The origin of the tablet is lost in legends that go back more
than 10,000 years. But its words have survived.
- 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 of Cheops.
Epilogue on the Emerald Tablet is from an ancient text reprinted in Basil Valentine's Triumphant
Chariot of Antimony.
- The Emerald 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.
- Various Pieces
on the Emerald Tablet includes eight original translations and interpretations dating
from the Middle Ages to modern times.
Emerald 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
Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean is an interesting collection of interpretations
of the tablet and its history using the voice of Thoth himself.
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.
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.
- The Hermetic 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 to Hermes.
Emerald Tablet: Seven Steps to Transformation is an illustrated article
by Dennis William Hauck that appeared in the Berkeley Psychic
The roots of alchemy go back at least 3,500 years to Egypt and
- The 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.
- Walk Like 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.
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 books.
- Egypt: Mother of
Magicians is the Hermetic Fellowship's page of links to websites dealing with ancient
Egypt, archaeology, and Hieroglyphic translations.
- The Akhet
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 Akhet philosophy.
The heyday of traditional alchemy in medieval Europe spread
seeds of enlightenment throughout the world.
- Adam Maclean's Alchemy Web
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 recommended.
- The 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.
- The 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 information.
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.
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.
- The 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 bookstore.
- The Margaret
Magnus website contains many fascinating articles on the development of
alchemy in the West, including pieces on the Secret Fire, Christ, and the
From its origin in Egypt to the Cabala, Jewish alchemists took a
pivotal in the development of their Art.
- The Creation 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.
- First Substance 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 Ching.
- Kabbalistic Magic 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 day.
- The 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.
& 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.
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 contemplation.
- 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.
- The 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 and Energies.
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.
- The Gnostic Friends
Network is a must-see, iconoclastic collection of modern and ancient Gnosis that will
blow your mind if you are not careful!
- The Gnostic Renaissance
Information Project documents the oppression of Gnostic Christians as well providing
links to modern Gnostic sites.
- The 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 related topics.
Islamic alchemists safeguarded and expanded the alchemical
teachings during the Dark Ages.
- Islamic 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
- The Religion of Islam
is an in-depth introduction to the history and philosophy of Islam with sections on
alchemy and Islamic science.
- Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi,
the Sufi spiritual alchemist, is featured on links from this page that include a biography
and some of his original poems.
- Sufi Books 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
- Ibn 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.
- The 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 Inner Alchemy.
- Tai Chi 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).
Wisdom of Buddha is a translation of sections of the book Harischandra Kaviratna that
describe the principles of Buddhist alchemy.
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 dragon archetype.
Hindu alchemists gave the name "kundalini" to the
evolutionary alchemical energy in man.
- The Kundalini Resource
Center offers information and help to those experiencing the awakening of kundalini so
they can understand what is happening to them.
- The Kundalini FAQ
covers everything from how to awaken kundalini to what to do once it happens, and includes
insightful comments on bodily alchemy in general.
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 to both.
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.
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 consciousness.
- Tantra 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.
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
- One 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.
- The New Age Web
Works contains information on alchemy, Egyptology, druidism, freemasonry,
Rosicrucianism, shamanism, tarot, wicca, divination, and other so-called Hermetic
Hermetic Fellowship Resources Page is a collection of links to New Age, pagan,
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
A free on-line Ezine for Tarot Consultants and readers, from beginner to
veteran, with articles, spreads, tips and more.
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.
World Ledger reviews and lists books on a number of paranormal with links to various websites devoted to similar themes.
Globe 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
Many modern organizations transmit the Hermetic
teachings in an oral and written tradition that goes back to Egypt.
- The Emerald
Tablet Exchange (ETX) is devoted to exploring and disseminating the ancient
wisdom as it applies to personal and organizational transformation.
Membership is free. Publishes the Alchemy
Alchemy Guild (IAG) was founded in 1968 to promote alchemical research and
dissemination of Hermetic principles. Issues the
Paracelsus Award for
Center is a Los Angeles area group that holds workshops and retreats on
all aspects of the Hermetic, alchemical, and shamanic
- Rosicrucian Order (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."
- The Ancient Rosae Crucis (ARC) is
another Rosicrucian group seeking to reveal the spiritual world in our daily lives based
on the alchemical teachings of the Christian Rosenkreutz.
- The Fourth Way School
presents the Great Work as interpreted by the modern philosophers G.I. Gurdjieff and P.D.
Ouspensky. According to Gurdjieff, the eight rays of creation are part of the Emerald
Paranormal encounters are our personal initiations into Hermetic
- Dennis William Hauck's Haunted
Places is a guide to current paranormal activity, true life experiences, and ongoing
investigations from around the world that features a section on the Alchemy of the Paranormal.
