As Above, So Below - Australia’s Stonehenge and the Great Stone Complex

25th February 2014 By Steven Strong Contributing Writer for Wake Up World We have written extensively about the site Frederic Slater, President of the Australian Archaeological Education and Research Society, proposed was “Australia’s Stonehenge” and a complementary site we have named “Adam’s Garden”. What hasn’t been made clear in these articles – nor is still fully understood by my research team – is that these sites and their surroundings form part of a much larger complex. There is more to this than the two sites mentioned, but owing to pressing issues of privacy and our justifiable concern regarding vandalism and government interference, we can offer little in specifics regarding geography and location. Despite this, when viewing these two sites in combination with others in the close vicinity, there are many features that are as ancient as they are revealing. Where did the Sandstone come from? Before attempting any translation of the Standing Stones narrative, we must first address some pragmatic considerations upon which we were originally unable to throw any light. When first examining the Standing Stones, one fact highlighted in Slater’s correspondence was of prime interest. Nearly all the marked and shaped stones found on both the larger and smaller mounds were

there are many rocks shaped into pyramids at Adams’ Garden. Just as it is at the Standing Stones. marked and shaped rocks (along with many other goods and sacred objects) were sent out from the coast to the Standing Stones site. From here. a 9 metre (30 ft) by 5 metre (16. angles and markings that are decidedly artificial. The strength and motion of a tsunami is consistent with rocks being spread between 8-10 metres (26-32 ft) into the creek and only two metres (6. and the backwash dragged the fallen stones back into the water. which logically means some of the sandstone brought onto this site came from much further inland than the fine grained rock. a 175 metre stretch of creek-bank containing tens of thousands of rocks of every conceivable type. including a marking on one rock that contains an engraving which. The jetty at Adam’s Garden That was before our first sighting of Adam’s Garden.5 ft) sandstone construction that sits higher than the surrounding shore. Surrounded by mangroves and sand. and to other places of importance.sandstone. the Forgotten Origins tribe found both fine and coarse grained sandstone. What only cements the connection between the sites is the structure of the shore-line at Adam’s Garden.5 ft) up the slope of the creek bank. the nearest sizeable deposit of sandstone is over 20 kilometres away. Diagram of Adam’s Garden . the wave knocked the wall against the bank. But in our examination of the site. means “guide to truth”. in the First Language. this was undoubtedly the location from which the rocks at the Standing Stones site were transported. this exotic collection of rocks contains shapes. This in itself is challenging. A perfect place for vessels to dock. and varying greatly in colouring. it features a jetty or wharf. But how did this happen? From where did this sandstone come? And who was involved? And when? These questions were never fully answered…. and as observed by Slater. both fine and coarse grained. and that the wall collapsed around 500 odd years ago when a tsunami hit this part of the east coast of Australia. The jetty is made entirely out of sandstone rocks. We believe the 175 metre spread of tens of thousands of rocks was originally part of a rock-wall built along this section of the shore-line.

It may be remotely feasible for nomadic Original men and women to lug rocks weighing up to 50 kilograms (110 lbs) from the coast some considerable distance inland. The local black soil gets very boggy when wet. However the second. How did a people who supposedly knew nothing of the wheel. And what adds to the problem. this mound of dry material is extremely porous which means that tyres don’t get bogged in the wet.500 cubic metres of fill that make up this artificial formation. it is widely agreed and reported in the press that this mound . So foreign is this 70 metre by 10 metre (230 ft x 32 ft) mound that a large section of the mound was gouged out to use as road fill for the surrounding flat farms. is that there is no less than 3. large scale quarrying or slave labour. and in contrast. of metal blades. mound is made of clay. In fact. the smaller mound is not part of the surrounding geology and was transported onto site.Logistics and geology Before grappling with meanings and nuances. manage to move such tonnage and put all this together? No-one is claiming that this site is European. extremely sacred. for those relying on traditional European historical accounts. Quite simply. ocean-going ships. there is a second much larger problem with on-site logistics still unresolved. white and red sand and thousands upon thousands of sandstone rocks.

