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the dreaming power that brings you here!

Gotta make your own rules, child
Gotta break your own chains
The dreams that possess you
Can blossom and bless you
Or run you insane

The Hawk Written by Kris Kristofferson, sung by Richie Havens

Essentials of Planetary Tantra

Planetary Tantra (PT) is a practice proposed by the Maine Professor, JLL, sixteen years ago. Although the scope of PT is vast and its foundations are deep, the essential practice is simple and user-friendly. Initially defined (, 2008) as “interactive magic with Gaia,” PT can also be described a biofeedback technique for connecting to the mother planet, given that the planet is understood to be a living physical entity identical to the superorganism defined in the Gaia Hypothesis of Lovelock and Margulis is the 1970s. The deep background of PT is the legacy of the Gnostic movement and the Mystery Schools of antiquity. That legacy (restored and upgraded in Not in His Image) identifies the divine presence embodied in the mother planet as the Wisdom Goddess, Sophia. Hence the honorific title, Gaia-Sophia.

Visualizing the Earth

Throughout history and extending into prehistory, human populations in many lands and cultures have sensed and perceived — not assumed! — that the earth is a living organism informed by a superhuman presence. Hence the thousands of names given to the Earth Goddess or Great Mother, represented in many sculptures and works of ancient artists. One example, the Venus of Willendorf, dated to 29,500 years ago.

At first sight, this figurine (4 and 1/2 inches in height) might appear to be an artless and grotesque rendering of a pregnant or obese human female. Archaeologists says that it represents a primitive intuition of the largesse of the Earth Mother, meaning her fecundity, the bountifulness of nature. Perhaps so, but bear in mind that ancient people, like ourselves today, do not actually see the entirety of the planetary body which we inhabit. Absent of genuine photographs of the earth from outer space, there is no way of knowing either the size or shape of the mother planet. Primitive visualization was accurate in representing it as having the body of a pregnant woman of exaggerated size because that is exactly what it is. Absent any knowledge of its actual spherical form, this representation makes sense.

Another example: “The Sleeping Lady” of Malta a Neolithic Ceramic Sculpture dated between 4000BCE and 2000BCE. Museum of Archaeology, Valletta, Malta in Malta. Such visualizations of the mother planet are as valid imaginatively and emotively as the hard scientific evidence of the earth as a free-floating planetary body. In fact, the sense of empathic communication and interactivity with the earth as a living organism overrides the factual evidence of science (derived from photography and mensuration). The proof of the planet’s actual free-standing form (an oblate spheroid) is less convincing than the immediate impact of its presence in ordinary life.

Empathy for Mother Nature

Tragically, in our time, many people have entirely lost any sense of a connection to the earth, “Mother Nature”, and consequently live their entire lives without a second of consideration of that vast and sheltering presence. To them, the planet is merely the dumb, unconscious background for the drama of social life enacted in settings of human construction, houses, towns, and cities. Nevertheless, others still do feel a bond of empathy with the natural world. But how deeply can that bond be realized, how far can it be developed, and how might it evolve toward the experience of interactivity with both parties, the mother planet and her human children, consciously and knowingly aware of each other?

Planetary Tantra answers those questions by offering a practice that is verifiable by its results. “Interactive magic” is not a game of pretending or New Age make believe. The term “magic” refers to the larger dimension of this interactivity: magic, magnification, the perspective of the macrocosmos. The cosmic setting you inhabit is bigger than you can ever see all at once. It occupies the magno/macro scale. PT is interactivity with the life force and the life source immediately present to you, but beyond the normal scale of your senses.

PT is not Woo-woo make believe or wishful thinking. Quite simply, it assumes that we all have two mothers: a biological human mother and a divine, superhuman mother, the living planet. In PT, the term of endearment for the latter is PAM, “planetary animal mother.” The earth is a massive animal that supports all fauna and flora, but the composition of its body is more complex and inclusive than that other animals. It consists of rock and soil, minerals and crystals, water both salty and fresh, clouds, weather, the oxygen content (20.947 %) of the livable atmosphere, lightning, the Jet Stream and atmospheric components such as nitrogen (78.084 %), argon (.934 %), and carbon dioxide (.035 %). Still, PAM is all one integral animated super-organism, permeated with life from the microbial level all the way out to the limits of the troposphere. It is the super-alive matrix of all that exists to the human witness. Failure to admit or even attempt to realize this fact leads by default to the ignorant assumption that the material substance of the earth is inert and unconscious, incapable of behaving like other living forms it supports.

PT assumes that PAM is supernaturally alive, self-aware, self-directing, and possessing the equivalent to emotions, moods, thoughts, memories, and acts of imagination and intention. But that assumption is not put out as an article of faith. As mere faith, it is worthless. No better than any other item of unfounded and unverifiable religious doctrine. The only way to verify PT is to test the practice for results on your own, or in collaboration with others in the practice. It’s a discipline based on a clear and consistent method. In that respect, it is elective and exclusive to those who are ready, willing, and able to undertake that discipline.

JLL realizes, better than anyone, that many who feel genuine empathy with the mother planet are fully satisfied with their subjective perspective — even if it amounts to nothing more than a sentimental but self-fulfilling fantasy. They “commune with nature” as they like, consistent with their mental, emotional, and imaginative capacities. Given that the bond to nature is “by nature” something felt as sacred, and intimate, like a private affair between planet and person, those who have it already are not likely to be receptive to prescriptions and practices for that connection coming from a third party. PT is not for everyone who seeks or claims to have found a way of connection to mother nature. Those  who are not disposed to undertake the discipline exclude themselves from what PT can offer. So be it. JLL accepts the conditions that limit the appeal of this practice. The only comment he can offer is this:

You may believe that your intimate connection to the mother planet is a private, self-fulfilling relationship, verifiable to you on subjective and sentimental terms, but those in PT can attest that the connection it offers is neither private nor subjective — no more than is the ground on which you stand, or the air you breathe.


Link to the Great Recovery talks on John Lamb Lash YT


Additional to those simple guidelines, visitors are advised to begin with these orientation talks:

1. The Necessity of Self-Love

Talk 2: The Necessity of Self-Love


2. Conversing With Your Divine Mother

Talk 2: Conversing With Your Divine Mother

NOTE: Due to a recording glitch I did not provide three examples of responses to the question, “What’s it to her?” There is only one example: the saltwater oceanic body of the planet is her Aeonic memory of her life in the Pleroma before she morphed into the earth. The other two examples which I did not give are: The freshwater body of rivers and lakes is the memory of what she has experienced since she turned into the earth, and iodine is the scent of her breath. These are not symbolic or metaphorical propositions. They are literal statements of facts in the paradigm of Gaian biophysics.

Regarding the enigmatic assertion that her name is silence. Consider your own name – Susan, for instance. Now consider how someone uses it to address you, “Hey, Susan, wanna go to lunch?” Then again consider how it feels and sounds when you say your own name. Different, isn’t it? Sophia is the primary-use name for the living intelligent, life-harboring superorganism of the earth. But to herself, the name we use to address her is not her name as she says it. Her name is silence. When you hear the silence proceeding from the depths of the earth and expanding into the atmosphere, you are hearing her pronounce her own name.


3. Narcissism: Religious, Solipsistic, and Social (“God Loves You to No Avail”)

Talk 3: Toxic Narcissism

NOTE: I meant to use the catchy term “born-again narcissism” for the religious fixation of Christians. The assertion “God loves you” is central to their faith in God. Were I to talk to a Christian today, I would say that in my humble opinion, “God loves you to no avail.” Pretending that an invisible off-planet higher being loves you will not solve the problem of lacking self-love. That is a brutal truth. Yet it appears to work because insanity goes largely undetected in an insane world. To know what is insane requires having something sane to compare with it.


4. You Are Not A Divine Spark Trapped in the Evil Matrix of Matter

Anyone who comes into PT and the revision of Gnostic teachings here must know, first and foremost, that JLL rejects absolutely the belief that human beings are sparks of divinity trapped in the evil matrix of a material prison. JLL shows on the grounds of scholarly evidence that this concept of the human condition is in fact Talmudic, not Gnostic. The image above can be found on the landing page of, the main website for the promotion of Talmudic doctrines. It leads with the invocation of the Shechinah, deemed to be the feminine aspect of G-D. Go to that page, read what is says and circle back here.

