Zen Naikan brings to those who practice it harmonious well-being, continuous joy, and the most solid aid to healing, encouraging the highest form of spiritual realizationand
Friar Basilio Valentino writes of this salt:
When they break my wings
and prepare me to be bathed in water
- which is my enemy -
I become capable of breaking the metals,
and I break them with violent strenght.
So that a fine mercury is produced
The tartar must be there too
more I cannot give to you
if the Sun and the Moon are not in me.
The Icy dew of the Mountain goddess - An alchemical poem by the VI Dalai Lama and the hidden treasure of Alexius Von Ruesenstein.
In questo video si vuole mostrare per la prima volta la Stanza delle Visioni del Conte Mattei, sito nell’area pericolante e quindi difficilmente visitabile della Rocchetta Mattei , a Riola di Vergato, in quello strano castello che svetta con le sue cupole russe e pieno di arabeschi, sull’Appennino Bolognese.
Rome's Porta Magica - Hermetic Door - and Naples' Pietatella are the world's only incontestable alchemical monuments. Particularly the Porta Magica do not contain hidden symbols, but display them in an unmistakable form; they are locations built to represent alchemy, and nothing else.
And some other formulas regarding sulfur as a polychrest. (Article from Nitrogeno 1)
Con una mossa molto strana per la storia del pensiero, di colpo, l’epistemologia – termine che si riferisce da sempre all’episteme ἐπιστήμη cioè al domandarsi ultimo – diventò la disciplina riguardante la conoscenza certa e il come tale conoscenza possa essere possibile; in più divenne la disciplina che celebrò la storia di questa nuova tendenza in evoluzione.
The icy Dew of the Mountain Goddess. In the Siddha medicine, or in the Tibetan one, we can consider their pharmacopoea as alchemical, because of all those preparations that contain metals or other substances perfectioned trough the fire.
As we had explained in the previous issues of NitroGeno, the Philosophical Transactions is a review published since the XVII century that stands at the very beginning of the foundation of the Royal Society, starting with the first scientific and humanistic annotations of Samuel Hartlib.
Nitrogeno interviews Pier Luigi Tazzi, World renowned art critic and curator.
I believe it is important to be aware of the fact that every event happening in the field of culture or art can not only be a commercial reality, a fad or a mere product of human curiosity. Too much of a tradition-based on dead words can make us forget that at any time, particularly in times of transformation, the tradition - that seemed immovable, goes through a change. It is undeniable that in those moments Tradition matured, or was renewed without being improved or deteriorated but rather by rebuilding the comprehensible form of its cyclical nature, or, rather, of its immovable eternity.