• The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy

  • The Magic and Mystery of the Ancient Craft Revealed for Today
  • By: Dennis William Hauck
  • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy

By: Dennis William Hauck
Narrated by: Kris Dyer
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Publisher's Summary

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 categorisation 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!

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  • 07-22-20

informative and well explained

great book. well read. informative. perfect if your looking to expand your understanding of alchemy. loved how they talked about the different pathways, concepts and uses and rounded it off with a take on it in the modern world.

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  • 05-30-20

Detailed and straightforward

Really great book! Clear and does what it says on the cover. Covers the origins and basics and well as practical ways to get started.

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  • 01-05-20

Excellent introduction to Achemy

Excellent introduction to the overall history of Achemy, a good starter book and audio transcript.

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  • SAMAEDRM
  • 04-11-21

EXCELLENT REFERENCE BOOK CAREFULLY WRITTEN

I which I was aware of this book many years ago. My spiritual life would have progressed better.

The hidden has now been brought to light, clearly written in a simplified way for all to understand.

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  • Joshua
  • 01-29-22

Everything is Alchemy & Alchemy is everything.

Never knew I needed to learn alchemy until I picked this up. It covers everything from basic transmutation and fermentation all the way through to how Carl Jung arrived at the functions of Thinking, Feeling, Sensing and Intuition. The beginning of a deeper dive into humanity's first science.