KEYS of Time & Space PT2
PARALLELS OF DIMENSION
The antidote to fear is knowledge.
The Egyptians and the Incas were not fixated on the afterlife as thought by early Christian translators but focused on creating a higher type of human. They believed DNA came from the stars and was destined to return.
Do you see the parallel to the modern thought patterns held by the people who believe they are a “Star Child”? Amazing that thousands of years ago people had the same thought processes…no wait! It’s not! It’s these same entities….wake up!
They have been here all along…spreading false doctrines which many cultures have held dear to their hearts ever since. Although some of these cultures have ‘disappeared’…the agenda remains.
According to the “calendar in stone” of the Great Pyramid which describes the so-called “Phoenix Cycle” of our galactic orbit, that time period ended…and the current one is the Age of Aquarius. The Greek word Phoenix derived from the Egyptian word PA-HANOK, meaning The House of Enoch.
The Eleusinian mysteries were called the mysteries of the city Eleusis. The ancient word “mystery” means “mystery or secret rite”. This is related to the word mueo…which means initiation into the mysteries with mustes being the “initiated one”. The word “mystikos” means connected with the mysteries, or secrets. These were intended “to elevate man above the human sphere into the divine” to assure his redemption by making him a god.
“An ear of grain in silence reaped”
Sounds familiar? Hmm…of wait! The Garden of Eden, where Satan wanted to enlighten Eve and promised her the same. There’s the origin!
Many Pagans use a key as a symbol to help with their meditations or psychic energy work. The key has long been associated with thresholds or portals. Many ancient gods, goddesses, angels and demons possessed the keys to the gates of the underworld according to numerous sources. Moreover, Death, Hades, Ghenna, Tartarus, Paradise, the Lake of Fire, and the Abyss are all discussed within the Bible…but I pose this question….are these compartments? Many people who have said they died and came back tell of their stories and some discuss hell as being multilevel. If so, then are these personifications, or is this speakling in terms of the hierarchy? I say this…every metaphor and symbol in the Bible has a true reality behind it!
I ask you this? When a person has experienced these ‘trips’…are these beings taking them to these dimensions to convince them of their divinity…as to change their faith? I think so!! Be careful of these…and who you listen to.
In the Epic of Gilgamesh, the mighty king of Uruk, (who was one third mortal and two thirds god -fallen angel).
They recently found the tomb of Gilgamesh and was actively looking for his DNA!
He went into the underworld and he had to have the KEY TO THE UNDERWORLD. The tale of Gilgamesh is a Sumerian tale that precedes the mythologies of even the Greeks or Romans.
His grief for his friend Enkidu sent him on a journey through the underworld to find his ancestor of the great deluge, Utnapishtim, who resided at the mouth of the Rivers. His journey through the underworld took him through a place of darkness for 12 leagues. Passing through a mighty mountain he came upon the place of the Underworld where he hoped his ancestor could give him the keys of immortality.
Is this a vision of hell?
‘Among mortals only one was ‘translated’ to live forever ‘in the distance at the mouth of the rivers’,…Only mortals must go to ‘The house where they sit in darkness, where dust is their food and clay their meat, they are clothed like birds with wings for garments, over bolt and door lie dust and silence.’
‘In this underworld lived the Annunaki, the nameless ‘Great Ones; who once, like Ereshkigal, lived above with the host of heaven, but who through some misdeed were banished to be judges of the underworld, much as Zeus banished the Titans, or like the fallen Lucifer. In Bablyonia the soul of the dead man was exorcised…that Nedu may keep strong watch over him, may his KEY CLOSE THE LOCK.’
A common attribute to the god was Narcissus and the Key of Hades, which implied that he was guarding carefully anyone who would enter his domains and that no one could escape without his permission.
Hades was also called Pluto, the god of Wealth, because of the precious metals hidden in the earth. However, his name here was often translated into Dis, the Latin word for rich. He had a far-famed helmet that made whoever wore it invisible. He was only the King of the Dead, not Death itself (which the Greeks called Thanatos and the Romans, Orcus/Mors).
Attributes of Pluto mentioned in the Orphic Hymn to Pluto are his scepter, keys, throne, and horses. In the hymn, the keys are connected to his capacity for giving wealth to humanity, specifically the agricultural wealth of “the year’s fruits.”