must at this stage remain hypothetical. We are confident that all rocks imported to the area. Rather than debate possibilities.and was often employed by Councils and Governments in these endeavours. .5 ft) in width and no less than 210 metres (690 ft) in length. whether weighing one kilogram or a tonne. Where have all the teachers gone? Frederic Slater was without peer in the state of NSW in deciphering Original script and anything Egyptian – the ideal skill-set for an archaeologist in this region . The manner of transportation of the heavy rocks at Mullumbimby and the exotic fill at the smaller mound at the Standing Stones site. Now it gets heavier…. suggested this was all the result of an old bulldozer clearing a track down to the mangroves. were originally shipped to and unloaded at the jetty which forms part of Adams’ Garden. I remember recently standing on the road with a colleague Jim Nutter who. all carefully stacked on top of each other. and asked him what blade or bulldozer was capable of that balanced arrangement. playing the role of ‘devil’s advocate’. much later. dance and engage in activities that transcend.was the “only” known sacred site in Australia – where Clever-fellas and Kadaitcha men came from all “parts of Australia before the coming of the white race” to sing. by one degree. agreeing that this was ancient and that people from way back were in involved in placing these particular rocks. some weighing tonnes. but hastened to add that maybe. Their origin through official channels is unknown. there are numerous sandstone slabs. Standing in nearby Mullumbimby. One unknown in this equation is logistics. There are thousands of rocks. which came from ‘somewhere’ nearby and repositioned within the town and parks as features and bearers of plaques. but not unknown to our research team. Just behind the sandstone jetty is a road of perhaps 2 metres (6. which snakes around the southern section of the hill which rises up over 35 metres (115 ft). all igneous. nor any account in Frederic Slater’s translation to draw upon. all of considerable weight. were moved and positioned into two Original rock arrangements at Adam’s Garden. We have no Dreaming Story or Elder’s guidance. He quickly moderated his position. I pointed out to Jim four rocks. the dozer came down to repair the older construction. The whole scenario gets very complicated when trying to understand how igneous rocks. weighing over five hundred kilograms. above and below the road that were have either been cleared from the road or positioned in support.

Consistent to that noble purpose and goal. spiritual. We know of. after examining his impressive work and reading his extensive hand written notes. proposing that in Australia was recorded the “basis of all knowledge” is a bold assertion to make – and one we had never entertained until reading Slater’s comments. intellectual or democratic.In 1939. we have always maintained that the ancient Egyptians came as mystical apprentices. Slater stated “you are working in a much higher cult which I doubt is understood by present day aborigines (sic) even in remote parts. sign. factory or metal was assumed to be made in pre-European Australia. The teachers have all gone”. Slater insisted that the “mound” upon which the 185 Standing Stones originally stood was “the oldest form of temple in the world”. now and to come”. The basis of all knowledge As I have presented my team’s extensive archaeology and oral accounts substantiating an ancient Egyptian presence in Australia. one of the Original custodians of the First Language . Slater noted that “within this temple you will find… the basis of all knowledge. what may surprise is that Slater was no less forthright in allocating a precedence and pedestal over 70 years before us.who came on site with us when our team investigated the mounds and surrounding archaeology. chariots. some critics have relented minimally – by granting potential visiting rights. However many are still clouded by materialistic concepts of civilisation and progress. opportunities seem remote for direct contact with people who can understand and speak. all history and all forms of writing. Knowing that pyramids. wheel. As such. “There is no mistaking that the Aborigines… gave not only to the Egyptians their knowledge and foundation of hieroglyphs and their philosophy. Egyptians returned for thousands of years to Australia in pilgrimage and pursuit of spiritual excellence – that is a claim we have made often. they see this interaction only in terms of a master/slave relationship. bound in awe and servitude to their Original mentors. but formulated the basis of all knowledge in the beginning. all science. gesture and use the rocks that make up the very first human language. When corresponding with his colleague. And as radical as this statement may seem. this is one of the few times Slater was mistaken. and one that is supported by our Original advisors.Karno Walker . cities and columns were built in Egypt and no permanent structure. we can readily understand why he would make such a sensational claim – he had no option but to place the First Australians at the centre and beginning of everything esoteric. Slater was convinced he was in contact with the very last person knowledgeable in the First Language.” In . Now. Offering an explanation as to why ancient Egyptians were so motivated to sail such great distances. Even so. and have spoken to. Thankfully.

