With Jupiter’s ascendancy, the descent of the human ages begins. Change ). What do you think of this? Zeus took revenge by denying mankind the gift of fire, saying, “Let them eat their meat raw!”. This sculptural representation of the zodiac in circular form is unique in ancient Egyptian art. But to really understand this, we need the next sign…. Thirty-six spirits or \"decans\" around the circumference symbolize the 360 days of the Egyptian y… Dendera Zodiac. Now referred to as the “Dendera Zodiac”, several of France’s greatest scientists, astronomers and mathematicians were in an uproar, trying to find the exact dates and times of the celestial events depicted within it. But I also have to remind myself that they didn’t have our trouble with the post-modern tendency to deconstruct everything and their attitude towards mythology and history was totally different, presumably. Perhaps when God says “for you shall surely die” he means you’ll become aware of death. Along with his wife Gaia, he created the physical universe and the race of Titans, including Saturn, the ancient ruler of Aquarius. His name means ‘rainmaker’ and he was seen as a personification of the sky. [5] These elicited a controversy as to the age of the zodiac representation, ranging from tens of thousands to a thousand years to a few hundred, and whether the zodiac was a planisphere or an astrological chart. But it rarely works that way because it runs into the shadow side of Aquarius. Prometheus is older than Zeus so perhaps he’s a representative of the shamanic consciousness of the past, when people lived in smaller tribal groups. The Great One was also known as ‘the Irrigator’ who ensured the fertility of the fields by harnessing the power of rain and floods. The Jupiter Saturn Conjunction – the start of a New Age? But we can’t be free unless we respect the limits of reality and give the gods their due. Aquarius is a complex sign with two rulers who don’t get on. I suspect the Genesis story is another example of an unreliable narrator. From the perspective of our appetites, reason always seems tyrannical. In the western tropical zodiac, Aquarius season begins on January 21, commencing the middle and heart of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere. As an air sign, it tends to have a problem with the body, the instincts and emotions, and a great fear of the irrational. (1) Hesiod’s “Works and Days” recounts the ages of humanity and it describes Saturn as the ruler of the Golden Age. Since Zeus became king, nobody keeps their resolutions. But there are consequences. The increase in consciousness creates suffering. Hope some of this makes sense…! It also connects to Gula and another myth, as we’ll see. Enki was the god of wisdom and water, and was often depicted with fish swimming in the streams flowing from his shoulders. The Zodiac of Dendera (Click on the zoom icon to see image details, or click on the images to enlarge) When Denon first discovered the Temple of Hathor at Dendera in January, 1799, he happened into a little stone chapel on the roof, where he found a large circular planisphere, or zodiac. When they started to live in larger towns and cities, religion became more organised and controlled by priests and priestesses. the Ram, Taurus, Scorpio, and Capricorn), whilst others are shown in a more Egyptian form: Aquarius is represented as the flood god Hapy, holding two vases which gush water. The life-giving waters brought fertility to the land, and this is reflected in the myths associated with the sign. Out of that violent act come the Furies, goddesses of vengeance who punish crimes against the natural order. Prometheus knew what would happen if he went against Zeus, but he did it anyway. She was thought to bring earthquakes and storms (similar to Uranus) and one of her epithets was ‘She Who waters the tree that forms the axis of the world and offers its fruit to Her worshippers.’ Bit of a mouthful, but perhaps there’s a connection via the fruit of knowledge, as we’ll see. Aquarius is full of original and creative ideas. Next month we’ll look at Pisces Myths, Images: Aquarius; Ganga; Dendera; Hebe; Prometheus. This chapel was begun in the late Ptolemaic period; its pronaos was added by the emperor Tiberius. The lunar eclipse indicates the date of September 25, 52 BC: it is represented by an Eye of Horus locked into a circle. Original and creative. The ancients didn’t know about Uranus, so Saturn was the obvious choice to represent the continuation of the journey from Capricorn into service of society at large in Aquarius. The circular Zodiac of the temple of the goddess Hathor in Dendara as originally on the ceiling of the chapel no. E.g. I like the idea of the unreliable narrator in mythology. Egyptian Astrology From Dendera Temple SonOfThePharaohCA. Only three constellations beyond the zodiac figures are easily recognised as occurring in both Greek and Dendera star-maps – the serpent and raven positioned close to Leo, and the fish swimming in Aquarius’ outflow. Aquarius represents the need for civilisation to reform and grow. The Jupiter Saturn Cycle and the Transition into Air, The Jupiter Saturn Cycle and the Great Mutation, Notes on Apocalypse – the End of Illusion, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. You can’t just let it all hang out, as it were. We’re divided against