THE MYSTERIES OF THE GREAT CROSS OF HENDAYE reveals one of Western occultism's deepest secrets: The alchemical transformation of base metal into gold is, also, the transformation of the current Iron Age into the Golden Age. Based on the work of the enigmatic 20th-century alchemist Fulcanelli, authors, Weidner and Bridges, show how the greatest alchemical secret is that of time itself and that coded into an obscure monument in south-western France - the cross in the town square of Hendaye - is the imminent date of the apocalypse. The authors' explorations of this symbolism lead them from the cross of Hendaye to the western facade of the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, the Pyrenees, ancient Egypt and the secret origins of Atlantis in Peru. They reveal that we are indeed living in a fatal season and that this season is intimately connected to our solar system's alignment with the galactic centre. The authors' in-depth examination of alchemy's connection with the coming end days, also, reveals that this astro-alchemical knowledge was part of the sacred science of the Egyptians and the Atlanteans whose coded messages are at last deciphered to guide humanity to its future destiny. * Uses the work of 20th-century alchemist Fulcanelli to predict the date of the fatal season of the apocalypse. * Shows how periodic galactic alignments may cause catastrophes on Earth. * Examines how the secret of the centre of the galaxy reveals the true location of the lost civilisation of Atlantis.
Preface--HendayeIntroduction--The Politics of Secrecy: Fulcanelli and the Secret of the End of TimePart OneFulcanelli and the Secret of Alchemy1--The Fulcanelli Mystery The Apocalypse, the Lost Generation and the Rediscovery of AlchemyLe Mystere des cathedrales, Alchemy, and SurrealismA New ChapterThe Fulcanelli LegendThe Cross at HendayeA Lodestone of Pure Weirdness2-- The Secret of Alchemy The Alchemical Meme and Secret SocietiesEgypt: Isis and HorusThe Underground Stream: From Egypt to the Middle AgesThe Underground Stream: From The Black Death to FulcanelliThe Three-Fold TransformationTransformations and TranscendencePart TwoEschatology and Astronomy3--Gnostic EschatologyEschatology The Gnostic Return: Isis and Mary the Alchemist The Alchemical Eschatology of Christianity Revelation, The Antichrist, and Chiliasm Constantine and the Orthodox Apocalypse4--The Ancient Illuminated Astronomy Hebrew Illuminism The Teli, the Cycle, and the Heart: Serpents in the Sky The Kaaba, The El Most High, and the Covenant of Abraham Islam: Sanctuary of Sacred SciencePart ThreeThe Gothic Renaissance and the Holy Grail5--The Hermetic Pope And The Knights Templar The Alchemical Transmission and the Recovery of the West TheAlchemical Pope and The Creation of the MillenniumPeter the Hermit, the First Crusade, and the Rock of Zion The Secret of the Knights of the Temple of Solomon6--Grail Knights, Perfecti, and the Illuminated Sages of ProvenceThe Hermetic Grail The Grail in ProvenceThe PerfectiThe Stone of the WiseElijah, Eschatology, and the Underground Stream7--Temples of the Cosmos, Cathedrals of the GoddessThe Hermetic Cathedrals"Bright Is the Noble Work . . ."The Gothic Cathedrals of Our LadyThe Stone That Fell from Heaven, Black Virgins, and the Temple of the GrailThe Philosophers' ChurchPart FourThe Mystery of the Cathedrals8--The Grand Hermetic Theme and the Tree of LifeFulcanelli's Notre-Dame-de-ParisOur Hermetic Tour Guide Poses a ConundrumSolving the ConundrumSaint Marcel's DragonThe World Tree and Astro-Alchemy9--Fulcanelli's Tree of Life and the Mystery of the CathedralsLe Mystere as the Tree of Life The Alchemy of Light: Fulcanelli's KabbalahPart FiveHendaye's Message: The Season of Catastrophe and the Place of Refuge10--The Mystery of the Great Cross at HendayeA Forgotten CrossPrecessional Mythmaking and an Enigmatic Altar to the God of TimeVishnunabhi, the Mother, and the Hermetic Brotherhood of LuxorThe Mystery of the Stone Altar11--The Message of the Great Cross at HendayeTriangulating the Myth and the MessageDeciphering the CodeThe Monument Speaks: The Season of the ApocalypseThe Philosopher's Stone and the Quality of Time12--Catastrophe and RefugeCosmic Superimposition: Wilhelm Reich, Orgone, and the Center of the Galaxy Messages from Many Sources Earth Under Fire: The Double Catastrophe Revealed The Inscription's Message and the Place of RefugeA Sign Pointing toward PeruAtlantis in the Andes The Navel of the World Inca Caves and the Cross at UrcosPart SixThe Great Mystery: Illuminated Masters, Apocalyptic Refuges, and Mythic Time13--From Atlantis to ShambhalaThe Cross and the Myth of TimeLooking East: A Refuge in the HimalayasPadmasambhava and the Temple of the CosmosShambhala and the Wheel of Time14--Alchemy and TranscendenceEpilogue: Fulcanelli Revealed Appendix A--Fulcanelli on the Green Language Appendix B--The Emerald TabletAppendix C--Notes on Mount ZionAppendix D--Tree of Life Symbology in Le Mystere des cathedralesAppendix E--The Cyclic Cross of HendayeNotesBibliographyAcknowledgmentsIndex