The Lost Continent Of Lemuria
The Lost Continent Of Lemuria
Most people know about the existence of Atlantis.. However, most people do not know about Lemuria or the Legend of Mu. So, I figured I’d make a post about it. This is one version of it’s history. As usual with ancient legends, there are many different versions of the story floating around. I highly recommend you research this subject more if you are curious, because Lemuria is a truly fascinating subject.
A Short History of Lemuria
The legend of Mu is found on islands all over the Pacific Ocean. For thousands of years the Polynesians have handed down the story of a continent in the Pacific that was motherland of mankind.
The name of Mu somehow sounds like an uninteresting contraction of a more exotic name. In contrast, the word Lemuria invokes a picture of a land at the dawn of time, a land forgotten in our histories but not in our dreams.
The name Lemuria resulted from a Nineteenth Century controversy over Darwin’s Origin of the Species. Defenders of Darwin had trouble explaining how certain species became distributed over large areas. Zoologists had a particularly difficult time explaining the distribution of the lemurs. The lemur is a small primitive form of primate found in Africa, Madagascar, India, and the East Indian archipelago. Some zoologists suggested a land mass in the Indian Ocean, between Madagascar and India, millions of years ago. An English zoologist, Phillip L. Schlater, proposed the name Lemuria (LEMURia) for this former land of the LEMURS in the Indian Ocean.
Earnst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919), a German naturalist and champion of Darwin, used Lemuria to explain the absence of fossil remains of early man: If man originated on a sunken continent in the Indian Ocean, all the fossils of the missing link are now under the sea. To quote Haeckel: “Schlater has given this continent the name of Lemuria, from the semi-apes which were characteristic of it.”
Zoologists have now explained the distribution of lemurs without resorting to the use of a land bridge. And anthropologists have discovered many bones of ancient man in Africa. However in the nineteenth century, Haeckel’s theories were widely read and respected. As a result, the name Lemuria was well known among educated people in Europe and America.
Madame Elena Petrovna Blavatsky (born Helena Hahn 1831-1891), the founder of Theosophy, in her book The Secret Doctrine (1888), claimed to have learned of Lemuria in The Book of Dzyan, which she said was composed in Atlantis and shown to her by the Mahatmas. However, in her writings she did give Philip Schlater the honor of inventing the name, Lemuria.
Mme Blasvatsky located her Lemuria in the Indian Ocean about 150 million years ago. She may have obtained her ideas of a sunken land in the Indian Ocean from Sanskrit legends of the former continent of Rutas that sank beneath the sea. But the name Rutas sounds too spiritless and uninspiring to have held such a prominent place in cosmic history.
She described the Lemurians as the third root race to inhabit the earth. They were egg-laying beings with a third eye that gave them psychic powers and allowed them to function without a brain. Originally bisexual, their downfall came about after they discovered sex.
The English Theosophist W. Scott-Elliot, who said he received his knowledge from the Theosophical Masters by “astral clairvoyance”, writes in The Story of Atlantis & The Lost Lemuria (1896), that the sexual exploits of the Lemurians so revolted the spiritual beings, the Lhas, that they refused to follow the cosmic plan of becoming the first to incarnate into the bodies of the Lemurians. Scott-Elliot located his Lemuria not only in the Indian Ocean: He described it as stretching from the east coast of Africa across the Indian AND the Pacific Oceans.
In this century, writers have increasingly placed Lemuria in the Pacific Ocean. Even psychics and modern prophets channel beings who were citizens of Lemuria. Today just about everyone who has heard of Lemuria assumes that the legends of Mu are identical with the English zoologist’s land of the lemurs.
They also began to store information in crystals. These crystals were taken deep within the Earth to be stored and preserved. These ancient Lemurians also began to create detailed maps of the underground tunnels that existed between power points on your planet. They also took the time to prepare their plans. They knew that they would receive a sign telling them it was time to go underground before the floods came. So they prepared themselves for these several thousand years to be the sacred keepers of the records of Earth. They knew it was very important that the information they held be saved for when the waters receded, otherwise the entire history of Earth and the sacred teachings of the Lemurians would have been lost forever.
