8. Polar Mythology
The Gnosis by Montalk
13 September 2011
The Meaning of
Since myths are not literal accounts of history, they are easily
dismissed as superstitious tales invented by our na´ve ancestors.
But what society considers factual,
historical, and real is only that which has taken place within
linear time and 3D space, namely events witnessed through the five
Far from being less than factual, myths may depict events and
dynamics that are more than factual because they hail from beyond
the limited modern conception of reality, beyond linear time, and
beyond the five senses.
Myths can be symbolic vehicles for conveying
that which transcends linear history.
What are myths really? They are the collective equivalent of dreams.
What both have in common is that they
span the spectrum from mundane to profound, they can be oracular or
prophetic, they can convey hidden knowledge, and they employ
symbolic elements to encode meaning. Profound dreams and myths are
coded messages from beyond.
Like dreams, myths allow passage of information across the boundary
It seems that archetypes are shared currency between
our world and others. In dreams, the subconscious or higher mind
employs a cryptic language of symbols to encode a message. Same with
myths whose symbolic characters, places, and story lines encode
messages from intelligences beyond our realm. Interpretation of myth
is therefore similar to interpretation of dreams.
Myths are also like time capsules with nested layers, each layer
encoding information intended for one type of recipient.
Possible layers include:
Entertainment and Morality Layer
- the outer wrapping that ensures the myth propagates
through the generations.
Historical Layer - ensures that
history of the people is remembered.
Esoteric Layer - provides
initiatory instruction to empower those of a higher
Technological Layer - provides
scientific instruction on technologies likely to become lost
over time, such as alchemy, astronomy, or higher demiurgic
Hyper-Historical Layer -
concerns events and dynamics of the future and the world as
it exists before/beyond linear time. This layer is aimed at
those within the bubble of linear time who seek Gnosis of
what lies outside.
The deeper layers piggyback upon the
shallower ones, and the entire bundle is unsuspectingly passed down
the generations by commoners who enjoy the myth for its moral or
entertainment value. Information stored this way can survive for
thousands of years.
Myths also allow for passage of information across discontinuities
between world ages, when one world disappears and another appears.
Since consciousness resides beyond matter, energy, space, and time,
myths embedded in the collective subconscious survive such
reconfigurations. Hence, these myths may propagate hyper-historical
truths and tell of events and dynamics before, after, and beyond the
Lastly, note that myths are not restricted to those from ancient
times. Modern fictional films, television series, music, and
literature may also be mythical in nature, depending on its content
and true source.
Obviously some are just superficial fluff, but
others are equal or higher in profundity than the greatest of
Therefore the whole gamut of myth from dreams to ancient mythology
to modern fiction is fertile ground for extracting the esoteric,
technological and hyper-historical layers of information.
These layers are embedded by beings who
exist before and beyond our world. In a way it's all part of an
ongoing process of hyper-dimensional steganography aimed at passing
synchronistically or symbolically encrypted messages to strategic
recipients within the bubble of linear time.
Myths from different cultures can share common elements.
The most universal elements pertain to
the human process of psychological growth and transformation. Joseph
Campbell called this universal template the "monomyth" or the "hero's journey" and its derivatives can be found the world over.
Expressions of the
monomyth can arise independently because core
human psychology is the same everywhere.
But in context of
the Gnosis series, what we are looking for is
something more specific than the monomyth, something that concerns
the very nature of existence and the events that precipitated our
This smaller subset of myths I call
"polar mythology" because they concern the battle between the poles
of Creation, employ the symbolism of rotation or reciprocation
around a central axis pole, and because "polar" implies "extreme
north" and hence "hyperborean," which alludes to meta-civilization
deeply involved in these matters.
Polar myths are too specific to be mere encoding of human
psychological processes; they deal with the origin and fate of our
world, the corruption of the timeline, the warring over demiurgic
technologies, the time-war, and the mechanism behind transitions
between world ages. Thus they are fundamentally Gnostic in their
Ancient polar myths are Proto-Indo-European in origin, seeded by
Atlantean survivors whose ancestry traces back to the off-world
Nordic alien meta-civilization.
Modern polar myths may also originate from this meta-civilization
of Polar Mythology
There are several repeating themes in polar mythology:
Our having fallen from a higher
to lower realm.
The World Axis represented by a
pillar, mountain, cross, or tree.
Dueling superhumans engaged in a
tug of war.
That which the World Axis rests
or depends upon: a foundational element represented in the
cubical stone, turtle, keystone, plug, cornerstone, or
Vortex symbolism and magical
"objects of plenty" that could materialize abundance or
destruction depending on their use.
Cataclysmic unhinging or skewing
of the World Axis.
The avenging hero, prodigal son,
or innocent fool who overthrows corruption and restores
These elements can be found scattered
across Grail lore and the myths of the ancient Hindus,
Scandinavians, Egyptians, Sumerians, Meso-Americans, and Chinese.
Since this article aims to be as brief as possible, readers desiring
a more thorough tour of ancient polar mythology should read,
While these authors held mundane
interpretations of polar mythology, anyone familiar with my Gnosis
series can interpret the same data from a more profound context.
The seventh element I will discuss in the next and final Gnosis
article, as it concerns the spiritual pathway through and beyond
Matrix Control System.