ourselves – aware of good and evil. [10] His discussion of the dating summarizes the reasoning as he understood it in the 1820s. Rogers noted the similarities of unfamiliar iconologywith th… The waters of Aquarius are also connected to ideas of baptism, washing away sins, cleansing and purification, and a return to youth. For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the Lord made the heavens. But the idea of becoming God has to go. This is the time of year when the sun, Leo’s planetary ruler, is at its lowest strength, heat, and light. When we forget the ring on Prometheus’ finger, we believe we can become God and overturn the natural order. I tend to see it as a warning against the old shamanic tribal consciousness and pagan rituals that people were still practising back then. And the point of vernal equinox was in Aquarius is a masculine sign and ruled by Saturn and Uranus, and is balanced and complemented by the opposite sign of Leo, ruled by the Sun. The more fire you steal, the more consciousness you have and the more darkness you have to face and integrate into your being. There’s a cost that must be paid. The Self of one is the Self of all. An inner disc is composed of constellations showing the signs of the zodiac. Fire is a symbol of consciousness and the creative spirit. The fanatic tries to force reality to conform to an ideal. Could it be that the fall from the Golden Age represents humanity’s increasing estrangement from the “Dharma” and identification with its appetites? So he shoved them into Tartaros in the bowels of the earth, which upset Gaia no end. Take your Aquarius Zodiac Astrology Reading Today form India’s Certified Astrologers. The myth of stealing fire represents a shift in consciousness that makes us human. Perhaps we can blame Prometheus for this dilemma. This is a yogic practice that involves mastering the movement of prana in the body using the breath as an aid to moksha, or awakening. Gaia then appears as the symbol of the creative unconscious, whose issue is continually “swallowed up” by reason. This sandstone slab comes from the domain dedicated to the goddesses Hathor and Isis at Dendera. lumina, Ava, I found that there are 2 ways to move posts/threads.If you move the whole thread, then it retains the original date and creator. Hebe was replaced as cupbearer when she married Hercules. Maybe, this is part from Thoth's lost book. But those with worldly power do want to keep us in the dark – hence religion. He’s a redeemer and trickster god who taught mankind the arts of civilisation, such as astronomy, mathematics, architecture, metallurgy, and medicine. The sculptured Dendera zodiac (or Denderah zodiac) is a widely known relief found in a late Greco-Roman temple, containing images of Taurus (the bull) and the Libra (the balance).A sketch was made of it during the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt.In 1820 it was removed from the temple ceiling by French colonizers and replaced with a fake. But this process isn’t always positive and can create unintended consequences that lead to disintegration and chaos – something we’re all too familiar with these days. They wanted let us know, what had destroyed their world and what we can await in the future. Lightning also seeds life by fertilising the soil with nitrogen. Both ‘water’ and the urn, vase or cup are symbols that are associated with goddesses, but Aquarius is represented by a male figure. Many Gnostics thought the serpent was an emissary of the supreme being and the Jehova was a tyrant, but obviously the orthodox interpretation of Genesis is different. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. This might just be the process of male figures usurping the roles of earlier goddesses, and reflect the Greek cultural emphasis on homosexuality (and misogyny). He also brought us the gift of fire. [4], Four women and four pairs of falcon-headed spirits, arranged 45° from one another, hold up the sky disc, the outermost ring of which features 36 spirits representing the 360 days of the Egyptian year. However, inconsistency is a constant problem for women born under the Aquarius zodiac sign. [2] It is now on display at the Musée du Louvre, Paris. the Ram, Taurus, Scorpio, and Capricorn),[b] whilst others are shown in a more Egyptian form: Aquarius is represented as the flood god Hapy, holding two vases which gush water. Duvarlarında, yeraltının Tanrı’sına yakışır, ölümden sonra doğan Osiris’i temsil eden sahneler anlatılır. Physicists Joseph Fourier and Jean-Baptiste Biot alongside astronomer Johan Karl Burckhardt spearheaded the investigation, but were puzzled by the constellations depicted on the zodiac. The sculptured Dendera zodiac (or Dendera Zodiac) is a widely known Egyptian bas-relief from the ceiling of the pronaos (or portico) of a chapel dedicated to Osiris in the Hathor temple at Dendera, containing images of Taurus (the bull) and the Libra (the scales). The tree, the fruit, Eve, and the serpent are all symbols associated with the ancient goddess cults so the new monotheistic religions had to suppress them. Therefore the symbol – a circle with the eye of Ra over the northern Pisces – is the Sun. At best, the collective works together in friendship to create equality, freedom and peace for all. Waking up to the truth of who you are is a great responsibility. However, he