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Hermes Trismegistus – Treatise XVI



Type of Spiritual Experience


God = Ultimate Intelligence

Sun and moon = Creator and Created symbolically

God makes himself = whatever the creator forces create eventually become functionally part of the Ultimate Intelligence - see Intelligence hierarchy

A description of the experience


Hermes Trismegistus – Treatise XVI

The intelligible kosmos then is dependent on God; and the Sun receives from God, through the intelligible kosmos, the influx of good with which he is supplied..... God then is the source of all; the Sun is the Demiurgus and the kosmos is the instrument by means of which the Demiurgus works.......... therefore in making all things, God makes himself. And it is impossible that he should ever cease from making; for God himself can never cease to be

The source of the experience

Hermes Trismegistus

Concepts, symbols and science items


Sun and Moon

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps