The Bee of 2012
The Bee of 2012
Apis is Latin for bee and considered a mystery word because it is said to be unrelated to any other words. There is a Greek word with the same spelling for the sacred bull of Osiris. I want to attempt to explain the connection by drawing attention to the stars.

First of all, the Apis Bull of Osiris was an earthly representation of the constellation Taurus, because Taurus contains the Pleiades constellation, which is Osiris as the power of resurrection in forms like the eye of bread given to him by Horus, as well as the antipodal position that the Pleiades demark as the top of the delineation of his Djed. Antipodal, in this astronomical context, means a position perfectly opposite another position on the ecliptic, or Sun’s path, which is exactly 180 degrees removed. This antipodal position of the Pleiades is easily conceptualized as a honey bee, because this antipodal position is atop the head of Scorpio, which is easily conceptualized as a flowers head with a long stem seen as the tail of Scorpio. Antipodal mean the opposite foot, thus something that works together in step with something else, like a counterpart relationship, as in hand and glove. The head of Scorpio as a flower is complimented with the Pleiades as the merged image of a bee alighting onto a flower, a perfect composite of an iconic relationship. This antipodal relationship means that when the head of Scorpio is rising on the eastern horizon the Pleiades are setting on the western horizon. One on each astronomically important point of setting and rising used in the measurement of time and this specific position of the Pleiades, that is our bee here in discussion, is the foundation of time and considered the point of supporting all the heavens, a very significant position.

So, we have found a connection between the word apis for a bee and Apis for the bull associated with Osiris, But let’s go further in this pursuit.

The Pleiades are seen as a sting from a bee to the constellation Taurus and therefore Taurus is looking at the Pleiades, or bee, with the eye of Aldebaran, the bull’s eye and thus where the term bull’s-eye comes from, denoting the center mark of heaven as the Pleiades, which by the way are the eye of heaven and not to be confused with Aldebaran, the bull’s eye, which gets its name from the follower of the Pleiades. So, we are drawing more connections to the bull in the heavens and the bee for a connection between two apis words for bull and bee.

Now, let me show you that the bull and the bee can also be seen not just as the Pleiades as a bee within the constellation of Taurus the bull, but let me completely combine the two separate images of bee and bull by seeing Taurus as a giant bee constellation. Just please note that the Pleiades are by themselves the concept of a bee and in this perspective of Taurus seen as a bee constellation with the Pleiades serving as the stinger, it is not the sole concept of the Pleiades being associated with a bee.

I have had many opportunities to discuss what I talk about in my videos with Astronomers while out viewing the night sky together. They are very much familiar with conventional constructs of constellations, but seldom will they let themselves even slightly see anything else in the stars that is not spelled out on a chart or that they have read about. I have found it quite amazing though that when I point out that Taurus looks just like a bee they see it perfectly at a glance and look at me like, yes, no doubt that is a bee.

The constellation traditionally known as Taurus to be seen as a giant bee is as follows. The horns are seen as antennae connecting to the lower V- shape part of the horns as the bee face, the surrounding faint stars look like wings and the Pleiades make a pointy shaped stinger. If you start by looking at the face and antennae it should appear to you.

Don’t let me detract from the point, or stinger of this giant bee as being by itself our main focus here as the representation of a bee. So, again I say the Pleiades represent a bee that matches perfectly antipodal onto the flower head of the constellation we all recognize as Scorpio. You can think of it as the bee stinging Taurus or think of it as the bee inside of Taurus, like the concept of the Bougonia, which is the very old practice of burying a bull with its head above ground as the entrance for bees into a beehive made from the bulls body. The word Bougonia come from the Greek, meaning ox born, i.e. bees born from the bull and this bull represents the constellation Taurus with the Pleiades inside as bees.

Let’s look at this antipodal relationship between the Pleiades as a bee and the constellation Scorpio as a flower. Everyone has heard of 2012, but nobody talks about the antipodal relationship between the aforementioned flower and bee as the key to understanding 2012. As everyone know 2012 is an alignment of the Winter Solstice Sun with the center of the Milky Way, but none talk about the concept of the Sun aligning with the antipodal positions of the Pleiades and atop the head of Scorpio, which is the focus of 2012. There is a city in Mexico that is the representation of the final alignment of the Sun in 2012 called Chichen Itza. Chichen Itza is a city made by alignments of its edifices to the astronomical alignments of 2012. A city of the year 2012! Everyone has heard of its pyramid Kukulkan with its Equinox shadow phenomenon, but the Pyramid is also perfectly aligned for six days of the year not just the Equinoxes, because it also has alignments for the two Solstice alignments and the two antipodal positions of the Pleiades as a bee atop the head of Scorpio as a flower.

