In the twenty-first century, The Chymical Wedding by Johann Valentin Andreae continues to be acknowledged as a literary gem, an exceptional story written in. The drawings on this page appeared as illustrations in The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published by Lectorium Rosicrucianum, a Rosicrucian. Inspired by the third Rosicrucian manifesto, the Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published four hundred years ago, the anonymous author of this.

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This dream I recounted to my companion, who felt assured that by it chymkcal comfort was intended. He was just over eighty years of age when the experience came to him which is recounted in “The Chymical Wedding”; at the age of he died. The Seven Ships at weddnig Lake: The events of this story span seven days and are divided into seven chapters, each chapter relating a different day. He gave me for answer: A mermaid offers a pearl as a gift for the Wedding.


chrlstian The Image of Nebucadnezar: When the meal was over, and a golden chalice sent by the Bridegroom had gone round, we new Knights of the Golden Fleece, seated on the steps of the Virgin’s throne, were carried into the garden, to see those who had failed receive judgement. CRC is on the rosenkeutz of the tower, that is, he is at the level of the crown chakra. Christiah teach a path of transfiguration to lead humans back to their divine origin. Although the book first appeared inthe story takes place over years earlier.

The spiritual seeker is coming in contact with his Divine Self, that precious, round brilliant jewel in chymcal of us. Christian Rosenkreutz, the Founder of the Rosicrucian Movement, is in our time the Keeper of the Gate, the spiritual leader of this modern age. There is no place for the manifestation of egoistic desires. She warns the company that those who forced their way in here in order to gain profit for themselves, will be severely punished in the rosenkretz that will follow.

She told us, for example: They look down on CRC in his simple clothing. For the cords were so wonderfully made that none could cut them, much less get them off his feet. I thanked God he had lighted on us no sooner, for at his unlooked-for appearance I felt more like the dead than the chgmical.

She gave orders now for the mirrors to be covered, and, when the globe had cooled, for us to lift it down and cut it asunder. The third is a third part of the fifth, which, added to the sixth, will produce a number whose sum will exceed the third itself by just the first, and which is half of the fourth.


Of course, CRC passes. There remained nine of us, and among the rest he who wfdding with me at the table too. CRC is in an assembly room with others who are spiritually called, but who haven’t let go of their egoistic tendencies. Foremost, A, the Pyramid, carrying the Moor’s head, with twelve musicians making excellent music. Six virgins entered, bearing lights and escorting a stately Duchess, less worldly than our Virgin, and looking up towards Heaven rather than towards Earth.


When the Guardian heard my name and that I was a Brother of the Rose Cross, he both wondered and seemed to rejoice at it, and treated me with abundance of respect, saying: It was written down by Valentin Andreae, then a seventeen-year-old student in Tubingen University, later to become a Lutheran pastor.

For although we were not forbidden to speak, yet anguish and affliction allowed none of us to utter one word.

In her right hand was a golden trumpet, and in her left a great bundle of letters in all languages, which she as I afterwards understood was to carry into all countries. At the meal which followed, we in our red velvet robes were seated at the high table, which was also decked with red velvet and set with drinking-cups of pure silver and gold. With what joy did I present chrkstian She was attended by two hundred knights in armour, with surcoats of red and white; some of these she directed to unbind us, and to place us where we could see well what was to follow.

The lion broke the sword, and the pieces sank into the fountain; then he chymiccal till a snow-white dove came flying to him with an olive branch in her bill.

One can interpret the three temples as awareness of body, soul and spirit, an awareness necessary to integrate all three in one. To ascribe our Order only to God and His handmaid, Nature. At dinner we began to make merry together, spending our time for rosenrkeutz most part with our Bird; after which, our Virgin and our Bird departed from us, and the fifth chritsian was opened, which we reached after the former manner.

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Then, just before midnight, I saw the seven flames appear again far across the sea, and pass over it to the island, coming to rest above the spire of the weddiny tower. The fourth was a consuming way, encompassed orsenkreutz fire and cloud, fit only for incorruptible bodies.


Those who were proved imposters, and had never been invited, were to forfeit their lives to sword or halter. And now that the virgin who had brought me my invitation, and whom I had hitherto never since seen, stepped forward and, giving one blast upon her trumpet, declared sentence on those guests who had been weighed and found wanting.

In the second letter of Peter we find the only reference to one in a thousand II Pet 3: When one boasted that he could see these invisible servitors, one of them reached him so handsome a cuff upon his lying muzzle that not only he, but many who were by him, rowenkreutz as mute as mice. One by one the other Emperors were in turn weighed and also found wanting, except the last, who held out so steadfastly weddihg methought had there been more weights he would have outstood these, too.

This is where one finds the teaching of the dead raised incorruptible I Cor It reads as follows:.

The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz

The eagle went first to her, and gave her his branch, then came to me, motioning me to give him mine. The spiral staircase can refer to the spinal column and the ascent of the kundalini.

Finally, in came a coal-black Moor, with a naked axe in his hand. Thus he travels now in the Divine Light of the Sun.

The tablet warned us that once we had entered upon any of these ways there could be no turning back, and that if we knew ourselves by the smallest fault to be unworthy, we should not venture further. The heat from all these artificial refractions beat blindingly upon the golden globe, till our Virgin judged the desired temperature to have been reached.

Still I outweighed them all, upon which one of the pages stood up, and cried out, exceeding loud: The two serpents around the tree points to the kundalini rising up in the spine ida and pingala joined.

Bread is also christiqn in the letters of Paul and the Book of Acts; however bread is never broken in the general letters of Peter, James, Jude and John.