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The Alchemy of JK Rowling

In the light of the Alchemical Wedding of Christian Rosycross

by Hans Andréa


Chapter 51 - Bill

Bill personifies the crown chakra. This is a ‘flower’ with 960 petals which are predominantly violet. In addition it has a sort of subsidiary central whirlpool of gleaming white flushed with gold in its heart. In liberated people this inner whirlpool reverses itself and sticks out the top, resembling a crown. You will often see this crown on statues of the Buddha. It looks like a knot of hair on the crown of the head. Perhaps Bill’s ponytail is a clue to his identity.

However, there’s a much more sublime and powerful way of symbolising this crown or inner flower in Harry Potter: Fleur, the flower of the court. When Bill and Fleur marry this symbolises the reversal of the rotation of the crown chakra and the rising up of the 12 petalled flower within the larger flower. This is called the Wondrous Golden Flower by alchemists.

This event happens when the alchemist attains enlightenment, as the Buddhists call it. This means the alchemist’s mind has opened to Divine inspiration, and he knows the Divine Plan. He does God’s will. At that stage the crown chakra is no longer a centre for absorbing spiritual energy, but of radiating it to other people to help them in their spiritual progress.

The endocrine gland connected to this chakra is the pineal gland. That has a separate chapter.

There is a picture of the Wondrous Golden Flower on the head of the figure in the front of Jan van Rijckenborgh’s The Egyptian ArchGnosis, Vol. 1.

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