Open Secrets: Hermeticism, Music, and Life Itself

One of the principal streams of esoteric thought in the West comes to us through Hermeticism. Its origins are as hidden as its secret teachings: some believe it to trace to a semi-divine Egytpian sage and contemporary of Moses called Hermes Trismegistus, while others believe Hermeticism to have originated later in Hellenistic Egypt as a blend of Egytpian religious magic and Greek philosophical…