless even by Mr Knights suggestion; within the same book; that not all is explained. The bits that are not; can be worked out by 'negation'. All symbols are connected in one form or another. Some are more connected than others. Others need 'more' to interpret their deeper meaning; especially when 'individuality' is brought into account - or more importantly - when it becomes part {primary/secondary?} of the total equation. Just as in physics {especially the deliberate coming together of protons} - whats not there is sometimes more ''telling'' than what is, i.e.,relative to the 'observer'. Understanding that universal framework ESPECIALLY in relation to what ALL imply by the ''divine bit'' gives all the above a certain credibility to it. A credibility that can be worked out - by objective analysis.

Other 'things' that can be worked out - using the above again as {one} example...''Clockwise = unwind'' - therefore anticlockwise = wind = return symbolism = precession = etc etc.

Egyptian equivalent = rolled/UNrolled papyrus {enlarged within}. See anything? If you do, then you should also 'see' the link between ''spiral'' and horizontal/vertical symbolism.

Question. What is 'papyrus' used for?

"We cultivate it, the sage replied, when we encourage the craftsmen to put quality first in the smallest piece of work, when we awaken in our students a consciousness of the relations that link the things of this Earth with 'Heaven', in general when we formulate the laws of analogy, and finally when by representations of the Neters and by symbolism of letters we describe the functions and qualities of Nature. A man who will learn by this symbolism quickly becomes open-hearted...That is why ideas, which you call non-material, are represented by concrete objects. But the sign you spoke of shows a papyrus rolled and sealed; the eye doesn't see its contents. One is to look for the hidden meaning, which often calls for the intelligence of the heart." ['Her-Bak'].

comic4A working? example {i.e.,a work in progress}..."Typical lodge meetings consist of enacting a series of short plays that contain a moral message and encourage personal insight and understanding. All of this is contained in a complicated story involving the building of Solomon's Temple...I soon came to realize that there was a considerable difference between my understanding, based on what i had been taught at school and through religious teachings, and what had apparently happened based on historical records. In particular, it is what has been left out, deliberately or otherwise, that distorts the imagery. It is what we are not told that colours our perceptions. When one is aware of the intervening facts, a new angle {key} on events is presented." {K. Gest}. Enlarged elsewhere. Try ''method'' and ''angle''.

N.B. ''Negation'' = 'The Cloud of Unknowing' ?

Analogy..."In Kings 8:10-11, we find a curious comment. It is related to the dedication of the temple when the Ark of the Covenant was carried into the holy of holies and placed beneath the outstretched wings of the cherubim. The text reads: 'And it came to pass, when the priests came out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house of the lord, so that the priests could not continue ministering because of the cloud; for the glory of the lord filled the house of the lord." Some interpretations of this text suggest that the 'glory of the lord' was a bright light signifying the lords presence..." [From the book by K. Gest].

Try ''cherubim''.

''Cloud'' in relation to something 'unknown'. ''Glory'' in relation to 'grace'. Anything?

REFRESHER: "...Think well: the physical is the end result of spiritual forces. Therefore to seek the source of those 'spiritual' forces, the Ariadne's thread, to lead you through the psychic astral maze, must be anchored in the forms of earth. These physical forms are reflections of a spiritual reality. They are reflections of the ultimate truth beyond form. Look well into the mirror of nature to see the reflection of the spiritual stars." [Extract from the book ' The Rose Cross and the Goddess: The Quest for the Eternal Feminine Principle'. Emphasis, this readers].

Question. Who was Ariadne 'married' to?

Understanding the above defines... Understanding this subjects most commonly used key word,i.e.,'divine', deciphers the core essence of this subjects 'framework'. The core essence of all 'esoteric' literature. That understanding also explains why the subject of the 'psyche' is used as 'its' main teaching aid. Clue. You cannot have one without the other; but one has to come before the other.

trident2"... if you are armed with the 'wand' of intuition, the 'cup' of sympathy, the 'sword' of reason and the 'pentacle' of valor, you will find there {the legends say - and/or mythology - this readers input} the Medicine of Metals, the Elixir of Life, the Philosophers Stone, True Wisdom and perfect happiness." [Extract from the book 'The Cosmic Trigger' by R. Wilson. Emphasis, this readers].

Practical example {i.e.,ancient and modern?}: "Swords normally found in sacred marches or bogs - after being discarded for ritual reasons..." ['Digging for Britain'. Episode 3. Series 6].

And/or: The narrator Neil Oliver within the program 'A History of Ancient Britain' {4th series - 'Age of Bronze'} - surmises why such items as the Dover boat {'oldest surviving sea going vessel in the world' } and sword like implements {i.e.,'rapier'} were broken deliberately before being {discarded?} into sacred bogs or rivers - ''to appease the gods."

Connect ''ship'' with ''sword'' as a means...?

And/or: Swords found as part of grave goods at a place called Meads near Sittingbourne {S/E}: ''Functional weapons; but they have a symbolic roll; placed in the graves of people who never used them in battle''. Try such 'key' words {logos} as: ''mead'' / ''sword'' / ''S/E {corner stone?}'' - to attempt to 'fathom' a mind set beyond: ''They want to imagine and see themselves as warriors." ['Digging for Britain'. Series 1. Episode 3].

And/or: 8 log boats found in the fenlands of S/E England {River Nene}. Thousands more speculated on. Speculation about ''water burial's'' - due the possibility of a connection between swords/spears/boats and bones and the ''marshes and wetlands'' that are MOSTLY associated with them. Alice Roberts unsure about such speculation ''Most burial's on dry land such as stone and crouch burials, rather than burial's in water.'' ''Archaeology boundaries'' mentioned to such possibilities. ['Digging for Britain' / Series 3. Episode 1].

To push those boundaries further understand the enclosed MIND SET.

Question. Why rivers and not seas?

Refresher: "The Agnisuryans respond to the sound. The waters ebb and flow. Let the 'magician' guard himself from drowning, at the point where land and water meet. The midway spot, which is neither dry nor wet, must provide the standing place whereon his feet are set. When water, land and air meet there is the place for 'magic' to be wrought."

Fenland?

A closer effort could be...

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'Sword of reason' under his belt?

"...certainly once the mystical Sword of the Word is broken into pieces, nothing less than the quest of a Galahad {i.e.,in relation to the word Gnosis?} is needed to reunite them. All the effort in the west from Robert Fludd to Goethe, from Boehme to Swedenborg, takes on this meaning..." Try ''logos'' ...together with...

"The story that Illich tell of the phenomenology of the text is perhaps only one way in which the connection to the Word may be lost. In whatever form it takes, the loss of connection between the external, {i.e.,exoteric} public form of the Book and the meaning hidden within it gives rise to a drama common to all the religions of {each} 'Book'. If the true meaning of the 'Book' is the interior meaning, hidden under the literal appearance, from the moment that men fail to recognise or refuse this interior meaning; from that moment they destroy the integrity of the 'Word', of the Logos; and then begins the drama of the 'Lost Speech'. From the moment we refuse the interiority of the text or of the world, then the world is turned inside out. The task of hermeneutics is to recover this living, integral Word and, through this, to make possible the 'Event at the edge of the exoteric cosmos' which is the Great Inversion." [From the book 'The World Turned Inside Out'. Mentioned elsewhere. Emphasis/parenthesis, this readers].

'Mans Search for Meaning' / Viktor Frankl.

