Are Vimanas Flying Saucers ?

Adamski, GeorgeAdamski, GeorgeLeslie, Desmond, 1953

I find three more characteristic shared by Vimanas and flying saucers. Things written thousands of years ago about vimanas bear an uncanny resemblance to things written today about saucers. The vimanas were round, sometimes boat-shaped. They glowed in the dark. They had twin rows of nozzles along the sides through which the Force could be released to control their manœuvres.

On 22 March 1950 two American airline pilots, Adams and Anderson, saw a peculiar object from their cockpit windows. It circled their aircraft with ease, coming near enough for them to observe a double row of bluish lights, the weirdest, strongest light they had ever seen, along its great length. They took the lights for brilliantly illuminated cabin windows and were surprised that they saw no faces looking out at them. It also struck them as odd that the cabin of this monster should be so brightly lit, making observation difficult, if not impossible, from within. Their bewilderment is soon explained if what they mistook for portholes were in reality the double row of ‘jets’ known to be used in one type of Atlantean vimana.

Vimanas glowed at night, but not for any decorative purpose. Colour and colour-changes are inseparable from the operation of the higher etheric powers. Saucers are usually seen to give out an unearthly green, purple or bluish glow changing to a livid red or orange when accelerating rapidly. Apart from the obvious inference, it might be worth the while of more advanced students of the Occult to note these colours carefully and relate them to their proper correspondences in the different planes, and they will obtain some interesting results. Those who have studied colour seriously are now covering ground that will be common scientific knowledge in the next century. Vibration, manifest as sound and colour and used conjointly with either, may soon be demonstrated as a more effective power than the greatest rocket yet on the drawing board.

Hope that we are on the threshold of rediscovering this subtle force is given by the Adept known to students as ‘The Tibetan’, who, in 1920, wrote:

‘First, physical plane scientists will be able to speak with authority anent the fourth ether, even though they may not recognise it as the lowest of the four etheric grades of substance; its sphere of influence and its utilisation will be comprehended, and " Force " as a factor in matter, or the electrical manifestation of energy with indefinite limits, will be as well understood as is hydrogen at this time. Indications of this can already be seen in the discovery of radium, and the study of radioactive substances and of electronic demonstration. This knowledge will revolutionise the life of man; it will put into his hands that which the occultists call "power of the fourth order" (on the physical plane). It will enable him to utilise electrical energy for the regulation of his everyday life in a way as yet incomprehensible; it will produce new methods of illuminating, and of heating the world at a small cost and with practically no initial outlay. Transportation by sea and land will be largely superseded with the utilisation of air routes and the transit of large bodies through the air by means of the instantaneous use of the force or energy inherent in the ether itself, will take the place of the present methods.’

‘This will come through the study of the place of the solar system in the universal whole and the effect certain constellations have on it.... This will lead to a close investigation of polar conditions in the Earth, of the planetary and magnetic currents, and of the electrical intercourse between our Earth, and the Venusian and Martian planetary schemes. When this has been accomplished astronomy and esoteric astrology will be revolutionised. This will come at the close of the century after a scientific discovery of even greater importance than that as to the nature of the atom.’ 50

50/ A. Bailey, A Treatise on Cosmic Fire.

The ‘unearthly light’ seen by Adams and Anderson was out of time. To their grandchildren it will be as common as the electric light is to us. Our grandfathers would have considered a neon sign something out of this world, probably a manifestation of the evil one.

Some of the vimanas travelled in great waves, approaching and receding from the earth. This may or may not have been due to their following certain definite magnetic paths now known to surround and interpenetrate the planet. These magnetic forces were known to the Atlanteans, as we gather from Stanza XI of Dzyan: ‘The matter of Fohat circulates... the wheel that is not glimpsed moves in rapid revolution within the slower outer case (the crust of our planet).’

I have often wondered whether we do now in fact obtain a glimpse of the ‘wheel that is not glimpsed‘ in those ‘snowstorms‘ or streaks which dart across television screens and which relate to the fourth ether of occultism and the fourth state of matter of science.

Concerning his up-and-down motion of some vimanas, read what Donald Keyhoe wrote in his interesting book, The Flying Saucers are Real: ‘On the same day about two hours later a sky phenomenon was observed by several watchers over Lock-bourne Airbase, Columbia, Ohio. It was described as round, or oval, larger than a C47 and travelling... faster than 500 m.p.h. it glowed from white to orange .. it made motions like a lift, and at one time appeared to touch the ground.’ (p. 21.)

And on another occasion, two American officers reported a saucer flying along a valley with a ‘lift-like’ motion. ‘On 29 May 1951 at 3.48 p.m. three technical writers for the aerophysics department of North American Aviation’s plant at Downey, outside Los Angeles, were chatting on the factory grounds. They were Victor Black, Werner Eichler and Ed. J. Sullivan. All at once they stared at the sky. Sullivan describes what they saw:

‘“Approximately thirty glowing, meteor-like objects sprayed out of the east at a point about forty-five degrees above the horizon, executed a right-angle turn and swept across the sky in an undulating vertical formation.... They moved with the motion of flat stones skipping across a smooth pond ".’ 51

51/ Life, International. 23 May 1952.

Now the force emitted by the vimanas was sufficient to turn an enemy craft upside down or to bend trees as they passed over the great prehistoric forests. Keyhoe writes: ‘24 June 1947. A Portland prospector named Fred Johnson working up in the Cascade Mountains spotted five or six disks banking in the sun... then he noticed that the compass hand on his special watch was weaving wildly from side to side.’ (p. 24.)

And two observers at Twin Falls, Idaho, saw a disk fairly low down over a forest Although it was a perfectly calm day the trees beneath it were whipping about as if lashed by a furious gale. Yet they thought it was too high up to cause such a disturbance by the backwash of an ordinary jet engine. I have heard several other reports of this kind of occurrence.

Vimanas were sometimes made of metal, at other times of layers of thin wood cemented together by a chemical process that made them as tough as metal. Did not the De Havilland Aircraft Company produce a process during the recent war known as ‘wood lamination‘ which consisted of cementing thin layers of plywood together under great pressure, to produce something lighter than metal but equally strong, and with it manufactured those highly successful all-wooden warplanes, the Hornet and the Mosquito ? If so, it seems that Sir Geoffrey de Havilland is the first to reintroduce a process known and used in Atlantis.

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Venusian flying saucer photographed by George Adamski through his six-inch telescope. Palomar Gardens. California. 9.10 a.m., December 13, 1952

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A detailed view of one of the three landing spheres on Adamski's flying saucer

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The Venusian saucer travelling fast over low trees. Taken with an ordinary camera by Sgt. Jerrold E. Baker, December 13, 1952

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Another photograph taken by Adamski on December 13, showing the underside of the Venusian saucer

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A similar croft seen by Adamski through his telescope passing between earth and the moon. 2.30 a.m., June 6, 1950

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A formation of space craft apparently rising from the moon. May 29, 1950

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March 5, 1951. Cigar-shaped space craft releasing flying saucers

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7.58 a.m. May 1, 1952. A giant carrier ship seen hovering about thirty miles away