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About Very Long Term Cycles

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Kondratiev did not look at very long term waves that span many generations. He also did not realize that the Kondratiev-Wave contains a Fractal pattern, the fractal of the Seasons.

A fractal-pattern repeats itself on many levels with different periodicity. If you understand the fractal pattern, the levels and the frequencies of the Harmonic Universe, it becomes very easy to predict the short and long term future. According to Kondratiev the Depression will end around 2012.

The harmonic levels interfere, creating resonances or overtones. The self-referencing harmonic structure of the Universe can be seen in Nature, Music (the Music of the Spheres) and Colours (The Seven Rays).

One of the most important cycles for this moment is not the Kondratiev but the Precession. It is a very long time cycle with a periodicity of about 25.000 years.

The Cycle played a very important role in Astrology. The precession predicts a very important transformation around 2012. This transformation coincides with the start of the Spring Phase in the Kondratiev Cycle.

Around 2012 the Very Long Term Precession Cycle synchronizes or conjuncts with the “long term” Kondratiev Cycle. The Cycles are “added up”. Around 2012 we will experience a Giant Jump into the State of the Imagination and Creation.

Another very Long Term Cycle is the Cycle of Culture. This Cycle has a periodicity of 1250 years. Strangely enough this cycle also moves into the Spring-State around 2012.

The coming Spring-state in 2012 will start with an Innovation the World has never seen before.

The states of the cycles, the Seasons, are related to “Themes” or “Meta Narratives” (Myths). The old Magi, the Astrologers, used these themes to explain what would happen to the layman.

They projected the Story of the Precession on the Movement of the Stars and the Constellations. The Story of the Precession, the Zodiac, can be found in many myths in many cultures. If you understand the Myths of the Zodiac you know what will happen on the very long term and why it is happening.

The same Meta-Stories, written in the language and the metaphors of the Middle Ages, were later projected in the Cathedrals of the Masons. If you walk the labyrinth you will be guided through all the stages.

The meta-stories always appear in literature, art and in our time in Movies and Games. The Theme of the current Season is easily identified when you understand the Meta-Patterns.

Michael Bahktin found the meta-patterns (Chronotopes) of the Magi in literature and Joseph Campbell found the same Meta-Narratives when he researched ancient Myths.

He called the meta-patterns the Hero with a Thousand Faces. What is going to happen in the Short Term is visible in your Dreams. Jung has spent all his life to find the pattern behind dreams (The Archetypes). The Archetypes can be easily mapped to the meta-patterns of the Hero, the Chronotope and the Zodiac.

When you reflect about your dreams, the movies you like or are afraid of, the books you read, the paintings you paint, the poems you write and even about the “slips of the tongue” you know what is going to happen in the short term. Your Unconsciousness knows everything and the only thing to do is find the key to understand what it is telling you.

The theme of the Quest for the Grail, the Infinite Resource, is the theme of our Time. This theme is not a coincidence. Coincidences (signs and signifiers) are also not happening for nothing. They are trying to tell us something. The Western Mind has lost its focus on Signs, Dreams and Coincidences. They are funny or interesting stuff to talk about. I advice you to take them seriously because the Winter of Kondratiev in combination with all the other conjunctions will finally force you to accept a World behind the World you are Seeing.

The World behind the World is already known by the Physicist. They understand that the World is a Self-Reference, a Fractal. They also know that Linear Time is an Illusion and that there are many Universes. These Universes are now highly mixing with our own Material Universe.

This happens when major waves conjunct. Suddenly people start to communicate with Ghosts, talk with Trees, are aware of Extra Terrestrials and have strange feelings about being in different times in history at the same place. Believe me You are not getting Crazy! You are moving like every Soul on Earth into the Great Conjunction.

The Cycle of Culture repeats itself just like the Kondratiev. We are not only going to repeat the Great Depression (Kondratiev) and the Phase of Aquarius (Precession). We are also repeating the Dark Middle Ages (2008-1250=758). Don’t you think our Time has a lot in common with this phase in Western History? It is not difficult to detect the new Witch-hunters (the Inquisition), the new Crusades (Iraq, Afghanistan), the new Plague (Aids) and the new global warming (The Medieval Warmth Period).

