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Babylonian New Year Festival, “Book of Marduk by Nabu” 10th Anniversary Pocket Hardcover

“In ancient Babylon, the New Year Festival was the central most religio-political ‘Mardukite’ event marking the beginning of the annual cycle.”—observed throughout the world as the start of the Spring season—this March 21, 2019 is distinguished as the 10th Anniversary of the first modern Mardukite revival observation of the Babylonian New Year Festival, the start of a powerful turn of the ‘Wheel of the Year’ leading up to the infamous “Beltane Gate” May’s Eve Festival of the modern “Mardukite Necronomicon Tradition”—also planned as a global ritual meditation working this year!

At the time in “celestial history” when the original Mardukite tradition in Babylon was systematized, the spring equinox observation of Akitu (or Akiti) coincided with the sun entering the “Aries” zone—the zodiacal sign of Marduk. This spring festival symbolized not only agricultural fertility and renewal of the land on earth, but also a restatement or reinforcement of the national position of Marduk and his role in the universe.

To coincide with this incredible 10th Anniversary milestone in the evolution of the modern “Mardukite” paradigm of Mesopotamian Anunnaki Revival—the Joshua Free publishing imprint representing the Mardukite Truth Seeker Press has authorized a special March 21 release of the 10th Anniversary hardcover: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF MARDUK BY NABU: A POCKET ANUNNAKI DEVOTIONAL COMPANION TO BABYLONIAN PRAYERS & RITUALS—A collector’s edition of the long-lost translated cuneiform tablet collection, revealing secret underground methods to acquire direct communication with what some call “alien intelligences” via a program of ancient-styled Babylonian-inspired devotion, reviving the same techniques as ancient Mardukite priests of the Sumerian Anunnaki in Mesopotamia.

[This book may be used to assist annual personal observation of the Spring Akiti/Akitu or Zagmuk Babylonian Festival and the Mardukite Beltane Gate ritual meditation work, with additional advice for daily rites throughout the year.]

The Akkadian name for the final day of the festival—Akiti or Akitu—translates roughly to “On Earth, Life.” Most scholars usually only recognize the “agricultural” significance and not necessarily the “political” and “mystical” functions of the observation. True, the Akitu festival took place twelve days before the annual crops were planted—but, this large public national “celebration” also reconfirmed supremacy of Marduk and his position in the Babylonian Anunnaki Pantheon, making it the single most important ancient “holiday” for the Mardukite tradition.

This amazing new 10th Anniversary collector’s edition of THE COMPLETE BOOK OF MARDUK BY NABU reflects a very real modern philosophical and meta-spiritual “New Thought” movement aligned specifically with the Anunnaki paradigm. In ancient Babylon, this was famously celebrated among the followers of Marduk—recognized among the pantheon as patron of Babylon city and self-made Anunnaki “King of the Gods” for the “Mardukite” or “Babylonian” branch of the Mesopotamian mythos, with the assistance of the Nabu priesthood of scribes. In commemoration of the anniversary release of a “complete” BOOK OF MARDUK BY NABU, additional portions once released separately as The Book of Zagmuk by Nabu are also included, detailing the annual Spring Equinox Festival or Babylonian “Akiti”/”Akitu” New Year Rituals

After a time of gods had come and gone, the priests and kings continued to observe these ceremonial customs using representative “images” or statuary to symbolized the “divine presence” of Marduk and Nabu as they made a procession each year through the streets of Babylon. Each of the twelve festival days begins at dawn. The High Priest of the “Temple of Marduk”—the E.SAGILA or “House of Marduk”—goes and prepares the temple and other ceremonial areas before dawn, then makes a “general invocation” to Marduk, before the “image” (statue) of the god in his shrine…

