“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”
– Hamlet to Horatio in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”
I recently heard an interview by an American investigative journalist named Linda Moulton Howe (interestingly that happens to be my mother’s father’s surname) who specializes in the paranormal. She spoke of an email she recently received from a woman named Cinde Shilf, a licensed massage therapist out of Chicago:
I have known about your work for almost 9 years now. I am a Coast-to-Coast listener, and the other day I heard your radio broadcast about investigating the alien hybrid from Los Angeles (August 27th Coast). I felt maybe you’re the one to share my story. Maybe you have some answers for me from something else you have heard.
This one particular lady comes in for massage — it has to be around the year 2005-2006. She was first time with me, and I think also to the establishment. Seemed like a “gold coast lady” who was well-dressed in a nice way, probably designer clothing, very well put together, nice haircut, highlights, makeup and expensive handbag. … she is face up while I’m working on her neck when all of a sudden I’m shocked by the fact my attention has turned to start thinking about Grey aliens. …
almost as if she heard me because at that point a bizarre event occurred at that split second, when almost a holographic glitch switched her image into an alien lying there, like a Grey. My arm hairs raised up on point and in my mind I’m thinking, ‘Oh my god, you are an alien!’”
Apparently this had not been the first time she had heard of this sort of thing happening. Back in the mid-1980s Ms. Howe had received a call from a massage therapist out of Boulder, Colorado:
“She said she had been massaging a man’s chest when all of a sudden a “thing” that looked like a Grey alien came rising out of the man’s body in a kind of translucent form that she could partially see through and could see her hands stopped on the man’s chest beneath the rising Grey translucent body. She realized she could not move or yell out or do anything. But whatever the Grey thing was, it kept rising and suddenly she could move again like normal. The man had not reacted to anything and seemed unaware that a Grey non-human had just floated up out of his body.”
Shortly after that she heard a similar experience from a male massage therapist out of Memphis, Tennessee, and then nothing until the woman from Chicago this past September. At that point she states she has received upwards of 100 contacts of people who have detailed similar experiences in massage or reiki or similar type settings. However, she seemed perplexed as to why this might be happening now. She didn’t know why these “aliens” were making these sorts of appearances more frequently then they had in the past. When she stated this, a light bulb went off inside my head and I thought; “It’s the thinning of the Veil”.
The ancient mystery traditions as well as the sacred indigenous traditions have long said that reality is the descent of Spirit into matter (somewhat of a simplification, but it works), and that all things are made up of that Prime Spirit. That is to say incredibly fine substance becoming increasingly dense. The Hermetic tradition illustrates this wonderfully in the work known as “The Kybalion”. Mankind is the epitome of this reality. This is to say as the universal Mind extends itself from its Source point of “emptiness” it becomes increasingly denser until it reaches a state of solid matter.
This manifestation is done through Light vibration. The first manifestation of the Source was Light that vibrates at an inconceivably high frequency. As this Light expanded outward from its Source, the frequency vibrated at a slower rate, and the Light became duller, causing the expressions created by this Light and its Source to become denser. This densest arm extended outward from the Source point is where we reside, or to be more specific, where our PHYSICAL bodies reside.
However, between Prime Spirit and the dense matter of the world we know, there are a multitude of levels of existence along the scale of physical density and vibration. If you were going to group it, I would use the categories described by British clairvoyant and seer, Chris Thomas who refers to “non-physical”, “semi-physical” and “physical” dimensions and races. These other levels, or “worlds”, vibrate in a different manner then our own, and are just as populated with “beings” as this one is. However, there is a perceived “separation” that exists between these levels, especially that of the dense physical world where we reside.
This separation is referred to as “the Veil”. In truth, this “Veil” is really less of a covering and more of a frequency or set of frequencies much like that of a radio. The majority of the “radios” (i.e. brains) that we humans use to perceive the world around us have a certain number of “stations” we are able to regularly tune into. These typically tend to fall into the realms of physical sight, sound, hearing, touch, taste, and smell, as well as the realms of mainstream thought and propaganda that serve to tell us what we are seeing and feeling.
