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What really is 2012 -The Golden Dawn of a New Millennium: TEN EQUINOXES
TO COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS and The Great Cross
by Vincent Bridges
Every 13,000 years or so, our planet and the solar system clicks into
place as part of a larger, intergalactic pattern of geometry. To even
begin to grok this one, we must think large, very large.
The space/time universe revealed to us by the
activity of all radiating frequencies of energy appears to be very big and very old and yet still
energetic and expanding, that is quite young. The center point of all
this radiation seems to be, from our point of view, at the crown of
the Virgin, or about 5-7 degrees of Virgo. This is a super cluster
of galaxies, and far away, out on the edge of the radiation universe,
we find our little cluster of a dozen or so galaxies, and, close to
the center of the cluster, we find our own galaxy.
From this perspective, it is easy to see that
galaxies may be as numerous as any other life form within its evolutionary
niche. Galaxies are
vast organisms, energy/matter constructs in a basic self-organising
pattern. From this, who is to say that galaxies are not vast minds
as well? They are the oldest stable structures in the universe, after
Then looking at our own galaxy, we see clearly
its self-organizing swirl. Keeping our broad-band radiation vision turned on, we also notice
something unusual about the matter in the galaxy. It clusters in a
counter swirling pattern in a flat plane along the equator of the galactic
energy sphere from edge to core. As we shift to the more or less visible
spectrum, the common image of a spiral galaxy appears. At the center,
where the spiral arms converge, a large lump of intense energy boils
Gravity is a function of matters geometric structure, forming patterns
of attractiveness that function as a fractal ratio of density or distance.
In the very center of the gravity lens formed by the stickiness of
matter in this dissipative structure called a galaxy, we find that
the force of gravity is intense enough to collapse matter in on itself,
forming what is called a black hole. If we think of this as a point
where all frequencies and velocities become infinite, and therefore
beyond the space/time limitations of our radiationally experienced
universe, then the idea of such a super-black hole has distinct implications
Because we experience reality as a by-product
of photon emission and exchange, as shown by Einsteins relativity theories, we are subject
to a space-like and time-like continuum of events. This prevents us
from observing the embedded patterns of mind, those indications of
meaning that emerge as synchronicity from a developing sentience. The
collapse of matter into a flash of energy/information, which then approaches
and passes infinite velocities, becoming everywhere and nowhere simultaneously,
forms a matrix of awareness that remains stable across vast scales
of size and organization. This suggests that constructs of matter,
such as atoms, and constructs of ideas, such as a language, are all
part of the same process.
The center of our galaxy is hidden from us here
on earth. We see only
a haze of interstellar dust through our local spiral arm. However,
its power can be seen in the fact that the arrows of Scorpio and Sagittarius
point to its location. This mystic Great Sun, or Sun behind the Sun,
has attracted the attention of many cosmic-oriented cultures. The Mayan
for instance called it the Hunab Ku and thought of it as a regulating
mechanism that determined the flow of life throughout the galaxy.
The Hunab Ku symbol is instructive. It shows us two opposing flows,
similar to the Chinese Tao, uniting to form four outward arms or angles.
The two flows represent the processional flow of the galactic radiational
field and the precession flow of the gravity lens forming at ninety
degrees to the field flow, or in a band along the equator. The intersection
of these two flows produces a cross or quartering effect.
From earth, we can define a line from the center
point in Sagittarius to its opposite point in Gemini as our local
galactic axis. This cosmic
pillar acts a direction finder, locating us in the galactic lens. While
this axis remains constant, our relationship to it down here on earth
changes with the flow of time.
Because the earth wobbles on its axis as it spins, any point, such
as an equinox or a solstice, appears to move counter to the suns progress
through the ecliptic at the rate of one degree every 72 years. The
angle of the earths intersection with the galactic axis changes over
time, and only once every 13,000 years or so does it form a true right
angle, ninety degrees, to the galactic core.
