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In the Name of the Goddess
AboraMana, Goddess of Life
The Goddess Updated September 2009
The Myth of AboraMana
Goddess of Life, Love, and Beauty
is dedicated to all Women on Planet Earth
La Palma, Islas Canarias / Kaua'i, Hawai'i
The work consists of a deck of 88 cards and this
script which explains the cards and the system of the deck. The
art work for the cards was channeled by the Living Goddess,
starting in May 2004 in a cave above the Puerto de Tazacorte on
La Palma Island. Since October 2005 the painting of new cards
continued on Kaua'i Island. At the same time I received text to
the cards and wrote it down.
The deck is expressively made for women as a
massive counter weight against the male-dominated society of
today with the historical and spiritual background of a
male-dominated religion with a caste of male priests who preach
subtle but merciless the devaluation of humankind in general and
the devaluation of woman in the very particular.
The deck is neither a new version of Tarot, nor is
it a deck of the genre of oracle cards. It is an illustrated
cosmology, presented in the form of a religion, that explains
human position in the grand scheme of creation for the first time
from an exclusively woman's point of view in a logical, holistic,
and scientifically correct manner.
However, the deck can be used for divining and
reading. Than it can help woman to change how she sees and
understands herself. It also can help her to define her position
in the society she finds herself in. And it also can help her to
build her own spiritual universe. The lay out for reading the
cards you'll find at the end of this script.
AboraMana is the total sum of biological life on
Planet Earth imagined, perceived, and interacted with as a
Goddess with a distinct personality and history. She is that
mysterious energy we call Life, and we see every individual
living being, be it bacteria, lichen, plant, bird, fish, animal,
including human, as one of Her many children, and each one is one
cell of AboraMana's body.
ABORA is the name of the energy of life in the
language of the extinct indigenous people (the Arehuca) of the
Island San Miguel de La Palma, Islas Canarias. Those people lived
in matriarchy, women dominated the society, family chains were
matrilineal and they perceived the energy of life as a female
power called Abora-as it was documented by the first Spanish
monks who came with the conquistadores.
MANA is the name of the Energy of Life in the
language of the Hawai'ians. They lived and live in a patriarchy,
therefore Mana is perceived as a male power.
The name AboraMana suggests the balance of the
female and male power in the biological creation, but we see the
female power as the source of everything that is born, lives,
procreates and dies. She is a woman because all biological life
comes into life through the woman, the mother.
AboraMana's official title is Goddess of Life,
Love, and Beauty.
As the Horned Goddess She is the Goddess of
Fertility and Abundance. The horns stand for the cow as the
symbol of tranquility and motherhood.
In the Dark Nights She becomes the Goddess of the
Black Moon. She stands for the emotional wisdom and the intuitive
decisions of the woman; the snake is Her symbol. The snake also
stands for the feminine sexuality.
In Her form as a serpent She is the Chaos
Goddess-the Goddess of Disorder-the moment the primordial soup
exploded into life with infinite possibilities open.
She is also the Fountain of the Power of Love
because according to our legends God the Creator of the Universe
of Physics, the cool engineer, the endless cosmic driving force,
became the unconditional all-loving Father through Her
She is also called Our Mother Without Navel,
because She Herself has no mother.
She is honored in four appearances, one in each of
the four Elemental Houses: Air, Fire, Water, Stone. As the
Goddess in the Elemental House of Water she is called
Goddess of Life, Love, and Beauty
Goddess of Fertility and Abundance
Fountain of the Power of Love
Our Mother Without Navel
The rose is the sign of Her suit in the deck; the
rose is beauty, red is love, and the green leaves are
Since this work-deck and script-focus on a Supreme
Being, on God and Goddess, and the Host of Heaven and human's
relation to Them; and since the goal of the work is to make this
society a better society by spiritual and artistic means, it is a
religious work-it was given to me to pass it on to you in the
form of a religion-without my intention.
Please don't hold me responsible for what is
revealed in the deck. The Goddess gave the visions of the cards
to me; She revealed the system of the deck to me, She writes the
text for me; it is Her work. I do
nothing except listen to Her and do what She tells me to
And just like you I'm asking: Why did the Goddess
choose me-a male-to speak up for Her and womankind?