These holy people received their signs and began going underground. This occurred approximately one year before the flood. While underground, they learned to live there and use the underground environment for their sustenance. They built very supportive and loving communities underground. During that year, they did the final work involved in preserving some of the knowledge that they knew needed to be preserved.
Then the flood came. All these people who were underground were safe from the waters, even though many, many people on the surface of the Earth perished. When the waters receded, the people emerged from underground. The land they once knew was now very different. This emergence from the Earth is the point at which the Native Americans’ creation history begins. In a very literal sense, they did emerge from the Earth. Most of the native peoples have lost the exact literal memory of this emergence, but within the highest ranks of the shamans, this knowledge is still passed on.
Now, we tell this story from the point of view of the Native Americans, but they were not the only people who went underground. The holy people all around this planet went underground. For instance, the Aborigines in Australia and those who were later to become the Druids in England were all preserving their knowledge underground as well. The Druids were preserving the ancient Atlantean information, as were the Egyptians. But the native peoples of the Pacific area, including Asia, were preserving the Lemurian information. These native peoples, even today, hold within themselves this sacred knowledge. Some of it is conscious but most of it lies in the subconscious. The Ainu of Japan are one of the tribes that preserved some of the knowledge. There was a great cooperation among all of these peoples on Earth to make sure that the sacred teachings were never lost.
The rise and fall of the Lemurian civilization cannot be accurately documented, though many have gone in quest of this mythological continent. Lost civilizations have been known to rise and fall – or just appear and disappear without explanation. As with Atlantis one can only speculate as to what happened, based on archaeological evidence, legends, theories pieced together by researchers, and for some, metaphysical channelings.
The exact location of Lemuria varies with different researchers and authors, though it is part of the mysteries of the Pacific region flowing into the American continent, just as Atlantis is linked to the Atlantic land areas that stretch to the Mediterrean Sea. Wherever you believe the location of Lemuria to be, it is linked with the Ring of Fire. This area has become active with a Tsunami in December 26, 2004, powerful earthquakes and volcanoes that continue, after being dormant for many years. It would seem that the legends of ancient Lemuria speak to us once again with warning signs – as they supposedly did to the Lemurians – before the continent – or group of islands – fell into the sea.
The fate of Lemuria, also known as Pacifica, Mu, and what Cayce called Zu or Oz, is not unlike that proposed for Atlantis. It is much like the destiny of humanity foreseen in our timeline by prophets of old and modern-day clairvoyants. The legends are all the same … a thriving, advanced culture that suddenly manifested out of nowhere. Their origins and downfall are linked to destruction when their continent sank beneath the ‘sea’ due to natural cataclyms and human imbalance.
Possible Physical Evidence of Lemuria
Stone monuments of mysterious origin dot the entire Pacific, from Japan’s underwater site at Yonaguni, to cryptic Petroglyphs on Hawaii’s Big Island, to Easter Island among sacred and megalithic sites
Many believe that Easter Island was part of Lemuria. Its hundreds of colossal stone statues and written language point to an advanced culture, yet it appeared on the world’s most remote spot. The legends of Easter Island speak of Hiva which sank beneath the waves as people fled.
Samoans called a similar place Bolutu. It was stocked with trees and plants bearing fruits and flowers, which were immediately replaced when picked. On Bolutu men could walk through trees, houses, and other physical objects without any resistance.
The Maoris of New Zealand still talk about arriving long ago from a sinking island called Hawaiki a vast and mountainous place on the other side of the water.
Does the discovery of the Hobbit of Flores – in October 2004 – two months before the tsunami and earthquakes – in any way link to Lemuria?
There are various dates for the Lemurian timeline – some placing it millions of years ago – while others define the Lemurian era as roughly 75,000 to 20,000 B.C. – prior to Atlantis. Others speculate that Atlantis and Lemuria co-existed for thousands of years.
