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BABYLONIAN MAGIC – Ancient Art of Priests, Kings & Magicians Revealed! by Joshua Free

“Systematic traditions, ‘hermetically sealed’ within themselves, rose from the Semitic grimoire-styled ceremonial magic, not surprisingly influenced by ‘Egypto-Babylonian’ forms of ritual magic (first the domain of Enki but later passed into the possession of Marduk and his scribe-son Nabu). The priest-magicians of Babylon would not actually have personally used a grimoire-like magic themselves, as this was not their way. At best, they would invoke the powers of the Anunnaki with incantations in the name of Marduk – but this manner of using the ‘secret names’ as properties of Marduk, or any other demigod, was a much more recent addition to the system…” –Joshua Free

[This blog-post appears courtesy of Mardukite Liber-51/52 available within the NEW Deluxe Edition of Sumerian Religion by Joshua Free. These materials are also available in the Year-2 Mardukite Anthology: Gates of the Necronomicon.]

During the era of the first ziggurat temples – the Anunnaki age – all of the magic constituted the ‘spiritual assistance’ that was governed by the state, ruled by priest-kings and temple attendants. The ‘mystics’ of Babylonia were all employed by the temples and scribe-houses, though there were undoubtedly those who confined themselves to their arts in the outlands, beyond the awareness of the societal realm.

The peasant class, however, did not practice much by way of ‘magic’ (as classified by anthropologists) outside of their own personal religious devotions, which in itself was mostly restricted to hymns and prayers learned from the temples. These personal devotions were also completely inclination-based, as there does not appear to be any prescribed devotional method or temple attendance required of a Babylonian citizen, nor even participation in national festivals.

Access to the ‘incantation-prayers’ of the priests were also not generally given to just anyone – and you had to be able to read them, or at the very least memorize them. General collections of these tablets were seldom kept, with the exception of priest-kings who might house their own personal libraries. An example: the Kuyunjik collection, called nis-kati (preserved in the British Museum) which was the private property of the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal.

The Altar of Offering set before the ‘Boat of the Gods’ (imagery also appearing in the Egyptian Tradition – a ‘Boat of the Gods’ carrying seven figures – e.g. the Seven Anunnaki Gods of the Babylonian ‘Younger Generation’) was also located at the official shrines – although personal altars could surely be constructed by a devotee appealing to their god, this would come much later during an era of ‘figurative mysticism’ because originally, these offerings would be physically received by a god in person, or via their ‘priestly secretaries’.

Common religious offerings included food and drink, incense and oil, even lavish jewelry and clothing – which were carried up the ziggurat steps of the ‘ladder to heaven’ to be placed before the feet of the god, or at the very least, at his ‘boat’ to be lifted to them.

When the appearance of the gods, themselves, was not present, it was customary to have an official piece of statuary left in there place. This became more and more figurative with the passage of time, and it is easy to see how many of these originating concepts evolved into later magical and religious practices – which were one and the same at their start.

Gold and lapis lazuli commonly appear as both ‘magical ritual aids’ and prestigious offerings to the ‘gods’ via their temples. Wands, necklaces and bags of loose lapis are often mentioned in esoteric texts (cuneiform tablets) from the Mesopotamians, in addition to golden rings and ‘amulet-plates’ marked with specific seals and cuneiform glyphs. Practical “underground” investigations into this type of work later developed into a modern standard used by the Mardukites who practice a contemporary Babylonian tradition, making use of illustrated sigil-seals and cuneiform signatures of the seven of the “Younger Generation” (as well as the Supernal Trilogy) – making ten sets in total. (See also the Necronomicon Anunnaki Bible and/or Book of Marduk by Nabu.)

Implementation of a practical magical system from the Babylonian ideal is somewhat different than what the contemporary mind, even an ‘esoteric’ one, is fundamentally familiar with. As opposed to the later magicians who appear to have had to connive and fool the hierarchies of spirits into assisting them, threatening them and even in fear of some retroactive revenge – the original magical system used by the priests of Babylonia was rooted in the deep personal relationship – running as deep as blood – that the Sumerian priest-kings and Mardukite NABU priest-scribes maintained with the sources of not only their religious power, but the basis of the entire system of civilization that allowed the progression of the human species into today.

All of this, according to tradition, resided in the influence of the Anunnaki gods – and the priest-kings and scribes were installed to be sure no one forgot this…

DISCOVER EVEN MORE IN THE NEW DELUXE EDITION OF SUMERIAN RELIGION BY JOSHUA FREE!

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SUMERIAN RELIGION : Establishing a Relationship with Anunnaki Gods of Ancient Mesopotamia & Babylonian Mythology

Secrets of the Anunnaki & The Origins of Babylon

SEVEN YEARS AGO, in 2010, the Mardukite Research Organization finally surpassed material featured in the original collected anthology volume of the ‘Mardukite Core’ (Necronomicon Anunnaki Bible) with the release of LIBER-50, known then as “Gates of the Necronomicon” and later widely distributed among the public as SUMERIAN RELIGION by Joshua Free. To date, LIBER-50 and its companion work are the “most critically acclaimed materials from the Mardukite Research Organization” and are now available in one economical volume for the first time!

