Creation myths from twelve different cultures, plus three modern physics cosmologies, give the reader insight into issues of polarity, different dimensions, kunalini experience, invisible forces, and opens consciousness to the creative power within each of us. Myths are seen as deep cultural perceptions, which may be true or illusory and can be changed. The book suggests a process of finding universal themes in ancient and native global myths, as well as modern physics models, in order to arrive at grounded basic vantages. Cultures represented are: Ancient Egypt, Babylonia, China, Scandinavian, Indian, Australian Aborigine, Mayan, Woodland Amerindians, Polynesian, Japan, Zoroastrian, and Manichaean.
Table of Contents
Egypt: Atum, the Cobra and the Phoenix; Babylonia: The Conflict of Tiamat and Marduk; China: P'an Ku's Body; Scandinavia: The Yawning Gap and the World Tree; India: The Fiery Pillar and the Milky Ocean; Australian Aborigine: Dreamtime; Mayan: The Heart of Heaven; Woodland Amerindian: People Beyond the Sky; Polynesian: The Primal Egg and the Giant Octopus; Japan: Izanagi and Izanami and the Sly-Pillar; Zoroastrian: Zurvan and His Two Sons; Manichaeian: Father of Greatness and Prince of Darkness; Comparing Modern Physics Models of Cosmogenesis; Central Themes of Creation Myths.