Inspired by the third Rosicrucian manifesto, the Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published four hundred years ago, the anonymous author of this. Chymical Wedding – First Day. This version was edited, from the Foxcroft English edition of , into modern English by Adam McLean and Deirdre Green, and. In a dazzling weave of story and character, The Chymical Wedding tells two parallel and interconnected tales–one set in the late ‘s, one in the ‘s, both.

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The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz: A Pictoral Key.

chymival Now when the last drawing up on which the most of all hung was finished, the matron caused the cord chymicql be laid aside, and asked her aged son to declare her resolution to the rest of the prisoners, who after he had thought a little spoke thus unto them. The bird drank from the little fountain and was fed with the blood of the white serpent which crawled through the openings in the skull.

As soon as the coffins had been thus disposed of, the lights were extinguished and the flames passed back over the lake so that there remained but one light for a watch in each ship.

CRC has to pass through three gates and temples. The primary male characters — including Edward, on the surface an iconoclast — were solid and blindingly righteous in their beliefs and actions, unmovable feasts. Here weddijg witnesses seven Flames descend on the top of the tower, after which the winds makes the sea wild and clouds cover the moon.

Want to Read saving…. Later the cuymical party were assigned handsome chambers, where they rested till morning. One is a drippy young poet whose wife has left him for a close friend and taken the kids they’re well off out of it.

The Chemical Marriage

Trivia About The Chymical Wedding. The following summary of the main episodes of the seven days of The Chemical Marriage will give the reader a fairly comprehensive idea of the profundity of its symbolism.


Atlas then made a short oration in the King’s behalf, also asking for the royal presents. The image is that weddinh Saturn cutting the life cord of those whose life is ruled by the ego.

This article needs additional citations for verification. The Chemical Marriage here comes to an abrupt end, leaving the impression that C.

The two newly ensouled forms were then removed upon a traveling couch. Man becomes master of the seven spheres only when he transmutes the impulses received from them. The white-and-gold-robed Virgin then chyjical and announced that to prevent the admission of unworthy persons to the mystical wedding a set of scales would be erected the following day upon which each guest would be weighed to determine his integrity. This is where one finds the teaching of the dead raised incorruptible I Cor To the west was a great porch in which stood three thrones, the central one elevated.

The walls of the apartment were of glass, and mirrors were weddinh arranged that the sun’s chymicsl were concentrated upon the central globe, thus causing it to become very hot. I love books that show through story how to “hold the tension” between good and evil, chymicsl and love, known and unknown, until whatever creativity is born can be seen and acknowledged.

Chymical Wedding – First Day

I might perhaps have been able to take further notice of her, but because she stayed so little time with me, and terror and amazement still possessed me, I had to chymicla content. They were then duly ewdding as Knights, which ceremony was ratified in a little chapel where C.

He who masters the seven worlds and is reunited with the Divine Source of his own nature consummates the Hermetic Marriage. The drawings on this page appeared as illustrations in The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published by Lectorium Rosicrucianum, a Rosicrucian order founded by Jan van Rijckenborgh in Belgium now an international order.

The sphere by the altar revolved continuously. To see what your friends thought chymicxl this book, please sign up. House of the Sun. Later the Virgo Lucifera announced that a comedy was to be performed for the benefit of the six royal guests in a building called the House of the Sun.


He currently lives in Somerset with his wife, Phoebe Clare, who is a ceramic artist. The aged woman bade him not to worry, but to thank God who had permitted him to come into so high a light. After the ceremony, C. This day, today Is the Royal Wedding day. She was there yet not there, existing in a liminal state of Being and Not-being that left me confused and hurt. Holding the conflict within chymicsl you are changed, and so is the situation, although whether enough cannot be known. A joyful time shall soon be come.

All sought to grasp the rope and many were pulled away from it by others. She intimated to C. Back to Rosicrucian page. Virgo Lucifera told C. This is a frustrating book. Like The Magus, but a lot better somehow.

First the three stages of life. This is the spiritual call.

Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz – Wikipedia

A definite contender for novel of the year. Of course, CRC passes. After agreeing upon the penalties to be imposed upon those whose shortcomings had been thus exposed, a dinner was served to all. Here the old warden, standing upon a little round furnace, welcomed them and congratulated them upon being chosen by Virgo Luciferafor this greater work. Thus the humble spiritual seeker will find himself in situations where people, who proclaim themselves to be spiritually advanced the New Age field is full of those “authorities”will look down and scorn the true pilgrim.

On an Evening 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.