The ultimate quest toward uncovering ‘ancient arts’ has one fundamental theme in mind: the establishment of true knowledge concerning the ‘powers’ these arts were dedicated to and then a working relationship with these powers. This is the true “wizard’s” or “priest’s” art, who pleases the “gods” in such a way as to attain “favors,” and does not waste time provoking malignant spirits to their circle, fearing for their lives at the mistaken utterance of an incantation. The true and ancient system is nothing like this.

Sifting the sands of time, we are brought to learn at the feet of ancient traditions and spirito-mystical systems of the Middle East — not the Middle East as we know of it today — those born from ancient Sumerians and afterward extended to interpretations by Chaldeo-Babylonians, Akkadians, Assyrians and even Egyptians. The spread of this tradition across Europe (La Tene) led to even more fanciful and colorful realizations of the primary “Olympian mythology” that had first been realized in ancient Mesopotamia.

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My current work within the system has led me to believe that the Anunnaki beings are in fact the “gods” who made an appearance as “divine representatives” to all of the ancient cultures on the earth planet. What’s more, their presence was later interpreted in the guise of “fairy tales,” which seem to carry remnants of a folk magic tradition from ancient times into to today. Curiously, the “ceremonial magic” of the priests of old, including the self-styled magicians of today, are really working with these same forces, simply under other guises and names. Should all this be the case, the proper understanding of and establishment of our position with these beings is perhaps the most paramount endeavor of our physical existence… for which we have provided the seeker with LIBER-50…(written before the 2011 NABU Alien Disclosure)

SUMERIAN RELIGION (DELUXE EDITION) is a highly innovative and accessible ‘academic edition’ of the Mardukite Chamberlains “Year-2” research and development, including the complete text from two installments: “Sumerian Religion: Secrets of the Anunnaki & The Origins of Babylon” (Liber 50) & “Sumerian Religion II: Secrets of the Anunnaki in Babylonian Mythology” (Liber 51/52) in a single incredible compilation! Arriving on the surface world from the underground – an amazing insight into the Anunnakiancient alien gods‘ and the establishment of human civilization famously accounted by the Sumerian and Babylonian traditions. Prolific writer, Joshua Free, presents this topic such as the modern world has never before had access to, developed from the revolutionary work conducted by the next generation of Seekers actively using a revival Anunnaki tradition in the present day!

The nature, identity and relationship that Anunnaki “gods” of ancient Mesopotamia -– the Sumerians and Babylonians -– is very important, not only for understanding the literally ‘Mardukite’ work, but also for possessing a greater ‘wide-angle’ vision of life, reality and existence – not to mention understanding your own place and legacy within it. All original and later work of the ‘Mardukite’ Chamberlains, all of these other authors and producers and their theories and explanations of things past, present and even future -– they are all dependent on a clear and concise basis of understanding and comprehension of the very root element that it all surrounds -– the very beings that made all of this history and human development possible. For without this key knowledge, and an objective one-to-one correlation of this knowledge with reality, all of the other research, reading and even the experience of life and reality is guaranteed to be experienced ‘out of context’ from what is Truth. Critical analysis of the details found within SUMERIAN RELIGION provides a solution!

The meaning and innate desire to pursue truth, particularly what has been known as the Secret of the Ages, is no less obvious in the realm of science and academia then it is in the world of the occultist. Those who have been dubbed ‘esotericists’ are not the only ones who are interested in these matters, nor are they even the original ones. Only the methodologies and intentions differ. And yet again – all is connected. Without the intellectual and scholarly pursuits by historians and academicians, we might have far fewer clues toward this ‘mental image’ reconstruction of the past. Where then would the truth seeker have to draw his inspiration? From the fanciful recollections of distorted fairy-tales available to the surface world? Certainly, not.

recovery of the truth of mankind’s past is paramount to the fate of humanity’s future. Thus, it should could by no surprise that the geographic terrain of its origins has been the victim of unyielding war and suffering for thousands of years – further enshrouding those unveiling efforts with a measure of hesitation and doubt painted by political opinions of the modern Middle East, and for our purposes, what the academicians have called the Ancient Near East.

SUMERIAN RELIGION is not merely the presentation of dry academic renderings of obscure tablets; this book will take you on a progressive journey that is just as relevant and critical today as it was thousands of years ago!

Uncover the mysteries that lay hidden in ancient Sumer, with a message so relevant today, it is no wonder it became the greatest kept secret of Babylon!