Pun? ''We all have a 'book' in us'' {waiting to be written?}. In the micro sense of the 'Word'. Religious texts in the macro sense. Try ''Event'' and/or ''lost word'' and/or ''hermeticism''. Connect them to see if you agree or disagree.

''Event at the edge {'boundary' link} of the exoteric cosmos which is the great inversion.''

REFRESHER: "....Sirius being the star of Horus, and the Step Pyramid complex being named Horus Is the Star at the Head of the Sky." [Page 134 'Imhotep the African'].

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A prediction?

Analogy {i.e.,something hinted at}: "Discarding of course, all the mythical explanations of the Lost Pleiad, I would notice some of the modern and serious attempts at an elucidation of the supposed phenomenon. Doctor Charles Anthon considered it founded solely upon the imagination, and not upon any accurate observation in antiquity. Jenson thinks that as a favourite object in Babylonia, the astronomers attached to it, with no regard to exactitude, there number of perfection or completeness - the number seven...The Greeks less favourably situated, finding only six....invented the story of the 'missing' sister. Riccioli, however, propounded a theory - which I have nowhere found elsewhere - that the seventh and missing Pleiad may have been a nova {supernova?} appearing before that number was recorded by observers but extinguished around the date of the Trojan War; this last idea accounting for the association of Electra with the lost one...As the spectrum of this star {Pleione} shows the bright lines of hydrogen like that of P Cygni, Pickering suggests that it may similarly have had a temporary brilliance and thus be the lost Pleiad..." [Page 408-411 'Star Names and Their Meanings'].

Side note: "Music and dancing are often linked {'spiral'?}. In the Algonquin story of Algon the hunter, the 'hero' finds a circular pathway on the prairie, worn as though by many feet, although no footprints can be found outside the area. Hiding himself in the long grass he hears music which becomes louder and sees descend from the sky a host of star-maidens in an osier chariot. They alight and dance, and he captures one to be his bride." [Page 115 'The Western Way'. Vol 1].

Continued: And/or: "The symbol of Seshat was a seven-pointed star or flower {a rosette} that was held by a long stem {'tip'?} attached to a tiara the goddess wore on her head. As G. A. Wainwright pointed out, this symbol appears on the Narmer and Scorpion palette - which suggests that the Stretching of the Cord ritual, was known in those remote times." [Page 141, 'Imhotep the African']. Try ''cord''.

"The ancient Egyptian texts and temple reliefs explain that stretching the cord was carried out by a priestess {'lost Pleiad'?}, who represented a deity associated with the stars, and the pharaoh." Same book.

'Soul' and 'spirit' as a means...?

Question. H/V? Which and why?

Understanding those universal {spiritual?} concepts gets us closer to defining such places as Napta Playa and especially Denderah beyond JUST constellational configurations.

Question. Have any coming together of planets been studied within all that research?

REFREHER: "The potential literature for an intellectual study of this is vast. We hope we have provided a few simple pointers on the way. It is however, a 'centering' in, rather than a wandering in the labyrinthine fields of intellectual speculation, that is the direct way of truth. The 'rose' blooms at the center of the cross. And those who are prepared to contemplate the imagery and take it unto their inmost hearts are the more likely to be met by Beatrice from the triumphal car {'chariot'}, and 'led' to places where even the intellectual genius of a Virgil cannot go." [From the book by G. Knight]. Try ''maze''.

Question. How would that be represented by within a landscape? Hebrew equivalent {i.e.,Deuteronomy}: "If you return to your god. If with all your heart and soul you obey his 'voice'. Then he will brink back your captives. Should you have been banished to the very sky's end your god will gather you again - even from there." Recall part 1.

'Great turning at hand'?

Working example: "Overcoming our wrong work leads to the possibility of re-channeling that energy with the help of knowledge and understanding in order to create new 'being'." ['Wisdom of the 4th Way']. Try ''leak''.

dragon 1Understanding the above defines {or at least gives a very good attempt to} the following... "In order to heal the 'wounded', disorientated soul, it will not do to propose remedies that are crippled in their effectiveness by their implicit presumption that the prison in which the soul is trapped is the whole of reality. But the escape from this 'prison' is not easy. Re-orientation { ''inversion'' link} requires a revolution of consciousness so profound {you can almost hear the music!} that it may well threaten the sanity of the unguided ego {dramatic effect}. The ego must be wholly and painfully transformed in order for the encounter with the 'Angel' to occur {''sun at midnight' link}. Spiritual birth requires the death of the ego. As Jung would have it, 'A victory for the Self is always a defeat for the ego'. " [From the book 'The World Turned Inside Out'. Mentioned elsewhere. All emphasis/parenthesis, this readers].

Remember - objectivity at ALL times. Without it - those dramatic effects may seem real ,i.e.,

"...the anima appears in 'her' proper positive role - that is, as a mediator between the ego and the self." ['Man and his Symbols' / C. Jung].

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Spirit{M} / Soul{F}?

"In Christian mythology the disciples are symbols of the 'eidolon', or ego. Actually, of course, we are all eidolons, or images of the Christ. In the ancient world the eidolon and Consciousness - the false self and the true Self - were imagined as 'twins'. To make it clear that the disciples Thomas, Judas and Simon Peter are to be understood as eidolon figures, they are all represented as Jesus 'twin' brother. Thomas means 'twin' in Aramaic. In the Book of Thomas the Contender - Jesus; representing Consciousness, instructs his disciple and twin brother 'doubting Thomas', representing the incarnate self, in the path of self knowledge: 'Brother Thomas, while you are in the world for a time, listen to me, and i will reveal to you the things you have been thinking about. Since it has been said that you are my twin and true companion, examine yourself and learn who you are, in what way you exist, and how you will come to be. Since you will be called my brother, it is not fitting that you be ignorant of yourself'. " [From the book by T. Freke and P. Gandy]. Try ''twin''. Gemini?

N.B: Gemini / Taurus {i.e.,northern gate. Southern 'gate' = Sagittarius / Scorpio} as a means...?

Side note: {a working example}: "As a rule, the specialist's is a purely masculine mind, an intellect to which fecundity is an alien and unnatural process; therefore it is an especially ill adapted tool for receiving and bringing to birth a 'foreign' spirit. But a greater mind bears the stamp of the feminine; to it is a receptive and fruitful womb which can reshape what is strange into a familiar form. Wilhelm possessed in the highest degree the rare charism of spiritual motherhood. To it he owed his as yet unequalled ability to make incomparable translations." [Jung on 'The Secret of the Golden Flower' / R. Wilhelm].

Mother of Dragons?

Continued: Understanding that helps in defining {if only for this reader} : "Of course i have scarcely touched upon the question which must be asked by anyone who makes himself familiar with the esotericism of San Miniato al Monte. Who built the church, and for what reason?...They were well aware of the role which Florence {'Aries' link} would play in the destiny of Europe. [P. 95/6. 'The Secret Zodiac' / F. Gettings]. Try ''Saturn''.

And/or: "This fish {in relation to his Taurus/ Pisces hypothesis} which was not originally a fish but some sort of crocodile." Try ''crocodile''.

Side note: That very ancient constellation symbol {Pisces?} with a fish in a {goats?} mouth? Enlarged elsewhere.

