As almost every first poster has stated before me, so will I; as a ’long’ term reader I finally decided to contribute and share something that
hasn’t been discussed here. Not that I know of anyway. First of all, I come from Finland and apologize for my grammatical mistakes as of my native
language isn’t English.
This post is a book review.
For a year ago I stumbled into a very intriguing book focusing on ancient ley-lines in Finland. The concept of ley-lines isn’t new in anyways as you
all are aware of, but the phenomenon itself is new in Finland, especially in the scale it now has been discovered. The author Jukka Nieminen himself
has contributed his life to bring forth facts and incidents not covered by mainstream science or media. He has written a few marvelous books but this
one tops them all. This one tells us about an old and lost Finnish Kingdom (Muinaissuomalaisten kadonnut kuningaskunta).
Before reading this book I looked up, highly respecting all the ancient cultures and their hand-built wonders. I never thought I could mention our
country in the same context. Now I’m more than proud to present Finland as a part, in my mind anyways, of this ancient know-how of mathematics,
measurements and geometrical planning.
The book presents an astonishing geometrical network of churches, chapels and mansions, built with a distance of 33.3 km of one another. There are
many straight ley-lines that travel hundreds of kilometers centering in these mentioned buildings. The thing itself wouldn’t be that interesting,
but the knowledge or the fact that all these churches have been built on ancient cemeteries or sanctuaries is mind-blowing. Behind this network is a
tribe that formed its’ empire before the wave of Roman Christianity settled to Finland. The book estimates that this old Finnish Kingdom begun
around 500 B.C. and had its’ foothold in Finland until they were decimated by this uprising religion. The nature of the religion is well shown in
this network as they forced their will and build their churches on ancient sanctuaries, not knowing they were continuing the tradition of the lost
Kingdom. In some point the church got the hang of it because we still can see the same pattern in newer churches around our country. So the knowledge
still exists, or maybe not the knowledge, but the tradition to build using this ‘sacred’ geometry.
Not all the churches relate to each other with the mentioned distance, but there are a lot of them that fall into this measurement. And even more of
them that fall close to the distance, speaking of a marginal of 100 – 200 meters.
How and why this was executed is still a mystery. Why that particular number or that distance? The author himself has a very good point to the
distance used. The territory of the old Kingdom with Lauhanvuori (mountain) as the center can be represented with a circle. The circle has a diameter
of 333 km. There is an old measurement of how far you could travel in one day, 11.1 km, so this diameter consists of a month’s (30 days) travel
time. Maybe the fraction used in the church measurements is based on this same logic.
Nevertheless, ancient cultures never seem to stop amazing you.
The book deepens further and speculates that the old Finnish Kingdom had more influence that has ever been discussed. That old bloodlines of Finnish
Kings exists in the traditional Kingdoms beside us (Sweden, Norway, England…) There are many references in old Sagas of this ancient Kingdom, this
tribe, this beginning of Royal bloodlines, but it has never been speculated like this. Considering the latter part as a speculation or a fact, it
still gave me a new perspective and a new direction to study further in. Finland is commonly known for being under foreign influence during our time
in history. We fought and got our independence in 1917. Maybe there has been a time of prosperity that we aren’t aware of!
The book was a very nice read!
All be well!
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