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Encyclopedia Metaphysica
Formerly known as: Metaphysics 101
All about the supernatural and paranormal !
(by Leon of Leon's Planet ©2013 to present)

Foreword:

Dear Reader,

REVIEW  of the artwork displayed to the right:

The picture to the right, is the closest depiction of what I saw, when I asked my guardian angel to show his/herself to me.  I like how the artwork captures the concept of flowing energy, for that is what an angel is:  energy.  I didn't see any colors in my vision, but I like how the colors are used in the artwork.  It would have been nice to have less contrast between the white, yellow, and purple; perhaps a gradation of coloration.  When I asked the name of my guardian angel, I was shown a little student of mine and her name was Soyongoo.  (I was in Mongolia at the time and my students were all Mongolians).  So, I looked up the meaning of the name.  It means:  Enlightened One.

Before, reading, one might ask, "How are you qualified to discuss matters of the metaphysical?"  Well, my answer would be that this is more of a lexicon of terms, rather than an expose.  That said, I do have 45 years of experience in dealing with metaphysical matters, not to mention the copious amount of time spent in research.  There are two articles (by me, linked just below here), which give some information that I have finally figured out after 45 years of trying to figure out metaphysical matters.  I think you will find them interesting.

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If you click on the image to the right, you may purchase a print of the image.  

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This is a lexicon of metaphysical terminology (by Leon).
It's getting quite long and verbose, so here is an index to make browsing easier.

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Articles (by Leon):

(1) How to discern spirits

(2) All about Indigo Children.

 


A
Abraham's
Bosom
Apparently, "Abraham's Bosom" is akin to paradise (the after-death destination for the righteous).

Luke 16:19--31 tells the parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man.

[19] There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
[20] And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
[21] And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
[22] And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
[23] And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
[24] And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
[25] But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
[26] And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
[27] Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:
[28] For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
[29] Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.
[30] And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
[31] And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Compare "Brahma's Bosom" below  (Very interesting correlation!!)

Adam Adam was NOT the first man, but rather a new group of humans.

Evidence is in the Bible:  "God created adam, male and female created He them."

For more evidence:  read this webpage.

Eve (Adam's alleged wife) is very interesting.  See "Eve" below.

Akashic Records In theosophy and anthroposophy, the akashic records (from akasha, the Sanskrit word for "sky", "space", or "æther") are a compendium of mystical knowledge supposedly encoded in a non-physical plane of existence known as the astral plane.

Source:  Wikipedia's article on Akashic Records.

It is my opinion that so-called seers and remote viewers mentally access the Akashic Records to "see" with their pineal glands.

See also:  Pineal gland.

Angels
  • Angel literally means: "messenger".  The original Biblical "angels" were messengers of God to human kind.  Some Biblical, so-called, angels were very physical, which brings into question their actual origin.  In Genesis 18, Abraham was visited by "three men" and one of them was called "LORD".  The other two were angels.  They sat, drank and ate bread with Abraham.  (Were they extra-terrestrials, acting as gods?)

 

  • Judæo-Christian Angels

In the Christian religion, there is a hierarchy of angels, amongst which are seraphim (which have six wings) and cherubim (which have four wings).  The seraphim are ranked higher (and thus closer to God).  The cherubim seem to be the soldiers of God, because they have flaming swords.

Traditionally, there were 7 archangels.  They were/are:  Gabriel, Michael, Raphael, Uriel, Raguel, Remiel and Saraqael.

Michael  ["Like God"] appears to be the highest ranking angel and closest to God.  [For more info, see "Michael" below].
Gabriel  ["Strength of God"] appears to be the spokes-person or mouthpiece of God.  [For more info, see "Gabriel" below].
Raphael  ["Healing of God"] healing angel.  [For more info, see "Raphael" below].
Uriel  ["Light of God"] enlightening angel (i.e., the one who answers questions, gives enlightenment). [see "Uriel" below].
Raguel  ["Friend of God"] justice-meting angel (i.e., the vengeance of God). [See "Raguel" below for more info.].
Remiel  ["Mercy of God"] resurrecting angel (i.e. the one who resurrects). [See "Remiel" below for more info.].
Saraqael ["Command of God"] leader of God's armies; the angel of death. [See "Saraqael" below].

  • Muslim Angels

In the Muslim religion, there are basically three beings of creation: angels, jinn, and human souls.  The angels cannot defy god.  Amongst the jinn, there are good AND bad.  That bad jinn are called "shaitan" (satan), and work many evil works amongst the humans.

In Muslim (Islamic) tradition, King Solomon had control of the jinn, which accounted for his great powers.  Contrast that with the Judaeo-Christian tradition, which says that King Solomon was condemned by God for following the gods of his non-Hebrew wives.  The Judaeo-Christian Bible does not relate any supernatural happenings.  Contrast that with the Muslim

  • Mormon Angels

In the Mormon religion angels are merely unembodied or disembodied spirit children of God who followed Jesus in the pre-existence (First Estate).  All of God's children, even the angels, will have to experience this mortal existence, and some may have done so already.  According to the Mormon faith, there were some spirit children who fought so valiantly against Lucifer and his followers that they didn't have to be tested.  They are the spirits of all the children who die before the age of accountability (age 8).  By the Mormon definition, any one of us could have been an angel before we were born, and could become an angel after we die.

Angels of Mormon Scriptures:
Moroni:  The last prophet to write in the Book or Mormon and the angel which appeared to Joseph Smith to divulge the location of the golden plates, upon which the Book or Mormon (named after Moroni's father, Mormon) was originally transcribed.

Every Mormon Temple (not chapel) is built on top of a hill (or in the mountains) toped by a golden statue of an angel blowing a trumpet.  It's not that Mormons worship angels, but that the Mormons see themselves as fulfilling prophecy.

(1) The first prophecy
       Isaiah 2:2 reads, "And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD's house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it."  All Mormon Temples are built on hills (or mountains, as the Salt Lake Temple, being built in the Rock Mountains).

(2) The second prophecy
       Matthew 24:31 reads, "And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other."  All Mormon temples are adorned by a golden angel blowing a trumpet in fulfillment of that scripture.

  • Leon's Belief on Angels

In my book, the Mormons got it partly right.  I mean there are stories of people seeing loved ones, both pre-mortal, and post-mortal, who act in angelic ways.  However, it is my understanding that most angels are those who've experienced mortality (on some planet in this 3-D universe) and have "passed the test".  They have ascended to a higher realm (vibration of existence) and are here to help us ascend as well.

  • Simple Definition of Angels:

ALL ANGELS are beings of a HIGHER vibration than our own.

See also:  Inter-dimensional beings (below).

Anu

&

Anunnaki

Literally means:  "Heaven" in Sumerian tongue.

The name represents the King of Heaven (leader of the Anu-nna-ki).

Anu-nna-ki means "heaven to Earth".  The are giants (compared to us); and a very old race of beings.  They have six fingers on each hand, six toes on each foot, and some have two rows of teeth.  They are from a planet called Nibiru.  They have mixed their DNA with human DNA.

Learn more about the Anunnaki.

Apparitions Any ghostly/angelic/demonic phenomena that can be seen with the physical, naked eye.
Archangels See Angels.
Astral-projection It happens!  How it happens is only theoretical.  It is thought by some that humans have in addition to the soul, an "astral body", which can leave the body while the body is still alive (usually asleep).

See also, OBE.

Astrology
(metaphysical applications?)
We all know what astrology is.  Do I really need to explain it?

The question here is:  How does astrology relate to things metaphysical?

Psychics use astrology (especially the weak / fake psychics) saying that it enhances or confirms their psychic impressions (B.S.!!! right???).  Well, I'm not so sure that it is all B.S.

There appears to be some interesting correlations between the movement of the stars and planets with the happenings of human beings.  Is it merely a correlation?  Or is there some cosmic influence upon the events of humankind?

The 3 Magi in the gospel of Matthew used astrology to "know" of the birth of a great king, and they followed the "signs" in the heavens to the exact location of that king's birth.  Now, if God would use astrology in connection with the birth of his Son, then it would seem that God is telling us that astrology is a fairly useful tool.  It could be used to predict important births of metaphysical beings into the physical realm.  That knowledge (of how to use astrology to predict births of important people) appears to have been lost to time.  The Egyptians used it to predict Moses's birth.  The Magi used it to predict the Christ's birth.  Where has this technology gone?  Does anyone know how to do this any more?

Astrological connection to the metaphysical?  I don't know.  But, what I do know it this:  The secret cults and covens appear to be very interested in astrology and plan their event dates by using astrology.  Do they know something that we don't?

Halloween was said to be the last day of the Celtic calendar, and it was believed that the veil between the spirit world and our world was so thin on that day that the spirits could manifest easily in our 3-D space-time continuum.  Perhaps the secret cults and covens know that on certain dates (based upon astrological observations) the veil between us and the spirit world is very thin.

See also:  Halloween.


B
Banshee From Irish "BeanSidhe" meaning "Woman Fairy".  It was considered very bad luck to see a Banshee, or to even hear the cry of the Banshee.  It meant that someone was close to death.
Beelzebub Mentioned in the King James Version (KJV) of the Christian Bible 7 times, Beelzebub is from Aramaic and means, "Lord of the house".  It was typically used to refer to demons that inhabited human housings (bodies), thus "Lord of the house".
Behemoth The figurative great beast mentioned only once in the canonical Bible in Job 40:15.

In the Book of Noah, we learn that Behemoth represents all things of light, especially the lights in the firmament.

Bodhisattva Bodhisattva means:  enlightened being

Bodhisattva ranks lower than a Buddha, but is working on becoming a Buddha.

Basically, a Bodhisattva is a Buddha in training.

And in a way, we are all Bodhisattvas.

Brahma's Bosom In Hinduism, the Brahma's Bosom is the abode of those who've escaped/transcended the karmic/reincarnation cycle.

There are three "gods" in Hinduism:  Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver), Shiva (the destroyer).
I put "gods" in parentheses because they are probably personifications of three aspects of the universe. 

See also:  Abraham's Bosom  (interesting correlation)!

Buddha

Buddha means:  enlightened one

"The Buddha" (The Enlightened One) is the title given to Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni, and Indian Prince that lived around 500BC.

Anyone can become a buddha.  To become a buddha, one must receive enlightenment and escape the bounds of karma, not having to return to mortality; escaping reincarnation.

Please see my Buddhism Page for more info.


C
Cabbala See Qabbala
Channeler A person who "channels" a spirit.  That means that a spirit-being enters the channeler's body and speaks through his/her mouth.  The spirit of the owner of the body willingly, temporarily leaves the body and lets the channeled spirit enter.

