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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: The Map

    Some of you showed interest in creating a map on which we can mark alchemy related spots all over the globe. Here it is: THE MAP Everyone...

    Started by Florius Frammel, 07-14-2018 07:34 AM
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  2. 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. Exclamation Alchemists sure are pale!

    Take a look at this: What the hell? That eye doesn't look right, and don't get me started about the pale/opaque hand with blue veins. :eek:

    Started by Aleilius, 05-22-2011 11:34 PM
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  2. 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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  3. Fulcanelli - Oak...

    I wanted to start a thread on this topic. I think I understand Fulcanelli's clues, but they seem to go way out of the way to express what they're...

    Started by solomon levi, 12-29-2009 08:03 PM
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  4. Pragmatic Guide To The Four Alchemical Elements

    "100%, using the 4 elements, my tongue is my instrument, scratch the vinyl for it to be a complete achievement." So we keep on talking about the 4...

    Started by glenerson, 04-07-2013 04:16 PM
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  5. 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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  6. Morning Star

    A lot of texts suggest to follow a star. Especially the morning star, or the "north" star. Interestingly in roman mythology Lucifer, the bringer...

    Started by Florius Frammel, 10-11-2018 09:53 AM
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  7. G

    Is the letter G the symbol of the Ouroboros? Is there any supporting evidence for this? Peace, Joshua G.

    Started by Joshua, 01-05-2011 09:15 PM
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  8. 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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    09-09-2016 09:43 PM Go to last post
  9. 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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  10. Green Lion devouring the Sun

    Started by Aham, 08-12-2018 01:50 AM
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  11. Question about Alchemical Sign (Crucified Serpent)

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. I think everyone who knows about Nicholas Flamel knows about his grave and symbols. Anyone know...

    Started by JamesBryan, 01-06-2009 12:28 AM
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  12. Poussin secret discovered :2 unknown paintings reveal the key of a mystery

    2 unknown POUSSIN paintings discovered:the key of a great MYSTERY 2 family's paintings, 2 unknown and coded Poussin's paintings ,are the key of...

    Started by gasc, 05-21-2012 02:45 PM
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  13. Help with identifying the item please.

    Hello everyone. I'm new to this forum and new to alchemy in general. I thought I would share with you what has intrigued me in to doing a bit of...

    Started by timmay13, 10-25-2011 01:58 AM
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  14. curious question

    Im wondering if a more "learned" or skilled alchemist, or someone who is good at dream interpretation and symbolism can perhaps explain the dream im...

    Started by Seth-Ra, 05-02-2009 05:27 PM
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  15. 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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  16. I wonder....

    Did the ancient Hindu gods ingest alot of alchemical/colloidal elixirs with silver in them? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Harihara.jpg ...

    Started by solomon levi, 06-02-2009 06:27 PM
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  17. 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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  18. The Staff of Asclepius

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. Often confused with The Caduceus of Hermes, and perceived by some to be not an image of alchemy, but I...

    Started by Awani, 12-25-2008 07:30 AM
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    allegro, amanita muscaria, asclepius, staff
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    10-09-2011 12:25 PM Go to last post
  19. 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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  20. Who knows what does this mean ?

    This image come from http://books.google.fr/books?id=BhIOAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA328&dq=martin+ruland&as_brr=1&cd=4#v=onepage&q=&f=false Maybe someone can...

    Started by Salazius, 01-16-2010 11:36 AM
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