Codex Seraphinianus: infinite inspiration

by Feng

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http://theendofbeing.com/2010/12/03/codex-seraphinianus-%E2%80%94-la-conjuncion-de-un-espejo-y-de-una-enciclopedia/

Luigi Serifini’s disturbingly extensive, dutifully rendered and ultimately indecipherable exposition of the other realm, Codex Seraphinianus, is a nearly perfect vindication of the absence of those other tomes within the framework of reality and an inspiration for those with an inclination, despite the odds, to continue their aether-bound search for old gods and new worlds.

Though the three-hundred and seventy page volume has been in existence for nearly thirty earth years, it remains elusive; a rare book whose relative cultural invisibility has come to govern its reputation as a preeminent source of twentieth century human esoterica. Ironically, the advent of the twenty-first century has lent digital facilitation to the availability of the codex. You can buy any number of editions of it on Amazon for a few hundred clams – you can download a PDF of its innards too; its lack of physicality in the latter format adds a further layer of disturbance to the proceedings.

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