Was This Atlantis? Wolter Smit  

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Was This Atlantis?
Examination of the possible location and the reason of its disappearance.
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Our religions, an Atlantean heritage?


yths are, both in the Bible, as in other religions, never told in detail, but just in small bits here and there, such as flashes, or shooting stars. But even if the myths contain some details, they remain highly allegorical or incompressible. The details are usually included to illustrate the present history as experienced by characters such as Jesus, Zoroaster, Moses, Abraham, Krishna, Buddha and so on. Then putting all these bits and flashes one after another, like a puzzle, they sometimes seem to form a whole, once demystified and integrated into the whole.

All religions, including Christianity, seem to indirectly focus on the history of Atlantis, as seen in Eden, on its fall, its destruction by the waves, then the hope of its revival. Our rituals and beliefs, the ones we have, objectively speaking, forgotten the true meaning, do they derive in an indirect way of India and, especially not to forget, from the Jewish people? India and the Jewish people on their side could have inherited their cultures and religions from Atlantis and Lemuria, the sources of our myths and esoteric beliefs. Consider the sacraments, remembering that the saviors of the different religions, such as Adam, Jesus Christ, Krishna, Moses, Noah, Atlas, Shiva and others would, according to some anthropologists, represent a single and same deity. Similarly, we can consider that all these religions are forming a single Ur-religion which some anthropologists want to considered of being the great source of all these religions. Before continuing, we see that the sacraments are of the number seven. The number Seven is a sacred number, both among Christians and in India, but also among the ancient Egyptians, where the number Seven was the addition of the number Four, symbolizing the matter, and the number Three, symbolizing the spiritual. The best known of all the sacraments are baptism and marriage. According to some, baptism is not only a rite of initiation, but it somehow symbolizes the rebirth after the flood and in regard to marriage, we don't need detailed explanations on that. Explanations have been advanced by several anthropologists for each of the seven sacraments, but to detail them goes beyond the interest of this book.

Other common features:

In despite of the almost total lack of resemblance between different religions, there are interesting similarities. Because we must not forget that the various regions, which were under the influence of Atlantis, have evolved independently of each other during the past 12'000 years. But we still have some points of similarity between the religions of the past and contemporary religions.

Sun worship:

Even when, today, we love the sun no more as a god, we love it otherwise, as to be convinced, just go see the beaches in summer. In addition, we have kept the day dedicated to the Sun, Sunday, as the Lord's day and holiday. The stories of Mr. Bernard, and the Cayce readings, testify that the Atlanteans also worshiped the Sun, although some of them, “Children of the Law of One”, don't see it as a divinity, but as a spiritual source of energy. We find the worship of the Sun among the Aztecs, their ancestors, the Mayans, Incas and among the Egyptians. The Greeks had for their part a deity representing the sun god, Helios, but it was not revered as a supreme god and not even among the twelve major gods.

A not representable creator god:

A God of pure spirit and not representable, appears not to be exclusive to our today's religions. The Aztecs, who have inherited the culture of their ancestors, the Mayans knew the concept of a non-representable creative god, “Ometeotl”, which was among them as here at home, the supreme deity. The Hebrews, therefore the Jewish people, who seem to be the direct descendants of the Atlantean monotheistic religion, “Children of the Law of One”, who had apparently abandoned the worship of the sun, for retaining a non-representable divinity.

Human sacrifices:

Sacrifice and human sacrifice in particular, is seen by many people an effective way to remove a potential source of conflict, we can't solve. The Aztecs, their ancestors, the Mayans, Incas, Egyptians and even the Hebrews practiced human sacrifice, and especially among some of them; children. The ancient Hebrews did endure the sacrifice of children, in despite of the prohibitions and repeated imprecation of their prophets, until the first millennium BC. It's the ligation of Isaac in Judaism and Eid Al-Kebir in Islam which commemorate the abandoning of sacrifice of children by substituting a ram, an animal of great value, because breeding. Therefore, the sacrifice of a loved one was replaced by a source of cash income in a civilization where cash was rare. The ancient Egyptians sacrificed every day, according to historian Manéthon, three men until the Pharaoh Amasis1 has replaced them by three statues of wax. But the undisputed champions of human sacrifice may well have been the Aztecs and their ancestors, the Mayas. Before the Spaniards had conquered their country, estimates of the number of sacrificed revolve around fifty thousand per year. It seems that on certain holidays, they killed up to twenty thousand people. We now know that most of the victims were prisoners captured during the wars and children. A review of the Cayce readings learns us that the Atlanteans knew towards the end, although the dialogues of Plato do not speak of it, human sacrifice. We can see, looking at areas that were once under the control of Atlantis, that all these areas knew more or less the same rituals of human and animal sacrifice.

The savior, the return of a prophet or a god:

Another curiosity is that on both sides of the Atlantic, different religions expecting and waited the return of a savior, or a deity. The Aztecs were awaiting the return of “Quetzalcoatl”, and the Hebrews, the Jewish people, await their savior in turn. Christians have their Jesus Christ, but are now awaiting his second coming. The Islam has Muhammad, but is also expecting in turn the coming of another savior. Even if the readings of Cayce do not mention the waiting for a savior by “Children of the Law of One”, the awaiting of a savior on both sides of the Atlantic, formerly under the control of Atlantis, could well tell us that this myth has found birth in the religions of Atlantis.

The destruction of the world followed by a new era:

The Aztecs and their ancestors, the Mayans have a concept of an end of the world, followed by a new era. We find the same myth in India, then, somewhat belatedly, in our current religions. These myths could also come from Atlantean religions, which have on three occasions, believing the readings of Cayce, seen their country destroyed by the raging elements. Such destructions may be the origin of myths of eras where an era ends with the destruction of the former to begin another better era. Anyway, in all myths we are promised a better world later.

We should, on the whole, realize us that we have in us and deeply rooted in our society and our religions, always our Atlantean origin, who was passed on to us by the Egyptians and the Jewish people, then by the Greeks and Romans, who have passed it on in their turn.

1From 569 BC up to 539 BC.

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