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Nibiru - It's Not What Most People Think it Is

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Nibiru – as understood by most modern readers – is complete B.S. And what I mean by that is that the idea of some exoplanet from beyond our solar system orbiting in every 3600 years and coming close enough to cause catastrophes on earth – yet magically not quite close enough to mess up Earth’s orbit and kill us all in any of the last however many thousands of approaches – is not scientifically plausible. The idea was made up by the popular author Zechariah Sitchin, but it’s garbage.

There is a wonderful scholarly analysis of Nibiru by a PhD here:

Let’s go straight to the source for some real insights on Nibiru:

In the Sumerian creation epic, the Enuma Elish, Nibiru is mentioned many times. The root of the word means crossing point and although it is usually used in conjunction with a god, a star, or another astronomical body, it is sometimes used to merely represent a bridge over a river, a gateway, or a door.

Nibiru is often referred to as the great god Marduk’s star or planet. It has been associated with Jupiter (many times) Mercury (once) the pole star, and an otherwise unnamed star. It is described as appearing irregularly and appearing every year, and is described as having a fixed position and as having changed its position. I believe this confusion is because the true importance of Nibiru is in the form of an alignment of multiple heavenly bodies. I believe this was understood by earlier Sumerian writers, but that the concept was no longer fully understood by later Babylonians who still used its name with single heavenly bodies.

If you have read my books (End Times and 2019Antichrist 2016-2019) you know that I believe the single most important alignments in the sky occurs in late December 2019, when the winter solstice sun is in alignment with the galactic center – and is met by Jupiter.  I believe the sun, moon, and planets move into positions which act out all the major steps of an ancient Jewish wedding ceremony – and that this has been described in the prophecies of many “myths” and religions, most importantly as Jesus returning for His bride.  (Jupiter appearring to hover near the edge of the sun and repeatedly crossing behind its corona represents the last of many correlations – the best man knocking at the door of the wedding chamber at the end of the week.)

This alignment by the galactic center is an astronomical marker in time – a clue to the timing of one of Dr. Paul LaViolette’s galactic superwaves arriving based on the periodic activity (Seyfert phase) of the massive black hole at the galactic center. This is the astronomical representation of God becoming manifest in the sky, because when this occurs, the galactic center is suddenly visible, even in daytime. The last time this event was visible, it was known to the Egyptians as the Eye of Horus; in India as the Navel of Vishnu; to Hebrews as the Shekinah Glory; to Muslims it is the Tariq Star; to the Hopi it is the Blue Star Kachina…

It sits at the crossing point of the Milky Way (the “spine” of the galaxy provides a visible line in the sky) and the path of the ecliptic – the course/line followed by the sun and planets through the signs of the zodiac. At this crossing point of the two lines is the galactic center, which periodically becomes brightly visible at the time when an incoming superwave arrives and causes destruction like a pole shift. This is the Mayan conjunction of the four roads in the sky and when the winter solstice sun (the sun on its shortest, weakest, dying day) appears at this crossroads it is represented by Jesus dying on the cross and being reborn a few days later.

So when the Enuma Elish cuneiform tells us “Nibiru is his [Marduk’s in context] star, which he made appear in the heavens” (Tablet VII, line 130-131) we know Nibiru “appears” – it had not been visible, then it becomes visible, like the galactic center during a Seyfert phase…

When the Enuma Elish says “let Nibiru be the holder of the crossing place of the heaven and of the earth” (Tablet VII, line 124) we know Nibiru sits at an important crossing place in the sky – in my opinion, the crossing point of the ecliptic and the Milky Way.

As the galactic center is normally not visible, but is brightly illuminated at the start of horrific events that periodically cause a pole shift – which happens to occur when the winter solstice sun is near the galactic center in conjunction with Jupiter – this conjunction is also associated with our sun, and with Jupiter, and with the pole shift that sets a new course for the heavenly bodies in the sky.  The heavenly bodies do not actually change course, but because the ground beneath us moves in relation to our axis of rotation the course of heavenly bodies appears to change, from the view of survivors of the pole shift.

“He [Marduk in context] set fast the position of Nibiru to fix their [the stars] bounds” (Tablet V, Line 6) – the galactic center is the central and most important point in the sky, newly visible and appearing at the time of destruction of the former world, so the crossing point it marks must seem very important. This new eye of God appearing in the sky must seem to be responsible for setting the new course of the stars and planets in the sky.

