The Risqué Detachable Penis Vortex
“The Verde Valley is home to the largest Kokopelli in the world. Legend says there have been many people who have parked and visited under the mystical being in Camp Verde in their vehicle who got in touch with the spirit world ‘Kokopelli Style.’”
The long, strange history of dildos is a rather difficult and deep subject to explore for some, however, all indications point to the fact there is a source pointing directly at how this ironic insertion topic began in the first place for it appears “In the beginning there was sex.” To ancient people, sexuality was inextricably connected with the creation of the earth, the heavens, and even into the underworld of subconscious expression where masturbation became a normal and healthy substitute for other sexual pleasures – a ‘safety valve’ against destructive sexual frustrations. Sexuality was part of all cultures who openly expressed the sacred act and flow. In the story “One Thousand and One Arabian Nights,” dildos are discussed in detail as being made from gold or silver, or intricately carved ivory. In ancient Egypt male masturbation when performed by a god was considered to be a magical/creative act: Atum was said to have created the universe by masturbating. The ebb and flow of the Nile was attributed to the frequency of his ejaculations.
The surprising and twisted history of sex toys reveals dildos are ubiquitous in our culture ranging in many different shapes and sizes. Many civilizations have spoken about sexual pleasure in both genders for centuries and have gone to some pretty spectacular lengths to make sure everybody was happy. The word dildo seemns to come from the Italian “diletto,” meaning “delight.” On the other hand, some cultures didn’t create dildos at all, preferring instead to rely on more natural items. Nonetheless; the sexual habits of the people in Ancient Greece – from prostitution to pillow talk – are explored in a book written by Paul Chrystal called In Bed With The Ancient Greeks: Sex and Sexuality in Ancient Greece. Long before humans were getting off by silicone, it seems the ancient Greeks left a record of using similar materials to achieve the same end like “dildo-like breadsticks” which were lubricated with “olive oil.” It seems because the Greeks didn’t have all that contemporary baggage about sex, and no documented taboo regarding sex toys, it appears historically they had a lot of fun. In ancient Greece, in particular, reports claim traders in the city of Miletus sold objects called ‘olisbos’, intended to help wives achieve sexual penetration while their husbands were away usually at war. In the anti-war comedy “Lysistrata,” women discuss using and sharing dildos while withholding sex from their partners in an effort to stop the war. Men going off to war also gave their wives so-called “olisbos” to prevent “hysteria,” which was then thought to be caused by a lack of sperm thus the thought for the need of substitutes.
Few archaeologists consider all items they find that seems to fit as possible sex toys, but as archaeologist Timothy Taylor stated:
“Looking at the size, shape, and—some cases—explicit symbolism of the ice age batons, it seems disingenuous to avoid the most obvious and straightforward interpretation.”
Phallic charms were known as fascinum and have been found in the ruins of Pompeii where it was believed that the symbols could ward off evil spirits. Used in ancient Roman religion and magic, the fascinum referred to the god Fascinus. The phallus was used to summon divine protection. Even William Shakespeare slipped a reference to a sex toy into one of his plays. In The Winter’s Tale, Act 3: Scene 4, a servant described a peddler who had just stopped by “with such delicate burthens of dildos and fadings, ‘jump her and thump her.’” Let there be no doubt the past is full historical mention providing plenty of evidence of the practice of using sex toys.
It’s been rather difficult to run down the exact source of all these mysterious ways found throughout history, however, research has uncovered there is indeed a trail leading to the possible source of the original “detachable penis” character found in some of the local myths and legends. Of all the known gods recorded historically, only one, in particular, stands out as the possible source for “dildos.”
The Legendary “Detachable Penis” of Kokopelli
The legend of Kokopelli the “Casanova of the Cliff Dwellers” is found all throughout the Southwestern United States. Kokopelli has been a source of wonder throughout the country for centuries. The name “Kokopelli” seems to be a combination of “Koko”, another Hopi and Zuni deity, and “pelli”, the Hopi and Zuni word for the desert robber fly, an insect with a prominent proboscis and a rounded back, which is also noted for its zealous sexual proclivities. There is a story from the Hopi Culture talking about Kokopelli as being a horny trickster who plays his flute in order to trick the village beauty into having sex with him. This is well cited. He is portrayed in the petroglyphs as a sexual seducer and dancer. He dances a dream dance and spreads his seed far and wide. He was appreciated and venerated for the many ways that he had touched peoples lives and were enriched by his presence. His life was colorfully told around many a Council Fire and his praises sung in many a Kiva.
