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Every 13,000 years on Earth a sacred and secret event takes place that changes everything. Mother Earth's Kundalini energy emerges from its resting place in the planet's core and moves like a snake across the surface of our world. Once at home in ancient Lemuria, it moved to Atlantis, then to the Himalayan mountains of India and Tibet, and with every relocation changed our idea of what spiritual means. And gender. And heart. This time, with much difficulty, the "Serpent of Light" has moved to the Andes Mountains ...

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Every 13,000 years on Earth a sacred and secret event takes place that changes everything. Mother Earth's Kundalini energy emerges from its resting place in the planet's core and moves like a snake across the surface of our world. Once at home in ancient Lemuria, it moved to Atlantis, then to the Himalayan mountains of India and Tibet, and with every relocation changed our idea of what spiritual means. And gender. And heart. This time, with much difficulty, the "Serpent of Light" has moved to the Andes Mountains of Chile and Peru. Multi-dimensional, multi-disciplined and multi-lived, for the first time in this book, Drunvalo begins to tell his stories of 35 years spent in service to Mother Earth. Follow him around the world as he follows the guidance of Ascended Masters, his two spheres of light, and his own inner growing knowledge. His story is a living string of ceremonies to help heal hearts, align energies, right ancient imbalances, and balance the living Earth's Unity Consciousness Grid-in short to increase our awareness of the indivisibility of life in the universe. We are all-rocks and people and interdimensional beings-one!" Life may seem to be business as usual, but it is not. We are changing fast ...Remember this for life is going to present stranger things to you in your lifetime, and they all have meaning and purpose ...Only Mother Earth and ancient Maya know what's going to happen." - from Serpent of Light.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781609250225
  • Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Publication date: 11/6/2009
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Drunvalo Melchizedek's love for all life everywhere is immediately felt by anyone who meets him. For some time, he has been bringing his vast vision to the world through the Flower of Life program and the Mer-Ka-Ba meditation. He is the author of three previous books, Flower of Life, Volumes One and Two and Living in the Heart.
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Serpent of Light

The Movement of the Earth's Kundalini and the Rise of the Female Light, 1949 to 2013

By Drunvalo Melchizedek

Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC

Copyright © 2008 Drunvalo Melchizedek
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-60925-022-5


The Opening

In 1971 two softly glowing spheres of light, one a bright green and the other an ultraviolet color, entered into the room where I was meditating and identified themselves by saying, "We are not separate from you. We are you."

From that moment on, my heart opened to new possibilities of life and has continued to open wider each day. Sure, I have the same everyday problems as everyone else. I have a wife and kids. I have to pay the bills and give much of my energy to my responsibilities as a father, but these beings that call themselves angels and appear as beautiful spheres of light have kept me connected to the inner Light within my heart, and that Light has always led me through the outer circumstances in ways that are hard to believe from the viewpoint of a spectator observing by the sidelines.

And know for certain, this same inner Light is within your heart also. No one is special in the eyes of God. We are all exactly the same, for there is only One Spirit that moves through absolutely everything and everyone.

It is the simple Truth of reality as spoken by St. Thomas in his Gospel of the Christ, "God is all around you and within you." It is easy in this modern world, with the images of television and the Internet flooding the mind, to forget the Truth of our reality. Just look at the moon—I mean really look at the moon—and it is easy to sense the incredibleness of our existence. So the Truth is still the Truth no matter how much man distorts it.

From 1972 until 1994 I studied with these spheres of light a subject that the world has named sacred geometry, which showed me, for certain, that all of creation was created by a single pattern, the Flower of Life. This gave me the proof that my mind needed to understand that there is only One Consciousness in this One Universe, and this undeniable proof let my mind surrender to my heart. Finally, life begins in a simple way, in what could be called the original way.

To let you know a little bit more about myself, I offer the following. I graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in fine arts, and a minor in physics and mathematics. I have studied human consciousness with over seventy spiritual teachers from all over the world and from almost every religion and discipline. My first book, The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life: Volume I, was published in 1998, and Volume II in 2000. Within a few short years these books were in many languages all over the world and on every continent, reaching out to over 100 countries.