As ONE example: "The three 'divinities' of the Cycle Triad {that number 'three' again} - have a transcendental connection to cosmic epochs as well as natural cycles on earth. Hapi: the waterways of the Nile in Egypt - and the Milky Way in the heavens - dividing the shores and the E/W of the sky. Taurt {Hippo} contains and distributes the recurring manifestation {i.e.,as a known value} - of vital force in nature, and also maintains the cyclic rhythm of great ages foretold by the shift of polestars, in her role as keeper of the ''mooring post'' in the northern heavens {S/N}. At the same time, Apep {Crocodile} expedites ''involution'', the decline of the spirit BACK into matter. In the sky, he heralds {'oracle' link?} the descent of darkness in storms {whirlwinds?} and the appearance of comets." [Page 110 from the book by R. Clark].

All {including 'comets'} as a means...?

Question. Above {of?} / Below {in?} the Horizon? In the Macro sense of the word. And/or: Above/below the 'waistline' {navel?} in the Micro sense of the word {logos?} = ''Heart'' of Eagle / ''Thigh'' of Ox?

Recall Dionysus 'start' point. His relationship with Ariadne. 'See' it all in the inner sense of the word, i.e., in relation to that universal ''bit''.

Understanding that one paragraph gives clues to understanding the overall subject as a whole {mind set?} - which such authors as Hancock and Collins are still in the 'dark' about.

And/or: {i.e., as seen from a different perspective}: "The following three things were perceived by him: the Ofannim, the Hayyot, and the 'man' {i.e.,an aspect of himself; his 'higher' self} above the Hayyot. The description of each of these three 'visions' is introduced by the word va-ereh, ''and I beheld'' and/or ''I saw'' {i.e.,to 'see' something } . For the account of the Hayyot begins, ''And I looked {va-ereh} and behold a whirlwind.'' etc. {Ezek.i.4}. The account of the Ofannim begins..." [Page 257 'Guide for the Perplexed'].

All the above para. in relation to 'The Vision of Ezekiel' and that link to the Merkabah {''chariot''}. Hippo in relation to Hayyot. Croc. in relation to Ofannim. ''Man'' above it in relation to 'Throne', i.e.,''as the appearance of a sapphire stone, the likeness of a throne'' AND ''the likeness of the appearance of man above it.'' {ver.26}. Try ''whiteness'' to 'see' something further.

Continued: Put the two together in relation to: "Had any other axis than the Cancer/Capricorn been selected then, Taurus would not have been directed towards sunrise nor towards that stellium of 1207. That is perhaps a sufficient argument for the orientation of the zodiac on the Cancer/Capricorn axis {i.e.,N/S} of the basilica." [Page 95. 'The Secret Zodiac'].

''Saturn 'rules' Capricorn. The Moon - Cancer''. Same book.

And/or: "There are other related associations - for example- Capricorn has rule over the skeleton system - but we need not consider these at this point." Try ''bones'' to 'see' something from that universal {mind set} point of view. Hence the final statement...

"To stop short at such associations , is to miss the whole tendency of mediaeval thought,, which is towards allegorizing - towards establishing anagogic connections between things." Same book.

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Mad March Hare?

Continued: 'Stage' {performance? and/or 'ritual?} analogy: "As a practicing Fool ourself, we had been puzzled by the fact that Fulcanelli seems merely to have glossed over what must have been the most interesting aspect of mediaeval festivities - the Feast of Fools. We suspected that, hidden away in the esoteric account of the Feast of Fools, there would be some important lessons to learn about the inner life of the fool. One of Fulcanelli's unwritten precepts was that most of the pagan -like festivities of the mediaeval period reflected esoteric doctrines. The Feast of Fools, with its bawdy, its strange language, its open mockery of the religious life and of god's servants - its election of a boy as a mock Bishop - must have offered a reservoir of arcane material to someone like Fulcanelli...During this feast, the priests would dress as clowns or women and generally 'act the fool'...It is reasonable to assume that the Fool Feast was a throwback to the Roman Saturnalia, during which slaves were allowed to change places with their masters...The inversion was almost total. Something of this inversion of the 'natural order' of society was continued into the Feast of Fools in the mediaeval period...Yet much to our surprise, he had given only passing reference to the 'Feast' and its 'Mad Mother'. What was the esoteric background to the Feast of Fools. Who was that Mad Mother?" ['The Zelator' / M. Hedsel].

Try 'Hera' for the astronomical equivalent.

Question. 'Hare' anagram of Hera?

A {working?} example: "But are you not able to foresee what is going to happen to each of us,'' somebody asked, ''that is to say, foretell what result each of us will reach in work on himself and whether it is worth his while to begin work?"...'It is impossible to say,' said G. 'One can only foretell the future for men. It is impossible to foretell the future for mad machines. Their direction changes every moment. At one moment a machine of this kind is going in one direction and you can calculate where it can get to, but five minutes later it is already going it quite a different direction and all your calculations prove to be wrong. Therefore, before talking about knowing the future, one must know whose future is meant. If a man wants to know his own future he must first of all know himself. Then he will see whether it is worth his while to know the future. Sometimes, maybe, it is better not to know." ['In Search of the Miraculous'. Includes italics].

Follow the title of the book to 'see' it in its broader context.

hare3Landscape equivalent?: Conversation between archeologist Dr. J. D. Hill and the narrator Bettany Hughes in relation to decommissioned grain pits {Winchester} which archeologists had supposed were used {afterwards} as a rubbish bin for anything and everything - but now : "One of the most important developments in Iron Age archeology has been to recognize that the rubbish we find in these pits is extremely unusual rubbish - its probably the end result of a ritual feast or sacrifice or even an offering to the gods...As part of that feast and gathering at least 12 cows were slaughtered, several adult horses, sheep, pigs, dog and they had also gone out and hunted at least ONE hare." The narrator concludes: "A flamboyant gesture of excess. An orgy of killing to thank god for a surplus of food...To trade, to party, to score social points." [' Seven Ages of Britain' / Series 1. Episode 2].

Side note: "Endorsement of the view that the planets visible to the naked eye were represented by the gods came about in an unusual way. After two years cataloguing the Leigh papers, we began, warily at first, to derive astronomical images from the narrative. One of the first came from a few words in Book 1 that record the return of the gods after a few days feasting in Ethiopia: 'The immortal gods came back in a body {at dawn} to Olympus, and Zeus led the way.'..." Enlarged elsewhere.

Question. Saturn/Poseidon link? Enlarged elsewhere.

Refresher: ''Saturn is the furthest planet that can be seen with the naked eye."

Side note: "When translated and decoded, this inscription reveals the exact time and date on which the zodiac was laid down, and mentions the names of the planets involved in the satellitium in Taurus. The date contained within this coded Latin corresponds precisely to the date i arrived at independently...It is of course, the date on which this unique 'gathering' of planets took place...28th May 1207." ['The Secret Zodiac'].

Coincidence or a meaningful one? Try the title of the book.

N.B. Winchester. Smack bang in the middle - on the South coast.

"Saturn is also named the Lord of Decrease...his power manifests in the later stages of decay. He rules over the spoiled, the filth and the refuse of society..." ['Saturn and the Theoretical Foundations of an Emerging Discipline'].

Try ''Saturn'' to 'see' something {beginning/end?} from an astrology point of view. - represented within those universal {'planetary'?} constants.

Question. What represents an ''increase''?

And/or: "A planet is an astronomical body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity, is not massive enough to cause thermonuclear fusion, and has cleared its neighbouring region of planetesimals." ['Wiki'].

Continued: Recall recent discoveries in {similar?} pits at Bulford. Try among others ''grain'' for a further connection. Part 5.

"Many years ago the English psychologist, F. W. H. Meyes, suggested that - ''hidden in the depth of our being is a rubbish heap as well as a treasure house''. Try ''house'' and/or ''Herod''.