Kokopelli embodies the true American Southwest and dates back over 3,000 years ago when the first petroglyphs were carved. According to most Native American tales, Kokopelli traveled from village to village, conjuring rain and opening doorways into the heavens. Although his true origins have for the most part remained unknown, this traveling, flute-playing Casanova is a sacred figure to many Native Americans who have perhaps given us the best possible clue to who this being really is.
The Hidden History of Native Americans w/ Chief Riverwind and Dr. Laralyn Riverwind recently brought to light some of the stories the Native Americans have regarding Kokopelli possibly being a Seraphim Angel specifically one of the angels who descended to Mount Hermon according to the book on Enoch. (A connection is possibly made of young girls being given over and sacrificed to this god who is ironically legendary to the area. Add this along with the rumors of there being young girls reportedly found ritualistically sacrificed in the local desert something covered in Sedona/Verde Valley Cults.)
When you look up and research the names of the Watcher Angels you find a name that is very similar to Kokopelli, “Kokba’el” giving some credit to the two being the same. Nevertheless; the legends surrounding Kokopelli the known trickster god are far and wide having of most particular interest a mystical “detachable penis.” The phallus of Kokopelli is clearly depicted in many places including on a thousand-year-old bowl displayed at Mesa Verde National Park. You’ll find the mysterious being etched into the local Sedona/Verde Valley mountainsides as well at several distinct locations protected by the US government. From the time of the Anasazi to the 1700s, Kokopelli has been carved or painted in many forms on rock walls and boulders.
The magic of Kokopelli’s story begins with the sound of his flute which would be carried on a spring breeze and float through the air, passing through villages throughout the night. The next morning, every woman would somehow wake up pregnant. Or sometimes Kokopelli would detach then toss it into a river. His penis would then swim downstream until it came upon fertile young women bathing in the waters, where it would give them a proper impregnating. The myth never specifically clarifies if the reported Angel’s balls were detached along with the shaft, but if it’s impregnating the women, the balls would have to be.
“No doubt having an autonomous swimming penis must be a beast to have in your pants and to wield which probably explains why Kokopelli is commonly depicted as dancing while playing the flute that is almost always pointed directly at his penis like the music thereof is some kind of mystical ‘snake charmer.’”
This legend of a being having a detachable phallus can be found all over the world which opens up the door of symbolic meaning and when followed reveals some of the ritualistic overtones involved. Indeed there’s more going on here than meets the eye and the implications are rather startling when you look at what is going on at specific locations and why.
“Every visible thing in the world is put under the charge of an angel.” – St Augustine
Additionally, the unique characteristic of having a detachable penis makes this being possibly the true original source of the dildo. What can be said of the Angels who descended to Mount Hermon is they mingled with humanity, specifically women, teaching them a forbidden knowledge somehow hurting them in a way. Most of the information we have about the Watchers and their activities come from the apocryphal Book of Enoch. In the Book of Enoch it says that when Yahweh saw the corruption, lawlessness, and sexual immorality that had been caused by the interaction of the Watchers and humans he decided to intervene using the archangels Michael, Raphael, Gabriel and Uriel. These Angels were commanded to bind the fallen ones hand and foot like a goat to be cast into a deep ravine in the desert. Gabriel was sent on a divine mission to destroy the noted “bastards and reprobates” and “the children of the Watchers amongst men.” The Archangel Michael, the commander of the Army of the Highest, was sent to arrest and bind these rebel angels “under the earth” until Judgement Day for what they had taught mankind.
