Abstract: The Da Vinci Code is a heart-racing thriller engrossing its readers to figure out the truth about Jesus Christ and why the church had vested interest to hide reality from public. It is a brilliant research work by Dan Brown bringing out untold story about Holy Grail and everything connected with it. The book highlights efforts made by the researcher for solving mystery about murder of Jacques Saunière's, the curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris. The cue was found when Saunière's body had been found inside the Louvre with a coded message written on his torso in his own blood .The cryptic messages on his body being his own dying attempt to leave an important message for his grand-daughter, Sophie Neveu, who was employed by the French state as a cryptologist. The interpretation of coded message resembled Da Vinci's famous works, including the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. The solution provided the clue to the possible location of the Holy Grail and to the mysterious society -Priory of Sion, that was devoted to preserving certain secrets about the location of the Holy Grail. The book brings out that the murder of Saunière's was attributed to powerful people who were keen to preserve ancient secrets relating to Jesus having been married to Mary Magdalene and having been the father of their child. Thus , the secrets of the Holy Grail is not a physical chalice, as kept by the Priory of Sion, , but a woman, named Mary Magdalene, the wife of Jesus, who helped to carry the bloodline of Christ into the following ages. To mention Mary Magdalene a prostitute was a deliberate disgrace inflicted by the Catholic Church to obscure her true relationship with Jesus Christ.It is established that at the time of the Crucifixion, Magdalene was pregnant and after the Crucifixion, she fled to Gaul, where she was sheltered by the Jews of Marseilles. She gave birth to a daughter, named Sarah which became the Merovingian dynasty of France. The author brings out that existence of the bloodline of Jesus and Mary Magdalene was the secret that was contained in the documents discovered by the Crusaders after they conquered Jerusalem in 1099. However, The Priory of Sion and the Knights Templar were organized to keep this top secret from the world.
By Dr Sarbjit Singh Ph D