“The three candle-holders represent the three pillars of alchemy, mercury and sulphur and salt. The skull symbolises mortality and the passage of time. The emblem, taken as a whole is both simple and profound. By contemplation of these mysteries the Magus traverses the precarious nature of existence and is true to his own Will.”
The Hermetic Library visual pool is a visual scavenger hunt for images of a living Western Esoteric Tradition. If you would like to submit your work for consideration as part of the visual pool, head over to the Hermetic Library visual pool or contact the librarian.