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Divine Magic & Secret Holy Names : High Magickal Tradition Origins in Ancient “Alien” Priesthoods

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Above all of the possible magic words to be invoked, the Divine Names are held in the highest regard by priest-magicians and wizards – meaning, of course: “names” for God. Joshua Free explains in the new Fifth Anniversary Second Edition of Mardukite Liber-K: ENOCHIAN MAGIC & KABBALAH: SUMMONING ANGELS, ALIENS, UFOs & OTHER DIVINE ENCOUNTERS.

enochianmagic2017cropsmallPutting aside the more ‘conventional’ implements of the magical arts; the garments and regalia, the tools and sigil seals – it is NAMES and WORDS that appear most significant when encountering ‘higher forms’ of the esoteric mysteries…


Similar to the way in which ‘existence’ becomes more dense and fragmented as the varying lights and veils are perfected until we reach the manifested existence within human perceptual abilities, the Names of God became increasingly ‘mutated’ with time and the myriad of ‘language semantics’ that were later applied to this form of cryptomancy.

Given the emphasis put on ‘words’ and ‘names’ in the Anunnaki tradition – as found evident on Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform clay tablets – it is not surprising that we should see a mystical lore related to the same carried by the priests and magicians of the later derived system-traditions: the Kabbalah, Egypto-Greek Hermetics and of course native Chaldean and Zoroastrian movements – all of which based on a ‘personal’ relationship with Divinity by means of a ‘secret’ or ‘esoteric’ lore that enabled them to call upon and recognize these ‘forces’.

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Priests of the Anunnaki tradition acted as intermediaries between the human population and the beings perceived as “Divine” that often resided in their very cities, occasionally occupying the ‘ziggurat-temples‘ built on the highest mounds of each region. In the proto-Sumerian traditions, the priest-magicians were the only ones who were able to transmit any communication with the Anunnaki “Sky Gods” of their observed pantheon.

This shifts during the post-Sumerian or Babylonian-Mardukite period, as a rise in local or ‘personal’ magic becomes present among the common folk. During this post-Sumerian period, many individual members of the Anunnaki group became patron ‘central’ deities to different areas, an act that furthered the fragmentation of knowledge.

hammurabi21233 After the magical arts were given to the people, the Hermetic attempts began at ‘unlocking’ the esoteric secrets withheld by the original priests and caretakers of the traditions. Uncovering Divine Names was one of the more ‘paramount’ acts to making the newer systems function – a means of going around the intermediaries socially and politically installed to oversee the religion and spirituality of the people. It is here that we begin to see ‘magic’ as a part of ‘counter-culture’ existing outside of, and in many cases in opposition to, the Realm.

Rather than being a state-religious affair celebrated openly in public view, the practice of magic began to turn ‘inward’ and was pushed further and further underground as the growing populations and varying personalities each had their influence on its character.

Mystical use of the Kabbalah, such as we find with the Enochian system and other methods involved in the late 19th century ‘magical revival’ by members of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, is heavily dependent on the use of “Divine Names” or other “less-divine” (even “infernal”) names as words of power. Although derived from the same sources, this is generally typical only of post-Babylonian systems, at the Age of Aries (c.2100 BC).

enochianmagic2017cropsmall We see evidence of it throughout the Hermetic traditions of the last 3,000 years and in virtually every example of ‘magical grimoire’ or ‘tome of magick’ at our disposal. Clearly, the author-carriers of this type of lore treated the names as ‘sacred formulas’ critical to the success of the ‘transcendental operations.

Starting around 2,000 years ago, they started being classified as exactly that: formulas.


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ANGELS & DEMONS of the New World Order – A New Vision of Enochian Magic & Kabbalah (with Joshua Free)

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“Wholeness comes from repairing the ‘fractured cracks’ of our understanding so that we might be ‘view’ and ‘experience’ reality with ‘clear’ and ‘self-honest’ eyes. Judging by the sheer number of literary works, organizations and even less organized members of the community still flock to these methods and practices for a means to ‘ascension’ or ‘enlightenment’ during this lifetime. The truth is… Many people, even among today’s ‘New Agers’ are still lacking in the appropriate knowledge to carry themselves along these paths and have them be ‘realized’ to their truest or fullest extent.”
–Joshua Free in Enochian Magic & Kabbalah

enochianmagic2017cropsmall For the first time in modern history, the true origins of Judaic Mysticism (the Kabbalah), Christian spiritual beliefs and other derived practices of ceremonial magic (such as the Enochian system, Hermetics and Golden Dawn methods) can now be traced directly to the archetypal ‘Sky-God’ traditions of the prehistoric Mesopotamia: The post-Sumerian Babylonian “Star-Gate” system dedicated to the Anunnaki.

ENOCHIAN MAGIC & KABBALAH: Summoning Angels, Aliens, UFOs and Other Divine Encounters (by Joshua Free) celebrates its 5th Anniversary with a new second edition!

The modern contemporary outlook on the ‘alien’ or ‘extraterrestrial’ and ‘inter-dimensional’ source behind these many experience is what ties it together. So long as people have been forced into a paradigm where the spiritual and mystical encounters of the past are made to look ‘ridiculous’, without basis and a fantasy-legend to tell our children to get them to sleep, no real ‘advancement’ can be made on the understanding and practical incorporation of these mysteries into everyday life. For this reason, the more ‘orthodox’ and ‘static’ systems of religion and spirituality that have dominated the Piscean Age are seeing a decline in membership and true practitioners for the simple fact that we are realizing more and more just how ‘fragmented’ they have actually become. And since we do not see the ‘greater systems’ bending at all to the new realizations available, it is us who must do the changing and usher in a new and authentic ‘paradigm shift’, which is what this whole “New Age” (Aquarian) is supposed to be about in the first place.