"I will give you the treasures of darkness and the secret places." {Isaiah 45,7}.

Also in same program/documentary - ONLY one piece of clothing - {a fox fur armband} found on the naked Lindow Man. And the White chalk horse in relation to boundary lines. Enlarged elsewhere.

Refresher: "...nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known." [Matthew X, 26].

A {working?} example {i.e., if only in the Old Testament sense of the 'word'}: "I will deliver thee into the hand of them that thou hatest, into the hand of them from whom thy mind is alienated. And they shall deal with thee hatefully, and shall take away all thy labour - and shall leave thee naked and bare...." [Ezekiel 23:29].

Try Gog/Magog.

AND: "...symbols are not obstacles that must be eliminated in order to arrive at knowledge of the truth, but rather means for receiving 'revelation'. The "clothes" - the symbols - of truth are for each not what hides it, but rather what reveals it." [Extract from the book by Tomberg].

AND: "O children of Adam. Indeed, we have given you garments to cover your 'nakedness',[key] and as a thing of beauty;...but the garment of god-consciousness is the best of all. This is one of gods messages....that human beings might take it to heart". [Quran 7:26].

Analogy? "When we think about the future, we envision a version of the present: that the TV shows, movies, and singers who matter most today will be the ones remembered in 100 years. History, says otherwise, Chuck Klosterman argues in 'But what if we're wrong? Thinking about the present as if it were the past'. The works that endure, he says, are the ones that future societies find meaningful, whether they're valued in their day or not. Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick' was scorned when it came out, and Franz Kafka was dead before 'The Trial' saw print. So which of today's writers will be remembered. Probably not Philip Roth or Jonathan Franzen, Klosterman says, but someone writing in obscurity {perhaps on the deep web}, representing an ultra-marginalised group and covering subjects that can be completely reinterpreted by future readers..." [From the 'Time Magazine' {June 2016} entitled 'Predicting the next great American novel' - including parenthesis].

circumpolar-300x300 The ‘Pleiades’ and ’Bear’ constellations. Universally known by all cultures throughout millenniums. The ‘Seven sisters’ together with the ‘Seven Plough oxen’. [Septentriones. Old name of same ]. One symbolic, [as a representation] of that ‘unknown’ quantity. The other...a ‘known’ one. In relation to an awareness, from an unaware start point, [i.e.,''shadow'' aspect]. Link to 'Tomb' and 'Womb' symbolism.

Question. Shadow/anima? Which and why? Remember - as a MEANS to represent something.

"The dolphin, it should be added, is a sea creature with a womb..." [Extract from the book by G. Knight]. Recall same word in Part 1.

Together with... ..."Long ago it was said at the time of the crucifixion, a strange voice was heard, calling out across the seas: 'Great pan is dead', and this was thought to mean that all the old gods and all their ways had been killed because the One True god had come. This is not quite accurate; though there is truth in it. Pan was not dead, but something connected with 'death' did come to earth. It changed." [Extract from the book by G. Knight].

Shadow in relation to 'light' and/or ''grace''. Its intent and {purpose?}.

Sufi equivalent...the 'Seventy Thousand' veils [of light and darkness], in relation to the 'Seven fold way', [introduction, 'The Niche of Lights'/ Al-Ghazali]. From something unveiled to... inspirations/aspirations ,['scratching']...to 'ploughing ones furrow'. [ 'Groove'. Key ]. Getting your head around it yet?

"Far away from America, the Society Islanders of the South Pacific divide the year into two seasons - Pleiades above the Horizon and Pleiades below." [Chapter 4, 'Cities of Dreams' by S. Gooch]. Can u see what the author cannot?

Try authors name or title of book.

 

 

As does..."Thoth is a moon god; and Hermes, who carries a staff around which two serpents are twined, comes originally from Arcadians, the people of the bear, who also worshiped Artemis and Pan. These various wisdom's have no discernible value at all - although the alchemists for example like the numerologists, did occasionally stumble across genuine scientific truths. We do not, i think, do this overlay material any great injustice if we describe it as mysticism for the sake of mystery, wrapped in endless philosophical and metaphysical meanderings." [Chapter 11, same book]. To evaluate correctly before deciding on the 'next course of action' understand 'metaphysical' in relation to signs and keys. [Explained throughout].

As an example put ''Arcadia'' in the usual box. images[3]And/OR: "The name of Ladon who guarded the 'apples' is something of a mystery: He was the snake within - the guardian of the 'inner riches'...The Hesperides are 'Daughters of the Evening'. In the Stellar lore, they are the Pleiades - from the Greek 'pleios' {many}...According to R. H. Allen, 'Star Names and Their Meanings' it is called the Greatest Snake, and says that it glides in the manner of a river, between two stellar 'bears'...It may be the source of the same name for the river in Arcadia into the Alpheus, and which was visualized as being the border of the Garden of the Hesperides..." ['The Zelator'].

'River' in relation to 'centering in' in relation to the 'apple of the eye'. Anything?

And/or 'shadow' in relation to 'light' {i.e.,'sisters' = anima. Aspects of.}: Enlarged throughout. ALL as a means...?

A different interpretation but now from a 'known' point of view..."Contemplation of Binah may bring a very real sense of being surrounded by Great Waters, and in this connection the Temple of Binah is an Ark on the supernal seas. This is the ''Ark of Isis'', a symbol of the Womb of the Great Mother. This symbol of the Ark of Isis or the Moon Ark is one of very great protection and is of immense antiquity, sometimes being associated with a Moon Tree. The earliest representation of the moon god {and by extension this means the divine feminine principle} are to be found in cones or pillars of stone, often of meteoric origin, sometimes carved and sometimes left UNworked, {'stalagmites/stalactites link?}. These are not phallic stones, although they are sometimes confused with them. When such a pillar is made of wood we have the Moon Tree, examples of which are found illustrated in Dr Esther Harding's 'Women Mysteries', an important text for anyone who wishes to understand the psychological implications of the goddess." [Extract from the book 'The Rose Cross and the Goddess'. All emphasis, this readers with the exception of the information underlined].

Woodhenge? IN RELATION TO Stonehenge?

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"The 'Venus and Sorcerer' panel from the Chauvet Cave." More importantly - protruding from the ceiling,i.e.,top-down? Recall what ''caves'' represent. Try Part 1. Question. 'Bear' - top-left?

To understand what is being implied - decipher those keys, i.e.,recall the position of Binah on the Hebrew equivalent of that universal ''moon tree''. Hence the link to ''waters'' and ''ark'' i.e., what it implies, i.e., sea/salt water {link to 'ark'} = 'UNmanifested aspect {something yet to be 'realised'}. Recall 'moon' {lunar, therefore 'top-down?} and 'sun' {solar, therefore 'bottom-up? represented with fresh water,i.e., in the Manifested sense of the 'word'} - symbolism,i.e.,UNknown/known {perspective?}. - as a means to impart an understanding - using 'male' and 'female' aspects {shadow/anima} to define a balance {equilibrium?} - to {project?} an understanding, i.e.,''you cant have one without the other; but one has to come before the other?"

