On The Occult Meaning Of The Term COVID

American authors Michael Hoffman and his mentor James Shelby Downard were the first to
speak about “The Alchemical Processing of Humanity through Public Psychodrama”.

According to the two researchers of the occult, the primary objective of medieval alchemists
and of secret societies’ initiates that continue in their tradition was not the transmutation of
metal, but the transformation of mankind. The pursuit of gold was just a cover for a vast social program which included the abolition of monarchy, the annihilation of the church and the reconstruction of the world according not to natural law but to the will of man.

That such an interpretation is correct is sustained by Manly P. Hall, freemason and occultist
extraordinaire, who in his book “The Adepts in the Western Esoteric Tradition” wrote the

“The alchemical tradition contains all the elements of a world program of enlightenment and reform. It requires only a superficial acquaintance with the philosophy and literature of alchemy in order to sense the magnitude of this concealed project. Had it been simply a science for the transformation of metals, there would have been no need for the Masters of the art to depart from Christendom and to take refuge in Islam”.
“The alchemical laboratory became the shrine of the spiritual sciences, taking the place of the ruined sanctuaries of the ancient Mysteries”

How were man and humanity supposed to be changed? The stages of the alchemical process
are always the same: identifying a dissolving agent that could break the natural order of things, dissolve (solve) the existing material into primordial matter (prima materia) and once this point is reached, reform or re-organize (coagula) in a new type of order as desired by the alchemist.

The role played by quicksilver in the transmutation of metals was taken by symbols and
emblems in the transformation of humanity. According to Hoffman, symbols speak to the
unconscious mind through the use of what he called twilight language defined as:

“a once universal subliminal communication system used in Egypt, Babylon, the Indian subcontinent and among the Aztecs, consisting of numbers, archetypal word and symbols which in our time are sometimes embedded in modern advertising and in certain films and music”.

Again, the affirmations are sustained by the initiates themselves:

“The real purpose of the gold makers was gradually and cautiously revealed, although a certain amount of discretion was still necessary. The mysticism of alchemy – its cabalistic associations, its involvement in esoteric astrology, and its indebtedness to the learning of ancient peoples and distant countries – was allowed to become evident. The secret tradition in alchemy, with its divine science of human regeneration and redemption, was indicated through the enlarged and extended use of symbols and emblems. “

Once we understand that the final goal of secret societies and their initiates is to replace God
and that the method employed in order to achieve that goal is the alchemical solve et coagula
– the decomposition of the world created by God and its reconstruction according to the will
of man – a series of current trends and historical events start getting a whole new meaning.
M.P. Hall openly stated the primarily target of the alchemists’ work is at a social level. Why is
that? Because, according to Genesis 1:26, humankind is the crown of creation, being made in
God’s image. Symbols, who are supposed to address directly our subconscious are being used
in order to process our minds, without us even being aware of the process. This is why Hoffman explicitly states:

“The alchemical processing of humans is performed with the props of time and space: what happens ritually in a series of significant places can “bend” reality (…) How is reality bent? By the placing of ritual props in ceremonial places.  These places exist both in the mind and in physical space .”

This need of placing certain symbols in time and space creates an opportunity of identifying
certain patterns in ritual work “If we are observing a ritual working, we should be looking
for relevant synchronicities (coincidences that have meaning) ”.

The Trinity atomic blast and the “Killing of the King” ritual

Although characterized by Hoffman as “walking the razors edge between genius and eccentricity”, Downard had the rare ability to detect precisely this use of symbols and  emblems in historical events of huge importance for humanity. Together the two managed to identify patterns such as the use of mystical toponymy and geography, alchemical symbolism and synchronicity in events as significant as the first atomic explosion or the assassination of president Kennedy. In physical terms the creation and destruction of prima materia was achieved for the first time in July 1945, with the first atomic bomb blast at the Trinity Site on the 33 rd degree of north parallel latitude in New Mexico. The selection of the name Trinity for a nuclear blast of alchemical significance, its location in New Mexico (The Land of  Enchantment) at the end of the Jornada del Muerto (The Journey of the Dead Man) and the symbolism of the 33-degree latitude, intrigued both Downard and Hoffman who identified the same unusual patterns in the JFK assassination.