My favorite Channelers are:

Esther Hicks: who channels Abraham
Darryl Anka: who channels Bashar
Lee Carroll: who channels Kyron

See also:  Shamanism.

Christ "Christ" comes from the Greek word for "oiled" or "anointed with oil".  By this definition, all the Kings of Israel were "christs", as they all were anointed.

Jesus Christ was never really christened as an Earthly king, and there's no evidence that he was christened at all.  He is given the surname "Christ" by his followers (Christians), because he is believed by most of them to be their heavenly king--who incarnated in the human form as Jesus of Nazareth--Hebrew name Joshua bar Joseph ben David. 

In "New Age" philosophy, "Christ Consciousness" is the LOVE and COMPASSION that Jesus Christ showed by his life and death.

Notice:  Jesus Christ was NOT his real name.  His real name was Immanuel, just as Isaiah prophesied it would be.  (Matt 1:22-23, Isaiah 7:14)

Clair~ Clairaudience (clear hearing):  ability to hear things from the spirit realm

Clairvoyance (clear seeing):  ability to see things in the spirit realm

Clairsentience (clear feeling):  ability to feel things in the spirit realm

Claircognizance (clear knowing): ability to know things from the spirit realm

Crystal child See article below this lexicon.

D
Dao See "Tao".
Demon

Devil

  • Demon

While the word "demon" comes from the Latin meaning "spirit", in Christian circles it has come to mean "an unclean spirit", synonymous as "devil".  And I use the terms demon and devil interchangeably.

Whole books have been devoted to the subject of demons and I don't have the time or the space here to list them all.  Suffice it to say that all cultures have had beliefs in demons, upon whom the people blamed all the ills of mankind.  I think that originally, they were meant to be personifications of chaos and entropy, but over time, the people lost the true meaning and came to believe in them as real personages of the spirit world.

  • Devil  (The Devil vs. "devils")

The word "devil" comes from Old English, meaning "an evil spirit".  Even though it's not Biblical, the Christians think of The Devil (capitalized) as the King of devils;  And, in the Christian religion,  Devil is synonymous with Lucifer and Satan; however, they may not be the same.  [See "Satan"].  Some candidates for The Devil are....

       Asmodeus
Asmodeus (Asmodai) is considered to be a king of demons (not The King, but one of many kings of the demons).  The name "Asmodeus" comes from the book of Tobit.  He is considered by some to be the demon of lust and husband of Lilith (a she-demon who steals the souls of babies that die still-born or crib death).  He is considered to have originated in the Zoroastrian religion as "Aesma-Daeva" or "Wrath Demon".

       Lucifer
Lucifer may not even refer to the Devil at all.  The word appears only once in the Judaeo-Christian Bible, and appears to be referring to the King of Babylon (not Satan).  [See also, "Lucifer" below].  Luciferians refer to Lucifer as a concept rather than a specific demon.  They strive to be top of the social ladder.  They espouse selfish desires, hedonism, and ambition.  They do not necessarily worship a demon (although some groups may worship a demon that they call Lucifer).

       Satan
It is clear from the old testament, that the Hebrew word merely means "Adversary"  (synonyms:  opponent, enemy, accuser).  Any personage (physical or metaphysical) that performed the role of an adversary was called "Satan".
The Arabic cognate "shaitan" refers to all devils collectively.  [See also, "Satan" below].

  • Simple Definition of demon/devil

ALL Demons (Devils) are beings of LOWER vibration than our own physical 3-D vibration.

See also:  Jinn.

Demon Magic See "Magic".
Djin See Jinn.

E
Eden Foreword:  This word is quite complex, as it may have several interpretations, all of which may be true!

Eden literally means "Delight".

I suggest that it has multiple meanings:

(1)  A delightful place, where the humanoids called "Adam" resided at first, until they matured to the point that they could live on their own, without constant guidance from El (or until El got fed up with them and said, "That's it!  They're outta here!"  Go find a planet for these adams.  They multiply too quickly and they are eating me out of house and home!)  Then, the elohim put the adams (humans) to sleep and prepared their bodies for the new atmosphere on Earth, by taking out the ribs (and altering the lungs) so that they could Eve (breathe)!

(2)  A metaphor for the delightfulness of childhood--a time of fun, free of responsibility, which we ALL get kicked out of when we hit puberty.  (That was my idea!  Any similarity to any published material is purely coincidental!!!)

(3)  There is evidence to suggest that there was also a place called Eden on Earth.  The Gulf of Aden is the most likely spot, and it may not have always been under water!

[I'm particularly partial to definition #2 above].

See also Adam (humanity), Eve (Breathe), and El (God).

El "God" in Hebrew.  [Must be a cognate with the Muslim "Al" as in "Allah"].

Mark 15:34 reads, "And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?"

The Pleiadians claim that there is a race of celestial beings, called the elohim, and El is the "head" of that race.

See also:  Elohim  (just below)

Elohim "gods" in Hebrew.

Some (especially Christians) have attested (much to my chagrin) that the word "Elohim" (capitalized in English, but not in Hebrew), is a proper noun, referring to the "Father God."  They are sadly mistaken.  Clearly the word is plural:

El = God
Elohim = Gods

Even if we look at the King James Version of the Bible, in Genesis we see evidence for the fact that the Gods were plural.  See below.

Genesis 1:26-27 reads, "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
[27] So God created man in his [their] own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

Opponents to that train of thought say that there are no gender-neutral pronouns in Hebrew and that the pronouns used above were all masculine.  They use that line of thinking to gather support for their belief in a singular supreme being.  However, they are sadly mistaken.  Almost all languages West of the Altai Mountain Range did not (do not) have gender-neutral pronouns.  Take Spanish for instance (because I am very familiar with Spanish).

When the gender is not known, it is the default in Spanish to use the masculine form, such as 'el' or 'ellos'.

And when speaking collectively, the masculine form was always used, even when there was a mix of males and females.  I have no doubt that the Hebrew language was the same.  It is the gender bias of a patriarchal word.

When I was young, before all this 'political correctness' became an issue, we were taught in school that the pronoun "he" (or "him") was used as the non-gender pronoun.  And that's our own language (English)!  Political correctness just made it easier for the false pastors (male) to promote their singular, male God.

When you understand that we are talking about plurality of Gods, where Jehovah (Yaweh) was the King of the Gods, you then must consider the possibility that the ancient Hebrews were dealing with Aliens, not Gods.

My favorite illustration (or proof) of this is when Abraham was visited by 3 men.  One he called LORD (one of his Gods), and the other two were referred to as "angels".  They all sat outside Abraham's tent eating and drinking.  Do metaphysical beings eat?  Well, Abraham's Gods ate physical food.  That tells me that they were corporeal beings, and that tells me that they were aliens, masquerading as gods.

See Genesis 17 and 18 for proof of what I am saying.

Emmanuel The true name of Jesus!  (It means:  god be with us)!

See Matthew 1:22-23.

See also "Immanuel" below.

E.S.P. E.S.P. (Extra-Sensory Perception) is the alleged, theoretical, extra-physical sense, also known as the sixth sense.

It includes any one or combination of such things as:

Clairaudience (clear hearing):  ability to hear things from the spirit realm

Clairvoyance (clear seeing):  ability to see things in the spirit realm

Clairsentience (clear feeling):  ability to feel things in the spirit realm

Claircognizance (clear knowing): ability to know things from the spirit realm

Sometimes E.S.P. is also known as:  the sixth sense.

Psychics claim to use their powers of E.S.P. to do what they do.

See also:  Psychics.
See also:  Pineal Gland

Eve

(Chava)

(Chawah)

Foreword:  Eve may have multiple interpretations.

(1)  Eve may have actually been a person, but more likely just a figure in an allegory--the Garden of Eden allegory; Eden being the "delight" of childhood.  Adam & Eve were kicked out of the delight of childhood when they hit puberty and gained "Knowledge of good and evil" through coitus.

(2)  Eve might have been the personification of Life-giving Breath!

Eve is the English transliteration (and wrongly so) of the Hebrew word Chava (or Cheve).

Chava means Causes life.
Chai means life.
Chaya means living.   (Source)

Chawah means:  to breathe  (Source)

So, God put Adam (all humanity) to sleep [that sounds strange to me!]

Then He created Eve (breath) from Adams rib [that sounds like a new set of lungs to me!]

Did the Gods have to go back to the proverbial drawing board and re-design humanity to live on Earth (being that they were transported from a place called "Eden" to the lone and dreary world.)

Eve is the mother of all living, because all living need to breathe (and Adam needed to be able to breathe on the new planet that they were to inhabit).

See also Eden and Adam for more information.

Exorcism Exorcism is: the attempt (I say "attempt" because nobody that I know of on this green Earth, except I, know how to do it) to cast out demons/devils from homes or mortal housings.

***  If you really want to know the ONE and ONLY way to cast out a demon forever, see my page entitled Exorcism101toPh.D  You will not be disappointed.  I have done it many times...  I mean I have cast out evil spirits from many rooms/buildings in my lifetime, and they've never come back as long as I was frequently that edifice.


F
Fairy Originally, it might have etymologically come from the Latin for the "Fates", but that is speculative.

From the 1300's onward, it was a magical creature, clearly from another realm (dimension).  They didn't "acquire" wings  until 1700's.

Female Demons Demons really do not have gender, but some take on the role of females.

Some female demons are as listed below:

Lilith:  the alleged first wife of Adam, who left him because she was tired of being on the bottom (probably both literally and figuratively).  She wanted to be on top (sexually speaking), and Adam was against it, so she left him and became the she-devil (demoness) who steals the progeny of Adam by still-birth and crib death.

While Lilith is a Hebrew mythological demon, there is an interesting parallel with the Mongolians.  Mongolians explain still-birth and crib death as demons taking away the souls of their children.  Some Mongolians still believe this do this day and superstitiously name their children things like, "No-name," "Not-human," "Not that," "Not this," "No one," in order to fool demons that might take the souls of their children.

Naamah:  the demoness of prostitution.

Succubus:  a demoness that visits men in their dreams and seduces them for their seed.  Incidentally, it is written that both Lilith and Naamah visited Adam when he was "sleeping on the couch" for 130 years and bore him children, which became the demons that plague mankind.  They both could be considered succubi.  

(Source)


G
Gabriel According to Church tradition, Gabriel = an archangel.

Strong's Concordance of the Bible defines "Gabriel" as "warrior of God".

But the name doesn't seem to match the role.  Gabriel brings messages to people.

 

MUSLIM PHILOSOPHY:  Gabriel is the holy messenger of God to humankind.

CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY: The archangel that tells Mary she will give birth to God's son (Jesus).

