The Esotericon

Index

1. Magus/Aleph - 8. Justice/Chet - 15. Devil/Samech

2. Popess/Beth - 9. Hermit/Teth - 16. Tower/Ayin

3. Empress/Gimel - 10. Fortune/Yod - 17. Star/Phe

4. Emperor/Daleth - 11. Strength/Koph - 18. Moon/Tsadi

5. Pope/Heh - 12. Hangman/Lamed - 19. Sun/Qoph

6. Lovers/Vav - 13. Death/Mem - 20. Judgment/Resh

7. Chariot/Zain - 14.Temperance/Nun - 21. World/Sin

Fool - Tav

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Preface

The Conceptual Core of this Tome

It should be realized that the historical paradigm that is currently asserted by academia and the media is wrong. It is horrendously wrong. In fact, it is so stunningly wrong that it is amazing that humanity has been able to accomplish anything of value over the last several millenia.

The current civilization (beginning with ancient Sumeria in 4,000 B.C.E.) is not the first civilization that has appeared on the surface of Terra. There has been at least one civilization that has existed prior to the current civilization that now inhabits an extremely tiny portion of the Earth's surface area; there may have been many more before the previous one. Thus, the entire paradigm of reality that is expressed by academia is erroneous and should be discarded. Likewise, the methods and information used by academia should also be upgraded so that reality may become the norm that permeates the fabric of academia's essence.

The three great pyramids located at the Giza Necropolis were NOT created by the ancient Egyptians; their origin is completely unknown. They were obviously created by a civilization that had reached a much higher level of scientific advancement. When this basic concept is correctly understood, it becomes apparent that the entire foundation of knowledge upon which this civilization is built needs to be eliminated so that the truth of our planet's history may be better understood.

It will now be asserted with might and logic that UFOs, extraterrestrials, and supernatural entities DO NOT EXIST. They have never existed and they will never exist at some future time. IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT THERE BE A CLEAR AND DISTINCT SEPARATION BETWEEN PREVIOUSLY EXISTING CIVILIZATIONS AND IDIOTIC CONCEPTS LIKE ALIEN LIFE AND SUPERNATURAL ENTITIES. If humanity is to ever grow and evolve, then the truth about Terra's true history must be explored in a way that is unburdened by these hideous concepts.

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The Primary Assertion of this Text

The alphabet did not originate with the Phoenician civilization. Its origins belong to one or more of the previously existing civilizations that inhabited Terra. There is a definite pattern of logical design that is clearly defined when the names of the 22 characters are correctly understood and arranged in their proper order. This pattern of logical design is the core foundation of universal design that can be seen clearly throughout the cosmos. Therefore, it is highly logical to draw a conclusion stating that the alphabet contains ancient knowledge from one or more of the previously existing civilizations of Terra. The Tarot is an illustrated supplement to the ancient alphabet and this ancient knowledge.

The 22 names of the letters of the original alphabet perfectly unite with the 22 characters of the Tarot and a system of foundational logic that was known by the advanced civilizations of this planet is revealed. This lost system is easily reclaimed when these hieroglyphs and symbols are correctly analyzed. Thus, the ancient wisdom is not about discovering supernatural secrets of occult idiocy.

It is about reclaiming common knowledge of universal creative design that was once known to all.

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Introduction

The 22 Names of the Characters of the Ancient Alphabet

It will now be asserted that the most fundamental structure of human civilization is the alphabet. More specifically, it is the 22 names of the characters of the most ancient and widely used version of the alphabet that was employed by the ancient Phoenician, Greek, and Hebrew civilizations just prior to the dawn of the current Iron Age. This set of 22 named characters is still in existence and is known as the modern Hebrew alphabet sans the diacritical marks, which were a later addition to the system.

Moabite Stone (The Louvre, Paris)

The oldest known version of the ancient alphabet with its original 22 character system is found on the Moabite stone, which was discovered in 1869 in Dibon. This stone is a block of black basalt that contains thirty-four lines of an ancient inscription dating back to the ninth century B.C.E. This is the actual script that will be employed throughout this tome when referring to many of the various aspects of the ancient alphabet and many of the ancient texts (including the Masoretic texts and the Dead Sea scrolls) that used this 22 character system.

