28 Mansions of the Moon

“And in these twenty eight Mansions do lie hid many secrets of the wisdom of the antients, by the which they wrought wonders on all things which are under the circle of the Moon; and they attributed to every Mansion his resemblances, images, and seals, and his president intelligences, and worked by the virtue of them after different manners.” (“The Magus” by Francis Barrett)

To the ancients the moon in its 28 motions was a tool of magic, a keeper of wisdom and a guide through out life. The same can be said with those that practice the old arts in modern days, the quarters of the moon (each 7 days long – full, waning, dark, waxing) usually get reference and observance, but what about the days in which they present themselves, each mansion being a separate marker and whisper of magick, mystery and miracle.

ANGELS OF THE MOON

Each mansion is said to have a ruling power, intelligence and resonance – a presence that is usually granted the title of Angel.

The 28 angels of the moon are: Geniel, Enediel, Anixiel, Azariel, Gabriel, Dirachiel, Scheliel, Amnediel, Barbiel, Ardefiel, Neciel, Abdizuel, Jazeriel, Ergediel, Atliel, Azeruel, Adriel, Egibiel, Amutiel, Kyriel, Bethnael, Geliel, Requiel, Abrinael, Agiel, Tagriel, Atheniel, Amnixiel.

SYMBOLS OF THE 28 MANSIONS

Along with there traditional meaning/effect/association and angels the mansions have symbols of alliance and seals utilised in the ways of interpretation as well as magick.

In the first, for the destruction of some one, they made, in an iron ring, the image of a black man, in a garment of hair, and girdled round, casting a small lance with his right hand: they sealed this in black wax, and perfumed it with liquid storax, and wished some evil to come.

In the second, against the wrath of the prince, and for reconciliation with him, they sealed, in white wax and mastich, the image of a king crowned, and perfumed it with lignum aloes.

In the third, they made an image in a silver ring, whose table was square; the figure of which was a woman, well clothed, sitting in a chair, her right hand being lifted up on her head; they sealed it, and perfumed it with musk, camphire, and calamus aromaticus. They affirmed that this gives happy fortune, and every good thing.

In the fourth, for revenge, separation, enmity, and ill-will, they sealed, in red wax, the image of a soldier sitting on a horse, holding a serpent in his right hand: they perfumed it with red myrrh and storax.

In the fifth, for the favour of kings and officers, and good entertainment, they sealed, in silver, the head of a man, and perfumed it with red sanders.

In the sixth, to procure love between two, they sealed, in white wax, two images, embracing one another, and perfumed them with lignum aloes and amber.

In the seventh, to obtain every good thing, they scaled, in silver, the image of a man, well clothed, holding up his hands to Heaven, as it were, praying and supplicating, and perfumed it with good odours.

In the eighth, for victory in war, they made a seal in tin, being an image of an eagle, having the face of a man, and perfumed it with brimstone.

In the ninth, to cause infirmities, they made a seal of lead, being the image of a man wanting his privy parts, covering his eyes with his hands; and they perfumed it with rosin of the pine.

In the tenth, to facilitate child bearing, and to cure the sick, they made a seal of gold, being the head of a lion, and perfumed it with amber.

In the eleventh, for fear, reverence, and worship, they made a seal of a plate of gold, being the image of a man riding on a lion, holding the ear thereof in his left hand, and in his right holding forth a bracelet of gold; and they perfumed it with good odours and saffron.

In the twelfth, for the separation of lovers, they made a seal of black lead, being the image of a dragon fighting with a man; and they perfumed it with the hairs of a lion, and assafœtida.

In the thirteenth, for the agreement of married people, and for dissolving of all the charms against copulation, they made a seal of the images of both (of the man in red wax, and the woman in white), and caused them to embrace one another; perfuming it with lignum aloes and amber.

In the fourteenth, for divorce and separation of the man from the woman, they made a seal of red copper, being the image of a dog. biting his tail; and they perfumed it with the hair of a black dog and a black cat.

In the fifteenth, to obtain friendship and good will, they made the image of a man sitting, and inditing letters, and perfumed it with frankincense and nutmegs.

In the sixteenth, for gaining much merchandising, they made a seal of silver, being the image of a man, sitting on a chair, holding a balance in his hand; and they perfumed it with well smelling spices.

In the seventeenth, against thieves and robbers, they sealed with an iron seal the image of an ape, and perfumed it with the air of an ape.

In the eighteenth, against fevers and pains of the belly, they made a seal of copper, being the image of a snake with his tail above his head; and they perfumed it with hartshorn; and said this same seal put to flight serpents, and all venomous creatures, from the place where it is buried.

In the nineteenth, for facilitating birth, and provoking the menstrues, they made a seal of copper, being the image of a woman holding her hands upon her face; and they perfumed it with liquid storax.

In the twentieth, for hunting, they made a seal of tin, being the image of Sagittary, half a man and half a horse; and they perfumed it with the head of a wolf.

In the twenty-first, for the destruction of some body, they made the image of a man, with a double countenance before and behind; and they perfumed it with brimstone and jet, and put it in a box of brass, and with it brimstone and jet, and the hair of him whom they would hurt.

In the twenty-second, for the security of runaways, they made a seal of iron, being the image of a man, with wings on his feet, bearing a helmet on his head; and they perfumed it with argent vive.

In the twenty-third, for destruction and wasting, they made a seal of iron, being the image of a cat, having a dog’s head; and they perfumed it with dog’s hair taken from the head, and buried it in the place where they intended the hurt.

In the twenty-fourth, for multiplying herds of cattle, they took the horn of a ram, bull, or goat, or of that sort of cattle they would increase, and sealed in it, burning, with an iron seal, the image of a woman giving suck to her son; and they hanged it on the neck of that cattle who was the leader of the flock, or they sealed it in his horn.

In the twenty-fifth, for the preservation of trees and harvest, they sealed, in the wood of a fig tree, the image of a man planting and they perfumed it with the flowers of the fig tree, and hung it on the tree.

In the twenty-sixth, for love and favour, they sealed, in white wax and mastich, the figure of a woman washing and combing her hair; and they perfumed it with good odours.

In the twenty-seventh, to destroy fountains, pits, medicinal waters, and baths, they made, of red earth, the image of a man winged, holding in his hand an empty vessel, and perforated; and the image being burnt, they put in the vessel assafœtida and liquid storax, and they buried it in the pond or fountain which they would destroy.

In the twenty-eighth, for getting fish together, they made a seal of copper, being the image of a fish; and they perfumed it with the skin of a sea fish, and cast it into the water where they would have the fish gathered.

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Jung on Death!


How a near-death experience transformed the psychologist’s attitude to the world of mysticism and magic

On 11 February 1944, the 68-year-old Carl Gustav Jung – then the world’s most renowned living psychologist – slipped on some ice and broke his fibula. Ten days later, in hospital, he suffered a myocardial infarction caused by embolisms from his immobilised leg. Treated with oxygen and camphor, he lost consciousness and had what seems to have been a near-death and out-of-the-body experience – or, depending on your perspective, delirium. He found himself floating 1,000 miles above the Earth. Seas and continents shimmered in blue light and Jung could make out the Arabian desert and snow-tipped Himalayas. He felt he was about to leave orbit, but then, turning to the south, a huge black monolith came into view. It was a kind of temple, and at the entrance Jung saw a Hindu sitting in a lotus pos­ition. Within, innumerable candles flickered, and he felt that the “whole phantasmagoria of earthly existence” was being stripped away. It wasn’t pleasant, and what remained was an “essential Jung”, the core of his experiences.

He knew that inside the temple the mystery of his existence, of his purpose in life, would be answered. He was about to cross the threshold when he saw, rising up from Europe far below, the image of his doctor in the archetypal form of the King of Kos, the island site of the temple of Asclepius, Greek god of medicine. He told Jung that his departure was premature; many were demanding his return and he, the King, was there to ferry him back. When Jung heard this, he was immensely disappointed, and almost immediately the vision ended. He experienced the reluctance to live that many who have been ‘brought back’ encounter, but what troubled him most was seeing his doctor in his archetypal form. He knew this meant that the physician had sacrificed his own life to save Jung’s. On 4 April 1944 – a date numerologists can delight in – Jung sat up in bed for the first time since his heart attack. On the same day, his doctor came down with septicæmia and took to his bed. He never left it, and died a few days later.

Jung was convinced that he hadn’t simply hallucinated, but that he had been granted a vision of reality. He had passed outside time, and the experience had had a palpable effect on him. For one thing, the depression and pessimism that overcame him during WWII vanished. But there was something more. For most of his long career, he had impressed upon his colleagues, friends, and reading public that he was, above all else, a scientist. He was not, he repeated almost like a mantra, a mystic, occultist, or visionary, terms of abuse his critics, who rejected his claims to science, had used against him. Now, having returned from the brink of death, he seemed content to let the scientist in him take a back seat for the remaining 17 years of his life.

Although Jung had always believed in the reality of the ‘other’ world, he had taken care not to speak too openly about this belief. Now, after his visions, he seemed less reticent. He’d had, it seems, a kind of conversion experience, and the interests the world-famous psychologist had hitherto kept to himself now became common knowledge. Flying saucers, astrology, parapsychology, alchemy, even predictions of a coming “new Age of Aquarius”: pronouncements on all of these dubious subjects – dubious at least from the viewpoint of modern science – flowed from his pen. If he had spent his career fending off charges of mysticism and occultism – initially triggered by his break with Freud in 1912 – by the late 1940s he seems to have decided to stop fighting. The “sage of Küsnacht” and “Hexenmeister of Zürich”, as Jung was known in the last decade of his life, had arrived.

ALL IN THE FAMILY

Yet Jung’s involvement with the occult was with him from the start – literally, it was in his DNA. His maternal grandfather, Rev. Samuel Preiswerk, who learned Hebrew because he believed it was spoken in heaven, accepted the reality of spirits, and kept a chair in his study for the ghost of his deceased first wife, who often came to visit him. Jung’s mother Emilie was employed by Samuel to shoo away the dead who distracted him while he was working on his sermons.

She herself developed medium­istic powers in her late teens. At the age of 20, she fell into a coma for 36 hours; when her forehead was touched with a red-hot poker she awoke, speaking in tongues and prophesying. Emilie continued to enter trance states throughout her life, in which she would communicate with the dead. She also seems to have been a ‘split personality’. Jung occasionally heard her speaking to herself in a voice he soon recognised was not her own, making profound remarks expressed with an uncharacteristic authority. This ‘other’ voice had inklings of a world far stranger than the one the young Carl knew.

This ‘split’ that Jung had seen in his mother would later appear in himself. At around the age of 12, he literally became two people. There was his ordinary boyhood self, and someone else. The ‘Other,’ as Carl called him, was a figure from the 18th century, a masterful character who wore a white wig and buckled shoes, drove an impressive carriage, and held the young boy in contempt. It’s difficult to escape the impression that in some ways Jung felt he had been this character in a past life. Seeing an ancient green carriage, Jung felt that it came from his time. his later notion of the collective unconscious, that psychic reservoir of symbols and images that he believed we inherit at birth, is in a sense a form of reincarnation, and Jung himself believed in some form of an afterlife. Soon after the death of his father, in 1896 when Jung was 21, he had two dreams in which his father appeared so vividly that he considered the possibility of life after death. In another, later dream, Jung’s father asked him for marital advice, as he wanted to prepare for his wife’s arrival. Jung took this as a premonition, and his mother died soon after. And years later, when his sister Gert­rude died – a decade before his own near-death experience – Jung wrote that “What happens after death is so unspeakably glorious that our imagination and feelings do not suffice to form even an approximate conception of it.”

