one of the classic symbols of alchemy - the green lion devouring the sun. As with most of the striking, and to the modern mind, somewhat 'surreal' images which populate these works, they have a bewildering range of possible meanings. Alchemy and Magik
The World, XXI ~ The Classic Tarot** The Classic Tarot is a reproduction of a Milanese deck, dated 1835. The art is pen-and-ink and somewhat unusually coloured in bright oranges, lime greens and pinks but is the overall effect is harmonious. Created by Carlo DellaRocca**
illuminatizeitgeist: “ “Hermes the god is the herald who carries messages from the gods to humankind. In psychological alchemy, Mercurius is that part of our psyche through which insight and knowledge come from the “higher” (divine, transpersonal).