Archives – 2005


#49 January/February 2005


  • Relics from the Ice Age?
    The alluring and perplexing ancient megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo (the smaller island just north of Malta) have been a destination for travelers throughout the Mediterranean region and beyond for thousands of years. Even in their ruinous states, the temples are incredibly impressive; the largest limestone blocks weigh twenty to forty tons. There is […]
  • Can Mind Heal Matter?
    Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson—a philosophical visionary more complete than any other this nation has produced—identified two components to attaining personal power. One is to “drill.” By this he meant training, rehearsal, education—the repeated application of a skill, over and over, the way a martial artist never stops working his routines. The other is “concentration.” […]
  • Nabta Playa
    “People living more than seven thousand years ago may have possessed technical knowledge in astronomy and physics more advanced than our current understanding of the same subjects.” —Robert M. Schoch, Geologist, 2002   In 1972, a group of archaeologists were crossing the Egyptian desert, tracking by compass in an area known as Nabta Playa, when […]
  • The Search for Noah’s Ark
    Washington (AP) April 27, 2004: An expedition is being planned for this summer to the upper reaches of Turkey’s Mount Ararat where organizers hope to prove an object nestled amid the snow and ice is Noah’s Ark. “A joint U.S. and Turkish team of ten explorers plans to make the arduous trek up Turkey’s tallest […]
  • Where Was the Real Troy?
    “Schliemann’s tiny ruins of a city on the coast of Turkey cannot possibly fill the bill for the city described in Homer.” Achilles storms ashore with his small band of warriors. He looks, yes, remarkably like Brad Pitt. A vast fleet of virtual Greek vessels is coming up behind him. The sands of an immense […]
  • Fighting Brothers
    When discussing esoteric elements that influenced the American Revolution, alternative researchers often present Freemasonry as central to the time. Often overlooked though are the practical elements that made up Freemasonry in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. Freemasonry in its modern sense had only been publicly declared in 1717, and its position in the American […]
  • Ma’mun’s Passage
    The classical story of the discovery of the upper chambers inside the Khufu pyramid at Giza is well known. In the ninth century an Arab governor of Cairo, known as the Caliph al Ma’mun, decided to see for himself what lay inside the Great Pyramid (Khufu pyramid) and began to excavate a tunnel straight through […]
  • High Stakes on the Bleeding Edge
    Near the leading edge of well-known energy technology, the landscape is increasingly dotted with inventions—from solar-electric breakthroughs to new hydrogen-generating alternatives. I’m pleased that Doug Kenyon asked me to write this column regularly, to bring you some of the exciting news from that landscape. And beyond. The “beyond” is even more interesting. Out on the […]
  • Moving in the Right Circles at Glastonbury
    On Friday morning, July 23, 2004, I arrived at Gatwick airport, south of metropolitan London, on my way to speak on my new book Human Devolution at the Glastonbury Symposium, which is mainly about crop circles. The very term crop circles gives new meaning to the expression “it’s not my field,” because it really is […]
  • Ant People of Orion?
    All across the American Southwest we find petroglyphs (rock carvings) or pictographs (rock paintings) depicting eerie creatures with spindly bodies, large eyes and bulbous heads, sometimes with antennae. The figures are frequently shown in a “prayer stance” with elbows and knees positioned at right angles, similar to the ant’s bent legs. Do these rock drawings […]
  • Children of Atlantis
    “On this island of Atlantis had arisen a powerful and remarkable dynasty of kings, who ruled Europe as far as western Italy.” —Plato, The Timaeus At the center of Atlantis, according to Plato, sprawled the monumental Temple of Poseidon. The ornate building of stone and precious metals contained a colossus of the sea-god standing in […]
  • Cellular Secrets
    Deepak Chopra loves to fly, which is a good thing, since he spends a lot of time on airplanes. He’s mused over the design of an aircraft that would be ‘uncrashable’ (“perhaps some kind of glider with an airfoil that never stalls, no matter what angle of dive the plane goes into”). He finds flying […]
  • Da Vinci, Newton & Hugo
    The authors of the best-selling 1982 non-fiction book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which popularized the notion of the “Priory of Sion”—the 1,000-year-old secret society said to guard the Holy Grail—must be sorry now that novelist Dan Brown seized upon the idea and made it the centerpiece of his hugely popular 2003 novel The Da Vinci […]
  • Spain’s Ancient Pathway
    The Camino de Santiago is an ancient pilgrimage route that traverses Spain from its beginning in the Pyrenees to the tomb of St. James the Apostle, located at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain’s northwestern province of Galicia. The Camino saw as many as 2,000,000 pilgrims annually in the Middle Ages, and is […]
  • Jupiter in Libra: September 2004–October 2005
    “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon, which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” —Sun Tzu, The Art of War Libra, The Scales, is the only inanimate member of the zodiac and as such might be seen to represent pure principle. The Scales are those of Justice, weighing […]
  • Atlantis Stars Rising
    The Sci-Fi Channel’s new hit television spin-off based on the extremely popular Stargate SG-1 series has hit the ground running. If you haven’t seen it, the story takes a team of Earth’s ‘best & brightest’ through the ‘stargate’ (a device created by an ancient race for instantaneous interstellar travel) to a far-off galaxy where they […]
  • The Teotihuacan Revelations
    I raced up the stone steps, higher and higher. Perhaps I should have slowed down and imbued my mind with reverence, but I couldn’t help it. I had waited all my life to climb the Pyramid of the Sun. I finally arrived at the summit, over 200 feet high, and marveled at the view of […]
  • Templars in Tennesee?
    There exists in the state of Tennessee, and in the neighboring states of Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, a people who were, and are in modern times, very different racially from the recognized settlers of the region. They were first noted in 1654, by English explorers who believed they were, indeed, a separate race. They […]
  • Could Big Science Be on Trial?
    If you thought that important archaeological discoveries were being kept hidden from the public, and that laws intended to preserve the public’s right to know were being routinely violated, you could expect to be sneered at by the science-and-media establishment, but you would, nevertheless, be right. That is the view of highly respected Professor Keith […]
  • Evidence Reconsidered
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via postal mail to P.O. Box 441, Livingston, Montana 59047 is a good way to make your views known to our readers. There are also Forums on the Atlantis Rising website: Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.” E-mail us at: jdkenyon@atlantisrising.com. Underwater Structures I found the article “Enormous Ancient Structure Discovered […]
  • Relaxation as a Goal
    When it’s time to kick back and relax…. turn off the TV and try one of these outstanding new musical releases that are off the beaten path.   Atlantis—A Symphonic Journey by David Arkenstone Narada Prolific new age composer, David Arkenstone’s latest is an upbeat, orchestral journey to the lost continent, much like a film […]
  • Searching for the Hidden Truth Behind Sacred Relics
    It was 6:29 p.m. on March 24th, 1980. The Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Amulfo Romero, was saying Mass in a small chapel and was just about to raise the bread and wine. It is the most significant moment in the Catholic celebration of the Mass as the bread and wine is miraculously transformed into […]
  • The Case of the French Astronomer
    In ancient Sumer, the highlight of the New Year celebration was the public reading of Enuma Elish, the “Epic of Creation.” Scholars have treated the long text (inscribed on seven clay tablets) as an allegory of a struggle between good and evil, between a benevolent celestial god and a celestial monster. In my books, I […]
  • New Light on the Pharaoh’s Curse
    Within a short period of time after the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb several people involved in the excavation became sick or died. Were these unfortunate individuals, as a considerable number believe, victims of a hideous “pharaoh’s curse”? Colin Wilson writes in The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Mysteries, “On 26 November 1922 the archaeologist Howard Carter peered […]
  • Incident at North Berwick
    Anytime I find myself back in Scotland I try to spend at least one day in North Berwick, a picturesque coastal town about 20 miles to the east of Edinburgh. The views of the offshore islands are glorious. The gulls cry, the waves lap, and it’s a great place to sample some of the fine […]
  • Royal Rife & His Amazing Healing Machines
    Imagine a world without cancer, a world without the hundreds of diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungus, yeast, and parasites. Each year millions of people are dying due to disease. In the U.S. alone 8000 people die every week from cancer. Take the example of breast cancer; it is now the leading cause of death […]
  • Opening Up with Al Huang
