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The Face on Mars

A couple of spiritual experiences I had in regard to the Face of Mars, and some ruins.

the planet Mars

There is much debate about the so-called Face on Mars, a feature of a face that is present on the surface of Mars, in the region of Cydonia. It showed up in a couple of pictures taken by the Viking spacecraft orbiting that planet.

The face appears to be cut from a mesa that is about 2 km (1.2 miles) long. It is situated at 40.75 north latitude and 9.46 west longitude.

The first image taken by the Viking orbiter, on July 25, 1976, was 035A72 (VO-1010):

The first image of the Face on Mars

source: Nasa


close-up of the Face on Mars

Later on Nasa released other pictures of the Face, trying to disprove that it might be an artificial structure. On the other hand, researchers have pointed out these pictures do not show the original photos, but photos that had been run through different software filters distorting the original versions.

another picture of the Face on Mars

Another picture taking by the Viking Orbiter

NASA has always claimed that it is nothing but a trick of light. Others who have examined the photos with computer software claim that it is an artificially sculpted mesa.

Near the Face and in other areas of the Cydonia region, there are multiple pyramids, and signs of buildings. At least what is left of them. You can look on line for the NASA pictures. Researchers have analyzed them in detail.

This article is only about my own experiences in regard to the Face.

The Face of Mars, by Rafael Rabdolfo

The Face of Mars, by Rafael Rabdolfo

In 1987, I read The Face of Mars, by Rafael Rabdolfo. It left me in awe and wonder about this new mystery and possible implications about intelligent life in the universe. This activated a psychic link to that subject. I have to add here that in the past I have had sporadic psychic experiences. That night, after reading the book, an unusual  experience occurred to me;  totally different from my usual dreams.

From extensive dream work in the past I am able to distinguish different types of dreams, and the following experience was totally different. It was short in duration (maybe ten seconds), my consciousness was very clear and lucid, my observation was detailed, and I perceived everything in color (my ordinary dreams are always in black and white). During those ten seconds I stood in a building, of which I felt I was in the smaller part of its L-formed shape. My back against the wall, I was looking out of a large window. Outside was the "Face on Mars", not as it is today, but as it was long time ago when the Face and the building were still intact, and undamaged. The Face stuck out above the water level, in the center of a bay area. The bay might have been natural of origin, but the edge of it was (at least the part that I could see) finished with a small stone wall, approximately two feet high. The building I was in was at the bottom left of the bay, and a small walkway separated the building from the bay.

drawing od seeing the Face on Mars drawing of the bay with the face on Mars

That was it! A very short, but clear and lucid experience of an ancient Martian scene. To me it was not a dream. I experienced it as if I was really there. It seems that some kind of memory in my unconscious was triggered by reading the book. Maybe it was a memory from my own past life on the planet Mars in those long forgotten days. Or maybe I was tapping into the Akashic Records and experiencing somebody else's past life.

At a later date I looked again at the NASA picture and found a faint outline of the building (most probably only its foundation is left) at the exact location as in my experience:

outline of the building near the Face outline of the building near the Face

A couple of months later I felt the urge to make a pencil drawing of the Face, based upon enlargements of the first NASA picture. The resolution of the pictures is not that great, and the Face has well eroded after millions of years. I felt the original features of the Face could be brought about by intuitively tuning into its appearance at the time when Cydonia was still inhabited by intelligent beings.

my drawing of the Face on Mars 

When I was drawing the face, and thus fully tuned into the structure, an strong urge made me draw a circle above the nose. I got the impression that at this location a round platform exists which is  an integral part of the stone sculpture. One would stand on it in order to look clairvoyantly in any direction and in any distance. The platform would considerably enhance clairvoyant abilities.

At a later date I had two dreams which gave me more information about the Face. In one of them I was floating above the present day ruins of the Cydonia region. I did not see any pyramids (which does not mean they are not there), but my attention was drawn to a small, rectangular building, with thick stone walls, which had a door opening in the middle of the front wall. The door was also made out of stone, and could slide between the outer and inner wall. Only a quarter of the door was visible.

small building on Mars, with sliding stone door 

Next I was drawn, with irresistible force, to a doorway of a large building, possibly a temple. My sight focused to the stone girder on which a kind of hieroglyph had been carved.

entrance to buidling with hieroglyph

In the other dream, I was shown a kind of pendant, similar to the ancient Egyptian breast plates. However this one depicted the Face. A voice told me that the Face was the actual face of a man whose nature we would best understand as a Martian Dalai-Lama, in the sense that he was a spiritually highly developed priest-king who led his people in all aspects of society, and who reincarnated again and again to fulfill this duty towards his people.

At a later date, I took a copy of the first picture taken by the Viking Orbiter to a former friend of mine, a clairvoyant lady, whose psychic qualities I trust. I did not tell her anything about the photo, and she knew nothing about the Face on Mars. This was at a time when there was almost no publicity around this subject. She told me that long time ago, at the place, where they photo was taken, very nice people were living. She got an incredible good feeling about the place. She held the photo in her hands for a long time. She probably saw a lot more, but did not tell me. At that time I was not that inquisitive about it, so I did not press for more information. Sometimes I wonder what other clairvoyant people would come up with.