Crystals and Pyramids
Harmony makes small things grow. Lack of it makes great things decay.
Sallust (c. 86-34 B.C., Roman historian & politician)
Many books have been written on the subject of crystals and their properties, but the underlying principles of why crystals really are Stones of Power are often completely neglected. It may be a mystery, but it's no secret!
Let's take a look at the kind of knowledge that was previously the exclusive domain of the adepts and initiates of the mystery schools.
Crystalline structures are defined by their regular shape. A crude example would be that the difference between a pile of sand (also mostly quartz) and a quartz crystal, is that in the crystal the silicon and oxygen molecules are arranged in a mathematically precise, rigid structure. This geometric precision and harmony has been investigated and utilised by many cultures, most famously, the ancient Egyptians.
The seventh wonder of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid at Giza is a triumph of engineering that cannot be repeated with any number of computer-aided graphics or massive machinery. Max Toth and Greg Nielsen, in Pyramid Power say: "There is no doubt that every civilisation which built pyramids did so with the use of highly advanced mathematical and astronomical calculations and a seemingly impossible mastery of the skill of stone masonry. In civilisations separated not only by thousands of miles but also by thousands of years, stones weighing many tons were hoisted into position with infinite precision. So great was the engineering agility and skill required to manoeuvre the huge granite blocks into place that how it was accomplished still remains a mystery.”
The most extraordinary feat of engineering was that of the cutting and placement of the highly polished limestone casing stones that covered the entire pyramid. The finished pyramid contained approximately 115,000 of these stones, each weighing ten tons or more. These stones were dressed on all six of their sides, not just the side exposed to the visible surface, to tolerances of .01 inch. They are set together so closely that a thin razor blade cannot be inserted between the stones. Egyptologist Petrie expressed his astonishment of this feat.
Merely to place such stones in exact contact would be careful work, but to do so with cement in the joint seems almost impossible; it is to be compared to the finest opticians' work on the scale of acres.
The purpose of all this precision and unquantifiable amount of work was to one end,
to incorporate a ratio. No more, no less.
What effect this ratio has on the body, mind and consciousness is another vast subject, but the fact remains..... every angle and measurement of the Great Pyramid reflects the mathematical proportion that has been contemplated and utilised by seers for thousands of years
phi, Ф, the Divine Proportion, 1.618.
Man, know thyself in true proportion.
The Oracle of Delphi.
Man is all symmetry, full of proportions,
one limb to another, and all to all the world besides.
Each part may call the farthest brother,
for head with foot hath private amity,
and both with moons and tides.
George Herbert (1593-1633, English priest & poet)
Historical names of the Divine Proportion:
the extreme & mean ratio
aureo sectio (golden section)
the Divine Proportion
the divine section
the medial section
the golden cut
The Great Pyramids height is the square root of the golden section (1,272) and its slant is the golden section (1.618) if the base is considered 1. The Kings Chambers is 10.46 meters East to West, 5.23 meters North to South and 5.81 meters high, thus perfectly reflects phi.
But what is it?
The Divine Proportion is where the ratio of the whole line (A) to the large segment (B) is the same as the ratio of the large segment (B) to the small segment (C)..
In other words, A is to B as B is to C.
This Divine Proportion of the Great Pyramid and a dolphin is clearly seen in this diagram.
At this point, many of you may be wondering what all this has to do with those pretty little quartz crystals?
The tips of all quartz crystals are angled exactly like the Great Pyramid - 360/7 or 5l.43 degrees.
Here we see a quartz crystal (this one is double terminated, but any will do), with the Great Pyramid placed at its tip. This clearly shows that the angle of incline on both structures is the same Golden Proportion when the value for the base is taken as one.
In future articles, I hope to scratch the surface of the many implications this has in the understanding and use of crystals. The profound qualities and geometric beauty possessed by the Great Pyramid are at least partially present in the tiniest and most humble quartz crystal.
The old crystal radios showed the ability of quartz to receive and transmit energy, in this case radio waves. This has been utilised by mystics and the electronics industry alike.
Although much research remains to be done in the areas of archaeology, mathematics and earth sciences, much evidence now exists that appears to indicate that the Great Pyramid was a monumental device for gathering, amplifying, and focusing a transformative energy field. What is known is that this energy field acts in powerful ways. A dead mouse is dehydrated and preserved perfectly, even in high humidity. The crystalline structured edge of the razorblade is re-aligned to give a sharp edge and the adept is re-aligned with Divine order.