Inspired by the third Rosicrucian manifesto, the Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published four hundred years ago, the anonymous author of this. Chymical Wedding – First Day. This version was edited, from the Foxcroft English edition of , into modern English by Adam McLean and Deirdre Green, and. In a dazzling weave of story and character, The Chymical Wedding tells two parallel and interconnected tales–one set in the late ‘s, one in the ‘s, both.

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Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz – Wikipedia

It reads as follows:. The divine chymicall of this radiant globe is cognizable to man as the sun. They teach a path of transfiguration to lead humans back to their divine origin.

The skull points to the death of the old that he has to let go, and to the weddung that is going to take place. Not that you really need to know that much. There are also some sections, especially toward the denouement of the story where the characters wax too long in mystical ruminations.

In Cabala it is said that at the Crown the top Sephira of the Tree of Lifethe divine is witnessed as a Maelstrom, what can be a terrific sight.

Wddding in parts, definitely, and perhaps too wordy. In the letter of James we find reference to the royal way or royal law Jas 2: However, for a portrait of the intelligent occult encounter, I wedfing preferred M. It is difficult to remember a recent book that is at once so beautiful and yet so thought provoking.


All that said, I would recommend the book to anyone who enjoys a long, engaging novel with some interesting ideas and a fair amount of romance. As he proceeded singing merrily, he came to a green heath in which stood three great cedars, one bearing a tablet with an inscription describing the four cyhmical that led to the palace of the King: At each feeding its feathers changed color; from black they turned to white and at last they became varicolored, the disposition of the bird improving the while.

Jul 20, Lois rated it it was amazing. I mean, I’ve never read anything like it.

In his hat he stuck four roses and for food he carried bread, water, and salt. Like The Magus, but a lot better somehow. Now as soon as I espied this sign I was the more comforted, as not being ignorant that such a seal was little acceptable, and much less useful, to the Devil.

I plowed through my Alchemy readings and researched a great deal of the book. The spiritual world does reach down the cord to help those who truly want to work on themselves. The King further declared that the porter could be released only when another was found who had committed the same crime. A joyful time shall soon be come. A mermaid offers a pearl as a gift for weddding Wedding.


A perfect book for the place werding time at which I read it – while on a three month project hcymical a foreign country. Jun 03, Jonathan rated it really liked it. Most of the pseudo-philosophers present being vain pretenders, the banquet became an orgy, which, however, suddenly ceased at the sound of. Though the bodies had the consistency of flesh, they showed no signs of life, for the soul was not in them.

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In the first temple he receives a seal that says: The Virgo Lucifera then made a short oration in which she exhorted each to assist in restoring the royal persons to life, declaring that they should journey with her to the Tower of Olympus, where the medicines necessary to chymcial resurrection of the six royal persons could alone be found. Lifting a copper door in the pavement, the page ushered C. Or maybe I just hate the characters.

The Seven Ships at the Weddiing To ask other readers questions about The Chymical Weddingplease sign up. Atlas then made a short oration in the King’s behalf, also asking for the royal presents.