Symbolism of the Mythical Phoenix Bird: Renewal, Rebirth and Destruction

Symbolism of the Mythical Phoenix Bird: Renewal, Rebirth and Destruction

Ancient legend paints a picture of a magical bird, radiant and shimmering, which lives for several hundred years before it dies by bursting into flames. It is then reborn from the ashes, to start a new, long life. So powerful is the symbolism that it is a motif and image that is still used commonly today in popular culture and folklore. This is the majestic phoenix.

The legendary phoenix is a large, grand bird, much like an eagle or peacock. It is brilliantly colored in reds, purples, and yellows, as it is associated with the rising sun and fire. Sometimes a nimbus will surround it, illuminating it in the sky. Its eyes are blue and shine like sapphires. It builds its own funeral pyre or nest, and ignites it with a single clap of its wings. After death it rises gloriously from the ashes and flies away.

Phoenix rising from the ashes in Book of Mythological Creatures by Friedrich Johann Justin Bertuch (1747-1822). ( )

The Phoenix Bird Symbolizes Renewal and Resurrection

The phoenix symbolizes renewal and resurrection, and it has been used to represent many themes, such as the sun, time, resurrection, consecration, an empire, metempsychosis, Paradise, Christ, Mary, virginity, and exceptional humans. Tina Garnet writes in The Phoenix in Egyptian, Arab, & Greek Mythology of the long-lived bird:

“When it feels its end approaching, it builds a nest with the finest aromatic woods, sets it on fire, and is consumed by the flames. From the pile of ashes, a new Phoenix arises, young and powerful. It then embalms the ashes of its predecessor in an egg of myrrh, and flies to the city of the Sun, Heliopolis, where it deposits the egg on the altar of the Sun God.”

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There are lesser known versions of the myth in which the phoenix dies and simply decomposes before rebirth.

The Greek named it the Phoenix, but it is associated with the Egyptian Bennu, the Native American Thunderbird, the Russian Firebird, the Chinese Fèng Huáng, and the Japanese Hō-ō.

It is believed that the Greeks called the Canaanites the Phoenikes or Phoenicians, which may derive from the Greek word 'Phoenix', meaning crimson or purple. Indeed, the symbology of the Phoenix is also closely tied with the Phoenicians.

Phoenix and roses, detail. Pavement mosaic (marble and limestone), 2nd half of the 3rd century AD. From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch-on-the-Orontes (now Antakya in Turkey). (Clio20/ CC BY-SA 3.0 )

The Phoenix Through Time

In perhaps the earliest instance of the legend, the Egyptians told of the Bennu, a heron bird that is part of their creation myth. The Bennu lived atop ben-ben stones or obelisks and was worshipped alongside Osiris and Ra.

Bennu was seen as an avatar of Osiris, a living symbol of the deity. The solar bird appears on ancient amulets as a symbol of rebirth and immortality, and it was associated with the period of flooding of the Nile, bringing new wealth and fertility.

Greek historian Herodotus wrote that priests of ancient Heliopolis described the bird as living for 500 years before building and lighting its own funeral pyre. The offspring of the birds would then fly from the ashes, and carry priests to the temple altar in Heliopolis.

In ancient Greece it was said the bird does not eat fruit, but frankincense and aromatic gums. It also collects cinnamon and myrrh for its nest in preparation for its fiery death.

In Asia the phoenix reigns over all the birds, and is the symbol of the Chinese Empress and feminine grace, as well as the sun and the south. The sighting of the phoenix is a good sign that a wise leader has ascended to the throne and a new era has begun. It was representative of Chinese virtues : goodness, duty, propriety, kindness and reliability. Palaces and temples are guarded by ceramic protective beasts, all lead by the phoenix.

A Creature of Destruction and Creation

The mythical phoenix has been incorporated into many religions, signifying eternal life, destruction, creation, and fresh beginnings.

Due to the themes of death and resurrection, it was also adopted a symbol in early Christianity, as an analogy of Christ’s death and three days later his resurrection. The image became a popular symbol on early Christian tombstones.

It is also symbolic of a cosmic fire some believe created the world and which will consume it.

A reborn Phoenix. A ventral view of the bird between two trees, with wings out stretched and head to one side, possibly collecting twigs for its pyre but also associated with Jesus on the cross. ( )

In Jewish legend the phoenix is known as the Milcham – a faithful and immortal bird. Going back to Eden, when Eve possessed the apple of knowledge she tempted the animals of the garden with the forbidden fruit. The Milcham bird refused the offer, and was granted for its faith a town where it would live in peace almost eternally, rebirthing every thousand years, immune to the Angel of Death.

An Alchemical Symbol Too

The Phoenix is also an alchemical symbol. It represents the changes during chemical reactions and progression through colors, properties of matter, and has to do with the steps of alchemy in the making of the Great Work, or the Philosopher’s Stone .

Modern additions to the myth in popular culture say the tears of the phoenix have great healing powers, and if the phoenix is near one cannot tell a lie.

Continually morphing, the phoenix represents the idea that the end is only the beginning. Much like this powerful myth, the symbol of the phoenix will be reborn over and over again in human legend and imagination.

Top image: The phoenix bird. Source: yuriks / Adobe Stock

By Liz Leafloor

Updated on January 20, 2021.


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Phoenix symbolism and meaning

What is a phoenix? The word phoenix comes from the ancient Greek word Φοίνιξ which represents a firebird having its origins in many mythologies. Egyptians believe that the Phoenix represents their sun God Ra and the city of Heliopolis.

In China, the phoenix is very similar to the bird that is known as the leader of the birds- the Feng-huan. In Hindu mythology, the phoenix is similar to Garuda – an immortal bird that is the vehicle of Lord Vishnu. (1)

Thus, there is phoenix meaning symbolism in almost every culture around the world. The phoenix is truly a very unique bird. It is solitary and can self-regenerate. In that sense, it is very much like Virgin Mary and hence it has significance in Christianity as well.

What does a phoenix rising from the ashes mean? A new phoenix rises from the ashes of its dead predecessor.

This is symbolic rebirth, hope, renewal, progress, end of oppression, and eternity. It is no wonder that the beautiful bird has inspired many tales, poems, and even legends.

