Tombs of the Giants in Sardinia

There are about 800 giant tombs in Sardinia.

The tombs of the giants in Sardinia are prehistoric burial structures made up of large, vertical stone slabs. The unique arrangement of these slabs has led to various interpretations: some see the shape of a bull's snout with horns, while others see a woman giving birth. However, the mystery of these ancient sites goes beyond their shape. Who built them and why? Legend has it that they were constructed by giant beings, who were said to have lived on the island.

The uniqueness of these sites and their more than three thousand years of history draw tourists, specialists, and archaeologists to the tombs of the giants every year. Legend has it that these ancient temples were built in such a way as to channel strong healing energies.

Are the giants of Sardinia real?

They’re known as the Giants' graves or Giants' tombs. And it makes us wonder about the Giants of Sardinia: were they real? The granite slabs' majestic size leads us to imagine Nuragic builders as strong and powerful men, several feet tall and easily capable of lifting the boulders. This image explains some of the mystery and fascination that still surrounds these ancient megalithic temples. However, it is not just our imagination that leads us to believe that these tombs belonged to giants; large human bones were discovered inside of them, according to legend.

Are the giants of Sardinia real? Probably not. One thing we can tell for sure is, whether they belong to giants or not, these archeological sites have been used by the ancient Nuragics to perform some funeral rites and bury their loved ones. Thus some archaeologists believe that the placement of the slabs resembles a woman giving birth, symbolizing the idea of rebirth after death.

The Tombs of the Giants and their healing stones and powers

The placement of the slabs in relation to the axis of the earth, the funeral rites, and the symbolism that connects life and death are not accidental; rather, it is believed that these sites of mass burial were able to direct the planet's electromagnetic waves and radiate healing energy into the bodies of the deceased. The shape of a bull's head (or of a woman giving birth) would be nothing more than an antenna, serving as a conduit between the human body and the living organism of the Earth.

It's not hard to picture the ancient Nuragics trying to heal their loved ones before bidding them farewell. Many people still claim to be healed of certain illnesses such as back pain, discopathy, and rheumatic pain after coming into contact with the tombs' granite. Official science has not yet discovered solutions to these cases, but crystal therapy has long indicated that the granite in these slabs has healing and curative qualities, and that their arrangement with respect to the earth's axis may allow them to release positive and healing energies for people.

Nowadays tourists and pilgrims visiting the tombs line up to lean their backs against the granite of the large central stone, or they lie down for about thirty minutes on the side ones, hoping to receive benefits from these stones.

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