    Bluebirds, thrush and hummingbirds chirp as Tai Ji master Al Huang gazes over “unmanicured” flower gardens at the Pacific Ocean through his glass-walled office. It’s a stunning panoramic view, one that helps him stay connected to nature. “The sun is shining and the surf is surfing,” he tells me. Huang has lived in Gold Beach, […]
  • The African/Atlantis Connection
    The Greek story of Atlantis, as reported by Plato twenty-four centuries ago, is famous. And modern researchers investigating parallel accounts in the folk traditions of other cultures have found numerous renditions of the same epic among native peoples from Iberia and the British Isles to Mexico. While versions as preserved among Native Americans, Ancient Egyptians […]
  • Star of Wonder
    “For we have seen his star in the East, and we have come to worship him.” —Matthew 2:2   The modern calendar begins with the birth of Christ and refers to subsequent years as A.D., meaning Anno Domini, the Year of Our Lord, and prior years as B.C., meaning Before Christ. This reckoning was developed […]
  • Different Visions
    Three exotic cultures—Hindu, Mayan, and Native American—provide the background for this issue’s video offerings. As you will see it makes for some richly varied viewing fare.   Mahabharata This Indian classic brought to life on film by Peter Brook (“Lord of the Flies” and “Meetings with Remarkable Men”) was based on the nine-hour RST/CICT stage […]
  • Communicating with the Other Side
    It is entirely possible that behind the perception of our senses, worlds are hidden of which we are unaware. —Albert Einstein   The age-old human desire to solve the riddle of death remains with us even in this age of sophisticated science and high technology. Since the dawn of time, it seems, humans have puzzled […]
  • Inside the Eight-Year Solar Window
    In an article published in AR, early in 2004, I presented the case that we are in the final leg of a solar cycle. I called the eight-year period from 2004 to 2012 ‘The Portal.’ That article presented the results of 27 years of research into the Mayan calendar system, which led to investigations into […]
  • Shipping Out to Mars
    This magazine has long sought to unearth and discuss what some have gone to extremes to conceal and which most—having been carefully kept ignorant of the most fundamental awarenesses and scientific discoveries—couldn’t even imagine. Now a plan’s afoot to get the American public to fork out over a trillion dollars to send a manned mission […]
  • Ten Years and Counting
    As we prepare to go to press for Atlantis Rising #49, our thoughts go back to this time ten years ago. November 1, 1994 saw the appearance of the first issue of Atlantis Rising and it was a hectic, albeit gratifying time filled with optimism. I’m not sure today that if I had known then […]
  • Counter Perspectives
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site (go to http://www.AtlantisRising.comand select “Discussions”).   Newton Challenged John Chambers in “Da Vinci, Newton, & Hugo” (AR #48) describes a […]
  • The Bears of the Energy Frontier
    A rogue grizzly once prowled the mountains in my part of the Northwest. It slaughtered pet ducks and broke into my sister’s rabbit hutches while her horses huddled in the nearby field. Two miniature horses hid in the forest and the other 20—ranging in size from sturdy Appaloosa and leggy Arabians down to scruffy little […]
  • In Memory of Dr. John Mack
    After a recent tour of the Ukraine, while I was taking a few days rest in Yalta, a Black Sea resort in the Crimea, I learned by email that Dr. John Mack had died after being struck by an automobile in London. I had seen John a few months before, in July, in Glastonbury, where […]

#50 March/April 2005


  • Relics from the Ice Age?
    The alluring and perplexing ancient megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo (the smaller island just north of Malta) have been a destination for travelers throughout the Mediterranean region and beyond for thousands of years. Even in their ruinous states, the temples are incredibly impressive; the largest limestone blocks weigh twenty to forty tons. There is […]
  • Can Mind Heal Matter?
    Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson—a philosophical visionary more complete than any other this nation has produced—identified two components to attaining personal power. One is to “drill.” By this he meant training, rehearsal, education—the repeated application of a skill, over and over, the way a martial artist never stops working his routines. The other is “concentration.” […]
  • Nabta Playa
    “People living more than seven thousand years ago may have possessed technical knowledge in astronomy and physics more advanced than our current understanding of the same subjects.” —Robert M. Schoch, Geologist, 2002   In 1972, a group of archaeologists were crossing the Egyptian desert, tracking by compass in an area known as Nabta Playa, when […]
  • The Search for Noah’s Ark
    Washington (AP) April 27, 2004: An expedition is being planned for this summer to the upper reaches of Turkey’s Mount Ararat where organizers hope to prove an object nestled amid the snow and ice is Noah’s Ark. “A joint U.S. and Turkish team of ten explorers plans to make the arduous trek up Turkey’s tallest […]
  • Where Was the Real Troy?
    “Schliemann’s tiny ruins of a city on the coast of Turkey cannot possibly fill the bill for the city described in Homer.” Achilles storms ashore with his small band of warriors. He looks, yes, remarkably like Brad Pitt. A vast fleet of virtual Greek vessels is coming up behind him. The sands of an immense […]
  • Fighting Brothers
    When discussing esoteric elements that influenced the American Revolution, alternative researchers often present Freemasonry as central to the time. Often overlooked though are the practical elements that made up Freemasonry in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. Freemasonry in its modern sense had only been publicly declared in 1717, and its position in the American […]
  • Ma’mun’s Passage
    The classical story of the discovery of the upper chambers inside the Khufu pyramid at Giza is well known. In the ninth century an Arab governor of Cairo, known as the Caliph al Ma’mun, decided to see for himself what lay inside the Great Pyramid (Khufu pyramid) and began to excavate a tunnel straight through […]
  • High Stakes on the Bleeding Edge
    Near the leading edge of well-known energy technology, the landscape is increasingly dotted with inventions—from solar-electric breakthroughs to new hydrogen-generating alternatives. I’m pleased that Doug Kenyon asked me to write this column regularly, to bring you some of the exciting news from that landscape. And beyond. The “beyond” is even more interesting. Out on the […]
  • Moving in the Right Circles at Glastonbury
    On Friday morning, July 23, 2004, I arrived at Gatwick airport, south of metropolitan London, on my way to speak on my new book Human Devolution at the Glastonbury Symposium, which is mainly about crop circles. The very term crop circles gives new meaning to the expression “it’s not my field,” because it really is […]
  • Ant People of Orion?
    All across the American Southwest we find petroglyphs (rock carvings) or pictographs (rock paintings) depicting eerie creatures with spindly bodies, large eyes and bulbous heads, sometimes with antennae. The figures are frequently shown in a “prayer stance” with elbows and knees positioned at right angles, similar to the ant’s bent legs. Do these rock drawings […]
  • Children of Atlantis
    “On this island of Atlantis had arisen a powerful and remarkable dynasty of kings, who ruled Europe as far as western Italy.” —Plato, The Timaeus At the center of Atlantis, according to Plato, sprawled the monumental Temple of Poseidon. The ornate building of stone and precious metals contained a colossus of the sea-god standing in […]
  • Cellular Secrets
    Deepak Chopra loves to fly, which is a good thing, since he spends a lot of time on airplanes. He’s mused over the design of an aircraft that would be ‘uncrashable’ (“perhaps some kind of glider with an airfoil that never stalls, no matter what angle of dive the plane goes into”). He finds flying […]
  • Da Vinci, Newton & Hugo
    The authors of the best-selling 1982 non-fiction book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which popularized the notion of the “Priory of Sion”—the 1,000-year-old secret society said to guard the Holy Grail—must be sorry now that novelist Dan Brown seized upon the idea and made it the centerpiece of his hugely popular 2003 novel The Da Vinci […]
  • Spain’s Ancient Pathway
    The Camino de Santiago is an ancient pilgrimage route that traverses Spain from its beginning in the Pyrenees to the tomb of St. James the Apostle, located at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain’s northwestern province of Galicia. The Camino saw as many as 2,000,000 pilgrims annually in the Middle Ages, and is […]
  • Jupiter in Libra: September 2004–October 2005
    “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon, which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” —Sun Tzu, The Art of War Libra, The Scales, is the only inanimate member of the zodiac and as such might be seen to represent pure principle. The Scales are those of Justice, weighing […]
  • Atlantis Stars Rising
    The Sci-Fi Channel’s new hit television spin-off based on the extremely popular Stargate SG-1 series has hit the ground running. If you haven’t seen it, the story takes a team of Earth’s ‘best & brightest’ through the ‘stargate’ (a device created by an ancient race for instantaneous interstellar travel) to a far-off galaxy where they […]
  • The Teotihuacan Revelations
    I raced up the stone steps, higher and higher. Perhaps I should have slowed down and imbued my mind with reverence, but I couldn’t help it. I had waited all my life to climb the Pyramid of the Sun. I finally arrived at the summit, over 200 feet high, and marveled at the view of […]
  • Templars in Tennesee?