This ninety degree intersection produces a scalar
field effect similar
to that which forms gravity waves into fractally attractive matter
packets called atoms. In other words, an intersection of field flow
at ninety degrees produces a burst of information/energy that is transmitted
instantaneously from the galactic core to the solar and planetary core.
This higher density radiation might even be seen, by those sensitive
to its light, as an ultra-violet blue glow near the cusp of Sagittarius
and Capricorn. The Hopi called it the Blue Star and said it marked
the end of time.
Beginning with the eclipse period just ended, our planet has entered
the intersection zone. Over the next few years, the subtle illumination
pulsing from the Hunab Ku directly to our consciousness will grow ever
brighter. In this period, the moment of the equinox, when the solar
and celestial ecliptics cross, has a profound significance. This balancing
point, where the light is equal, can also be our access point to the
influx of new energy/information with which we are beginning to be
The Value of Angelic Interaction
From the point of view of the Ophanic Intelligences, the whole of
mankind's history, all of its struggle toward science and civilization,
religion, art and philosophy, has been leading up to this point, these
few years when the beam narrows and the laser-like illumination of
living Light streams out from the galactic core. The last time we reached
this point, 13,000 years ago, the experiment wasn't completely a success.
In fact, it looks a lot like a total disaster.
What if our entire genetic evolution had been engineered to produce
an animal, carbon-based life form capable of internalizing and integrating
the out-pouring of galactic awareness? The Ophanim insist that this
is exactly the case, and we, poor domesticated apes that we are, find
ourselves facing the harvest once again.
OK, so what exactly are the Ophanic Intelligences trying to tell us?
First of all, they delivered a system to Dee
and Kelley that operates as a dimensional interface and communication
device capable of direct
contact with the geometric structure of the universe itself. This is
symbolized, and actualized, as a language, Ophanic, which is at once
both an operating system and an interactive platform for all other
operating systems. The structures formed from this language embed higher
dimensional forms within 2D and 3D physical patterns so that to vibrate
a word sets off a wave cascade across all scales of resonance which
produces an archetype or iconic image that corresponds to the geometry
of the original wave. Sound, symbol and reality modulation are therefore
congruent in a true universal language.
The system included everything from a way to harness the currents
of synchronicity to a way to communicate directly with the intelligence
of a portion of the earth's surface. We just haven't been smart enough
yet to figure it all out. And if we have, we haven't had the guts to
use it for more than hubba-bubba magick.
So where does that leave us?
The galactic process is upon us and we are still trying to read the
instructions on the life boat.
When we re-established contact, the angels explained that the lapse
was basically caused by the fragility of our connection, symbolized
by my tarot-like visions, and the turbulence caused by the on-coming
energy front. Without a core group of adepts, it was very hard to hold
open the contact. But at the equinoxes, it was very easy to punch through
the static and make contact.
For each of the equinoxes, the Ophanic Intelligences will be focused
on teaching those of us who can tune in how to deal with the increasingly
intense transformational energy from the center of the galaxy. The
experiences will be hologramic, so that the information of all is contained
in any one, but absorbing all ten will produce an image with greater
definition and clarity.
The Ophanic Intelligences have suggested some
simple visualizations and magickal exercises that should be done as part of the process,
but they assure me that if you just open to the moment, you can grok
all you need of the inner process.
Projecting the Tree of Life on the Celestial Globe
The basic meditation practice the angels suggested is the projection
of the astral Tree of Life onto the celestial sphere.
This develops out of the Middle Pillar exercise, a component of the
Meta-Programming Protocol, which aligns the energy centers along the
spine with the sephiroths of the middle pillar on the Tree of Life.
Once this metaxic monad is created, it is then visualized as the center
point of a vast toroidal, doughnut-shaped field domain. The north or
positive pole of the field domain is aligned with the north celestial
pole, disregarding the earth's tilt, and the south, or negative pole
is similarly aligned.
