Genesis of Eden

Holy Matrimony: Pronouncing the Logos

First Season - The Element Earth:
Healing Biodiversity and Restoring Nature and the Feminine

The Nature of the Logos

I'm going to pronounce to you the Logos. The Logos is the word and we know it from ancient cultural tradition as the word that God speaks in pronouncing the universe. We also know it from the gospel of John where we hear "In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God" that somehow the pronouncing of the Logos is the creative act of God.

Now it's very hard to relate the simplicity of those statements in John with the complexity of the modern scientific world, but it's necessary. We are coming to the crux of a world transformation which makes the events in Palestine and Jerusalem in the year zero in a sense simpler, almost simplistic by comparison with the complexity of nuclear weapons, genetic technology, biodiversity crisis and all the global transformations that we are facing, particularly in this century and with it all of the enormous expansion of the scientific understanding of the universe at large.

Now for us to come to terms with the living nature of reality as it actually exists, to pronounce the Logos today is to pronounce the scientific description of reality in its fullest existential terms. Now that isn't something that is easy to do because the conscious aspect of nature is very mysterious and science is only just beginning to scratch the surface of that.

Now it is something that ancient religious traditions have always dealt with so they have a kind of a head start in understanding the nature of the subjective condition and without that subjective condition, we do not even know we are in this universe and in fact all the experiences that you have had when you are watching this and I am having now saying this are all subjective experiences that we personally have and without those subjective experiences we don't know the universe exists, so any description of reality has to understand and fathom the deepest nature of the subjective, and in that is the religious mystery contained.

So there's an awesomely difficult thing but also awesomely straightforward, which is for the universe and the nature of God to reveal itself to us through the pronouncing of the Logos that we come to understand in a much deeper and immortal and perpetual way the nature, the creative nature of the Godhead and the relationship we have to the cosmic existential reality.

To describe the Logos is to describe nature in the ways that it comes to be as a creative process and of consciousness and our role as a creative participant in the evolving nature of life. There's a very important change of perspective that comes into this which is that we are as personal individuals only of three score years an ten average life-span, but the continuity of life ... I come from an endless web that goes back three thousand million years as an evolving, unfolding process.

Now in one sense I'm 53 years old and in another sense I'm three thousand million years old and three thousand million years is a third as old as the universe is, so we need to understand that life is a cosmological process. It's part of the creative way that the universe comes about. It is central to it and not something [accidental and] peripheral and it is the deepest and most complex fulfilment of the cosmic design potential.

So we stand in a continuity that goes back at least a third of the universe's lifetime and consciousness that we possess subjectively to experience the universe is something which is fundamental to the way the universe works in terms of its wave-particle physics and so it's not just a biological accident and so we need to get a change of perspective in which we can look at nature, not just as sacred in the sense of a religious superstition, but sacred in the sense that its full potential hasn't yet been revealed and the evolutionary process has many extraordinary wonders to show us yet and within nature is the sacredness of that which has not yet become and we as creators, as participants of guardianship of nature on Earth hold with us a divine responsibility to cherish the Earth and care for it. To enable it to flower and unfold and liberate its potential which isn't yet even in seed form. These are things, organisms and life forms that have not yet involved on Earth [including our future descendents] that we stand as the co-creators with.

Now there's an important ... I find myself in a difficult position because there are many things that Jesus has said that are just so pertinent and its, you know, deja vu, or camaraderie, or fellow travellers, or however you want to put it, but again in John, gnostic John, for all its firebrand behaviour against the "Jews" you find that Jesus says a quotation from Psalm 82 "I have said ye are gods" and he's saying this specifically when challenged about claiming to be the Son of Man and making these outlandish claims to personally reveal the nature of the Godhead in a way that was offensive to many sects of Jews that to say "Is it not said I have said ye are gods?" Now Psalm 82 is making a statement in which we can turn to look at ourselves and say we have the creative responsibility of God invested in us, because the process, the cosmic process which gives rise throughout these extraordinary times as long as the age of the universe itself to life on Earth and to life potentially throughout the universe, that we inherit the responsibility for the degree of impact that we are now having on the planet, that we know we are having through nuclear weapons, through genetic technology and through completely transforming the whole face of the planet and monopolizing vast areas of what has traditionally in evolutionary terms been biodiverse and convert all of that to often monoclonal production of crops for man often of very low genetic diversity.

These are very major transformations of a global nature happening to the planet and they are potentially extremely deleterious to the long-term future evolutionary potential of Earth in its flowering and we need - it's a fundamentally important thing for us to learn to accept cosmic responsibility we need to understand how the universe works and that's why I need to pronounce the Logos as a healing act. We need to take responsibility and no longer turn and to God in the way that traditional religions have tended to "Not by my will but by thine because this is an act - it's a good act of humility, it's always essential, its a Buddhist truth to trample on your ego, now its essential for me not to take my own personal ego into the baggage or to bring in the baggage of the personal ego, but we have to take responsibility for our actions and our impacts are enormous, nuclear weapons not ignored at all and symbolic of our condition that we must now take responsibility.

The universe has struggled throughout evolutionary time to reach the sort of solution that the human brain manifests so we, each of us who comes into incarnation, is given this absolutely fabulous opportunity, which is that we come into incarnation as humans, and in our generation, we are coming into incarnation as humans, on the epochal transition from the living with nature as gatherer-hunters through to cosmic [hu]man who understands their place in the universe and who understands the depths of the scientific description of reality , cosmic inflation, wave particle complementarity and so on. All of these details through to molecular biology and then the mysteries of the mind, we become co-creators in evolutionary time of the living manifestation of the planet, so at that point we become and must become part of the Godhead process.

Transifgured by the sunset on the hilltop at Opuhi while pronouncing the restoration of the feminine.

Eden and the Fall of Patriarchal Dominion

Now there's a very important lesson in this and this is a lesson of falling out, and its a mythological lesson, and its a scientific lesson, and its a sociobiological lesson, and it's about men and women, or I should say women and men, or female and male, and about the imbalance of the genders that has happened through the impact of culture on the sociobiological gatherer-hunter society in repressing half of the human attributes and aiming for order, rather than the chaotic aspects that fertility entails.

