The Hermetica are Egyptian-Greek wisdom texts from the 2nd century AD and later, which are . The Divine Pymander of Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus ( English), Translated by John Everard, Printed in London, ; Fowden, Garth, The. The Divine Pymander of Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus an Egyptian Philosopher. In 17 Books translated formerly out of the Arabic into Greek, and thence into. The Divine Pymander [Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus, John Everard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hermetica is a category of.

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Some touch upon alchemyastrologyand related concepts. Paschal Beverly Randloph Editor. While they are difficult to date with precision, the texts of the Corpus were likely redacted between the 1st and 3rd centuries AD. I have held the opinion for a while that certain texts in the Nag Hammadi corpus are far closer to a form of Christian Hermeticism than a Christian Gnosticism; some examples include the Thomasine texts, and sundry others like the Apocryphon of James and the Sophia of Jesus Christ.

Rather I that am the Mind itself, will not suffer the operations or Works, which happen or belong to the body, to be finished and brought to perfection in them; but being the Porter or DoorkeeperI will shut up the entrances of Evil, and cut off the thoughtful desires of filthy works.

Parts of the Hermetica appeared in the 4th-century Gnostic library found in Nag Hammadi. I shall know, said I. Magnolia Snow rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If therefore thou learn and believe thyself to be of the Life and Light, thou shalt again pass into Life. But now, O my Son, I will by Heads run through the things that are. But from the Light there came forth a holy Speech, which took its stand upon the Watery Substance, and methought this Word was the voice of the Light.


Books by Hermes Trismegistus.

The Divine Pymander of Hermes: Revelation of the Above and the Below

And before they give up their bodies to the death pymajder them, they hate their senses, knowing their Works and Operations. These things I understood, seeing the word, or Pimander ; and when I was mightily amazed, he said again unto me, Hast thou seen in thy mind that Archetypal Form which was before the interminated and infinite Beginning?

Learn my meaning by looking at what you yourself have in you, for in you too, the Word is son, and Mind the father of the Word. The Generation therefore of these Seven was after this manner: For never, O my Son, shall, or can that soul, which, while it is in the body, lightens and lifts up itself to know and comprehend that which is good and true, slide back to the contrary.

Retrieved from ” https: Jake Parker rated it really liked it Dec 28, Egypt, and probably Alexandria. A wonderful exposition of spiritual teachings and real psychology. Two Roads to Salvation. Then said Poemander unto me, Dost thou understand this visionand what it meaneth? This I perceived in thought, seeing it by reason of divlne words that the Divine Mind had spoken to me.

Light and Life is the Divine Mind, and from it Man was born. Though male-female, he is from a male-female Mind; and though he is sleepless from a sleepless Sire, yet is he overcome by sleep. And let this, O Son, be the end of Religion and Piety; whereunto thou art dlvine arrived, thou shalt both live well and die blessedly, whilst thy soul is not ignorant wither it must return, and fly back again.

And some of them that heard memocking and scorning went away, and delivered themselves up to the way of Death. I have been born in mind!


Divine Pymander of Hermes Trismegistus

They who are there welcome his coming with joy; and he, made like to them that sojourn there, does further hear the Powers who are above the substance of the Eighth Sphere, singing their praise to Pymznder in a language of their own.

Nigredo Albedo Citrinitas Rubedo. Kevin rated it it was amazing Aug 10, I know what you desire, and I am with you everywhere. Occasionally one or the other offers idvine better translation.

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For being the gatekeeper, I close up all the entrances, and bar the entrance of the base and evil workings of the senses, cutting off all thoughts pymanser them. Take heed what thou sayest, for I the mind come unto men that are holy and good, pure and merciful, and that live piously and religiously; and my presence is a help unto them.

Seeing within myself an immaterial vision that came from the mercy of God, I went out of myself into an immortal body, and now I am not what I was before. Blessed art thou, O Father; thy man would be sanctified with thee, as thou hast given him all power.

This page was last edited on 20 Augustat Daniel Rekshan rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Changing his state to the formative Sphere, where he was to have his whole authority, Man had in himself all the workings of the archetypal Administrators. What then should a man do, O Father, to lead civine life well; seeing there is nothing here true? Thus, replied he, understand it: