THE DUNE RING:
The process and change the book's
hero, Paul Atreides goes through is in
fact a process of enlightenment and divine
consciousness and the recognition of our
higher self that exists within us all.
In the book "Dune" the author Frank
Herbert describes the rise of the Messiah
8000 years from now. Herbert who studied
among others ecology ,psychology and
eastern philosophies created a reliable
world that describes in minute detail the
rise of "Kwisatz
Haderach is an ancient kabbalistic term
that describes the ability to be in two
places at once).
The whole book is interwoven with wisdom
that can serve the enlightened reader in
his personal growth.
of the lines in the book is :"He who
surrenders rules" - This short sentence
holds the secret of true human
All the cosmic forms are in fact a
creative expression of one force.
All the mystical traditions say that one
can experience cosmic unity through
various exercises by which the
practitioner gradually eliminates his
false identity/self and his connection to
the material world ,until finally the
practitioner is able to fully experience
the whole cosmos every single moment.
When this is achieved the higher self is
The conscious person understands and
experiences cosmic perfection in
everything and results in true awareness of
all the processes and occurrences within
the universe and as such remains totally
uncritical of anything.
He who awakens to the unified cosmos has
powers, vision and wisdom that are far
greater than the average person who is
still identifying with the illusion and
the false "self".
The hawk that appears in the center of the
ring is the symbol of the House of
Atreides from whom the "Kwisatz
The hawk represents the higher self who
sees the entire picture and symbolizes
the understanding of the "cosmic thought".
The green emerald stones on the blackened
ring's surface symbolizes the black and
green flag of the House Atreides, while the green emerald also symbolizes
the heart center and compassion.
The Arabic writing on ring is a variation
of the Arabic nickname of Paul Atreides "lisan
il jayeb" meaning: "the language of the one
The Hebrew letters of the "hanichna hoo
hasholet", "he who surrenders rules" were
taken from the dead sea scrolls.
In Judaism there is a story in the ancient
Gemmara wherein the Creator showed Moses
at the time he received the ten
commandments the future time when a man
called Rabbi Akiva will be given the
secret of the "tagim" - the small lines that
appear above the Hebrew letters in the
When Moses saw the modesty of Rabbi Akiva
he told the Creator that he should give
the commandments to Rabbi Akiva.
The Creator's answer was "keep silent - rise
within the thought".
The Gemarra explains it this way-The word
"keep silent" doesn't mean in ancient
Hebrew -"shut up!"
Rather "cancel yourself" - in other words
the Creator tells Moses to transcend
himself so that he can ascend and
understand the Cosmic Thought.
Article source can be found here: Dune