Pausanias explains the significance of Pluto’s key in describing a wondrously carved cedar chest at the Temple of Hera in Elis. Numerous deities are depicted, with one panel grouping Dionysus, Persephone, the nymphs and Pluto. Pluto holds a key because “they say that what is called Hades has been locked up by Pluto, and that nobody will return back again therefrom.” Natale Conti cites Pausanias in noting that keys are an attribute of Pluto as the scepter is of Jove (Greek Zeus) and the trident of Neptune (Poseidon).
A golden key (chrusea klês) was laid on the tongue of initiates by priests at Eleusis and was a symbol of the revelation they were obligated to keep secret. A key is among the attributes of other infernal deities such as Hecate, Anubis, and Persephone, and those who act as guardians or timekeepers, such as Janus and Aion. Aeacus (Aiakos), one of the three mortal kings who became judges in the afterlife, is also a kleidouchos (κλειδοῦχος), “holder of the keys,” and a priestly doorkeeper in the court of Pluto and Persephone.
Hecate is a goddess who is seen with a key as well. A number of Hecate statues depict her with/on or as a pillar having three heads and six arms. Three of the six arms are holding torches, and the other three hold a key, a rope, and a dagger. In this case, the key is the key to the underworld with which Hecate unlocks secrets and knowledge. Many Witches carry a Hecate charm as protection from evil. It was not uncommon for statues of Hecate to be placed at the gates to a city or at doorways for houses. It was believed that she would protect the inhabitants. However, her keys would also open up doorways and portals into other realms. Using her keys, it was Hecate who found Persephone in the underworld. In other legends, it was Hermes who got Persephone back. She made sure Persephone’s time was divided correctly between earth and hades and She would stay with Persephone during her period of time in the underworld.
Traditionally, Artemis and Diana are often seen as the same goddess. In this case, the legend comes more from those who worshiped her as Diana than Artemis, although when Romans and Greeks combined their gods, the following became true of Artemis as well. Diana was the Roman goddess of doorways. The doorway or threshold was seen as the portal a child’s soul would come into this world through childbirth. Diana protected the baby’s birth from the spiritual world to the physical world. Many women would wear a key as a necklace to help with birth. From Elizabeth Pepper, The ABC of Magic Charms: “The key is an important magical symbol, representing access to a coveted place in either a physical or mystical sense. It is associated with the goddess Diana and is a critical element of the cimaruta, an Italian charm symbolizing devotion to her.”
Another theory presented in gods, goddesses, and mythology is that the keys related to Diana in the form of Jana, an alternative form of her name, and her role as keeper of the gates of heaven and ruler of the doors and thresholds of a house.
Janus was a Roman god who was seen as the protector of the doorway. Janus is the god who keeps evil from entering in the doorway. The Roman god Jupiter gave Janus the keys to the heavens. It was Janus who opened the gates of heavens for Jupiter. The gates of Janus were opened during periods of war and closed during periods of peace. There is not a lot known about Janus; He is an Italian god that predates the rise of the Romans. However, followers of Janus would carry a key as a sign they had come to a harbor or ford in peace to exchange goods.
Another god associated with keys would be Aion, a god of time. His key is said to give him mastery over the heavens, much like Janus. According to Marcus Messala, a consul of 53 B.C., Janus was the same as Aion. However much of the records of the followers of the god Aion no longer exist. There are also images of the god Saturn with keys as well, however this is also seen as a connection between Saturn and Janus.
The Norse also knew the key as a symbol of the goddess Lofn, who is known as the gentle one. Lofn’s symbol is a golden or silver key with a corresponding glow. Her key is seen as the key to freedom. Her key is believed to unlock what is holding you back in your mind. She does this so that you may love whom you want no matter the reason. It’s so that poor can marry rich, a man can marry another man, someone from one race can marry someone from another race, and so on. Lofn’s name in Old Norse means ‘comforter.’ When times are troubled between two lovers, she is the goddess that may bring them comfort.
There are many gods who have carried the symbol of the key. Doorways are seen like portals into another world. (also many vampire legends and tales state that a vampire cannot enter into a house unless invited in-sounds familiar! Demons…) The key is believed to open the gateways into houses.. and thus into other worlds and realms.