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Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors

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By (author) Maurice M. Cotterell

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  • Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
  • Format: Hardback | 302 pages
  • Dimensions: 161mm x 239mm x 26mm | 658g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Rochester, VT
  • ISBN 10: 159143033X
  • ISBN 13: 9781591430339
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: Subsequent
  • Sales rank: 549,902

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Explains esoteric secrets of the sacred solar science encoded in the massive army of terracotta warriors that guards the tomb of Chinese emperor Ch'in Shi Huangdi - Decodes the farewell message of the first emperor of China concealed more than 2,000 years ago in the 8,000 terracotta warriors that guard his tomb - Shows the spiritual principles of this sacred solar science and its remarkable insights into heaven, hell, and the immortality of the soul - Latest book by the bestselling author of "The Tutankhamun Prophecies" and "The Lost Tomb of Viracocha" When the first emperor of unified China, Ch'in Shi Huangdi, felt his death approaching, he decreed that he be entombed within a pyramid and that his tomb be protected by an immortal army of terracotta soldiers. In 1974 archaeologists discovered the first of more than 8,000 life-size terracotta warriors, each weighing half a ton, buried circa 220 B.C.E. near this emperor's pyramid tomb. Maurice Cotterell shows how Shi Huangdi--like the pharaoh Tutankhamun, the Mayan lord Pacal, and Viracocha in Peru--was a keeper of the sacred solar science of the ancients, a science that included a sophisticated understanding of the effect of the sun on earthly affairs, fertility rates, and personality. The keepers of this science taught that the soul was immortal and was destined to transform into star energy or be reborn on Earth, depending on an individual's spiritual progress in his or her lifetime. Using his unique understanding of how and why ancient civilizations encoded this extraordinary knowledge, Cotterell decodes the emperor's farewell message concealed in the terracotta warriors--a message that reveals the true purpose of life and the imperishable nature of the soul.

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Maurice Cotterell, a mathematician and scientist formerly at the Cranfield Institute of Technology, was awarded the Voluntariado Cultural medal in 1992 for his contributions to Mexican culture. He is the author of "The Tutankhamun Prophecies" and "The Lost Tomb of Viracocha. "He lives in Ireland.

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" Cotterell's ability to relate science to religion. . . will provide the reader with plenty of food for thought."

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HISTORY / ANCIENT MYSTERIESWhen the first emperor of unified China, Ch'in Shi Huangdi, felt his death approaching, he decreed that he be entombed within a pyramid and that his tomb be protected by an immortal army of terracotta soldiers. In 1974 archaeologists discovered the first of more than 8,000 life-size terracotta warriors, each weighing half a ton, buried circa 220 BC--near this emperor's pyramid tomb. Maurice Cotterell shows how Shi Huangdi--like the pharaoh Tutankhamun, the Mayan lord Pacal, and Viracocha in Peru--was a keeper of the sacred solar science of the ancients, a science that included a sophisticated understanding of the effect of the sun on earthly affairs, fertility rates, and personality. The keepers of this science taught that the soul was immortal and was destined to transform into star energy or be reborn on Earth, depending on an individual's spiritual progress in his or her lifetime. Using his unique understanding of how and why ancient civilizations encoded this extraordinary knowledge, Cotterell deciphers the emperor's farewell message concealed in the terracotta warriors--a message that reveals the true purpose of life and the imperishable nature of the soul. MAURICE COTTERELL, a mathematician and scientist formerly at the Cranfield Institute of Technology, was awarded the Voluntariado Cultural medal in 1992 for his contributions to Mexican culture. He is the author of The Tutankhamun Prophecies and The Lost Tomb of Viracocha. He lives in Ireland.