Because this structure is the basic foundation upon which modern Western civilization is built, it would be of utmost importance to unite the 22 named characters of the ancient alphabet to any other system that has direct corollaries. Such a system exists and is still in use. Variations of its most popular icons can still be found within a deck of modern playing cards. There have been many different types of games and similar types of devices that consist of iconic images placed on groups of similar display formats; these formats include cards, bones, dice, papyrus, paper, stone tablets, etc. However, one of the most popular and dominant systems to have emerged from all of these gaming and divinatory systems is the one currently known as the Tarot.

The Tarot de Marseille

The most popular manifestations of the Tarot are based on what is known as the Tarot de Marseille, which was the first known deck to feature the 22 ordered hieroglyphs of the Major Arcana as they are known today. Even though different types of incomplete and partial Tarot decks can be dated back to the fifteenth century, the ordering of the 22 icons used in the Tarot de Marseille is speculated to have origins that date back into this period as well. However, the true origin of this system is probably far older, dating back to a period before the modern Sumerian civilization that began around 4,000 B.C.E. Regardless of the true date of the creation of this set of ordered iconic images, it is inarguably the most popular version of the most popular divinatory and gaming system used by our current civilization, and that singular fact makes it the most logical target for further study, contemplation, and speculation.

The oldest known Tarot de Marseille deck is the Jean Noblet Tarot that dates back to the mid-seventeenth century and is on display at the National Library in Paris, France. Photographs of this actual deck will be the images receiving the most attention and speculation within the pages of this tome since they are the oldest known images that currently exist for this ordered system of 22 hieroglyphic icons. It will also be asserted that the Noblet Tarot is the most likely to possess the actual essence of the original design of the true and original hieroglyphs.

Although there may be some who are not convinced that the Noblet Tarot is the nearest to the true original design of the hieroglyphs, there is enough striking evidence to draw either one of two conclusions: Either the Noblet Tarot is the closest to the original design that was corrupted to various degrees in all of the later versions (including the Dodal and Conver Tarot decks, which were published in the 18th century and are also on display at the National Library in Paris), or the Noblet Tarot is a deck filled with very unique features that are corruptions of the original unlike any of the later decks, which are actually closer to the original design. However, many observations will be given that support the concept that if the most logical and systematic interpretations of these hieroglyphs are considered, then it becomes far more apparent to most that the former of the two speculations given in the previous sentence is true.

The key pieces of evidence for the bold assertion presented in the last paragraph include shocking features that are unique to the Noblet Tarot and do not appear in any of the later decks. These features include the exposed feminine genitalia of the two smaller female daemons of The Devil trump and the exposed male genitalia of The Fool. These features are not present in any of the later Marseilles Tarot decks. There are also dozens of similar examples such as these that will also be presented in the appropriate sections of this tome that deal with each trump individually.

The exposed genitalia of Dodal Tarot

The genital region of the central subject of the Fool card is not only exposed but is also the obvious item of attention of the creature in the lower portion of the image. This unique feature is found only in the Noblet Tarot. This feature should be enough evidence to convince most individuals that the Noblet Tarot is not only the oldest of all the known Tarot decks that use the twenty-two numbered trump system but also the one that is the closest to the actual essence of the original hieroglyphs. All other versions have either obscured or omitted this graphic detail. Without this most crucial element, the vital essence of the entire Tarot deck is lost and can never be understood; the entire symbolic essence possessed by the Tarot system is rendered completely and utterly useless. Unless the perceiver understands the true symbolism of The Fool, the entire philosophical foundation of the Tarot crumbles like a castle made of sand.

