Stargates

A cave is a womb in the Earth. Since antiquity caves like Melissani (above) have been viewed as sacred places of retreat and renewal often associated with music. While a cave can be any enclosed space within Mother Earth, it actually implies...

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The winged disc

Once upon a time we worshipped beneath this symbol of love: It also implies creation, fertility and immortality. The origins of this pattern are discussed here, however it remains one of the most popular designs in history. Today it still...

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A baby’s heartbeat

Below is a girl singing within an ancient river temple: What was this ruined sanctuary designed to do? Actually it was built as a womb to amplify Earth’s heartbeat which is most easily heard from waterways. In fact, everything you ever...

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Set

Here is Set holding the Was sceptre: The Was is a staff that symbolises "power" or "dominion". It appears everywhere in Egyptian art: from relics and statues through to reliefs and hieroglyphics. It features a dog's head with a straight...

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Earth’s birthday

What happened on Earth's birthday many cycles ago? She went from being a torus to a sphere; from a star to a planet. The image below is the geometry that governs solar and planetary formation. This is found in many solar systems in the universe....

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The Royal Calendar

Do you remember a version of this rhyme? Thirty days hath September, April, June and November... This traditional English mnemonic is used to remember the months of our Gregorian calendar. But it has no rhythm which suggests that it...

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The Royal Cubit

The Royal Cubit is a solar unit of measure: In the hieroglyph above, we have three symbols—papyrus, a wavelength and an arm. Interpreting this, we might say that it refers to the resonant ratio within the human forearm—the proportion of...

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Time

Time has a feminine rhythm. This is because she is ephemeral—we can't see her, touch her or taste her. In fact, we are not aware of her UNTIL we measure her. The goddess associated with time is Seshat. The circle above can refer to...

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Alchemy

In Arabic, the land of Egypt is referred to as Al Khem. The name provides the root of our modern word "alchemy," and offers a fresh insight not just into the ancient land of Khemet, but also the purpose of its most important temples. Above: a...

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Nephthys

Nephthys was known as The Lady of the Temple: Unlike the virile Isis, Nephthys was a barren goddess who symbolised the transitional death experience. Even in the Pyramid Texts she was an enigmatic presence. Yet despite her ominous nature, she...

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