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The Alchemy of JK Rowling

In the light of the Alchemical Wedding of Christian Rosycross

by Hans Andréa

Book Snippets

Snippets from The Alchemy of JK Rowling chosen by readers

These snippets have been chosen by readers because they resonate in their heart or have given them a flash of spiritual insight.

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

When I first started reading Harry Potter my reaction was one of utter amazement and joy at seeing how closely the symbolism in Harry Potter paralleled the symbolism in Gnostic philosophy.
[Foreword]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

Harry Potter is a story of such tremendous spiritual beauty and power that it will change the world.
[Introduction]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

I hope to be able to prove that Harry Potter is indeed a Divine Message for the ultimate salvation and liberation of humanity.
[Introduction]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

If readers can see through the superficial aspects of the story, and ignore the elements that make the story seem like a children’s book, often banal and sometimes even offensive (swearing, lying, fighting), an immensely deep, rich and powerful spiritual symbolism rises to the surface.
[Chapter 1]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

What Harry Potter tells us is that the New Soul is indestructible as long as it mobilises its longing for the Living Water, for liberation.
[Chapter 3]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

The longing for the life-force from the Real World outside our universe is much higher in vibration than any force in this world, and so it's invincible.
[Chapter 3]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

The personality, as a creation of Lucifer, is likewise a mixture of good and evil. However no matter how good, we still live outside of the Divine Plan.
[Chapter 4]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

Two irreconcilable forces meet - the life-force of the perfect universe (in a weakened vibration) and the life force of the mortal human being with all his faults, his goodness, and his ignorance. When they meet, this causes a storm in the human being.
[Chapter 6]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

A seeker, whose heart is open, is a "marked man". He has a Divine Spark which has been kindled and so is shining brightly; he thirsts for liberation and he has drunk the Living Water. This has caused a storm in his astral body because of the tremendous difference in vibration between the astral force of this universe and that of the Original Home.
[Chapter 6]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

The Harry in our heart is rich beyond our most feverish imagination.
[Chapter 8]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

One of the great forces tying us to this universe is fear. Unselfishness is the only way to overcome fear.
[Chapter 9]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

Press reports from all over the world tell us that millions of children identify intensely with Harry. To me that's a sign that the Masters of Compassion, responsible for the salvation of humanity, are engaged in etching the essence of the teachings of liberation deeply into the blood and the subconscious of many millions of people.
[Chapter 16]

 
 

There is nothing in the whole universe more beautiful than the story of Liberation. Harry Potter tells that story. That's why it's the world's most beautiful book! Along with the other books which tell this story.
[Chapter 16]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

Harry Potter is the story of a candidate for Liberation through alchemical transformation. All the characters are forces, influences or entities the alchemist meets along the way.
[Chapter 17]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

In this world, the interplay of opposites is absolutely necessary. It provides the driving force that sends humanity through its long journey of experience on the way to Godric’s Hollow. This driving force is always present in good literature, and in the holy scriptures of all the great world religions.
[Chapter 32]

 
 

Chosen by Anneke Stokman, Netherlands:

The Inferi symbolise dormant desires and emotions that the alchemist has overcome in his struggle to purify himself. Verse 54 of The Voice of the Silence has a similar theme.
Strive with thy thoughts unclean before they overpower thee. Use them as they will thee, for if thou sparest them and they take root and grow, know well, these thoughts will overpower and kill thee. Beware, Disciple, suffer not, e'en though it be their shadow, to approach. For it will grow, increase in size and power, and then this thing of darkness will absorb thy being before thou hast well realised the black foul monster's presence. That certainly is very similar to the Inferi trying to overpower Harry.
[Chapter 63]

 
 

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But one day the seeker makes the earth shattering discovery that the oxygen needed by his divine Spark cannot be found in this universe; that the Living Water comes from another dimension…
[Chapter 67]