"Mysticism is the source and root of all religions." [Quote from the book by Tomberg]. Link to the word ''Gnosis'' and what it implies, i.e.,in relation to that universal framework and/or the contents of this web page.

cave art 4 From a different {perspective?}..."Swiss researcher Franz Gnaedinger has proposed that the woman's torso and genitalia represents the summer triangle, within which the young bison's head and shoulders are perfectly framed. This is an inspiring theory, although a more positive identification would be to suggest that the woman's vulva and scissorlike legs represent the area of the Milky Way known as the Great Rift {also known as the Dark Rift, Cygnus Rift, and Great Cleft}, which is framed within the summer triangle. This is the dark band of stellar dust and debris in line with the galactic plane that causes the Milky Way to appear to split into two separate streams in the region of the Cygnus constellation..." [Extract from the book 'Gobekli Tepe' by A. Collins].

"Analogy?..."Access to this world requires that true imagination which is the intermediary locus 'at the meeting place of the two seas' where Moses meets Khidr, the 'mundus imaginalis'. " [From the book 'The World Turned Inside Out']. Try ''Khidr''.

'Eye of the Triangle' by I. Regardie.

Summer triangle?

Question. Coincidence or a ''meaningful'' one? Either way it endorses {proves?} the validity {benefit?} of including ALL available material - not just those that we are at ease {comfortable?} with. Yes or no?

"All this is very interesting and might well be correct. Yet linking ice age cave art with the design of sacred enclosures created at Gobekli-tepe in southeast Anatolia thousands of years later might seem presumptuous. It is a fact, however, that in the early Neolithic, stalagmites and stalactites were removed from cave interiors and carried back to Catal Hoyuk, where they were placed in cult shrines alongside statuettes, bucrania, vulture beaks, and painted frescoes of extraordinary beauty and sophistication. So many fragments from caves were found there that British archaeologist James Mellaart, who excavated the site in the 1960s proposed that the shrines at Catal Hoyuk might have been the realm of chthonic deities ; that is, gods of the UNderworld. B.C. Dietrich, Ph.D., author of 'The Origin of Greek Religion', went further by suggesting that the ritual activities practiced, had formerly been celebrated in primordial cave settings, adding that: 'Though the locality of the cult may have changed, its form did not relax its curious hold on the mind of the worshipper who, over many generations, retained the aniconic stalagmite as an image of his goddess.' This of course, resonates with the manner in which the limestone cone in the Chauvet Cave was utilized in the creation of the Venus and Sorcerer panel." ['Gobekli Tepe' by A. Collins. Emphasis, this readers].

Analogy? Stalagmite formations found on some of the bones within a prehistoric cave {'Merlins' cave}. On the side of a very steep cliff like 'hill'. Skeletons found at the cave entrance - one of which - a giant of a man - who is speculated to be the 'guardian of the cave' {gate?}. Flint/teeth and cow bones found,i.e., 'knuckle of leg' {'knee' link}. All enlarged elsewhere.

"For archeologists burial sites can offer precious clues about how our ancestors lived and died. But sometimes they can surprise us with insights into what seem strange beliefs and rituals long since forgotten." [Alice Roberts quote, same program, 'Digging For Britain' / episode 1].

"Error runs down an inclined plane, while truth has to laboriously climb its way up hill". Anything?

Different time, different place, different culture..."All alone, Humberto made his way through seemingly endless corridors and pathways in the rock. There he found something unheard of and unduplicated anywhere in Mayaland. Scattered throughout the caves were altars made of stalagmite and stalactite columns. And around these altars were 'offerings' that had been made perhaps a thousand years before, untouched in all that time. Each of the hundreds of clay pots, implements, images, and querns that had been offered up to the rain god, Chac, rested just where it had been placed by ancient Mayan hands in some long-ago ceremony. Nothing within had ever been seen or touched in all the years since the cave was sealed from human view." [ From the book by 'D. Melchizedek].

'Quern' in relation to 'Pole' . "Then we entered a different part of the cave, where an enormous stalagmite had millions of years ago joined as one with an equally enormous stalactite, creating a giant pillar at least twenty meters high. Around the pillar were offerings that had been left there by the Mayans long ago. Prayer pottery and vessels were arranged on the ground all around this central column, just as they had been for hundreds and thousands of years. [Same book].

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Pictures from within the same french cave system. Question. Lions or bears or a 'transformation' of both? Notice the leg {or thigh?} in the 'middle' of the {menagerie?} - that becomes a focus or anchor {pole?} point - in order to evaluate the parts within the whole. Question 2. Why the 'upper' half ONLY i.e.,why no 'tails' ? N.B. Most scenes = right - left. Why? And 'lion' = E/W? 'bear' S/N?

"Be aware of the Pole Star in the center of the Northern sky before you, situated at the tail end of Ursa Minor, and, circulating about it, the Northern constellations of Draco, Ursa Major, Casseopia, and the house - like 'form' of the chair ['seat' link] of Cepheus. Learn to become familiar with the patterns of the stars; they hold the ancient starry wisdom... ....Imagine that you hold in your hands a circular disc that is in fact a black mirror, of polished stone, that reflects whatever part of the sky whose image you catch in its depths, and which also imparts to you intuitively the meaning of the patterns. Then be aware that you also have a shield that on the outside is of a similar substance and which shines forth your own particular sigil that expresses the innermost 'star' of your being, whilst the inside of your shield is like a brightly polished silver mirror, that enables you to see yourself in the utter clarity of perceptive wisdom." [The Rose Cross and the Goddess' by Gareth Knight]. Try ''shield''.

"Pauli could not fail to notice what a supreme example of synchronicity this was. A chinese woman had played an important part in his dreams, particularly those involving mirrors and their reflections: a chinese woman had carried out the critical experiments that brought about the downfall of 'parity' - that is of mirror symmetry - in physics. He wrote to Jung of his shock. Fierz had told him he had a ''mirror complex,'' "I admitted as much,'' Pauli wrote to Jung. ''But i was still left with the task of acknowledging the nature of my ''mirror complex." Pauli's curious dream of 1954 had occurred right after he had finished his work on mirror symmetry. He was convinced that ''the unconscious motives play a role'' in creative thinking, especially in the case of symmetry. "Mirroring'' is an archetype [and] this has something to do with physics. Physics relies on a connection of an image reflected in a mirror and between mind and nature," he said in an interview in 1957. He recalled having ''vivid, almost parapsychological dreams {lucid dreaming?} about mirroring, while i worked mathematically during the day." The mathematical work seemed to cause ''some archetype [to be] constellated [that is, to emerge into consciousness] which subsequently made me think about mirroring." The connection, he concluded was ''a kind of synchronicity, because there are unconscious motives when one is involved in something." Other examples of synchronicity soon cropped up......"[Chapter 14, '137: Jung, Pauli and the Pursuit of a Scientific Obsession' by A. Miller. Including parenthesis ].

"...Physics relies on a connection of an image reflected in a 'mirror' and between mind and nature''. 'Connection' = the objective view? i.e.,standing outside of the Self in order to discover something internal? And/or: Quote from "The Secret Of The Golden Flower: A Chinese Book of Life'' By Richard Wilhelm And Carl Jung...

"My experience in my practice has been such as to reveal to me a quite new and unexpected approach to eastern wisdom. But it must be well understood that I did not have as a starting point a more or less adequate knowledge of Chinese philosophy. On the contrary, when I began my life-work in the practice of psychiatry and psychotherapy, I was completely ignorant of Chinese philosophy, and it is only later that my professional experiences have shown me that in my technique I had been unconsciously {synchronistic?} led along that secret way which for centuries has been the preoccupation of the best minds of the East. This might have been taken for subjective imagination — one reason for my previous hesitancy in publishing anything on the subject — but Wilhelm, that great interpreter on the soul of China, has openly confirmed the coincidence for me. In so doing, he has given me the courage to write about a Chinese text which, though belonging in essence to the mysterious shadows of the eastern mind, yet at the same time, and this is important,shows striking parallels to the course of psychic development in my patients, none of whom is Chinese."

