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The secret nature of the cosmos has long been accepted as an unreachable enigma to the seekers of every age. The body held a similar miraculous mystery for millennia, until anatomy and astronomy revealed a glimpse of our inner and outer universe. Even with these scientific advancements, innumerable secrets of the celestial and mundane worlds... / READ MORE /
The secret work of the hermetic philosophy Wherein the secrets of nature and art concerning the matter of the philosophers’ stone and the manner of working are explained in an authentic and orderly manner. The Hermetic Arcanum The work of an anonymous author, penes nos unda tagi. 1. The beginning of this Divine Science is... / READ MORE /
Paracelsus was an alchemist, astrologer and physician from the 1500s, who pioneered a portion of the medical revolution during the Renaissance period, and is recognized as the “father of toxicology.” A seer, and sage in his own right – he emphasized the importance of astrology, and a Hermetic understanding of “as above, so below” and “as... / READ MORE /
At some point or another, every single one of us has experienced a trigger that lends itself to an emotional reaction. Anger, resentment, frustration, jealousy, insecurity all become galvanized by the action of a perceived “other”. I put “other” in quotation marks, because of the paradox here, as there is no “other” (if you subscribe... / READ MORE /
Digging up clues of multiple hues which reveal timelessly encoded endowments of psychological magic from hermetic magicians, alchemists and initiates, creative and intellectual curiosity has driven souls toward revelations over lifetimes, yet it is rare to stumble upon such a mind-boggling phenomenon such as the 38,000 Year Old Alchemist’s Guide, The Emerald Tablets. Introduced into... / READ MORE /
During the question and answer period for the book release of my book Dispelling Wetiko: Breaking the Curse of Evil, someone asked what was I going to write about next. Without having to blink, I responded “Kabbalah,” which is considered to be one of the most profound spiritual and intellectual movements in all of human history.... / READ MORE /
Our lives are dictated by cycles and patterns. We can apply metaphor to discover the poetic nature of the universe, although the actual pattern of nature lies at the core of our universal truth. The more we observe the patterns, the more we reveal the wisdom of creation. Discovering the great coincidences within the various... / READ MORE /
The initiate’s will seeks powerful mediums that can tickle our senses and awaken our imagination. Finding that piece of art, whether you found it, or it found you, is the reward best left within the spoils of our heart. The greatest art will introduce hallucinations in our mind and the heart will lead us to... / READ MORE /
Intention is defined as “a thing intended; an aim or plan”. Although it seems that intention is more powerful than a simple definition. It’s the integral element that makes matter respond to your deepest wishes and desires. It’s a simplified energy that manifests itself through matter. It’s alchemical and has the ability to manipulate the... / READ MORE /
“If then you do not make yourself equal to God, you cannot apprehend God; for like is known by like.” – Hermes Alchemy, a concept we often discuss on the site, is defined as a “seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination”. The goal of the alchemist is to transform base metal into gold, and... / READ MORE /
The Alchemy of Turning Rock into Stars by Billy O’Brien Music has always been an integral part of our human experience, but the industry surrounding music has only been around for less than 100 yrs. We are currently witnessing the downfall of this industry, while artists are suffering to make a career for themselves. With... / READ MORE /
Alchemy is an influential philosophical tradition whose practitioners have, from antiquity, claimed it to be the precursor to profound powers. The defining objectives of alchemy are varied, but historically have typically included one or more of the following goals: the creation of the fabled philosopher’s stone; the ability to transform base metals into the noble metals (gold or silver); and development... / READ MORE /
According to Wikipedia: “The word aether, in Homeric Greek, means “pure, fresh air” or “clear sky”. In Greek mythology, it was thought to be the pure essence that the gods breathed, filling the space where they lived, analogous to the air breathed by mortals.” However, in ancient and medieval sciences, aether (also spelled ether) is known as the material that fills... / READ MORE /