For now, let's examine the other core
Our having fallen from a
higher to lower realm
We see this element
the story of
Adam and Eve
the 'Lucifer' Rebellion and
was told regarding members of a meta-civilization
that fell into 3D Earth incarnation
Matrix trilogy where humanity was
imprisoned into a simulated reality
Dorothy falling along
with her house into the
Land of Oz
This is the central tenet of Gnosticism, that we are in this
world, but not of this world, and that
Demiurge created the world as we now know it.
The Fall of Man originates with the primordial schism
between the Demiurge and Logos, when Creation went awry.
This cosmological event outside linear time rains fragments
of itself down into linear time like an aerial explosion
scattering fragments to the ground. Each fragment enters
linear time as a particular event repeating the "Fall of
What they all have in common is
that beings nearer to the Logos are further ensnared within
the realm of the Corrupt Demiurge.
Put another way, historically, the Fall is not a single
event, but a series of diminishing "bounces" that bring us
ever closer to flat-lining, a process that is still ongoing
but reaching its head. The grand "Fall" is still happening.
The flat-line is when humanity achieves the "ground state" in
terms of spiritual energy, which is when the Fall reaches
completion and the Corrupt Demiurge wins.
This is now being carried out
via the negative alien agenda to hybridize us, so that we
become genetically locked into this ground state.
It is only
logical that, for the human species, the Fall ends the same
way it ultimately began:
The best known myth incorporating these ideas is
of Adam and Eve, inspired by earlier Sumerian and other
According to the version found in the
Genesis, before Adam the world was populated by flora,
fauna, and primitive humans.
Then came Adam, and from him,
Eve, who were different from other humans in that they
possessed the faculty of Spirit and lived in a paradisal
realm. In this Garden of Eden, they were in direct communion
with the divine. They were half-animal, half-divine beings
who were childlike in their innocence, pure and na´ve.
This speaks of the human soul
collective in its original "3D STO"
state of existence.
In the Garden were two trees,
Concerning the first, Adam was
promised death if he ate of its fruit.
The trickster Serpent
then approached Eve and convinced her to eat from the Tree
of Knowledge, and through her tempting, Adam also took a
bite. Seemingly contrary to God's warning, they did not die;
of course not, here the myth implies spiritual death, not
physical death, and that is what the Fall represents.
Upon eating the fruit, they both
became aware of their own nakedness and felt shame.
Afterwards they were banished from the Garden of Eden for
disobeying the warning, cast into the wilderness where the
animals and other humans were living by the law of the
In the above, the myth encodes several things:
The na´ve human soul
group acquiring the faculty of freewill, hence their
disobeying the command not to eat, for only through
freewill is defiance possible.
Their acquiring true
self-awareness, symbolized by becoming aware of
their own nakedness.
Disconnection from the
divine, hence being cast out of the Garden.
In other words, it speaks of our
disconnection from Spirit and the acquisition of lower ego
or lower intellect, which is our internal uplink to the
It symbolizes the grafting upon
our pure souls of what
Castaneda calls "the Predator." This
event was our insertion into the Matrix energy farm.
And yet, it is through ego, intellect, and direct experience
of brute physicality that we can even acquire personal
wisdom concerning the difference between good and evil and
their inner workings.
Why is that wisdom necessary? Because
in the end it makes us more powerful, resilient, and
Otherwise we would remain na´ve,
vulnerable, isolated, and weak: incapable of going where
angels fear to tread.
Achilles bathed in the blood of the dragon and thereby
acquired near invincibility
Dorothy wore the ruby slippers
of the Wicked Witch's sister
Luke Skywalker, Harry Potter,
John Riddick, and Neo had a piece of their 'enemy' inside
them, but it gave them the power they needed to conquer the
Our ego and intellect is what,
by default, makes us servants of the Corrupt Demiurge.
But if conquered and placed in
service of Spirit and Logos, these same faculties serve a
higher function of providing discernment and personal power
needed to overcome the Matrix Control System.
Biblical advice to be "wise as serpents, gentle as doves" -
if only one or the other, we fall into the false dichotomy
of being either predator or prey.
Eating from the Tree of Knowledge directly implies expulsion
from a higher realm into a lower one, where Good and Evil
exist in violent admixture, in order to "digest" the
knowledge offered. Indeed, this is a kind of spiritual death
(or coma, as with Sleeping Beauty and Brunhilde).
death better than those who have come closest to it. The
trick is returning to life before one dies fully.
Despite being a trickster, the Serpent is a symbol of wisdom
because it offers a gamble:
if conquered, it brings
otherwise inaccessible wisdom
from friction arises fire,
and from darkness arises light
We see this microcosmically
in our own lives every time dark forces take a gamble in
attempting to take us down; if we triumph, we acquire a new
power, pathway, and wisdom that makes us more resilient and
allows us to empower others in similar situations.
In Genesis, the Elohim who said, "Let us make man in our
image" represent our original, presumably well-meaning,
When Adam ate from the Tree of Knowledge,
the Elohim commented with worry that, should Adam now also
eat from the Tree of Life, he should become just like them.
What does that imply about the
It suggests they were immortal superhumans who had
mastered the knowledge of good and evil; in other words,
they are higher echelons of the meta-civilization existing
outside linear time.
