The Sirius mystery
In this lecture, Robert Temple presents the Dogon people of Africa.
In this lecture, Robert Temple presents the Dogon people of Africa. Their symbolism has become one of the most mysterious elements in ethnology because it is based on a star that is impossible to see with the naked eye, Sirius B, the dwarf star companion of the bright and well-known Sirius. Robert Temple shows us the extraordinary knowledge of the Dogons,as expounds his theory on its origin. He also reveals symbolic links between the beliefs of the Dogons and those of the ancient civilizations of Greece, Egypt, China and Sumeria.