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Mr.Ward wrote:

> Are we reading too much in to this or do you consider it to
> have significance?
>
> I'd like to think it has significance as there are stories of
> the AE's practicing surgery, dentistry, etc. and this symbol
> could possibly have stemmed from that, although I wouldn't bet
> my house on it.
>
> Also of note is the pineal gland is referred to in some
> cultures as 'the third eye.'
> "According to Max Heindel's Rosicrucian writings, called
> Western Wisdom Teachings, the third eye is localized in the
> pituitary body and the pineal gland. It was said that in the
> far past, when man was in touch with the inner worlds, these
> organs were his means of ingress thereto."
> source.
>
> As we know, the Eye of Horus is meant to represent protection,
> power and health. So, in a way, there is little connection
> there to begin with. Can anyone shed any more light on this?
>
>

I can't speak to the "eye of Horus" reference, but regarding these glands,
the pineal is not the 3rd eye. The physical manifestion of the 6th chakra (3rd eye or eye-center) is the pituitary gland, aka, the master gland.

The pineal is the physical manifestation of the crown chakra and it plays a big role in how we can leave the body through the crown chakra, which is much more desirable than exiting through the lower centers--heart, throat, etc.
During the early AM, starting at midnight, and peaking around 3-4 AM, the pineal secretes melatonin and "thins the veils" for us, making it easier to have visions and to consciously leave the body during meditation. The old mystics refered to this time of day as the "hour of elixer".

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Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 714 Mr.Ward 23-May-12 13:37
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 275 David L 23-May-12 18:01
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 1411 Grigorius 23-May-12 18:40
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 442 Mr.Ward 30-May-12 14:53
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 287 annj1123 08-Jun-12 23:16
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 324 David L 09-Jun-12 16:21
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 234 Gary Osborn 24-May-12 14:50
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 322 Sirfiroth 24-May-12 15:28
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 280 Gary Osborn 24-May-12 15:56
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 233 Gary Osborn 04-Jun-12 21:57
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 236 Sirfiroth 06-Jun-12 14:37
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 1825 Gary Osborn 07-Jun-12 23:23
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 275 Mr.Ward 11-Jun-12 12:34
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 245 Gary Osborn 04-Jul-12 16:31
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 231 Mr.Ward 05-Jul-12 13:06
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 246 brucenyc1 05-Jul-12 19:05
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 187 Mr.Ward 06-Jul-12 11:29
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 257 Mr.Ward 06-Jun-12 16:04
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 271 Gary Osborn 08-Jun-12 21:20
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 248 Mr.Ward 30-May-12 14:38
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 315 Gary Osborn 31-May-12 17:40
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 274 Mr.Ward 01-Jun-12 12:57
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 259 Gary Osborn 02-Jun-12 21:14
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 244 michael seabrook 02-Jun-12 22:46
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 245 Gary Osborn 03-Jun-12 23:18
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 189 Mr.Ward 06-Jun-12 13:37
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 201 michael seabrook 06-Jun-12 14:53
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 243 Mr.Ward 06-Jun-12 15:33
Re: Eye of Horus/Pineal Gland 242 michael seabrook 06-Jun-12 16:59


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