Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Apocryphote of the Day: 6-24-08

"If two of you gather together": the "two" are the interior man and the exterior man which unite in observance of precepts...For the inside man is not different from the outside, nor the outside from the inside.

The Book of Steps (Liber Graduum) 792.17-22, 253.23-25 (fourth century Syrian handbook)



Woodcut in M. Maier, Atalanta Fugiens, 1617, Emblem 1: Pregnant man going through alchemical transformation.

1 comment:

Jared said...

I really like the hair.