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Signs and Symbols of Primordial Man
June 1986 by Greenwood Pub Group .
Written in English
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Aquarius is called the Sign of the Water Bearer, or the man with a jug of water on his shoulder mentioned in the New Testament. Then follows the Scorpion and Sagittarius, to whom the Egyptians gave wings, and two faces. He also reveals the hidden symbolism found in the signs and tools of modern Freemasonry and helps readers find hidden meanings in all areas of life--rom art and architecture to geometry and poetry. Some writers are of the opinion that the original twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet were derived from groups of stars, and that the starry handwriting on the wall of the heavens referred to words spelt out, with fixed stars for consonants, and the planets, or luminaries, for vowels. The extremities of this spiral, after one revolution, are Leo and Cancer. The year always began with the vernal equinox, celebrated March 21 with rejoicing to mark the moment when the sun crossed the equator northward up the zodiacal arc.
The vernal equinox is therefore said to occur in the constellation of Aries the Ram. The constellation of Gemini is generally represented as two small children, who, according to the ancients, were born out of eggs, possibly the ones that the Bull broke with his horns. If the spirit incarnated through the sign of Aries, it was said to be born in the body of a ram; if in Taurus, in the body of the celestial bull. Concerning the worship of the feminine or maternal principle, Richard Payne Knight writes: "By attracting or heaving the waters of the ocean, she naturally appeared to be the sovereign of humidity; and by seeming to operate so powerfully upon the constitutions of women, she equally appeared to be the patroness and regulatress of nutrition and passive generation: whence she is said to have received her nymphs, or subordinate personifications, from the ocean; and is often represented by the symbol of the sea crab, an animal that has the property of spontaneously detaching from its own body any limb that has been hurt or mutilated, and reproducing another in its place.
Lazarus will come forth. For the 2, years before that it crossed through the constellation of Aries the Ram. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This Zodiacal procession is, as we have already observed, terminated by Cancer, the Crab.
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The solar zodiac at that time consisted often houses of thirty-six degrees each.
Geocentric astrology, as its name implies, is confined to the earthy side of nature, while heliocentric astrology may be used to analyze the higher intellectual and spiritual faculties of man. Each year the sun passes entirely around the zodiac and returns to the point from which it started--the vernal equinox--and each year it falls just a little short of making the complete circle of the heavens in the allotted period of time.
Ten Thousand, or an innumerable multitude of Genitures in order that nothing in the several genitures of men may be found to be discordant with the above-mentioned geniture of the world.
This book by Albert Churchward is great at picking up symbolism from mans ancient past. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It is unlikely that the zodiacal signs were derived from the star groups which they now represent. So it is with all the signs.
The summer solstice was celebrated when the sun reached its most northerly position, and the day appointed was June The chief Druid of Britain was styled a lion.
The occultists of the ancient world had a most remarkable understanding of the principle of evolution. They maintained that the universe was a great organism not unlike the human body, and that every phase and function of the Universal Body had a correspondence in man.
This book contains more than illustrations of Masonic symbols, from earliest recorded to those used today. This sign has three different symbols. A careful consideration of the writings of the great occultists and a study of their diagrams reveal the fact that many of them were acquainted with another method of arranging the heavenly bodies.
The Central and North American Indians also had an understanding of the zodiac, but the patterns and numbers of the signs differed in many details from those of the Eastern Hemisphere.
The ancient sentence split into its component parts stands thus: Ab'r-achad-ab'ra, i. Godfrey Higgins states: "This constellation was called the 'Lamb of God.
The human race is exceedingly old. The centaur is generally shown with a bow and arrow in his hands, aiming a shaft far off into the stars. This theory is untenable, unless the "shepherds" be regarded as the shepherd priests of antiquity. It is fitting that of all beasts a Ram should be placed at the head of the heavenly flock forming the zodiacal band.
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