> Working as a male in this male-dominated
society makes life easier and the work has more chances to
achieve the intended impact. (I realize that things are changing
to the better, but are still a far cry from what it should and
> Living as a male in this male-dominated
society is a richer life because a male has more possibilities of
experience. Just imagine traveling to remote places. A woman
still can't do it safely, and here I'm not thinking of
> The work is filled with erotic and sex as the
highest expression of Biological Life. Erotic and sex work best
between opposite sexes-no matter what humans with homosexual
preferences claim-because we were created with opposite sexes,
and we live in a dual world. I love my Goddess so much more
because I am a man and She is a woman. And She knows it, and She
reveals Herself ever more to me like a woman undressing for her
When I talk about how the vision of the deck came
to me maybe I should better say: "I remember" the images of the
cards and the system of the deck, because my memories of the
world where this deck is a daily reality are so vivid, and
detailed, and coherent, and I have them since such a long time,
that I have to accept that the ideas shown here are not the
product of my overflowing imagination.
The myth of AboraMana introduced here comes from
my home planet which is separated from planet Earth not by space
but by time. As far as I could understand the explanations when I
was recruited for my current mission, Earth and my home planet
are traveling on the same lane of the time highway-our planet
behind Earth. Because Earth is slowing down-for reasons unknown
to us, because our planet keeps her timing close to perfect-our
planet one day is bound to crash into Earth from behind-again:
Not in Space/Matter, but in Time. Since I am only a master of
history, philosophy, human sciences, and fine arts I must admit
that I have no understanding of time physics, that's why I can't
explain it better. Everything I tell you here I had to take at
face value, and I know that the Chairwoman of the Great Council
who tongue-lashed me into this mission lies without shame when it
suits her purposes.
I was sent to Earth-against my will I need to
stress again-for two reasons:
First, I'm supposed to introduce the deck of
AboraMana to the human children of planet Earth because, as the
Chairwoman explained, the behavior of humans regarding the
physical and biological creation of their planet slows planet
Earth down far beyond all permissible limits and she hopes that
understanding and applying the deck will influence the human
behavior to the better, so that the planet can speed up again.
According to her human behavior influences the behavior of the
planet within the Cosmic Net-whatever she means by that
The second reason is: I am to observe the behavior
of humans without prejudice or other filters, and to record the
observed while living the ordinary life of a human male in the
western society of the 20/21 century western time reckoning. As a
disguise I wear the mask of being an artist. You might as well
call me a spy-except that I'm not under cover and nothing about
me is kept secret. I even give you my record to read-before my
authorities see it.
On my return-which will happen when my EarthBody
dies-I am to submit one copy of the observed to my authorities,
and I will keep one copy for myself etched into my Scroll of
Memories. What my authorities do with my report I don't
At present time I'm in the Observe/Record Mode of
In my world I live in our capital city
AtlantaCaldera which is divided within the geological and
geomantic parameters into Four Quarters, each for one of the Four
Elemental Houses: Air, Fire, Water, and Stone. Each quarter has a
cathedral for AboraMana, Goddess of Life, Love, and Beauty. Her
oldest cathedral is a cave in the WaterQuarter, or fishermen's
quarter, which is also the quarter where I live, when I'm not
living on planet Earth.
As a citizen of the WaterQuarter I honor AboraMana
in Her appearance as the Goddess of Life in the House of Water
and communicate with Her as Lilith AboraMana. By reason of my
advanced age, my nearly obsessive love for my Goddess as Lilith
AboraMana, and some obvious malfunctions of my TimeMachine back
home I do not remember Her names in the other three Elemental
That is naturally not it's proper name. I just
call it so because I cannot grasp the acronym it's inventors
invented for it.
In my case it is a mighty flotation tank, totally
depriving any sensory input-but a zillion brightly colored wires
running in and out, and a zillion brightly colored lights
flashing on and off, and a zillion sweet little noises humming-as
I perceived when I entered the room with that *** machine.
