What is Alchemy and Why Should I Care?

Alchemy… the word conjures images of wizard-like old men toiling away in dark, smokey laboratories, in pursuit of the Philosopher’s Stone– a substance with the power to turn any other into gold. For hundreds and perhaps thousands of years, alchemists in Egypt, Arabia, and Europe sought the Stone. At the same time, the tantrics and sages of India and China used breath, visualization, and sound to transmute their bodies and…