Alexander Roob's Alchemy & Mysticism (Klotz) PDF

By Alexander Roob

ISBN-10: 3822815144

ISBN-13: 9783822815144

A fantastical trip throughout the pictorial international of alchemy and mysticism, the Cabbala and magic, freemasons and Rosicrusians. This specific collection of illustrations with commentaries and resource texts courses us on a desirable trip throughout the representations of the key arts.

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1868 Reconstruction of the Pythagorean cos· mos according to the plan of the octave. Stanley, History of Philosophy 96 MACROCOSM: Music of the spheres MACROCOSM: Music of the spheres 97 Genesis According to Pythagoras, the structure of the world is based on the consonant inter­ vals of the octave, the fifth and the fourth_ The numbers of their proportions 2:1, 3:2 and 4:3 are the 'holy diversity' ofthe Pythagoreans, called the tetractys: 1+2+3+4=10- "Progress from oneness to the number four and the ten emerges, the mother of all things_" Genesis In the Tantric vi­ sion, an invisible power-point (bindu) produces the primal matter (prakriti), which consists of three qualities (gunas): sattva (essence, peace), rajas (en­ ergy, passion) and tamas (substance, inertia).

Sprung from the deep; and from her native east! To journey through the aery gloom began.! Sphered in a radiant cloud, for yet the sun! Was not ( ... ) :. (John Milton, Paradise Los( 1667) The dove is the spirit of God. The ideal final state of material is achieved when the elements are arranged accord­ ing to the degrees of their density: (from outside to inside) Earth, Wa­ ter, Air and Fire. In the centre appears the Sun, gold. "The un created light ofthe spirit reflected in the sphere ofthe fiery firmament as in a mirror, and the reflections i n their turn, are the first manifestations of created light:· R.

E. Barchusen. He had them engraved from an old manuscript "to do a great favour to the adepts of gold-making". He was of the opinion that they described the pro­ duction of the Phi losopher's Stone " not only in better order, but also with a more correct emphasis" than anything else that he had seen hitherto. I n order to attain the lapis, the a lchemist had to make a funda­ mental decision on which path to fol low: a short " dry" path, i n which the separation of the matter took place under the influence of exter­ 2.

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