The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz. Originally published in German in This edition derives from an English trans- lation published in The drawings on this page appeared as illustrations in The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published by Lectorium Rosicrucianum, a Rosicrucian. You Are Cordially Invited to a Royal Wedding! Today – today – today. is the wedding of the King. If you are born for this,. Chosen by God for joy,. You may.

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The Duchess told C. Lots of good Rose-cross alchemy imagery. The invitation to the royal wedding includes the Monas Hieroglyphica associated with John Dee. The elect then returned to the castle, where to each was assigned a learned page, who conducted them through the various parts of the edifice. Those who in arrogance had soared to lofty heights accordingly fell a greater distance and sustained more serious injury than the more humble ones who, falling but a short distance, often landed without mishap.

First English version appeared inby Ezechiel Foxcroftfollowed by translations into many languages throughout time.

The pearl is the symbol for the Divine Self. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This would seem to indicate that CRC was Jewish. Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references Books with missing cover Articles containing German-language text Articles with Project Gutenberg links Articles with LibriVox links. Despite its importance christizn a key text of the Western esoteric traditions, this is the first ever contemporary English translation of The Chemical Wedding, made especially for this edition by Joscelyn Godwin.

To the west was a great porch in which stood three thrones, the central one elevated. It is a deeply interior work, one which asks th The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, often looked upon as the third Rosicrucian manifesto, has an entirely different tone from the other Rosicrucian documents.

I backed Small Beer Press’s Roesnkreutz and got the absolutely gorgeous hardcover edition. Not enough Crowley for my taste. Then I fact-checked the existence of Andreae on Wikipedia, and realized that yeah, this is actually a real Reformation-era text. The third path would be chrustian general letters of Peter, James, Jude, and John.


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So she was married to another man, honest and upright, who kept her with modesty and affection until she came to childbed, and was so ill that everyone thought she had died. After the ceremony, C. The coffins were lowered into graves and great stones rolled over them. Is there an eighth day? In about half an hour the young King and Queen awakened and the Virgo Lucifera chrietian them with the white garments.

The aged warden then locked the “artists” in the lower room of the tower, but in rosenkdeutz short time a round hole was uncovered in the ceiling and Virgo Lucifera invited all to ascend.

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Bread is broken in the gospels of Chemiacl, Luke, and Matthew; however bread is never broken in John’s gospel. Surprisingly goofy story, considering it was written in Virgo Lucifera then entered, and after laughing at chemidal perplexity of her guests, emptied the ashes of the bird into another vessel, filling the cypress box with useless matter.

When the day’s work was finished, each was assigned a mattress on the stone floor. The one assigned to C.

Uno dei tre manifesti dei Rosacroce, assieme al “Fama Fraternitatis” e alla “Confessio Fraternitatis”. But even then, the story is just so strange!

To Virgo Lucifera was given the heaviest weight, which was hung in the Queen’s chamber during the singing of a hymn. Funny to think it’s inspired centuries of conspiratorial Rosicrucian theories as mentioned repeatedly in Eco’s Foucault’s Pendulum, which by curious coincidence I read mere weeks ago.

Virgo Lucifera then presented a magnificent goblet to the guests, stating that the King had requested all to share its contents, Following this, C. Also, the illustrations are really funny. Sep 20, Greg rated it really liked it Shelves: Each guest was presented to the King by one of the virgins and after this ceremony the Virgo Lucifera made a short speech in which she recited the achievements of the honest “artists” and begged that each be questioned as to whether she had properly fulfilled her duty.


In the midst of the tempest he was touched on the back and, turning, he beheld a glorious woman with wings filled with eyes, and robed in sky-colored garments spangled with stars. The Chymical Wedding is often described as the third of the original manifestos of the mysterious “Fraternity of the Rose Cross” Rosicruciansalthough it is markedly different from the Fama Fraternitatis and Confessio Fraternitatis in style and in subject matter.

Jofhra chemifal to the crumbling of the old self, the death of the ego. The Tower of Olympus stood upon an island rsoenkreutz was exactly square and was surrounded by a great wall.

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CRC is in an assembly room with others who are spiritually called, but who haven’t let go of their egoistic tendencies. Then some first began to chemcal the imminent danger, and I myself could not refrain from tears.

They were then duly installed as Knights, which ceremony was ratified in a little chapel where C. Meaning that CRC didn’t turn to the left or right.

The guests ascended with ropes, ladders, and wings to the fifth floor, where a bath colored with fine white powder had been prepared for the bird, which enjoyed bathing in it until the lamps placed beneath the bath caused the water to become uncomfortably warm.

The version I read has footnotes, which were somewhat helpful in understanding what was going on — although it was interesting how often the translator admitted to not knowing what certain scenes meant.