1001015_318340804969022_2026839541_n In Enochian Magic & Kabbalah, prolific occult writer, Joshua Free, brings together what is known of the ancient “Ladder of Lights”, the BAB.ILI system that constitutes the original “Tree of Life” ‘kabbalah’ found graphically present on ancient renderings and its connections to the later Judeo-Christian traditions and the evolution of human understanding of “Anunnaki”, “Igigi” and other sky-beings into the Hebrew renderings of the “Nephilim”, “Anakim”, “Elohim” and the like.

While new technological advancements bring no shortage to the intellectual Ego of the human mind, the entire purpose of existence, the source of the human species and the knowledge and paths that brought us to where we are now, have all been left behind, swept under a rug or otherwise been ‘concealed’ from the ‘commonplace reality’ of contemporary life. Assuming things were to remain so, the human race would be successful in only destroying themselves and leaving a huge mark on the planet in its wake – change must come, for the alternative is annihilation.

enochianmagic2017cropsmall Reexamination of the most ancient tablet renderings of the Anunnaki and the way in which they had initially developed among the local populations (to Mesopotamia) thousands of years ago should help to shed new light on the history of human civilization, the development of its cultural and religious beliefs and the way in which this interaction between people and god has affected their lives.

Today, in spite of the ‘normalcy’ attached to orthodox religions, humans live and act as a godless people, with no fear of someone watching over them in addition to being simply content with operating the program as they have been given it.

As the ‘next generation’ rises into maturity, understanding and power, we believe that these things will change; that new eyes and new vision will bring a New Babylon – a new world – to the planet and new evolutionary potential for the life living upon it!

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ENOCHIAN MAGIC & THE KABBALAH illustrates the singular origin of the mystical and spiritual traditions on the planet, all directed toward a human relationship with the “Divine“, however that might be viewed — angels, elementals, fairies, gods or other ‘alien’ beings — and more importantly, the methods by which they have been attracted into one’s life.

Since all of our available traditions today seem linked to these antiquated ‘Divine Encounters’, it seems fitting to make a self-honest exploration of the nature of these origins of belief and how they may affect our abilities to perceive the world and affect reality today.

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Ancient Mardukite Prophecies Fulfilled! 2017 New Year, New Babylon Rises! Nabu Gate & Marduk Temple

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“In my city of Babylon — the Gateway of the Gods — my prophet-son resides, my hand he grasps. The King & Prophet enter as New Babylon Rises. In my city before me, my Temple shall be erected anew. In my city — in my temple — the ‘Temple Like a Mountain’ shall be renewed. The Dur-An-Ki plans are set. Until the End-of-Days, I shall be there in the ‘House in the Heights’ and at the End-of-Ages, my Stargate will be opened…”
–The Marduk Prophecies c.2017 BC

templemardukmodel Many chronicles exist of ancient Mesopotamia from cuneiform tablet annals and interpretations brought to the public from the Mardukite Research Organization & Publishing Group… but our efforts have never been restricted to purely academic or literary ventures. Complimenting the offbeat off-the-wall approach taken by our official spokesman, NABU JOSHUA FREE, our unique non-secular non-sectarian “organization” has conducted many esoteric occult and covert “experiments” in global reform, blatantly since 2008.

One such cumulative effort is the reestablishment of a New Babylon Rising — and here we are in the 40th Year of the New Age of Marduk (begun in 1977). We are in the same circumstances now, in 21st Century AD as we once were in the 21st Century BC and above all, the prophetic raising of the Marduk Temple and Nabu Gate for a New Age — a New Babylon Rising — is now upon us!

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JUNE 2016Summer Solstice and 8th Anniversary of Mardukite Ministries — a late-model winnebago RV was obtained by the Mardukite Research Organization from SF Bay (Cali) to establish a mobile office for the Mardukite Publishing Company in addition to the NABU GATE & LIBRARY to a very real and physical MARDUK TEMPLE SANCTUARY for a New Babylonian Rising.

And this is only the beginning…

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Mardukite Spokesman, NABU JOSHUA FREE and domestic partner CyberVamps DJ KYRA KAOS spent the entire Summer 2016 reconditioning the interior and exterior of the Mardukite RV to meet personal specifications for the Mardukite Office and the aqua blue hue appearance expected of a Marduk Temple.

templemardukshowcase During this reconstruction, citizens of Englewood Colorado and the EPD (Englewood Police Department) were less than tolerant of our work, in spite of our civic respectfulness. At one juncture, JOSHUA FREE was threatened by Englewood Police Department with imprisonment if the Marduk Temple were found on Englewood streets again. In spite of the posted signage indicating the work as a World Heritage Project, this fascist trend is expected to rise in Colorado as the influence of Denver’s Urban Camping Ban spreads.

