Tools of resurrection

Osiris was known as Lord of the Underworld: The name Osiris is the Latinised form of the Egyptian Usir  which is interpreted as "powerful" or "mighty". This god of resurrection presided over the organic cycle of deaths and rebirths that a...

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The Nile chakras

Egypt is not a country you live in—it lives within you. Art thou aware that Egypt is the image of heaven, or rather, that it is the projection below of the order of things above? If the truth must be told, this land is indeed the temple of...

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The third eye

The brain can be reimagined as a uterus: Anatomically, the pituitary is an evagination of the reservoir of spinal fluid that we call the third ventricle. In this respect it is very like the uterus in being a hollow cavity. The pituitary...

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Maat & Anubis

After our sun, Sirius is the BRIGHTEST star in our sky even though it is twice as far away as our NEAREST star, Alpha Centauri. When we start discussing multiple stars and planets, the best way of remaining specific is to draw pictures and give...

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The divine feminine

Mahatma Gandhi once said, "God has no religion". Sadly, if your beliefs are based on a male God, male prophets or male priests then you as a worshipper are lost. This is bad news for most Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists. You...

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The morning star

Venus is referred to as "the morning star". She was named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. Venus lies within Earth's orbit so she never appears to venture too far from the Sun. As a fixture in human culture since her namesake...

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The sacred breath

Alchemical art has long mystified casual observers. Really, though, it is all about the breath. On a spiritual level, breath is the carrier wave of life itself—the sacred bridge between spirit and matter and the chariot of the soul. The word...

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On the nose

In the tomb painting below, Nefertari receives the breath of life from Isis: The Ankh was held to the nose in thousands of reliefs—hinting at an Egyptian version of pranayama that clears the physical, emotional and spiritual obstacles in...

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A beautiful mind

Human consciousness reflects an alchemical marriage: As the union of opposites that create our awareness, Seshat and Thoth are really reflections of each other. So in Metatron’s Cube the geometry of Seshat has 7 circles that form a...

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Heart & soul

The language of alchemy is symbolism. The esoteric wisdom of the universe can only be uncovered by working with it. Here we see the Veil of Isis at work. Once known as a great magician, her transformative power eclipsed that of all the...

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Sex magick

Heka was the magical "great word". The term has two syllables: he and ka. As discussed here, the first refers to "power," the next means "spirit" implying the power of the spirit. The letter "h" is the eighth letter of the alphabet...

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