The synchronicities associated with the Dallas assassination of president Kennedy  determined Downard and Hoffman to co-author an essay entitled King Kill 33 which in the meantime entered popular culture via the unlikely path of Marylin Manson, a self-described Satanist. The unusual essay identifies coincidences such as: the location – again on the 33-degree parallel, the date – November 22 nd , 22+11=33, the masonic history of the Daley Plaza and the composition of the Warren Commission who investigated the events, the unusual meaning of the names Kennedy, Jack Ruby etc. Why would the assassination of the president be important in alchemical terms? Because, according to Hoffman “the killing of the king” is an ancient ritual used for renewal, for the “greening of the Earth”. As extraordinary as the claim may sound to the uninitiated reader, “the killing of the king ritual” and its use in ancient societies has been studied by scientists with impeccable reputation such as Sir James Frasier, the leading British anthropologist of the XIX century and René Girard, a distinguished professor at John Hopkins and Stanford and an immortal member of the French Academy. As a matter of fact, Girard criticized Frasier for limiting the scope of his research to primitive cultures and excluding the “modern and civilized” societies such as Victorian England.

Other Trinity related synchronicities and a “King Kill” in the East

Although exceptional in so many ways, Downard and Hoffman’s pattern recognition insights
into the semiotics of the first atomic explosion tell only a part of the story. The date chosen for the experiment played also a major role. The first atomic blast was programmed to coincide with Tisha B’Av, the Jewish holiday commemorating the destruction of the Temple of Solomon as well as the one of the second Jewish temple destroyed by the Romans on 70 A.D. First programmed between July 18 and 21 (in 1945 Tisha B’Av fell on July 19 th ), the explosion finally occurred on July 16 th at president’s Truman specific request in order to coincide with the start of the Potsdam conference where the US president hoped to impress Stalin with the power of America’s new weapons.

One cannot help but feel that there is something far more sinister at play than a mere coincidence in programming “Trinity” to be nuked on the day commemorating the destruction
of the first and second temple. According to J. Robert Oppenheimer himself, “the father of  the atomic bomb” and godfather to the Trinity site, he drew his inspiration from John Donne’s Holy Sonnet: Batter my heart, three-person’d God:

Batter my heart, three-person’d God

Batter my heart, three-person’d God, for you
As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend;
That I may rise and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend
Your force to break, blow, burn, and make me new.
I, like an usurp’d town to another due,
Labor to admit you, but oh, to no end;
Reason, your viceroy in me, me should defend,
But is captiv’d, and proves weak or untrue.
Yet dearly I love you, and would be lov’d fain,
But am betroth’d unto your enemy;
Divorce me, untie or break that knot again,
Take me to you, imprison me, for I,
Except you enthrall me, never shall be free,
Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.

Add to the poem the incredible but accurate facts that Oppenheimer was a direct descendant of Rabbi Judah Loew of Prague, the creator of the Golem, and that John Donne was a poet with a “comprehensive knowledge of general alchemical theory” whose “figures refer to the philosophical, occult and mystical doctrines associated with alchemical practices and
theories” and you will start having a better picture of the forces at work and the semiotics of the 1945 nuclear blast.

Belsatzar inscription
The infamous Belsatzar inscription at the Ipatiev House

Regarding the second ingredient in the alchemical processing of humanity, as identified by
Downard and Hoffman, the “killing of the king ritual” we will draw the reader’s attention to
events that preceded the assassination of President Kennedy. Several decades earlier Tsar
Nicholas the Second, the last Roman Emperor according to the Russian orthodox tradition, was murdered together with his entire family in the Ipatiev House of Ekaterinburg, a place oddly enough having the same name as the Ipatiev Monastery where the Romanov dynasty was first chosen to rule Russia in 1613. The gruesome details of the assassination such as the uncanny inscriptions on the walls of the chamber where the family was murdered,  documented at the time by British Journalist and correspondent of The London Times,  Robert Wilton in his book “The Last Days of the Romanovs”, have led Russian investigators to “plan to undertake psychological and historical analysis to establish if the shooting of the  Russian royal family was a ritual killing”.

As in the case of Trinity I would like to add my own contribution to the investigation by
observing that the murder took place on the … eve of Tisha B’Av 1918 14 . Just another case
where THE NAME, THE DATE and THE LOCATION, all show “coincidences that have

“Dolly” the sheep and “COVID” the disease

But maybe these strange synchronicities are a thing of the past…

In my own book “Synchronicity and Symbolism” I tried to identify several synchronistic patterns similar to the ones described by Downard and Hoffman. One of the more interesting
is the story of the first cloned animal, Dolly the sheep.

My attention was first drawn to the Dolly story because the first cloning of an animal was
performed in the small Scottish village of Rosslyn famous of course for the Rosslyn Chapel. I
could not accept as a mere coincidence the fact that the first cloning did not take place in the
high-tech laboratories of North America, Germany, Switzerland or Japan, but in a minuscule
village important only for its cryptic symbolism. Not only that, but the Roslin Institute, where
the cloning was performed, was established precisely for this purpose.

Why is the first animal cloning important? Because, for the first time, man could claim that he
“created” an animal by himself thus equaling God’s work, an event of huge importance in the
alchemical process.

Choosing the location at Rosslyn could not have been the single synchronicity associated with
an event as important as the creation of the first animal by man. Taking Hoffman’s advice for
identifying ritual workings I started researching for other coincidences that have meaning. It
turned out that in the case of “Dolly” the name also had a hidden meaning. According to the
official version published by the Roslin Institute the name was chosen “Because Dolly’s DNA
came from a mammary gland cell, she was named after the country singer Dolly Parton.” However, transcribed into Hebrew and read accordingly from right to left, Dolly becomes
Ylod or ‫ד‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ל‬ ‫י‬ . That shouldn’t mean anything, right? Except that ‫ד‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ל‬ ‫י‬ has a very appropriate meaning, it means newborn or infant!!! (The Hebrew pronunciation of ‫ד‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ל‬ ‫י‬ is Ylud, o and u being represented through the same Hebrew letter). I am not aware of anybody mentioning this version before. The official Dolly Parton version is nothing but a mockery of the public’s ignorance, trickery and mockery being the nec-plus-ultra of secret societies. Of course, the selection of a sheep as the first animal to be cloned has not been accidental either.

Worth mentioning is also the date chosen for the first public announcement of the cloning –
February 22 nd (222) 1997.

Why a Hebrew name for the sheep? Because Hebrew is the language of the Kabala and
according to Albert Pike, the preeminent philosopher of freemasonry, Kabala is at the center
of al secret societies’ symbolism:

“All truly dogmatic religions have issued from the Kabala and return to it; everything scientific and grand in the religious dreams of the Illuminati, Jacob Boehme,
Swedenborg, Saint Martin and others is borrowed from the Kabala; all Masonic associations owe to it their secrets and their Symbols”.

Speeding up to the present: on 11.02.2020 the Director-General of The World Health
Organization announced that the new disease caused by the coronavirus and previously called by different names such as SARS-2 or coronavirus pandemic will be called COVID-19:
“Now to coronavirus.

First of all, we have a name for the disease: COVID-19. I’ll spell it: C-O-V-I-D hyphen one nine – COVID-19.

Under agreed guidelines between WHO, the World Organisation for Animal Health and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, we had to find a name that did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, an individual or group of people, and which is also pronounceable and related to the disease.

Having a name matters to prevent the use of other names that can be inaccurate or stigmatizing. It also gives us a standard format to use for any future coronavirus outbreaks.”

