The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, often looked upon as the third Rosicrucian manifesto, has an entirely different tone from the other Rosicrucian. Wanna save the world? Make art.. Portal. 7 Tracks. 46 Followers. Stream Tracks and Playlists from Chemical Marriage on your desktop or mobile device. Chemical wedding or marriage, sometimes called coniunctio, in alchemy is the joining of the male elements (fire and air that are represented by sulphur) with the .
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Towards the end of the third day, Christian asks the Virgin her name. In the midst of the tempest he was touched on the back and, turning, he beheld a glorious woman with wings mmarriage with eyes, and robed in sky-colored garments spangled with stars. The route is defined by lanterns that a maiden, dressed in the blue colour of expansive Jupiter, has been lighting. This plate, which is the key to mystic Christian alchemy, is missing from almost every copy of the Theatrum Chemicum Britannicuma work compiled by Elias Ashmole and containing about a score of pieces by English poets treating of the Philosopher’s Stone and the Hermetic mysteries.
After beholding this strange ceremony, C. The six royal fhemickal having been reduced thus to a liquid state, a tap was opened in the lower end of the fountain and the fluid drained into an immense golden globe, which, when filled, was of great weight. First English version appeared inby Ezechiel Foxcroftfollowed by translations into many languages throughout time.
The large dark globe to the left and beneath the dark half of the upper sphere signifies the potential darkness which was upon the face of the primordial deep and within which moved the Spirit of God. The divine power of this radiant globe is cognizable to man as the sun.
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Personally, I think we need to embrace our multiple faces and not fear our shadow selves, for this is what truly enables us to see clearly the middle pillar, which leads us on our own alchemical journey to divine love. So Christian takes the first porters place and through his chenickal allegorical tale, leaves us knowledge of the spiritual and alchemical processes through which God operates and the Universe unravels.
The dark half represents the Deep, or Chaos, the Eternal Waters pouring forth out cheimckal the Deity; the light half-circle containing the figure of Apollo represents the diurnal hemisphere of the world, which in the ancient Mysteries was ruled over by Apollo. The eyes of the royal persons were bound with six black taffeta scarfs and six coffins were placed in the center of the room.
Whilst he is greatly disappointed, his punishment is actually his crowning glory.
We learn that the Virgin is the same female figure who was instrumental in aiding Christian in getting to the castle except, now clad in white, she is no longer in the role of lantern maiden and guide of the path. On day three, the Virgin chemicial wearing a red dress with a white belt and donned with a laurel chaplet on her head.
Virgo Luciferarobed in black velvet and accompanied by her virgins, then led the guests out into the courtyard where stood six coffins, each with eight pallbearers. This process was repeated three times on each body. Each guest was presented to the King by one of the virgins and after this ceremony the Virgo Lucifera made a short speech in which she recited the achievements of the honest “artists” and begged that each be questioned as to whether she had properly fulfilled her duty.
The various floors of the Tower of Olympus represent the orbits of the planets. The fourth path is the letters of Paul. The most remarkable of all the publications involved in the Rosicrucian controversy is that of The Chemical Marriagepublished in Strasbourg. He knows nothing, but yet is wise.
Being urged to purchase a token bearing the letters S Mhe gave his little package of salt and then hastened on to reach the palace gates before they were locked for the night. The third path would be mafriage general letters of Peter, James, Jude, and John. This is promptly followed by the slaying of the executioner, a black man, whose remains are put separately into a chest.
The length of the throne room was five times its width. On each throne sat two persons: These tiny forms were laid upon satin cushions and fed drop by drop with the blood of the bird until they grew to normal size and of great beauty. The radiant hemisphere signifies the divine light which is in God and which, pouring forth, manifests as the objective creative power.
There remained nine of marriagee, and among the rest he who discoursed with me at the table too. In his dreams he found himself in a loathsome dungeon with a multitude of other men, all bound and chemiclal with great chains.
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The dark half-circle is the nocturnal hemisphere ruled over by Dionysius Dionysoswhose figure is faintly visible in the gloom. The funeral commences and Christian is the only person besides the Virgin who knows that the coffins must be empty for he had witnessed their departure the evening before. Virgo Lucifera then entered, and after laughing at the perplexity of her guests, emptied the ashes of the bird into another vessel, filling the cypress box with useless matter. Virgo Lucifera then presented a magnificent goblet to the guests, stating that the King had requested all to share its contents, Following this, C.
Her appearance at this point seems to be the missing piece in the whole cycle of events. In the final chapter—the seventh day—CRC is knighted; the year is The Queen could be seen to be personifying Sophia.
These substances when they boiled passed out through holes in the sides of the kettle and, falling upon the bodies in the fountain below, dissolved them.
Thereupon trumpets sounded and C.
A terrific wind preventing him from retracing his steps, the wedding guest resigned himself to the loss of his bread and continued along the road until he espied in the distance a great gate. This is where one finds the teaching of the dead raised incorruptible I Cor Virgo Lucifera told C. It was on Easter-day that the Constitutions of the Freemasons of Strasburg was first signed in Regensburg, with a second signed shortly afterwards in Strasburg.
Such is the true interpretation of the mystical process of becoming “a bride of the Lamb. Its body was burned to ashes, which were placed in a box of cypress wood. In the letter of James we martiage reference to the royal way or royal law Jas 2: Msrriage if to reinforce this polar dance, the seven men including Christian, are joined by seven maidens, each one different and each one, like the phases of the moon, exhibiting an individual personality.
Chymische Hochzeit Christiani Rosencreutz anno Before leaving the chemixkal, each of the rejected guests was given a draught of forgetfulness. Marriaage “inquisition” being finished, one of the captains begged Virgo Lucifera to permit the nine men who had declared themselves unworthy also to be weighed, and this caused C. The Virgin visibly exhibits compassion during the weighing process, for when one emperor tips the scales on the addition of the seventh and final weight, his disappointment is acute.
We can read his words mrariage they can help us to find our way to the alchemical castle, where we too can discover the karriage of Venus for ourselves. All sought to grasp the rope and many were pulled away from it by others.