The Emerald Tablet

The words preserved in the ancient Emerald Tablet contain the essence of the alchemical teachings. Ostensibly concerned with changing base metals into gold, alchemy is in fact dedicated to transforming the lead of self into the gold of spirit. This book traces the roots of alchemy to reveal a practical guide to spiritual growth with hands-on techniques, transformative exercises, and personal testimonials.

What people are saying about this book:

"The teachings of the Emerald Tablet have been a powerful force for transformation during crucial periods in Western culture. Now these deep insights are once again finding illumination through the scholarship of Dennis William Hauck. Every reader who gives this book the thoughtfulness it requires will discover a treasure of inner riches." - Jeffrey Mishlove Ph.D. (Director of Intuition Network; host of PBS-TV's "Thinking Allowed")

"Hauck shares with his readers a remarkable path for spiritual change. THE EMERALD TALBLET combines esoteric wisdom with practical advice; its use of the metaphor of al-chemy to describe transformation follows in the tradition of Carl Jung's depth psychology." - Stanley Krippner Ph.D. (Director of Consciousness Studies, the Saybrook Institute)

"Hauck's book is important to the future frontiers of both medicine and psychology. The material provides the basis for changing current health theories from an emphasis on path-ology to an emphasis on transformation. It explains in clear language with interesting examples the simple, yet complex, steps in transformation and achieving peak potential. It is my hope that providers of mind/body healing would use this information to stimulate their own growth and enhance their ability to practice healthcare." - Marie DiCowden Ph.D. (Director of the Biscayne Institutes of Health)

"The influence of the Emerald Tablet on Western intellectual and spiritual development is an unquestionable fact. Hauck's contribution reflects a serious effort to present this age-old wisdom in a form that is at once intelligible to the modern mind and faithful to its venerable past. Most importantly, Hauck makes an original contribution of personal anecdotes, exercises, and techniques that ultimately brings the Emerald Tablet to life as a practical guide to spiritual transformation on the cusp of the 21st century." - NAPRA Review (May/June 1999)

"In the Hermetic tradition, the physical and metaphysical worlds are mirror images: the transformation of base metal into gold corresponds to the evolution of an ego-dominated person into one who possesses a permanent state of enlightened consciousness. Hauck's elucidation of the laws governing this refinement of energy, such as the Doctrine of Correspondences, the Seven Steps of Transformation, and the Octave of Creation, will strike a chord with students of modern esoteric traditions (who) may find real gold in these teachings." - Publishers Weekly (March 23, 1999)

"The author has done an immense amount of research to make the Emerald Tablet known and understood to those who seek an alchemical transformation into a higher state of consciousness. I cannot think of anything we need more than these time-tested methods to break through to an age of enlightenment and healing for both ourselves and the planet." - Bernyce Barlow (Author, Ecologist, and Therapist)

"Dennis Hauck's THE EMERALD TABLET is a must read for anyone who wants to journey into the mysteries and mysticism of our dormant powers. Use your own imagination while reading this book, and it will open a gateway to your inner soul and beyond." - Uri Geller (Author and Psychic)

"Hauck is a wonderful writer. His writing style is friendly, easy to read, and actually fun!" - Athena Reviews


Part I.  Understanding the Emerald Tablet

Chapter 1: Gift from the Gods

Chapter 2: Our Divine Legacy

Chapter 3: A Converstation with Hermes

Chapter 4: Miracles of the One Thing

Chapter 5: It Father Is the Sun

Chapter 6: Its Mother Is the Moon

Chapter 7: Separate the Earth from Fire

Chapter 8: The Greatest Force of All Powers

Chapter 9: This Is the Pattern

Part II.  Applying the Emerald Formula

Chapter 10: Seven Steps to Transformation

Chapter 11: Calcination: Burning Off the Dross

Chapter 12: Dissolution: Learning to Let Go

Chapter 13: Separation: Identifying Essences

Chapter 14: Conjuntion: Creating the Overself

Chapter 15: Fermentation: Fire in the Soul

Chapter 16: Distillation: Consecration of the Stone

Chapter 17: Coagulation: Ultima Materia of the Soul

Chapter 18: The Alchemy of Health and Longevity

Chapter 19: Message of the Caduceus

Chapter 20: The Chemistry of Miracles

Chapter 21: Using the Formula in Everyday Life

Part III.  What the Tablet Says About Our Future

Chapter 22: The Hermes Factor

Chapter 23: Alchemy of the Millennium

Chapter 24: Have You Seen the Stone?

Chapter 25: Emerald Insights to Live By

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The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation

The Emerald Tablet is an ancient document that contains the essence of the alchemical teachings?has had an important influence on many Western spiritual and religious traditions. Ostensibly concerned with turning base metals into gold, alchemy was in fact dedicated to transforming the lead of self into the gold of spirit. This brilliant history of alchemy traces its sources back to ancient Egypt, and presents alchemy as a useful, practical system of self-transformation. Each of the seven steps of alchemical transformation is explained, with hands-on techniques and exercises, treating alchemy as a living discipline for achieving a spiritual awakening. The Tablet became the basis of alchemy and contains a secret formula that shows us how to perfect anything – even ourselves. This book details the rediscovery of the mysterious artifact and reveals the chemical-spiritual formula hidden in its lines. Also contained are the alchemists' startling predictions for the new millennium and chapters on the mystical and paranormal experiences that reflect the deep changes undergone by people who have actually seen the hidden reality of which the tablet speaks.Stanley Krippner Ph.D. (Director of Consciousness Studies, the Saybrook Institute): ”This book combines esoteric wisdom with practical advice. Hauck offers his readers a remarkable path for spiritual change in the tradition of Carl Jung's depth psychology.” Jeffrey Mishlove Ph.D. (Director of Intuition Network; host of "Thinking Allowed" PBS series): “Every reader who gives this book the thoughtfulness it requires will discover a treasure of inner riches.” Penguin 1999. ISBN 0-14-019571-8. Illustrated with 44 alchemical engravings. 464 pages. Indexed. Penguin 1999. Illustrated; indexed; 448 pp. $16. On Sale - $9.52 



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