The Divine Pymander, by Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus, tr. by John Everard, [ ], full text etext at Thoth Hermes Trismegistus is portrayed by the Egyptians as the moon god with the body of a man, head of an ibis, and a crescent moon over his head. Perhaps no character in history has formed the subject of so much and so varied study and speculation as that of Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus and we shall.

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Geob wrote on 14 February, – In the worlds of men, Hermes sowed the seeds of wisdom and nourished the seeds with the Immortal Waters.

The Life and Teachings of Thoth Hermes Trismegistus

The earth conceived strange four-footed and creeping beasts, dragons, composite demons, and grotesque monsters. The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts. Two Classic Bookson Hermetic Philosophy. These O Hermes, are the seven races, species, and wheels. Beholding the Archetypes, the Supreme Mind became enamored with Its own thought; so, taking the Word as a mighty hammer, It gouged out caverns in primordial space and cast the form of the spheres in the Archetypal mold, at the same time sowing in the newly fashioned bodies the seeds of living mercuius.

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Siegfried Morenz has suggested, in Egyptian Religion: My silence is filled with budding life and hope, and is full of good. He writes, “Hermes Trismegistus is mentioned trismegistu the Quran in verse Among the fragmentary writings believed to have come from the stylus of Hermes are two famous works.

Perhaps the clearest examples are his teachings on reincarnation and the creation of the world.


This, of course, explains the temple inscriptions denoting the importance of bread and light, while the white powder the shem-an-na has been identified with the sacred manna that Aaron placed in the Ark of the Covenant. The union of merrcurius Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life.

In his StromataClement of Alexandria, one of the few chroniclers of pagan lore whose writings have been preserved to this age, gives practically all the information that is known concerning the original forty-two books of Hermes and the importance with which these books were regarded by both the temporal and spiritual powers of Egypt. The first declares that Hermes was translated like Enoch and carried without death into the presence of God, the second states that he was buried in the Valley of Ebron and a great treasure placed in his tomb–not a treasure of gold but of merccurius and sacred learning.

First American Edition by Thomas Birch, And after the Singer advances the Astrologer, with a horologe in his hand, and a palm, the symbols of astrology.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Substance could not bestow Reason, for Reason had ascended out of it. In fact, festivals and celebrations marking the So they wander in darkness below and are swept into eternity with the illusion of sense and earthiness. Raising his eyes unto the heavens, Hermes blessed the Father of All Things and consecrated his life to the service of the Great Light.

This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less. Clement describes one of their ceremonial processions as follows:.

But hermds, casting themselves before the feet of Hermes, besought him to teach them the Way of Life. The Workman passed as a whirlwind through the universe, causing the substances to vibrate and glow with its friction, The Son of Striving thus formed Seven Governorsthe Spirits of the Planets, hermee orbits bounded the world; and the Seven Governors controlled the world by the mysterious power called Destiny given them by the Fiery Workman.


Hermes bowed his head in thankfulness to the Great Dragon who had taught him so much, and begged to hear more concerning the ultimate of the human soul.

Thoth Hermes Trismegistus and his Ancient School of Mysteries

Baboons and monkeys were an inalienable part of the religious and artistic landscape in ancient Egypt. Then the Second Mind, together with the risen Word, established Itself in the midst of the universe and whirled the wheels of the Celestial Powers.

Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality. This Light was the spiritual nature of the Great Dragon mercuriux. The Sexiest Temples in India.

The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason: During the Renaissanceit was accepted that Hermes Trismegistus was a contemporary of Moses.

I leave them to the avenging demon that they are making in their own souls, for evil each day increases itself and torments man more sharply, and each evil deed adds to the evil deeds that are gone before until finally evil destroys itself.