Sunday, September 4, 2011
Biblical scholar John Allegro, author of THE SACRED MUSHROOM AND THE CROSS
"Our father who art in heaven". Father = Abba. Abba comes from Ab-ba-tab-ba-ri-gi, the Sumerian name for mushroom. If you see a similarity with the klitche magicians incantation, Abracadabra, you would be correct.
"Give us this day our daily bread" is probably not a correct interpretation either (according to Allegro). Allegro thinks it means "that which is needful, give now bread. "bread" however is mushroom encrypted. For the Gnostics/Essences these things were encrypted, and not shared with the general public.
Allegro believes that Christ was the embodiment of the sacred mushroom spirit. To eat the body of Christ is to eat the sacred mushroom.
Historically abracadabra was believed to have healing powers when inscribed on an amulet.
abra (אברא) means "to create" and cadabra (כדברא) which means "as I say"
The first known mention of the word was in the second century AD in a book called Liber Medicinalis (sometimes known as De Medicina Praecepta Saluberrima) by Quintus Serenus Sammonicus, physician to the Roman emperor Caracalla, who prescribed that malaria sufferers wear an amulet containing the word written in the form of a triangle:
This, he explained, diminishes the hold over the patient of the spirit of the disease.Other Roman emperors, including Geta and Alexander Severus, were followers of the medical teachings of Serenus Sammonicus and may have used the incantation as well.
It was used as a magical formula by the Gnostics of the sect of Basilides in invoking the aid of beneficent spirits against disease and misfortune. It is found on Abraxas stones which were worn as amulets. Subsequently, its use spread beyond the Gnostics.