Internet Discussion Groups, Chat Rooms, and Newsgroups Devoted to Alchemy
Internet Discussion Groups on Alchemy
The International Alchemy Guild (IAG) is a group of alchemists and people interested in alchemy from around the world who come together to exchange views, news, and research in the Hermetic arts and ancient science of alchemy. The Guild also oversees the release of alchemical research to the general public and organizes public conferences and tours on alchemy. For more information, visit http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/AlchemyGuild. To join the forum, send a blank email to AlchemyGuildfirstname.lastname@example.org .
Alchemy/Alchemie Bilingual Discussion List
This French/English discussion group deals with all aspects of alchemy “pour mon bien et el bien de l’humanite” (“for my good and the good of humanity”). For more information, visit their web page at http://www.odyssee.net/~webatout/martineau/basile/index.html or end email to moderator J.H.S. Martineau at email@example.com.
The goal of Alkemia is to keep Alchemy alive and well and bring it out of obscurity as the Universal Science it Truly Is. This group is strictly dedicated to the e-zine and members who would like to see their work in print. Members who join are expected to be productive. We accept articles, poems and graphic art. http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Alkemia/?yguid=409674
Ancient Wisdom Mailing List (AWML)
The AWML focuses on the Egyptian mysteries, Akhenaten, the Ark of the Covenant, the Corpus Hermeticum, alchemy, the Hall of Records, Eastern mysticism, and other similar topics. The group holds an annual convention and maintains a member database, as well as a list of recommended books. To join the list, fill out the application form at their website: http://www.io.com/~wtr/index.htm.
Emerald Tablet Roundtable
The Emerald Tablet Roundtable is an open Internet group devoted to discussion and networking about the meaning of the Emerald Tablet, how to apply its principles to everyday life, spiritual alchemy, the stages of transformation, mystical and paranormal manifestations of the One Thing and the One Mind, and how the tablet’s secrets can be used to gain health and wisdom. Other topics include the meaning of paranormal and mystical experiences, the nature of magic, and millennium changes. An archive of past postings and topics is available at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/emeraldtablet/. Subscribe at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/emeraldtablet/ or send email to EmeraldTabletfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Fiat LVX is Latin for “let there be light.” It refers to the light (or mind) of God resident in all things. This listserver exists for the purpose of discussion and networking among “magical” Christians who have an interest in the Western Esoteric Tradition, which may include that which has been labeled as magic and the occult. To subscribe, send email to email@example.com with “subscribe fiatlvx your-email-address your-real-name” in the body of the message. For more information, visit their web page at http://www.panix.com/~wlinden.
In the Fire
In the Fire is a discussion group intended for people undergoing personal and spiritual transformation. It is intended as a resource for evolving minds and souls, who often find themselves alone and confused in a materialistic world. By sharing our thoughts, feelings, and experiences, it will help all of us continue on the long road of gradual perfection. Topics include personal alchemy, transpersonal psychology, mystical experiences, and the Hermetic tradition as it applies to the art of transformation. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/in_the_fire/ Post message: firstname.lastname@example.org . Subscribe: email@example.com .
The Meditation List is one of the discussion groups operated by the Divine Philosophy Society (http://johnco.cc.ks.us/~mfoster/rs/lists.html). The list focuses on prayer, meditation, spiritual communion, and divine ecstasy from the perspective of the Sufism and the Baha’i faith. To join the list, visit their website or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “subscribe medit-L” in the body of the message to receive messages as they are posted. To receive a regular digest of the list contents, send email with the words “subscribe medit-digest” in the body of the message.
Mystical Wonders is a place for people of all fields to converse and share Ideas, Techniques and Secret Discoveries in Radionics,Psionics, Psychotronics, Metaphysics, Magick, Mind Control, Remote Viewing, Remote Influence, Manifesting, Reality Bending, Sorcery, Astral Travel, Time Travel, Brainwave Entertainment, ESP, Zero Point Energy, Tesla’s Inventions, Sacred Geometry, Thoughtforms, Constructs, Servitors, Familar Spirits, Pyramids, Invisibility, Levitation, Telepathy, Entities, Sigils, Runes, Devices, Numerology and Number Systems, Field-Harmony, Orgone Energy Generators, Orgone Energy Theory Techniques, Scalar Waves, Personal Magnetism, Psychic Seduction, Psychic Powers, Psychic Influence, Psychic Attack and Self-Defense, Conversational Hypnosis, Teleportation, Zappers, New Age, Alternative Health, Alchemy, The Occult, DNA Activation, Lucid Dreaming Machines, etc. To join, go to http://mysticalwonders.org/group/forum-9.html .
