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Ancient Wisdom
The mysterious origins of the Jewish menorah may be pagan and divinely feminine! The Menorah: Another Tree of Life? Over the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah, Jews around the world light a menorah to commemorate a miracle that occurred in the 2nd century B.C.E. Following the successful revolt of the Maccabees and rededication of the Second... / READ MORE /
Ma’at is an ancient Egyptian Neter (“force of nature” / goddess), as well as a living philosophy. She is the personification of truth, balance, harmony, and justice. Wife to Thoth, Ma’at is the symbolic embodiment of a discerning heart, that leads with courage, awareness, and authenticity. As a spiritual symbol, or philosophy, she is the cosmic life-force... / READ MORE /
The early years of medieval Christianity greatly diverged from what we commonly associate with the teachings of Christ in the modern age. During the 11th century, an influential but ephemeral religious group known as the Cathars emerged in the Languedoc region of France. Their dualist, Gnosticism-infused teachings confused and infuriated the Catholic church, who often... / READ MORE /
The sweltering plateaus of Mali, Northwest Africa, are home to a mysterious lineage infamous for their apparent ancestral connection to advanced extraterrestrial beings. This covert, culturally rich collective is known as the Dogon Tribe. The Dogon people are the closest thing to a real life Wakanda. Their ancient wisdom reveals a deep understanding of advanced... / READ MORE /
On the outskirts of Nag Hammadi, Egypt in December 1945, a farmer was digging for fertilizer around the mountainous caverns of Jabal al-Tārif. After hitting something unusually solid, the farmer unearthed a skeletal mass guarding an assemblage of archaic books inscribed with esoteric writing. What he unknowingly discovered was the last remaining translations of the... / READ MORE /
The Essenes were a reclusive and mysterious Jewish sect that believed in reincarnation, human ascension, and the immortality of the soul. Many Essenes engaged in communal ownership of property, participating in voluntary poverty and asceticism. Their monastic, money-less lifestyle was governed by customs upheld by the Essene priest class, who practiced strict celibacy and vegetarianism... / READ MORE /
The secret nature of the cosmos has long been accepted as an unreachable enigma to the seekers of every age. The body held a similar miraculous mystery for millennia, until anatomy and astronomy revealed a glimpse of our inner and outer universe. Even with these scientific advancements, innumerable secrets of the celestial and mundane worlds... / READ MORE /
Enclosed within the lush jungles of Cambodia, an otherworldly sanctuary graces the earth with its enigmatic presence. Its sacred ruins carry the story of a fallen kingdom whose forgotten glory can still be heard in the whispers of its crumbling corridors. The illustrious Angkor Wat, translated as “The City of Temples”, has become known as... / READ MORE /
The Buddhist monks of the esoteric Shingon or “True Word” tradition once practiced a mysterious ritual that is said to transmute the consciousness of the ascetic into a living Buddha. This process requires the monk to maintain a strict diet and meditate for many days inside a sealed tomb, ringing a bell every day until... / READ MORE /
The Ajanta Caves are an ancient cluster of rock-cut Buddhist monasteries carved into a series of 29 caves within the Sahyadri Mountains of Maharashtra State, India.  Deep in the caves lie countless sculptures of Buddhist deities, a massive collection of painted murals depicting the incarnations of Buddha, and a breathtaking arrangement of religious temples engraved... / READ MORE /
Featured art by Natalee Miller Kundalini is a Sanskrit word meaning “coiled one”, which refers to a type of shakti, or primal cosmic energy, that is found coiled at the base of the spine within the human subtle body.  This coiled energy is normally in a dormant state until one experiences a “kundalini awakening“, in... / READ MORE /
Imagine living on a land that could kill you in a moment’s notice while also providing you with all of the riches you could dream of. This is what the people of Azerbaijan’s Absheron Peninsula must heed on daily basis. Just north of the peninsula lie the capital, Baku,  where a sacred fire once burned eternally –... / READ MORE /
Paracelsus was an alchemist, astrologer and physician from the 1500s, who pioneered a portion of the medical revolution during the Renaissance period, and is recognized as the “father of toxicology.” A seer, and sage in his own right – he emphasized the importance of astrology, and a Hermetic understanding of “as above, so below” and “as... / READ MORE /
Stepping into her highest truth and maximizing the boundless healing properties stemming from sources from Mother Earth’s medicine cabinet and within, Chandanni.com Founder, Chandanni Miglino, recognizes the power within personal choice and responsibility. Finding spiritual, mental and psychological balance through the cumulative benefits of Ayurvedic healing, Chandanni’s spirit and ancient wisdom is an example of... / READ MORE /
Gifting human beings with a candid and non-judgmental view into their present state of being, David Sauvage is a deeper feeler who has lit the fuse within to cultivate alternative ways to influence radical self-awareness within others. Sharing space from a place of empathy and compassion, David invites others into a raw exploration and inspiring... / READ MORE /
Digging up clues of multiple hues which reveal timelessly encoded endowments of psychological magic from hermetic magicians, alchemists and initiates, creative and intellectual curiosity has driven souls toward revelations over lifetimes, yet it is rare to stumble upon such a mind-boggling phenomenon such as the 38,000 Year Old Alchemist’s Guide, The Emerald Tablets. Introduced into... / READ MORE /
Luther Standing Bear was an Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chief who, among a few rare others such as Charles Eastman, Black Elk and Gertrude Bonnin occupied the rift between the way of life of the Indigenous people of the Great Plains before, and during, the arrival and subsequent spread of the European pioneers. Raised in the traditions of his people until the... / READ MORE /
By BRUCE FENTON Scientists and independent researchers have publicly speculated on the purpose of the mysterious Göbekli Tepe megalithic complex in southern Turkey. The question that the experts seem unable to address is the identity of the builders. Having completed an in-depth investigation of human origins and early migrations, it is now appropriate to reveal... / READ MORE /
Accurate Dating of Bone Ornaments by scientists associated with the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. Details of the new dating were published in a paper for Cambridge University’s archaeology journal Antiquity (August 8th, 2017), the research team place modern humans at Brazil’s Santa Elina rock shelter significantly earlier than 20,000 years ago.  Santa Elina rock shelter... / READ MORE /
Nassim Haramein is a visionary thought-leader, who has dedicated the last 30 years of his life to researching the interconnected nature of our universe. He has discovered profound connections between ancient civilizations, anthropology, cosmology, geometry, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and quantum mechanics – and his groundbreaking theories are beginning to gain worldwide recognition and acceptance.... / READ MORE /
In fabled Tibet, the land of Diamond Vehicle Buddhism, the trek of the deceased is described in a religious classic called the Bardo Thodol or Liberation by Hearing in the After-Death Plane. In the words of British Orientalist Sir John Woodroffe (1865–1936), the book is a “traveler’s guide to other worlds.” Bardo Thodol Written in the... / READ MORE /