The portrait of a medieval alchemist with symbols of elements imitating creation
SD - 34, Block A, North Nazimabad, Karachi - 33, Pakistan
S Mahdihassan SD - 34, Block A, North Nazimabad, Karachi - 33 Pakistan
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This paper depicts e paraphernalia of an alchemist who believed in imitating creation and generating a soul thereby. The magic wands of creation are a compass and a triangular carpenter's square. They can produce the dual natured soul Ruh or Spirit symbolized as Cock and Nafs of "the soul" as snake: The real creative energy by nature is ultrasonic energy, characterizing the word of command of the creator. Ultrasonic energy can be produced by fiddle which is depicted also as such a producer. Thus all the elements necessary to imitate creation have been depicted here.