Whether I was given drugs to alter my state of mind I do not
know; I certainly was given a medicine that shitted my body
And in that salty lukewarm suds my body floats,
ticking along just fine without me, and here I am, in another
body, in another world …
… mistake me not: I was beamed into my EarthBody
the moment my Earth Mother's egg opened to one of my Earth
Father's seeds. The timing was perfect, I must admit.
I was conceived, carried, and born like any other
human on planet Earth. I live the life of a male human being, and
my body will die a human being's death, no way out - or better
said: The only way out.
Anyway, the deck of cards is the most important of
our Holy Scriptures and every person owns at least one deck in
one of the many editions painted by different artists throughout
the centuries. They are cherished collectibles and the
collector's fairs are always overrun. One deck is given by the
HighPriestess to every newborn baby at the
Ceremony-of-Introduction-Into-Society, starting many famous
collections. We consider the deck as a book of lessons to be
learned. Some people use it for divining; children gamble with
them for small coins; and in school it is used to clarify the
human position in respect to the planet we live on, and in
respect of the grand scheme of things in general.
Since I am a MasterWithoutSeat in the Guild of
Artists and Artisans in the WaterQuarter I was permitted to
create my own deck. Within the fast bound rules of the
iconography of our Holy Scriptures every artist is free to create
whatever he likes.
(Iconography: Visual images with a transcendent,
or religious meaning. The transcendent meaning, the iconography,
of the cards is explained in this script. For example: The
rainbow always symbolizes the spiritual universe; or the heptagon
is always the Philosopher's Stone as a philosophical
For example, a painting of the Goddess as Lilith
AboraMana in the House of Water must have an octopus (or Sunfish
as we call them) somewhere in the picture, because the sunfish is
Her holy animal in the House of Water, just as the butterfly or
the colibri is Her holy animal in the House of Air, or the scarab
in the House of Stone, or the snake in the House of Fire.
For my deck I used many of the sketches I drew
when I traveled all the Inner Islands and most of the Outer
Islands on government mission. This makes my deck quite unique
because-generally speaking-the men of AtlantaCaldera don't like
to travel. They think imagination and surfing the Internet is a
substitute for going there and looking for yourself.
Many concepts I show in the deck are well known to
humans on Earth because they were channeled from my world to
spiritually advanced women and men on Earth hoping to accelerate
the planet on the time highway. But to my disappointment I find
that many are misunderstood, or wrongly interpreted, or
malevolently falsified-by whom and for what reason is unknown to
us. Part of my mission is to find answers to that question, and I
think I found the answer: To control the human mind and with it
the resources and territories of the planet for monetary
To explain what I mean I give some
The God of the dominant religion on Earth ordered
humankind to "subdue" Earth (Genesis 26-28, King James Bible),
which means: to bring under
control using force. And He also
ordered them to dominate (to rule)
all life forms on the planet. And the members of the dominant
society, influenced by the dominant religion, do exactly that as
everyone can observe; and the sad end of the process of
controlling and dominating using force is the destruction of Life
The dominant religion sees the first woman as
being primarily responsible for the evil in humankind as it is
written in their holy scripture; and the sad end of this story is
the devaluation of womankind in general and that causes the
destruction of the fabric of society. (Genesis Chapter 3, King
The dogma of the dominant religion on planet Earth
tells humans again and again that they are bad because they
inherited an original sin; and if you tell people long enough
that they are bad they become bad
and behave accordingly.
Other examples are:
On Earth-created by the Jewish Tradition-Lilith is
seen as the first wife of FirstMan Adam, who married FirstWoman
Eve when Lilith fled into the desert because she did not want to
play the passive role in her relationship with Adam, "... she did
not want to lay under him, and he did not want to lay under her
...", as the Legend intones. (See here: LilithWisdom: Avoiding
conflict is the most peaceful form of resistance). Later she
became the serpent that gave Eve that infamous apple, and still
later she became a children-eating demon and a mother of
The Truth is: Lilith is the name of AboraMana as
the Firstborn in the House of Water. Lilith means Serpent, or
Snake as the Animal Spirit of Intuitive Wisdom, seen as a
feminine quality. It also means deep, as in profound; or deep as
the Philippine Trench.
You'll also find that I changed the beloved melody
of Air - Fire - Water - Earth to the
correct form of Air - Fire - Water -
Stone, because the Elemental Houses
were created before the creation of
Life on this planet. "Earth" is either the name of the planet we
live on, or it means soil, or humus, or mother-earth were plants
can grow in, and humus contains a lot of plant- and
animal-matter, living or dead, and plants and animals are
The scientists of magic alchemy understand
AboraMana as the fifth Elemental House although they see
AboraMana as secondary to the original four houses because those
can exist without AboraMana but AboraMana cannot exist without
them. Some scientists even claim the original four houses were
created only that AboraMana can built Her house on them.
City people generally say only Lilith when they
mean the Goddess. To make things more complicated they say also
only Lilith when they mean the Chairwoman of the Great Council,
whose full title is LilithYggdrasil. (Yggdrasil means: Old Tree
Roots In Earth And Carries Sky).
Before I started
painting the deck and writing this script I wrote down a pretty
precise account of the recruiting interview with LilithYggdrasil
and the Tribune of AtlantaCaldera, and about the events when the
Great Council prepared me for this mission.
Before I knew that
somewhere out there in the Atlantic Ocean there is an island
called San Miguel de La Palma with the deepest and steepest
caldera on planet Earth (five kilometers diameter and two
kilometers deep) I had the vision of AtlantaCaldera-exactly the
caldera of La Palma halfway submerged in the ocean.
Before I ever
imagined myself living in a cave and having my studio in a cave
above the Puerto de Tazacorte on La Palma Island, I wrote down
the memories of my life in AtlantaCaldera, living with my wife
Gallia Heliopola in a cave.
Before I realized
that I was sent here on this mission on planet Earth I wrote
about similar missions in other times and to other places - among
others my memories about my wanderings with JeshuaBenMiriam, aka
And: As I painted the first pictures shown in this
deck (The dancers of air and fire, Lucifera, the bitch) I had no
idea that I had started a whole deck of cards, and as I realized
that I had no idea how many cards the deck will have in the end.
And I didn't paint the cards in any order.
And: When I wrote my memoirs about my life in
AtlantaCaldera I was living in Frankfurt/Main in Germany as a
professional artist but I didn't have the faintest clue about
what was the point of my life. And measured by Earth standards I
was already an old man.
The Tribune of AtlantaCaldera
in the Name of LilithYggdrasil, HighPriestess of
the Church of AboraMana
Declaration of Spiritual War
O Lord, deliver us from hell's great fear and
loose Thou our spirits from the larvae of the
to seek them in their dread abodes without
on them We will impose our will: The Law of
adapted from A. Crowley
We oppose any religion or creed that denies the
existence of a Living Goddess as real as the Living God that this
We oppose the idea that humans are born wicked,
and that they can't better themselves with their own abilities,
but that they need to be saved; and We oppose every creed or
religion that teaches to kill and to die for a God leads to
We oppose the idea that humans were created to
subdue Earth and dominate all living beings; that they have no
obligation toward the work of the Creators; and that they can do
to Creation whatever they like.
We fight this war on the Spiritual Plane; in the
Realm of God, and Goddess, and the Host of Heaven; about the
definition of the human Soul; about the meaning of Life as a
human being; about Life after Death.
We oppose fundamentalists, fanatics, and
We fight this war with artistic and intellectual
We fight this war in the spirit of Voltaire who
said to the royalties of France:
"Madame, Sire, I think your opinion is wrong but I
will defend with my life your right to speak your opinion in
The Ray of Creation
the basic Layout using all cards of the
other Layouts using only parts of the cards will
be shown later
00 - Zero
The All-Including Truth
First Set: Fate
Second Set: Your Fighting Spirit
The Hall of God
The Matrix that is the human Soul
The Science of Physics
The Pillars of the Universe and Time
The Four Elemental Houses
The Science of Biology
Life - Death
Devi and Deva
FirstWoman and FirstMan
Religion and Ceremony
First Set: Who are you?
Second Set: Define yourself
00 - The Total Truth
The Absolute Truth, The All-Including Truth
Also called: The Diamond of Total Truth, or The
The Philosopher's Stone as an idea, or as a
Beyond all questions and answers
Can be experienced but can't be talked
Also: Supreme, ideal, perfect
Also: The Supreme Being but without a personality.
