Book Review: Serpent of Light: Beyond 2012 by Drunvalo Melchizedek (January 19, 2008)
The new book by Spiritual Teacher Drunvalo Melchizedek takes a fresh approach to 2012, which is on most everyone's mind these days.
BOOK REVIEW: SERPENT OF LIGHT: BEYOND 2012 by Drunvalo Melchizedek (January 19, 2008)
With the countdown to 2012 now in full force, the new book by spiritual teacher Drunvalo Melchizedek could not have arrived in a more timely manner. Instead of focusing on the doom and gloom that other authors proffer, author Melchizedek has chosen instead to focus instead upon the Kundalini energy pattern of the planet from the years 1949 to 2012 and beyond. Every 13,000 years, the Precession of the Equinoxes occurs, and this associated energy, as the author points out, always attaches itself to a particular point on the planet, where it remains until the next Precession 13,000 years later. None of this has anything to do with the global warming scam, and quite frankly, it is a part of our own spiritual heritage.
In the book’s 270 pages, the author gives the complete details as to what this energy is, how it operates, and perhaps most importantly, how it affects the spirituality and consciousness of the human race. The author includes many fascinating details, which involve characters from the Maya, something called the Great White Pyramid of Tibet, and many individuals with whom he has crossed paths throughout the many years he has dedicated to various spiritual operations. The tale of this Tibetan pyramid is itself fascinating, as with the one’s in Egypt, there were no writings, hieroglyphics, or any bas-relief artwork found inside. The single image found inside was located high up in the rafters, which was a central symbol of sacred geometry – a design known as The Flower of Life. This ‘white’ pyramid was known as the Nakkal Pyramid, which is rather curious, as the Nakkals were known to be the high-priests of Atlantis.
But why would a reference to the lost continent of Atlantis show up, high in the Himalaya Mountains of Tibet? An angelic vision promised the author that, “in the future, all will be revealed to you.” This encounter set off a journey of worldwide discovery that continues to this very day. This journey begins with Melchizedek explaining the Unity Consciousness Grid that envelopes the globe like a sort of a spiritual net. It connects 83,000 sacred sites the world over, and this, as the author points out, is the basis of the great spiritual awakening that has been occurring for the past twenty years or so, since the Harmonic Convergence of the summer of 1987.
This journey ended in a rather interesting place, in Guatemala, at the Jaguar Temple, in Tikal, the largest ruined city of the Ancient Maya. What is most curious about this revelation by Melchizedek is the fact that this is the very location to which my close friend Freeman Fly, of the television talk-show The Freeman Perspective, had recently traveled and was able to participate in an ancient all-night ceremony celebrating the Winter Solstice with the Mayan elders and members of their tribal community. Freeman was able to see something that no white man had ever participated in, and this story has begun to be told in the Freeman in Mayaland series of videos on Google Video.
For those who would like to see actual video footage of an actual Mayan Winter Solstice ceremony, please watch the following video entitled FREEMAN IN MAYALAND (January 17, 2008):
By the time the reader is seeing this review, Freeman will have been a guest on my own podcast, The Kentroversy Tapes, to discuss this very special event. This is similar to an amazing experience I personally had in the spring of 2000, where myself, my wife, and several of our close friends from the spiritist community of Lily Dale traveled to New Mexico (among other places) and were given special permission by the Chief of the Pueblo tribe, to participate in and witness a genuine Kiva ceremony, which was a ritual designed to strengthen the connection between us, and Mother Earth. It was a truly beautiful experience, and one that I will always treasure for the rest of my life in this current human incarnation.
Melchizedek has a very straightforward manner of telling his stories, and Serpent of Light: Beyond 2012 is no exception. Some of these spiritual concepts are rather difficult for some who have recently awakened to grasp, so the author’s writing style is very important to the process of understanding. This requires a complete understanding and mastery of the subject matter, which is what differentiates a true spiritual teacher from one who is merely walking the path. And Drunvalo Melchizedek is, in every sense of the word, a true spiritual leader and teacher. The reader of this book will learn many important things, none of which have to do with the fear tactics behind the global warming hoax, but have everything to do with the beginning of a new spiritual age that we are all so lucky to be alive at this very point in time in our mutual spiritual heritage.
“In Lak’esh,” as Melchizedek points out, is the Mayan greeting and goodbye, which means “You are another me.”