    There exists in the state of Tennessee, and in the neighboring states of Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, a people who were, and are in modern times, very different racially from the recognized settlers of the region. They were first noted in 1654, by English explorers who believed they were, indeed, a separate race. They […]
  • Could Big Science Be on Trial?
    If you thought that important archaeological discoveries were being kept hidden from the public, and that laws intended to preserve the public’s right to know were being routinely violated, you could expect to be sneered at by the science-and-media establishment, but you would, nevertheless, be right. That is the view of highly respected Professor Keith […]
  • Evidence Reconsidered
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via postal mail to P.O. Box 441, Livingston, Montana 59047 is a good way to make your views known to our readers. There are also Forums on the Atlantis Rising website: Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.” E-mail us at: jdkenyon@atlantisrising.com. Underwater Structures I found the article “Enormous Ancient Structure Discovered […]
  • Echoes of Lemuria
    After years of traveling along the western shores of America and across Polynesia, the reality of a former high civilization—man-kind’s first civilization—gradually revealed itself in the numerous traditions of numerous tribal peoples I collected. This lost homeland was known to various population groups by different names, but the most commonly encountered were “Mu” and “Lemuria,” […]
  • What the Bleep…!?
    Ever wonder when Hollywood is going to wake up and realize that there are a whole lot of people out there starving for films that venture into the world of quantum physics, the meaning of life and higher consciousness? Instead, we see Sponge-Bob… Square Pants and a predictable assortment of films where special effects and […]
  • Who Were Adam & Eve?
    Having already looked deeply into the biblical texts, and discovered many hidden meanings and messages that radically altered the standard interpretation of history and theology, I thought it was about time I looked at the story of Adam and Eve. My previous books, Jesus, Last of the Pharaohs and Solomon, Falcon of Sheba, have demonstrated […]
  • Ancient Egyptian Thoughts & the Brain
    Many impediments face us modern people who wish to gain a correct (if incomplete) understanding of the thought of the Ancient Egyptians (AEs). The greatest of these is our own consciousness. Our consciousness is not merely different from that of the AEs, it is diametrically opposed to the consciousness of those philosopher-scientist-priests whose enigmatic teachings […]
  • The Quantum Menace
    Homo Sapiens stands poised on the razor’s edge. On one side lie perhaps the greatest breakthroughs in the entire history of the species. On the other lie devastation, possible species extinction, and even outright destruction of the planet’s biosphere. Homo Sapiens, you see, is schizoid. Right now, it is profoundly divided and at war with […]
  • Spreading the Goddess Gospel
    After The Da Vinci Code topped the best-seller list, author Dan Brown picked up the phone and called Margaret Starbird. He wanted to acknowledge the primary concept he had gleaned from her work: the idea that Jesus Christ was married to Mary Magdalene. Starbird’s books, The Woman with the Alabaster Jar and The Goddess in […]
  • Astrology and Alchemy
    “Thou shalt separate the earth from the fire, the subtle from the gross, suavely and with great ingenuity.” —Hermes Trismegistus, The Emerald Tablet According to legend, Alexander the Great found the Emerald Tablet when he discovered the tomb of Hermes. The words on the magical tablet had been etched into the green stone and were […]
  • Transmutation
    The rapid replacement of VHS with DVD technology shows no sign of slowing, while the quality and variety of the available offerings likewise continues to expand at an astonishing pace. In this issue, we feature three new DVDs from producer Jay Weidner.   SECRETS OF ALCHEMY: The Great Cross and the End of Time What […]
  • National Secrets
    The reviews are in for National Treasure, Hollywood’s take on the esoteric origins of America, starring Nicholas Cage. The critics hated it, but the good news is, the public loved it. The story centers on Ben Gates (Cage), a descendant of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The signers, it seems, may […]
  • Could the Great Pyramid Sing?
    An ancient traveler across the desert would probably have picked up the sound from miles away. It was a deep bass note, booming out over the Nile Valley, perhaps accompanied by another, slightly higher note, the two of them forming an eerie, resonating chord. As the sound grew louder and more persistent in his ears, […]
  • Roerich, FDR & the Meru Super-Antenna
    It was March of 1933. The Great Depression was suffocating the American spirit. The country was bankrupt. The Dust Bowl was grinding her breadbasket to powder. Enter Franklin D. Roosevelt, a wounded king who, like King Arthur, rose from his throne and promised a new deal to transform this wasteland into a flourishing garden once […]
  • The Popular Imagination
    Is the media starting to get it? By ‘it,’ we mean an appreciation for the ideas on which this magazine likes to dwell but which are usually ignored or derided by the so-called mainstream press. It could be argued that recent offerings from Hollywood show signs of an awakening of some sort. National Treasure, the […]
  • Looking for the Logic
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site (go to www. AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions”).   Searching for Planet X I read Sitchin’s articles and much is not […]
  • Sovereign Nations Fund Clean Energy
    While learning about an upcoming symposium on batteries and motors, I had the privilege of talking with Native American tribal leader Ed McGaa, known as Eagle Man. I couldn’t help thinking that if Eagle Man were scientifically inclined, which he says he isn’t, he’d take notice of the late Austrian forester and inventor Viktor Schauberger’s […]
  • The Flores Island Hominin: Old Hobbits Die Hard
    For over a century, scientists have gotten into the habit of interpreting every archaeological discovery through the lens of the Darwinian theory of evolution. And it seems like this old habit is very hard to break, as evidenced by a discovery published late last year. In the October 28, 2004 issue of Nature, archaeologists announced […]
  • The Search for Atlantis Off Cyprus
    In November of 2014, several international news organizations including Reuters and the BBC flashed the startling story worldwide that evidence of Atlantis had been found near Cyprus. Citing the claims of U.S. researcher Robert Sarmast, the reports focused on new sonar scanning evidence, obtained over the previous few weeks, which revealed apparently man-made structures. For […]
  • Mystery of the Andes
    The Bolivian altiplano is an unlikely place for an early civilization to develop. Even though the region sits close to the equator the altiplano (high plain) is situated at a 12,500’ elevation, too high up in the Andes to gain much from the equatorial heat. The air is thin and does not retain much moisture […]

#51 May/June 2005


  • Can Mind Heal Matter?
    Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson—a philosophical visionary more complete than any other this nation has produced—identified two components to attaining personal power. One is to “drill.” By this he meant training, rehearsal, education—the repeated application of a skill, over and over, the way a martial artist never stops working his routines. The other is “concentration.” […]
  • Nabta Playa
    “People living more than seven thousand years ago may have possessed technical knowledge in astronomy and physics more advanced than our current understanding of the same subjects.” —Robert M. Schoch, Geologist, 2002   In 1972, a group of archaeologists were crossing the Egyptian desert, tracking by compass in an area known as Nabta Playa, when […]
  • The Search for Noah’s Ark
    Washington (AP) April 27, 2004: An expedition is being planned for this summer to the upper reaches of Turkey’s Mount Ararat where organizers hope to prove an object nestled amid the snow and ice is Noah’s Ark. “A joint U.S. and Turkish team of ten explorers plans to make the arduous trek up Turkey’s tallest […]
  • Where Was the Real Troy?
    “Schliemann’s tiny ruins of a city on the coast of Turkey cannot possibly fill the bill for the city described in Homer.” Achilles storms ashore with his small band of warriors. He looks, yes, remarkably like Brad Pitt. A vast fleet of virtual Greek vessels is coming up behind him. The sands of an immense […]
  • Fighting Brothers
    When discussing esoteric elements that influenced the American Revolution, alternative researchers often present Freemasonry as central to the time. Often overlooked though are the practical elements that made up Freemasonry in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. Freemasonry in its modern sense had only been publicly declared in 1717, and its position in the American […]
  • Ma’mun’s Passage
    The classical story of the discovery of the upper chambers inside the Khufu pyramid at Giza is well known. In the ninth century an Arab governor of Cairo, known as the Caliph al Ma’mun, decided to see for himself what lay inside the Great Pyramid (Khufu pyramid) and began to excavate a tunnel straight through […]
  • Relics from the Ice Age?
    The alluring and perplexing ancient megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo (the smaller island just north of Malta) have been a destination for travelers throughout the Mediterranean region and beyond for thousands of years. Even in their ruinous states, the temples are incredibly impressive; the largest limestone blocks weigh twenty to forty tons. There is […]
  • High Stakes on the Bleeding Edge
    Near the leading edge of well-known energy technology, the landscape is increasingly dotted with inventions—from solar-electric breakthroughs to new hydrogen-generating alternatives. I’m pleased that Doug Kenyon asked me to write this column regularly, to bring you some of the exciting news from that landscape. And beyond. The “beyond” is even more interesting. Out on the […]
  • Moving in the Right Circles at Glastonbury
    On Friday morning, July 23, 2004, I arrived at Gatwick airport, south of metropolitan London, on my way to speak on my new book Human Devolution at the Glastonbury Symposium, which is mainly about crop circles. The very term crop circles gives new meaning to the expression “it’s not my field,” because it really is […]
  • Ant People of Orion?