About the Spiral of Time

About the Kondratiev

About Joseph Campbell

About Bahktin

About the Middle Ages

About the Renaissance

About the Industrial Revolution

About Celtic Christianity

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

TetramorphThe tetramorphs are four angelic beings, drawn from Babylonian symbolism in a vision of the Hebrew Prophet Ezekiel:

As for the likeness of their faces, they four had the face of a man, and the face of a lion, on the right side: and they four had the face of an ox on the left side; they four also had the face of an eagle

The beasts are later described in the Revelation of John: “And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle.”

The four Babylonian symbols represent the four fixed signs, the Cross of the Zodiac, Leo, Taurus (Bull), Scorpio (Eagle) and Aquarius (Human).

They are related to the four ancient elements of Air, Water, Earth, and Fire, the four evangelists (Mark/Lion, Luke/Bull, John/Eagle, Matthew/Human), the four Seasons and the four possible Views on the world (Rules (Lion), Senses (Bull), Emotions (Human) and the Imagination (Aquarius) of Will McWhinney.

zodiacThe Twelve parts of the Zodiac are the twelve (4×3) possible combinations of the Four Tetramorph.

The tetramorph themselves are combinations of the same aspect (the Bull = SensesXSenses).

Will McWhinney calls the twelve combinations “Games” or “Conflicts” because it is impossible to Unite the Four Tetramorphs.

They represent a Tension or a Force. We have to learn to Balance the Four Forces so they are able to Unite in the Center, The One (the Thirteen).

The Zodiac denotes an annual cycle. The constellations also move in a cycle, called the Precession, with a duration of 25,800 years. The Precession is moving retrograde (in the opposite direction) of the movement of the Sun in the yearly Zodiac.

The precession is an indicator of the cultural or religious state of our World. During the phase of the Pisces many Fish- and Water related symbols were used.

It is very interesting to see that the Roman Church is based on the worldview of a very old precessional symbol, the symbol of St Peter and St Mark, the Lion. In the Roman Church the Sins (the Senses) of the Bull have to obey the Moral Rules of the Lion.

Starting about 200 BC, Pisces, The Fish, became the ruler of the cycle of precession. Love thou Neighbor, became the object of Early Christianity. The Roman Church, an extension of the Empire of Rome, was never able to implement the Social Vision of the Fish.

It remained a hierarchical controlled structure with the Pater (Peter), the highest rank in the hierarchy of Mithras (The Killer of the Bull), at the top.

We are now moving from the State of Water into the State of Air (Imagination, Creation). The Social Structures of the Church will be replaced by Connected Individuals who want to Share and Express a Personal Mystic Experience.

The view of John the Evangelist, the view of the Mystic and the Poet, is hidden in the Inner World, the Imagination, of the Human. According to the Mystics the Outer World is an Expression of the Creative Power of this Inner World.

John the Evangelist was a disciple of John the Baptist before he became a disciple of Jesus. John the Baptist used Water when he baptized Jesus. He initiated John the Evangelist and Jezus into the Gnostic Mysteries. Jezus relates John the Baptist to the prophet Elija (Elias). (“there has not been raised of those born of women greater than John the Baptist. … if you are willing to accept it, he is Elias … the one about to come.” (Mt 11:9-14)).

John the BaptistThe symbol of John the Baptist was not the Eagle but its antagonist, the Dove. When we look at the symbolism of the Dove we are able to detect who John the Baptist really was. John the Baptist represents Elija, Vishnu, Oannes, Enki and Ea, the Creator of our Universe, the Lord of the Waves. The Dove is represented in the Zodiac by the Pleiades, the Center of the Cross of the Universe.

In the next part I will give you a very brief introduction into the Believe System of the Mystics.

It is very important to understand that the Mystics believe that the Creator of our Universe is not the creator of the Whole, the creation itself. The process of Creation is an Act of the Imagination of the One, a formless Entity also called The Light or the First Logos, the Word. The One has delegated the process of creation to other creators who are an emanation of the One.

In the beginning was the Word (Logos), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God“.

