The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz. Originally published in German in This edition derives from an English trans- lation published in The drawings on this page appeared as illustrations in The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, published by Lectorium Rosicrucianum, a Rosicrucian. The Chymical Wedding is an allegoric story divided into Seven Days, or Seven Journeys, and which tells us how Christian Rosenkreuz was invited to go to a.
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The Play in the Sun House: The young king to whom she was betrothed made war upon the Moors on her behalf, and was victorious; he released the young queen, and restored her to her kingdom; they were married amid great rejoicings; and the play closed with a wedding hymn, calling down blessing on our King and Queen, and praying that a fairer future race might spring from them.
When the Ancient Matron’s servants let down the rope, I could rosenkretuz nowhere near it, while the heaving of the rest was pitiful to see. The heat from all these artificial refractions beat blindingly upon the golden globe, till our Virgin judged the desired temperature to have been reached.
He had her tenderly and royally brought up, and planned to marry her to his son when she came of age. An important publication by this scholar is Christianopolisor the City kf Christ, an Utopian dream similar in spirit to Lord’s Bacon’s New Atlantis. As we thanked the Ancient Matron for our deliverance and took our leave of her, each of us was given a piece of gold to spend by the way, stamped on one side with the rising sun, and on the other with the letters D.
When one incarnates he has chosen a particular path to follow.
Our Virgin, having re-arranged her ships in a pentagon about the Sun and Moon, yielded to their entreaties, whereupon the sirens sang of love so delicately and sweetly that I no more wondered at Ulysses for stopping the ears of his companions; Cupid began to work with me, too, which tended little to my credit. We all took her for the Bride, but were much mistaken, although in honour, riches and state she much surpassed the Bride, and afterwards ruled the whole Wedding. The cover in the ceiling was lifted; and up we went by wings, ladders and ropes.
Nor was my own release to be hoped for till the marriage feast of his future son.
At last, just as the sun was setting, I spied a stately Portal, set high on a distant hill. Our Virgin warned us to tie him up before we fed him; this we did, setting him on the warm sand and bringing chymival the blood of the beheaded Kings and Queens to drink, whereupon he grew before our wedving, became covered with black feathers, and bit and scratched so devilishly that, could he have had his will upon any of us, he would soon have despatched us.
If you are pf to connect with one, explore the Lectorium Rosicrucianum. From the lake we passed through a narrow strait into the sea, where sirens, nymphs and sea-goddesses swam to meet us, begging to be allowed to sing to us.
Presently we sailed on, and after some hours came within sight of the Tower of Olympus.
The ships were twelve in number, six of ours and six of the old lord’s; but he betook himself to us in our ship, where we were all together. The rosenkerutz begins on an evening near Easter.
Although other spiritual paths practices also lead to the ultimate goal, one needs to feel which path is his to follow.
A COMMENTARY ON THE CHYMICAL WEDDING OF CHRISTIAN ROSENKREUTZ: ANNO
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. After becoming spiritually aware, the student feels himself trapped in the material world, where so many curistian, although unaware, want to be rescued from the perils of life. Hugely terrified, I turned to look; and there I beheld a fair and glorious lady, in garments of sky-blue, bespangled with golden stars, and with large and beautiful rosen,reutz, full of eyes, wherewith she could mount aloft and fly swifter than any eagle. Jofhra points to the crumbling of the old self, the death of the ego.
Bread is also broken roenkreutz the letters of Paul and the Book of Acts; however bread is never broken in the general letters of Peter, James, Jude and John. The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz. The Offering weddinh the Pearl: It is always burning, whether one is aware of it or not. It is, in fact, one of the first documents to represent the modern stream of Rosicrucianism.
He came into the care of the twelve wisest men of that age, who by world destiny were gathered in chfistian certain spot in Europe. Along each of the funnels thus made, I saw a bright stream of flame shoot down from the aperture in the roof, and enter the sleeping image, which immediately twinkled its eyes though scarcely rosenlreutz.
A handsome page then announced that the King, in recognition of our services, had elected each of us Knight of the Golden Stone, and required us to make these five vows: The hair cut off was carefully gathered up by invisible hands and carried away.
So far did I outstay all the weights that to these the Virgin added three knights in full armour. Then each of us was conducted by his page to a richly furnished bedchamber, where the page lay on a pallet near him, in case he had need of anything in the night. There is some resemblance between this alchemical romance and passages in the Bible such as:. He was just over eighty years of age when the experience came to him chymcal is recounted in “The Chymical Wedding”; at the age of he died.
Of him Rudolf Steiner says: To ascribe our Order only to God and His handmaid, Nature. The Griffon is the symbol for primal energies, the lion of rosenkreuzt energies. It is related to The Rosicrucian Fellowship but not formally affiliated with it. We now returned to the Royal Hall for the wedding feast. One feels called to follow the spiritual path. It’s also noteworthy that CRC says, “I patiently took up my cross, got up onto my feet”. But when I turned myself about, to go back to retrieve them, a contrary wind was so strong against me that it was ready to fell me; yet if I went forward, I perceived no hindrance.
The crown at the ceiling refers to the Crown of the Great Chymmical. The company then went in procession up to seven chapels, in the first of which our Virgin hung up the Duchess’s weight, while in each of the others one of the other virgins hung up hers; in all the chapels, led by the Duchess, we sang a hymn together and prayed that the Royal Wedding might be blessed.
In the first the musicians seated themselves, of which the old lord had a great number. The lights along the path were already being extinguished, and I was thankful to have the Virgin’s torch to guide me through the darkness. Then certain curious chairs were placed in a circle, in which we, toggether with the King and Queen, both their old men, and the ladies and virgins, were to sit.
The quest for the author or authors of the Rosicrucian manifestoes at last centered around one man, Johan Valentin Rosenkrutzwho is still accepted as the most probable source of these works, although the available proof is in no way conclusive. Andrew’s Cross having four roses, one in each of the angles. So are the last and first. The other guests thought they had been present at the royal funeral; only I knew differently.