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Pronunciation: O-lah-hah / o-LAH-hah + SHIHN-ee-hah
First Reference: Wisdom 11:42
For this cause shall God make room in the kingdom of Heaven for even all the children of men, from the worlds of Olaha Shinehah to the glories of Kolob shall both room and place be found, from the least even to the greatest.
See: Chasm, Eternal Round, Heaven, Surinatha, Telestial Kingdom, Terrestrial Kingdom
Summary: Revolving around the Celestial Kingdom of Heaven is a massive, glowing ring comprised of thousands of billions of galaxies. This collection of galaxies is referred to as the ‘Olaha Shinehah’, and represents one aspect of the great Eternal Round (AZC — Eternal Round). This vast dominion was first organized by the First God (Areta and The One) during the initial stages of Heaven’s creation (4:2:45-50). The ring of galaxies includes the dominions and principalities of both the Telestial and Terrestrial Kingdoms of glory. The Olaha Shinehah was originally fashioned with an inner diameter of five billion light-years (4:2:49).
As God continued to evolve and progress, new and more glorified realms were created. The Celestial Kingdom of glory was eventually formed in the center of the Eternal Round. This most exalted realm is populated by the Gods and Goddesses, while the Telestial and Terrestrial Kingdoms are reserved for those who have yet to achieve exaltation in the Celestial kingdom, or remain content with their state of progression. The Celestial Kingdom is separated from the Olaha Shinehah by what is referred to as the Chasm. The Chasm serves as a boundary or barrier for those who have not yet achieved the Celestial state (5:4:32).
One function of the Olaha Shinehah is to provide the citizens of Heaven with an accurate measurement of eternal time. One complete revolution of the Olaha Shinehah around the Celestial Kingdom signifies one eternity, or 17.5 billion years. A special temple located on the very first world of the First Heaven (Telestial Kingdom) marks the nexus point used to measure one eternity from the next (AZC — Eternity vs. Infinity).
All of the Olaha Shinehah — its organization, management and protection — falls under the purview of the Celestial Council of Elohim (5:4:39).
Azrael’s Commentary - Eternal Round: First Understanding — Olaha Shinehah
Deep within the Surinatha is a ring of galaxies which revolve around the Celestial Kingdom of Heaven. The ring of galaxies which comprise the Olaha Shinehah contains within its mass several thousands of billions of galaxies. At the center core of this ring are the kingdoms, powers and dominions of the Telestial Kingdom. This Telestial Kingdom literally contains hundreds of billions of galaxies. And around this center core of the Olaha Shinehah are the kingdoms, powers and dominions of the Terrestrial Kingdom. The Terrestrial Kingdom is represented by millions of galaxies which move around the center core in a great spiraling movement. Thus, the Olaha Shinehah has the inner core of the Telestial Kingdom with the outer string of galaxies of the Terrestrial Kingdom.
This is the Olaha Shinehah, and one of its functions is to provide the Heavens with an accurate measurement of eternal time. In the 4th Endowment (4:15:10-23) we read of God’s creation of the very first House of Mithron, a temple of exquisite beauty within the very first Heaven. This first Heaven is the Telestial Kingdom, and this first House of Mithron marks the point of Nexus which separates one eternity from another. From God’s point of view, eternity is a specific measurement of time. An eternity equals 17.5 billion years. That’s how long it takes for the point of Nexus (the first House of Mithron) to revolve around the Celestial Kingdom in one complete orbit.
Olaha Shinehah Attacked by the Demiurge (First War)
Having escaped from the Abyss, the Chief Demiurge known as Yaldabaoth first revealed himself to the citizens of Heaven by laying siege against Terrestrial systems located along the outer corridors of the Olaha Shinehah (5:14:14-35). Yaldabaoth succeeded in destroying several Terrestrial suns and planets, yet all life was saved from destruction by the Ahgendai. (See First War)
Azrael’s Commentary — House of El Shalon / El Shaloah
[...] The Chief Artificer is responsible for creating worlds of telestial and terrestrial glory for the sake of those spirit children who have earned specific degrees of glory through the choices which they have made while living out their mortal lives. These telestial and terrestrial worlds are assigned a place within the great Eternal Round, also known as the Olaha Shinehah (AZC — House of El Shalon / El Shaloah).
Azrael’s Commentary — House of Shevas
[...] First, the House of Shevas is the house of records and statistics, holding in its vast library all higher covenants relating to the Archons of Elohim...Also within this truly magnificent library is the complete, unabridged history of God and Heaven. Added to this is the complete history of every mortal world which God has made, plus a complete history of every world and kingdom found within the great Eternal Round of Olaha Shinehah.
Azrael’s Commentary — Seraphim
[...] At the beginning of Olaha Shinehah, when God set in motion the great Eternal Round (4:2:45-48), there developed at the interface of certain dimensions, an extraordinary species called the Seraphim.[...] The strange appearance of the Seraphim was determined by the peculiar dynamics imposed upon their evolution through the dictates of fluidic space. Fluidic space is found at the point of interface between all the dimensions found within and throughout the great Eternal Round of Heaven, i.e. Olaha Shinehah.
[Creation of Olaha Shinehah (ie: the Eternal Round)]
Then did Areta speak to her Beloved, saying: “Consider, my Love, the billions of galaxies which move most swiftly in a hot and outward rush, being themselves scattered throughout a vast and endless Deep, to pull along in trailing fashion the threads of space and time.
Going forth in outward movement, one galaxy away from another, until at last they lose momentum, to surrender themselves in isolation to the call of singularity, which distant call will pull all matter back into another cosmic egg; and by such forces as strongly bind within the cosmic egg, put an end to space and time till it be born anew.
Let us then with firm resolve create the great Eternal Round, causing that all the galaxies within this cosmos should follow each the other in a great and circling round, causing that time itself prove endless within the realms of God.
Thus shall Heaven become eternal, beyond the touch of time, to prove itself the happy master of space and time together; giving hope of endless glory within Hodos Alea, causing that within the realms of all our glory shall never an end be found.”
And when The One heard this of his Beloved, he did consent and together they gave command; and all the billions of galaxies, with all their many wonders, did gather from afar, to follow in a circular fashion the great Eternal Round along a single plane; and the inner diameter of the Eternal Round did measure some five billion light years.
Thus in Heaven did time prove endless and young forever, being made to go round and round the throne of God; and seeing that the works of their hand were filled with beauty and glory together strongly bound, God smiled.
4th Endowment 2:45-50
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For the gateway of the Abyss lies nearest to Olaha Shinehah, causing that the Nemesis shall first see the lights and glories of the lesser kingdoms; and in accordance to his nature, he will attack with all his might and fury.
Yet shall the lesser kingdoms prove too great by way of numbers; for the Olaha Shinehah is made as a great ring of glowing light which surrounds completely the kingdoms of the very Gods; which ring of light is composed of many billions of galaxies, bearing each in themselves, millions upon millions of worlds both telestial and terrestrial.
5th Endowment 4:34-35
But consider this also, my Love, for the Olaha Shinehah is apportioned unto the Council of Elohim; being appointed themselves as the rightful administrators and guardians of so vast a realm.
5th Endowment 4:39
(millions of galaxies)
(hundreds of billions of galaxies)
Inner diameter: 5 billion light-years
Circumference: 15.7 billion light-years
Globular Cluster – 26 suns
1 revolution (Telestial) = 1 eternity = 17.5 billion years
Great Eternal Round
Telestial + Terrestrial Kingdoms:
7 suns (+5)
Source: Wood (2008), Song of God-Living Gnosis of the Ahgendai *Sizes, distances and apparent magnitudes are not to scale.