According to the Eleusinian Mysteries, souls individualized in the Milky Way and passing downward through the planetary spheres eventually became physical creatures. According to Pythagoras, the Zodiac consisted of twelve Holy Animals of various kinds. These animals were the constellation groups (or philosophical powers now symbolized by the constellation groups) and the beasts through which man passed in entering the physical world were the Zodiacal Signs.
The English name of our galaxy is derived from its Latin name: Via Lactea. Translated, that means “the road of milk.”
The Romans named it via lactea precisely because it looks like a milky patch of sky above the Earth at night. But, the Romans weren’t the first to name the galaxy. The Romans got the name from the Greeks, who called it galaxias kyklos, which translates into “milky circle.”
The particular motion of our Galaxy through the universe the speed turns out to be an astounding 1.3 million miles per hour (2.1 million km/hr)!
The Milky Way is best viewed when it is as high as possible in the Southern sky. Facing south during April and May the pre-dawn hours are best.
The Goddess as seen from Earth.
The Egyptian knowledge of the Primeval Elements:
“The eight deities were arranged in four female-male pairs: Naunet and Nu, Amaunet and Amun, Kauket and Kuk, Hauhet and Huh. The females were associated with snakes and the males were associated with frogs.
Apart from their gender, there was little to distinguish the female goddess from the male god in a pair; indeed, the names of the females are merely the female forms of the male name and vice versa. Essentially, each pair represents the female and male aspect of one of four concepts, namely the primordial waters (Naunet and Nu), air or invisibility (Amunet and Amun), darkness (Kauket and Kuk), and eternity or infinite space (Hauhet and Huh).
Together the four concepts represent the primal, fundamental state of the beginning, they are what always was. In the myth, however, their interaction ultimately proved to be unbalanced, resulting in the arising of a new entity. When the entity opened, it revealed Ra, the fiery sun, inside. After a long interval of rest, Ra, together with the other deities, created all other things”.
AD: Here the 4 basic stages and elementary concepts are described together with their complementary qualities, talking of 8 deities in total. “Deities” shall of course here be read as “creative forces in their basic stages”. We are not talking of religion here, but of real astrophysics and cosmology.
When the 4 concepts and their elements begin to interact, they create “a fiery sun” as the first entity. This statement cannot be fully understood unless one clearly have in mind that we are talking of the primeval stages before anything was created in our Milky Way. Therefore Ra cannot be the sun in our solar system, but the first great fiery light inside the Milky Way centre, the first nuclear formation that lit up all the gas and particles That is: Ra sets all things in motion via the 4 basic concepts and the 4 basis elements.
– After this initial “male force creational process”, of the primeval concepts and elements and of Ra, another qualitative creation force takes over, namely the female creational principle of sorting and lumping the molecular gas and particles together in larger spheres of gas and matter that becomes stars and planets.
That is: The creation of stars and planets in our galaxy happen in the Milky Way centre from where the stars and planets moves out via the barred structure in the Milky Way and further out in the galactic arms, giving origin to the allegorical story of “The Expulsion from the Garden of Eden”.
When the lumping of large spheres of gas and particles reaches a critical mass in the swirling galactic centre, the stars and planets are born directly and perpendicularly on the rotation plane and out of the Milky Way centre, mythologically named “The Cosmic Womb”.
The Ogdoad Egg variant
“One version of the myth has the entity arising from the waters after the interaction as a mound of dirt. In the myth an egg was laid upon this mound by a celestial bird. The egg contained Ra. In some variants, the egg is laid by a cosmic goose. However, the egg was also said to have been a gift from Thoth, and laid by an ibis, the bird with which he was associated”.
AD: The “mound of dirt” represents the first firm formation of particles, also mythologically known as “The Primeval Mound”.
The Ogdoad Lotus variant
“Later, when Atum had become assimilated into Ra as Atum-Ra, the belief that Atum emerged from a (blue) lotus bud, in the Ennead cosmogony, was adopted and attached to Ra. The lotus was said to have arisen from the waters after the explosive interaction as a bud, which floated on the surface, and slowly opened its petals to reveal the beetle, Khepri, inside. Khepri, an aspect of Ra representing the rising sun, immediately turns into a weeping boy – Nefertum, whose tears form the creatures of the earth”.
AD: Again Ra is not “the rising sun”. “Khepri” represents the creation and re-creation and as such a circuit of formation in our galaxy. This can only be cosmologically fully understood if accepting electromagnetic circuits as the primary force of creation in our galaxy and elsewhere in the Universe. It is of course the very same principles that create and recreate all living things on the Earth.
The Egyptian Goddess Hathor:
“Hathor, along with the goddess Nut, was associated with the Milky Way during the third millennium B.C. when, during the fall and spring equinoxes, it aligned over and touched the earth where the sun rose and fell.
The four legs of the celestial cow represented Nut or Hathor could, in one account, be seen as the pillars on which the sky was supported with the stars on their bellies constituting the Milky Way on which the solar barque of Ra, representing the sun, sailed.
The vaulting Milky Way crescent contours
AD: Here there are no doubts: Hathor (and Nut) and other major female deities from all over the world are closely connected to the Milky Way – and therefore Ra of course also is connected to the Milky Way and the Creation Story. Again Ra is also here falsely connected to “the sun” but then again: “The Celestial Barque”, that usually by scholars is irritatingly connected to the sun and “a horse pulling the sun”, is here correctly connected to the contours of the Milky Way, a both manlike and ship-look alike figure structure that can be observed revolving around the celestial pole, “sailing around on the Heavens”.
