Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Temple of Athena’

After reading the news a Heron visited 10 Downing Street on 28th May, 2015, I thought I’d have a little look around the web and see what I could find on the symbolism of the Heron and if anything was relevant to the present time. Here’s a look at some of what I found and the original story from the Daily Mail which shows the Heron in Downing Street, I’ll leave it to you to decide if and how it might be relevant now.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3101046/Feathers-ruffled-Downing-Street-HERON-flies-Number-10-perching-PM-s-door.html

To the Celts, the heron is Creyr, the taker of life or the bringer of it. As the Teutonic peoples saw the stork bringing babies, the Celts saw this as done by Creyr. Images of the heron, as protector, are common in Celtic art. The symbol was put on shields as their belief was if you saw a heron, you were going to die; so they made sure their enemies saw one.

http://rainydaythought.blogspot.co.uk/2008/06/great-blue-heron.html

A heron’s call is the cry of the sacred Benu-bird (shown at left) that announced the beginning of time in an ancient Egyptian creation myth. The Benu-bird was associated with the Egyptian calendar and the idea of cyclical renewal. A heron hieroglyph represents the sun-god Ra.

http://dallasegrets.org/?page_id=116

“…the heron is a teacher in the area of domesticity too. It’s all in the nesting. Even though it’s fiercely independent, the heron makes concessions when it comes to making way for its offspring. Building a home is a matter of teamwork for herons. Both the male and the female are equally engaged in making the nest, and preparing for their progeny. There’s a lesson there. The most capable and staunchly independent among us must occasionally concede – some areas of life require a partnership. Further, when that partnership is formed, it’s a good idea to take equal share of the responsibilities. Most importantly, the heron illustrates that a partnership can flourish with both parties make an equal investment in their futures.” 

http://www.whats-your-sign.com/meaning-of-the-heron.html

Fables – Translated by George Fyler Townsend

Aesop – The Frogs Asking For A King

THE FROGS, grieved at having no established Ruler, sent ambassadors to Jupiter entreating for a King. Perceiving their simplicity, he cast down a huge log into the lake. The Frogs were terrified at the splash occasioned by its fall and hid themselves in the depths of the pool. But as soon as they realized that the huge log was motionless, they swam again to the top of the water, dismissed their fears, climbed up, and began squatting on it in contempt. After some time they began to think themselves ill-treated in the appointment of so inert a Ruler, and sent a second deputation to Jupiter to pray that he would set over them another sovereign. He then gave them an Eel to govern them. When the Frogs discovered his easy good nature, they sent yet a third time to Jupiter to beg him to choose for them still another King. Jupiter, displeased with all their complaints, sent a Heron, who preyed upon the Frogs day by day till there were none left to croak upon the lake.

http://literature.org/authors/aesop/fables/chapter-51.html


HERON:
A symbol of contemplation, vigilance, divine wisdom, and inner quietness. Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, employed a Heron as one of her divine messengers; symbol of righteousness; Herons are images of the eternal struggle of good against evil.Ancient Greece

http://www.heraldryclipart.com/symbolism/h.html

It could also be a sign the hero’s have indeed landed and that wind power and renewable energy are going to be at the top of the agenda very soon.

Hero of Alexandria (Greek: Ἥρων ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς, Heron ho Alexandreus; also known as Heron of Alexandria c. 10 – c. 70 AD)

“Hero published a well recognized description of a steam-powered device called an aeolipile (sometimes called a “Hero engine”). Among his most famous inventions was a windwheel, constituting the earliest instance of wind harnessing on land.[3][4] He is said to have been a follower of the atomists. Some of his ideas were derived from the works of Ctesibius.”  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hero_of_Alexandria

Read Full Post »

“There is another geodetic Temple, other than Solomon’s, in Scotland… it is the Greek one, the Temple of Athena, and she hides a bigger secret than Solomon… the birthplace of the real Messiah – the ‘Son of the Star’.. Simon Bar Cocheba, Kokab, the Hebrew revolutionary who defeated the Romans in 134AD… in SCOTLAND.” David Ritchie

Has it been forgotten or hidden in the past?interesting structures

Revealing revelations how did I get this task?

