Shambhala Rising, the end of the 4th age..



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Hopi Prophecy

"The Fourth World shall end soon, and the Fifth World will begin. This the elders everywhere know. The Signs over many years have been fulfilled, and so few are left.

"This is the First Sign: We are told of the coming of the white-skinned men, like Pahana, but not living like Pahana men who took the land that was not theirs. And men who struck their enemies with thunder.

"This is the Second Sign: Our lands will see the coming of spinning wheels filled with voices. In his youth, my father saw this prophecy come true with his eyes -- the white men bringing their families in wagons across the prairies."

"This is the Third Sign: A strange beast like a buffalo but with great long horns, will overrun the land in large numbers. These White Feather saw with his eyes -- the coming of the white men's cattle."

"This is the Fourth Sign: The land will be crossed by snakes of iron."

"This is the Fifth Sign: The land shall be criss-crossed by a giant spider's web."

"This is the Sixth sign: The land shall be criss-crossed with rivers of stone that make pictures in the sun."

"This is the Seventh Sign: You will hear of the sea turning black, and many living things dying because of it."

"This is the Eight Sign: You will see many youth, who wear their hair long like my people, come and join the tribal nations, to learn their ways and wisdom.

"And this is the Ninth and Last Sign: You will hear of a dwelling-place in the heavens, above the earth, that shall fall with a great crash. It will appear as a blue star. Very soon after this, the ceremonies of my people will cease."

There are many realities that exist beyond third dimension. To find them one must come raise their conscious awareness - heal their issues - which allows them to come into balance on all levels of awareness - thus releasing the emotional grip of the physical realms or third dimension.

To reach Shambhala is to move one's frequency past that of third dimension - and into faster moving frequency called higher light where one no longer needs a physical body to experience.

Human history has always had its gods and goddess who created reality and went on to guide its evolution from higher places of reality in the 'sky'.

Shambhala Prophecy
[font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Several thousand years ago in the Himalayas the Shambhala Prophecy foretold the future of the planet. It predicted that sometime around now, the entire planet comes under the control of a Big Brother, unified under oppressive, militaristic rule.[/font]

[font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]"At that time, the land of Shambhala, previously hidden, becomes visible to the rest of the world. Big Brother decides to conquer it, but the Shambhala forces emerge with overwhelmingly superior technology and in one short battle remove Big Brother and his coterie of power.[/font]

[font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]"This ushers in a Golden Age on Earth, during which individuals all over the globe find the conditions ideal for pursuing personal evolution and enlightenment. Science and technology develop unprecedented understanding and effective methods of improving the quality of life. The Earth is restored and regains abundance. All beings are happy and healthy, growing intellectually and spiritually, living life meaningfully."[/font]

[font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] Thousands of prophecies from all parts of the world have given variations on this theme . . .[/font]

Hindu Prophecy, Kali Yuga, Satrya Yuga.

Right now is generally regarded as the end of an age. It is the end of the Kaliyuga, 25,800 years, give or take a few years which actually parallels western astrology and cycles according to Elizabeth Clare Prophet. Each age is roughly 2,150 years. We are now ending Pisces whose heirarch was Jesus and entering Aquarius. If you multiply 2,150 by the 12 signs of the Zodiac, you get 25,800. Some would like to believe that this is not the end of an age nor the Kaliyuga. This may be wishful thinking and tweaking cycles to fit one's worldview. It could be karma dodging or wishing to put off what is coming due today.

At this time the 10th incarnation of Vishnu is due to appear in some form. His name is Kalki. He will be riding a white horse and carrying a sword. It is interesting that Vishnu is the middle deity of the trio, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. He is in one sense the Christ Principle of the triumvirate.

Jesus' most beloved disciple took down the Book of Revelations on the Isle of Patmos. John witnessed the advent of the Four Horseman at the end of an age. The last horseman rode a white horse and carried a sword just as does Kalki. The white means death but it also signifies purity. The sword is not only symbolic but also represents a flaming sword that the great avatars wield in slaying the not-self, the dweller and evil. The sword means physical death and the end of incarnations for the terminally evil minded. It also means the death of the not-self for those who have tried to live a righteous life. It is time for mankind to decide whom they will serve. If the godly keep true to the original precepts of the world's great religions and the universal truths, then they will emerge unscathed, bathed in the purity of the white light.

That we are entering the fifth age. Various sources confirm the year of 1957 as the year Shambhala will rize.
I associate this with the advent of processor based computing.
From this i gather that shambhala is in fact a place beyond the third dimension. It has taken many many years since 1957 for shambhala to rize to a level of public consiousness, but at this point, the "world of light" is undeniable.

We are there now. A place where a body is of little importance, where sex age and race have no meaning. Distance is insignifigent and time irrelevent. I can talk to china, and the words i write accesable indeffinatly (so long as they dont get deleted by a moderator).

