Monday, 24 January 2022
Saturday, 22 January 2022
This was put up on an 'Ar-Kan Rune-Lag' some time ago, but I would like now to show how this is done on this blog, together with further notes and comments. Refer to the Ar-Kan Rune-Lag Blog whenever you wish because there is a lot about this on there. The exercise -
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, relax the whole body for a minute or two.
Make a closed fist with the Right Hand over the centre of the chest (Sun-Symbol); now curl the Left Hand over the curled Right Hand (Moon-Symbol). This makes the Sun-Moon Symbol which represents the balance of Light and Darkness.
Place the hands, palms upwards, over the Hara-Centre (Base-Centre, two fingers below the navel - belly button). The fingers of the right hand cover those of the left hand, so that the hands are conjoined. Now pull the hands upwards towards the chest (Heart-Centre) whilst breathing in slowly; at the Heart Centre turn the hands over so that the palms point downwards and then push the hands downwards back towards the Hara-Centre - breathing out slowly. This part should be done three times, at a slow pace.
This breathing exercise helps to get rid of tension and put you into a kind of Relaxed Awareness. (A tip here - this whole exercise can be done with the eyes closed, once it has become familiar enough to do. Before doing this close the eyes, roll the eyes back in the head, and this should put you into an Alpha State of Consciousness.)
Hold the hands across the Hara-Centre with the forefingers and the thumbs making a Trikona (Inverted Triangle). The hands will be flat against the body with the fingers pointing downwards. Intone the sound URUZ in a deep voice, at the same time visualising the Ur-Rune in Black; do this slowly and deeply. Visualise a Black Bull. This is the Bodn Energy Centre (Earth).
Bring the hands upwards towards the centre of the chest, to the Heart-Solar Plexus Centre, at the same time slightly opening the hands to form a 'Double-Laguz' Rune with the thumbs now apart slightly. The hands will be flat with the fingers pointing away from the body. Intone the sound LAGUZ in s slightly higher pitch than 'Ur', at the same time visualising the Laguz-Rune in Red. Visualise a Red Deer. This is the Son Energy Centre (The Golden Sun).
Bring the hands upwards again, pushing the thumbs together as you start to make a Triangle over the Third-Eye (Head-Centre) with the fingers this time pointing upwards. Intone the sound ANSUZ in a higher tone again, at the same time visualising the Ansuz-Rune in White. Visualise a White Swan at this centre. This is the Odroerir Energy-Centre (Wod-Roarer).
***When chanting the rune-name the 'z-sound' at the end should be prolonged as long as you can, making this a 'buzzing' sound - zzzzzzzzzz. You should try to place the sound at the centre being opened, feeling the vibration of the sound in that centre. This will open the centre and its energy.
Now start at the top - the Head-Centre - and do the same exercise from A-L-U down to the Base-Centre again. Thus we have ULA-ALU. You can do this once, or even three times if you like, and maybe as time goes on progress to nine times.
These three Energy-Centres are the three centres of human consciousness -
The Hara-Centre - The gut, where we have 'gut feelings' which are intuitive ideas - Centre of Intuition.
The Heart-Centre/Solar-Plexus Centre - The heart has always been associated with the 'emotions' and this is the Centre of Emotions.
The Head-Centre - The head is the centre of logical thinking (left-brain) and intuitive thinking (right-brain), so it is the centre of the 'marriage' of Intellect-Intuition or HE-SHE. The 'gut-centre' is connected to the 'brain-centre' as some scientists are now finding out.
There are also more correspondences between these three centres -
URUZ - Hara - Niflheim.
LAGUZ - Heart - Midgard.
ANSUZ - Head - Asgard.
'Niflheim' is the 'Mist-Home' or 'Mist-World' and we find a variation of the Uruz-Rune with a 'mist' inside the rune-stave. There are references to the Three Cauldrons, even though they are sometimes vague -
'Wyrd's Strength' is found in the Well of Wyrd (Well of Urd) which is Odroerir. 'Son's Liquid' is from the Well of Mimir at the Cauldron of Son - the Heart-Centre. The 'Cool-Cold Sea' must be Hvergelmir, and this is where the Fire-Serpent lays dormant - 'Fire-in-Water'. The three liquids from the Sacred Wells are contained in the Auroch's Horn (Urarhorn or Ur-Ar-Horn) and the Help-Horn has the Mythical Serpent Fann engraved on it.
There are also some interesting ideas around these three Energy-Centres -
Hara Centre - Physical Fire or Friction-Fire (Ned-Fire) - Nyd-Rune.
