Do you know what you are celebrating? Chances are you probably don’t. So, for those who will listen, absorb this knowledge and free your minds from mental slavery. For those who don’t, so mote it be……….
In ancient Rome, the celebration of the Winter Solstice began on December 17 with the feast of Saturn — also called the ‘Saturnalia’, a homosexual god. Through December 23rd, the Romans engaged in “merrymaking” and the exchanging of gifts in honor of Saturn. In reality, this is when men got drunk, had sex with each other and beat their wives. Moreover, the Romans even practiced human sacrifice during the Saturnalia and human heads adorned the pine trees as ornaments.
In the fourth century, the Emperor Constantine designated December 25, the birthday of the Roman Sun-God Mithra, as the birthday of Jesus Christ, thereby placing the true Savior among the pantheon of Roman gods. Constantine succeeded in drawing Christians into the pagan celebrations of Rome, which procured the religious unity needed for the success of the Holy Roman Empire. This empire dominated the world for 1200 years until the the 16th century, when the Protestant Reformers led more than half of Europe to break with the Roman Catholic Church and discontinued the celebration of Christmas by reason of its pagan character. The Puritans who controlled the English Parliament in 1644 declared that no observation of Christmas was permitted.
A broad element of English Christianity still considered Christmas celebration a pagan blasphemy. The Puritans, Baptists, Quakers, Presbyterians, Calvinists and other denominations brought this opposition to early New England and strong opposition to the holiday lasted in America until the middle of the 18th century.
In America, founding members of the New York Historical Society revived the Christmas tradition in the early 1800s, and in 1836 the state of Alabama declared Christmas a legal holiday.
What people are actually “celebrating” is the birth of the new sun. During the Winter Solstice, which begins around December 22, the sun “dies” for three days when it stops in its movement south, to be born again or resurrected on December 25th, when it resumes its movement north. This is known as the seed-time of the year, the longest night and shortest day. It is the birthday of the new “Sun”(The Son of God), and this “Sun-God” is known as Heru (Horus). On this darkest of nights, the Goddess becomes the Great Mother Auset (Isis) and once again gives birth.
[L-R: Heru, Ausar, Auset]
For three days the sun is fixed on the sundial on the same place. It then moves again in the Lunar logging in the 5th and 20th points in December; this was its rebirth, the sun was reborn. It begins its annual journey in the Lunar logging in the 5th and 20th point in December. Astrology is incredibly important to study, as it is the foundation of religious tradition and it’s symbolism is found consistently across many civilizations throughout history.