Shambalah described as a "place of light" and great learning. The internet is made possible by sending light over fiber optic cables, information is passed freely; you can learn as much as you choose too, on almost any subject, with out restriciton (of COURSE this has minor exceptions).
HENCE, the internet is in fact the fabled super human dimension of shabhala. Its apearence is in accordance with predicted dates. Its description falls within agreable terms.

dark-suzie said:
HENCE, the internet is in fact the fabled super human dimension of shabhala. Its apearence is in accordance with predicted dates. Its description falls within agreable terms.
Namaste Dark-suzie,

thank you for the post and welcome to CR.

i would strongly urge you to investigate the Shambala teachings from their traditional sources. if you do, doubtlessly, you will come to the conclusion that the internet cannot possibly be Shambala.

the information regarding Shambala is found in the Kalachakra Tantras of the Vajrayana. interestingly, Shambala is also known as Shangri-la.
I know someone born in 1957, maybe it's them? ;-)

I heard a joke (I think), that scientists had taken to walking down the street with 'THE END IS NIGH' placards, with 'I CAN PROVE IT, I AM A SCIENTIST' on the other side.

I have a bias against the Greco-Roman tradition but they seem to be the originators of a theology and philosophy (as seperate things even!), that became linear rather than cyclical. I'm not sure that the Christian texts can be consedered to form part of a cycle of life; rather they point to an ending, for those who have not followed the right path, pronouncing them as doomed, beyond redemption. One can see more of Dante in the Christian texts than one can see of Dante within the cyclical theories and for Dante there was no way out of damnation, Hell is where you ended up when you died.

I rather like the cyclical stories. The end of the world looks okay from that side, it's the idea of being condemned for ever for what I did on Earth that I don't like. If one is a Christian, should one follow a specific route (and thereby by guilty of coveting, living in a world of non Christians), or do the best one can (and thereby be guilty of everything else?)
I would like to share the deep ecologist and systemst thinker Joanna Macy's overview of the the shambala story ...

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Coming to us across twelve centuries, the prophecy about the coming of the Shambhala warriors illustrates the challenges we face in the Great Turning and the strengths we can bring to it. Joanna learned it in 1980 from Tibetan friends in India, who were coming to believe that this ancient prophecy referred to this very planet-time. She often recounts it in workshops, for the signs it foretold are recognizable now, signs of great danger.

There are varying interpretations of this prophecy. Some portray the coming of the kingdom of Shambhala as an internal event, a metaphor for one's inner spiritual journey independent of the world around us. Others present it as an entirely external event that will unfold independent of what we may choose to do or what our participation may be in the healing of our world. A third version of the prophecy was given to Joanna by her friend and teacher Choegyal Rinpoche of the Tashi Jong community in northern India.

There comes a time when all life on Earth is in danger. Great barbarian powers have arisen. Although these powers spend their wealth in preparations to annihilate one another, they have much in common: weapons of unfathomable destructive power, and technologies that lay waste our world. In this era, when the future of sentient life hangs by the frailest of threads, the kingdom of Shambhala emerges.

You cannot go there, for it is not a place; it is not a geopolitical entity. It exists in the hearts and minds of the Shambhala warriors—that is the term Choegyal used, "warriors." Nor can you recognize a Shambhala warrior when you see her or him, for they wear no uniforms or insignia, and they carry no banners. They have no barricades on which to climb to threaten the enemy, or behind which they can hide to rest or regroup. They do not even have any home turf. Always they must move on the terrain of the barbarians themselves.

Now the time comes when great courage—moral and physical courage—is required of the Shambhala warriors, for they must go into the very heart of the barbarian power, into the pits and pockets and citadels where the weapons are kept, to dismantle them. To dismantle weapons, in every sense of the word, they must go into the corridors of power where decisions are made.

The Shambhala warriors have the courage to do this because they know that these weapons are manomaya. They are "mind-made." Made by the human mind, they can be unmade by the human mind. The Shambhala warriors know that the dangers threatening life on Earth are not visited upon us by any extraterrestrial power, satanic deities, or preordained evil fate. They arise from our own decisions, our own lifestyles, and our own relationships.

So in this time, the Shambhala warriors go into training. When Choegyal said this, Joanna asked, "How do they train?" They train, he said, in the use of two weapons. "What weapons?" And he held up his hands in the way the Iamas hold the ritual objects of dorje and bell in the lama dance.

The weapons are compassion and insight. Both are necessary, he said. You have to have compassion because it gives you the juice, the power, the passion to move. It means not to be afraid of the pain of the world. Then you can open to it, step forward, act. But that weapon by itself is not enough. It can burn you out, so you need the other—you need insight into the radical interdependence of all phenomena. With that wisdom you know that it is not a battle between "good guys" and "bad guys," because the line between good and evil runs through the landscape of every human heart. With insight into our profound inter-relatedness—our deep ecology—you know that actions undertaken with pure intent have repercussions throughout the web of life, beyond what you can measure or discern. By itself, that insight may appear too cool, too conceptual, to sustain you and keep you moving, so you need the heat of compassion. Together these two can sustain us as agents of wholesome change. They are gifts for us to claim now in the healing of our world.

These two weapons of the Shambhala warrior represent two essential aspects of the Work that Reconnects. One is the recognition and experience of our pain for the world. The other is the recognition and experience of our radical, empowering interconnectedness with all life.

(scriptural source: the Kalachakra Tantra, 8th century AD)

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May all beings achieve enlightenment and be separated from suffering.

Alan Field