I am pleased to send you, on this occasion, another engraving by Karl Von Eckartshausen, which was published in 1790, two years after the first edition. Enigmas of symbology
The danger of losing our ethical values until becoming animal-like creatures
When we try to remember and compare our present with our past we realize that, certainly, through the way of living that exists in our days we have been losing a great many values over time, and this has dragged us toward an enormously superfluous, artificial life devoid of transcendental things.
A reflection on our lifestyle
In this way the human race has lost its status as a thinking creature endowed with metaphysical faculties latent in its depths, to end up being a larva that walks but goes nowhere.
Perspectives on magic
According to historians, it is a work of theosophical character that contains various themes of natural philosophy and esotericism, taking elements from Kabbalah and Hermeticism.
The four Tetrasustainers
It is important to note that the word tetrasustainers must be interpreted as ‘the four who sustain’… And what do they sustain? Answer: Nothing less and nothing more than our Universe.
The alchemical mystery of the jester
I am pleased to send you all a very interesting comment about the figure who in medieval times was called the JESTER.
Numerology of Nature
I send you this beautiful engraving that appears on the frontispiece of a work called NUMEROLOGY OF NATURE
Tree of light and darkness
First of all, appreciated reader, we must say that this illustration appears in the book entitled Studium Universale, written by Valentine Weigel, who was a German philosopher, writer and mystic from Saxony and, according to some, a precursor of Theosophy.
I want to show you, on this occasion, a very ancient sculpture that responds to the name of Glykon
En el mismo se aprecia que, ciertamente, estos artistas, independientemente de ser grandes exponentes del arte, tenían grandes inquietudes místicas sobre el destino del hombre en su estancia en la tierra. Por ello, el título de este grabado viene a ser, según el artista…