Question. An aspect of the inner self. That objective one?

Hence: "At the same time, its meaning for us is greatly deepened when we know that, despite the gulf separating us from the East, we follow exactly similar paths when once we give heed to the inner world." Same book.

Refresher: "What is decisive for me is that i dream about physics as Mr. Jung [and other non-physicists] think about physics. Every time i have talked to Mr. Jung [about the ''synchronistic'' phenomenon and such], a certain spiritual fertilization takes place." Wolfgang Pauli.

Try ''Pauli'' on all pages for a working example.

"His conscious ego may distort the facts and be self deceived by desires and instincts for self preservation, self esteem, and the like. But in the unconscious, truth cannot be dissembled in this way. The unconscious can only mirror the actual facts and therefore cannot lie." ['Quote from the book by M. Harding. Includes emphasis].

And/or: "While people are using reconnecting energy, something is actually being absorbed. They're receiving energy, not sending it...the more i got my attention out of the picture, the more powerful the response." [Book by Dr. E. Pearl].

"Life is what happens to you, when you are busy doing other things." John Lennon.

"The art of letting things happen, action through non-action, letting go of oneself, as taught by Meister Eckhart, became for me the key opening the door to the way. We must be able to let things happen in the psyche. For us, {i.e.,''Westerners''} this actually is an art of which few people know anything. Consciousness, is forever interfering, helping, correcting, and negating, and never leaving the simple growth of the psychic progresses in peace. It would be simple enough if only simplicity were not the most difficult of all things. To begin with, the task consists of solely objectively observing a fragment of a 'fantasy' in its development..." ['The Secret of the Golden Flower' ].

REFRESHER: "Pauli could not fail to notice what a supreme example of synchronicity this was. A chinese woman had played an important part in his dreams, particularly those involving mirrors and their reflections..." Question. ''Fantasy'' up to what point?

'The Fine Structure Constant' ?

A {working} example: "Of course, this has to do with how one views the creation; what is exactly meant with ''creator'' and/or ''creation''. The way I see it today, the ONE mirrors itself in millions of forms, in an un believable variety. Every form and image, each facet and sound lives this uniqueness, with the knowledge within that it is only a reflection of the ONE. Because of this, I think it is wonderful to discover and live one's own being, without being identified with it. There is nothing else but THAT, the ONE. And each human being has the right to live his being, to allow HER particular fragrance to unfold as part of the whole." [Page 37 ' The Path has No Name' / Annette Kaiser].

Try ''three and four''.

''I just wanted to ask you if you were able to change your way of acting?'':

'Certain things succeeded, but actually ''succeeded'' is the wrong expression. It was actually always something else that brought the change.' [Same book].

Analogy of same {practical?}..."From then on, anytime i entered the store, i was asked to predict the next quake. And i would try, too - but it didn't seem to work out that way. I couldn't force it; the predictions only came when i was minding my own business." [From the book by Dr Pearl. Mentioned elsewhere}.

Analogy with same principle?..."What's fascinating to me is that Syd Banks {enlarged elsewhere} wasn't looking for a more spiritual understanding of life; in fact, he had no idea there was anything to look for. The deeper truth of life found him. Here's how he put it: 'Happiness is only ever one thought away - but you must find for yourself that one thought'." [Quote from the book by Paul McKenna].

This reader,however, would add - or one subject.

REFRESHER: "...Think well: the physical is the end result of spiritual forces. Therefore to seek the source of those 'spiritual' forces, the Ariadne's thread, to lead you through the psychic astral maze, must be anchored in the forms of earth. These physical forms are reflections of a spiritual reality. They are reflections of the ultimate truth beyond form. Look well into the mirror of nature to see the reflection of the spiritual stars." [Extract from the book ' The Rose Cross and the Goddess: The Quest for the Eternal Feminine Principle'. Emphasis, this readers].

N.B. 7th King of Copan {'Holy' kings} = B'ahlam Nehn = 'The Jaguar Mirror'. And/or Waterlily Jaguar. Enlarged elsewhere.

"B'alam Nehn {often referred to as Waterlily Jaguar} was the first king to actually record his position in the dynastic succession, declaring that he was the seventh in line from Yax K'uk Mo {founder}. Stela 15 records that he was already ruling Copan by AD 504. He is the only king of Copan to be mentioned in a hieroglyph text outside the S/E region of Maya. His name appears on a text on stela 16 from Caracol, a site in Belize." [Wiki/'Copan'].

And/or..."So the elders of Guatemala handed the lowland Maya ''fifteen books''. The lowland Maya were told to study and learn this knowledge and that they would be given more books in the future. In this way, the return of the Mayan calendar, knowledge, and prophesy was initiated. The outer world at this time knew nothing of this exchange, nor did they care. Materialism was the way of the world." ['Serpent of Light' / D. Melchizedek]. Recall this authors ''method'' of {teaching?}. Those keys however are universal - regardless of method. The real questions therefore REMAIN THE SAME.

REFRESHER...The Motmot Marker Stone. Father and son together. ''Motmot'' = nickname of the son. A link to the ''twin'' tail feathers of such birds as the Kingfisher and BEE-eater. Tiahuanaco {central} - Copan {S/E] - ALL as a means...?

Analogy: "As i heard my Sioux name being called over and over, i then knew for the very first time who i was..." ['Dances with Wolves' / K. Costner].

Etymology of the word ''Nickname'': "The compound word 'ekename', literally meaning ''additional name''... This word was derived from the Old English phrase 'eaca' ''an increase'' related to 'eacian' ''to increase'' ....In Viking societies, many people had 'heiti', 'viornefni' or 'kenningarnofn' {Old Norse terms for nicknames} Which were used in addition to, or instead of the first name. In some circumstances, the giving of a nickname had a special status in Viking society in that it created a relationship between the name maker and the recipient of the nickname - to the extent that the creation of a nickname also often entailed a formal ceremony and an exchange of gifts known in Old Norse as 'nafnfestr' {''fastening a name''}. [Wiki/'nickname']. Try ''gift''.

''White quartz pebble'' ? And/or ''Great Bear '' {i.e., superstition of calling a ''Bear a bear''}?

Both enlarged elsewhere.

A work in progress : "To tell the complete truth about oneself is very difficult. But before telling it, one must know it. And you do not even know what the truth about yourselves consists of. Some day i will tell every one of you his chief feature or chief fault. We shall then see whether you will understand me or not." ['In Search of the Miraculous'].

Follow the title of the book to see it in its broader context.

A change of pace {scenery?}..."That Delphi was originally connected with bees we can gather from traditions concerning the ancient temple there. Pausanias writes: 'They say that the most ancient temple of Apollo was made of Laurel. The Delphians say the the second was made of wax and feathers......"

"Plutarch quotes an ancient oracle, 'Bring together feathers, ye birds, and wax, ye bees."............."In these traditions there seems certainly to linger a faint trace of a prehistoric worship of, or perhaps a reverence for, birds and bees.