was only linked to Aquarius from the Akkadian period in the 2nd millennium BCE. Originally, however, the energy of the sign may have been attributed to a goddess. Death becomes a reality for the first time. There’s something the king of the gods doesn’t know – he has his very own blind spot. During Napoleon's Egyptian campaign (1798-1801), French scientists discovered the zodiac in the ceiling of a small chapel atop a temple outside the town of Dendera, near Thebes. Just to be clear, I was thinking about the relation of good judgement to appetites in a phenomenological sense. Zodiac™ Aquarius™ water-based inks have been developed to meet the sustainability demands of the consumer without compromising the performance and durability expectations of the printer. They may work in the abstract but backfire when the ideal runs up against reality. This chapel was begun in the late Ptolemaic period; its pronaos was added by the emperor Tiberius. These are produced by moving water, such as waterfalls and rivers, but also by thunderstorms. The relief, which John H. Rogers characterised as "the only complete map that we have of an ancient sky",[1] has been conjectured to represent the basis on which later astronomy systems were based. This circular, sandstone bas-relief is a planisphere depicting the constellations in graphic form. But these waters aren’t H2O; they’re the waters of the firmament – the ‘waters above.’ In other words: ether – also known as prana, chi or spirit. Osiris’e adanmış şapelin tavanında yer alan güneş saati ve dairesel Zodyak görülmektedir. The Mesopotamian traditions, A Discourse on the Revolutions of the Surface of the Globe (1825), "Decoding the ancient Egyptians' stone sky map", Notice sur le voyage de M. 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In Sumer, Aquarius was called Gula the ‘Great One’, and was associated with Enki, or Ea by the Babylonians. This raises the question: what is reality? Dendera Zodiac Created ca. I have been thinking about a few things and maybe you would be so kind to offer your opinion. Aquarius, of course, will always try to change things, to remove suffering and improve life for everyone. The gods are jealous and don’t want to share their knowledge. Ouranos produced a lot of children with Gaia but hated them because they were hideous monsters. Some of these are represented in the same Greco-Roman iconographic forms as their familiar counterparts (e.g. Through mastery of the mind, it awakens to the reality of humanity’s true nature. [6] Sébastien Louis Saulnier, an antique dealer, commissioned Claude Lelorrain to remove the circular zodiac with saws, jacks, scissors and gunpowder. Psalm 96:4 -5 For the Lord is Great and greatly to be praised: He is to be feared above all gods. [a] Some of these are represented in the same Greco-Roman iconographic forms as their familiar counterparts (e.g. During the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt, Vivant Denon drew the circular zodiac, the more widely known one, and the rectangular zodiacs. This is why utopian visions descend into dystopia and revolutions never end well. The Dendera Zodiac depicts the Sun, the Earth and planets, which were never shown on sky cards. I hope you enjoy your visit! But then Prometheus couldn’t resist tricking Zeus in a ruse over some meat. We see a similar idea in the Genesis story in the Bible where God forbids Adam and Eve from eating the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge, saying “for you shall surely die.” But the serpent tells Eve this is a lie and that “your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” There are problems with the Christian myth that I can’t get into here. The French Revolution is the perfect example: Robespierre kicked off the Reign of Terror and ended up losing his head. This creates a split in our consciousness and we feel cast out of Eden. But in the end, the ideal will be forced to follow the rules of reality. If humans had fire, they would become more like the gods, and Zeus wasn’t having any of that. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Do you think when God says “for you shall surely die,” it is meant as a threat of retribution, or do you think that the fact that eating from the fruit would bring about the Fall is the reason that it was prohibited to eat in the first place? Dendera temple was completed by the hands of the Roman Emperor Tiberius (14-37 AD) on a fountain built by Pharaoh Pepi I of the 6th dynasty of the old kingdom. There’s nothing more motivating than finding yourself in the dark and needing to find the light switch, especially if you want to stop bumping into the furniture. [3] An inner disc is composed of constellations showing the signs of the zodiac. Thank you! Thank you for another extraordinarily insightful post! It’s just pure life force doing what it does. Part 2. Prometheus could see the potential of humanity, using his foresight, so he stole the fire and gave it to humans. It should have been called Prometheus. The vault of heaven is represented by a disc, held up by four women assisted by falcon-headed spirits. This happens in a flash (Uranus), which then has to be mastered and lived in reality (Saturn). The story goes that Zeus wanted to destroy mankind but Prometheus persuaded him not to. You already are God – not your ego, not the small self – but the inner Christ or Buddha. [citation needed] Rogers noted the similarities of unfamiliar iconology with the three surviving tablets of a Seleucid zodiac and both relating to kudurru ('boundary stone') representations: in short, Rogers sees the Dendera zodiac as "a complete copy of the Mesopotamian zodiac". The Furies represent what happens when people are overtaken by a fanatical desire to change the world. While they can be creative in many different ways, they do tend to lean towards artistic and love making things with their hands. Prana is the sea of energy that creates all forms, and the life-force and breath that animates the body. The first Hora are of fifteen degrees (15°), and the second hora is also fifteen degrees (15°). 