Scottish historian, author, AND filmmaker explorING THE ARCHETYPES OF “US” IN WORLD MYTHOLOGY, lEGENDS, FOLKLORE AND FAIRY TALES.

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“CLAN MYTHOLOGY”

EXPLORING THE ARCHETYPES OF ’US’ IN WORLD MYTHS, LEGENDS, FOLKLORE AND FAIRYTALES


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CLAN MYTHOLOGY

All over the world in religion, mythology and folklore archetypal heroes fought giants, monsters, serpents and dragons. Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell believed this was a manifestation from the unconscious mind and this talk examines the underlying archetypes within the northern Scottish Norse myth - Assipattle and the Stoor Worm.

An enduring Celtic myth tells of a piper being seduced by the Queen of the Fairies and entering a magical seven year contract. Within the structure of this story lie a set of precise astronomical conditions which bring this folk tale firmly into reality.

A fading Norse offers a curious numerical riddle which identifies the otherworldly home of Odin's legendary Valkyries and a lost Viking lunar temple.

This episode explores how Pre-Colombian cultures in South America hyper-ritualized gold and the legendary quest for El Dorado.

In 1899, English occultist Aleister Crowley performed ancient magical operations from the 14th century 'Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage' in Boleskine House on the banks of Loch Ness. While Highland folk cherished their mythological loch beast, Crowley was "The Great Beast" and reports of locals losing their minds instigated satanic panic.

ASTRONOMY IS APPLIED TO ANSWER WHY ANCIENT MOON GODDESS WERE WORSHIPED IN TRIPLE ASPECTS.

ASTRONOMY IS APPLIED TO ANSWER WHY ANCIENT MOON GODDESS WERE WORSHIPED IN TRIPLE ASPECTS.

LIVE STREAM. REVERSE ENGINEERING THE SACRED ARCHITECTURE OF A HILLTOP CHURCH IN COLOMBIA, ASHLEY REVEALS HOW THE ARCHITECTS KEYED INTO THE SURROUNDING SACRED LANDSCAPE.

LIVE STREAM. REVERSE ENGINEERING THE SACRED ARCHITECTURE OF A HILLTOP CHURCH IN COLOMBIA, ASHLEY REVEALS HOW THE ARCHITECTS KEYED INTO THE SURROUNDING SACRED LANDSCAPE.

LIVE STREAM FROM A REMOTE 17TH CENTURY PENTAGONAL CEMETERY IN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND WHICH HOLDS AN OLD MASONIC SECRET.

LIVE STREAM FROM A REMOTE 17TH CENTURY PENTAGONAL CEMETERY IN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND WHICH HOLDS AN OLD MASONIC SECRET.

 

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DOCUMENTING SCOTLAND'S SHARED SOCIAL HISTORY.

DOCUMENTING SCOTLAND'S SHARED SOCIAL HISTORY.

EXPLORE THE HOME AND MIND OF ALEISTER CROWLEY, ONE OF THE 20TH CENTURIES MOST CONTROVERSIAL AND MISUNDERSTOOD PSYCHONAUTS.

EXPLORE THE HOME AND MIND OF ALEISTER CROWLEY, ONE OF THE 20TH CENTURIES MOST CONTROVERSIAL AND MISUNDERSTOOD PSYCHONAUTS.

EXPLORING A VAST ANCIENT LAKE BED IN COLOMBIA ASHLEY FINDS A LOST SACRED LAGOON AND A CAVE SYSTEM WITH HUNDREDS OF PETROGLYPHS.

EXPLORING A VAST ANCIENT LAKE BED IN COLOMBIA ASHLEY FINDS A LOST SACRED LAGOON AND A CAVE SYSTEM WITH HUNDREDS OF PETROGLYPHS.

ASHLEY TEAMS UP WITH IRON AGE EXPERT IAIN MACLEAN INVESTIGATING A STRING OF ANCIENT CELTIC BUILDINGS IN NORTHERN SCOTLAND

ASHLEY TEAMS UP WITH IRON AGE EXPERT IAIN MACLEAN INVESTIGATING A STRING OF ANCIENT CELTIC BUILDINGS IN NORTHERN SCOTLAND

ASHLEY DISCOVERS ANCIENT PICTOGRAMS IN AN ANCIENT HUNTER'S MOUNTAIN-TOP CAVE INHABITED OVER 7,000 YEARS AGO.

ASHLEY DISCOVERS ANCIENT PICTOGRAMS IN AN ANCIENT HUNTER'S MOUNTAIN-TOP CAVE INHABITED OVER 7,000 YEARS AGO.

An enhanced mountain track in Colombia leads to a remote mountain top platform which once served as both an observatory and a sacred ritual space.

IN THIS LIVE STREAM FROM CULLODEN BATTLE FIELD ASHLEY ADDRESSES SOME MYTHS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LAST BATTLE ON BRITISH SOIL.

IN THIS LIVE STREAM FROM CULLODEN BATTLE FIELD ASHLEY ADDRESSES SOME MYTHS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LAST BATTLE ON BRITISH SOIL.

BUILT OVER 5000 YEARS AGO, THE GREY CAIRNS OF CAMSTER ARE AMONG THE OLDEST BURIAL CHAMBERS IN BRITAIN.

BUILT OVER 5000 YEARS AGO, THE GREY CAIRNS OF CAMSTER ARE AMONG THE OLDEST BURIAL CHAMBERS IN BRITAIN.

ASHLEY DISCOVERS THREE GIANT CARVED GODS ON A REMOTE MOUNTAIN IN COLOMBIA.

ASHLEY DISCOVERS THREE GIANT CARVED GODS ON A REMOTE MOUNTAIN IN COLOMBIA.

Join Ashley discussing the illusions and deceptions in the world of OOPArts.

Using only ropes, Ashley demonstrates how structures like Stonehenge were laid out and orientated.


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