TABLES AND KNIVES

Jung’s mother was involved in at least two well-known paranormal experiences that are recounted in practically every book about him. Sitting in his room studying, Carl suddenly heard a loud bang coming from the dining room. He rushed in and found his mother startled. The round walnut table had cracked from the edge past the centre. The split didn’t follow any joint, but had passed through solid wood. Drying wood couldn’t account for it; the table was 70 years old and it was a humid day. Jung thought: “There certainly are curious accidents.” As if she was reading his mind Emilie replied in her ‘other’ voice: “Yes, yes, that means something.” Two weeks later came a second incident. Returning home in the evening, Jung found an excited household. An hour earlier there had been another loud crack, this time coming from a large sideboard. No one had any idea what had produced it. Jung inspected the sideboard. Inside, where they kept the bread, he found a loaf and the bread knife. The knife had shattered into several pieces, all neatly arranged in the breadbasket. The knife had been used earlier for tea, but no one had touched it nor opened the cupboard since. When he took the knife to a cutler, he was told that there was no fault in the steel and that someone must have broken it on purpose. He kept the shattered knife for the rest of his life, and years later sent a photograph of it to psychical researcher JB Rhine.

SPIRITS AFOOT

By this time Jung, like many others, was interested in spiritualism, and was reading through the literature – books by Zöllner, Crooks, Carl du Prel, Swedenborg, and Justinus Kerner’s classic The Seeress of Prevorst. At the Zofingia debating society at the University of Basel, he gave lectures on “The Value of Speculative Research” and “On the Limits of Exact Science”, in which he questioned the dominant materialist paradigm that reigned then, as today. Jung led fellow students in various occult experiments, yet when he spoke to them about his ideas, or lectured about the need to take them seriously, he met with resistance. Apparently he had greater luck with his dachshund, whom he felt understood him better and could feel supernatural presences himself.

Another who seemed to feel supernatural presences was his cousin, from his mother’s side of the family, Helene Preiswerk. In a letter to JB Rhine about the shattered bread knife, Jung refers to Helly – as she was known – as a “young woman with marked mediumistic faculties” whom he had met around the time of the incident, and in his “so-called’ autobiography Memories, Dreams, Reflections he remarks that he became involved in a series of séances with his relatives after the incidents of the bread knife and table. Yet the séances had been going on for some time before the two events, and at their centre was Helly, whom Jung already knew well and who, by all accounts, was in love with him. This is an early sign of his somewhat ambiguous relationship with the occult.

Helly would enter a trance and fall to the floor, breathing deeply, and speaking in old Samuel Preiswerk’s voice – although she had never heard him. She told the others that they should pray for her elder sister Bertha, who, she said, had just given birth to a black child. Bertha, who was living in Brazil, had already had one child with her mixed-race husband, and gave birth to another on the same day as the séance. Further séances proved equally startling. At one point, Samuel Preiswerk and Carl Jung Sr – Jung’s paternal grandfather – who had disliked each other while alive, reached a new accord. A warning came for another sister who was also expecting a child that she would lose it; in August the baby was born premature and dead.

Helly produced further voices, but the most interesting was a spirit named Ivenes, who called herself the real Helene Preiswerk. This character was much more mature, confident, and intelligent than Helly, who Jung described as absent-minded, and not particularly bright, talented, or educated. It was as if buried beneath the unremarkable teenager was a fuller, more commanding personality, like Jung’s ‘Other’. This was an insight into the psyche that would inform his later theory of “individuation”, the process of “becoming who you are”. Helly did blossom later, becoming a successful dressmaker in France, although she died young, at only 30.

In Jung’s dissertation on the séances, On the Psychology and Pathology of So-called Occult Phenomena, he describes Helly unflatteringly as “exhibiting slightly rachitic skull formation”, and “somewhat pale facial colour”, and fails to mention that she is his cousin. He also omits his own participation in the séances, and dates them from 1899 to 1900, whereas they had started years before. Gerhard Wehr politely suggests that “[T]he doctoral candidate was obviously at pains to conceal his own role, and especially his close kinship relat­ionship, thus forestalling from the start any further critical inquiry that might have thrown the scientific validity of the entire work into question.”

In other words, Jung the scientist thought it a good career move to obscure Jung the occultist’s personal involvement in the business.

THE POLTERGEIST IN FREUD’S BOOKCASE

In 1900, the 25-year-old Jung joined the prestigious Burghölzli Mental Clinic in Zürich. Here, he did solid work in word-association tests, developed his theory of ‘complexes’, and initiated a successful ‘patient-friendly’ approach to working with psychotics and schizophrenics. It was during his tenure that he also became involved with Freud. From 1906, when they started corresponding, to 1912, when the friendship ruptured, Jung was a staunch supp­orter of Freud’s work and promoted it unstintingly. There were, however, some rocky patches. One centred on the famous poltergeist in Freud’s bookcase. Visiting Freud in Vienna in 1909, Jung asked him about his attitude toward parapsychology. Freud was sceptical and dismissed the subject as nonsense. Jung disagreed, and sitting across from the master, he began to feel his diaphragm glow, as if it was becoming red-hot. Sudd­enly a loud bang came from a bookcase. Both jumped up, and Jung said to Freud: “There, that is an example of a so-called catalytic exteriorisation phenomenon!”, Jung’s long-winded circumlocution for a poltergeist, or “noisy spirit”. When Freud said “Bosh!”, Jung predicted that another bang would immediately happen. It did. Jung said that, from that moment on, Freud grew mistrustful of him. From Freud’s letter to Jung about the incident, one gets the feeling that he felt Jung himself was responsible for it.

This isn’t surprising; Jung did manifest numerous paranormal abilities. While in bed in a hotel room after giving a lecture, he experienced the suicide of a patient who had a strong “transference” on him. The patient had relapsed into depression, and shot himself in the head. Jung awoke in his hotel, feeling an odd pain in his forehead. He later discovered that his patient had shot himself precisely where Jung felt the pain, at the same time Jung woke up. More to the point, a visitor to his home once remarked about Jung’s “exteriorised libido”, how “when there was an important idea that was not yet quite conscious, the furniture and woodwork all over the house creaked and snapped.”

THE RED BOOK

It was Jung’s break with Freud that led to his own ‘descent into the unconscious’, a disturbing trip down the psyche’s rabbit hole from which he gathered the insights about the collective unconscious that would inform his own school of ‘analytical psychology’. He had entered a ‘creative illness’, unsure if he was going mad. In October 1913, not long after the split, Jung had, depending on your perspective, a vision or hallucination. While on a train, he suddenly saw a flood covering Europe, between the North Sea and the Alps. When it reached Switzerland, the mountains rose to protect his homeland, but in the waves he saw floating debris and bodies. Then the water turned to blood. The vision lasted an hour and seems to have been a dream that had invaded his waking consciousness. Having spent more than a decade treating mental patients who suffered from precisely such symptoms, Jung had reason to be concerned. He was ironically rather relieved the next summer when WWI broke out and he deduced that his vision had been a premonition of it.

Yet the psychic tension continued. Eventually there came a point where Jung felt he could no longer fight off the sense of madness. He decided to let go. When he did, he landed in an eerie, subterranean world where he met strange intelli­gences that ‘lived’ in his mind. The experience was so upsetting that for a time Jung slept with a loaded pistol by his bed, ready to blow his brains out if the stress became too great.

In his Red Book – recently published in full – he kept an account, in words and images, of the objective, independent entities he encountered during his “creative illness” – entities that had nothing to do with him personally, but who shared his interior world. There were Elijah and Salome, two figures from the Bible who were accompanied by a snake. There was also a figure whom Jung called Philemon, who became a kind of ‘inner guru’ and who he painted as a bald, white-bearded old man with bull’s horns and the wings of a kingfisher. One morning, after painting the figure, Jung was out taking a walk when he came upon a dead kingfisher. The birds were rare in Zürich and he had never before come upon a dead one. This was one of the many synchronic­ities – “meaningful coincidences” – that happened at this time (for more on Jung and synchronicity, see FT171:42–47). There were others. In 1916, still in the grip of his crisis, Jung again felt that something within wanted to get out. An eerie restlessness filled his home. He felt the presence of the dead – and so did his children. One daughter saw a strange white figure; another had her blankets snatched from her at night. His son drew a picture of a fisherman he had seen in a dream: a flaming chimney rose from the fisherman’s head, and a devil flew through the air, cursing the fisherman for stealing his fish. Jung had yet to mention Philemon to anyone. Then, one afternoon, the doorbell rang loudly, but no one was there. He asked: “What in the world is this?” The voices of the dead answered: “We have come back from Jerusalem where we found not what we sought,” words that form the beginning of Jung’s strange Seven Sermons to the Dead, a work of “spiritual dictation”, or “channelling”, he attributed to “Basilides in Alexandria, the City where the East toucheth the West”.

GHOSTS IN THE HOUS

By 1919, WWI was over and Jung’s crisis had passed, although he continued to practise what he called “active imagin­ation”, a kind of waking dreaming, the results of which he recorded in the Red Book. But spirits of a more traditional kind were not lacking. He was invited to London to lecture on “The Psycho­logical Found­ations of the Belief in Spirits” to the Society for Psych­ical Research. He told the Society that ghosts and materialisations were “unconscious projections”. “I have repeatedly observed,” he said, “the telepathic effects of unconscious complexes, and also a number of parapsychic phenomena, but in all this I see no proof whatever of the existence of real spirits, and until such proof is forthcoming I must regard this whole territory as an appendix of psychology.”

Scientific enough, no doubt, but a year later, again in England, he encountered a somewhat more real ghost. He spent some weekends in a cottage in Aylesbury rented by Maurice Nicoll (later a student of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky) and while there was serenaded by eerie sounds, while an unpleasant smell filled the bedroom. Locals said the place was haunted and, on one particularly bad night, Jung discovered an old woman’s head on the pillow next to his; half of her face was missing. He leapt out of bed and waited until morning in an armchair. The house was later torn down. One would think that, having already encountered the dead on their return from Jerusalem, Jung wouldn’t be so shaken by a traditional English ghost, but the experience rattled him; his account of it only appeared 30 years later, in 1949, in an obscure anthology of ghost stories.

When his lecture for the SPR was reprinted in the Collected Works in 1947, Jung added a footnote explaining that he no longer felt as certain as he did in 1919 that apparitions were explicable through psychology, and that he doubted “whether an exclusively psychological approach can do justice to the phenomenon”. In a later postscript, he again admitted that his earlier explanation was insufficient, but that he couldn’t agree on the reality of spirits because he had no experience of them – conveniently forgetting the haunting in Aylesbury. But in a letter of 1946 to Fritz Kunkel, a psychotherapist, Jung admitted: “Metapsychic phenomena could be explained better by the hypothesis of spirits than by the qualities and peculiarities of the unconscious.”

A similar uncertainty surrounds his experience with the I Ching, the ancient Chinese oracle, with which he began to experiment in the early 1920s and which, like horoscopes, became part of his therapeutic practice. Although he mentioned the I Ching here and there in his writing, it wasn’t until 1949, again nearly 30 years later, in his introduction to the classic Wilhelm/Baynes translation, that he admitted outright to using it himself. And although he tried to explain the I Ching’s efficacy through what would become his paranormal deus ex machina, synchronicity, Jung admits that the source of the oracle’s insights are the “spiritual agencies” that form the “living soul of the book”, a remark at odds with his quasi-scientific explanation. Ironically, his major work on “meaningful coincidence”, Synchronicity: An Acausal Connect­ing Principle (1952), written with the physicist Wolfgang Pauli, provides only one unambiguous example of the phenomenon, and readers who, like me, accept the reality of synchronicity, come away slightly baffled by Jung’s attempt to account for it via archetypes, quantum physics, statistical analysis, mathematics, JB Rhine’s experiments with ESP, astrology, telepathy, precognition, and other paranormal abilities, all of which read like a recrudescence of Jung’s “I am a scientist” reflex.

THE AGE OF AQUARIUS

In the 1920s, he plunged into a study of the Gnostics – whom he had encountered as early as 1912 – and alchemy. It was Jung, more than anyone else, who salvaged the ancient Hermetic pursuit from intellectual oblivion. Another Hermetic practice he followed was astrology, which he began to study seriously around the time of his break with Freud. Jung informed his inner circle that casting horoscopes was part of his therapeutic practice, but it was during the dark days of WWII that he recognised a wider application. In 1940, in a letter to HG Baynes, Jung speaks of a vision he had in 1918 in which he saw “fire falling like rain from heaven and consuming the cities of Germany”. He felt that 1940 was the crucial year, and he remarks that it’s “when we approach the meridian of the first star in Aquarius”. It was, he said, “the premonitory earthquake of the New Age”. He was familiar with the precession of the equinoxes, the apparent backward movement of the Sun through the signs of the zodiac. By acting as a backdrop to sunrise at the vernal equinox, each sign gives its name to an ‘age’ – called a ‘Platonic month’ – which lasts roughly 2,150 years. In his strange book Aion (1951), he argues that the ‘individuation’ of Western civilisation as a whole follows the path of the ‘Platonic months,’ and presents a kind of “precession of the archetypes”. Fish symbolism surrounds Jesus because He was the central symbol of the Age of Pisces, the astrological sign of the fish. Previous ages – of Taurus and Aries – produced bull and ram symbolism. The coming age is that of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. In conversation with Margaret Ostrowski-Sachs, a friend of Hermann Hesse, Jung admitted that he had kept this “secret knowledge” to himself for years, and only finally made it public in Aion. He wasn’t sure he was “allowed” to, but during his illness he received “confirmation” that he should.

Although the arcane scholar Gerald Massey and the French esotericist Paul Le Cour had earlier spoken of a coming Age of Aquarius, Jung was certainly the most prestigious mainstream figure to do so, and it is through him that the idea became a mainstay of the counterculture of the 1960s and ’70s. This was mostly through his comm­ents about it in his book Flying Saucers: A Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Sky (1958), in which he argued that UFOs were basically mandalas from outer space. During his crisis, he had come upon the image of the mandala, the Sanskrit ‘magic circle’, as a symbol of psychic wholeness, and he suggested that ‘flying saucers’ were mass archetypal projections, formed by the psychic tension produced by the Cold War that was heating up between Russia and America. The Western world, he argued, was having a nervous breakdown, and UFOs were a way of relieving the stress.

Jung wrote prophetically that “My conscience as a psychiatrist bids me fulfil my duty and prepare those few who will hear me for coming events which are in accord with the end of an era… As we know from ancient Egyptian history, they are symptoms of psychic changes that always appear at the end of one Platonic month and at the beginning of another. They are, it seems, changes in the constellation of the psychic dominants, of the archetypes or ‘Gods’ as they used to be called, which bring about… long-lasting transformations of the collective psyche. This transform­ation started… in the transition of the Age of Taurus to that of Aries, and then from Aries to Pisces, whose beginning coincides with the rise of Christianity. We are now nearing that great change… when the spring-point enters Aquarius…” Ten years later, The Fifth Dimension (whose very name, appropriated from the title song of The Byrds’ third LP, suggests the cosmic character of the Mystic Sixties) had a hit song from the hippie musical Hair echoing Jung’s ideas, and millions of people all over the world believed they were witnessing “the dawning of the Age of Aquarius”.

JUNG THE MYSTIC

Jung died in 1961, just on the cusp of the ‘occult revival’ of the 1960s, a renaissance of magical thinking that he did much to bring about. He was also directly responsible for the “journey to the East” that many took then, and continue to take today. Along with the I Ching, Jung gave his imprimatur to such hitherto arcane items as The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Taoism and Zen, and without his intervention it’s debatable if these Eastern imports would have enjoyed their modern popularity. That he was in many ways a founding father of the Love Generation is seen by his inclusion on the cover of the Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, although Jung himself would have thought “flower power” sadly naïve. Although for all his efforts he has never been accepted by mainstream intellectuals, his effect on popular culture has been immense, and our contemporary grass roots, inner-directed spirituality, unfortun­ately associated with the New Age, has his name written all over it. Jung himself may have been equivocal about his relationship with mysticism, magic, and the occult, but the millions of people today who pay attent­ion to their dreams, notice strange coincidences and consult the I Ching have the Sage of Küsnacht to thank for it.

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Pov On Nergal

Nergal (Erragal, Erra, Engidudu) means ‘lord who prowls by night’ , the Unsparing, god of the underworld, husband of Ereshkigal, the Goddess of the Land of No Return. He does not seem to be originally Sumerian, and it can be said that his name is a construction of Babylonian theologians meaning Lord of the Underworld. Thus, Nergal can be considered a generic term that syncretises many Underworld deities, such as Ninazu, Girra, Erra and especially, Meslamta’ea. As Erra he is a hunter god, a god of war and plague diseases. He can open the doorposts to the underworld to allow the passage of a soul. Mystically, we can say that His is the task to test our limits through life´s hardest trials. Nergal can be onsidered a somber aspect of Shamash. Nergal appears in many myths: in the Epic of Gilgamesh, He allows Enkidu’s spirit to visit Gilgamesh at the behest of Ea. His position as a Judge of Souls in the Underworld is achieved by passion and lovemaking, being told in a myth called Nergal and Ereshkigal*, a delightful and passionate love story that takes place in the Land of No Return. In another myth, called Erra and Ishum*, Nergal commands the Sebitti, seven warriors who are also the Pleiades, who help him when he feels the urge for war. The Sebitti prefer to be used in war instead of waiting while Erra kills by disease. Nergal, is the second child of Enlil and Ninlil, the Air God and his consort. His cult center in the Sargonid period seems to be Kutha, his cult being promoted by the kings of this dynasty. He was also worshipped in Assyria by Sargon II and his descendants

*Both myths are in Gateways to Babylon

HOW NERGAL WAS CONCEIVED

Nergal´s birth is part of a remarkable tale of love and redemption, called Enlil and Ninlil, or the Begetting of Nanna, the Moon God. Nergal is conceived in the Underworld as follows: after Ninlil was raped by Enlil and he condemned by the Assembly of the Great Gods to descend to the Underworld, Ninlil descends right after him for the rescue, and the first barrier she has to face on her journey down is a serious Doorkeeper of a mighty Gate.

A remarkable dialogue follows up, where the somber gatekeeper says that Ninlil should go back, that the doors of the Underworld are closed to her. Ninlil insists and asks whether the Gatekeeper has seen Enlil. The gatekeeper replies in a cryptic way, saying that his Lord Enlil commanded him to stay silent, and that the young god had commanded him not to allow Ninlil to proceed, because the journey was too risky. Ninlil insists, and the gatekeeper concedes Ninlil passage, but only if Ninlil lays with him and his seed descends to the Underworld, instead of the seed of the baby of light, Nanna, who is growing in Ninlil´s womb.

Thus, in these sentences the Gatekeeper reveals himself as Enlil, an Enlil in disguise, who had been prevented from revealing himself to her probably as a mighty test set up by the laws of the Underworld. Having forced himself upon Ninlil first, Enlil now had to beg for Ninlil´s attention, not knowing whether she would accept him, but having to try anyway.

The Gatekeeper/Enlil replies that he is pledged to serve Enlil and ransom him with his very life. He adds up that the deep sorrow he feel for his lord is now rooted within hiim like a Tree that Bears Fruits in the Lowest Depths. And he begs her to lay with him for just a night.

Ninlil, who had seen beyond the appearances the True Essence of Enlil, agrees, and the following day, when he again tries to dissuade her from proceeding, she says she has to go on. And something else she adds up.

Ninlil: ‘ This seed of yours that grows within me now, I’ll call him Nergal-Meslamtaea, and his will be the knowledge of the hard mysteries of Conflict, Wounding and Diseases so that humanity and the gods know about Peace, Healing and Wholeness in all levels.’

Thus, Nergal is conceived in the Underworld, the Child of Sorrows of a young couple who had still to learn how to love and accept each other in full measure. It is remarkable that the God of War is conceived in the Inner Real where Balances are Restored by the Brave and Worthy, for only those descend and return, whereas the others fail and get trapped there.

This is the first clue to understand the dignified face of Nergal. Because as people do not know well about peace, love, health and wealth, He is Justice applied to the bitterest end, War, which is the hardest way humanity has found to learn and start anew from utter destruction.

Nergal is called the Lord of Limits and God of Necessity in The Phoenician Letters.

Personally, He has taught me a profound lesson. To know one´s limits is not to be limited by what one finds. For it is in the deep knowledge of what we cannot do that lies the answer to the things we can do best and thus should apply all our resources to get them done in all worlds and spheres.

EXPLORING NERGAL FURTHER

Extracts from The Phoenician Letters (Davies and Zur, Mowat Publishing, Manchester, 1979)

a) Nergal as the Lord of Justice and Master of the Limits of the Created World

“Nergal, as all men know, is portrayed in the likeness of a warrior fighting for the right and needing always to do so, and this is Law. … that should be used for the safekeeping of the order of creation and the kingdom. ”

b) Nergal and the Laws of the Land

Now, in the kingdom, our laws should reflect this inevitability. Penalties should be clear, quick and precise. When the people know that justice is theirs quickly, they will be content, for they know that inside them it is immediate, and they expect that law outside them shoud be the same. Let there be no man stronger than your law. Therefore make you sure that your officers and judges be strong men, who are not swayed by money or favour. Back their words and their penalties, even against the strongest powers in the land, even the priests, reserving to yourself alone the prerogative of mercy. Thus shahll you make your streets safe, your people content. Let them clearly know, and have read to them by proclamation regularly the limitations which the law of your land imposes on their actions. When the law is known, they themselves will ensure that it is followed. …

Now, my lord, see one of the beauties of nature: when there are laws to obey, these laws are continually tested by men to see whether they be certain or not. A law which has no basis in natural law will be broken continuously, and your judges will not be able to administer it. A law which is mixed, good and bad, will be evaded, broken not in fact, but in spirit. Review the laws continually. Where they are being evaded, reform them. Where they are broken continually, see why this is so. Are they broken by one section or the people? Then it is a law that benefits one over another, and it must be changed.

Here we can see how to keep the law in good repair. For it is like the soil and the climate of mankind, wherein the plants men may be regulated so that they may flower and come to fruition, each in the way which is best for him, in the light of the others. It is akin to the gardener who allows liberty to certain plants, for they take up little room, but others he rigorously prunes. He weeds, waters and nurtures some plants so that the garden may be kept in order, and the chaos of nature, the primitive state, be kept at bay.

c) Law and Liberation

“All the devices and schemes of men should be used to free men. It is true that for the ignorant these devices may be a means of bondage, but that is the nature of man, it is the law, the judgement which he birngs upon himself. Ignorance is always and everywhere bondage, and you can see that the criminal who was referred to before is working from ignorance. The ignorant person does not know what moves him, and fear is the cause of ignorance, therefore the mark of ignorance is fear. Whatever raises fear in man causes ignorance, and brings the judgement of Nergal upon him. The soldier does not fear the sword, or the archer the arrow. The priest does not fear the ascent of the sacrifice, or the voice of the god´s statue.

Nergal is the burner, the destroyer, for this is the last limitation.”

This is no doubt a remarkable text to redeem the bad press Nergal has suffered by the unwise.

 

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Definition of the Egyptian Underworld

The Ancient Egyptians believed that after death they would go to the dark and terrifying place called the Underworld. The Underworld – Definition: The Underworld, called Duat, was a land of great dangers through which every Egyptian would need to pass through after death according to the beliefs of the Ancient Egyptian religion.

Egyptian Religious beliefs led to the Underworld

The religious beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians were quite complicated due to their pre-occupation with death. To understand the Underworld it helps to be aware of the major elements of their beliefs and religion. The religion of the Ancient Egyptians was extremely important to them and touched every aspect of their life. The main Egyptian Gods and Goddesses were fundamental to the Ancient Egyptian religion and fundamental to their beliefs. The Ancient Egyptians lived in terror of evil spirits and the displeasure of the gods. Some of the gods looked after matters of daily importance and others governed the realms of the dead. The Egyptian priests created legends and myths about the Underworld and the role of the gods who inhabited the underworld.

The Meaning of Death to the Ancient Egyptians

The Ancient Egyptians believed that each person was thought to have three souls – the Ka, the Ba and the Akh:

The Ka or double was a less solid duplicate of the body. Without a physical body the soul had no place to dwell and became restless forever

The Ba was able to leave the tomb and revisit the dead person’s haunts in the mortal world.

The Akh was the immortal soul which emerged when the Ka and the Ba united after the deceased person passed judgement in the underworld

All of these entities, or elements of the soul were perishable and therefore at great risk. The tomb, the process of mummification, rituals and magic spells promoted the well-being, and ensured the preservation, of the dead and their Ka, Ba and Ahku.

