The Golden Ratio in a Double Square

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The double square of the King's chamber is found in many ancient temples and medieval cathedrals across Europe. It creates an ideal acoustical chamber for a stone enclosure as it distributes sound evenly without echo. Read More...

Mt. Meru as Symbol for Fibonacci Series

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The sacred mountain of the Rig-Veda is named Mount Meru. According to the ancient Vedic grammarian Pingala in his Art of Prosody, this "Mountain of Cadence" is a symbol for the sum of diagonals equivalent to what we now call the Fibonacci Series. Read More...

The Stoned Ape Theory

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In his book "Food of the Gods," Terrance McKenna proposed that the transformation from humans' early ancestors Homo erectus to the species Homo sapiens was largely induced by the consumption of Psilocybe cubensis mushrooms in its diet - an event which according to his theory took place in about 100,000 BC when the species diverged from the Homo genus. Read More...

The Mushroom Grail

Grail
The Holy Blood, Holy Grail theory that Mary Magdalene was the real Holy Chalice, carrying Jesus' DNA in her womb and giving birth to a royal bloodline, seems rather unlikely to me. Not because this wouldn't make perfect sense within the Biblical story of Jesus, but because some or all of this is more likely a astrotheological and entheological myth passed down and modified over thousands of years. Read More...

Time Symbolism in Masonry

Time
"Among our many evidences that the religions of the West were derived from the identical Aryan sources which gave rise to the geometrical metaphysics of primitive Brahmanism, we may quote the Orphic Philosophy of Ancient Greece which placed "Time" (Chronos, who is Saturn and consequently Sheb and Abram) at the head of all things and endued it with life and creative power. Read More...

Musical Shape of the Universe

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According to the COBE and WMAP studies of microwave background radiation in space, the universe may be shaped like a Poincare spherical dodecahedron.* These studies propose that we are all living inside a kind of finite resonating Cosmic Egg, just as the ancient Vedics and Greeks believed thousands of years ago. Read More...

Etymology of Meru

Etymology
The transcendental Mount "Meru" of the Rig-Veda is the inspiration for all the sacred mountains in other cultures, including the pyramids of ancient Egypt. Read More...

Origin of the word "Freemason"

Freemason
The term "Freemason" has a number of possible origins, but I would like to propose that the oldest meaning has to do with ancient Venus worship.
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Etymology of "Mormon" & "Moroni"

Moriah
The Temple of Jerusalem is described in the book of Chronicles as being built "in mount Moriah" or, more specifically, at the peak of Moriah. This is the likely origin of the word "Mormon."
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What is Real?

Real
What is real? Is something "real" only when someone else is able to experience the same thing you do? Read More...