Now when I say the Godhead, I'm choosing my words very carefully, because I've just mentioned wave particle complementarity and there is a fundamental problem right in the nature of the Godhead, which is the problem of gender and really what has gone down in humanity in the transition from the gatherer-hunter society of the sociobiological evolutionary coming of homo sapiens sapiens to the cultural tradition that we end up with today in the twentieth century at the end of the second millennium since Christ and this is the story of the epoch of patriarchal dominion over nature and woman and its a difficult lesson for man, but its an absolutely essential lesson for humanity to learn that men have through anxiety and a will to control, entered into a relationship of dominion over women and dominion over nature and the natural crisis we are facing in population and in biodiversity and in the existence of nuclear weapons and the severe winner-take-all greed strategy of free-market capitalism and a whole lot of other subtle and difficult manifestations of the existential crisis of modern society are actually this gender imbalance, which isn't understood in society, which is woven into some of the worst aspects of the atrocities committed in the name of religion is also coming close to destroying the biosphere and with it destroying humanity, so its a very essential and urgent lesson for us all to learn and it's urgent in the following sense and the reason I'm sitting here today is that if we wait another fifty years to save biodiversity, we are going to leave for all the future generations of this planet, a mass extinction of biodiversity. Just as human culture comes to recognize its cosmic role in the flowering of evolution it will to its horror discover that through the greed and particularly through the male sex of humanity that the evolutionary flowering has been all but destroyed by a mass extinction worse than the dinosaurs' demise caused simply by humanity's ignorance and greed.

Now if we can arrest that process quickly, by intervening soon, we're going to perform the greatest healing act that has ever been performed on Earth in the entire history of this planet and that is saving the genetic heritage and the biodiversity of all time through Earth which has accumulated, which is the immortal heritage - that is what immortality is about and when the Fall happened from the garden and Eve was cursed for eating which she thought was the fruit of wisdom, but was actually the fruit of black and white, woman was cursed and nature was cursed and this cursing was really the falling out of the male gender of humanity from his natural relationship of interdependence with the female of the species.

There's a magic involved in this process because simply by forgiving and restoring to the female and the feminine aspect of reality, which is something, when we go down to wave particle complementarity, we find deeply woven into the nature of the universe, subject-object complementarity, mind and body, or spirit and body, however you want to, consciousness and matter, these ... wave and particle, female and male ... none of these are quite exactly the same - they're not duality, but complementarity - each finds its nature in the opposite. Now what we do not and have not properly understood in the mechanization of nature that comes from the Newtonian world view is that the physical nature of the universe, both in terms of mind-body which is the most fundamental duality and in terms of wave-particle and in terms of chaos-order are what is called a Tao and we have the tradition of the Tao, the complementation of these attributes, now in the nature of the way the universe conceives itself this complementarity principle, feminine and masculine are fundamental attributes, not just of biology, but that they run much deeper into the nature of the universe and the feminine principle is absolutely central to the survival of the human species.

In restoring the sacred respect to the feminine principle and to the females of the species who have been oppressed and the list of atrocities committed in the name of patriarchal religions is vast and horrifying and nobody can justify what has happened. Now the critical thing is that to save nature, it's essential that we have reconciliation of the mutual respect between the genders. The other side of the coin - achieving what is essentially holy matrimony, or the sacred marriage - achieves the healing of nature and the founding of the immortal age. So it's a magical thing.

And I think you want to understand what holy matrimony means - holy is not "of God" in the sense of something else somewhere else - holy is "whole", "complete" and matrimony is the relationship between female and male [mater = mother] and holy matrimony is the sacred union of the complementary principles in which the universe brings into being mind embodied and in the relationship of embodied mind and this is part of what has been a heresy of patriarchal religion is to class nature as in some way inferior, that nature is evil, nature is [merely] tooth and claw [rather than the long-lived process of social being which brought humanity into cultural existence], and nature is the debased realm.

Nature is the embodiment of God and treating nature as utterly as sacred as those inner vistas of the eternal mind is essential for the relationship between mind and body to become the manifestation of each. And the patriarchal tradition has seen instead, God as something removed and transcendent in the sky, and nature as something, and it's a feminine attribute traditionally in culture to have seen 'Mother Earth" and nature as feminine as the embodiment principle.

The root problem about this comes from male insecurity about reproduction, because the female of the species is making a massive genuine [long-term] investment in child-rearing, both in terms of the amount of enormous swelling of pregnancy and the lactation and the experience of being at one with life through the birth process and the mothering process gives a great deal of personal intimacy on the part of the female with the immortal ongoing process of life generation to generation that is an important and central role that the male gender doesn't quite share.

Pregnancy: Phillippa from The Human Body BBC

The relationship is equal in terms of the nuclear genetic material, but the investment is not equal and the intimacy is not equal and this has caused men, men are never ... there's a saying which is absolutely basic to sociobiology, which is "Momma's baby, poppa's maybe". Now men in history have always been insecure about who are their offspring and the male will to control has caused human culture to dwell upon patrilineal kinship systems to a significant extent, but particularly to develop social means of controlling female reproduction, in such a way as to keep as many women as possible utterly committed and faithful and separate a small number off for the pleasure of men, so that all the men will know exactly who their offspring are by denying liberty essentially to the feminine sex of humanity.

Now this has a tremendous toll, because it means that fundamental feminine attributes of the vision and process that women would engage and the sense of affinity with nature and the sense of continuity of ongoing life, rather than winner-take-all and get in and rip off the stuff fast while you can make the profit and worry about the consequences later, all of those extremely rapid winner-take-all and highly competitive .. ah ... relatively selfish greed type ideas are to do with the male reproductive strategy which is to try to amplify - some men don't have any offspring and some men fertilize ten thousand women behind flaming walls - men are capable of tremendous difference of reproductive potential and all males in a vast variety of species tend to have this competitive - its a genuine, biologically-meaningful strategy of venture-risk exploitation to try to make your fortune, to try to secure a large number of potential partners, or fertilize many people as you move around. It's something that is naturally part of the situation, but if society unknowingly adopts the male reproductive strategy as its fundamental social strategy, because men are fundamentally socially in control and believe that they have the right to dominion, not only over women, but over nature, then what will happen is the male reproductive strategy will simply create havoc on the whole biosphere.

Now there's a healing way of restoring this and that is to restore fundamental and sacred in the sense that it ensures our survival respect for the feminine, for the female, to free the female in reproductive terms. Any society in which the males are trying to assume, through law, through fear, through threat of violent punishment or through murder control over the reproductive process of women is always going to suffer this problem and so we need to recognize that women need to be reproductively free. They need to be free to make the decision that in the gatherer-hunter society we evolved as humans, thinking intelligent cultural humans, in the light of. [And in the majority of animal societies too in which male competition and female reproductive choice are central]. We need to look back with respect to that gatherer-hunter society and to the apparent freedom that women had not to be beaten up, or to be circumcised so that they won't have any sexual pleasure, or to be confined in their houses, so that the men can know exactly who their children are.