Through these legends and literary representations, the phoenix has become a symbol of the renewal of time. In fact, it has generally become the symbol of any kind of renewal that, with it, brings a period of happiness and good fortune. (2)


The Rising of the Phoenix and the New World Order

The Phoenix Rising From the Ashes

The inhabitants of the earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the creation of the world will be astonished when they see the beast, because he once was, now is not, and yet will come.” (Revelations 17:8)

In ancient Greek and Egyptian mythology, the phoenix is a mythical bird associated with the Egyptian sun god Ra and the Greek god Phoibos Apollo (Apollyon or Abaddon in Hebrew). It is a symbol of death and resurrection.

Lately, the rising of the Phoenix ritual is being displayed all around us from ceremonies to TV shows, music albums and even some strange incidents around the globe. The question: Why?

According to Manly P. Hall (°33 Freemason) the Phoenix will rise again:

The time will come when the secret wisdom shall again be the dominating religious and philosophical urge of the world. The day is at hand when the doom of dogma shall be sounded. The great theological Tower of Babel, with its confusion of tongues, was built of bricks of mud and the mortar of slime. Out of the cold ashes of lifeless creeds, however, shall rise phoenix like the ancient Mysteries.” (Manly P. Hall, The Secret Teachings of All Ages, 2003 Edition, original text published in 1928)

The rising of the phoenix displayed at the London Olympics Closing Ceremony.

Observe carefully in the previous photos how they place behind the phoenix, in the background, many blue all-seeing eyes inside pyramids.

Barbara Walker, in her occult book Now Is The Dawning, p. 281., wrote that Egyptians believed that the Phoenix was the representative of a god who “rose to heaven in the form of a morning star, like Lucifer, after his fire-immolation of death and rebirth…”

SATANIC PYRAMID REPRESENTING THE NEW WORLD ORDER OF THE AGES BEING DISPLAYED AT THE LONDON OLYMPICS CLOSING CEREMONY.

The Pyramid should be seen as a symbol of the Babylonian kingdom standing its last ground against Jesus Christ the Son God. Their final goal will be to unite all the nations under the New World Order of the Beast as described in Revelation 17.

Talking about the Pheonix, the pyramid and the all-seeing eye, Manly P. Hall says:

The combination of the Phoenix, the pyramid, and the all-seeing eye is more than a chance or coincidence.” “ There is only one possible origin for these symbols, and that is the secret societies which came to this country 150 years before the Revolutionary War . Most of the patriots who achieved American independence belonged to these societies, and derived their inspiration, courage, and high purpose from the ancient teaching. There can be no question that the great seal was directly inspired by these orders of the human Quest, and that it set forth the purpose for this nation as that purpose was seen and known to the Founding Fathers.” (Manly P. Hall, The Secret Destiny of America, p. 129, 1901, edition 1990) Emphasis added

BABYLON THE PROSTITUTE (REVELATION 17:5 NIV)

The Phoenix represents the “dying god” that rises from the ashes and completes the capstone of the Illuminati Pyramid. It is the Antichrist New World Order taking over the Nations. Manly P. Hall describes that dying god and the pyramid in his book The Secret Teachings of All Ages.

The Dying God shall rise again! The secret room in the House of the Hidden Places shall be rediscovered. The Pyramid again shall stand as the ideal emblem of solidarity, inspiration, aspiration, resurrection , and regeneration . As the passing sands of time fury civilization upon civilization beneath their weight, the Pyramid shall remain as the visible covenant between Eternal Wisdom and the world. The time may yet come when the chants of the Illumined shall be heard once more in its ancient passageways and the Master of the Hidden House shall await in the Silent Place for the coming of that man who, casting aside the fallacies of dogma and tenet, seeks simply Truth and will be satisfied with neither substitute nor counterfeit.” (Manly P. Hall, The Secret Teachings of All Ages, p.120, 2003 version, original text published in 1928) Emphasis added

William Schnoebelen describes the Egyptian Phoenix in his book, Satan’s Door Revisited:

The Phoenix, of Bunnu is believed to be a divine bird going back to Egypt… This Phoenix destroys itself in flames and then rises from the ashes. Most occultists believe that the Phoenix is a symbol of Lucifer who was cast down in flames and who… will one day rise triumphant. This [belief] also relates to the raising of Hiram Abiff, the Masonic ‘Christ’.” (William Schnoebelen, Satan’s Door Revisited, p. 4)

Manly P. Hall, in his book, The Lost Keys of Freemasonry, states:

These were the immortals to whom the term ‘phoenix’ was applied, and their symbol was the mysterious two-headed bird, now called an eagle, a familiar and little understood Masonic emblem.” (Manly P. Hall, The Lost Keys of Freemasonry, p. 108) Emphasis added

According to the Forbidden Knowledge website “ the double-headed eagle is probably the most easily recognizable Masonic symbol in the world, even more important than the Square and Compass/Rule.” (The Forbidden Knowledge, Freemasonry The Worship of Lucifer)

Insignia of the 33rd (and highest) Degree of Scottish Rite Freemasonry

Number 33 and the Phoenix

The number 33 is of great importance in Freemasonry and in the Qabbalistic system of mystical numbers. It can be found in many instances in Masonic lore.

For example, consider the number 33. The first temple of Solomon stood for thirty-three years in its pristine splendor. At the end of that time it was pillaged by the Egyptian King Shishak, and finally (588 B.C.) it was completely destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar and the people of Jerusalem were led into captivity to Babylon. (See General History of Freemasonry, by Robert Macoy.) Also King David ruled for thirty-three years in Jerusalem the Masonic Order is divided into thirty-three symbolic degrees there are thirty-three segments in the human spinal column and Jesus was crucified in the thirty-third year of His life.” (Manly P. Hall, The Secret Teachings of All Ages, p. 238, 239, edition 2003)

“Alchemy is a threefold art, its mystery well symbolized by a triangle. Its symbol is 3 times 3 – three elements or processes in three worlds or spheres. The 3 times 3 is part of the mystery of the 33rd degree of Freemasonry, for 33 is 3 times 3, which is 9, the number of esoteric man and the number of emanations from the root of the Divin e Tree.” (Manly P. Hall, )

Masonic Symbolism in the 33 Miners Rescue (Chile)

On 2010, during the rescue operation of the 33 unfortunate miners in Chile, the following strange curiosities were visible:

  • The date the rescue operation for the rescue of the 33 miners in Chile began on 10/13/10, adding up to 33 (10+13+10).
  • The number of days that it took to dig the whole was also 33 days.