Death – The Journey to the Underworld

The journey to the Underworld started at the death of an Ancient Egyptian and the process of Mummification. The Egyptians believed that preserving the body in death was important to keep their soul alive and that a physical body was essential for an eternal life for the deceased. Without a physical body the soul had no place to dwell and became restless forever. The journey to the Underworld had began. A guidebook known as the Book of the Dead contained spells and instructions to ensure safe passage through the dangers of the Underworld. These spells would be inscribed on the walls of Pharaohs and the nobility. But funeral prayers and spells were chanted to the Egyptian Gods and a papyrus scroll of the Book of the Dead together with various amulets were buried with many ordinary Ancient Egyptians.

Death – The Underworld and the Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead contained nearly 200 different spells. Each spell was designed to help with the tests and trials that would be met in the Underworld. The correct spells would need to be recited to pass each test. Spells relating to safety in the Underworld included those for not dying again, for not rotting, for preventing a man’s head be cut off, spells of transformation into the forms of a snake, phoenix, hawk, swallow etc. The spells provide an insight to what waited for the deceased in the Underworld.

Death – The Underworld and the Hall of the Two Truths

The journey through the Underworld and the terrifying tests culminated in the day of judgement in the Hall of the Two Truths. The ruler of the Kingdom of the Underworld was Osiris, the “Lord of Eternity”. The god of the Dead Anubis would lead the dead in the Underworld to the Hall of Two Truths, where the deceased would stand in front of Osiris, the head of the Court of the Dead, and forty two judges.

The Underworld and the Great Scales of Truth and the ‘Get out’ Clause

In the Hall of Two Truths the deceased was led to a great set of scales where his or her heart containing the deeds of their lifetime was weighed against the feather of truth, which symbolised Maat the goddess of justice. The Egyptians believed that they could withstand the Test of the Balance with a magical scarab charm which would prevent the conscience telling the whole truth. The dead were able to obtain salvation by knowledge of magical charms even if they lead a sinful life.

The Underworld and the Great Scales of Truth Ritual

Spell 125, the ‘Declaration of Innocence’, was chanted when entering the Hall of Truth consisting of denials such as “I have not killed, I have not robbed and I have not lied” made to Osiris and the 42 judges of the court. The jackal headed Anubis and Thoth, the god of writing, presided over the ritual. The heart of the dead Egyptian was weighed against the feather-symbol of Truth by the falcon-headed god Horus. The deceased only passed the test if the heart was as light as the feather. Everyone was afraid of this trial as next to the scales the fierce female demon called Amemit, waited (the Great Swallower), who was depicted with the head of a crocodile combined with elements of other dreaded creatures, the body of a hippopotamus, and the hind legs of a lioness. The fate of the deceased would then be decided – either entrance into the perfect afterlife or to be sent to the Devourer of the Dead. If the deceased passed the test the judges pronounced the following divine order:

“He is justified. The Swallowing Monster shall have no power over him.”

 

Egyptian Afterlife

Underworld

Each section of this Egyptian website addresses all topics and provides interesting facts and information about the Golden Age of Egypt. The Sitemap provides full details of all of the information and facts provided about the fascinating subject of Egypt, the Ancient Egyptians and of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun, King Tut.

Definition of the Egyptian Underworld

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The Meaning of Death to the Ancient Egyptians

Death – The Journey to the Underworld

Death – The Underworld and the Book of the Dead

Death – The Underworld and the Hall of the Two Truths

 

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Harmony of the Spheres

The planets and other bodies of our Solar System have profound interrelationships which go far beyond simple Newtonian gravitational analysis. These interdependencies include elements of electromagnetism, specific orbital geometries, quantum-style laws, and other intriguing characteristics. For example, viable theories of Quantum Physics (specifically: Superstrings, Zero-Point Energy, Vacuum Polarization, and Superconductivity) have now been shown to depend upon hyperdimensions (i.e. extra dimensions in addition to the traditional three dimensions of space and one dimension of time commonly thought of as comprising the space-time continuum). The components of the Solar System, as well as their combined effect, may also depend upon such hyperdimensions.

The planets of our solar system (as well as the satellites of these same planets and many of the other denizens of the deep space) have several unique mathematical relationships which are often ignored in astronomy textbooks. Such textbooks invariably include a discussion of Bode’s Law — a thoroughly discredited attempt to fit the distances from the sun to the planets into a coherent scheme. Primarily known as an excellent example of the use of Fudge’s Factor and Finagler’s Theorem, Bode’s Law is a linear based rule (as opposed to cyclical) and ignores the variable distances of each of the planets as they circle the sun in elliptical patterns — their actual distances varying significantly. And yet Bode’s Law is still part of astronomy’s tradition, while the really interesting stuff is ignored.

A Book of Coincidence and the below tables provide, respectively, a geometric and algebraic treatment of the more “interesting stuff”. Table 1 considers the Earth-Moon system, where for purposes of clarity, it should be noted that, for example, “7!” is known as “seven factorial” and equals 7 times 6 times 5 times 4 times 3 times 2 times 1. (This table is also included in Nines.]

1x2x3 6  
1x2x3x4 24 Hours in an Earth Day
1x2x3x4x5 120 (see Genesis 6:3)
3×120 or 720/2 360 Degrees in a Circle
1x2x3x4x5x6 720  
360+720 (or 3×360) 1080 Radius of Moon (miles)

 

3×720 2160 Diameter of Moon (miles) *25,920 years/12

 

200×2160 432,000 Length of the Kali Yuga)

 

11×360 720+1080+2160 3960 Radius of Earth (miles)

 

 (radius/diameters of Earth and Moon have an exact 11/3 ratio)
 

(radius/diameters of Earth and Mercury as well as their orbits, have a 2.618/1 ratio, i.e. Earth’s radius = (1 + f) x Mercury’s radius)

 

 

1x2x3x4x5x6x7    5040 3,960 + 1080
7x8x9x10 5040 Earth radius plus Moon radius (miles)
8x9x10x11 7920 Diameter of Earth (miles)

 

 

(11! / 7! = 7920, while 10! / 6! = 5040)

 

2160 + 7920 10,080 Earth plus Moon diameters (miles)
9x10x11x12 11,880 Earth radius + diameter (miles)

 

 

(also, 11,880 = 10,080 + 1,800 = 12! / 8!)

 

10x11x12x13 17,160  
17,160 – 11,880 5,280 Feet in a mile
11x12x13x14 24,024  
10x11x12x13x14 240,240 Approximate Earth-Moon distance

 

 

(which actually varies from 221,460 to 252,700 miles)

 

12!  479,001,600 Approximate Sun-Jupiter distance (459,800,000 to 506,800,000)

*The period of time (years) for a complete revolution of the precession of the Earth’s axis.

The units employed in the above are based on the English system of measurements. This is noteworthy, in that the more mainstream tendency to use the metric system will result in many of the interesting features being missed!

Technically, units are arbitrary. That is, one defines a unit of distance (e.g. a yard) by what appears to be a totally arbitrary reason. However, once defined, the unit then is no longer arbitrary in measuring other dimensions. For example, miles, feet, and degrees can be considered to have been arbitrarily chosen. But once “a mile” is defined as being, for example, equal to 1/7920 th of the Earth’s diameter, then the unit of a mile is fixed thereafter for other measurements. This means that the product of the first seven numbers (seven factorial) equaling 5040 — which turns out to be equal to the sum of the Earth’s radius (3960 miles) and the Moon’s radius (1080 miles) — is significant! In other words, in the second case we are no longer dealing with an arbitrary definition, having already defined the “mile” in the first case.

[In Etymology, a “mile” supposedly stems from the Latin mille, “one thousand”, which once referred to 1,000 paces of the Roman legion’s formal parade step, left foot and then right foot, each pace equaling 5.2 feet. This of course, yields only 5,200 feet, instead of the 5,280 feet we now use. Perhaps, there was a hop, skip, and jump added every 1,000 feet.]

More substantially, a review of Table 1 suggests that the English System of Measurements may be based on something not simply arbitrary, but on what could be construed as esoteric or other profound considerations. Furthermore, Table 1 suggests the Earth-Moon system may be obeying some heretofore unknown mathematical law or set of laws!

This is critically important! There may be “physical restraints” on planetary dimensions and orbits (just as in quantum physics where electrons can only take certain orbital positions), and thus Sacred Geometry and/or other mathematical disciplines (such as Numerology) may be critical to a complete understanding of the “harmony of the spheres”, or of astronomy in general.

With respect to Table 1, it should be pointed out that there is a minor flattening of the Earth at the poles such that the radius of the Earth actually varies between 3964 and 3950 miles. The value of 3960 miles is, however, considered sufficiently accurate — particularly in light of the fact that the Earth has mountains four and five miles high, and thereby making any greater so-called accuracy, pointless in the extreme.

In comparing other planetary-satellite systems within our solar system, modern astronomy has observed that the Moon is far larger than might be expected for a planet the size of the Earth. Our Moon is sufficiently large, for example, that its apparent size in the sky (based on its distance from the Earth) is virtually identical to that of the Sun (which is why we are able to observe total solar eclipses from the Earth’s surface). [Why do you suppose that is?]

The lunar disc subtends within the sky an arc which varies from 29’ 22” to 33’31” (or 29.3666’ to 33.5166’) for an average of 31.4416’ — roughly equivalent to that of the Sun. Another way of looking at it, is that the ratio of the Moon’s distance from Earth to the Moon’s diameter varies from 102.53 to 116.99 (average of 109.76), while the ratio of the Sun’s distance from Earth and the solar diameter (109 times that of Earth) is 107.68. This represents an error of from 0 to 8.65%, or an average of 1.9%.

It has been pointed out that the distance of the Moon from the Earth (which varies from 221,460 to 252,700 miles) very nearly equals 60 times the radius of the Earth. The actual number is 60.27, which implies that the Moon is not precisely 60 times the radius of the earth by a “discrepancy” of some 1033 miles. Curiously, this discrepancy may derive from the fact that the Moon is currently receding from the Earth at a rate of a quarter of an inch per year. By extrapolating back in time (a very risky proposition, but one to which speculations are inclined to pursue), one can calculate that the Moon will have receded 1033 miles in 261,803,520 years. Thus the exact ratio of 60 might possibly have been realized some 250 millions years ago. Probably on a Thursday.

This corresponds to approximately the time of the Permian Extinction (when some 95% of the species on Earth suddenly — suddenly on a geological time scale — became extinct). This also begins the Age of Reptiles — the Triassic being initiated 250 million years ago, the Jurassic, 155 million years ago, and the Cretaceous, 130 million years ago. This is, of course, highly speculative, but one can wonder if, perhaps, there is a connection with the Moon being at a particular distance from the Earth and the advent of the dinosaurs. This speculation might also lead to some even more speculative conclusions as to how the dinosaurs managed to stand — their apparent weight being too large for their legs. One far-out view is that the force of gravity was less than now, and this may be due to the location of the Moon with respect to the earth. This seems unlikely, but it is just the sort of thing that makes the universe “stranger than we can imagine”. (Keep in mind also that there may have been a time in Earth’s history When the Earth was Moonless! Or even a reason why there were once, respectable Lunatics.)

Things get even stranger when we also consider the Precession of the Earth’s axis as it rotates every 25,920 years — carving out a circle in the sky and periodically changing pole stars from Polaris to Vega to Alpha Draconis. The fact that 1/12th of 25,920 years equals 2160 years, while the Moon’s diameter is 2160 miles, is nothing short of, well… amazing! Furthermore, the idea that the size of the Moon is related to the Earth’s precession of the axes is simply not obvious from any so-called “laws” of mainstream physics.

Considering all of these “anomalies”, one might begin to think the Moon was customized for the Earth. This statement doesn’t necessarily imply the Moon is artificial (but neither does it imply it is not), but rather that the process whereby the Moon and Earth came together as a unit, may somehow be obeying some higher authority — a law of physics not yet well understood, divine intervention, or some other even more incredible reason.

