By Jean Dubuis, Patrice Maleze
This path on useful alchemy encompasses a sequence of classes that's fairly adored between practicioners of the Royal artwork. It offers an in-depth evaluate of the philosophy, idea and perform of Alchemy in five volumes. this primary quantity is meant as a necessary preamble to the simpler orientated classes on Alchemy of next volumes. The path used to be initially compiled by way of Jean Dubuis and disbursed between individuals of The Philosophers of Nature, an organization dependent in France that was once energetic over the past region of the 20 th Century. the full path comprises the following:
Book I: the basics of Esoteric wisdom, classes 1-12
Book II: Spagyrics, classes 1-48
Book III: Mineral Alchemy, classes 1-84
Book IV: Qabalah, 1-72
Book V: adventure of Eternity
Whereas the French unique of those classes has consistently been on hand at no cost throughout the Portae Lucis organization, the English model by means of Triad Publishing can now not be obtained. so that it will proceed to supply the alchemical group with the profound legacy that The Philosophers of Nature have left us, and in honour of the charitable instance set by way of Jean Dubuis, internal backyard is overjoyed so that it will provide all scholars of the paintings this re-edited and stronger English variation, pretty much as good as for free.
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There, in that perfect Stillness, night and day, life and death, do not exist; they are indistinguishable in that state prior to the coming into being of all such opposites. All these opposites, these complements, rely for their existence on an initial differentiation within the One, creating a perceiver and a perceived. , the impulse within the One to create within Itself an object, an “other,” for the purpose of experiencing enjoyment. Is it not the same with us? Does not the same subtle process occur in all our own mental constructions?
We may strive to know THE UPANISHADIC SEERS 39 God, or we may strive to know our Self; but, say the Upanishads, when you find the one, you shall also find the other; and it is this discovery which constitutes Enlightenment. It has long been recognized as a fact of mystical psychology that, as a man comes to know God in the unitive vision, he knows in that some moment, his own true Self. ) 1 These three attitudes represent progressively subtler stages of self-identification:from the identification with the body, to identification with the soul, until, finally, one comes to know the Divine, and thereby one’s eternal Self.
12 The second is “by purity of heart”: He is seen by a pure heart and by a mind whose thoughts are pure. When all desires that cling to the heart are surrendered, then a mortal becomes immortal, and even in this world he is one with Brahman. 13 The third is by “one-pointed contemplation”: Not even through deep knowledge can the Self be reached, unless evil ways are abandoned, and there is rest in the senses, concentration in the mind, and peace in one’s heart. When the wise man rests his mind in contemplation on our God beyond time, who invisibly dwells in the mystery of things and in the heart of man, then he rises above both pleasures and sorrows.