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Comparative Mythology

Comparative Mythology
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Burning Man :: Welcome Home 25 Fascinating Facts About the Dead Sea Scrolls @ Century One Bookstore 1.The Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in eleven caves along the northwest shore of the Dead Sea between the years 1947 and 1956. The area is 13 miles east of Jerusalem and is 1300 feet below sea level. The mostly fragmented texts, are numbered according to the cave that they came out of. They have been called the greatest manuscript discovery of modern times. See a Dead Sea Scroll Jar. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.There are nonbiblical writings along the order of commentaries on the OT, paraphrases that expand on the Law, rule books of the community, war conduct, thanksgiving psalms, hymnic compositions, benedictions, liturgical texts, and sapiential (wisdom) writings. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. The rugged terrain of the Qumran area. All materials contained in are protected by copyright and trademark laws and may not be used for any purpose whatsoever other than private, non-commercial viewing purposes. - Your Guide To The Gods The True Hallucinogens Twelve Constellations of the Girdle of Gaia "The Tree of Life bears twelve manner of monthly fruit and the leaves are for the healing of the nations"- Revelation Entheogens, the Conscious Brain and Existential Reality 2012 The purpose of this article is to provide a state of the art research overview of what is currently known about how entheogens, including the classic psychedelics, affect the brain and transform conscious experience through their altered serotonin receptor dynamics, and to explore their implications for understanding the conscious brain and its relationship to existential reality, and their potential utility in our cultural maturation and understanding of the place of sentient life in the universe. Sacrament, Consciousness and Sexual Paradox The Spirits or Mothers of the Plants - Pablo Amaringo The Twelve Constellations of Gaia Other Biodynamic Plants From a quantum-mechanical perspective the ancient roles of science and magic look if anything complementary.

What Are the Dead Sea Scrolls? - Professor Lawrence Schiffman discusses the Qumran Scrolls - Jewish History It was probably the worst time to have to deal with ancient manuscripts. In 1947, a Bedouin shepherd tossed a stone into a cave close to the northwest shore of the Dead Sea, in Qumran. Rather than the sound of rock or earth, he heard the sound of breaking pottery. Peering into the cave, he saw a number of tall clay jars. Together with a cousin, he entered the cave, where he found one jar containing some scrolls. The two began showing them to people, looking for a buyer. Although hostilities between the Jews of the area and Arabs were obviously imminent, archaeologist Eleazar Sukenik managed to buy three for the Hebrew University. It was probably the worst time to have to deal with ancient manuscripts The scrolls, which would turn out to be some of the most famous archaeological finds of all time, sold for negligible amounts. Because of the political situation in the Middle East, Jewish scholars could not directly approach Samuel to purchase the scrolls. The Dead Sea Scroll Scholar

10 Lesser-Known Egyptian Gods That Are Absolutely Terrifying I was in Egypt a few weeks ago. Here's another relief from inside the temple at Esna, showing Thoth and Horus anointing the king, along with a goddess I believe to be Menhit. The interior of the temple is quite well preserved as it was deliberately buried to protect it. Here you can see the temple is significantly lower than the contemporary city. From this angle you can see the relief of Menhit pictured in the article. There was also a statue of Menhit in the courtyard outside. Egypt is extremely quiet at the moment so I was able to freely explore all the temples I visited. Many of these sites are astonishingly well preserved considering their age, and there are some fascinating reliefs, some in obvious places, but others hidden away where you really have to look for them. Also, if you go to Luxor Temple it's good luck to rub the Pharaoh's member, and over countless centuries the hands of visitors have blackened the area.... Flagged

Retrogasm Install Theme©Install Theme© Les manuscrits de la mer Morte L'aventure de la découverte des célèbres manuscrits antiques commence en 1947 dans les collines de Judée, lorsque le jeune berger Mohammed edh-Dhib Hassan, surnommé "le loup", cherchait un de ses animaux égaré dans les falaises calcaires qui surplombent la rive nord-ouest de la mer Morte. S'étant assis à l'ombre des rochers, il jeta en guise de jeu une pierre dans un trou de rocher visible en face de lui. Il fut surpris d'entendre un bruit d'objet cassé provenant du creux où il avait jeté la pierre. Intrigué, il revint le lendemain en compagnie de son cousin, et les deux jeunes gens équipés de lampes et de cordes pénétrèrent dans la grotte, quasiment inaccessible au flanc de la falaise. Ils y trouvèrent huit gandes jarres fermées par des couvercles. Elles étaient intactes à l'exception de l'une d'elles qui était brisée, et d'où ils tirèrent de vieux rouleaux de parchemin. Mais la saga ne faisait que commencer. Fragment de manuscrit de Qumrân ( Bassins (rituels ?)

What Is A Modern Myth? I’ve had many discussions with people over the past few years about why myth is important. Much of these discussions come down to a misunderstanding about what the word “myth” means, so what could have been an interesting discussion about politics, permaculture, literature (or sex or food for that matter) becomes a lesson in semantics. I’d like to avoid rehashing that argument, and toward that end, give a definition of myth that all of us can wrap our heads around. And I hope as a result of it you will see why this is such a crucial issue to explore, as it has relevance in regard to every other discipline of study. First, I’d like to start us off with a short excerpt from the introduction of The Immanence Of Myth (Weaponized press). Modern myths are, quite plainly, alive. We may use myths to explore why something is the way it is, or what we are to do with it, but a given myth remains just an interface. The myth underlies our motive, or at least, it gives it voice. Take a breath.

The 12 Common Archetypes The 12 Common Archetypes By Carl Golden The term "archetype" has its origins in ancient Greek. The root words are archein, which means "original or old"; and typos, which means "pattern, model or type". The psychologist, Carl Gustav Jung, used the concept of archetype in his theory of the human psyche. Although there are many different archetypes, Jung defined twelve primary types that symbolize basic human motivations. Most, if not all, people have several archetypes at play in their personality construct; however, one archetype tends to dominate the personality in general. Return Home