Rosicrucian Alchemy Museum
(AMORC) has a
multilanguage website geared to seekers of ancient wisdom. The
purpose is "to further the evolution of humanity through the
practical application of spiritual laws."
International Alchemy Guild
(IAG) is a worldwide network of practicing alchemists
who exchange information on current research and discoveries
in both practical and spiritual alchemy.
Other Recommended Links
The origin of the tablet is lost in
legends that go back more than 10,000 years. But its words have
The Emerald Tablet
web page contains a translation and recounts how the original
tablet was placed in the King's Chamber of the Great Pyramid
Synesius' Epilogue on the Emerald Tablet is from an
ancient text reprinted in Basil Valentine's Triumphant
Chariot of Antimony.
Tablet of Isaac Newton is the Father of Physics' personal
translation of the tablet. We now know that Newton was more an
alchemist than a physicist.
Pieces on the Emerald Tablet includes eight original
translations and interpretations dating from the Middle Ages
to modern times.
Tablet is a translation of the document that reflects the
beliefs and dogma of the Freemasons. They believed the tablet
was the source of all wisdom.
The Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean is an
interesting collection of interpretations of the tablet and
its history using the voice of Thoth himself.
The Emerald Tablets by Doreal is an interpretation and
rendering of Thoth's work. This website also offers other
material on Egypt, Thoth, alchemy, and other esoteric topics.
The Emerald Tablet of Hermes is a one-page translation of
the tablet that emphasizes the occult interpretation of its
words in terms of chaos magic.
Mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau suggests that the old
Templar stronghold was once home to the Emerald Tablet, which
the Templars used to connect with the spiritual energies of
the planet and the cosmos.
Alchemists is a discussion of the significance of the
Emerald Tablet by Albert Pike, author of the Morals and
Dogma of Freemasonry.
Collectanea Hermetica Rediviva is a collection of links to
primary sources of Hermeticism, including the Emerald Tablet
and the Corpus Hermeticum, other writings attributed
The Emerald Tablet: Seven Steps to Transformation is an
illustrated article by Dennis William Hauck that appeared in
the Berkeley Psychic Reader.
The roots of alchemy go back at least
3,500 years to Egypt and Phoenicia.
Science Heritage Center at the University of Cairo offers
considerable material on the development of alchemy in Egypt
and the history of Arabian science.
- Richard Hoagland's
Enterprise Mission Archaeological Investigation reviews
the "curious" activities of the Egyptian government to conceal
the excavation of the Hall of Records on the Giza Plateau.
an Egyptian is Ramona Louise Weber's online guide to the
religion and philosophy of ancient Egypt. The perceptive
definitions in her extensive glossary are truly impressive.
Of Atlantean Memories is an interesting collection of
channeled and hypnotically regressed memories of Atlantis and
the "glowing green stones" (e.g: Emerald Tablet) they used as
Egypt: Mother of Magicians is the Hermetic Fellowship's
page of links to websites dealing with ancient Egypt,
archaeology, and Hieroglyphic translations.
Hwt-Hrw Temple and School is a spiritual organization
dedicated to following the legacy of ancient Egypt. The
website is devoted to information about the goddess Hathor and
The heyday of traditional alchemy in
medieval Europe spread seeds of enlightenment throughout the
- Adam Maclean's
contains original alchemy manuscripts, artwork, drawings,
interpretations, and history. This website is one of the best
resources for alchemy on the Internet and is highly
Medieval Science Page provides a comprehensive set of
links to Internet resources worldwide that deal with alchemy
and other aspects of medieval science.
Ages of Alchemy covers the whole range of European
alchemy, including its focus on the Elixir of Health and
practical laboratory methods. This is a wonderfully
illustrated site that really evokes the laboratory experience.
The Alexander von Bernus Society website celebrates the
writings and life of Alexander von Bermus, a prominent German
alchemist known as the "impartial Pythagoras." Much of the
material is in German.
Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC)
was founded in 1937 to provide scholars with resources in the
history of science. Publishes Ambix.
College in Adelaide, Australia, is dedicated to the
"conscious evolution of the individual within the context of
his or her physical existence." Email the group for more
Giordana Bruno: The Forgotten Philosopher by John Kessler
is an excellent summary of the life of the spiritual alchemist
who was burnt at the stake by the medieval Church.
Alchemy Here! is the multi-lingual website of Rubellus
Petrinus. It devoted to alchemical symbolism and practical
spagyria, and contains original texts, such as Speculum
Veritatis by Eirenaeus Philalethes.
Spagyria offers information on alchemical procedures for
dividing and recombining substances to accentuate the essences
they contain. Maintained by John H. Reid III.
Philosophical Research Society was founded in 1934 by
Manly P. Hall to preserve and disseminate ancient wisdom and
alchemical teachings. The website has a library, gallery, and
Margaret Magnus website contains many fascinating articles
on the development of alchemy in the West, including pieces on
the Secret Fire, Christ, and the Stone.
From its origin in Egypt to the Cabala,
Jewish alchemists took a pivotal in the development of their Art.
is Albert Pike's presentation of the basics of the Cabala
covers most of the common terms and serves as a good
introduction to Jewish alchemy.
Mysticism Gopher Directory is a gateway to articles about
the Cabala, the Torah, Chassidism, and spiritual alchemy from
the Jewish perspective.
Paths of Wisdom
and Gates of Understanding is A.E. Waite's presentation of
the thirty-two paths of the Sepher Yetzirah or alchemistic
Tree of Life.
of the Qabala is Shagra Friedman's rendition of the First
Matter of alchemy in terms of the mystical system of the Jews.
Patterns of Illusion
and Change by John Stahl is a comparison of the alchemical
principles evident in the Jewish Cabala and the Chinese I
by Simcha Kuritzky is a good overview of all the principles of
the alchemical or magical applications of the Jewish sacred
texts. Presented in four parts.
The Qabalah is the Hermetic Fellowship's page of links to
websites dealing with Jewish alchemy and the Qabalah (which is
a word of many different spellings: "Cabala" is Webster's
Much of medieval alchemy was really a
disguised form of esoteric Christianity that flourishes to this
Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a marvelous and
extensive collection of original books and manuscripts dealing
with both orthodox and esoteric Christianity. Includes Boehme
and Blake material.
The Bible Gateway
contains six searchable versions of the Bible in ten different
languages. Searches may be by word, phrase, or topic.
Lion & Lamb is Collins Hamblen' website, which features
analysis of Biblical, Hopi, Cayce and other prophecy to show
where the world stands in its own spiritual transformation.
The Life and Works of Hildegard von Bingen is a complete
biography and interpretation of this Christian mystic's
profound visions and musical compositions.
Christian Mysticism is a website devoted to the work of
St. John of the Cross, who was known as the Alchemist of the
Soul. Also contains guides to Christian prayer and
Of True Repentance is a book written by German mystic
Jacob Boehme in 1622 that "shows the way to the internal
Kingdom of God." You can print out the entire translated text.
Cave of Light is a celebration of 2,000 years of Christian
mystics with links to several original works by Christian
authors ranging from St. John to novelist Susan Howatch.
A Book of Christian Mysticism is a website where you can
download for free the 334-page spiritual journal of Catholic
mystic Robert Lind Defries, The Experience of Divine Light
Wittgenstein's Net - A Christian Think Tank is an
intelligent and entertaining center for all kinds of views on
the meaning of Christianity in our time.
The Gnostics made the principles of
alchemy part of their religion, much to the anger of the Church.
Friends Network is a must-see, iconoclastic collection of
modern and ancient Gnosis that will blow your mind if you are
Renaissance Information Project documents the oppression
of Gnostic Christians as well providing links to modern
Gnostic Order of Christ provides support and educational
material to those who seek to apprehend spiritual truth
through intuitive as well as rational means.
