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History is like s Playing the Hesse's Glass Bead Game with Pythagoras

Mathematics is described as the science of pattern and music as the   of pattern, both using meditation within the process of contemplation developing own language of .

Christianity and Neo-Platonism

The Earth Fertility of Old Europe

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Presence or Absence of  by Nataša Pantović

the Starry Night Van Gogh influenced by Japanese print Hokusai Great Wave

Metaphysics of Sound: In Search of Name of God, by Nataša Pantović Historical Novel New Book Launch. Fiction Book by Nataša Pantović

Metaphysics of Sound: in Search of the Name of God, subtitled “a Brief history of the World beyond the usual by Nataša Pantović

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The Great Wave

Learning from Van Gogh & Hokusai about 19th Century Art Great Wave

19th Century & Search for Indefinite, Infinite Impression 

Reconsidering Transcendence in Art

Presence or Absence of Learning from Van Gogh & Hokusai by Nataša Pantović

The late 1800s was the time of Impressionism as a radical art movement , centered around Parisian painters, the wave that rebelled against classical subject and gave respect to Mother Nature.

Travelling to their thought-form, Vincent van Gogh to the artist friend Emile:

“But now look, ... you surely can't seriously imagine a confinement like that, in the middle of the road, with the mother starting to pray instead of suckling her child? Those bloated frogs of priests on their knees as though they're having an epileptic fit are also part of it, God alone knows how and why!

No, I can't call that sound, for if I am at all capable of spiritual ecstasy, then I feel exalted in the face of truth, of what is possible, which means I bow down before the study - one that had enough power in it to make a Millet tremble - of peasants carrying a calf born in the fields back home to the farm.

That, my friend, is what people everywhere, from France to America, have felt. And having performed a feat like that, can you really contemplate reverting to medieval tapestries? Can that really be what you mean to do? No! You can do better than that, and know that you must look for what is possible, logical and true.”

Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Emile Bernard, Saint-Rémy, 1889

“Now to enlighten you, my dear M. Van Gogh, ... I am searching for and at the same time expressing a general state of mind rather than a unique thought, to have someone else's eye experience an indefinite, infinite impression. To suggest a suffering does not indicate what kind of suffering: purity in general and not what kind of purity. Literature is one (painting also). Consequently, suggested and not explained thought.”

Letter from Paul Gauguin to Theo van Gogh. At this time, Vincent was 36 year old.

The two striking waves in Blue: 2 Great Waves - Hokusai 1883 & Van Gogh 1989

First seen outside Japan in the 1880s, Van Gogh's brother was one of the first Europeans to collect Japanese prints and has admired Japanese art. 

the Starry Night Van Gogh influenced by Japanese print Hokusai Great Wave

The Starry Night Vincent Van Gogh, 1889 & Japanese print Hokusai Great Wave 1833

 

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The Mystery of the Rosetta Stone

Unlocking the secret of Egypt's hieroglyphs

The Ancient Egyptian Rosetta Stone

and Mysticism of Ancient Egyptian s and explorations

by Nataša Pantović

You have all heard of the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 BC, when Ionic Greek (Homer-ian) was the language of the governing classes in Egypt. The Greek ruler, Ptolemy V in 200 BC has commissioned the Rosetta stone, to state publicly that he is the rightful pharaoh of Egypt.

Excavated during the Napoleon conquest of Egypt by French archaeologists, the scholars who had accompanied the French army to Egypt in 1799 AC. It found its way to England, in an exchange of Governments from French to British after the French surrender of Egypt in 1801, and is now in the British Museum... The Rosetta stone is written in three writing scripts: hieroglyphic, demotic, and Greek and it is a block of black granite 115 cm high and 70 cm wide.

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Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics for God, Ancient Rosetta Stone Research Papers

Without the Rosetta stone, we would not have been able to decipher the huge amount of writings, scripts, drawings, temples’ texts left behind by. The Rosetta stone is in two languages: Egyptian and early Ancient Greek. The writing on the Stone is an official message, a decree, about the king Ptolemy V (204 – 181 BC). The decree was copied on to large stone slabs called stelae, which were put in every temple in Egypt. It says that the priests of a temple in Memphis (in Egypt) supports the king.

This ingénues art-work was carved in three writing systems, hieroglyphic, demotic, and the Greek alphabet and this makes the Rosetta stone one of the most important archaeological discoveries in human history.

The last sentence of the Greek text says, “Written in sacred and native and Greek characters.” Scholars identified the “sacred” to the hieroglyphic system, while the “native” referred to the demotic script of the Egyptians.

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Golden Orphism Book

Ancient Thrace and Orphism in Southeast Europe, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria

The oldest book in the World and of Golden Etruscan Orphic Book from Bulgaria

by Nataša Pantović

An ancient book comprising of six pages of 24  karat gold (measuring 5 x 4.5 centimetres) bound together by gold rings was donated to the Museum by an anonymous 87 year old Bulgarian man from Macedonia who had discovered the treasure in a tomb unearthed 60 years in southwestern Bulgaria. According to Elka Penkova, Head of the museum's archaeology department, the golden book is the oldest complete book in the world, dating to 600 BC.

The Golden Book is dedicated to the Ancient Greek God of Music Orpheus 

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Etruscan Gold book Thracian prayer 600 BC Bulgaria 

This is a funeral book made for an aristocrat of the Orpheus cult.

