|Book of Revelations, or Fields of Star Dust?
In my previous post on David Ulansey's book on Mithras, I showed three figures; Mithras at the moment of enlightenment with his cosmic cape, Mithras overcoming the Bull of Heaven, and a Gorgon standing on top of the world. The essential purpose of the post was to demonstrate how other academic scholars are beginning to interpret the ancient world. As far as non-academic scholars or theologians outside the influence of Judeo-Christian-Islam-Mormon (JCIM) scriptures, there is a nearly consistent thread between cosmic metaphor and books, as Julia has demonstrated. The Rig Veda and the Epic Tales of Gilgamesh are loaded with cosmic metaphors. JCIM books have the celestial cosmic correspondences, but a process known as arianism has significantly modified their interpretations over the last millennium or more. This movement away from a Cosmocrator identity to a Human Creator identity is largely a result of the movement toward rationality in the Western World. Some would suggest that it is the cause of the compulsion towards rationality in the West. But, my research suggests that the founders of the movement realized that it was necessary before they wrote the stories and established the traditions which would take Western Civilization along that path. The Patriarchal books of the Torah are a clear statement of this trend, but they are not the original scriptures. Thus, the movement toward Arianism is in effect a return to the Patriarchal books.
On July 4, 1997, NASA and JPL completed the voyage to Mars with the landing of the Mars Pathfinder lander vehicle. Our modern astronomy software allows us to shoot star charts from many places within the Solar System. So, I took the time to look into that landing site, and I found an incredible tale, which I dedicated to the people of the Pathfinder Mission. The whole tale can be read at Son of Man Rises on Mars. The following excerpts from it will be provided to continue the present thread. It is quite a long tale, and it should not be approached unless you are properly oriented to the Cosmic Perceptions, both scientific and mythological, and you have the time to do the essay justice. You might want to use it as a guide to you're own growth in this ancient science. As Julia has said, it is another path. But, then that is the essence of all dreams, whether cosmically or self inspired.
The Book of Revelations has been one of the most maligned works of literature ever written. And yet, if we just recognize that the supposed author's name was John the Divine, we would understand that his "nightmares" are "eye witness" accounts of what he saw in the "heavens." It had a purpose, too. It was the book to end all books.
Rev 22:18-19 (KJV)
For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
So with that warning in mind, let us see if we can
see what John had seen. In order to accomplish this task in a small thread
I will use pictures. First, the outer planets of the solar system on July
Remember the post "Principles for Cosmic Orientation, .this figure shows the planets going counter clockwise. Apply the right hand rule, and your thumb will point out of the screen toward the constellation Draco, and the screen is a view from Draco to Dorado. The arrows are important. The 1st of Aries is a location on the ecliptic (plane of figure) under the ringlet fish in Pisces. Most importantly is the definition of Cosmic Time. This is the Greatest Debate of all time. Does time follow the planets, or does time follow the precession. Precession is "right running" when viewed from earth. The planets are "left running." If you are to follow the cosmic storyline, you must chose the "right running" path. If you don't, then you will have a three dimensional star field with no logical up or down. That position gives you the power of the Gorgon. That power is a manifestation of Arianism. Choose it, and you will have to fight the bull until death stops you. Look closely at the Gorgon. See the Lion's head on top of the world? See the staff in its left hand. See the cross on the globe? See the four wings which give power to it in the upper and lower worlds? See the key in its right hand? That is what we are looking for, the key! It is in the right hand! Listen to the Gorgon, and you could end your fight with the bull before your body ceases its struggle to live by the "Law of the Jungle." The "Law of the Jungle" is survival of the fittest. Listen to the Gorgon, and that serpent which spirals from its feet to its mouth will release its bondage. That serpent is the intuitive messages which the physical being can receive, but which the Arian mind fails to comprehend. Listen!
Rev 2:7 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the
churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life,
which is in the midst of the paradise of God. [Matter]
Rev 2:11 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death. [Body]
Rev 2:17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it. [Mind]
Rev 2:26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: [Spirit, like in esprit de corps]
Rev 3:5 He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels. [Consciousness]
Rev 3:12 Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name. [Medium]
Rev 3:21 To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. [Message]
Rev 3:22 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. [LISTEN!]
The Mithraic Mysteries were the power behind the Roman Empire. Within the mysteries were seven grades of initiation: Crow, Nymphus, Soldier, Lion, Persus, Sun Runner, and Father. These seven grades are directly associated with the seven spirits of God revealed by John. They are the metaphysical elements and the three partitions of communication: Earth, Water, Air, Fire, Son, Mother, Father. They can be found in any culture around the world, because they are the defining ingredients of being. The first four are created elements; material, physical, mental, spiritual. The last three are not created, and yet they are essential for any form of communication; subjectivity, medium, message. When these seven ingredients are properly applied to the situations of creation science, the son and the father become one. In simple terms, the subject and the message are joined together in the medium which is constructed of the four elements.