    All across the American Southwest we find petroglyphs (rock carvings) or pictographs (rock paintings) depicting eerie creatures with spindly bodies, large eyes and bulbous heads, sometimes with antennae. The figures are frequently shown in a “prayer stance” with elbows and knees positioned at right angles, similar to the ant’s bent legs. Do these rock drawings […]
  • Children of Atlantis
    “On this island of Atlantis had arisen a powerful and remarkable dynasty of kings, who ruled Europe as far as western Italy.” —Plato, The Timaeus At the center of Atlantis, according to Plato, sprawled the monumental Temple of Poseidon. The ornate building of stone and precious metals contained a colossus of the sea-god standing in […]
  • Cellular Secrets
    Deepak Chopra loves to fly, which is a good thing, since he spends a lot of time on airplanes. He’s mused over the design of an aircraft that would be ‘uncrashable’ (“perhaps some kind of glider with an airfoil that never stalls, no matter what angle of dive the plane goes into”). He finds flying […]
  • Da Vinci, Newton & Hugo
    The authors of the best-selling 1982 non-fiction book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which popularized the notion of the “Priory of Sion”—the 1,000-year-old secret society said to guard the Holy Grail—must be sorry now that novelist Dan Brown seized upon the idea and made it the centerpiece of his hugely popular 2003 novel The Da Vinci […]
  • Spain’s Ancient Pathway
    The Camino de Santiago is an ancient pilgrimage route that traverses Spain from its beginning in the Pyrenees to the tomb of St. James the Apostle, located at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain’s northwestern province of Galicia. The Camino saw as many as 2,000,000 pilgrims annually in the Middle Ages, and is […]
  • Jupiter in Libra: September 2004–October 2005
    “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon, which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” —Sun Tzu, The Art of War Libra, The Scales, is the only inanimate member of the zodiac and as such might be seen to represent pure principle. The Scales are those of Justice, weighing […]
  • Atlantis Stars Rising
    The Sci-Fi Channel’s new hit television spin-off based on the extremely popular Stargate SG-1 series has hit the ground running. If you haven’t seen it, the story takes a team of Earth’s ‘best & brightest’ through the ‘stargate’ (a device created by an ancient race for instantaneous interstellar travel) to a far-off galaxy where they […]
  • The Teotihuacan Revelations
    I raced up the stone steps, higher and higher. Perhaps I should have slowed down and imbued my mind with reverence, but I couldn’t help it. I had waited all my life to climb the Pyramid of the Sun. I finally arrived at the summit, over 200 feet high, and marveled at the view of […]
  • Templars in Tennesee?
    There exists in the state of Tennessee, and in the neighboring states of Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, a people who were, and are in modern times, very different racially from the recognized settlers of the region. They were first noted in 1654, by English explorers who believed they were, indeed, a separate race. They […]
  • Could Big Science Be on Trial?
    If you thought that important archaeological discoveries were being kept hidden from the public, and that laws intended to preserve the public’s right to know were being routinely violated, you could expect to be sneered at by the science-and-media establishment, but you would, nevertheless, be right. That is the view of highly respected Professor Keith […]
  • Evidence Reconsidered
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via postal mail to P.O. Box 441, Livingston, Montana 59047 is a good way to make your views known to our readers. There are also Forums on the Atlantis Rising website: Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.” E-mail us at: jdkenyon@atlantisrising.com. Underwater Structures I found the article “Enormous Ancient Structure Discovered […]
  • Searching for the Builders of Nan Madol
    One of the world’s supreme ancient mysteries is also among its most obscure. In a remote corner of the western Pacific Ocean, nearly a thousand miles north of New Guinea and two thousand, three hundred miles south of Japan, stand the massive ruins of a long-dead city. Incongruously built on a coral reef only five […]
  • The Ancient Quest for Meaning in the Stars
    “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend.” —Kurt Vonnegut   The body of knowledge we call astrology has accrued over millennia, correlating countless observations of “as above, so below.” This ancient discipline seems to operate in a Quantum Mechanics fashion, using the language of archetypes to describe […]
  • Galactic Challenges
    To what extent is life on Earth influenced by events elsewhere in the solar system and, for that matter, the galaxy? Such questions provoke many different responses these days, profound and otherwise. The following assorted productions make the point. First, a new Richard Hoagland presentation takes on issues related to the Cydonia discoveries on Mars […]
  • Atlantis in the Bahamas
    The 1968 discovery of the Bimini Road created an ongoing, contentious issue between self-described “skeptics” and those who argue that the structure was manmade. The 1600-foot long formation lies in about 15 feet of water off North Bimini and has an “inverted J-shape.” It is comprised of rows of stone blocks, mostly square and rectangular, […]
  • The Indian Antigravity Report
    On the other side of the world an extraordinary heritage from a dimly remembered ancient past is apparently undergoing an astonishing new exploration which may already have produced a stunning discovery. The place? India, a teeming country with a culture millennia old. The heritage? Antigravity technology, embodied in huge, cryptic Sanskrit poems, fundamental to the […]
  • General Pike & the Klan
    When Dan Brown releases his book The Solomon Key later this year, one thing is certain: it will be a bestseller. With The Da Vinci Code selling close to 20 million copies, anticipation is growing regarding the next Robert Langdon thriller. What is less certain is what this next novel will be about. However, by […]
  • Shedding Light on Ancient Mysteries and More
    When the historians of the future piece together the saga of Atlantis Rising Magazine they may, or may not, decide that the present period represents a major turning point. Nevertheless, we believe the latest developments here are a big deal and we think you will too. By now, you have probably noticed a difference in […]
  • Theory vs. Evidence
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site. (Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.”)   The Theory of Evolution Once a given hypothesis has been tested over and […]
  • When the Political Frontier Is in the Stars
    For drama, this life story matches those in best-selling books and films: Through his own efforts, idealistic young lawyer rises to prominence in New York city, stirs up action in the Carter administration White House, runs smack into the wall of military secrecy, survives directed-energy attacks, and points our attention toward the stars—toward Universe Society. […]
  • Morphing My Genetic Fields in Montreal
    Last May, I was a speaker at the Awakening to Spirit Conference in Montreal. I have already written about this in a previous issue of Atlantis Rising, in connection with my meeting Stephan Schwartz, an expert in remote viewing and psychic archaeology. This time, I will talk about my encounter with Rupert Sheldrake. It is […]
  • Marconi, The Mysterious
    The relationship between Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo Marconi is a fascinating one! While Tesla has become a popular figure to revisionist scientists in the last ten years, Marconi is still largely unknown and seen as a usurper of Tesla’s inventions. Yet Marconi (1874-1937) was a brilliant scientist, and, in fact, Tesla’s close friend. Unlike Tesla, […]
  • Challenging the Reality Consensus
    The movie What the Bleep Do We Know!? has people talking about what constitutes reality and how our consciousness affects it. In this film, the strange realm of Quantum Physics serves as the launching point into an alternate perspective of the universe. The message of the film is simple: our consciousness does have a role […]
  • The New Frontiers of Mind Control
    On November 28th, 1953 at 2 a.m., a man crashed through a closed window and fell to his death from the tenth floor of the Statler Hotel in New York City. He was identified as Frank Olson, a bacteriologist with the U.S. Army Research Center at Fort Detrick, Maryland. He had fallen from a room […]
  • Conversation with a Blue-Eyed Yogi
    Magic happens anywhere worlds meet,” writes Rampuri, author of Baba, Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Yogi (which Deepak Chopra says “explores the true intersections of Eastern and Western thought”). “This includes airports, crossroads, the seashore, graveyards, hospitals and temples, but the places where the Ordinary World meets the Extraordinary World require pilgrimage, either internal or external.” […]
  • The Force Fields of Earth
    The principal meridian spanning the globe is 30 N. latitude. The Great Pyramid and the mouth of the Nile sit on that meridian as does the mouth of the Mississippi River, the Tigris-Euphrates River and the sites of various ancient civilizations. A band of energy also spans the earth just north and south of the […]
  • Secrets of the Hohokam
    In 1649, a party of armored Spanish soldiers in the company of one Father Keno, a Franciscan priest, rode on horseback among puzzling, ancient ruins during their foray north into what today is south central Arizona. It was the first time white men had seen these enigmatic structures, but it would not be until the […]

#52 July/August 2005


  • Can Mind Heal Matter?
    Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson—a philosophical visionary more complete than any other this nation has produced—identified two components to attaining personal power. One is to “drill.” By this he meant training, rehearsal, education—the repeated application of a skill, over and over, the way a martial artist never stops working his routines. The other is “concentration.” […]
  • Nabta Playa
    “People living more than seven thousand years ago may have possessed technical knowledge in astronomy and physics more advanced than our current understanding of the same subjects.” —Robert M. Schoch, Geologist, 2002   In 1972, a group of archaeologists were crossing the Egyptian desert, tracking by compass in an area known as Nabta Playa, when […]
  • The Search for Noah’s Ark
    Washington (AP) April 27, 2004: An expedition is being planned for this summer to the upper reaches of Turkey’s Mount Ararat where organizers hope to prove an object nestled amid the snow and ice is Noah’s Ark. “A joint U.S. and Turkish team of ten explorers plans to make the arduous trek up Turkey’s tallest […]
  • Where Was the Real Troy?
    “Schliemann’s tiny ruins of a city on the coast of Turkey cannot possibly fill the bill for the city described in Homer.” Achilles storms ashore with his small band of warriors. He looks, yes, remarkably like Brad Pitt. A vast fleet of virtual Greek vessels is coming up behind him. The sands of an immense […]
  • Fighting Brothers
    When discussing esoteric elements that influenced the American Revolution, alternative researchers often present Freemasonry as central to the time. Often overlooked though are the practical elements that made up Freemasonry in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. Freemasonry in its modern sense had only been publicly declared in 1717, and its position in the American […]
  • Ma’mun’s Passage
    The classical story of the discovery of the upper chambers inside the Khufu pyramid at Giza is well known. In the ninth century an Arab governor of Cairo, known as the Caliph al Ma’mun, decided to see for himself what lay inside the Great Pyramid (Khufu pyramid) and began to excavate a tunnel straight through […]
  • Relics from the Ice Age?
    The alluring and perplexing ancient megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo (the smaller island just north of Malta) have been a destination for travelers throughout the Mediterranean region and beyond for thousands of years. Even in their ruinous states, the temples are incredibly impressive; the largest limestone blocks weigh twenty to forty tons. There is […]
  • High Stakes on the Bleeding Edge
    Near the leading edge of well-known energy technology, the landscape is increasingly dotted with inventions—from solar-electric breakthroughs to new hydrogen-generating alternatives. I’m pleased that Doug Kenyon asked me to write this column regularly, to bring you some of the exciting news from that landscape. And beyond. The “beyond” is even more interesting. Out on the […]
  • Moving in the Right Circles at Glastonbury
    On Friday morning, July 23, 2004, I arrived at Gatwick airport, south of metropolitan London, on my way to speak on my new book Human Devolution at the Glastonbury Symposium, which is mainly about crop circles. The very term crop circles gives new meaning to the expression “it’s not my field,” because it really is […]
  • Ant People of Orion?
    All across the American Southwest we find petroglyphs (rock carvings) or pictographs (rock paintings) depicting eerie creatures with spindly bodies, large eyes and bulbous heads, sometimes with antennae. The figures are frequently shown in a “prayer stance” with elbows and knees positioned at right angles, similar to the ant’s bent legs. Do these rock drawings […]
  • Children of Atlantis
    “On this island of Atlantis had arisen a powerful and remarkable dynasty of kings, who ruled Europe as far as western Italy.” —Plato, The Timaeus At the center of Atlantis, according to Plato, sprawled the monumental Temple of Poseidon. The ornate building of stone and precious metals contained a colossus of the sea-god standing in […]
  • Cellular Secrets
    Deepak Chopra loves to fly, which is a good thing, since he spends a lot of time on airplanes. He’s mused over the design of an aircraft that would be ‘uncrashable’ (“perhaps some kind of glider with an airfoil that never stalls, no matter what angle of dive the plane goes into”). He finds flying […]
  • Da Vinci, Newton & Hugo
    The authors of the best-selling 1982 non-fiction book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which popularized the notion of the “Priory of Sion”—the 1,000-year-old secret society said to guard the Holy Grail—must be sorry now that novelist Dan Brown seized upon the idea and made it the centerpiece of his hugely popular 2003 novel The Da Vinci […]
  • Spain’s Ancient Pathway
    The Camino de Santiago is an ancient pilgrimage route that traverses Spain from its beginning in the Pyrenees to the tomb of St. James the Apostle, located at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain’s northwestern province of Galicia. The Camino saw as many as 2,000,000 pilgrims annually in the Middle Ages, and is […]
  • Jupiter in Libra: September 2004–October 2005
    “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon, which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” —Sun Tzu, The Art of War Libra, The Scales, is the only inanimate member of the zodiac and as such might be seen to represent pure principle. The Scales are those of Justice, weighing […]
  • Atlantis Stars Rising
    The Sci-Fi Channel’s new hit television spin-off based on the extremely popular Stargate SG-1 series has hit the ground running. If you haven’t seen it, the story takes a team of Earth’s ‘best & brightest’ through the ‘stargate’ (a device created by an ancient race for instantaneous interstellar travel) to a far-off galaxy where they […]
  • The Teotihuacan Revelations
    I raced up the stone steps, higher and higher. Perhaps I should have slowed down and imbued my mind with reverence, but I couldn’t help it. I had waited all my life to climb the Pyramid of the Sun. I finally arrived at the summit, over 200 feet high, and marveled at the view of […]
  • Templars in Tennesee?
    There exists in the state of Tennessee, and in the neighboring states of Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, a people who were, and are in modern times, very different racially from the recognized settlers of the region. They were first noted in 1654, by English explorers who believed they were, indeed, a separate race. They […]
  • Could Big Science Be on Trial?
    If you thought that important archaeological discoveries were being kept hidden from the public, and that laws intended to preserve the public’s right to know were being routinely violated, you could expect to be sneered at by the science-and-media establishment, but you would, nevertheless, be right. That is the view of highly respected Professor Keith […]
  • Evidence Reconsidered
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via postal mail to P.O. Box 441, Livingston, Montana 59047 is a good way to make your views known to our readers. There are also Forums on the Atlantis Rising website: Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.” E-mail us at: jdkenyon@atlantisrising.com. Underwater Structures I found the article “Enormous Ancient Structure Discovered […]
  • As Above, So Below
    “There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth—not going all the way, and not starting.” —Buddha The Perennial Tradition, or Ancient Wisdom, teaches that when Atlantis sunk beneath the ocean waves twelve thousand years ago great beings who had walked and taught openly in that epoch withdrew. Not until the great […]
  • Nonlocality to Zero Point
    With all the fuss surrounding the movie What the Bleep Do We Know? there seems to be a growing swell of interest in many of the provocative concepts—usually associated with alternative science—which challenge reality as envisioned by conventional thinking. Not the least of these is “nonlocality,” the notion taken from quantum physics which suggests that […]
  • A Scientist Looks at the Great Pyramid
    Scrambling up a series of rickety wooden ladders tied together, I had to see for myself this “definitive proof” that the Great Pyramid was simply built as a tomb for the Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops). Climbing nearly thirty feet above the floor of the Grand Gallery at its southern (upper) end, I crawled through an entrance […]
  • The Case for Reincarnation
    Everyone knows that many eastern religions have the doctrine of reincarnation at their core. It is not explicitly found in ancient Vedic texts, although their high philosophy can be somewhat obscure at times, and some scholars argue that the idea would have been present in general Vedic thought—because it is certainly a cornerstone of the […]
  • The Biology of Transcendence
    That humans have much more intelligence than we can effectively use has long been clear (a fact which our behavior should make obvious). Experts calculate that even an intellectual giant like Albert Einstein used only 5% of his theoretical mental potential. When it comes to the 3 million base pair human genome, the situation is […]
  • Toward a Proper Understanding of Gibberish
    For those who speak a particular language, it is easy to extract meaning from its expressions, but for those who have not learned the tongue, it all seems to be just noise. I can still remember how as a child, upon hearing incomprehensible talk in another language, I thought I could fool others into thinking […]
  • Battleground Bahamas
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site. (Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.”)   Atlantis in the Bahamas The only error I found in “Atlantis in the […]
  • Breakthrough Inventions & Divine Intervention
    This year I’ve met a few more extraordinary inventors of breakthrough energy technologies. Before introducing one, we’ll allow you to self-screen via a little story: Years ago I was traveling alone in the busy city of Auckland, New Zealand. I started to step off a curb into a crosswalk, after an absentminded glance to the […]
  • The Mysteries of Brazil
    Last year I did a publicity tour of Brazil in connection with the appearance of a Portuguese edition of The Hidden History of the Human Race (the abridged version of Forbidden Archaeology). I landed in Saõ Paulo early on the morning of August 26. It was a landmark day for me. It was my first […]
  • New Atlantis Rising Book on the Cusp of a Revolution
    Forbidden History: Extraterrestrial Intervention, Prehistoric Technologies, and the Suppressed Origin of Civilization, edited by J. Douglas Kenyon (Bear and Co., 2005) This is a book that provoked waves of nostalgia in me, for a dozen years ago, when the tremors of the ‘forbidden history’ revolution were just beginning to upset the world of academic archaeology, […]
  • Saga of the Hopi
    The Second Millennium, A.D., according to the prevailing wisdom, was the most active period ever for human progress. Beginning in the 11th century, the relative agrarian quiet of the Middle Ages transformed into an accelerated era of hectic activity without equal in what is known of human history on the planet. During that thousand-year epoch, […]
  • Winston Churchill Encounters the Beyond
    Few have made a greater contribution to the well-being of humanity than Sir Winston Churchill (1874–1965), Prime Minister of Great Britain for most of the Second World War (1940-1945) and from 1951 to 1955. Many historians believe that, without Churchill, the world would surely have succumbed to Nazi domination. In Churchill: A Study in Greatness, […]
  • New Light on Christian Origins
    The scene beamed around the world was stunning: people of every faith filled Saint Peter’s Basilica to mark the passing of Pope John Paul II. Interspersed among the traditional black worn by mourners and the scarlet and white robes of the priests, bishops and cardinals were white turbans and orange robes of Muslims and Hindus. […]
  • Mystery in Music City
    It is an impressive fact that Nashville, Tennessee, my home, is the only city in the world that has reinterpretations of two mythic temples from antiquity. Both are among the finest in existence. One temple is the “Queen of Heaven” Athena’s Parthenon. The other is a $55 million 2,200-foot-long rod laid out and growing on […]
  • Egyptology: Science or Art?
