Hallelujah- The Higherside has risen with a very Easter appropriate THC with guest, Freddy Silva.
When we examine sacred sites scattered around the world, oral traditions passed down through generations and disjointed clues of our fragmented history buried by organized religion, the path to reconnect the dots seems daunting. And without the proper context, putting our past into perspective can appear impossible. Luckily, today’s guest, Freddy Silva, has spent his years studying a cornucopia of esoteric traditions from ancient societies ranging from extinct systems of knowledge and initiation rituals to Jesus and crop circles. Silva has written several books including, “The Divine Blueprint” and “First Templar Nation”, to help bestow “ancient wisdom for modern times.
2:32 Although many of us are aware that the Catholic Church has spent it’s existence absorbing the traditions of ancient Gnostics and mystic tribes, while simultaneously trying to eliminate their influence and integrate their world view into the broader populous, many of us may have missed signs highlighting their campaign aimed at hijacking and redefining the term “resurrection”. Greg and Freddy kick things off by discussing elements of the Catholic faith, that without the original, mythical context, seem to be a bit nonsensical. Freddy explains how through his years of travel and research, the common thread of the raising rituals continued to appear throughout various cultures of the world. Silva also breaks down the term “Living Resurrection”, mentioned in the banned Gospels of Philip and Thomas, and how it may in fact actually be a metaphor for an important ancient ritual initiation pre-dating the birth of Jesus, that was later perverted by the Catholic Church for nefarious purposes and crafted into what is now known as the Resurrection of Christ.
9:27 After providing a bit of background on the beginnings of this ancient ritual, Freddy elaborates on how this ritual differs from modern-day Shaman experiences with Ayahuasca. Silva explains how weekend retreats in the Amazon are feeble attempts to mimic a robust lost tradition that would commonly span over the course of three years and consisted of intense preparations by the initiates for a voluntary near death experience. Silva also differentiates the experience of Shamanism and the ancient art of the Living Resurrection, Shamanism used drugs to induce a state, whereas the ancient Resurrection ritual was the state itself.
14:20 Greg and Freddy discuss the specifics around the initiation process, the elements that intensify the experience, and how it goes beyond just the compound they ingested. Freddy details how ancient cultures designed megalithic structures located in close proximity to geomagnetic hot spots, constructed using very specific imported Quartz and Magnitite, arranged metaphorically to represent different levels of the initiation process.
24:42 Although, as Silva previously mentioned, there may be several ancient sites where this energy may be felt, it can be tougher considering many are heavily guarded and flooded with crowds, busy snapping selfies. Greg and Freddy discuss a few techniques to facilitate the channeling of this energy, the importance of a person’s mindset, and the lasting effects such sites have on the human psyche. Silva also details his own personal experience and explains how these sites are “alive”, and harness the energy surrounding them.
34:00 Switching gears a bit, Greg and Freddy focus on the other potential abilities people were able to unlock through these out-of-body, existential experiences.
37:20 Knowing what he does about the ancient past and our connection to the spirit world, Freddy discusses his take on the relationship between crop circles and otherworldly entities, or watchmen. He details their role as acting guardians, and enlighteners.
45:45 Greg and Freddy discuss the mystical traditions of the Tibetans. Although their culture is deeply rooted in ancient magical teachings, Silva explains how this isolated culture has suffered at the hands of China, and robbed of the ancient sacred texts.
Subscribe to the plus show to hear the extended episode, including:
– the construct that life is a play and we cast our roles before manifesting
– how this construct influences the elite and how it can help shape our perception of them
– the story of Jesus, the initiate, in those missing years
– some of the forbidden or excluded gospel, the Nag Hammadi texts, and some of the exotic things they say
– how the “Morning Star” term originated with this living resurrection ritual
– the Amuru Muru portal near Lake Titicaca
– the ball courts of the Olmec and the Maya, correcting the gruesome narrative “that they played with severed heads”
– the true purpose of the ball courts of the Olmec and Maya: mimicking the “Game of the Gods”
– the Celts and sites such as, Newgrange, as well as this tradition in their culture
– the Wrigley family and the Giants of Catalina
– the Templars, how the secret tradition got to them, and Freddy’s outlook on them
Want more Freddy Silva? Check out his website: http://www.invisiblet
emple.com/ where you can all things Silva, including upcoming tour dates for trips, including the Maya Temples of Transformation Tour, DVDs and books such as, “The Lost Art of Resurrection”.
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A few valuable resources from the interview:
The Gospel of Philip: http://gnosis.org/nagh
The Gospel of Thomas, the brother of Jesus: http://gnosis.org/nagha
Freddy Silva’s movie “Stairways to Heaven: The Practical Magic of Sacred Space”: https://www.amazon.com
Shiprock, New Mexico: https://sacredsites.co
Wrigley family and the giants of Catalina: http://articles.lati
mes.com/2013/may/12/local/la- me-catalina-bones-20130512 and http://www.sydhav.no/giants/ catalina_island.htm