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☤Tris☤'s Blog – January 2010 Archive (4)

An encounter with Fulcanelli

I wanted to share a story I just read from "The book of Alchemy" by Francis Melville.

A scientist who was engaged in nuclear research in 1937 was visited by a person named Fulcanelli, as part of their discussion, asked the Alchemist about the nature of his work.

Fulcanelli replied "You are asking me to summarize in four minutes four thousand years of philosophy and my whole life's work, furthermore you are asking me to translate into plain words concepts for which such a… Continue

Added by ☤Tris☤ on January 31, 2010 at 5:31pm — 11 Comments

A Heartfelt Thank You

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Added by ☤Tris☤ on January 28, 2010 at 4:18pm — 5 Comments

TABULA SMARAGDINA HERMETIS by Jack Courtis (Commentary)

The above diagram is the best explanation of the Emerald Tablet of Hermes because it stimulates right brain responses. It arouses intuition, imagination and insight. Any verbal explanation is inadequate, but it gives us a starting point. Let us look at the diagram carefully. Around the outside there is a Latin saying. What does it mean? Centuries ago, a student asked his master, Basilius Valentinus, "What is the secret of alchemy?" The master… Continue

Added by ☤Tris☤ on January 17, 2010 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

The descent of Spirit into Matter

Many see the descent of Spirit into Matter as what had occurred in the story of The Fall of Man. I believe this to be the case, so what is its purpose, and what does this mean on our journey?

In my studies, I have learned that this "fall" was crucial to our development as spiritual beings. It also seems to be a common aspect of nearly all traditions of The Mysteries, and the reverse of this becomes the path for the initiate in the acquisition of higher levels of consciousness. This… Continue

Added by ☤Tris☤ on January 16, 2010 at 3:15pm — 11 Comments

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