A creation of a creator is able to create his own reality. One of the creations is Earth and the Humans on Earth are also able to create their own reality with their Imagination which is an expression of the Imagination of the One.

The One splits itself in many parts. The first creation, the Second Logos, is the Two, The Cosmic Father and Mother (Light, Darkness, Yin, Yang). The One, The Cosmic Father and the Mother are the Trinity represented by the Letters I (I am the One), A (The Beginning) and O (the End). (Revelation 1: 8: I am, the Alpha and the Omega). IOA comes back in the name Ioa(ness),the Fish-man, John and the IOROBA of Africa.

The Human is the last step in the creation. He is a five-fold creature, a combination of the Four Forces of the tetramorphs and the Light of the One.

Our Universe is one of the creations of a creator called the Demiurge (Ea, Enki). The Human Soul is in exile in the creation of this Demiurge. There are many universes and Earth is part of one of these universes. Earth is part of the (Dark) Material Universe.

The Soul, the Sparkle of the Light, will eventually return to the One. It is helped to return to the One by other Souls (Angels, Archangels) to reach ‘the Worlds of Light’. One day the world will be saved when Oannes, Enki, Vishnu, Jesus comes back.

Our Reality is governed by a Cyclic Process. This process is created by the Demiurg to keep the Souls in the Black Material Universe. Planets and stars influence fate and are also places of detention after death.

The Book of Destiny, the Book of Revelations, created by the Demiurg and written in the language of ancient Astrology, describes the Cycle. The Souls have to Jump out of the Cycle, through the Hole in the Universe, to reach the World of Light of the One. The Hole in the Universe is in the Centre of the Rose, The Heart.

Mysteries (Rituals, Sacraments) purify the soul, to ensure her rebirth into a spiritual body, and her ascent from the world of matter. The Knowledge of the Mysteries is hidden. The Hidden Mysteries are revealed by the Light, the First Logos, at the time when the Seeker has stopped looking for the Answer to all his Questions. At this moment of complete silence The Light Leads the Way.

John the Evangelist and his mystic woldview can be found in many old and almost extinct religions: Manicians, Coptic, Druze , Alawites, Essenes, Mandaeans, Chaldeans, Valentinians ,Cathars, Sufists and Armenians.

IOnA is a small island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland (Scota) that has an important place in the history of Christianity. Iona formerly named Innis nan Druidhneach (the Island of the Druids) was a primary seat of learning for the pre-Christian Celtic Druid Magi until St. Columba, the Dove, was exiled from his native Ireland (Tara).

st_columbaSt. Columba founded a monastery on Iona with 12 companions. Iona’s fame as a place of learning and Christian mission spread throughout Europe. Iona became a holy island where several kings of Scotland, Ireland and Norway came to be buried.

St. Columba later came back to Kells, close to Tara, and created another Monastery. One of the most important relics that was taken from Iona to Kells is the Book of Kells.

The most important mystical place in Ireland is called Tara. It is, according to legend, the place where the followers of Ioaness, guarded by the prophet Jeremiah (586 BC), accompanied by his scribe Baruch, and the daughters of Zedekiah, the last king of Judah, went in exile when Jerusalem was taken by the Babylonians under Nebuchadnezzar.

One of the daughters (Tea Tepi, Scota) marries Eochaidh the high king of Ireland. Jeremiah brings many important relics to Ireland including Jacob’s Pillow, the cornerstone of the temple of Salomon.

The religion that came out of Kells and Iona was very different from the religion that came out of Rome. It was the religion of the Celtic Druids AND the followers of John the Baptist called Celtic Christianity.

Celtic Christianity was completely destroyed by the English Rulers of Ireland and Scotland. Just like the Roman Church destroyed the Cathars and Islam destroyed the Druze. Celtic Christianity went underground and came back as The Kabbalists, the Alchemists, the Rosicrucian’s and the Free Masons.

We are now entering a new phase in the Zodiac called Aquarius (Imagination). The view of John the Evangelist will become the Spirit of the Time. It is not necessary to create a New System of Rules, a Religion. The Dove is silently waiting in our Inner World to move Outside to bring Peace to the World. The Rose of the Heart will slowly open without any outside pressure.