“Hathor is commonly depicted as a cow goddess with head horns in which is set a sun disk with Uraeus. Twin feathers are also sometimes shown in later periods as well as a menat necklace.
Hathor may be the cow goddess who is depicted from an early date on the Narmer Palette and on a stone urn dating from the 1st dynasty that suggests a role as sky-goddess and a relationship to Horus who, as a sun god, is “housed” in her.”
AD: Again there are some interpretative confusions: Hathor does not wear a headdress connected to the “sun disc”, but to the galactic disc. And Horus is not a solar deity, but as a child of the Milky Way goddess Hathor, he is clearly connected to the Milky Way as well.
“The Milky Way was seen as a waterway in the heavens, sailed upon by both the sun deity and the moon, leading the ancient Egyptians to describe it as The Nile in the Sky.
Due to this, and the name mehturt, she was identified as responsible for the yearly inundation of the Nile. Another consequence of this name is that she was seen as a herald of imminent birth, as when the amniotic sac breaks and floods its waters, it is a medical indicator that the child is due to be born extremely soon.
Another interpretation of the Milky Way was that it was the primal snake, Wadjet, the protector of Egypt who was closely associated with Hathor and other early deities among the various aspects of the great mother goddess, including Mut and Naunet. Hathor also was favoured as a protector in desert regions (see Serabit el-Khadim).
AD: The location of the Milky Way centre (marked as a swirl on the atlas above) and the location of the womb on the female figure is concordant.
If looking at a star atlas, one can clearly imagine how the southern hemisphere Milky Way contours looks like a great woman and a great goddess in the night sky, vaulting over the heaven. (The Egyptians also mention this imagery as a Cow, as with the mythological cow of creation, Audhumbla, in the Norse mythology).
These explanations conclude the mythological part of the common creation stories. Most creation myths from all over the world deal with the primeval elements and concepts that create the physical world and everything in it. These primeval elements and concepts are named as deities of both human and animal characters in order to describe the qualitative forces of creation.
CREATION MYTHS COMPARED TO MODERN COSMOLOGY
Where most creation myths are telling of a beginning, these myths have no ending. The creation is eternal and for ever changing in cycles. The mythological term, “in the beginning” shall not be taken literary but as a “telling technique” in order to describe the elementary stages and conditions that create all physical matter and form.
The modern hypothesis of “Big Bang” is very far away from the basical mythological ideas of creation and it lacks all kind of the dynamics that really are described in the myths, and in many cases the modern cosmological explanations are very contradictive to the different hypothesis themselves. In many cases modern observations are interpreted into ideas that are based on strange assumptions because of the lack of a cyclic view of the universal order.
– Whereas the creations myths are talking of a dynamic creation of our Milky Way as a result of dynamic primeval elements and concepts that create “a fiery light” in the centre of our Milky Way, from where our solar system is created and transported out in the galactic arms, modern science is talking of “a molecular cloud that suddenly decides to collapse” by shear “gravitational condensation” and later expansion, when gravity itself collapses, creates the sun; planets and moons.
“Gravity” has a huge impact on the modern cosmological science, but it is very inconsistent. The assumed gravity forces do not work similar in the solar system and in our galaxy. When the cosmologists discovered that the stars in our galaxy did not follow the laws of orbit around a gravitational centre, they invented “dark matter” instead of interpreting the movement of the stars differently.
It is very obviously to recognize the real movements in our galaxy. Focusing on the galactic look itself, the 2 galactic bars shows that there cannot be a huge gravitational force in the middle of our galaxy. If the assumption is that everything are sucked into the galactic hole, this idea can immediately be binned because a swirling galactic arm cannot take a 90 degree suddenly turn into the barred structure and further into the galactic centre.
Imagine a swirling centre in a 3 D spherical cell-like circuit of formation. Molecular gas and particles are sucked into the centre where it are sorted out; heated up and melted together in “a fiery light” as described in the myth above, then we are talking of nuclear formation in a big scale, and where there is light, there also is electromagnetism and consequently therefore also a magnetic and plasmatic circuit.
When the nuclear formation creates larger spheres of gas and matter inside the galactic centre, these sphere are gently slung out in the galactic circuit when they reaches a critical mass, forming new minigalaxies, globular clusters, stars, planets, moon and other minor objects. That is: The formation of our solar system was created inside the galactic centre and not via a local cloud of gas and particles as the scientific hypothesis claims. The direct connection of the solar system orbiting the galactic centre also confirms this explanation.
A comparison between ancient and modern perception of formation, the creation myths are more detailed than the modern one where just on force of “gravity” is at play. In modern science there is just one “gravity-deity” and one overall concept, where the Egyptian Ogdoad explanation above operates with 8 basical concepts of elementary formation. The modern description of the cosmos are more and merely just observations and the cosmology are based on assumptions and some very wrongs indeed. Besides this modern cosmology just adds black forces and matter that isn’t there and cannot be found. Sometime it is just black magic.
If one should translate and compare the ancient 8 concepts to modern terms and dynamics, they surely would include: Thermodynamics, hydrodynamics, atmospheric dynamics, electrodynamics, magnetodynamics, magnetohydrodynamics and nuclear dynamics and maybe some more dynamics that includes a mix up of these forces.
Conclusion: Modern science has much to learn from the ancient stories of creation, most of all that there is no beginning – no Big Bang – and no ending, no Big Crunch – the movements in the Universe are eternal and everything is for ever changing in the Universe, as stated for instants in the Norse Mythology in the story of Ragnarok, where everything undergoes an eternal change, inclusive the deities that represent the largest celestial objects, allegorically being named as superior deities of both gender and names as animal beings of all kinds – and sometime as anthropomorphic beings, also of all kind.