Most people however do not believe that anyone could have such refinement and potential already within them… dormant, yet just waiting to be released…, and consequently they investigate no further. Alchemy is the spiritual art of transformation. At its simplest, the alchemist turns base metals into gold. However, this is only one dimension of alchemy–at a more sophisticated level the alchemist’s “base metal” is symbolic of himself that needs to be worked upon and the “gold” produced is the alchemist himself in his or her quest to perfect his own nature. In short, true alchemy is a discipline involving physical, psychological and spiritual work aimed at producing wholeness and enlightenment. Read more