by Janis Page, M.A. ©2000
WITH PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR
The energy entered like an ancient sea monster rising from the depths of the sea. It is so slow, ancient beyond the limitations
of this known 3-dimensional time and space. The energy is profound,
sentient, chthonic, instinctual, has natural inherent integrity.
Relates to "ancestral ash" - primordial DNA strands, also
including psychic genetic encoding of family patterns, both "curses" and
Instinctual, recalls komodo dragons, early Australian aborigines who
are primitive yet visionaries (whose art is representation of pure energy
forms and patterns, which they see), and very enmeshed with nature and
nature beings (Dreamtime). Tribal consciousness which has no sense of
individuated/personalized self separate from the rest of creation and nature. Stark yet profound and rich in its own way.
Deals with disintegration, but there is no negative/"bad"
judgement or perception of it, rather merely as an inevitable and needed part of
all natural processes and cycles. Very much part of and in alignment
with universal laws and principles. The Kali Yuga.
Definitely shamanic, relates to other/higher/lower dimensions and
crossing into them. Relates to shamanic peoples from different cultures
as they all cross the veils into the Unknown, for exploration, healing, spirit
travel, vision, and ??
This energy has utterly no concern for pretense, socialization or
civilized programming of values. Here are the places, people, situations
where fine and stylish clothing and an MBA degree are less than useless.
This is primordial and ancient resonant bone, not niceties of external form -
not that it has to be "ugly", it need not be! Authentic to
the core, yes.
Recalls the pre-Buddhist Tibetan BonPo shamanic lineage, which
embodies much of this energy as evidenced thru their use of skullcup ritual
offering chalices, kanglings (human thigh-bone trumpets), etc, all echoing the
impermanance of all. Recall Robert Powell's book "Earth,
door, sky, door :paintings of Mustang", of a Himalayan area (Nepal?) with blood
soaked mounds with yak horns sticking up out of the top, these mounds as protectors.
Some of Georgia O'Keefe's art is similar.
Relates to ancient protector spirits of sacred sites and some
geographical areas, which may be magical lightbeings, may be "wrathful
deities", or "trolls", or animal-like, may be kindly or hostile spirits
which dwell in (and emerge from) stone cliff walls, mountains, rivers, etc...
This energy relates to the Bardo states, the "hell realms" -
as they exist, and as there is "seepage" across into our
"ordinary" world where the veils are thin. Some kinds of energy leakage.
To approach this energy, one must "drop the garment of Self"
and know that one is "no more and no less than a speck of cosmic dust" -
(this neutral universal perspective is both humbling and liberating, but does not
function at the ego level) Deals with a stark, core level of
reality - yes, the old crones, those who have lost all to the essential self.
Hades allows you (your essential self) the right to be, you must allow
it the right to be - on its own terms. It can bring great
compassion, patience and healing, deepening.
Asked about how it compares to Pluto -- Pluto is more active, more
about will, and the pursuit, use and abuse of power. Hades has no
personal component to power and abuse like that.
Asked about how it compares to Neptune, which can also relate to
weakened energy and energy leakages -- again, with Neptune this is more likely
to happen on more personal levels, i.e. a person you know is being an
energy vampire and trying to drain you, or you are doing it to yourself.
With Hades, the energy leakage or energy body damage can be
interdimensional in causation, can relate to "loss of soul" over time and space.
Both may bring energy loss thru disease. The Hades related problems are
more likely to need shamanic healing and repatterning.
Asked if modern physics is getting closer to reaching this energy with
its work moving beyond particle/wave, quantum etc. Got that while
physics has moved beyond the edge of the "known", that it is
headed in the same basic direction, while Hades is "below" the plane of their
exploration. Science is not yet able to find and move thru the interdimensional
grid to "inner space" that is of a much more subtle energy... maybe
++ Denver, 6 August 2000
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