Similarity of Myths Around the World

Similarity of Myths Around the World Mount Shasta shares many similarities of mythical components with other myths found around the world. Many myths from around the world share similar components, themes and characters, though each myth serves a different function in the society where is it utilized. Common themes found in myths include the creation... Continue Reading →

Pilgrims to Mount Shasta

Pilgrims at Mt. Shasta Pilgrims from all over the world travel to Mt. Shasta and other sacred sites every year. A pilgrim is a person who undertakes a journey to a sacred place and is important in transmitting new myths and ideas into regions. Mount Shasta represents a special place that bridges the physical and... Continue Reading →

The Role of Myth in Science

Myth and Science in Mount Shasta Myths and science serve a purpose to unify their narratives of seeking truth, facts, and solving earthly mysteries. Myths serve a function similar to science, theology, religion and history in that it provides an explanation of the universe. Myths are often viewed in opposition to science because the supernatural... Continue Reading →

Modern Subterranean Worlds at Mount Shasta

Ray Palmer and Richard S. Shaver The modern conception of subterranean worlds was largely influenced by Ray Palmer and Richard S. Shaver (1907-1975). In 1932, Shaver was employed as a welder in a Ford Motor plant in Highland Park, Michigan and claimed to hear far-off voices when he was welding. Later, Shaver claimed that he... Continue Reading →

The Phantom Poles of William Reed

Phantom Poles and Hollow Earth at Mount Shasta There are many accounts of subterranean dweller that live within Mt. Shasta. But how probable is Hollow Earth theory? William Reed and Arctic explorers provide compelling evidence.   "Phantom of the Poles" by William Reed One of the more authoritative and scientific arguments for Hollow Earth theory was... Continue Reading →

About Mount Shasta and Surrounding Areas

The Geology of Mount Shasta The geology of California is unique. There are two high masses, the Sierra Nevada and lower mountains in the northwest. Between these masses is a lower plain, called the Great Valley. The lower mountains are called the Coast Ranges that extend 1,200 miles from Point Arena, north of San Francisco,... Continue Reading →

The State of Jefferson in Siskiyou County

The State of Jefferson The Mount Shasta area is referred to as the State of Jefferson by the local population. The concept of an individual state formed from joining northern California and southern Oregon has existed since the 1850's. Certain counties in California and Oregon decided that they were not being fairly represented by Sacramento... Continue Reading →

The Lost Continent of Atlantis at Mount Shasta

The History of Atlantis at Mount Shasta The history of Atlantis begins with oral traditions in Ancient Greece. Atlantis was mentioned once before in Greek literature prior to Plato by the philosopher Proclus (410-485 BC). Proclus wrote that the historian Marcellus (266-208 BC) described how several islands in the Atlantic Ocean had preserved traditions from... Continue Reading →

Hollow Earth Theory at Mount Shasta

Hollow Earth Theory at Mount Shasta People believe that the descendants of Lemuria and Atlantis live inside Mt. Shasta. Hollow Earth theories have remained popular for several reasons, even though there is ample evidence to the contrary. One reason Hollow Earth theories linger in popular culture is that people find it intriguing to have unconquered,... Continue Reading →

The Search for the Lost Continent of Lemuria at Mount Shasta

The Disappointing Origin of Lemuria The mythology of Lemuria was created during the Romantic era. Romantics were fascinated with the occult sciences where mortality and cosmic meanings were explored. At this time using sunken continents to explain similarities in animals and fauna was widely accepted in western science. In addition, people invented traditions of their... Continue Reading →

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