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Golden tractate of hermes trismegistus

It is also used in the tanning industry to remove hair from hides. Books by Hermes Trismegistus. Prolific author Joseph P. You're Reading a Free
Preview Download. Understand, therefore, and accept this gift of God which is hidden from the thoughtless world. This book is not yet featured
on Listopia. As above so below. Through long years I have not ceased to experiment, neither have I have spared any labour of mind And this
science and art I have obtained by the sole inspiration of the living God, who judged fit to open them to me His servant, who has given to rational
creatures the power of thinking and judging aright, forsaking none, or giving to any occasion to despair. Sign up to vote on this title. I found this a
few months ago, and never got around to reading the whole thing, but it claims to be a philosophers stone recipe from what I have read of it, it
sounds very interesting, but I got distracted from it, and forgot about it completely until I saw this thread today. Published June 9th first published
December Therefore, my king, in so far as you have the power who are all powerful , keep the discourse uninterpreted, lest mysteries of such
greatness come to the Greeks, lest A nice collection of late antiquity spiritual views for the curious reader. Find all posts by shawnnweed. This
book is much needed modern translation of the Corpus Hermeticum. But, their operation is occult, since nothing is done except the matter be
decompounded, and because it is not perfected unless the colours be thoroughly passed and accomplished. This action might not be possible to
undo. The substance of the Corpus itself is one of the best extant examples of the religious, cultural, and philosophical syncretism of the Hellenistic
world, incorporating aspects of Greco-Roman, Egyptian, and possibly Judeo-Christian traditions. The Golden Tractate of Hermes Trismegistus.
Oxana Sidorenko rated it it was amazing Jun 22, To whom the Father answers, Certain of them are heavenly, and some are of the earth. Rather
than basing his book around exponents of esoteric doctrine, scholar Richard Smoley concentrates on the questions that are of interest to every
searching Christian. Therefore, my king, in so far as you have the power who are all powerful , keep the discourse uninterpreted, lest mysteries of
such greatness come to the Greeks, lest the extravagant, flaccid and as it were dandified Greek idiom extinguish something stately and concise, the
energetic idiom of usage. Decoction lessens the matter , but the tincture augments it; because Luna in fifteen days is diminished;. We, by contrast,
use not speeches but sounds that are full of action. Know, therefore, that in the hen's egg is the greatest help with respect to the proximity and
relationship of the matter in nature, for in it there is a spirituality and conjunction of elements, and an earth which is golden in its tincture. Almost
every contemporary occult writer and modern group has been influenced, directly or indirectly, by the Order or its members, making The Golden
Dawn one of the most influential occult books of the past years. Physicists would heat up different elements until they glowed, and then direct the
light through a prism Part II - Practice: Mercurius ter Maximus is the purported author of the Hermetic Corpus, a series of sacred texts that are the
basis of Hermeticism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. That being said, Copenhaver's translation of the Greek and
Latin source material is itself perfectly fluent, with the alternate readings in the notes often providing clarification, or at least additional One thing that
quickly becomes apparent upon even a cursory perusal of the extensive endnotes Copenhaver provides to his translation of the Corpus, is that
many passages permit a variety of plausible readings, making philosophical interpretation and idiomatic translation inextricably interwoven. As
within, so without. Extract from the ray its shadow, and from the light its obscurity ultra violet aka "black light" , by which the clouds hang over it
and keep away the light; by means of its construction, also, and fiery redness infrared maybe , it is burned Take, my Son, this redness, corrupted
with the water , which is as a live coal holding the fire, which if thou shalt withdraw so often until the redness is made pure, then it will associate
with thee, by whom it was cherished, and in whom it rests. Questions of relative influence from among these sources are also discussed in the
diligent comparative notes. The perfect contrasted with the temporal. The very quality of speech and the of Egyptian words have in themselves the
energy of the object they speak of. The Philosophers' Stone and the secret of its Geometry http: This book will never be shelved. The book is
divided into several basic sections. It is interesting where we have come from with our thought process and I really like that part of the book.
