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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The ring of office was now placed upon my finger, and the King embraced me, telling me this was the last time I would see him in this manner, from all of which I understood that in the morning I, most wretched man, had nobody to show me the way, who should approach me but the two august old lords — Atlas and the Warden of the Tower — who conducted me into a glorious lodging, in which stood three beds, and each of us lay in one of them.
For two hours the fountain played, and the distillations dripped into the oval casket till the bodies it contained were quite dissolved. Olympus is the mountain where the Greek gods resided. At supper, as all grew merry with wine, the Virgin began to propound enigmas, for which, try as we would, we could find no solution.
I had fastened my tokens round my hat, of which the young King soon took notice, and demanded if I were he who at the gate had redeemed these tokens. There remained nine of us, and among the rest he who discoursed with me at the table too. He knelt rosenkerutz reverence before a lion who stood on a fountain with a naked sword held in his paw.
At its sixth lowering, the rope swung aside, so that I was able to catch it, and so beyond all hope came out, bleeding from a head-wound received from a sharp stone on the way. This manifesto has been a source of inspiration for poets, alchemists the word “chymical” is an old form of “chemical” and refers to alchemy—for which the ‘Sacred Marriage’ was the goal  and dreamers, through the force of its initiation ritual with processions of tests, purifications, death, resurrection, and ascension and also by its symbolism found since the beginning with the invitation to Rosenkreutz to assist this Royal Wedding.
The door opened of itself, and many thousands of lighted tapers entered, marching of themselves, and followed by a gliding gilded throne, on which sat the Virgin whose torch had lighted me to the Castle. An important publication by this scholar is Christianopolisor the City of Christ, an Utopian dream similar in spirit to Lord’s Bacon’s New Atlantis.
The bath we heated further, till all the water had evaporated, leaving only a blue stone: 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.
Now whom did he love the better, my sister or myself? Our Virgin now entered with two curious garments, which could have been crystal but that they were gentle and not transparent. When she had departed on her gliding throne, the tapers, held by invisible hands, conducted the confident to their beds. If you are looking to connect with one, explore the Lectorium Rosicrucianum.
I thanked God he had lighted on us no sooner, for at his unlooked-for appearance I felt more like the dead than the living. Our Virgin, dressed in black velvet, now conducted us to the garden, where we found six sepulchres under a roof supported by seven columns, above which floated a flag with a Phoenix painted on it.
This is where one finds the teaching of the dead raised incorruptible I Cor The Six Lanterns at the second temple: The crown at the ceiling refers to the Crown of the Great Work. Of him Rudolf Steiner says: European Mysteries and their Initiates It is a continuation of The Order of the Grail and the Order of the Templars; its contents are couched in different terms in succeeding centuries to meet changes in human consciousness and changing human needs. This was arched into seven hemispheres, and at the top of the middle and highest of these I spied a small aperture.
Its autor, Johan Valentine Andreae, writes both an initiation narrative and an account of striving to know the nature and activity of those forces that work behind external happenings.
Thus this little knave christiah all the sport and mirth. But when I examined myself, as bidden by the letter, and contemplated my blindness in mysterious things, my ticklings of the flesh, my rearing of stately palaces in the air and other like carnal designs, I was so overwhelmed by my own unworthiness that I swung between hope and fear. Into this silence delicately stepped a snow-white unicorn, a golden collar about his neck. Then the crystal fountain of red water was brought, and with cnymical a small crystal drinking-cup, from which the whole company drank the Draught of Silence, as in any House of the Mysteries.
Suddenly we heard strains of such delicate music that the babel was hushed and no one spoke one word for the space of half an hour. This was the wound I received on my head in a dream. Over each ship hovered a flame; as soon as I saw them I knew: He received many honors from his church and finally died in the bosom of Lutheranism.
The second path in the text is the path taught in John’s gospel, as CRC is told not to turn to the left rsenkreutz right on this path and John’s is the only account not to mention two men crucified to the right and to the left of Jesus while on the cross as thieves John Presently the young King took the black-bound book from the altar, and asked those of us who rosenkkreutz resolved to keep faith with him to write our names in it.
Foremost, A, rosenkrdutz Pyramid, carrying the Moor’s head, with rsenkreutz musicians making excellent music. In the first the musicians seated themselves, of which the old lord had a great number. On the way to the second Portal, therefore, I asked the King about this Guardian, and he replied that he was a very famous astrologer; but having on a time committed a fault against Venus by beholding her in her bed of rest, this punishment was imposed upon him, that he should so long wait at the gate till someone should release wwedding from thence.