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In the Qabalah, Tiphareth is the sixth of the ten Sephiroth on the "Tree of Life." Its meaning in Hebrew is Beauty. The other Sephiroth are: Kether, Chokmah, Binah, Chesed, Geburah, Netzach, Hod, Yesod, and Malkuth.

Qabalistic Attributions

The following attributions are mostly taken from 777, by Aleister Crowley. The small "#" links will show the full column of that attribution (i.e. all the names, planets, parts of the soul, etc.)

  • Key Scale: 6 (#)
  • Name: Tiphareth (Beauty) (#)
  • Astrology: Sol (#)


  • Egyptian (selection): Asar, Ra [On, Hrumachis] (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): Ra (#)
  • Hindu: Vishu-Hari-Krishna-Rama (#)
  • Scandinavian: Balder (#)
  • Greek: Iacchus, Apollo, Adonis [Dionysus, Bacchus] (#)
  • Roman: Apollo [Bacchus, Aurora] (#)
  • Christian: God the Son (and Maker of fine Weather) (#)


  • General Attribution: The 4 Sixes, also Emperors or Princes (#)
  • Titles & Attributions
    • Wands: Victory (Jupiter in Leo) (#)
    • Cups: Pleasure (Sol in Scorpio) (#)
    • Swords: Science (Murcury in Aquarius) (#)
    • Discs: Success (Luna in Taurus) (#)


  • King Scale: Clear pink rose (#)
  • Queen Scale: Yellow (gold) (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Rich salmon (#)
  • Empress Scale: Gold amber (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Phoenix, Lion, Child [Spider, Pelican] (#)
  • Plants: Acacia, Bay, Laurel, Vine [Oak, Gorse, Ash, Aswata] (#)
  • Precious Stones: Topaz, Yellow Diamond (#)
  • Perfume: Olibanum (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: Stramonium, Alcohol, Digitalis, Coffee (#)
  • Mineral Drug: — (#)
  • Alchemical Metal: Iron (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Element: Air (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Lamen or Rosy Cross (#)
  • Magical Formula: ABRAHADABRA, IAO:INRI (#)
  • Parts of the Soul: Ruach (The Intellect) (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, &c., and Geomancy: — (#)
  • Chakra: Anahata (heart) (#)
  • The Soul (Hindu): Lower Manas (#)
  • Quarter: Depth (#)
  • Order of Qliphoth: Thagiriron (Disputers) (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Buddha (#)
  • Magical Power: The Vision of the Harmony of Things (also the Mysteries of the Crucifixion), [Beatific Vision] (#)
  • System of Taoism: Li (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: Calvary Cross, Truncated Pyramid, Cube (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heaven of Assiah: Shemesh (Sphere of Sol) (#)
  • God Name in Assiah: Jehovah Eloah Va-Daath (#)
  • Archangel of Assiah: Raphael (#)
  • Angels of Assiah: Malakim (Kings) (#)
  • Divine Name of Briah: IHVH (Jehovah) (#)
  • Angel of Briah: Metatron (#)
  • Choir of Angels in Briah: Chashmalim (#)
  • Palace of Briah: Hekel Ratzon (Palace of Benevolence) (#)


  • This Sephira is in some respects the most important of all. It is the centre of the whole system; it is the only Sephira below the Abyss which communicates directly with Kether. It is fed directly from Chokmah and Binah; also from Chesed and Geburah. It is thus admirably fitted to dominate the lower Sephiroth; it is balanced both vertically and horizontally. In the planetary system it represents the Sun; in the system of Tetragrammaton it represents the Son. The entire geometrical complex of the Ruach may be regarded as an expansion from Tiphareth. It represents consciousness in its most harmonized and balanced form; definitely in form, not only in idea, as in the case of the number Two. In other words, the Son is an interpretation of the Father in terms of the mind. [Tiphareth is] thus representative of [the four] elements at their practical best. (Book of Thoth, p.181)


  • Crowley, Aleister. (1982). 777 and Other Qabalistic Writings. York Beach, Me. : S. Weiser.
  • Crowley, Aleister. (1981). The Book of Thoth. New York, S. Weiser.
Correspondences in the Tree of Life from Liber 777 Tree of Life | 777 Tables | Qabalah

The Sephera: 1 Kether, 2 Chokmah
3 Binah, 4 Chesed, 5 Geburah
6 Tiphareth, 7 Netzach, 8 Hod
9 Yesod, 10 Malkuth

The Key Scale—the numerical organizational tool of the Tree.

Major Correspondences:

Astrological Angels

The Four Worlds

The Four Worlds
Correspondences of Assiah
Correspondences of Yetzirah
Correspondences of Briah

Material Correspondences:

Precious Stones
The Human Body

Magick & Mysticism:

Magical Weapons
Magical Formulae
Magical Powers
Parts of the Soul
The Four Quarters

Eastern Mysticism
The Grades of the A.'.A.'.
Pentagram & Hexagram
Genii of the Twelve Hours
Geomantic Intelligences
Lineal Figures & Geomancy
Figures related to Pure Number
Qliphoth & Infernals
The Perfected Man
Sepher Yetzirah
Transcendental Morality
Legendary Orders of Being

The Paths:

11 Aleph
12 Beth
13 Gimel
14 Daleth
16 Vau
17 Zain
18 Cheth
19 Teth
20 Yod
21 Kaph

22 Lamed
23 Mem
24 Nun
25 Samekh
26 Ayin
28 Tzaddi
29 Qoph
30 Resh
31 Shin
32 Tau

Document Source

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