Many cultures from around the world have made mountains a sacred part of their beliefs, of the Buddhic principle or Christ Consciousness. With Him and In Him and Through Him we live and move and have our being."
Sacred sites as mounds, megalithic markers , the ancients may have discovered they could communicate with the Divine through the electromagnetic properties there.
From the quest of the Celtic key:
Michael Persinger's work has demonstrated that electromagnetic fields change processes in the brain, whereby certain mystic or visionary experiences are created. The ancients may have been aware of this fact and used the magnetic properties of stones and the electromagnetic fields in places ( earth's grid) to achieve that effect.
from Mystical and sacred sites from around the world byJohn and anne spencer
The big question is, could the eye chakra be awakened by subtle earth energies travelling thru rock (Every part of our body vibrates at a specific sound frequency
Calcite: A mineral consisting largely of calcium carbonate (CaCO3 ). Next to quartz, it is the most abundant of the Earth's mineralsCalcite after the principal ingredient of the stone. calcite crystals have something called 'piezoelectric properties'. This means that they can send and receive electromagnetic frequencies (EMF),
.Sound is vibration as is everything that exists visible and invisible
From the rainforest of the andes, the wind swept mountains of Tibet, the frozen wastes of Siberia to the rolling planes of north America traces of this ethnic earth beat was almost every where.
planet alignments causing solar flares wich hit earth creating different pitches of vibration wich effect us on earth
In India the Vedic sages seem to have known and made use of magnetism. Hindu temples built in accordance with Vedic principles are placed where the earth's magnetic field densely passes through. I think that the ancient holy sites were used to induce altered states of consciousness in connection with religious practice.When initiatory rites are conducted at the time of solar and lunar eclipses, and at the solstices and equinoxes, the blood of the participant is brought to greater levels of magnetic vitality than would be the case at any other time. The magnetisation of the bloodstream is intimately related to the awakening
from w,raymond drakes gods and space men in the aincent west
After the deluge which destroyed the primervial world, seven giants survived. One of them xelhua built the great pyramid of cholula in order to reach heaven.
We are struck by its resemblance to the tower of bable, the pyramids of Egypt. The mounds all over the prehistoric world. Used as perhaps observation points. or a way of communicating to the gods.
Such as mount meru for Hindus, in ancient Greece the gods were believed to dwell on mount Olympus, in Japan Mount Fuji is a powerful symbol of their beliefs, mount kalis in Tibet is a sacred mountain for Hindus, jains and Buddhists
The Tohono O'otam and Pima tribes of Southern Arizona weave baskets from dried leaves, stems and roots of desert plants, and the labyrinth appears on these as a design known as the House of Iitoi or Siuku Ki; its significance is explained in the myth of Iitoi, the ancestral founder of the tribes whose spirit resides at the top of a mountain.
A leading Tibetan yogi, milarepa is said to of meditated in a cave on mount kalis before reaching enlightment. This mountain is sacred to jains and bonpos, jaons belief kalis to be astapada, the place where rishabha, their first saint gained enlightment. Therefore kalis has been a very important place of pilgrimage for over 2,5oo years. China has nine sacred mountains which are the object of regular pilgrimage five important to toist and four to buddist, each of the budist sacred mountains is regarded as a dwelling place place of a of a bodhisavta, a mythological being all sentient beings to attain enlightment.
Tai shan is the most important of these Chinese mountains not because it is a mountain but it is a living god itselfe.
Taoist belief has it that mountains are a medium of communication between mortals and immortals. They are places of retreat, of pilgrimage and of contemplation. Many of these sites were ancient shamanic sites of great local importance.
"A review of the ethnographic literature demonstrates that Devils Tower was a sacred area for several Plains Tribes, and that it has been encoded as an important landmark in tribal narratives."1
According to the National Park Service, over twenty tribes have potential cultural affiliation with Devils Tower National Monument
The Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, in malta underground cavity, is a unique monumentThe hypogeum offers us a rare glimpse at the prehistoric synthesis of funerary, solar-worship and shamanic traditions. The central chamber has several small rounded cubicles carved into the walls which it is currently suggested, were originally intended for 'living' people as part of a ritual, in which they would have had to lie inside in a foetal position (out of necessity). It is reported that from within these small cubicles, echoes from the 'speaking' chamber reverberate into a rhythm that is similar to the human heartbeat.