There are those among us who either through inborn capabilities or learned techniques are capable of tuning into a larger “band” of frequencies that most people. I met one such individual when I was living in Maine. His name was Ahura Z. and he was a natural telepath, who was able to see and perceive things that most people cannot. In my talks with him he spoke of how when he was a child, he just assumed everyone could see what he saw. It wasn’t until later on he found that this was indeed not the case, and met a teacher who taught him how to control what he saw and heard. However, the truth is that all human beings are able to tune into vastly more than we are commonly aware of. In his book, “The Doors of Perception”, Aldous Huxley stated:
“[E]ach one of us is potentially Mind at Large. But in so far as we are animals, our business at all costs is to survive. To make biological survival possible, Mind at Large has to be funneled through the reducing valve of the brain and nervous system. What comes out at the other end is a measly trickle of the kind of consciousness which will help us to stay alive on the surface of this particular planet.”
I studied under Ahura for a short while, learning what is known as “Psychic Self-Defense”. Part of my training was to meet with a senior student of his and to study the book by the same name by Dion Fortune, a prominent British female occultist, author, psychologist, teacher, artist, and mystic. Fortune was a key figure in the early 20th century occult revival. In the book, Fortune talked at length about the realms and inhabitants on the other side of “the Veil”:
“There are other forms of life as well as ours whose sphere evolution impinges upon the earth. In the realm of folklore we constantly meet with the idea of intercourse between the human and the fairy kingdoms; of the marriage of a human being with a fairy spouse, or the theft of a child by the fairies, and impish changeling being left in its place. We shall be rash if we assume that an extensive body of folk-belief is entirely without foundation or fact.”
After the Second World War, with the advent of the atomic and space ages, there were a rash of what became known as “close encounters” with what were thought to be off-world or “extraterrestrial” beings. There were reports of people being visited; taken aboard crafts; waking to see beings standing beside their beds; and even reporting touching and probing of a seemingly sexual nature, and an idea of the beings using humans to mate with. Another common trait seemed to be the claim that the victim was in a state of paralysis upon being in contact with these beings.
In the 1950s, atomic space alien sci-fi stories were all the rage, and the mass media pumped it out as fast as the mass-mind would consume it. However, I tend to be in the camp that the whole “alien” narrative that is becoming more and more mainstream is not what it seems. There are a lot of potential facets I see to this; from a cover up of secret technologies (i.e. “Tesla-tech” and the “Nazi Bell”), to psychological operations or “psy-ops” and secret experimentation by secretive agencies complete with drugging and even sexual abuse. I, as well as many others think there is a reason this alien meme is being pushed on us the way it is, and I feel it may have to do with preparing us for an “upgrade” (Project Blue Beam?) in the psychological programming of the mass mind that has been in full swing since World War II. We could even at some point see a potentially staged alien invasion, I can’t say for sure.
That being said, I do think something else is also at play here as well that is not necessarily “human”, and I think this factor has been around for a long, long time. In his essay, “The Deep Dwellers: Subsurface Inhabitants in Folklore, Myth and Literature”, paranormal researcher William M. Mott writes:
“The scientific principle known as “Occam’s Razor” would indicate that, given the choice between a staggering variety of beings from a staggering variety of worlds lost in interstellar space, or a naturally (or even artificially) diverse variety of lifeforms which have sprung from one ecological system, (hence, for instance, the mostly-bipedal, two-handed, two-legged, two-winged, four-flippered configurations, all variations on the earthly vertebrate template), the latter would have to be the most rational and logical choice for a theory of origin. No, they are coming and going at will from some place very near at hand, and the circumstantial evidence would seem to indicate that place to be the hidden bowels of our own planet.”
In the 1691 manuscript, “The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns, and Fairies: A Study in Folklore and Psychical Research””, Rev. Robert Kirk, Minister of Aberfoyle, Scotland describes these subterranean beings:
“These Siths, or Fairies, they call Sleagh Maith, or the Good People, it would seem, to prevent the dint of their ill attempts, (for the Irish use to bless all they fear harm of) and are said to be of a middle nature between Man and Angel, as were Daemons thought to be of old; if intelligent studious spirits, and light changeable bodies (like those called Astral) somewhat of the nature of a condensed cloud, and best seen in twilight. These bodies be so pliable through the subtlety of the spirits that agitate them, that they can appear or disappear at pleasure…
Their bodies of congealed air are sometimes carried aloft, other whiles (gather) in different shapes, and enter into any cranny or cleft of the Earth where air enters, to their ordinary dwellings; the Earth being full of cavities and cells…”
Rev. Kirk referred to these beings as “astral” beings. This is to say that they dwell in what is commonly referred to as the “astral realm”. This realm is what is known by esotericists to lie between the realm of physical matter and mind. This aptly describes its makeup as well, as the constitution of beings that reside in this realm are something of “apparitions”, too dense to be pure thought forms, but not dense enough to fully exist on the physical plane. Now, we too exist in the astral realm, and have what as known as an “astral body”, just as we have a physical body, a mental body and a spiritual body. We humans are unique in the fact that we have the gift of full form and function in every level of existence (though most do not know, understand or utilize this gift). Most beings do not have this ability, and some are quite envious that we do.
In times not all that long ago, people were reported to have been taken by fairies, elves, brownies, goblins, etc. to what was known as the “Otherworld”, some of who never returned. There were also legends of those beings that would have sexual intercourse with a human and even cause impregnation. More disturbing still were the cases of otherworldly sexual abuse and demonic possession. These beings were said to either reside in caverns deep within the bowels of the Earth, or dwell on the “Dark Side of the Moon”, particularly in the case of the terrifying entities known as “Demons”. The prefix or suffix “mon” is always a reference to the Moon, i.e. Mon-day, or Lun-(Lunar)di in French.
Drawing from the ancient mystery school traditions as well as the insights of modern-day clairvoyants such as Rudolf Steiner and Lorna Byrne, author Mark Booth described “Moon Demons” in his book “The Secret History of the World”:
“Moon demons inhabit the ‘Dark Side of the Moon’, where they play a legitimate role in the spiritual economy of the cosmos, helping to tear corruption from human spirits after death. However, if they break into the earthly realm, they appear as malevolent dwarves. The height of a six-or seven-year-old child with large, hypnotic eyes, they sometimes emit an ear-splitting yell that can freeze a human with fear. More powerful when the moon is waning, these demons may account for some modern encounters with ‘aliens’…”
An interesting and somewhat chilling listen is the audio recording from what was supposedly the Apollo Lunar Mission, in which strange howling noises were picked up on the audio waves.
In the story I mentioned at the beginning about the strange “transformations” that the massage therapists saw, we should note that each time it was described that they saw a “Grey alien” appear. Former New York Times writer and best-selling author, Daniel Pinchbeck gives insight about the infamous “Grey Aliens” in his book “2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl”:
“Goblins are clever: Our fairy tales tell us this. These entities- ‘unfinished,’ half-created, or soulless- set age-old traps for humanity. The Grays or the visitors are perhaps best understood as an updated version of goblin or gnome. According to Austrian visionary Rudolf Steiner… what gnomes and goblins are made of is ‘entirely sense, and it is a sense which is at the same time intellect.’ Lower creatures such as these ‘have no bony skeleton, no bony support; the gnomes bind everything that exists by way of gravity and fashion their bodies from this volatile, invisible force, bodies which are, moreover, in constant danger of disintegrating, of losing their substance,’… Despite its interstellar pretensions, nothing about the visitor narrative suggests an extraterrestrial origin. The Grays seem to possess no inner life, no history, nothing beyond their vindictive and macabre relationship to the human species. Researchers of UFOs have noted that many, if not most, observations seem to occur along earthquake fault lines, and the caverns that abductees sometimes describe being taken to seem to be deep underground… They do not come down form empyrean reaches, but out of the mythological depths of the Earth- from a lower dimensional reality, perhaps, that is saturated with ancient gloom and dark yearnings.”