You see clearly what, the popular platform of esoteric Judaism, aka “Jewish mysticism,” says about the figure of the Wisdom Goddess in PT. The narrative of the Rabbi Luria is a corruption and distortion of the genuine Gnostic narrative of the Aeonic Mother that you find in the FGS. It is misinfo and disinfo, but, as you may know, those two weapons of mind control must contain some truth. The truth is the bait on the end of the hook that gets you to bite, to believe, to go along with the lies. The truth is, Sophia when she turned into the earth was captured in the planetary system: in the planetary system, not in matter. The material-sensorial body of the earth is not a trap or prison, either for Sophia or you. Nature is not an Archontic matrix. The FGS explains this event of Sophia morphing into the earth at length, but it takes the narrative in a totally different direction with a totally different resolution. JLL has worked tirelessly to distinguish the Gnostic story of your divine earth mother from distortions such you find in the Cabala and Zohar. Do not believe anything coming from Talmudic doctrines. The truth they contain – more often half-truth or near-truth – is only there to hook you into a web of nefarious lies.

Talk 4: Not A Divine Spark

Correction: 40m. HAL, “simulation, virtual reality,” is a Coptic word, not a Sanskrit word. Curiously, there is no precise equivalent to HAL in Hindu/Vedic metaphysics. There is, rather, the term Maya which does not mean illusion, as often claimed, but apparition, or the emergent activity of multi-dimensional reality. The material world is not an illusion.


The Future of the Humanities

Here in Nemeta, the definition of the humanities is more simple and succinct: they are the studies applied to life for cultivating the moral and creative values and incentives that define and direct the human quest for excellence. They include science along with literature, the arts, history, and philosophy. Excellence is the “Aryan” ideal, from Sanskrit arya, “noble, excellent.” Cultivation of the humanities in this sense is the standard for what might be called “spiritual aristocracy” in our time. The Greek word aristos means “what is best, excellent, proven to be superior.”


As explained in the first talk, everything you find in Nemeta is based on four factors, like the four cornerstones of a monument:

  1. The Primacy of Self-Love: An essential teaching that provides a new answer to the debate over human goodness. Is it innate to everyone? This topic leads into the distinction between genuine self-love and the three pernicious variants of narcissism, the religious, solipsistic, and social.
  2. The Origin Myth: The Fallen Goddess scenario is the master narrative of Planetary Tantra. It supports and frames everything else in the Nemeta. You will find an introduction on This site provides a way to receive the nine episodes by email every five days. (Bear in mind that the FGS is currently in revision toward its final version. Some aspects of the story and some events in the narrative are not quite as you find them in those episodes.)
  3. Basic Practices of PT: If you register free as a guest, you can access many units and participate in the PT forum dedicated to discussing PT and related issues. There is a unique thread dedicated to newcomers on the forum.
  4. The Restoration of the Humanities: Traditionally defined in academic terms (from the Encyclopedia Brittanica), the humanities are “those branches of knowledge that concern themselves with human beings and their culture or with analytic and critical methods of inquiry derived from an appreciation of human values and of the unique ability of the human spirit to express itself. As a group of educational disciplines, the humanities are distinguished in content and method from the physical and biological sciences and, somewhat less decisively, from the social sciences. The humanities include the study of all languages and literature, the arts, history, and philosophy.”