This involves a degree of trust and in a vast majority of the situations, the fathers will know who their children are, but if we are going to survive and understand our sacred responsibilities to the universe to unfold potentials that we can't even logically at this point in time conceive, we have to, for our own survival and for the survival of our offspring give this sacred respect back to the feminine and in giving it back to the feminine and to the females will work the Renewal of nature and unfold the immortal age which has been prophesied throughout all the scriptures to be.

The Fertilization Gallery from The Body

This sequence at the end of the first seminar shows some state of the art imaging of human fertilization and embryogenesis.

Ovulation: The Fallopian tubes releasing the ripe ovum from the ovary.
Ovum in the Fallopian tube with sperm.

The ovum with nurse cells. Active sperm.

The fertilized ovum just before nuclear fusion, the first division, eight cell embryo.

The early fetus shows fin-like limbs indicating our evolutionary origin from fishes.
Right 12-week fetus already has fingerprints.

B: Second Season - Element Fire: The Four Corners of the Corner Stone
Holy Matrimony, Shekhinah, Logos and Eucharist

Dark and Light
Evening precedes morning, and night becomes dawn. - Hafiz (Shah 272)

This talk is in the domain of the night. It's light in the darkness. And this is the sacred marriage of light and darkness. Principle of fire. I'm going to do four things:

  1. Pronounce the Sacred Marriage celebrating the Song of Songs
  2. Call down the Shekhinah
  3. Pronounce the Logos of Life and the Light
  4. Talk to you briefly about the Eucharist

The Sacred Marriage of Light and Darkness

I'm going to read you a little bit of the Song of Songs.

I want to say what Rabbi Akiva had to say about the Song of Songs:

"The whole world is not worth the day on which the Song of Songs was given to Israel for all the writings are holy but the Song of Songs is the holiest of the holy".

Now this is a truth and the Song of Songs is our salvation and the redemption of the Earth and the principle of the Song of Songs and of the reunion and recognition between the two genders and each - Solomon giving the Queen of Sheba all that she desired is the key to Wisdom. And that is the key to the Wisdom of Solomon and the Wisdom of Solomon is what gave him the six hundred and sixty six [talents] and six hundred and sixty six, here is Wisdom is Homo sapiens. Sapiens is Wisdom. The mark of the beast Homo is sapiens.

Now there's a basic principle here and that principle is the sacred marriage. And it's not simply worshipping the female in an epoch of dominion, but it is the relationship of reconciliation between the two sexes and between humanity and nature. And light and darkness are represented in the sacred marriage. "I am black but comely O ye daughters of Jerusalem" The Queen of Sheba is the Shulamite, she's the darkened one of the enclosed garden. She also represents the repressed feminine principle. In Luke it says "The Queen of the South shall return and judge the men of this generation" and that is the sacred marriage principle returning and it is the feminine principal returning and what apocalypsia means - the term 'apocalypse' is an unveiling and it is traditionally the unveiling of the bride - it is the feminine gender in Greek.

So I'm going to read you this piece. I've already read a reading of the Song of Songs over the pastoral symphony from Handel's Messiah because this is setting the tradition right. The bridegroom should be the messiah of fertility raising the paradisaical age - that is the living messiah - now:

"Open to me, my sister,
my love, my dove, my undefiled:
for my head is filled with dew,
and my locks with the drops of the night.

I rose up to open to my beloved;
and my hands dropped with myrrh,
and my fingers with sweet smelling myrrh,
upon the handles of the lock.

Now this IS the holiest of the holies. And there's a process of giving back and giving back to the principle of Wisdom rather than just structured knowledge and Wisdom in the Proverbs:

Wisdom crieth ...
The LORD possessed me
in the beginning of his way,
before his works of old.

Wisdom is the consort of the Lord.

I was set up from everlasting,
from the beginning,
or ever the Earth was.

Wisdom is coeval with God, coprimal. Now nevertheless in the Proverbs, Wisdom is treated as a kind of worldly or secular principle of common sense almost, slightly debased, but the implications coming through here are that Wisdom is a feminine principle, partly intuitive. A sense of how to conceive the future as much as how to analyse the present. So Wisdom represents another aspect of the feminine and the feminine abstract.

The honour of man is his learning.
Wise people are torches lighting the path of truth.
In knowledge lies man's opportunity for immortality.
While man may die, wisdom lives eternally.
- Ali (Shah 272)

Calling back Shekhinah

There's a centrally important aspect of the sacred marriage as a healing process between the two genders and that is in the way that it finally makes restoration for the falling out of the Fall from Eden and it's here that we see the Shekhinah in her full significance in that the intimacy, the intimate coexistence between God and humanity was severed in the Fall from Eden and in that severing, the intimacy of the relationship with God manifest on Earth in the form of the feminine Shekhinah retreated from the face of the Earth. Now in this retreat, the relationship between humanity and the Godhead is cast asunder and in the healing and in the return of sovereignty to the feminine, we are drawing down the Shekhinah back into marital union and this is a marital union between mind and body, between Kingdom and Garden. Jesus strove to manifest the kingdom, but the original sin of Eve was not uncursed. It still remained and it's central to the Christian tradition. It's only in the uncursing of that and the freeing, the liberating of the feminine and this is calling down the Shekhinah back into intimacy with us, And it's a matrimonial - its not simply the ascendance of the feminine but its a matrimonial holi-ness - completion.

[Calling Shekhinah]

NOTE: Holy Matrimony is a state of union of body and spirit: "But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife; And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder" (Mark 10:6 ).

This statement IS Holy Matrimony, but it doesn't mean a prohibition on divorce between human partners, but devotion and care for any offspring as sacred. Serial monogamy can further this less than female reproductive freedom, if it results in scattered families, dispute and alienation.

The Logos of Life and Light

Okay now I'm going to read the Logos. Now I've said that the Logos is a scientific description so what ... you won't find God here ... I'm going to just mention as the opening of what the Logos actually is:

In the beginning was the word
and the word was with God
and the word was God ...
In him was life
and the life was the light of men.

So this reading is the reading of the light and it is the reading of the Logos and it is the Logos of life and light. So what you find in the Logos is the cosmological account of life and light.

