235th blog … merong mumu sa lemuria!

Luzon or the island of gold was actually the heart of Mu/Lemuria

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Lemuria and Mu are interchangeable names given to a lost land believed to have been located somewhere in Pacific Ocean.

This ancient continent was apparently the home of an advanced and highly spiritual culture, perhaps the mother race of all mankind, but it sank beneath the waves many thousands of years ago as the result of a geological cataclysm of some kind.

The thousands of islands scattered throughout the pacific, including :Philippines, Indonesia, Palau Easter Island, Tahiti, Guam, Hawaii, Samoa and the rest of the rocky islands, have been claimed by some to be the only surviving remains of this once great continent.

The theory of a lost continent in this area has been put forward by many different people, most notably in the mid 19th century by scientists in order to explain the unusual distribution of various animals and plants around the Pacific Ocean.

In the late 19th century,  occultists reincarnated the idea of Lemuria as a lost continent / spiritual homeland and influenced a host of subsequent occultists and mystics even in the americas.

But is there any physical evidence to back up these claims of an ancient continent beneath the Pacific? Or should these lost homeland stories be interpreted in another way entirely, perhaps as the symbol of a mythical vanished Golden Age of man?

The Land of Mu

The idea of a lost continent known as ‘Mu’ in the Pacific Ocean does not actually have a particularly long history, neither is it mentioned specifically in any ancient mythologies as some writers have suggested.

The title Mu was likened by some amateur archaeologist to the records of the ruins of the archaeological site of Chichen Itza in Yucatán, Mexico, who also believed that an ancient continent, which he called Mu, had been destroyed by a volcanic eruption, the survivors of this cataclysm founding the Mayan civilization.

Further, Mu was equated with Atlantis and  that a ‘Queen Moo’, originally from Atlantis, traveled to Egypt where she became known as Isis, and founded the Egyptian civilization.

Lemuria

‘Lemuria’, the alternative name for the lost continent, also originated in the nineteenth century.

A german naturalist and supporter of Darwin, proposed sometime in the 1900’s that the widespread distribution of lemurs, small, primitive tree-dwelling mammals found in Africa, Madagascar, India and the East Indian archipelago was due a land bridge spanning the indian ocean separating madascar from india.

And bizarrely suggested that lemurs were the ancestors of the human race and that this land bridge was the probable cradle of the human race.

Other well-known westerb scientists, evolutionists and naturalists  expressed no doubt about the existence of a huge continent in the Pacific millions of years previously, which had been destroyed in a disastrous earthquake that submerged it beneath the waves, much as Atlantis was thought to have been drowned.

Before the discovery of axial tilt and continental drift, it was not unusual in the mid to late 19th century for scientists to propose submerged land masses and land bridges to explain the distribution of the world’s flora and fauna.

In 1864, they gave the hypothetical continent the name ‘Lemuria’ in an article ‘The Mammals of Madagascar’ in The Quarterly Journal of Science, and since then it has stuck.

The Geologists’ View

Zoologists and geologists now explain the distribution of lemurs and other plants and animals in the area of the Pacific and Indian Oceans to be the result of plate tectonics and continental drift.

The theory of plate tectonics, and it is still a theory, affirms that moving plates of the Earth’s crust supported on less rigid mantle rocks causes continental drift, volcanic and seismic activity, and the formation of mountain chains.

The concept of continental drift was first proposed in 1912, but the theory did not gain general acceptance in the scientific community for another 50 years.

With this understanding of plate tectonics, geologists now regard the theory of a sunken continent beneath the Pacific as an impossibility.

They also point out that theories of lost lands in the Pacific mostly originate in the 19th century, when knowledge of the area was limited and well before the Pacific sea floor had been mapped.

The progeny of the Lemurians was the fourth Root Race, the human Atlanteans, who were brought down by their use of black magic, their continent of Atlantis sinking beneath the waves 850,000 years ago.

Present humanity represents the Fifth Root Race and envisioned in Lemuria that covers a vast area from the foot of the Himalayas, which separated it from the inland sea rolling its waves over what is now Tibet, Mongolia, and the great desert of Schamo (Gobi); from Chittagong, westward to Hardwar, and eastward to Assam.

From there, it stretched South across what is known to us as Southern India, Ceylon, and Sumatra; then embracing on its way, as we go South, Madagascar on its right hand and Australia and Tasmania on its left, it ran down to within a few degrees of the Antarctic Circle; when, from Australia, an inland region on the Mother Continent in those ages, it extended far into the Pacific Ocean.

It has to be said that The Secret Doctrine is an extremely difficult book, a complex mixture of Eastern and Western cosmologies, mystical ramblings and esoteric wisdom, much of it not meant to be taken literally.

Nevertheless, there are some psychics and prophets who even today regard the existence of ancient Lemuria / Mu as a physical reality. Indeed, there are a few who when ‘hypnotically regressed’ have recalled former lives as citizens on the doomed continent.

The idea that lemuria/mu was a lost Eden has also influenced those of a more practical bent, and attempts have been made to locate traces of Lemurian civilization on both the west and east coasts of Australia.

Indeed, in some Theosophical publications of the first quarter of the 20th century Aborigines were described as the last of the Lemurians.

Also, it was claimed and written, that the lost continent of Mu had once extended from an area north of Hawaii southwards as far as Fiji and Easter Island and that the original Garden of Eden and a technologically advanced civilization which boasted 64,000,000 inhabitants, but wiped out around 12,000 years ago by an earthquake and submerged beneath the Pacific.

Apparently,  Atlantis was a colony of Mu which was destroyed in the same way a thousand years later, and that all the world’s major ancient civilizations, from the Babylonians and the Persians, to the Maya and the Egyptians, were the remains of the colonies of Mu.

Nan Mado

The site of Nan Modal, on Pohnpei Island in the North Pacific Ocean, was one of the seven cities of ancient Mu / Lemuria,with its cyclopean ruins would be ceremonial center covering 11 square miles, consist of around 90 small artificial islands built up out of a lagoon, and interlinked by a network of tidal canals.

These islands, situated on the tidal flats southeast of Temwen Island, Micronesia, contain house foundations, sea walls – thirty feet tall in places, tunnels and burial vaults, all constructed entirely from prismatic basalt columns stacked crisscross like log cabins. These rocks weigh several tons on average, with the largest weighing 25 tons.

What makes the construction all the more remarkable is that the stone had to be transported some distance to the site, as no quarries have been found nearby, though they do exist elsewhere on the island.

A clue to how this feat was achieved are crystal basalt columns discovered at the bottom of the lagoon near Temwen Island and on the shores of other islets in the area, which would suggest that the stones were transported by raft.

Modern Pohnpeians, on the other hand, believe the stones were flown over the island using black magic. Radio carbon dates and analysis of pottery from Nan Madol reveal that construction of the site began around 1200 CE, though the area may have been occupied from as early as 200 BCE.

The debate is still continuing among geologists, archaeologists and historians on the veracity of lemuria, but whether or not, one thing is certain  man will always be searching for a lost homeland or a more spiritually satisfying ancient past.

In this sense Lemuria or Mu will always be more than just a physical place in the western minds, but the more authentic believer like me, shall maintain that luzon, the island of gold, is the most ancient of all, and the deuterium of this island will will prove it without an iota of doubt. heheheh!

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