Understand ye, then, 0 Sons Of Wisdom, that the knowledge of the four elements Or the ancient philosophers was not corporally or imprudently
sought after, which are through patience to be discovered, according to their causes and their occult operation. Originally Posted by MonsieurM.
This is followed by the rituals of the Outer Order, consisting of five initiation rituals into the degrees of the Golden Dawn. First the needful water,
then the oily tincture, and lastly, the faeces, or earth, which remains below But. This is the beginning and the end. Originally Posted by shawnnweed
translated as nearly as I can interpret. Take the flying bird and drown it flying and divide and separate it from its pollutions, which yet hold it. These
books detail his system for communicating with the angels, and reveal that the angels were interested in and involved with the exploration and
colonization of the New World, and in heralding in a new age or new world order. Observe, then, that the water was first in the air, then in the
earth; restore thou it also to the superiors by its proper windings, and not foolishly altering it; then to the former spirit, fathered in its redness, let it
be carefully conjoined. But saith Hermes, It is not so; the masculine truly is the Heaven of the feminine, and the feminine is the earth of the
masculine. I want to descend into matter. I don't want to ascend.

The Golden Tractate of Hermes Trismegistus


Introduction aside, the translation itself is wonderfully put together and is extrapolated upon by one hundred and sixty-seven pages of etymological,
historical and philosophical notes on the text of the corpus. For the Greeks have empty speeches, O king, that are energetic only in what they
demonstrate, and this is the philosophy of the Greeks, an inane foolosophy of speeches. I have to admit I have been making may through this book
for about two years but decided enough was enough it had to be finished. I found the book interesting in that you are reading a person from over
years ago tackling those questions that still are bandied about today. Danilyn rated it really liked it Aug 24, What does "the Fall" really tell us about
coming to terms with the world we live in? Aureus or the Golden Tractate of Hermes. The next section covers the rituals of the Inner Order
including two initiation rituals, equinox ceremonies, and more. Deus Asmus rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Know that this matter I call the stone;
but it is also named the feminine of magnesia or the hen, or the white spittle, or the volatile milk, the incombustible oil in order that it may be hidden
from the inept and ignorant who are deficient in goodness and self-control; which I have nevertheless signified to the wise by one. The authors of
the Hermetica were among the most brilliant and insightful philosophers of old, and Copenhaver has clearly and succinctly delivered their ideas into
the hands of modern readers. Understand the operation, therefore. Mixed with two parts of slaked lime, orpiment is still very commonly used in
rural India as a depilatory. Leap clear of all that is corporeal, and make yourself grown to a like expanse with that greatness which is beyond all
measure; rise above all time and become eternal; then you will apprehend God. I don't want to ascend. As above so below. I would recommend
this translation to anyone seriously studying the Hermetica. Understand ye, then, 0 Sons Of Wisdom, that the knowledge of the four elements Or
the ancient philosophers was not corporally or imprudently sought after, which are through patience to be discovered, according to their causes
and their occult operation. This amounts to a complete course in ceremonial magic both white and black , which the student can pursue by himself.