Posthuman Philosophy Discussion Pages
The topics of this unique group include what it takes to become “post-human,” Dr. John Dee’s Enochian magic, transformative sounds, the future of sexuality, and Median Vision Theory (a theory of consciousness centered on the idea of a primal Third Eye or pineal gland). Webmaster: Steve Nichols (email@example.com). For more information, visit http://www.posthuman.org. To join the list, go to http://www.onelist.com/subscribe.cgi/posthuman.
Psyche-D: A Scientific Discussion on Consciousness
Psyche-D is a moderated online discussion group focusing on consciousness and its relationship to the brain. The emphasis is on scientific theory in quantum mechanics, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and cognitive science. Also offers book reviews and conference announcements. Website http://psyche.cs.monash.edu.au. Editors: Patrick Wilken (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Kevin Korb (email@example.com). To subscribe, send the following message to firstname.lastname@example.org: “SUBSCRIBE PSYCHE-D yourfirstname yourlastname.”
The Silver Chalice is an online community for the discussion of magical and esoteric Christianity. Topics include syncretic religious practices like Santaria and Voodoo, relationships between Christians and pagans, magical Christian orders, Christian meditation, and pertinent book reviews. The groups website (http://www.hollyfeld.org/heaven/.Web/elists/silverchalice.phtml) has many interesting links and books for sale. To join the list, send email to email@example.com with the word “subscribe” in the body of the message.
SpiritLink Notification Service
SpiritLink will keep you abreast of events and opportunities involving personal transformation and spirituality. To subscribe, send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
“SpiritMatter” is the invisible stuff of live, the hidden First Matter of the alchemists, the chi and prana of Eastern philosophy. SpiritMatter is the basis of health, rejuvenation, and energy in the body. Topics of this public forum include energy anatomy, kundalini, kabballah, alchemy, Taoist studies, Tantric work, Dharmatta, acupuncture and other healing arts, sacred healing sites, and mystical experiences. For information, visithttp://groups.yahoo.com/group/spiritmatter/ . To subscribe, send a blank email to email@example.com .
Spirit Web Chat Service
The Chat Service for Spiritual Talking and Sharing at http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/chat.html contains the following chat places: Stonehenge (general spirituality), Machu Pichu (channeling), Rapu Nui (aliens), Uluru (lucid dreaming), Giza (reincarnation), Mt. Fuji (astrology), Mt. Shasta (ascension), Ganges (Veda), Himalaya (yoga), Sahara (meditation), Amazon (nature), and Mt. Kilimanjaro (astral travel). Apply for free membership in any of these public rooms and a nickname at the website. There are also dozens of reserved chat rooms on a variety of topics.
Spirit Web Spirituality Lists
Spirit List provides mailing-list forums for people interested in discussing opinions on spirituality. To join any of the forums, fill out the appropriate membership form at http://www.spiritweb.org/Spirit/mailing-lists.html. Among the forums of interest are the Spirit List, Course in Miracles, Esoteric Astrology, Believe & Achieve, Immortality, Astral Projection, Ancient/Modern Mysticism, Pantheism, Synchronicity, Spirit Communication, Science & Spirituality, and Spirituality in the Workplace.
Yahoo Alchemy Club
The Alchemy Club at Yahoo.com was founded in January 1999 and has approximately 100 members. Members discuss a variety of alchemy and Hermetic topics. There is an online chat room, club statistics section, and message archives. To join, go to http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/alchemy.
The following newsgroups often discuss alchemy and spiritual transformation. To subscribe, access your newsgroup server or Internet News and add them to your profile. Recommended groups are: alt.yoga, alt.consciousness, alt.consciousness.mysticism, alt.dreams.lucid, alt.meditation.transcendental, alt.philosophy.taoism, alt.psychology.jung, alt.psychology.transpersonal, alt.theosophy, alt.meditation, sci.psychology.consciousness, talk.religion.course.miracletalk.religion.newage.