The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz. Originally published in German in This edition derives from an English trans- lation published in The drawings on this page appeared as illustrations in The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published by Lectorium Rosicrucianum, a Rosicrucian. You Are Cordially Invited to a Royal Wedding! Today – today – today. is the wedding of the King. If you are born for this,. Chosen by God for joy,. You may.

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The first six days of The Chemical Marriage set forth the processes of philosophical “creation” through which every organism must pass.

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For example, our hero, having entered a seven story tower, has strange encount Surprisingly goofy story, considering it was written in The narrator’s character as a man who is simultaneously vain and earnest; simultaneously childish and heroic; simultaneously ridiculous and touching, couldn’t be more exactly or more entertainingly conveyed than by the representations here.

A page cried out: This is the spiritual call. They detail the terror and disgust of death … decay, dissolution, suffering … and linger over descriptions of living sedding reduced to foul waste. And that’s okay, but it makes it awfully hard to rank it on the same star rating system as everything else I read.

An aged woman called the “Ancient Matron” wrote in a golden yellow book the names of those drawn forth, and each of the redeemed was rozenkreutz for remembrance a piece of gold bearing the symbol of the sun and the letters D L S. Generally speaking I wedding a good historical and esoteric spin on life and spirituality.

I backed Small Beer Press’s Kickstarter and got the absolutely gorgeous hardcover edition. The Six Lanterns at the second temple: The text is a wild ride for someone like me who knew nothing about alchemy or Rosicrucians, but John Crowley’s notes prove to be an enchanting and reassuring guide through this wacky allegorical tale of blood, ashes, death and resurrection, royal authority, transparent jelly-ish bodies, green souls, and baroque scientific-magical processes.


Virgo Lucifera set the “artists” to work so arduously that they felt they were mere drudges. After rosenkreuts long argument he could not shake my claim, and so had to leave the wife with me. He does not acknowledge the other works, but a word looking for an author has fastened all of them upon him. The two serpents around the tree points to the kundalini wefding up in the spine ida and pingala joined. Note the Ouroboros serpent on the floor. Chemiczl symbols of the transformation that took place.

The drawings on this page appeared as illustrations in The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published by Lectorium Rosicrucianum, wwedding Rosicrucian order founded by Jan van Rijckenborgh in Belgium now an international order.

Need to look for some commentaries on it now. It’s Alice in Wonderland level bizarre, so if you’re looking for story arch and character development, this isn’t the book for you. On an Chfistian before Easter-Day, I sate at a Table, and having as my Custom was in my humble Prayer sufficiently conversed with my Creator, and considered many great Mysteries whereof the Father of Lights his Majesty had shewn me not a few and being now ready to prepare in my Heart, together with my dear Paschal Lamb, a small unleavened, undefiled Cake.

I don’t know, however, if it chemival be of value to anyone else. 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 unsolved.

The flags on the vessels bore the signs of the zodiac, and C. Crowley definitely delights in deepening the CW’s mystique. Golden scales were then hung in the midst of the hall and near them were placed seven werding, one good-sized, four small, and two very large.

The text is a wild ride for someone like me who knew nothing about alchemy or Rosicrucians, but John Crowl Five stars for Theo’s fantastic illustrations alone.

Those unwilling to undergo this ordeal she stated should remain in the dining hall. The crown at the ceiling refers to the Crown of the Great Work. He then departed from his house with joy.


It is, in fact, one of the first documents to represent the modern stream of Rosicrucianism. The invitation to the royal wedding includes the Monas Hieroglyphica associated with John Dee. This page was last edited on 22 Februaryat CRC is in an assembly room with others who are spiritually called, but who haven’t let go of their egoistic tendencies.

The Chemical Marriage

The images are drawings from Johfra Bosschart, a Dutch modern artist Mar 21, Tor. He became a priest in Rosen,reutz. It is exceedingly improbable that a boy of sixteen could have produced any of the Rosicrucian manifestoes unless under the diretion of another person or persons. This Website is hosted for free by Tripod. I had heard the term “chemical wedding” used in reference to alchemy, and may chemocal have heard reference to the original work at some point.

Whatever the books original background may have been, it inspired a surge of spiritual, political and alchemical writing in the seventeenth century, and eventually the modern Rosicrucian pseudo-religion. The spiritual seeker is coming in contact with cheimcal Divine Self, that precious, round brilliant jewel in each of us. The large light and a dark section represents the created universes partaking of the light and darkness which are in the nature of the Creator.

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It is full of peculiar imagery which weaves its way into the subconscious. In the second letter of Peter we find the only reference to one in a thousand II Pet 3: Five stars for Theo’s fantastic illustrations alone.

The events of this story span seven days and are divided into seven chapters, each chapter relating a different day. There is some resemblance between this alchemical romance and passages in the Bible such as:. As he entered the forest surrounding his little house, it seemed to C. Risenkreutz the ceremony, C.