‘’Being In Rhythm With The Universe’’
SKYWATCHER is a one man instrumental progressive metal project by Joey de Punder from Boxtel, The Netherlands. His first upcoming solo album called Godless Temple.
Which its heady blend of djent-fueled riffing and Arabic/Atmospheric melodies he have created a sound that is as deeply rooted in the here and now as it is in spirituality. There is a balance found in the thought processes and the music. Godless Temple is the result of years of hard work!
the record is dedicated to the enduring spirit of my dad
Imagine baking a cake only to realize it looks boring and plain. This is how Brahma felt…He created matter, but found it lacking in form. To remedy the situation, Brahma created Saraswati (who was born from his mouth) as the incarnation of knowledge. Saraswati helped Brahma add order to the world. In other words, she frosted and decorated his cake, which ultimately led to the creation of the moon, the stars, and even the sun.
Prometheus is about his reputation as being something of a clever trickster and he famously gave the human race the gift of fire and the skill of metalwork, an action for which he was punished by Zeus, who ensured everyday that an eagle ate the liver of the Titan as he was helplessly chained to a rock. If the Titan and Zeus, had to define their friendship on social media, they would likely say, ’’It's complicated’’. Their friendship has more ups and downs than the roller coaster soap operas your mom watches. Why do you think it is like that? Prometheus is sneaky, and Zeus doesn't take it well.
Nemesis was the goddess of indignation against, and retribution for, evil deeds and undeserved good fortune. The last part of the story of prometheus when that eagle ate a part of his liver every day… thats what Nemesis did…karma?
Osiris was closely associated with Egypt's pharaohs. Osiris represented pharaohs that had died and passed into the Egyptian afterlife. Eventually, Osiris had a connection to every Egyptian that died, royal or not.
Beyond ruling the underworld, Osiris was also viewed as the god of fertility and agriculture. You're probably wondering how that's possible. The god of the dead is also the god of new life and growing food?
After Seth had cut him up and Isis put him back together, he was not reincarnated as his original self. Instead, he was given a new life. As a god, Osiris had the power to give new life within a family. As one family member died, their legacy was carried on by someone younger…
Horus, meaning 'one who is above,' was commonly worshipped as the god of the sky, the son of Osiris and Isis. Horus' eyes, one dark and one light, represent the moon and the sun. Often represented wearing a double crown, representing the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt. Horus' popularity throughout the kingdom made him the subject of many cults of worship. No matter how much you love your parents, it is doubtful you would spend 100 years trying to avenge their death. A year or two, sure, but let's be honest: you are a person with things to do and you don't have 100 years to spend hunting down your dad's enemies. But Horus, the Egyptian god of the sky whose father was murdered by his uncle, had no such time limits.
Ganesha, the elephant-headed god, son of Shiva (the destroyer), who has the body of a man and the head of an elephant. He is the first god to be worshipped when starting anything new (life). The elephant is a symbol of strength and power, but also symbolises that our biggest obstacles are often caused by ourselves. Our own doubts, fears and insecurities are often the only things holding us back, and by knowing this, we may realise that instead of searching outside of ourselves for the answers to life’s problems, the real work lies in removing our own obstacles.