A school on teaching the Mer-Ka-Ba meditation, the human light body, coming from the instructions of the second volume, emerged in 1994 (before the books were printed) and soon led to the creation of schools in over sixty countries, with over 150 trained teachers.

By 2004 a new book, Living in the Heart, was published. This work opened up new information about human consciousness that was, and still is, hardly known by the world's population, as it has been kept secret by almost all of the world's spiritual and religious teachings. This book also has spread worldwide.

Slowly, I have been responding to requests and invitations to teach this knowledge in seminars and workshops, lectures, magazine articles, Web sites, and on radio and television, and I have, at present, visited and taught in over fifty-some countries.

The knowing of this story about the Serpent of Light has come to me slowly—in pieces at the beginning, but more quickly in the last five years. At first I didn't understand the full significance of what was being presented to me. Not until just after the turn of the millennium did I begin to truly understand all that was happening to me and to this energy now called the Serpent of Light, as it was named hundreds of thousands of years ago. (In the Orient it was simultaneously called, "The Great White Snake.")

When you read these stories, stay within your heart, not your mind, for your mind will never understand how people can coordinate themselves over thousands of years and how complex human events can realize themselves without any human planning. But your heart will know. Within your heart is all knowledge and all wisdom.

For sure your heart will know the Truth and hopefully will respond.

I am using my life stories to give you inspiration to help you find the same place that is in both of our hearts. When you are in your heart, nothing needs to be done to bring change; it will happen automatically and with grace. But to reach your heart, as every indigenous tribe I know has told me, you must first remember your Divine Mother. If you remember this first great understanding of all indigenous people on Earth, then the inner meaning of what is given within will appear. Your Mother is alive and very much conscious—extremely conscious, beyond what twenty-first-century industrialized man understands.

Earth is not a rock; she has a name and a personality in the cosmos. And believe me, she knows your name. And it is her spirit, the spirit of Mother Earth, that is behind each one of these stories. It is She who created these stories that, woven with thousands of other stories from other men and women worldwide, will surely lead to an entire transformation of humanity. When you finish these stories, how could you not know how much your Mother loves you? And in gratitude, how could you not offer your service to your Mother's needs?


And finally, the awesome significance of ceremony. Mankind long ago lived not from the mind, but the heart. It was dreaming that created the world, but now it is thinking that is shaping our way of life. The old way has tremendous power that most of us have long forgotten, and, as you will see in these stories, it is possible that unless we remember the old way, we may be faced with an imbalance that will not resolve itself until we do.

From the day that Adam and Eve were created, taking care of the "gardens" was their inherent purpose. And as humanity slowly developed over hundreds of thousands of years, this initial purpose has never changed or faltered.

Taking care of Mother Earth eventually crystallized into what is now recognized as ceremony. And ceremony to all primitive and indigenous cultures over the entire world has always been understood to hold the essence of a tribe's responsibilities to their ancestors, of course, in their hearts all the way back to the first man and woman.

In my tribe, the Taos, a ceremony was held every year on September 30, a day that was given the name "San Geranamo Day." The Taos believed that this ceremony was absolutely necessary to be completed or the Earth would literally spin off of its axis and all would be lost for all people on the planet. People would come from all over the world to watch the "Indians" climb this incredibly high pole, a 100-foot-high tree stripped of all its branches and buried in the earth about eight feet, so that it stood vertical in the way it grew. From hanging ropes, four Indians would attempt to climb this pole and through this ceremony give the Earth another year to round the sun.

It was a beautiful and dangerous ceremony that pulled people from all over the world to this pueblo, but did they really believe that if the Indians didn't climb this pole that all would be lost? Hardly. Perhaps one or two. But most of the world believes that indigenous ceremony is superstition and something that has no grounding in science. To the Indians (Native Americans), however, this is the truth of their reality. They believe it in every cell of their bodies.

Mankind has moved away from the heart of the world to the logic of the mind, and their belief is in the chemist, the physicist, and the mathematician. Science has proven to them that all this ancient belief in ceremony is simply ignorance.