About Celtic Christianity

About Celtic Mythology

About Celtic History

About the IORABA

About the Triple Goddess

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

lilith_michelangeThe Ancient Greek in the person of the famous philosopher Aristotle viewed Women as Imperfect Men. Women were inferior in Strength and the Powers of the Mind. Last but not least women were Without Soul.

Therefore Women had to submit to the Rule of the Male Sex. The views of Aristotle became the basis of Western Science and were codified in the teachings of the Catholic Church.

To stop the destructive effect of female dominance the old myths were rewritten. The Positive qualities of Female Deities were simply transformed into a Negative quality.

The Female Goddess became a wicked, old female, a Witch or a Whore. She became a stealer of children and a seductress of men. She was so frightful that humans turned into Stone when they saw here.

The Wicked Witch and the Whore has many names. Examples are Lilith, Istahar, Isis, Hekate, Astarte, Medusa, Morgan Le Fay and of course the White Virgin Mary and Mary Magdelena, the Black Madonna also known as Isis or Ishtar (the Planet Venus).

One of the Oldest Version of the Destructive Wicked Whore is Lilith. Lilith first appears around 3000 B.C.E. as a class of spirits, the Lilitu or the Ardat Lili. The lilitu are associated with the owl, the eagle, the lion, water, violent sand storms (the South Wind), disease and the destructive powers of nature. The Ardat Lili, winged night spirits, female vampires, seduce men at night and steal their sperm to create demonic children.

enlil_ninlilThe destructive South Wind was known as Ninlil (Nin Lil = Lady Wind) she was the wife of Enlil (En Lil= Lord Wind). Enlil is the sun of An(u) and Ki and holds possession of the Tablets of Destiny which gives him the power over the entire cosmos and the affairs of man.

He is sometimes friendly towards mankind, but can also be a stern and even cruel god who punishes man and sends forth disasters, such as the great Flood which wiped out humanity with the exception of Atrahasis (Noah). Enlil is portrayed wearing a Crown with Horns (the Devil), symbol of his power. When Enlil rapes Ninlil he has to leave Heaven and is send by Anu to the Underworld (Earth). Ninlil follows him to take revenge.

Enlil and Ninlil are the Babylonian origin of Adam and Eve and their banishment out of Heaven is comparative to Adam and Eve’s banishment from the Garden of Eden.

Eve is very different from Lilith. Lilith is a magically beautiful woman. She shares paradise with Adam. She is a female made by God in a manner similar to how the Lord made the first male.

After leaving both the first male and paradise she is replaced by a less independent and less equal Eve, a woman not made from the Earth but from a rib of the man Adam. Lilith is mentioned in the Death Sea Rolls, the Zohar and the Talmud.

If we look at the “original” story of Adam and Eve we can see that Eve (Lilith) had a good reason to leave the “first male”, Enlil. He raped her. Later we will see that Enlil (with different names) is playing the same game all the time.

Ishtar is the goddess of fertility, love, war and the planet Venus. Ishtar is like Lilith (and Isis) associated with sexuality and sexual mystic rituals (Invoking the Kundalini).The Kundalini (“The Serpent Power”) is a spiral pattern in the body. It connects the main energy-points (chakra’s).

When the energy points are connected to Mother Earth (Gaya, Sophia), spiritual awakening starts. The Kundalini is normally symbolized as a serpent coiled into three and a half circles, with its tail in its mouth, and spiraling around the central axis at the base of the spine.

In the Gnostic version of the Fall from Paradise, there is no sin on the part of our ancestral parents. The Serpent in Eden is Kundalini, a sublime ally to humanity, not a tempter.

Kundalini2In these texts, the Serpent Power is called “the instructor.” Eve (Lilith), the ancestral representative of the human species, acquires from the Serpent all the secret knowledge of the Mysteries.

One of the most famous myths about Ishtar describes her descent to the underworld. After Ishtar descends to the underworld, all sexual activity ceases on earth. She is begged to come back. She can only return from the underworld if she sends someone back in her place.

