glossary

(Greek βαίτυλος; pl. baetyli) Also Bethel or Betyl. Any sacred stone that fell from heaven and contained the power of life, and thereafter used for worship and ritual. Every religion utilizes sacred stones in various forms, which have symbolic value, representing the Philosophical Stone: mercury.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"The first teaching that comes from nature is to stand alone. Do not depend upon the assistance of others for your well-being..."