In the twelfth century since the appearance of the prophetJesus Christ on the now-evacuated planet Earth, Hildegard of Bingen discoversgrace in the moral and spiritual ruins of her medieval world. She inscribes hervisions into Scivias, anindescribably beautiful codex of writing and illuminations, thought to be lostduring the collapse of the Information Age. On the planet Avaaz, in a sea cave with cracked amethystwalls, Pinky Agarwalia discovers fragments of this beguiling text: a mystictoolkit including a cosmology, medicine, a morphology of crystals and recipesfor survival – in strange, illegible symbols. How to decipher this unknown language? As Pinky traces thediagrams with her finger, a vision appears revealing that water – a guardedsubstance – is the alchemical agent: in water, the mysterious script transformsinto feeling and light. Unlocking the secrets of viriditas, Hildegard’s mythic quantum energy threaded throughouther communiqués, provides the seeds for humanity’s rebirth on Avaaz. LinguaIgnota, Hildegard’s visionary ‘unknown language’, arrives just in time for aworld in flux, one whose coordinates are being recast.
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