Because of the release of
my books The Serpent Grail and Gnosis: The Secret of Solomon’s Temple
Revealed, I have been getting hundreds of e-mails from people asking my
opinion on these discoveries by Gardner et al, and so I decided to
investigate a little further.
fact remains that Gardner and others now claim that white powdered gold was
secretly used by the Freemasons and other secret societies, so it comes
under the remit of a book about secret societies. Just what is the truth?
It was supposedly discovered in the late 1970s by David Hudson, a farmer from Arizona, who noticed some strange materials on his land while he was mining for gold. Apparently Hudson then spent millions trying to understand the substance and has since created ORMUS from gold, water, and even “manna.”
The claim is that ORMUS is a new form of matter that “appears to have the properties of Spirit.”
They claim that the substance transits between the
material plain and the spiritual plain and can thereby be used as a
communication device to the Otherworld. There is, however no science at all
to back these claims - just thousands upon thousands of assumptions.
From here huge quantities of
certain products were shipped across the entire area, as we shall see, and
which reveal the truth of the original white gold! The city-state of Ormus
can in fact be dated back to at least the 13th century and was extensively
used for the slave trade in later years. Due to the strategically important
location of the Straits of Hormuz, it has been fought over for centuries.
In fact, the date-palm and the serpent share symbolic similarities.
The palm itself is symbolic of several important myths. Firstly, it was the sign of the “Flaming Column” found on the coinage of Carthage. The palm also stood for fire and the Tree of Life. The leaves were never changing, and in this they signified the unchangeable Lord. The Phoenicians also held the palm in high esteem, and their coinage displayed the serpent coiled around its trunk - the fire of the tree (spine - see entries on the kundalini earlier in the book).
The name of the deity “Baal Tamar” meant “Lord of the Palm,” and “Tamar” means “resplendent Sun Fire.”
So we simply have a circular argument here. Let me explain. Ahura Mazda was a fire god or shining illumination of the Persian Zoroastrians that have been implicated by many Gnostic scholars as progenitors of much Gnostic thought, and were extreme mystics in outlook. Ahura Mazda is therefore the same as the palm and is indeed imaged by the palm.
The name itself means simply “Lord of Wisdom,” and mazda is in fact a feminine noun, which reveals a hidden Gnosis behind the name.
You see, true Gnosis or knowledge or indeed wisdom (the “good mind” above) can only be gained through balance, and this was often imaged in ancient times as balance between the sexes.
The world saw this feminine principle in the myths of Sophia, the female element of wisdom and from where we derive “philosophy.” In fact, what Zoroaster was saying here was that true wisdom lies in the balanced state, and this balance was imaged by the world axis or tree - perfectly upright and running between the opposites (“wrongful and the righteous”).
The palm as a symbol of fire and Ormus (Ahura Mazda) as the deity of wisdom and fire was simply “illuminated” or “enlightened.” It was the image of perfection. And so, what we end up with is the etymology and the actual hidden Gnosis in the name, giving us the real truth behind the name our modern pseudo-scientists have given to a particular substance.
Nowhere in this wonderful ancient philosophy do we find a peculiar substance
that enables other-dimensional travel.
As Puthoff is so often used as backing the
substance, I decided to ask!
However, I convinced Hal to give me a quote:
As can be seen by this quote, Dr. Puthoff never backed the theory, and even wanted to help to see if there were any truth behind the claims by testing the substance claimed by Gardner to be derived from gold. I was told by Edmund Marriage of the Patrick Institute, who helped Gardner on the book, that it was tested by Oxford University and no gold was found.
So what is
Puthoff also said,
I have had all manner of claims given to me via e-mail, and none of them have any scientific basis.
Some have claimed that ingesting the substance took them on journeys to other dimensions or even made them float.
I have always asked if the individual knew what was in the substance and from where it was bought. In each case, nobody has a clue what was actually in the powder.
There is little difference between us and our ancestors. We too follow the same evolutionary drive to survive. Look at it this way: We hoard goods because in our subconscious we need to ensure that we have sufficient reserves to see us through the winter or a poor harvest. This is something we have learned over the millennia, which could be said to be at the root of greed.
