The Mystical Legacy of Solomon’s Temple | News Break

There are interesting parallels in the Dead Sea Scrolls with Persian Zoroastrianism including themes of good v. evil and the Apocalypse. You can even see the Arabesque designs of the Seals of Solomon and this can best be explained by remembering when Solomon built his great Temple on the Temple Mount, he also permitted pagan temples to remain.

King Solomon was liberal in his spiritual, diplomatic, and philosophical tastes but he was nonetheless a Jewish legal scholar and mystic. Solomon built his Temple to house the Tabernacle so it would open up the gates to the Four Kabbalistic Worlds of (1) Action, (2) Formation, (3) Creation, and (4) Emanation. Solomon built his Temple by putting angels and demons to work for God.

Christopher Knight’s and Robert Lomas investigate the roots and legacy of Solomon’s Temple. The Hiram Key: Pharaohs, Freemasons and the Discovery of the Secret Scrolls of Jesus (2005) presents evidence Freemasons trace their heritage back to secret mysteries of the Knights Templar, Gnostics, Jesus and Essenes, Solomon, and further back Egypt and Mesopotamia.

The Sumerians and Egyptians passed on cosmic awareness and solar resurrection initiation rituals that originated before the last Flood. These rituals of the Sun were passed on by founding father Abraham and law giver Moses “who was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians.” The murdering outlaw but priestly warrior Moses passed what he knew of the mysteries from the Egyptians on to the “Habirus,” the Essenes, and the Jerusalem Church of Jesus and its leader Jesus’ younger brother James. The ancient interlocking Egyptian Star of David and the twin pillars of Solomon’s Temple represent the priestly (heavenly) and the kingly (earthly) Law of One, or in terms of the Protestant Reformation church and state.

The tradition of truth, justice, and righteousness (ma ‘at in Egyptian) was passed on by Moses to the Essenes at Qumran and then to the progressive multi-cultural Gnostics instead of to established but corrupted institutions like the Jewish law-making Sanhedrin, the Greek Church, and Constantine. The Maccabees and Essenes connect back to the Egyptian priests and Solomon’s Temple.

Solomon’s Temple and Jesus lasted on the material plane 33 years, the same number of degrees in Freemasonry. Jesus may have raised gentile initiates, followers, and funding, and he may have gone so far as to advocate equality for women while possibly cutting ties to his family so he could focus on inciting the Spiritual Revolution. John the Baptist, James, and his brother Jesus all called themselves the Ebionim or “the poor.” This was their demonstration of the Law of One. One is all and all is One.

Some of the ideas presented in the Hiram Key dispute conventional teachings about Jesus and the roots of Judaism and Christianity. A dating error on the Declaration of Independence raises eyebrows on this generally intriguing study of mystical transmission and continuity across the ages known to anthropologists like Boas as “cultural diffusion.” Astral resurrection was nonetheless integral to the lives of Mithras, Osiris, and Jesus.

Alternative scientific theories on accepted truths must constantly be reexamined. Half of our history has never been told to the masses. Jesus exclaimed: “Nothing is hidden that will not be made known or secret that will not come to light. What I tell you in the dark speak in the light.”

Knowledge is indeed power. In the Hiram Key, Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas uncover lost history of the secrets of nature connecting Sumerians, pharaohs, Solomon, Jesus, and the Freemasons. The tradition is tied together by shining light on darkness. When you know the truth from enlightenment, you are resurrected and can build the “cornerstones” of the temple of wisdom.

Since antiquity builders have known the circle and square synchronize the Law of One. They saw Jesus, a mason and carpenter, as inheritor of the secret knowledge of unified science and spirituality known to pharaohs, Moses, and Solomon. Leonardo was a Renaissance (reborn) mason taught by the Roman engineer Vitruvius. Art imitates life.

In modern times, most of Jung’s family were masons or parsons. Secret knowledge reveals deep truths like: all organic structures are based on the mathematical phi ratio, Golden Mean, or Fibonacci spiral which may be key to billions of swirling galaxies, star systems, planets, moons, and celestial bodies. Astral resurrection was integral to the lives of Mithras, Osiris, and Jesus.

During the medieval Crusades, the pilgrim protecting Knights Templar dug up the treasures of Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem per Knight and Lomas. These treasures were described in the Copper Scroll at Qumran. The Knights Templar founded by Huguyes de Payen and disbanded with Jacques de Molay continued the secret tradition of resurrection in initiation rituals. Medieval legends of the chivalrous King Arthur combine Celtic, Norman, and Middle Eastern motifs of “New Jerusalem” on cathedral buildings across Europe.

The skull and bones battle flag later made famous by privateers and pirates was originally the Templar banner for resurrection. Templars then passed their ancient rituals on to skilled and principled Rosicrucians like Francis Bacon and Freemasons like St. Germain who carried the mystical orders to Scotland, Europe, and America. In England, nearly all of the first members of the scientific Royal Society were initiated Freemasons.

The Freemasons were instrumental in the sacred building of America. The Newport Observatory in Rhode Island appears to have been constructed by Freemasons. The authors indicate the Templar chapel built by the Sinclairs in Rosslyn spared by the English Revolution shows sculpted North American plants like maize and aloe unknown in Europe at the time. Such evidence corroborates the idea the Knights Templar journeyed to America centuries before Columbus.

Freemasons in America adopted the Scottish Freemason Book of Constitutions (1738). Ben Franklin was the first to print the book in North America and it exerted immense influence upon the shaping of the United States Constitution. In summary, the revolutionary secret tradition of the ages upholds the unified field of spirituality and the Law of One.

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