Osiris Rising: Egypt Hot Spot 2012
Osiris? But Isn't He Egyptian Lore?
Every One knows of the Mayan calendar ending, thus meaning the supposed end of the world. Many say that this was just the end of a calendar - just like each year we have our own calendar end, then begin again. After all, they couldn't keep making this thing forever!
But why December 21, 2012? It's the specific date that catches most people. This is the Winter Solstice, the darkest day of the year, which in itself holds a lot of symbolism. Why did the Mayans pick this day? Perhaps it was just a tidy day to end it. After all, as the darkest day of the year passes, it leads to longer days and eventually warmer times, thus a new year of growth.
However, the Mayans were not the only culture to pick such an influential day to end their calendar, or in some interpreters' views, End of Days.
The Egyptians predicted that during this time, on this day, Osiris, would rise again, on December 21, 2012 at 22:18 (10:18pm).
The number 14 is Significant
In Numerology, 14 reduces to 5. 1+4=5.
- 5 represents man. "According to the Bible, it is the symbol of the Man-God by the five wounds of the Christ on cross (for this reason, it is also considered as the number of the grace). But it is also associated to the man in general (2 + 3) having an unstable character of duality, 2, in spite of his divinity, 3." - www.RidingtheBeast.com
5 also represents man due to the many parts of us that are five - five limbs, five fingers, five senses, five toes, and so on.
- It is the number of Harmony and Balance
- Blavatsky: "5 is the spirit of life and human love." (H. P. Blavatsky was a psychic at the turn of the 20th century)
- Corresponds to the plant Mars
- Means change, adventure, excitement
Who is Osiris?
Osiris is the Egyptian deity of Death and Resurrection. He is the oldest son of the Earth God, Geb, and is classically depicted as having green skin, partially mummified at the legs, and holds a crook and flail. About him in some way are generally ostrich feathers, which symbolizes the necessity of purity of heart in order to pass Osiris to the after life.
He is the offspring of Geb and Nut, the sky Goddess, and is the brother of Set and Isis, as well as her husband. Together, Osiris and Isis had Horus, who became the national patron God of Egypt. Osiris was said to be the judge of the afterlife, and was always thought to be just and merciful. He was also important as he played a hand in the fertility of the River Nile and vegetation.
A popular story of Osiris is that of how Horus came to be. Set had killed Osiris by tricking him to get into a box, which he sealed and threw into the Nile. Osiris's wife Isis was able to find the box lodged in a tree-trunk, but alas, she was too late, and he was already dead. Isis, in need of a child, was able to bring Osiris back to life briefly in order to impregnate herself. When Osiris died again, she laid his body back into the desert. Horus was born after his resurrection, and thus is thought to be the deity of new beginnings. Set, while out hunting, found his body, and was furious. He tore the body into 14 pieces and hid them throughout the land. Isis was able to gather back these body parts - all except for the phallus, upon which catfish had feasted. She bandaged him up, and the Gods were impressed with her dedication, and his resurrection, and thus was deemed the God of Death and Resurrection.
What does Osiris Rising Mean?
Astrologically and astronomically, Osiris is Orion. Most in the the northern hemisphere know of Orion's Belt in the sky, and some even know of his dog, Sirius at his foot.
An interesting thing about Orion's belt is that the distance and placing of the Great Pyramids of Giza is a smaller scale of the placing of the stars in Orion's belt. Some say that this is the reason the Pyramids were built. On December 3rd, of 2012, a once in 3700 year event will occur, which is the rising of Orion's belt directly over the three pyramids. This is one reason why the Egyptians picked December of 2012 for the rising of Osiris.
Osiris rising means the return of Osiris to Earth. Due to the nature of his death and resurrection, it became symbolical of the seasons, the life and fertility of the earth giving way to darkness and death of winter. When he was resurrected, he gave life, he impregnated Isis with Horus. Thus, his rising and return to earth will mean return of life, a return of order to the world.
There and Begin Again
- There and Begin Again: Discovering the 2012 Truth from Egypt by Think Piece Productions —
Think Piece Productions is raising funds for There and Begin Again: Discovering the 2012 Truth from Egypt on Kickstarter! A duo from the Pacific Northwest journey to Egypt in search of the truth: What does 2012 mean? What happens next?
Will You Read this Hub in 2013?
Well, I can't say whether or not you will read this, or any one for that matter. But be around to read it? If Egyptian lore is true, and Orisis returns to the earth and brings with him the order of the cosmos, I think we will all be around to see it.
The Mayans' calendar ends. The Elders of such say it will be the new consciousness arising. It will be Osiris Rising.