They talk like angels but they live like men.
The Sunday Telegraph, a British newspaper, reported in 2002 that Vatican had banned the veneration of those angels who do not appear in the authorised texts of the Bible. It was an attempt to direct the future prayers only to three archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael who are mentioned in the Bible. The news also stated that the early Church had excluded the banned Book of Enoch, from the authorised version of the Bible as it described the fallen angels and their activities.
Most of the information we have about the Watchers and their activities comes from the apocryphal Book of Enoch. In the orthodox Bible the prophet Enoch, from the Hebrew ‘hanokh’ or instructor, is a mysterious figure. In Genesis 4:16-23 he is described as the son of Cain, the “first murderer,” and the first city built by his father is named after him. Further on in Genesis 5:18-19, and several generations later, Enoch is named as the son of Jared, and it is during his lifetime that the Watchers either arrive or incarnate in human bodies.
In the apocryphal Book of Jubilee, allegedly dictated by “an angel of the Lord” to Moses on Mount Sinai when he also received the Ten Commandments, it says that Enoch was “the first among men that are born on Earth [sic] who learn writing, knowledge and wisdom.” It says that Enoch wrote down “the signs of Heaven” (the zodiac signs) according to their months in a book. This was so human beings would know the seasons of the years in relation to the order of the months and their respective stellar and planetary influences. The indication is that Enoch received this information from extraterrestrial angelic sources, i.e. the Watchers, and therefore he was a cultural exemplar.
Who Were The Fallen Angels?
“Genesis 6:1-4 says: “When men began to multiply on the face of the Earth, and daughters were born to them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and took them wives of all which they chose.” Traditionally the Ben Eloha or ‘sons of God’ numbered several hundred and they descended to Earth on Mount Harmon. Significantly this was a sacred place to both the Canaanites and the Hebrews who invaded their land. In later times shrines to the gods Baal, Zeus, Helios and Pan and the goddess Astarte were built on its slopes.” – as found in NewDawn Magazine
These fallen angels were also known as watchers – the one who watches. They were sent to the Earth ideally, only to keep a watch on the progress of human race and update the gods. But, they instead, chose to be the teachers to Human race, thereby inviting repercussions for themselves and the humans. In the orthodox Bible, the Prophet Enoch is a mysterious figure as somewhere he is described as the son of Cain, the “first murderer,” and somewhere he is named as the son of Jared. Somewhere it is also mentioned that Enoch was the first among men that are born on Earth and to learn writing, knowledge and wisdom.
What Did The Fallen Angels Teach Humans?
Two hundred fallen angels descended to the Earth and mated with the human women, which resulted in half human half angelic offsprings, called Nefelim or Nephilim. They taught the humans, numerous technical and magical skills, with knowledge and occult wisdom. Book of Enoch mentiones that the leader of the fallen angels was called Azazel; often identified with Lucifer (the Lightbringer) or Lumiel (‘the light of God’).
Azazel taught men, to forge the swords, make shields, metallurgy and also making ornaments to the women. The Early Church condemned the fallen angels because they taught women to seduce men with beautifying themselves. In a way, the watchers were the ones who started civilisations on this planet.
Azazel or Lucifer-Lumiel, is considered as the God of the World in Quoran. Azazel was asked to bow down to the ‘Man of Earth’ Adam, to which he denied. As a result, there was a battle and he along with his supporting angels, fell on Earth. Christian mythology falsely identified with the bogeyman Satan.
Nephilim – A Race Between Gods And Men
The rise of a monstrous race of warlike, blood-drinking cannibalistic giants called the Nephilim, resulted because of the illicit relationship between the watchers and daughters of human. They fed on human flesh. This is synonymous with the nomadic herdsmen of the middle east who were voracious meat eaters.
These half human half animal race had knowledge about science and nature both. There are legends about the lost continent of Atlantis, where scientists created monsters breeding unrelated animal species.
10,000 BCE – Beginning Of Civilisation
Around 10,000 BCE, it was an end of Ice Age and the nomadic hunters started becoming settled farmers. There were traces of agriculture in the middle east, which marked the beginning of civilisation. Crops started to grow and humans started domesticating goats and dogs in Kurdistan. The ancient Kurdish culture was apparently the first to develop a script, and was one of the earliest literate societies in the Middle East.
Mesopotamia, now Iran and Iraq, was the earliest civilised cities. Kurds claim that they were the descendants of the ‘Children of the Djinn’, who in ancient times brought civilisation to early humankind.
Book of Enoch also allegedly mentions that when Yahweh saw the lawlessness, chaos, corruption and sexual immorality that had been caused by the interaction of Watchers and humans, he decided to intervene through archangels Michael, Raphael, Gabriel and Uriel.
Symbolism of the Myth of the Fallen Angels
“In the Bible Lucifer (or Satan as he is mistakenly called) is often depicted in reptilian form as either a dragon or a serpent. In Western mythologies this creature is commonly misrepresented as a symbol of the powers of darkness, chaos and evil. In contrast, in Eastern mythology the dragon is a good omen representing fertility and good fortune. Lumiel-Lucifer is often identified with the serpent in the Edenic myth described in Genesis. In the Luciferian tradition, the biblical serpent is regarded as the personification of knowledge, wisdom and enlightenment who liberated the first humans from the spiritual ignorance imposed on them by Yahweh. The serpent is seen as the symbol of an outside liberating force that quite literally opened the eyes of Adam and Eve to the reality of the created universe and the wonders of the material world.
The snake, serpent or dragon is an ancient mythical and archetypal image of the solar phallic power or life force that is associated with Lucifer and the explosion of light following the divine celestial event that created the universe (known by modern scientists as the Big Bang). When the first man and woman ate the forbidden fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in the astral or heavenly garden, they became consciously aware. Their first realisation was that their physical ‘cloaks of flesh’ were naked. They rushed to cover their genitals as they had become aware of the so-called ‘serpent power’ or kundalini that can be raised by sexual intercourse and non-reproductive sex acts.
They also ate from the Tree of Life which initiated the cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth and of human souls incarnating in physical form.
The myths of Watchers, fall of Lucifer, fall of Man, all symbolise the ‘Golden Age’ where there was a harmony between man and animal. It was the pre-material plane. The golden age is also symbolic of the era where there was no harmony left between the animals and human. The Watchers’ only crime, was apparently that they wanted to help the progress of the humans. However, the refusal of Lucifer-Iblis to recognise the creation of human beings indicated their Fall from heavenly grace was inevitable.
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