HEBREW PHILOSOPHY:  The archangel that appeared to Daniel.

PLEIADIAN VIEW:  Gabriel is a celestial son of EL.  He impregnated Mary, and thus is the physical father of Immanuel (Jesus was NOT his son's real name!!!  Immanuel was!  Just as Isaiah prophesied!)

 

See also:  Angels

Genie See Jinn.
Ghost

Etymology:  The word "ghost" comes from Old English "gast" or "ghast" meaning "frightening".

Source1     Source2

The word "spirit" comes from Latin meaning "breath."

Any non-physical being, not usually seen.  There are many kinds of ghosts:
(1) Holy Ghost (God's Spirit)
(2) an unembodied spirit
(3) a disembodied spirit
(4) an angelic being (in spirit form)
(5) a demonic being (Jinn)
(6) an alien (of a higher dimension)

In English, we have many words for ghosts:

angel = good ghost
apparition = visible ghost
banshee = female ghost (usually harbinger of death)
demon = bad ghost
devil = bad ghost
phantasm = ghost
phantom = invisible but audible ghost
poltergeist = ghost that can move things
shadow people (shade) = dark, black ghosts
soul = one's personal ghost
specter = scary ghost
spirit = breath of life (soul)
spook = slang for ghost
sprite = mischievous ghost
wraith = faint and often short-time-visible ghost

For more about ghosts, see my Ghost Page.  (I got pics/photos!!!!)

God The alleged Supreme Being of the Universe.  I think that there is such a being, but I can't be sure.

Etymology:  related to the word "Good."

The New Testament of the Bible says that God is Light (1 John 1:5); and God is Love (1 John 4:8).  I agree with those definitions of God.

The Old Testament God (gods) are/were quite different.  In many instances, they were quite physical, such as when Abraham met the LORD and two angels.  Abraham's wife fed them.  They ate.  Spiritual beings do not eat.  However, there is some anecdotal evidence that suggests spiritual beings (4th dimensional beings) can "solidify" into the 3rd dimensional space.  If that is true, then possibly they can eat.

Unfortunately, Hebrew LAW directly from YHVH (transliterated as Jehovah or "I am" in the Old Testament), prohibits the making of any image of their "God," (and/or gods).  This make one wonder, what did those so-called "gods" actually looked like.  It all seems pretty "hokie" (incredible) to me.  I am incredulous that a God would prohibit someone from depicting what he/she looked like.  It makes me think that they looked something other than one what they are supposed to look like (i.e., that they were not gods after all, but in fact 4th dimensional beings masquerading as gods).

Post Script:
What we call "God" may actually be a very complex and convoluted matter.

- The "Gods" of the Old Testament:
The gods of the Old Testament were VERY corporeal.  Some came down and mated with human women, creating giants, "men of renown."  (see Genesis 6).  There is no doubt in the logical thinker's mind that the ancient Hebrews believed in the plurality of gods, for they used the word, "Elohim," which is plural.  The being called "Jehovah" was the leader of the Elohim, who set himself up as the "God".  When he said, "Thou shalt have no other gods before me," he was clearly acknowledging other gods, but he was declaring himself supreme god.  (That is a very Reptilian thing to do.  See "Reptilians" below).

- The God of the New Testament (as preached by Jesus)
The God of the New Testament was quite a different God.  He/she/it was personified as "Father," and described as love and light.  Most Christians go to great lengths to reconcile the differences between the old testament gods and the God of the New Testament, to their own destruction and condemnation.

- The God of Islam
The God (Allah) of the Muslims is the same as the God of Abraham (Ibrahim), which is the same God (Elohim) of the Hebrews, as both peoples are descended from the same Abraham.  Some Muslims don't like to admit it, but the more practical and down-to-Earth Muslims will admit it.  Muslims and Hebrews accept many of the same prophets.  This is where they differ:  Hebrews do not accept Jesus as a prophet (or anything else of authority for that matter), while the Muslims DO accept Jesus as a prophet.

- The God of Hindus
The Hindus have many gods, but supreme among them is Brahma, the creator.

- The God of Buddhists
Buddhism does NOT have a god.  Therefore Buddhist are allowed to worship any god that they choose, so long as they believe in the basic tenets of the Buddhist philosophy.  I call it a "philosophy" because having no god, it cannot really be called a religion, can it?

God particle See Higgs-Boson.
Greys Many abductees, such as Alex Collier and Simon Parkes say that there are various races/species of Grey Aliens.  Some are good and some are bad, and some are neutral.  The bad ones work for the Reptilians as slaves, to do their bidding.  Some have contracts with human governments where they exchange technology for our human DNA (hence the abductions and the hybridization program).

The idea that Greys are inter-dimensional beings may be true.  (See Inter-dimensional beings below).

However, the idea that they are "demonic spirits" is actually projecting one's belief system upon them and may be a mis-labeling.

Some associate the Greys as Jinn.  That is so wrong.  The Jinn are in a category all their own.  (See Jinn below).

Guardian
Angel(s)
Angels (beings of higher vibration than our own), which are assigned to a mortal.

How those assignments happen are anybody's guess.  My guess is that they are self-assigned.

As mentioned in the foreword, I have seen my own guardian angel.  Gender is not known, but I think of her as a "she", because the name she gave me was that of a female student of mine, "Soyongoo".  I looked up "Soyongoo" in the Mongolian-English bilingual lexicon and found that it means "Enlightened One," (Soyon = "Enlightenment"; and goo = feminine ending meaning "beautiful").

She (my guardian angel) looked like a Mantis.  (See "Mantis" below).

See also:  Interdimensional beings (below).

Please note that the label "guardian" angel may be a bit of a misnomer.  They believe in free-will.  They will not interfere in the goings-on of humans.....unless....we ask for their intervention.  Even then, there appear to be limits beyond which they are not willing to trespass / transgress.  I'm not sure where they "draw the line" between what is acceptable intervention and what isn't.  From first-hand and second-hand accounts of stories of angelic intervention, it would seem that so-called "guardian angels" can and do intervene to save lives of those who ask for intervention, but will NOT intervene in the daily, mundane affairs of human beings.

I believe that my life has been saved many times by my guardian angel(s).  However, when I ask for something mundane, such as say more money; well, let's just say that either they ignore me, or they take their time.

So, in the sense that they will on occasion preserve life; yes! they are guardian angels.  However, don't expect them to get too personally involved in your mundane matters, and certainly do NOT expect them to "guard" us from our own stupidity.


H
Hades

Hell

Sheol

Hades (Greek), Sheol (Hebrew), and Hel (Norse) are really the same...
...the place where all departed souls go after death.

The modern English "Hell" is a perversion of the original "Hel".  Hel was the daughter of Loki.  And she was banished by the gods to the Underworld, where she became the boss of the Underworld, and it was named after her.

Today's "Hell" is the place where only the wicked go when they die.  [This is most likely due to people's misunderstanding of their own language]. 

Sheol (or Hebrew Underworld) is divided into two places, divided by a great chasm or "gulf".  One side is called prison and the other paradise.

See Luke 16 for proof:

[19] There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
[20] And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
[21] And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
[22] And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
[23] And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
[24] And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
[25] But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
[26] And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
[27] Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:
[28] For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
[29] Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.
[30] And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
[31] And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

Hell as a HOT place:

"And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched."  (Mark 9:43)

Scientific explanation of why hell is hot.

Hell as a DARK place:

"For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment."  (2Peter 2:4)

Did you know that Jesus went to Hell: (for a spell):

"For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison."  (I Peter 3:18-19)

To my knowledge, there is only one other place in the Bible where Hell is referred to as a prison:

"And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison."  (Rev. 20:7)

NOTE:  I have actually been to hell.  There is no doubt in my mind that the place really exists.
Read about Leon's Decent Into Hell.

Halloween

Oct. 31st

Sometimes called "All Hallows Eve," the word "Halloween" is a combination of two words:  "Hallow" and "Evening," and "Hallow" means "Holy."   When it was first called "Halloween" is not exactly known, but according to the Online Etymology Dictionary, it was circa (around) 1745 when the Scots shortened "All Hallows Evening" to "Halloween."

The holiday has been in existence for millennia, dating at least back to 600 B.C. in Ireland, where the local Gaelic people celebrated the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter.  The changing of the seasons was called Samhain.  Whether Halloween traditions came from Samhain, or rather from the Celts and merged with Samhain is unknown.  The reason these things are unknown, is because there was no commonly used writing system at that time and place, and there are no written records, aside from a few runes left on steles here and there.  None of the runes refer to Halloween.

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Halloween occurred on the last day of the Celtic year (October 31st by the Roman calendar), when it was thought that the veil between the underworld (or spirit realm) was "drawn" back, allowing the spirits of the dead to visit the mortal world (or physical realm).  Both the spirits of the good and the spirits of the evil were set loose for one evening each year.  People were afraid of the evil spirits, so they took measures to protect themselves.  Such measures included: lighting bonfires, wearing scary masks, and lighting of scary jack-o-lanterns to be left on the doorsteps of people's homes.

Bonfires protected the entrance to the villages.

Scary jack-o-lanterns protected the entrance to homes.

Scary masks protected individuals.

To find out more about Halloween, please click here.

Heaven Foreword:  The word Heaven has multiple meanings and interpretations.  Let's look at some of those:

(1)  Heaven = that which is above the sky, that black stuff wherein the stars are attached.

(2)  Heaven = the abode of the gods

(3)  Heaven = a state of being (as opposed to a place)

Also:

Christian Heaven

Heaven, sometimes called "Paradise", is the abode of the righteous deceased.
Jesus, once referred to heaven as "paradise":
"And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise."  (Luke 23:43)

According to the New Testament of the Bible, there appears to be at least 3 levels in heaven:
"I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven."  (2 Cor. 12:2)
It was also referred to as paradise. (2 Cor. 12:4)

There is also much evidence that "heaven" is a state of mind or being.  Much of what Jesus taught was along these lines.  For instance:
"From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."  (Matt. 4:17)
I take that to mean that the "kingdom of heaven" is at our finger tips.  All we have to do is follow his admonitions and we will enter into the state of being called "heaven".

Hebrew Heaven

The Hebrews/Jews didn't believe that there was a heaven until the resurrection, when the judgment was to take place:

"And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation."  (John 5:29)

In the meantime, everybody went to Sheol (the Underworld; a temporary place).

Muslim Heaven

From what I've been told, the Muslims believe that everybody ends up in heaven.  The unrighteous go to a kind of purgatory for a while, but will eventually end up in heaven.  One's degree of reward in heaven will depend a lot upon the quality of life lived on Earth.