One other mention from outside the Enuma Elish is also worth noting, as it describes the central position (in the central bulge of the Milky Way) and controlling role Nibiru plays in the new order in the sky when we are told “after the gods of the night [the stars] have been finished, dividing the sky in half, this star is Nibiru.” (Astrolabe B, the Star catalogue known as “KAV 218B ii, lines 29-32)

So in summary, I believe Nibiru originally represented a god-star-crossing-point – the crucial alignment which occurs with Jupiter and the sun at the suddenly visible galactic center during a pole shift, but that this understanding was lost already by Babylonian times, because the galactic center only remains visible for a few centuries.  Eventually the correct understanding of Nibiru, and how the galactic center’s periodic active phases lead to pole shifts – this understanding was lost over time – leading to improper use of the name Nibiru for multiple heavenly bodies, causing much confusion, greatly compounded by the false teachings of Sitchin in modern times.

Not every dot of light in the night sky means Nibiru is approaching.  Not every lens flare in a photograph is Nibiru.  Statistically, any rogue star or planet crossing near enough to Earth to cause devastation every 3600 years (for which there is no serious evidence) would have entirely destroyed the planet ages ago.  While I do think the real “Nibiru” (the galactic center) will be visible in the sky soon because I think evidence points to a pole shift coming in late 2019, I merely believe Nibiru refers to the newly visible galactic center experiencing its active/Seyfert phase, not some non-existent rogue planet allegedly approaching us.

If you are willing to study the past in order to understand the great cycles that are about to impact our very near future, consider reading – Earth Under Fire – by Dr. Paul LaViolette, Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings by Professor Charles Hapgood, The Dimensions of Paradise by John Michell, and The Great Pyramid Decoded by Peter Lemesurier.  For deeper insight into the specific astronomical alignments described in the Bible (and other ancient sources) that will occur in June 2016 and December 2019, consider reading

End Times and 2019 and Antichrist 2016-2019












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    • dr.petestan

      At least there’s one sane voice in the crowd!

    • StraightDopes

      you mean zecharia sitchin had no idea what he was talking about and was wrong about pretty much everything?? NO WAY!

      next, you’re going to tell me that “achyra s” is absolutely clueless, too. or that the mainstream media habitually lies to its hapless, ignorant viewers.

      what is the world coming to???

      • Z-Boy

        Hey, watch it pal. He read a wonderful scholarly analysis of Nibiru by a PhD. :roll:

        • bobinh2otown

          Try oxford universities translations and a collectiveness of many ..

    • Anonymous

      This is also alked about in the Bible as wormwood ,so

    • Anonymous

      So this is not planet x, this is wormwood the planet that the Bible talks about the Destroyer .the writer just plane and simple does not know what he or she is talking about , if you do your research you can not only find out what wormwood is all about but you might also find that a lot of the top scientist that had first hand knowledge of this incoming planetary object with its own sun are now dead and they are dropping like flies , much like the top bankers and financial investors they are now taking a dirt nap , hmm I wonder if planet x is real … you decide.

      • max jones

        …amonibus…Ok….so ignore it….what’s the big deal? there are people here on site that claim the holocaust never happened….that all fossils and artifacts that date earlier than 6000 years ago are faked… why not dismiss this story…its easy…… just ignore it. :cool:

      • max jones

        …anmobinus…the top scientists that know about this stuff are getting dead….There’s smoke on the water….
        were being deceived on every front. And we got the elites….bugging out to underground cities…..feels like an extinction level event is close. we have so many candidates…I can’t make up my mind. Even scriptural prophecy, seems to be focused on this point in mankind’s tenure….. Re. ‘Generation of the fig tree’. :cool:

    • Kel Ra Magnon

      I wished people would just stop with the outlandish stories about this Niribu thing. They really don’t know anything about it. BTW the spelling is off by a bit it was (to translate loosely) was the SBD Nurubu. This was the crown battle cruiser of the Sirusian fleet that just happen to cross into the wrong system and try to take over. The Atlan (or as mistakenly referred to as the Atlantians) destroyed it and gave it a push away from the system. They caused some havoc and presented themselves as gods to the planet until the Atla-Ra turned the SEL’s on them. The Sumerian culture was where they landed and created havoc with the locals turning them against the Atlan. That happened about 15,000 years ago after most of the Atlan had left to go to the 3 colonies leaving a skeleton force here. This is from the records of the Temple of Lameth.

    • WEthePEOPLE

      NASA’s WISE NEO WISE projects discovered that there are coherent objects out in space, cold objects, that are much much lower density than they ever expected or could have predicted.

      Therefore, your observations are incorrect, we could be in a binary planetary system and when our second sun passes by its very low density planetary systems could cause all kinds of problems for the Earth electrically, things our current science has never considered.