“Suddenly, I found myself in a very strange place, a place that looked like a tunnel lined with metal… I was lying on what appeared to be a very heavy and very large working bench or a working table… And all of a sudden, in this strange, tunnel-like room, I saw what appeared to be dull, heady-looking, grey, dull-like creatures which were moving toward me…. . I was frightened, but I couldn’t move my arms or my legs. I just lay there like a goat on a sacrificial altar. And when the creatures came towards me, I felt fear inside me… They were short creatures, about the size of African Pigmy. They have very large heads, very thin arms, and very thin legs… They had strange eyes, which looked like goggles of some kind… They had no noses, as we have, only small holes on either side of the raised area between their eyes. Their mouth had no lips, only thin cuts as if made by a razor…. I looked and saw that, through these covers over their eyes, I could see the creature’s real eyes behind this black, goggle-like cover. Its eyes were round, with straight pupils, like those of a cat…
And then, before I knew it, one of the creatures, the one standing next to my feet, drove something into my organ of manhood, but here there was no pain, just a violent irritation, as if I was making love to something or someone…”
Encounters with strange “alien” beings have been recounted by indigenous shamans across the world. In his book, “The Active Side of Infinity” by Carlos Castaneda, the Toltec shaman known as Don Juan Matus tells Castaneda about what the sorcerer shamans of ancient Mesoamerica called “The Flyers”, strange shadowy beings who were said to move in the bizarre, sideways jumping-type movements that the Grey aliens are often reported to. Don Juan also refers to these beings as the “predators”, and explains their existence as “the most serious topic in sorcery”:
“We have a predator that came from the depths of the cosmos and took over the rule of our lives. Human beings are its prisoners. The predator is our lord and master. It has rendered us docile, helpless. If we want to protest, it suppresses our protest. If we want to act independently, it demands that we don’t do so…
Sorcerers believe that the predators have given us our systems of beliefs, our ideas of good and evil, our social mores. They are the ones who set up our hopes and expectations and dreams of success or failure. They have given us covetousness, greed and cowardice. It is the predators who make us complacent, routinary and egomaniacal.”
Don Juan tells Castaneda that these predators “give us their mind, which becomes our mind.” He states that the ancient sorcerers “found out that if they taxed the flyers’ mind with inner silence, the foreign installation would flee, giving to any one of the practitioners involved in this maneuver the total certainty of the mind’s foreign origin.”
In Gnostic texts such as “The Secret Book of John” and “The Reality of Rulers” we read the saga of the Goddess Sophia, who after attempting to create on her own, without the partnership of the Sacred Masculine, or “God”, creates a monstrosity of a creature akin to an “aborted fetus” in some versions, while others describe it as a creature with a lion’s head and a serpent’s body. This being was named Yaldabaoth. Sophia looked upon her creation with horror and created a veil to separate it from the true world of the True Creator. She wanted to hide her “error”. This being of Yaldabaoth is often likened to Saturn, who I have discussed at length in previous postings. Saturn of course, is the overlord of matter, linear time and death. These are the things that keep us separated from the true nature of Divine Spirit. Yaldabaoth and his minions known as Archons or “rulers” are said to be the controlling structure of reality, as we know it.
It was understood in the ancient mystery traditions that the Sun had “spirits”- powerful Angelic entities known as “Elohim”, that were used in the creation of the Life of the Universe. It was also understood that the other heavenly “spheres” had spirits and entities as well, that served a specific purpose in the order of creation. These beings we see as “aliens” are likely such entities.
Don Juan specifically states that his “predators” are inorganic beings, which would correlate with possibly originating from a place that would potentially foster inorganic life, such as Saturn. It has been said that the Greys appear almost mechanical in their functioning, which correlates well with the cold, mechanistic nature clairvoyants such as Rudolf Steiner have used to describe Ahriman, aka. Satan.
In an essay entitled “Advent of Ahriman”, author Robert Mason delves into the teachings of Rudolf Steiner relating to the shadowy entity known as Ahriman, his incarnation in “the third millennium”, as well as astral beings known as “Doppelgängers”:
“According to Steiner’s insights, each of the various regions of the earth has its unique effect upon the human organism. In America the Ahrimanic influence is strong, rising from the center of the earth, carried by electromagnetism. This strengthens the entity known to occultism as the human “double” or “Doppelgänger”. This Doppelgänger is an astral quasi-personification of a Man’s karma, both “good” and “bad”; it is a being with intelligence and will, but with no individual, spiritual ego, and tends to bind the human soul to the body, hardening human thinking, feeling, and willing.
All Men have a Doppelgänger living in their nerve-electricity, infusing into their souls all sorts of degrading, depressing impulses, as well as instigating internal illnesses. (Electricity is the “sub-natural”, rigidifying shadow of soul forces.)”
Could it be that perhaps the entity that was being seen in the massage therapist’s office was in fact this Doppelganger or some sort of Ahrimanic astral entity that had learned how to attach itself to the Doppelganger? In any case, the essay gives insight as to the intentions of Ahriman:
“Ahriman wishes to be the first to so harden the ethereal body so that it becomes the vehicle of automatic, intellectual thinking-devoid-of-will, and thus to make it possible to keep human ethereal bodies permanently in the region of earth. Then the earth would become so hardened that it would not pass over to the Jupiter Age, and Man would become clever, animalistic, ghostly, earth-bound creatures.”
