“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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It is expressed as vibratory tones and spoken truths emerging from the Throat or Mercury Chakra. When its fruit is about to be philosophes, the vine stands in greater need of the Sun’s warmth than in the spring; and if the Sun shine brightly in the autumn, the grapes will be better than if they had not felt his autumnal warmth.

In the Greater Work of rebirth, the xzoth takes on an infinite aspect, basip substances are continually distilled and circulated in a sealed vessel. O end of the final end, consider the beginning! It is said he kept the infallible remedy handy in a concealed compartment in the handle in case he needed it in an emergency or if he was injured in a fight.

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Fermentation is living inspiration from something totally beyond us. Schamayim is the Universal Mercury or Azoth — the measureless spirit of life. Again, these chemicals are not chemicals at all, but our feelings, thoughts, and body. It is a powerful corrosive that eats away flesh and all metals except gold. He is pursued by the ten lepers, who desire to drink his blood; and all that are tormented with any kind of sickness are refreshed with this blood.

In the Arcanum Experiment, Coagulation is represented by a compound called Red Pulvis Solaris, which is a reddish-orange powder of pure sulfur mixed with the therapeutic mercury compound, red mercuric oxide.

Images of Dissolution include retorts, tears, menstruation, floods, melting, orgies, Mother Nature, water springing from the earth, plants blooming with seven flowers, poisonous toads, the King swimming naked, the King and Queen sitting in a bath together, dark dragons, basilisks winged serpentsand demons guarding secret treasures.

This they continued to do until they filled the whole world. In order to rationally prove this to you, who are investigating the separation of Nature.

For the strength of this spirit was so great as to quicken the prostrate spirit of my diseased brother, who, from that day to the day of his death, remembered me in his hourly prayers. According to legend, the unicorn runs tirelessly from pursuers but lies meekly on the ground when approached by a virgin.


On the Planetary level, Dissolution is the Great Flood, the cleansing of the earth of all that is inferior.

When I did the write up it was intended for some friends who are somewhat new to this type of study so it is very general and basic. If any strange water be philosoophers with it, it is spoiled, and becomes positively injurious.

The whole Azoth series can be found at the Web site of the noted modern-day alchemist and archivist of alchemical texts Adam McLean at www. If the metallic soul, the metallic spirit, and the metallic form of body be present, there will also be metallic quicksilver, metallic sulphur, and metallic salt, which together make up the perfect metallic body.

Our furnace is cheap, our fire is cheap, and our material is cheap – and he who has the material will also find a furnace in which to prepare it, just as he who has flour will not be at a loss for an oven in which it may be baked. It is marked with the symbol for silver and the Moon.

Interpretaion of Azoth of the Philosophers – Zapperoo’s Favorites: poems-quotes-maxims-art-etc.

Again, if that which has received the spark of life, is to be stirred up to motion and growth, it must be acted upon by air. For male and female have from of old been regarded as one body, not from any external or visible consideration, but on account of the ardour of that mutual love which naturally draws them together into one; and as the male and female seed jointly represent the principle of propagation, so also the sperm of the matter out of which our Stone is made can be sown and increased.

How the act of creation was accomplished I will not attempt to explain. And though the substance remains the same, its properties have become very different. The word is meant to embrace the full meaning of the One Thing, which is both the chaotic First Matter at the beginning of the Work and the perfected Stone at its conclusion. Azoth of the Philosophers.

Azoth of the Philosophers

Nevertheless, the salt is unprofitable, until its inward substance has been extracted. At the end of the world, the world shall be judged by fire, and all those things that God has made of nothing shall by fire be reduced to ashes, from which ashes the Phoenix is to produce her young.

In our drawing, the body of the alchemist is composed of the Four Elements. Anonymous June 12, at 3: Chemically, it is the isolation of the components of Dissolution by filtration and then discarding any ungenuine or unworthy material. This is the second or higher application of the Fire Element in the tablet, and the alchemists thought of it as working with the heavenly substance of Sulfur.

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But no such triumph can take place unless the King imparts great strength and potency to his water and tinges it with his own colour, that thereby he may be consumed and become invisible, and then again recover his visible form, with a diminution of his simple essence, and a development of his perfection. 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.

For these two substances are singularly efficacious in producing fixation. It contains also a high degree of cold, which tempers the fervent heat of Venus, and coagulates the mercury, which is thereby also changed into the finest gold.

In the next place, there issues water from the earth, and the earth, in which is the precious salt, remains by itself at the bottom of the vessel. For without the ferment of gold no one can compose the Stone or develop the tinging virtue. This is a matter which is set forth to us in Holy Scripture, and must be apprehended by faith.

Fermentation is a two-stepped process that begins with the Putrefaction of the hermaphroditic “child” bail the Conjunction resulting in its death and resurrection to a new level of being. Touching the wings of the caduceus are a salamander engulfed in flames on the left side of the drawing and a standing bird on the right. In our drawing, the body of valengine alchemist is composed of the Four Elements.

Hence the law, as above so below. But even to her pleading he turned a deaf ear. Let your mind be like a firm Rock, in which all the various sayings of the Sages are reduced to the unity of their common meaning.

To see an explanation of these operations, click on the appropriate point on the star. The symbol evolved from the Winged Disk of Akhenaten and became the top of the Caduceus, the magical wand of Hermes where opposing energies merge to produce miracles.

The old body may also receive back its philosophesr colour through the love of alluring Venus, from whose blood it, in the first instance, derived its origin.