The 11/3 Earth Moon ratio of diameters (and radii) is a case in point. For example, to a three decimal place accuracy, the Moon-Earth ratio equals ÖF – 1 [where F is the Golden Mean.] Or we can calculate: 11/3 @ 8 – 7f. This curious ratio is repeated in that the maximum distance between the planets Venus and Mars (the two planets which come the closest to the Earth), divided by the minimum distance between these same two planets, is equal (to within a 0.09% error) the same 11/3 value!

This intriguing circumstance of planetary orbital characteristics having precise and similar mathematical characteristics prompts us to look further into the matter. The idea of a mathematical relationship between various planet’s orbits is, of course, not new — having been considered before in everything from Kepler’s “The Harmony of the Spheres” to the “Titus-Bode Law”.

However, the flaws in Bode’s Law are legion. First, the formula which was developed before the outermost planets were discovered, failed miserably in accounting for the orbital distances of Neptune and Pluto. Two, the formula itself is heavily dependent up Finagler’s Theorem and Fudge’s Factor. Three, the concept of assigning a single number to a planet’s distance from the Sun may be a fundamental error. All of the planets, including Earth, have elliptical orbits with their distance from the Sun constantly varying. This ranges from the nearly circular orbit of Venus (whose distance varies from 66.7 to 67.6 million miles) to Pluto (whose elliptical orbit places it anywhere between 2766 and 4566 million miles from the Sun).

However, a definitive measure of a planetary orbits can be obtained by discarding the linear thinking employed in Bode’s Law, and resorting to a cyclical mode of thought. Using orbits as our measure we begin dealing with the time it takes for the various planets to orbit the Sun, the orbital period, a very consistent measure. Table 2 provides several examples whereby the orbital periods of many of the planets are related by simple addition.

Table 2

        Mercury                Venus                Earth                                           Mars                         Error

    0.2409 years + 0.6152 years + 1.0000 years = 1.8561 years  @ 1.8808 years                1.31%

               Earth               Mars               Jupiter                                          Saturn     

   2 x [ 1.0000 year + 1.8808 year + 11.862 year ]  = 29.4856 year @ 29.457 year               0.10%

         Mercury    Venus      Earth       Mars       Saturn      Chiron                           Uranus

        0.2409 + 0.6152 + 1.0000 + 1.8808 + 29.457 + 50.682 = 83.8759 @ 84.014 years      0.16%

          Ceres        Saturn              Chiron                                            Uranus

         4.6000 + 29.457 years + 50.682 years = 84.7390 years @ 84.014 years                    0.86%

        Saturn              Chiron                 Uranus                                             Neptune

    29.457 years + 50.682 years + 84.014 years = 164.153 years @ 164.79 years              0.39%

                    Uranus                Neptune                                           Pluto

               84.014  years + 164.79 years = 248.804 years @ 248.2498 years                        0.22%

          Ceres    Athena    Juno    Vesta      Jupiter                      Saturn

          4.60 y + 4.61 y + 4.36 y+ 3.63 y + 11.86 y = 29.062 y @ 29.457 year                        1.34%

                       Chiron             Earth                                            Pluto

            5 x [ 50.682 years – 1.000 years] = 249.31 years @ 248.2498 years                      0.06%

Note that while Chiron is currently considered to be a comet by mainstream astronomers, the fact remains that Chiron is in a planetary orbit (ranging between Saturn and Uranus), and is, therefore, justifiably included in the above formulas. At the same time, if only the Mercury + Venus + Earth = Mars and the Uranus + Neptune = Pluto equations were relevant, this would still be impressive and intriguing data. Also note that Ceres is by far the largest asteroid, accounting for more than 50% of the mass of the asteroid belt. Thus its inclusion is also relevant.

The numbers shown in Table 2, however, are only the tip of the iceberg. A more complete set of relationships — those between planets of our solar system — are provided in Tables 3 through 6. Developed by the author and based in part on the extraordinary geometrical drawings and discussions in John Martineau’s classic volume, A Book of Coincidence [1], these equations demonstrate that not only do the planets correlate with each other via simple mathematical relationships, but they also do so with an uncanny and profound association with various forms of The Golden Mean.

The Golden Mean or Golden Ratio is one of the most intriguing number in mathematics. It is commonly denoted by the Greek letter, phi, and is given in either to two forms by the equalities: F º 1.618033989… and f º 0.618033989… (where “…” means a continuation of the numbers — See Transcendental Numbers). The Golden Mean was known to the ancients (and moderns), who considered these numbers so sacred that monuments from the Giza Pyramids and Greek Parthenon to Notre Dame Cathedral and the United Nations Building in New York City have been based on these fundamentals of Sacred Geometry.

Martineau [1] first pointed out the Golden Mean relationships between the outermost planets. The additional formulas of Tables 1 thru 6 were derived, in some cases, by converting Martineau’s geometries into algebraic expressions, and in other cases, by observation. In all cases, the percentage error is less than one percent. The existence of any percentage error, however, may involve the possible nature of the Transcendental Numbers (F, p and e), and their apparent requirement for slight inequalities in making non-linear systems perform optimally.

Table 3

F= f + 1 = 1.6180339887…                                                                          Error

            1          Pluto (aphelion) / Neptune (aphelion) = 1.6255             0.46%

                        [Pluto (perihelion) / Neptune (perihelion) = 0.9993]

            2          Pluto (perihelion) / Uranus (perihelion) = 1.6280                       0.61%

                        Neptune (perihelion) / Uranus (perihelion) = 1.6292                  0.68%

F2 = F + 1 = f + 2 = 2.6180339887…  ( @ cos 36°/sin 18°)

            3          Pluto (aphelion) / Chiron (aphelion) = 2.6112                0.26%

            4          Chiron (mean) / Jupiter (mean) = 2.6331                                   0.57%

            5          ½Ceres-Earth½max / ½Ceres-Earth½min = 2.6072                       0.41%

            6          Jupiter (mean) / Earth (mean) = 5.2032 = 2 x 2.6016                0.63%

                                    [2 cos 30°]3 =  5.1962]                                                [0.14%]

            7          Earth (mean) / Mercury (mean) = 2.8540                                  1.32%

                                Earth (diameter) / Mercury (diameter) = 2.6141                                               0.15%

                Note:  Unless otherwise indicated, aphelion is a planet’s furthermost distance from the Sun, perihelion is a planet’s closest point to the Sun, and the mean is a planet’s average distance from the Sun.  Also,½x-y½ is the distance between planet x and y, and may be further defined as the maximum possible distance between the planets or the minimum. In all of the above, the resulting numbers represent the ratios of the two distances.

Considering the Golden Mean connections in Table 3, along with the correlation of the orbital periods, the three outermost planets appear to be obeying some physical law in which they move in essential harmony with one another. The comet-in-a-planetary-orbit Chiron then connects these three (via Pluto) to Jupiter, with Jupiter subsequently passing the torch to Earth. In the process, Ceres (the largest-by-far asteroid) is also included in the equations. Even tiny Mercury, closest to the Sun (while Pluto is the furthermost), gets involved. In this regard, equation 7 in Table 3 needs some additional clarification, i.e., Not only does a 5-pointed star connect Earth and Mercury’s mean orbits, but it also connects their physical sizes (as given by their radii)! Orbital period and planetary size!

This is incredible, but it is only the beginning of the truly astounding. As Martineau [1] observed, not only does Earth have a Golden Mean connection to the planet furthermost from Earth in the direction of the Sun, but Earth also has a similar connection to Saturn, the visible planet furthermost from the Earth in the direction away from the Sun. In this case (Table 5), Saturn’s mean orbital distance and physical size are both approximately 4F +3 times that of Earth. These observations, as shown by Martineau’s 5-pointed and 30-pointed stars, are important, and must not be dismissed as some random occurrence.

[In fact, the title of John Martineau’s book, A Book of Coincidence, should not be construed to imply that the “coincidence” is to be defined as “a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection”, but rather that the primary definition of “occurring or being together” more aptly describes the multitude of examples in the book. These so-called “coincidences” are thus examples of coinciding — possibly, either with a purpose, or resulting from some physical reason and/or constraint. Also note that Martineau has recently published a follow up to his original effort, the new book entitled A Little Book of Coincidence, Wooden Books, Wales, 2001 (in the USA, Walker Books, New York). Inasmuch as A Book of Coincidence is out-of-print, the availability of the second volume is good news.]

There are many curious mathematical relationships demonstrated in these tables, but for the less mathematically inclined, it might be wise to skip to the conclusions below, do a quick trip to Satellites of Jupiter and/or Hyperdimensional Physics, or go directly to A Book of Coincidence, for a more graphic, visual description.

In Table 3, it is important to note that equations 1 and 2 have in common, ten (5 x 2) circle geometries, while equations 3 and 5 result from nested 5-sided pentagons, 4 and 7 result from a 5-pointed star, and equation 6 results from two, nested 5-pointed stars. The 5-pointed stars and pentagons also inevitably involve the ratio of cos 36°/sin 18°, which is equivalent to F2 (within a percentage error of 0.0000014%). We might also observe that equation 7’s ratio of the Earth/Mercury orbits (i.e. 2.5840), when squared, equals 6.6769. This is equivalent to (within a 0.47% error): 3 (F + f) = 3 Ö5. Finally, we must not forget the intimate Golden Mean connection between F and/or f and Ö5.

Finally, in Table 3, there is the relationship — illustrated in equation 6’s Jupiter/Earth ratio — between the nested 5-pointed stars and the 6-pointed, Star of David configuration. Using the latter, we derived the relationship of: [ 2 x cos 30° ]3 (shown in Table 3). This effectively connects the 5 and 6 geometries by the equation: 2 F2 @ [ 2 x cos 30° ]3. The latter is faintly reminiscent of Kepler’s Law of Periods, where the planet’s orbital period, T, is proportional to the planet’s mean distance to the sun, A, i.e. T2 = k A3, where k is the constant of proportionality.

Not shown in these Tables is the dodecahedron which relates Mercury and Earth — as well as Venus and Mars — and the icosahedron relationship between Earth and Mars. These three dimensional relationships are noteworthy because of the twelve, 5-sided pentagonal faces of the dodecahedron, and the fact that the icosahedron, with its faces of equilateral triangles, is derived by taking lines from the adjacent centers of the dodecahedron faces, and is thus considered the dual of the dodecahedron.

In Table 4, equations 8, 9, 10, and 11 are based on two nested pentagons, and equations 12 and 13 are based on four nested pentagons (as distinct from equations 3 and 5, which were based on five and three — i.e. an odd number of — nested pentagons, respectively),. Note also that in the Venus-Mars connections (equations 13 and 14), which includes both 3 and 4 nested pentagons, the difference is nothing more than a factor of cos 36°.

Table 4

4 x f2 = 4 x (F – 1)2 = 4 x (1 – f) = 4 x (2 – F) = 1.527864…                 Error

              8        Mercury (aphelion) / Mercury (perihelion)  =  1.5185    0.62%

              9        Venus (mean) / Mercury (aphelion)  =  1.5409              0.85%

            10        Mars (mean) / Earth (mean)  =  1.5241                         0.25%

            11        Ceres (perihelion) / Mars (aphelion)  =  1.5306             0.18%

            12        ½Mercury-Mars½max / ½Mercury-Mars½min   =  (1.5262)2       0.21%

            13        Mars (aphelion) / Venus (perihelion)  =  (1.5233)2                     0.61%

8 (F + f – 2) = 8 (Ö5 – 2) = 1.8885… ( = 1.5278 / cos 36°)

            14        Mars (perihelion) / Venus (aphelion)  =  1.8954                        0.36%

            15        ½Mars-Earth½min / ½Venus-Earth½min  =  1.8917                    0.17%

            16        Ceres (mean) / 2 x Earth (mean)  =  1.8850                              0.18%

            17        Jupiter (mean) / Ceres (mean)  =  1.8783                                 0.54%

            18        2 x Uranus (mean) / ½Uranus-Pluto½min   =  1.8943                  0.31%

            19        Pluto (mean) / Chiron (mean)    1  =  1.8788                           0.51%

It’s also curious that Earth’s nearest neighbors (equation 15) allow for each of the closest point of approach of either planet to obey a 3 nested pentagon pattern, while the Earth-Mars connection (equation 10) obeys a 2 nested pentagon pattern, and the Earth-Venus ratio of distances (equation 20, Table 5) obeys a more complicated 5-point star and pentagon combination. Finally, the Pluto-Chiron connection (equation 19) is further amplified by the ratio of Pluto’s orbital period in years to that of Chiron’s, which turns out to equal 4.8984. This misses an exact multiple of 5 by a percentage error of 2%.