Each time when she runs into someone, she finds him to be a friend and lets him go free. When she finally reaches her home, she finds her husband (Enlil, Adam) seated on his throne, not mourning her at all. In anger, Ishtar has the demons take her husband back to the underworld as her replacement. When this happens sexual activity starts again.

You have to understand that Enlil lived in Heaven (or Paradise) and the Underworld is the next level below Paradise. This level is called Earth. So Ishtar (Lilith) sends her “husband”, The Devil, back to Earth.

The little stories in this blog are part of a much bigger story called the Gilgamesh Epos. This story is used by many comtemporary scientists to prove that Earth was visited by members of an old Civilization (The Anunaki, The Archons, The Serpents) that was situated in the Constellation Sirius.

The Annunaki engineered the Humans (called the Lu-lu) to work for them. They also interbred with their own creation (Demi-Gods). If this story is true Paradise could be Sirius.

medusaMedusa means “sovereign female wisdom,” in Sanskrit Medha, Greek Metis, Egyptian Met or Ma’at . In Egypt she was the Goddess of Justice. Medusa/Ma’at destroys and purifies in order to recreate Balance.

In ancient history Medusa was symbolized by a female figure positioned in holy postures with the presence of animals, primarily birds and snakes whom she is intimately connected with. Medusas symbol of female wisdom is her ceremonial mask.

It has wide unblinking eyes that reflect her immense wisdom. The mask was used to guard and protect women and the secret knowledge of the Divine Feminine. It was erected in stone, corresponding to her look of stone, on caves and gateways at sacred sites dedicated to the Goddess.

The myths about the Female Goddesses are a very complicated mix of deliberated distortion by the “female haters” (Anunnaki, Archons), historical accounts, hermetic (secret, encryped) knowledge and fantasy. One thing is for sure, everybody wanted to hide the Power of and the Knowlegde about the Feminine Energy, the Kundalini.

If we look more closely we are able to detect Four Perspectives on the Female Goddess. Three of them are related to the Female Stages of Life, Maiden, Mother, and Crone (Grandmother). These stages are United in one Concept, the Triple Goddess, the Female Trinity.

trinityThe Triple Goddess, the Unity of the three stages of the Female is the Dark Goddess called Medusa or Kali. She is associated with Total Chaos and Rebirth, the Unconsciousness, Horror, Terror, Evil, the Dark Moon, Winter, Night, Darkness and Death itself. She is the Regent of the Underworld, seen in those times as a place where souls went to rest between incarnations, before coming back to the earthly plane.

The Ancient Underworld is now called Heaven. The Regent of the Underworld and Heaven is the Triple Goddess Itself, The Whole, the Creator, The One, The Goddess who has no Name, the Unknown. The three parts of the Triple Goddess Unite in Her. She is Three and One which makes Four.

The Maiden (The Fool, Seductress, Spring, Birth, Waxing Moon) represents enchantment, innocence, lack of worries, the joy of living, inception, youth, discovery and excitement.

The Mother (Warrior, The High Priestess, Dove, Dolphin, Summer, Life, Full Moon) represents ripeness, fertility, fulfilment, stability, and power.

The Grandmother (Autumn, Death (Old Age), Fate, Waning moon) represents wisdom, repose, and compassion.

The Concept of the Triple Goddess is probably of Celtic Origin. The Celts believed that all important things come in three phases. The Triple Goddess is represented by the triple spiral or triskele.

This symbol is found in the Newgrange site from the Bronze Age (3300 BC) in Ireland. The Triple Spiral has a lot in common with the triple spiral of the “Serpent Power”. With this Power the “Feminine Energy” (The Kundalini) is awakened.

danuThe Triple Goddess in Celtic Mythology is represented by the Morrigan (Death), Cerridwen (Grandmother), Dana/Danu/Anu (Mother) and Brigid (Maiden).

The Morrigan (“Great Queen”, “Phantom Queen,”) appears as a beautiful woman, a crow, a raven or a wolf. She is associated with fate, war, strife and death. In one of the many stories Morrigan appears to the hero Cu Chulainn and offers him her love.