The work took 33 days total, one day a man,’ said Mikhail Proestakis, manager of Driller Supply Company, which participated in the drilling of the rescue shaft with a diameter of 66 centimeters, which is 33 times two.” (Source: IOL News, Article titled “ 13: unlucky for some… unless you add 10+10″, October 14 2010 )

  • The name of the rescue device that brought the miners out from the belly of the earth was named “Fénix” (Phoenix), which is the same name of the mystical bird that rose from its ashes.

THE NAME OF THE CAPSULE WAS FENIX, THE SPANISH TRANSLATION FOR PHOENIX

Let’s not forget that the name Phoenix is a mythological creature with great importance in occult mysteries. The bird is considered a symbol of accomplishment of alchemical transmutation, a process equivalent to human regeneration.

In the Mysteries it was customary to refer to initiates as phoenixes or men who had been born again, for just as physical birth gives man consciousness in the physical world, so the neophyte, after nine degrees in the womb of the Mysteries, was born into a consciousness of the Spiritual world.” (Manly P. Hall, Secret Teachings of All Ages) Emphasis added

CHILEAN MINERS WERE TOLD TO WEAR SHIRTS WITH AN INVERTED PENTAGRAM THAT SAID “THANK YOU LORD” IN SPANISH

The Inverted Pentagram

A fact that we cannot ignore is that once the miners were rescued, they were told to wear a shirt with a symbol of an inverted pentagram, also known as Baphomet or Mendes Goat. The shirt said on top of the inverted pentagram “Thank you Lord!” (“Gracias Señor” in Spanish).

Inverted pentagram (Baphomet), pagan deity known as the “Mendes Sabbatical Goat”

Albert Pike, in Magnum Opus, writes “… the Eagle was the living Symbol of Egyptian god Mendes … and the representative of the Sun …” [p. xviii]

The Phoenix Bird of Ancient Egypt was changed into the Masonic Eagle and then Pike admits that the Eagle is the Symbol of the Sun God and of the God of Mendes, both being common symbols to represent Satan.

The phrase depicted below the eagle with the two Eagles — “DEUS MEUMQUE JUS.” describes the Phoenix Bird as the Masonic “Supreme Being” or “Almighty God” in Latin.

But why would a two-headed Eagle be adopted by Masonry, instead of a one-headed Eagle? Masonic author R. Swinburne Clymer explains:

When they [pagans] desired to express the renewal, or beginning, of the year, they represented it in the form of a door-keeper. It could easily be distinguished by the attributes of a key … At times, they gave it two heads, back to back … In time, this [back-to-back key symbol] became the double-headed Eagle of symbolic Masonry.” (R. Swinburne Clymer, The Mysteries of Osiris, p. 42, 1951) Emphasis added

Phoenix rising from the ashes in Book of Mythological Creatures by Masonic Author and Publisher Friedrich Johann Justin Bertuch (1747-1822)

The September (911) attacks and the Rising of the Phoenix (Abbadon, Apollyon)

The World Trade Center twin towers in New York were destroyed in the 9th month of the 11th day of 2001, exactly 33 years after the construction work began (August 1968) at the first building location (North Tower).

An interesting curiosity is found in the book of Revelation 9:11 when the bottomless pit is open and the forces of darkness are released under their King Apollos or Apollyon (Abaddon in Hebrew) the angel of the abyss or bottomless pit also known as “the Angel of Destruction”.

They have as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit . His name in Hebrew is Abaddon , and in Greek he is called Apollyon .” (Revelation 9:11 ESV) Emphasis added

Abaddon is the name of the deity that Freemasons worship also known as “The Great Architect of the Universe” and sometimes represented as the All-Seeing Eye. The same deity can also be associated with Horus or Osiris the Egyptian god and Zeus for the Greeks.

LEFT IMAGE: ODD FACE SHOWS ON SOUTH TOWER. RIGHT IMAGE: STRANGE FIGURE RISES FROM THE SMOKE AS THE NORTH TOWER COLLAPSES.

If you think the image on the right showing on the North Tower collapsing is a Photoshop, I strongly recommend you to watch the video. The image starts to take shape at minute 2.6.

Live Video of the North Tower Collapsing

Abbadon or Apollyon according to Anchor Bible Dictionary:

APOLLYON. The Greek name, meaning “ Destroyer ,” given in Revelation 9:11 for “the angel of the bottomless pit” (in Hebrew called Abaddon), also identified as the king of the demonic “locusts” described in Revelation 9:3-10…In one manuscript, instead of Apollyon the text reads “Apollo,” the Greek god of death and pestilence as well as of the sun, music, poetry, crops and herds, and medicine. Apollyon is no doubt the correct reading. But the name Apollo (Gk Apollon) was often linked in ancient Greek writings with the verb apollymi or apollyo, “destroy.” From this time of Grotius, “Apollyon” has often been taken here to be a play on the name Apollo. The locust was an emblem of this god, who poisoned his victims, and the name “Apollyon” may be used allusively in Revelation to attack the pagan god and so indirectly the Roman emperor Domitian, who liked to be regarded as Apollo incarnate.” (Abbadon, Anchor Bible Dictionary, philologos.org )

As the initiate (Mason) goes through the 32 degrees of the Scottish Rite, he surrenders his soul to the satanic occult and pursues blood sacrifice rituals. As the member progresses to the 17th degree, the Masons claim that a password will permit entrance at the judgment day to the Judeo-Masonic deity, the Great Architect of the Universe. It is said that this secret password is “Abaddon”.

The etymology of Asmodeus, the king of the demons in Jewish mythology, seems to point to a connection with Apollyon , in his character as “ the destroyer ,” or the destroying angel .” ( Dr. William Smith’s Dictionary of the Bible, 1872), ( Philologos.org ) Emphasis added

On January 20, 2001, almost 8 months before the attacks, President George W. Bush during his inaugural address referred twice to “ an angel ” that “ rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm .” His reference was credited to Virginia statesman John Page who wrote to Thomas Jefferson after the Declaration of Independence was signed.