In Table 5, the Venus-Earth connection has multiple attributes (equations 20, 25, and 26). The first uses an enclosed 4-sided square between the two orbits, while the second uses a 5-pointed star/circle-inscribing pentagon combination and the third a series of 8 circles. This has the effect of relating the Golden Mean 5 to the 4 and 8 geometries. Meanwhile, in equation 27, we have again encountered the 30-pointed star which connects both Saturn and Earth’s distance from the sun and their physical sizes.

Table 5

F4 = (1 + F)2 = 3 F + 2 = 3 f + 5 = 6.85451…                                          Error

            20        ½Venus-Earth½max / ½Venus-Earth½min   =  6.8684                  0.21% 

            21        ½Jupiter-Earth½mean  / ½Mercury-Earth½mean   =  6.8515            0.04%

            22        2 x Jupiter (mean) / Mars (mean)  =  6.8281                             0.38%

F5  = 5 F  + 3  = 5 f + 8 = 11.09017…

            23        ½Saturn-Mars½max / ½Sun-Earth½mean   =  11.06                       0.27%

3 – F = 2 – f = 1 + f2  = 1.3820…

            24        ½Mars-Saturn½max / ½Mars-Saturn½min =  1.3799                    0.15%

            25        Earth (mean) / Venus (mean)  =  1.3826                                   0.05%

            26        Earth (mean) / Venus (mean) = 1 + sin 22.5°  =  1.3827           0.05%

4 F  + 3 = 4 f + 7 = 9.472136…

            27        Saturn (mean) / Earth (mean)  =  9.539                         0.070%

                                    [From a 30-pointed star: 1/sin 6° = 9.5668       0.029%]

                        Saturn (radius) / Earth (radius) = 37,449 mi/3,963 mi    0.024%

Slowly but surely it should be more and more apparent that these “coincidences” can not be thought of as random events. Clearly, all of the planets (and an occasional comet) are profoundly connected via the Golden Mean, and in a sufficiently strong fashion that one must assume that physical forces are requiring some form of quantum limits to stable orbits. This latter point is extremely significant, and can not be overemphasized.

A curious aspect of Tables 4 and 5, is that all of the planets are well accounted for except Saturn — which appears only in the more complicated relationships of Table 6. The need for the more unusual forms of F may call for some additional consideration — particularly inasmuch as Saturn dominates Table 6, where p and trigonometry are used.

Equations 28, and 29 in Table 6, for example, have the added connotation of relating the circumference of a planet to another planet’s orbital radius or diameter. For example, the radius of Saturn’s orbit equals the circumference of Mars’ orbit, while the diameter of Neptune’s orbit equals the circumference of Saturn’s orbit. Another Saturnian oddity?

Equations 28, and 29 in Table 6, for example, have the added connotation of relating the circumference of a planet to another planet’s orbital radius or diameter.  For example, the radius of Saturn’s orbit equals the circumference of Mars’ orbit, while the diameter of Neptune’s orbit equals the circumference of Saturn’s orbit.  Another Saturnian oddity?

Table 6

p = 3.14159265358979323846                                                                   Error

            28        Saturn (mean) / Mars (mean)  =  6.2592  =  2 x (3.1296)          0.38%

            29        Neptune (mean) / Saturn (mean)  =  3.1513                              0.31%

10 ( p – 3 ) = 1.4159…  (similar to a Square: 2 sin 45° = 1.4142… or just Ö2)

            30        ½Jupiter-Saturn½max / 2 x Jupiter (mean)  =  1.4159                  0.00134%  !

            31        ½Jupiter-Neptune½ / ½Jupiter-Neptune½  =  1.4183                 0.17%

            32        Earth (aphelion) / Venus (mean)  =  1.4162                               0.02%

3-sided Triangle:  1 + cos 30° = 1.8660

            33        Venus (mean) / Mercury (mean)  =  1.8687                            0.14%             

7-sided Polygon:  1 + 2 x sin 360°/14  =  1.8678…

            34        Venus (mean) / Mercury (mean)  =  1.8687                              0.05%

9-pointed Star:  1 / sin 10°  = 5.7588…

            35        Neptune (mean) / Jupiter (mean)  =  5.7774                              0.32%

 The relationship between p and the square form (equations 30 to 32) is also worth mentioning.  But perhaps more importantly, is the near equality of the Venus-Mercury connection to both the three and seven geometries (equations 33 and 34).  We have already seen how 5-sided geometries connect with 4 and 8-sided geometries, and with 3 (and obviously 6 and 9) relating to 7-fold geometries and 5 to 9-sided geometries, it becomes clear that all of these geometries are connected in some manner, and typically via one of the transcendental numbers — in these cases, either For p.

The relationship between p and the square form (equations 30 to 32) is also worth mentioning. But perhaps more importantly, is the near equality of the Venus-Mercury connection to both the three and seven geometries (equations 33 and 34). We have already seen how 5-sided geometries connect with 4 and 8-sided geometries, and with 3 (and obviously 6 and 9) relating to 7-fold geometries and 5 to 9-sided geometries, it becomes clear that all of these geometries are connected in some manner, and typically via one of the transcendental numbers — in these cases, either F or p.

The unusual nature of Saturn’s relationships to the other planets is also observed in the Saturnian satellites and their respective distances from the mother planet — especially when compared to the Satellites of Jupiter.

Finally, another 4F2 relationship which was not included in Table 5, concerns the tilt of the Earth’s axis! This wholly unrelated — or what has thus far passed scientific muster as wholly unrelated — physical characteristic of the Earth is extraordinary to say the least. The basic concept is that by projecting from the viewpoint of the pole, the Tropic of Cancer (or Capricorn) onto a plane located at the equator, one is then able to measure the radius, r, of the projection and compare it to the radius, R, of the equator. The ratio of the two is: R = r x 1.5278… = 4F2 r. The identical relationship holds for the larger projected circle of radius R = 4F2 R (of the equator). The Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are, of course, the result of the tilt of the Earth’s axis of rotation with respect to the plane formed by the Earth’s orbiting the Sun. (The angle of this tilt is 23.45229°, and is the major factor in the Earth having seasons.) A Book of Coincidence shows this fact in a much more graphical fashion.

Conclusion (Skipping Stop Point)

Clearly, the ratios of orbits of the planets and moons of our solar system depart slightly from precise equalities. This, in fact, may be a requirement or constraint of planetary quantum geometries, and directly related to Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle — which, in principle, limits the degree of accuracy for which an electron’s position and momentum can be simultaneously determined. In effect, without a recognition of the need for slight inequalities or minute departures from precise symmetries in the design of mechanical and/or electromechanical new energy systems, the devices may simply not work in the optimal condition envisioned. It’s as if without slight imperfections, there can be no interaction with other entities. [I.e., if one has a rotating perfectly smooth, perfectly spherical sphere, then it cannot mechanically interact with anything else. It’s like trying to change directions on a perfectly smooth surface, such as an icy surface. Skates work only because they mar the smooth surface with a nick, which is used to push off on.]

It appears that the planets of our solar system, the moons of Jupiter, and other orbiting bodies have strong preferences for discrete distance and inclination windows — similar to the quantum physics requirement of electrons existing only in discrete energetic orbital levels within atoms. Accordingly, it might then well behoove the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, i.e. NASA (an acronym also for “Never A Straight Answer”) to consider that orbiting artificial satellites might undergo significantly less “degradation of their orbits”, if they are situated in orbital windows which are more conducive in allowing the satellites to stay in their assigned orbits for much longer periods of time. In other words, harmonize with the Harmony of the Spheres! Duh!

For Quantum physicists, applying these principles of Sacred Geometry might elicit some additional understanding of the geometrical restrictions on everything from electrons in orbit around atoms to nucleons within a nucleus to internal spin characteristics of any and all elementary particles to Superdeformation of heavy nuclei. The latter may prove to be verrrrrrrrrrrry interesting.

 

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Hyperdimensional Physics

Undoubtedly, the premier website with respect to Hyperdimensional Physics is Richard Hoagland’s. The only disadvantage of this particular website is that it has a lot of information, and thus takes some time in consuming. (Which is why portions of it are condensed here.) However, Hoagland’s work is well written, has lots of intriguing graphics — many of a geometrical nature — and is scientifically plausible. Highly recommended as some intriguing, speculative material.

A briefer, Hoagland-style version is, where the introductory portion discusses the field of hyperdimensional physics as one based on geometry and mathematics, and which involve other spatial dimensions. According to Hoagland (with due regard to Tom Bearden, et al), hyperdimensional physics goes back to the 19th Century, where mathematicians and physicists began delving into “theoretical ‘non-Euclidian’ geometries (geometries involving spatial dimensions in addition to ‘length, breadth and height’), and a set of specifically predicted physical interactions of energy and matter determined by those ‘non-Euclidian geometries.’”

This introductory site also includes “the results of continuing, world-wide, contemporary physics and ‘free energy’ experiments… which are now confirming increasingly specific predictions of the ‘hyperdimensional’ model.” This includes: Zero-Point Energy, and the basis of Connective Physics, although the latter is not referenced in the website.

Nevertheless, is worth reviewing in detail (including its some five or six detailed, elaborate webpages). Hoagland notes, among many other things, that the anomalous energy being radiated by the giant planets of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune can be explained by Hyperdimensional Physics. In essence, these planets’ energy output is “over unity”, i.e. they are giving off more energy than is being absorbed from the Sun energy impinging upon them. Furthermore, when Uranus and Neptune are “normalized” (i.e. their different distances from the Sun are taken into account), these two planets are roughly equal in their output. Hoagland then explains that all of this can be accounted for if we assume:

“The existence of unseen hyperspatial realities… that, through information transfer between dimensions, are the literal ‘foundation substrate’ maintaining the reality of everything in this dimension.”
That statement says quite a bit. Reread it and think about it. Hmmmmmm…

Via the continuation of the narrative on subsequent webpages — Hoagland goes on to discuss the following:

z “Vortex atoms” — tiny, self-sustaining “whirlpools” in the so-called ether — one envisioned by William Thompson (1867), which he and his 19th Century contemporaries “increasingly believed extended throughout the Universe as an all-pervasive, incompressible fluid.” The latter included James Clerk Maxwell — undoubtedly the patron saint of modern electromagnetic theory — who developed a mechanical vortex model of an incompressible ether in which Thompson’s vortex atom could exist.

z The use by Maxwell of quaternions (ordered pairs of complex numbers), who made it clear in his writings that his choice of quaternions as mathematical operators was predicated on his belief that three-dimensional physical phenomena — including quite possibly human Consciousness — was dependent upon higher dimensional realities! Some of these writings are included herein as Hyperdimensional Poetry. A brief diversion.

z The disastrous “streamlining” after Maxwell’s death of his quaternion equations by two 19th Century so-called mathematical physicists, Oliver Heaviside and William Gibbs, who simplified to extinction the original equations and left four simple (if woefully incomplete!) expressions. This was done by Heaviside’s drastic editing of Maxwell’s original work after the latter’s untimely death from cancer. The four surviving, “classic” Maxwell’s Equations — which appear in every electrical and physics text the world over, became the underpinnings of all 20th Century electrical and electromagnetic engineering — from radio to radar, television to computer science, and were inclusive of every hard science from physics to chemistry to astrophysics that deals with electromagnetic radiative processes. The classic equations never appeared in any of Maxwell’s papers or treatises!