When he fails to recognize her and rejects her, she tells him that she will hinder him when he is in battle. When Cu Chulainn is eventually killed, she transforms in a crow and sits on his shoulder. The Morrigan in the person of Morgan Le Fay plays an important role in the Legends of King Arthur.

magic chaldrounCerridwen is the keeper of the Magic Cauldron. She is the mother of very ugly son, Afagdu. To give her sun the ultimate insight she uses a magical formula, known as the “greal”.

For a year and a day, she keeps six herbs simmering in her magical cauldron, known as “Amen”, under the constant care of a boy named Gwion. One day a few drops of the bubbling liquid spatter on his hand.

Unthinkingly Gwion, sucks his burned hand, and, suddenly, he is able to hear everything in the world, and understands all the secrets of the past and future. He runs away, but Cerridwen pursues him.

After a long chase she eats him and, nine months later, gives birth to an infant son, whom she, in disgust, throws into the water of a rushing stream. He is rescued by a Prince, and becomes the great Celtic bard, Taliesin.

This is a special version of a very old story where a Child is Born without the intervention of a Male. The origins of this story go back to the time of Zoroaster and the Magi.

The Magi are called the Druids in the Celtic Mythology. The Magic Caudron is the symbol of Life (something is Cooking) and the Magical Formula is of course the Grale. The Grale stands for the Heart. If You live out of the Heart a New Child (“The Inner Child”) will be born. This Inner Child is highly creative (a Bard) which relates it to the Holy Spirit also the symbol of (Divine) Creativity. When the Inner Child is born you will understand the secrets of past and future. You will be able to read the Tablets of Destiny of Enlil.

The Mother Goddess is represented by Danu, Don or Anu. The Name Dana means Wisdom or Teacher. She is the mother of the Tuatha De Danann, the Faery-People. Anu was the Father of Isthar.

The original territory of the Celts is close to the sources of the Danube. The Greeks referred to Danube as Ister. The link between the river Danube and Celtic culture is particularly intimate and the sacredness of rivers and lakes as an expression of the sacredness of life and death was built into the whole structure of Celtic culture.

bridgetThe Maiden Goddess is named Brigid but has many other names like Bloudewedd, Blodewedd, Blodwin, and Blancheflor. Her name means flowerface or White Lily. The White Lily represents the Innocent White Soul. In the old story of Blancheflor and Flor, Flor, the Red Rose, symbolises  the Red Impulse of the Passions of the Ego to become Self-conscious.

Besides a Female Trinity Celtic Mythology also contains a Male Trinity (the Dagda (“The Good God”, Lugh (“Light”) and Herne (the handsome and playful young Satyr)).

It is now possible to map the much older Female Trinity back unto the Christian Male Trinity. If we do this it is easy to see that the Holy Spirit is the Feminine Energy, the Force of Creativity, Inspiration and Joy, the Maiden. The Father must be the Grandfather (“The Good God“). He (or She) restores the Balance and creates Harmony. This leaves us with the Sun as the Father (“The Light“).

The Druids believed in three worlds and in transmigration from one to the other: in a world above this one, in which happiness predominated; a world below, of misery; and this present state in which good and evil are so exactly balanced that man has the utmost freedom and is able to choose or reject either.

In This World we have to Unite into the Soul the Properties of All Beings, to Acquire a Knowledge of All Things, to get the Power to Conquer all Evil and to Face the Face behind the Mask of Death. To accomplish this we need the Open Mind of the Maiden, the Power of the Mother and the Wisdom of the Grandmother. In every step we take on Our Path from Birth to Death we will acquire more Light to See what is Wrong and what is Right until we Accept the Love of The Great Mother who is Three and One.

I end this blog with a poem of the Sufi mystic Ibn Arabi (1165-1240) about the Triple Goddess:

I follow the religion of Love,

Now I am sometimes called

A Shepherd of gazelles

And now a Christian monk,

And now a Persian sage.

My beloved is three-

Three yet only one;

Many things appear as three,

Which are no more than one.

Give Her no name,

As if to limit one

At sight of Whom

All limitation is confounded.




About the Trinity in Mathematics


About the Life of Ibn Arabi


About the Gnostic Teachings and Kundalini


About the Annunaki


About the Divine Feminine in Sufism


About the Tablets of Destiny


About Harmony