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What is Pyramid Power?

Pyramid Power is based on the theory that pyramid shapes can generate energy.

Pyramid Power is based on the theory that pyramid shapes, built to the proportions of the Great Cheops Pyramid in Egypt, can generate energy that produces startling effects. A growing number of scientists, parapsychologists, and kitchen sink experimenters are discovering that a pyramid can alter whatever falls within its energized walls. The special shape of the pyramid is like the special shape of a violin: A violin resonates sound; a pyramid resonates energy.

This is not your basic, average, run-of-the-mill, one note energy force. Pyramids supposedly preserve food from decay. Instead of rotting, food inside a pyramid dehydrates and mummifies and stays good enough to eat. Plants and seeds grown in a pyramid double in size. A time-lapse photograph of plants in a pyramid shows them swaying side to side, dancing as they grow. Cheap booze left under a pyramid mellows and tastes like Chivas Regal. And so on and so forth. 

Some say pyramids can: polish tarnished metals, improve your sleep, tenderize your meat, cure your headaches, improve your sex life, speed the healing of your cuts and burns, improve your meditation, and keep the odor out of your cesspool. Or at least that's what the pyramid experts claim.


Pyramid Power by Patrick Flanagan

Psychic energy is not new. The ancient Chinese believed that man was linked to the eternal universe by a vital force which filled the cosmos. In India, they call the energy prana. 

Gloria Swanson famously said in Time said that sleeping with a pyramid under her bed made "every cell in my body tingly.” "I firmly believe in Pyramid Power," 

The most famous pyramid, the one that Pyramid Power is based on, is the Great Cheops Pyramid of Egypt. The last remaining structure of the Wonders of the World, it stands ten miles west of Cairo, on a mile-square plateau which was leveled by slaves, and is part of a three pyramid complex called the Gizeh. The Cheops pyramid is the most mathematically perfect structure in the world.

It was built by Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops) during the Fourth Dynasty and took between thirty-six and fifty years to build. It is the height of a forty story skyscraper, and its base covers nearly 13 acres, large enough to fill eight baseball fields. The 2,300,000 limestone blocks, weighing from two to seventy tons each, came from quarries along the Nile, and were floated across the river to the Nile Valley when the Nile flooded. Over 400,000 slaves worked to build the pyramid, moving the huge blocks on log rollers and up steep ramps; it took more than forty men to move just one of the smaller blocks. There is more solid stone in the Cheops pyramid than in all the cathedrals, churches and chapels built in England since the time of Christ. The pyramid was about the same scope of undertaking for Pharaohic Egypt as the Space Program was for the U.S.

There are a number of mysteries shrouding the Cheops. The design and execution of the Great Pyramid required an expertise in geometry, astronomy, geography and engineering. Yet, according to record, a knotted string was the main measuring device. It must have been astoundingly accurate, because modern instruments show there is only a half-inch error On one 755-foot side. And the limestone blocks were perfectly cut within 1/100 of an inch, with joints that are only 1/50 of an inch wide.

Pyramid Power by Max Toth and Greg Nielsen

Many people find it hard to believe that the ancient Egyptians could accomplish a construction feat that could not be duplicated today, even with our modern technologies and sciences. In their book, Pyramid Power, Max Toth and Greg Nielsen write, "A united effort was made by some engineers using sophisticated equipment from all over the world to save temples, palaces and statues before the Aswan damming would inundate the colossal masterpieces forever. But all the skilled engineers could not lift many of the single monoliths. The stone actually had to be broken into smaller pieces in order to make the relocation attempt a reality. The experts needed to cut up blocks and stones which the Egyptians obviously handled intact.

Aliens Built The Pyramids

Psychic Edgar Cayce had a theory that the pyramids were not built by the Egyptians at all, but by a crew of 900 wanderers who came to Egypt from the advanced civilization of Atlantis or an alien planet. The wanderers, Cayce said, might be the source of similar pyramids built all over the world. The reason many don’t believe that an ancient civilization was capable of building the pyramids is because we are so egocentric. We like to think that we are the most advanced civilization, and that no one was ever more capable than we are now.

There is still the mystery of what the Great Pyramid was used for. It is generally thought of as the Pharaoh's tomb, but when the burial chamber was unsealed, it was found empty. No mummies were ever discovered in the Great Pyramid. And if it wasn't a tomb, why was it built? Was it a meditation haven or a place to store food?

No one seems to know. Some scientists believe that the pyramids were used to produce water. Some believe they were built on strategic locations to balance the pressure points of the planet. A pyramid engineer once suggested building modern pyramids along the San Andreas fault. There is even a science fiction speculation that the pyramid acted as an energy searchlight for ancient aircraft.

There are so many coincidences in the construction that pyramidophiles like McLuhan believe the ancients must have had some specific use in mind when they built the giant triangle. For instance, the King's Chamber, the major energy center of the pyramid, is also the center of gravity. The pyramid is aligned north-south, exactly parallel to the earth's magnetic axis. And although the pyramids are solid rock, small chambers were carefully carved out and related in very specific ways, almost, it seems, to act as an enclosed space in which energy could resonate and be stored.