Solar-Plexus/Heart Centre - Solar-Fire - Sig-Rune.
Third-Eye - Spiritual Fire - Ken-Rune.
*** Please note - The 'Three Cauldrons' exercise was not thought up and created by me; this was originally the work of Steve McNallen who created the Asatru Folk Assembly, and went on later to found the 'Witan Network' on YouTube. Steve used the Irish 'Cauldron of Poesy' as the basis for equating the Three Kettles - Bodn-Son-Odroerir - with this. I equated this with the ALU-ULA Formula and thus created my own version of it, together with the exercises used here. This can be found on the Ar-Kan Rune-Lag Blog from some time ago, and also in more detail and put together in my early book Ar-Kan Rune-Lag : The Secret Aryan Way (for those who have the book, it is no longer available I am afraid, unless you can get a copy second-hand).
Thursday, 13 January 2022
Tuesday, 11 January 2022
The Dark Crystal was a film that came out in 1982, which has a sequel in a Netflix Series, Series One having already been shown, and Series Two was for some reason stopped in its tracks. Not having as yet seen the Netflix Series I would not like to comment upon this as yet, but this may form part of another post in the future. Here I am going to concentrate on the original film, which is more of a children's tale but is quite interesting for adults.
The heroes of the film are two Gelflings - Jen and Kira; Gelflings, as the name suggests (G-Elflings) are a kind of Elven Race that has been almost destroyed except for these two. It is Jen who has been chosen by the dying Mystic Leader to find the Crystal Shard, broken off a thousand years before, and return it to the Dark Crystal held by the evil Skeksis. The Mystics and the Skeksis were originally one - the Ur-Sheks - but when the Dark Crystal was broken they broke into two parts. They will be reunited if the Gelfling Hero returns the shard to the Crystal as the Three Suns merge into one in a conjunction.
"A girl made of fire steals a shard of a legendary crystal in hopes of re-igniting the dying Sun."
The quest to return the shard to the Dark Crystal is to reignite the dying Sun. This is a point that I had not noticed before, although I have seen the film a few times, having it on a DVD. 'To reignite the dying Sun'. This reminds me of the Black Sun which is the 'Dying Sun' (or was the 'Dying Sun') and which, when rekindled, will give strength to the Aryan Struggle as the Age of Aquarius dawns. The Dark Crystal is the Crystal of Truth. Of interest The Mystics were called the Ur Ru, and each of them had Ur in their name.
This is as far as I will go in giving details of the original film, because in a sense this is not the core of the post. I have done a post in the past describing how a fellow Odinist from the Bedford area came to Woden's Folk after having a strange dream in which he was told to - 'Seek the Pale Dragon and the Wolf' - which was a dream back in 2012 that one of his fellow Odinists in his group had at the same time. He came to one of our Folk-Moots after this but after a while we lost contact with each other. The point that I made in the post was that after he attended the Folk-Moot I was asked by another fellow Odinist to undertake a 'quest' to the Scottish Highlands to find a 'Crystal'. He had undertaken 'Psychic Questing' in the past but had lost contact with those who did it, and so asked me to do the 'quest' with him.
Because of the long journey to the Scottish Highlands, and the lack of cash at the time, and because it was not clear where exactly the 'crystal' was supposed to be, given that the Scottish Highlands cover a wide mountainous area, I was not sure what to do about this. I came up with the idea of contacting the Odinist from Bedford, whom I knew did a lot of meditation work, and ask him to meditate upon a 'crystal'. Since I had met him once and been in contact only a couple of times, he would know nothing about this, and thus the best person to get an answer from. I sent an email to him asking if he would do this for me, giving no details whatever of the 'crystal'.
What happened then I described in the previous post, but for the sake of ease I'll go through this again. He took a totally different direction than I had imagined, thinking that by a 'crystal' I had meant the Hexagonal Crystal (Krist-All) of the famous Armanen Master, Guido von List. On a second attempt at the meditation a Listian Crystal came into his mind, together with the Armanen Runes placed around the Crystal, as they should be. But the vision he had also contained something else inside the Crystal, something that he could not see clearly enough to know what it was. The next day he did a second meditation and inside the Hex-Crystal was a Diamond-Crystal, with flaming-red symbols around this. He undertook a third meditation the following day and they appeared clearly as 33 Runes, blazing in a red light. He jotted down the rune-staves. The following evening he again meditated on this and he was given a set of rune-names to match these runes. Assuming that because I had asked this of him these runes were meant for me, and sent them on - this was in 2012.
