The Mushroom Cow City

Cow
What does the word "Moscow" mean? The standard explanation is swampy or wet land. However, another interpretation is "mushroom cow", which could be related to the use of psychoactive mushrooms by indigenous northern european tribes. Here's how. Read More...

The Jebus cult in Jerusalem

Jebus
The name of Jerusalem, composed of the words Jeru and Salem, hold some interesting clues related to the Foundation Stone (shown in photo) and the Biblical story of the birth of Jesus. Read More...

The Pegasus Map

Pegasus
This is a map made in 1581 by Heinrich Bunting (Hanover) depicting Asia Minor, Asia Major and India as the flying horse Pegasus. It seems intended to describe the flow of knowledge from Anatolia and Armenia at the head, down through the throat of Syria and Phoenicia to Arabia; across the saddle of Mesopotamia and Persia; and finally into India and Malay Peninsula. The wings represent Central Asia and Siberia. Read More...

Caddoan Swastika found in Oklahoma

Caddoan
Here is a diagram of a Uktena spiraling serpent design taken from a shell engraving found at the Spiro Mounds Site in eastern Oklahoma. It was created by a pre-Columbian Caddoan Mississippian culture that existed between the 9th and 16th centuries. Read More...

The Myth of Adonis

Adonis
Adonis is a young fertility god, a comely youth beloved by Astarte, and represents death and rebirth in an oriental vegetation cult. He is also known as the agricultural divinity named Eshmun and associated with entheogenic solanum and fungi for the religious visions they induce. Read More...

Origin of the Name Jesus Christ

Hesus
"Let us turn for a moment to find where the God Hesus came from… Read More...

Viking Symbolism in the American Flag

Viking
We are taught that the colors red and white in the American flag represents valor and innocence, but this is not the whole truth. This color symbolism is very old and has a deeper meaning. Read More...

The Vainakh-Vedic Swastika

Vainakh
According to Leonti Mroveli, the 11th century Georgian chronicler, the word Caucasian is derived from the Vainakh ancestor Kavkas. The Vainakhs were the ancient natives of the Caucasus mountains. Read More...

The Amorica Connection

Amorica
Armorica was a region in western Gaul (France) that was home to the Celts. The word means "By the Sea." On the opposite side of the Atlantic on the coast of Nicaragua is a mountain range named the Amerrique Mountains, also by the sea. Read More...

Descendents of the Phoencians

Phoenicians
Here is a link to a free online book entitled "The Phoenician Origin of Britons, Scots & Anglo-Saxons" by L.A. Waddell, 1924. This is an amazingly informative book that never received the attention it should have.

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Amurru and Yammu (Yahu)

Amurru
Amaru was (and still is) a prime deity of the Aymara people of South America. In Quechuan, Amaru means "snake" and it was depicted as a winged serpent with red crystal eyes and snout with the tail of a fish. Cognate with Mesoamerican Kukulkan and Quetzalcoatl, Amaru symbolizes lightning falling from the sky. The leader of the Incan people when the Spanish arrived was Tupac Amaru, meaning "Igneous Serpent" or "Fire Serpent" in the sense of lightning.*
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Vedic Key Symbolism

Key
One of the chapters in The Venus Blueprint is entitled "Key to the Musical Mountain." It was a reference to the Rig-Veda symbolism of Mount Meru as a transcendental mountain, tree or tower that bridges Earth to the heavens. This collage shows how this religious tower inspired not only the layout of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, but also the city plan and monuments of Washington D.C. Read More...

The Goddess Freyja

Freyja
Good Friday celebrates Freyja's day, the Old Norse goddess. It marks the fifth day of the week before Easter Day in remembrance of the 5-fold Venus orbital pattern associated with the Morning Star. Read More...

Anahita Goddess Origin & Associations

Anahita
Khor Virap (Armenian for deep pit or "deep well") is an Armenian Apostolic Church monastery located in the Ararat plain of Armenia, facing Mount Ararat near the border with Turkey. As the site of an underground prison for Saint Gregory the Illuminator, it was originally a sacred site for Astvatsatsin, meaning the Holy Mother of God known in ancient times as Anahita. Read More...

America as a Masonic Project

Masonic
Perhaps the most important bit of information omitted from United States history as taught in our schools and universities is that it was a project of European Masons. Read More...