      Although, there are scientists who have considered this, see Electric Universe, and they have documented that the ancients saw and recorded electrical affects in our solar system that caused many wide spread disasters on Earth and that those observations were consistent with a low density object coming between the Earth and the Sun.

      In fact, the large comet that passed closely by a couple days ago and had a small moon orbiting it, tends to confirm that the Nibiru idea is even more plausible than previously thought.

      But you are right about Sitchin though, no good science at all came from him. It never made any sense anyway, why would a highly advanced race need to go to all of the trouble of genetically engineering humans from apes, when they could have much more easily built robots and machines to do the work? :eek:

    • The Ferrett

      Zecharia Sitchin was Jewish, enough said . .
      Go here for an interesting read

      • Manichee

        He was born in Azerbaijan SSR, Turkey. and brought up in Palestine….. That make him Jewish then ????? :mrgreen:

    • Izabell adoorknocker

      “O” :!:

      well that’s the end of that then :cry:

      So what next :?:

      How about the concaved earth, ?

    • Jiliane

      Yes thank you…good read.

    • DJ Thomas

      I read both your books, David, and have to say, your research is amazinging! I thoroughly enjoyed the journey. One of the reasons I was attracted to your books is you agree with my reckoning on dates. But I was disappointed you did not comment on Virgo in September of 2017 clothed in the sun with the moon at her feet and the 12 stars at her head. You did mention the sign, but I don’t think the times you were speaking of had the 12 stars at her head. Would you keep this in mind for a piece in the future? Would love to hear your thoughts…

      • David Montaigne

        I don’t agree with the significance of the September 2017 time frame. I do agree that IF you Assume Leo has 9 main stars, then having three planets in it (as it does in September 2017) makes 12 “stars” in the “crown” above Virgo’s head as in Revelation 12:1. HOWEVER, not every source considers Leo to have 9 stars. Wikipedia says it has 9… or 15. lists 18 major stars. How many did the ancient Hebrews consider it to have? Maybe 12, as likely as 9, requiring NO planets to fulfill Rev 12:1 “A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars”

        Rosh Hashanah starts 9/20/16, into 9/21. The Moon is at Virgo’s shoulders on 9/20, at the waist 9/21. Not at the feet until 9/23. By Sukkot (The Feast of Tabernacles) which is the holiday I believe is of symbolic importance here, the Moon is long gone from Virgo. So I don’t feel September 2017 is any special match for prophecy.

        More importantly, I feel the Sun aligning with Spica on the Feast of Tabernacles is the most important part, and that only happens in 2019. It also fits perfectly (to the day) with other events in my timeline, whereas 2017 does not.

        • David Montaigne

          Correction: I meant Rosh Hashanah starts 9/20/17

    • bobinh2otown

      Ok, I think your understanding and reasoning is so wrong.

      Explain Oxford Universities translations are almost identical to his.
      Realize also its a collectiveness of many and considered the greatest linguistics dept in the world

      I think your assumptions are based on one persons interpretations. lmao

      Imagine this will not be posted…. Do alittle research on Oxford Universities Sumerian translations.
      They talk about the gods, Nibru and everything else just like the old man you guys care to smear

    • Factory Farms FEAR the MooCow

      Nibiru is right now you read my mooCow message you are on planet Nibiru now no one everyone Moo you know is on planet Nibiru from 2012 Mooo… I AM THE SYMBOL OF AMERICA AND SWISS…here me ROAR DA SOUND and my rGBH Monsanto mutated meat…. eat eat mee…… MooOOOOOooo you know you want too!!! :twisted:

      • Loki

        steak, please!

      • max jones

        ……what an idiot…..Moooo… :cool:

    • caoneil76

      Until you can produce an ancient Sumerian that can translate their own language, I’m going to say this is just as much speculation and BS as you claim Sitchin’s work is. You think your theory is right, Sitchin thought his was right, and I think I’m right. In truth, none of us will know who’s correct until something happens. Until then, your theory will stand since it has to be proved incorrect.

      Doesn’t matter if it’s Nibiru or not, there is something happening within our solar system that is affecting the other planets as well as Earth itself. Until that is explained, it is all open for theories.

      • LifeIs

        Ignatius Donnelly did a great job in “Ragnarok,” in putting together geological anomalies with ancient legends from all over the world.

        Immanuel Velikovsky built on that.

        And since Velikovsky’s time we have learned that Venus’ spin is synchronized with Earth’s orbit,
        so the same part of Venus faces the Earth on closest approach, every closest approach.

        And we have learned about the small, dark comets, frozen hydrocarbons, that disintegrate above the Earth’s atmosphere every minute.

        And we have learned that Venus’ surface is new and almost entirely crater-less.

