The Tree of Life

, , ,
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And…

Hesiod’s Theogony: Chaos, Chronos and Eros

, , ,
One of the nice things that you found as you studied more advanced civilizations, as you got further into the first millennium BCE, you had better material and source texts to work with.  You no longer had to rely on texts and tablets that…

Ancient History 101

, ,
If we do not know our history are we not doomed to repeat it? Are were not here to learn anything at all? What if our shared, human history was kept from us? To divide us? So that we would not know just how truly wonderful and powerful we were? We…

Ancient Persian Theology: Zarathustra and the Avesta

, , ,
Chakras are real, shakti is real. Understand these vortexes of energy and how they fuel this existence, this apparition and how they manifest in the external world around us and also in the internal world in our bodies - manifesting as sickness or health, optimal or sub-optimal performance of the system effectively.

Energy and the Human Form

, , , , ,
Chakras are real, shakti is real. Understand these vortexes of energy and how they fuel this existence, this apparition and how they manifest in the external world around us and also in the internal world in our bodies - manifesting as sickness or health, optimal or sub-optimal performance of the system effectively.

Vedānta and Brahmavidyā: The Wisdom of the Rishis

, , , , , ,
One of, if not the, unique contributions of the Indo-Aryan people[1], to which Vedānta (the philosophical foundations of Hinduism) and Buddhism ultimately owe their heritage, is the importance they place, and fundamental belief in, what…

Eurasian Mythos: Establishing the Laurasian Hypothesis

, , ,
These mythological narratives clearly reached back at some level or another into the pre-civilization times of the societies within which they emerged, there was clearly not only similarities between the accounts, but also clearly some “borrowing”…

Roman Cosmogony: The Metamorphoses of Ovid

, , ,
When trying to ascertain the belief systems of the ancients, and specifically as related to their views on cosmogony and theogony, one is apt to conclude that anything written by the Latin/Romans can add nothing to the historical record of…

Orphic Theogony: Thanes and the Great Cosmic Egg

, , ,
While Hesiod’ Theogony remains the standard, orthodox version of theogony (i.e. the story of the origin and genealogy of the gods) to the ancient Greeks, there exists an alternate tradition attributed to pseudo-historical and somewhat mythical…

The Enûma Eliš: Sumer- Babylonian Creation Mythos

, , ,
Like all ancient mythological traditions, in order to have a contextual understanding of ancient myth and the culture within which it evolved, one must look at the historical and archeological record, along with the extant textual and writing…