So I have here - this has happened today by accident and by the process of conceiving this logos as part of this process of these seminars ended up finding a sabbatical logos and I just want to remind people that the sabbatical, the sabbath, the seven days is a quarter of the female's menstrual period which is slightly shorter - the twenty-eight day average - is slightly shorter than the 29.3 [29.5] day average of the moon and hence the week has never kept perfect step with the lunar month. Now here we have a sabbatical logos.

The Seven-fold Way of the Sabbatical Logos:

1. Life and cosmic symmetry-breaking
The first one is about symmetry-breaking the initial inflation of the universe is intimately-related with symmetry-breaking of the fundamental forces of nature - gravitation, electromagnetism and the nuclear forces. Now life is often conceived as something of an accident, an evolutionary accident to do with the mixing of chemicals on Earth, but actually life is a cosmological interactive consequence of cosmic symmetry-breaking, so it stands structurally in term of the interaction to form molecules and the fractal structures that arise from the non-linear interaction of the four quantum forces results in the emergent properties of biology and the final chain result of that is in complexity and in its physics is the brain consciously perceiving the universe. So the essential point here is that life is a cosmological phenomenon and a fractal result of cosmic symmetry-breaking.

2. Entropy and Life
The second point is one about is the universe running down and the relationship of life to entropy - that life exists and can only exist as an island of negentropy in a positive, increasing entropy universe, so although we see the second law of thermodynamics as indicating a terrible heat death and things running down, it is the way in which the universe manages to manifest conscious life, because conscious life, or life in general is a negentropy - a reducing entropy - increasing complexity regime or phase and it arises from an open thermodynamic system [exemplified by the cell and the photosynthetic biosphere] - so it is essential that we have an increasing entropy universe. We must appreciate it as part of the picture.

3. Non-locality and uncertainty
The third point is about quantum non-locality that the ultimate source of chance, there's a lot of chance, accident and fate of a capricious nature in our lives. Now the ultimate source of chance and uncertainty is quantum non-locality and that the properties of quantum non-locality are transactional and form a special kind of hand-shaking relationship between past and future which isn't the same as classical determinism in which we think that the past can determine the future - there's an interactive process between the past and the future.

4. Subjectivity and the Cosmos
We are subjective entities and we only experience the universe through the subjective and the point that is being made is that the subjective aspect is part of the complementarity principle and is a complementarity to the objective realm of the physical universe. It's not some capricious accidental property of biology. It's also something cosmological.

5. Universal algorithms in evolution.
The fifth point is that, although evolution is a seemingly partially random process of mutation and selective advantage and doesn't have a deterministic agenda of progress, it nevertheless is capable of exploring universal solutions and in the evolution of the human brain there is a generalization of function and the senses are approaching the quantum limit and the quantum modes of conceivable interaction with the universe and so there's a sense in which the evolution of humanity, although it's not necessarily a unique solution in evolution, there may be other ways this could be done, represents a universal algorithmic solution of a cosmological nature to the representation of the subjective in the biological world.

6. Historicity
The sixth point is about historicity. There are many things that are unique accidents. History is in a sense unique. Although many possibilities can happen and quantum mechanics predicts a whole spectrum of probability universes, we find certain things happen and certain other things don't happen. There's also an extraordinary property of synchronicity - how can, how can I be here, how can certain events seem to be related in unforeseen ways to one another and evolution also is partly adventitious or idiosyncratic in this way - strange chemical can happen as the result of freak mutations. Now all these three things are manifestations of the way quantum non-locality operates and they are ways in which the macroscopic universe doesn't converge to the classical description under the correspondence principle.

7. Sexuality and Complementarity
The final point is about gender and sexuality. That sexuality and gender are fundamental aspects of complementarity and they arise right from the nature of the complementarity that we see in wave and particle and they also manifest symmetry-breaking because of the gendered nature of sexuality between male and female and the relationship between the sperm and the egg and so on - and the the female has - so sexuality is part of the cosmic picture - its the nature of the Tao of the universe - and that the female gender caries a unique aspect of inheritance - she is responsible for cytoplasmic inheritance for the inheritance of the cytoplasm itself and the organelles, carrying separate genetic inheritance and she has a central role in terms of the continuity in terms of embodiment from generation to generation. So the pictures are two-fold - that there's a symmetry-breaking between the genders in which the female and the feminine aspect has a central role in the continuity and that gender itself is a fundamental expression of complementarity.

Now that's the Logos and its essentially a brief scientific description of existential reality in which there is the life, the centre of it is life and the role, the cosmological role of life manifesting, if you like the Godhead and the second point is that it is the light because it is the existential description in which consciousness and the subjective are manifest cosmologically as well.

Maria Sabina: the transmission to Gordon Wasson "Holy Communion" in his words.

The Living Eucharist.

Okay now there's one last brief thing which is the role of the eucharist. Christ is the Christ and Lord of the Eucharist and the flesh and the blood are the life of the church and the food of the church. Now there is a transition in synchronicity in which I am manifesting in a Dionysian way, this is a very Dionysian thing the wedding at Cana, the Last Supper, the True Vine "unless ye eat the flesh of the son of man and drink his blood, ye have no life in you" all these are intensely Dionysian expressions, now Jesus and the entire Christian church revolves around the communion and the eucharist. Now there is a complementary tradition to Christianity in the Toltec, Mayan and even Aztec mythology and spirituality and within a tradition which has integrated Catholicism and Mazatec religion, we find the revelation of the evolutionary eucharist in the form of one Maria Sabina - prophetess, shamaness and benefactress of the fruit of the Tree of Life.

Now this is not the only sacred fruit of vision, but the manner of its transmission is itself a karmic celebration of the role of the twelve fruit of the Tree of Life, the twelve monthly fruit in the healing of humanity through the experience of the integration with nature that comes from the evolutionary sacraments.

So I just want to express appreciation for Maria and to speak in her words about the nature of the Eucharist as a visionary agent.

"The more you go inside the world of teonanacatl , the more things are seen. And you also see our past and our future, which are there together as a single thing already achieved, already happened. ... Millions of things I saw and knew. I knew and saw God: an immense clock that ticks, the spheres that go slowly around, and inside the stars, the earth, the entire universe, the day and the night, the cry and the smile, the happiness and the pain. ... Who knows to the end the secret of teonanacatl - can even see that infinite clockwork."

NOTE: Visions of the future are not deterministic in a pre-ordained sense. The fate of the universe is mediated through conscious free-will, but dreams and visions do unfold the implicate future as potential for us to take account of in anticipating space-time.