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Course Curriculum

16 The Bodhisattva Path 1012 years, 10 months
16 How Your Sense of Humanity Must Change 1012 years, 10 months
16.101 The Story to Guide the Species 1012 years, 10 months
16.101 PT : All You Need to Do PT in Five Steps 1012 years, 10 months
16.101 Gaia Awakening: Invitation to Planetary Tantra 1012 years, 10 months
Protected: 16.101 Surfing the Wave of Planetary Tantra 1012 years, 10 months
Protected: 16.101 Breathing With the World Mother 1012 years, 10 months
Protected: 16.101 Romancing the Virgin 1012 years, 10 months
16.101 Gnosis and Shamanism 1012 years, 10 months
16.102 How to Practice Planetary Tantra 01:30:00
Protected: 16.102 PT As Interactive Magic 1012 years, 10 months
16.101 Gaian Tantra Vow MP3 1012 years, 10 months
16.102 Gaian Tantra Vow Procedures & Example Text 1012 years, 10 months
16.102 Gaian Tantra Vow Text 1012 years, 10 months
Protected: 16.102 GTT Planetary Tantra Talks 00:00:00
16.103 The Shakti Cluster: A Gaian Tantric Mandala 01:30:00
Protected: 16.103 Shakti Cluster App 00:00:00
16.103 Shakti Cluster Basic 01:30:00
Protected: 16.103 Shakti Cluster 01:30:00
16.103 Shakti Clustergeo 01:30:00
16.103 Vajra Star 01:30:00
16.103 Shakti Cluster Compilations 1012 years, 10 months
16.103 Shakti Cluster App Demonstration Videos 1012 years, 10 months
16.104 Tantric Conversion I 1012 years, 10 months
16.104 Tantric Conversion II 01:30:00
16.104 Toward the Secret Gathering 01:30:00
16.104 Dakini Dance 01:30:00
16.104 Divine Pulsation 1012 years, 10 months
16.104 Dakini Weather 01:30:00
16.104 Dakinis on the Roof 01:30:00
16.104 Heart Drop Medicine 1012 years, 10 months
16.105 All the Devatas in One Frame 1012 years, 10 months
16.105 D1 MahaKali 00:00:00
16.105 D2 Tara, The Selector 00:00:00
Private: 16.105 D3 Shodashi 00:00:00
16.105 D4 Bhuvaneshvari Tara 01:30:00
16.105 D5 Chinnamasta’s Glory (Mirita’s Calendar) 1012 years, 10 months
16.105 D6 Bhairavi 01:30:00
16.105 D7 Dhumavati 00:00:00
16.105 D8 Idris (Bagalamukhi) 01:30:00
16.105 D8 Bagalamukhi as Bridle 01:30:00
16.105 Skatach: Trainer of Warriors 1012 years, 10 months
16.105 D9 Matangi vs the Two-Faced Trickster 01:30:00
16.105 D9 Matangi: She Who Vanquishes Deceit 1012 years, 10 months
16.105 D10 Kamala 00:00:00
16.105 DSD 11 Swan Deva 00:00:00
16.105 DSD 12 Vajrayogini, Tantra Mother 01:30:00
16.105 DSD13 Kurukulla 00:00:00
16.105 DSD 14 Vudasi 00:00:00
16.105 D15 Visvamata – The Riddle of Reciprocity, Human and Cosmic 1012 years, 10 months
Private: 16.105 17 Durtro Lhamo: Protection Circuit 00:00:00
16.106 Desire in Planetary Tantra 01:30:00
16.106 The Pretence of Enlightenment 1012 years, 10 months
16.106 The Union of Desire and Compassion 01:30:00
16.106 The Compassion of Release 01:30:00
16.106 Correction and Selection 1012 years, 10 months
16.107 D8 Idris Shift 2019 1012 years, 10 months
16.107 D1 Kali Shift 2019 1012 years, 10 months
16.107 D13 Kurukulla Shift, December 2018 1012 years, 10 months
16.107 D9 Matangi Shift 2019: The Planetary Vision Quest 1012 years, 10 months
16.107 Running on DOS: Dakini On Shift MP3 (For Beginners) 1012 years, 10 months
16.107 PT 2010 Reckoning 01:30:00
16.107 Year End Review of Shaktis 2009 01:30:00
Protected: 16 JLL Responds to Q & A in the PT Forum of July 2022 1012 years, 10 months
Protected: 16 THE MOTHERDREAM Versus the MMORPGs 1012 years, 10 months
16 The Great Recovery 00:00:00
Essential Education: The Five-Phase Morphology of the Emergent Self 1012 years, 10 months
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