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The Sacred Science of Ancient Japan: Lost Chronicles of the Age of the Gods [Kindle Edition]

Avery Morrow

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The first English translation and examination of secret Japanese writings dating from the paleolithic to classical eras

• Examines four suppressed and secret texts to discover the deeper truths beneath Japanese mythology

• Introduces evidence of ancient civilizations in Japan, the sacred geometry of primitive times, and claims of a non-Earthly origin of the Emperors

• Explores how these texts convey the sacred spiritual science of Japan’s Golden Age with parallels in ancient India, Europe, and Egypt

In Japan there are roughly two dozen secret manuscripts originally dating back to the paleolithic era, the age of heroes and gods, that have been handed down by the ruling families for centuries. Rejected by orthodox Japanese scholars and never before translated into English, these documents speak of primeval alphabets, lost languages, forgotten technologies, and the sacred spiritual science. Some even refer to UFOs, Atlantis, and Jesus coming to Japan.

Translating directly from the original Japanese, Avery Morrow explores four of these manuscripts in full as well as reviewing the key stories of the other Golden Age chronicles. In the Kujiki manuscript Morrow uncovers the secret symbolism of a Buddhist saint and the origin of a modern prophecy of apocalypse. In the Hotsuma Tsutaye manuscript he reveals the exploits of a noble tribe who defeated a million-strong army without violence. In the Takenouchi Documents he shows us how the first Japanese emperor came from another world and ruled at a time when Atlantis and Mu still existed. And in the Katakamuna Documents the author unveils the sacred geometries of the universe from the symbolic songs of the 10,000-year-old Ashiya tribe. He also discusses the lost scripts known as the Kamiyo Moji and the magic spiritual science that underlies all of these texts, which enabled initiates to ascend to higher emotional states and increase their life force.

Taking a spiritual approach à la Julius Evola to these “parahistorical” chronicles, Morrow shows how they access a higher order of knowledge and demonstrate direct parallels to many ancient texts of India, Europe, and Egypt.

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"Avery Morrow's book does more than reveal an unsuspected lineage of Japanese esotericism; it gives us a new term for a genre long known in the West--'parahistory.' Using the Traditionalists Rene Guenon and Julius Evola as reference points, Morrow shows that parahistorical texts, whether ancient, pseudo-ancient, or modern, draw on a common fund of memory, or imagination. For anyone interested in the New Archaeology or the debate over Atlantis and other prehistoric high cultures, this work of inspired scholarship is essential reading."

About the Author

Avery Morrow's research on the basis of Asian folk traditions has been published in several academic journals. His interest in parahistory brought him to Japan, where for three years he researched various documents, taught English, visited sacred sites and worked as a translator and assistant to renowned Shintoist Shin'ichi Nakaya.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1879 KB
  • Print Length: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Bear & Company (3 Feb. 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00I7V1A7G
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very interesting work about ancient history 29 April 2014
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All my life I have seen pictures of items that have been found in anachronistic settings - like a hammer in a rock formation that was millions of years old. The iron was oxidized and the handle wood was fossilized, but it was clearly a modern looking hammer. Footprints of boots with treads in a layer of dinosaur tracks that were many millions of years old - etc. Science always dismisses these finds, even though they are obviously there...
I met Avery Morrow at our Japanese Matsuri in Santa Fe and bought his book there. Considering the subject I expected a hard read, but it turned out to be a very exciting book that read like a mystery novel. I found it hard to stop reading and was amazed at what stories emerged. If you are interested in Japanese mythology and history I can only recommend this book.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 26 Nov. 2014
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Worked out well
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5.0 out of 5 stars anomalous findings support this book 27 Mar. 2014
By James Loretta - Published on
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase amazing source of inspiration for how the world once was.....mainstream does not accept man on this planet millions of years ago and continues to ignore anomalous findings like stumps of stone pillars in coal beds 300 millions years old and a screw that was found inside a piece of mineral dated at 21 million years......when one figures in such findings, the knowledge of the Age of the Gods becomes even more believeable
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fearlessly jump down the rabbit-hole 15 July 2014
By James Whelan - Published on
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Whether or not Japanese texts and scripts such as those discussed in this book are authentic books from the ancient world is an open and shut case. They are not ancient.

But this book tacks a novel and interesting course. We are asked to suspend conventional textual criticism and instead consider that people from medieval and early modern Japan often encoded their spiritual insights and ideas about society into texts framed as tales and legends from unknown or misunderstood eras in Japan's prehistory.

Thus armed, we can fearlessly jump down the rabbit-hole into the weird and wonderful world of Japan's para-historical tradition and come out the other end perhaps a little wiser, with this tremendously well written and erudite book as our guide.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Required Reading 26 Jun. 2014
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Great book that was needed in this field for quite a while. Definitely recommended for ancient or alternate history buffs.
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