Third Season - Element Air:
Gales in the Wilderness - Christ Nature.

I'm going to try to explain something to you about the nature of Christ, where Jesus fits into the picture, the Christian tradition, how this relates to the bio-apocalypse and what I'm doing now, what I'm saying to you now and also about gendering deity, the relationship between the Godhead and the feminine face of reality and Goddess nature if you like and how that fits into the prophetic tradition's view of God as a cosmic creating entity.

The first thing I want to explain is what is my relationship with Jesus, what is my relationship with Christ nature and am I a pretender to be Jesus? Is this deja vu? What is this for me to be saying what I am saying to you now?

In this I want to explain to you that in parallel with the natural scientific description of reality there is a very deep subjective aspect to history in which the human stream gives rise to what Carl Jung has called archetypes ... but these archetypes are not fixed entities - gives rise to an evolving tradition of conscious existence in which religious tradition plays in some sense an empirical role as the way humanity discovers and has discovered our deep inner spiritual nature - whatever this is that the cosmos, or the universe is trying to come to terms with in us - is our historical record of this discovery process and central to that and certainly to the Christian tradition is the role of Christ, the Christ person, Christ nature and the personality of Jesus in the process.

What I want to try to convey to you is that Christianity as it stands today is the product not just of Jesus' teachings, but of a cultural tradition. And the cultural tradition is both older and deeper than Jesus' time and not only that, but the older and deeper aspects of this tradition have been overlayed on Jesus' teachings to create, what now in Christianity is a pagan view of Christ nature.

I'd like to explain how I see and appreciate this situation, which is that the current bio-apocalypse which is happening to planet Earth is the largest and most significant rite of passage that humanity is going to have to face in evolutionary time. There will be other extraordinary apocalypses - there will probably be asteroids striking the planet, but this is the epoch in which we came of age in evolutionary time and that evolutionary time stretches back three thousand million years, so it's coming to the crux of an exceedingly ancient process. We can look back far further than to the dinosaurs' extinction. This is the whole history of life coming to a sense of fruition in humanity, so it's an extremely ancient process, it's a cosmic process [stormy gust blows] and there's a very important sense in which we should not be looking back to the personality of Jesus we should be looking to the present and to the lessons of the present and to the opening and unfolding that is occurring in the present and should appreciate that, not just myself, but all of you people who may be looking at this are participants in a living creative process which is happening in the present and which is setting for the future a heritage, or otherwise, which future generations will depend on our wisdom and foresight to have abundance and survival for them.

So I want to explain that Jesus - Christianity - Jesus became messiah out of a tradition and the tradition is much older than Jesus and the tradition of the messiah extends not just back to Judaism but back to the fertility Goddess and across the spectrum of the cultures of the ancient Near East, further than Sumeria even and that it is a culture-wide tradition far more ancient than Jesus and that I am refertilizing that tradition in the genuine manner in which it has always been refertilized by carrying out the act that I am carrying out now. So there's a sense in which you are not seeing an impostor, you're seeing the genuine tradition refertilized and the current Christian traditions, although I don't like to have to say this are - not heresies in the sense that there is an orthodox religion which is correct, but they are heresies in the sense that they are reinterpretations placed over the personality of Jesus and placed through syncretic cultural influences layer upon layer to craft a religion which is based on belief, rather than on the understanding of nature and which runs the risk that it is not the nature of God, or Goddess, or the Godhead, or nature.

So I want to try to explain the tradition in which Jesus fits in the wider cultural setting and in which I fit and the accommodation that has to be made to make that tradition real again. A long time before Jesus and ... back before the earliest Old Testament writings, we have Goddesses such as Inanna and we have Inanna's consort Dumuzzi who is a hero and Inanna does the descent and the descent takes three days and she has the seven galla, just like Mary Magdalen had seven, cast out seven devils, Inanna is pursued and finally Dumuzzi is pursued by the seven galla of Inanna. Now this is a tradition in which there is a male hero and the seasons and fertility revolve around the death and rebirth of the male hero as part of the fertility process and in a sense the male is the dispensable component, while the female is the continuing component in this picture.

This tradition is spread very widely across cultures. You can see it in Dionysus and although he is born out of the thigh of Zeus, in modern mythology of the patriarchal epoch is a very ancient deity who was intimately related to the fertility Goddess in ancient Greece. So we have Dionysus, we have Adonis and Adonis's home ground is Syria and Palestine, so we have this tradition of the fertility bridegroom right in Jesus' back yard in the countryside if the northern parts of Israel.

And we have in the tradition of Joseph and his coat of many colours and being the chosen one and then the forsaken one and the blood-stained coat we have all the traditions of the wounded messiah right back with Joseph and the northern Israel tradition as opposed to the southern Judean tradition - the tribe of Joseph is a northern tribe and the tradition of Joseph is a northern tradition, so Jesus coming from the Sea of Galilee and the sacrificial crucifixion aspect of Jesus' mission is something that is woven into the traditions there.

Now those traditions are also complemented by a tradition on Edom of Dionysus in the form of Dhu Shara and we see the fertility bridegroom manifest very strongly in the countryside very far out into the desert and into the civilization of Nabataea.

In the Jewish tradition the messiah is a human, not half-man half-God - the messiah is a leader the anointed one [gust of wind] , who initially is anointed as king, but in later traditions could be a priestly messiah [ gust] and who is a human being, not part man part God, a human hero, a flesh and blood messiah, who fulfils the hopes of his people by achieving real social redemption, plenty, abundance and in the end of days scenarios that came later, the refertilization of the entire natural heritage as well in an epoch of paradise and this may be accompanied by Armageddon in the male combat myth which is another ancient myth, but the essential future is to cherish the Earth and replenish it.

The messiah examples in the Old Testament are David and Solomon and Cyrus, who coming from the Persian empire espoused the rebuilding of the temple, so he is mentioned as the anointed one and treated essentially in the manner of a messiah in the Old Testament.

In later Jewish tradition, we have Jesus, who is regarded by the Jews as a false messiah, you have Bar Cochba, who was anointed by Akiva in about 100 AD. He then led a Jewish revolt which was the last ... suppressed by the Romans, ending Israel essentially and later in later centuries we have Shabbatei Zevi, who is again regarded as a false messiah now by the Jews.

So we have a long tradition of human messiahs and still the expectations of the messianic age in both Judaism, Christianity, and in Islam as well because the figure of Jesus, or Isa [strong gust of wind] as his Nabataean name based on Esau is [remains as and end of days messianic figure who will know the hour]. Throughout the Qur'an Jesus is referred to as Isa, who is also clearly identified by Jews in the Talmud, Jesus is referred to as Balaam the lame king, whose affinities are with Edom.