    Archaeology is a sub-discipline of anthropology, the study of humans. Archaeologists conduct studies of the human past. According to the textbooks archaeology is a science. We presume this means that archaeologists adhere to the scientific method when performing field investigations and interpreting the evidence that they find. For the moment, let us accept that premise. […]
  • Edgar Cayce’s Lemuria
    Of our era’s alleged “psychics,” one name stands out among the rest. Edgar Cayce’s status as a genuine “seer” not only survived his mid-20th century death into the next millennium, but also has grown considerably beyond his lifetime reputation. The cause is not difficult to understand. His forty years of subconscious health pronouncements form a […]

#53 September/October 2005


  • Relics from the Ice Age?
    The alluring and perplexing ancient megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo (the smaller island just north of Malta) have been a destination for travelers throughout the Mediterranean region and beyond for thousands of years. Even in their ruinous states, the temples are incredibly impressive; the largest limestone blocks weigh twenty to forty tons. There is […]
  • Can Mind Heal Matter?
    Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson—a philosophical visionary more complete than any other this nation has produced—identified two components to attaining personal power. One is to “drill.” By this he meant training, rehearsal, education—the repeated application of a skill, over and over, the way a martial artist never stops working his routines. The other is “concentration.” […]
  • Nabta Playa
    “People living more than seven thousand years ago may have possessed technical knowledge in astronomy and physics more advanced than our current understanding of the same subjects.” —Robert M. Schoch, Geologist, 2002   In 1972, a group of archaeologists were crossing the Egyptian desert, tracking by compass in an area known as Nabta Playa, when […]
  • The Search for Noah’s Ark
    Washington (AP) April 27, 2004: An expedition is being planned for this summer to the upper reaches of Turkey’s Mount Ararat where organizers hope to prove an object nestled amid the snow and ice is Noah’s Ark. “A joint U.S. and Turkish team of ten explorers plans to make the arduous trek up Turkey’s tallest […]
  • Where Was the Real Troy?
    “Schliemann’s tiny ruins of a city on the coast of Turkey cannot possibly fill the bill for the city described in Homer.” Achilles storms ashore with his small band of warriors. He looks, yes, remarkably like Brad Pitt. A vast fleet of virtual Greek vessels is coming up behind him. The sands of an immense […]
  • Fighting Brothers
    When discussing esoteric elements that influenced the American Revolution, alternative researchers often present Freemasonry as central to the time. Often overlooked though are the practical elements that made up Freemasonry in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. Freemasonry in its modern sense had only been publicly declared in 1717, and its position in the American […]
  • Ma’mun’s Passage
    The classical story of the discovery of the upper chambers inside the Khufu pyramid at Giza is well known. In the ninth century an Arab governor of Cairo, known as the Caliph al Ma’mun, decided to see for himself what lay inside the Great Pyramid (Khufu pyramid) and began to excavate a tunnel straight through […]
  • High Stakes on the Bleeding Edge
    Near the leading edge of well-known energy technology, the landscape is increasingly dotted with inventions—from solar-electric breakthroughs to new hydrogen-generating alternatives. I’m pleased that Doug Kenyon asked me to write this column regularly, to bring you some of the exciting news from that landscape. And beyond. The “beyond” is even more interesting. Out on the […]
  • Moving in the Right Circles at Glastonbury
    On Friday morning, July 23, 2004, I arrived at Gatwick airport, south of metropolitan London, on my way to speak on my new book Human Devolution at the Glastonbury Symposium, which is mainly about crop circles. The very term crop circles gives new meaning to the expression “it’s not my field,” because it really is […]
  • Ant People of Orion?
    All across the American Southwest we find petroglyphs (rock carvings) or pictographs (rock paintings) depicting eerie creatures with spindly bodies, large eyes and bulbous heads, sometimes with antennae. The figures are frequently shown in a “prayer stance” with elbows and knees positioned at right angles, similar to the ant’s bent legs. Do these rock drawings […]
  • Children of Atlantis
    “On this island of Atlantis had arisen a powerful and remarkable dynasty of kings, who ruled Europe as far as western Italy.” —Plato, The Timaeus At the center of Atlantis, according to Plato, sprawled the monumental Temple of Poseidon. The ornate building of stone and precious metals contained a colossus of the sea-god standing in […]
  • Cellular Secrets
    Deepak Chopra loves to fly, which is a good thing, since he spends a lot of time on airplanes. He’s mused over the design of an aircraft that would be ‘uncrashable’ (“perhaps some kind of glider with an airfoil that never stalls, no matter what angle of dive the plane goes into”). He finds flying […]
  • Da Vinci, Newton & Hugo
    The authors of the best-selling 1982 non-fiction book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which popularized the notion of the “Priory of Sion”—the 1,000-year-old secret society said to guard the Holy Grail—must be sorry now that novelist Dan Brown seized upon the idea and made it the centerpiece of his hugely popular 2003 novel The Da Vinci […]
  • Spain’s Ancient Pathway
    The Camino de Santiago is an ancient pilgrimage route that traverses Spain from its beginning in the Pyrenees to the tomb of St. James the Apostle, located at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain’s northwestern province of Galicia. The Camino saw as many as 2,000,000 pilgrims annually in the Middle Ages, and is […]
  • Jupiter in Libra: September 2004–October 2005
    “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon, which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” —Sun Tzu, The Art of War Libra, The Scales, is the only inanimate member of the zodiac and as such might be seen to represent pure principle. The Scales are those of Justice, weighing […]
  • Atlantis Stars Rising
    The Sci-Fi Channel’s new hit television spin-off based on the extremely popular Stargate SG-1 series has hit the ground running. If you haven’t seen it, the story takes a team of Earth’s ‘best & brightest’ through the ‘stargate’ (a device created by an ancient race for instantaneous interstellar travel) to a far-off galaxy where they […]
  • The Teotihuacan Revelations
    I raced up the stone steps, higher and higher. Perhaps I should have slowed down and imbued my mind with reverence, but I couldn’t help it. I had waited all my life to climb the Pyramid of the Sun. I finally arrived at the summit, over 200 feet high, and marveled at the view of […]
  • Templars in Tennesee?
    There exists in the state of Tennessee, and in the neighboring states of Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, a people who were, and are in modern times, very different racially from the recognized settlers of the region. They were first noted in 1654, by English explorers who believed they were, indeed, a separate race. They […]
  • Could Big Science Be on Trial?
