Pyramids and Pyramyths
The only question I needed to answer when faced with the gigantic step facade of the Great Pyramid was whether I wanted to pay to go inside the structure. Of course I did! I hadn’t come all this way not to take an opportunity like that. We escaped the afternoon sun and the pesky traders who swarmed like sand-flies around the pyramid’s lengthy base. As we stepped inside a frisson of excitement and awe pulsed through us and we exchanged glances – yes, we really were inside the Great Pyramid of antiquity.
We climbed the steep wooden-runged ramp with heads kept low until we reached one of the vaulted inclined chambers. There we caught our breath in the humid and close stale air before continuing another steep climb up to the King’s Chamber. Once inside we were pounced upon by a local man of overwhelming insistence who ‘guided’ us through some basic facts and figures, dragging a different lady to each point in the chamber before performing a very physical demonstration of the chamber’s position inside the pyramid’s structure, making us feel the inside of the remaining sarcophagus, and shining a torch so that we could see the vents and shafts at various points around the room. Then he flattened his hand in a gesture anticipating kind donations, Few were forthcoming, and most people escaped his avid attentions and the stifling closeness of the air as they exited the room. We lingered for a while because M could see that I wanted to check some things out. However, I didn’t do any dowsing – I just ‘felt’ around using my senses and my intuitive responses.
Why didn’t I take the opportunity to dowse in there? Did I feel anything? Were there incredible energies in that chamber? There was nothing. No feeling of any energy at all. Whatever that chamber’s previous or current purpose or activity there was none of it going on when I was there. The chamber was devoid of subtle life, only tourists. I wondered at this point whether the idea that this chamber might seal off energies from outside could be true? I tested the seals between the stones in the walls and found that I couldn’t even put my fingernail between the stones. Why would this degree of perfect fit be necessary for such a room unless it served some function? Nowhere else in my subsequent travels to temples would I find anything like this kind of perfection in the remains of temples. It certainly begs the question!
Trying to avoid the attentions of a pesky “guide” who was angling for money off anyone lingering in the chamber I tried an experiment that came to mind. I began to hum to see what the effect was of sound made within the chamber. I was expecting an intense resonance off the sleek and tight-fitting walls but instead what I got back was a dulling of the sound, almost an absorption. It felt like I was humming slightly in my own head. My sound was not ‘bouncing off the walls’ in a ‘sonic cathedral of sound’, but instead it was being pushed away by the angles of the chamber until it almost cancelled itself out! The effect was quite disturbing, and I stopped any further humming, not knowing what to try next. The ‘guide’ became insistent upon payment for his meagre services in a most leering manner, and I decided to get M out of the small space before something untoward occurred in this special place.
As we re-emerged sweating from the humidity inside I turned my attention to some of the other tales I had heard about the pyramids.
On The Edge
As we stood outside our guide drew us to one side and we went to stand at one corner of the pyramid. This was a photo opportunity, he told us, but I had other ideas. I had heard that subtle energy from the pyramids emerged from the edges of the pyramid. Was there anything emerging from the pyramid now? I felt a slight stream of energy. Slight. I have felt more energy coming out of much smaller ancient structures. I was expecting something more obvious and which would have more of an impact. It was slight – weak – vague. This was without the dowsing rods, but I have been getting better at detecting subtle energy without the rods, so I was confident that I would be able to feel whatever energy was there.
We were driven up past the other pyramids. Past the pyramid of Khafre and then past the one dedicated to Menkaura. On the way past I tried to feel something as we passed the edges of the pyramids. Nothing, Perhaps the car was shielding the effect? After we had taken photos from a good viewing point I asked that we stop off at the Menkaura pyramid – the smallest but the easiest to get around and therefore the quickest to test the four corners for energy. I set off around the base to feel for any energy emerging at any point from the base of this pyramid.