The Rider-Waite Tarot

Photos of A.E. Waite and Pamela Colman Smith

However, regardless of the true essence and origin of the Tarot, one of the main problems with using the entire 78 card Tarot de Marseille for fortune telling purposes is the lack of picturesque detail in the cards of the Minor Arcana. Card readers are often at a loss when attempting to explain any type of relevant or symbolic meaning when one of these cards shows up in a spread. However, the Rider-Waite Tarot that was released in 1909 (the most popular Tarot system currently used in the English-speaking world) remedied this situation. Its artistic features include unique illustrations on every single card of the Minor Arcana. Because of this enhancement, this deck is often preferred by many fortune readers, who have difficulty pulling meaning out of the Minor Arcana of the Tarot de Marseille that primarily displays either numbers or royalty on the hieroglyphs of its four suits.

Although the Rider-Waite system is a later development, its symbolically rich illustrations by Pamela Colman Smith (shown in the left photograph above) have withstood the vital test of time and have remained vastly popular for over a century. Its enormous popularity and massive influence on 20th century culture merit its inclusion for both study and symbolic speculation. The written descriptions by A. E. Waite (shown in the right photograph above) included in the accompanying text of this deck will also be presented so that further ideological expansion of the basic interpretations of the Tarot de Marseille can be made. Even though the pictures and text are fairly recent creations, the massive saturation of this deck into the world's culture cannot be denied and makes this deck an absolutely vital element that should most definitely be considered in the forthcoming discussions.

Other later versions of the Tarot de Marseille will also be examined. A random representative Tarot de Marseille of the 20th century that features very bright colors and starkly contrasting lines will be displayed next to the what are arguably the three most historically significant versions of the Tarot de Marseille. These three versions are (in order of both age and importance) the Noblet, Dodal (published in the early 18th century), and Conver versions (first published in the middle 18th century and continuing well into the 19th century). These four versions will be shown together in order of their respective dates of publication in order to show how the basic design factors of the Tarot de Marseille developed over the last few centuries.

Division of the Heavens

This chart displays the seven levels of the Alchemical Septenary; it is the core structure upon which the text of The Esotericon is based.

Master Chart of the Stairway to Heaven

The Correct Translation of the Phrase "Gate of Heaven"

(All Hebrew and Chaldean etymology can be confirmed with the Lexicon Manuale Hebraicum et Chaldaicum in Veteris Testamenti Libros by Wilhelm Gesenius published in 1833)

שער
השמים

It will now be boldly asserted that the most correct translation of the last three words of Genesis 28:17 is "division of the heavens." The original letter combination that was translated into the word gate (in the King James Version of the Bible) near the end of the verse consists of the letters Shem, Ayin, and Resh. This triliteral stem has the basic meaning of "division" or "separation." Thus, when this letter combination is found in other areas of the ancient scriptures, it is sometimes given the derived meanings of "measure" (to divide into equal amounts), and it is sometimes given the meaning of "entrance" or "gate" (a division in something that allows entrance). In addition, the original letter combination that was translated into the word heaven at the end of the verse is actually plural because it ends with the suffix created from the letters Yod and Mem. Thus, the most accurate translation of the original letters found at the end of Genesis 28:17 (which is translated into the phrase "gate of heaven" in the King James Version of the Bible) is "DIVISION OF THE HEAVENS."

Therefore, the alchemical septenary and its seven components are the seven divisions of the heavens. This scientific system of classification defines the creative design of the universe in a very precise and logical manner that can easily be observed on many microscopic and macroscopic levels. On a microscopic level, this pattern of creative design can be seen in the seven chakras of the human anatomy. On a macroscopic level, it can be seen in the seven heavenly bodies of the solar system that are easily visible to the naked eye.

The various components of the alchemical septenary are discussed in far greater detail in the second major section of The Esotericon entitled "The Astronomical and Biological Spherical Energy Centers." If one desires this specific information, then this section of this online tome should be studied; the metals, planets, and chakras associated with these divisions are examined with great detail so that they may be better understood. However, this first section of The Esotericon deals with the ancient alphabet and the Tarot and how they align together.

