The Hopi Prophesy...suggests a way out of
our present tragic dilemma. Long, long ago when the Third World became
evil and sterile, preparations were made for mankind's Emergence to a new
Fourth World. The people were told simply to keep open the kopavi
at the crown of the head. Through this "open door" to the
Creator they would receive guidance to the shore of their new world and
then to their homeland during their fourfold continental migrations.
So it was they were led by the voice of their guardian
spirit, by Kachinas [helping spirits], by a star -- by all the
voices, shapes, and symbols through which intuition speaks to our inner
Today, says Hopi prophesy, mankind is ready for an Emergence
to a new Fifth World. Once again we must strive to keep open the door.
Through it we will hear a new voice, glimpse a new star to follow. (Waters
1969, p. 71f.)