The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy by Dennis William Hauck audiobook

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy: The Magic and Mystery of the Ancient Craft Revealed for Today

By Dennis William Hauck
Read by Kris Dyer

Alpha 9781592577354
11.85 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781615649525

It's completely understandable if you're in the dark about alchemy. It has been practiced around the world and linked to various religious rites, scientific experiments, and, of course, magic - a series of beliefs and disciplines that defy categorization and definition. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy demystifies this ancient art with an easy-to-comprehend overview of its history, philosophies, and practices. In it, you get: - The basic principles of alchemy - including the Three Essentials that are present in all things - The alchemist's code - ciphers, signs, symbols, sacred geometry, and more - A list of tonics, elixirs, and other alchemical medicines - The three stages of alchemical transformation - The meaning and power of the Four Elements - Fire, Water, Air and Earth - and the Fifth Element, the Quintessence - A look at the relationship between alchemy and science - An exploration of the significance of the Philosopher's Stone - A behind-the-scenes tour of a medieval alchemist's laboratory Sit back and enjoy Kris Dyer reading you The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 2008 Dennis Hauck © 2019 DK Audio

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It's completely understandable if you're in the dark about alchemy. It has been practiced around the world and linked to various religious rites, scientific experiments, and, of course, magic - a series of beliefs and disciplines that defy categorization and definition.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy demystifies this ancient art with an easy-to-comprehend overview of its history, philosophies, and practices. In it, you get: - The basic principles of alchemy - including the Three Essentials that are present in all things - The alchemist's code - ciphers, signs, symbols, sacred geometry, and more - A list of tonics, elixirs, and other alchemical medicines - The three stages of alchemical transformation - The meaning and power of the Four Elements - Fire, Water, Air and Earth - and the Fifth Element, the Quintessence - A look at the relationship between alchemy and science - An exploration of the significance of the Philosopher's Stone - A behind-the-scenes tour of a medieval alchemist's laboratory Sit back and enjoy Kris Dyer reading you The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

2008 Dennis Hauck © 2019 DK Audio

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Do not let the concept of Complete Idiot's Guide fool you. Hauck... reduces many of the most complex subjects in alchemy to easy-to-understand concepts and definitions..... What Dennis Hauck does... is give the long-time student and the new seeker the basics to understand alchemy. Samuel Scarborough

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Body, Mind & Spirit
Runtime: 11.85
Audience: Adult
Language: English