Some people say the Supreme Being created the human soul. Others
say the human soul is part of the Supreme Being, or that all
human souls together are the Supreme Being
The "Clear Blue Light" in the Tibetan Book of the
The "Great Emptiness" of Zen seen in the moment of
Satori (total enlightenment)
This card is placed above all other cards and
stands alone. Whatever you play with the deck, the Zero-Card is
set apart on a good visible spot, to always remind you that
everything you consider as true is part-but only a part-of the
The "Diamond of Total Truth" is shown as a
heptagon, where every corner is connected with every other
corner. That shows the Cosmic Net where every phenomenon is
connected to and influences every other phenomenon. Each of the
facets thus formed is one part of the Total Truth-and because it
is the All-Including Truth, you and your beliefs are a part of
it, too, as are the beliefs of all your fellow humans.
The small heptagon in the center of the Diamond
develops by itself during the process of drawing the Diamond.
This is your Private Window through which you look at that part
of the Total Truth you can understand and that you consider as
true. Every single human has her own private window just like
you. Groups of people are united by the congruence of their
individual private windows-and all of us look at the same
Around the Diamond lies the Empty Space of
Creation, the White Chaos, the world of fleeting ideas, chains of
thought, intuitive daydreams, the fountain every inspired artist
draws from, an emotional and mental universe where everything is
possible but nothing is materially real.
The square in the circle below it shows the
principle of Dualism, in which we live on planet Earth and which
we can't change. But when we understand the energy of dualism
then we learn to love it and to use it to our personal and social
advantage as a woman or man, young or old, during the day and in
the night, in good days and in bad-in our down-to-earth daily
The setting of the Diamond, the double snail that
eats itself, once more shows the constant moving dual world,
which always stays the same, even when the outside appearances
The rainbow colored stand shows the Ray of
Creation, which starts at the Source and goes on through all
Planes of Creation, till it ends on the human Plane, (and there
it ends at You), which it is the latest and the last level of
Creation. That means, that you are the youngest child of
creation, and that again means, that you need to respect all the
plants and animals as our elder sisters and brothers, and all the
oceans and mountains as the base where you stand on.
The deck does not show below-human levels of
creation, no worlds of devils or demons and no hell, because they
do not exist as a part of OurGod's and AboraMana's Creation. Our
Shamanas found by experience, that they are called into existence
by humans who believe in them and feed them with their emotional
Contemplation of the ZeroCard can teach you
tolerance and compassion, and it can help you to understand and
accept the point of view of others even if you don't agree with
Source: The card shows one of the sacred
instruments on the main altar of AboraMana's oldest cathedral in
our capital city. In similar form it stands on every altar in
every chapel, or temple, or church of every creed and sect on our
planet. Part of the celebration of Holy Days always is a lecture
about the ZeroCard. That is the reason we never had religious
wars and felt entitled to kill, torture, or enslave someone with
a different faith.
Crystal and the shell of a double-snail on a stand
of colored glass, ca. 36 inches high.
Start of Game
The Jokers / First Set / Fate
Also titled: The Invisible Hands of Fate
Schicksal in German; literally: That what has been
sent to you by Higher Powers. (schicken = to send; sal has it's
roots in Seele or Soul and refers to the Spiritual
Kismet in Arab.
According to the old German myth Urd the Spinner,
Verdandi the Weaver, and Skuld the Cutter are three ancient
sisters dwelling in a cave between the roots of the Tree of Life
Yggdrasil. They are older than Gods because according to the
legends and according to all logic Gods are subject to Fate,
The Sisters are not Karma because you yourself
only are responsible for your Karma (receiving what you gave).
They symbolize the so-called good or bad luck in your life, and
it depends on you how you meet your good or bad luck thus
creating your Karma.
Fate works on the material plane only. Being born
as a woman is your Fate, for example, as is the color of your
skin. Sometimes it is called destiny; it is that what happens to
you in your daily realities and in your life in general, coming
at you from the outside. You are objectively not responsible for
your Fate but you have to live your Fate to the fullest-you have
to "make do with what you have".
