Crucified Serpent (Alchemical Cross)

The gruesome symbol of a crucified serpent is an old alchemical drawing representing the “fixing of the volatile,” or, making the elixir of mercury, a legendary curative, by removing the ‘volatile’ or poisonous element. The picture is derived from the biblical story of Moses, who erected a brazen snake as a charm against plague.

Fixing the volatile; from the notebook of Nicholas Flamel

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September 15, 2010 at 1:26 pm

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beejay February 23, 2018 at 7:24 pm

Hi N.D.C.,

It may be late, but nevertheless it’s such a shame you can’t spell (no pun intended). Your knowledge of the occult is minimal, and of the Bible, even less.

Go back to your dung hole in ancient Egypt and crawl out again, reborn (hopefully).



IamthatIam November 8, 2015 at 11:17 am

It is a warning!
The Tau is the realm of matter. It is our universe where the laws of physics rule. The serpent is Sophia in her bases form. She rules the wisdom of Time and Space. If a Magus ignores the laws that govern our existence and only functions in the realm of possibilities and abstract thought she will strike the Magus and remind him that you cannot ignore reality of life which he functions. You must also live life and deal with the function of life that every human is subject to.


Seth January 18, 2015 at 6:54 pm

This is a Gnostic symbol surely? It represents the Light Bearer who came from the uncreated and supreme God, once in the garden of Eden then again as The Word made flesh. This is in Gnostic Christianity at least, there have been many messengers of Light (Sophia) throughout the Aeons and through the Aeons. Snakes represent healing and knowledge (look at the insignia on any medical facility or vehicle) this dates back to Babylon and ancient Egypt. I’m not a mason but I am sure they perceive it similarly. God bless. Seth Apocrypha


Jennifer January 20, 2015 at 1:55 am

It is both. :)


N.D.C December 6, 2014 at 8:56 am

I believe that this symbol has a far more deeper meaning than anyone hear sees. alchemy is the secret wisdom passed down to the the worthy (egoless) in means for transmuting base human ignorance (ego) into the gold or stone of union (in conciousness/within) The bible is cloked in allegory within allegory and many take it literally. The snake on the cross is symbolic for the snake within.. never without. very rarely dose the bible actually talk about something actually material or external. The people were being bitten by the serpants (single) and they suffered. this is corresspondant with ego feeding and desire nurturing and they saught to heal from there “sins” (really meaning a miss in perception or wrong illusiiory thinking) thus the snake (ego) became fixed and the people freed (in conciousness) from there bondage of deuality


Seraph November 27, 2014 at 2:58 am

No, it means Jesus became sin on the Cross for mankind, taking our punishment upon Him and shedding His blood on the cross in our place, as a ransom for many. Read John 3:14-16. The reason the word is related to Mashiach, is because Yeshua Ha Maschiach became sin on the cross in your place to redeem humankind. And God loves you enough he would have done it for you alone.


Josh June 30, 2016 at 2:29 am

You’re thinking of the Crucifix. This symbol is different.


Daniel February 15, 2014 at 2:44 pm

Indeed, and let’s not forget that Jesus Himself identified with the bronze serpent of Moses. (John 3:14) This identification troubles many fundamental Christians, but is real, nonetheless. If this line of study is pursued, it leads to a great many “troubling” ideas & correspondences. If pursued, it will lead to many (unpopular) enlightening principles. Not just the ideas that that the Cainites are so fond of.


Steve Bell November 25, 2012 at 5:04 am

An important link is the gematria (Qabalistic numerology) of the words nakhash (serpent) and Mashyakh (Messiah). Both total 358 [kh=8, sh=300, y=10, m=40, n=50], allowing the use of the serpent (tempter) as a metaphor for the redeemer.


Seth January 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Nice. I am still seeking please lets chat. Jesus said, “Let one who seeks not stop seeking until that person finds; and upon finding, the person will be disturbed; and being disturbed, will be astounded; and will reign over the entirety.” Thomas 2. Seth Apocrypha


Mike 0 May 1, 2012 at 12:01 pm

Cain was of the Elder Race of Man, the ones created first by the gods, destined to rule the Cosmos while the children of Adam and Eve spent Eternity supplicating…


Swithced by God September 23, 2011 at 11:33 pm

Yeah Jesus is the Serpent. They crucified the Serpent, the father of Cain. Ishvara (Isa) is the real Jesus.


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