Path of Aleph

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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 first is the Path of Aleph, which connects Kether with Chokmah.

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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Elements

  • The Elements and Senses: Air and Smell (#)
  • Supreme Elemental Kings: Tahoeloj (#)
  • Rulers of the Elements: Ariel (#)
  • Angels of the Elements: Chassan (#)
  • Kings of the Elemental Spirits: Paralda (#)
  • The Five Elements (Tatwas): Vayu (the Blue Circle) (#)
  • Alchemical Elements: Mercury (#)

Godforms

  • Egyptian (selection): Nu [Hoor-pa-kraat as ATU 0, “The Fool”] (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): Mout (#)
  • Hindu: The Maruts [Vayu] (#)
  • Scandinavian: Valkyries (#)
  • Greek: Zeus (#)
  • Roman: Jupiter [Juno, Æolus] (#)
  • Christian: God the Holy Ghost (as Comforter and Inspirer of Scripture), God the Healer of Plagues (#)

Colors

  • King Scale: Bright pale yellow (#)
  • Queen Scale: Sky blue (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Blue emerald green (#)
  • Empress Scale: Emerald flecked gold (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Eagle, Man (Cherub of Air) [Ox] (#)
  • Plants: Aspen (#)
  • Precious Stones: Topaz (#)
  • Perfume: Galbanum (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: Peppermint (#)
  • Mineral Drug: — (#)
  • The Human Body: Respiratory Organs (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • The Four Quarters: Mezrach (East) (#)
  • Archangels of the Quarters: Raphael (#)
  • Order of Qliphoth: Elements (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Wind (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Dagger or Fan (#)
  • Magical Formula: — (#)
  • Magical Power: Divination (#)
  • System of Taoism: Sun (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: — (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, &c., and Geomancy: Those of Airy Triplicity (#)
  • The Letters of the Name: Vau (#)
  • The Parts of the Soul: Ruach (#)
  • The Demon Kings: Oriens (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Sylphs (#)

The Four Worlds

  • The Four Worlds: Yetrizah, Formative World (#)
  • Heavens of Assiah: Ruach (Air) (#)
  • God Name in Assiah: Jehovah (#)

The Court Cards of the Tarot, with the Spheres

  • Wands: The Prince of the Chariot of Fire. Rules 20° Cancer to 20° Virgo, including most of Leo Minor. (#)
  • Cups: The Prince of the Chariot of the Waters. 20° Libra to 20° Scorpio (#)
  • Swords: The Prince of the Chariot of Air. 20° Capricorn to 20° Aquarius (#)
  • Disks: The Prince of the Chariot of Earth. 20° Aries to 20° Taurus (#)

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.