The Rapture has Begun - The Return of the Ancestors
Message received in the Palenque with the Butterfly Man
March 24, 2010 ~ through Aluna Joy

The following is the fourth and final message that we received, during our latest journey to the Maya lands, in March 2010. You can find previous messages on our website at under the link entitled "Articles on Personal & Planetary Transformation ". We are sharing this message here with you just as we received it, in present time, with little editing. We do this for a very important reason. We know that the messages that we receive are not just for our groups, but are for humanity also. So as you read this, just imagine that you were there with us . . . the Masters and Star Elders assure me that the message and the corresponding energy will be transmitted to you. You might want to imagine that you are sitting with us in Palenque. You can use the PHOTOS for visual help.

(On this day, our first stop was to the Palenque Museum. A good portion of our group gathered around the Butterfly Man from Copan, (a living stone stele) in the central open courtyard. Aluna sat down next to him and started decoding the message here…)

The Butterfly man is showing me a progression of events that you will need to know in order to understand the message he wished to share. In 1990, I had a powerful experience in Palenque. I heard the music of the spheres, saw the etheric records of the Earth, and learned about the creative force of the universe that I was told this energy would return at the beginning of this new age (read about this story here ( ). This creative force instantly manifests everything you think and feel. When we returned to Palenque 2 years ago, we noticed that Palenque's heart had opened immensely, and that the butterfly man's heart was activated. He began to sharing. We began learning about the butterfly concept (you can read more about the Butterfly Man and this concept here - and here ).

This year, we see even a bigger shift in Palenque's temples. Our hotel is inside Palenque's energy field, and last night there was an endless parade of ancestors coming through. I saw beautiful beings with big eyes like does . . . really big brown eyes and beautiful faces. They kept coming through endlessly. I finally had to give up watching them, because there were so many. I asked The Star Elders about this, and this is the message I received.

The Star Elders would like to share an example about what this event is about so we can understand it. In Christianity, when we are saved and at the time of the rapture, we rise again . . . apparently out of our graves. In comparison, the Mayas, the Incas, the Aztecs and most indigenous cultures say that their people will return, but they don't share how. We all agree this will be a time of peace and paradise on earth. It is the same story in most cultures, but with a twist in the translation. This rapture is happening now all over the Earth. It is a sign that we do in fact have our foot hold in the new world now. This is really amazing news.

Last night we experienced the first wave of a rapture of the ancestors. We must redefine the term rapture because in this case, "the rapture" does not mean we will go away from here, or ascending to heaven; but instead to rise up into a new dimension or new world. This rapture is about the return of heaven back to earth. This rapture is about being lifted up into full awareness, into life again, and being able to walk the Earth as living masters. This has been done before on earth so it is not an unrealistic idea. Adam and Eve were living in paradise… heaven… before they decided to embrace duality by eating from the tree of good and evil. They became aware of positive and negative, right and wrong, black and white etc. This is why we live with all the conflict and dramas that we do. What this sacred time calls for ALL OF US to do is, to embrace UNITY and WHOLENESS and ONENESS in our diversities. If has been this way before, it can be so again. It is simple as that. The Butterfly Man continued sharing . . . There is a lot of people on the planet that have been holding the souls of their ancestors inside of them, in their hearts. This is why so many of you feel like you have heavy hearts for no apparent reason. This is yet another reason that the Star Elders and I (the Butterfly Man) want you to activate your butterfly heart, because this is the time for your ancestors to be released into this new world. The fluttering activation of the butterfly heart is going to help these souls be released back to the New Earth so they can continue their work. (you can read more about the Butterfly Man and this concept here - and here Remember, the Star Elders and their family of living stones never do one thing for one purpose only. There are a multiple multi-dimensional reasons for each action.

Palenque holds a lot of ancient souls, because it is so protected and with it there is much love and pure creative energy anchored here. Palenque was never discovered by the conquistadors, not ever. This site was never altered by invaders. There was never a war here. It is one of the purest of all Mayan sites. That is why all of you are so happy to be here and many keep coming back. These ancestors are emerging out of the temples of Palenque, and I also realize that they are also coming out of my heart area. The Star Elders said that the ancestors are now birthing out of their soul family everywhere all over the world. So we are releasing the souls to be free to live again, and who knows how many other sites across the globe, and how many other people are feeling this today. We have no idea. But I was told 20 years ago that Palenque was going to be one of the first sites that was going to be re-birthed.

This rapture will happen in several waves over a period of time (solstice being the next wave). Last night and today is one of these waves (March 23-24th 2010). People will feel symptoms of this birthing coming out of their heart centers. They are going to feel lighter and clearer. Many of us that are on a spiritual path have felt burdened by holding these souls. We knew this time was coming by watching the progression of evolution in the sacred sites. The world will begin to shift even faster now. The Star Elders say that we are the brave ones of our soul families. We volunteered to stay here in the 3D world and do this job.

Many of these souls / ancestors were anchored in the temples. (read about the living stones here When they make the sacrifice to lock their souls into a stone, they remember how it is to be alive for a time. It is really scary, because the person in the stone cannot move and cannot breathe. If someone walks by the stone which you are in, you might say "Hello! I am in here." But the people walking by the stone cannot see or feel the being living in the stone, because they are not sensitive enough to pick it up the message. But the people in the stones still feel alive just like you and I. This memory of being alive can last for many years, and with it they feel like they are suffocating and they ache, because they cannot move. After some time they forget what it is like to live in a body. When the souls in the stones come out again, they have to re-learn how to live all over again. They may get stiff and have respiratory trouble.

A lot of people have been carrying the souls of their ancestors. We have noticed that in the last year that the weight of this job has become almost unbearable. Maybe we blame this weight on 2012, the state of the world, or the build-up of uncertainty and fear on the planet. But consider that this might very well be, because we have been holding all our ancestors for this very, long time. All the light workers have been holding the light on the Earth for a long time. We did this to keep the Earth from going into total darkness during the dark cycles of which we are emerging from. We are giving birth to our ancestors so that they can live again. They are being raptured and will live here on Earth again, and will help us create paradise in this new dimension.

Many of these ancestors came to be with us so they could remember how to be alive again, and now they are birthing from our hearts. So if you feel anything strange in your throat to your heart area, this might be what is happening with you. Every time we absorb a lot of energy, we might feel heavy in the chest and / or not be able to catch our breath. This is not the apocalypse. It is a wave of the rapture.

Before I arrived here, I was having strong visions of Palenque. I could see all the beings pouring out of Pacal's tomb. It was not just Pacal, but uncountable beings. Then we got here, I could see that the etheric golden city of Palenque has almost merged with the temples once again. When I close my eyes, the temples look like they are filled with light. So now I understand why I arranged an extra day in Palenque this year. We would have missed this energy if we had left earlier. We needed to be in Palenque to help begin the release of these ancestors. So, when we walk around in our life today, just talk to the stones (the earth and your heart), and talk to the beings around you. Tell them that they are released now and to go into the world and live. Oh . . . holy moly, the dark side of the world had better watch out, because the parade of light that is coming through, they are not going to stand a chance. All mis-qualified energy will be brought to light.

This rapture is sort of like in the movie AVATAR. This film was released at the right moment in time. This concept of unity with all life, and the importance of the ancestors is now placed into the collective consciousness. So the ancestors can actually be birthed into a world that actually now understands this concept and allows space for them to return. If there wasn't a seed of this idea in the world, the ancestors would not have a place to return to. Does that make sense? We are building a bridge for them with our hearts. It is a fine orchestration. This is humanity being reborn.

Timing is everything to the cosmic Maya. There is a time (or frequency) for everything, and if the Star Elders or other living masters tell us too much about the future, we will mess it up, because we are human. We get stuck in our heads and over think the truth until it is no longer truth. The world is a very convoluted and mixed up place, and it is nearly imposable to stay clear. This is why this great unveiling of our future comes in phases and ever shorter accelerated waves. Things we need to know are released when it is appropriate for us to know them. Spirit only works in the present moment . . . and the future does not really exist; only a matrix of possibilities. What comes next will depend on the evolution of the consciousness in humanity. You can only guestimate the future. By knowing the past, and knowing what is here now, you can guess what the future might hold.) This future is always changeable in each moment. So this message about the rapture must be very appropriate for our time, otherwise we would not be seeing this today.

Linda asks a question: So how does Egypt tie into the messages that we are getting here?

Aluna: Well, I saw all kinds of beings coming out of these temples. Some that were semi-human full of light. I saw Egyptian, Native American. I saw Maya. I saw all kinds of people flooding out. The one I remember the most, because I stopped him to look in his eyes, he had these huge eyes like a doe . . . like a deer . . . beautiful. Like an angel. All I could see was his eyes. The world is coming alive with ancestors of light.

When you anchor your soul in a stone, you usually leave a little bit of your soul behind to reincarnate over and over again. So when it comes time to get it back into a body, you have one already. Egyptians thought they would come back into the SAME body. Well, we know that doesn't work. It was a failed experiment. Some of mummies would take over someone else's body with permission this way wisdom and knowledge was not lost. Some mummies would take over bodies without permission. But we understand now this is a really big no-no in either case.

Gabriel asks a question: So what was happening to the soul that was already incarnated in that body?

Aluna: The small 10% portion of their soul that is left behind to reincarnate over and over in a semi-asleep mode until their soul is ready to come back. We can see many people in the world that look asleep, but maybe they are just waiting for their soul to return. When their soul returns, it is what we call it an awakening. The part of the soul that we hide away has great knowledge and had to be kept safe. The world, as well as humanity, is now ready for this knowledge, wisdom and power again.