    If you thought that important archaeological discoveries were being kept hidden from the public, and that laws intended to preserve the public’s right to know were being routinely violated, you could expect to be sneered at by the science-and-media establishment, but you would, nevertheless, be right. That is the view of highly respected Professor Keith […]
  • Evidence Reconsidered
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via postal mail to P.O. Box 441, Livingston, Montana 59047 is a good way to make your views known to our readers. There are also Forums on the Atlantis Rising website: Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.” E-mail us at: jdkenyon@atlantisrising.com. Underwater Structures I found the article “Enormous Ancient Structure Discovered […]
  • Late Breaking Stories
    Footprints Rewrite History of First Americans Human footprints discovered beside an ancient Mexican lake have been dated to 40,000 years ago. If the finding survives the controversy it is bound to stir up, it means that humans must have moved into the New World at least 30,000 years earlier than previously thought. http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7627   Kennewick […]
  • DVD: Capitalizing on the Code
    Dan Brown’s runaway best-selling novel The Da Vinci Code has sparked controversy all over the world. Millions of readers now want to know what is fact and what is fiction in the book’s subject matter, and so now, book and video distributors of every stripe are churning out what they say are answers to the […]
  • Pyramids & Purposes
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising website. (Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.”)   Little Correction Condensed portions of my personal email reply to Bill Donato ended up […]
  • Challenging the Foundations of Orthodox Physics
    Nassim Haramein’s route to a theoretical breakthrough included logic, keen observation of nature, and insights about geometry—some from studying ancient texts and monuments. Further years of concentration, and recent collaboration with Elizabeth Rauscher, Ph.D., advanced his work to a higher new-paradigm level. It seems that physics can embrace infinity and still make sense, and he […]
  • California State Highway 54’s Mastodon Blues
    In 1992 and 1993, paleontologists of the San Diego Natural History Museum were monitoring the construction on State Highway 54 in San Diego County. In the road excavations they found some interesting fossils that raise the possibility that humans have existed in North America for far longer than most archaeologists now think possible. According to […]
  • The Intelligent Design Controversy
    The following news release, by Gene Edward Veith, entitled, “Science’s New Heresy Trial,” appeared in World Magazine in February of 2005, and was posted on the Discovery Institute’s website: Discovery.org. —Editor   Science is typically praised as open-ended and free, pursuing the evidence wherever it leads. Scientific conclusions are falsifiable, open to further inquiry, and […]
  • The Return of the Aether
    It’s an ancient concept revived in modern physics in the 19th century, disposed of by Einstein in the 20th century with the publication of his seminal paper, On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies, where he first proposed what is now known as the Special Theory of Relativity, and now going through a second rebirth in […]
  • East of Qumran
    In 1947, near the banks of the Dead Sea, Bedouin tribesmen found seven crumbling scrolls hidden in caves since the time of Christ. By the end of 1956, archaeologists had discovered 800 scrolls in the desolate Judean wilderness near the ruins of Khirbet Qumran. In biblical times, a mysterious religious sect lived in the place […]
  • Atlantis on Ogygia? — Was Newton Right?
    The island country of Malta, set in the glittering Mediterranean 60 miles south of Sicily, covers a total area of only 122 square miles—a little smaller than Martha’s Vineyard. It consists mainly of three inhabited islands, Malta, Comino and Gozo. Comino is a mere speck peeping above the ocean between Malta and Gozo, lying to […]
  • The Tree of Life
    Trees are revered as providers of food, air and wood but what exactly is a tree? Picture a young child, asking an adult, “What is that magnificent living unfolding thing?” to which the supposedly knowledgeable adult replies: My boy, that is a tree!” The wise grown-up might even consistently add: “We know it is a […]
  • Searching for the Unifying Field
    Investigative journalist Lynne McTaggart may look like a pixie (she could easily be cast as Peter Pan, Tinker Bell or Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream), but don’t let the impish smile fool you. Her large, warm eyes probe deeply, seeing what others miss. Her keen interest in a variety of subjects, coupled with inherent […]
  • Colonel Churchward’s Strange Tale
    James M. Churchward was born 23 February 1851, in England, from an old and respected Devonshire family. He was educated at Oxford and Sandhurst Military College, where he became a student of engineering. In his twentieth year, he married Mary Stephanson, and the newly wedded couple sailed to India when the young Churchward was transferred […]
  • Saturn in Leo:
    “I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.” —Shakespeare, Richard II   Myth transmits archetypal knowledge through stories and symbolism, but archetypes are complex and sometimes these stories seem contradictory. Saturn’s myths are a good example. Saturn is an ancient Italian god who is identified with the earlier Greek Cronus, Chief of the Titans, […]
  • X-Ray Vision and Far Beyond
    Superman had it, as did Ray Milland in Roger Corman’s The Man with X-Ray Eyes (see sidebar) and so, too, have other assorted superheroes, and it has been rumored that even Nicola Tesla had a machine that could accomplish it. So-called X-ray vision, or the ability to see through walls, though, has remained pretty much […]
  • The Enigma of the Great Lost Sailor’s Map
    Within a generation after Philip IV pressured Pope Clement V into disbanding the Knights Templar (October 13, 1307), maps called “portolans” began to be distributed throughout Europe. One of the earliest is called the Dulcert Portolan of 1339, which appeared just 27 years after the Templars were suppressed. Scholars of navigation have consistently tried to […]
  • Precession Paradox—Was Newton Wrong?
      Precession of the Equinox Defined: The age-old phenomenon whereby the equinox moves backwards through the constellations of the Zodiac at the rate of approximately 50 arc seconds annually (one degree per 72 years). This means, an observer standing at the point of the equinox (the day when darkness and light are of equal length) […]
  • Keeping a Close Eye on the Public’s Interest
    By all accounts our new volume Forbidden History is doing well. The publisher, Inner Traditions/Bear informs us that the book is off to a very strong start and is exceeding expectations. That, of course, is not to say that it is exceeding our expectations. At Atlantis Rising we have believed, since our inception, that there […]

#54 November/December 2005


  • Can Mind Heal Matter?
    Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson—a philosophical visionary more complete than any other this nation has produced—identified two components to attaining personal power. One is to “drill.” By this he meant training, rehearsal, education—the repeated application of a skill, over and over, the way a martial artist never stops working his routines. The other is “concentration.” […]
  • Nabta Playa
    “People living more than seven thousand years ago may have possessed technical knowledge in astronomy and physics more advanced than our current understanding of the same subjects.” —Robert M. Schoch, Geologist, 2002   In 1972, a group of archaeologists were crossing the Egyptian desert, tracking by compass in an area known as Nabta Playa, when […]
  • The Search for Noah’s Ark
    Washington (AP) April 27, 2004: An expedition is being planned for this summer to the upper reaches of Turkey’s Mount Ararat where organizers hope to prove an object nestled amid the snow and ice is Noah’s Ark. “A joint U.S. and Turkish team of ten explorers plans to make the arduous trek up Turkey’s tallest […]
  • Where Was the Real Troy?
    “Schliemann’s tiny ruins of a city on the coast of Turkey cannot possibly fill the bill for the city described in Homer.” Achilles storms ashore with his small band of warriors. He looks, yes, remarkably like Brad Pitt. A vast fleet of virtual Greek vessels is coming up behind him. The sands of an immense […]
  • Fighting Brothers
    When discussing esoteric elements that influenced the American Revolution, alternative researchers often present Freemasonry as central to the time. Often overlooked though are the practical elements that made up Freemasonry in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. Freemasonry in its modern sense had only been publicly declared in 1717, and its position in the American […]
  • Ma’mun’s Passage
    The classical story of the discovery of the upper chambers inside the Khufu pyramid at Giza is well known. In the ninth century an Arab governor of Cairo, known as the Caliph al Ma’mun, decided to see for himself what lay inside the Great Pyramid (Khufu pyramid) and began to excavate a tunnel straight through […]
  • Relics from the Ice Age?
    The alluring and perplexing ancient megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo (the smaller island just north of Malta) have been a destination for travelers throughout the Mediterranean region and beyond for thousands of years. Even in their ruinous states, the temples are incredibly impressive; the largest limestone blocks weigh twenty to forty tons. There is […]
  • High Stakes on the Bleeding Edge
    Near the leading edge of well-known energy technology, the landscape is increasingly dotted with inventions—from solar-electric breakthroughs to new hydrogen-generating alternatives. I’m pleased that Doug Kenyon asked me to write this column regularly, to bring you some of the exciting news from that landscape. And beyond. The “beyond” is even more interesting. Out on the […]
  • Moving in the Right Circles at Glastonbury
    On Friday morning, July 23, 2004, I arrived at Gatwick airport, south of metropolitan London, on my way to speak on my new book Human Devolution at the Glastonbury Symposium, which is mainly about crop circles. The very term crop circles gives new meaning to the expression “it’s not my field,” because it really is […]
  • Ant People of Orion?
