The Hollow Earth Theory and Underground Civilizations
If you could choose to explore the furthest reaches of outer space, or the deepest depths of the Earth, which would you choose?
Before you answer, consider this: Some believe there is much more to the inner Earth than rock and molten lava.
Supporters of Hollow Earth theory (also known as the inner earth theory) posit traveling to the depths of the Earth would lead to other environments and perhaps even human beings residing there. Intrigued?
Take a look at the many groups of people who believe in or research hollow Earth, and decide for yourself what the Earth’s interior may have to offer for those who dare to explore it.
What is the Hollow Earth Theory?
In a nutshell, the idea of a Hollow Earth posits that “planet Earth is either wholly hollow or otherwise, and contains a substantial interior space.”
Beliefs about the specifics of the inner Earth (video/inner-Earth) vary but generally revolve around underground civilizations, technological and spiritual advancements, and alternative — even paradise-like — environments. Supporters of this theory claim evidence to support it has been stifled by scientific communities such as NASA.
Ancient Indian Beliefs About Inner Earth
Some support for the hollow Earth theory comes from two Ancient Indian groups: the Macuxi Indians and the Hopi Indians.
The Macuxi claim that a vast network of tunnels “connects our world to mysterious chambers located under the surface.”
This indigenous group, residing in the Amazonian countries of Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela, have legends in their oral tradition that speak of an entrance to the Earth. They mention entering a cavern and traveling 13 to 15 days until they reach the Earth’s interior, which is said to be where giants live.
Macuxi legends name the giants as the protectors of the inner Earth.
Alongside the Macuxi, the Hopi Indians also profess they emerged from an underground shelter after the flood destroyed the Third World. They believe their ancestors derived from this environment.
In the Hopi culture, they specifically reference emerging from the Grand Canyon and also mention mysterious ant-like gods and flying shields.
Is There Proof About Hollow Earth?
Explorations by various individuals throughout history brought about discoveries that support the inner Earth theory.
Admiral Richard E. Byrd of the United States Navy flew to the North Pole in 1926, as well as the South Pole in 1929. He referenced the North Pole as the Center of the Great Unknown and also wrote of his excursions in his diary.
In his descriptions, he references allegedly entering the hollow interior of the Earth, which included mountains, lakes, and rivers as well as animals and vegetation. He also reports finding cities, civilizations, and emissaries of the inner Earth civilization called Agartha.
More research about this excursion mentions that Byrd found Neuschwabenland, “which featured underground caverns flowing with warm water and signs of vegetation,” but neither he nor his crew could stay longer to explore due to the aircraft bombardment.
Other individuals are also said to have explored these openings to inner Earth, including William Reed, who wrote Phantom of the Poles in 1906. He supported the hollow Earth theory, but without the inner sun or interior shells.
More recently in 2005, Steven Currey Expeditions planned to go to the North Pole region to explore a possible opening into the inner Earth.
Current Ideas Regarding Hollow Earth
Those from many walks of life have looked into the Hollow Earth theory and what lies within the Earth, from alien theorists, telepathic communicators, and archaeologists.
While even believers hold up Hollow Earth Theory as, indeed, a theory, Dianne Robbins believes she has inner Earth proof — her telepathic interactions with the civilizations living in the underground civilization of Agartha, which she describes as a network of about 120 subterranean cities.
In an interview with Vice, Robbins describes both the inner Earth environment and her interactions with those who live inside the Earth.
Robbins says the center of the Earth is a central sun held in place by gravity, and that there’s much more land than the ocean in hollow Earth. She claims the individuals are physical humans like we are, but live in “peace, isolation, and seclusion, and through this, they have gained their immortality.”
Her message from inner Earth’s inhabitants?
“Just call for peace for the planet, because we can only evolve from peace.”
In modern-day Germany, thousands of underground tunnels dating to the Stone Age have been studied by researchers including German archaeologist Dr. Heinrich Kusch. They stretch throughout Europe from Scotland to Turkey but do not all link up.
Kusch claims these ancient highways have been found under dozens of Neolithic settlements across Europe.
What Do You Think about the Hollow Earth theory?
Hollow Earth Theory continues to interest believers and skeptics alike.
The notion has captured the attention of explorers and researchers while rooting ancient cultures with their history. Accounts and evidence widely vary, and at the very least, serves as a question to consider.
Could there be more to the Earth right under our feet?
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Indonesian Pyramid May Be Definitive Proof of a Lost Civilization
A massive pyramidal structure on the Indonesian island of Java was found to be man-made, after drilling samples returned evidence of a hidden, subterranean temple below layers of vegetation and soil. The structure might predate the oldest megalithic site on Earth, Göbekli Tepe, by millennia.
Though the pyramid has been known to locals as the Gunung Padang megalithic site for some time, it’s now being acknowledged by mainstream archeology as a possible “ancient temple.”
The pyramid is located atop Mount Padang in West Java, covered by a dense layer of trees and foliage that have amassed over the thousands of years since it was built. In addition to the tier of flora, a number of soil and rock layers have developed over the course of its history leading to its obfuscation and making it appear as if it might be a natural formation.
Danny Natawidjaja, Ph.D., a senior geologist for the Research Center for Geotechnology at the Indonesian Institute for Sciences, has been studying the pyramid for years, saying he believes it may be evidence of an ancient, lost civilization predating any we’ve known.
“Old stories about Atlantis and other great, lost civilizations of prehistory, long dismissed as myths by archaeologists, look set to be proved true,” Natawidjaja told Graham Hancock in a 2014 interview.
Natawidjaja and colleagues first noticed artificial signatures in the temple when comparing it to the eroded, natural landscape nearby. They also spotted particular characteristics in the basaltic standing stones atop the pyramid, that frame its stepped terraces. These can be found next to other rock columns and arrangements that form distinct walls, paths, and spaces clearly hinting at an anthropogenic origin. This layer alone dates back 3,500 years, with subsequent layers getting continually older the further archeologists dig.
In a recent report by LiveScience, Natawidjaja revealed the results of a study that incorporated ground-penetrating radar, x-rays, tomography, and core samples showing the pyramid’s age. The latest interest in his findings among the academic community may encourage the Indonesian government to allow further excavation – something it’s been averse to in the past.
“Underneath the surface, to a depth of about 10 feet (3 m), was a second layer of similar rock columns, thought to be 7,500 to 8,300 years old. And a third layer, extending 49 feet (15 m) below the surface, is more than 9,000 years old; it could even date to 28,000 years ago, according to the researchers. Their surveys also detected multiple chambers underground,”
Today, the top of the pyramid is used for prayer like it probably was thousands of years ago. And now that mainstream archeology is finally willing to accept that it is in fact, a man-made structure, we may be on the precipice of a true paradigm shift in our perception of human history.
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