The Ancient Path of the Sun

Hundreds of the most enigmatic ancient sites in the world align to the sun at the solstices and equinoxes. The birth and resurrection of some of the greatest spiritual figures in history are commemorated at these times. They were celebrated by numerous ancient cultures as their most important days—and are still celebrated by billions of people today. Find out how they are connected to a religion that spread across the world in ancient times, and how to practice this religion again today.

Over 500 pages filled with
– Hundreds of illustrations
– Excerpts from ancient texts
– Quotes from experts
– References to traditions
– Religious symbols
– Explanations of ancient sites

Includes a detailed guide of how to create ceremonies to celebrate the solstices and equinoxes as in ancient times, with examples from different cultures.

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Hundreds of the most enigmatic ancient sites in the world align to the sun at the solstices and equinoxes, including Stonehenge, the Great Sphinx, and the statues of Easter Island.
Some of the greatest spiritual figures in history, such as Jesus, Osiris, Mithra, Krishna, and Quetzalcoatl, experienced major life events, such as their birth and resurrection, at these times.
They were celebrated by ancient Persians, Hindus, Maya, Aztec, Inca, Native Americans, Druids, and Europeans as their most important days—and are still celebrated by billions of people today.
Why was the sun so spiritually important to these ancient people, and why did they align some of the most incredible ancient sites on Earth to it?
Throughout the world there is evidence of an ancient Religion of the Sun that spread across continents and gave rise to the greatest spiritual treasures in history. At the heart of this religion lay a sacred path imbued in the cycles of the earth and sun.
This book uncovers the profound meaning the solstices and equinoxes held to many ancient peoples, and describes how this knowledge can be practiced today. It includes detailed guides of how to celebrate the solstices and equinoxes as in ancient times with example ceremonies.
Embark on a journey through the great wisdom of the ancients and cosmos with hundreds of illustrations, excerpts from sacred texts, and detailed descriptions of ancient sites.

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“The ancient veneration of the sun is one of the greatest celebrations in history. It has been encoded in sacred sites and texts for thousands of years by peoples separated by vast distances across the world—all the way from the Great Pyramids of Egypt, to the megaliths of Stonehenge, and the huge stone statues of Easter Island. The sun is one of the oldest and most universal themes connecting the ancient wisdom traditions of the world.

Ancient cultures built at least hundreds of megalithic structures, stone circles, temples, and secret inner rooms that aligned with the sun at its major annual stages—the solstices and equinoxes […].

Most today see these sites as being based upon a simpleminded form of agriculture and nature worship—and yet some of them have endured as the most enigmatic and mystical places in the world, and remain some of the most advanced sites astronomically, mathematically, architecturally, and spiritually even to this day. Down through the ages they have echoed messages from a golden age of spirituality, that have largely been misinterpreted as primitive by a modern world that has become so distanced from natural principles that it has failed to recognize what is hidden in plain sight.

The sun and stars, source of all light and life in the universe, are central to a religion that spread across large parts of the world in ancient times, which saw the sun as the most revealed manifestation of the divine. This religion, which my wife Lara and I call the Religion of the Sun, is both ancient and timeless—and the truths it preserved are as ever-present as always. Its principles have formed the basis of many of the world’s ancient religions—unknown even to many of their adherents—and are just as relevant to people searching for spirituality today.

This book delves into the profound spiritual significance of the veneration of the sun, pulling together the sites, texts, traditions, and symbols from around the world that were based on the sun’s cycle, to reveal the common thread of spirituality running through all of them. This knowledge has then been used to form a practical guide to celebrate the spiritual sun just as it was in ancient times, with examples from many ancient cultures, for people to re-enliven and experience it again today.”

~Mark & Lara Atwood

Topics Covered

  • What the solstices and equinoxes are
  • Why many ancient people venerated the sun, and why the solstices and equinoxes were important to them spiritually
  • How numerous ancient symbols can be found in the cosmos and what they mean
  • How fire is connected with the sun and why it’s held sacred in many spiritual traditions
  • Why many ancient deities were associated with the sun, and why they experienced major life events, like their birth and resurrection, at the solstices and equinoxes
  • The spiritual meaning of the autumn equinox, winter solstice, spring equinox, and summer solstice
  • Ancient and traditional celebrations of the solstices and equinoxes and their symbolic meaning
  • Ancient sacred sites around the world that align to the solstices and equinoxes
  • The real meaning of Christmas and Easter
  • The symbolic spiritual meaning of many ancient sites
  • The meaning of many legends and sacred texts
  • How the solstices and equinoxes can be celebrated today as they were in ancient times
  • Example traditional ceremonies

About the Authors

Mark Atwood is an author who writes from over thirty years of dedicated spiritual practice and experience. His wife Lara Atwood is a researcher who contributes her knowledge of history, cosmology, ancient sites, and sacred texts.

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