As we come upon the end of another School session, we’ve been talking about what has worked in the School, and what needs changing and adjusting. As with all of life, constant evolution is the rule in our business and School, and so we will be making some changes going forward.
In honour of the Springtime work that is the subject of the classic Alchemical text, Mutus Liber, we are posting our own “mute book” of photographs of our process for making Oil of Gold. This process is accomplished through the making of an alkahest, a special substance which is used as a metallic menstruum.
Just as [...]
Years ago, before we even met, Paul was in the rare books business, dealing in out of print and special books on Western esoterics, Alchemy, Qabalah, philosophy, alternative healing and science, and related topics. When we met, it was in his bookstore in Boulder, Colorado, and since then, both our relationship and our stock of [...]
Our latest installment in the free members-only course is a collection of writings, slides, and information focused on the theme of the Art of Distillation, a foundation technique of Alchemy and Spagyrics with endless application in the work. The Art of Distillation is also the new Module we’ve added for the next session of the [...]
As we finish one complete cycle of our School and prepare to welcome new students next Spring, we are also expanding our community education offerings, and have created a new course with free membership to anyone interested.
This course is part of our ongoing expansion of the School of Spagyric & Alchemical Arts, and will offer [...]
Our first group of students has graduated from Module One, and will be moving on to their next Module in a few weeks. We have been greatly enjoying our teaching experience, and will be enrolling new students starting in November.
Our next open session will begin in March of 2011, and will be the formerly separate [...]
Later this month, I will be presenting a lecture at the International Alchemy Conference in Los Angeles, October 23-25. The title is “Body, Spirit, and Soul: an Alchemical Philosophy of Nature”, and we will be discussing the three levels of being in Alchemical and Spagyric philosophy as well as our own work.
Modern science and philosophy [...]
Many people have responded to our survey about the Alchemical School, and we are very grateful for the input we’ve received so far. The data and numbers are very helpful in the planning we are doing now, as are all of the extra suggestions and ideas offered.
The survey has ended, and next we will begin [...]