The Great Pyramid and Orion’s Belt / Alignment Tour

PyramidThe Great Pyramid and Orion’s Belt / Alignment Tour

The Great Pyramid was and remains the most massive construction on planet earth. Built thousands of years ago with precision that cannot be achieved even using modern technology, it’s true purpose remains a mystery. Thought to have been a burial chamber for the Pharaoh Khufu, it contains not a single hieroglyph to support this or any other theory. The relative positions of the three pyramids of the Giza Plateau (Khufu, Khafra, and Menkaura) have been found to correspond to the stars Mintaka, Al Nilam, and Al Nitak which are the belt stars in the constellation Orion. Further research shows that the pyramid of Nebku at Abu Rawash corresponds to the star Saiph and the pyramid at Zawat al Aryan corresponds to the star Bellatrix which are also in Orion; making up the body of the hunter (the constellation Orion is known as the Hunter). Recently, it has also been shown that pyramids existed on the Giza Plateau corresponding to the remaining two stars in Orion; Betelgeuse and Rigel. In effect, the architects of the Great Pyramid created a star map. The question is why?

The Great Pyramid itself is a marvel of geometry; containing in its dimensions and measurements the relationship between the Sun and the Earth, the Earth and the Moon, the number of days in a year, and the volume and mass of the Earth, to name just a few. It has been determined that small shafts exiting both the Kings and Queens Chambers to the North and South pointed to the stars Alpha Draconis (i.e., the Pole Star), Al Nitak (one of the stars in Orion’s Belt), Ursa Minor, and Sirius (i.e., the Dog Star) respectively in the year 2450 BCE which has led researchers to believe that this was the approximate year of construction of the pyramid complex at Giza. However, the alignment of the pyramids with Orion’s Belt corresponds to a much older date; 10400 BCE, when the constellation Orion is at it’s lowest point in the night sky as viewed from Giza. Among the numerous figures and calculations contained within the Great Pyramid is that of the Procession of the Equinoxes; namely, 25,827 (i.e., the number of years it takes the Earth to complete one rotation as it “wobbles” on its axis). What is known about the history of the Giza Plateau would appear to suggest that the pyramid builders whoever they were and whenever they lived, were not only aware of the Procession of the Equinoxes, but built a monument to it or perhaps left a message for those who would follow.

More recently, it has been suggested that the pyramids were built to honor or mark the alignment of the planets as is the case elsewhere on Earth which brings us to the upcoming VIP Meditation Tour sponsored by the Center for the New Age. In the early hours of December 3rd, 2012 the planets Mercury, Venus, and Saturn will align in the night sky along the eastern horizon at Giza in the same relative angles as the three pyramids. Pictures which have recently been circulated on the internet show three stars hovering low in the sky directly above the pyramids, but these photos were “photoshopped” (think about it, if the alignment only occurs every couple of thousands of years, who snapped the picture?) and can be discarded for any serious discussion. The upcoming alignment will have the three planets lined up vertically along the plane of the ecliptic (i.e., the Sun’s path through the sky) so that for someone standing on the Giza Plateau during the alignment at approximately 5:35 AM local time, the planets will appear vertically in the sky in the east as opposed to sitting horizontally in the sky above the pyramids. This is not to take away from the event, but to clarify what viewers will actually see.

The experience of meditating in the Great Pyramid has had a profound effect on my life (I’ve done this twice). I can’t recommend it enough for those in the healing professions as it has changed my life in ways that cannot be quantified. The theories explaining the possible uses of the Great Pyramid; range from burial tomb to granary and all points in between. The one that resonates with me personally is that of ceremonial object; used for resurrection rituals. Guarded not by Leo the Lion (i.e., the Sphinx), but Canis Anubis (i.e., the Dog headed god who accompanies the dead on their journey into the underworld), the Giza Plateau may have represented the Duat (the ancient Egyptians version of the underworld). In effect, the pyramids represented the place where one went to experience death before being reborn (which occurs each night as the constellations Orion and Canus Major pass into darkness only to reappear again the following day. We may never know the true meaning and use of the Great Pyramid, but the paradigm shifts which I have experienced as a result of meditating within its confines with like-minded individuals are undeniable.

I hope you will join us in dearly December for 5 days and 4 nights as we explore the beauty and sights of Cairo and the mysteries of the Great Pyramid. Please contact the Center for the New Age for details!

V’rasana Oannes

Tour Itinerary

6 Days and 5 Nights

Day 1 Friday, November 30, 2012
Departure day if traveling from USA

Day 2 Saturday, December 1, 2012
Arrive in Cairo
Tour representative will meet you at airport to provide
Egyptian Entry Visa and assist with immigration
We will then be driven to our Hotel for dinner and overnight
Cairo 4 nights in 5* Hotel.

Day 3 Sunday, December 2, 2012
9:00 am –Buffet Breakfast
10:30 am –Meet as a group, introductions, planning, questions
1:00 pm –Lunch
2:30 pm –Tour of pyramids (inside and outside)
6:00 pm –Dinner at hotel and overnight

Day 4 Monday, December 3, 2012
3:00 am wake up call
4:00 am –depart for Great Pyramid
4:35 am –Private meditation in Great Pyramid (three hours total)
5:35 am –Planetary alignment
8:00 am –Back to hotel for breakfast
10:30 am –Meet as a group to debrief and share experiences
1:00 pm –Lunch. Afternoon free to rest and relax
6:45 pm –Dinner cruise on Nile to see Cairo by night then back to hotel for overnight

Day 5 Tuesday, December 4, 2012
8:00 am –Buffet breakfast at hotel
9:30 am –Visit Papyrus Institute
11:00 am –Visit the Egyptian Museum
1:00 pm –Lunch at a local restaurant
2:30 pm –Visit the Perfume Factory, then shopping at Khan El Khalili Bazaar
5:30 pm –Back to hotel for farewell dinner and over night

Day 6 Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Buffet breakfast (depends on departure time)
Check out of hotel and transit to Cairo airport
Return flight home

$2,695 double occupancy
$2,895 single occupancy

VIP service
Entry visa and all entry fees for tour itinerary
Escorts, drivers, and guides for tour
5 star accommodations at Mena House Oberoi directly adjacent to the Giza Plateau
All tips for hotel and airport porters
All meals
All travel on luxury air-conditioned buses
3 hours private meditation time in the Great Pyramid
private meeting space in hotel before and after meditation

Airfare to and from Cairo, Egypt
Baggage fees
Travel insurance
Any extra services at hotel
Any additional food, snacks, drinks
personal shopping purchases
Tips for escorts, drivers, guides, and dinner cruise personal (recommended is $5 per day for each of the above)

Pre-Registration and Interest Form

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About the Center for the New Age

Spirit guided us to this special place which centuries earlier was used by ancient people as a ceremonial site. We were guided by Spirit to open the Center at this place which is now the heart of spirituality in Sedona.

We’ve searched the globe and pulled the most accurate Psychics and Healers and amazing Massage-Therapists from all over the world who have come here to be part of this special community, whose energy makes them even more psychic. Their services are offered at the Center daily and by phone at (928) 282-2085.

Center for the New Age
341 State Route 179
across from Tlaquepaque
Sedona, AZ 86336-6111

888-881-6651 Free
928-282-2085 Main
928-282-7220 Concierge


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