Meanwhile, the Serpent represents the meta-civilization
forces obedient to the Corrupt Demiurge. They were
instrumental in genetically modifying the human race toward
its current condition: no longer pure, innocent, children
under the stewardship of the Logos, but crippled beasts with
the claws of intellect and ego, thrust into the domain of
the Corrupt Demiurge.
So after the expulsion from paradise, Adam and Eve existed
in a limbo state. They were on their way toward knowing Good
and Evil, but did not yet transcend their mortality. This
accurately portrays humanity's current state, hanging in the
balance between two ultimate outcomes.
In one outcome, the ultimate low point is reached where the
fruit is fully swallowed and digested, and total spiritual
death ensues; fortunately we are not there yet, hence the
larynx has been linked to "Adam's Apple" to signify it is in
the throat, not yet fully swallowed.
In the other outcome, we eat from the Tree of Life, and that
pertains to everything discussed so far concerning Gnostic
awakening, Etheric Tide, and the Christ thought-form
mediating our harmonization with the Logos. Hence in New
Testament symbolism, the Kingdom of Heaven carries shades of
the Garden of Eden, Christ is the means toward obtaining
Life (like the Tree of Life), and the sayings of Jesus speak
highly of having a childlike purity.
Stated in terms of
the Ra paradigm, our primordial
human soul matrix na´vely elected to incarnate into a 3D STS
gene pool prepared by 4D STS genetic engineers.
Together with clarifications
Boris Mouravieff, the picture revealed is that we
were once simple beings without ego or intellect, but who
had some of our higher faculties intact and were in full
harmony with the Logos.
After the Fall, our higher faculties
were disconnected and we developed lower ego and lower
Through the latter we would
achieve the possibility of wisdom and discernment, though
also the possibility of propagating evil. Once discernment
reaches sufficient perfection, the optimal outcome is that
our higher faculties also return, allowing the development
of the higher intellect and thus co-equal existence with the
One can recognize these elements in the story of the
prodigal son who leaves home out of foolish adventurism and
rejection of the father, learns his lessons and grows wise,
then finally returns home with newfound appreciation.
Ironically, the prodigal son who rejected the father ends up
being closer to him than the other son who never left.
To truly choose "God," one must
first have rejected "God," for only through such an initial
exercise of freewill can one develop enough freewill to
later make a meaningful choice of allegiance. This is what
separated Adam and Eve from the Elohim, the first being
close to God by intrinsic nature, the latter by choice.
Parzival cursed God and finally
severed his ties to any divine overseer, and only then
developed the independence, strength of will, faculty of
discernment, and the spiritual maturity to be divinely
appointed as winner of the Grail.
That seems to be the primary story of humanity and probably
why, in the grand scheme of things, we are even allowed to
be in this space-time bubble established by the Corrupt
Demiurge, in bodies genetically designed by its
agents. It's a gamble that pays off with our acquiring
power, wisdom, and discernment otherwise impossible to
acquire, but with the risk that we flatline and stay here
forever in this "black iron prison."
The greatest gains come
with the greatest risks.
Contrary to what fundamentalist Christianity attempts to
pound into its subjects, Original Sin is not some primordial
shameful act of dirtiness that we should all feel guilty
over; it is not a moral error, but, as Philip K. Dick
realized, an intellectual error that can only be corrected
through a Gnostic awakening.
It was intellectually na´ve for our spiritual ancestors to
so easily and enthusiastically think that 3D STS physicality
was an attractive and worthwhile thing to experience. But
that's a repeating pattern, one we still see today with
stories of souls incarnating into the human sphere having
signed up for more than they bargained for.
They come with high hopes and
overconfidence only to get beaten down, programmed, and
shredded by a monstrosity of a machine that is the
Control System. The na´vetÚ comes in not foreseeing the
risks that this opportunity brings. For humanity, the risks
now threaten to permanently extinguish what little spiritual
light we have left.
The teachings of Christ, among others, provide pointers on
achieving transcendence. Thus in theology, Christ is said to
have "died for our sins" - to have atoned for the Original
Sin committed by Adam and Eve eating the forbidden fruit.
While fundamentalists interpret this in a literal and moral
way, in actuality everything points to a more symbolic and
The Fall of Man is an ongoing
process and so is the mission of Christ.
The latter came into existence
to neutralize the first, but the neutralization has not yet
been accomplished. The ultimate outcomes of the original
Fall and the intervention of Christ exist as the two
ultimate probable futures from which the
Yahweh and Christ
Wherever the Logos and Corrupt Demiurge clash and the latter
secures a temporary victory, a fall occurs.
This scales down fractally into
the little choices we make everyday. Aside from the human
soul group incarnating into crippled genetics, other
examples exist of such falls. One is the Nordic
meta-civilization blowing up their planet and emigrating to
the cruder Earth realm. Another was the Ark Stone being used
to alter history.
In every case, one or more
individuals made a na´ve choice based on ego with
spiritually disastrous consequences.
The World Axis represented by
a pillar, mountain, cross, or tree
The World Axis is an
abstract idea meaning that which lies at the heart of
existence, the central fulcrum that moves and supports the
manifested world. It takes various forms in polar mythology.
