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Alchemy
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Initiations
Initiation is just one of these things either discussed in silent, mysterious tones or off-handedly in a way which indicates that absolutely, positively ever...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
21st Century Alchemy: Learning from the Japanese art of ‘why?’
In 1867, the future inventor, industrialist and founder of the Toyota empire, Toyoda Sakichi, was born in a poor village in central Honshu, the oldest of thr...
Article by George Smith
Modern Alchemy
Modern alchemy leaches gold from water
A small French start-up company is selling a technology with a hint of alchemy: turning water into gold. It does so by extracting from industrial waste wate...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
The Surreal Art of Alchemical Diagrams
Derived from the Arabic root “kimia”, from the Coptic “khem” (referring to the fertile black soil of the Nile delta), the word “alchemy” alludes to the dark ...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
The Alchemy and Artistry of Fayum Portrets
Her rapt, black eyes gaze out, as though she is waiting for one to ask her a question. Her necklace --a braid twirled and tucked in the crown of her head--hi...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
How Alchemy, the Forbidden Science, Changed World History
lchemy is generally seen as an archaic proto-science based on superstition that is of little interest to the modern chemist. In truth, chemistry owes much to...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
Rediscovering the Alchemy of Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton, the English physicist and mathematician revered as the father of modern science, devoted a great deal of time to the study of alchemy. All told...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
The strange number 0.577 keeps showing up in everything
If you had to pick the most famous number in the world, you would probably go for pi, right? But why? Despite being crucial to our understanding of circles, ...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
The Alchemy of Possibility - The Science of Divination
The Alchemy Oracle, like the I Ching and the Tarot, offers the opportunity to consult an oracle, but what does that actually mean - consult an oracle? Caroly...
Article by George Smith
Hindu Alchemy
Management of Phakka Roga in Ayurveda
Kashyap samhita is one of the important ancient documents of kaumarbhritya. Kaumarbhritya is one among the eight branch of ayurveda. Kaumarbhritya consist fr...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
Emotional Alchemy: 4 Ways of Harness Personal Power from Negative Emotions
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~ Wayne Dyer Emotional alchemy is the ultimate psychological leveling mechanism....
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
Ancient Alchemist: Nicolas Flamel
Nicolas Flamel 1330 - Paris, March 22, 1418 - was a successful French scrivener and manuscript-seller who developed a posthumous reputation as an alchemist d...
Article by George Smith
Chinese Alchemy
WHAT IS CALLED 'HEAVENLY CIRCLE' IN CHINESE ALCHEMY?
A pupil asked: There are some practitioners who feel by themselves like qi moves in a circle through the Ren and Du Meridians, and therefore declare that the...
Article by George Smith
Alchemy
This Scientist Dedicated His Life to Unlocking the Secrets of Alchemy
An alchemical recipe, kept secret for 400 years, hangs on a wall in the history department at Johns Hopkins University. The message is hidden in a picture of...
Article by George Smith
Chinese Alchemy
Chinese Alchemy : The Secret of Golden Flower
The ancient science of alchemy still influences the contemporary spiritual theories, and stays shaping the spiritual philosophies of our time. The whirlpool...
Article by George Smith