Alexander Roob's Alchemy & Mysticism (Klotz) PDF

By Alexander Roob

ISBN-10: 3822815144

ISBN-13: 9783822815144

A fantastical trip in the course of the pictorial global of alchemy and mysticism, the Cabbala and magic, freemasons and Rosicrusians. This exact choice of illustrations with commentaries and resource texts courses us on a desirable trip in the course of the representations of the key arts.

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Lowed the same orbit as the earth, but was always on the opposite side and therefore invisible. Both bodies orbited around the central fire. Albert Freiherr v. Thimus, Die harmonikale 5ymbolik des Altertums. Cologne. 1868 Reconstruction of the Pythagorean cos· mos according to the plan of the octave. Stanley, History of Philosophy 96 MACROCOSM: Music of the spheres MACROCOSM: Music of the spheres 97 Genesis According to Pythagoras, the structure of the world is based on the consonant inter­ vals of the octave, the fifth and the fourth_ The numbers of their proportions 2:1, 3:2 and 4:3 are the 'holy diversity' ofthe Pythagoreans, called the tetractys: 1+2+3+4=10- "Progress from oneness to the number four and the ten emerges, the mother of all things_" Genesis In the Tantric vi­ sion, an invisible power-point (bindu) produces the primal matter (prakriti), which consists of three qualities (gunas): sattva (essence, peace), rajas (en­ ergy, passion) and tamas (substance, inertia).

L, terrestrial ' m usica instrumentalisl is but a shade of the 'musica mundana', the music of the spheres repres· ented by the sphere at the centre. This in turn is merely a faint echo of the divine music of the nine choirs of angels. cosmic universe were assembled according to ideal proportions, which can be expressed i n a sequence of tones. The pitches of the individual planetary tones of the celestial scale were derived from their orbital speeds, and the distances between them were placed in relationship to the musical i ntervals.

Lowed the same orbit as the earth, but was always on the opposite side and therefore invisible. Both bodies orbited around the central fire. Albert Freiherr v. Thimus, Die harmonikale 5ymbolik des Altertums. Cologne. 1868 Reconstruction of the Pythagorean cos· mos according to the plan of the octave. Stanley, History of Philosophy 96 MACROCOSM: Music of the spheres MACROCOSM: Music of the spheres 97 Genesis According to Pythagoras, the structure of the world is based on the consonant inter­ vals of the octave, the fifth and the fourth_ The numbers of their proportions 2:1, 3:2 and 4:3 are the 'holy diversity' ofthe Pythagoreans, called the tetractys: 1+2+3+4=10- "Progress from oneness to the number four and the ten emerges, the mother of all things_" Genesis In the Tantric vi­ sion, an invisible power-point (bindu) produces the primal matter (prakriti), which consists of three qualities (gunas): sattva (essence, peace), rajas (en­ ergy, passion) and tamas (substance, inertia).

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