Path of Yod

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In the Qabalah, the 22 Paths (named after the letters of the Hebrew alphabet) connect the ten Sephiroth on the "Tree of Life." The tenth is the Path of Yod, which connects Chesed with Tiphareth.

The 22 paths are: 11 Aleph, 12 Beth, 13 Gimel, 14 Daleth, 15 Hé, 16 Vau, 17 Zain, 18 Cheth, 19 Teth, 20 Yod, 21 Kaph, 22 Lamed, 23 Mem, 24 Nun, 25 Samekh, 26 Ayin, 27 Pé, 28 Tzaddi, 29 Qoph, 30 Resh, 31 Shin, 32 Tau, 32-bis, 31-bis

Qabalistic Attributions

The following attributions are mostly taken from 777, by Aleister Crowley. The small "#" links will show the full column of that attribution

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  • Key Scale: 20 (#)
  • Group: Template:Zodiacal Paths
  • Name (Hebrew Letter): Yod (Hand) (#)
  • Value of Hebrew Letter: 10
  • Path joins: Chesed (4) and Tiphareth (6)
  • Tarot Atu: Hermit (IX) (#)
  • Element: Earth (#)
  • Astrology: Virgo (#)

Astrology

  • Sign of the Zodiac: Virgo (#)
  • Planetary ruler: Mercury (#)
  • Exalted planet: Mercury (#)
  • Angels ruling Houses: Veyel (#)
  • Twelve Lesser Assistant Angels in the Signs: Shelathiel (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Day: Laslara (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Night: Sasia (#)
  • Angels of the Decantes:
    • Ascendant: Ananaurah (#)
    • Succedent: Rayadyah (#)
    • Cadent: Mishpar (#)
  • Magical Images of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: A virgin clad in linen, with an apple or pomegranate (#)
    • Succedent: Tall, fair, large man, with him a woman holding a large black oil jar (#)
    • Cadent: An old man leaning on a staff and wrapped in a mantle (#)
  • Perfumes:
    • Ascendant: Santal Flav (#)
    • Succedent: Srorus (#)
    • Cadent: Mastick (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Day:
    • Ascendant: Zepar (A soldier in red apparel and armour) (#)
    • Succedent: Botis (Viper (or) Human, with teeth and 2 horns, and with a sword) (#)
    • Cadent: Bathin (A strong man with a serpent’s tail, on a pale horse) (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Night:
    • Ascendant: Alloces (Soldier with red leonine face and flaming eyes; rides great horse) (#)
    • Succedent: Camio ( 1) Thrush. 2) Man with sharp sword seemeth to answer in burning ashes or coals of fire) (#)
    • Cadent: Murmur (Warrior with ducal crown rides gryphon. Trumpeters.) (#)
  • Egyptian Gods of the Zodiac:
    • Ascendant Decan: Isis (#)
    • Succedent Decan: Pi-Osiris (#)
    • Cadent Decan: Panotragus (#)
  • Egyptian Names of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: Thumis (#)
    • Succedent: Thoptius (#)
    • Cadent: Aphut (#)

Godforms

  • Egyptian (selection): Isis (as Virgin) (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): Heru-pa-Kraath (#)
  • Hindu: The Gopi girls, the Lord of Yoga (#)
  • Scandinavian: — (#)
  • Greek: Attis (#)
  • Roman: Ceres, Adonis [Vesta, Flora] (#)
  • Christian: — (#)

Colors

  • King Scale: Green, yellowish (#)
  • Queen Scale: Slate grey (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Green grey (#)
  • Empress Scale: Plum (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Virgin, Anchorite, any solitary person or animal [Rhinoceros] (#)
  • Plants: Snowdrop, Lily, Narcissus, Mistletoe (#)
  • Precious Stones: Peridot (#)
  • Perfume: Narcissus (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: All anaphrodisiacs (#)
  • Mineral Drug: — (#)
  • The Human Body: The Back (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Genii of the Twelve Hours (Levi): Tabris, Susabo, Eirnils, Nitika, Haatan, Hatiphas, Zaren (#)
  • The Mansions of the Moon: Virgo—20°-30° Sarfah, ’Awwa (the Dog, two stars in f), and Simak (Spica Virginis) (#)
  • Order of Qliphoth: Tzaphiriron (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Bloated Corpse (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Lamp and Wand (Virile Force reserved), the Bread, Lotus Wand (#)
  • Magical Formula: — (#)
  • Magical Power: Invisibility, Parthenogenesis, Initiation (#)
  • System of Taoism: — (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: — (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Conjunctio (#)
  • Geomantic Intelligences: Hamaliel (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Mermaids, Banshees (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heavens of Assiah: Betulah (Virgo) (#)
  • God Name in Assiah: — (#)

Quotes

References

  • Crowley, Aleister. (1982). 777 and Other Qabalistic Writings. York Beach, Me. : S. Weiser.

Document Source

  • This page was originally sourced from Thelemapedia. Retrieved May 2009.