“Azoth of the Philosophers,” Basil Valentine, L’Azoth des Philosophes, This restored emblem attributed to German alchemist Basil original. Azoth Drawing by Basil Valentine Azoth contains the complete information of the whole universe, it is also used as another word for the Philosopher’s Stone. Azoth of the Philosophers-Basil Valentine · Alchemy ArtAlternative ArtOccult AstrologyDark ArtComic BookSacred Geometry SymbolsPecado Capital7 Sins.
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The alchemical symbol for Distillation is the alembic, which is a hood that fits over the boiling fluid, condensing the rising vapors, and directing the purified condensate via a funnel or tube to a collecting vessel.
The Azoth of the Philosopher, by Basil Valentine
Hence our Stone can only be prepared out of its own seed, from which it was taken in the beginning; and hence also you will perceive that the soul of an animal must not be the subject of this investigation.
One night, when he was buried in a deep sleep, there came to him a certain winged messenger, named Phoebus, who touched his feet, which were very hot, and said: Thus the father by means of Vulcan was produced from valentnie spirit. Provided that the seed is putrified in the right soil — otherwise all labor, work, and art will be in vain. Only deeper meditation on this pihlosophers will reveal the unlabeled eight ray.
The green serpent is unrefined or unclean Mercury that must be redeemed during Calcination. Everything that is obtained from the mines has its value, unless, indeed, it is adulterated.
When this union has taken place, the two bring forth a third namely, philosopherw earth-like substance, which is the principle of our seed, of its first source, basli that it can shew an ancestry, and from which three the elements, such as water, air, and earth, take their origin.
For they do not understand that all things are phllosophers traceable to supernatural causes, but nevertheless are, in this present state of the world, subject to natural conditions.
Give the animal from the east wings, that it may be on an equality with the bird from the south. For that which is weak is always compelled to yield to that which is strong. Images include complicated distillation trains xzoth multiple piping into tall vessels, large turning wheels, baptismal fonts, a rain of purified dew, the lotus flower, a five-petaled rose, the Rosy Cross, the unicorn, white doves, and the Pelican.
The Seven Operations of Alchemy
Dee Rapposelli June 12, at 9: Chemically, it is the boiling and condensation of the fermented solution to increase its purity, such as takes place in the distilling of wine to make brandy. It is not necessary that the substance of the Sun should touch the earth.
Then foster it in gentle heat, until the whole of the mercury is dissolved, and you obtain the second ferment by nourishing the fixed sulphur with that which is not fixedas all Sages unite with me in testifying. Nettles and other weeds spring up where no such seed has ever been sown. The Sun is Vice-Regent, and is preceded by Grammar, bearing a yellow banner, on which Justice is represented in a golden robe Though Venus seems to cast him into the shade by the gorgeous magnificence of her appearance, he really possesses more power in the kingdom than she.
As salt is the great preserving principle that protects all things from decay, so the Salt of our Magistery preserves metal from decomposition and utter annihilation. I have already explained that the elements themselves are not the seed. The fourth circle depicts the twin birds of soul and spirit leaving the earth together, lifting a five-spiked crown the Fifth Element or Quintessence recovered from the preceding operations into heaven or the realm of spirit.
Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine
If, then, you would attain the longed-for hasil, observe just measure in mixing the liquid substance of the Sages, lest that which is too much overpower that which is too little, and the generation be hindered. Thereupon prepare from it a volatile spirit, which is white as snow, and another volatile spirit, which is red as blood. In the same way, Eve, our common mother, was created; for her body was built up and formed out of Adam’s body – a fact which I wish you particularly to notice.
The old body may also receive back its former colour through the love of alluring Venus, from whose blood it, in the first instance, derived its origin.
This is the introduction of new life into the product of Conjunction to revive and rejuvenate it in a process of spiritization. His Fire becomes Solar fire and his Water becomes Lunar water in our universe.
Then the earth was quickened into motion. Now follows concerning Sulphur Seek your Mercury in a similar metal. Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt, which, volatized and fixed alternately, compose the Azoth of the sages. O end of the final end, consider the beginning!
Azoth of the Philosophers –
Where the head of the alchemist should be, there is a strange winged caricature. When man shall philosopyers been glorified, his body will become like the angelic body in this respect.
A metal that has the three conditions of fixedness is not affected by fire or overcome by any other outward agent. And his prayers, together with my own diligence, so prevailed with God, that there was revealed to me that great secret which God ever conceals from those who are wise in their own conceits.
Then Adam moved and by his power of motion, shewed that there had been infused into him a life-giving spirit.
In the Arcanum Experiment, Separation is represented by the compound sodium carbonate, which separates out of water and appears teh white soda ash on dry lakebeds. Mix the two kinds of blood, and keep the mixture nasil enclosed in the globe of the seven wise Masters There that which is generated will be nourished with its own flesh and blood, and will complete its course of development when the Moon has changed for the eighth time If thou repeat this process again and again, thou shalt see children’s children, and the offspring of thy body shall fill the world.