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Plans are still being developed for the NATIONAL MARDUKITE NEXGENCON scheduled for the August 2017 eclipse at Carhenge, Nebraska following a Wizards of the Wasteland spiritual retreat in the South Dakota Badlands. The Mardukite Nabu Gate & Temple of Marduk is expected to be the centralized icon of this event.

Further plans are in development for 2017 to acquire rural land designated as a NexGen Sanctuary for the future New Babylon Rising and of course, the Marduk Temple. The emphasis and purpose of this Sanctuary is to provide for the continued existence of Mardukite Chamberlains activities and survival of the Library of Nabu-Tutu archives for posterity.

TODAY… A NEW BABYLON is RISING!

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Mardukite Research Organization & Publishing Group : 2016 Year-in-Review | New Babylon Rising eZine

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MARDUKITE YEAR-8 (2016) proved monumental in furthering the work of the Mardukite Research Organization and distribution of Mardukite Truth Seeker Press titles all over the world!

cybervampscollectionsmall Following the revolutionary CyberVamps debut volume in 2015, THE VAMPYRE’S BIBLE, the Beltane 2016 release of CYBERNOMICON completely reevaluated the complimentary synchronicity of the complete works of modern mystic and hybrid messenger Joshua Free — whether dubbed “Mardukite” or “CyberVamp” or “Systemology,” (etc.) the bigger picture for our times has become clearer than ever before!

pherlytcoll23 Continuing the widely anticipated and highly controversial Books of Fferyllt series first introduced with volume one of the BOOK OF PHERYLLT in 2014 with an emphasis on the “Dragon” in history, magic and human consciousness, Pheryllt neodruid initiate Joshua Free provided the second installment BOOK OF PHERYLLT in time for Samhain 2016. It emphasizes the secrets of “Tree Ogham” and herbalism in druid tradition. (Both the CYBERNOMICON and PHERYLLT VOL 2 were first published as limited edition hardcovers for Mardukite Chamberlains prior to paperback release.)

2016reissuecollectionsmall As it turned out, 2016 was a banner year for “Anniversary Editions” commissioned by the Mardukite Truth Seeker Press commemorating long-standing underground occult classics developed by Joshua Free, dating back to his years writing under the name “Merlyn Stone” in the 1990s.

DRACONOMICON, first published underground in 1996 for the Mystics of the Earth (Draconic Celtic Lodge of Druids) celebrates its 20TH ANNIVERSARY this year! This original classic by neodruid Joshua Free predated the authors more recent official work with New Forest Centre of Douglas Monroe and the Books of Pheryllt literary series.

JOSHUA FREE’s unpublished manuscript titled “Applied Druidology” in 2001 served as reference material for later works including “Book of Elven-Faerie” and “Arcanum.” It appeared underground under the title “Druidry” in 2012 and has now been re-released to the general public for its 15TH ANNIVERSARY edition as the THE BOOK OF DRUIDRY, complimenting a growing line of pocket eco-editions from the Mardukite Publishing Group.

BoZthumbcvr In addition to the CyberVamps and Pheryllt Druid paradigms, the Mardukite-specific work from Mesopotamia also saw restoration this year, including a new 5TH ANNIVERSARY pocket eco-edition of the ceremonial guide to the Babylonian Akitu New Year Festival in the BOOK OF ZAGMUK BY NABU. Furthermore, a new edition of the “Book of Sajaha the Seer” reappeared as the LOST BOOK OF SHAYAHA.


Plans are still being developed for the National Mardukite NexGenCon scheduled for the August 2017 eclipse at Carhenge, Nebraska following a Wizards of the Wasteland spiritual retreat in the South Dakota Badlands.


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UR OF ANTIQUITY – How to Play the Royal Game of Mesopotamian Sumerians (British Museum replica acquired by Mardukites)

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THE MESOPOTAMIAN GAME OF UR was lost to the modern world until its excavation from the ancient Sumerian city of UR in the 1920’s, for which it is named after. It rivals the African “Mancala” as the “oldest game in the world.” Its discovery is credited to the British Archaeologist Sir Leonard Wooley when he unearthed an incredible hoard of ancient art pieces for the British Museum and University of Pennsylvania.

wp_20161015_22_57_42_pro THE GAME OF UR “boards” were found in the graves of kings, members of the royal court and priest-magicians who controlled the systemology of Sumerian/Mesopotamian society – the “cradle of modern human civilization.” As a result academicians have also consider “UR OF ANTIQUITY” to be a “Royal Game” of ancient Sumer. The game later appears among royalty and priesthoods of Egypt. Elsewhere, temporary versions of the “board” were even found carved on rocks.

Game pieces — “tokens” and accompanying “dice” — were found with “boards” and we are also fortunate enough to have recovered cuneiform clay tablets describing methods of play.

