(PRWEB) June 5, 2005
Author discovers the ancient secret of the Holy Grail said by one TV producer to be "the most important story on the planet." In "The Serpent Grail" by Philip Gardiner, With Gary Osborn, the "truth behind it all" is told:
Â· An extraordinary account of the quest for the truth behind The Holy Grail, Elixir of Life and PhilosopherÂs Stone
Â· Snake venom and blood mixture discovered to be the Elixir of Life mixed uniquely within what became known as the Holy Grail
Â· Astonishing new findings that lead us right back to the very origins of civilization and the roots of our modern belief systems
Â· Ground breaking proof that The Holy Grail, Elixir of Life and PhilosopherÂs Stone are one and the same
Â· Radical demystification of the stories and mythology that have mesmerized entire generations
Â· Conclusive identification of a link between modern religious beliefs and ÂSerpent CultsÂ of the ancient world
In a profound and provocative work of scholarly detection, best-selling author Philip Gardiner shakes the foundations of modern belief by at last revealing the true origins of The Holy Grail, Elixir of Life and PhilosopherÂs Stone. Shrouded in mystery, these highly enigmatic symbols have long been revered and The Serpent Grail proves, without doubt, that all three are inextricably linked, originating from the same ancient source.
For many of us, these three mysterious objects derive from Arthurian legend, or the curious work of the medieval alchemists, but this book reveals that they date back from a much earlier period Â from the dawn of human history itself.
Basing his findings on a wealth of detailed research and his own unique marketing and propaganda-based background, GardinerÂs own quest has been something of an adventure and his book presents plausible and fascinating new evidence about the foundations of religious belief and how over the centuries information has been deliberately and systematically distorted.
In an argument with enormous implications, Gardiner identifies key facts which link all three symbols to the same ancient cult Â a cult which believed that the mythical serpent was, a Âbeneficent life forceÂ and its physical counterpart, the snake, an irreverent provider of the Âelixir of lifeÂ. In The Serpent Grail Gardiner proves that modern science and ancient wisdom can and have come together to finally prove that snake venom and blood was used thousands of years ago as the Elixir of Life and was brought together in the arcane Âmixing bowlÂ which became known as the Holy Grail.
"The Serpent Grail" is a gripping read, a work based on a lifetime of research that provides the indisputable fact that, The Holy Grail, Elixir of Life and PhilosopherÂs Stone are one and the same, in that they are all metaphors for spiritual enlightenment. This book takes the reader on a fascinating exploration of ancient myth, archaeology, etymology, religion, science, and much, much more.
"The Serpent Grail" will be published by Watkins on September 15, 2005. Hardback priced Â£16.99 ISBN 1 84293 129 6
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