prima materia


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prima materia

According to alchemists this is the substance from which all other matter is composed. It was associated with philosopher’s mercury, mercury from which Earth, Air, Fire and Water have been removed.
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Shwe Lu Maung (Shahnawaz Khan) in his latest book - The prima materia of Myanmar Buddhist Culture: Laukathara of Rakhine Thu Mrat, published in the USA by Shahnawaz Khan (2016).
It essentially constitutes the prima materia of Myanmar's Buddhist culture, or perhaps, more correctly, the Buddhist political theology - based on the Buddha, the Dhamma (religion) and the Sangha (community).
In this elemental mayhem, Mercurius (as "Nous": consciousness, man's transcendental wisdom, also called as the Old Wise Man) acts as "the prima materia, the transforming substance.
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Designed to distill from your remains the ever-elusive prima materia, the apparatus consists of two chambers attached to one another, as if, in conversation.
Reenactment has roots in ritual dance, the masque, and other sacred theatrical machinery, both as a way of working through instinctual forces and of acting out what Jung calls the prima materia of emotions, conflicts, and dreams.
Maria, como madre de Dios, esta con la obra salvadora de Dios en una relacion semejante como la prima materia de la creacion con su obra creadora (32).
Neff's work is alchemical: The prima materia of landscape becomes the ultima materia of atmosphere, with movement as the via media of the transformation.
Further, Bobik proposes an analogy between the concept of prima materia and neutrinos (the electron neutrino is understood as having no electric charge, no strong force, no spatial extent, no electromagnetic force, and possibly no mass).
His main advisor, the blind seer, whom no one may meet except him, claims that prima materia, the original material, is silence.
In total, this study demonstrates a Jungian individuation of project which is at the same time the 'drame alchimique' of the 'Grand Oeuvre' which 'vise en effet a separer la prima materia en un principe actif, l'ame, et un principe passif, le corps, puis a les unir a nouveau pour obtenir la pierre, avatar sublime de la materia prima' (Durand: 259 and Harris: 20).
Create an urban winery called Prima Materia, drop a kitchen in the middle of it, then make interesting wine and serious food.