And yet modern man has created, with its great science, which it is certain is the ultimate "truth," a world on the brink of total destruction in less than two hundred years and perhaps only a few years left to exist if something drastic is not done. Whereas ancient man, with its silly ceremonies, managed to sustain itself for millions of years. Perhaps if we wish to survive at all, we should consider this ancient wisdom, at least to understand, even with our logical mind, how it is possible that ceremony actually can create a world in balance.

As a Native American in a white body, I have followed the indigenous ways, as they have shown me the secret to creation. It is not the mind that is so brilliant, but the light of the world that comes from the heart. Creation always begins in the heart, and then it is transferred to the mind. We have forgotten our essence, and if we do not remember it very soon, our great technological mind will lead us into a world of massive pain and worldwide destruction. A world without heart is a mechanical world separating itself from the Reality.

What follows are stories of remembering our intimate interconnection with God and the creation process. My stories are given to you so that you also will remember and return into the harmony and flow of the Universe.

Love is the answer to every question—even the questions of the mind.


Ancient Cosmology 101 and Modern Changes

In order for you to hear these stories that will follow with understanding, so that everything makes sense, there is a bit of cosmology that must be understood. This cosmology, the underlying landscape of what is being presented in these pages, is based primarily upon the Precession of the Equinox and the cycles of change that are associated with it.

The Precession of the Equinox

You may believe you know what the Precession of the Equinox is and what it means, but please, there is something extraordinary about this cycle that you probably have not heard. As far as I know, it has never been written about before, but kept only in oral traditions by indigenous tribes and cultures around the world. This is called the Serpent of Light.

In the simplest terms, the Precession of the Equinox itself (hereafter referred to as simply POE) is merely a wobble in the Earth's axis. It's a wobble, or revolution, that requires a little less than 26,000 years to complete. To be exact, this period of one revolution is 25,920 years. If the axis of the Earth were a pencil, the circle drawn from one of the ends would appear as below.

(Additional wobbles exist within the POE and are discussed in The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life: Volume I. It is the primary POE we're now concerned with in this story.)

As the wobble of the Earth's axis slowly turns in a circle, it eventually points to and passes through all twelve of the heavenly constellations, one after another. This means that the POE points to or "enters" a new constellation about every 2,160 years. In other words, there are twelve divisions in the POE, each division representing a different constellation and a considerably different type of energy. Most ancient civilizations were aware of the POE and of these twelve divisions of the night sky—even the oldest civilization known to us, the Sumerians, which existed about 6,000 years ago.

It is interesting to note that astronomically and mathematically speaking, it takes 2,160 years of continuous observation of the night sky to become aware that there even is this wobble in the Earth's axis. From an archeological point of view, before the Sumerians, we humans were thought to be hairy barbarians who lacked the intelligence and discipline required to observe and record the night sky for such a long period of time. Yet the Sumerians knew exactly of the POE from the very beginning of their civilization.

It is an archeological bewilderment to scientists who have studied this matter, but it is true. From ancient Sumerian cities that were buried deep under the earth, thousands of clay tablets have been discovered in recent times. Written in the first and oldest known human language—ancient Cuneiform—these tablets go back to the beginning of the Sumerian civilization and fully describe the POE in great and exact detail. The ancient Sumerians possessed this cosmic knowledge even though it is impossible by the understanding of history that we now hold.

How can this be? In my first two books, The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life: Volume I and Volume II, I have offered a possible answer, but I'm not going to go into this information now, as it is not pertinent to this story.

The Tibetans and the Hindus also recorded the movements of the POE from ancient times. Both cultures placed vast importance on each of the twelve divisions and referred to the divisions as "Yugas," or "periods of time," giving each Yuga a different characteristic that they believed affected all of mankind during that specific Yuga. Remember, each Yuga also represented a different constellation and would therefore be an integral part of astrology.

