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The 7 Hermetic Principles Explained

  The 7 Hermetic Principles Explained Introduction The seven hermetic principles are considered the universal laws of nature or the cosmos. They originate from Hermeticism. Hermeticism is a system of religious and philosophical ideologies that incorporate the teachings of Hermes Trismegistus. Hermes Thrice the Greatest as his name means was a revered master of divine wisdom. The qualities of Hermes Trismegistus are derived from those of Egyptian and Greek gods Thoth and Hermes respectively. These gods had the title of scribes in their pantheons and presided over intelligence, wisdom, and communication. Another equivalent is the Roman god Mercury. Hermes Trismegistus is believed to have existed in ancient times when gods were said to live among men. He passed his knowledge to mankind and since then his teachings were passed down from one generation to the next through oral tradition. All religions intentionally or unintentionally have adopted elements of Hermeticism in one way