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Ouroboros – Ancient Symbol of Eternal Return

By |2018-08-24T13:34:49+03:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Ouroboros or Uroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. Originating in ancient Egyptian iconography, the ouroboros entered western tradition via Greek magical tradition and was adopted as a symbol in Gnosticism and Hermeticism and most notably in [...]

Alchemy and the Evolution of Modern Science

By |2018-07-17T17:09:15+03:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Origins of Today's "Central Science" Many of the earliest chemists, physicians, and philosophers were also alchemists. The word alchemy brings to mind a cauldron-full of images: witches hovering over a boiling brew, or perhaps sorcerers in smoky labs or cluttered libraries. Despite these connotations [...]

The Symbolic Meaning Of A Square

By |2018-07-14T19:45:26+03:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

The square is used symbolically in spiritual and esoteric artwork to represent attributes of the four. In the many ancient writings, the four was expressed using nature; the four directions, the four winds, the four seasons, the four elements, the four evangelists and so on. [...]

What Was The Philosopher’s Stone?

By |2020-01-17T02:52:01+03:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , |

From the Middle Ages to the late 17th-century, the so-called Philosopher’s Stone was the most sought-after goal in the world of alchemy, the medieval ancestor of chemistry. According to legend, the philosopher’s stone was a substance that could turn ordinary metals such as iron, tin, [...]