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Power Spots in UK

Power spots in UK, are well recognized such as Stonehenge, Uffington and Glastonbury.

<Stonehenge>

Summer Solstice at Stonehenge

Druids are still conducting Ceremony of Summer Solstice.

  • Stonehenge is on the Salisbury Plain, 200km west of London, 13km north-west of Salisbury , suddenly appearing megalithic circle.
  • The origin of this site still remains inconclusive, some believe in "ancient observatory ", others commit " sacred place where Druids have rituals".

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    • Ancient Astronomical Observatory theory by Gerald Hawkins, astronomer in June, 1961 around summer solstice, Hawkins had observed with computers to verify sunrise on summer solstie from heal stone to forward to the central altar stone.
    • Sacred Site for Rituals worshiping sun or Healing Spot concluded by archaeologists of Bournemouth University from excavation that Stonehenge was a place of healing and religious ceremony.
    • Accounted for the high number of burials in the area and for the evidence of trauma deformity in some of the graves.

<Construction of Stonehenge>

  • Stonehenge had been built over three or four major phases between 3000 BC and 1600 BC for 15 centuries.
    • 1st Phase: Neolithic --The first monument consisted of a circular bank and ditch
      enclosure.  
      The round enclosure with a large entrance to the north east aligned to sunrise on summer solstice and a smaller one to the south as 2nd entrance where some rituals
      must be held.
    • 2nd Phase:BC2900~BC2600 --Some form of timber structure was built inner and outer of round enclosure.
    • 3rd Phase:BC2500~BC1600 --Started the megalithic construction, built in dual crescent shape with blue stones at the center of the circle.
  • However, 200 - 300 years later, beginnning of the circle of Sarsen stones, the blue stones were rearranged, so the crescent form is invisible today.
  • Additionally constructed, at the last phase, the Avenue linked large entrance with the Avon, Heel stone (must be a pair of stones but only one left), and at the large entrance, erected three stones only one of which is left lying called "Slaughter stone"

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  • 300 years ago, John Aubrey had suggested that Stonehenge was probably the religious temple for Druids, since then Druids began their annual summer solstice celebrations at Stonehenge.
  • Stonehenge of "Druid Temple" theory is accused as miss interpretation, but it is obvious that Stonehenge is a spiritual spot, and some believe as "healing spot" where they could charge the energy of healing to enforce the power of Druids such as second sight or magnetic power.

<Grastonbury>

Glastonbury is Avalon, the legend of kind Arther?
Christ came here with Joseph of Arimathea ?

Glastonbury Gateway to other world

  • Glastonbury is on the St. Michael & St. Mary ley lines (M & M) , a powerful spiritual sacred site to attract attention of most people among the numerous power spots in UK.
  • At Glastonbury, various events such as Jazz and rock festivals.

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Glastonbury

  • Glastonbury Tor is towering alike upset boat at outside of Glastonbury town, where there supposed to be a gateway to other world.
  • Atop of Tor, there is a tower of St. Michael built in 14C, and around this tower, there is a spiral gap which is suggested as 3 dimensional maze. 

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Chalice well

  • Chalice well is a holy well or spring in the beautiful garden.
  • Chalice (literal meaning cup) well is linked the suggestion that this is the place where Joseph of Arimathea placed the chalice linking the Well to the wealth of speculation surrounding the existence of the Holy Grail.

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Labyrinth

  • Same concepts are circumambulation at Druid ritual, Sufi whirling.
  • It is believed that one could contact with God during the pray to trace the labyrinth at church.

Mystery rumor

  • From Salisbury plain that is the location of Stonehenge and Glastonbury to St. Michaels Mount, powerspots are aligned on so called M & M line of which extended line to Mont Saint-Michel is said as the course of flying UFO by many eye-witness reports.
  • It is believed that one could go to other world by certain initiation if he could follow the maze as mentioned at Atop of Tor around the tower.
  • Christ came here with his uncle Arimathea and might have a chance to contact Druid to learn the esoteric secret (healing the sickand do miracle).
  • John Lennon came to Chalis well to have been inspired to write his song "Imagine".

<Uffington "White Horse">

In the area of Uffington, Oxfordshire, England, prehistoric ruins are scattered.

White Horse & Dragon legend in Uffington

  • In the area of Uffington, Oxfordshire, Englsnd, prehistoric ruins are scattered.
    Surrounding area near from famous "White Horse" shown as on map has legendary spots as follows:

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1. Dragon Hill
It has been suggested as some sort of Iron Age ritual site associated with the nearby hill-figure.
2. White Horse
3. The Manger & Giant's Stairs
The horse was ritually scoured every seven years and after the scouring and leaning for over 3 days, local fair was held as traditional cheese rolling at the Manger nearby. 
4. Uffington castle 


1. Dragon Hill

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  • Dragon Hill is a natural chalk hill with an artificial flat-top (situated to the east of White Horse hill) to which clings the legend that it was on its summit that St. George slew the dragon.
  • The blood from the dying dragon so poisoned the ground beneath that grass never grows there.

2. White Horse

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  • Uffington White Horse is thought to be the oldest hill figure in Britain to date back as far as 1000 BC in the late Bronze Age.
  • The mystery of why the horse was created still remains.
  • It can only been seen fully fro the air, so perhaps it was a sign to the ancient gods, or mark of territorial ownership.

3. The Manger & Giant's Stairs

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  • The steep sided dry valley below the horse is known as the Manger (literal meaning). Ripples in the eastern valley side are known as the Giant's Stairs.
  • Folklore suggest that the manger is the supernatural feeding place for the white Horse which would travel from its vantage point on the crest of the hill on moonlit night.

4. Uffington castle

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  • The Iron Age hill fort known as Uffington Castle is located atop knoll, about 262m high, the highest point in this area.
  • This rampart omprises an area if approximately 3 hectares enclosed by a single well-preserved bank and ditch. The original west entrance remains.

<Rolling>

Origin of Cheese Rolling 

  • These days, Cheese Rolling is a joyful festival but originally aimed for spiritual subjects.
  • At certain points in Celt zone (Ireland, Wales and Cornwall of UK, Scotland and Bretagne of France etc.) on singularity, sun rolling phenomenon can be seen, then event of rolling fire wheel was brought to symbolize the phenomenon.
  • Today, large yellow disk of cheese as a symbol of golden sun is rolled down a steep hill at Cheese Rolling event. (photo left)

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  • The photo (middle) is extraordinary phenomenon of the rolling sun down the slope of Croagh Patrick that is spiritual site in Co. Mayo on 18th April and 24th August.
  • As mentioned above, at certain points in Celt zone, sun rolling phenomenon can be seen on specific days such as summer solstice and winter solstice, equinoxes.
  • Relating with this specific phenomenon, the locals would roll a Fire Wheel
    Fire Wheel symbolizing sun is rolled from atop of the hill, and if it burnt out before reached the bottom, the crops woud suffer, but if it stayed lit, the harvest would be abundant.
  • On Samain (1st Nov.), Beltaine (1st May) of Celtic calendar, Midsummer and Mid winter, the events of large fire wheel rolling still exist now.
  • Besides, during 1 BC , Ceasar commentated that Celts used man-shaped wicker figures in ritual sacrifices to sun; animals and human victims could be burned alive in them.