We know the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong. Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm? This work continues, the story goes on, and an angel still rise in the whirlwind and directs this storm.” (President George W. Bush, First Inaugural Address, January 20, 2001)

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Rudolf Steiner Strange Work

Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) was an Austrian Rosicrucian, occultist (Satanist), philosopher, mysticist and esotericist, architect, author and sculptor. During his life Steiner spent a great amount of time creating what is known today as the Anthroposophical Secret Society. One of his main practices was consulting spiritual dark forces to ask for instructions for the future. In one of his most strange works called “The Representative of Man”, Steiner in collaboration with occultist Edith Maryon created a wooden sculpture in 1917 where they portrayed Lucifer trying to come out of a cave (bottomless pit) along with some other disturbing images. The similarities between this 1917 sculpture, the head of the Ahriman and some of the images of the 911 attacks are really impressive.

Who were these spiritual beings or entities that Steiner consulted? Albert Pike, Sovereign Pontiff of Universal Freemasonry explains:

It is the Dead that govern. The living only obey . And if the Soul sees, after death, what passes on this earth, and watches over the welfare of those it love, then must its greatest happiness consist in seeing the current of its beneficent influences widening out from age to age, as rivulets widen into rivers, and aiding to shape the destinies of individuals, families, States, the World…”, “ Thus we obey the dead and thus shall the living, when we are dead, for weal or woe, obey us. ” (Albert Pike, Morals and Dogma, pp. 266, 267, Forgotten Books edition 2008, First published in 1871) Emphasis added

According to the anonymous author of the book Light-bearers of Darkness, the spiritual forces that Steiner consulted had the common goal of pushing the world forward, in a direction that eventually would lead to a World Revolution and finally World Domination.

After studying Steiner’s “Knowledge of the Higher Worlds,” or “Way of Initiation,” it becomes increasingly clear that it means in reality a preparation for obsession by these hidden beings, so much spoken of by Steiner, who, working on the astral plane, are every-where seeking for dupes and tools through whom they can carry out World Revolution leading to World Domination. By this means these beings instruct and orient, building up a “Spiritual Science,” through an illuminised adept and teacher such as Steiner was, whereby many more are trained, instructed, and gathered into their fold of devilish usefulness, largely under the mistaken belief that the scheme is divinely inspired for the “higher evolution of the world.” (Light-bearers of Darkness, pp. 64-65, by Inquire Within, 1969 edition, first published on 1930.)

RUDOLF STEINER SCULPTURE TITLED “THE REPRESENTATIVE OF MAN”

Rudolf Steiner’s statue titled “The Representative of Man” is on display today at the second Goetheanum Temple in Dornach, Switzerland. Carved out of wood, it stands about 24 feet high and it was created sometime between 1917 and 1922. (Rudolf Steiner Web portal)

The following curiosities are images from works of Rudolf Steiner being compared to images of the 911 attacks.

LEFT IMAGE: THE HEAD OF AHRIMAN (1917), ONE OF RUDOLF STEINER’S SCULPTURES. RIGHT IMAGE: STRIKING RESEMBLANCE OF FACE SHOWING ON THE SOUTH TOWER (911 ATTACKS)

Image captured by Mark D. Phillips

The photograph by Mark D Phillips (Author and Photographer), shot moments after the second plane struck the World Trade Center captured what appeared to be the face of Satan. Above is the cover of Mark Phillips’ book titled Satan in the Smoke? A Photojournalist’s 9/11 Story. The story of the controversial photo is available in his website at: http://www.markdphillips.com

FACE IN SMOKE RELEASED ON THE COVER OF THE NEWS JOURNAL IN WILMINGTON DELAWARE (SEPT 12, 2001). THE IMAGE ON THE SMOKE WAS CAPTURED BY PHOTOJOURNALIST MARK D. PHILLIPS.

The original cover of The News Journal article can be accessed and downloaded from the Delaware Online Archive at:

The Ahriman According to the German website AnthroWiki:

Ahriman is all creation towards a negative counter-creation. He is the embodiment of all evil and agents of 9999 diseases. His place of residence is the underworld from which darkness, death and evil brings into the world. By Ahriman work darkens the people of insight into the spiritual world, so that he only sees the material external world. The matter is the kingdom of Ahriman. He brings the forces of death in the world. Ahriman seduced men to error and falsehood, the seed for the causes of disease in later incarnations are – and he is the master of the intellect.” ( AnthroWiki, article on the Ahriman ) Use Google Translator as the page is in German.

LEFT IMAGE: STRANGE FIGURE RISES FROM THE NORTH TOWER AS IT COLLAPSES / RIGHT IMAGE: DRAWING OF THE 1917 RUDOLF STEINER’ SCULPTURE

RUDOLF STEINER’S WOODEN SCULPTURE OF AHRIMAN OR LUCIFER (1917-1922)

The Symbols of the Great Seal of the United States and the Phoenix

“On the reverse of our nation’s Great Seal is an unfinished pyramid to represent human society itself, imperfect and incomplete, Above floats the symbol of the esoteric orders, the radiant triangle with its all-seeing eye. Was it the Society of the Unknown, Philosophers who sealed the new nation with the ancient and eternal emblems?” (Manly P. Hall, The Secret Destiny on America, p. 124, 1990, edition 1990)

Manly P. Hall describes the Eagle on the Great Seal of the United States as the Phoenix:

Is the American eagle actually a Phoenix? selection of the fabulous bird of the ancients seems to have been the intention of the designer of our nation’s Great Seal. The Phoenix is the symbol of the Reborn in Wisdom… The design in the reverse of the Great seal is even more definitely related to the Order of the Quest. The pyramid and the all-seeing eye represent the Universal House surmounted by the radiant emblem of the Great Architect of the Universe… These three symbols in combination is more than chance or coincidence.” (Manly P. Hall, The Secret Destiny of America, p. 125, 1901, edition 1990)

SIX POINTED STAR (PENTAGRAM) HIDDEN IN THE GREAT SEAL OF THE UNITED STATES

According to Barbara Halo the Phoenix symbolizes the rising of the New World Order of the Ages:

The original design submitted for the Great Seal of the United States depicted the Phoenix in a nest of flames. This pagan symbol was discreetly changed to the eagle to obscure its occult symbolism: the planned destruction of the United States of America. Also engraved on the Great Seal was the six-pointed Seal of Solomon, which symbolizes rebirth . That the Seal of Solomon is also the Star of David on the flag of Israel reveals where the ‘New Order of the Ages’ will be reborn. Moreover, the Judeo-Masonic Seal reveals that the New World Order envisioned by the Judeo-Freemasons would be the Jews’ ‘New Jerusalem’ .”(Barbara Halo, Death of the Phoenix – Final Act of the United States of America, 2006, watch.pair.com ) Emphasis added

Josef Kastein (1890-1946), a German Author of Jewish origin and Zionist Historian, describes an empire that Daniel the prophet saw in vision after the four great empires (Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece and Rome). Kastein describes this future empire as “the Empire of the Messiah”, “the Jewish people”.

After the downfall of the four great world empires, Daniel, in his visions, say the rise of a fifth, the Empire of the Messiah. This Messiah was not a personal Messiah but the Jewish people.” (Josef Kastein, History and Destiny of the Jews, pp. 144-145, 1933)

The kings and rulers of the world showing their unconditional alliance to Israel. “For all the nations have drunk the maddening wine of her adulteries. The kings of the earth committed adultery with her, and the merchants of the earth grew rich from her excessive luxuries.” (Rev 18:3)

A mysterious book discovered by Robert H. Williams in the Library of the University of Texas titled The Jewish Utopiaby Michael Higger, Ph.D., describes the flag of this last New World Order Kingdom as the Messianic flag and it goes further identifying this flag (Six-pointed Star) as a symbol of knowledge (wisdom):

Hence, with the advent of the Messiah, who will usher in the ideal era, all the national ensigns and laws, which are barriers to genuine international peace, brotherhood, and the happiness of mankind, will gradually disappear. Only the Messianic flag, the symbol of knowledge, peace, tranquility of the individual mind, will remain, and all the nations will center around that emblem .” – Emphasis added

“ The nations will consequently change their attitude toward Israel, instead of despising Israel, they will pay their due respect to the Ideal people .” (The Jewish Utopia, Michael Higger, Ph.D., p.42, 1932) – Emphasis added

President Obama paying his respects in the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. In the back, left to right, Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, Israeli President Shimon Peres, Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate Avner Shalev, March 22, 2013. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

The Following video shows Israel Primes Minister, Psychopath Benjamin Netanyahu, admitting in front of Bill Maher what is Israel’s secret.

The Secret is that we have America” – Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

The Zionist cult of Judeo-Freemasonry controls not only governments and politicians but also religious ministers, bankers, media and entertainers in general, all using the kabbalistic dark brotherhood as a source for obtaining money and power. The heart of Freemasonry (the Kabbalah) is the central doctrine based on the Jewish writings of the Talmud and the Zohar. The pillars of these two Jewish books (Talmud and Zohar) are nothing else than racism, bigotry and hatred against man-kind.

Masonry is based on Judaism. Eliminate the teachings of Judaism from the Masonic Ritual and what is left?” (The Jewish Tribune (New York) October 28, 1927)

The Kabbalah according to the New World Encyclopedia:

Historically, the term Kabbalah was first used in Jewish Talmudic texts, among the Geonim (early medieval Rabbis) and by Rishonim (later medieval Rabbis) as a reference to the full body of Judaism’s oral law. Over time, much of the oral law was recorded in the Mishnah but when the Zohar was presented to the public in the thirteenth century, the term Kabbalah specifically began to refer to its mystical teachings. Eventually, different mystical Kabbalistic brotherhoods developed called the baale ha-kabbalah (בעלי הקבלה “possessors or masters of the Kabbalah”). By the Middle Ages, especially between 1500 and 1800 C.E., Kabbalah became very popular and “was widely considered to be the true Jewish theology.” Its popularity waned with the rise of the Age of Enlightenment and its focus on rationality over mysticism. Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in Kabbalah in the twenty-first century, by both Jews and non-Jews alike. Jewish mysticism remains an influential stream of Jewish theology today.” ( New World Encyclopedia, Article on Kabbalah )

According to Juri Lina, author of Architects of Deception, Freemasonry is Judaism for gentiles. It is based on the cabala and is “the executive political organ of the Jewish financial elite.” (p. 81-83)

An interesting definition for Freemasonry is found in the website leavethecult.com:

Freemasonry can be defined as a dark esoteric cult full of secrets and mysteries based on Jewish mysticism, obtained from the teachings of Kabbalah (Cabalah, Cabala, Qabbalah, etc…) Many of these esoteric teachings have been secretly guarded for centuries and reserved for the exclusive use of secret societies. The teachings are usually of obscure nature including angels or demons, souls, magic or sorcery, after death journeys, spirits invocations, reincarnation, etc.” ( Article on Freemasonry by leavethecult.com )

Freemasonry and the New World Order of the Phoenix

According to Jewish author Henry Makow Ph.D, the goal of Freemasonry is to create a Universal Government under a New World Order.

World Government, ‘the New World Order” is the goal of Freemasonry. Order is created out of chaos. It will be achieved by a ‘dialectical process’ or phony wars caused by false flags operations, brainwashing (“sensitivity training”) propaganda, slander and coercion.” (Henry Makow Ph.D, Illuminati: The Cult that Hijacked the World, p. 85, 2011)

MASONIC DOUBLE HEADED EAGLE OR PHOENIX – TRANSLATES “ORDER OUT OF CHAOS”

First of all, for there to be a New World Order there has to be a reason (precedent), something that would justify the means. “Order” cannot be implemented unless there is “Disorder”. This is why they need to destroy modern society as we know it, by creating chaos, to implement their so-called “New Order of The Ages” (the end justifies the means). In other words, we create the problem so we can present the solution. At the end of the day, in front of the foolish entertained masses, they will look like heroes by bringing “Order Out of Chaos”.

You never want a serious crisis to go to waste”. (Rahm Emanuel, Former White House Chief of Staff, Jan 20, 2009 – Oct 1, 2010)

The New World Order of the Ages has been taking shape in the background through every single war and revolution without being noticed. But one event that called the attention of many was the 911 attacks in New York. This serious crisis opened the door for the “Patriot Act”, which is nothing else than a slick agenda to dismantle the United States Constitution and do away with the rights of privacy of the citizens in a controlled fashion. Many years have passed since then and the world continues to move in the same illogical nonsense direction. Unfortunately most people continue buying the lies while the phoenix Antichrist system in disguise keeps on rising.

PHOENIX RISING FROM THE ASHES IN NASA PATCH FOR NROL-48. THE LATIN PHRASE MEANS “BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW…”

The previous NASA patch for NROL-49 depicts a phoenix rising from the flames with the flag of the United States in the background. The Latin words in the patch “Melior Diabolus Quem Scies” roughly translates to mean “The Devil You Know,” as in the phrase “Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know”.

One interesting fact that can’t be overlooked is that 10 years before the 911 attacks, on the September 11, 1991, President George H.W. Bush (Senior) gave a surprising speech revealing the New World Order plan.

We have before us the opportunity to forge for ourselves and for future generations a new world order, a world where the rule of law, not the law of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations. When we are successful, and we will be, we have a real chance at this new world order, an order in which a credible United Nations can use its peacekeeping role to fulfill the promise and vision of the U.N.’s founders.” (President George H.W. Bush, Speech on the New World Order)

Watch George H.W. Bush video reveling the New World Order Plan

Even more surprising is that short time after the 911 attacks President George W. Bush, during a rare speech at the United Nations, advised people not to tolerate “conspiracy theories”.

Let us never tolerate outrageous conspiracy theories concerning the attacks of September the 11th – malicious lies that attempt to shift the blame away from the terrorists themselves, away from the guilty.” (President George W. Bush)

Watch Video of President George W. Bush

The following is a mural of the Phoenix located at the Command Center of Chaos commonly known as the United Nations Security Council. The mural showing the Phoenix mystical bird rising from the suffering of the nations is right on the center of the meeting room as a reminder of their goal.

PHOENIX RISING FROM THE ASHES, DEATH, SORROW AND SUFFERING OF THE NATIONS. MURAL IS LOCATED IN THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL CHAMBER (PHOTO: UNITED NATIONS PHOTO)

UNITED NATIONS’ SECURITY COUNCIL CHAMBER (PHOENIX RISING IN MURAL)

In certain occasions during history, some of the Presidents of the United States were able to make strange references to a dangerous and occult power governing them behind the scenes. Some of the men who acknowledge this power were George Washington and Woodrow Wilson.

Government is not reason, nor eloquence. It is force. And like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearsome master.” (George Washington)

“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organised, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, co complete, so pervasive, that they better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” – (Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States)


4. The Myth of Bacchus (Ancient Greece)

Bacchus (Dionysus to the Greeks) was the God of harvest.

He was presented with mysteries of resurrection by his grandmother, the Goddess of Cybele.

The myth of Bacchus has been linked to rebirth.

Bacchus became famous for bringing grape cultivation and the art of winemaking to the lands of Egypt and for hosting grand parties. (1)


Origin of the Phoenix

Based purely on the definition of the Real Academia Española, the Phoenix is a

“Fabulous bird that the ancients believed to be unique and reborn from its ashes”

It is important to emphasize the word “ancient”, because over the centuries, multiple references to the Phoenix can be found.

In both Eastern and Western religions and cultures, there are allusions to birds associated with this myth. Many of them have different stories and characteristics. This makes it difficult to attribute a single origin to it.

Symbolic birds in other cultures

In some texts one can find associations with the Native American Thunderbird, the Firebird of the Slavic folklore, the Chinese Feng Huang, the Japanese Hō-ō, and many others. However, the name and the bird as we know it today, was extended by the Greeks who called it “Phoenix“.

The Bird of the sun in the arab tradition

For the Arabs, the Phoenix was a mythical bird the size of an eagle with bright scarlet and golden plumage. Other times it was also a heron. According to the belief, there was only one Phoenix at a time. It had a very long life that varied – depending on the version – from 500 to 12,994 years. As the end of its life approached, it built a nest of aromatic branches and spices, set it on fire, and consumed itself in the flames. After three days, the Phoenix rose from the ashes. The young Phoenix collected the ashes of its predecessor. Then, the bird took them to Heliopolis to deposit them on the altar of the sun god.

The greek Phoenix

In the writings of the Greek historian Herodotus of the 5th century B.C., one of the most detailed references to the Phoenix can be found. He describes it as a bird that appears every five hundred years when the old Phoenix dies. The bird comes from Arabia with the body of its father -all covered with myrrh- to the temple of the Sun in Egypt and buries it there. Its plumage is red and golden, while in size and appearance it is similar to an eagle.

The Milcham or Chol of judaism

In Jewish legend, the Phoenix is known as Milcham or Chol. It was a bird that lived in the Garden of Eden. According to tradition, once Eve ate the apple (the forbidden fruit) offered by the serpent, she tempted the other creatures in the garden to do so. Only Chol resisted. Therefore, he was granted eternal life, living in peace for a thousand years. Then it reborn and repeat the cycle.

The Bennu bird of the egyptians

It is said that the myth of the Phoenix was taken from the Egyptian tradition, from the mythological bird Bennu. This bird is associated with the solar cult of Heliopolis (the City of the Sun). It was depicted in Egyptian art as a heron. It was also associated with the flooding of the Nile and creation.

Image from Fondo Antiguo of Universidad de Sevilla Library. Autor: Ebers, Georg Moritz, 1837-1898.

The resurrection symbol for christians

Christianity also adopted the Phoenix as a symbol of death and resurrection. It was seen as a metaphor for the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The image could be found on the early Christian tombstones.

Symbolic birds in other cultures

In some texts one can find associations with the Native American Thunderbird, the Firebird of the Slavic folklore, the Chinese Feng Huang, the Japanese Hō-ō, and many others. However, the name and the bird as we know it today, was extended by the Greeks who called it “Phoenix“.

The greek Phoenix

In the writings of the Greek historian Herodotus of the 5th century B.C., one of the most detailed references to the Phoenix can be found. He describes it as a bird that appears every five hundred years when the old Phoenix dies. The bird comes from Arabia with the body of its father -all covered with myrrh- to the temple of the Sun in Egypt and buries it there. Its plumage is red and golden, while in size and appearance it is similar to an eagle.

The Bennu bird of the egyptians

It is said that the myth of the Phoenix was taken from the Egyptian tradition, from the mythological bird Bennu. This bird is associated with the solar cult of Heliopolis (the City of the Sun). It was depicted in Egyptian art as a heron. It was also associated with the flooding of the Nile and creation.

Image from Fondo Antiguo of Universidad de Sevilla Library. Autor: Ebers, Georg Moritz, 1837-1898.

The bird of the sun in the arab tradition

For the Arabs, the Phoenix was a mythical bird the size of an eagle with bright scarlet and golden plumage. Other times it was also a heron. According to the belief, there was only one Phoenix at a time. It had a very long life that varied – depending on the version – from 500 to 12,994 years. As the end of its life approached, it built a nest of aromatic branches and spices, set it on fire, and consumed itself in the flames. After three days, the Phoenix rose from the ashes. The young Phoenix collected the ashes of its predecessor. Then, the bird took them to Heliopolis to deposit them on the altar of the sun god.

The Milcham or Chol of judaism

In Jewish legend, the Phoenix is known as Milcham or Chol. It was a bird that lived in the Garden of Eden. According to tradition, once Eve ate the apple (the forbidden fruit) offered by the serpent, she tempted the other creatures in the garden to do so. Only Chol resisted. Therefore, he was granted eternal life, living in peace for a thousand years. Then it reborn and repeat the cycle.

The resurrection symbol for christians

Christianity also adopted the Phoenix as a symbol of death and resurrection. It was seen as a metaphor for the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The image could be found on the early Christian tombstones.


Lineage of a Concept

If the story of the phoenix was well known at the time Clement wrote his letter, where did it come from originally? According to 19th-century British theologian J.B. Lightfoot, “the earliest mention of the phoenix is in Hesiod,” a seventh- or eighth-century-B.C.E. Greek poet. From the Greeks the story passed to the Romans. In 47 C.E., a bird said to be a phoenix was exhibited at Rome, and Lightfoot suggested that the exhibit “may have been seen by Clement.” Although “no one doubted” that this particular bird was a fake, it seems that people nonetheless believed the stories concerning the existence of such a creature.

In 8 C.E., 88 years prior to the likely date of Clement’s letter, the Roman poet Ovid completed his Metamorphoses, an instantly popular work based on Greek mythology. In a section concerning the doctrines of Pythagoras, Ovid wrote of a similar mythical creature. In Ovid’s version, however, the phoenix built its nest in “a lofty swaying palm” before departing to “the Sun’s holy temple” in “the Sun’s great city.”

The palm may have held a combined significance with the phoenix in the pagan world. Dutch historian Roelof van den Broek notes that the ancient Greek word for phoenix sounds the same as the word for palm, a fact from which their classical association “seems to have been determined” (The Myth of the Phoenix According to Classical and Early Christian Traditions). Palms are evergreen, after all, a symbol of perpetual renewal that correlates with the imagery associated with the dying and reborn phoenix. In ancient Greece the palm tree was associated with the sun-god Apollo his myth suggested that the goddess Leto had given birth to him under a palm. In ancient Assyrian mythology, the tree symbolized the mother goddess Ishtar. The Mesopotamian goddess Inanna, through her marriage to the fertility god Damuzi, was seen as the one who made the harvest of the date palm flourish. And to the Romans, the palm signified the goddess Victory.

Yet another version of the phoenix myth describes the bird combusting in flame, a concept that again links the bird to the sun. The fiery phoenix, just like the sun god, was associated with death and rebirth for the ancient Greeks and Romans.

However, it is specifically to Egypt that Clement’s curious example leads. Clement describes the reborn phoenix as taking its parent’s remains “into Egypt, to the city called Heliopolis.” Heliopolis, or City of the Sun, was located a few miles northeast of modern-day Cairo. Clement, like Ovid, provides the significant piece of information that the bird was supposed to deposit its parent’s remains “on the altar of the sun” for the inspection of the priests. The sun god at Heliopolis was called Atum, a god identified with Ra, who was revered as a creator bringing order out of chaos. Atum is often depicted in human form, seated on a throne, holding a staff and wearing the red and white double crown of Egypt.

The Egyptian sun god was believed to have risen from the chaos-waters as a benu (or bennu) bird at creation, and this lore appears to be the source of the myth of the phoenix. According to the Handbook of Egyptian Mythology, the word benu “probably comes from an Egyptian verb meaning to rise and to shine.” The same source notes that from “the Pyramid Texts onward, the benu bird was closely associated with the creator sun god.” David Fideler suggests that the benu bird was believed to be the “soul of Ra” (Jesus Christ, Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism).


Celtic Phoenix Symbolic Meanings

Phoenix meaning in Celtic lore is more obscure as well as this mythical being needs to be examined in the abstract. Though it may be influenced by more Christianized beliefs, Irish lore does include stories of Sacred fires which bring rebirth.

The Fiery deity Brigid or stories of Lugh and Balor, Gods of Light, can embody the significance of the Fire element and therefore connect to the symbolism and meaning of Phoenix, even if this specific creature is not depicted in their stories.

In fact, the major seasonal holidays of associated with Celtic culture are all Fire festivals in the past (and present in some cases) celebrated by lighting of bonfires (or Bone Fires). Beltaine and Samhain (May Day and Halloween as they are known in secular references) are examples of two of the eight holidays.

The power of Fire was celebrated as a source of light and a spark that could ignite passions and enliven the soul. So even if the Celtic people were not specifically paying homage to a mythical creature known as a “Phoenix” they were still celebrating the sacred association of purification, death, rebirth and initiation which Phoenix symbolizes.

Phoenix represents the same purification in sacred flame that Celtic people understood and honored. If you wanted to combine your connection to Phoenix archetypal energy and your reverence for Celtic culture, you may look to the fiery deities such as Brigid or you may even align your workings with Samhain.

While you can connect Phoenix to any of the fire festivals, Samhain stands out for a few reasons. It is the date in which the veil between spirit and matter is lifted and the connection with the spiritual realm is most easily felt. Thus, Samhain relates quite easily to the spiritual meaning of Phoenix.

This mythical creature’s meaning being synonymous with death and rebirth is perfectly aligned with the seasonal shift from late autumn to the dark half of the year, signaled by Samhain. In ancient times, this was also the date that marked the shift to the final harvest- that of the animals. Thus the connection between Samhain, death and darkness leading up to Yule which brings light and rebirth is right in line with Phoenix’s spiritual meaning.

In later lore and stories heavily influenced by the blend of Pagan and Christian lore in Ireland, we can see examples of Phoenix like behavior in the story of Finnegan’s Wake. The story is examined by Richard Barlow in The Celtic Unconscious: Joyce and the Scottish Culture. Barlow poses that “Burns” is used to indicate both the fire and water element.

Thus the story, about a man who dies and is brought back to life, conveys Phoenix like motifs that are also found in other cultures in which Phoenix not only represents death and rebirth but the combination of Water and Fire as regenerative elements.

The term “Burn” is also used to indicate combustion and a stream, again signaling the connection between these seemingly opposing elements in languages associated with Celtic culture.

Of course, we’ll never know for certain if James Joyce was deliberately channeling the power of Phoenix, but his work speaks to this mythical creature’s influence across culture and time.
When working with Phoenix, consider what your burning desire is. Are you cleansed by the forces of Fire and Water, keeping balance between nurturing and passionate energies within yourself?

The powerful imagery of the Phoenix was certainly not lost on more contemporary Irish people. The IRA’s symbol of the Phoenix was used as a symbol of revolution in the 1969 Easter Uprising. The timing coordinating with Easter further suggests the mythic power of death and rebirth.

Even more recently, the image of the Phoenix has been invoked to describe the rebounding of the Irish economy since the recession of 2008.


The Power Of The ‘Rebirth’: Ancient Symbolism Of The Magical Phoenix

Ancient legend paints a picture of a magical bird, radiant and shimmering, which lives for several hundred years before it dies by bursting into flames. It is then reborn from the ashes, to start a new, long life.

So powerful is the symbolism that it is a motif and image that is still used commonly today in popular culture and folklore.

The legendary Phoenix is a large, grand bird, much like an eagle or peacock. It is brilliantly colored in reds, purples, and yellows, as it is associated with the rising sun and fire.

Sometimes a nimbus will surround it, illuminating it in the sky. Its eyes are blue and shine like sapphires. It builds its own funeral pyre or nest and ignites it with a single clap of its wings. After death, it rises gloriously from the ashes and flies away.

Phoenix Rising From The Ashes

The phoenix symbolizes renewal and resurrection, and represents many themes, such as “the sun, time, the empire, metempsychosis, consecration, resurrection, life in the heavenly Paradise, Christ, Mary, virginity, the exceptional man”.

Tina Garnet writes in The Phoenix in Egyptian, Arab, & Greek Mythology of the long-lived bird, “When it feels its end approaching, it builds a nest with the finest aromatic woods, sets it on fire, and is consumed by the flames.

From the pile of ashes, a new Phoenix arises, young and powerful. It then embalms the ashes of its predecessor in an egg of myrrh, and flies to the city of the Sun, Heliopolis, where it deposits the egg on the altar of the Sun God.”

There are lesser known versions of the myth in which the phoenix dies and simply decomposes before rebirth.

The Greek named it the Phoenix but it is associated with the Egyptian Bennu, the Native American Thunderbird, the Russian Firebird, the Chinese Fèng Huáng, and the Japanese Hō-ō.

It is believed that the Greeks called the Canaanites the Phoenikes or Phoenicians, which may derive from the Greek word ‘Phoenix’, meaning crimson or purple. Indeed, the symbology of the Phoenix is also closely tied with the Phoenicians.

Phoenix and roses: Phoenix and roses, detail. Pavement mosaic (marble and limestone), 2nd half of the 3rd century AD. From Daphne, a suburb of Antioch-on-the-Orontes (now Antakya in Turkey). I

Perhaps the earliest instance of the legend, the Egyptians told of the Bennu, a heron bird that is part of their creation myth. The Bennu lived atop ben-ben stones or obelisks and was worshipped alongside Osiris and Ra.

Bennu was seen as an avatar of Osiris, a living symbol of the deity. The solar bird appears on ancient amulets as a symbol of rebirth and immortality, and it was associated with the period of flooding of the Nile, bringing new wealth and fertility.

The Greek historian Herodotus wrote that priests of ancient Heliopolis described the bird as living for 500 years before building and lighting its own funeral pyre.

The offspring of the birds would then fly from the ashes, and carry priests to the temple altar in Heliopolis. In ancient Greece, it was said the bird does not eat fruit, but frankincense and aromatic gums.

It also collects cinnamon and myrrh for its nest in preparation for its fiery death.

In Asia, the phoenix reigns over all the birds and is the symbol of the Chinese Empress and feminine grace, as well as the sun and the south.

The sighting of the Phoenix is a good sign that a wise leader has ascended to the throne and a new era has begun. It was representative of Chinese virtues: goodness, duty, propriety, kindness, and reliability.

Palaces and temples are guarded by ceramic protective beasts, all lead by the Phoenix.

The mythical phoenix has been incorporated into many religions, signifying eternal life, destruction, creation and fresh beginnings.

Due to the themes of death and resurrection, it was adopted a symbol in early Christianity, as an analogy of Christ’s death and three days later his resurrection.

The image became a popular symbol on early Christian tombstones. It is also symbolic of a cosmic fire some believe created the world and which will consume it.

A reborn Phoenix. A ventral view of the bird between two trees, with wings outstretched and head to one side, possibly collecting twigs for its pyre but also associated with Jesus on the cross.

In Jewish legend, the Phoenix is known as the Milcham – a faithful and immortal bird. Going back to Eden, when Eve possessed the apple of knowledge, she tempted the animals of the garden with the forbidden fruit.

The Milcham bird refused the offer and was granted for its faith a town where it would live in peace almost eternally, rebirthing every thousand years, immune to the Angel of Death.

It represents the changes during chemical reactions and progression through colors, properties of matter, and has to do with the steps of alchemy in the making of the Great Work, or the Philosopher’s Stone.

Modern additions to the myth in popular culture say the tears of the Phoenix have great healing powers, and if the Phoenix is near one cannot tell a lie.

Continually morphing and morphing, the phoenix represents the idea that the end is only the beginning. Much like this powerful myth, the symbol of the Phoenix will be reborn over and over again in human legend and imagination.


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