MAGICAL SYSTEMS

ALCHEMY

Alchemy:

[Stages of, with an eye to immortality]

These levels suppose mostly linear progression of a spiritual
order. Progress is possible in advanced areas first, but implies
giftedness in those later areas, or neglect of the earlier ones.

1. Immutable Iron
2. Watery Birth
3. Quick Wood
4. Pure Milk
5. Crude Stone
6. Reflective Silver
7. Cleaning with Dirt
8. Crystal Clarity
9. Dreaming in Gold
10. Lengua Franca
11. Vital Root
12. Silver Tongue
13. Disillusionment
14. Work
15. Peace
16. Principle
17. Promise
18. Love
19. Happiness
20. Invulnerability
21. Prudence
22. Worldliness
23. Money
24. Feeling of mastery
25. Initiation
26. Occurrence
27. Mindfulness
28. Subtlety
29. Vitality
30. Characteristics
31. Minor Fame
32. Fitness
33. Occasional fortuity
34. Sometimes giftedness
35. Fertility
36. Minor Medicine
37. Crafting
38. Wit
39. Nobility
40. Familiarity
41. Rostrum: occult writings
42. Dictum: powerful language
43. Plebum: followers
44. Opii: miracles
45. Opii Mundi: vestiges
46. Essence (Virtue)
47. Corpus Regum (Secrets)
48. Aqua Vitae (Health)
49. Lapis (Astral Travel)
50. Subtil Effort (Magical Initiation)
51. Naming
52. Minor sooth-saying
53. Practicing Minor Arts
54. Control of Mana
55. Magical Lore
56. Magical Command
57. Magical Location
58. Select Minor Effects, such as:
   Magical Storage,
   Magical Manipulation, and
   Magical Strength,        
59. Second Initiation: Occultation
60. Some Essential Effects:
   Friendship & Popularity,
   Increasing Confidence,
   Or, Sense of Mastery,
61. The Changeable World,
   Or, The Permanent World
62. Metaphysical validity
63. Test of Perfection
64. Engagement with Archetypes
65. Spiritual testing
66. Trickery
   Or, Test of magical skill
67. Prolonged Mental Engagement
68. Immortal opportunity or folly
69. Treatment by a woman or man
70. Security
71. Hermeticism
72. Banishing demons
73. Innate Medical Knowledge


     
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