Few symbols have triggered as much controversy in contemporary culture as the “all seeing eye” within the triangle or pyramid. The occult symbolism of this enigmatic emblem has been a great catalyst for philosophical, religious and political debate. Conspiracy theorists (and sometimes religious intolerants) like to point to the "Eye in the Pyramid" in the Great Seal of the United States and on the U. S. Dollar Bill as being evidence of some vast conspiracy. In a world where e-mail monitoring, mass telephone wire-taps and global video surveillance is commonplace, the eye of "big brother" appears to be everywhere and takes on new meaning. Little wonder that conspiracy speculation has moved out of the realm of fringe theory and is fast becoming a main-stream concept.
Over the years, the eye in the pyramid has been attributed to such wildly diverse sects or cabals as the Illuminati, Freemasons, the Founding Fathers, the Rosicrucians, the Great White Brotherhood, Zionists, the World Bank, the NWO, Luciferians and/or Satanists. Pardon the oversight if your favorite conspiracy has been omitted, but you get the gist. The eye and pyramid has been speculated to represent the Eye of Providence, the Christian trinity, the third eye of Shiva, the Eye of God and so on & on.
In ancient Egypt, the eye symbol was associated with the Eye of Horus or Ra. The Eye of Horus, within the Egyptian cosmology, symbolized the eye of the person who has achieved enlightenment through various incarnations and has learned the mystery of God. Gnostic studies suggest that Horus is the same as the Holy Spirit of Christianity, Shiva of Hinduism and Sangha of Buddhism.
This is why the Eye of Horus is the symbol of the mystery schools of ancient Egypt, as disciples were taught to transcend the duality of mind and understand contrasts simply as a way to reach the truth. Interconnected with the Eye of Horus symbolism is that of the pyramid. The pyramid is an important symbol in many different cultures. Hindu tradition represented it with a simple triangle and Celtic culture had a cone, but in every tradition the essence of the pyramid is the same: the three attributes of God – will, love & intelligence. The journey of the soul in search of light is represented by a pyramid, the top of it being the final destination. This is why the All-Seeing Eye appears at the top of a pyramid in Freemason symbolism.
prime strategy of Tek-Gnostics is to adapt
and utilize technological and symbolic artifacts of value from all traditions for
purposes of self discovery/illumination. To that end, we have
incorporated the eye in the triangle symbol within our cosmology to
represent an important creative concept: The spark of divinity
within all creation.
For purposes of tekgnosis, the Pyramid represents universal structure or form. It symbolizes the physical building blocks, the makeup or the fabric of all things in the material world, from the formation of sub-atomic particles (when they manifest as such), to planets, stars and galaxies. The pyramid is the representation of all manifestation, of all matter in universe.
If the Pyramid represents the physical, the Eye represents the metaphysical... the consciousness or awareness of universe’s creative spirit. It symbolizes the creative essence of that which is formless and nameless within physical reality. The eye is illustrative of the connection between ultimate and transcendent Godhead... which gave rise to and is beyond all that is created... and material creation as it manifests within universe.
Together, the eye within the pyramid is
emblematic of the tiny speck of the divine within all form or
structure in universe. It is the infinitesimal inclusion of god within all that
is manifest. The symbol points to the spark of infinity within
matter, the necessarily perfect balance of form and essence in all
A deeper, more subtle and arcane interpretation of this symbol implies a reassurance that divinity resided within all that is. A minuscule spark of divine is infused within each atom, each building block of universe. The eye in the pyramid thus represents the marriage between matter and spirit. Accordingly, universe proceeds with confidence in the correctness of its continued unfolding. This understanding is the true foundation of trust that universe is necessarily perfect… that in the end… all will become clear.