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As the Universe ... So the Soul

“As above, so below, as within, so without, as the universe, so the soul…”

~ Hermes Trismegistus

Selfhood

Alchemy with Astrology: Celebrating Wonders of the Natural World

Alchemy attempts to transform base metals into gold.  The three prime elements that it works with are Sulfur, Sodium and Mercury.  But before you say, ah- I’m not interested in metals- realize that we are not just talking about metals.   1,230 more words

Astrology

From Ancient Egypt to Modern Science: The Forgotten Link

By Lynn Picknett & Clive Prince

The ‘Scientific Revolution’ describes the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century watershed in the basic attitude to the scientific method, laying the foundations for the modern technological age. 3,525 more words

The Occult

The Vision of Hermes Trismegistus/Thoth

Another video from my Watch Later playlist on Youtube, Manly P. Hall gives a lecture regarding the occult. Typical of Manly P. Hall, he focuses on esoteric western mysticism, which he had a profound understanding of before he was thirty years old. 43 more words

Practical Gnosis - Hermeticism


We realize from our study of and, more importantly, our encounter with the figure of Hermes Trismegistus that the most difficult task we have as moderns who wish to pursue a spiritual path is that we cannot simply learn new information and fit it into our pre-existing World View, but we must learn a new World View, a new framework in which to fit the Hermetic knowledge. 490 more words

Newsletter

The Seven Hermetic Principles-The Principle of Rhythm

Everything moves in cycles and fluctuates. So is the rhythm of the cosmos…

The Principle of Rhythm states that everything in the universe moves through cycles and fluctuates.  253 more words

Esotericism