    All across the American Southwest we find petroglyphs (rock carvings) or pictographs (rock paintings) depicting eerie creatures with spindly bodies, large eyes and bulbous heads, sometimes with antennae. The figures are frequently shown in a “prayer stance” with elbows and knees positioned at right angles, similar to the ant’s bent legs. Do these rock drawings […]
  • Children of Atlantis
    “On this island of Atlantis had arisen a powerful and remarkable dynasty of kings, who ruled Europe as far as western Italy.” —Plato, The Timaeus At the center of Atlantis, according to Plato, sprawled the monumental Temple of Poseidon. The ornate building of stone and precious metals contained a colossus of the sea-god standing in […]
  • Cellular Secrets
    Deepak Chopra loves to fly, which is a good thing, since he spends a lot of time on airplanes. He’s mused over the design of an aircraft that would be ‘uncrashable’ (“perhaps some kind of glider with an airfoil that never stalls, no matter what angle of dive the plane goes into”). He finds flying […]
  • Da Vinci, Newton & Hugo
    The authors of the best-selling 1982 non-fiction book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which popularized the notion of the “Priory of Sion”—the 1,000-year-old secret society said to guard the Holy Grail—must be sorry now that novelist Dan Brown seized upon the idea and made it the centerpiece of his hugely popular 2003 novel The Da Vinci […]
  • Spain’s Ancient Pathway
    The Camino de Santiago is an ancient pilgrimage route that traverses Spain from its beginning in the Pyrenees to the tomb of St. James the Apostle, located at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain’s northwestern province of Galicia. The Camino saw as many as 2,000,000 pilgrims annually in the Middle Ages, and is […]
  • Jupiter in Libra: September 2004–October 2005
    “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon, which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” —Sun Tzu, The Art of War Libra, The Scales, is the only inanimate member of the zodiac and as such might be seen to represent pure principle. The Scales are those of Justice, weighing […]
  • Atlantis Stars Rising
    The Sci-Fi Channel’s new hit television spin-off based on the extremely popular Stargate SG-1 series has hit the ground running. If you haven’t seen it, the story takes a team of Earth’s ‘best & brightest’ through the ‘stargate’ (a device created by an ancient race for instantaneous interstellar travel) to a far-off galaxy where they […]
  • The Teotihuacan Revelations
    I raced up the stone steps, higher and higher. Perhaps I should have slowed down and imbued my mind with reverence, but I couldn’t help it. I had waited all my life to climb the Pyramid of the Sun. I finally arrived at the summit, over 200 feet high, and marveled at the view of […]
  • Templars in Tennesee?
    There exists in the state of Tennessee, and in the neighboring states of Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia, a people who were, and are in modern times, very different racially from the recognized settlers of the region. They were first noted in 1654, by English explorers who believed they were, indeed, a separate race. They […]
  • Could Big Science Be on Trial?
    If you thought that important archaeological discoveries were being kept hidden from the public, and that laws intended to preserve the public’s right to know were being routinely violated, you could expect to be sneered at by the science-and-media establishment, but you would, nevertheless, be right. That is the view of highly respected Professor Keith […]
  • Evidence Reconsidered
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via postal mail to P.O. Box 441, Livingston, Montana 59047 is a good way to make your views known to our readers. There are also Forums on the Atlantis Rising website: Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.” E-mail us at: jdkenyon@atlantisrising.com. Underwater Structures I found the article “Enormous Ancient Structure Discovered […]
  • Rocky Mountain Destiny
    India Supera is pointing to a small area overlooking a sparkling lake on the nearly 100 acres that comprise the Feath­ered Pipe Ranch in the Rocky Mountains just outside Helena, Montana. It’s her garden, and she’s telling guests they should “feel free to weed it.” She raises a hand expressively towards the expanse surrounding them. […]
  • Understanding the Roswell Moment
    For some in the UFO community the purported crash of an extraterrestrial spacecraft outside of Roswell, New Mexico on July 4, 1947 has now taken on the dimensions of a historical watershed event comparable to other significant dates in world history, such as the invention of the printing press, the discovery of America by Columbus, […]
  • The Templar Engravings at Domme
    After a long night enjoying amazing French wine and a bizarre argument over whether Pamela Anderson or Dolly Parton best exemplified the Divine Feminine in our time, our gang of classic American templar and wine enthusiasts left Chartres cathedral way too early that morning. Before we rolled our bus’ GPS pinged a satellite. We locked […]
  • Tolstoy and the Paranormal
    “At a round table under a lamp the countess and Alexei Alexandrovich sat talking about something in low voices. A short, lean man with womanish hips and knock-kneed legs, very pale, handsome, with beautiful, shining eyes and long hair falling over the collar of his frock coat, stood at the other end, studying the portraits […]
  • Countries: Discovered & Otherwise
    Mind-expanding explorations into exotic locales are frequent fare in these pages, and this group of videos carry on the tradition in three very intriguing regions: crop circle country, the undiscovered country after death, and the su­premely mysterious Egypt of the ancients. CIRCLESPEAK: A Journey into the Heart of Crop Circle Country Newland Films This compelling […]
  • Viking Runes: More Ancient than Imagined
    The well-known “runes” used by medieval Scandinavians made up a syllabary known as Futhark from its first seven letters. It is composed of phonetic symbols belonging to an all-purpose alphabet, with commemorative, recording, identifying, as well as magical purposes. Runes have been found from Iceland and Greenland to the Isle of Man, Ath­ens, and the […]
  • Ice Puzzles
    This is being written in the summer blast furnace of Southern California’s San Fernando Valley, but it’s winter in Antarctica and so unbearably cold and hostile to human life that all outdoor operations have stopped, awaiting the coming of Antarctic spring. Given such conditions, how can this utterly cold, desolate, and remote place be so […]
  • Jupiter in Scorpio: October 2005 – November 2006
    “Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue— to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.”—Socrates Scorpio is the eighth sign of the Zodiac and is a fixed water sign. British astrologer Ronald Davison has said, “Each water sign prepares the way for a new kind […]
  • Bacon, Shakespeare & the Spear of Athena
    William Shakespeare, we are told, was born of illiterate parents, schooled only in grade school, and apprenticed as a butcher’s boy. Five years after getting married, saddled with three children, he decided to leave his family and home­town for London. Once in the great city he began writing plays, and joined an established acting company […]
  • Who Were the Earliest Americans?
    In Atlantis In America: Navigators of the Ancient World Ivar Zapp and I proposed that when the identities of the first Americans were finally known that they would likely turn out to be South Pacific Islanders. The idea that open-sea navigators would be the first Americans was the result of our belief that the great […]
  • Extra Terrestrials and the Vatican
    The death of Pope John Paul II has occasioned widespread discussions about his own stand and the Vatican’s posi­tion regarding a variety of subjects, from purely theological to social issues. Completely lacking has been any refer­ence to an issue of concern to many, and especially to those interested in the subjects of UFOs, Life on […]
  • Can the Castor Bean Avert Fuel Wars?
    It’s time to get grounded, so to speak. We can’t yet purchase the far-out energy technologies, but some down-to-earth souls are introducing transition technologies that both ecologists and economists can welcome. That means both the business community and environmental activists can be happy, as is the case with the achievements of the Institute of Ecolonomics […]
  • Folk Archaeological Traditions in India
    In July 2, 2005, I flew overnight from Los Angeles to London’s Gatwick airport. I took a Thameslink train from Gat-wick to the Thameslink Kings Cross railway station. From there I walked a short ways up Pentonville Road to Din­widdy House, where I stayed while attending a meeting of the European Association of South Asian […]
  • Probing the Depths of Human History
    The other night we were watching a rerun of the History Channel’s report on “Japan’s Underwater Pyramids” (Histo­ry’s Mysteries). An investigation of recent discoveries near Okinawa, which some believe to be artifacts from a lost civilization and others think are natural formations, the program offered interviews with Atlantis Rising favorites Graham Hancock, Robert Schoch and […]
  • Secrets of the Pyramid of Kukulkan
    It is a curious fact that the ancient pyramid building civilizations still puzzle us. Why did they choose to construct pyramids? What was their purpose and what particular meaning did these structures contain? Furthermore, how is it that we—who have conquered the atom, sent robot-probes to Mars and unraveled the human genome—stand in awe and […]
  • Improving the Record
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site (go to www. AtlantisRising.com and select “Discus­sions”). Donato’s Clarification Though the following is addressed to Dr. William Hutton (AKA Wyman […]