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Apr 01, 2008
| ISBN 9781592577354
Apr 01, 2008
| ISBN 9781440636127
Dec 17, 2019
| 711 Minutes
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Apr 01, 2008 | ISBN 9781592577354
Apr 01, 2008 | ISBN 9781440636127
Dec 17, 2019 | ISBN 9781615649525
More than magic… Where else can one combine chemistry and philosophy to turn base metal into gold while discovering a magical elixir to prolong life? Here’s a simple and straightforward guide to alchemy that explains its basic principles. Written by one of the world’s few practicing alchemists, it’s a concise reference guide that provides easy-to-follow information so that anybody can be a wizard-in-training.
More than magic . . . Where else can one combine chemistry and philosophy to turn base metal into gold while discovering a magical elixir to prolong life? Here’s a simple and straightforward guide to alchemy that explains its basic principles. Written by one of the world’s few practicing alchemists, it’s a concise reference guide that provides easy–to–follow information so that anybody can be a wizard–in–training.
It’s completely understandable if you’re in the dark about alchemy. It has been practiced around the world and linked to various religious rites, scientific experiments, and, of course, magic – a series of beliefs and disciplines that defy categorization and definition.The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Alchemy demystifies this ancient art with an easy-to-comprehend overview of its history, philosophies, and practices. In it, you get:– The basic principles of alchemy – including the Three Essentials that are present in all things– The alchemist’s code – ciphers, signs, symbols, sacred geometry, and more– A list of tonics, elixirs, and other alchemical medicines– The three stages of alchemical transformation– The meaning and power of the Four Elements – Fire, Water, Air and Earth – and the Fifth Element, the Quintessence– A look at the relationship between alchemy and science– An exploration of the significance of the Philosopher’s Stone– A behind-the-scenes tour of a medieval alchemist’s laboratorySit back and enjoy Kris Dyer reading you The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Alchemy!PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.2008 Dennis Hauck © 2019 DK Audio
Dennis William Hauck, journalist and internationally recognized authority on the paranormal, is one of the founding editors of the Mutual UFO Network’s MUFON UFO Journal. He currently publishes a weekly newsletter, The Haunted Places Report.
“Do not let the concept of Complete Idiot’s Guide fool you. Hauck… reduces many of the most complex subjects in alchemy to easy-to-understand concepts and definitions….. What Dennis Hauck does… is give the long-time student and the new seeker the basics to understand alchemy.” -Samuel Scarborough
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