When we say vast, we mean vast, about one light
year in radius. Thinking
in terms of the ruber-sheet metaphor for space/time, this is the
point where the rubber sheet of space/time begins to flatten out
from its increasingly steep plunge down our solar system's gravity
well. This slightly less than one light year in radius sphere acts
as an interface for our system. It is the membrane formed by the
force of our local attractiveness. The angels suggested that this
membrane be viewed as a thin surface reflective film hanging in space
and reflecting star light off its surface in such a way as to show
the pattern of the fixed stars. Far inside this bubble
of reflected star light is the dim yellow brilliance of our local
star, the Sun.
On this scale, the metaxic monad can be visualized
as the size of the entire solar system. Since earth is a component in this system,
we orient ourselves on the system as a whole. The earth's tilt is disregarded
for the moment and the ecliptic, the apparent path of the Sun and the
actual orbit of Earth, becomes the equator of our celestial globe.
This means that the north and south poles of
this globe are displaced from the planetary poles. The earth is tilted in respect to the central
axis of the celestial globe. It looks ever unto Binah, as
we will see as the Tree of Life develops in the celestial sphere.
To help follow this complex mediation, I suggest you find an inexpensive
Map of the Sky chart at a planetarium gift shop or a nature store.
I used one by Cartographia De Agostin Milano, which I found for $8
at my local planetarium. It helps to draw these sephirotic projections
directly onto the star map before trying to visualize it. For an even
deeper understanding, try doing the geometry, with a compass and straight
edge, that creates the projection pattern.
On my chart, the ecliptic pole is clearly marked, another reason to
use a good sky chart to locate these spots. The scale of the chart
I'm using is such that a 2 3 diameter circle covers roughly 10 degrees
of arc. I use the same size circle for all the sephiroths as an indication
of total field effect. In other words, all the stars in that 10 degree
circle are part of the projected sephirotic influence, although the
focus point of each sphere, particularly when it is a specific star
or stellar object, takes on an additional importance.
For Kether, the center point, the ecliptic pole,
coincides with the gaseous planetary nebulae number 6543 and the circle includes most
of the body of the constellation Draco, the Dragon. From that center
point, draw a line through the brightest star on the ecliptic equator
of the celestial globe, Regulus at the heart of Leo, the Lion. Then
add the other quarter line at 90 degrees to the Leo line and let it
continue to the ecliptic equator. This creates four equatorial intersection
points, in Leo, Taurus, Scorpio and Aquarius.
These are the projected Tiphareth points. Tiphareth is actually the
center point of the globe, but is projected outward to create these
four stellar gateways. Leo is of course focused on Regulus, Taurus
has no specific star at the center, but focuses the energy of the Pleiades.
Aquarius is empty of significant stars, having the constellation of
Aquarius curving around the edge of the circle, with the water jar
outside as if pouring back in. However, the Scorpio gateway is an active
stellar area focused on the head of the Scorpion.
With these four points, and the north and south
ecliptic poles, we
have created an octahedron of eight faces, six points and twelve lines.
(Note: Using these six points as the center of the faces on a cube,
the dual of the octahedron, an astronomically correct cube of space,
another kabbalistic space/time construct, can be visualized. However
this is far from our purpose here.) Going back to our north ecliptic
pole, which we have quartered to give us our four Tiphareth points,
we divide each of these angles in half, giving us four pairs, or eight,
lines radiating out from our north ecliptic pole.
These new lines do not create a location on the
they form the side pillar, Tree of Life, locations of Chesed and Geburah
which are on these new angle lines at about 30 degrees of elevation
from the Tiphereth points on the ecliptic equator. The Chesed points,
upper and lower, are focus points of deep space. The upper Chesed point
lies between Bootes and Coma Bernices and focuses on globular cluster
2572 (M3), the lower point falls on the forelegs of Pegasus focusing
on the epsilon star of Pegasus.
