Rosarium Philosophorum, Part I

Rosarium Philosophorum, Part I

Rosarium Philosophorum, or the Rosary of the Philosophers, was written by the alchemical adept Arnold de Villanova and originally published in 1550 in Frankfurt, Germany as part of a compilation of alchemy texts. This treatise is a testament that prior…

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Why Learn Real Alchemy On A Magical Path?

Why Learn Real Alchemy on a Magical Path?

Real alchemy is the art of making quintessences, truly magical psycho-spiritual sacraments that expand consciousness into transcendent levels of experience. One point of distinction between true alchemical quintessences and entheogens used as sacraments in shamanic traditions, is that our quintessences…

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Magic & Alchemy: Understanding The Link

Magic & Alchemy: Understanding the Link

Within the Hermetic Sciences, the foundation of the Western Mystery Tradition, the two main branches are magic and alchemy. Magic as a broad subject is far more widely studied, since reliable alchemical training is hard to find. The same is…

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Private Practical Alchemy Training

Private Practical Alchemy Training

Practical private training in alchemy focuses initially on the process and obtainment of true quintessences from the plant kingdom through the Primum Ens process. The length of time it takes to get through this process is unique to each individual.…

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True Initiatory Levels In Alchemy & Magic

True Initiatory Levels in Alchemy & Magic

This post contains excerpts from Chapter X, True Initiatory Levels in Alchemy & Magic, from Practical Alchemy: Path to High Alchemical Arts. Furthermore, viewpoints shared here are based upon universal alchemical levels that reflect and align with the practical work…

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Evolutionary Powers & Alchemical Process

Evolutionary Powers & Alchemical Process

The conscious mind is not a singularity—it is a complex of functions and forces which ebb and flow within each other, and their movement creates thoughts and impressions that we believe to be our individual consciousness. Consciousness, by the very…

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Plant Alchemy: Hollandus Pyrolytic Distillation

This is a brief video of pyrolytic (destructive) distillation in plant alchemy work as taught by the adept Isaac Hollandus. This alternate method of working in the plant kingdom was initially brought to my attention by the New Zealand alchemist…

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The Emerald Tablet Of Hermes Trismegistus

The Emerald Tablet of Hermes Trismegistus

The Emerald Tablet of Hermes is the single most famous artifact of the entire Hermetic Tradition, though only translations are available to us today. Unfortunately, we cannot go to a museum to see the original unless it is once again…

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Hermetic Arts

Hermetic Arts

Hidden in the depths of every sentient being is the impulse for evolution. In the soul of a human being this impulse, after refinement where the qualities of perception become more rarefied, begins a seeping through of the very essence…

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