The pyramid of Kukulkan has four sides and it is oriented for the two sides of the South and East to light up with the sunrise of the Winter Solstice. On the Summer Solstice the two sides of the North and West light up with the sunset. On the day the Sun aligns with the Pleiades the West side lights up at sunset and with the alignment of the Sun atop the head of Scorpio the East side of Kukulkan lights up. So, this means that on the day the Sun is atop the head of Scorpio the East side is light with the sunrise and the three other sides are shadow, the obverse is the case with the day for the Pleiades and Sun alignment having the West side light up at sunset with the other three sides shadow. Of course, two sides light up on the Winter and Summer Solstices and leaves two sides shadowed in their respective turns. So, the pyramid of Kukulkan is aligned for the specific days of the antipodal positions of the Sun with the Pleiades and atop the head of Scorpio, which are the points of the bee to that of being atop the flower.

Now let’s look at the ball court of this city of 2012. Built onto the ball court is the temple of the Jaguar, the ball court being the representation of the 2012 alignment played out in a ball game of the ancient Maya. On the day the Pleiades align with the Sun the sunset shines light into the West doorway of the temple and on the day the Sun aligns atop the head of Scorpio the sunrise shines into the East doorway of the Jaguar Temple. This day of the sunrise through the East doorway shine right over the throne of 2012 that sets in the doorway, which means this position of the Sun atop the head of Scorpio is the high place of exaltation and this particular day is the day begun with the Midnight culmination of the Pleiades. Again, the Pleiades are the bee and this shows the bee as the alignment of the Sun atop the flower head of Scorpio, i.e. the exalted position of 2012 is perfectly represented as a bee alighting onto a flower. This Midnight culmination of the Pleiades was the continued mark for the tracking of time to the year 2012. That’s right, this position was how the Maya followed time to the year 2012.

So, there you see the Pleiades Midnight culmination directly overhead mark the position of the Sun atop the head of Scorpio. But, exactly six months removed is the position of the Pleiades directly overhead at Noon with the Sun, which is the Day the West side of Kukulkan lights up with the sunset as well as shining into the West doorway of the Jaguar Temple. This particular day is the day of the Diving or Descending god that the Maya saw as a bee. Because of the exact latitude of the 2012 city of Chichen Itza there is always a Noon Sun on this day that is directly overhead and creates the phenomenon of no shadows. Only in the time when the Winter Solstice Sun aligns to the center of the Milky Way are the Pleiades, through the process of precession, in alignment with this day as an alignment of Pleiades and Sun; Keep in mind as well, that this is exactly six months removed from the Midnight culmination of the Pleiades directly overhead that the Maya used to track time to the year 2012. This day of no shadow is determined by distance from the Equator. It is best understood as on the Equinox the sun is overhead at the Equator and by subtle variation from the Equator different days manifest the Sun directly overhead at Noon. The Maya used this knowledge to pinpoint the year 2012 with the geographical position of Chichen Itza as the city of 2012. The city has many pillars to mark this day, because on this day the Sun at Noon leaves no shadow from the pillar. There are hundreds of these pillars at the Temple of the Warrior and the Temple is marked with a representation of a god standing on his hands, which represents the Diving or Descending God. Like the European representation of the Pleiades as Atlas supporting the heavens, the Maya saw the Pleiades as the Bacabs supporting the heavens. The Bacabs were depicted as standing on their hands, i.e. as the Pleiades as in alignment with the Sun’s no shadow phenomenon of the diving god, because at this time the alignment of the Sun would be at the place of rebirth in the center of the Milky Way and the sky would be raised anew by the Bacabs as sky bearers. Other Mayan cities had the diving god represented as a bee, such as Tulum and Coba. Both of these cities where known for bees and Tulum which has these pillars for the no shadow diving god, depicts what some scholars see as Quetzalcoatl’s image of birth as a bee for his return. Even the ball court of Izapa has what looks like the diving god’s image as the throne of 2012 and interpreted to be a birthing depiction of the Sun god and it should be kept in mind that the pillars, diving god, the bee and the Pleiades are all interwoven with the rebirth of the Sun in 2012.

