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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The virgins also entered, among them six bearing great trumpets. Pages then conducted the guests to their sleeping chambers.
Thereupon trumpets sounded and C. Golden scales were then hung in the midst of the hall and near them were placed seven weights, one good-sized, four small, marriave two very large. The rich and poor alike stood upon the scales, but only a few passed the test successfully.
High Priestesses at Delphi chewed laurel leaves to assist in receiving prophetic visions and spiritual enlightenment. It was both attacked and defended by theologians and philosophers alike, but when the various contending elements are simmered down the mysteries surrounding the book remain chdmickal.
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We also know from what the page said to Christian on day five, that Venus was to be the mother of the next King. The presence in the German text of The Chemical Marriage of some words in English indicates its author to have been conversant also with that language. The Duchess then asked each of the virgins to pick up one of the seven weights which still remained in the great room. Before leaving his cottage, he knelt and vowed that whatever knowledge was revealed to him he would devote to the service of his neighbor.
These nine were bound with ropes and mardiage alone in darkness. There is another door in the room, this time triangular and made of copper, the metal of Venus. In the Hermetic Marriage divine and human consciousness are united in holy wedlock and he in whom this sacred ceremony takes place is designated as “Knight of the Golden Stone”; he thereby becomes a divine philosophic diamond composed of the quintessence of his own sevenfold constitution.
Arriving safely cheimckal the first portal he presents his wedding invitation to the first porter who allows him to pass through and on to the path leading to the second portal.
Such is the true interpretation of the mystical process of becoming “a bride of the Lamb. The route is defined by lanterns that a maiden, dressed in the blue colour of expansive Jupiter, has been lighting. Pausing for rest, his eye is drawn to a pure chemickkal dove.
Chymische Hochzeit Christiani Rosencreutz anno is a German book edited in  in Strasbourg. On the second floor the wedding guests, musicians, and Virgo Karriage gathered about a fountain-like contrivance containing the bodies of the six royal persons. The ascent of the philosophers from one floor to another also parallels certain rituals of the Chemickl Mysteries and the rites of Mithras wherein the candidate ascended the seven rungs of a ladder or climbed the seven steps of a pyramid in order to signify release from the influences of the Planetary Governors.
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There is some resemblance between this alchemical romance and passages in the Bible such as:. As chemckal proceeded singing marfiage, he came to a green heath in which stood three great cedars, one bearing a tablet with an inscription describing the four paths that led to the palace of the King: Soon after dawn the trumpets sounded and the Virgo Luciferaarrayed in red velvet, girded with a white sash, and crowned with a laurel wreath, entered accompanied by two hundred men marriagw red-and-white livery.
The sphere by the altar revolved continuously. In the second chamber the first virgin hung her weight during a similar ceremony; thus they proceeded from room to room until the weights had been disposed of. The powerful women in the story, of which there are several, are complex and come richly cloaked in symbolic and alchemical meaning, not relegated to some subservient role, which was the fate of many women back then.
He then departed from his house with joy. The light globe to chemickall right is the Deity who is revealed out of the darkness.
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However, the words “Father of Lights” are curiously in the first paragraph. The aged woman bade him not to worry, but to thank God who had permitted him to come into so high a light. 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.
The Chemical Wedding should not be seen as just a description of personal transmutation; for then we are in danger of missing one of the main messages of the book – the connectedness of all things that comes through the interplay of polarities.
The dark half-circle is the nocturnal hemisphere ruled over by Dionysius Dionysoswhose figure is faintly visible in the gloom. All sought to grasp the rope and many were pulled away from it by others. From Love… So may we too, through flame of love With joy unite them once again. Its anonymous authorship is attributed to Johann Valentin Andreae.
Much has been written about the meaning behind the seventeenth century allegorical tale The Chemical Wedding. 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. It seems that the way into the castle can only be found through ones own reconnaissance and the illuminating help of this female divinity.
But although our small tapers did not leave us, yet soon after an hour’s time one of the aforementioned pages came in, and, bringing a great bundle of cords with him, first demanded of us whether we had concluded to stay there; when we had affirmed this with sighs, he bound each of us in a particular place, and so went away with our small tapers, and left us poor wretches in darkness.
The few successful “artists,” including C. In reply the aged warden delivered to Cupid, who hovered about the royal pair, a small, curious-shaped casket. The maiden appears to be a Guide of the Path, illuminating it and encouraging him onwards. Symbols are a concise way to sum up a concept. These they donned and the King in his own person most graciously returned thanks to C. Christian Rosencreutz, having prepared in his heart the Paschal Lamb together with a small unleavened loaf, was disturbed while at prayer one evening before Easter by a violent storm which threatened to demolish not only his little house but the very hill on which it stood.