We have all heard that we are moving into the Age of Aquarius. This is true. On December 21, 2012, the axis of the Earth will be on the edge of this constellation, and, for the first time in 12,920 years, it will also be moving toward the center of the galaxy instead of away from it. For the next 2,160 years, the axis of the Earth will be moving through the constellation of Aquarius. But there is so much more about this phenomenon that generally is not known and will actually affect your life as you live and breathe and fulfill your destiny.

Modern Astrology

Today the vast majority of the Earth's population doesn't really believe in astrology. It's looked on as something of an old wives' tale, primarily identified with the birthday of an individual and the star patterns at the moment of birth, but it has not always been this way.

Astrology has been adopted in human consciousness since the beginning of civilization to understand and predict various aspects of the future. But its main use was not for personal consideration. In ancient times, as with Babylonia and Assyria, going back into Egypt 6,200 years ago, the interpretation of the movement and the patterns of the stars and planets was used to assist the public welfare and the person of the king, because his person was linked to the public's survival. It was not until the occupation of Egypt by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. that individual "horoscopic astrology" first appeared.

The Earth's closest star, the sun, is a major part of astrology. The sun also affects our weather, places our satellites and our worldwide communications network in jeopardy when there are solar flares, and even affects the Earth's magnetic fields. Without the radiation from the sun, there would be no life whatsoever on this planet. Earth would simply be a rock floating through space.

The moon moves the Earth's oceans and creates the tides. It also deeply influences our weather, affects biological mating and birthing patterns of life-forms all over the Earth, and even influences human emotions, as police blotters in any major city prove. There are more crimes the day before, the day of, and the day after the full moon than at any other time. This crime rate is not just a coincidence. People become more emotional during the full moon and consequently do things that they normally would not do without the influence of the moon.

So to say that the heavens have no effect on people or the Earth is rather ignorant and not scientifically true.

Since there are influences such as those just described, would there be an influence if the Earth herself were facing in a different direction relative to the entire heavens? According to the ancient civilizations, yes; we change every time the axis of the Earth rotates into a new position and a new constellation. In fact, according to ancient beliefs, everything on Earth changes.

The Serpent of Light

The Kundalini of the Earth changes locations on the surface of the Earth at two very specific points on the POE. It is not the apogee, the farthest point from the center of the galaxy, nor the perigee, the closest point, that we are interested in. Rather, it is the points when the direction of the axis of the Earth begins to point toward the center of the galaxy and when it begins to point away from the center. On Dec 21, 2012, the axis begins pointing to the center of the galaxy, and the Kundalini of the Earth begins to change locations on the surface of the Earth.

Life is organic and is not always perfect and mathematical, since most of life is based upon the Fibonacci Series (0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, etc.), which only approximates the Golden Mean. In other words, Dec 21, 2012, is the mathematical date when this occurs, but in fact this shift of the Kundalini has already happened in 2002. But on an elliptical cycle of 25,920 years, ten years is almost perfect and very organic. Still the actual major impact on human consciousness is only beginning and will not be reached until sometime in the immediate future. What a great time to be alive!

Excerpted from Serpent of Light by Drunvalo Melchizedek. Copyright © 2008 Drunvalo Melchizedek. Excerpted by permission of Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC.
All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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Table of Contents



CHAPTER ONE The Opening          

CHAPTER TWO Ancient Cosmology 101 and Modern Changes          

CHAPTER THREE The Serpent of Light and the Great White Pyramid of Tibet          

CHAPTER FOUR The Nakkal Pyramid          

CHAPTER FIVE The Balancing of the Female Aspect of the Unity Consciousness

CHAPTER SIX The Balancing of the Female Grid Around the Earth: The Yucatan
and the Eight Temples, Part One          

CHAPTER SEVEN The Balancing of the Female Grid Around the Earth: The
Yucatan and the Eight Temples, Part Two          

CHAPTER EIGHT "We Need You Again"          

CHAPTER NINE The Island of Moorea, the Forty-two Women, and the Forty-two

CHAPTER TEN The Island of Kauai and the Fourth-Dimensional Ceremony of the
Transfer of Power from the Male to the Female          