        A reasonable person would conclude Venus was disintegrated by a close encounter with a rogue planet, and that it re-assembled. And that debris, the small, black comets, was left over.

        Many mysteries of the solar system are explained by the idea that the Sun — and the planets –
        have a positive charge. The Earth is negative, RELATIVELY, compared to say the positive terminal
        of your car battery. But positive.

        Like charges repel.

        That repulsion keeps the Moon from moving away from the Earth in the direction of the Sun.
        Even though the Sun’s “gravity” exerts more force on the Moon than does that of Earth.

        It allows our orbit to remain stable, even though we are orbiting the spot where the Sun was 8 minutes ago.

        And this repulsion is how Planet X — and a few thousand years ago, the newly-reborn Venus–
        shift the rotational axis of the Earth.

        Planet X is scoffed at by people who are constantly being surprised by discoveries of orbiting objects far beyond the orbit of Pluto, including a dwarf planet bigger than Pluto…

        …discoveries of braided rings around Saturn, and “spokes” in the rings, and a second set of rings…

        …observations of comets flaring up at great distances from the Sun… and of comets surviving close approaches to the Sun…

        Planet X is scoffed at by charlatans who believe in Einstein and an expanding Universe of 3 space dimensions and a time dimension, and a Big Bang, and sub-atomic particles governed by the laws of probability.

        And if any of them were competent, the Apollo hoax and the AGW hoax and the 9-11 hoaxes
        could not have happened.

        Yes, Planet X is here. It is frozen-hydrocarbon black. Seen with near-infra-red and infra-red instruments. It is south of, below, the plane of the ecliptic.

    • truthlovingsoul

      there is definitely something changed about our skies, many things. thanks for the story. if there is a push for us to believe this is the end of the world, it most likely is not. :)

    • windshield44

      Yes i’ll choose the words of a religious fanatic over the words of stichens any time. said know one ever. :evil:

      • DJ Thomas

        says me right now! Religious nut or Ancient Alien nut? And you choose Stchin? ‘Who will stand for me against evil?” Way to go, David. The truth rules.

      • StraightDopes


        yes, trust this guy

        because people with “religious” ideas are NUTS, right?? :lol:

    • James Smith

      The niburoot completely ignorant story, is just that, stupid and 100% completely unsubstantiated by even a single empirical fact. So why would some idiot want people to believe a bald face lie…. /alternative/2014/08/america-is-under-attack-and-the-american-people-know-it-too-3015792.html

    • T

      This guy sounds like a government troll. One who works in department for the gov to mislead or give deceit to hide the truth the government does not want you to know about. There is way too much evidence to support this theory. How about over 30 dead scientist who worked on this theory to shut them up. Why does the government build underground bases and cities. Why did the Vatican spend millions on a telescope in Arizona at Mt. Graham? Why does google block out the area in which it is located. Why do you think we have Pole Shifts? Why all of a sudden are we seeing so many comets and asteriods? Stan Deyo said it best, we have only covered 5-10% of space and they have just found a planet so big, it’s rings are bigger than Saturn? Please read CREDITABLE sources and come to a sensible conclusion and get caught with your pants down.

    • Central Scrutinizer

      “NIBIRU – It’s Not What Most People Think It Is”

      It’s exactly what I’ve always known it was. Utter hogwash. Complete fantasy. Total drivel.

      Shall I go on?

    • skreamer

      The object near the sun is not nibiru, dont know what it is, Nibiru is in our northern sky of Australia atm, it is brighter than venus and can be seen well from 9pm-onwards.
      I was watching it last night.
      Venus is the first star to appear in the western sky at sunset in Australia!
      Everyone seems to think the other object near our sun is Nibiru. It is not, it is something else!

    • skreamer

      ATM there is a star as bright as Venus in our northern sky..”i live in Australia”.
      Venus is the in the western sky as the sun goes down.
      Does anyone know what this bright like Venus star is?

    • King of Shambhala

      David, Obama’s real name is Barry Parks, the son of Jim T. Parks. Barry (so-called Obama) was born the Topeka, Kansas.
      Big Scoop! Obama To Be Jailed! These Facts Scare The Establishment Because Of Where Revealing Them Leads To (Video) /alternative/2017/09/big-scoop-obama-in-jail-these-facts-scare-the-establishment-because-of-where-revealing-them-leads-to-video-3549925.html
      Can you contact Linda Joy Adams in the link please, she’s Obama’s third cousin.
      Say you’re coming from that link not me. Take ti from there. Thanks.

      You’re one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: you say Obama’s the Antichrist, that’s why.
      The Four Horsemen are BIN reporters you, Mark Brander, THE LIGHT and Jaywill.

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