Hindu / Buddhist Heaven

Nirvana (bliss) is the escaping of karmic debt, and the returning to "Brahma's Bosom" to become one again with Brahma (the Creator and Source of all that is).

I find the correlation between "Brahma's Bosom" and "Abraham's Bosom" very, very interesting!  

Higgs-Boson
(God particle)
The alleged "glue" of the universe, nicknamed the "God particle" because it is alleged the particle from which all matter in the universe is made.  I think that they are sadly mistaken.  Matter is merely energy at a lower vibration (frequency).  When we raise our vibrations (frequency) by letting our fears go and letting love into our hearts, we can experience more of the spirit world, which I believe is all energy.  Everything is energy!
Hindu Pantheon The Hindu pantheon is too numerous for me to write in full.  Whole encyclopedias have been written about it.  Each sect of Hinduism has it's own pantheon and each locality has their local gods that they venerate.  Basically, all Hindus can agree on the Trimurti (The Trinity):

Brahma (the creator)  Vishnu (the preserver)  Shiva (the destroyer)


I
Incubus The alleged male demon that seduces women in their sleep.
Immanuel The real name of Jesus!

See Isaiah 7:14.

See also the entry "Emmanuel" (above).

Indigo Child See article below this lexicon.
Inter-dimensional beings As science is now proving, there are at least 11 dimensions of existence, and each dimension has beings living therein.  Each level is a more refined energy level.  It feels physical to the beings there, yet it is intangible to beings from lower dimensions.  Higher dimensional beings may "solidify" into lower dimensions; however lower dimensional beings cannot move into higher dimensions without going through an evolutionary process, which is something akin to increasing one's vibrational state to match that of the higher dimension.

Supposedly, the "higher" a race progresses, the more "enlightened" they are.  However, that's not always the case.  (see Reptilians below)

4th dimensional beings:

- Reptilians
Reptilians (in the lower 4th dimension) are said to have "cheated" their way into the 4th dimension.  They are a warrior-like race, and very hedonistic, and love to control/dominated the 3rd dimensional beings.

- Pleiadians
Pleiadians are also a very warrior-like race, and have been fighting against the Reptilians for who knows how long (millions, perhaps billions of years).

There is some talk (I think I heard or read it somewhere) that Jehovah was a Reptilian (Alex Collier, I think), and Jesus was an Yish (According to the Peiadians, via Edward "Billy" Meier).

5th dimensional beings:

- Andromedans
(human contact:  Alex Collier, abductee)

- Essassani
(human contact:  Daryl Anka, who channels a spirit named "Bashar")

- Mantis (look like tall greys, big heads, big eyes)
(human contact:  Simon Parkes, abductee)

- Yahyel
(human contact:  Shaun Swanson, who channels a spirit named "Ishuwa")

6th dimensional beings:

To my knowledge, humans have no direct contact with 6th dimensional beings; however, the 5th dimensional beings will have contact with the 6th dimensional beings.

Higher dimensional beings (above 7):

Are described as being "Light" (Alex Collier).  And, that makes sense.  To lower dimensional beings, all higher dimensional being appear as "light".

 


J
Jehovah
(Yahowah)
(Yahweh)
(Yehowah)
Anglicized form of the Hebrew word "Yahweh" or "Yehowah".

The alleged God that led the Israelites out of Egypt.  The meaning of the word is unknown to modern scholars, lost in time, because the Israelites considered the word to be ineffable (i.e., too holy to be spoken).

Personally, I don't  think it is a word at all.  I think that it couldn't be spoken, because it wasn't a word.  It was just four letters, standing perhaps for four individual words.  Originally it was just four letters: YHWH (as written Hebrew didn't have vowels at the time).  It is referred to in academic circles as the "tetragrammaton" (or "four-lettered word" (which I find ironic).  There have been many theories to suggest what it might mean, things like: The four directions, the four seasons, etc.

I talked to a Jewish friend of mine, and he said that it can't possibly be a word, because the letters of which it is composed are just "filler letters" (his words, not mine).

This is a mystery, which I really want to get to the bottom of.  What do those four letters mean?

See also:  Tetragrammaton
See also:  Yahweh

Jesus

What was his real name?  Do you know?

Jesus is a Greek transliteration (no meaning in Greek) of quite possibly the Hebrew word Yeshua (Joshua) which  literally means "Yahweh helps" or "Jehovah helps."

Jesus was NOT the real name of the person who lived from c.1 AD until c. 33 AD.  The 4 gospels weren't even written until decades after the subject of their writings had been crucified.

His real name was Immanuel (Emmanuel)!  [See Matt 1:22-23, Isaiah 7:14]

There is power in his REAL name.

There is negativity in his false name, perpetuated by writers who didn't even know the man!

Oh!  And do not call him the "Christ"!!!

See the entry about "Christ" (above) to find out why!

Jinn
(Djin)
The Arabic word for the class of beings, created by god, lower than the angels.  Some Jinn can actually be good (repentant?).  Some Jinn are deceivers and tempters.  Great powers are attributed to the Jinn, and King Solomon was said to be able to control the Jinn.  (Sounds like sorcery to me).

Speaking of King Solomon, there appears to be a discrepancy between the Arabic (Islamic) view of him and the Hebrew view of him.

The Arabic stories of King Solomon tell of a man who delved into great sorcery.  To Muslims, King Solomon's powers over the Jinn were given to him by God.  However, the Hebrew Bible tells a much different story.  The Hebrew Bible says that King Solomon lost favour in the eyes of God, because he went after the ways of other gods (sorcery?).  King Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines, and he was persuaded by some of his wives to follow "other gods".  That's why (legend has it) the ark of the covenant was secretly taken away to Ethiopia, where it now remains under protection of Ethiopian Christians.

According to Simon Parkes, the Jinn exist between the 3rd and 4th dimensions.  Sorcerers have the power through "magic" spells and certain rituals to control the Jinn (yes, even today!).  He claims to have witnessed such goings-on.  Simon Parkes is very careful to say that the Jinn are not necessarily bad creatures.  It is the Reptilians who've given certain humans (their minions)  powers over the Jinn, via special spells and rituals, in return for their obedience.  Therefore, says Simon Parkes, it is the humans who control the Jinn that are bad, not necessarily the Jinn.


K
Kabbalah See Qabbalah
King Solomon The Hebrew (Bible) records of the man and the Arabic (Koran) records of the man are quite different.  

The Hebrews recorded that he was a good and wise King, but fell out of God's favor due to his following the gods of his pagan wives (of which he had 1000 or more).

The Arabs (Islam) recorded that he was a great and wise King of God, so great and wise that he was given power over the Jinn.  Stories are written of great feats that King Solomon made the Jinn do for him.  In Islam, King Solomon is revered as a prophet who NEVER lost favor in the eyes of God.

I find the differences fascinating.

Krishna In certain sects of Hinduism, the last incarnation of Vishnu (the preserver);
which if you understand that Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva aren't really gods, but rather personifications of three aspects of nature/the universe; then you must consider it impossible that Vishnu ever incarnated.
Krishna was just a man, like any other man (in my book).

L
Law of Attraction The precept behind the so-called "law of attraction" is that the universe reflects our emotions and intentions back to us.

From personal experience, there is a certain degree of success that one can have by practicing the principle of the so-called "law of attraction", but there are other factors in the universe that can negate/nullify the effects.

The reason for that, is because one who follows the so-called "law of attraction" usually has expectations.  Not always will those expectations be met by universe.

The proper way to employ the principle of the "law of attraction" is to put your positive emotions and positive intentions out there into universe, BUT HAVE NO EXPECTATIONS as to HOW universe chooses to bring those back to you.

Thank-you, Bashar!

Leviathan The figurative great beast of the sea (a sea serpent/dragon); Metaphor representing the water cycle.
See it's counterpart "Behemoth".

King James Version of the Bible (5 mentions)
Job 41:1
"Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down?"

Apocryphal Writings
2 Esdras (4Ezra6:47-54)
"[47] Upon the fifth day thou saidst unto the seventh part, where the waters were gathered that it should bring forth living creatures, fowls and fishes: and so it came to pass.  [48] For the dumb water and without life brought forth living things at the commandment of God, that all people might praise thy wondrous works.  [49] Then didst thou ordain two living creatures, the one thou calledst Enoch, and the other Leviathan;  [50] And didst separate the one from the other: for the seventh part, namely, where the water was gathered together, might not hold them both.  [51] Unto Enoch thou gavest one part, which was dried up the third day, that he should dwell in the same part, wherein are a thousand hills:  [52] But unto Leviathan thou gavest the seventh part, namely, the moist; and hast kept him to be devoured of whom thou wilt, and when.  [53] Upon the sixth day thou gavest commandment unto the earth, that before thee it should bring forth beasts, cattle, and creeping things:  [54] And after these, Adam also, whom thou madest lord of all thy creatures: of him come we all, and the people also whom thou hast chosen."

Extra-Biblical Writings
In the Book of Noah, we learn that leviathan represents all things pertaining to water and the water cycle.

 

Light

&

Love

Since the ancients knew not that light was only one form of energy, I believe that the term "Light" represented all forms of energy collectively.

God is light.  (I John 1:5)  [i.e., God is energy]

The first law of thermodynamics states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, only change form.

Hence, it follows that if God is light (or energy), God cannot be created or destroyed, but rather is eternal.

But, light also implies intelligence; hence the term "enLIGHTenment".

Also, it must be recognized that God is love.  (I John 4:8,16)

Hence, it would appear that Light is synonymous with Intelligence and Love.

GOD is the greatest LIGHT/INTELLIGENCE/LOVE in the universe, and we are all a part of that LIGHT/INTELLIGENCE/LOVE, making us HIS offspring.

Lilith In ancient Hebrew mysticism, there is a tale of Lilith, the first wife of Adam, who couldn't endure being submissive to Adam and left, only to become the demon of darkness, of sexual desire, and who would steal the souls of babies. [Source]
Lucifer The word "Lucifer" appears only once in the whole Bible (Isaiah 14:12).  It is a Latin word meaning "Light-bearer"; It is a translation from the Hebrew word Heylel which means "Shining One".

It became known as a name for Satan (by Christians), but scholars say it refers, instead, to the King of Babylon.  Isaiah 14:12 reads: "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!"

It may have a dual significance, both referring to the King of Babylon, and to the Satan.  [See: Satan]

M
M-Theory
(Matrix Theory)

...metaphysical and physical applications

I like Greg Braden's "Divine Matrix" which is a lay person's practical guide to practical application of M-Theory, which stands for:  Matrix Theory.

