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  • Candace Caddick

Neolithic Temple in the Orkney Islands

I’ve been following this news story because I wanted to see how this large temple in the Orkney’s fit into the story of the ancient sites on the rest of Britain. It’s far bigger than any other discovered in the UK, and is also older than Stonehenge.

Taking a look at a past civilisation is always interesting, and here is one I never looked at before. The Orkneys are flat and situated high above Scotland in the North Sea. What kind of civilisation existed way up there?  

The Orkney Neolithic population lived in a land where the sky, and especially the night sky, was almost the largest feature of their landscape. The night sky was filled with stars, and it is a part of the Earth where there are fewer obstacles between the people and the outer universe. They felt their connection to the universe, and that they were part of something larger than the Earth. They were part of Everything. Communication between people and the stars seems impossible to us, but it didn’t to them and they had two-way communication with the universe. It was a normal part of life.

These people were not Atlanteans, and they did not travel south to build Stonehenge or Avebury. When writing The Downfall of Atlantis we described the civilisations that ringed the Atlantic and the effect on them when the survivors of Atlantis settled among them, and what the Atlanteans learned from those who had never lived on Atlantis. These people on the Orkney Isles learned more by observing the night sky than they ever could have learned from the Atlanteans. They learned they were part of something that was much bigger than the Earth and the human race, and that they were a tiny part of a whole; and it changed the way they saw everything on this world.

This is just the beginning of the excavation of the new temple and there will be many surprises in store as layer after layer is revealed. What was important to them is not what is important to us now. A long time ago there was a lot of angelic attention paid to Atlantis and what was taking place there. These other people needed no instruction from angels, because they learned it all from the stars.

I don’t know about you, but I would quite like to go to the Orkneys for a visit. Candace

Orkney Island


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