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Sirius - the Dog Star

Sirius ( from the Greek - scorching), the brightest star in the night sky, is also known as the Dog star. It is situated in the constellation of Canis Major. Sirius was venerated by the ancient Egyptians. The heliacal rising of Sirius coincided with the start of the annual Nile floods.

"Sirius is the one consecrated to Isis, for it brings the water." - Plutarch

"Contrary to other rivers, [the Nile] begins its annual swelling in the hottest time of the year, at the beginning of the dog Days, that is, at the moment when Sirius rises at the same time as the sun, a date which during the third millennium BC coincided with the summer solstice." - Lucy Lamie, Egyptian Mysteries

 Many Egyptian religious structures were constructed in such a way that the light of Sirius, the home of departed souls, reached the inner chambers. 

 

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Sirius, the dog star, stands for the spirit of wisdom in the Zoroastrian tradition.

"Kenneth Grant, one of Crowley's closest associates in the Ordo Templi Orientis, repeatedly links Crowley with Sirius and seems to be hinting that the 'Holy Guardian Angel' contacted by Crowleyan mind-expansion techniques is a denizen of Sirius. J. G. Bennett, one of the closest of Gurdjieff's associates, also tells us of coded references to Sirius in Gurdjieff's writings. Sufi historian Indries Shah traces the name of the Illuminati back to a verse in the Koran which mentions a shining star, and Crowley's alternative name for the Illuminati was the Order of the Silver Star (Argentum Astrum). George Hunt Williamson, a flying saucer Contactee, claims to have spoken to natives of Sirius who use a language containing some to the same words as the 'Enochian' or 'angelic' language used by such magicians as Dr. John Dee and Crowley. Williamson also tells us a secret order on Earth has been in contact with Sirius for thousands of years and that the emblem of that order is the eye of Horus." - Robert Anton Wilson, Cosmic Trigger

 

Sirius and the ancient Egyptians.

To the ancient Egyptians Sirius was not only the home of departed souls but also the guardian star of Egypt. The cycles of Sirius formed the foundation of the Egyptian calendar. The Egyptian New Year day was in high summer when the rising of Sirius coincides with the rising of the sun,The Dog Days, signalling the start of the Nile floods

Until the construction of the Aswan Dam in the early years of this century, the entire nation depended on the corn crops planted on the mud flats left by the receding Nile as it subsided. During the third millenium BC, this coincided with the summer solstice giving it added significance.

.According to Plutarch Sirius was the star consecrated to Isis " for it brings the water." The veneration of Isis on the 19th of July spread with her cult throughout the Roman Empire and was still celebrsted in the 4th century AD., commemorating the rising of the Nile. Christianity supplanted Isis with the feast of St. Joseph (20th July) (which Joseph?), and the archangel Michael replaced Osiris as the patron saint of the Nile floods.

In the Zoroastrian tradition Sirius, the dog star, stands for the spirit of wisdom.

George Hunt Willamson, a flying saucer Contactee tells us a secret order on Earth has been in contact with Sirius for thousands of years and that the emblem of that order is the eye of Horus." - Robert Anton Wilson, Cosmic Trigger

 

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