AMORC Unmasked

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The Alchemical Side of AMORC

In the March/April 1988 edition of the Rosicrucian Digest, there is a very interesting article called “Chinese Alchemy: A Search for Immortality,” which speaks about the wei tan- or external method for attaining immortality- and the nei tan- or internal search. Wei tan- involved external methods- like diet, breathing techniques and medicinal elixirs to prolong life. Nei tan involved complex meditative processes- of which the martial art, Tai Chi Tuan- is like a mirror of internal processes.

Immortality has always fascinated me and, in one respect, Eastern and Western alchemy- in regards of the external discipline- both have attempted to… Continue reading

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