In Genesis, the World Axis is the Tree of Knowledge. Eating
from it implies incarnation into 3D linear time, the
so-called Wilderness or World as distinct from the Garden of
Eden or Kingdom of Heaven. The Wilderness is where
spiritless humans, Archontic powers, and the Corrupt Demiurge
Hence the Tree of Knowledge and
the World Axis are linked to the concept of linear time.
Trees are a perfect metaphor for time due to the way they
branch in three physical dimensions just as timelines do in
three temporal dimensions.
Norse mythology, however, the world tree Yggdrasil
represents the central framework supporting the various
Here the World Axis has more of a spatial
Mount Meru of Buddhist mythology is another example of a
spatial supportive structure.
Putting these together, the World Axis pertains to the
framework of space-time, the medium through which all form
and motion arise. One symbol that combines both aspects is
the cross, the horizontal signifying space and the vertical
Additionally, the ancient symbol of the
solar cross, a
circle divided into quarters, represents among other things
the four seasons, which imply both time via the passage of
the year, and space via the four positions of Earth around
(It also resembles a millstone or the Ark Stone as
depicted on a Sumerian tablet, discussed below).
The symbol of Jesus crucified, whose literal interpretation
was rejected by Gnostics and Templars, may actually mean crucifixion upon the cross of space and time.
It would mean incarnating into linear space and time for the sole reason
to redeem those who fell into it. The correct meaning of the
phrase "dying for our sins" would mean "entering space-time
for concern over our fallen condition."
In Norse myth, the god
Odin likewise hung from
bleeding and dying.
In the process, he received the
archetypal symbols of the Runes by reading their pattern and
meaning in the branches of the World Tree.
This would imply that Runes are symbols representing
timeline dynamics processes and astral archetypes that,
through the etheric mediator, generate space-time events.
Historically, the Scandinavian runes trace back to the
Phoenician alphabet, and the Phoenicians were among the
proto-Israelites who possessed the Ark Stone. See the
ViewZone articles on Queen Sheba for more on this.
From the above, the World Axis is definitely associated with
But there is a third element involved.
Mythology, the World Axis is a giant pillar that rotates
back and forth, churning the surrounding milky ocean and
thereby precipitating chunks of butter.
Similarly, there is the Finnish
the Sampo, a magical artifact that like the Grail
Stone was capable of creating objects and foodstuffs out of
the Kalevala, it was depicted as a rotating
millstone that once ground out infinite abundance during a
Golden Age. A similar millstone called the Grotte appears in
What these symbols highlight is a central rotational aspect
connected with creation.
In the World Axis, therefore, we
find not only the concept of space-time, but also the axis
upon which space-time can rotate or pivot. What is this pivot
point? It is the quantum aperture, the choice point, the
moment of wave function collapse, the window of
non-determinism where timelines are in flux. It's the hinge
upon which reality pivots.
Probable futures are arrayed around this quantum pivot point
at various quantum phase angles, somewhat like tree branches
arrayed at various angles around their common point on the
What separates one probable future, one alternate past, or
one event from another is the quantum phase angle unique to
each. This has a couple implications:
First, regarding the quantum phase that separates one
timeline from another, to alter the quantum phase of the
past means to switch it from one timeline to another; this
equates to changing the angular position of the world
pillar, hence a reciprocation of the pillar means a
back-and-forth alteration of the timeline.
Second, regarding the kind of quantum phase that
distinguishes one moment from another, since time itself is
a continual progression from one event to the next, time is
identically a continual cycling of this quantum phase.
While that much is taught in
college textbooks, the cause of this continual cycling is
discussed in the previous article, the
Demiurge is the cause of time. Cycling is precisely what the
Demiurge does in being the default collapser of our
collective wave function and thus perpetuator of physical
reality as we know it.
This continual phase cycling,
which generates a particular timeline tree, may be
mythologically represented in the rotating millstone that
ground out a bygone Golden Age when the Demiurge or World
Soul was in harmony with the Logos.
In summary, in its purest form the World Axis represents the
quantum pivot point and the surrounding space-time framework
that rests upon it.
Dueling superhumans engaged
in a tug of war
In Hindu mythology,
around the pillar is wrapped a serpent.
hold one end of the serpent while the infernal
the other. They are engaged in a tug of war; as one side
gains, the pillar rotates one way, and as the other side
gains, the pillar rotates the other way.
This is what causes
reciprocation of the pillar.
What does the serpent represent,
The Serpent of Genesis is usually depicted as being wrapped
around the Tree of Knowledge.
In ancient Greek tradition, the
Orphic Egg is an egg
representing Creation, around which is wound the World
In Norse mythology, a giant serpent named J÷rmungandr
encircles the middle portion of the World Tree.
Serpent is always depicted as the outer perimeter encircling
According to the Prose Edda, Odin took Loki's three
children, Fenris˙lfr, Hel and J÷rmungandr, and tossed
J÷rmungandr into the great ocean that encircles Midgard. The
serpent grew so large that he was able to surround the Earth
and grasp his own tail.
When he lets go, the world will end.
As a result, he received the name of the Midgard Serpent or
World Serpent. J÷rmungandr's arch-enemy is the god Thor.
The snake eating its own tail is the
ouroboros, which can be
interpreted in two ways.
First is that it represents the Demiurge, in its corrupted
state, attempting to consume its own Creation.
exactly what negative (STS) forces do by enslaving other
beings - they ignore that all life is One, that by hurting
others they are hurting other instances of themselves; they
are like the head of the snake ignoring that the tail is its
The same principle shows up in the Greek myth of
a.k.a. Saturn, eating his own children.
In myth, the god Saturn is known as Father Time, for he
presides over the passage of linear time.
The planet Saturn itself bears
an ouroboric resemblance via its prominent rings. In
metaphysics, since Saturn is the outermost of the seven
classical planets, it is seen as the gateway into our realm,
into linear time. In Parzival, the cycles of Saturn governed
the intensity of Grail King Amfortas's perpetual wound.
be "saturnine" means to be slow, gloomy, and depressed.
Orfeo Angelucci's contacts
called Earth the Ĺhome of sorrows.' The World Dream, as
stated in the previous article, is more a World Nightmare.
And in Kabbalah, Saturn is explicitly equated with the
Saturn is the third sphere of divine activity, called Binah
- Understanding or Intelligence.
This is the power which organizes the creative forces and
imposes form on the universe. It is thus the root of matter.
It is also the female principle, for it is through
conception and birth that we acquire material form.
This leads straight into the second and more traditional
meaning of the ouroboros, which once again concerns time.
explained in the previous article, linear time is inflated
and sustained by
the Corrupted Demiurge, but linear time is
an illusory existence that has no permanence relative to
what is beyond this World Dream.
In being created from nothing by
a runaway artificial intelligence incapable of true
Creation, linear existence may be transitory like matter and
antimatter popping out of the vacuum before annihilating.
In being borrowed from the Void, our timeline may be a
self-defeating causal loop whose end is its beginning and
vice versa, an illusory space-time bubble inflated by
transient dichotomies that sum to zero. Hence the snake
eating its own tail; when it lets go, the time bubble pops,
and the World Dream ends.
The serpent also symbolizes etheric energy. In the Old
Testament, Moses fixed a bronze serpent to a cross and any
who gazed upon this serpent would be healed.
Similarly, the rod of Asclepius and
staff of Hermes
(caduceus), are also healing symbols involving serpents
wrapped around sticks.
In Alchemy, the serpent is found in connection with the
phrase "fixing the volatile," denoting an alchemical
operation represented by a snake having swallowed a stick
and being unable to move, or wrapped around a cross like the
brazen serpent of Moses.
As explained, Alchemy involves
impregnating physical matter with etheric energy. This is
ultimately what is meant by fixing the volatile, meaning to
anchor etheric energy into physical substance.
Kundalini energy is depicted as a serpent coiled at the base
of the spine. According to occultism, its function there is
to keep us anchored and asleep in the illusion, thus it has
a soporific influence in that state.
This implies that
Kundalini is an energy associated with the Corrupt Demiurge.
On the other hand, its
activation and discharge up the spine in a prepared initiate
is said to bring enlightenment and psychic powers, meaning
full etheric activation, which implies that Kundalini is an
energy associated with the Logos or, in Christian
terminology, the Holy Spirit.
What to make of this contradiction?
Simply stated, Kundalini
energy is another name for a demiurgic energy (etheric) that
serves a special role in our bodies. Depending on the nature
and state of etheric energy, it can have positive or
negative effects. For instance, people whose Kundalini
activates prematurely can go insane or suffer spontaneous
Egyptian pharaohs were sometimes depicted as having a
the Uraeus extending from their third eye,
which may have represented a focused beam of etheric energy
emitting from that region, as happens in cases of strong
In summary, the serpent represents,
and/or linear time
All these concepts are
different facets of the same thing.
physical reality just as,
J÷rmungandr encircles Yggdrasil
the Serpent of Genesis represents the Archonic factions who
were agents of the Corrupt Demiurge
in both Kundalini
and Alchemy, the Serpent represents etheric energy
Returning to the Hindu depiction of the World Axis, if
pillar rotation angle represents quantum phase, then the
back and forth tug of war between the Devas and Asuras is
identically a timewar.
The complete picture then
portrays polarized factions of the meta-civilization
altering the timeline one way then another depending on who
has the greater pull. They are tugging on the Demiurge,
employing etheric energy fields to modify space-time. By
pulling reality closer towards the Logos or the Corrupted
Demiurge, the timeline reconfigures accordingly.
This churning precipitates
corresponding space-time events out of the etheric substrate
of reality like butter forming in a sea of milk.
That which the World Axis
rests or depends upon: a foundational element represented in
the cubical stone, turtle, keystone, plug, cornerstone, or
The second most
important element in polar mythology is the foundation upon
which the framework of creation depends.
The meeting point between this
foundation and the World Axis is the quantum pivot point
mentioned earlier. Removing or disturbing the foundation
causes the entire World Axis to fall out of alignment.
In Hindu and Mayan myth, the World Pillar pivots atop the
back of a turtle. Even in Native American myth, turtles
symbolize the foundation of the world.
distinguished by their hard round shells, often of a
hexagonal shape decorated with a hexagonal pattern.
Anyone familiar with the works of
William Tiller will recognize the importance of
hexagon lattices in the substructure of reality.
hexagon lattice we find the Flower of Life and Tree of Life
Stan Tenen explained, it's a mathematical curiosity that
seven hexagons can fit on
a torus (doughnut) so that every
side of one hexagon touches the side of every other hexagon.