Gnosticism is the Hermetic Fellowship's listing of links
to websites dealing with Gnostics, Cathars, Mandeism, and
Islamic alchemists safeguarded and
expanded the alchemical teachings during the Dark Ages.
Alchemy is devoted to the history of Islamic alchemy and
the Old Egyptian Science. Sourced from the Alchemy Web through
the Virtual Library for the History of Science, Technology and
of Islam is an in-depth introduction to the history and
philosophy of Islam with sections on alchemy and Islamic
Jalaluddin Rumi, the Sufi spiritual alchemist, is featured
on links from this page that include a biography and some of
his original poems.
Online contains full-text English translations of Sufi
classics that you can download for free and read. Among the
classics is The Alchemy of Happiness by Abu Hamid
al-Arabi - Sufi Mystic is devoted to the twelfth-century
spiritual alchemist and his pantheistic doctrine that
everything is a manifestation of the Oneness of God.
Taoists practice an inner alchemy in
which the organs of the body are vessels of transformation.
Golden Elixir is devoted to the doctrines and history of
Chinese alchemy and offers articles, original sources, and
bibliographic research tools.
Mountain Wind offers free information on using breath
exercises for personal transformation. They also publish books
on Taoist alchemy and Chi Kung, as well as the newsletter
and Chi Kung is an excellent introduction to these
6,000-year-old practices intended to perfect body and mind
through the alchemistic direction of life force (chi).
Dhammapada: Wisdom of Buddha is a translation of sections
of the book Harischandra Kaviratna that describe the
principles of Buddhist alchemy.
Dragon Magick and Alchemy is Don Juan Cardoza's
spectacular site that traces the symbolism and stages of
alchemical transformation through the vantage point of the
Hindu alchemists gave the name
"kundalini" to the evolutionary alchemical energy in man.
Resource Center offers information and help to those
experiencing the awakening of kundalini so they can understand
what is happening to them.
FAQ covers everything from how to awaken kundalini to what
to do once it happens, and includes insightful comments on
bodily alchemy in general.
Serpentine Power in Greece and India compares the
kundalini experience as it was described in the Greek and
Indian traditions. The Caduceus of Hermes is one symbol common
The Chakras is a website devoted to understanding the
nature of the energy centers along the spine and how various
alchemistic methods can be used to unblock and them.
Transforming Tantra: Tibetan Tantra, Imaginal Alchemy, and
Genderal Consciousness by Leslie Emery is a look at the
role of images in harnessing sexual energies for higher
Internet Links has links to over a hundred websites
devoted to Tantric alchemy and the relationship between sexual
energy and spiritual enlightenment.
Forced underground, the Hermetic
teachings were transmitted secretly in a variety of ways.
The Hermetic and Alchemical Works of Jason Wolf is a look
at the musings and drawings of an inspired spiritual alchemist
and includes an Alchemy FAQ and articles.
Spirit Project Facilitating personal growth and spiritual
enlightenment through interaction and discussion, we encourage
new perspectives that will help you find meaning and purpose
in your life. Large resource directory.
The Occult Glossary is an excellent resource that defines
many of the common terms of the Hermetic tradition from scores
of different spiritual traditions.
Web Works contains information on alchemy, Egyptology,
druidism, freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, shamanism, tarot,
wicca, divination, and other so-called Hermetic sciences.
The Hermetic Fellowship Resources Page is a collection of
links to New Age, pagan, Celtic, metaphysical, occult, and
other Hermetic sites on the Internet.
Pythagorean Tarot is an insightful article on the Hermetic
origins of the tarot deck and proposes a Pythagorean deck more
in keeping with its true numerology and archetypal basis.
TarotConsultant - A free on-line Ezine for Tarot
Consultants and readers, from beginner to veteran, with
articles, spreads, tips and more.
