Hand of the Mysteries - Alchemy symbol of transformation
Hand of the Mysteries. The alchemical symbol of apotheosis, the transformation of man into god, is traditionally represented by an image of a hand with other symbols, including skulls, crowns, stars, fish, keys, lanterns, astrological symbols and the all-seeing eye.
The Kabbalistic Tree of Life, as represented in this 17th Century etching using Alchemical Symbols. It is within glyphs such as this, the crossovers between the symbols utilized by countless branches of the Western Mystery Tradition to represent the same archetypes. From Gnosis to Zohar, Gematria to Alchemy and Haute Magick to Mystical Kabbalah.