CHAPTER ELEVEN The Anasazi and the Medicine Wheel of a New Dream          

CHAPTER TWELVE The Lightning Ceremony          

CHAPTER THIRTEEN Journey to Mayaland          

CHAPTER FOURTEEN Purification of Mayaland          

CHAPTER FIFTEEN The Circular Rainbow          

CHAPTER SIXTEEN Kohunlich and the Third Eye: the Integration of Male and

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Palenque and the Light Show at Uxmal          

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN The Incan Invitation to Peru          

CHAPTER NINETEEN The Island of the Moon and the Island of the Sun          

CHAPTER TWENTY The Hidden City of Cahua Chi          

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE The Waitaha and the Maori of Aotearoa (New Zealand)          

CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO Unconditional Love: Images Within the Heart          

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  • Posted September 16, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Seldom do I find a book that I can not put down. Serpent of Light is a book I did not want to END!! Druvalo Melchizedek is on a Mission to help Mother Earth aline her energy fields. People join him along the way in a powerful Spiritual journey.

    I carried this book to work, read at stop lights and took it to bed. I purchased several of Serpent of Light and sent them to friends. My friends were grateful to receive the book and also did not want it to end.
    I have also read Melchizedek's books on Sacred Geometry. After reading Serpent of Light I went back and re read the Sacred Geometry books with better understanding.
    Melchizedek's books are not a fast read. They are diamonds in the book re lm.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2008

    Serpent of Light - deeply inspiring! a must have!

    'In Serpent of Light, Drunvalo tells stories of his 35 years spent in service to Mother Earth. Travel around the world as he follows his guidance and his own inner growing knowledge. His story is a living string of ceremonies to help heal hearts, align energies, right ancient imbalances-in short, to increase our awareness, of the invisibility of life in the universe.' - It really is a great time to be alive, if your 1 that has read Drunvalos other books and couldn't put them down until you were done this is the same type of amazing work. I hope he keeps releasing more books before 2012-13! Don't waste time get this & read asap!

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  • Posted May 1, 2010

    Eye opening view for those who seek understanding.

    Melchizedek writes beautifully. The begining of the book grabbs you and leads you through the rest of it. The relationship of the triple numbers (visual signs) and their meaning is easily explained. The travels to scacred places and His discriptions can take you there third person. The short explainations of his ventures there have you popping in and out of spaces and moving along with the journey like a time traveler witnessing the adventure. Melcizedek has a beautiful understanding of the transition that is taking place now with the Femine movement of Energy for balancing and healing the planet and the people. The book is recommended for novices and enlightened persons for additional views and understanding.

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  • Posted August 22, 2009

    very interesting...

    This book for me was very inspirational and motivating on the 2012 subject. It tied nicely the mayan, hopi, New Zealand, and other indeginous tribe prophecy with astrological events clearly within a unified explanation. Its main idea is that the mayan, as wel as others, have not spoken on their own prophecies for 2012. It is only recently that they have gathered themselves and are starting in unison to voice their beliefs. Drunvalo is a leading authority on geographic energies and this book takes you on his journey to re-align these energies with group of others. I encourage those that are pensive on 2012 to perceive this event as a spiritual process of growth and open themselves to the beauty of tomorrow - read the book.

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  • Posted June 29, 2009

    Serpent of Light

    Serpent of Light was a new & refreshing journey in reading. This book by Drunvalo Melchizedek was a new experience for me. I throroughly enjoyed learning of the amazing pyramids hidden & protected in the depths of Mexico & Central America. Not known to everyday man, but protected by nature guarded by the still exsistent Mayan community. Learning how the Serpent of Light has now taken the Feminine path & quietly settled in the richness of the Chilean Andes. I cannot wait to see next what enlightened being/s come forth to guide or direct the world to a closer union to the Creator. Everyone is already ALL, but I pray for the awakening of many more yet to see the Light of Source. I loved the book from beginning to end. It was difficult to put it down, each time I thought of closing the cover, something else popped up & I turned yet another page to discovering something new. I highly recommend this book. Whether you're already awakened or on the road to awakening, it is a journey to enjoy.

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