Ayers Rock in australia also known as uluru.it has loads of caves wich the aboriginals say they have spiritual significance
The Sumerian tradition presents the Serpent People as beings of power and knowledge. They were inhabiting the high mountains of Kurdistan, from where they descended to bring to men the blessings of civilization. They taught them math, astronomy, agriculture, metallurgy, architecture ... and cosmetics! Pre- Sumerians held them for gods. The Sumerians as the Assyrians were feared and respected.
also the Greek gods lived on a mountain
From Indian myth and legend
Donald a Mackenzie
The human qualities of indri are illustrated in epic narrative arjuna the Indian Achilles his is son and he pays a visit to the brilliant celestial city on the summit of mount meru, where flowers are ever blooming and pretty nymphs dance to pleasure battle slain warriors
gary david mentioned in his work star stones in south africa. Driekopseiland contains over 3,500 engravings pecked or chiseled into a glaciated andesite “pavement” that parallels the river.archaeologist David Morris, who says over 90% of the petroglyphs are geometric, abstract, or nonrepresentational: grids, meanders, dots, hatches, zigzags, concentric circles, ovals, spirals, star shapes, sunbursts, nested figures, and calendar whee.l countless hours were spent carving sacred symbols into obdurate stone. These inner visions of the spirit world had been received from both cathartic trance states and quiescent deep meditation.
pedra pintada, the caves are significant because they contain the "oldest firmly dated examples of art in the Western Hemisphere" Roosevelt lived in Monte Alegre while she worked at Caverna da Pedra Pintada Cave of the Painted Rock. more geometric carvings
and from the rock art at alta fjord
The earliest carvings in the area date to around 4200 BC; the most recent carvings are generally dated to around 500 BC. again the rock has zigzags, concentric circles, ovals and spirals
from oliver sacks book hallucinations
simple geometric hallucinations one mite get with halucinetic drugs were identical to those found in migraine and many other conditions. such geometrical forms he felt wre not dependent on memory or personal experience or desire or imagination but were built into the very architechture of the brain,s visual system
migraine-like patterns can be found in islamic art, in classical and medieval motifs, in zapotec architecture in the barck paintings of aboriginal artisits in australia, in acoma pottery. in swazi basketry in virtually every culture going back tens of thousands of years.
(from a old post tile mosaics on walls of medieval Islamic buildings
could the concentric circles and zigzags carved arouned earth at different locations be a visual represention of how the person is feeling at the time. are these artworks a window to the brain and could it be the composite of the stone's mild vibration wich brings on mild halucinations
According to some individuals who have laid their hands on the small door, a feeling of energy flowing has been commented on, as well as strange experiences such as visions of stars, columns of fire and the sounds of unusual rhythmic music.
The magical bluestone,of stone hendge spotted dolerite which when newly quarried is a dark blue speckled with brilliant white stars of quartz, with the stones being of importance could there importance be encourage by being placed in certain locations to tapp into earths natural vibration and stone rings built on locations to encourage certaine experiences.
two of the original bluestones were broken, many chipped into fragments, and some survive only as stumps underground after being broken up to serve as healing talismans.
Janet bord mentions how stone circles can act as doorways to other dimensions, and how dwarfs and faries are seen around these circles .Also icelandic bards tell of a benevolent wizard who owned a magical book. he used the book to summon dwarfs from a rock face to help a farmer who was looking for his missing wife
the book prophecies by tony allan.
through dreams the egyptians belived the gods could make direct contact with humans. people somtimes would sleep within temple compounds in the hope of reciving a prophetic dream from a god. i think the composition of the stone is a factor.and thats how i belive the sphinx spoke to tutmoses, it was the vibration of the stone that effected him as he slept
In genesis we are told of Jacob who used a stone as a pillow, where he dreamt of the ladder. again earth vibration witn stone on special location a factor
Peter the Hermit was asleep in a old foundation of a old church when he had a vision of the location of the spear of destiny. Lance occured to Peter even before the Crusaders captured the city, although it wasn't until the Christians were already occupying Antioch that Peter revealed word of it to anyone; this lapse conveniently explained as being due to Peter's reluctance to tell, fearing no one would believe him. agian i belive the stone at these places is a common factor
the common factor in these visions of Mary is there on mountains, again earth vibration thru stone i belive effecting the person.
The Marian apparition of Our Lady of Fátima was on a remote mountain top. A Francisco Marto was herding sheep at a location on a hill known as the Cova da Iria seeing a a vision of mary when she was approaching a mountain stream.The first stone of The Shrine of La Salette was blessed by Mgr de Bruillard. The Shrine was built near the location of the apparition at the center of a mountain .Mary appeared to a Melanie and Maximin on a mountain above La Salette. theres a Marian shrine a thirty foot high stone cross on the mountainside. also Apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Medjugorje. ... The name Medjugorje is Slavic and means "area between two moutains".
scot Creighton said Could it be, as many before me have theorised, that the Great Pyramid (and perhaps other pyramids) was constructed as a Shamanic initiation chamber
not just pyramid made from stone but the composition of the stone carcophagus i belive a main factor.