The most popular cults were the Dionysian mysteries, which came to Greece from Thrace, along with the cult of Orpheus and the Orphic mysteries.

Perperikon in southern Bulgaria is a real city-temple, with the stone altars, dedicated to the God of wine and sexual ecstasy known by the Greeks as Dionysus, or Bacchus by the Romans. Orpheus, the Thracian’s musician god, according to legend was a disciple of Dionysus, but had argued against practices of orgies in the name of Apollo, the god of reason. He was murder by the maenads, the female followers of Dionysus. Orpheus death was considered a sacrifice to redeem mankind for its sins.

Orpheus leading Eurydice from the Underworld. Jean Baptiste Camille Corot 1796-1875

Orpheus leading Eurydice from the Underworld. Jean Baptiste Camille Corot  1796-1875

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Some archaeologists believe that Orpheus could have been a real person who resided in the Rhodope Mountains, a Dionysian priest, an initiate of Egyptian mysteries. His cult proclaimed asceticism, was against sacrifice, and taught the transmigration of souls. His followers, including Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle and Alexander speak of the soul’s capacity to experience the divine. The initiated students had learned to break free, resurrect and experience happiness in the afterlife.

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Cathars

Cathars, Bogumili, Templars of Mediterranean Europe and Balkans

Cathars or καθαρός Ancient Greek “pure ones”

By Nataša Pantović

As Egyptian and Ancient Greeks, καθαρός recognised that an Omnipotent indescribable God manifests in male and female divine forces. The female aspect of God is Sophia, “wisdom”. As Pythagoreans, or the founders of Orphism, they believed in Metempsychosis (Reincarnation) – a soul is reborn until it renounces the world. Cosmic Duality with its Chinese Taoist Yin and Yang forces, that are in a constant opposition, is in the centre of their teachings. The purpose of life is re-union with .

Ta Pino Church Gozo Marija goddess worship Malta

Ta' Pino Church Gozo Malta, Maria Christian Goddess Malta

Female Divinity and Cathars

The orthodox view that there is one God with three aspects – Father, Son, and Holy Ghost is with us from Ancient Egypt.

It is interesting that the Bogomils, the Cathars, the Templars were the same. Apparently, the καθαρός family names from the Inquisition documents are the same as the names of Templars that has its founder in the Priory of Sion. On the 13th October 1307, by the order of the King, all across France, all the Templars were executed.

Bogomil (Cyrillic: Богомил, also Bogumił in Polish, Bohumil in Czech and Slovak) is a Bulgarian given name composed of the Slavic words 'bog' (god) and 'mil' (dear) and means 'Dear to God'. The sound change of 'g' > 'h' occurred in Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech and Slovak.

The name refers to: Bogomil (a priest), medieval Bulgarian monk, Saint Bogumilus who died in 1182, a founder of the Gnostic sect known as Bogomilism in the area of Balkans that hosts ancient cultures and civilizations as early as 6,500 BC. The Balkans gave the Greeks, the Orphean and Dionysian cults. 

Some of the καθαρός poetry and insinuate that the feminine principle of , Sophia, , Knowledge, or Writing, has been abducted by the Catholic Church and is in a need of rescue.

Arhandjeo Gavirlo 14th century Hilandar Museum Christian Orthodox Icon

Arhandjeo Gavirlo 14th century Hilandar Museum Christian Orthodox Icon

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Goddess Bastet and Ancient Egyptian Bel

Ba of Sha or Soul of Isis

Goddess Bastet (in Slavic BeŠTija) and the Egyptian Sacred City of Cats

The Temple of Bastet was built in 2950 BC at Sakkara, Alexandria, at Bubastis.

A that had a cat as a , represented by the sounds “Ba” and “Sha” was worshiped for thousands of years in ancient Egypt. The Ancient Egyptian: bꜣstjt, in Slavic BeŠTija, in Coptic: Ⲟⲩⲃⲁⲥⲧⲉ/ubastə/ was an angry Goddess.

The three papyri of the 200 BC tell us of a story of the daughter of Ra, living as a mighty lioness at south of Egypt in the glowing desert heat. She is a beast, not a benevolent Goddess, an angry lioness. To please her, the worshipers use the form of a baboon (unpolite and rude humans) and music, dance and alcohol.

Bastet Around 600 BC from Saqqara Egypt The British Museum London

A bronze statue the cat wears golden earrings and nose-ring and a silver wedjat (Eye of Horus). Around 600 BC from Saqqara, Egypt in The British Museum, London.

In the 18th century, the French scholars who accompanied Napoleon on his 1798 expedition to Egypt, located the temple in Cairo, known as Tell Basta with its city Bastet.

In 1906 while building a railroad, workmen hit on a treasure buried near the remains of the temple. The treasures of great value had a golden cup sculpted to resemble lotus petals bearing the name of the 1200 BC queen Tawosret (Ta-X-os-ReT) who was the queen of Egypt during the Trojan War. Scholars believe that the queen Alcandra (aleXandra) mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey was Tawosret.

Did you know that Ancient Egyptians used to have “tatoos” of symbols of Gods tatooed on their bodies?

Bꜣstjt or BeŠTiJa was within Greece worshipped as Artemis, Ba of Sha means a Soul of ISiS (Sha) with the addition of the second 'T' to denote the feminine.

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