The biggest hurdle to overcome when assembling an interpretation of the Standing Stones’ message relates to the lack of written reference material. Slater was acutely aware this sentence was of utmost importance. he was confident that “you will find the basis of that language on the mound”. And as Karno reminded us many times. All other languages are merely derivative and therefore of limited use in deciphering the ‘mother-tongue’. what these words actually mean when read in combination and context was not always clear to Slater. but just Aboriginal” Academic hurdles There can never be a definitive translation of the “Mystery of Life” found on the Standing Stones. Equally. it needs to be remembered that Slater was the resident academic in NSW on all things Original and Egyptian. alignment. On many occasions he was hired by Councils and Government departments because of his unquestionable stature and expertise. Guided by truth First amongst the passages of Slater’s translation is one sentence that could be the most seminal and cosmic statement made on the mound. spanning back “hundreds of thousands of years before”. This ancient connection through language never ceased and continues on to this very day. the Standing Stones arrangement was meant to be a tabernacle detailing the “existence of the first men on Earth. Slater’s translation was thoroughly researched (and often quite profound in its message) and he clearly went to considerable lengths to explain what each of these sacred words meant. As Slater explained “the language which we speak today is not AngloSaxon. had their genesis in Australia. not just ancient Egyptian. Undoubtedly. this is a huge call. and one that cautious academics would never ever make – and one that will surely attract criticism. additions. and his colleagues. With 20 suffixes and affixes. However.ascribing a sequence and precedence. can narrow and redefine the possibilities. When comparing the ancient Celtic tongue of Ogham. nor to anyone else of that time for that matter. our Original advisor Karno. . his Original advisor. deletions and revisions have been made over the millennia. we can still get close – and most definitely Slater. gesture and letter can have up to four meanings. But despite the lack of an authoritative printed reference. Slater was in no doubt that the Original people were from the first Homo sapien sapiens stock.000 words” and a multitude of shaped stones which are “symbolical”. their history and their philosophy”. each symbol. But before lodging any objections. a vocabulary running over “28. Slater was also convinced that all languages. In the case of all derivative languages.

but literal. Slater inadvertently acknowledged there was another agent or beings that passed this knowledge on to the Original people. Under these parameters and timing. And with the knowledge that all Original Gods are indeed Sky Heroes. so below The public debate over the existence of extra-terrestrial life and the appearance of advanced space-craft began to escalate after WW2. Slater observed that “this same symbol is an Egyptian hieroglyph for Ap. Looking through today’s lens. in the absence of a literal frame of reference. it is apparent that the concepts conveyed by these Standing Stones (and by other ancient scriptures) were not meant to be metaphoric. the place in Equatorial Africa where man is said to come into existence. there were limited sightings and even less public discussion of such phenomena in the public arena before the 1940s.relating directly to the “meaning where life began”. The symbol is also the Omega of the Greeks and physiologically it represents the embryonic sack. proposing that “Moses was taught the original theological philosophy which our blackfellows followed and he in turn imparted it to the Jews”. This other-worldly mantra – that the seed of humanity (”life in a bag”) was brought to Earth “through darkness” (space) – is a prominent theme repeated throughout Slater’s translation: “Truth brought out on wings to Earth from God to Man”… “The Divine Light of God gives the soul and the fire which brought life from afar”… “The truth brought in from fire which brings life from afar”… Slater believed humanity began in Australia. and that all consequent knowledge. the Elders are always looking into the night skies in matters spirituality of ancestry. in part. In its present arrangement it reads . Before the dropping of atomic bombs. Historically. ‘on top’ is always before ‘below’. Many Original Elders and Custodians of Lore use the term “as on top. who was leading? As on top. indicating precedence. language and religions have their roots in Original philosophy and the Dreaming. If “our blackfellows followed” this philosophy. and his understanding of its ramifications was more than adequate for 1939 – but not for 2014. This phrase is never reversed. Slater had no practical frame of comparison that would lead him to interpret the repeated theme of beings who “came to Earth” from a destination “far off” as anything other than so mething symbolic – an obscure metaphor. But even in this assertion. “Guided by Truth man came to earth through darkness from the light of life that shines far off”. so below”. interpretations of similar ancient religious scriptures have also been told as metaphor. .