However, one of the things our ancestors needed as an addition to their diet
was salt, and so in essence salt became one of the most valued things. It
was hoarded and it was sanctified.
With the coming of agricultural times, man took on roughly 150 grams
per day of salt, and also used it extensively for tanning hides and
The worth of salt has even crept into our language:
In fact, salt actually became money in a great many places, and even gave us our word “salary.”
The art of high etiquette in places such as Serbia was to offer visitors a piece of bread and some salt - a very valuable gift indeed. And this isn’t something new - it is as old as mankind, and animals were seeking out salt long before homo erectus stood up. About 4,700 years ago the Peng Tzao Kan Mu was written in China, and copies of it are still in existence.
This book deals with pharmacology and explains the worth of salt, with more than 40 kinds being used in all manner of ways. In Egypt, there is evidence of salt-making and mining from 1450 B.C., and similar evidence can be found the world over, including the Bible, where there are over 30 references to it.
This alone reveals that salt was here being used as a reference to a work
upon the “self,” to purify our thoughts and words.
The bread was called shew or show bread simply because it was on show. The method of making the bread is, in fact, not a chemical activity as we are lead to believe; it is instead a way of self-improvement - an esoteric psychology. We are to take fine flour, bake it, and it is to be unleavened. We are to make 12 cakes and place them in two rows of six on the pure table.
This could be seen as one of the very original alchemical treatises, for the fine flour was “from the earth,” the base substance or anima mundi - our base self. Then we are to bake or put in the furnace - this is simply to rigorously check ourselves and burn off all impurities, which is demanded with the “unleavened” element, which means nothing artificial must be placed in the bread.
The 12 cakes or pieces of bread are the whole extent of the sky - the Zodiac - through which the opposites work, the sun and moon, and is representative of our whole life, always in balance. Placing them in two rows of six indicates the six-month growing cycle for grain to turn into bread.
themselves also indicate the tribes of Israel because “grain” was equated
with mankind and the tribes were made up of many grains like a loaf.
This fire or internal energy was known
the world over by the name of the serpent. The reality we see here before us
is also that of ordinary psychology and self-improvement.
This is seen in many of the rituals of the early Ophite Gnostic Christians, where ophite means serpent worshipper. These Ophites would actually consecrate their bread and wine with the kiss of the serpent and a sprinkle of salt.
Even in Jewish tradition we are told,
...and it was in the “dust” that the serpent was made to creep.
In Babylon, the goddess of the specific salt water was Tiamat, the dragon or serpent mother, and in alchemy salt is represented by the image of a serpent.
Of course we
must also remember that on the very real practical level, salt was a major
ingredient in bread, and as is true in much of the world, salt was often
given as a gift with bread.
When I uncovered the ancient practice of ingesting snake venom and blood (not to be tried at home please) I went to several scientific establishments and sought the advice of medical institutions. I do not propose anybody takes venom and blood, as the mixtures are quite unique and hidden in secretive ways, but people are taking this white powdered gold (if that is truly what it is) and are claiming to have either hallucination experiences or actually entering altered states of consciousness as a result.
And so, to this end, I ordered a bottle of fluid said to contain the monatomic substance. After a week the bottle arrived, and, keeping it in its container, I quickly took it down to a friend I have at a local university. Running the substance through his various pieces of machinery, he found no gold and no salt. In fact, all he found was water and some trace elements of iron.
This small plastic bottle
of water cost more than $30. Makes Perrier look cheap.
Now that we know what true white gold is,
we would do well to remember that salt water makes solid objects float, and
that the Ark, which Laurence Gardner claims was levitated by this white
powder, was in fact a copy of an Egyptian b’arque - a boat. Regardless of
how arrogant we are about our ancestors we have to give them credit for such
beautifully intricate mysteries.
Why then is it being presented before us as if it were the best thing since sliced bread? I would at this point also draw in the concept that the proponents of this “substance” are also the same people who feed us the concepts of the Royal Bloodline from Jesus and Mary - another myth.
I do not intend to answer this conundrum because there is a
depth here that is ultimately dangerous, so I will leave the reader this
final code to break.