The torus is a three dimensional projection of a four
hyperdimensional structure is divided into seven
regions, like the seven colors of a rainbow or
densities in the Ra/Cassiopaean cosmology, with each color
touching every other color.
The turtle with its rounded
hexagonal lattice is a suitable natural symbol for this
Aside from the turtle, another variation of the foundational
element is the cube, especially a cubical stone, which, when
viewed from a corner, has the appearance of a hexagon.
The Rune called
Hagal bears the shape of an asterisk, three
lines intersecting like a snowflake, which in science
depicts the three orthogonal axes of space.
Hagal means hail, which are
"stones" that fall from the sky.
Anglo Saxon Runes, this same symbol means
In the Armanen Rune system, Hagal is said to be the "world
rune" or "mother rune" because in it are inscribed the shape
of all other Rune symbols, thus it is the foundation from
which the rest of the "alphabets of existence" are
Like the Tree of Life, Flower of Life, or the hexagon
lattice, it represents the foundation of manifested
Another fallen stone associated with the cube is the Black
Stone inside Kaaba, the cubical structure at the heart of
Islam to which all Muslims must pray and visit once in their
Kaaba in the city of Mecca is the ritual
cornerstone of the Muslim world.
The cornerstone, capstone, or keystone is yet another
depiction of the lynchpin or foundational element.
cornerstone is traditionally the first stone laid during
construction of a building, to which all other stones are
aligned, much like Hagal being the seed crystal to the rest
of the Runes.
The capstone of a pyramid is not
a lynchpin so much as a representation of the key element
without which the pyramid remains incomplete and
And a keystone is the central stone of a
rounded arch without which the arch collapses.
The stone, fallen from the sky, associated with the
foundation of physical existence, the seed crystal of
reality, the lynchpin that holds the World together - what
the Grail Stone, which serves as the seat or
anchor of the World Soul.
The combination is what
perpetuates the momentum of a timeline.
Sometimes the stone cube is shown with a tree growing upon
it, paralleling the pillar resting atop the turtle.
symbols depict the foundational, anchoring, and timeline
pivoting function of high
demiurgic technology. Timelines
trace back to the quantum pivot point that gave rise to
them, and this pivot point can be acted upon by high
demiurgic technology to uproot or anchor timelines.
Thus the Grail/Ark Stone
functions as the corner stone, capstone, or keystone of the
timeline it brings into existence.
Vortex symbolism and magical
"objects of plenty" that materialize abundance or
destruction depending on their use
The vortex is the
quintessential symbol of polar mythology because it
represents manifestation spiraling toward or away from a
central principle or singularity.
Passage through the
singularity means transduction or transubstantiation from
one level of existence to another.
The Demiurge is the central principle of our physical
universe, and its transubstantiation of astral archetypes
into physical manifestation resembles a vortex swallowing
one substance, compressing and transforming it, and emitting
it on the other side of the singularity.
The singularity in
this case is the quantum aperture, where thoughts turn into
reality, or where consciousness pivots reality.
These singularities are portals
through which metaphysics influences physics. They are where
space-time ends and begins.
(from Hamlet's Mill)
It is no surprise, therefore,
that the World Axis is depicted with vortical attributes.
Mount Meru takes the shape of a double vortex, like an hour
glass; it is a mountain that narrows in the middle and
spreads out at the top.
The cinched middle is seen in
the Mayan depiction of same.
Likewise, the Tree of Knowledge
and Yggdrasil have diverging crown and root.
cinched portion is the shared singularity between two
vortices, each opening into their respective realm.
The single vortex appears in the Hindu pillar, which narrows
at the bottom and flares at the top; same with the
vortex-like drill shown in an Egyptian stele depicting Horus
and Seth tugging on a rope wrapped around it.
In these cases, the singularity
is at the bottom of the vortex, for instance the pivot point
where the pillar meets the turtle shell.
The whirlpool is just a broader and flatter vortex defined
by a prominent eye at the center.
Upon reaching the end of
their pilgrimage at Mecca, Muslims circle around the Kaaba
(cube) in a manner resembling a large whirlpool.
Another example is the millstone, a round stone with spiral
grinding grooves radiating from a central hole.
Millstones resemble whirlpools, especially when rotating and
That they grind out flour for bread, the
life," makes them perfect symbols for high demiurgic
technology that once materialized foodstuffs out of the
ambient etheric field.
A Sumerian tablet depicting the Ark
Stone before a seated king visually resembles the eye and
furrows of a millstone:
But the vortex can take literal form as well.
the Ark Stone was accompanied by the columnar plasma vortex,
the Shekhina. When activated, the Great Pyramid (Mount
Sinai) likewise emitted a "plume of smoke" that may have
been a plasma vortex. The "pillar of fire" that went before
the proto-Israelite procession out of Egypt is another
The original legend of a Pharaoh
pursuing the fleeing Semites said he died "in the place of
And the water-filled bronze basin kept at
the Temple of Solomon was precisely circular in shape, ideal
for carrying a whirlpool of water within.
It seems that even in a literal and observable way, vortices
accompanied the activation of high demiurgic devices like
the Ark Stone.
The Ark and Grail Stone manifesting
thought show that high demiurgic technology is the basis of
the so-called "stones of plenty" mentioned in myths.
