Las cuatro formas de vivir en la tierra, Grabado 1, Gérard Van Groeningen (1550-1599)

Cultura carnis

Cultura carnis 850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

Muy entrañables amigos y amigas lectores/as: Me apresuro a enviaros, en las próximas entregas, cuatro grabados hechos aproximadamente en el año 1573 por Gérard Van…

The Four Ways of Living on Earth, Engraving 1 Gérard Van Groeningen (1550-1599)

Cultura carnis

Cultura carnis 850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

This first of four engravings teaches us that if we do not have a correct relationship with the erotic force, we end up being slaves of sex and the egoic pleasures of drunkenness, gluttony, etc., etc., etc., etc.

Allegory of the golden mean, Gerard de Jode ─1509-1591

Allegory of the golden mean 

Allegory of the golden mean  850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

This engraving teaches us in an allegorical way which are the virtues we need to develop if we really wish to achieve auto realization.

The repentant man and the sorrow - Maarten de Vos, (1532-1603)

The repentant man and the sorrow 

The repentant man and the sorrow  850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

Thanks to Gnosis we have in our depths our KAOM. He helps us to feel the remorse, repentance, moral pain for our bad deeds that we have done to others.

The garden of the goddess Pomona, Léon Davent, mid-sixteenth century

The garden of the goddess Pomona

The garden of the goddess Pomona 850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

This engraving teaches us that for our alchemical garden to flourish we need to work with our Lucifer and the three primary Forces of Creation, all watched over by our Divine Mother, Stella Maris within.

The involution of humanity - Dirck Volckertsz Coornhert, (1519-1590)

The involution of humanity 

The involution of humanity  850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

When humanity wants to subsist without the values of the Spirit, of the BEING, which are love, ethics, morality, etc., everything is shrouded in confusion and disharmony and becomes a failed germ.

NORMA VIRTUTE ─'Law by means of virtue'─

Norma virtute

Norma virtute 850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

The mysteries of Alchemy intertwined with Greek Mythology show us the great realities that exist in the background of the greatest of the arcana in the history of mankind.

Las vírgenes prudentes y las vírgenes insensatas, catedral de Érfurt, Alemania

The prudent virgins and the foolish virgins 

The prudent virgins and the foolish virgins  850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

When we want to study the subject of Alchemy, it is necessary to study the prudent virgins and on the other side the foolish virgins of the portico of the Cathedral of Erfurt in Germany.

The three ages or The Coat of Arms with a Skull — Albert Dürer (1471 y 1528)

The three ages 

The three ages  850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

Este grabado de Albert Durero es la alegoría de la juventud, la madurez y la vejez. El autor quiere enseñarnos como se exprimen la belleza de la juventud, nunca perder la inspiración, la imaginación y no caer en la entropía y la dejadez.This engraving by Albrecht Dürer is an allegory of youth, maturity and old age. The author wants to show us how to express the beauty of youth, never lose inspiration or imagination, and never fall into entropy or complacency.

The Reward of Work and Diligence. - Maarten van Heemskerck, (1498-1574)

The diligent worker 

The diligent worker  850 480 V.M. Kwen Khan Khu

“Visit the interior of your philosophical land that by rectifying you will find the hidden stone’ – the Philosopher’s Stone ─ it is the path to the Intimate Self-Realization of the Self. Such is the teaching of this engraving entitled “The reward of work and diligence”.