z The introduction in 1854 by Georg Bernard Riemann the idea of hyperspace, i.e. the description and possibility of “higher, unseen dimensions”, a fundamental assault on the 2000-year old assumptions of Euclid’s The Elements — the ordered, rectilinear laws of ordinary three dimensional reality. “In its place, Riemann proposed a four-dimensional reality (of which our 3-D reality was merely a ‘subset’), in which the geometric rules were radically different, but also internally self-consistent. Even more radical: Riemann proposed that the basic laws of nature in 3-space, the three mysterious forces then known to physics — electrostatics, magnetism and gravity — were all fundamentally united in 4-space, and merely ‘looked different’ because of the resulting ‘crumpled geometry’ of our three-dimensional reality…” In lieu of Newton’s “action-at-a-distance theories, Riemann was proposing that all such apparent forces were the result of objects moving through three dimensions, but distorted by an intruding geometry of 4-space.

z The fundamental problem of an alleged lack of experimental or experiential evidence of a fourth spacial dimension. This was addressed in part in 1919 by Theodr Kaluza, who suggested a solution to the mathematical unification of Einstein’s theory of gravity with Maxwell’s theory of electromagnetic radiation, via the introduction of an additional spacial dimension. Kaluza also proposed that the additional spacial dimension had somehow collapsed down to a tiny circle — an idea now prevalent in Superstrings! This idea was expanded in 1926 by Oskar Klein, who applied the idea to Quantum Physics and came up with the idea that Kaluza’s new dimension had somehow collapsed down to the “Planck length” itself — supposedly the smallest possible size allowed by quantum interactions — thereby tying in with Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle.

z A rebirth of hyperdimensional physics in the guise of Superstrings (beginning in 1968), in which fundamental particles and fields are viewed as hyperspace vibrations of infinitesimally small, multi-dimensional strings — with updated versions of the old Kaluza-Klein theory; discussions of a modern supergravity hyperspace unification model; and the exotic “String Theory” itself. The enormous increase in interest represents a fundamental revolution within a major segment of the worldwide scientific community. A significant factor is the number of dimensions: 10 (or 26, depending on strings rotation). And still, all additional dimensions are still within the Planck length!

z Discussions by Thomas E. Bearden, including, “Maxwell’s original theory is, in fact, the true, so-called ‘Holy Grail’ of physics… the first successful unified field theory in the history of Science… a fact apparently completely unknown to the current proponents of ‘Kaluza-Klein,’ ‘Supergravity,’ and ‘Superstring’ ideas….” “…In discarding the scalar component of the quaternion, Heaviside and Gibbs unwittingly discarded the unified electromagnetic/gravitational portion of Maxwell’s theory.” “The simple vector equations produced by Heaviside and Gibbs captured only that subset of Maxwell’s theory where EM and gravitation are mutually exclusive. In that subset, electromagnetic circuits and equipment will not ever, and cannot ever, produce gravitational or inertial effects in materials and equipment.”

z The unwarranted restriction of Maxwell’s theory, also impacted Einstein who restricted his theory of general relativity, and thus by fiat prevented the unification of electromagnetics and relativity — as well as experimental evidence of the general theory due to any local spacetime curvature being excluded.

z The exclusion by quantum physicists of Bohm’s hidden variable theory, “which conceivably could have offered the potential of engineering quantum change — engineering physical reality itself.” “Each of these major scientific disciplines missed and excluded a subset of their disciplinary area…”

z The loss to science by the limiting of Maxwell’s equations of: The electrogravitic control of gravity itself, in effect, the ability to curve local and/or distant spacetime with electromagnetic radiation. “Whittaker accomplished this by demonstrating mathematically that ‘the field of force due to a gravitating body can be analyzed, by a spectrum analysis’ into an infinite number of constituent fields; and although the whole field of force does not vary with time, yet each of the constituent fields is an undulatory character, consisting of a simple-disturbance propagated with uniform velocity.” [emphasis added] Significantly, the waves would be longitudinal and require gravity to be propagated with a finite velocity, which however did not have to be the same as that of light, and in fact may be enormously greater.

z The measurement of the hidden potential of free space by Yakir Aharonov and David Bohm in 1959, the resulting “Aharonov-Bohm Effect” providing compelling proof of a “deeper spatial strain — a scalar potential — underlying the existence of a so-called magnetic force-field itself. This potential is equivalent to the unseen, vorticular stress in space first envisioned by Thompson.” “And stresses, when they are relieved, must release energy into their surroundings!”

z Quantum Electrodynamics Zero Point Energy of space — vacuum energy — in which is created, then relieved stresses in Maxwell’s voticular ether (a process equivalent to tapping the energy of the vacuum — a vacuum which, according to quantum physics, possesses a staggering amount of such energy per cubic inch of space.

z “Given the prodigious amount of ‘vacuum energy’ calculated by modern physicists (trillions of atomic bomb equivalents per cubic centimeter…), even a relatively minor but sudden release of such vast vacuum (ether) stress potential inside a planet… could literally destroy it.” Or alternatively, in a far more controlled fashion, provide the anomalous infrared energy output of the planets Uranus, Neptune, Saturn, and Jupiter; or even the same source of energy for stars, including the Sun.

z A model of hyperdimensional physics based upon angular momentum — the mass of an object and the rate at which it spins — but an orbital momentum connected to four-space, and simultaneously affected by the planets’ satellites (or in the case of the Sun, the planets, or even companion stars where applicable). A plot of total angular momentum of a planet or solar system against the total amount of internal energy being radiated into space, results in a “striking linear dependence which seems to hold across a range of luminosity and momentum totaling almost three orders of magnitude.” The resulting math, equivalent to E = mc2, is that a celestial object’s total internal luminosity seems dependent upon only one physical parameter, it’s total system angular momentum (the celestial body, plus all orbiting satellites), and given by L = mr2. [L is the total system angular momentum, m each of the individual masses at a distance, r, from the center of the rotation.]

z The Earth-Moon system constituting yet another example of over-unity radiating of energy (as opposed to the Earth’s internal energy being derived from “radioactive sources”). Implications involve major effects on past and future geological and climatological events, which may be driven, not by rising solar interactions or by-products of terrestrial civilization (e.g., accumulating greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels), but by hyperdimensional physics!

z An explanation of the missing neutrinos from the Sun, where the assumed thermonuclear reaction model to account for the Sun’s output should be resulting in over twice the number of neutrinos actually observed. But when the Sun’s primary energy source is hyperdimensional (i.e. its angular momentum — including the planetary masses orbiting it), the problem can be addressed. [The Sun has 98% of the solar system mass, but only 2% of its total angular momentum — the latter due to the variable r, the distance of the mass from the center of rotation!] But in the hyperdimensional solution, another big planet (or a couple of smaller ones) far beyond Pluto are needed! (In this theory, about 30% of internal energy is still expected from thermonuclear reactions.)

z Hyperdimensional physics requires that energy generation in planets and stars be variable — in effect, a mechanism resulting from an ever changing hyperspatial geometry. In effect, the changing pattern (gravitationally and dimensionally) of interacting satellites in orbit around a planet or star must change the stress pattern, in something of a geometrically twisted ether. [This tends to explain Astrology, but Astrology does not directly incorporate the ellipsoidal motion of the planets, which has a dramatic effect on r, the orbiting distance parameter. I.e., the time-variability of the hyperdimensional geometry — yet more Cycles! — is a central hallmark of the theory.]

z Application of hyperdimensional physics to technologies based on the same ideas — and which may explain free energy machines, electrochemical Cold Fusion, and the reduction of radioactivity in nuclear isotopes (or the acceleration of the process such that half-lifes are dramatically reduced). “The implications for an entire ‘rapid, radioactive nuclear waste reduction technology’ — accomplishing in hours what would normally require aeons — is merely one immediate, desperately needed world-wide application of such ‘Hyperdimensional Technologies.’”

z A hyperdimensional explanation of the anomalous motion of the Giant Red Spot on the planet Jupiter with variations in longitude and latitude — not the result of gravity or tidal actions by the moons of Jupiter, but due to the lever (the “r”) of angular momentum.

z Hyperdimensional astrology, where variations in energy output from planets would be due to the constantly changing hyperdimensional stress due to their relative interactions, and variability in orbits. The “changing interactive stresses in the ‘boundary between hyperspace and real space’ (in the Hyperdimensional Model) now also seem to be the answer to the mysterious ‘storms’ that, from time to time, have suddenly appeared in the atmospheres of several of the outer planets. The virtual ‘disappearance,’ in the late 80’s, of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is one remarkable example; Saturn’s abrupt production of a major planetary ‘event,’ photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1994 as a brilliant cloud erupting at 19.5 degrees N. (where else?!), is yet another.”

z Variability of solar phenomena — such as solar flares, coronal disturbances, mass ejections — in terms of the sunspot cycle — 11 years (or closer to 20 for the complete solar cycle). The observation of short-wave radio communications and their connection to the sunspot cycle, and to the motions of the major planets of the solar system, the latter an astrological correlation between the orbits of all the planets (but especially, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune), and major radio-disturbing eruptions on the Sun! What had been “rediscovered was nothing short of a ‘Hyperdimensional Astrology’ — the ultimate, very ancient, now highly demonstrable angular momentum foundations behind the real influences of the Sun and planets on our lives.” The research also noted that when Jupiter and Saturn were spaced by 120 degrees [an astrological trine — interpreted as an excellent aspect] — and solar activity was at a maximum! — radio signals averaged of far higher quality for the year than when Jupiter and Saturn were at 180 degrees [an astrological opposition — interpreted as challenging], and there had been a considerable decline in solar activity! In other words, the average quality of radio signals followed the cycle between Jupiter and Saturn, rather than the sunspot cycle!!

z Recognition that hyperdimensional physics allows for a disproportionate effect on the solar system by the planets due to the lever arm (“r”) of the angular momentum equation, a physical mechanism — Maxwell’s changing quaternion scalar potentials — to account for anomalous planetary energy emissions, and the reason for sunspots at the predominant solar latitude of 19.5 degrees.

z Noting and explaining the observed (by Voyager) polar hexagon around the north pole of Saturn, and with five radii extending from the center!

z The implication of extremely distant undiscovered planets of this solar system, which theoretically (via Kepler’s Third Law) could involve orbital periods of thousands (if not tens of thousands) of years — and which because of their disproportionately large effect on the leveraged angular momentum could account for long-term cycles in the Sun’s total luminosity. Given that Jupiter and Saturn return to their same geometrical positions roughly every 20 years (i.e. the complete solar sunspot cycle), then it is equally plausible that unknown planets in our solar system could have a much longer term effect, and may be causing a cyclical increase and decrease of the misnamed solar constant, with the result of the already observed increase in solar energy, which may trigger profound, millennia-long climatic changes on Earth — “Including, melting ice caps; rising ocean levels; dramatic changes in jet stream altitudes and activity; increased tornado intensities; increased hurricane wind velocities… and a permanent “El Nino” (whose warmest waters, satellites report, are at … ~19.5 degrees).” Hyperdimensional physics then might explain the very long term Cycles observed by Browning.

z Conclusion by Thomas Van Flandern “that Mars’ uniquely elliptical path around the Sun (of all the inner planets) is highly consistent with its ‘escape’ from… a ‘missing’, former member of the solar system.” Hyperdimensional physics could then be utilized to consider whether or not entire worlds within our solar system might have been destroyed. Alternatively, to consider “the demonstrable, historically-unprecedented changes currently occurring in our own environment — from mysteriously-rising geophysical and volcanic activity (some of the most significant now occurring at that suspicious “19.5 degrees!”), to increasingly anomalous climatological and meteorological activity (does anyone notice that hurricanes have always been born at an average latitude of… 19.5 degrees?) — verifying the effects of a changing ‘hyperdimensional physics’ in our own neighborhood.”

z An accelerating slow-down of the Earth’s spin on its own axis over the last 20 years — a progressive phase-shift now occurring between the rotation of the Earth and the quantum standards of an atomic clock. Additionally, the experimental observation of a change in the Gravitational Constant by as much as 0.06%, such that the suggestion that gravity during the era of the dinosaurs was less (to allow the dinosaurs to be able to stand) and that simultaneously, the Moon was precisely at a distance of 60 times the radius of the Earth… suddenly, these ideas are no longer far-fetched. In fact, hyperdimensional physics predicts such variations. [See also, Hyper-D Physics Connection and/or Planet X.]

z And finally, Hoagland suggests an intrinsically changing physics, “affecting every known system of astronomical, physical, chemical and biological interaction differently over time — because it affects the underlying, dynamical hyperspace foundation of ‘physical reality’ itself.” “And now, according to all accumulating evidence and this centuries-old physics… we are simply entering once again (after ‘only’ 13,000 years…) a phase of this recurring, grand solar system cycle ‘of renewed hyperdimensional restructuring of that reality .” [emphasis added]

Hoagland thus makes an excellent argument that Hyperdimensional Physics is not only good science, but is highly relevant to our modern world.