According to accepted curriculum. In every interpretation. Humans first begun to vocalise using the most basic sounds and assembled these crude utterances into a very primitive limited vocabulary. “Enter and learn the truth of the Divine Light”… “The Breath of God is the Divine Light of the soul”… “God came in with Light from darkness and gave man a soul and the sons of man brought in with Light became the Pillars of Heaven”… “Coming in holding a light in the beginning of life”… “God the soul came with life and His breath to man”… “Life comes in and life goes out in darkness to the Light that holds it forever”… “The soul of man came from the Immortal Light to drink the water of life from God”… I have absolutely no intention of adding anything to this selection of passages. anything of real substance was open for discussion. As the following sampling illustrates. it should come as no surprise that there is only one Dreaming story in Australia that transcends all boundaries: the story of the Seven Sisters. This Pleiadean association adds clarity to so many incongruities on these sites. In every other case. a gradual evolution led to the pinnacle of hominid ascension: the magnificent Homo sapien sapiens. could merely be calling cards from the ‘Sky Heroes’ of Pleiades. But the story of the Seven Sisters belongs to every tribe. The long-distance transportation of large amounts of fill is a task that would present no problems for an advanced race of beings from a distant constellations. for it is the story of their shared ancestry and heritage. Dreaming stories are regionspecific. bar none. describing events that led to the existence of life-forms and geography peculiar to each tribal estate. if found on a continent that was colonized by extra-terrestrial life. the Seven Sisters represents the constellation of Pleiades. What I will do is lament how far we have fallen. Restricted in number and . The most obvious contradiction relates to the conventional explanations of how human language first developed. the place from which their ancient ancestors set forth so long ago. and how out-of-kilter so many aspects of our accepted pre-history are with the depth of this ancient esoteric wisdom. The complexity of the First Language There is so much divine wisdom apparent within the “Mystery Track of Life”.With this in mind. as chronicled in the 185 Standing Stones. So too the many cut and marked rocks which. They speak for themselves and need no assistance whatsoever.

is and will ever be. its narrative. our readers will need to rely on the integrity and character my team and I have already demonstrated. Joining the dots There can be no map. celebrities. even today.objects. food. the size of the gap between their development and our own is open to debate. laced with indications that something of a decidedly extra-terrestrial origin is afoot. the topics it addresses would be limited to reality TV. What is verifiable fact is that the expert appointed by Government to investigate this complex believed that this rock arrangement and set of markings were designed to convey all knowledge that was. to do so would give solid clues as to the location of this ancient site.000 words. the most popular word in this mother tongue would be “like”. shelter. the very first language was devoted to expressing primal needs. inequity. sex and survival are assumed to feature heavily. Slowly but surely. Slater wrote an entire book on the ancient First Language and his tally of 28. shopping. the ancient narrative and complex use of language at the Standing Stones site runs counter to accepted theory. barely have the words. Hypothetically. co-ordinates or ‘proof’ presented here as evidence. The ancient First Language is evidently more complex than the spoken English language. greed. In contrast. in the absence of published evidence. language also expanded. Then as the need to communicate other concepts expanded. bears testimony to the Divine and enlightening. and without doubt.000 words was admittedly incomplete. drugs and rock and roll existence of Earth. Hunting. . a little more was learned and the brain size increased to carry the increasing neural load. and a notably undignified political agenda…. In this ancient text. In daily conversation most humans in today’s educated global society barely use one tenth of Slater’s tally of 28. Because of our justifiably secretive stance. While those beings are undoubtedly way beyond the sex. the “Story of Life from Birth to Death”. the “Divine Light” and the “truth” take centre stage. and capable of conveying esoteric concepts for which we. if the first language were to come into existence today. the “soul”. environmental rape. war. and the Elders and Custodians are fearful that some people will do what has been done to so many sacred sites: desecrate it. Mystical in the extreme.

or disc ploughed into the side of the mound. the Standing Stones and a third site which has a scared tree marked in a manner that is magnificent by any standards and incredibly difficult to engrave. It is possible that the reason these three sites are pointing towards Egypt is merely coincidental. As long as the Standing Stones stood. tribe member Adam Pippen discovered that Adam’s Garden. the official lamented that two days on site with his “team” did not reveal any disturbance of the sacred . the farmer who “owned” this land was very sympathetic.When connecting the GPS co-ordinates of three of these significant sites. the official attitude of arrogance and bullying is no different. but the connection between ancient Australia and Egypt can be found in archaeology now being shared all over the country. fines. and threatened to requisition the land and throw his family off – simply because of the political inconvenience of mounting publicity. we see this alignment as being more of the same. But government officials soon came knocking at his door. That being the case and pattern. In discussion with the official “investigator” appointed to find error or offence on my team’s part during our last on -site visit. and not only allowed access but actually assisted visitors on site and promised not to plough the area lest the rock’s position and proper alignment be upset. the farmer knew his land was lost – along with the threatened Standing Stones. would run directly through Egypt. So the farmer sent his son out the next morning with one task: to get rid of the stone arrangement. form a perfect alignment. if allowed on the same path around the globe. statutes and hostility. By Adam’s calculations the three sites connect in a straight line which. the site was destroyed 73 years ago when the Standing Stones were either removed then stored in the dairy. In recent times. So far. the authorities entrusted with the responsibility of preserving and protecting sites of this immense cultural significance have phoned and sent letters to me containing threats. But the reality is this destruction was the best possible outcome. including front page headlines reporting on “Australia’s Stonehenge”. These sites form part of a much larger complex. Regulation or obstruction? At the most superficial level. At the time.

letters. But we believe we have been given the answer. Found at both the Standing Stones site and Adam’s Garden are artificially shaped and marked rocks that chronicle. much less answer. on Earth. alignments. the function of government has been to ask zero questions of our findings. Rather. And it really is that simple! What transpires below. numbers. it clearly doesn’t include any genuine attempt to understand it from an archaeological or historical perspective. which of course there wasn’t any. officials have certainly made a point of saying so . Galactic citizens Undeniably there is evidence at four sites that is indicative of exotic technology well beyond the embrace of any Original rock-and-stick toolkit. the agenda he works to does not include ancient truths of these sacred dimensions. to back off when “no regulatory action” was available. whether tens or hundreds of thousands of years. markings. is the direct effect of what transpires above. My team doesn’t need a disinterested government with questionable political motives to corroborate or facilitate our work. and both the antiquity and sophistication in evidence asks questions of Australia’ s (and humanity’s) history that most academics do not have the capacity to appreciate. As we have been told by our Original guides. I quizzed the “investigator” as to whether any meaningful attempt at archaeology would also eventuate on this sacred site. The Original Elders and Custodians of Lore help to set our path of action.sites…. according to both Slater and many Original Elders and Custodians of Lore. hand signs. But this is of no consequence. I also pointed out that the site he is so ardently trying to prosecute on behalf of. This language of rock angles. in the ‘heavens’. Disgraceful..very loudly and with a lot of paperwork. But while official interest in this site may extend as far as ensuring it is not “disturbed”. . Despite the official stance of “no disturbance” and “no regulatory action”. And true to their history of apathy. as a representative of government. He admitted knowing nothing about either. And in my “warning letter”. officials conceded that “no regulatory action is proposed at this time”. not one academic or official has shown any interest in the site or in Frederic Slater’s extensive portfolio since I received my second baseless reprimand. to threaten our investigation with regulation. and to keep dismissing our assessment of a site they deem “sacred” on paper yet treat as meaningless in deed. nor did he care. was destroyed under the duress of government 73 years ago. the First Language either spoken or recorded by modern humans. body parts and animals is as cryptic as it is divine. time after time: “as on top so below”. The construction of these stone monuments dates way back. and do so without the intimidation and interference we now expect of government.

the Sky Heroes left the Pleiades and “came to Earth” to create a new species of hominid. that we are galactic citizens. With close to 30 years of contact with original Gumilaroi people and tribes of the Bundjalung Language Confederation. We are at the start of our journey of scientific understanding. writing units on Traditional Law and Contemporary History. Together with his son Evan. and the benefit of extensive consultation with many Original Elders. He was involved in the formation of a Graduate Diploma of Aboriginal Education for the NSW Department of Education. We are part of a cosmic community that we are only just beginning to understand. with four articles also appearing in New Dawn magazine. Steve has co-written 4 books: Constructing a New World Map. not the end.com or get involved with the Forgotten Origins tribe. Steve and Evan’s work is to reveal the story of the Original people. a narrative that was almost lost to aggressive European colonisation. He also co-authored the highly successful “Aboriginal Australia: A Language and Cultural kit”. This is an undisputed fact held by all the Original tribes of this continent. Mary Magdalene’s Dreaming and Forgotten Origin (published by University Press of America) and their latest publication Shunned. which has been passed down through the sacred Dreaming for millennia. Finally acknowledging this as our ancient ancestry and heritage must create an obligatory and long-overdue shift in human consciousness and perspective. About the author: Steven Strong is an Australian-based researcher. author and former high-school teacher with a background in archaeology. For more information visit ForgottenOrigin. in both deed and genes. . which refutes the Out-of-Africa theory of human history and examines the archaeological and DNA evidence that suggests Australia is where modern human beings derived. Steve has written over a dozen articles on Original history and lore for the National Indigenous Times.As we are told in the beginning of The Dreaming.

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