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Tokens are made from small circular clay “chips” marked on one side with five dots or asterisks, allowing the distinction of the two sides, similar to the “game” use of coins today. There is a set for each player, one dark (black) and one light (white). Complete game sets, allowing for all prescribed methods of play, generally have seven of each type, although only six pieces are used in a standard GAME OF UR.

Dice consist of small dark clay four-sided tetrahedrons – essentially the d4 of today’s role-playing games – with two of the four tips marked white. This means when rolled, there is a fifty percent chance of the dice coming up with a marked “tip.” The dice are used to decide a starting player and during the game to indicate the number of moves allowed in a player’s turn. In a standard GAME OF UR each player uses four of these dice for their rolls, scoring the throws as follows:


1 point = 1 marked tip
2 points = 2 marked tips
3 points = 3 marked tips
4 points = 4 marked tips
5 points = no marked tips


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UR GAME (1987)

The standard GAME OF UR begins with two players, each with six playing tokens and four tetrahedral dice. The dice are thrown for the privilege of going first. The player scoring highest wins this honor. Players then take turns strategically placing their tokens (with the marked side up) onto board squares. When each player has placed all six of their tokens, the next phase of game play ensues.

THE GAME OF UR is won by a player having four of their tokens on four of the identical squares of any one of the three sets of the five identical designs:

— The Flower of Life (a lotus wheel)
— The Four Elements (four eyes and crosses)
— The Heavens and Gods (five dots within circles)

…plus one more of the tokens on one of the other squares:

— The Solar/Fire God (four zig-zag squares with five dots each)
— The Celebration (sixteen dots with crosses)
— The All-God (zig-zag squares or all seeing eye)

UR GAME (British Museum Replica)

UR GAME (British Museum Replica)

After the players have placed their tokens on the board and “there has been no easy winner,” the players take turns moving tokens as determined by the dice count. Players may move a token in any direction (vertical, horizontal or diagonal) jumping either color piece but must finish on an unoccupied space and have not counted any space twice in their move.

When first placed, all six of a player’s tokens are played marked side up. Each time a player moves a token it is flipped over, showing it has been moved or played. A player cannot move or play this token again until all tokens show they have been moved/played. This continues until the object of the GAME OF UR has been achieved or until a player traps their opponent into a position where they cannot move. In many respects, the GAME OF UR resembles elements later found in tic-tac-toe, connect-four, checkers, chinese checkers and chess.

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[In October 2016, the Archives of the Mardukite Research Organization gained possession of a deluxe complete set wooden replica of the GAME OF UR on display in the British Museum. This official Mardukite informative blog is based on this new acquisition of our offices. For more information on Sumerians, Babylonians and mysteries of the ancient world of Mesopotamia, please refer to the Mardukite Bookshop.]

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Ancient Mesopotamian Religion: Searching the Sands of Time, Sumerians, Babylonians & Anunnaki

Secrets of the Anunnaki & The Origins of Babylon

Secrets of the Anunnaki & The Origins of Babylon

MESOPOTAMIAN RELIGION gets a face lift!

The most critically acclaimed and bestselling materials from the Mardukite Research Organization now available in one volume!

SearchingREGthumb Last year, the Mardukite Truth Seeker Press released new updated eco-editions of two of our most critically acclaimed and widely distributed materials — SUMERIAN RELIGION (Liber 50) and BABYLONIAN MYTH & MAGIC (Liber 51) later revised and expanded as SUMERIAN TRADITION (Liber 51/52). Previous editions of these materials were arranged for the classic anthology MESOPOTAMIAN RELIGION (Liber 50,51/52) and the latest updated eco-editions are now available for the first time in one volume as SEARCHING THE SANDS OF TIME by Joshua Free, with original foreword by Sortileges.

A master compilation of mythological and religious exploration into the heart of the ancient Mesopotamian Mysteries, this easy-to-read post-modern anthology illuminates the ancient world using revolutionary teachings and source materials of the modern Mardukite Chamberlains (Mardukite Research Organization) and edited by Joshua Free, the presiding Nabu of the administration since its inception.

SearchingREGthumb Keeping with the familiar cover photo that has always represented these important materials since being introduced to the public FIVE YEARS ago — SEARCHING THE SANDS OF TIME is a highly innovative and accessible ‘academic edition’ of the Mardukite Chamberlains “Year-2” research and development, including the complete text from two installments: “Sumerian Religion: Secrets of the Anunnaki & The Origins of Babylon” (Liber 50) & “Sumerian Tradition: Secrets of the Anunnaki in Babylonian Mythology” (Liber 51/52) in one incredible compilation!

Arriving on the surface world from the underground – an amazing insight into the Anunnaki ‘alien gods’ and the establishment of human civilization famously accounted by the Sumerian and Babylonian traditions. Prolific writer, Joshua Free, presents this topic such as the modern world has never before had access to, developed from the revolutionary work conducted by the next generation of Seekers actively using a revival Anunnaki tradition in the present day.

