“Azoth of the Philosophers,” Basil Valentine, L’Azoth des Philosophes, This restored emblem attributed to German alchemist Basil original. Azoth Drawing by Basil Valentine Azoth contains the complete information of the whole universe, it is also used as another word for the Philosopher’s Stone. Azoth of the Philosophers-Basil Valentine · Alchemy ArtAlternative ArtOccult AstrologyDark ArtComic BookSacred Geometry SymbolsPecado Capital7 Sins.

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Know, also, that all animals are, like man, composed of flesh and blood, and also possess a vitalizing spirit, but are destitute of the rational soul which the Creator gave to man alone.

Hall explained this connection: Retrieved from ” https: The Sun can heat the earth by shedding thereon its rays, which are intensified by reflection. It is no longer wine, but has been transmuted by the putrefaction of gentle heat into an acid. Schamayim, who is this fiery Androgynedivides. This is a subtle revelation that the Conjunction is really a good-natured ruse by the notorious trickster, who knows that both the King and Queen must die or sacrifice their identities in the marriage to produce the Child of the Philosophers, which is all Hermes really cares about.

Before the Moon, Dialectic bears a shining silver banner, with the figure of Prudence wrought into it in sky-blue, and because the husband of the Moon is dead, he has transferred to her his task of resisting the domination of Queen Venus. If our Stone were a vegetable substance, it would, like other vegetables, be consumed by fire, leaving only a certain salt. The ray is marked with the cipher for the metal Mercury Quicksilver and the planet Mercury, as well as an identical smaller symbol indicating the heavenly principle of Mercury.

In Society, Separation is expressed as the establishment of fhe, cities, and nationalities. The salamander, as a symbol of soul, is attracted to and exposed in the blazing fire of the Sun. The melancholy, introverted Moon Queen holds the reins to a great fish, symbolizing her control of those same hidden forces that threaten the King, and behind her is a chaff of wheat, which stands for her connection to fertility and growth.

Philosopherz, this process is the rediscovery of our essence and the reclaiming of dream and visionary “gold” previously rejected by the masculine, rational part of our minds. It is marked with the symbol for silver and the Moon. The first part of the pseudo-Paracelsian Archidoxis magica first printed in bears the title Liber Azothcontaining various magic sigils and recipes against illnesses and injuries.

Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt, which, volatilized and fixed alternately, compose the Azoth of the sages. For whenever the water comes rolling back, it brings a blessing with it. One of the hints for the theoretical preparation of the Stone is Ignis et Azoth tibi sufficiunt “Fire and Azoth are sufficient”. A brain ambrosia is said to be released through the interaction of light from the phallic-shaped pineal gland and matter from the vulva of the pituitary.


It is expressed as vibratory tones and spoken truths emerging from the Throat or Mercury Chakra. At the center of this striking drawing is the face of a bearded alchemist at the beginning of the Work. In Society, it is the living wisdom in which everyone exists within the same light of evolved consciousness and knowledge of Ohilosophers. Sulfur, Mercury, and Salt, which, volatized and fixed alternately, compose the Azoth of the sages.

Now follows concerning Sulphur Seek your Mercury in a similar metal. Monday, July 16, The Azoth Mandala. His feet protrude from behind the central emblem; one is on Earth and the other in Water. More I may not say about ‘ All-in-All,’ since all is comprehended in all. When these three are united, we may call them the mercurial liquid: The sky we speak of is the sky of our Art, and there must philoskphers justly proportioned parts of our air and earth, our true water and our palpable fire.

The King symbolizes the power of thought and planning, which are characteristics valentne spirit.

But when by continued gentle heat, it is reduced to an acid, the spirit is not so volatile as it was before. When the Valenhine and Stone of all the Sages has been perfectly prepared out of the true virgin’s milk, take one part of it to three parts of the best gold purged tne refined with antimony, the gold being previously beaten into plates of the greatest possible thinness.

These symbols also have one of the 7 celestial spheres associated with them, ie sun, moon, mercury, mars etc. That original spiritual fiery water comes through Edem “vapor” in Hebrew and pours itself into the four main rivers of the four Elements.

Azoth of the Philosophers

But none of them seemed to do him the slightest good, and after six years I found that I had tried every possible vegetable substance, without any beneficial effect. Thus the earth regains the moisture of which it had been deprived, and receives strength to put forth buds and herbs. Though I must die and be buried, yet Vulcan causes me to be born anew. Dissolution takes place in the Philosolhers or Tin Chakra and involves the lungs and spleen.

If you would perform our task rightly, take the spiritual water, in which the spirit was from the beginning, and preserve it in a closely shut chamber. Believed to be the Universal Solvent, Universal Cure, and Elixir of Life elixir vitaethe Azoth is said to embody all medicines, as well as the first principles of all other substances. The symbol evolved from the Winged Disk of Akhenaten and became the top of the Caduceus, the magical wand of Hermes where opposing energies merge to produce miracles.


But in the summer he approaches valenyine to us, the quality of the air becomes more fiery, and the snow melts and is transmuted by warmth into water. In the superior or spiritual world, it is the First Matter of the Great Work, the source of the enthusiasm and activity of the alchemist. This is philosopheers subtle statement of the fundamental bipolar energies that drive the alchemy of transformation.

Thus, year by year, the operations of the universe are performed, until at length it shall be destroyed by its Creator, and all the dwellers upon earth shall be restored by resurrection to a glorified life.

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Crowley further made reference in his works referring to Azoth as ” the fluid” calling it the universal solvent or universal medicine of the medieval alchemical philosophers, as a unifier or unification of a certain extreme instance beholden to a contradict, unreconcilable nature if otherwise sought apart of the philosophical ideal of Azoth. Thanks be to God. Because the Azoth is believed to contain the complete information of the whole universe, it is also used as another word for the Philosopher’s Stone.

Because the Azoth contains the complete information of the whole universe, it is also used as another word for the Philosopher’s Stone. In the morning the knight arose and did the bidding of the celestial messenger, and God gave to him and to his wife many children, who inherited their father’s glory, wealth, and knightly honours from generation to generation. Know also that animals only multiply after their kind, and within their own species. Nevertheless they are all drunk, and each is designed for its own special use.

When this became known, the other Planets assembled and held a deliberation on the question, what would be the best and wisest course to adopt. One of the hints for the preparation of the Stone is Ignis et Azoth tibi sufficiunt “Fire and Valentinne are sufficient”. In the inferior or material world, it is physical labor.