Winter Solstice-Coming Out of the Darkness

On the night of December 21st we will pass through the longest night of the year. On this night the Northern hemisphere of our planet experiences its most lifeless and darkest time of the year which is known as the winter solstice. Correspondingly, through life’s cycles we do at times enter inwardly into states of…

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The Meaning of the Rosy Cross

Rosy Cross

The Rose in mysticism and Hermetic Philosophies is a profound symbol of consciousness and the soul personality. It symbolizes consciousness projected into the material form. Consciousness is symbolized in a very apt and beautiful way as a flowering process and an unfolding manifestation. This flowering , blooming and unfolding of its petals in a perfect…

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Is Alchemy a “hidden” art?

alchemists lab

The Meaning of Secrecy in the Work Arthephius has written,…. “But these things are so set down by obscure philosophers to deceive the unwary, as we have before spoken; for is not this “ars cabalistica” or a secret and a hidden art? Is it not an art full of secrets? And believest thou O fool…

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Mystical Dream Analysis Part 1 -Psychic

astral-dream

Dreams can be a “royal road to the unconscious”, as Freud believed. Freud deciphered dreams as repressed material that surfaces when the defense of the ego is lowered. Now, does this necessarily mean that if you dream of killing your father you have turned into Oedipus?There is another side to dream analysis that deals with…

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Our Sacred Temples

Sacred Temple

“God said let us make man in our image.” In Genesis 2:7, It states, “God formed man from the dust of the earth and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living Soul.” This is that vital flame of life, which alone burning upright in the human clay animates it and…

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Saturnalia, Our Fallen Sun-God

SATURNALIA, THE BIRTHDAY OF THE UNCONQUERABLE SUN: Saturnalia was once an ancient Roman festival held annually as a devotion to our ancient Sun-God, Saturn. Saturnalia celebrations were held in late December, leading into the winter solstice, called the renewal of lights. It originated as a farmers festival to mark the end of Autumns planting season…

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Ophiucus and “The Hermit”: The Secret of Yvd and the 13th Zodiac Sign

    The Hermit and OPH-IUCUS Ophiuchus /ɒfiˈjuːkəs/ is a large constellation located around the celestial equator. Its name is from the Greek Ὀφιοῦχος “serpent-bearer”, and it is commonly represented as a man grasping the snake that is represented by the constellation Serpens. Ophiuchus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer…

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Music of the Spheres and Our Inner Resonance

Music of the Spheres: Music of the Spheres expresses mathematical harmonics between different planetary bodies and their orbital patterns in our solar system. Each celestial body produces an orbital resonance, therefore projecting mathematical patterns into the atmosphere. These waves of energy express themselves into observable shapes, patterns, and tones, revealing musical and numerical ratios. Harmony…

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The Hidden Sun of Amen-Ra: Anubis and Qvp-Ra

Theologically the Egyptians considered their jackal-headed God Anubis as Upuat, “the opener of the way”, who it is said guarded the Gate of the Underworld, or Duat…the Gate leading into the Night protected by Anubis. Anubis was also regarded as the psycho-pomp or ‘he who guides the soul’ along its journey in the Underworld. In…

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The Generation and Feeding of the Stone

The true vessel of Hermes is the Auric vessel that contains the psyche. Through meditative and metaphysical practice, our concentration localizes life energy within the higher centers in the head where the increased vitality quickens. This quickening alters our consciousness gradually, and slowly we become more and more aware of a finer reality, of a…

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