Matrix Theory is incomplete (or has been incompletely proven, due to the lack of instrumentation).  This is what it is all about:  Basically Energy is composed of two kinds:

(1) strings;  both open and closed 2-dimensional strings of energy
(2) branes (membranes) of energy; spherical membranes of energy

I don't know about M-Theory.  I think scientists are on the wrong track.  I believe and Greg Braden would back me up on this:  Science will never find the smallest particle!  Greg and I might differ on the reason for that.  He says that by looking for the smallest particle, we create smaller particles.  I say, that the universe is a Mandelbrot Set.  I say it gets infinitely bigger, and infinitely smaller, "as above, so below."

I also say that science is wrong about what holds the particles together.  (Greg Braden agrees with me).  Scientists say that there are four forces in the universe:  (1) gravity, (2) electro-magnetic force, (3) strong nuclear force, (4) weak nuclear force.  Those theoretical forces are supposed to hold the atom together.  I disagree.  I say that what holds the atom together and in essence the universe together is love.  Greg Braden calls it consciousness.  He got his information from Max Plank, the father of quantum theory, who said, "Mind is the matrix of all matter."  Greg Braden says that consciousness is the "glue" that holds everything together.  I don't disagree with Greg Braden or Max Plank.  Yes, it is consciousness (mind) that holds everything together, but I say, "It is the love generated by consciousness that holds things together."  I can prove it (through logic):

A consciousness may exist with the absence of love.  If fear or hate is generated by that consciousness, then entropy happens.  Things fall apart.  The devils (evil spirits; such as Reptilians) are conscious beings, but they generate hate, and they invoke fear.  By doing so, they destroy all the creations of God (which is LOVE) and which holds the universe together.  At least they try, and to a certain extent they succeed.

There are many ancient myths that explain how our universe works in ways that even a child could understand.  Take for instance my favourite:  The Norse Myth...
Wodin = Wisdom (or Mind)
Frigga = Love
Loki = Fear/Hate (Causer of Entropy)

Wodin was the personification of Wisdom (or Mind) and it is my belief that his name means wisdom.  He gave one of his eyes to gain wisdom.  He had to ravens, one on each shoulder.  Their names were "Thought" and "Memory".  Frigga's name actually means love.  She personifies love.  Loki's name means "Wildfire."  Loki represents fear and hate, the causer of entropy in the universe.

You can see this same theme repeated in many of the world's myths.  Click here to see more.

Magi Magi is the plural of Magus, a member of the priestly class of ancient Persia.

We all know of the 3 Magi, who came to witness the birth of Jesus, following an astrological message in the heavens (i.e., the appearance of a new 'star').  Did it really happen, or was it literary art, an embellishment to the story?  Who knows?

The evidence is clear that astrology was practiced in the middle east and obviously condoned by the writer of the gospel of Matthew (chapter 2).  So, why then, are many/most Christians opposed to the practice of astrology?  It boggles the mind.

Magic I've often told my son that magic is just science that we aren't aware of.  And that is partly true.  However, there is another aspect to magic, that of cooperation with the spiritual realm (i.e., beings therefrom).

Some humans have contractual agreements with beings from the spiritual realm (such as Jinn, possibly limited to Jinn).  [See Jinn (above) for more information]

In layman's terms:

Black Magic is the magic used for malevolent purposes.

White Magic is the magic used for benevolent purposes.

However, I think that is an over-simplification of the whole magic realm, and workers of magic do not use the terms (above).

REAL Categories of magic:

Physical Magic Spiritual Magic
Prestidigitation

Some magic is "slight of hand".

Presti = fast
Digit = fingers

Prop Magic

Some magic tricks are done with props, like mirrors, invisible strings, etc.

Technological Magic

Some magic is just science (technology) perhaps beyond our understanding.

The ancients thought that the aliens were gods, because they had technology beyond their understanding, and they called it "magic".

Example:  Talking on a mobile phone would have seemed like magic to ancient peoples.

Jinn Magic

Some magicians have either made deals with the devils (Jinn) to perform their magic "tricks" such as transmutation "tricks";

OR

They have powers over the Jinn.

Some of the magic is harmless; some may be harmful.

It's not all black and white.

Angelic Magic

This one is more hypothetical, but there is some anecdotal evidence that it can happen.

Some apparently unexplainable (magical) phenomena can happen when petitioning the aid of higher-level beings (or angels).

I'm thinking of the story of Marine named Michael who was miraculously (magically?) helped by Michael the Archangel.

Jinn Magic Part 1  (YouTube Video)

Jinn Magic Part 2  (YouTube Video)

Jinn Magic Part 3  (YouTube Video)

Jinn Magic Part 4  (YouTube Video)

Mantis The Mantis race of beings (a 5th dimensional race) are also known as "tall greys" even though their outer shell/skin is more of a pale greenish colour.  They have big heads and big eyes, like the greys, but are much, much taller (even taller than humans).  According to Simon Parkes, the Mantis beings are our friends, while some of the greys are working for the Reptilians against us, domineering us.  Alex Collier says that the greys (who work for the Reptilians) will capture young children and deliver the children to the Reptilians that live underground for their food.  That's why thousands of children go missing and are never found.  Alex Collier suggests that there may be some humans (minions of the Reptilians) assisting in that activity.
Medium A medium is a person who has contact with the spirits of the deceased (allegedly).

There various kinds of mediums:  clairvoyants, clairaudients, and fakes.

It must be acknowledged that we cannot be entirely sure that the mediums are actually communicating with deceased individuals, since it is true that the Jinn (devils) can morph into any shape they wish.  They might be morphing into the shapes of the dearly departed.

Anyways, I'm not to worried about it.  Most mediums appear to be doing good work.  They bring peace to survivors of the deceased.  How can that be bad?

A medium differs from a channeler in that mediums do not allow the spirits to enter their bodies.

A medium is a kind of psychic.

See also:  Channeler and Psychic.

Merlin We are all familiar with the fictional character in the Legend of King Arthur named Merlin the Magician.  However, some evidence leads us to believe that there may be some truth to the tale.  Ancient documents tell of a "Merlin Wilt" who was said to be a "wild man" (living alone in the wild), who had some other-worldly powers, such as foreseeing the future.
Metaphysics The pseudo-science that deals with things "beyond the physical", and so far (as of yet) un-measurable by science (hence the term; 'pseudo science').

I must add that just because science has yet been able to verify (via measurements) the metaphysical world, (perhaps because they lack the proper instrumentation);  it is unwise to dismiss the metaphysical realm entirely.  What I'm trying to say here is that just because we cannot measure it, does not mean that it doesn't exist.

Michael The archangel in Ancient Hebrew and some Christian literature, who is the chief of God's army of angels.

Michael means:  He who is like God.  [Micha = Like, El = God]

See also:  Angels

Mormons

(I used to be a Mormon, from age 0 to age 30); so I know!  You can believe the information that I provide; It's all 100% true!)  I am what one might call a "Jack Mormon", which is to say that I'm not a true Mormon, but rather a Mormon sympathizer.

Mormons are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (often abbreviated as L.D.S.), founded April 6, 1830 in Fayette, New York.

Special Note:  It's L.D.S., not L.S.D., although some have jokingly made a connection, because they think that the Latter Day Saints (LDS) are on LSD, which of course is pure bullocks.  No LSD or spiked Koolaid served in LDS churchs.  They won't even use wine for their sacraments.  They substitute water (which some consider heretical, but at least they have a communion for ALL members of the congregation, which more than I can say for most Christian churches!]

The nick-name "Mormon" comes from the Book of Mormon, first published in 1830, which is the LDS main scripture (but NOT the only scripture that they use!!!!)  Mormons use:

(1) the King James version of the Bible,  (KoJ),
(2) the Book of Mormon,  (B of M),
(3) the Doctrine and Covenants, (D & C), and...
(4) the Pearl of Great Price (P of G P).

When they publish all-in-one, it is sometimes called a "quad".

(1)  KJV Bible:  is considered to be the most correct of any version of the Bible (but still has a few errors, which are corrected in the footnotes).

(2)  B of M:  is a record of a Jewish/Hebrew family, led by the prophet Lehi, that left Jerusalem around 600BC (about the time of the prophet Jeremiah).  [Don't bother looking for "Lehi" in the Bible, 'cause he's not in there; however in the book of Jeremiah, it says that there were many prophets in the land at that time.]

They (Lehi's family, accompanied by Ishmael's family) traveled through the desert, to the sea; built a boat, and traveled to the Americas.  The B of M chronicles the life of those two families for centuries, until the year c. 400 A.D. when Moroni was the last of his trible and he buried the golden plates (records) in a hilll.  Fourteen hundred years later, Moroni appeared to the 15-year-old Joseph Smith and instructed him as to where the plates could be found.

(3)  D & C:  Basically consists of visions of the prophet Joseph Smith and a few of his followers.

(4)  P of G P:  Attests to be a book written by Abraham, allegedly translated by Joseph Smith.

Note:  Joseph Smith allegedly did his translations with the Urim and Thumim, which are seer stones, place over the eyes, as kind of lenses.

Polygamy (Do Mormons really practice polygamy?)

One of the things that people dislike about the Mormons is their polygamous history.  In fact, a military order signed by Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs on October 27, 1838, directed that the Mormons be driven from the state or exterminated because of their polygamous practices.  (This is a matter of record.  There are multiple sources, but you can visit Wikipedia).  So, the Mormon pioneers moved to Utah territory.  It is important to understand that Utah was not allowed to become a State until the practice of polygamy was stopped.

Interestingly, the prophet Wilford Woodruff had a revelation that put an end to the practice of polygamy in 1890, and Utah was allowed to become a State in 1896.  (Source)

Some splinter groups of the official Mormon (LDS) religion thought that the revelation was false, and they continued to practice polygamy (illegally by laws, but not illegally by the constitution, which guarantees the freedom of religion).  There are some Mormon offshoots that still practice polygamy to this day, claiming freedom of religion rights guaranteed by the constitution of the United States.  You may recall the incident in 2006 when the president of the offshoot sect--Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS)--Warren Jeffs--was arrested (and later convicted) of being an accomplice to statutory rape by arranging the marriages of underage girls to male members of his church.  Many people did not understand that it was a different organization than the original Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Interestingly, after Joseph Smith was martyred (during the Missouri Mormon extermination order days), his first wife, Emma Smith, who wasn't exactly fond of the polygamous practice, thought that her firstborn son should become the next president/prophet of the Church.  When that didn't happen (as Brigham Young became the next president/prophet);  she formed her own offshoot sect and called it the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (or RLDS for short).  Her son became the the president/prophet and polygamy immediately halted.  (That's why the headquarters are still in Missouri and they weren't exterminated).

Cult  (Is Mormonism a "Cult"?)

