Elohim: An early example of divine androgyne

Following up on my prior post, here's a little bit of Etymological, Kabbalistic and historical dimensions (a beginning at least) on the main characters of the Genesis creation account. First, I'llĀ take a look at the Two primary Gods mentioned in the text, YHVH and ELHIM. As a preliminary to this discussion, consider the fact that… Continue reading Elohim: An early example of divine androgyne

Prelude to a study of the Twins in the Zohar. . .

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ab/Albrecht_D%C3%BCrer,_Adam_and_Eve,_1504,_Engraving.jpg Alright, So as promised, I am going to be continuing with my examination of the spiritual and philosophical roots of the idea of Gemini, and the Twins in the Zodiac. When last we met, we were discussing the divine androgyne of the Twins of Genesis, Adam and Eve, and the Twins, Cain and Abel.… Continue reading Prelude to a study of the Twins in the Zohar. . .

More notes on Gemini: The Lovers, and the True parents of the biblical Cain

From Liber 418, by Aleister Crowley, and quoted in his Book of Thoth in reference to the Tarot Card "The Lovers" which isĀ attributed to the Zodiacal sign of Gemini: "There is an Assyrian legend of a woman with a fish, and also there is a legend of Eve and the Serpent, for Cain was the… Continue reading More notes on Gemini: The Lovers, and the True parents of the biblical Cain

I love the modern age. Not only can I just "stumble upon" a book that I've been meaning to read for nearly 6 years now but haven't encountered anywhere, but I can download it, access it, and search through it with the click of a button in less than a minute! This is "Saturn and… Continue reading

The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

Okay, this is surely the next book I need to purchase: In attempting to find and ferret out the evolution of astronomical thought, what could be a better find than a work that offers over 1300 pages of biographies on histories most memorable astronomers? The first question that I had about this was whether or… Continue reading The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

On the possible meaning and origins of the Zodiacal sign Gemini: Shu and Tefnut and the Zodiac of Dendera

A couple of years back now, when I first began studying the sky, and particularly, star-charts, I saw an intriguing parallel between the figures of Orion, Canis Major and the Twins Gemini. I knew already at that time, that Canis Major contained the bright-star Sirius, brightest and bluest star in the entire heavens, and that… Continue reading On the possible meaning and origins of the Zodiacal sign Gemini: Shu and Tefnut and the Zodiac of Dendera

Antique star stuff…

This is a paper that I wrote last year when I was first inspired by the stars... it was written on a night when I made my first real connection, personally with the skies and my place withing them. ........................ Something happened to me tonight, and I ended up diving down a research hole here… Continue reading Antique star stuff…

STAR STUFF: Mapping my world

I've been wanting to explore the relationships of the zodiacal constellations to their neighbors in their shared Northern and Southern lines of Latitude as determined by Tropical astrology. Unfortunately very few visual resources exist in this regard besides planetarium programs which give a great pigeon-hole view of specific moments in time, but suffer when you… Continue reading STAR STUFF: Mapping my world

Here is a video I encountered today describing and translating the hieroglyphics on the funeral stele of Ankh ef en Khonsu. Anyone familiar with Thelema will know of this figure, he is the main character in the drama that surrounded the reception of Aleister Crowley's Book of the Law. For a detailed account of that… Continue reading