Gabriel continues: No, no, I mean the bad mummies . . . that used to take over bodies. They were invading a body that already had another soul. So what happened to the soul that was born with the body?

Aluna: They overshadowed the original soul to the point where they did not exist anymore, or were shoved out of the body. This is why a lot of the tombs were especially sealed, and had curses put on them, because some of these ancient ones were not working with the light. They were entombed for safety reasons. Some mummies were entombed to anchor light as well. But some mummies were entombed because they were really bad guys. This is not allowed to happen anymore.

We are living in an extremely unique age. We are heading into an age where everything is going to flip back into natural harmony again. We are returning to the Garden of Eden. Anything out of resonance with natural law will have to be surrendered and clear out. It cannot survive. It is happening right before our eyes. We can see it in the mass media.

Beings of light, our ancestors are coming back now because the world is ready for the wisdom they hold. Anything that is from the past age that is not resonant with natural law will not come back. It cannot survive here now. If we are seeing these ancestors coming back now, it is an extraordinary sign that we are very, very close to turning this world around. The world will be born again. Even when I was a small child I knew about the Star Elders, I also knew that they would come back in my lifetime. So, it looks like the ancestors are being released, and that is another step toward that vision manifesting. I am still waiting buddies. :)

Laura adds an insight: We bridged the worlds on the last trip (Tikal, Copan in 2009).

Aluna: Yes, on our trip in Tikal, we could see that we were not in either world. It was the weirdest trip we ever did. Nobody could connect to anything. We were waffling around in this middle state, and the message that I was getting was that we were bridging the two worlds. So now we have bridged them, and it is obvious. We are now firmly anchored into this new world. Now the ancestors have a place to be reborn.

Gabriel with a question: Will we be saved before the end of the world? Because what I remember of the rapture is that you will ascend before you are dead. You will ascend into the Heavens before the destruction of the world.

Aluna: There is NOT going to be a destruction of the physical world like Hollywood suggests. The idea of the destruction is from our old consciousness from the ways of the old world. It is a memory from the fall of Atlantis and the fall from Eden. Our definition of the rapture is distorted. We have a new definition now. The destruction that WILL take place is a state of change in our consciousness. We are dying every day, losing bits and pieces of ourselves, and new ones are being born. The old world as we knew it is already collapsing, and that is why we are finding our days so challenging and so fast paced. If you ask your grandparents, or great, grandparents, what their days were like, life was very slow. Their life experiences would be that they might have had a challenge in a month. Sometimes now, we have many challenges daily. The old world is already fracturing. This is it! We are in the shift! So there is an end to the old world, BUT what will come about in a state of change in our consciousness. The trick for survival is to stay fluid and mobile and to listen to your heart in each moment. If you don't let go, you will have to clean up that mis-qualified energy and that is hard work.

Linda adds an insight: We are surrounded by people daily that are panicking, who do not understand.

Aluna: Yes, and that building fear is in the collective consciousness. If you are sensitive, you are going to feel this fear. We are all connected. But when our consciousness is awake, we can feel this fear, but not let it affect our judgments and how we live our lives. The stuff that is going on in the collective consciousness has created many people's phantom, physical problems. Our bodies will react to everything the collective consciousness holds. So it is our job to shift this collective consciousness to the positive side. And this is already happening. An old Aztec friend told me once "I never let my body tell me what to do". This is what we need to learn . . . to unify with the collective consciousness, yet not let our body's reaction tell us what to do. Our direction should always come from the heart and the core of our spirit, not the fear in our head.

Life might get pretty interesting now because of what is happening here. We won't know how the outside world has been affected until we go back home. We do not know how this is going to affect humanity. But I am pretty sure that the ones that do not have an open heart are going to start crumbling fast. The negative ego will not be supported and greed, hate, and mass control will begin to crumble. Those who have a lack of humanity are not considered human by the Star Elders, but aliens. Our humanity is what makes us human!

Also to clarify . . . The rapture does not have anything to do with any religious affiliation whatsoever. Jeshua's teachings are important for everyone no matter who you are. Jeshua said "What I have done, you can do also and greater things". He is also waiting for us to figure out what those greater things are! He raised the dead. He made the blind see. He fed the multitudes. He said we can do better things than that!

Our new job is to shatter the old paradigm of what we think is possible, and take it to the next step UP, and manifest things in a new way. We can perform what many would think are miracles beyond what Jesus and other Masters have done. There were many Masters; not just Jesus. He just happens to be the most well known one . . . at least in Christianity. This is what the butterfly heart is all about . . . to release the butterfly within . . . to release our light; to be born again.

