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Alchemy: Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul By Titus Burckhardt William Stoddart,

  • Title: Alchemy: Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul
  • Author: Titus Burckhardt William Stoddart
  • ISBN: 9781887752114
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Paperback
  • Spiritual attainment has frequently been described as a transformation whereby a human s leaden, dull nature is returned to its golden state This wonderfully insightful volume introduces some of the metaphors useful for establishing attitudes required for the soul s advancement trust, confidence, hope, and detachment It is a reminder that when any substance or entity unSpiritual attainment has frequently been described as a transformation whereby a human s leaden, dull nature is returned to its golden state This wonderfully insightful volume introduces some of the metaphors useful for establishing attitudes required for the soul s advancement trust, confidence, hope, and detachment It is a reminder that when any substance or entity undergoes dissolution, it must eventually be resolved or re crystalized in a new, possibly higher and noble form.
    Alchemy Science of the Cosmos Science of the Soul Spiritual attainment has frequently been described as a transformation whereby a human s leaden dull nature is returned to its golden state This wonderfully insightful volume introduces some of the m

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    1. Better than almost any other book on alchemy, but it is still almost totally overshadowed by a far systematic and comprehensive study, Julius Evola s masterpiece The Hermetic Tradition , to which it functions as a good supplement.

    2. Burckhardt is a great author His biography indicates a man of wide interests and profound scholarship He is accessible in what he writes and often his views are stimulating and original they are always informative He provides an introduction to the symbolic and spiritual basis of Alchemy, or the Science of the Soul as his sub title suggests It is full of interesting lore like the possible origin of the signes glyphs for the various planets and why they are as they are I love thinking like this f [...]

    3. I would not have read this book in graduate school, where I was trained to read the introduction and the conclusion first, and to look carefully at the publication date before pursuing it further However since I am no longer under those dictates, and have the time, I read this book very carefully and in the order the author intended It raised many questions on the current proto science take on alchemy, and the period perceptions of terminology we take for granted, being post periodic table, post [...]

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