Another phallic deity of the desert Kookopölö has a great deal in common with Kokopelli, and it’s not a stretch to suggest that the two have common origins. Hopi Kookopölö kachina dolls, used for “actively invoking” have been labeled as Kokopelli. This is similar to the Pagan tradition of “Drawing Down the Moon,” ironically found in lot of contemporary voodoo ceremonies where the spirit (loa) is said to “ride (inhabit) the body of the worshiper.” In the beginning Kookopölö was depicted phallic and naked, and by phallic I mean with a very large erection. Naked deities are common in Native American art; ones with engorged penises implies something special. Today Kookopölö’s member is kept hidden away. One Hopi elder described the evolution of Kookopölö in ritual this way:
“People say that in the old days Kookopölö did not cover up his crotch. His penis was there hanging down. But ever since the whites settled here, he does not appear like that anymore. Whenever he wants to come he covers up his loins. Way back he openly showed off his organ. He wore no kilt so that he could have intercourse with a woman without delay . . . It is really true that Kookopölö used to show his real tail or penis. More recently, whenever he made an appearance, he wore a penis carved of 'Cottonwood,' which was tied to his crotch. Underneath was his real penis, which nowadays he dare not show anymore. This self-made penis too, is no longer seen today.”
A new twist and legend have perhaps been found with the Hopi saying the “wood” of Cottonwood is used to carve “dildos.” Cottonwood, Arizona just picked up a new legend... Today Kookopölö kachinas are sometimes sold as Kokopelli kachinas completing the circle between the petroglyph and the deity. According to Zuni tribal elder Clifford Mahooty who presented to the world his Zuni Tribal teachings including oral history, religion, rituals, kachinas, spiritual practices and how they relate to UFOs, star people, and spiritual beings, states the “Ko-Ko” is a title given in reference to a spiritual kachina then the rest of it is a specialty.
No matter how a person looks at them (or where a person inserts them), dildos have come a long way since the breadstick and olive oil days of ancient Greece. These days, sex toys are available in every variation imaginable, for every taste and experience level. The possession and sale of dildos is still illegal in some countries. Until recently, many southern states and some Great Plains states in the US banned the sale of dildos completely, either directly or through laws regulating “obscene devices.” Some states have actually taken the time to pass laws restricting how many dildos a person can actually keep at home. (Unbelievably, it must be an issue for some people to own too many which raises way too many additional questions at this point.) However, it must be duly noted the amount of money people spend each year to “screw themselves” or their fellow human with fake imposters is mysteriously through the roof.
“Statistically, and according to the need for the passing of laws in some states to regulate and limit, it seems some people can’t get enough of sex toys. Its actually simply astonishing and amazing really. People are paying big bank to screw others and or themselves.”
As of 2015, the sex toy industry was worth $15 billion thanks to shows like Fifty Shades of Grey book and film franchise, which along with Kokopelli surely has inspired a huge surge of kink over the years. Some Conservative Christians believe that the use of sex toys is immoral without having the proper tools to state where the source came from and why the practice is used. Without understanding the true roots of these mysterious practices going deep into human culture there’s really no way to stop them from entering people on many levels where such penetrations have not only become readily possible but are a way of life for some.
“In essence, whether knowingly or not, every time a dildo is used for sexual pleasure a person is performing an ancient ceremony/ritual to summon a spirit who then is able in some cases to enter the body ultimately leading to blackouts otherwise known as 'little deaths' in one of the slickest/subtlest forms of possession possible.”
In the end, perhaps the greatest lesson in the legend of Kokopelli’s detachable penis is how there exists reference to a perfect example of one of life’s portals to otherworldly places. Additionally, most people may or may not be aware of some of the implications surrounding the ritual of the practice to experience what some have called the “little death” an expression meaning the sensation of orgasm likened to death in “the brief loss or weakening of consciousness” during the act wherein according to legend spirit of ”beings may enter.” Furthermore, it must also be duly noted during medieval times, physicians believed too much sex was bad for a person’s health, sometimes even leading to death because the act of sexual climax was believed to result in the “life force” being drained from the body. The term la petite mort became aligned with this medical belief, which persisted well into the Renaissance era and beyond.
“Image how much of the vital life force of humaity has been sacrificed upon this altar.”