And we look and think if we want to for a little minute at some of the outrageous things that Jesus said and did - being the winebibber, and being - claiming to be the bridegroom - claiming that God was his personal father - being followed by the women of Galilee out in the country, just as the fertility christ has always been followed in Syria as Adonis - we see all these strange features of Jesus with the woman anointing his feet and drying [them] with her hair - perhaps Magdalen.

The Free Spirit of the feminine in Magdalen

All of these rather outlandish manifestations that Jesus allowed to happen in setting an example which is later construed to be the very death wish of being so outlandish that it resulted in Crucifixion and resulted in the charges of blasphemy are actually statements that Jesus is making claiming the heritage of the fertility bridegroom in the tradition of Adonis.

It is central to understand the multi-dimensional nature of Jesus' teachings - that Christianity has been such a strong religion because Jesus, as the founding visionary of this tradition, engaged in cross-cultural delving to the essence - to the depths of the understanding at the time - trying to reach to the absolute archetypal bottom of the pit if you like - into the abyss of consciousness - and to find the essential nature of reality and to convey that genuinely to people, because Jesus had taken it upon himself, partly through the baptism of John but also in adopting Isaiah 61 [strong gust of wind] and declaring at Nazareth, his own home town his own home synagogue the reading of Isaiah 61

There are these set of unique verses in the Bible, which are, if you like the satanic verses of the Old Testament [gust] in the sense that they are a direct personal set of readings in which the person who reads the scripture forth is pronouncing themselves to be anointed in the eyes of God, so Isaiah 61 says "the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek" and so on. This is an auto-anointing. Now if you want to understand why Jesus was called the bridegroom [Isaiah 61 itself says this] and all the sacred marriage motifs, of his relationship with Magdalen, of his relationship with Mary, Martha and Salome, the women of Galilee coming down to Jerusalem to see him off - none of these are things that you can even conceive of happening, given the patriarchal traditions that emerged out of Christianity with Peter deposing Mary {Magdalen] with James the Just taking a very staunch Essene view of Christian teachings from then on, Paul himself, although travelling with women taking an extremely patriarchal view of the church and the role of women, there's no way that it can be explained - the role of women in Jesus' own mission in this prominent way given the patriarchal society that Jewish society was except to understand Jesus as fulfilling the prophecy of the fertility bridegroom as well as the Jewish, or Essene messiah figure of the end of days. But Jesus' great strength is in being a shaman who draws on the entire cultural tradition to sum up in a comprehensive way the rite of passage.

This is the tradition in which I'm speaking to you now and the question is "What is the nature of Christ? What is the nature of the Godhead? [gust] I want to say that its obvious that I'm not closely related to Jesus, so that I'm not making a claim that I am Jesus' umpteenth grandson, and even if I was, we know the nature of sexuality involves endless two-fold recombination and even to say someone is descended from someone by so many generations is almost meaningless because the proportion of genetic information is almost zero.

So what is the tradition, and how can Christ come back and how can the second-coming happen and what goes on in human consciousness that this could be a real tradition and make some scientific sense. Well what I want to convey to you is that in the relationship of complementarity between order and chaos, wave and particle, and body and mind there is a deep relationship between chaos and order [gusts] and the best way I've seen this expressed is in Aztec or Toltec terms [gusts] which is the tonal and the nagual and the idea that there is in the ordered nature of reality a complement in the chaotic nature of reality in the abyss of consciousness that we can refer to as the nagual, which in each of us - ....

We have three aspects to our existence. One is the mortal three score years and ten that we last as individual organisms or individuals, individual people. There is an immortal aspect [gust] to our existence, which comes through sexuality and our germ line and through the continuity of the generations and through parenting and children and the cultural tradition which we can pass our ideas and concepts to other people and they become part of the cultural heritage. All of these things create a continuity of life which has no particular termination date, so its in principal immortal. We are biologically immortal in that sense and we owe it to sexuality . Although we become mortal as individuals through sexuality and that's the curse on Eve manifest [gust] in our relationship and in the ongoing nature of relationship we are immortal.

Now behind that is another aspect, which is the eternal mind and this is what the Eastern tradition and Buddhism and the Vedantic tradition and also the mystical tradition within Christianity and Judaism and Kabbalism and the Zohar and so on is reaching towards. [bellbird] An inner reality which is deep in the mind and which is the cosmic manifestation of the subjective in each of our minds.

So what I am saying to you here is that there is a Christ nature which is in the stream of human consciousness which is manifest in many places and in many ways in the human tradition [gusts] and that is of the returning hero and I'm not trying to claim this is always a male but the tradition has been that a heroic and sometimes sacrificed male returns to pronounce the state of the union, or reunion and to reinterpret our relationship with nature and the cosmos and refertilize that relationship in a way that we can come to terms in the present with our cosmic heritage.

So my personal experience in sitting here saying this to you is that there is in a sense an ancient gypsy spirit that is me and is part of me and that there is a sense in which I am the cosmos returning to redeem the universe. And in that sense it is my nagual that is - it's like the Holy Ghost as described in Christianity - there is a spirit that is potentially disembodied which is manifest in all of us and in each of us and which comes from right back at the beginning when the universe was first formed - it was part of - it IS the creative process which also spawned the universe and that creative process is a from of cosmic consciousness which can become incarnate in humanity or in biology and, in personal terms, is my incarnation speaking to you now to redeem the future of planet Earth. [actually spirit is 'ruah' in Hebrew (fem) so the Holy Ghost is the feminine aspect, although appearing neuter in Christian thought (Pagels 1995 175)].

So in that sense I am revealing in a natural way Christ nature to you. Now this Christ nature is something we all share and its a very important lesson at the founding of Christianity, although gnosticism is not exclusive to Christianity - it's part of a wider tradition that came out of Harran where Abraham is believed to have been domiciled in the ancient mythological phase of the Old Testament.