From the very earliest times, Quetzalcoatl was depicted with what scholars say is a serpent head in an anthodium. An anthodium is a fancy word for a flower head. If you have watched my feathered serpent video and followed the Rice University web address I cited from their department of Maya Studies, you know that Scorpio is the serpent form of Quetzalcoatl. In this video I explain how the Pleiades are the Quetzal bird pluming the serpent and point out that the Pleiades are like a bee alighting onto a flower head in this representation of the serpent head in the middle of the flower representations of Quetzalcoatl. Remember that the serpent, or Scorpio, is made with the head of Scorpio as the flower head and the long tail is the flower’s stem, so you see the serpent and the flower are the same and thus the serpent god of Mexico is depicted as a snake with a flower around his head. I should note that Quetzalcoatl is also seen as the Jaguar throne of the Pleiades and again the Pleiades are the bee alighting unto the flower head of Scorpio as the time piece of 2012.

As I said, the Maya had the Bacabs as sky bearers and they were seen as the Pleiades. They were represented as four brothers and each with their respective cardinal direction. As I said, the Bacabs were seen as bees and this parallels the Egyptian concept of the four Sons of Horus atop the lotus head of Scorpio as the four cardinal directions. Each of the four Sons of Horus was said to hold up the heavens with his scepter that represented the world pillar that was lifted up with the rebirth of the Sun from the center of the Milky Way, just like the Bacabs lifted up the Milky Way with the rebirth of the Sun. I explain this Egyptian raising of the pillar in my Opening of the Mouth Ceremony video.

Atlas is a representation of the Pleiades as the bearer of the heavens as well. This all has to do with the Pleiades as the capstone of all time. I explain this in my Eagle of the great seal video as well as others like the Occult Readings 1-18 videos. In the Occult Reading 1 – 18 videos I get into the concept of the Omphalos Stone of Delphi as the Pleiades and I just want to note here that bees were associated with this stone because the Pleiades were seen as bees called Melissai. It should also be noted that the Pleiades are the throne or high position of both the Sun and Moon because the Pleiades are along their path called the ecliptic. This is also the place of exaltation for planets that travel along the ecliptic like in the case of Saturn in Taurus or the Pleiades with Venus. The point being that the Pleiades can be seen as attendants, priests and priestesses of the heavenly bodies just like Artemis, the Moon godess was said to have a retinue of bees. The Omphalos Stone is thought by some Scholars to be covered with bees and again the oracle set atop the serpent tripod like a bee on a flower.

The Pleiades can be thought of as a beehive in the tree of life, because the tree of life is made by the stars of Libra as the upper foliage and the head of Scorpio as the trunk and bottom boughs of the Tree of Life, with the Pleiades antipodal position seen as a beehive in the tree on the golden bough where the Sun sets on the day of the Pleiades Midnight culmination. When the Golden Bough of the Tree of Life breaks the eastern horizon the antipodal position of the Pleiades is setting below the western horizon and this can be thought of as the Pleades, as a bee disappearing into the beehive on the Golden Bough, i.e. when the hive comes into view the bee disappears and vice versa, when the beehive disappears below the western horizon the Pleiades as a bee becomes visible over the eastern horizon and flies up leaving the beehive behind. The fleur de Lis is the symbol of the head of Scorpio as the lotus head, the eternal sprout from the cosmic mound, the Tree of Life, the cross etc. and at this point in time as it comes up over the eastern horizon , the Pleiades as a bee sets perfectly in the West; So, the bee is a complimentary addition to the Fleur de Lis and if the image of the Fleur de Lis is turned upside down it resembles a bee. The Maya saw the Center of the Milky Way as the underworld and depicted it in art and thought as a beehive with priests going in and out; Therefore, they must have thought of themselves as being associated with bees. When the center of the Milky Way rises the Pleiades sets, again the scene and concept of the bee disappearing under the horizon as the hive becomes visible and vice versa, when the hive sets the bee flies up and away leaving the hive behind until it sets and disappears into the hive again, leaving just the hive to be seen. Sense the Pleiades are seen worldwide as the gateway into and out of the underworld with such celebrations as Halloween, concepts as the Omphalos Stone, Jacob’s ladder, titles such as Brimos, etc. it all seems rather universal and this is why the Pleiades, and by association, the bee, is a key component to the occult.



Special thanks to Bryan Stevens for submitting this story
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