- The Exceptional Human Experiences
Network (EHEN) offer a platform for experiencers of a variety of phenomena, including
mystical, near-death, out-of-body, apparitions, angels, and alien encounters.
Transformation features personal stories of people experiencing visions, apparitions,
religious awakenings, and other spiritual emergencies.
- The American Society for Psychical
Research (ASPR) is the oldest parapsychological membership organization in the USA.
Publishes the Journal of Parapsychology.
Geller's Psychic City is a great place to test your psychic powers with tests, games,
and online experiments. There is also information on Geller's uncanny talents and his
UFOarts Page contains evocative images of UFOs that are true to
descriptions of the Rejected Stone given by alchemists.
Many altered states of consciousness are alchemical
breakthroughs to a higher reality.
- The About 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.
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
- Astara is a
membership organization and modern day mystery school offering instruction in metaphysics.
Publishes monthly newsletter and provides telephone assistance for members.
- The website for Posthuman
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.
- The 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).
- The Lycaeum
Archive contains exhaustive information on psychoactive substances and features a
travel guide to over 1,000 visionary sites that are said to alter consciousness.
- The 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 meditation.
- The Spherical Breathing
Meditation from the MerKaBa website is a step-by-step procedure for obtaining an
ascension experience into other dimensions of consciousness.
- The 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.
- The 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
- The Institute of Noetic Sciences
(IONS) is membership organization dedicated to studying the nature of consciousness as a
gateway to transformation. Publishes a newsletter and magazine.
- The Mind's Eye is
an online transpersonal psychology journal featuring writings and images that detail and
evoke the transpersonal experience.
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.
- William James and
the WWW details the work of William James, who was instrumental in developing the
transpersonal perspective in modern psychology.
Self-Exploration Page includes an full text resources on the idea of Selfhood and its
connection with spirituality and psychology.
Psychology of Religion website is a comprehensive resource on the connections between
psychology and the religious experience. Has full text of James' Varieties of
- The Alchemy 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
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 hypnotherapy.
Alchemical Hypnotherapy Institute, also known as the Alchemy Institute of Healing
Arts, explores and attempts to awaken the transformative and healing powers of the
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
- Alchemilla Medical Journal is
a website devoted to alchemical healing and includes herbal and homeopathic medicine,
Ayurveda, Vedic astrology, and Chakra medicine.
- The Herbalist-Alchemist
website gives information about herbal extraction and the actions of various
herbs on symptoms of disease and chronic illnesses.
- The Soaps
of 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 biodynamic agriculture.
- The Dar'
Shem 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
Sivasakti 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 today!
- 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.
- The Mensional Expansion.
Charles Higgins looks at the harmonic oscillation of the Above (Light) and the Below
(Dark) and derives the Four Elements.
- The Rotation of
the Elements by John Opsopaus describes this key alchemical transformative process on
on all the levels on which it occurs.
- The 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 creation.
Full text versions of important alchemy and related books and
- 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.
- Natural 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
- Alchemical 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 Hermetic tradition.
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
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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A variety of entertaining programs on ancient wisdom
the Ancient World
covers upcoming ancient world documentaries and films
on television and radio.
Calvin's Weird World covers
upcoming paranormal and mystical programs on television and radio.
is a mystical movie thriller about a relic that has been fought over by the
forces of light and darkness for millennia. To understand the relic, the art
of alchemy must be used.
Radio broadcasts a variety of alchemical programs
including "Virtual U" with Jeffrey Mishlove, "The New
Intimacy" with Jim Sniechowski and Judith Sherven, and "Jill and
Friends" with Jill Lawrence.
Televison broadcasts a number of shows dealing with ancient wisdom and
alchemical transformation including Jeffrey Mishlove's "Thinking
Allowed," Georgia Shakti-Hill's "Living In Balance," Michael
Toms' "New Dimensions," and Lois Larimore's "New Age of
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- Alchemy Lab Website
Awards. Take a look at some of the awards this website has received as well as some
worthy Internet sites such as the Internet free speech website.
- Alchemy Lab Web Ring
presents a variety of websites devoted to alchemical transformation and the Hermetic
tradition. Visit these grouped listings or join up to have your own website listed.
Paranormal Links offers a huge listing of occult, ghost, UFO, and other paranormal
sites including research organizations, magazines and programs, equipment, and breaking
- Occult 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
- The Symbols
Encyclopedia is the largest online guide to graphic symbols and
ideograms, including Hermetic and alchemical symbols down through the ages.
Paracelsus Awards recognize websites and Internet resources that promote
Hermetic and alchemical principles.