Before you entered your EarthBody, you knew,
understood, and agreed on what your Fate on planet Earth will be.
(This is what your Higher Self, or your Angels know about you,
see cards 73 and 74). But to live the life of a human you needed
to forget that, and now your Fate is a complete mystery to you
until you realize that whatever "happens" to you is what you
agreed on-and that again means that you really can't blame
somebody else, or your Fate, or your good or bad luck, for the
joy and the pain given to you during your life.
A similar approach you can find in the Tibetan
Book of Death, where on the Higher Plane after the death of your
former body you are clearly made responsible for the choice of
your parents, the gender of your present time body, the time, and
the cultural group you wanted to be born in.
0X1 - Urd the Spinner
The Spider on the first card of Fate symbolizes
the talents, abilities, and special traits of character, or
personality that have been given to you by the
PowersGreaterThanYou, and the Spinner spins all your experiences,
your learned abilities, your knowledge, and your understanding
into one strong thread.
The Spinner also symbolizes Endlessness.
0X2 - Verdandi the Weaver
works you into the fabric of human society. She
connects you to people and circumstances you "accidentally" meet
and it is up to you how you interact with them, thus creating
your Karma. She challenges you to become part of the Fabric to
make it stronger and more beautiful. The red knots at the top
show the people you are very closely connected with.
The rainbow colors of the fabric show you that
Fate has to be accepted as a gift given to you by the
PowersGreaterThanYou to help you to become what you really are.
That attitude for a heavy burden of Fate makes it easier to
0X3 - Skuld the Cutter
represents Things Done or a Thread of Fate
Fulfilled. Giving birth is Cutting Loose for both the mother and
the child, for example. She lets you end one thread of your Fate
to make you free for another thread. This new beginning is shown
by the rising sun in the lower right corner.
She has very little to do with the death of your
material body; she symbolizes the death of your fixed preconcepts
and prejudices; she also means letting go of people and of
possessions; and she helps you to accept what you consider as a
The Jokers / Second Set / The
Literally: The Goddess of the warriors
She is a very personal goddess who can give the
warrior who honors and worships her superhuman strength.
They show your fighting spirit and your sense of
Not fearing opposition.
You need to know your goal, or what you want to
achieve before you can apply these four cardinal virtues in a
sensible way, otherwise your are just a "loose cannon", out of
control of yourself, a danger to your fellow human beings.
Also: Action with the goal to stop an aggressor's
aggression. The action varies from mild to extreme violence, as
the occasion demands. Stand up for your rights when they are
denied to you, but avoid over-reaction to imagined
0Y1 Gryffa is Recklessness
not only against others but also, mainly, against
Not caring what happens to oneself on the way to
the goal; being prepared to take personal disadvantages and
discomforts to reach a higher goal. JeshuaBenMiriam, aka Jesus
Christ is an extreme example.
Recklessness is sometimes called "controlled
madness". One example of recklessness is found in the mental
state of the berserkers of the ancient Nordic warrior culture who
were able to crank themselves in such a controlled madness that
they attacked naked, with only their sword, far in front of their
own lines the battle line of the enemy, not caring what happened
0Y2 Kentoura is Flexibility,
like water running around rocks on its way to the
ocean, always searching for the easiest way out. Easy doesn't
mean cheap, fast, and ugly. It means the most economic means to
reach a goal.
Being able to change routines and old ways of
doing things; being creative in your actions.
Finding fast new ways of attack and
Fast body, mental, and emotional reactions.
In certain situations avoiding a conflict by
running away can be part of flexibility. Lilith, the first wife
of Adam, as she run away because she didn't want to be dominated
by Adam, is a very good example.
0Y3 Minataura is Perseverance,
like the steady drop that wears a hole in a
Never giving in, remaining firm under
Also: Burning the bridges you crossed.
A certain kind of tunnel vision can be part of it,
too: To give so much importance to reaching the goal that
everything else, including the own life, becomes
The battle cry of the Spanish conquistadores in
the Americas: Victory or death!
