For a long time it was
believed that the Zodiac signs originated in
Babylon. This assertion is now being challenged by
5,000 - 7,000 year old discoveries in Anatolia,
which suggest the heavens were divided at least a
thousand years before the Sumerians, Egyptians or
Indus Valley cultures existed.
Animals are well known for their extraordinary
senses through their migratory skills, earthquake
and weather prediction, but what of the humans who
evolved alongside them.? Our physiology suggests
that we were once similarly equipped.
Research is showing that sound can be used in a
variety of ways to assist patients recovery, from
depression to healing
Recent studies at Stonehenge suggest that the art
may have been practiced for much longer than we
Reports of ancient canal systems in the Americas has
prompted debate on their origin. From Peru to
Louisiana to Florida, evidence of canal systems
dated at 7,000 BP, and including submerged Harbours
and Quays are revealing the existence a new form of
engineering in the ancient Americas.
Well, here we are in 2012, the so-called 'End-time',
of Mayan prophecy. As the inevitable hype and
speculation increases, perhaps we should be asking
ourselves what exactly it is that we are afraid of.
The relationship between human consciousness and the
landscape is exposed through the creation of landscape
zodiacs, something still operating
in eastern cultures such as the Buddhists and
The numerous discoveries of bone flutes suggests an
intimate relationship with music from our earliest
origins. They are found around the prehistoric world,
often with the same diatomic scale we use today.
According to Jung, trees are a symbolic reference to
the self. Regardless of any metaphysical connections, we
depend on trees for our survival, but what more we can
learn from them.
discoveries have revealed the thread of an ancient set
of ideas that symbolically unites pyramids with the
underworld, the deluge, the primal-mound, and our
developing ideas of the afterlife and cosmology.
discovery of several bodies what appear to be 'therapeutic' marks on
them, and relating to illnesses they carried while they were alive,
has opened the debate as to the origin of both
acupuncture and Tattooing.
Musical ratios have been
observed in the movements of the planets, they have been
recognised in important texts such as the Vedas or the
Book of the Dead, and in constructions and myths around
the ancient world.
With over 400 ancient
lenses discovered so far, it is perhaps no coincidence
that Babylonian texts refer specifically and accurately
to celestial objects and details that are not available
with the naked eye.
'Orion theory' has gradually gained weight and indeed is
now considered valid in the UK, where several Triple
Henge-Circles have been identified as having a
relationship with Orion
The symbol for the
Labyrinth has been associated with sacred places for
thousands of years. More recently, it has been used as a
tool for pilgrimage, representing the metaphorical
journey we take through life.
Research is showing that the
Neolithic landscape was carefully shaped and constructed,
connecting us both spiritually and physically to
both the cosmos and the afterlife.
A look at the
controversial idea of predicting the events in a
synchronous universe as famously proposed by Carl Jung,
and practiced throughout history by cultures and
religions to this day.
deliberate and far more costly selection, transport and use
of specific stone types ('pieces of places') offers an
insight into the way stone was viewed in prehistory.
The natural acoustic properties of certain locations appear
to have been realised as far back as the Palaeolithic. In
ancient structures are now recognised to contain sonic
properties in their design.
very specific design construction features were built
into several prominent passage mounds. Their presence
betrays an example of the scientific Neolithic mind, and
the mechanism of the heavens.
giant Olmec heads at La Venta and Vera Cruz are certainly suggestive
of a Negroid presence at earliest stages in Pre-Columbian
history. They also betray a curious knowledge
with holes in them - A common construction feature around
the ancient world, but what do they mean..? Why would we put
ourselves through the heart of stone.?
Just how coincidental are
the examples of 'faces' in stones at megalithic sites and what was the
function of such natural anthropomorphic features to the
It has been suggested that we owe our imaginative
leap to the natural (Psychotropic) products of the earth-mother. This page explores
the role of natural chemicals on the evolution of
really at the 'Mayan end-time', or does 2012 just mark
the end of one cycle and the beginning of another? A
look at the cyclic nature of catastrophe, the absences
in the archaeological record and what we can earn from
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