Google's Dictionary defines cult thusly:  
(1) a system of religious veneration and devotion directed toward a particular figure or object.
(2) a relatively small group of people having religious beliefs or practices regarded by others as strange or sinister.
"a religious cult"
(3) a misplaced or excessive admiration for a particular person or thing.
"a cult of personality surrounding the leaders"

When people call Mormonism a "cult," they are generally using the second definition, but are they correct?  Well, I suppose so!  However, it is merely an opinion and not a fact.  Many people do consider the Mormon religion strange and/or sinister.  That's their God-given right.  But, the LDS Church is not exactly small.  There are over 15 million members of the LDS Church worldwide.  That's nothing to shake a stick at.  That is a huge following.  It can't be all that sinister if it has that big of a following.

Conclusion

I used to be a Mormon and unlike some ex-Mormons, I do not bear any kind of grudge against the religion.  In my opinion, it is a good religion that does a lot of good things. Keep in mind that there are bad people in every religion, and the whole religion should not be judged based upon that actions of a few.  I just don't believe in everything that the Mormon religion teaches.  So what?  I don't believe everything that the Hindu religion teaches either, but I don't have a problem with it.  In my opinion, the Mormon religion is no more a cult than any other religion on this planet.

Muse The word comes from Latin Musa, from Greek Mousa, and is the root of the words "music" and "amusing."

It means:  an inspiring goddess

The traditional names and specialties of the nine Muses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, are: Calliope (epic poetry), Clio (history), Erato (love poetry, lyric art), Euterpe (music, especially flute), Melpomene (tragedy), Polymnia (hymns), Terpsichore (dance), Thalia (comedy), Urania (astronomy).

See also:  Uriel


N
NDE NDE = Near-Death Experience

Some say this is a misnomer, because the person who experiences an NDE, does actually die, and comes back to life.  Therefore, many argue that it should be called the "Death Experience".

From my extensive research into the NDE phenomenon, those who see God never hear God say His name, nor is his name ever mentioned, but people tend to interpret the experience based upon their mortal pre-conceived notions.

That is to say that Christians think that they've seen Jesus.  Muslims think that they've seen Allah.  Jews think that they've seen YHWH (God).  Hindus think that they've seen Brahma or Vishnu, or Shiva or Durga (the god of death).  Buddhists think they've seen the Buddha.

Numerology
(possible metaphysical associations?)
Numerology is the pseudo-science of numbers and how they can be indicators of events, predispositions, trends, possible futures, etc.

Many would say that it is all "poppycock," but my research has shown me that there are some amazing correlations between numbers and the world around us (and in us).

I find it interesting that some scientists are now finding that the universe is not only very mathematical (such as in Fibonacci Numbers), but also more recently operating on a mathematical code very similar to binary computer code.  [Just google it].

I use the Chaldean numerology (which is the same as used by Tarot Cards.  Others use different systems of numerology, yet they all can provide a very accurate view of the world (past, present, and future).  How can this be?

It can only be so if the universe IS mathematically based!

But, how is numerology related to metaphysics?  Well, the metaphysical realm is connected to our physical reality, and therefore must be a part of the same universe.  We live in a multi-dimensional universe.   While the laws of physics as they apply to our physical reality, do not apply in the other dimensions, I propose that all the realms follow the same mathematics/numerology; otherwise how could we interact?

There is a myriad of evidence to suggest that numerology play a very important role in the occult.

Take for instance the number 13.  This appears to be an important number in witchcraft and devil cults.  There must be 13 members of a coven.  12 members are human, and the 13th member is the Devil.

Take for instance the number 33.  This appears to be an important number in Masonic Orders.

See also:  My Numerology Page
See also:  String Theory.
See also:  Tarot


O
OBE OBE = Out of Body Experience

Rarer than the NDE, the experiencer actually leaves the mortal housing (one's body) while the body is still alive.  

My OBE.

Ouija Board From Portuguese, "Ouija" means Witch.  The popular board game was designed by Hasbro, Inc.

It is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS, because by using it, one invites spirits into one's home.  They might not be good, and they might not want to leave.


P
Para~

Paranormal

Parapsychology

Para (as in paraprofessional) means "alongside"  (Source).... as in "sidekick".

The Paranormal
What is labeled as the paranormal, is meaning that which isn't normal.

Parapsychology
Parapsychology is the study of the paranormal activity, especially as it relates to human psychology.

See also:  Supernatural

Phantom A ghost that is more than a mere apparition.  Apparitions seem to appear and disappear very quickly with no interaction with corporeal beings.  Phantoms on the other hand seem to move around and interact with their environment.

Etymology:  the word comes from Latin: fantasma.  It originally meant an apparition.

See also:  Ghost

Pineal Gland A little tiny gland "seated" in the center of the brain and resembling a pine cone, is called the "pine-al gland".

It's purpose seems to allude scientists, except for the fact that it produces and secrets melatonin into the brain after 30 minutes of darkness.  Melatonin helps the brain to "calm down", i.e., it reduces firing of neurons in the brain, thus helping the individual to fall asleep.  Therefore people who suffer from insomnia should turn the lights down to a bare minimum 30 minutes before bedtime.

In lower animals, the pineal gland is photosensitive, but since the human pineal gland is not exposed to direct light, how it gets the message that it is dark outside is anyone's guess.

It is thought by some that the pineal gland is the "third eye", used for seeing into the spirit world.

See also:  Third eye.

Poltergeist A ghost that moves things (and people).

There are two schools of thought about poltergeist activity.  Since the phenomenon seems to follow specific individuals, it is thought by scientists studying the phenomenon that the individual is subconsciously causing the objects to move through psycho-kinesis.

I follow the other school of thought, which is that the individuals are plagued by demonic spirits (evil, other-worldly beings), which have the power to manipulate the physical world.

Possession Possession is when a demon (evil spirit) takes control of a human's mortal housing.

There are only 2 ways that this can happen:

(1) the person invites the evil spirit(s) in, or

(2) the person develops (by post dramatic stress) a split personality, and the new personality is that of an evil spirit sharing the same housing.

I do not believe that evil spirits can inhabit a mortal housing without the consent of the owner of the mortal housing, except when drugs are taken or when split (multiple) personalities are developed.  Too many drugs can lower the power of the protective light that we call the aura, and it allows evil spirits to take temporary advantage.  That's why some people's personalities suddenly change to evil when they are drunk.

To get rid of possessive spirits, please see my exorcism page.

Purgatory The idea of a purgatory is common in almost ALL belief systems.
It is basically a hellish place where the unrighteous go to be purged of their sins.

Christian Purgatory:  Only the Catholics believe in a purgatory, similar to the Muslim purgatory, but the difference is that Catholic purgatory is for Catholics only.  All others go to Hell.

Muslim Purgatory:  Almost everybody needs to go there to be purged of their sins before going to paradise.  Obviously some people will be there longer than others, and endure worse tortures than others.

Hindu/Buddhist Purgatory:  Between incarnations, one must endure a kind of purgatory.

Psychic A person who claims to have mental powers which range from seeing into the spirit-realm, to getting thoughts/feelings from the spirit-realm.

It is important to realize that just because a person claims to have such powers, it doesn't mean that they do.  Some are clearly charlatans.  (Perhaps most are charlatans).  Most use astrological charts and numerology, which isn't psychic at all!  It's just reading from a book.

See also: Seer.
See also:  Medium.


Q
Qabbalah A collection of writings by a secret Cabal of Jewish mystics, which attempt to interpret the scriptures.  It is considered apocryphal by mainstream Christians; however, if one wishes to understand the Bible, shouldn't we consult with the people that actually wrote it?  It is considered apocryphal by Christians, because it is very esoteric, and Christians like to interpret the scriptures more literally.

In the Qabbalah, it is written that the humans are co-creators with God, and our good deeds create a positive energy which creates order in the universe, but our bad deeds create a negative energy which in turn create demons.  [Source

Quantum Quatum physics is now saying that there may be 11 or more dimensions.  Certainly those dimensions contain beings.

R
Rainbow child See article below this lexicon.
Raguel An archangel.

Raguel means:  Friend of God.

Raguel is the angels of Justices and exacts the vengeance of God.

Source

See also:  Angels

Ramiel

(AKA:  Remiel)

An archangel.

Ramiel means:  Thunder of God

Ramiel (or Remiel) is the angel of hope and the angel who presides over true visions.

Source

See also:  Angels

Raphael An archangel.

Raphael means: Healing of God

Tobit 3:17 reads:
"And Raphael was sent to heal them both,..."

Tobit 12:15 reads:
"I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One."

See also:  Angels

Remote Viewing Remote Viewing in the strictest sense is a strict methodology of seeing remote people and locations, but not having the direct knowledge of what one is seeing.  What I mean is that there must be a middle-man (or middle woman).  For instance the middle man will know the person or location that is to viewed remotely (in the mind), but will only say a number that stands for that person or place.

To have fore-knowledge of the person or place being viewed remotely is called "front-loading" and is not considered as reliable.

However, since I don't have a middle man (or middle woman), I always front-load.  It has worked for me.  I can even see into the future.  I have seen my own future twice and both times it came to pass.

See also:  Seer.
See also:  Akashic Records.

Reptilians
Reptoids
According to...
Simon Parkes:
- Reptilians are a 4th-dimensional race of beings that want (and do) dominate Earth.
- They have reptile-like scaly skin.
- They are albinos (white with red eyes).
- They are being fought by Pleiadians.  Pleiadians are a tough, warrior people, as are the Reptilians.
- The Pleidians are preventing more reptilians from coming to this planet.
- The "Greys" are like indentured servants to the Reptilians and do their bidding.

David Ike:
- Reptilians are beings from the lower 4th dimension reptilians have interbred with humans (to form the whites, Caucasians, Aryans, etc.).
- The Reptilians somehow control their half-bred relatives (the ruling elite).

Alex Collier:
- Reptilians are beings from Alpha Draconis.
- They were at war with the humans (from other star systems) for thousands, maybe millions of years.  Finally, they just called a truce, because they got tired of killing each other and nobody wining the war.
- They are "bullies".  They came here to dominate and control.
- They live in caverns underground and abduct and eat human children.
- Some of the "Greys" are helping them.  There are many species of "Greys".


S
Samjase The female Pleiadian who appeared to Edward "Billy" Meiers.  It is one of the most supported cases of UFO history!
Semjasa Foreword:  I put this out of alphabetical order, because I have always been surprised at the similarities in the names (listed before and after this one).

From the Talmud of Immanuel (written by Judas Iscariot):

Semjasa was a male "celestial son" (son of EL) who mated with an Earthly humanoid to produce the first Adam humanoid.  Adam, then took an Earthly humanoid to be his mate.

