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Alchemy is an ancient spiritual science, and one of three disciplines that comprise the Hermetic tradition. Whether conducted in a physical laboratory or one’s own psyche, this so-called “royal art” is concerned with transmuting the “gross” into the “perfect” through a series of processes collectively referred to as the “Magnum Opus” or “Great Work”. Completion of the Great Work purportedly yields the “philosopher’s stone” or the “elixir”, a legendary substance variously claimed to transmute base metals into gold, rejuvenate the body and confer immortality. Although clearly not fundamentally materialistic, alchemy has undeniably influenced material science, as the predecessor of chemistry. Alchemical tinctures also informed a new field of medicine; homeopathy is based on the work of Paracelsus, a 16th century alchemical philosopher. As the late C.G. What does Alchemy mean now? Alchemy is a language of results. Alchemical texts. Golden Tractate.
Golden Tractate Details Written by Hermes Trismesgistus Section I Even thus saith Hermes: Through long years I have not ceased to experiment, neither have I have spared any labour of mind And this science and art I have obtained by the sole inspiration of the living God, who judged fit to open them to me His servant, who has given to rational creatures the power of thinking and judging aright, forsaking none, or giving to any occasion to despair.
For myself, I had never discovered this matter to anyone had it not been from fear of the day of judgment, and the perdition of my soul if I concealed it. Turba Philosophorum. The Epistle of Arisleus, prefixed to the Words of the Sages, concerning the Purport of this Book, for the Benefit of Posterity, and the same being as here follows:- Arisleus, begotten of Pythagoras, a disciple of the disciples by the grace of thrice great Hermes, learning from the seat of knowledge, unto all who come after wisheth health and mercy.
I testify that my master, Pythagoras, the Italian, master of the wise and chief of the Prophets, had a greater gift of God and of Wisdom than was granted to any one after Hermes. Therefore he had a mind to assemble his disciples, who were now greatly increased, and had been constituted the chief persons throughout all regions for the discussion of this most precious Art, that their words might be a foundation for posterity.
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The Book of Lambspring is well known as one of the gems from the Musaeum Hermeticum published in 1625 by Lucas Jennis in Frankfurt, especially for its series of fifteen emblematic plates. It seems that this little book was first published, under the title De Lapide PhilosophicoTriga Chemicum (Prague 1599) compiled by the Frenchman Nicolas Barnaud prominent in the alchemical circles around Rudolf II. However, this tract and its emblemmatic drawings circulated in manuscript during the last two decades of the 16th century, as is attested by a number of copies dated to this period which still survive in libraries and special collections today.
The Book of Lambspring is a short work with an introductory section in verse and an emblem showing a threefold furnace. A clue to this is given in the title page illustration which shows a threefold furnace, Once we look at the emblems in this way distinct patterns can be seen. Solve Et Coagula - The Great Work of Alchemy. Modern Alchemy. Esoteric gnosis is a gate one must be ready to cross.
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Stages of Transmutation. III.
Coagulatio: solidifying, coming back to earth. Color - yellow and yellow-green. First four sub-stages: Separatio, Fermentatio, Illuminatio, and Nutrimentum - under Venus. 1. Sol sinks low into the ground, Luna rises. 2. 3. Last four sub-stages: Fixatio, Multiplicatio, Revificatio, and Sublimatio - under Mars. 4. 5. 6. 7. Corpus stavish. Secret Fire: The Relationship Between Kundalini, Kabbalah, and A. Alchemy 101 - Iona Miller Home, 2013.