Archive for the ‘Ancient Mysteries’ Category

Pyramid To Be Explored By Robots

Pyramid To Be Explored By Robots

The ancient pyramids of Egypt still hold a lot of secrets. Despite years and years of research and exploration, there are still many mysteries that lie behind the pyramids, most notably inside the Great Pyramid of Giza. Researchers are now seeking the help of robots in order to seek light to some of the hidden […]

Mysterious Places: Glastonbury

Mysterious Places: Glastonbury

Glastonbury is a place located in the Somerset region of England. It is a small town that has been inhabited since the Neolithic times, a period also known as the last part of the Stone Age. Maybe it is because of its long and ancient history that Glastonbury has been associated with being a spiritual […]

Mysterious Places: Avalon

Mysterious Places: Avalon

Avalon is a mysterious and legendary island that is more prominently featured in Arthurian legend. It is said to be a magical place where King Arthur was once taken to recover from his wounds in battle. Also known for its beautiful apples, Avalon may also have certain parallels with other Indo-European mythology and legends. Isle […]

The Mystery of Machu Picchu

The Mystery of Machu Picchu

Since its discovery in 1911, the study about the origins of the ruin of Machu Picchu has been an interesting topic for archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians alike. Built at around 1450, this city is located high up the Andes Mountains and was never conquered nor destroyed by the Spanish colonizers, thus keeping most of its buildings and structures intact.During the early years of its discovery, Machu Picchu was first mistaken as Vilcabamba, where the last of the Inca emperors waged yea…

The Collapse of Angkor Wat

The Collapse of Angkor Wat

Between the 9th and the 16th Centuries, the Kingdom of Angkor controlled a large part of what is now Cambodia, Thailand, Burma, Laos, and Vietnam. Its kings led in constructing buildings that are both breathtaking in scale and audacity. The most famous of these monuments is the Angkor Wat, which was actually a human settlement that is as huge as Los Angeles, stretching for over 1,000 square kilometers.Recent findings have provided evidence that Angkor Wat was a completely artificial landscape. T…

The Shining Ones

The Shining Ones usually appear in various myths and folklore from different cultures all over the world. They usually come in different names and descriptions, but they have one thing in common- they are usually considered as gods and as forces of light. So much goes to the mystery of the Shining Ones but their existence in many of the ancient stories covering separate cultures is worthy of noting. Basic DescriptionDespite the many various forms that the Shining Ones may take depending on the c…

Locating Shambhala

Shambhala is a mystical kingdom that is said to be hidden somewhere in Tibet, according to Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Mention of this mystical kingdom is found in several ancient Buddhist texts, including the sacred Kalachakra Tanra and the texts from the ancient Zhang Zhung culture which came way before Tibetan Buddhism was instituted in the country. Common DescriptionShambhala was taken from a Sanskrit word combination of “swayam” and “bhala” which means “self-empowerment”. Shambhala is gener…

Mythical Hall of Records of Egypt

The Hall of Records is the supposed library that is buried under the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt. It is said to contain the extensive knowledge of ancient Egypt written in papyrus scrolls, much like in the same manner that the Great Library of Alexandria housed the knowledge of ancient Greece. There has been a continuing debate whether the Hall of Records actually exists. Previous excavations in and around the area have not yielded any conclusive results of such a library ever existing. Librar…

The Akashic Records

The Akashic Records refer to the collection of mystical knowledge that is believed to exist on a non-physical plane of existence. It is a term usually used in theosophy and New Age beliefs and is commonly believed to contain all the knowledge of human experience as well as the history of the cosmos. The term comes from the Sanskrit word “akasha” which means “sky” or “space”. Description and ExplanationThe Akashic Records are said to be the library of knowledge that records every thought, word an…

The Mystery of Nazca Lines

The Mystery of Nazca Lines

Across Peru’s Nazca Desert lies what appears to be a giant map of geoglyphs.  The reason why it is made has been a speculative topic for many years.  Recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca and Pampas de Jumana (more commonly referred to as Nazca Lines) have inspired many fantastic explanations on its origins. Some experts say that the geoglyphs were created as ancient landing strips for returning aliens, while others dismissed the idea and treated the Na…