The 22 Components of the Seven Divisions of the Heavens

The seven divisions of the heavens are divided into three parts. These three parts can be clearly seen in the index of the first section of The Esotericon (shown below). The first column is the active masculine portion of the seven divisions; the last column is the passive feminine portion. The center column is the balanced state of the other two columns that represent the polar extremes of reality that lie within the seven divisions of the heavens.

1. Magus/Aleph - 8. Justice/Chet - 15. Devil/Samech

2. Popess/Beth - 9. Hermit/Teth - 16. Tower/Ayin

3. Empress/Gimel - 10. Fortune/Yod - 17. Star/Phe

4. Emperor/Daleth - 11. Strength/Koph - 18. Moon/Tsadi

5. Pope/Heh - 12. Hangman/Lamed - 19. Sun/Qoph

6. Lovers/Vav - 13. Death/Mem - 20. Judgment/Resh

7. Chariot/Zain - 14.Temperance/Nun - 21. World/Sin

Fool - Tav

The Fool trump of the Tarot is unnumbered. It is paired with the name of the final character (Tav) of the alphabet. This final symbolic element of the 22 parts can be viewed as the eighth component that allows for the entire cycle to be repeated in an infinite number of octaves. Eight is the sign of infinity; eight is the number of the octave. The planet of this dimension is Uranus; this planet is sometimes visible to the naked eye, but only to the trained observer.

The Fool is the only card that has survived the transition of the Tarot into the modern deck of playing cards; it is now known as the joker. The fact that this card is wild and can represent any other card in the deck enforces the theory that this card does not have a permanent or fixed place but instead can assume the place of any other icon. The name of the letter Tav has the literal meaning of "sign." It is the sign that means "sign." This ancient letter can be seen in the modern letter X and the lower case letter t. X marks the spot. X is also the default signature of illiterate individuals.

The Progression of the 21 Numbered Trumps

The 21 numbered trumps have very definite positions and follow very logical progressions. The first progression is that of combination; the two polar extremes tend to migrate to the center. The active masculine currents seek the balance of the passive feminine and vice versa. The two extremities help to define the basic essence of the centered currents that exist in the trumps of the middle column. It is within the seven trumps of this middle column that pure balance is found.

Thus, the masculine energies of The Chariot balance with the feminine energies of The World, and the centered energy of Temperance has its extreme boundaries very precisely defined. This same pattern progresses throughout all of the trumps in the seven divisions of the heavens. Therefore, the trump of The Lovers and the trump of Judgment define the trump of mortality (Death). This progression creates a spiral design that is expressed in the definitions of the 11th (arch), 10th (circle), and 9th (twist) trumps.

The other progression that is found in the seven divisions of the heavens is ascension from the lowest realm of lead to the highest realm of gold. This notion is found in the basic alchemical concept of turning lead into gold. Lead ascends to tin; tin ascends to iron; iron ascends to silver; silver ascends to copper; copper ascends to mercury; mercury ascends to gold. It is also interesting to note that all of the trumps of each column ascend to the next higher trump in the column as well as the outer columns progressing towards the center. Thus, a type of multi-dimensional design is created that allows for a more complete understanding of reality.

Once this pattern of progressions is understood, it becomes clear that the most important trump in the Tarot is the trump of Justice. This trump features Astraea; she is the character from Greek mythology that is immortalized in the constellation Virgo. She is the ruler of humanity's golden age. However, if silver is the most desired metal instead of gold, then the 8th trump (Strength) becomes the most important trump. It is because of this dual nature of reality that many Tarot decks will move the 8th trump to the 11th position and vice versa; the Rider-Waite deck does this.

The Reality of Kundalini Energy

The Actual Meaning of the Allegories of Genesis

It should be realized that the text of Genesis is an account of humanity's history. A more detailed version can be found in the Sumerian texts. It should also be realized that the more popular translations of the Sumerian texts that assert the presence of aliens and UFOs are wrong. No more will be said about this matter other than these fantasy tales are erroneous and have corrupted numerous minds that seek to find the truth.