The idea of the Lemurian continent first appeared in the works of Augustus Le Plongeon, (1826-1908) a 19th century researcher and writer who conducted investigations of the Maya ruins in the Yucatan. He announced that he had translated ancient Mayan writings, which allegedly showed that the Maya of Yucatan were older than the later civilizations of Atlantis and Egypt, and additionally told the story of an even older continent of Mu, whose survivors founded the Maya civilization. Later students of the Ancient Maya writings argue that Le Plongeon’s “translations” were based on little more than his vivid imagination.
Metaphysics and Metaphors
Reality is Myth and Metaphor – Magic and Mirrors – stories created in ‘time’ for the experiencer – projected through the eye or lens of the camera into the matrix to be perceived consciously as if virtual reality. ALL is projected illusion in the Alchemy of Time and Consciousness – ALL are parallel running programs through which we consciously experience simultaneously.
Programs have inserts. If a civilization is an insert in a grid program – that could explain why fully evolved civilizations suddenly spring up out of nowhere – the ‘sea of creation’ – the flow of the collective unconsciousnes – or the consciousness grid that creates realities. If time is an illusion – all programs are running simultaneously. Therefore you are experiencing many civilizations at the same time. This often explains the feeling of Deja vu – or why some souls are drawn to live in a specific region and feel at home there.
Sumer is an example of a programmed insert that sprang out of nowhere as an advanced civilization – then disappeared.
There are those who believe that Lemuria suddenly appeared with a full-blown culture. This has spawned many interesting theories, including visits from extraterrestrials who introduced a new species of genetically engineered humans to replace their slow-witted ancestors. This too links with other creational theories about humans being seeded by gods or aliens.
Most of what is written is a metaphor – linking to the patterns of creation – sacred geometry. It is about spiraling consciousness that moves from higher frequencies of thought – a higher harmonic – to slower – lower frequencies as we experiencing many places at the same time. All realities are created based on the numeric blueprint of sacred geometry – consciousness – the Golden Mean – Phi Ratio.
Let’s examine the metaphors in the theories below ….
Channelers speak of Lemurians as originally coming from higher frequency – then descending into third dimension for a physical experience. TThis parallels our human experience through the spiraling patterns of consciousness and a feeling of change that is taking hold with human conscousness at this time. We were originally higher frequency beings in spirit form who have descended into physical beings to experience linear time and emotion.
Planet Earth is the third planet from the sun. It is physical – Reality experienced in third dimension – 3D. Some researchers consider the Lemurians the ‘third root race’. They believe that we are the fourth root race – 4=4th dimension=time] soon to become the ‘fifth root race’ as we move into a Golden Age.
The descended Lemurians allegedly remained here for thousands of years – which seems odd – as they did not mark time in years as we do. All of the timelines would be wrong.
Their continent sank into the sea killing the physical souls. This is a metaphor for the souls returning to the sea of consciousness – the Lemurian grid program insert – and seeking new experiences in new forms of light or physical embodiment.
Many see the end of a program – and the evolution of consciousness as the movement into a Golden Age – gold being a metaphor for Alchemy of Consciousness into awareness – the blue [electricity - the blueprint of our reality] and the gold [metal - magnetics.]
Lemuria sank into the sea – ocean = flow of the collective unconsciousnes – which are the grids that comprise our realities on many levels. To ‘sink into the sea’ is to move one’s consciousness from one reality to another. Power movement of water – tsunami of consciousness – the creational flood stories – amphibious gods from the sea – consciousness frozen in time or an ‘Ice Age’ between programs. Then we have the – meltdown of the polar icecaps. Electromagnetic energy – poles – polarity – bi-polar experiences – pole shifts on the planet and in conscousness – at Zero Point.
Duality Atlantis and Lemuria – inserts created by electromagnetic energy grids – duality of experience. Does one continent represent the feminine energies and the other the masculine?
Mythology and Metaphysics
Return to the Goddess / Priestess / Feminine / higher frequency energies – Lemuria is often called Mu which sounds a lot like ‘Moo’ which takes us to ‘cow goddesses’ – in particular Hathor an ancient Egyptian creational force. In Gaul we find Damona, Goddess of fertility and healing. Her name means “divine cow”. Cow Goddesses were linked to fertility and abundance. In the Celtic realms we find the Goddess of the river, Boyne which means ‘Mistress of the white cows’. Boann is a Goddess of bounty and fertility whose totem is the sacred white cow.
