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161. Venus, Mars ... and Saturn [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Ev Cochrane is the publisher of Aeon. He is the author of Martian Metamorphoses: The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion as well as the forthcoming The Many Faces of Venus. Summary Velikovsky's book The Age of Saturn has ... been published but researchers in the USA have continued to investigate the role of Saturn in mythology and history. This article presents a summary of their ideas, which suggest that the ringed planet was a major influence on Earth in the ... , literature, art, astronomical records and language. In sacred lore from different cultures around the world, certain mythical traditions are to be found virtually everywhere - e.g . the Creation, the Golden Age', the ...
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... resolve. When I finally did, it was again through Velikovsky. VII It was during my investigation of the myths of creation that I finally came face to face with Saturn. Actually I had been bumping into him from the ... which mankind remembered and passed on to his descendants in an oral and written tradition that eventually evolved into the well-known mythologies of the various nations. Thus the gods and goddesses of antiquity seem to have really been the deified planets of ... a heady excursion into the intricate labyrinth of mythology and, if nothing else, serves as a veritable mine of mythic information. It has, however, long been understood that most of mythology derives from primitive times, from those ...
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163. The Female Star [Journals] [Aeon]
... 1998) Home | Issue Contents The Female Star Ev Cochrane I am frequently asked why anyone should care about ancient myth? The answer, quite simply, is that for many millennia myth served as the primary means of recording and ... world over- namely, spectacular cataclysms associated with the respective planets. The Lady of Heaven A survey of the mythology surrounding Venus reveals a vast set of endlessly recurring themes: the planet as mother goddess; the planet as agent ... death and destruction; the planet as "eye" of heaven; the planet as "fire-breathing" dragon; the planet as witch-like hag; the planet as paramour of Mars; and countless others. Comparative analysis of the various ...
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... public was summed up by him as: the momentous doctrine that ancient traditions, even when they are dressed as myth and saga, cannot be dismissed lightly as fantastic, or worse, meaningless fabrications. It is particularly proper to ... theories, I shall quote the opinion of a recognized major authority on Babylonian and biblical astronomy, chronology, and mythology, Father Franz Xavier Kugler (1862-1929). Kugler had a strictly scientific bent of mind. He started his ... helped in remembering. (According to Velikovsky's interpretation the memory of some astronomical occurrences would have been clothed in a mythical dress because a direct recollection was too traumatic.) The reason why the Panbabylonists were hurrying to formulate a comprehensive ...
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... permanent structures of plasma, mostly in the form of conglomerates of opposing magnetic fields, reflect both ancient art and myth. This presentation is intended as an introduction to the study of structures like these and to point out the possibility ... and performing their process of transformation or shape changing [22]. A similar shape appears in Hindu and Tibetan mythology. The union of Shiva and Shakti is symbolised by the union of two triangles at their vertices. The point ... which these meet is called the bindu or central seed or point of light. The bindu is also considered to be the point or seed of manifestation, the point known as undifferentiated Brahma with all matter originating from it [23 ...
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... From Myth to Physical Model Dave Talbott Every catastrophist following a Velikovskian approach to myth must continually ask himself: how seriously do I believe that myth can illuminate an unknown past? The question will pursue the catastrophist relentlessly because his ... it took the critics to set pen to paper. I offer here some general observations on the character of world mythology, noting a few of the "anomalous" facts one must confront in seeking an explanation of myth as a ... . 1. No recurring mythical theme is explained by the present celestial order. This is an amazing fact, in view of many hundreds of identifiable themes. The inescapable conclusion: it is self-defeating to ignore the possibility of a ...
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167. Thoth Vol II, No. 12: July 31, 1998 [Journals] [Thoth]
... the ancient world. For centuries, in fact, it has been the mission of science to overcome the "myth and superstition" with which it associates our remote past. But we are challenging this common supposition, and we ... mixture of well-known varieties, you suspect that you've already discovered most of what the bag contains. Applied to comparative mythology, are you guys still coming up with the same old marbles? Or do you sometimes come across something entirely ... ? If so, what? DWARDU CARDONA REPLIES: In my case, mostly the same old TYPE of marbles with only SLIGHT differences. BUT, now and then, an entirely new kind of marble - a real gem. ...
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168. On Mars and Pestilence [Journals] [Aeon]
... The various names assigned to him, almost without exception, emphasize the forbidding phase of his nature, and the myths associated with him deal with destruction, pestilence, and death...In Babylonian astrology, he is identified ... in common between the planet Mars and Heracles which led me to postulate that the ultimate key to the myriad of mythological traditions surrounding the Greek strongman was the primeval appearance and unusual behavior of the red planet. (66) In ... this scenario of a god afflicted with some great stigma and banished to a distant land for purification we recognize a mythical variation upon the widespread custom of the expulsion of the scapegoat. The scapegoat, it will be remembered, was ...
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... a widespread one. But what does that signify ? I cannot, of course, disprove V's idea that such myths are based on actual past events. I can suggest a reasonable, if less spectacular, alternative such as this ... presence, and I do not think that we should he looking so much for naturalistic bases for them as for mythological origins. The association between fire and divine presence is undoubtedly very ancient, though I confess to finding the cloud ... course, features in Exodus. Indeed, as I mentioned in section 1 the Exodus blood may just be a mythical construction based on the colouring of the Nile at the time of the inundation. (" Each year the water ...
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... God by H. S. Bellamy CD Home | Contents IN THE BEGINNING GOD NOTES Note 1 - The cosmogonic myths of the Book of Genesis have at all times aroused man's curiosity, but interest in them has always been frowned ... translation from some lost source text. Indeed, the whole becomes clear only if viewed from the angle of our mythological. school. Then it reveals itself as a description of certain aspects of the cataclysm. Chapter xxix described the ... impression of the satellitic wreckage before it fell. Chapter xxvii tells of certain phenomena observed when satellitic material began to descend on our Earth. The passage about the heavy clouding xxvi. 2b properly belongs here. The thick' mixture ...
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