Samyaza
or
Samjasa

[pronunciation is the same no matter how you spell it].

The Leader of the 200 Watchers ( written of in the Book of Enoch ) who came down and mated with human women (along with his renegade brothers; AKA: the sons of God).

Their progeny were supposedly the Nephilim (giants).

I'm confused!  Are we to understand that Semjasa and Samyaza are the same individuals, and that the stories are actually the same?  

Saraqael
(Sariel)
An archangel.

Saraqael means:  Command of God

Saraqael is the leader of God's Armies, and the Angel of Death.

Source

See also:  Angels

Satan
(Shaitan)
MUSLIM PHILOSOPHY:  shaitan are collectively all devils (all evil spirits).

CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY:  In Christianity, Satan is typically thought of as being the Devil.  (However, consider the Hebrew philosophy below).

HEBREW PHILOSOPHY:  Consider the following verse from the apocrypha:

"When the ungodly curseth Satan, he curseth his own soul."  (Wisdom of Jesus, Son of Sirach 21:27)

This seems to imply that Satan is a personification for the evil part of a human soul.  There is more evidence for this, such as when Jesus calls Peter, "Satan"....

Mark 8:32-33 reads:
"And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.  But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men."

Seer One who can see into the future (into possible futures).  I suppose they can see into the past and present as well.  The way this is done is by mentally accessing the so-called Akashic Records, which exist outside of time.  They are a record of all that has happened and possible futures.

See also:  Akashic Records.
See also: Remote Viewing.

Shamanism The belief in a spirit world, inhabited by a myriad of spirits both good and bad, human and non-human, ethereal and demonic.  A shaman can communicate and channel such spirits.  A shaman is very sensitive to the spirit world.
Sheol The Hebrew word for the Underworld (the place where all dead go).  Sheol appears to be divided by a great chasm into prison and paradise.

See also:  Hell

Sibyl Any of several ancient Greek prophetesses, said to be oracles of Apollo.  They foretold the future.
Sixth Sense See E.S.P.
Soul From Old English, the word "soul" refers to the entity that continues on after death.
Spirit From Latin, the word "spirit" literally means "breath" (i.e., the "breath of life"), which was breathed into Adam by God.
Spirit Guide(s) Spirit Guides are spirits that act as guides to mortals.  I personally use the term "guardian angels", even though they don't usually protect us from physical harm; I believe that they do protect us from spiritual harm (if we ask for it).

And that's the key:  We have to ASK, and it will be given.

I think that "Spirit Guides" are the same as ones "Guardian Angels", only the term describes a different function of the beings.

See also:  Guardian Angels

String Theory I didn't know this before doing research for this page, but there have been at least 5 string theories, and the basic idea is this:

Energy (from which all matter is made) is composed of two "particles" or forms:

(1) strings of energy
(2) branes of energy (spherical membranes of energy)

There was a superstring theory which tried to reconcile the conflicts between the competing theories.  And interestingly it requires 11 dimensions of space.  [Surely there are beings that inhabit those dimensions].

There is a second-superstring theory [more commonly know as M-Theory].

M-Theory attempts to reconcile the problems of all competing theories of quantum physics.

See M-Theory.

Succubus The alleged female demon that seduces men in their sleep.

See also:  Female Demons

Supernatural The term "supernatural" means "above the natural" or "beyond the natural".  I'm not fond of the term.

See also:  Paranormal


T
Talmud Like the Kabbalah (Qabbalah), the Talmud is a collection of Hebrew writings, perhaps a bit less esoteric, which attempt to explain the Torah.  In the Talmud, it is written that demons are everywhere, all around us, ready to feed upon our negative energies.  Even Lilith will impregnate herself from the ill-spent sexual energies of men to make her baby demons.  [Source] and [Source]
Talmud of Immanuel Written by Judas Iscariot, Immanuel's friend, who could write, and also by Joseph, Immanuel's eldest son.

It was discovered in a tomb in/near/at Jerusalem.  (Immanuel is the true name of Jesus of Nazareth).

Read it here.

Tao (Dao)

Tao (or Dao) means: "Way" or "Road"

One can infer that it means the "Way of Life" or "Road of Life".

The whole point of the Tao is to make life easier, funner, more enjoyable, less painful, less dramatic.

The main ideas of the philosophy are:

(1) Moving forward through non-action
(2) Harmony with both the physical and metaphysical
(3) Don't kick against the pricks
(4) Live and let live.
(5) Balance in the universe
(6) No desire, no ambition = peace and success 

The Taoist sage has no ambitions, therefore he can never fail. He who never fails always succeeds. And he who always succeeds is all- powerful.

Tarot
(any connection to the metaphysical?)
History / Etymology:
According to Wikipedia's article on Tarot, it was first known as tarocchi (or tarocchini).  Tarocchini is an Italian word.  Tarot is the French version of the same.  There appears to be no meaning for the word and no known etymology of the word.  The singular of the word is tarocco, which is today the word for a blood orange.  Perhaps, then the original cards were either made out of orange peels, or had pictures of oranges on them.  The Austrian word for tarot is tarock.  Sadly, in all this, I cannot find any special significance in the name of the cards.  Perhaps this was on purpose.  Taro cards became forbidden by the Church in many parts of Europe, and they had to be disguised somehow.  Perhaps, people said, "Who wants to play oranges?" and "oranges" was the code word for the illegal contraband cards.  You see, tarot was occulted (and occulted means hidden), because they weren't sanctioned by the Church.

Possible Connection to the Metaphysical
Those who use tarot cards, as I do occasionally, are amazed at their accuracy.  Yes, they can be vague, but they are right on in their vagueness.  How is this possible?  There are two schools of thought on this matter.

School #1:  The spirits manipulate the cards.
School #2:  The person who wants a reading is supposed to shuffle the cards.  As he/she does so, it is thought that he/she subconsciously manipulates the cards into their correct position.

Skeptics say that the readings are so vague as to fit nearly anybody's situation, yet I don't think so.  I've done readings for others, besides myself and their readings certainly wouldn't fit my situation.

The jury is out on this one I'm afraid.  However, my personal opinion is that nothing happens by chance.  We live in a universe that is mathematical (see Numerology), and even possibly binary (as a computer program).  It's all part of the program, even the cards; and so, when we say, "It's not in the cards," what we really mean is:  "It's not in the cards, because it's not in the program."

Tetragrammaton Tetra (4) grammaton (letters):  YHWH or JHVH or YHVH

The ineffable name of God (considered too holy to pronounce, but in reality is NOT a word and cannot be pronounced).  When reading the Bible, the word Adonai was subsituted for "YHVH", so some people got the idea of using the vowels from "Adonai" and insert them into the tetragrammaton, thusly:

YaHoVaH  (but there is no hard evidence that is what was meant to be done with the tetragrammaton).

There are many schools of thought about the tetragrammaton and what it might mean.  Some suggest that it represents a set of four, such as:  the 4 corners of the world, the 4 cardinal directions, the 4 seasons, etc.  I'm not convinced, because the letters of the tetragrammaton do not match with the words.

One thing that people need to understand that the letters of the Hebrew Alphabet also represent numerals.

Yod = 10,  Hei = 5,  Vav = 6,  Hei = 5

We can use numerology to gain some possible insight to the meaning of the tetragrammaton, thusly

10 + 5 + 6 + 5 = 26 => 2 + 6 = 8

In Chaldean numerology (which is the same that was used by all in the region, including the Hebrews), the number 8 meant new beginnings, birth, and being born or reborn.  That is quite apropos, for God is the one who gave "birth" to the universe (metaphorically speaking).

Sometimes the Hebrews used multiple meanings (such as double entendres) when communicating or disguising information.  So, there may be multiple meanings of the tetragrammaton, and they all may be correct.

Third eye The theoretical "third eye" is the apparatus by which human beings can see into the spirit world.

Some say that the pineal gland is the third eye.

Who knows?

See also:  Pineal Gland

Time The illusion that things transpire in a constant, linear rate.  In fact, time is relative.

The spirit realm is outside of time (as we think of it).  We must understand that while there is such a thing as "time", time is relative to speed and space; and it is always in a state of flux.  I personally believe that time is speeding up.


U
UFOism The belief that the so-called "gods" of the past were extra-terrestrials that came in UFOs.
Underworld The place where all souls go when they permanently separate from their mortal housing.

Some souls to paradise, and some souls go to prison.

Both paradise and prison are in the Underworld.

The ancients believed that it was in the ground (and some people still believe this way).

I think the "up" for heaven and "under" for hell are metaphorical.  Up = higher vibration, and Down =lower vibration.

See also:  Hell, Hades

Uriel An archangel.  (The archangel who gives answers to our questions)

Uriel means: Light of God  (He who gives Enlightenment to Humankind)

2 Esdras
4Ezra 4:1
"And the angel that was sent unto me, whose name was Uriel, gave me an answer."

See also:  Muse


V
Vacuum

(of space)

In reality there cannot exist a true vacuum.  [That's my understanding of the universe; but some may disagree with me].

In space there is a lot a matter (debris), from the microscopic to the massive.  If there really was a vacuum in space, I do not believe that energy could travel through it.  But, then again, energy is the fifth state of matter anyways, and we know for a fact that space is loaded with energy.

The Five States of Matter:
solid
liquid
gas
plasma
energy

Vision A vision is being able to see into the spirit realm with one's physical eyes.

A dream-vision is visiting the spirit realm in spirit form (while the body sleeps).

Voodoo A belief in the spirit world, and a belief that one can have an affect on the natural world by interacting with the spirit world.  This usually involves rituals and interaction with demonic beings.

Vodoo is said/written to have started in Haiti (during the time that African slaves were being brought to America), but it is likely that those beliefs stemmed from Africa.

It is still practiced heavily in Haiti, as well as New Orleans, USA.

Important Note:  Voodoo can only hurt you if you believe it can hurt you.


W
Warlocks Male witches.  [See Witches]
Wicca Good Witchcraft (White Magic)
Witches The English version of a Shaman.  [See Shamanism]
Wizards I believe that there really were Wizards in ancient times; but, what the people called magic in those days, we would call science and the science was known to a few elite, who guarded the knowledge for themselves and their kin.

X
Extra-Terrestrial

E.T.

Many so-called extra-terrestrials may actually be beings from other dimensions.  Some may be demons, and some may be angels.  It all depends upon their "fruits", for by their fruits, ye shall know them.

