CTHULHU: The Occult Riddle Of H P Lovecraft

CTHULHU: The Occult Riddle Of H P Lovecraft

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CTHULHU The Occult Riddle of H P Lovecraft

Hello everyone :)

As a fan of H P Lovecraft, I've been a student of Lovecraft's amazing Cthulhu Mythos, and also its influences in Modern Occultism and Ceremonial Magick (see, for instance, all the "Necronomicon"s that appeared and continue to appear here and there, and the "23 Current" currently used by several orders and temples) Before I go on, I must say that in my opinion Lovecraft was a knower of several occult arts and codes and used it in his otherwordly literature In "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward", for instance, he mentions several famous esoteric books and grimoires (Turba Philosophorum, the Zohar, Ramon Lull's Ars Magna et Ultima, etc), and also shows his knowledge on Traditional Witchcraft and Astrology So, paying attention to this important detail, I wish to show you something very interesting about the famous sentence in the exotic "r'lyehian language" that is most connected to Cthulhu: « Ph’ Ph’nglui mlgw’ mlgw’nafh Cthulhu R’ R’lyeh wgah’ wgah’nagl fhtagn » Or, in Lovecraft's English `translation': « In his house at R’ R’lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming » Well, the thing is that, if we write these sentences side by side, we'll see that BOTH of them have exactly the same amount of letters, either if we count only the letters: PhngluiMglwnafhCthulhuRlyehWgahnaglFhtagn = 41 letters InHisHouseAtRlyehDeadCthulhuWaitsDreaming = 41 letters or if we count the letters, the spaces, and the apostrophes: Ph'nglui_Mglw'nafh_Cthulhu_R'lyeh_Wgah'nagl_Fhtagn = 50 characters In_His_House_At_R'lyeh_Dead_Cthulhu_Waits_Dreaming = 50 characters

I must confess: I never thought this could be a mere coincidence I believe Lovecraft created these two sentences having equal amounts of letters in order to encode something And if we start doing some research, we'll find that: (1) Number 41 is, according to Hebrew gematria, the value of HUL ("ct HUL hu"), meaning "Terror" This word is found in the Fifth Pantacle of Mars, in the Greater Key of Solomon, which includes the image of a Scorpion:

This is a very natural connection to Cthulhu You see, in Babylonian Astrology, Mars was called Nergal, the god of plague and the Underworld, which was the ruler of the sign of the Scorpion Also, Scorpion is traditionally connected to the Water element and the Underworld (2) Number 50 is the gematric value of the letter Nun, which is associated with the sign of the Scorpion (again!) and the 13th Arcanum of the Tarot, "Death" This Arcanum and sign are deeply connected to the mystery of Life Death Resurrection, and the important animal symbols of the Serpent (life force), the Scorpion (poison), the Fish (maternal waters), the Eagle (sun and fire) and the Phoenix (rebirth from the ashes) Another correspondence with Nun/Scorpio is

the Kundalini, the fiery serpent lying dormant in the Root Chakra, waiting to be awakened… «Let those who curse days curse that day, those who are able to raise the Leviathan» (Book of Job, 3:8)

Finally, some notes on the name CTHULHU: So one day I decided that I should study the name CTHULHU, that from the beginning I felt was a "curious" name I can't explain exactly how, but it seemed to be strangely familiar and mysterious and so I began searching I found several theories for the name Cthulhu, and all of them seemed to corroborate Lovecraft's vision of this imaginary(?), utterly terrifying and loathsome being Also, Lovecraft's clues on how the name should be pronounced (Clooloo, Khlûl hloo, etc) seem to support these discoveries: 1) According to some (partially unreliable) sources, KETUL HU means "he who is imprisoned" in aramaic I couldn't check any aramaic dictionary in order to confirm this, but in hebrew, Khatul (KhThVL) means "bandage" or "wrapping" which could be connected to the imagery of being "imprisoned" (wrapped up) Also, Hu (HVA) means "he", so there may be something here A later study led me to find that in hebrew gematria, Khatul sums 8+400+6+30 = 444 which is the value of MQDSh (Miqdash