Create Your Own Truth is a Wiccan homepage with a
collection of original writings such as the "Chymical Jousting
of Brother Persdua" and articles such as an elaboration on the
meaning of Tarot cards.
Occult World Ledger reviews and lists books on a number of
paranormal with links to various websites devoted to similar
is a practical spiritual site, developed to promote (self)
healing, self-mastery, inner growth and lust for life. The
site includes courses and information on spirituality, occult
sciences, spiritual art, oracles, and natural therapies.
Many altered states of consciousness are
alchemical breakthroughs to a higher reality.
Living website offers an excellent online guide to
meditation that you can download for free, as well as images
of nature designed to transport you to higher consciousness.
SpiritWeb focuses on spiritual awakening and enlightenment
and features key documents on meditation, esotericism,
theosophy, yoga, astral projections, and spiritual astrology.
Dreamgate focuses on the spiritual meaning of dreams as
ways of accessing deeper reality. Includes an extensive guide
to other dream resources on the internet.
Alternate Realities in Art and Thought is an unusual
website devoted to esoteric studies and metaphysical reality
as expressed in a variety of venues including art, literature,
and the web.
a membership organization and modern day mystery school
offering instruction in metaphysics. Publishes monthly
newsletter and provides telephone assistance for members.
- The website for
Philosophy offers a solution to the mind-body problem as
well as therapeutic applications and sections on Dr. John
Dee's Enochian magic and supernaturalism.
Council on Spiritual Practices (CSP) is dedicated to
"making direct experience of the sacred more accessible to
more people" through the use of entheogens (shamanic plants
and psychoactive drugs).
Archive contains exhaustive information on psychoactive
substances and features a travel guide to over 1,000 visionary
sites that are said to alter consciousness.
Scientific Pantheism website takes a truly cosmic look at
the Hermetic doctrine that all matter is alive with spirit.
There is also an excellent section on mystical union and
Spherical Breathing Meditation from the MerKaBa website is
a step-by-step procedure for obtaining an ascension experience
into other dimensions of consciousness.
Violet Flame - The Alchemist's Dream offers a
visualization that actualizes the inherent alchemy of light in
consciousness, making violet not just a color but an entry to
the next higher octave of light.
Carl Gustav Jung spent his life studying
alchemy. What he discovered became a whole new discipline.
C.G. Jung website offers a glossary of Jungian terms,
articles by Jungian analysts, lists of programs in Jungian
training, and links to other Jungian websites.
- Michael Daniel's
Transpersonal Links contains the most complete listing of
hyperlinks to websites devoted to the study of Transpersonal
Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) is membership
organization dedicated to studying the nature of consciousness
as a gateway to transformation. Publishes a newsletter and
The Mind's Eye
is an online transpersonal psychology journal featuring
writings and images that detail and evoke the transpersonal
Science and Literature website catalogs material that lies
at the cutting edge between science and mythology. The
academic site has sections on Paracelsus, alchemy,
astroarcheology, ley-lines, H.G. Wells, etc.
James and the WWW details the work of William James, who
was instrumental in developing the transpersonal perspective
in modern psychology.
Cain's Self-Exploration Page includes an full text
resources on the idea of Selfhood and its connection with
spirituality and psychology.
Nielson's Psychology of Religion website is a
comprehensive resource on the connections between psychology
and the religious experience. Has full text of James'
Varieties of Religious Experience.
of Attachment: An Epistemology of Transformation is an
abstract of a lecture by David Fideler at the Palladian
Academy Symposium in Vicenza, Italy, in 1997.
New Thought Movement Homepage contains a wealth of
resources related to the practice of bringing the presence of
the divine into our everyday lives.
Spagyria and the
Alchemist's Dream is Greek psychiatrist Demys Kyriacou's
website on personal transformation.
The alchemical Elixir, that heals and
protects all living things, is made in our own bodies.
