Ancient myths from around the world describe numerous entrances to vast underground cavern-cities, within the bowels of the earth. Many occult organizations, esoteric authors, and secret societies concur with these legends of subterranean inhabitants, who are the remnants of antediluvian civilizations, which sought refuge in hollow caverns inside the earth.
A massive network of 12,000 year old underground tunnels discovered that stretch from Scotland to Turkey.
The prehistoric temples of Malta include many subterranean passageways, including ancient catacombs and chambers, with underground tunnels that have now been closed off to the public.
New Swabia (Neuschwabenland) is an area of Antarctica between 20°E and 10°W in Queen Maud Land. It was explored by the German Antarctic Expedition which discovered ice-free areas with warm fresh-water lakes and vegetation. In 1943, German Navy Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz stated: "The German submarine fleet is proud of having built for the Führer in another part of the world a Shangri-La, an impregnable fortress."
Meaning "to weave" in Sanskrit, the term Tantra implies a set of spiritual practices that direct the universal energies into the practitioner, thereby leading to liberation from the physical level of existence. Samadhi is a state of Consciousness characterized by clarity of perception and the absence of the ego. It is the state of Consciousness sought by all schools of Meditation, a piercing of the veils of one's subconscious mind, into the super-conscious.
Orgone is the universal Life Force, the basic building block of all organic and inorganic matter. Coined by Dr. Wilhelm Reich, Orgone was seen as a mass-less, omnipresent substance, similar to luminiferous ether, and called by the Great mystics and philosophers; Chi, Prana or Vril.
Alan Watts was a British philosopher who popularized Eastern esoteric philosophy for a Western audience. Samael Aun Weor was a spiritual teacher and author of over sixty books of esoteric spirituality. He taught and formed groups under the banner of 'Universal Gnosticism', or simply Gnosis.
Robert Sepehr is an independent anthropologist and author.