As with most ancient and lost civilizations – Lemurians would build pyramids or ziggurats – step pyramids – linking them to their gods who live above [on higher frequency]. These would be places of worship and sacrifice, or landing areas for spaceships. Pyramidal structures symbolize spiraling consciousness and ascension to the place of the gods and goddesses who reside ‘above’ our reality in a higher plane of existence. Is there a link for the Lemurian and the Mayan pyramids?
Lemurian Seed Crystals
Another theory is based on the notion of ‘seed crystals’ in which the knowledge and story of Lemuria was encoded and stored in seed crystals just before Lemuria fell. Later – in our timeline – the crystals would be discovered and their messages revealed helping those who find them reember their fated destiny and how it parallels our experience. Are these crystals linked to the Mayan or other Crystal Skulls?
In conclusion – I believe that the story of Lemuria – and other lost and ancient civilizations – and religious ideologies are part of humanity’s quest to remember that we are not physical beings searching for our spiritual selves – in as much as we are soul sparks of light having a physical experience – which is about the end / evolve back into higher frequencies of consciousness and total understanding of the nature of reality.
Theories About Lemuria
Anglo-American explorer, James Churchward was a close friend of Auguste and Alice Le Plongeon. James Churchward, in books such as The Lost Continent of Mu (1931), wrote that the Motherland stretched from the Hawaiian Islands to Fiji and from Easter Island to the Marianas.
Churchward wanted an ancient civilization of his own, and using Le Plongeon’s doubtful methodology set about ‘discovering’ one. His findings were set down in the five main volumes of the Mu series published in from 1926 – 1931. The basic premise was by studying various ancient texts Churchward had discovered the existence of a long lost continent with an advanced civilization that approximately 60,000 years earlier had sunk below the Pacific Ocean after a cataclysmic earthquake. Sixty-four million people allegedly died. The Hawaiian Islands and the Pacific Islands are the remaining mountain peaks of the lost continent.
Volume #1 – The Lost Continent of Mu set out Churchward’s theory utilizing a “vast knowledge of science, ancient art and history, mythology and the occult” to recreate the splendor and doom of this hidden antediluvian world. Lemuria or Mu was about 5,000 miles long and 3,000 miles wide. The Garden of Eden was not in Asia but on a now sunken continent in the Pacific Ocean. The Biblical story of Creation came first not from the peoples of the Nile or the Euphrates Valley but from this now-submerged continent, Mu – the Motherland of Man.
Volume #2 – The Children of Mu is the story of the pioneers of Mu. Sixty-three million people lived on the now lost continent of Mu over 200,000 years ago. The children of Mu became the most influential people on Earth. Mu had an incredibly sophisticated government, flowering culture and scientific technology. Much of the Lemurian civilization lived in homes with transparent roofs. They built shelters, made clothing, food, and their own tools. They were free from stress and disease, living in peace for hundreds of years. Their psychic abilities were highly developed – telepathy, astral travel and teleportation making traditional communication devices unnecessary. They were primarily a vegetarian, agricultural, outdoor, organic culture that worked in harmony with nature and the land.
Volume #3 – The Sacred Symbols of Mu, this volume talks about the occult origins of ancient and modern religions. All religions have a common origin in the Sacred Inspired Writings of Mu. The Lord’s Prayer is to be found in The Sacred Inspired Writings of Mu. Evidence of the Mu religion dates back 170,000 years. These teachings were taught by Osiris, Moses, and Jesus. Moses condensed the forty-two questions of the Osirian religion into the Ten Commandments. Jesus condensed the text to suit the language of his day. The Last Words of Jesus on the cross were in the language of Mu, ‘unknown in Palestine’.
Volume #4 – The Cosmic Forces of Mu – Biological evolution is a myth, There is no such thing as atomic force. All disease can be conquered by using appropriately colored light rays. The Earth’s temperatures and seasons have become inalterably fixed in their present state and that the Earth cannot be hurled off into space or drawn into the sun.