This is the best book that I have found which features the most reasonable explanation of the coming 2012-related Earth changes, and one that the adepts of the various Mystery Schools have doubtlessly tried to keep secret from the general population, whom they look upon with great contempt. They believe we are not worthy of receiving this information. Let us all thank and pay tribute to our own spiritual ancestors, who have brought us advanced souls in the personages of Drunvalo Melchizedek, and many others just like him! We will capture this knowledge for our own development, in spite of those working against us.
There have been great forces working against us spiritual light workers, which have sought to make us believe we are separated and alone, instead of the truth, which is that we are all connected and together as a single oversoul. While there are those who cower and whimper behind locked doors, there are others of us, including myself, who have grasped the Serpent of Light by the tail, and have gleefully gone wherever it saw fit to lead us. Moreover, it has been in the direction where unconditional love awaits, to fill our hearts and souls with the greatest emotion of all that rest upon our spiritual palette.
Part of Melchizedek’s journey involved his contact with The Great White Brotherhood, a group of ascended beings who have been working to deliver as many people to the Light as possible, and to influence the destiny of this planet and her inhabitants. As I happen to be a long-standing member of this group, I completely understand their importance to the overall adventure, and I have been hard at work making my own contribution to the enlightenment of those with whom I come into regular contact. The Ascended Masters, a group of mystical adepts who exist beyond the veil of the Secret or Invisible College, and who exist for the same reason as do those of us in The Great White Brotherhood – which is simply to guide and assist in the spiritual development of the planet Earth and her people.
An important aspect of the story told in this book involves the use of crystals and crystal magic, with which I also completely identify. In my own spiritual and mystical practice, I employ the use of crystals, of which I have a rather large collection of crystals to aide me in all types of situations – healing, protection, spiritual clarity, and I even possess a rather large crystal ball, which I use for scrying. As I read the book, I was greatly comforted by the numerous instances in which my own path intersected with the path of Drunvalo Melchizedek. This showed me that not only was I on the right path, but, that I am also fulfilling my own destiny and free-will.
Yet another aspect of this story involves the always-mysterious Crystal Skull. At various points along the journey, the author tells how the Crystal Skull would appear to impart important information, only to disappear back into complete obscurity once that information had been transferred to Melchizedek and his traveling companions. No one really knows where these Crystal Skulls come from, or where they return, once their work is done. My own personal opinion of what they are finds me believing in them as a sort of an ancient computer hard drive, capable of storing vast amounts of information, and transferring that information to others. The Ceremony of The Thirteen Mayan Skulls is nearing completion, as the requisite number of Skulls have begun to manifest in Mayaland. This will see the ancient Mayan prophecy come true, as the ancient knowledge embedded in these Crystal Skulls is transferred to the modern Mayan spirit, as the author points out.
Finally, as I completed the book, I thought of what a great gift to humanity it is. Melchizedek’s ability and willingness to share his knowledge is evident on every page throughout the book, and it reads like a one-on-one tutoring session with a genuine Ascended Master and World Teacher, something that completely justifies the $19.95 price of admission. Can I recommend this book to others? Well, I already have begun that process. There are so few books out there written by genuine Ascended Masters, that it is very easy for me to recommend a book such as Serpent of Light: Beyond 2012.
2012 remains largely obfuscated by stories and scare tactics involving end of the world scenarios, Armageddon, rumors of a staged UFO invasion carried out by the United States and United Nations military forces, and the Global Warming hoax, all of which appear to be more of this divide-and-conquer, you-are-alone-and-separated nonsense. Also, it was nice to read a book on 2012 without seeing the term new world order a single time within its’ pages.
In closing, I recommend this book to all who are interested in the truth behind the current Earth changes associated with 2012, as seen through the prism of Mayan prophecy. It is a relatively short but fascinating read, and this should help it to sell rather well, especially seeing as how 2012 is on everyone’s minds at the present time. The book is published by the great metaphysical publisher Red Wheel/Weiser, which seem to be the publisher of a tremendous amount of books on my own bookshelves, in my own personal library, which I maintain in my home. Weiser is a trusted publisher, and if I am interested in more than one book on a given subject, and if one of them is published by Red Wheel/Weiser, I will likely purchase the book published by Weiser, as opposed to one of the other publishers. In short, I have never found a bad or poor book published by this company, and Serpent of Light: Beyond 2012 is no exception.
Kentroversy Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ (out of ☆☆☆☆☆)
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Weiser Books - Serpent of Light by Drunvalo Melchizedek (December 2007)
Spirit of Ma'at (Online Community of Drunvalo Melchizedek
Drunvalo Melchizedek - Official Website
Kentspiracy Kronicles Newsletter
Serpent of Light: Beyond 2012
Spirit of Ma'at