The Shining Ones: The World's Most Powerful Secret Society Revealed [NOOK Book]


The story of the mysterious, ancient priesthood with a mission to preserve their secret knowledge to help humanity - but also to control the development of the world.
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The Shining Ones: The World's Most Powerful Secret Society Revealed

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The story of the mysterious, ancient priesthood with a mission to preserve their secret knowledge to help humanity - but also to control the development of the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780282428
  • Publisher: Watkins Media
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 941,319
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Philip Gardiner believes that much of orthodox history is based upon propaganda in one form or another. His search for the truth has led him to uncover historical evidence which previously had been unseen for what it is. He is the author of The Shining Ones - the world’s most powerful secret society revealed. And Proof - Does God Exist? - is there any evidence for the existence of god?
Gary Osborn has written widely on mysticism, esoteric traditions and the nature of human consciousness. He describes himself as an ‘initiate into the mysteries’.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

List of Illustrations x

Preface Philip Gardiner xiii

Introduction xv

Part 1 A System of Knowledge

1 The Prehistoric Link: Early Religious Beliefs and Rituals 2

2 Kundalini and the Inner Sun: Solar Cults and the Enlightenment Experience 13

3 Three and Seven: The 'Law of Three' and 'Law of Seven' in Shamanic Cosmology 33

4 Light from Darkness: The Power and Influence of the Shaman 68

5 The 'Source Civilization'?: The Origin of the Shining Ones 35

6 The Tree and the Cross: Symbols of Spiritual Rebirth 99

7 The Myth of the Phoenix: The Bird of Enlightenment 109

8 The Eye of Ra: Godhead, Seed, Source-Centre and Inner Sun 123

Part 2 The Shining Ones in History and Myth

9 The Anunnaki: The Shining Ones of Ancient Mesopotamia 134

10 Neteru, Akhu, Shemsu Hon The Shining Ones in Egypt 156

11 Angels, Nephilim, Watchers, Dreamers: The Shining Ones in the Bible and The Book of Enoch 187

12 Giants: Memories of the Watchers? 201

13 Israel in Egypt: The Shining Roots of Judaism 215

14 Shining Ones of the East: Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism 229

Part 3 The Shining Ones Today

15 Secret Societies: A Modern Link-to the Shining Ores 238

16 The Present Day: Where are the Shining Ones Now? 249

Appendix: Threes and Sevens in World Myth, Religion and Folklore 269

Notes 275

Bibliography 290

Index 301

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