It should also be realized that the current translations of Genesis are also mistranslated and misunderstood. The word that is translated as the word God is actually plural because it uses the suffix created by the letters Yod and Mem. The plurality of the word is often justified by biblical scholars as being "the Lord and his heavenly host." However, it is more accurately translated as the biologically real species known as the "creator gods." This more accurate translation becomes quite obvious when one compares the text of Genesis with the texts from ancient Sumeria. Thus, the correct translation of the first verse of Genesis is...

In the beginning, the creator gods created the sign of the heavens and the sign of the earth.
הארץ׃ ואת השמים את אלהים ברא בראשית

It should be noted that the letter combination for the word sign is created from the biliteral root that is created from the letters Aleph and Tav. The two occurences of this biliteral root in the first verse of Genesis are omitted from the English translation. However, they are present in the original text and should be translated like every other letter combination; there is no reason for this omission of data. The entire meaning of Genesis dramatically changes when these errors in translation are corrected.

Thus, the beginning phrase of Genesis 1:26 makes perfect sense when it is correctly translated:

And the creator gods said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness."

The Allegories of the Serpent and the Trees of the Garden of Eden

The serpent is a metaphor for Kundalini energy. The creator gods did not want their newly created species of slaves to become powerful, so they suppressed the knowledge of Kundalini and the seven chakras. However, the females of the species realized that Kundalini energy would benefit mankind, so they stimulated the males of the species by using the seductive powers of their gender, and the males became civilized creatures. A similar version of this tale appears in the ancient text known as the Epic of Gilgamesh, which predates the book of Genesis. The creator gods realized that if the human slave species were to acquire the wisdom of Kundalini ascension, then they would be able to destroy their creators. This was unacceptable to the creator gods, so they suppressed the knowledge of Kundalini.

In order to justify the above transliteration of Genesis, it is necessary to correct the phrase with the current translation of "the tree of the knowledge of good and evil." First the biliteral root for the word tree is composed of the letters Ayin and Tsade. This root is also translated in other areas of the ancient scripitures into the concepts of "wisdom" and "counsel." The biliteral root (Teth and Beth) that is translated into the word good has the basic meaning of "to be gentle." Finally, the biliteral root (Resh and Ayin) that is translated into the English word evil has the basic meaning of "to be loud or uncivilized." Therefore, the forbidden fruit is the wisdom of knowing civilized (gentle) and uncivilized (loud) behavior.

The current English translation suggests that the wisdom of the tree of knowledge of good and evil is about moral values. However, it is not about morals at all. It is about humanity's ability to cease acting like wild beasts and to begin acting like intelligent creatures capable of clothing themselves. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, a female performs sex with the wild Gilgamesh, who runs with the animals. After the coitus is over, Gilgamesh is capable of clothing himself and acting in a civilized manner.

The Seven Chakras of Kundalini

The seven divisions of heaven are also paired with the concept espoused by certain ancient Eastern texts (most notably the Kundalini Yoga Upanishad) as the seven chakras of true Kundalini energy. This knowledge of true Kundalini energy is the same concept that is also expressed in the ancient text of Genesis as the Tree of Life; the most correct translation of this phrase is "the wisdom of things of heat" or "the wisdom of the Kundalini chakras." The biological locations of the chakras are the areas of the human anatomy that have the highest temperatures (especially the crown chakra). The letter combination (Chet, Yod, Yod, Mem) that is translated as word life in the phrase the tree of life has the basic meaning of "heat" and is in plural form.

This wisdom of the Kundalini chakras is expressed in later Greek writings (some of these writings are found in the official cannon of the New Testament) and are usually referred to as the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven. These concepts of Kundalini are also found in writings of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras that refer to the the concept of the Holy Grail.

Thus, when all of the ceremonial draperies, cultural embellishments, and religious biases are stripped away, the core essence of this simple truth shines through. The occult alchemical imagery, the Judeo-Christian symbolism, and the Eastern mystical lore all express the same thing. This thing is Kundalini. This thing is found in every single human being that has ever lived or will live.
 
