To understand why the precession of the equinoxes was eliminated from the consciousness of civilization we need to examine the celestial scriptural record more closely. Something was causing great dread and fear in the people who lived during the latter part of the Age of Aries. Egypt had predicted the death of civilization, and that the mouth of a fish would contain its seed. In the legend of Osiris, his body is destroyed by his brother Seth and the parts were scattered around Egypt. Egypt to the Egyptians was the whole celestial sphere, but experience lay on the path of the sun. The fourteen parts of the body of Osiris became the constellations of the zodiac. But that transition came from the thirty six decans and the epagomenal period. Egypt had defined a civil year as thirty six ten day periods and one five day period known as the epagomenal days when the children of Nut and Geb were born. Nut was, and is, the stars above the heavens, and in particular the constellation of Virgo with the sprig of wheat now called Berenice's Hair (Coma Berenices). Geb was, and is, the earth below the heavens under the cosmic sea, with a specific location at the constellation of the Sculptor. He is setting at the southwest horizon in the sky over JPL at 17:07 UT. She is rising at the eastern horizon at 19:36 UT with Mars. Thus the conjunction of the sun and the moon occurred simultaneously with the rising of Mars and the top of the galaxy.
The five epagomenal days were chosen by Egypt to fill the annual calendar. They tied the rising of Sirius to these five days. In addition they connected the birth houses of Osiris, Horus the Elder, Seth, Isis, and Nephthys to Orion, Auriga, Lepus, Canis Major, and Canis Minor. Egypt, being Taurus, completed the circle of constellations at the intersection of the Milky Way and the ecliptic, and completed the calendar with the ritual.
To understand the foundations of any civilization, and therefore its culture, we must understand their cosmic perspective. This is even more important for the children within a civilization who will grow up to be the greatest contributors to the civilization. It was connection to the stars that made the Egyptian civilization so long lived. Children who were born thousands of years after the founding of Egypt could still find the originating mythologies upon which the civilization was founded. By the same token, it was possible for Egypt to die and be raised from the dead by children who grew to know the mythology and then found the stories in the stars. It is precisely as they said. All the future kings of Egypt would descend from the stars along the path defined at the "First Occasion." This was Egypt's greatest secret. Once the soul of a nation, or indeed a civilization, is connected to the stars, it can be resurrected from the dead. Hidden within this statement is the ultimate tragedy of human civilization. We only need to understand how to rise from the dead because we are going to die. Realizing this important fact of life, Egypt solved the problem by giving life to the dead.
As civilization passed through the period when the vernal equinox rested in Aries it matured to a point where rational being became more important then intuitive being. Enlightened masculinity became the dominant behavioral consequence. This response is in perfect correspondence with the astrological meaning of Aries. All of the constellations, and even the first magnitude stars, had a spiritual name associated with them. The spiritual name, or motto, presents the aspect of the constellations and stars demonstrated by the correspondence to creatures on Earth and adjacent asterisms in the heavens. As an example, consider the ram Aries in the west above JPL at "high noon." This ram is rising above the ecliptic. A ram on earth, such as a big horn mountain sheep, can be visualized standing high upon a precipice overlooking the valleys and canyons below. These images carry the spirit name "I Am," which is the esoteric astrological name of Aries. A close inspection of self identity will reveal that much of its power to survive comes from the fear of losing identity, i.e. ego, which leads to arrogance.
Modern psychology is consumed with the concept of self actualization as a direct result of Freud's lack of comprehension of cosmic identity demonstrated in his espousal of atheism. When psychologists cross the boundary between self identity and cosmic identity they lose the essential gains of Freud's psychoanalytical techniques. If the cosmos is responsible for self identity, psychoanalysis of the individual is of no value. If psychology takes the next step and identifies the self as the cosmic being, then the techniques can be applied on the cosmic level.
At this level psychology loses its identity and becomes religion. Religion is derived from the Latin word religio, which means to reattach the ligaments. In other words the self gains a cosmic identity. This cosmic identity is clearly stated in Exodus 3:14: And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you. Emphasis is placed on the spirit name of Aries, for it is the essence which the Chosen People carried toward the valley of death. Awareness of the approaching valley of death is clearly stated in Psalm 23:4; Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Going back to 15:58 UT we see why the star Algol and the constellation of Perseus have been give the spiritual name Angel of Death. Under the "I AM" of Aries is the tail of the whale Cetus. Under the tail of the whale is the constellation Fornax (furnace) floating toward the end of the celestial river and the pool of Siloam . In Egypt this asterism was the sarcophagus in which the body of Osiris was placed by Seth and floated down the celestial river Eridanus. It represents the tomb of the "I AM." How the "I AM" got placed in the tomb is defined by the bound woman Andromeda west of Perseus and the first fish line of Pisces. This fish line is a barrier to Aries, and therefore, self identity. That barrier is self doubt and the first fish line in Pisces has the spirit name "I Doubt." This is the essence of the Medusa's head that Perseus is overcoming by conquering the bull and heading off to the Milky Way. In other words, it is the end of the line, the end of all being. The Israelites are defined by these asterisms as those who strive to overcome the bondage of subliminal being to rise to mountain tops and retain self identity. Israel is clearly the region of the stars above the Milky Way, and therefore, it has no part in Egypt, which is the subliminal existence in the bottomless pit below the Milky Way. At the Exodus the children of God left subliminal consciousness by overcoming self doubt and achieving enlightenment. But the question remained as to whether the truth they followed was self enlightenment or cosmic enlightenment.
This is all a very rational approach to life. A cosmic Creator wrote the esoteric message on the blackboard of heaven. Interpretation of those messages is the source of all religions and faiths. As such, the interpretations are also the source of doubt. Nothing can be accomplished when doubt overcomes the consciousness. Self responsibility in the form of determined focused response toward a goal is the key to success. This is the aspect that gives Perseus the added spirit name of "Beloved Son." He is not stopped by the cloud of the Milky Way and his actions speak volumes. The message of Perseus is recorded in the words of Matthew 17:5, While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
Perseus became the symbol of salvation at the end of the Age of Aries. It was the Roman Empire that made maximum use of the spirit of Perseus. In the religion of the Mithraic Mysteries he is portrayed as rising out of the Orphic egg of creation and reaching up to control the stars of the zodiac. He also became associated with Sol Invictus, the invincible sun. In Mithras the hopes and fears of all the years were bound to a salvation by commitment to fight the good fight, regardless of the outcome. It was the Romans who declared the essence of Christ at the crucifixion in Matthew 27:37, Mark 15:26, Luke 23:28, and John 19:19, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. Then again at the last breath in Matthew 27:54 and Mark 15:39, a centurion spoke the words of Mithras, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.
Section 5 - Mithraic Mysteries
Section 6 - JPL, Sun, Moon, and Hale-Bopp
Section 1 - Introduction
Section 2 - Pre-dawn events on Mars
Section 3 - Daylight events on Mars
Top of Section 4 - Elimination of the precession of the equinoxes
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