In Crete myths of birds and bees, they mingle in the birth cave of Zeus. In the Odyssey it is said that doves bring Zeus ambrosia from the bounds of Ocean. In this story it is doves [Greek = Pleiades], who bring ambrosia, which here denotes divine honey. They were considered as nymphs, and were placed in the sky as Pleiades, the seven doves." [Page 99/100, 'The Sacred Bee'].

male female

M/F = ''shadow'' / ''anima'' = S/W in relation to S/E = Represented with ''right'' and ''left'' - the tail end of something begins the process of something else [micro]. Crowns = ''twin'' symbolism, i.e.,''Sacred Marriage'' ones - as opposed to any other. That link to the Cyanean Rocks [macro]. Enlarged elsewhere. Question. Why choose a dove? Question 2. Fiction or non-fiction.

Together with.... "The gnostics referred to Jesus as the Ogdoad, because he 'contained in himself the entire number of the 'elements' [i.e.,stoicheia = letters], which the descent of the dove [who is alpha and omega] made clearly manifest, when he came to be baptized, for the number of the dove is 801. The meaning of this statement is fairly simple: The name Jesus, 888, is a 'perfect' name encompassing the whole of creation, and is reflected in the 24 letters of the Greek alphabet which numerically, contains 8 letters denoting hundreds, 8 denoting tens, and 8 denoting units. Jesus is therefore Alpha and OImega, the all encompassing spiritual plenitude, which was made manifest with the descent of the dove, [i.e.,representational of. This readers input]. This is because the Greek word for dove is equivalent to 801, which is also the value of Alpha/Omega." [Chapter 2, 'Jesus Christ sun of God'. Mentioned elsewhere].

Number symbolism, together with Mythology and Astronomy to define something, relative to the ' self ' [i.e.,alchemy], by way of ''Logos.'' Use the search box.

'Anatomy of the Psyche' by Edinger.

"...in so far that the Grail Seeker, must ask three key questions about it. These are: What is the Grail? What is the purpose of the Grail? Who is served by the Grail? As has been discovered in many a modern context, it is not enough to be able to answer difficult questions that solve a problem, but the ability to discern the right questions that need to be answered. The Grail stories tell of what happens when a Grail seeker wins through to a revelation {eureka moment?} of the 'Grail' but fails in his wonder to ask the right questions. All disappears as a phantasm and he finds himself back in the enchanted Wasteland, with castigation heaped upon him for his lost opportunity." ['Experience of the Inner Worlds']. Enlarged elsewhere.

Physics equivalent of the same, [ as a practical example ]. The ‘conversations’ between Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein, [ prior to the concept of the word ‘Quantum’. Its true; in-depth meaning, i.e.,by way of 'Quantum Mechanics' ].

Mr Bohr so dogmatic and disciplined in choosing the correct words to form each question. Spent hours looking/searching within his own vocabulary of words for those perfect ones. In order to construct as close to a ‘perfect’ {'21'?} question as he could imagine. His theory being... if formed correctly, then as close to a correct answer .. within his chosen field of interest would be forthcoming. This method irked non other than Mr Einstein almost to the point of the speed of light. Yet in the end he; non other than Einstein; supplicated. He relinquished. He could see the benefits of it. Those ‘benefits’ that were to prove the creation of the word ‘quantum’. Or more to the point. It was that discipline that brought the word ‘quantum’ into the ‘light’. Into the world. The conscious one...and eventually its vocabulary. Then its curriculum.

Therefore by the same implication. From an unconscious/unknown ‘start’ point, [representation of, only], i.e., same thing, different topic. Or more to the point, applying Mr Bohrs discipline. Same concept. Different subject. From an ‘unknown’ to a now ‘known’, both of which have to be represented in some form, for that understanding to take place.

A working example {i.e.,if ONLY in the 'ritual' sense of the word i.e.,in relation to defining something, [ i.e.,this subject] - by defining 'its' parts within the whole. In this instance and/or example - the meaning of the ''dove'' symbol relative to the whole - regardless of whether those symbols [archetypes] have been 'gotten' through ''ritual'' methods or study..." Once you have found the container of White Water - which is an alchemical name for Mercury - ask aloud for the figure of Venus to be present with you. You can use your own words, or use this version, based on various alchemical works: 'Fair sister, come unto me, immaculate dove, descend lady of love may i now see, hither comes as my friend'. When you have called upon Venus, and a figure has arrived in your place of working, you must ask her the following - 'How may i release the hidden 'fire' through solution'? At this point a 'lion' may appear as may an image of the sun, or some other fire. Take the advise given to you by the lady Venus, and observe the lion or the sun. You should start to feel an internal warmth arise...The work of 'solution' although carried out by 'water', releases a hidden fire."[Extract taken from the book by M. Katz]. Try ''leo/Virgo'' {red/green}.

All in relation to a 'learning curve' - the process [or 'mechanics'] of - represented by those universal symbols. The word ''various'' implies something common to all. Some believe that ''all'' to be archetypes; others actual 'persons' as the example above seems to indicate; if only to those FIRST IMPRESSIONS. This reader leans more to the 'archetype' hypothesis. The more those archetypes are 'accessed' the more real - they must seem [as it does sometimes; i am sure; with those recurring dream sequences; that many 'feel' to be real]. But those archetypes regardless of how they are arrived at; or how real [if only in the subjective/individual sense] they may seem - are universal - common to all. Because all that information; by way of those archetypes;keys and or signs/images; through the course of multiple generations; is boundless, [i.e.,is recorded; as in the above example] - and especially in the present day with the inclusion of the internet. And more importantly each one implies the same [relative to each individual] - regardless of what 'methods' have been used to 'obtain' them [i.e.,in the 'mystery school' environment or at home,i.e.,by way of a study program]. Understanding that universal framework; especially with the 'divine bit' firmly in ones sight, i.e.,correctly assessed - gives that statement [hypothesis] a credible one. It also gives a 'framework' to those ''altered states''. A definition to it. A credible one. Try ''Pennant''.

"This tension between the mechanism of heredity and characteristics acquired through experience - and accumulated ''somewhere else'' - leads in the long run to the prevalence of the latter, and a kind of 'eruption' of acquired characteristics takes place in the hereditary mechanism. The fruits of past experience, so to say, "reincarnate". It is thus that one is led to postulate the principle of reincarnation...It is true that Jung designated the realm where past experiences are buried as the "collective unconscious". But why collective? Why not individual unconscious? Is it simply because experiences of the past, which arises from the depths of consciousness, have much in common? That they resemble one another?...Is it not more simple and natural to conclude that the one who remembers an experience is also the one who experienced it?...the facts assembled by Jung lend them selves at least as easily to interpretation in terms of reincarnation as in terms of a collective unconscious." [Extract from within the book by Tomberg. 'Letter Ten']. Together with...

"What is decisive for me is that i dream about physics as Mr. Jung [and other non-physicists] think about physics. Every time i have talked to Mr. Jung [about the ''synchronistic'' phenomenon and such], a certain spiritual fertilization takes place." Wolfgang Pauli.

"To Jung, the imagination was the key to the secret of nature in alchemy, and the secret of the self in analytical psychology. The 'imaginatio' as the alchemists understood it, is in truth a key that opens the door to the secret of the Opus''. [Extract from the book by M. Katz].

Talk - in relation to an ''understanding''. To be open about something; anything. Through conversation an awareness is made. Something internal is understood. External in relation to internal. That internal understanding that can also be got [by way of 'silence'] through study. The symbol of which - A waveless lake.

"Is not silence the very voice of 'Great Spirit' ? Black Elk [Emphasis, this readers].

''Patience is the mother of will. If you have no mother, how can you be born?" Gurdjieff.

Think about all the above in relation to that universal ''bit''.