To continue to fight the war although a battle is
0Y4 Sphinga is Patience,
the ability to wait and endure without falling
Patience is not passive waiting for an opportunity
to change a situation to ones own advantage but very attentive
observation of the situation with the constant readiness to
interfere when the opportunity offers itself.
History: The WarriorGoddess is very old, on the
Inner Islands she has no sanctuaries anymore; on the Outer
Islands of the Barbarians she is still worshipped but she looses
more and more of her powers because of the civilizing influence
of AtlantaCaldera. Today students of martial art use the four
aspects of her as sign, seal, and symbol of their order.
The WarriorGoddess is not the Goddess of War
because the horrors of war is human responsibility but not the
responsibility of a PowerGreaterThanUs. On Planet Earth people
often say or write: "The war broke out", as if it was like a
volcano breaking out, or a tsunami rolling over helpless humans.
A war never, ever "breaks out". A war is always, without
exception, consciously and willfully started by humans, mostly
Some studies claim that they also represent the
Three Pillars of the Universe and Time (see cards 14/15/16/17).
The most accepted order is: Gryffa = Space, Kentoura = Energy,
Minataura = Matter, Sphinga = Time
Source: Copy of the only complete set of an
antique deck in our central library. Woodcut, light ink-wash on
card paper. Time of origin unknown, not dated, no
The Hall of God
The Matrix that is the human Soul
Since we talk about God we have to talk about
To tell a story you have to invent persons that
act out the story. Persons have limitations in the mental
structure, called Blind Spot. Without blind spots on the side of
the actors no story would be possible because every story
revolves around problems created by blind spots, and the solution
of the problems. All-mightiness and All-knowledge don't allow for
problems because there is no blind spot, so there is no need to
act to find a solution of a problem caused by a blind spot, so
there is no story to tell.
As it is said in the Scriptures: In the beginning
was the Word, which means: In the beginning was a story; and all
stories are constructs of the human mind.
Humans on planet Earth no matter at what time or
of what creed tell each other stories about Gods and/or Goddesses
and/or other members of the spiritual universe interacting with
humans in their daily life. If you tell a story often enough it
solidifies and becomes more and more a Truth-of-Reality for the
people who tell the story and for those who listen to that story.
And slowly the story becomes a Holy Scripture unshakably true;
and a lot of scholars find their daily bread by interpreting the
story and proving that the story is true (or not true).
Around this mentally created solid reality humans
build rituals and ceremonies, arts and crafts, and a caste of
priests, and a so-called religion emerges out of nowhere and
occupies large areas in the mental space of a believer (see 7th
Plane, The Temple).
It is also the habit of humans to see their
particular God as the OneAndOnlyTrueGod because they don't
understand that they look through their comparatively small
Private Window at the infinite All-including Truth. This is
particularly true for the monotheistic religions. There
is a Supreme Being independent of
humans, which is not a construct of a human mind, there is no
doubt about that, but it says: "Can be experienced, but can't be
talked about." When humans forget that they "can't talk about
it", and start adorning the Supreme Being with human traits,
acting out stories like humans would, they leave the realm of the
Supreme Being and enter the realm of Goddesses and Gods.
Since Gods/Goddesses are a creation of the human
mind (even when they are inspired by PowersGreaterThanUs) they
are finite and depend on their believers: Prosperous believers
make prosperous Gods-with the disappearance of the last believer
the God dies, or at least goes into hibernation. That happened to
SunGod Ra, GodFather Wotan, MoonGoddess Selene, LoveGoddess
Aphrodite and many others.
The only survivors in the Battle of the Gods on
planet Earth, acted out by their believers, is the
Jewish-Christian God and the Muslim God. There are other
Goddesses and Gods still alive, living in the margins. Moshes
Jewish God is still going pretty strong, because He draws
strength out of the alias He planted into the Christian God
As said before: The more devoted believers a God
has, the stronger He grows and thus a strong God gives more of
His strength to the believers. Moshes God YWHW didn't wipe out
the Goddesses and Gods of Kana'an because He was a so much nicer
guy but because His believers were a highly trained and armed
killer-force with nothing equal in far sight, driven and pushed
ahead by "OurGod and His Prophet Moshe Said So!"