The Alchemy Institute
of Healing Arts of Sedona, Arizona, offers certification
programs in alchemical message and bodywork and alchemical
Alchemical Hypnotherapy Institute, also known as the
Alchemy Institute of Healing Arts, explores and attempts to
awaken the transformative and healing powers of the
Rejuvenation Integratron is a paper by George Van Tassel,
who invented the mechanical dome (still standing in Mojave
Desert) that he hoped would reverse aging using the principles
of the Emerald Tablet.
Alchemilla Medical Journal is a website devoted to
alchemical healing and includes herbal and homeopathic
medicine, Ayurveda, Vedic astrology, and Chakra medicine.
Herbalist-Alchemist website gives information about herbal
extraction and the actions of various herbs on symptoms of
disease and chronic illnesses.
Smetana website works with formulations of solar and lunar
thinking in terms of reductionist and holistic approaches to
health issues. It also describes the alchemical process of
website is devoted to teaching and spreading knowledge of a
unique form of healing that involves an attunement between
practitioner and patient. It is part of the Sophia tradition
and the alchemists at the Temple of Solomon.
website carries a wealth of information on bodily alchemy,
including asanas, yantras and tantra.
Many scientists acknowledge the
universal truths of alchemy in both the microcosm and macrocosm.
Unified Field Octagal is Bob Foote's fascinating look at
alchemical Octave Theory, which is an intrinsic pattern that
the universe follows. This is 22nd-century science online
Dark Matter: The
Physical Basis for Mysticism is Dr. Deno Kazanis'
scientific paper on "Dark Matter," what the alchemists would
have called the "First Matter."
Mathematics of Alchemy is Charles Higgins' mathematical
discourses on the Four Elements of normal reality and the
Eight Elements of quantum reality. Several in-depth Higgins'
papers are at this site.
Expansion. Charles Higgins looks at the harmonic
oscillation of the Above (Light) and the Below (Dark) and
derives the Four Elements.
Rotation of the Elements by John Opsopaus describes this
key alchemical transformative process on on all the levels on
which it occurs.
Tetragrammaton Formula: Evolution of Matter and Soul is
Shagra Friedman's insightful interpretation of the four
letters of the Holy Name of God as the alchemical formula of
Full text versions of important alchemy
and related books and manuscripts.
An Alchemist's Treasure is a lucid and deeply meaningful
presentation of texts by Paracelsus, Joachim Tanckivs, and
other Arabian and European alchemists. The philosophical
summary of alchemy is brilliant.
Magic is a collection of alchemical principles that is an
early expression of modern science. Written by John Baptist
Porta (1537-1615), all twenty original texts are available for
Texts contains over 80 original alchemy manuscripts dating
from Egyptian writings to the nineteenth century. The texts
are divided into physical and spiritual alchemy categories.
John Dee by
Charlotte Fell Smith is a biographical sketch of the great
English mathematician and alchemist who was given a license to
practice alchemy. From the John Dee Society website.
The Secret Doctrine by H.P. Blavatsky is the classic work
that synthesizes science, religion, philosophy, and the
Fundamentals of the Esoteric Philosophy by G. de Purucker
is a wide-ranging history and interpretation of the Hermetic
principles that have become known as the Perennial Philosophy.
States of Consciousness by physicist Charles Tart is a
lively survey of the science of consciousness from the
perspective of the As Above, So Below precept of the Emerald
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Maranatha Puzzle is a fascinating website devoted to
solving an age-old alchemical mystery with a 1 million pound
reward for those who decipher it!
Search Engine is an online search page that catalogs
Hermetic websites. Included are psychic, pagan, gnostic,
tarot, meditation, Wiccan, herbal, astrology, and other
sources in the Hermetic underground tradition.
The Open Directory
is an uncensored online search engine that is human-edited and
maintained by real people not computers. It contains many
up-front Hermetic and alchemical sites not listed on other
Encyclopedia is the largest online guide to graphic
symbols and ideograms, including Hermetic and alchemical
symbols down through the ages.