NEW NECROGATE BLOGS FROM OUR SISTER-SITE:
== The Future of Mesopotamian Neopaganism : A Brave New Babylon Rising, Modern Sumerian Anunnaki Traditions (Feb 23, 2019)
== Rediscovering & Rekindling the Mesopotamian Spiritual-Magical Tradition of Babylon, “The Mardukite Core” (Jan 23, 2019)
== Gates of the Necronomicon — “Mardukite Core” 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Hardcover Series Continues! (Jan 4, 2019)
== Pathworking Astral Star-Gates of the Cosmos with “Necronomicon: The Anunnaki Bible” by Joshua Free (Dec 16, 2018)

Ten years ago, materials from THE COMPLTE BOOK OF MARDUK BY NABU circulated underground, serving as an early cornerstone of “Mesopotamian Neopaganism,” paving the way for a decade of developmental research and experimentation by the “Mardukite Research Organization” of “Mardukite Chamberlains.” Selections included in this revised and expanded, beautifully crafted, portable hardcover Mardukite Liber-W+Z volume have also inspired many other incredible literary classics, including THE COMPLETE ANUNNAKI BIBLE and THE SUMERIAN LEGACY by Joshua Free.

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Reviving the Secret Anunnaki Tradition of Babylon : ‘Mardukite Core’ 10th Anniversary “Gates of the Necronomicon”

“The first religious, spiritual and occult systems — those appearing in their original form as the mystical traditions of Mesopotamia — were rooted in a sacred relationship established between humans and gods. All of the original spiritual traditions, or “magic”, on the planet — the basis for everything manifesting after the fact — was rooted simply in ‘service’ to the gods. Specific priests and priest-kings were selected by ancient ‘laws’ set down by the Anunnaki, and their function was to serve as an intermediary, to stand between the general human population of ‘earth’ and the sky gods of ‘heaven’.” —JOSHUA FREE

[This mardukite blog post quotes Joshua Free from a live workshop regarding the ‘Mardukite Core’ given on November 15, 2009 while visiting the Pacific Northwest, networking in the underground occult community for the original release of the Year-1 ‘Mardukite Core’ as NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE, when the Year-2 GATES OF THE NECRONOMICON materials were about to be first developed.]

“It was only during the later evolution of these system-based traditions over thousands of years that resulted in the more ‘kabbalistic’ approaches available to modern seekers today — and this myriad of possible forms is so wrapped up in numerous progressive attempts drawn from human consciousness (and the perspective of the ‘observer’) that one could spend literally multiple human lifetimes in their unraveling — because the cumulative ‘systems’ have simply grown that big, by necessity of course; we just can’t have ‘free spirits’ coming in and out of reality all the time! We just can’t have it. This all being said — the initial effort made in reconstructing a spiritual tradition toward the original Sumerian Anunnaki is first and foremost to ‘establish and maintain a self-honest relationship’ with the Anunnaki. In terms of the Mardukite effort, we have retained the original semantics used by the Sumerians who first encountered these beings: ANUNNAKI.”

“The word ANUNNAKI is Sumerian — or Akkadian — in origin and means in one sense literally “heaven came to earth” and is interpreted by Zecharia Sitchin as “those who came down from heaven to earth” or else sky gods. In the past it has also been translated by scholars to mean “those who decree (cut) the fates,” or else “divine judges.” There are actually references to ‘Seven Judges’ on several ancient cuneiform incantation tablets. But these tablets also indicate that the Anunnaki seeded not only the ‘genetics’ of early modern humans but also the infrastructure — societal systems of human civilization — an evolution of the same systems and an extension of the same civilization that humans experience today! For many, the journey will end right there — for the way ahead in all of this appears too difficult or obscure…the esoteric and occult is called what it is for a reason, and will always be understood by the few, outside and apart from public (mass) opinion and scrutiny. For there is much simply not worth taking time to debate. There are many people who will simply not choose to know — comfortable as they are with the worldview they have already found.”

The emphasis of the “Year-1” Mardukite Chamberlains work — or ‘Mardukite Core’ — compiled in its entirety for NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE is specifically what could be considered “Mardukite” from an Egypto-Babylonian perspective. The works reviewed are the most famous and influential to come form NABU’s (Son of MARDUK) ‘Order of Priest-Scribes’ in ancient post-Sumerian Babylon — where cuneiform clay tablets were forged to show the Anunnaki deity MARDUK as supreme. In regards to the Anunnaki pantheon, a “Sumerian” background [relayed in Year-2 work, such as Liber-50, contained in GATES OF THE NECRONOMICON or THE SUMERIAN LEGACY by Joshua Free] will almost undermine ‘legitimacy’ concerning newer Babylonian hierarchies of the Anunnaki — a “Sumerian Secret” concealed in the Babylonian renderings emphasized in the “Year-1” reflection of a pure “Babylon-through-Babylonian-eyes.”

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BOOK OF PHERYLLT – Complete Druid Source Book developed by “Merlyn” Author’s Apprentice

THE BOOK OF PHERYLLT edited by Joshua Free is a realization of legendary proportions, delivering the virtually impossible—a complete collection of esoteric Pheryllt Druid fragments scattered across history into a single coherent source, collected from the popular underground trilogy from Joshua Free, and now accessible to all modern Druidic practitioners for the first time ever! Published in collaboration with Kima Global Books, the literary home of Douglas Monroe’s conclusion to the ‘Merlyn Trilogy’—The Deepteachings of Merlyn, (which also included a brief ‘Interlogue’ written by Joshua Free).

THE BOOK OF PHERYLLT
A Complete Druid Source Book

edited by Joshua Free

Come drink deeply from the wisdom of authentic Celtic Druidism brewed at the Cauldron of Awen, wherein lies unknown depths and heights of true mystic initiation. Travel far along hidden wooden paths of the Enchanted Forest—using The Book of Pheryllt as your guide—and discover the ancient storehouse of Nature’s Mysteries from the original Druidic database of universal knowledge.


Although best known for his work connected to the modern MARDUKITE “New Thought” movement, Joshua Free has been involved with “practical Earth magic” since he was 12, starting with his first initiation into Pheryllt Druidism in the mid-1990’s as “Merlyn Stone.” At that time, he was once the youngest initiate ever of the Order of Bards, Ovates & Druids (OBOD) in England, before leaving to exclusively pursue a Druidic apprenticeship with Douglas Monroe, and is now “Bard of the Twelfth Chair” at New Forest Centre for Magickal Studies.


Douglas Monroe fondly memorializes the efforts made by his old apprentice in the Preface for the Joshua Free’s presentation of THE BOOK OF PHERYLLT from Kima Global Books

“Our paths first crossed back around 1995. I was teaching university abroad, and there received an email from one Merlyn Stone, a teenage aspiring writer with a headful of penetrating ideas which he confessed the 21 Lessons of Merlyn had someway triggered. I recall being astounded at the depth of the letter, and was soon to learn that ‘Merlyn Stone’ was actually the pen name of Joshua Free… Through the intervening years I have watched as Joshua Free has matured into a fine writer—and an even better scholar, whose prodigious output of books cover a wide range of esoteric topics and philosophies, well worth exploring… Joshua’s genius lies in his ability to compile, categorize and connect vast stockpiles of lore, ancient to modern, and which has, over the last decade, culminated in a truly impressive contribution to world metaphysics… In time, I believe his work will receive more of the serious recognition it deserves…”
—Douglas Monroe, author
“21 Lessons of Merlyn”
“Lost Books of Merlyn”
“Deepteachings of Merlyn”

THE BOOK OF PHERYLLT : A Complete Druid Source Book by Joshua Free is an epic literary compilation drawing from the underground ‘Pheryllt Trilogy’ of volumes edited by Joshua Free for the Mardukites (from 2014 through 2018), collected together in one economical anthology for the first time ever. Globally released on Yule—Winter Solstice, December 22, 2018.

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