The Geburah points, right and left, are also
deep space localities.
Geburah right lies between Ophiucus and the tail of the Serpent and
focuses on the planetary nebulae 6572. Geburah left includes the tail
of the Lynx and focuses on the variable star RR.
Continuing in on the 45 degree lines, we come to the upper sephiroths
of Chokmah and Binah. There is a significant gap between these sephirotic
pairs, symbolizing the Abyss. As on the Tree, Chokmah is above, closer
to the center, than Chesed, and Binah is above Geburah. Chokmah, upper,
then lies in the area between Draco, Ursa Major and Bootes focused
on galaxy 6866 (M102) and its local group of galaxies and quasars.
The lower Chokmah point lies between Cygnus and Cephus, focused on
the the Grand Storm area of nebular instabilities on the Orion arm
of our galaxy.
The Binah points, after all these deep space
localities, are focused on local stars, within a few hundred light years any way. Binah right
is focused on the quasars in the intersection of Lyra, Hercules and
the Head of the Dragon, Draco, and includes Vega, the bright star directly
overhead in the summer sky of the northern hemisphere, and Etamin of
Draco. Binah left includes most of Ursa Minor and focuses on Polaris,
our planetary pole star. (Hence, looking ever toward Binah.)
And so we have projected the upper sephiroths
of the Tree on the northern hemisphere of globe. Before we proceed to the southern hemisphere and
the rest of the Tree, there is one important point to note.
If we place the sun in the stellar void of the
Aquarius Tiphareth gateway, and then proceed backward through Scorpio, and so on we find
that we are defining a distance/density spiral through the local area
of galaxy, first, and then on out into intergalactic space. Just to
get a simple grasp of this, think of the Sun as the center point and
spiral out to the next gateway, the close-by stars at the head of Scorpio,
then further out to Regulus at the edge of our local stellar cluster.
From there, the spiral continues on to the Pleiades, then in to the
Pegasus stars, the planetary nebulae in between the tail of the Serpent
and Ophiucus, and the deep space nebulae between Bootes and Coma Bernices
and on to the variable star near the tail of the Lynx. From there it
spirals in to the Grand Storm disturbance area of our galaxy, through
the Vega doorway and then out to a distant group of galaxies and quasars.
And then, back into our pole star, Polaris and out again to the diffuse
planetary nebulae poised far above the ecliptic.
This spiral groups our local space/time into
a relationship with distant objects and galactic clusters in such a way as to locate and define
our precise matter/energy/information balance. It forms a geometric
description of identity/locality just like a fingerprint or a zip code.
However, before we get too cosmic, let s get on with the projection
of the Tree below Tiphareth onto the southern hemisphere.
Malkuth is focused on the southern ecliptic pole and contains the
local globular cluster known as the Greater Magellantic Cloud. The
Tiphareth points on the ecliptic equator are the same, with Netzach
and Hod in the place of Chesed and Geburah. Yesod, however, since it
is also on the middle pillar, is projected outward onto the sphere
at right angles to Binah and Chokmah, at the same distance from the
center, and on the lines from the Tiphareth equatorial points.
And so we have Netzach containing, in its upper
circle, a piece of the body of the Hydra and focusing on a deep space
quasar. The lower
Netzach field contains most of the constellation of the Phoenix and
focuses on galaxy NGC 300. The right Hod field contains most of Canis
Major and focuses on Sirius. The left Hod circle contains the Telescopium
constellation with a focus on its central very distant stars.
The Yesod fields are, from left clockwise: 1) the constellation of
the Chameleon, 2) the central stars of Carina and Vela, 3) the constellation
of Caelum, focused on the globular cluster 1851, 4) a part of the body
or Eridanus, focused on the bright star Achernar. While the data on
some of these stellar objects is scanty, it appears that a counter-spiraling
distance/density wave is also constructed from the lower Tree's projection
on the celestial sphere.