Since then, all news outlets, all over the world, have been relentlessly repeating the term, in a
kind of ritual invocation: COVID, COVID, COVID…

5COVID -19 is supposed to be an acronym coming from Corona Virus Disease and the year it
was first registered, 2019. However, what happens if we investigate COVID according to the
above-mentioned Dolly/ Ylod/ ‫ד‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ל‬ ‫י‬ algorithm? Chances are that the inverted Hebrew letters
would not return anything meaningful, right? After all Dolly could have been only a bizarre
coincidence. Well, coincidence or not, according to the same rule, COVID becomes DIVOC
transcribed as ‫ק‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ב‬ ‫י‬ ‫ד‬ in Hebrew and it actually means something – it means possession
by an evil spirit. (The word is transcribed into English as dybbuk, b and v being represented
through the same Hebrew character, Bet – ‫)ב‬. To better understand what a dybbuk is we will
submit to no less of an authority as professor Yoram Bilu, professor of sociology and
anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and recipient of the prestigious Israel
Award in 2013. According to Bilu:

“The term dybbuk (dibbuq) was used in Jewish mystical circles to designate a spirit of a dead person, a notorious sinner in his lifetime, that took temporary possession of a human being (…) dybbuk possession was always conceived as an affliction or an illness and the possessing agent a foreign, dangerous intruder that had to be expelled. (…) The exorcist was always a revered rabbi who confronted the spirit with various religiously informed measures used in a fixed, graded order.”

Quoting renowned kabbalist Gershom Sholem’s works, Bilu points out that “dybbuks, demons
or evil souls possessed some unhappy or mentally sick creature”. Dybbuks seem to target
mostly women and children and “emotional intensification or arousal” are prerequisites for
such demonic possession. Bilu concludes:

“Dybbuk possession left the victim as a passive object, temporarily bereft of self-awareness and without self-control vis-à-vis two external authorities: the possessing
spirit who deprived the possessed of her individual identity and the rabbi-exorcist who compelled the spirit to leave”

Dybbuks are recurrent motives in Jewish folklore as well as in art, movies and theater plays.

“The Dybbuk” by the art nouveau illustrator Ephraim Mosh Lilien

The synchronicities between a dybbuk and the COVID producing virus are not limited to name
only. Dybbuk comes from the Hebrew verb dāḇaq which translates as “to adhere” or “to cling”.

Similar to the way a dybbuk takes over its victim’s body, the coronavirus clings to a host cell
and takes over control. According to the MIT Technology Review:

„The virus’s protein spikes attach to a protein on the surface of cells, called ACE2. Normally, ACE2 plays a role in regulating blood pressure. But when the coronavirus binds to it, it sets off chemical changes that effectively fuse the membranes around the cell and the virus together, allowing the virus’s RNA to enter the cell.

The virus then hijacks the host cell’s protein-making machinery to translate its RNA into new copies of the virus.”

Maybe the analogies in name and action between COVID and dybbuk are just coincidences or
a benign word play. Maybe. But maybe they are an indication that the disease is a major step
in the “alchemical processing of humanity”, an event of foremost importance, just like “Trinity” and “Dolly”.

But why not give full credit to the formidable brand makers at the WHO? Maybe the analogy
with demonic possession is not superficial but profound. What if COVID is more of a
psychological issue than a viral disease? Would that imply that, trough the induction of fear,
people where induced a trance-like state making them lose self-control vis-à-vis eternal
authorities and accept unprecedented limitations to individual freedom? Does extreme fear
induction qualify as “emotional intensification”, the prerequisite for possession by a dybbuk?
Should we dare go even further? Is the problem we are confronting not even psychological but of a spiritual nature? After all, Jewish medieval tradition is very upright about the dybbuk being a spiritual not a psychological issue. It is only the sophistication and skepticism of modern academia in all matters spiritual that have artificially translated the condition into scientifically acceptable language. If so, is a kind of exorcism the only possible cure? Is this the very reason why churches have become primary targets during the lockdown?

René Girard explicitly states that mimetic desire inherently leads to conflict and that human
society can survive only through the scapegoat mechanism. According to Girard and to all
Orthodox tradition the continuous divine sacrifice of the Eucharist is the Katehonic element
that sustains the very existence of society. Is this the real reason Eucharist was forbidden during lockdown? Are the same forces who planned the destruction of prima materia at the Trinity site on Tisha B’Av 1945 at play yet again?

Since pattern recognition requires an allert state of mind, the true reason why 19 was added to COVID is deliberately left out to be descovered by the reader.

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  1. Patrick B. Ludwig

    Perhaps this is all correct. Perhaps it is not. Who am I to judge.