I put my ‘detectors’ on and felt for the lines that I could easily sense in my own country, At each corner I felt a slight difference. There was a band of energy only six to ten feet wide, but it was quite weak. I asked myself to judge the strength of the line and the figure that came back was 5-6 out of 10. Not strong at all. Certainly nowhere near what I expected it to be. I dowsed to discover whether this figure was due to the time of day and the time of year, and what effect that might have on the strength. I got the following chart of strengths for the day and year combinations:-
WINTER – no energy at all during the Winter months from November to February
SPRING – very weak from March until May
SUMMER – growing in strength from May to July
AUTUMN – maximum between August and September (Lammas to Autumn Equinox)
DAWN – weak in the morning
NOON- getting stronger
SUNSET – peak at sunset
MIDNIGHT – declining during the darkness hours
So, you can see that if you wanted to work with the pyramid energies at their strongest you would need to go there at sunset in the autumn months in the Northern Hemisphere.
As for the most energetic place within the Great Pyramid, I dowsed this subsequently to be The Queen’s Chamber. The King’s Chamber also registered as being energetic, but nowhere near as strong as the Queen’s Chamber. The capstone or pyramidion, despite what some may say, has no energetic output, likewise the base or entrances. Energy may emerge from these points, but they are not the places to be in the pyramid to feel its subtle energy power.
Alignments and Astrology
The next idea I wanted to test out was whether any of the pyramids were truly aligned with any stars or planets. The answer was that the pyramids themselves were not. They are not, for example, a reflection of the Orion’s Belt constellation. I found this to be quite a disappointment, because I had been quite convinced by Robert Bauval‘s Orion Correlation Theory, and the “as above, so below” principle seemed to make sense. Yet, the dowsing rods refused to back this idea up. I asked if the pyramids were aligned with these Orion at any time in history – still the answer was ‘NO’. I then asked if they were ever aligned with the constellation of Leo – one of the other parts of the Correlation Theory. To this I got a positive response – YES, the pyramids of Giza are in some way connected or aligned to the stars in the constellation of Leo the Lion. This is the same with the Sphinx, which for a long time has been seen as a representation of the Leo/Lion symbolism.
APOLOGY: Don’t ask me how this all works out. I’m not clever enough to work it out. I don’t wish to discredit any good scientific work done by proper scholars – I’m simply reporting the divination work that I have done, paltry and meagre and dubious it may be.
Of course, one man’s dowsing does not disprove a well-documented theory, but it was my finding nonetheless. However, when it came to the alignment of the various “air vents” or sloping shafts within the pyramid’s structure, these DID dowse as being aligned to the star Sirius. I don’t understand why one finding relating to the Correlation Theory would be true, but not the other, but there you have it.
Finally, there is some discussion about whether the pyramids are really the navel of the World. As John Michell has written many times in various books the pyramids are one of the places that are supposed to have been situated due to them being the centre of a geographical space, but some take this further and say that, in addition to being one of the Earth Chakras, this site is also THE centre for earth energies. It is THE Axis Mundi, supposedly. I am not convinced by my visit. I have been to many places that have no such associations and they are far more powerful in terms of earth energies. Perhaps this is something entirely geographical in nature, because I didn’t feel like any kind of centre in terms of the energetic output.
Let me tell you, folks, that it was difficult for me to appreciate this because I was here at the wrong time of the year to feel the true strength of the energies at this site. However, even allowing for this factor I have been to many many places in my search for powerful energy centres and the two places that simply do not like up to their reputations are Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Giza. These sites are quite weak energetically when I visited them. This may be due to the sheer number of tourists that visit these energy centres, but if the value of the places is measured by their subtle energy ratings, then I rate these places as totally average in my experience. I will have to return when they are at their supposed peak in order to finalize this statement.
Despite the relative weakness of the energies I experienced the Giza pyramids are an enduring monuments to the incredible abilities of human beings to construct fabulous monuments out of sheer devotion to a divine source of power. If the construction of the pyramids was done for some other purpose, such as to construct an initiation chamber with a particular ability to focus subtle energy to a point inside the construction, then I would need more time inside to experience this for myself. At the moment I am undecided on the idea that this was its function. Yet, the idea that the great Pyramid was an initiation chamber seems to fit the scant subtle energy findings and the sound dampening experience that I acquired on my first visit to these incredible structures.