OK, now take a deep breath and relax. What seems overwhelming while
searching out star spots on a sky chart is actually in practice quite
Stand facing the east, and, with the middle pillar
humming along, fill in the rest of the Tree. When this image is clear in the mind,
simply project it outward, keeping Tiphareth on the equator. As the
image moves out, it expands and curves until Kether and Malkuth reach
the poles. For the spring equinox, align the east Tiphareth sphere
on Aquarius; for the fall equinox, align the Leo sphere to the east.
Then simply continue to the south, visualize the Tree and project
outward until it clicks in place with the eastern Tree. Continue on,
doing the same procedure, until you come back to the east. Facing east
again, imagine the sun rising just to the south of the Aquarius gateway,
as it will on the spring equinox, and let the light fill the sphere.
When the sphere is full of light, and when the sun is completely above
the horizon, let this energy flow into your Tiphareth/heart center
and then radiate back out to the complete array of 22 spheres projected
on the celestial globe. Staying focused on the heart center, let the
light/energy build within the total sphere. Hold as long as possible
and then absorb into the heart.
Suggested Ritual Protocol for the Equinox Workings
If you plan to do the equinox working, you should spend a few days
practicing the above meditation. The working itself takes place at
dawn on the equinox, so the magickal space and the participants should
be prepared well ahead of time. The working itself should begin roughly
half an hour before dawn.
The working itself should follow this basic format:
A) Opening and Preparing Sacred Space. This can be any kind of circle
clearing and casting as long as the Middle Pillar is activated.
B) Visualizing and Projecting the Tree of Life. Let this take as long
as it needs; remember, practice beforehand makes this component go
smoothly. Make sure your projections are complete and solid before
going on to the next.
C) Energizing the Sphere. As the sun rises, and the eastern gateway
sphere fills with light, draw that light into your heart. Then let
it radiate out to the other sephiroths. Synchronize your breathing
with this flow and then begin to circumabulate clockwise pushing the
energy along as you pass the east. The best way to do this is to bow
the head slightly, right foot forward, and clap the hands over your
bowed head in the direction you are pushing the energy as you exhale.
On the in breath, stand back up straight, feet together, with the finger
to the lips. Continue to push the energy, in this way or however it
feels natural to you until the sun clears the horizon.
D) Fixing in the Energy in a Usable Form. When the energy is white-hot,
use the LVX gestures, or any other similar gestures, to bring the Light
down onto the central altar. Here you may have bread and wine, cakes
and ale, water and sprout, or any other food that you want to imbue
with the Celestial brilliance. Crystals are a good addition because
they can hold the energy potential in their crystal matrices. I would
suggest a combination of crystals, clear and amethyst, and some simple
home made cereal food and beverage.
E) Dedication. When the energy is fixed, dedicate the food and drink
and energy matrix of the crystal and the working itself to the good
of all sentient creatures throughout the universe. Send energy to any
specific people or peoples you feel need it at that moment.
F) Consumation. Absorb the energy by eating the food, drink the beverage
and holding the crystal over your heart. Take long enough with this
to internalize the change.
G) Closing. Thank all the divine, arch-angelic and elemental presences
involved in the working, and then release any left over energy to the
H) De-Briefing. Sit for a few minutes with the experience. Then let
the words flow onto paper or into a tape recorder. Put some kind of
words around the experience while it is still fresh.
A Few Last Words
This is the suggested pattern of opening to the energy of the transformation
period we are going through. It seems to align us in space/time and
gives us some simple techniques for integrating the energy/information
itself. But this is only the beginning. As we work this pattern every
six months for the next five years, powerful magickal currents will
be created and anchored into the planet.
The angels have much work to do, but first we must be able to tune
into their frequency. These equinox workings are designed to do just
that. As we tune in, we will be given the guidance we need to do the
If you plan to participate, and wish to master this further, please
join us all at the South France retreat MAY 21-28, 2010