There are even many allusions to la petite mort in our most famous literature. Shakespeare referenced la petite mort in many of his plays. Lines such as “I will live in thy heart, die in thy lap, and be buried in thy eyes” from Much Ado About Nothing and “I will die bravely, like a smug bridegroom” from King Lear were not simply romantic declarations, they were bold references to the ultimate cost of orgasm. For modern philosophers, on the other hand, la petite mort is about more than just a physical act of climax, it’s also about psychological loss as well. Some philosophers have theorized that la petite mort is more about the spiritual release that comes with an orgasm. This spiritual release, they have argued, makes you temporarily “lose” yourself. Ironically, erotica such as Fifty Shades of Grey tend to use the idea of “blacking out” or entering another state of consciousness through orgasm. These are our own modern uses of la petite mort, a concept which remains seductive in the popular imagination of humanity still. Therefore when truly explored its apparent ritualistic implications, overtones, and symbolism found in this ancient magic go very deep being felt by many over the many years ultimately used to travel between worlds for ages. No question there is indeed a great penetrating mystery at work in the legend of Kokopelli’s Penis few have ever dared explore or truly dared undertake before due to the sensitive nature of the subject. The true purpose and spirit of the practice should be perfectly clear when according to some scholars “sex is the original sin and the beginning of the fall of humanity from grace.”
Released in the final weeks of 1992 and delivered to MTV in 1993, the 90’s iconic and in this case very ironic music by “King Missle” used similar magical instruments to relate distorted delay-treated electric guitar riffs of a deadpan monologue of the owner of an eponymous large “detachable penis.” After a night of heavy drinking the modern day Kokopelli awakens and finds that his penis is missing. Despite his best efforts, he is unable to locate his penis. Depressed, the man goes to a restaurant for breakfast. Afterward, he serendipitously encounters a street vendor who possessed the missing detachable penis. After some negotiating the guy purchases his penis back. After returning home, he reattaches it, relieving his distress and feels like a man again.
“Simply put there is nothing that could have prepared the world for ‘Detachable Penis,’ and in many ways, it is completely inexplicable that it found such widespread commercial success, however, there was something about the song which resonated with people on a much deeper level.”
John S. Hall’s tale of losing his member after a rough night out, only to find it being hawked on the then-grimy streets became a left-field hit in the early ‘90s. The song itself would have an afterlife for years on alternative radio — and that’s not taking into account the Foo Fighters accidentally got ahold of the missing member that freaked the world. Furthermore, there has never been another radio single that was as risqué as the bands’ 1992 surprise hit, the unmistakable “Detachable Penis.” Some people take the lyrics at face value, while others see the story as an elaborate metaphor. Nevertheless; the influence of this apparent historical Angel who’s spirit is still alive in our culture today is undeniable. There is even urban slang for Kokopelli a term for the playaz or azplayers. An example used is “Damn, yo, he’s such a Kokopelli. He tapped like eight bitches last night!”
Interestingly, the mark of the legendary “Casanova of the Cliff Dwellers” is found all throughout the region. The Sedona/Verde Valley is home to the largest Kokopelli in the world. Legend says there have been “many people who have parked and visited discretely under or next to the mystical being in Camp Verde in their vehicle who were able to somehow get in touch with the spirit world ‘Kokopelli Style’ urban slang for this magical local ‘Kokopelli Spot.’”
As the cult of Kokopelli has spread over the last fifty years his image can be found everywhere. The exact reasons for his newfound popularity have never been adequately explained, however, under close examination there appears to be some type of ritual being performed to “lower the spiritual shield” for what looks like to be some type of possession of what is called a “good time” by those using the magic of such moments. In the esoteric Luciferian tradition there once was a “special” elite order of angelic beings created by God to be shepherds of the first humans. It was their task to observe and watch over the emerging human species confined by the divine prime directive not to interfere in human evolution. Unfortunately, it seems some decided to ignore God’s command and defy his orders coming down and having a good time at the expense of humanity teaching the “secrets of heaven” that has ultimately had the repercussions of freaking the world ever since with such legendary deep/dark magic.
 The quote is from Kokopelli: The Making of an Icon by Ekkehart Malotki (University of Nebraska Press, 2000, page 36). Malotki’s book is the go-to source for information about Kokopelli the image and Kookopölö the kachina.
NOTE: This information has been taken from a chapter in the book theSedona/Verde Valley Vortex and or will be added on the next update.
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