To the scientist the aim of alchemy seems only to be the transmutation of base metals into gold. Though some alchemists were concerned solely with this, many were serious and dedicated thinkers who used alchemical symbols and ideas to probe religious, philosophical and psychological issues.

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Haiku is a form of poetry which is written in seventeen syllables. Each poem contains a word that refers to the season described in the haiku. The following haiku are by the three greatest haiku poets of Japan. (All translations are by R. H. Blyth)

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Past Events > "X" Event 2008 Mandala Temple Production (9)

Independent Producer Veronica Vainstoc & Crew building Interactive Installation to be presented @ " X" Event in 2008

Photo: Claudio Vazquez
Location: Pollen Nation in Long Beach