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. Spiritus Mundi

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Hey Black, what is your take on this from Aphorismi Urbigerani

XXXVIII. The above-mentioned Spiritus Mundi, although of no use at all in this our great Work, is yet a great Menstruum in extracting of Tinctures out of Metals, Minerals, Animals, and Vegetables, and in performing great things in the Art volatilizing all fixed Bodies, and principally Gold.

It seems to me the author is stating that Spiritus Mundi is not as important in creating the great work.

Specifically "Spiritus Mundi, although of no use at all in our great Work"

care to expound and elaborate?

Hi Appleheads

Baro Urbigerus was never granted Entry into Alchemy .... no SM, no Alchemic Process, no Quintessence, no Stones and no Augmentation or Multiplication.

Also the Alchemists do not Extract " Tinctures out of Metals, Minerals, Animals, and Vegetables", they Extract Quintessence and from this they make their Tinctures.

Adept Alchemists Understand that there are many types of SM (many types of Our Mercury, etc, etc) for very specific Alchemic Processes ... read HERE

There were a lot of charlatans in the past that pretended to know about Alchemy .... nothing has changed as there are possibly even more in this day and age.

Not all books that talk about Alchemy are true and correct.

Even the best Alchemy books do not make an Adept Alchemist.
 

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Baro Urbigerus was never granted Entry into Alchemy .... no SM, no Alchemic Process, no Quintessence,
Fascinating, how did you come to the conclusion that Urbigerus was never granted entry into Alchemy? There is very little in the historical record about Urbigerus.
 

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Fascinating, how did you come to the conclusion that Urbigerus was never granted entry into Alchemy?

Anyone that has Entered into Alchemy and has completed the required Work can clearly see Pretenders that have .... NO Understanding of Alchemy Theory or Practice.

The Pretenders only have to spout a few short sentences and they are then known to the Adept Alchemists of this world as being ..... totally full of bullshit.
There is very little in the historical record about Urbigerus.

Additionally my Alchemy Teacher told me some years back that "Baro Urbigerus was never granted Entry into Alchemy".

He (my Alchemy Teacher) gave me a long list of who has received what.
 

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Interesting, my alchemy teacher said that your alchemy teacher is wrong. I guess we are at a stand still.
 

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Interesting, my alchemy teacher said that your alchemy teacher is wrong. I guess we are at a stand still.

Hi Appleheads

We are not at a "stand still".

Appleheads, has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to collect the Spiritus Mundi ?

Has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to Work the Primary Alchemic Process ?

Has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to Extract the Universal Quintessence ?

Has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to Extract the Particular Quintessence ?

From all of the Three (3) Realms ?

Has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to Work the Wet Path or the Dry Path ?

Has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to Work the Acetate Path ?

Has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to Work Alchemic Augmentation ?

Has your Alchemy Teacher shown you how to Work Alchemic Multiplication ?

The above are some of the things that my Alchemy Teacher has shown to me that have been put to the Test and shown to be True and Correct many times over many years.

Appleheads .... If you can answer these questions in the affirmative then you and I will be able to have many long conversations about Alchemy and it's numerous Processes on this OPEN forum.
 

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@black would it be friendly & fair to ask where it is that you yourself most often enjoy Working (within that grand list of avenues for Artistry you shared)?
 

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@black would it be friendly & fair to ask where it is that you yourself most often enjoy Working (within that grand list of avenues for Artistry you shared)?

Hi REL

I enjoy all of the Work of Alchemy ... though for many long years my Alchemy Teacher has directed me to the Extracting of higher and higher Frequency Universal Quintessence for the making of Alchemic Tinctures for ingestion.