The Jewish-Christian God did not win the battle
over most other Gods all over the planet, and achieved a pretty
dangerous stale mate with the Muslim God Allah because He was so
much more true than all the other Gods, but because His believers
always had the better weapons for the dissemination of The Word,
and they were always eager to use them for their God against His
enemies (which actually where their own enemies in the struggle
for territory and resources), because "God Said So!"
There are two kinds of Gods, there are the Old
Gods and there are the New Gods. The Old Gods are the Gods and
Goddesses of nature, which means the female and the male aspects
are pretty well balanced. They represent forces of nature like
moon, or sun, or rain, or volcanoes, or death, or fertility, or
human experiences and facts of life like love, and joy, and
AboraMana is an Old Goddess, in fact She is the
oldest because She represents biological life and all individual
life forms on planet Earth.
Moshes God is the oldest of the New Gods-his God
is the source of the Christian God and the source of the Muslim
God, although both hate to admit that. Contrarily: Both did their
best to wipe out the believers of the God YWHW.
Moshe tried to invent an abstract God. But humans
are visual beings, they need and they love and they always make
images that represent That Which is Without Image. This is an
un-erasable part of the Religion Matrix in the Emotional Body of
Moshe made his God purely male, with not a
fraction of female, although humans live in the dual world of
woman and man, and they know it, and they basically love
Moshe's God runs a tight ship, just like Moshe had
to run a tight ship as he transformed the Children of Israel from
an unruly mob of shepherds into the strongest fighting army of
that time, consisting of a nation on the move, armed to the
teeth, united by One God and God's Only True Prophet Moshe, and
the people have a common goal to achieve in the Name of God under
the leadership of Moshe. Moshe's God joins forces with Moshe the
Prophet, which makes the job of Moshe the Leader so much
Since all Gods are a construct of the human mind,
the understanding of the character of the God is the key to
understanding the character of the human who believes in Him.
And: Since the God of a believer is as real to the believer as
the believer is real to himself, the God's character re-enforces
the character of the believer; the God and the believer both
re-enforce each other, until the combined forces of a human and
his God are strong enough to turn objective Wrong into Right
because "God Said So!" as it was done during the times of the
inquisition, only for one example. (Objective Wrong is a
transgression against the First Law of Social Behavior: Don't
give what you don't want for yourself.)
The more you believe in a God the more real He
becomes to you, and your God does exactly what you believe Him to
do-true belief is a tremendous creative energy with the ability
to turn emotional and mental images into three-dimensional solid
things and into materially relevant actions. Your God becomes
what you believe him to be. You believe in a God outside of you
and He'll be outside of you. You believe Him violent He will be
violent. You believe that He will punish you or reward you
according to your conduct in life He will punish you or reward
you. He becomes and is whatever you believe Him into; and if you
don't believe in a God than no God exists except in the
"superstitious" mind of others. And if you like you can dream up
your own God or Goddess, too - nothing wrong with that because
all Gods are small facets of the All-Including Truth.
(This footnote to my authorities is utterly hidden
to humans on planet Earth. We call them Blind Believers and
consider them as pretty dangerous.)
There is nothing wrong with believing in Gods as a
Seeing Believer, which means: Knowing that every God is a artificial creation of the human mind, no
matter what the priests of the God claim. (Again I need to say:
We are not talking about the Supreme
Being.) Contrarily: Believing in a Spiritual Universe including
Gods and Goddesses, and a Host of Heaven enriches the emotional
life of humans and their societies through all the times by
transforming the belief into works of art, rituals, and
ceremonies, and it serves as a focus on a common effort not for
self-celebration, but for celebration of something, or someone,
greater than ourselves.
Choosing one God or Goddess out of many as a focus
for your wish to honor the PowersGreaterThanYou, for a human
never to comprehend, is a free decision, which means there can't
be a wrong decision.
The question is only: Which of the available
Gods/Goddesses and the systems the believers built around them in
time past allow for a
Most Beloved Being
Aware of Life and Death
Aware of Good and Evil
Given Free Decision
Hologram of the Supreme Being
All stories about the interaction of
Goddesses/Gods and the Host of