Modern science rejects all of these ingredients accept the first. Modern science has come down to earth and fallen into a ditch known long before Rome as the furrow of Maat. Revelations was written to reveal the Mithraic Mysteries under the penalty of death. Is there need to wonder why the intellectual obscurantism seems to prevail in the text? Had John revealed the truth in plain language, he would have been killed, and his book would have been burned. Think about it. Listen to the Gorgon's message. The mystery of life was understood from the very beginning. But the serpent caused the message to get lost in the medium, and the subject was thrown out of the garden. It may not be modern science, but it is verifiable fact.
Now, lets get back down to Earth on our journey to Mars. Here is the local
domain of our cosmos on July 4, 1997.
On December 4, 1996, the evolved biomass on the planet Earth threw a rock up into the air. Our present goal is to show that the scientists did what they had to do in order that the message could become the subject within the medium of the creation that gave birth to the biomass. This is more profound than we can ever understand. We have to use some intuition to realize how profound it is. My essay was written with the full knowledge that only a "chosen few" would ever understand the message. The message was Son of Man Rises on Mars. How do we find the message in a rational form so that the arian scientists in the furrow of Maat can be led to the ladder which will get them out of their self dug ditch, before it becomes a tomb for the biomass of a lonely star system? It is really quite simple. Watch! Listen!
Where did the rock they threw up go. It did not come down. Or did it?
If the scientists had known enough to point Pathfinder's camera toward the rising sun, they would have seen Arians rising from the Martian soils. Incredibly, the whale of Jonah had also gone before the sacrificial ram. Jonah has the staff of the Gorgon in his hands, and he is holding it upright, as if to say, the argument is over. Ninevah has been freed from bondage, the Bridge at Sirrah has crossed the horizon. Now, the Arians need to give up their death defying grip on the material soils of the land of the god of war. (Examine the picture closely. I am telling what is visible on the picture.)
This would be a wonderful fantasy if I had thought it up. But, this was a fantasy which did not require thought in order to be. The only requirement for the message to become the subject of one's mind is to identify the medium in which it resides. The medium is the created world. Ripley step aside, One greater than thee has spoken.
Coincidence! you say? Keep watching. Here is the divine Arian himself. Lets
see what he has to say.
His message was written on the same vault that the Pathfinder scientists had to use to get to Mars. It is just a medium upon which the Message of life has been placed for the sake of Subjectivity. This reality has a dream. Self existent or projection?
He can be seen on the meridian of the vernal equinox (red line) when it passed through the Pleiades and where he crosses through the opening in the clouds. His name is Perseus to us. But, there need be no doubt that the Tauroctony of Mithras demonstrates the conquest of the bull of Taurus. Perseus ascends from the lower cosmic world to the upper cosmic world. Why?
Here is why. He wanted to go to the top of the world. But wait a minute. The one in the center, it is a woman giving birth. In his moment of revelation, the awe of Mithras is now understood. Can you hear him proclaim. "It is Hathor, the Cow of Heaven! What is she doing up hear? Oh my! What have I been up to? I thought I was fighting a bull! It was really Mother Earth! I was just an Arian lost in a sea of dreams!"
We have a problem here. Scorpio and Libra have been separated. We need to investigate this mutilation. In the interest of time I am inserting the following excerpt from the Son of Man Rises on Mars.
Scorpio reaches toward the ecliptic as if desiring to belong amongst the wandering stars. Scorpio has the spirit name "I Desire." Scorpio has been mutilated over the last three thousand years. In the Book of Revelations the separation of Scorpio's claws into the asterism of Libra is described with the words of Rev 12:3-5; And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.
The creation of Libra was a direct result of anguish caused the world during the days of uncontrolled selfishness in Aries. Aries without the opposing constellation of Libra was out of balance and John described this aspect in Rev 13:11; And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. The recognition in Sagittarius and the sensual desire in Scorpio needed to be controlled by the creative consciousness of the Father. An astrological name for Ophiuchus is not known, however, it is clear that he represents the power behind experience and therefore his spirit is "I Control," or "I Create." In his hands he holds the creative spirit as the constellation Serpens.
The Gorgon had the serpent wrapped around his body when he thought that
domination of the material world was the path to be taken. Ophiuchus is the
example for all who desire to overcome the serpent in the garden. He is the
opener of the ways, and the father of Mithras. Now that the spirit of the
serpent has been unwound, lets us see what vision of birth John talks about.
The following two figures are excerpts form the Son
of Man Rises on Mars essay. They are the very vision described
by John regarding the birth of a man child at the Great Red Dragon. The
mutilation of the Great Red Dragon into our Scorpio resulted in the
transubstantiation Birth of Libra. Thus, the Mithraic Mysteries knew about
subjective judgment (I Balance) and the substance which forms the asterism
of a balance. The previous chart suggest that the bull slaying can be dated
to 2214 BC, nearly two millennia before Julius Caesar is given credit for
To Rev 12:5 Nadir Summary at JPL July 4, 1997 Revelations 12:4
Revelations 12:4 - His tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
To Rev 12:4 Nadir Summary at JPL July 4, 1997 Revelations 12:5
Revelations 12:5 - She brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.