The Star Elders do not have boundaries. The Star Elders took me off on a journey to show me what it was like to have no boundaries. I discovered that we like our boundaries. We want someone to give us the directions and the rules. What I learned is that the Star Elders do not need to have bodies to do their work. They could have a body if they wanted to. They can manifest through sound, color, consciousness, an idea, science, geometry, etc.... So they do not need bodies or space ships by the way. So maybe these ancestors do not need a body either. These ancestors may have bodies which they are returning to, or they might just be assisting Earth's transition energetically. They can be here in physical form, or they can be just energy. They have absolutely no boundaries to what they can do with their consciousness . . . absolutely none. If they decide to manifest . . . maybe they will manifest bodies.

There are many questions that we do not have the answer to at this time. The Star Elders and humanity have never done this before. This huge cycle of time has been a grand experiment. We tried a test run in Atlantis, and we were unsuccessful. It was a test run. But we all have ghostly memories of Atlantis and what happened there. The Star Elders tried out a few new ideas and have re-adjusted. The Star Elders came back to the Americas, they did some more research in Peru and Mesoamerica.

This is a global rapture. I think this is why our groups are always international with many countries represented. We want to touch the whole planet with this awakening. This is your homework . . . to go and set the ancestors free, and set yourself free along with them. The more we remember the story, the more we lighten up. It is important to remember the story and share it. Everybody has a different piece to the puzzle, and when all the pieces come together, we can have unity in the diversities. If we don't share our piece, because we think it is too wild, or people will think we are crazy, then everyone loses.

At some point, we think the magnetic energy of the earth will drop out. At that time, all the old, hideous, etheric record that has been anchored on the Earth by war and other horrible atrocities will be wiped clean. But it only happens when the magnetic energy of the earth drops out. The negatives cannot continue with us to the new world. I had a dream about this time (read about the dream here When you see this world disappear, you enter another one.

This is why I started the Facebook "Ascension Symptoms Support Group" ( ). This group has helped take the sting and the fear out of this time that we are in, because it is scary when our bodies react to the changes. We are feeling all kinds of things that we don't understand. And it is probably going to continue to be a little scary. Fear is always present when we approach something new. Any time we do something new, we always feel that little anticipation, or nervousness, or that little flutter of the butterflies in the stomach. It is in our human design, when we step outside of the norm, to feel a little uneasy. So we are now stepping into HUGE things that nobody has done before. The Star Elders don't even know where this is all going. The Masters don't know where this is going. It is new territory . . . a new frontier. We are all entering this together. It is one big, giant orchestration of which all of humanity is a part of. All of us are needed in all our unique diversities.

This is a culmination of a grand cycle where the Star Elders, humanity and all the other living masters will unify together to successfully shift humanity into a new world. The Star Elders have been telling me for years that there is nothing to worry about. The Star Elders have already seen us enter the new world successfully. We have a huge amount of divine assistance these days. We all feel the angels and guides and the legions of light in the universe when we call on them. The Earth is the last to wake up in our solar system and in the universe. The Ancients and the Masters have been waiting for this day for a long time. They are really anxious for us to get into alignment, because when we do, all the portals open up to other worlds and other cultures they contain. It is going to be wild, and I want to be here to see that. We have paid a heavy price to live in this body at this time, and we have earned this. I want to attend the big party that is to come.

Aluna Joy Yaxk'in . . . A Star Messenger - Earth Oracle - Soul Reader - Sacred Site Junkie was literally born awake and in the company of her guides, the Star Elders. Today she has evolved into an author, spiritual life coach, sacred site guide, alternative historian, ordained minister and modern mystic. In the Inca world, Aluna is considered a Qawaq (cow-wak), a clairvoyant or seer of living energy. Aluna acts as a spiritual archaeologist using her clairvoyant / clairsentient gifts to excavate current messages from the masters of ancient, enlightened cultures to uncover what affect this has on humanity and the collective consciousness. She is well known for her down to earth, accepting attitude that makes each one feel like they have come home. She inspires and encourages others to recognize and accept their own authentic divinity and connection to the Creator. "Our groups are family, and each one is a teacher and also a student. We work together as a team to unravel the sacred mysteries of life." Aluna coined the term "sacred site junkie" because she is one herself. After her first trip to Tulum, Mexico, her life changed dramatically, and she was sent on an entirely different path in life. Since this time, her work has been influenced by uncountable shamanic experiences in sacred sites of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Peru, Bolivia, Egypt, Greece, England, Australia and New Zealand. Aluna has been leading groups in the Maya world since 1986, the Inca world since 1996, and the Egyptian world since 2008, and the mystical world of Avalon (England and Scotland) since 2007. Aluna offers Star Elder Sessions, formulates Sacred Site Essences and a free newsletter. She is the author of "Mayan Astrology" and her articles have been published worldwide. Website: Facebook: YouTube:

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