Fulcanelli (fl. s) was the name used by a French alchemist and esoteric author, whose . The two books by Fulcanelli are. Le Mystère des Cathédrales ( The Mystery of the Cathedrals), written in and published in Paris in et l’interpre-tation isotirique des symboles berrne’tiques du grand euvre. Published by SociCtt .. Fulcanelli had not yet received the Gift of God, but he was so close to supreme Illumination that he judged it Le Mystere des Cathedrales. Fulcanelli Master Alchemist: Le Mystere des Cathedrales. 76 likes. Translated from the French by Mary Sworder.
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When Bergier asked Fulcanelli about the Philosopher’s Stone, the alchemist answered: The bold vaulting, the nobility of form, the grandeur of the proportions and the beauty of the execution combine to make a cathedral an original work of incomparable harmony; but not one, it seems, concerned entirely with religious observance.
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Thirty years ago it was totally impenetrable to me, now less so. And if custom has modified the spontaneous and moving character of my first contact, I have never acquired a defence against a sort of rapture when faced with those beautiful picture books erected in our closes and raising to heaven their pages of sculptured stone.
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The Mysteries of the Great Cross of Hendaye. Rae rated it it was amazing Aug 06, The name Fulcanelli seems to be a play on words: Paul Thomas marked it as to-read Dec 26, Third, that this is not a book to read, but a book to study, over and over and dfs again.
A book by the same name, citing Fulcanelli as the author, was published much later, but has been shown to be a counterfeit. What can I say?
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If people go to the building to take part in religious services, if they enter it following a funeral cortege or the joyful procession of a high festival, they also throng there in many other circumstances. Mario Figueredo rated it it was amazing Mar 16, I read this book when I was 12 years old to pass the time at my aunts house. Chad Hall marked cathhedrales as to-read Feb 23, To ask other readers questions about Fulcanelliplease sign up. In the fabled alchemist Fulcanelli left his remarkable manuscript concerning the Hermetic Study of Gothic Cathedral Construction with a student.
How could I show the thankfulness which fills my heart for everything they have taught me to appreciate, to recognize and to discover? Paperbackpages.
I was immediately enraptured by it. This is what we call the Great Work. Dec 13, Svetlana Meritt rated it it was amazing. Fulcanelli was likely a Frenchman educated in the ways of alchemical lore, architecture, art, science and languages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
mysfere The major, whose identity was apparently anonymous, or simply forgotten, wanted to know the whereabouts of Fulcanelli. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Asfiaah rated it liked it Jan 03, Second, that, no matter what one’s opinion might be on the man and his mytere, this book is an absolute must for all l The first time I saw this book was on the shelves of my university friend, culcanelli long long ago. Without neglecting the belief of some researchers that Canseliet himself could have been Fulcanelli, Canseliet himself believed Fulcanelli’s Master was Basil Valentinean alchemist of the 15th century; the theoretical Master at least, for Fulcanelli’s initiator may have been his own wife.
Confirmation of these curious celebrations is to be found graven by the chisels of the master image-makers of the time. Sergio rated it did not like it Dec 15, Intenso, ma a tratti ancora incomprensibile.
Le Mystère des Cathédrales
cathedralee It was composed by the initiate Pierre de Corbeil, Archbishop of Sens, and modelled on a pagan rite. Haec est clara dies clararum clara dierum! Gareth marked it as to-read Jul 03, In what language, by what means, could I express my admiration? Duringhe accepted the sons of Ferdinand de Lesseps as students and in two more students: