The Before the Beginning
By JC Collins
Thoth, the god of learning in the Egyptian Mysteries, considered the pineal gland to be the source of twenty-six thousand books. In the first chapter of this series we reviewed how the brain is an embryo attempting to become. The pineal gland is the center of this embryo, and represents the only singular part of the human brain, which is found in the center between both halves.
The alchemical mystery of regeneration, or becoming, is deeply connected with the pineal gland. The regeneration of man, or the becoming of the grand man, is dependent upon the process of accessing this gland, and extracting the nectar of both the visible and invisible worlds of nature. The reconciliation of both is a function of the pineal gland, the place where spirit and matter meet, and represents the alchemical process of turning base metals into gold.
The esoteric function of the pineal gland is not recognized or acknowledged by modern medicine and science. But some interesting characteristics of the pine cone shaped gland can provide the abstract thinker with an extraordinary understanding of its deeper function.