Looking at actions and intentions, these Ahrimanic entities or “flyers” may seem fearsome and oppressive, however, Don Juan states that they should not be seen in the good/bad model of infantile thinking:
“The flyers are an essential part of the universe… and they must be taken as what they really are — awesome, monstrous. They are the means by which the universe tests us.”
Don Juan even states that once we learn to master our own mind and our perceptions, we can make these seemingly demonic entities into our allies and even servants:
“Once the barrier is broken, inorganic beings change and become what seers call allies.”
This may bring to mind the story of King Solomon who used magic to bind the Goetia demons and use them to build his palace. Personally, I tend to stay away from that type of magick, but I also think there is a greater insight to be gleaned here. These entities prey on our minds and our emotions. When this happens, we are spiritually tested. Just as the devil was God’s method of testing Job, these beings are what create the conditions for us to be tested. The great cosmic joke in all of this is that we human beings are infinitely more vast, complex and powerful than these “archons” that are more or less akin to a virus whose primary function is to assist in the revealing and purging of weakness and impurity so that we may become stronger. The truth is, much like those who lord over and oppress on the material plane, these beings only have as much power over us as we allow them to.
So this leads us back to where we started. I am not going to attempt to explain the mechanics or specifics or even the motivations of what occurred on the massage tables other than I think the answer again lies in the myths, folklore and occult traditions that have been with us for millennia rather than with some completely new paradigm that was created to better align with the also relatively new belief system of scientific materialism and linear reality. I would argue that these things are seen as “defying the laws of nature” simply because we do not have a full understanding of what those laws truly are or how they work. This is not to say that there aren’t those out there that do, however, this is not the programming fed to the mass mind. We are taught that the laws that appear to govern matter have always been and always will be as they are. This is assumption, not science.
Regardless, the real question I wanted to flesh out at this point is why these sorts of “paranormal” events appear to be experienced by more and more people. I referred to “the thinning of the Veil” at the beginning. What this means is that the veil that appears to separate the material world from, the astral, ethereal and spiritual realms is disappearing. In other words, the material world and the minds of men are becoming “less dense” (although it may seem that some of us are becoming ‘denser’). As Spirit became increasingly dense, becoming solid matter, so too will this state of existence eventually dissolve and return back to its Source, as the alchemical process of the Great Work is completed. This is what these prophecies of 2012 and Revelation are all about. The word “apocalypse” literally means “to uncover; to unveil; to reveal”
As I stated earlier, there are beings that exist on all levels of existence. The highest beings reside in a super-fine level of Light vibration close to that of the Creator, and with each step down, the “kingdoms” and the beings that inhabit them, become more and more dense and lower in vibration until you reach the kingdom of dense matter. But now, as the Veil is lifted, and matter and more importantly the consciousness that inhabits it begin to slowly vibrate at a higher frequency, we will be able to “see” things that we could not. This is because we will begin to inhabit the same “frequency” on the tuner. And the frequency that is vibrating just above matter is that of the Astral. This is why these astral beings of the “lower realms” are now becoming visible to more and more of us. As time progresses, this ability to “see” will occur in more and more people.
We are on our way back home, and as the millennia progress, we will be in greater contact with entities of a consistently higher vibration. We are moving through the lower realms now, and we will begin to bump into beings that may not seem to be overly friendly. This is the time of tribulation and the time when the “Pit” is opened. However, this is not something we need to fear.
When I was studying with Ahura Z., he had us memorize Psalm 91, which has traditionally been used to in exorcisms. It is can be used for protection and to ward off negative energies of any kind:
1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
9 Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;
10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.
The point of this journey into matter and back up again is to be refined as sovereign beings and take our place as co-creators; as gods and goddesses. This is our purpose. Despite what popular science would have us belief, we are not tiny, insignificant specks on a rock in the middle of nowhere. Nor are we some kind of blight that the Earth would better off without. We are multidimensional beings of Light, Life and Love. We are the focal point of Creation. That being said, this does not mean we can rest on our laurels and just go along for the ride, because we are the ones whose job it is to steer this ship home.
Namaste and God Bless.