SEARCHING THE SANDS OF TIME is not merely the presentation of dry academic renderings of obscure tablets; this book will take you on a progressive journey that is just as relevant and critical today as it was thousands of years ago! Uncover the mysteries that lay hidden in ancient Sumer, with a message so relevant today, it is no wonder it became the greatest kept secret of Babylon!

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SearchingREGthumb NEW! SEARCHING THE SANDS OF TIME
Sumerians, Babylonians & Anunnaki

by Joshua Free
2010 — Year-2 Liber-50,51/52
The most critically acclaimed bestselling materials from the Mardukite Research Organization – now available from the underground – revealing amazing insights into the Anunnaki and Mesopotamian Mysteries — just as relevant and critical today as thousands of years ago!

Bom3rdthumb BOOK OF MARDUK BY NABU
Pocket Anunnaki Devotional Companion

by Joshua Free
2010 — Year-2 Liber W
THIRD EDITION
A contemporary ‘tablet collection’ that paved the way for intensive research and experimentation. It reveals the inner-circle methods used by the ‘Order of Nabu’ to acquire direct communication with ‘alien intelligences’, reviving the same process as priests of the Anunnaki in Mesopotamia.

BoZthumbcvr NEW! BOOK OF ZAGMUK BY NABU
Pocket Anunnaki Devotional Companion
to New Years Akiti Festival of Babylon

by Joshua Free
2010/2011 — Year-2&3 Liber Z
FIFTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
The 3rd Edition of an original underground classic revealing amazing insight into the religious and spiritual reality of the ancient Babylonians, described on cuneiform clay tablets unearthed in the Middle East.

magansmall MAGAN MAGIC
Sumerian Religion & The Babylonian Tablets of Creation (Enuma Eliš)

by Joshua Free
2011 — Year-3 Liber E
The Magan Text… The Enuma Elis… Access the fundamental basis for mystical, magical and spiritual traditions of Ancient Mesopotamia! Cuneiform tablet records of magic are collected here to reconstruct the oldest, most powerful “magician’s primer” known to humanity

maqluthumb MAQLU MAGIC
Sumerian Sorcery & The Dark Arts of Babylon

by Joshua Free
2011 — Year-3 Liber M
The Maqlu Tablets… An authentic and complete spellbook or grimoire of Mesopotamian Magic dedicated to Enki, Marduk and Samas (Shammash). Magicians and priests have used this text over thousands of years for psychic warfare, reversing evil spell effects, and conjuring protection and blessings of the ‘gods’!

beyondishtarfrontimg BEYOND THE ISHTAR GATE
Sumerian Religion, Babylonian Witchcraft & The Underworld

by Joshua Free
2011 — Year-3 Liber C
To the Beyond… By whatever names it has been given, this ‘advanced’, ‘esoteric’ or ‘inner circle’ work contains a glimpse of the Other Side. The highest mysticism – the Great Work – is considered ‘divine communication’ by some, or ‘trafficking with the devil’ to others. Understanding the twilight dimension of death completes corporeal education.

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SOLAR ECLIPSE — AUGUST 2017

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Mardukite New Year Rituals of Ancient Babylonian Akiti / Akitu Spring Equinox Festival

The Processional Way in Ancient Babylon for the New Years Akiti / Akitu (Zagmuk) Festival

The Processional Way of MARDUK and NABU in Ancient Babylon for the New Years Akiti / Akitu (Zagmuk) Festival

THE BOOK OF ZAGMUK (available in Babylonian Magick, Wizards of the Wastelands or the Ceremonial Color Edition) is the Official Mardukite-Anunnaki companion to the Babylonian New Year Festival, known as Akitu (Akiti) or Zagmuk, originally available exclusively to the modern Mardukite Research Organization and Mardukite Chamberlains.


Deluxe Color Edition

Deluxe Color Edition

THE BOOK OF ZAGMUK BY NABU (forthcoming as a pocket companion) is a specially prepared ceremonial text with selected ‘tablet collections’ that combine materials from the Mardukite Wizards of the Wastelands in conjunction with critical excerpts from Joshua Free’s NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE, essentially comprising the internal methods of the ‘Order of Nabu‘ to establish Mardukite ‘religious’ continuity in Babylon and MARDUK’s royal legitimacy at the height of the Babylonian pantheon using the Babylonian New Year Festival, Akitu (Akiti) or Zagmuk.

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“The Babylonian observation of the annual (solar) year starts with the ‘Mardukite’ observation of ‘zagmuk’ – meaning ‘the beginning of the year’ or ‘new year’. This 12-day festival is fixed to arrange its height at the beginning of the month of Nissanu, the ‘Spring Equinox’ or March 21st, also coinciding with the beginning of the astrological wheel, when the sun enters Aries.” The Book of Zagmuk by Nabu

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The festival is significant for its contributions toward solidifying both the religious and political paradigms of ‘Mardukite’ Babylon. The festival is also known by its Sumerian-derived Akkadian name – A.KI.TI or A.KI.TU – meaning ‘On Earth, Life’. This large public festival observance is a reconfirmation of the supremacy of MARDUK and the Babylonian Pantheon and is probably the single most important ancient ‘holiday’ for the tradition.

