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Forum: Symbolism and Imagery

The symbolism and imagery found in alchemical drawings and paintings, or in other visual medias.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Alchemical symbols resources

    A site that is good for the novice: Some Symbols in Books of Alchemy I would also like to add this book: The Migration of Symbols by Goblet...

    Started by Awani, 01-01-2009 11:37 PM
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  1. Our Whole Art

    (Source)

    Started by Schmuldvich, 10-17-2016 01:32 AM
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    04-09-2017 04:58 PM Go to last post
  2. Interesting imagery

    Hey guys, we were in an old antique store and saw these four prints. They looked interesting so thought to post them here. Not sure what it all...

    Started by Aham, 04-02-2017 01:30 PM
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  3. Filippo Napoletano and alchemy/chymistry

    This painting, attributed to the late-16th/early-17th century Italian painter Filippo Napoletano, is not as well known as those of Teniers, van...

    Started by JDP, 04-02-2017 04:15 PM
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  4. 3+o(

    I sometimes get emails from people who don't want to join, but want me to answer their alchemical questions anyway. I tell them that I am not Dr....

    Started by Awani, 01-22-2017 09:55 AM
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  5. Rosicrucian Symbols

    Hi everyone, I recently stumbled upon very very detailled and well explained texts/symbols about the world. The problem is, even though they are...

    Started by Aaron, 06-30-2015 03:15 PM
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    rosicrucian
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  6. The Square & Compass

    I am not a Freemason, but I will tell you all a little secret. The mysteries of God are in this symbol: This symbol reveals the name...

    Started by Aleilius, 11-29-2010 06:21 PM
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    11-15-2016 11:17 AM Go to last post
  7. my alchemical opus

    I added a couple things afterwards:

    Started by solomon levi, 09-21-2011 11:22 PM
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    11-15-2016 11:14 AM Go to last post
  8. Manna- What is it?

    From:http://www.asc-alchemy.com/hudson.html "I began to dig into Egypt because in Egypt they were very careful recorders of information. The...

    Started by LeoRetilus, 01-27-2010 09:07 AM
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    11-15-2016 11:04 AM Go to last post
  9. binah

    so binah in kabbalah/tree of life is the 3rd sephira, black, lead/saturn, and its title is "Understanding". I just wanted to point out that under...

    Started by solomon levi, 02-21-2014 11:39 PM
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    11-15-2016 11:01 AM Go to last post
  10. What's 'wrong' with this picture?

    Event Horizon What do the two pictures below have in 'common'? My answer: In those picures (both of which are quite archetypal) one can...

    Started by Andro, 03-12-2010 12:51 PM
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    11-05-2016 02:37 PM Go to last post
  11. Alladin The Alchemist

    Alladin = Translated as Servant of God/Allah, does the work of God on earth Genie = Actually derives from "to hide" or 'garden" which is Eden, the...

    Started by ArcherSage, 10-27-2016 03:35 AM
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  12. Transmutation

    Philosophically speaking.. Once our 'subject/matter' has been transmuted, did its former nature ever exist or has it always been 'gold'?

    Started by Nibiru, 01-09-2015 06:22 PM
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    gold, lead, transmutation, transmute
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    10-20-2016 02:11 AM Go to last post
  13. Keys of Death and of Hades

    Revelation 1:18 18 and the living one. I was dead, and see, I am alive forever and ever; and I have the keys of Death and of Hades. 7...

    Started by glenerson, 04-04-2013 08:17 PM
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    10-19-2016 04:17 AM Go to last post
  14. The Vessels of Hermes an Alchemical Album

    The Vessels of Hermes :cool:

    Started by Awani, 05-07-2015 02:30 PM
    hermes, vessels
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    10-18-2016 10:25 AM Go to last post
  15. Mercurius as a three headed dragon

    Python, Mercurius, Hermes - Mercurius as a three headed dragon... click on image for source. :cool:

    Started by Awani, 01-07-2013 06:21 PM
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    hermes, mercurius, mercury, python
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  16. Alchemical Symbolism in Politics

    You will absolutely have to bypass the emotional bias (stemming from the traumatic historical context) to comprehend the following analogy: It is...

    Started by Andro, 04-08-2010 11:39 PM
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  17. Symbolism of the Latin letters

    Probably a lot of us know that there is a tradition in many cultures of giving a meaning to the letters. An example could be Qabalah and its...

    Started by zoas23, 05-02-2016 11:51 PM
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  18. Tree of life - death/rebirth

    About one year ago I had a baby that died at birth. To paraphrase Terence McKenna: no one goes from birth to death without encountering tragedy. ...

    Started by Awani, 04-26-2016 08:48 AM
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    birth, death, dmt, placenta, tree of life
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    04-27-2016 02:25 PM Go to last post
  19. Love Torn in a Dream / Combat d'amour en songe by Raul Ruiz (movie)

    I went to the cinema today and watched an amazing film: Love Torn in a Dream / Combat d'amour en songe by Raul Ruiz ...

    Started by zoas23, 04-25-2016 07:27 AM
    abulafia, llull, movie
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  20. Caducei on Carthaginian funeral stones

    http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=282700&partId=1&object=20160&sortBy=imageName&page=1...

    Started by 3+O(, 04-21-2016 03:02 PM
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