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The Philosopher's Stone is a term used by Cabalists to denote the Supreme Wisdom, the union of the divine consciousness or omniscient Solar Principle in man with the lower consciousness or personality, which union has been the goal of Initiates of all ages. Exoterically, the Philosopher's Stone is the secret of the transmutation of the baser metals into gold.” Comte de Gabalis, by the Abbe N. de Montfaucon de Villars, Paris, 1670;

The Philosopher’s Stone - “For all, but in few I shine”. The Philosophers’ Stone has been attributed with many Mystical and Magical properties. The most commonly mentioned properties are the Ability to Transmute Base Metals into Gold or Silver, and the Ability to Heal all forms of illness and Prolong the Life of any person who consumes a small part of the Philosophers’ Stone. Other mentioned properties include: Creation of perpetually burning lamps, Transmutation of common Crystals into…

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Birth of the Philosopher's Stone An illustration from the book "The Follies of Science at the Court of Rudolph II, 1576-1612" published in 1904, written by Henry Carrington Bolton. Not in copyright.

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We go through so many phases in life, but ultimately we are the same person we started out as in the beginning. We just see ourselves differently.

Hello! This is Haenuli, I am a fashion designer who owns a small brand and also an artist. My biggest hobby is drawing and doing creative stuff, but I didn't expect so many support with some of my drawings! Hope you like my drawings. When I visited the Paris Orsay museum, I saw many paintings but one old painting by Marianne Stoke (Young girl and the angel of death), that was Death-like; stood out to me.

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The Raven is a symbol of the nigredo stage of alchemy. Nigredo, or blackness, in alchemy means putrefaction or decomposition. The alchemists believed that as a first step in the pathway to the philosopher's stone all alchemical ingredients had to be cleansed and cooked extensively to a uniform black matter. In analytical psychology, the term became a metaphor 'for the dark night of the soul, when an individual confronts the shadow within'.