"In order to interpret dreams we need some knowledge of the dreamer's personal situation, and to understand alchemical parables we must know something about the symbolic assumptions of the alchemists. We amplify dreams by the personal history of the patient and the parables by the statements found in the texts." [Extract from the book by M. Katz]. Other examples elsewhere. Try Part 4.

As an example..."The seven 'miracles' - the wedding at Cana, the healing of the nobleman's son, the healing of the sick man at the pool of Bathesda, the feeding of the five thousand, the walking on water, the healing of the man born blind, and the raising of Lazarus- did not have the 'serpent' as their agent, nor was the brain the instrument of their accomplishment, nor was cerebral intellectuality the source of their initiative. The 'agent' here is the dove, i.e.,the spirit which is 'above' the brain, above the head, [representational of. This readers input], and which descends upon the head and remains there - the Spirit which transcends cerebral intellectuality [link to the 'effort' made - which some call 'gnosis'. Purpose of ]. This Spirit is the source of initiative..." [Taken from the book by Tomberg]. Top/down in relation to bottom/up as a means to an understanding [parenthesis, this readers].

"If you were to ask me - if one has to choose to take the side of the 'dove' or the 'serpent' - my reply would be in the framework of the 'Master's' counsel: 'Be wise as serpents and innocent as doves' [Matthew X, 16]. Same book. "Wise" in relation to known or becoming known. "Innocent" in relation to something unknown and/or a latent potential that [awaits?] becoming known. Representational of, i.e.,the symbol of the 'dove'.

"I shall mount beyond this power of my nature, still rising by degrees towards 'Him who made me'. And so i come to the fields and vast palaces of memory..." [Extract from the book 'The Magister'].

''Memory'' in relation to 'archetypes'.

Understanding the above defines the following..."They are therefore 'inscribed magically' in a region between heaven and earth ['Astral' domain link], close enough to the earth to be reached by the souls of seekers on the earth and to awake in them the spirit of quest through their attraction, and far enough removed, on the other hand, so as never to be seized by cerebral intellectuality, i.e., to be taken hold of, analysed and exploited by it. The original of the 'Sacred Book of Thoth' [and/or Cayce hall of records and/or Akashic records link/analogy] is to be found in the 'trans-cerebral' region. For this reason it is necessary to seek for it not in crypts, manuscripts or stone inscriptions, nor even in secret societies or fraternities, but rather in the 'sanctuary of the everlasting zones' belonging to Hermes [i.e.,"between heaven and earth" ]. It is necessary to elevate oneself above the zone of cerebral intellectuality, because the ''sacred books'' were written, according to the Hermetic treatise that we have quoted, before the formation of the brain. They make an appeal - 'magically' effective across time, 'throughout all ages' - to transcend cerebral intellectuality , and to raise 'the organisms worthy of them' to the region where they remain deposited. This region, this garden of the 'holy symbols of the cosmic element' , planted between heaven and earth - these 'magical' formulae, gnostic symbols, and mystic 'fires' of the primordial revelation , which constitute the 'sanctuary' above cerebral intellectuality and below heaven - is the reality of Hermeticism. It is an incentive across the ages, stimulating human souls to aspire to the vision of ''all things'' and, having seen this totality, to comprehend it...Because in the depths of the unconscious - which knocks at the door and wants to become conscious - there is present the ''sanctuary'' of the everlasting zones, where the Sacred book of Thoth remains deposited, [''akashic records'' link] from whence symbolic and Hermetic works are 'born', or reincarnate." [Taken; including intalics; from within the book by Tomberg ].

Example. "Plato, the father of metaphysical philosophy, had had the experience of trans - cerebral thinking, of thought that is not conceived, but seen." [Same book].

"Astral plane was an old term for the realm of the visual imagination." [Chapter one, 'Astral Doorways' by J. H. Brennan].

Understanding that one sentence in relation to the above texts tells one [through study] what - [as an example] - ''Venus'' represents. What 'her' purpose is - relative - most important of all - to each individual. Clue. Shadow [lion] 'element' or Anima? Which in itself determines whether that figure should be 'positioned' left or right - in relation to the full story,i.e.,depending on each individual - in relation to a ''balance''. That final link and understanding [once again through study] - of ''twin'' symbolism [and/or archetypal meaning/ inference] - relative to the whole story [and/or journey] - to each individual - on a daily basis.

Kabbalah equivalent = Zayin/ Kavod. Chapter four. G.Scholems book. Mentioned elsewhere. Try and find them. Then compare. Find those links to understand the benefit of symbolism in relation to understanding any subject. Especially this one, [because of 'its' hypothetical' nature]. That first yet last one.

"The Hebrew letter meaning 'sword', 'weapon', is placed as a small Zayin-shaped scar on The Fool's exposed chest. This is a letter of 'time' and the concept of Chozer or 'returning light'. [Extract from the book 'The Magister'].

'Mans Search for Meaning' / Viktor Frankl.

Geoffrey Ashe researching all works like a modern day Sherlock holmes in the hope of finding ...the origin of the number seven.[ ‘The Ancient Wisdom’ ]. The importance of that 'development’ within the overall journey in relation to each individual. [ in their opinion ].

".....On another count, Apollo was associated with the number seven. Hence the reason he was known as 'Seven leading,' and/or ''Seven born.'' He was born on the seventh day of the Greek month Bysios, the day on which his festivals were held. His Lyre has seven strings, each one associated with the seven planets as well as the Pythagorean ''music of the spheres'' and the seven vowels of the Greek alphabet. The same number also relates to Apollo's omphalos at Delphi, in relation to the seven directions......" [Chapter 4, 'Jesus Christ Sun of God......' Mentioned elsewhere]. Question. Why. What does it all represent?

"Nature is a net of correspondence to be deciphered and integrated into a holistic {whole?} worldview." [extract from the book 'The Magister'. Parenthesis, this readers].

N.B. The root of the word ''holy'' = whole - a reunion of the ''whole?'' By way of ''correspondences?''

"Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis' by Michael Ward. Question. Practical or fantasy aspect?

"Even though one may not have been born, like the author, on the 7th of the month at 7a.m. in a house numbered 7, one could certainly become aware of the importance of the 7 by crossing the seven seas in the modern version of the Siebenmeilenstiefel [the 7-league boat], namely the Boeing 747, and arriving in the area of the Siebengebirge [7 Mountains, near Bonn], or drinking 7-up in September, the ancient seventh month. The number 7 has fascinated humankind since time immemorial." [ Taken from 'Mystery of Numbers' by A. Schimmel]. Synchronistic link? At the very least, what it infers - is that such books are worth taking an interest in; as are there authors.

"White Water" {turbulence?} by the way - in landscape symbolism - would be represented [in the Egyptian case] with cataracts. Shallow in relation to something deeper. While recalling that the Nile is only one of a few rivers {the only one?} to flow from south - north.

"A river of thoughts".

Analogy of same..."According to Basil Valentine, Mercury is the principle of life..."

"There will then be a journey to the place of the 'wedding'. You may encounter some obstacles along the way." [Both extracts from within the book by M. Katz].

Analogy of same {that very first one?}: "Where was Troy, and was there a Trojan war? The first question is somewhat easier than the second: the site of Troy is three miles from Dardanelles or Hellespont, at a place now called Hissarlik by the Turks. Troy was thus strategically placed to control trade through the fast flowing narrows that separate Europe from the East and connect the Black Sea to the Aegean..." ['Homer's Secret Iliad'. Emphasis, this readers].

Hang in there. We are on the final leg. Chill out. Make amends with the cat. Deep slow breathing only from here on in.