|The Planet Mercury
References in The
is the Lord of Wisdom." (Vol. II, 31)
is still more occult and mysterious than Venus. It is:
- "Mercury is just beginning to get out of a state of obscuration.
- Mercury has no satellite.
- Mercury is a septenary chain." (Vol. I, 188-189)
- "Mercury is far older than the Earth." (Vol. I, 180)
- "Mercury is called the first of the celestial Gods, the God Hermes...to which God
is attributed the invention of and the first initiation of men into Magic.  ...
Mercury is Budh, Wisdom, Enlightenment or 'reawakening' in the divine science." (Vol.
heals the blind and restores sight, mental and physical." (Vol. II, 571)
is sometimes represented:
- Identical with Mithra.
- The perpetual companion of the Sun of Wisdom.
- The leader and evocator of souls.
- One with the Sun." (Vol. II, 31)
fifth race is born under Mercury." (the Aryan race. A.A.B.) (Vol. II, 32)
is the elder brother of the Earth." (Vol. II, 48)
receives seven times more light than any other planet." (Vol. II, 570)
and Mercury correspond with each other and both are yellow and radiant golden-colored. In
the human system the right eye corresponds with Buddhi and the left eye with Manas and
Venus or Lucifer." (Vol. III, 447-448)
is called Hermes; and Venus, Aphrodite and their conjunction in man on the psycho-physical
plane gives him the name Hermaphrodite." (Vol. III, 458) 
- As three-headed, because one with the Sun and Venus.
- As a cube, without arms because the 'power of speech and eloquence can prevail without
the assistance of arms and feet.' " (Vol. II, 572)
in A Treatise on Cosmic Fire
Jupiter and Saturn might be considered...as the vehicles of the three super or major
principles. Mercury, the Earth and Mars are closely allied to these three but a hidden
mystery lies here." (C.F. 299)
second hint I seek to give lies in the triangle formed by the Earth, Mars and Mercury. In
connection with this triangle, the analogy lies in the fact that Mercury and the center at
the base of the spine in the human being are closely allied. Mercury demonstrates
kundalini in intelligent activity whilst Mars demonstrates kundalini latent." (C.F.
- "In the
middle of the fifth round, the Lord of Mercury will, with the Logos of the Venus scheme
and of our Earth, form a temporary triangle of force." (C.F. 371)