It lies within everybody and is not some elusive or mysterious treasure as portrayed in numerous tales throughout the millenia. It is an internal feature already present in the human body and not an external object. It is present within each member of the human species, and its ascension can be activated by all. This golden chalice of the Holy Grail is a treasure already possessed by every child, woman, and man. It need not be found because it is a treasure already present within everyone. All that is needed is to pick it up and drink deeply.

The Difference Between True Kundalini and Emotional Kundalini

It is now relevant to point out the difference between actual biological Kundalini and the other forms of mentally perceived kundalini (lower case is intentional) that are merely emotionally-based energies that lack the actual physical substance that is present within true Kundalini. It is very important to note this distinction because emotional kundalini is the sensation that is aroused with various yoga postures, breathing exercises, and meditative techniques. This type of kundalini is a safe energy to manipulate. However, real Kundalini is an actual physical reality that is aroused from its dormant state in the root chakra ONLY by extended periods of celibacy and can be very dangerous because it is very, very real and may have unknown consequences.

However, most individuals need not worry about true Kundalini because nocturnal emissions are like safety pressure valves of the body that will prevent most individuals from ever achieving a sustained period of approximately 40 days of abstinence (abstinence being defined as a total cessation of ALL sexual activity--either with or without a partner). Most people will never be able to achieve such a feat. Therefore, this very real phenomenon has never been any type of threat to humanity because only worthy individuals that are prepared both physically and emotionally are capable of summoning the will power required to endure such a challenge.
           
Unlike most of the former presentations of this forbidden serpentine knowledge that have been effectively used for centuries to innervate this invaluable data with misinformation  and fallacy, this work will present this vital information in a completely logical way that is devoid of any poetic or obfuscatory veils of allegorical glossolalia and metaphorical gibberish. All terminology used within the pages of this tome will be arranged so that the concepts can be taken literally and understood by any reader. There will be NO allegorical secrets, hidden passages, or mystical codes introduced within the pages of this text.

Only pure and simple knowledge will be presented.

Thus, the first basic foundation of this pure knowledge is the idea expressed in the Hermetic axiom “As Above, So Below.” This connection is best expressed as the direct link between the seven heavenly bodies of the solar system that are easily visible to the naked eye. They are virtually identical in many ways to the seven chakras found within the human body.

Format of the Upcoming Sections

The next 22 sections of The Esotericon will deal with the 22 names of the letters of the ancient alphabet and the 22 trumps of the Major Arcana. This information is highly relevant to everybody because it deals with things that are occurring right now. The reality of Kundalini is undeniable, and this aspect of reality is vitally important to every individual. Thus, the ancient knowledge applies to every child, woman, and man. By learning this once common knowledge that was once known to at least one previous civilization that used to inhabit this planet, it becomes far easier to have a basic blueprint that better defines the universe as we know it. This blueprint is far superior to anything currently known to primitive modern science, which has yet to catch up to the higher level of proficiency that it once knew.

Thus, each of the following sections will focus on the basic essence of each of the united pairs (a united pair being the trump and the letter name with which it is naturally paired numerically). The ancient etymology of each name will be examined, and a comparison of each trump with its numerically corresponding name will be made. Each united pair will then be put into context with all of the other pairs, and the two patterns of progression (ascension up the ladder and progression towards the center) will be analyzed. Further discussion will be made and conclusions drawn.

The second section of this tome will describe each metal, planet, and chakra in greater detail.

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1. Magus/Aleph - 8. Justice/Chet - 15. Devil/Samech

2. Popess/Beth - 9. Hermit/Teth - 16. Tower/Ayin

3. Empress/Gimel - 10. Fortune/Yod - 17. Star/Phe

4. Emperor/Daleth - 11. Strength/Koph - 18. Moon/Tsadi

5. Pope/Heh - 12. Hangman/Lamed - 19. Sun/Qoph

6. Lovers/Vav - 13. Death/Mem - 20. Judgment/Resh

7. Chariot/Zain - 14.Temperance/Nun - 21. World/Sin

Fool - Tav

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