    But to introduce Alchemy, Kabbalah and other esoteric and occult concepts into the already turbulent discussions of the current virus crisis is unwise. Particularly in a serious political institution such as the Oriental Review.

    The credentials of the forum as well as those of the Author are put into severe jeopardy by providing agitprop ammunition to unfriendly parties such as the US Government wishing to discredit and ridicule.

    I would recommend reframing the train of arguments into a less obscure shape, making the points made more accessable to a more traditional audience.

    • This entire affair is spiritual in nature. It begs the question, from whence do thoughts emanate? Mankind itself, does not possess the capability for such diabolical pursuits. So called adepts are a means to an end. Who is the chief architect behind these fallacious illusions?

  2. what the moron who wrote this article would say if he could take his head from his anus for a second is that what the pricks responsible for these stupid historical monstrosities (pandemics, plagues, genetically modified animals humans & plants) call meaning is actually just the mental vomit of a parasitical (jewish) priestly class that lost all it’s privileges but wanted to remain in life by robbing away the earth from every ounce of real sense and deprive the world of the sway of it’s works & days (sacrifices, feasts). making a sheep inside a lab in a shitty town in the middle of nowhere just proves how idiotic must be the targeted audience for this kind of childish psych-op, which doesn’t have any effect on real reality outside the deadened minds of the likes of the “romanic-germanic” author here..

    • Asshole

      You sound smart as fuck with that long ass run on sentence and the grammatical errors. Moron.

  3. Wow and what a doozy!! Mr. Herzog – *applause*
    From the very beginning when the mantra that I saw was “looking to Israel to develop the vaccine” – I knew in my bones something was up. Something MUCH more than the narrative. I now will dive into research about 19 and hope to get ‘er it right.

    • George Durham

      Great work. Stunning! Dont listen to the free speech hater thought police in the comments.

  4. I do not accept that anagram. Geminate b (bilabial occulsive, or Greek voiced pi according to Septuagint Bible) is not bh (bilabial fricative b, or Greek Beta according to Septuagint Bible) which is not v (Hebrew vav). The sound v in Covid is vav, not bhet in classical Hebrew and has nothing to do with geminate (dagesh) bet. Arabic is a purer language in its classical form and the cognate word is dabiq which is the title of the review of ISIS. Arabic Qabidh means seize upon.

  5. One of the best piece of analysis i’ve read so far. would you consider publishing an article in german, since we as germans could play an important role against tech totalitarianism, supposedly having overcome NationalSocialism and Communism(DDR)…?

  6. I like this article very much, it leaves much food for thought. The synchronicity in finding this is amazing to me. If man is trying to outdo God then it implies that God exists. If God exists then it implies that God is aware of what is being perpetrated on the masses at this time. If God is aware then it implies that what’s happening would be allowed or not. I’ll bet on God, even though allowing their weapon to be formed, not allowing it to prosper in the way that they intended..Just my take..

  7. Virus 19 is russian, released to weaken NATO. Released first in Wuhan in 2019 during the Military World Games, then in Europe.


  8. gambeir

    Here a year on and the article remains a vibrant as the first day. Brilliantly written. Sorry that it’s mostly idiots responding.

  9. 1 = A 9 = I

  10. The Flower of Life was known around the world in ancient times and has been found in Ireland, Turkey, Egypt, Greece, China, Israel, Germany, England, Tibet, Japan and Sweden.

    The typical depiction Flower of Life always stops after 19 circles, the remaining circles are hidden outside the bounds of the outer circle. In the past this image and knowledge related to the Flower of Life was so sacred that they couldn’t allow it to become common knowledge. Out of the complete Flower of Life pattern a new shape emerges; the The Fruit of Life.

    The Flower of Life is said to be the actual blueprint of the universe continuing the basic design of every atomic and molecular structure, life form, etc; essentially everything in existence. Modern science and quantum physics are confirming the cosmic significance of these ancient sacred geometric forms which represent the building blocks of our physical universe. The ancients knew about the energetic nature of our existence. Other sacred patterns such as the Egg of Life, Seed of Life and the Tree of Life also exists within the Flower of Life pattern.

  11. Corona wasted two years. The people of the world were pushed back two years.

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