BabylonianMagickCSpbCVRcrop After the time of gods had come and gone, the priests and kings continued to observe the ceremonial customs using representative statuary to symbolized the ‘divine’ forms of Marduk and Nabu as they make a procession through the streets of Babylon and are placed in the temples to witness a dramatic reenactment of the Enuma Elis and other rites and rituals that commemorate the ‘Mardukite’ tradition (paradigm) and seal the position of the priests and king as the ‘chosen’ ambassadors and intermediaries between the ‘gods’ of heaven and the people of earth.


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MARDUK (mar-dug, marutuk, merodach, maerdechai) | Babylonian God, patron to Nabu priest-scribe magicians of Sumeria

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The industrious and raw expansive power of Jupiter is placed at the height of most ‘Olympian’ pantheons (Zeus or similar).
The Book of Marduk by Nabu
edited by Joshua Free

The word-name Jupiter comes from the Romans: Dys Pater (Latin), meaning “Father-God.” This energetic current commands outright worldly success as and the magic of spirits: command of the “spiritual” hierarchy of astral spirits.

MARDUK with the Dragon of Babylon, SIRRUS

MARDUK with the Dragon of Babylon, SIRRUS

Anunnaki Elder Gods originally attributed this position to ENLIL in Sumer. I, NABU personally heralded my father, MARDUK, into Enlilship of the “younger pantheon” of Anunnaki observed in Babylon. Our “Mardukite” tradition there, and in Egypt, was wholly based on his centralized leadership.

MARDUK is exalted as the Master of Magicians, carrying the mysteries of my grandfather, ENKI, to Babylon, and bestowing the traditions upon me to relay. The original designation of the Jupiter position in the pantheon is 50, the number attributed by Enlilite Sumerians to ENLIL and later to MARDUK for Babylonian Religion (who previously held the designation of 10).

Bom3rdthumb Invoke my father, MARDUK, for his strength and power, as well as to petition the Elder Gods. The color of the “Mardukite” current is purple, but also airy and fiery colors (yellow, orange, black).

This energy is preferred by many leaders and law enforcing folk, lending to those who are pure to receive it, the power to command the material world…


“Marduk was proclaimed King of the Gods, replacing Enlil, and the other gods were required to pledge allegiance to him and to come to reside in Babylon where their activities could be easily supervised. This usurpation of Enlilship was accompanied by an extensive Babylonian effort to forge the ancient texts. The most important texts were rewritten and altered so as to make Marduk appear as the Lord of the Heavens, the Creator…”
–Zecharia Sitchin, The Twelfth Planet, 1976


P1050763_Louvre_code_Hammurabi_face_rwk The name MARDUK is actually a modernization taken from the Semitic “meri-dug” [Merodach]. The oldest version of a similar spelling AMAR.UTU [a.mar-utu.ki = “light of the sun on earth”] often translated by contemporaries as “solar calf” or “son of the sun” : gives some background to Marduk’s esteem.

As explained by Joshua Free in SUMERIAN RELIGION:

Being the foremost son of ENKI, he gained power quickly. The Semitic name “Maerdechai” that came from the Chaldeo-Babylonian [silik-mul.u-khi] name meaning “Marduk is God.” The more common MAR.DUG means “son of the pure mound,” and is thought to be connected to the pyramids in not only Mesopotamia, but in Egypt, where he raised himself as the leader of a third party of gods – the Egyptian Pantheon – as “Amon-Ra” (again identifying himself with the “solar” current).

SumRel3rdthumb The decision of MARDUK to raise himself to a monotheistic-like “God” status created new political issues for the Anunnaki on Earth – creating a reason for there to be tensions between the two lineages — of ENKI and ENLIL — for supremacy on earth (and the right to install their own lineages and chosen humans as kings in their stead)…

…TO BE CONTINUED

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Bom3rdthumb BOOK OF MARDUK BY NABU
Pocket Anunnaki Devotional Companion

by Joshua Free
2010 — Year-2 Liber W
THIRD EDITION
A contemporary ‘tablet collection’ that paved the way for intensive research and experimentation. It reveals the inner-circle methods used by the ‘Order of Nabu’ to acquire direct communication with ‘alien intelligences’, reviving the same process the priests of the Anunnaki in Mesopotamia.

SumRel3rdthumb SUMERIAN RELIGION
Secrets of the Anunnaki

by Joshua Free
2010 — Year-2 Liber-50
The most critically acclaimed bestselling materials from the Mardukite Research Organization – now available from the underground – revealing amazing insights into the Anunnaki, credited with kickstarting humanity according to Sumerian & Babylonian writings.

SumTrad2ndTHUMB SUMERIAN TRADITION
Secrets of the Anunnaki

by Joshua Free
2011 — Year-2 Liber-51/52
The journey continues into the heart of Mesopotamian Mysteries — just as relevant and critical today as thousands of years ago! Now you can uncover the mysteries lay hidden in ancient Sumer and the greatest kept secrets of Babylon!

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