E.T. = Extra-Terrestrial

Etymology:  Extra (outside) + Terra (Earth) + strial (suffix meaning both adjective and noun)


Y
Yahweh "Yahweh" (Jehovah) is merely some English-speaking person's feeble attempt to make sense of the tetragrammaton YHWH (JHVH), the alleged four-letter name of the Hebrew God.  It is a complete mystery to Biblical scholars what YHWH could mean or represent.  If anyone knows, they aren't telling.  There are various schools of thought on the subject:

(1) Could represent the 4 corners of the Earth (Universe?)
(2) Could represent the 4 beasts of Ezekiel and Revelation.
(3) Could represent the 4 winds.
(4) Could represent the 4 ages of humankind (which is what the four beasts represent)
(5) Could represent the 4 horsemen of the apocalypse.
(6) Could represent anything that comes in 4.

See also:  Tetragrammaton
See also:  Jehovah

Yeshua

(Joshua)

(Yohoshua)

...not...

Jesus's real name!

The Hebrew name of Jesus of Nazareth (according to some).  Spelled "Joshua" in the Bible.

Jesus's real name was neither Jesus (a Greek transliteration), nor Yeshua.  It was Immanuel or Emmanuel.

See:  Matthew 1:22-23 & Isaiah 7:14.

Jesus was known by many epithets:

Jesus son of Joseph.
Jesus ben David.
Jesus of Nazareth.
Jesus the Nazarene.
Jesus son of Mary.
Jesus the Galilean.

Immanuel called himself the "son of man".  He NEVER referred to himself as a god of any sort.

He called God "Father" (abba) because he and we are all the children of God, making us gods and children of the most high.

See:  John 10:31-36 & Psalms 82:6

Immanuel was as mortal as you or I, but he was only half human.  His father was Gabriel--a celestial son, according to the Talmud of Immanuel.

See Talmud of Immanuel (above).


Z
Zohar The Book which contains some mystical Jewish writings of 12th century Spain.
It says that the Divine Masculine will Separate from the Divine Feminine and embrace Lilith (The Female Demon of Darkness) until the time when the Messiah will come and mends things.
Zoroastrianism In Zoroastrianism, there are two beings which have always existed:  Ahura Mazda (Light) and Angra Mainyu (Darkness).  Ahura Mazda created many lovely beings of light to help him create a beautiful universe.  Angra Mainyu created evil demons.

Learn how the ancients personified the forces of nature on my Myth = Science Page.

 

Article:  Discerning Spirits (How to know...)
By me (Leon) © 2013~present

 

The Bible tells us that even devils (demons) can appear as angels of light.  And, as I just found out, the Devil can also masquerade as Jesus Christ!  That's right!  And he does............ a lot!  If you want to be sure that you are being visited by the TRUE CHRIST (as opposed to some false christ), then listen to me!  Read on, my friend!

How to know (How to discern):  

  • Angels (and Jesus Christ) are beings of higher vibrations, and they emit more energy, light, and love (but the key ingredient is love!).  So, if you are being visited by a TRUE angel, you will feel warmth and positive emotions like love.  Those who've seen the TRUE Christ, say that he is so bright that they cannot look upon his face.

 

  • Demons (i.e., devils) are beings of lower vibrations, and they emit less energy, less light, and a fake love.  They have to "steal" our energy in order to manifest in our reality (dimension).  Therefore, if you are being visited by a demon, you will feel cold and negative emotions, such as fear.  They may say things, like, "I love you," but you won't really feel any energy coming from the demon.  You might get a nice little "warm fuzzy" because he communicated, "I love you," but that's just basically your own self creating the feeling of being loved.  The TRUE LOVE of God is overwhelming; it will fill your whole body with light and love.  Those who've seen the false christ, say that he reprimands them and instills fear into them, such as saying things like, "If you don't do what I say, you will end up in hell!"  (not those exact words, but a message to that effect).

 

Related Page:  My NDE Page.

Also, if you would like to know if an NDE (Near-Death Experience) is of real heaven or a fake heaven, click here.

 

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Article:  Indigo, Crystal, and Rainbow Children

Is your child weird, like mine?

By Leon, ©2013~present

I have been trying to diagnose my son for 12 years!

When my son was in kindergarten, his teacher thought that he had ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) or ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder).  So, I had him tested, even though I knew better.  Of course, the tests came back negative, because my son could focus his attention very well, when he wanted to.  He could also sit still for hours when his attention was focused.

My son has always had a processing problem, which I later found out was dyslexia ironically not included in the DSM IV (The “official” handbook of mental disorders).  I took my son to a child psychologist, which cost me 150 USD for a one hour consultation, and the child psychologist said that he could not diagnose my son as dyslexic, because it wasn’t in his handbook.  He said that he could perform a plethora of tests to find a bunch of learning disabilities, which in their totality comprise “dyslexia”.  It would cost me thousands of dollars.  I said, “Thanks, but no thanks.”

As my son grew, it became painfully evident that he had a clear aversion to authority.  He would not conform unless he felt that there was a good reason to do so.  This attribute, I thought, was merely due to stubbornness, that could be cured with a firm upbringing.  Oh, how wrong I was!

Socially, my son has always been awkward with children his own age.  He got along well with adults, but he did not get along well with his peers.  For a while, I actually thought that my son might be mildly autistic or possibly a victim of Asperger syndrome.  As I studied the syndrome, I realized that it did not fit my son’s condition.  Asperger syndrome is marked by (1) a lack of nonverbal communication skills, (2) limited empathy with their peers, and (3) physically clumsiness.  Although my son did not start saying single words until he was 3 and full sentences until aged 4, my son did not lack non-verbal communication skills.  In fact, he excelled at non-verbal communication skills.  When he finally began to have conversations, many adults were amazed at his level of communication skills, and commented that he was like a mini-adult.  My son had demonstrated great empathy for people that fell down, got hurt, or were in circumstances less fortunate than his own.  Lastly, my son has always been as physically adept as any other child his age, perhaps more so.

When my son reached the age of 12 without any diagnosis for his quirkiness, I stumbled upon an article about the “indigo children”.  I had heard of them, but I simply disregarded the concept as some New-Age “woo, woo,” upon which I gave little to no credit.  If you feel like I felt about the label “indigo child”, then this article is for you.  Please read on.

Where did the label ‘indigo child’ come from?

The term “indigo child” was coined by Nancy Anne Tappe in the early 1970’s.  From Nancy’s own website, we learn that while probably not a clinical psychologist, she did conduct a lot of research into the realm of psychology and parapsychology.  She is most well-known for “colorology”, the study of how colors match personalities.  That, of course, is the perfect lead-in into the indigo children.  From Nancy’s “All-About-Indigos” website, we read,

“Indigo was only one of twelve life colors that Nancy Tappe has seen her entire life in the human electromagnetic energy field. Originally Nancy saw eleven colors, but that changed in the late 1960's and early 1970's when she noticed another color among infants. She called it indigo, a color between blue and violet in the color spectrum. It took her forty years to identify and clarify consistent patterns of Indigo behavior and influence. Her information system about life colors came from her study of color and the human personality.”

Here are the characteristics of indigo children that Nancy identified:

(1) Brilliant with technology,
(2) Relaxed and casual,
(3) Peer-oriented,
(4) Love junk food,
(5) High energy,
(6) Bored in school and easily distracted,
(7) Multi-task effortlessly,
(8) Blunt in communication,
(9) Unswayed by previous social norms,
(10) View entitlement as a right,
(11) Androgynous.

The original studies, by Nancy Anne Tappe, were very scientific, albeit based upon her unusual synesthetic prowess (which science calls a ‘disorder’).  Others have taken her studies and expounded upon them with a kind of New Age philosophy.  One such case is that of Lee Carroll and Jan Tober.  Lee Carroll was a channeler.  She channeled the consciousness of an entity named Kyron.  He said that the indigo children represented an evolution in human consciousness.  Lee Carroll and Jan Tober have written 14 books about the indigo children, such as: “The Indigo Children-The New Kids Have Arrived,” and the latest, “The Indigo Children-Ten Years Later.”

What of the Crystal and Rainbow Children?

Then, there’s Doreen Virtue, who has coined the terms “Crystal Children” and “Rainbow Children”.  She calls herself a spiritual doctor of psychology and fourth generation metaphysician.  She is the author of various books, her latest being “Mermaids 101”.  Some of her most famous books include, “Saved by an Angel,” and “The Angel Therapy Handbook”.

According to Doreen, the so-called “Crystal Children” are the children of the Indigo Children; and, the “Rainbow Children” are the children of the crystal children.

She takes the findings of Nancy Anne Tappe, and the channelings of Lee Carroll; then, she expounds upon those concepts.  The indigos, she says, are warriors sent to cut down and destroy the dishonest, human-made illusions of our world.  Then, the crystals come.  The Crystals are very forgiving and joyful beings.  Finally, the rainbows come.  They are the divine incarnate.  They are “pure givers”.  The crystals and rainbows are sent to show us how to live.  My son has some indigo characteristics, but mostly, he has crystal characteristics.  He is so forgiving and loving.  He likes to be happy and gravitates towards happy situations.  When forced into negative situations he fights back (like an indigo).

Characteristics of the Crystal Children, by Doreen Virtue:

(1) Generally, (but not always), large eyes, (I think this is an overgeneralization)
(2) Have magnetic personalities,
(3) Highly affectionate,
(4) Start talking late in childhood,
(5) Are generally, (but not always), very musically oriented, (my son only likes certain kinds of music)
(6) Use telepathy and self-invented sign language to communicate,
(7) Some people may think that they have Asperger syndrome or autism
(8) Are even tempered, sweet and loving,
(9) Are very forgiving, (YES!)
(10) Are highly sensitive and empathetic,
(11) Are very much connected to nature and animals, (my son is very connected to inanimate nature; esp. crystals)
(12) Exhibit healing qualities, (my son is a great healer!)
(13) May talk about angels, spirit guides, and/or past-life memories,
(14) Are extremely artistic and/or creative (when these attributes aren’t stifled),
(15) Prefer vegetarian meals, and REAL fruit juice, (YES!)
(16) Fearless explorers (and climbers), and (too fearless!)
(17) Is very interested in crystals and rocks (but more especially crystals).

Those qualities perfectly match my son.

Conclusions

I have always thought of myself as different from my peers.  Some have tried to put me into a box with scientific labels, and all have failed.  In the end, I think my parents just resolved to consider me normal with quirks, which I am sad to admit they considered handicaps.  I now know that I am an indigo person, and my quirks are my strengths!

Also, I have been trying for 12 years to diagnose my son’s condition.  I consulted professionals, and I conducted my own researched to find out why my son is so different from his peers (and from me).  After 12 years of seeking for answers, I have finally found them.  My son is a crystal child.

 

Here is an audio-video of Doreen Virtue talking on Coast to Coast AM radio show.

 

 

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