The gnostic aspect of Christianity is absolutely central to the mystical tradition that is the life blood out of which Christianity flows and we're very deeply indebted to the Gospel of Thomas because we now realize that this is some of the most ancient and genuine sayings that appear to be the sayings of Jesus [strong gust] are gnostic in essence and originate in the Gospel of Thomas in sayings, some of which seem to predate the synoptic gospels and give us a completely different perspective on Jesus' teachings. And the idea of the nagual and the idea of Christ nature in the Gospel of Thomas is displayed as an essential natural which is manifest in Jesus and which, through relationship with others is manifest in all people and so the essential principle, which Elaine Pagels has very beautifully expressed in the Gospel of Thomas is that [Judas] Thomas is the twin of Jesus and in a sense the reader of the Gospel of Thomas is also the twin of Jesus and is thus equally capable of manifesting christ nature. So this conveys the idea that Christ nature in the form of the nagual, the revisiting cosmic principle that becomes incarnate in humanity is open to all of us and open to all of us in a way that we don't just access through Jesus. We access it in out own inner nature. And this is something that the Vedantic tradition and Buddhism have always had very straight that there is a self-discovery process of moving to the essential nature within and in the Vedantic tradition it's regarded as the self and in the Buddhist tradition, it's denied there is a self and its denied there is a mind and it's just the void nature, but in both these traditions, we find that going in further inward and further inward into the eternal nature of the cosmic mind that the delimited personal mind becomes a genuine reflection of the cosmic mind or IS the cosmic mind manifest.

Now the gnostic tradition confirms that world tradition in Christianity in a way which is fully empowering [gust] by comparison with worshipping divine nature only through Jesus. And there are statements that you can see in John like "I am the way the truth and the life - no man cometh but my me" and so on have to be parried against the fact that "You can take my mane in vain but don't take the Holy Ghost in vain". This is saying "Don't take the nagual - the natural principle out of which consciousness becomes incarnate in matter. Don't take that in vain, because that is the well spring and that is the Christ nature and that is the source". But it doesn't really matter if you take Jesus in vain, because Jesus is just one heroic manifestation of this essential nature.

Now throughout Christianity's history, a certain kind of - I have to call it heresy - because it is not what the original tradition actually was espoused to be, so if I sit here now and say to you I am deja vu , I am Christ returned, I am saying to you in all sincerity the traditional orthodox Christian tradition is a heresy of my teachings, or if you like Jesus' teachings, and it's a heresy in several ways that are pivotal to understand.

The first is the Jesus has been stranded between Sky and Earth. Jesus was a flesh and blood prophet in the Jewish Essene synthesized tradition of the culture at the time. He was flesh and blood. People believed, some that he was a true prophet, some a false prophet. He claimed to be the prophet of the end of days and we have the Zoroastrian idea that instead of just every season we have another Dumuzzi, that the Zoroastrian perspective which had a close affinity with the Jewish perspective and you can see that in the anointing of Cyrus in the Old Testament and the idea of cosmic renovation which the endo of days represents, and renovation is what we really need given bio-apocalypse we need to renovate. It's a very prophetic and historically-minded view that we don't just have endless natural cycles and no change which the Eastern traditions have tended to have that there is a historical process taking place [gust]. Now that's very valid and it's very valid that the prophetic tradition has a sense of conscious foresight for things that have not yet come to pass and that is maybe intrinsic to the nature of human consciousness and something that we will be profoundly inspired by once we come to understand it as part of our natural heritage. It's a very inspiring natural heritage [gust] to find that the prophetic tradition is part of that and a human virtue, and a human - more than a skill - an innate property of human consciousness which we possess.

The Christian tradition in the orthodox setting has been moulded bt taking on a variety of pagan themes to turn Jesus into a pagan hero in a way which will prevent in future the genuine prophetic tradition coming to the surface a gain in the way it has always done in flesh and blood terms, in biological terms and refertilizing the tradition right at the time that the essential bio-apocalypse which is the prophesied event that the entire prophetic tradition is gravitating towards is occurring.

So it's absolutely essential that we cast out the trappings, the baggage which is the invented baggage of bishops, of sincere followers, including Paul who have ornamented around the source teachings [gust] trappings of a pagan religion of fixed belief.

Now I want to explain the nature of these trappings Jesus [gust] was a flesh and blood messiah. If we were honest with ourselves Jesus claimed that there were people who were standing in the very generation he was speaking to who would not taste death until the kingdom had come. Now the Catholic church has assumed the title of ecclesia and claimed that they are the kingdom and along with this thee has been a very major refashioning of the nature of Jesus as not a human entity, as God's only begotten son, very much in the manner of the Apostles Creed and the Nicene Creed, which are admittedly political statements made by and institutional church as the essential core statements of a political nature that must be accepted by the participants in the Church as an institution rather than an actual description of the nature of the Godhead, or the nature of Christ.

Now woven into this is the idea that Jesus will return on the clouds of glory in the sky as some divine warrior figure who will promote the final Armageddon and finally the healing and the judgement of people as a superman figure if you like. Now this tradition is an ornamented tradition which comes from Moses coming off Mount Sinai in the clouds - of the storm clouds when he went up on Sinai to get the tablets and this can be traced very easily in the Samaritan tradition which is one of the oldest and most genuine and in a sense founding traditions because Samaritans accept only the Pentateuch - only the first five chapters of the Old Testament as valid scripture, and in the Samaritan tradition, in the Day of Requital everything will be just as it was in Mt. Sinai, including the clouds and the coming on the clouds and so on.

Now it's absolutely common that such poetic descriptions, the stuff of the prophetic tradition s inspired dream, poetry, flights of imagination and vision, which are woven as a poetic, not entirely allegorical, in the sense of assumed to be entirely metaphor - direct vision, but poetic in nature and thewn later, the tradition takes these poetic descriptions and literalizes them, so that they become something that people literally believe as a carbon-copy photocopy that must be fulfilled exactly according to the terms of the statement in the scripture, Now this is another tyope of heresy that is turning the inspiration of the prophetic visionary tradition and casting it in feet of clay so to speak. This is the way that statue which has got the gold head and the brass body and so on has the feet of clay and will fall.

D: Fourth Season - Element Water:
The Cosmic Feminine

It's very delicate misty rain here and this is the element of moisture which is traditionally associated with the Goddess, so I'm trying to choose this moment to try to talk to you a little bit about the cosmic feminine and particularly in Christianity we see the cosmic feminine coming through in the persona of the Virgin Mary and I just want to make the point that the Virgin Mary is very much in the archetype of the ancient pagan Goddess and there are many other ways of conceiving of the cosmic feminine.

And I just want to point out to you that the mother figure of Mary is something that is celebrated from Isis as a Goddess, who already celebrated this tradition. And there are even components in the Christian service and so on of the traditions of Isis worship and there are even statements running through the new testament which more or less confirm the fact that many of the well-known and much-loved celebrations of the pagan world involving the Goddess as well was incorporated very carefully into the Christian tradition, so that it would encompass and lay claim to those other traditions.