What I have is 33 rune-staves which match the 33-Rune English Runes, but most are very different, and they are mad up of 'directional runes' (with an 'arrow-point' upwards, downwards, or sideways) or contain the Germanic Ing-Rune (Ing-Diamond). When they first appeared to him inside the Hex-Crystal this seems to indicate these have somehow 'evolved' from the 18 Armanen Runes, maybe for the English Folk in particular, especially since 11 runes contain the Diamond Ing-Rune.
Going back to the Dark Crystal, which triggered this whole thing of back in 2012, it was a very strange and vivid dream that brought this back into the light of day. In this a young girl named Kira gave me a key to a black open-top BMW car, which was standing out in the pouring rain with the top down, and was a bit of a 'banger'. The name 'Kira' and the the black open-top car were the main symbols in the dream. It was so vivid that it had to be of importance, and I pondered this all day but nothing came to light. The next day it was pouring with rain but had eased a bit so I took the dog for a walk to the local woodlands; on the way I noted a child's car left outside a house, an open-top black car! This was too much of a coincidence!
My first thoughts on this were that the dream was some kind of 'premonition' of seeing the child's car in the rain, so I dismissed it as that. However, through the day I thought more and more of the dream, and began to wonder why the name 'Kira' had cropped up. Then I remembered the Dark Crystal which featured the Gelfling Kira; I had bought the DVD back in 2012 after what had happened. Looking back through some notes I made in book at the time I came across the bit about the 'Rekindling of the Dying Sun', which immediately brought the Black Sun into mind.
The above crop-formation which features the Black Sun appeared at a place called Ox Drove, at Bowerchalke in Wiltshire on August 8th 2015. If we use numerology on this dating we get 8 - 8 - 8, the extension of 88. I have covered this crop-formation before so will not go into it again, but it has significant changes to the Black Sun Symbol, and appears to suggest some form of movement, i.e. it appears to be active in its symbolism. The X-Cross made by the four small circles (dots) on the Second Ring suggest the Precession of the Equinox into the Age of Aquarius.
It seems reasonable to assume, after these 'coincidences', that the 33-Runes are associated with the Black Sun. According to Nigel Pennick, using Greek Gematria the Number 888 means 'Jesus', which connects the number with Krist or Kristos. In view of the connection made by Aelfric Avery, that between Kristos and the Black Sun, this may be something to consider. When we go back to the statement - 'A girl made of fire steals a shard of a legendary crystal in hopes of re-igniting the dying Sun' - this seems to link the whole thing with 'Fire', and thus Ingwe-Krist (Agni). The 33-Runes were Fiery-Runes as seen in the meditation, and around the edges of an Ing-Rune.
The name Kira is usually seen as the feminine version of Kiran or Kieran, and stems from Sanskrit, meaning 'Beam of Light'. There are other meanings proposed from different cultures, but this one seems to be the most used. Another 'coincidence' here is that at one of our Folk-Moots held at Wayland's Smithy a young lad called 'Kieran' sat with us for a social, and the next morning he asked me about three runes he had 'seen' in the tree-shapes. These were Anglo-Saxon Runes, though he had little knowledge of the runes; on his journey around the country he had come across a Black Dragon (Scotland), Green Dragon (East Anglia), Red Dragon (Wales) and then the White Dragon Flag we had raised. I believe this was around November 9th 2009.
The Netflix Series is called The Dark Crystal - Age of Resistance which, as I said, I have as yet no seen. I hope to do so now and will get back on that sometime, since there may be more stuff of interest. Until then I am going to leave this post as it is, hoping for more ideas on this later.
Monday, 10 January 2022
Saturday, 8 January 2022
In past times the Esoteric Truths were sometimes held back from the masses, not always due to the power-hungry priests, but often because they were deemed suited only to this who could understand them, and use them for what is good and right. We can see the validity of this today, when some 'runic scholars' have totally distorted the runes; an example is that of Ralph Blum whose contribution has been to attribute the Rune of Woden - Ansuz - with the Joten-Trickster, Loki. But, from my own perspective, this will do less harm that first appears. This is because only those who can feel the Call of the Blood will be able to understand and use the Sacred Runes properly, and understand the Ancient Wisdom and be able to use it wisely. In modern times there are many who turn to the spiritual and esoteric but who feel nothing for the 'Inner Truths' that can only be felt in the Sacred Blood.