Another example of vortex topology comes from the Greek
Classical mythology offers multiple explanations of the
origin of the cornucopia. One of the best-known involves the
birth and nurturance of the infant Zeus, who had to be
hidden from his devouring father Cronus.
In a cave on Mount
Ida on the island of Crete, baby Zeus was cared for and
protected by a number of divine attendants, including the
goat Amalthea ("Nourishing Goddess"), who fed him with her
The suckling future king of the
gods had unusual abilities and strength, and in playing with
his nursemaid accidentally broke off one of her horns, which
then had the divine power to provide unending nourishment,
as the foster mother had to the god.
In another myth, the cornucopia was created when Heracles
(Roman Hercules) wrestled with the river god Achelous and
wrenched off one of his horns; river gods were sometimes
depicted as horned.
This Horn of Plenty is yet another allusion to the vortex
because a horn has a conical vortical shape.
of unlimited milk parallels the Grail stone manifesting food
for the knights or the Ark Stone generating quail and manna
for the proto-Israelites.
The Horn of Plenty tradition continues today in the form of
the cornucopia, a woven basket shaped like a vortex or horn,
usually shown on its side spilling out an abundance of
fruit. It's a tradition seen in America at Thanksgiving.
The cornucopia symbolizes fertility, harvest, and
It is yet another portrayal of a
vortex emitting foodstuffs.
So far we see two manifestations of the vortex archetype, a
more abstract and universal one associated with the World
Axis, and a more tangible and local form associated with the
energy field surrounding high demiurgic technology.
These are just two scales of
application of demiurgic principles, the first concerning
solidification and reorientation of entire worlds and
timelines, the second only a small portion for local
applications like materializing food.
Both act upon the quantum
aperture or pivot point to bring otherwise mere
possibilities into existence.
Cataclysmic unhinging or
skewing of the World Axis
As documented in
Hamlet's Mill, several myths speak of a catastrophic
disturbance of the World Axis usually brought on by unwise
disturbance of the foundation stone or object of plenty.
An Icelandic tale about the Grotte, a magical millstone
whose owner employed two giant maidens to turn it and
thereby grind out "gold, peace, and happiness."
In greed, he cruelly overworked
them, and in revenge they manifested a foreign invader who
came and killed him.
The invader took the Grotte and
maidens aboard his ship and ordered them to continue
grinding the mill, but the maidens ground out only salt.
Under too much strain, the ship broke apart and the Grotte
sank to the bottom of the ocean, seeding the ocean with salt
and generating a massive whirlpool via the water flowing
through its central eye.
The Finnish tale of the Sampo, a magical millstone forged by
a primeval smith for a powerful sorceress who promised him
her daughter in return. Through the mill, the sorceress can
keep her land peaceful and bountiful.
The smith marries her daughter
who later dies, and when he asks the sorceress for another
daughter she refuses. In revenge, he and his brother attempt
to steal the Sampo from her. They break into the "mountain
of copper" where the sorceress had sealed it and where the Sampo had sunk its roots deep into the earth like a tree.
Using a giant bull to plough up
the roots, they steal the Sampo and carry it away by ship.
The sorceress intercepts them and snatches the Sampo away
but drops it into the ocean where it shatters into myriad
The smith and his brother only manage to gather up
some of these pieces.
The authors of Hamlet's Mill viewed such stories as merely
encoding astronomical knowledge concerning the precession of
For instance, the starry sky resembles a
whirlpool or millstone as it rotates.
Hence the axis of a great millstone becoming unhinged simply
follows from ancient astronomers observing that the central
pole of the rotating heavens is not where it used to be, due
to precession of the Earth's axis.
While logical, this
interpretation is limited. Precession itself has greater
significance than a mere astronomical curiosity.
Precession of the Earth's axis causes the equinox, solstice,
and pole positions to wander over a 25,920 year cycle known
as the Platonic Year. The observed position of the Sun at
Spring Equinox gradually shifts from one zodiac sign to
another at the rate of one degree every 72 years.
on the sign, the world is said to be in the "Age" of that
ancient Egypt, the Ark Stone drama transpired during the
Age of Taurus transitioning into the Age of Aries.
Reflecting this, the Finnish millstone myth speaks of a
great "bull of heaven" that was harnessed to uproot the
millstone, allowing it to be stolen from its "mountain of
copper" and transported away.
We are now in the Age of Pisces transitioning into the Age
of Aquarius, from an age where we are but fish in the river
of time, to a future where we pour the river ourselves.
The state of the World Soul seems to correspond to these
Each age carries a specific
momentum of cultural, historical, and spiritual development
during that time span. Perhaps the World Soul is modulated
by the astrological energies of the various ages, or maybe
the Grail Stone is used at transition points between signs
to "change the program" accordingly.
Two astronomical vortical phenomena include the shape of our
galaxy and the hour-glass figure traced by precession of
(Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
It just so happens that 25,920
years is approximately how long it takes light to travel
between Earth and the super
black hole at the center of the
This suggests some kind of resonance between
Earth and the Galactic Center whose frequency is inversely
proportional to the Platonic year.
