Latin. Literally; Peacock's Tail.

In alchemy an analogy used to represent the many colors the First Matter rapidly goes through just before the completion of the Red Stone.

It is the anouncement of the completion of the Great Work, or Magnum Opus.


A Scholarly Journal on Renassiance Hermeticism published by Pullman University and edited by Stanton Linden. It is an excellent interdisciplinary journal covering all aspects of the Hermetic Tradition.

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