The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation
This brilliant history of alchemy traces its sources back to ancient Egypt, and presents alchemy as a useful, practical guide to spiritual growth.
The Emerald Tablet – an ancient document that contains the essence of the alchemical teachings – has had an important influence on many Western spiritual and religious traditions. Ostensibly concerned with turning base metals into gold, alchemy was in fact dedicated to transforming the lead of self into the gold of spirit. This brilliant history of alchemy traces its sources back to ancient Egypt, and presents alchemy as a useful, practical guide to spiritual growth. Each of the seven steps of alchemical transformation is explained, with hands-on techniques and exercises. Based in solid scholarship and illustrated with remarkable engravings, The Emerald Tablet provides access to a rich spiritual tradition.
|Dimensions||135 × 27 × 203 mm|