Antoine Bovis Discovered Pyramid Power

Modern Pyramid Power was discovered by a Frenchman named Antoine Bovis. While he was exploring the Cheops pyramid, he entered the King's Chamber. He noticed there were garbage cans scattered around the room containing cats and other small animals which had gotten lost in the pyramid and died. Although the room was extremely hot and humid, Bovis realized the dead animals had no odor. They had not decayed. They had mummified.

Bovis was fascinated by his discovery. He returned to France and experimented, constructing a scale model of the Cheops pyramid about two and a half feet tall. He set it precisely on a north-south axis, just as the original had been aligned. At the point of the King's Chamber, one-third from the base of the pyramid, Bovis put a dead cat. After a while, it mummified. Excited by his results, he stepped up his experimenting using fish, calves brains, and other organic matter with a very high decay rate. They, too, dehydrated and mummified.

Karel Drebal, a Czech radio engineer interested in parapsychology, read of Bovis' experiments. He was busy doing mummification experiments when, one day, he was reminded of an old army trick: place a straight edged razor on the window sill at night in the light of a full moon and the next morning the blade will be totally dull. According to Drebal, "The polarized light of the moon has an unfavorable effect on the sharpness of the blade because polarized light vibrates in one direction only." Drebal wondered if the shape of the pyramid could act as an energy accumulator for all the electromagnetic rays around us.

He put a razor blade used five times inside a Cheops pyramid model on a matchbook exactly at the height of the King's Chamber. He used it three more times and discovered it did not get blunt. At one point in his experiments, he was able to shave 200 times with the same razor blade.

He applied for a patent from the Czech authorities for his miracle invention, but instead of the usual three years, the patent office waited ten years to sanction his product. During that time, the chief engineer at the patent office constructed a Cheops pyramid and did razor blade experiments himself. The pyramid worked for him and for the other officials who used it. Drebal was given his patent in 1959. 

Pyramid Researchers

Some researchers believe the value of the pyramid may be in producing semiconductor crystals which can be grown in the magnetically "pure" pyramid environment. They would be superefficient and lack any extra radiation. Other more progressive researcher experimented with pyramid shaped hats they say have been helpful in relieving migraine headaches, and have increased learning abilities by focusing the mind.

During the late 1970s pyramids were being investigated as study booths in schools to relax students and energize their learning. Pyramid canisters were being created for better food storage. It's possible that sitting in a pyramid might replace the analyst's couch in the psychotherapy. 

Psychic Discoveries Behind the Iron Curtain

Ostrander and Schroeder in Psychic Discoveries Behind the Iron Curtain cut four triangles (measuring 9% inches at the base and 8% inches on the sides) out of heavy, un corrugated cardboard and tape the sides together so that the pyramid stands exactly six inches high.

Simple. The harder part is orienting the pyramid on a north-south axis. Schroeder and Ostrander recommend tracing the outline of the base on a large sheet of paper. Draw two intersecting lines dividing the square into four equal quarters. Use a compass and Orient the north-south line.

Now you're ready to experiment. Try to keep the pyramid in a room away from radios, TVs, or other electrical appliances. Avoid putting the pyramid near metal sheeting or electrical wiring, if you can. Make sure your pyramid is placed securely on a table so that it won't be knocked out of position, because that north-south alignment is the important clue to successful pyramid experimenting.

If you want to sharpen a razor blade, put a blade that's been used a couple of times on a matchbook or stand that's exactly two inches high (one-third the height of your six-inch pyramid.) The sharp edges of the blade should face east-west. Put your pyramid over the blade so that the blade is directly under the apex; you can use the base outline to help you replace the pyramid. Remember, unless the pyramid is properly aligned, you won't get a sharp blade. Leave the blade untouched for a week in the pyramid. Then you can use it every day if you store it in the pyramid between uses. By the way, dull knives and scissors can also be sharpened in the pyramid, but they have to be left undisturbed for about four months.

Marijuana and booze take a varying amount of time to mellow, depending on how harsh they were to begin with. Trial and error is the best rule in these cases, but the minimum time under the triangle should be about a week.

Red Kelly's Maple Leafs Pyramid


In April 1975, Red Kelly, the coach of the Maple Leafs hockey team, placed pyramids under the team's bench during the Stanley Cup Playoff series. Wonder of wonders, the team members improved their game tremendously. The results were so astounding that a series of pyramids were quickly installed in the locker room so that all the players had to pass under them entering the stadium. According to Edwin Newman's account in The New York Times, "A mighty boost for morale and pyramid power came when team captain, Darryl Sittler, who had failed to score in eight previous games, stood with his hockey stick under the pyramid for 10 minutes, and then went out and scored five goals in One game, tying a league record.”

Before we continue this idyl, there is this one very small point: The Maple Leafs lost the final game to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-3.

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