THE NORTH MOUNTAIN
NOTE : The following excerpt comes from "The Celestial Ship Of The North". Before I had provided the full PDF file of Celestial Ship, I had uploaded this portion from it, relating to the North Mountain. Both King David and the Prophet Isaiah would have been alive at the time of the previous "Cosmic Tree", so it is not surprising that they mention it in this manner.
Occult science proves that the founders of all root races have been connected with the North Pole. Gods, religions, beliefs, myths, have all come from there. No wonder we find it alluded to as the "Cradle of Man," for when the Pole star energizes the earth's axis humanity receives an upward urge or spiritual rebirth.
The ancient topography of the nature of the Arctic and Antarctic regions of which the ancients had clear understanding is unquestionably accurate. "If we hold at present only to the astronomical and geographical significance it may be found that the ancients knew the topography and nature of the Arctic and Antarctic regions better than any of our modern astronomers." [Blavatsky, H. P.--The Secret Doctrine]
Early astronomers divided the heavens into three great divisions. The point called the Mountain, denominated the Highest, was the middle of the first division which always seemed to remain above the horizon, and stationary. It was made the seat of the Empire, whose monarch, from his throne, could behold the whole world and every nation night or day. This was the Great Judgment Seat, from which even unto this day, at certain periods in world changes, proceeds the powerful Justice Ray of a Balancing Manifestation.
Henry Melville in "Veritas" very fittingly speaks of the "Pole Star" as the rock of ages. "'Trust ye in the Lord forever; for the Lord Jehovah is the rock of ages.' Isaiah xxiv, 4. This Polar star is the rock, or Mount Olympus of the Latins, which was so high that no bird could fly to the top, nor were clouds ever seen on its summit. This Polar Star is the Mount Meru of the Buddhists, and the Mount Zion of the Hebrews. 'They that trust in the Lord shall be as Mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth forever.' Psalm cxxv, 1. David says, 'Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.' Psalm lxi, 1. From our world nothing can appear higher than the Polar star which is the pivot or point of axis on which the earth performs its diurnal and annular motion. David exclaims, 'thus saith the Lord, the heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool; where is the house that ye build unto me? And where is the place of my rest!' Isaiah lxvi, 1. Cephas, or Cepheus, means rock . Cepheus is seated in the highest heaven, and he has Mount Olympus, or the Pole Star, for his footstool." Celestial Astrology and Astronomy are spoken of as lost sciences, and we are told that until the position of the dark planets is known, astrology can not become an exact science, yet it can and will again be raised to its former sublimity.
The North Pole of the heavens was represented as the Mountain, the South Pole as the Pit. The Mountain and the Pit explain the meaning of Helion and Acheron, which, according to S. A. Mackey, were made use of in astronomical calculations by the ancients. Helion or the Sun, was the Sun in his highest, Acheron was usually translated as Hell, or the last condition or state of the Sun in its disappearance among the Southern constellations. Could we look down from the North Pole to the South Pole into the great abyss, the point of our vision might lead us very quickly to the discerning of a Christian Heaven and Hell, for many an absurd misinterpretation has been generated concerning these primordial parents, the Poles.