Friday, September 17, 2010

The Fascinating Balanced Sacred Assyrian Tree of Life

Lydia Bush Brown
The Sacred Assyrian Tree of Life
The Tree is a bridge between the world and God and His Heaven. It is a ladder to be climbed through ascetic life and a device to receive divine powers and knowledge. The significance of the Tree is seen in the ancient world among Assyrians and Egyptians. 

“It is a path for human to become a ’perfect-man‘ (insan kamil)”.
“Tree generally represents the nature of the forces behind Creation on all levels, from microscopic to macrocosmic.” 

Assyrian Secret of Heaven & Earth
The Assyrians doctrines were guarded as “secrets of heaven and earth” that were passed on to a limited number of initiates only. [3] The use of terms such as, mūdû mūdâ likallim lā mūdû aj īmur, “Let the learned instruct the learned, the ignorant may not see.” And, pirištu ša ilāni rabûti, “Secret of the great gods” resemble the confidentiality of their knowledge same as the Tree of Life in Christianity and Judaism. The Tree is seen at the second chapter of the Old Testament, and throughout the whole Bible.
"And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil." (Genesis 2:9)
“Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.” (Revelation 22:14)
And amazingly enough, even the very last verse of the Bible refer to the Tree of Life. The body of the Assyrian Tree is constructed by nine great gods, all of whom are Ashur’s powers. And Ashur, the creator of himself and the universe is the Almighty God, unseen but existent, Ashur is the source of all manifest divine powers. Ashur could not be known directly neither by human nor even by gods, all of whom he created. His nature is not fully comprehensible, but Ashur is the “sum total” of all gods. Continue...

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