50 BC, is the first known depiction of the classical zodiac of twelve signs. Aquarius Personality & Character Traits 1. Dendera Zodiac £ 10.00 £ 6.00 The present building dates back to the times of the Ptolemaic dynasty and was completed by the Roman emperor Tiberius, but it rests on the foundations of earlier buildings dating back at least as far as far as Khufu (pyramid builder Cheops, second king of the 4th dynasty [c. 2613–c. The elixir of immortality is the realisation that you’re already one with God and that true freedom is only found in that knowledge. Aquarius Element, Mode, and Season Winter. In one version of the myth, Zeus allows Prometheus to go free because the Titan knows something about Zeus’ future fate. The square of the overall sculpture is oriented to the walls of the temple.[3]. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. There’s nothing wrong with ideals and humanitarian visions of a more equal future, but human nature can’t be erased so easily. When our minds ‘switched on’ and we started to become aware, perhaps it diminished our access to the instinctive realm and produced a loss of energy. This page was last edited on 19 November 2019, at 20:57. This isn’t about you as an individual ego, but how you interconnect with the whole without losing your sense of self as an individual. Albeit most in odd orientations in comparison to the conventions of. [23] So Aquarius pours the water of life from his urn as the cosmic life-force, carrier of creative energy and knowledge, as well as purification through renewal. Moving posts, however, makes the mover the creator. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Rummage in the archives here or explore my books. Zeus lusted after the handsome youth so brought him to live with the gods on Olympus to become his personal cupbearer (possibly a euphemism ). This doesn’t mean the darkness disappears or is transmuted, although some of it might. Perhaps the fight between Prometheus and Zeus represents the tension between these different worlds and the new religious order asserting its dominance. Sylvie Cauville of the Centre for Computer-aided Egyptological Research at Utrecht University and Éric Aubourg dated it to 50 BC through an examination of the configuration it shows of the five planets known to the Egyptians, a configuration that occurs once every thousand years, and the identification of two eclipses. There are also depictions of a female version of the Great One and Gula was originally a goddess, so this feminine version might be the oldest. 190 BC). It’s often mistaken for a water sign for understandable reasons. Aquarius in the Dendera zodiac Aquarius Myths – Greece. Learn how your comment data is processed. Hathor tapınağının ikinci katında ve doğu köşesinde, Tanrı Osiris’in şapeli bulunmaktadır. ( Log Out /  We don’t even know what we don’t know. In India, Aquarius is called Kumbha, meaning water-bearer, but it’s also related to the word kumbhaka, which relates to holding your breath during pranayama. If only all peoples could see this truth, We can’t rely on instinct as much and have to learn how to think instead. Up until that point, we were living embedded in nature, in instinct, and unaware that we were even alive. You’ll have your own favourites, but here are a few examples of Aquarius on film: More on the dystopian world of Blade Runner here, and the simulated world of The Matrix here. The most popular visitor attraction in the Egyptian Antiquities department in the Louvre is the sandstone ceiling with bas-relief of a sky-map from Dendara temple. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. The sky disc is centered on the north pole star, with Ursa Minor depicted as a jackal. The sculptured Dendera zodiac (or Denderah zodiac) is a widely known Egyptian bas-relief from the ceiling of the pronaos (or portico) of a chapel dedicated to Osiris in the Hathor temple at Dendera, containing images of Taurus (the bull) and the Libra (the scales). This is the process of individuation and enlightenment that can only be fulfilled when the ego is transcended. (Get a head start by reading this excellent post on aperspectivity.). As a myth, Uranus doesn’t represent Aquarius well. Gula was a goddess of the underworld who could heal and restore life. This main temple of this complex is the Temple of Hathor, in which numerous smaller shrines / chapels may be found. Aquarius women have a unique sense of humour and a practical outlook in life. If you see the fruit of knowledge as an entheogen or some sort of shamanic technique that produces altered states, then there could be a real need to warn against using it. This relates to the idea found in esoteric religion that God needs mankind to complete his creation. The former always seems tyrannical from the latter’s point of view. But when you reject the body, all the feared things are pushed into the unconscious and it creates a blind spot. But there could be a deeper significance to the substitution. While Vishnu was measuring the universe, he poked his toe through the cover, piercing a hole. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. [8] Champollion, among others, believed that it was a religious zodiac. : https://www.forbes.com/sites/prudygourguechon/2019/01/01/why-you-should-ditch-depressing-new-years-resolutions-and-do-this-instead/#2bb1c4e3722e. If something like this is true – and intuitively I feel it could be in some way – then that makes it even harder for us to discern the truth. This is reflected in the myth of Uranus and his love of the refined and hatred of the crude. Champollion placed the zodiac in fourth century AD. Abigail Harrison Moore, "Voyage: Dominique-Vivant Denon and the transference of images of Egypt", Origins of the ancient constellations: I. As a sky god, he’s associated with thunder, rain, and lightning, but it’s not just rain that helps plants to grow. The right eye was depicted zodiacal circle – Sun Eye Wadjet, the Eye of Ra. Something I wanted to include in this post but couldn’t cos it was already too long, was the idea that Prometheus could represent this older shamanic mythology too. The ancients called this area of the sky ‘The Sea’ because it was seen as the source of life from the primordial waters. General view of the Dendera Templ… The 'round' zodiac was carved onto the ceiling of a room, it is a planisphere or map of the stars on a plane projection, showing the 12 constellations of the zodiac , some of which are represented in the same way as they are today (e.g. Don’t assume, as Aquarius might, that science and technology will provide the answer! They were embedded in the community and had less freedom of choice over how their lives would unfold. But everybody knows that electricity and water don’t mix, so how do we make sense of Uranus ruling an air sign that’s awash with water symbolism? Dendera zodiac, Louvre.jpg 844 × 633; 113 KB P1070090 Louvre zodiaque de Dendera D38 pilier ouest rwk.JPG 1,451 × 2,000; 1.75 MB P1070092 Louvre zodiaque de Dendera D38 eclipse soleil 7 mars -51 rwk.JPG 2,500 × 1,905; 2.3 MB In Egypt, Aquarius was associated with the god Hapi, pouring the waters of the Nile from two cups. [9] Georges Cuvier placed the date 123 AD to 147 AD. The 2.5 m ≈ 2.5 m artefact is dated to the 1 st century BC by Neugebauer and Parker The earliest extant Greek text using the Babylonian division of the zodiac into 12 signs of 30 equal degrees each is the Anaphoricus of Hypsicles of Alexandria (fl. Having a male zodiac Aquarius is considered a cruel zodiac. To stop the madness, Gaia enlisted the help of Kronos (Saturn) who castrated his father (see Capricorn Myths). When Ganymede replaced Hebe, a mortal man became responsible for dishing out the food of the gods. Negative ions have a positive effect on life, energising and purifying the body and mind. Suffice to say, I don’t believe God wants us to remain ignorant of our true nature. Aquarius Zodiac - Hora, Dreshkana, Saptamansa. Thanks for the thoughtful comment, Max and I’m glad you enjoyed the post. It’s the blind men describing an elephant problem – they all feel a different part of the animal and none of them know what it is. By the time the constellations were codified into a system, the symbolism had been transferred to male gods. The sky disc is centered on the north pole star, with Ursa Minor depicted as a jackal. The sculptured Dendera zodiac (or Denderah zodiac) is a widely known Egyptian bas-relief from the ceiling of the pronaos (or portico) of a chapel dedicated to Osiris in the Hathor temple at Dendera, containing images of Taurus (the bull) and Libra (the scales). When Prana calls aloud to the plants with his thunder, they are fecundated, they conceive, and then are produced abundant.”. A kumbha is also a type of pot especially associated with the goddess Ganga, the personification of the river Ganges. When I had for the first time partly understood Dendera Zodiac it was clear for me, that this is message from ancient civilization or from the rest of it. As a fixed air sign, Aquarius shares the gifts attained by climbing the mountain in Capricorn, and reforms society for the benefit of all. Then it suddenly occurred to me that the theogony described the same. Thank you. Read today's Aquarius Horoscope on Astrology.com. Their idealism and lack of connection to reality can lead them to become what they’re fighting against. The controversy around the zodiac's dating, known as the "Dendera Affair", involved people of the likes of Joseph Fourier (who estimated that the age was 2500 BC). we might find peace on this planet. In Greece, Aquarius was associated with Ganymede, a Trojan hero. The modern ruler of Aquarius is Ouranos, the primal god of the sky. Bathing in this river is believed to wash away sins and brings you closer to liberation. Biblical Archaeo-Astronomy of the Ancient Egyptian Star Names of the Dendera zodiac. 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