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The mathematics of Hyperdimensional Physics — including quaternions — are not trivial, but some simplified mathematics can be instructional.

For example, in connection with the Golden Mean, it is instructive to consider the ratios of various tangents of angles which predominate in any 5-fold geometry. These angles are 18°, 36°, 54°, and 72°. The Table shows these angles and others which have the common property of reducing to 9. (In Numerology, reducing a number is simply adding each of the digits (and adding again if necessary) until a single digit is the sum. For example, the number, 314.8884 reduces to 3+1+4+8+8+8+4 = 36 = 3+6 = 9.)

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tan 18° / tan 36° = tan 54° / tan 72° = 0.447213595… = 1 / Ö5

tan 18° / tan 54° = tan 36° / tan 72° = 0.236067977… = Ö5 – 2

tan 36° / tan 54° = 0.527864045… = 3 – 4 f

tan 18° / tan 72° = 0.105572809… = ( 3 – 4 f ) / 5

A summary of the Table would suggest the ratios of tangents which involve the Golden Mean are intimately associated with 5-fold geometries. This ties in the trigonometric angles associated with 5-fold geometries, and the relationship Ö5 = F + f. Tangents are also important in ancient and modern of monuments, on and off Earth! See, for example, the connections between Southwest England and the Cydonia region of Mars.

Another interesting revelation involving the trigonometric tangents derives from the relationship defining a particular angle, q, i.e. Ö5 = f + F = 2p tan q, from which we can calculate q to be equal to 19.5897…°. To within an accuracy of 99.39%, this angle is related to the tangent squared of 30° by the identities: tan2 30° = 1/3 = sin j, where j = 19.4712…°. This latter angle turns out to be of critical importance in Hyperdimensional Physics (the latter which may be thought of as a modern day child of Sacred Geometry).

For example, if one inscribes within a sphere, a tetrahedron with one point of the tetrahedron at the pole of the sphere, then the other three points of the tetrahedron will lie at 120° intervals along a latitude of 19.4712…°.

This latitude corresponds, on a planetary scale, to possible sources of immense energy from the internal regions of a planet. For example: 1) Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii, 2) Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes near Mexico City, 3) the absolutely huge Mare Orientale on the Moon’s far side (but near the edge of the Earth-side/far-side interface), 4) Olympus Mons on the planet Mars, (the solar system’s largest volcano), 5) the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, 6) the Great Blue Spot on Neptune, and so forth, are all located at or very near to 19.5° latitude. In addition, The Great Pyramids of the Sun and Moon at Teotihuacan, Mexico are also located near this latitude, suggesting the ancient architects may have had an inkling of this “energy source”.

The significance of this hypothetical, inscribed tetrahedron is due to the somewhat esoteric belief that this geometrical anomaly may be connecting with other dimensions (outside of the four dimensional space-time continuum), and therefore represent the stuff of “tapping into the Zero-Point Energy” as envisioned by such researchers as Moray King [1] and others. Additionally, Chris Tinsley [2] has recently reported on an anti-gravitational effect (which may be tapping into the ZPE) by rotating a disc composed of superconducting material. This suggests that perhaps the more ideal experiment would be to rotate a tetrahedron shaped object — or better yet a Merkaba (two tetrahedrons interlocked within an inscribed sphere). In either case, if the tetrahedrons were composed of superconducting material, the results could be stunning.

One might also wish to incorporate in any new energy system design the slight difference between q and 19.4712…° — which was on the same scale as the relationships connecting the planetary orbits. One can show, for example, the following approximate equalities:

p = 3.14159… @ (6/5) F2 = 3.14164… (within 99.85% accuracy)

p = 3.14159… @ 4/ÖF = 3.144606… (within 90.41 accuracy)

e = 2.71828… @10 x (ÖF – 1) = 2.720196… (within 92.96% accuracy)

Similarly, if Ö5 = f + F = 2p tan q, where q = 19.5897…° @ j = 19.4712…°, and 1/3 = sin j, then Ö5 = f + F @ 2p tan (19.4712…°) = p / Ö2, or

f + F @ p / Ö2

Ö5 @ p / Ö2 or Ö10 @ p

(both within an accuracy of 99.35%)

The slight inexactitudes of these three Transcendental Numbers (and which may be thought of as one of the properties of the transcendental numbers) is extremely note-worthy. Just as the universe would rapidly collapse were it not due to angular momentum (and/or spin), it may be that the nature of transcendental numbers have similar properties with respect to the design and construction of effective energy systems based on Zero-Point Energy, and/or The Fifth Element of Connective Physics.

Nevertheless, there is clearly a connection here between hyperdimensional physics and Sacred Geometry, or the Golden Mean!

Another website, possibly worth investigating (and which has considerably more hard science) is physics.

Finally, Corbett asked the question of how long have the powers-that-be been aware of hyperdimensional physics? [Strangely of all the enterprisemission webpages, this one is now missing. Hmmmm…] In any case, the argument may evolve down to much of the information about everything being already known to some, but not being given to the world at large, except in measured, carefully selected parcels. There may also be the supposition that 94% of the people will never get it, but that portions of the other 6% – those slated to be capable of joining the Education elite — will. And that, perhaps is enough. [The above website also used to include an excellent picture of the Apollo 13, “Orion” patch — where you could just scroll about 40% of the way down. Is that why it’s now missing?]

 

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Mind as a hyper-dimensional membrane

As part of an online debate in a discussion forum last week, I posted an early articulation of some of the ideas I’ve been working on. I thought it would be interesting to re-post it here, with some more explanation. This is work-in-progress, so please keep that in mind. Also keep in mind my anti-realist stance: everything I will describe is supposed to be an ‘as if’ model. In other words, my claim is that nature may behave as if the model below were true, but not that the model is literally or ontologically true.

Here we go: Think of the entire universe as a phenomenon of mind. In other words, imagine that there is no world outside of mind modulating your subjective experiences. All there is are the subjective experiences themselves. These experiences entail certain patterns and regularities that can be described by what we call the ‘laws of physics.’ As such, the ‘laws of physics’ do not govern objects in a world ‘out there,’ independent and separate from your mind, but simply represent the patterns and regularities of the flow of your subjective experiences. Strictly speaking, nobody can ever prove that there is a world outside of experience, and/or independent of experience, since any attempt to do it would itself simply be (within) experience. We just like to infer that there is such a world out there because that seems to explain why different human beings report sharing similar and mutually-consistent experiences. I discussed this in a recent video, which I link below.

Now, if everything is in mind, it might as well be all in your mind. Yet, it is reasonable to accept, even though it can’t be proven, that other people do have minds too (I discuss this point in the video above as well). So if the universe consists purely of experience, and nothing outside of experience, how can we model such a universe in such a way as to accommodate apparently different minds? And how come all these apparently different minds all seem to share the same reality, if there is no common ‘outside world’ modulating their experiences? How do we reconcile all this under one coherent model?

Think of the collection of all phenomena of reality as a dynamic painting unfolding on a certain kind of canvas. That canvas is the fabric of mind. Now think of the fabric of mind as a hyper-dimensional membrane (that is, a membrane in more than 3 dimensions of space) that supports unimaginably many and unimaginably complex modes of vibration. To visualize this, think of a 2-dimensional, flat membrane vibrating in different modes, as illustrated in the cymatics video below. All the patterns you see in the video are merely those supported by a pedestrian 2-dimensional membrane. A sufficiently hyper-dimensional membrane, in turn, can conceivably support countless more patterns than all those you have ever experienced, or will ever experience, in your entire life; more complex patterns than any landscape you’ve ever seen or any piece of music you’ve ever heard. Therefore, the exercise here is to imagine that the patterns of our experiences are the vibrations of a hyper-dimensional membrane. They are not produced by a world outside of mind, but are the fabric of mind itself vibrating in unfathomably complex modes. Do you see what I mean?

If the hyper-dimensional membrane that constitutes the fabric of mind is not vibrating, then there is no experience. You can visualize that as dreamless sleep. But even though there are no vibrations in that case, the fabric of mind is still there, so there are experiences in potentiality, given that the hyper-membrane can start vibrating. Don’t let Realism creep in unnoticed: this hyper-membrane is not something outside of mind; It is mind itself. Its vibrations are subjective experience, of the kind you are having right now, as you read this.

Now assume that different parts of this hyper-membrane can ‘fold in’ on themselves, forming (partially) closed loops. Think of it as pinching a part of the fabric of your shirt and rolling it around your finger to form a loop. Suppose also that this can happen in several different parts of the hyper-membrane of mind, so you get many different ‘local loops’ of mind. Suppose, in addition, that loop formation can be recursive, or fractal: you may have loops on top of loops, on top of loops, etc.

The formation of a loop changes the natural modes of vibration within the loop, in the same way that you change the natural mode of vibration of a guitar string if you press on it to switch notes. After a loop is formed, only certain modes of vibration of the broader (that is, unfolded) hyper-membrane now resonate within it. This amounts to saying that only a subset of these broader vibrations ‘get through’ to a loop, while the rest is ‘filtered out’ because they don’t resonate within. Even entirely new modes of oscillation, alien to the broader hyper-membrane, may be supported within a loop because of its specific topology. Similarly, peculiar oscillatory modes taking place within loops may also ‘leak out’ and influence the vibrations of the broader hyper-membrane. All this said, the vibrations of the broader hyper-membrane are still solely responsible for exciting the vibrations within the loops. The loops aren’t autonomous. They modulate experience but do not generate it by themselves.

Given all this, think of the loops as areas of self-reflective awareness in mind, like our egos. In an earlier article, I have elaborated on this analogy between our ego-minds and a loop of consciousness. The hypothesis here is that there is only one universal fabric of mind, and the illusion of individuality arises from the formation of localized loops of self-reflective awareness on this universal fabric. You and I correspond to different loops, but we are fundamentally connected in the sense that we are made of the same continuous fabric of mind. Our respective experiences are still entirely due to the original vibrations of the broader hyper-membrane, but we also have our own modes of vibration that make the experience of ‘being’ a particular loop unique and dependent in part on our specific location within the broader fabric of mind.

The areas of the broader hyper-membrane that are not folded are the collective unconscious: there is experience there, in the sense that there are oscillations, but they are not self-reflective in the sense that they do not take place within a (semi-)closed loop. Some of the modes of vibration of the collective unconscious do not resonate within the loops and get ordinarily filtered out. Other modes get through either directly or by exciting some harmonic peculiar to the loops: they form a kind of shared ‘data stream’ from the collective unconscious that is largely responsible for our shared, consistent experience of reality. Similarly, our own egoic experiences (that is, the vibrations within our individual loops of mind) can potentially ‘leak out’ of the loop, through resonance, and influence the oscillations taking place in the collective unconscious.

The ‘laws of physics’ known to science capture certain regularities of the vibrations within the loops, since those are all that human beings can ordinarily perceive. But not all regularities are captured: only those that are shared by most loops, since science discards statistically-insignificant peculiarities. You see, every loop may close in a slightly different way, or assume a slightly different shape, so not everybody’s experience of reality is identical (the supported harmonics may be slightly different). Science only captures the parts that are identical, however much that is. This way, the ‘laws of nature’ are merely descriptions of the commonalities of oscillation across loops.

Finally, the topology of a loop may fluctuate over a lifetime, because certain modes of vibration within a loop may interfere with its own structure, in the same way that a musical instrument can theoretically self-destruct if it plays its own natural frequency of vibration. This is what happens in altered states of consciousness: the topology of a loop is partly and/or temporarily altered, potentially allowing in more modes of vibration from the collective unconscious (that is, the broader hyper-membrane) and, thus, trans-personal, non-local experiences.

PS: The video below complements the discussion above, though it is less involved and uses different metaphors.

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