The Virgin Mary is an immemorial form of the Goddess figure and in that sense there is nothing - it's something that should be respected, but the form of the virgin has certain attributes that have been moulded by the patriarchy to produce a convenient sequestered form of the Goddess. She's a virgin, she's even alleged to have been a circumcised woman, which is something - reprehensible. She's a prudish figure, a figure of moral correctness. She has great resemblances to Artemis of Ephesus and her memorial is celebrated very close to the festival of Artemis, she is believed to have died at Ephesus. So there's this very close mythological if you like relationship between the Virgin Mary and Artemis, who is a figure of moral prudery and moral correctness.

Now the essential thing here is that although the Virgin Mary is a form of the cosmic feminine represented with a pagan gloss and a pagan gloss that shows great respect to the European tradition of an immemorial Goddess figure, this kind of representation of the cosmic feminine is limiting. It's limiting in the morally prudish sense and we can see when we see in the Old Testament all the fulminations against the whoring ways of the Goddess that there are other features of the cosmic feminine, and particularly features that involve reproductive freedom that the Virgin Mary definitely doesn't represent.

And the problem goes a lot further than that because when we look at the abstract idea of al-Llah or the so-called Father God in Christianity in the abstract setting as the creator deity of the universe we have to come to terms with the cosmic feminine also being represented in a much more abstract or natural form than just the human figure of the mother. Another feature about Mary that we have to understand is that she's never really been assigned the nature of the Godhead. She's kind of - currently as 'Star of the Millennium' being carefully entrained to be a kind of intermediary between Jesus and God. Traditionally she is the mother of Jesus and not quite God in the sense the divine human who is impregnated by God in this rather strange way that ignores the fact that the ovum carries half the genes.

There are other forms of the cosmic feminine. And it's important to understand in the attempts that Christianity and Islam have made and Judaism in the form of Yaveh to turn the male God into an ostensibly sexless creator deity, that there are still parameters of maleness of maleness in that abstract form [especially of judgement, moral command, divine wrath, cosmic order, protection of paternity and male supremacy] and they're complemented by parameters of abstract femininity in the feminine cosmic and one important complementation in this is the complementation between transcendence and imminence. And one very immediate factor of the cosmic feminine is imminence in nature - that the nature of the Godhead is imminently present, not just somewhere off in the sky having created the universe in the infinite past and perhaps that it's running down now as God's work undone by the devil or God's divine creation, not complete without the presence of God as a creator at the beginning.

Now there's a very different perspective on nature and the cosmic which is imminent, which is in the mystical vision, in the way that we in our inner perception can see the inner nature of reality, in the immediate manifestations of nature and perceiving us as part of that living fabric of nature. And there's a very different perspective involved in this. Christianity and the Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition, with the exception of the Sufi perspective tends to see creation as having happened in the past and not actually taking place in the present and the imminent view of nature is one of an ongoing creative process in which we are participants. And that's an extremely pertinent and pivotal change of perspective that we need to embrace as co-creators of the evolutionary process and this is mother Earth assuming if you like the role of creatrix of living evolution in cosmic time.

Now there are other manifestations of the cosmic feminine that we need to take into account as well, for example in the Judaic tradition, and particularly in the Kabbalistic tradition we have the idea of Shekhinah as the manifestation of God on Earth. And so we have a fully abstract representation of the feminine aspect. Now some people will say the Shekhinah is not quite the equal of God because the Shekhinah is the receptive principle and God is the creative principle and this is if you like the same mistake that the Tao has taken to identify the male as creative and the female as receptive which puts the feminine aspect in a slightly subservient role which needs to be undone, it needs to be unravelled and we need to see the feminine in a sense as the central role and masculine as a role as one which enters into the feminine relationship in the way the sperm fertilizes the egg. The cytoplasmic inheritance comes only from the female. The sperm only contributes fifty percent of the raw genetic component. Although we value the genetic component, the cytoplasm and the cytoplasmic inheritance and the necessity of the cytoplasm as embodiment has come down through the feminine line, the female line in biology. So we need to understand [the rain is starting to fall] that Shekhinah is the burning bush is the mystical experience.

We can see that in the Christian tradition that the most famous mystic in a sense in Christian history is Meister Eckhart, who is closely identified by the Free Spirit movement in the middle ages, which in a sense can be identified with the gnostic tradition, we find that the resurgence of the gnostic self-fulfilment, self-vision principle in the Free Spirit movement and we find that they identify with Meister Eckhart, which emphasizes a point that the mystical tradition in Christianity has always been largely over-ruled by orthodox requirements to conform to the church institution.

It's not only the feminine that's been suppressed, its the entire mystical vision of us manifesting the nature of the Godhead. So its important for us to look to the diversity of the cosmic feminine, not just to try to immediately conceive of the Virgin Mary who forms an absolute counterpoint if you like, but almost an opposition to the wild freedom of Magdalen. We should look to if we want to look to a human figure in the Christian tradition, the source human figure in the human tradition is Magdalen and Magdalen pronounced the exaltation, so Magdalen is the figure who is the complement of Jesus in the source Christian tradition.

And the gnostics accepted Magdalen as a source and the Gospel of Mary and the Gospel of Thomas as well, which is such a source gospel, we find a tension between Peter and Magdalen. And in the beginning of the Acts, the women are present and suddenly the women are all vanished so we have a very important counterpoint in the embodied human of the cosmic feminine - that we need to look to Magdalen as the free spirit of the feminine and supposedly a prophetess, or a witch with seven gallas and a free woman alleged to be a woman of ill-repute.

And that's a fate that's shared in a sense by the Virgin herself who doesn't have a clear husband for Jesus and it is then said that this is divine origin and we have the women of history. We have Tamar, we have Bathsheba we have Rahab [and Ruth] - the four women mentioned in Matthew - all of ill-repute - so we have this tradition woven into both the Old and the New Testaments of the whoring against the Goddess and the four women of history lie in Jesus' so-called genealogy.

So it's really time for us to turn and look at all these other aspects and part of this is the nagual, which is the chaotic abyss within consciousness which complements the ordered world of experience that we often in the patriarchal paradigm have tried to impose on the verdancy of nature.

It's time for us to embrace that verdancy in the chaotic feminine aspect of the cosmic creative process, which is happening right now and into the future.

Hathor: Goddess of Life-giving waters - Timna