Oft dream I of buried Atlantis,
lost in the ages that have passed into night.
Aeon on aeon thou existed in beauty,
a light shining through the darkness of night.
Mighty in power, ruling the earth-born,
Lord of the Earth in Atlantis' day.
King of the nations, master of wisdom,
LIGHT through SUNTAL,
Keeper of the way,
dwelt in his TEMPLE,
the MASTER of UNAL,
LIGHT of the Earth in Atlantis' day.
Master, HE, from a cycle beyond us,
living in bodies as one among men.
Not as the earth-born,
HE from beyond us,
SUN of a cycle, advanced beyond men.
Know ye, O man, that HORLET the Master,
was never one with the children of men.
Far in the past time when Atlantis first grew as a power,
appeared there one with the KEY of WISDOM,
showing the way of LIGHT to all.
Showed he to all men the path of attainment,
way of the Light that flows among men.
Mastering darkness, leading the MAN-SOUL,
upward to heights that were One with the Light.
Divided the Kingdoms, HE into sections.
Ten were they, ruled by children of men.
Upon another, built HE a TEMPLE,
built but not by the children of men.
Out of the ETHER called HE its substance,
moulded and formed by the power of YTOLAN into the forms HE built with His mind.
Mile upon mile it covered the island,
space upon space it grew in its might.
Black, yet not black, but dark like the space-time,
deep in its heart the ESSENCE of LIGHT.
Swiftly the TEMPLE grew into being,
moulded and shaped by the WORD of the DWELLER,
called from the formless into a form.
Builded HE then, within it, great chambers,
filled them with forms called forth from the ETHER,
filled them with wisdom called forth by His mind.
Formless was HE within his TEMPLE,
yet was HE formed in the image of men.
Dwelling among them yet not of them,
strange and far different was HE from the children of men.
Chose HE then from among the people,
THREE who became his gateway.
Choose HE the THREE from the Highest to become his links with Atlantis.
Messengers they, who carried his council,
to the kings of the children of men.
Brought HE forth others and taught them wisdom;
teachers, they, to the children of men.
Placed HE them on the island of UNDAL to stand as teachers of LIGHT to men.
Each of those who were thus chosen,
taught must he be for years five and ten.
Only thus could he have understanding to bring LIGHT to the children of men.
Thus there came into being the Temple, a dwelling place for the Master of men.
I, THOTH, have ever sought wisdom,
searching in darkness and searching in Light.
Long in my youth I traveled the pathway,
seeking ever new knowledge to gain.
Until after much striving, one of the THREE,
to me brought the LIGHT.
Brought HE to me the commands of the DWELLER,
called me from the darkness into the LIGHT.
Brought HE me, before the DWELLER,
deep in the Temple before the great FIRE.
There on the great throne, beheld I,
the DWELLER, clothed with the LIGHT and flashing with fire.
Down I knelt before that great wisdom,
feeling the LIGHT flowing through me in waves.
Heard I then the voice of the DWELLER:
"O darkness, come into the Light.
Long have ye sought the pathway to LIGHT.
Each soul on earth that loosens its fetters,
shall soon be made free from the bondage of night.