The first thing that stands out is the date numerology, as the story was posted to the NYT on 8/30/2016:
1.) 8/30/2016 = 8 + 3 + 0 + 2 + 0 + 1 + 6 = 20
2.) 8/30/2016 = 8 + 30 + 2 + 0 + 1 + 6 = 47
3.) 8/30/2016 = 8 + 30 + 20 + 16 = 74
4.) 8/30/16 + 8 + 30 + 16 = 44
The numbers that jump out right away are 74 and 44, which are both highly significant to the Freemasons who code these news stories -- especially narratives that have to do with death, killing, and sacrifice. How appropriate to have a coded story about sacrificial reindeer on a date with 74 numerology, especially when the "hand of god" is supposed to have struck them down with energy from the heavens:
Even more interestingly, there is a close relationship between 74 and 44 beyond the "kill/killing" connection, because all the words that translate to 74 in English Ordinal also translate to 444 in English Sumerian gematria:
It's safe to say that this date of 8/30/2016 was a highly appropriate one for coded narrative about energetic death from the heavens.
Now let's get into the meat of the story. Right away, we're told it's about dead reindeer struck by "lightning," and the first sentence is "Somewhere Santa is mourning."
Interestingly enough, 55 has a special numerological connection to earth, sky, and energetic spirits:
This is clearly a coded parable about some kind of energy passing from heaven to earth, sky to soil, spirit to matter. The numerology coded into the first sentence, "Somewhere Santa is mourning," combined with the eerie spectacle of mass reindeer-slaughter points in the direction of a not-so-benevolent energy at work:
The idea seems to be a kind of demonic inversion of Jehovah's lightning from Psalms 29:7.
"Hardangervidda" is the mountain plateau where the bodies of the 323 dead reindeer were supposedly discovered. This cluster of numbers and concepts leads directly to Saturn, which is the central concept at the heart of all Western occultism. The first obvious connection is that Jehovah with his "lightning bolts" is Saturn:
Thus, Saturn and Jehovah are identical from the beginning and are further linked by the "blitz" (i.e. lightning in German) and "Jehovah" 69 gematria code. Strangely enough, the "Hardangervidda" 696 coding is also related directly to Saturn. If you flip 696 upside down, you get 969, which is the orbital speed of the planet Saturn (check out the work of Matthew Nicholson on 969, tetrahedral numbers, Saturn, and time):
If you flip the 69 that's tied to "Jehovah" and "blitz," you get 96, which is also directly linked to Saturn (check out John Stoss on Saturn and the 69/96 vortex):
There exists a permanent hexagonal votex on the north pole of the planet Saturn, which is the actual basis of all this 69/96 vortex imagery and is also directly tied to the number 666 (the number of the beast from Revelation):
The so-called "Star of David" is actually the "Star of Saturn" and points toward the 666 vortex at Saturn's north pole (aka the "Gates of Hell" or the "Gates of El," since El is the Phoenecian name of Israel/Saturn):
If you add 9 + 6, you get 15, which is also directly linked to the Mithraic Saturn or Sator Square and the 15th Tarot card, which is The Devil (Saturn is Set/Satan/Shaitan, after all):
Now back to those dead reindeer . . .
Remember that the lightning strike took place in "Hardangervidda" in "Norway":
This story is about the opening of a vortex and something coming through it as a wave of destructive energy. It appears to me from the coding of this narrative that the "energy" in question is related to Saturn and to the Furies or Erinyes of Greek mythology.
According to ancient myth, the Furies/Erinyes were formed when Cronus/Saturn castrated his father, Uranus. Other tales posit that they have their origin in a "union between air and mother earth" -- which sounds like a bolt of lightning uniting the two:
When Zeus/Jupiter later drives the Titans into Tartarus, the Furies are said to reside there as well:
So the Furies are said to be imprisoned in Tartarus with the Titans (among whom is Saturn), which makes sense in terms of gematria as well:
The Furies are also linked to Saturn via the 666 coding:
Interestingly, they are also tied to Norway and a cluster of other concepts that helps make sense of the "323 Reindeer Killed by Lightning" narrative:
This is actually a story about a vengeful, Saturnian energy escaping from its prison and returning to the earth. A "holocaust" is literally a "burnt offering" (another term with 74 gematria); the reindeer serve as the sacrificial "scapegoat" for the sins against the imprisoned Titans and Furies. This "jailbreak" narrative is Masonic to the core. It's appropriate that "furies" and "trapped under ice" (i.e. imprisoned in Tartarus) share the 78 coding as well, and that both are united on the Metallica song "Trapped Under Ice" from an album titled "Ride the Lightning":
The gag is basically this: the "Santa" mentioned in the original dead reindeer article is actually "Satan." Somewhere, Satan is mourning. Instead of Santa piloting a sleigh guided by flying reindeer, in this weird inversion we get Satan slaying his reindeer via lightning bolt (since Satan/Saturn remains the "prince of the power of the air"). This is also why the number of dead reindeer is said to be 323: