Sangreal, The Holy Grail

by / on August 5, 2013 at 1:23 pm

Sangreal, The Holy Grail: Recovering the Cosmic Science of Antiquity – Part 4

That the legendary Holy Grail of western esotericism has a cosmic dimension of meaning has been the theme of three articles published in the pages of The Oracle previous to this month’s contribution. The Holy Grail story has intrigued the minds and piqued the curiosity of seekers of knowledge for centuries, without, however, yielding up either its secrets or a […]

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by / on July 15, 2013 at 10:53 pm

Sangreal, The Holy Grail: Recovering the Lost Science of Antiquity – Part 3.

This article is the third in a series explicitly addressing the meaning of one of the most potent of magical symbols, the Holy Grail. I hope you have read the previous two from the months of May and June in order to pick up the thread of the narrative. If you have not read them, or have gotten hazy about […]

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by / on June 1, 2013 at 10:45 pm

Sangreal, The Holy Grail: Recovering the Cosmic Science of Antiquity – Part 2

“Hear ye the history of the most holy vessel that is called the Grail, in which the precious blood of Jesus was received on the day that He was put on the Cross.” Perlesvaus: Anonymous – Early 13th Century Last month, in the article Sangreal, The  Holy Grail: Recovering the Cosmic Science of Antiquity – Part 1  I wrote, “That […]

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by / on May 16, 2013 at 1:27 pm

Sangreal, The Holy Grail: Recovering the Cosmic Science of Antiquity – Part 1

 Here is the book of thy descent, Here is the book of the Sangreal, Here begin the terrors, Here begin the miracles The History of the Grail – 12th Century, Anonymous In last month’s article, after a discussion regarding dragons and other symbols employed by ancient peoples to represent celestial objects, I wrote: “Literacy in this language of cosmic symbolism […]

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by / on May 12, 2013 at 4:17 am

Here There Be Dragons

Regarding the prevalence of the dragon in the myths of ancient cultures, British astronomers Victor Clube and Bill Napier, wrote in 1982: “The earliest recorded myths are those of combat, between a god or hero and a dragon. The dragon was a familiar figure in Greece, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Babylon, India, China, North America, and elsewhere. Usually, he has the form of a winged serpent.

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by / on May 4, 2013 at 11:12 pm

Close Encounters of the Celestial Kind: 2013 Multiple Asteroid Sightings Around The World

[*The Chinese Year of the Snake (or Cosmic Serpent) is off to an appropriate start with the February 15th  bolide explosion over Russia.] The article The Boy Who Cried Wolf: 2012, Fenrir and Asteroid DA14, which appeared in last month’s Oracle, was written in late January, prior to the passage on February 15 of Asteroid 2012 DA14 only 17,200 miles […]

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by / on February 7, 2013 at 1:02 pm

The Boy Who Cried Wolf: 2012, Fenrir and Asteroid DA 14

We all remember the well known fable told by the ancient Greek slave and storyteller, Aesop, about the shepherd boy drafted to keep watch over a flock of sheep, and who, out of boredom, decided it would be great fun to fool the nearby villagers by pretending that a wolf was attacking the sheep. After the villagers rushed out to […]

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