5.18 – ALIEN CREATIONS (11.1.13)


2012. Houston, Texas. Doctors use robotic technology to perform complex heart surgery through incisions no larger than a keyhole. Chicago, Illinois. An amputee climbs 103 floors using a thought-controlled bionic leg. At the University of Iowa, researchers develop technology that fabricates custom body parts using 3D printers. In the last 100 years, scientific advances have dramatically improved mankind’s ability to heal itself. More, in fact, than at any time in the last five centuries.

“Throughout history, medicine is about correcting physical problems, restoring a patient to health, relieving suffering. We’ve seen tremendous advances over the last three decades. But there was a remarkable degree of sophistication and a surprisingly high success rate achieved by prehistoric surgeons. Many of the procedures of modern medicine are derivatives of the ancient operations.”

Neil Martin, MD (Chief of Neurosurgery, Ronald Regan UCLA Med Ctr)

Evidence of advanced medical procedures practiced in the ancient world has been found everywhere from carvings on the walls of temples, to skeletal remains all over the world. But just who were the practitioners of this extraordinary science? And where did their knowledge of the human body come from?

“Most cultures around the world thought that if something was physically wrong with you, it probably also related to something perhaps spiritually wrong with you. And so, we also find that physicians, or healers, very often were not just healing the body, in our mundane sense, but also healing the soul. And therefore, they had to be somewhat of a religious figure as well.”

Tok Thompson, Ph.D. (Prof. of Anthropology, USC)

“To be a doctor in the ancient world means you have some kind of special relationship with a god who has gifted you with the power to heal. A doctor was simultaneously a kind of tradesman and had kind of learned a skill, but also a sort of cultic figure as well who had an association with a god and would therefore use magical cures to deal with problems.”

Richard Rader, Ph.D.
(Lecturer, UCLA Dept of Classics/UCSB Dept of Classics),
(Author, Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus)

“Our ancestors said that medicine came from the gods. Our ancestors have said that the gods really gave manuals as to how to be living healthy, how to restore health to the human individual. They realized something about our physical bodies which we are only beginning to understand once again.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

Could it be that ancient healers were guided by alien beings? And if so, are recent advances in modern medicine actually a rediscovery of methods practiced thousands of years ago?

Saqqara, Egypt. Here, across from this towering step pyramid, lies the Physician’s Tomb also known as the Tomb of Ankhmahor. According to archaeologists, it was built more than 4,000 years ago for one of the most important officials of the ancient Egyptian civilization.

“I’m taking you inside the Physician’s Tomb, where you get a glimpse of how they performed complex medical and surgical operations in ancient times. Now, what’s amazing about this tomb is that the physician, Ankhmahor, lived 4,300 years ago and he performed very complex surgical and medical operations. We can see here a circumcision, 2,000 years before the Bible. And here we see a scene of reflexology. We can see them muscling and flexing the muscles. Also, here, an amazing operation, a surgical operation on the hands. It is even suggested that they may have had brain surgery removing tumors. But where did they get the knowledge from? Well, they say that they got it from Thoth, the god of wisdom and science, who brought to them all the knowledge from the gods.”

– Robert Bauval (Egyptologist),
(Author, The Egypt Code),
(Author, Secret Chamber Revisited),
(Co-Author, Black Genesis)

Known for his abilities in science, magic and medicine, Thoth was worshipped for centuries as the god of wisdom and healing. According to ancient myth, this divine physician healed the eye of the Egyptian god Horus after his uncle Set gouged it out in an epic battle for power. As a result, the Eye of Horus became an important symbol of restoration and good health. But was Thoth only a mythical deity, as mainstream scholars believe? Or might he have been something or someone who actually existed?

“Ancient Egyptian medicine was anything but primitive. There are clear examples of energetic medicine that are beyond our technological capabilities. It seems as if these technologies were brought in and were given to them as a complete package, rather than something that developed out of a society that, before then, had been extremely primitive. And the Egyptians themselves said that Thoth was responsible for this.”

David Wilcock (Author/Filmmaker),
(Author, The Source Field Investigations),
(The Synchronicity Key)

But who or what was Thoth? Might he have been not a divine being but an alien visitor, one possessing advanced scientific knowledge?

“In the Egyptian pantheon of gods, Thoth is the one with the head of an ibis but the body of a human being. He was the Egyptian father of medicine, meaning he descended from the sky, and he gave them that knowledge.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

Might Thoth have been not a divine being, as the Egyptians believed, but an alien visitor who possessed advanced scientific knowledge, one from whom the Egyptians learned their ability to heal? Perhaps the answer can be found by examining the story of one of the most advanced surgeons in the history of India.

Varanasi, India. 500 miles southeast of Delhi. Located on the banks of the Ganges, Varanasi is one of the oldest cities on Earth, a city that, according to legend, was founded by the gods. Long known as a center of knowledge and learning, Varanasi was once home to an ancient physician by the name of Sushruta, who many historians credit with developing the art of surgery.

“In ancient India, the early physician was a guy named Sushruta, and he was a surgeon and physician who would do skin grafts, cataract removals, even early plastic surgery on people. So, once again, we have someone whose medical knowledge seems so advanced for his time.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

Sushruta is also considered to be the first practitioner of Ayurveda, one of the oldest known systems of medicine in the world. According to Hindu legend, Sushruta is said to have received this knowledge from a god known as Dhanvantari.

“Dhanvantari was a high level god, as we would know them, who provided all the information on this complete healing modality based on an understanding of the physical and subtle aspects of the body. And it was passed through to Indian culture in ancient times and has been preserved and expanded since then.”

Richard Leviton (Author, Welcome to Your New Designer Planet)

Though he is most often depicted as having four arms and holding medicinal herbs, the god Dhanvantari was also a shape-shifter. According to legend, during his journeys to Earth, he could take on other forms including that of a bird. Is it possible that both Dhanvantari and the half man, half bird Egyptian god of healing, Thoth, were connected in some way? And if so, how?

“Whether it’s Dhanvantari or Thoth, we learn of these extraterrestrial divinities very often being portrayed as bird-like beings who delivered the knowledge of ancient medicine to Earth. This tells us that our original knowledge of medicine, human anatomy and how to heal the body came from extraterrestrial sources.”

– William Henry (Author / Investigative Mythologist),
(Author, Freedom’s Gate), (The Judgment Day Device),
(Lost Secrets of the Watchers), (The Secret of Sion),
(Egypt: The Greatest Show on Earth)

“Sushruta was very clear in stating that he learned this knowledge from the gods. Who were the gods? Extraterrestrials.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

“Every culture will tell you that the first surgeon, that medicine, that healing was a gift of the gods. And that is extraordinarily interesting because it really shows that the benefit of mankind was accomplished through the intervention and the knowledge of the deities.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

How is it possible that ancient cultures, separated by thousands of miles shared similar stories about a bird-like creature? Could it be true, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists suggest, that this extraordinary being was actually a highly skilled extraterrestrial from another world? And might he have traveled across the globe in an effort to teach early humans the art of healing?  Perhaps more clues can be found in a collection of mysterious skulls discovered in the ruins of yet another ancient civilization.


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