Volume is #5 – Second Book of the Cosmic Forces of Mu – Churchward continues to draw conclusions from the ancient documents and lore of Mu to present some startling revisionist theories about the age of the Earth, the nature of mountains and volcanic processes, the Ice Age and Flood.
The Rosicrucians of San Jose, California – a disastrous cycle began with volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and the collapse of subterranean gas belts. Magnetic waves moved around the globe, and Lemuria began to go under. Fortunately, there was time enough for small groups to salvage part of Lemuria’s precious wisdom, which was stored in crystals. Some colonists reached India and from there Mesopotamia and Egypt – while others migrated eastward on crude rafts to the Americas, forming the racial core of the earliest Indian tribes. California was home to history’s oldest people: pure Lemurians who later became the California Indians. That could explain why some America’s oldest human artifacts were found on Santa Rosa Island off Santa Barbara, dating around 25,000 B.C.
Channeler – Edgar Cayce
The Cayce readings refer to a lost continent in the Pacific by several names, but most often it is called Lemuria. Other names are Mu, Zu, and possibly Oz. Some of these may refer to provinces of the continent, or to portions left after a major break-up of the land. Lemuria sank into the sea. Some of the land area changed to what is now a portion of the Rocky Mountains – Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah. There was an entity among the Lemurian princesses who established the teachings of the Law of One which taught about brought destructive forces in Lemuria before it fell due to separation of love to the gratifying of selfish motives.
Channeler – Gordon-Michael Scallion
The original Lemurians were thought projections not physically beings. It made them higher in frequency and closer to the Creator’s energy vibration level. Their souls came to Earth to experience the physical vibration. They were about nine feet tall, had scaly skin with an aqua cast, which changed from blue to green in conjunction with two seasonal cycles each year. They breathed through their skin, not lungs. Their faces were elongated and oval. Their eyes were large with vertical pupils.
The Lemurian experience began with the projection of 144 soul groups – representing the projection of 33 million souls. They came from Mars, the Pleiades and Sirius – projecting into physical form on Earth. Some groups chose water, some the plant kingdom, the mineral kingdom, or the animal kingdom. The greater experiments were with the animal kingdom as this realm allowed for longer life ps and greater mobility. The Earth had interesting species at that time which included giants and elves.
When Lemuria fell the souls went on to become the Atlanteans
Researcher / Author David Childress
According to Childress the first civilization arose 78,000 years ago on a giant continent known as Mu or Lemuria, and lasted for an astonishing 52,000 years. It is sometimes said to have been destroyed in earthquakes generated by a pole shift which occurred approximately 24,000 B.C.
There was one language and one government. Education was the keynote of the Empire’s success, and because every citizen was versed in the laws of the universe and was given thorough training in a profession or trade, magnificent prosperity resulted. A child’s education was compulsory to the age of 21 in order for him to be eligible to attend citizenship school. This training period lasted for seven years; so the earliest age at which a person could become a citizen of the empire was 28.
The Elders of Lemuria, known as the Thirteenth School, moved their headquarters prior to the cataclysm to the uninhabited plateau of Central Asia that we now call Tibet. Here they allegedly established a library and school known as The Great White Brotherhood.
In her book The Secret Doctrine (1888), Madame Blavatsky claimed to have learned of Lemuria in The Book of Dzyan which she said was shown to her by the Mahatmas. Mahatma is Sanskrit for ‘Great Soul’. She may have obtained some of her ideas of a sunken land in the Indian Ocean from Sanskrit legends of the Rutas. Blasvatsky placed her ‘Third Continent of the Third Root Race’ to inhabit planet Earth – in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Malaysia existing 150 million years ago. Surprisingly, many scientists of her day concurred and even came up with the name, derived from ‘lemur’, the ghostlike primates who allegedly lived there. Lemurians were allegedly egg-laying beings with a third eye that gave them psychic abilities.
The Lost Civilization of Lemuria – Author Frank Joseph
Our Forgotten History- Lemuria
A documentary by Fernando S. Gallagos which uniquely links our genetic past to otherworldly influences through the combined research of ancient Sumerian, Egyptian and Dogon cultures and beliefs. A great video for the contemplative mind!!