Why do nearly all the world’s major religions share such similar myths and legends? Erich Von Däniken, author of the runaway international bestseller Chariots. Erich von Däniken has exhaustively researched and analyzed the great world religions, their myths and belief structures, in an effort to find an. Erich von Daniken has exhaustively researched and analyzed the great world religions, their myths and belief structures, in an effort to find an answer to.

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All these fantastic buildings were made by humans.

One, for example, purporting to demonstrate markings of a modern airport, was actually the knee joint of one of the fon figures, and was quite small in size. One thing has always bothered me and hopefully you can explain. The author runs through Sanskrit literature and points out all the many occurances of vimanas of which there are hundreds.

Description Erich von Daniken has exhaustively researched and analyzed the great world religions, their myths and belief structures, in an effort to find an answer to a question that has fascinated humans for millennia: So I had doubts in my own religion, and I simply wanted to know what the communities in antiquity said about their God.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, the technique of construction is well understood, the tools the Egyptians used are known, marks left in the quarries by those tools are still visible, and many examples of the tools are preserved in museums.

Half of this book is worth reading, and the other half is pretty irrelevant to his main point. While managing director of a Swiss hotel, he wrote his first book, Chariots of the Gods, which was an immediate bestseller in the United States, Germany, and later in 38 other countries.


No trivia or quizzes yet. University of Pennsylvania Press. As well as aliens visiting here, were we visiting other worlds too, making aliances and perhaps enemies? They figured this out just based upon the North Star and also locate other stars when they came into alignment with the merkhet. He says that he didn’t believe the potter when he said that he had made the stones. At that time, in2, Buddhist scholars came together in Mandalay and compiled the Tipitaka canon, the Con ‘teaching of the three baskets.

He is timeless — He knows the present, the past and the future and He is omnipotent, which means he would never use some vehicle to move from one place to the other.

Interview with Erich von Daniken – Graham Hancock Official Website

False History, Fake Science and Pseudo-religions. The right hand is not handling any rocket controls, but simply making a traditional Maya gesture that other figures in the sides of the lid also make, and is not holding anything.

Christianity really cannot come up with anything similar to match it. My grandfather’s favorite book. Lists with This Book.

Finally, it will come out sooner or later that the great pyramid did not belong to Cheops, but is actually much older. Two thousand four hundred years had passed since the Buddha’s last appearance, so the tablets had to last for another 2, years.

The Gods were not metaphysical beings born of humanity’s overactive imagination, but extraterrestrials who left traces of their presence everywhere on Earth.

Retrieved from ” https: Practically every old culture was waiting eere the returning of some gods.


Erich von Däniken

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He was awarded with an honorary doctorate by the La Universidad Boliviana. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of He used the money for foreign travel to research his book. In fact the calculation produces a figure of only 91, miles.

Lovecraft and the invention of ancient astronauts. The ideas put forth in his books are rejected by a majority of scientists and academics, who categorize his work as pseudohistorypseudoarchaeologyand pseudoscience. Chariots of the Gods and Messages of the Gods. He is quite convincing that miracles have taken place. danikej

Return to Book Page. They were to remain indestructible until the coming of the next Buddha. And what do you consider to be ericu oldest evidence of contact? Jun 19, Bubba rated it astronajts not like it Shelves: At a point, von Daniken said, before an audience, that, in his younger years, he had not been as rigorous in his research as he might have been.

Ancient astronaut speculation Esoteric anthropogenesis Living people Mythographers New Age writers People convicted of fraud People from Zofingen Pseudoarchaeology Pseudohistorians births 20th-century Swiss writers 21st-century Swiss writers. The Bedouins have always fashioned knives and axe heads out of this ‘desert con. Later, he said, a “leading German archaeologist”, dispatched to Ecuador to verify his claims, could not locate Moricz.