5.4 – DESTINATION ORION (1.11.13)

COSMIC RELIGION [5d]

Northern Iraq. 1849. On the eastern bank of the Tigris River, near the city of Mosul, a team of archaeologists from the British Museum discovers thousands of clay tablets containing cuneiform script they believe to have been written by Babylonian priests in the 7th-century BC. Among the tablets found were two mysterious relics that have become known as the Babylonian star catalogues. According to translations of the ancient text, these tablets describe the precise movements of various celestial bodies, now known as the zodiac.

“We know so much about the history of Babylonia because of the, the excavation and deciphering of huge numbers of these cuneiform texts. They were steeped in a religious view of life, and intrinsic to their religion was devotion to the gods of the planets, the different constellations. So, this was what we call the cosmic religion.”

Robert Powell, Ph.D. (Author, History of the Zodiac)

According to some researchers, these clay tablets provide proof that the ancient civilization of Babylon obtained celestial knowledge from star travelers.

“The Babylonian star catalogues are an interesting collection of information with accurate mathematical equations, distance between planets, esoteric knowledge that a primitive civilization really shouldn’t have. It really starts to raise the question as to how they got this information and what they were using it for. Was it possibly given to them by extraterrestrials that they claim were gods?”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

Like many other ancient cultures, the Babylonians describe Orion as both a constellation and a supreme being.  In their writings Orion is referred to as the “Loyal Shepherd of Heaven” and the “Chief God of Heavenly Realms.” Might these records actually provide more evidence connecting ancient man to otherworldly beings?

“For the Babylonians this constellation of Orion was called Sipazi Ana, which means “the shepherd of Anu.” Usually we would translate that “the shepherd of Heaven” because Anu was seen as the god of Heaven. If we go back to even further, we find an earlier depiction of Orion as in a birdlike form and was referred to as a messenger.”

Robert Powell, Ph.D. (Author, History of the Zodiac)

“The figure of a bird was located on the stones behind the figure of the shepherd. His position may indicate that he was bringing messages back and forth from Earth to Orion. Now the real question is, how did he do this? Is this all meant to be taken symbolically? Is it possible that what we have here is a very rudimentary description of a type of interstellar communication device? Are the Babylonian star catalogues potentially even documenting an ancient extraterrestrial space station orbiting the earth, inhabited by Ancient Aliens who came from Orion?”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

Is it possible the Babylonian gods were actually extraterrestrial messengers from Orion? And if so, might these otherworldly visitors have created mankind here, in the Fertile Crescent, where civilization historically started more than 5,000 years ago.

“The Babylonians had a strong tradition of the origin of human beings, and it had some variations, but the basic principle that you find amongst the Babylonians is, the gods wanted to sleep a lot, and they wanted to eat a lot, and they got tired of doing the farming themselves and preparing the food. And so they created a group of lesser beings – human beings is what it was – to do the farming and so on for them.”

– Fr. William J. Fulco, Ph.D.
(Archaeologist, Loyola Marymount Univ.)

“On the edge of Mesopotamia, the dawn of civilization, this was one of the first spots where Ancient Aliens came to begin to seed civilization on the planet. Civilization that grew into the civilization of Sumer and Babylonia. If you look at the Sumerian hieroglyphs, the Egyptian hieroglyphics, the stories of the Maya, if you look at all these cultures, what you’ll see is the same story told in different ways in different languages. Those who came from the stars came here, and they started human civilization.”

– Bill Birnes, J.D., Ph.D.
(Author / Publisher, UFO Magazine)

Are the origin stories of Babylon located in the cradle of civilization the ultimate proof of our divine connection to the Orion constellation? And if so, might there be a profound reason the stars of Orion’s Belt are located above the navel the place on the body symbolically linked with the origin of humans, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists suggest? Many ancient cultures point to Orion’s Belt as the gateway for life.

“The Mayans, the Egyptians, all of these various cultures seem to reference the beginnings of life and the endings of life transferring or passing through Orion’s Belt. Is this somehow some type of seeding of life that’s taking place here on Earth and a connection with the Orion’s constellation?”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

“It would seem that there was some awareness for the ancient peoples, that they had a sense for Orion being at the heart of our galaxy.”

Robert Powell, Ph.D. (Author, History of the Zodiac)

“And I think the next question which we need to begin to answer is this: Is it possible that somehow this birthing place of stars also allows us to make a connection with other creatures with intelligences somewhere out there in the Universe?”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

Considering the Orion Nebula is a nursery of stars, is it possible the belt stars of Orion literally mark the spot in the galaxy where all life on Earth began? And if we came from Orion, as some ancient cultures suggest, might there be a way to summon the return of our otherworldly creators? Ancient Astronaut Theorists say yes, and point to evidence in an epic alignment to the stars of Orion, located in the American Southwest.

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