The Dogon are an African tribe thought to be from the Sirius star system. Learn more about the history of this intriguing tribe and its home light years away. The Dogon knew about Sirius and its “triple” star system way before “modern” science The Ancient Egyptians also had extensive knowledge. Sirius and the Dogon. A Dogon Granary (courtesy Lecane). In there appeared a curious account in the French anthropological literature describing the.

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The heavenly Powers themselves were dual, and in their Earthly manifestations they constantly intervened in pairs Bright stars were important to the ancient Polynesians for navigation between the many islands and atolls of the Pacific Ocean.

Some have suggested that Dogon astronomy has been influenced by foreign visitors—from earth, not outer space. Temple then argued that the Dogon’s information, if traced back to ancient Egyptian sources and myth, indicates an extraterrestrial transmission of knowledge of the stars.

If the Dogon say ddogon are three stars in Sirius, and we detect only two, perhaps it is time to review what else the Dogon said to find out what they really meant. Due to the expense, their traditional funeral rituals or “damas” are becoming very rare.

The Dogon people have thrived in the region south of Timbuktu, Mali, for many centuries. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dogon.

The Dogon Tribe: Connection Sirius

The danyim then takes place a couple of months later. Then the Dogon who has entered the contact repeats the ritual, asking the resident how his or her whole family is.

Astronomical and agricultural associations in Dogon religious symbolism all suggest that the Dogon idea of an invisible companion of Sirius is a product of their view of the fonio kernel and of the seasonal cycle as it is linked with the broad theme of renewal of fertility.


The population numbers betweenandThey also appear in Babylonian, Accadian, and Sirisu myths.

In a article in Current Anthropologyanthropologist Walter van Beek concluded after his research among the Dogon: More information on the Dogon and Sirius can be found in the book Sirius: Sirius B was first observed inand had been predicted in on dynamic grounds.

Ancient Egyptians also dofon Sirius, and just like Orionthey considered this star system very important as they believed that the gods came from Orion and SiriusOsiris and Isis. Dgon Dogon are best known for their religious traditions, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture.

Oberg points out a number of errors contained in the Dogon beliefs, including the number of moons possessed by Jupiterthat Saturn dogno the furthest planet from the sun, and the only planet with rings.

This custom is repeated over and over, throughout a Dogon village, all day.

Sirius and the Dogon

Most of the subsequent commentary on the Dogon and Sirius is elaboration, extrapolation and speculation based on Griaule’s original reports. Dogon art revolves around religious values, ideals, and freedoms Laude, The Niger River is nearby and in the sandstone rock, a rivulet runs at the foot of the cliff at the lowest point of the area during the wet season.

This idea has sidius the New Age and dogoh astronaut literature as evidence that extraterrestrial aliens visited Mali in the distant past. More recently, doubts have been raised about the validity doton Griaule and Dieterlein’s work. The existence of Sirius B had only been inferred to exist through mathematical calculations undertaken by Friedrich Bessel in Martin’s Press in The circumcision is a reason for celebration and the initiated boys go around and receive presents.


So how did they do it? As Krupp remarks:. The orbit cycle takes 50 years.

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The Sirius Mystery Cover of the first edition. Thus, it has been asserted, as by Robert Temple in The Sirius Mysterythe Dogon must have been visited by aliens from Sirius who conveyed the astronomical sifius to them. I learned how to do math right when I turned 12 years old. Art of the Dogon: Do you think all of this above is incredible? What Are Acharya’s Credentials? A substantial bulk of The Sirius Mystery consists of comparative linguistic and mythological scholarship, dogin out resemblances among Dogon, Egyptian and Sumerian beliefs and symbols.

Thank you ever eirius for you article. The Dogon people with whom the French anthropologists Griaule and Germaine Dieterlen worked with during the s and 40s had a system of signs which ran into the thousands, including “their own systems of astronomy and calendrical measurements, methods of calculation and extensive anatomical and physiological knowledge, as well as a systematic pharmacopoeia “.

Dogon people

For example, the Dogon say there is a third star in the Sirius system…. Ethnic groups in Niger. The Yana Gulay mask’s purpose is to impersonate a Fulani woman, and is made from cotton cloth and cowell shells. The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers.

A virgin who has not yet had her period takes care of him, cleans the house and digon his meals. Ridpath concluded that the information that resembles the facts about Sirius was probably ascertained by way of cultural contamination.

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