First gong shaped cosmic synchronisation calendar tool made in Germany 1600 BC.

The sky disk of Nebra (Germany) dated to 1600 BC is the first scientific confirmed depiction of the annual solstice rhythmic.
Sky Disc of Nebra

Unveiling the Cosmic Harmony: The Nebra Sky Disk and the Tradition of Cosmic Music

Dating back to 1600 BC, the Nebra Sky Disk, nestled in Germany, stands as a testament to humanity’s ancient reverence for celestial phenomena. This remarkable artifact is the earliest scientifically confirmed depiction of the annual solstice rhythm.

Capturing the moon’s position, approximately four days after the new moon phase, juxtaposed with the celestial cluster of the Pleiades, the disk held profound significance for ancient agricultural societies. It served as a celestial clock, guiding farmers in determining the optimal time for sowing seeds onto the fertile soil.

Amidst the wealth of scientific knowledge surrounding the Nebra Sky Disk lies a profound aspect intertwined with the tradition of cosmic music. Echoing the visionary insights of Jens Zygar, who envisioned tuning symphonic gongs to planetary tones, we glimpse into the ancient ceremonies associated with these cosmic occurrences. These rituals, infused with music and dance, signify humanity’s earliest interpretations of cosmic rhythms through the medium of sound.

As a Gong Master, I am captivated by the visual allure of this bronze disk, pondering how its 30 cm diameter would resonate in sound.

This narrative unfolds in perfect synchrony with the commencement of the twelve mystical days, beginning on December 22nd. Rooted in pagan traditions, each of these days symbolizes a month of the forthcoming year, believed to foretell omens and portents. Villagers, adorned in terrifying masks and costumes, partake in rituals to expel ghosts, wolves, and the chill of winter darkness.

Today, these ancient traditions endure, particularly in regions like Bavaria, where I spent my formative years. Here, young men, armed with sticks and cowbells, traverse the ‘rough nights,’ driving away the specters of darkness.

On December 21st, we bid farewell to the final sunset of the solar cycle with a Sunset Gong Meditation at Orion Healing Center in Koh Phangan, set against the backdrop of the tranquil beach. Simultaneously, Jens Zygar performed at the Museum of Ethnology in Hamburg, a significant geomantic crossroads. United by our shared passion for cosmic harmony, we wielded the first-ever cosmic-tuned symphonic gongs crafted by Paiste over four decades ago. This convergence, synchronized with Global Meditation Day, marked the auspicious onset of the twelve mystical nights.

We extend an open invitation to all to partake in these cosmic events, forging a synchronized global soundscape infused with the frequencies of the cosmos. May this transformative journey elevate our collective consciousness to resonate with the natural rhythms of the cosmos.

Konstantin Jagoulis
23rd of Dec. 2014.