One excerpt that I found peculiar and interesting: Hermes Trismegistus Ancient Greek: I want to descend into matter. You MUST keep an open
mind and use these methods as those successful have already used them to achieve success. On earth as it is in heaven, huh. The book is divided
into several basic sections. And know ye that the vine of the wise is drawn forth in three, but the wine thereof is not perfected, until at length thirty
be accomplished Understand the operation, therefore. Last edited by MonsieurM; at Donald Tyson edited this work and removed the hundreds of
errors that appeared in the original translation. Include, therefore, and conserve in this sea, the fire and the heavenly bird ufo , to the latest moment
of his exit. I hope this helps or is at least useful to you. Refresh and try again. Hermes replies, Both need the help one of the other; for the precepts
demand a medium. But ordinary men, replies Hermes, are better for them, because every nature delights in society of its own kind, and so we find
it to be in the life of Wisdom where equals are conjoined. Published June 9th first published December Take the flying bird and drown it flying and
divide and separate it from its pollutions, which yet hold it. But lest so much of the Divine Wisdom as is in a hen's egg should not be distinguished,
our composition is, as that is, from the four elements Adapted and composed. This massive volume was originally published in , and occultists have
been drawing on it ever since. Almost every contemporary occult writer and modern group has been influenced, directly or indirectly, by the Order
or its members, making The Golden Dawn one of the most influential occult books of the past years. Pick an element from the menu to see its
spectral signature. Originally Posted by shawnnweed. From Abramelin he took his concepts of protections, purifications, evocations, vestments,
and dromena down to specific details. The Son then asks, Father, which of these is more worthy than the other; whether is it the heaven or the
earth? It is a debt which I am desirous to discharge to the Faithful, as the Father of the faithful did liberally bestow it upon me. The most valuable
aspect, I found, of his introductory essay was the exploration of Hermetism as an ultimately syncretic religious movement that exemplified the
concurrent cultural s Copenhaver's introduction to the Hermetic corpus approaches the historical origins of Hermetism and Hermeticism from,
seemingly, all anglesat once dispelling the mythic history that surrounded Hermes Trismegistus and clarifying the texts' rightful place in the
greater context of Hellenistic philosophy and theology. Thank you Neight , and i hope you get well natural honey helps , any contribution is
welcome, you are adding a branch to this tree, and i thank you for that back to our discussion, a word i did not understand so i looked it up and
here is what i found: Paul rated it it was amazing Jul 06, If you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you would have a key to the
universe. Copenhaver provides many notes and historical insights into the text, which help the modern Hermeticist understand this very important
source of esoteric knowledge. Can we find salvation in everyday life? There are so many "vibrations" flowing all around us that are invisible to our
5 senses who can tell how they affect us. If you increase the vibration to 1. By this, the Almighty favouring, the greatest diseases are escaped, and
every sorrow, distress, and evil and hurtful thing is made to depart; for it leads from darkness into light, from this desert wilderness to a secure
habitation, and from poverty and straits to a free and ample fortune. It is presently used in the production of infrared-transmitting glass , oil cloth,
linoleum; in semiconductors and photoconductors , as a pigment and in fireworks. But, their operation is occult, since nothing is done except the
matter be decompounded, and because it is not perfected unless the colours be thoroughly passed and accomplished. Are you sure you want to
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This edition is well worth perusing for anyone interested in the philosophy or religion of late antiquity, whether as a scholarly resource or simply a
sample document from the ancient world for the curious reader. This, O Son, is the concealed stone of many colours electromagnetic
spectrumwhich is born and brought forth in one colour; know this and conceal it. Sean rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Deus Asmus rated it it was
amazing Mar 30, And know that the golden tractate of hermes trismegistus principle of the art is the Crow, which is the blackness of the night
and clearness of the day, and flies without wings. No trivia or quizzes yet. In it, Abraham of Wurzburg, a cabalist and connoisseur of magics,
describes a tour that he made of the then civilized world, visiting sorcerers, magicians, and cabalists, estimating triwmegistus powers and virtues. If
you only knew the magnificence of the 3, 6 and 9, then you would have a key to the universe. Know, therefore, that in the hen's egg is the greatest
help with respect to the proximity and relationship of the matter in nature, for in golden tractate of hermes trismegistus there is a spirituality and
conjunction of elements, and an earth which is golden golden tractate of hermes trismegistus its tincture. The Hidden Messages in Water was
first published in Japan, with overcopies sold traftate. But, saith the Son, if thou shalt say that a wise man governs all mankind? Also any discussion
about the environment, global warming, and other related topics are welcome here. As for the Hermetica, my respect is unparalleled and my
amazement complete. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. For myself, I had never discovered this matter to anyone had it
not been from fear of golden tractate of hermes trismegistus day of judgment, and the perdition of my soul if I concealed it. All times are GMT.
For I hold thee golden tractate of hermes trismegistus to be a fool. This book is packed with material you will not find elsewhere, including
copious extracts on magic from obscure or lost works by Pythagoras, Ptolemy, Plato, Aristotle, and many others. As above so below. The Golden
Tractate of Hermes Trismegistus 4. I want to descend into matter. The Golden Tractate of Hermes Trismegistus. Page 1 of Take, my Son, this
infraredthat is refracted by waterwhich is extremely hotwhich if you wait will turn pure red nanometersthen it will be usable, for them that wait upon
it, and whom it falls on. But what, rejoins the Son, is the mean betwixt them? Know that this matter I call the stone; but it is also named the
feminine of magnesia or the hen, or the white spittle, or the volatile milk, the incombustible oil in order that it may be hidden from the inept and
ignorant who are deficient tractahe goodness and self-control; which I have nevertheless signified to the wise by one. Waite's Collectanea
Chemica, London, Anonymous: Through long years I have not ceased to experiment, neither have I have spared any tractste of mind And this
science and art I have obtained by the sole inspiration of the living Herme, who judged fit to open them to me His servant, who has given to
rational creatures the power traftate thinking and judging aright, forsaking none, or giving to any occasion to despair. Who is to say how the other
radiation affects the body and mind. Kindle Edition17 pages. Find all posts by shawnnweed. The Book of Creation: MY SON, before all things I
admonish thee to fear God, in whom is the strength of thy undertaking, and the bond of golden tractate of hermes trismegistus thou meditatest
to unloose; golden tractate of hermes trismegistus thou hearest, consider it rationally. Golden tractate of hermes trismegistus her work
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your computer. I trizmegistus no idea But, am definitely reading along too Think that for you too nothing is trismegistud deem that you too are
immortal, and that you are able to grasp all things in your thought, to know every craft and science; find grismegistus home in the haunts of every
living creature; make yourself higher than all heights and lower than all depths; bring together in yourself all opposites of quality, heat and cold,
dryness and fluidity; think that you are everywhere at once, on land, at sea, in heaven; think that you are not yet begotten, that you are in the
womb, that you are young, that you are old, that you have died, that you are in the world beyond the grave; grasp in your thought all of this at
once, all times and places, all substances and qualities and magnitudes together; then you can apprehend God. All of this combines to make
Copenhaver one of the definitive modern sources on early Hermetism. To whom the Father answers, Certain of them are heavenly, and some are
of the earth. Understand ye, then, 0 Sons Of Wisdom, that the knowledge of the four elements Or the ancient philosophers was not corporally or
imprudently sought after, which are through patience to be discovered, according to their causes and their occult operation. I hope to fathom it out
too The only addition from here, is that of using magnetism and electrical golden tractate of hermes trismegistus in place of traditionally held
'substances' for the philosophers stone alchemy. Understand the operation, therefore. That being said, Copenhaver's translation of the Greek and
Latin source material is itself perfectly fluent, with the alternate readings in the notes often providing clarification, or at least additional routes of
exegesis. Uno Fohat rated it liked it Jul 27, Through long years I have not ceased to experiment, neither have I have spared any labour of mind
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to me His servant, who has given to rational creatures the power of thinking and golden tractate of hermes trismegistus aright, forsaking none,
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we have the stepping out in consciousness all is mind from the world of the physical senses the restrictions that bind us to the physical body. I mean
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is not so; the masculine truly is the Heaven of the feminine, and the feminine is the earth of the masculine. Decoction lessens the matterbut the
tincture augments it; because Luna in fifteen days is diminished. Extract from the racy its shadow, and from the light its obscurity, by which the
clouds hang over it and keep golden tractate of hermes trismegistus the light; by means of its construction, also, and fiery redness, it is burned
Take, my Son, this redness, corrupted with the water, which is as a live coal holding the fire, which if thou shalt withdraw so often until the redness
is made pure, then it will associate with thee, by whom it was cherished, and in whom it rests. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.