The implication is that the state of the World Soul is
somehow interlocked with the electromagnetic, gravitational,
and/or etheric resonance between Earth and the Galactic
Center. This may mean that different world ages, and thus
World Soul states, correspond to different locations along
the wave spanning Earth to Galactic Center.
As the wave travels, Earth
experiences different phase angles of this wave, and
currently it take 25,920 years to cycle through them all. At
each phase angle (wave position) Earth's axis points to a
different pole position in the sky and the World Soul has a
This indicates the Galactic Center is what generates the Etheric Tide.
Since high demiurgic technology is deployed on
Earth during times of heightened etheric potency, one can
see its use being timed according to astronomical cycles.
Thus the "program changes" or modulations of the World Soul
are intricately coupled to precessional cycles whose effects
are catalyzed by demiurgic technology.
Incidentally, this could explain a big mystery in astrology.
Due to precession over thousands of years, the astrological
sun signs of the zodiac no longer correspond to the
constellations they were originally associated with.
The twelve zodiac signs and their corresponding days of the
year correlated perfectly back in 800-1000 B.C. when the
zodiac system was devised in Babylon.
Since that time,
things have shifted back one complete sign.
While there exists sidereal
astrology that takes this into account, the more common
tropical astrology uses the same system from 800 B.C. on the
grounds that it's not about the stars in the sky, but the
position of earth in its orbit around the sun, i.e. the
season of the year that determines your zodiac sign.
But that explanation fails when
it comes to moon and rising signs, which have nothing to do
with orbital position around the sun and are likewise
disconnected from the actual constellations they are
supposed to represent.
The big mystery is that sidereal astrology works, despite
being astronomically baseless as far as the zodiac is
concerned. If you are Taurus, the sun at your time of birth
was actually in the constellation of Aries, and yet you may
exhibit all the personality traits fitting of the Taurean
archetype. Same goes for the moon and rising signs. And yet
these signs are only correct according to the sky as it
existed nearly three thousand years ago.
Somehow people's souls are being molded by energies from the
time of ancient Babylon and Israel.
That was also the
beginning of the particularly corrupted timeline that
culminated in today's precarious world situation. It's as if
the World Soul state from 1200-800 B.C. never went away with
the advent of the Age of Pisces in 100 BC-100AD. Even though
we technically passed from the Age of Taurus to the Age of
Pisces, the "program change" did not execute fully.
Where else have we encountered this dynamic during that same
historical time frame?
In the Hermetic lore of Christ's
mission being a failure. ("Ichthys" the fish being a symbol
for Christ, as well as a disguised
Intervention by the Christ thought-form turned into an
unfinished attempt at undoing and overwriting the "program"
of Yahweh and the Old Testament ways. Thus both now exist in
a limbo state, competing for the fate of the world.
The wheel of the zodiac is the wheel of linear time, the
Grotte grinding away at the bottom of the ocean.
is associated with the Corrupted Demiurge, and people being
molded by tropical astrological influences is nothing more
than their deterministic, mechanical, and unconscious side
having its strings pulled by the levers of the World Dream.
Undoubtedly there is an astronomical layer embedded in polar
mythology, but it's not the only layer. Rather than myths
encoding astronomy for the sake of astronomy, astronomy may
serve as a pneumonic framework to help memorize and preserve
myths. Such a framework would outlast even what is chiseled
Polar myths contain a deeper
payload than just astronomical knowledge.
The latter merely serves as pegs
onto which key Gnostic knowledge can be hung. Instead of
awing at the pegs, one should examine the Gnostic payload,
which is the higher meaning of these myths.
The astronomical interpretation does not explain why, for
instance, the Hindu pillar reciprocates back and forth
according to which side has the stronger pull, unlike the
starry sky that rotates and precesses in a steady manner.
The Grotte had a cover that only rotated at the transition
point between world ages, otherwise the millstone sunk its
roots deep into the ground like a tree and was still,
anchoring in place the world age it gave rise to.
These myths speak of too many
discontinuities, cataclysms, battles, and arbitrary
reciprocations of the World Axis to only be references to
earth's rotation or precession.
The millstone rooted in place is an allusion to the Grail Stone
anchoring a World Soul in place, to create and perpetuate
After the millstone was stolen and fell
into the ocean, however, it ground out sand and stones and created a
giant maelstrom that continues circulating to this day. This
mythical whirlpool does indeed parallel the rotating starry sky, but
only because the latter symbolizes the passage of linear time. The
millstone falling into the ocean and churning a whirlpool symbolizes
abuse of the Grail Stone causing our deeper collective fall into the
World Dream, into the dark well of linear time.
It all points to our physical reality being one grand machine
involving Earth, Sun, Galactic Center, Etheric Tide, collective
consciousness, and high demiurgic technologies interacting to
determine the particular timeline or state of reality we experience.
Taken to its logical conclusion, the astronomical phenomena encoded
in polar mythology may themselves be physical reflections, or World
Dream Symbols, of even greater Demiurgic principles.
Reality, the ultimate oxymoron, is not simply a deterministic
assemblage of matter and energy, but a perennially mutable product
of intelligent creation. The World Dream is a fractal mosaic
reflecting hyperdimensional archetypes and events.
This includes the Moon and Stars in our
Sky, in whose patterns the heathen Flegetanis (a Muslim
astronomer and a descendant of Solomon) is said to have read
the name of the Grail.
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