The Star of "La Merika"

Merika
My family received this wonderful bottle of La Merika Pinot Noir as a Christmas gift from close friends, perhaps because it resembles my last name. However, on the bottle it says ancient mariners followed a star named "La Merika" to discover America. Read More...

The Incan Nagual "Runauturuncu"

Incan
On a trip to Peru, I purchased this flying jaguar sculpture from a local Incan boy at the Sacsayhuaman ruins outside of Cusco. I later learned that jaguars like this are an integral part of Incan mythology and are considered a powerful spirit companion for shamans, who often consider the jaguar to be a nagual or body double used during astral travel. They believe its power protects them from evil spirits as they move between the earth and spirit realms. Read More...

Submerged Structures Near Cuba

Cuba
In May 2001 submerged structures were detected off Cuba's western tip by a Canadian team whose leader was Paulina Zelitzky, president of Advanced Digital Communications (ADC). The site is 2310 feet deep (660 m) or about a half-mile underwater, and was discovered by means of sonar-based techniques and filmed using a Robotic Ocean Vehicle (ROV). Read More...

The Asherah Cult

Asherah
Asherah was a Semitic goddess from the time the Israelites worshiped multiple deities (prior to about 586 BC). Across the Semitic cultures, she filled several roles, but for the Israelites, she was the consort of Yahweh and was thus known as “The Queen of Heaven”. So highly respected was she that one of her epithets was Allat (Elat/Illat), which was simply the feminine for “God” (cf. Allah, El, Elohim). Read More...

Significance of the Dome of the Rock

Dome
The conflict in the Middle East is driven largely by a Muslim shrine called the "Dome of the Rock" built in 691 AD on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. This is because the Hebrew Temple of Jerusalem was once built on this very site and many people now want to tear down the Dome and rebuild the "Third Temple of Solomon" here. Read More...

Archaeomusicology of the Ancient Near East

Archaeo
The field of archaeomusicology is the study of music in ancient cultures. Recent discoveries in this field have found that the mythology of ancient Mesopotamia is readable as tonal allegory when its numerology is decoded as tuning theory.
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Siberian Shamans & the Amanita Mushroom

Shaman
The Santa Claus story had its origin in Siberian shamanic practices. To this day Siberian shamans dress in ceremonial red and white fur-trimmed jackets to gather red and white-dotted Amanita Muscaria mushrooms.
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Psychedelic Mushrooms and Religion

Sahara
The oldest representations of psychoactive mushrooms in the world are found in The Sahara Desert, produced some 7000-9000 years ago. In these and other ancient mushroom art we repeatedly find an association with religious deities. It suggests that mind altering plants were central to the early development of religious ideas and ritual. Read More...

Meaning of the Red Sea

Red
The "Red Sea" is a direct translation of the Latin phrase "Mare Rubrum." A likely origin for this name is Mer-Ru or Meru, the Sanskrit name for the sacred mountain of the Rig-Veda. Read More...

Origin of the Name "America"

AmericaName
Update on the surprising origin of the Name America. Read More...

Vajra and Harmonic Patterning

Patterning
A "vajra" is a Sanskrit word meaning both thunderbolt and diamond. The ritual object of two vajras (left figure) found in India is called a double vajra or "Visvavajra." To Hindus, it symbolizes a diamond (that can cut anything but cannot be cut itself) and a thunderbolt (an irresistible force).
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The Armenian Plateau Cradle of Civilization

Cradle
To understand the ancient civilizations, one must begin in the "cradle of civilization" on the Armenian plateau of Mount Ararat. This was the land of the Nairi and Empire of Urartu where Vedic cosmology was born and from which all of the world's great civilizations received their astro-theological beliefs. Read More...

Vedi Near Mount Ararat

Armenia
This map shows the biblical Mount Ararat in proximity to a town in Armenia named Vedi which lies on the Vedi River. Read More...

Anatolia: Birthplace of Religion

Anatolia
There is now an agreement amongst most linguists, anthropologists and archeologues that the homeland of the ancient Vedic "Indo-Europeans" is southern central Anatolia in Turkey. Nestled in the foothills of the Taurus mountains, this is where the oldest known temple of Gobekli Tepe was built some 12,000 years ago. Read More...