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. The Chymical Wedding is an allegoric story divided into Seven Days, or Seven Journeys, and which tells us how Christian Rosenkreuz was invited to go to a.

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No sooner had we re-entered the Treasury than in flew the little Cupid, who promptly locked the copper door leading down to Venus’s chamber, exclaiming: The spiritual seeker is not polarized in male or female anymore; he is truly androgyn.

After two hours’ sailing we passed from the sea into the narrow strait, and out of this into the lake, which we found covered with ships which had sailed from the Castle to meet us, led by one sparkling with gold and precious stones, in which sat the young King and Queen, on whose behalf Old Atlas welcomed us. In the second one he receives a seal that says: But now a black raven darted down at the dove, who took refuge in flight, the raven hastening after her and I after him.

Here she assigned us to the various ships, which then set sail in this order: Nor was my own release to be hoped for till the marriage feast of his future son. An hour later, pages came in, bound all nine of us with ropes, and left us to spend the night in darkness and discomfort, bewailing our presumption in accepting the Wedding invitation. As for me, I could scarcely well go forward for the wounds left on my feet by the fetters.

After breakfast, the old lord presented each one of us with a golden medal, bearing on one side the words, “Art is the priestess of Nature,” and on the other, “Nature is the daughter of Time”. Now whom did he love the better, my sister or myself?

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The crown at the ceiling refers to the Crown of the Great Work. Knight of the Golden Stone. Retrieved September 21, The second was long, but easy provided we kept to it and were guided by our magnet.

The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz. Our Virgin, running in with her cypress box of the Bird’s ashes, also joined in the laughter; and we four were set to work under the direction of the old Warden, moistening the ashes to a dough with prepared water, heating this paste, then casting it into two little moulds. An important point is that it’s the Bridegroom Bible that is offering these paths.


Many occupied themselves in copying the paintings; but I, on whom the page of greatest power had been bestowed, was led with my companion into parts of the Castle usually kept private, the keys of these having been committed to my page.

I answered yes in the most humble manner; but chriatian laughed on me, saying there henceforth needed no ceremony, I was HIS Father. CRC has to pass through three gates and temples. Bread is also broken in the letters of Rrosenkreutz and the Book of Acts; however bread is never broken in the general letters of Peter, James, Jude and John. To use our talents to assist all that have need of them.

After becoming spiritually aware, the student feels himself trapped in the material world, where so many people, although unaware, want to be rescued from the perils of life. Suddenly the winds rose, the sea grew rough, and clouds covered the moon.

Then an old man with ice-grey locks appeared at the edge of the opening, calling for silence. Over each ship hovered a flame; as soon as I saw them I knew: To ascribe our Order only to God and His handmaid, Nature.

Our Virgin now reminded us of our oaths cbymical allegiance to the Bridegroom, and invited us to sail with her to the island Tower of Olympus, to assist in preparing the medicaments needed to restore the Royal Persons to life.

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In the Chemical Marriage it is stated that C. To abominate all whoredom, and not defile our Order with such vices. Although other spiritual paths practices also lead to the ultimate goal, one needs to feel which path is his to follow.

Foremost, A, the Pyramid, carrying the Moor’s head, with twelve musicians making excellent music. At these dire warnings, I sank down beneath the tree in great perturbation of spirit.

Then the black executioner, preparing to withdraw, was himself beheaded, and his head placed with his axe in a little shrine. Hastily I stumbled back to the laboratory, where, lulled by a gently purling fountain, I quickly fell asleep.

In her right hand was a golden trumpet, and in her left a great bundle of letters in all languages, which she as I afterwards understood was to carry into all countries.

Nevertheless his works are magnificent.

In it the Guardian of the First Portal reported that his observations of the stars revealed that one of the King’s guests had uncovered Venus; thus the time had come when he himself should be released from his office, and he beggged to be permitted to be present at that evening’s banquet in the hope of discovering his successor.


Now, my lord, how am I called? The Griffon is the symbol for primal energies, the lion of royal energies. They orsenkreutz not claim a link to the Fraternity of the Rose Cross, nor do they have a spiritual master dictating them doctrines.

I also had one in my hand; my sister had none in hers.

They teach a path of transfiguration to lead humans back to their divine origin. But after a quarter of eosenkreutz hour, a round hole in the ceiling was uncovered from above, where we saw our Virgin, who bade us a cheerful goodmorrow, desiring us to come up.

On an Evening before Easter-Day, I sate at a Table, and having as my Custom was in my humble Prayer sufficiently conversed with my Chritsian, and considered many great Mysteries whereof the Father of Lights his Majesty had oof me not a few and being now ready to prepare in my Heart, together with my dear Paschal Lamb, a small unleavened, undefiled Cake.

First the three stages of life. We laborators now sat alone for a quarter of an hour or so, till I, perceiving a trampling overhead, had an eye to my ladder. Our Virgin now entered with two curious garments, which could have been crystal but that they were gentle and not transparent. Of him Rudolf Steiner says: Jofhra points to the crumbling of the old self, the death of the ego. The young king to whom she was betrothed made war upon the Moors on her behalf, and was victorious; he released the young queen, and restored her to her kingdom; they were married amid great rejoicings; and the play closed with a wedding hymn, calling down blessing on our King and Queen, and praying that a fairer future race might spring from them.

He does not acknowledge the other works, but a word looking for an author has fastened all of them upon him.

We were now, with due ceremony, installed Knights, and conducted in procession to a little chapel, where I hung up my golden fleece and my hat.