Luke 2:7 - She brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
The message in Luke 2:7 has incredibly profound relevance to the idea that "literal interpretation" of scriptures can be used to measure metaphors in the heavens. It is so profound, that the Mithraic Mysteries were kept secret in a cult of silence at the penalty of death.
In the web page section of my Domus, I have installed a link to the Prophecy of Nefer-rohu. In the papyrus from the Middle Kingdom of Egypt, a common man is reported to have told the Pharaoh Snefru the same story of salvation that the Mithraic Mysteries and the Book of Revelations tell. The antiquity of this story has been traced through the Rig Veda. The date of its original comprehension is not known. However, in my post the Principles of Cosmic Orientation I demonstrate the movement of the "tabernacle of the sun," regarding the Polynesian culture. In 8359 AD, the planes of the galaxy, the planets, and the equator of the earth will be aligned at the "tabernacle of the sun." This is the alignment of the altar of Taputapuatea Marae to Oro on the island of Raiatea in French Polynesia. It is the essential reference point for the whole culture, and thus it is known today as the Polynesian Vatican. With the angle between this altar and the Milky Way overhead, Polynesians could determine their exact position in the precessional cycle. What I showed on the chart illustrating the change in the angle of the Milky Way to the equatorial plane and the north axis of the earth was that the ancestors of the Polynesians used cosmic alignment as a religious principle at least as far back as 17,441 BC.
As a final "introduction" to the nature of "scientific creationism" as it
was first known to man, I offer the great Hall of Bulls composition at Lascaux,
France. A high school teacher named Frank Bresk unwound a path to celestial
intent within the original composition. In the "Yes Virginia, Santa Claus
is Coming Tonight" essay noted in my first post to A:R&A, you will find
the link that will lead to a discussion of the Hall of Bulls and how human
religious culture has been obsessed with killing the bull ever since.
Is this in any way a Hall of Bulls? Lets examine it closely. It is a vessel which has an exit tunnel. That which came in through the entrance passage acquires wisdom from the art work on the walls, and is forever changed. Then after recognizing what the walls are saying, and doing, the initiated goes back out into a place that it hand never been before in the same way. Sounds, to me, like that place where we all began when the zygote of our origin became a child and was born. This birth from the Hall of Bulls is, in fact, a birth from the cow of heaven, she who was once a lion called the Teacher of Righteousness, and forever after known as Hathor, the great Earth Mother and goddess of birth. This may be intellectual obscurantism to some, but to me, a being must be born before it becomes rational. When the spirit of the rational truth enters the physical being, then the second birth can be completed. He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death. In other word's they will have a rational understanding of their feelings.
Is that all there is. We are born, become rational, and then stay arrogantly
defiant? Let's look at Frank Bresk's interpretation of the Hall of Bulls,
which he properly called Aurochs.
In Bresk's vision, the Aurochs are focused on a spot in the "Upper" heavens. A spot associated with the beginning of sensation in today's astrology, Cancer the Crab. In Egypt, this was the place where Khephera rolled out the sun from the serpent's mouth. On the combined "Hall of Bulls" artwork with the Egyptian myth and the astronomical software creation scenes, we can see the same spirit. That spirit is the birth of feelings at the Top of the World. Does anyone relate to the messages that the best thing to pass on in an initiation for the Magdalennian people 15,000 years before Christ was a desire to "feel on top of the world." That is where the Gorgon stood, as well.
Thus, it is easy to see how far human civilization has gone in its rationalization of what has always been here, and it will never leave us alone. Loneliness is a process of living without the spiritual advantage which "creationism" gives to "evolutionism." They are two sciences. The former, and first, is "creation science." The latter, and destroyer of sensation, is "evolutionary science," which is based upon the fallacious belief in the savagery of "survival of the fittest." How would it have been if the culture that fought for "evolution" realized that it was not fighting for anything, it was fighting against the Mother of All Living? Ask the Native Americans, they know?. That is why the Mithraic Mysteries preserved the vision of Mithras. And why it was translated into John's apocalypse. These cultures both saw a book of revelations rather than a field of star dust.
For me, personally, the vision of Mithras came with total disbelief. At the lowest ebb of my life, I was standing in a chapel without any money desiring to buy a brochure so that I could learn what I could not understand. In what appeared to be a "miracle," money was found in my pocket which had not been found before. Was it an hallucination? Sure that thought went through my mind. But timing is everything. When it happened to me I said what Mithras said, Good God Almighty!
There are essentially four kinds of people who have followed this story of the heavens. Most are the uninitiated, who wonder what was said and shown in the pictures, for they know not the Tree of Life. The believers say, "I knew it could happen." Their senses prevent the second death. The skeptics declare, "We live in reality." These are the soldiers who are bound by a code of logic that defeats the senses. The people who are like Mithras and the people who created the Hall of Bulls hear a different message from this Land in Between. Their message is undeniable esprit de corps to them. If you are in the fourth group, I have a message for you. The chills will subside for a while, but from this day forward you will be subject to them when ever you recognize that Inner Voice which occupies that Cosmic Space within which you live. In spite of all you can see, that which you will never see has always held you in loving arms. Try these words and see if they work for you.
God! I love this place!
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