For this reason it is now feasible, nay, necessary to spread the Ancient Wisdom so that those already on the journey of awakening can make use of it for themselves in this journey. Those with no interest will pass this off as 'rubbish' or 'superstition', and will thus not bother studying it deeply, and can thus do no harm to the ancient teachings. This is what happened at different times and eras throughout history, and with the spreading destruction of our identity, culture, tradition and Folk it is now even more important to spread the Ancient Knowledge to our Folk. The Ar-Kan Rune-Lag is a kind of continuation of the Armanen Tradition, but is tailored to suit the English Folk in their struggle. Rather than the 18 Runes we use 33 Runes; but from past knowledge we know that this system developed from the Armanen, as shown with the 'Hidden Runes' which were revealed in 2012. We have two sets of 33 Runes which run parallel to each other in our work.
One thing must be pointed out, and that is the Folkish nature of our work, both at an exoteric level (Folkish Wodenism) and esoteric level (Ar-Kan Rune-Lag). We do not condone race-hatred which is not only futile but self-destructive, and we recognise that the 'New World Order' affects every nation, people and race worldwide. But, as with the Armanen Masters, we recognise that our struggle has to be based upon a love, support and work for the survival and betterment of our own European Folk. The present sufferings of the European Peoples (wherever they have settled in the world) make this Armanen Teaching as important today as it was some one hundred years ago.
Materialistic science has replaced spirituality and religion; transcendence has been eroded by the replacement of Cyclic Time with Linear or 'historical' time. Linear time sees everything moving in a straight line, and thus death is an ending, whereas Cyclic Time moves through Birth-Life-Death-Rebirth, so there is no beginning and there is no end. This has led to the misconception that the catastrophic changes today are leading to the 'end of the world', whereas the truth lies more in a death-to-rebirth of the Earth, as has happened many times through the Cycle of the Ages. (*)
Myths are symbolic representations of a Higher Truth, but today the word has been distorted to mean a 'lie'. This is how the Dark Powers work their evil, through lies and distortions. By enforcing linear time we are unable to work the true rites, since in order to do so it is necessary to create a Magical Time that takes the Initiate into the First Time or Time of the Gods. This is naturally of a cyclic nature. Enacting the Archetypal Myth invokes the Archetype.
We should here distinguish between the exoteric religion and the esoteric spirituality. Judaeo-Christianity looks to a form of transcendent 'God' who is in 'Heaven', and thus aloof from Man and the Earth. Heathen Wisdom teaches a very different view of 'God'; God cannot be found in some 'Heaven' but is to be found within. The True Krist taught this when he said 'The Kingdom of Heaven is within'; this is a Heathen Teaching. The connection between Man and the Divine is through the Blood, and this is why the Armanen Masters taught of the importance of purifying the Blood. They fully recognised that the Sacred Blood was today much diluted and impure, but taught that through spiritual training and spiritual exercises (and through the use of the Sacred Runes) the blood can be purified.
There were two distinct paths to the Aryan Religion; in Germany there was Wuotanism (Right-Hand Path) and Armenism (Left-Hand Path), the former being based more upon ritual, the latter in spiritual exercises and magical work. Today we still define our work in terms of the Right-Hand Path (Folkish Wodenism) and the Left-Hand Path (Ar-Kan Order). The latter will naturally be for those who delve deeply into the exoteric side and the magico-mystical aspects. Both of these fuse together naturally as part of a natural whole - a Haeldom. The Left-Hand Path seeks Immortality through Truth and Right Order. This too is one of the teachings of the True Krist when he stated - 'To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the Tree of Life' - something strictly denied to Man by the 'God' of the Old Testament. The Krist offers Man the gift of Immortality through his own efforts to overcome the human restrictions. This too is a Heathen concept, and a Left-Hand Path concept too.
The Ar-Man is the 'Sun-Man' or the 'Noble and Honourable Sun-Man'; Armanism is a Solar Spirituality. The term we use is Ar-Kan which means exactly the same as Aryan, and thus puts our work firmly rooted in the ancient Aryans. It has other esoteric meanings too -
- Ar = Sun; Kan = Serpent (Fiery-Serpent or Solar Serpent). This relates it to Ingwe-Agni.
- Ar = Sun; Kan = Knowledge. Thus 'Sun-Knowledge'.
- Ar = Eagle; Kan = Fire. Thus, the 'Fire-Eagle' or Phoenix. The White Eagle must be resurrected from the ashes of its destruction in order to avoid the destruction of our planet Earth.
- Ar = The Black Sun; Kan = Light/Torch (in the Barrow). Thus the 'Hidden Light of the Black Sun'.