The biggest secret ever, how’s it possible it can’t be?

Judeo/Christian connotations, no-one really wants to see.

Yet as I turn the pages, the door opens up some more.

The true location is lost, but not forevermore.Barrhill Stones

Reminding me that everything, isn’t always as it seems.

Barrhill he tells me is the home of a Messiah of a different kind.

The Star of Bethlehem was born in a very different time.

The Last Up-rising, Josephus reports in his works now on full view.

All I’m seeing confirms it, it DSC_0024must be bloody true.

With biblical proportion the lie’s been spread around the lands.

Making me question, just how many hidden hands.

The locations are still there now, for all to look and see.

If only they would questions, is it possible let’s see.

Simon Bar Cocheba, reborn just in time.DSC_0017

Freeing slaves from their bonds

reconnecting them with their minds.

Isis, Ishtar, Saints and Sinners.

History’s losers and history’s winners.

Conqueror’s, confusion, lies, manipulation.

Giving your power away is merely sedation.

Learn more…

http://www.gnower.net/

https://www.facebook.com/notes/david-ritchie/and-now-for-something-completely-different-by-david-alan-ritchie/502503156452216

https://www.facebook.com/david.ritchie.58/media_set?set=a.633769766686980.1073741843.100001618872264&type=3

http://www.sacredconnections.co.uk/holyland/holylandbk.htm

http://www.thenational.scot/news/writer-claims-scotlands-history-has-been-deliberately-distorted-by-centuries-of-english-oppression.3635?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_term=Autofeed#link_time=1433224992

Read Full Post »

The Naga

Critical. Crazy. Catastrophic.

the Paisley Independent

focussing on Paisley North West

ANIKET SHARMA PHOTOGRAPHY

World through my lens

unbolt me

the literary asylum

Mindoftannguyen

Words are beautiful beyond meanings

Living to help other disabled people, and people in need, Change the sign!! And Earth

I been online since 1994. I seen the internet at its finest. Then the World joined and fucked it up

Kosmogonic

Submitting to the Glorious Inevitable

J.T. Carlton

Color by words.

Jock Campbell

Scotland, life, landscape, history and politics...

Alex Turner: On The Road Going Nowhere

I like to write poetry. Please don't hesitate to give feedback on my works.

caltonjock

Scottish and Uk Politics

Auld Acquaintance

Scottish Independence

JamesRadcliffe.com

James Radcliffe, Musician. Music, Blog, Pictures, Live, News...

A Thousand Flowers

A red sock in the white wash of cyberspace

The Orkney Vole

' a Secretive, Pernicious and Underhand Movement'

Nova Caledonia

Politics, Prose, and Pish

Talking-up Scotland

Professor John Robertson: For a better overview of all the articles see above

Wilsher 's Blog

A fine WordPress.com site

alltheeabove

A home for legit sites and recommendations

Butterfly Rebellion

Reubalachd Dealan-dè Albann

Lenathehyena's Blog

IT'S NOT ROCKET SALAD.........in the Land o' cakes and brither Scots

A wee Sovereign Scot

Anything that promotes Scottish independence

erikleo

All things creative

Wallflower Whimsy

Words from the introverse.

reubenwoolley

A great WordPress.com site

Swarupa's World

A wonderful world full of beauty, charm and adventure.

Rick opent zijn mond

Alles wat boeit, bloeit, groeit, gloeit, broeit...

I am not a silent poet

A magazine for poetry and artwork protesting against abuse in any of its forms

petewishart

Musings and mutterings from Perthshire

The Open Mouse

A site for poems

On The Heath

where would-be writer works with words

Joshi Daniel Photography

Images of People Photoblog

Poets' Republic

Online, on stage, in print and off-message

Eye Will Not Cry

"Eye Fly High"

Anthony Keers

Short stories and poetry

sheila sea

like thalassic velvet

Poems and Petals

Because poetry. And petals.

The Ninth Life

It's time to be inspired, become encouraged, and get uplifted!

Ana Linden

Writing Life

Climactic Rhyme

Searching for the Poetry in Everything

Killamenjarra

A Beautiful Distorted Melody

%d bloggers like this: