Hermeticism

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  • The Rose Of Paracelsus Analysis

    My Response to Paracelsus - The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Paracelsus Previously in class, I expressed my confusion in what category of book is The Hermetic. Is it struggling bibliography of Paracelsus with philosophy of other alchemists? An alchemy and hermetic text book left behind for those you are able to understand the teaching, or a documentary of Paracelsus work? Yes there was a short story “The rose of Paracelsus”, about Paracelsus and three ‘want to be’ apprentices, but it had a little relationship with the main book, except for the fact they share vague and strict expression of Paracelsus and his teachings. Normally a 400 page book is my form of kryptonite so I was try to avoid it, but since I couldn’t I decided to read a little of the beginning, the middle and the end. That did not happen at all, instead I did marathon from page 15(where it officially starts in mine opinion) to page 60 where it starts discussing the treasures of alchemy. I had to read some pages again and sometimes the tiny text underneath the page to understand what was said in the passage. The English seems to be old English plus am not an avid reader. The captivated my interest because surprise am a nerd. The talks about the metals moons/ canon, (Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Sol and Luna). Phrases I have heard and seen in folklore of final fantasy, japan anime and Greek mythology. It was kind of interesting that they not just imagined for each of their own genre but come from…

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  • Interaction Of Humanism

    Those who had the most interest in Plato’s philosophy were members of a discussion group called the Florentine Platonic Academy funded by Cosmo de’ Medici. The Platonic philosophy known as Neoplatonism played a major role in shaping the philosophies of Humanists. Its idea of hierarchy of substances and a theory of spiritual love put humans in the central position of all things. This philosophy empowered humans and emphasized the potential of man. Hermeticism was another philosophy that further…

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  • Occultism In Religion

    The word occultism derives from the Greek word occultus meaning hidden. Occultism is the study of the arts or occult practices like magic, alchemy, astrology, spiritualism and clairvoyance, among others. The interpretation of the occult and concepts can be found in the belief structures of certain philosophies and religions such as Gnosticism, Hermeticism, theosophy, Wicca, Thelma, neo-paganism or Satanism religions. The meaning of occultism is the secret knowledge and practices dealing with the…

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  • Ya Bahai Prayer

    secrets contained within the apocryphal (if unreadable) Book of Enoch. Thelema was inspired by the ceremonial magic of the Golden Dawn. The law of Thelema was developed in the early 1900s by Aleister Crowley, a writer and ceremonial magician, whose ambiguous creed was "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Love is the law, love under will." He believed himself to be the prophet of a new age which he referred to as the eon of Horus. Three Egyptian gods imparted information from a…

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