Path of Beth

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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 second is the Path of Beth, which connects Kether with Binah.

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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Planets

  • Planetary Number: 8 (#)
  • Planetary Intelligence: Tiriel (#)
  • Planetary Spirit: Taphthartharath (#)
  • Planetary Olympic Spirit: Ophiel (#)

Godforms

  • Egyptian (selection): Thoth and Cynocephalus (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): Thoth (#)
  • Hindu: Hanuman, Vishnu (as Parasa-Rama) (#)
  • Scandinavian: — (#)
  • Greek: Hermes (#)
  • Roman: Mercury [Juno, Æolus] (#)
  • Christian: Sardis (#)

Colors

  • King Scale: Yellow (#)
  • Queen Scale: Purple (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Grey (#)
  • Empress Scale: Indigo rayed violet (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Swallow, Ibis, Ape [Twin Serpents, fish, hybrids] (#)
  • Plants: Vervain, Herb Mercury, Major-lane, Palm [Lime or Linden] (#)
  • Precious Stones: Opal, Agate (#)
  • Perfume: Mastic, White Sandal, [Nutmeg], Mace, Storax, all Fugitive Odours (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: All cerebral excitants (#)
  • Mineral Drug: Mercury (#)
  • The Human Body: Cerebral and Nervous Systems (#)
  • Metals: Mercury (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Order of Qliphoth: Samael (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Yellow (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Wand or Caduceus (#)
  • Magical Formula: — (#)
  • Magical Power: Miracles of Healing, Gift of Tongues, Knowledge of Sciences (#)
  • System of Taoism: Sun (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: Calvary Cross (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Octagram (#)
  • Geomantic Intelligence: Raphael (#)
  • The Noble Eightfold Path: Samma Vaca (Right Speech) (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: “Voices,” Witches and Wizards (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heavens of Assiah: Kokab (Mercury) (#)
  • God Name in Assiah: (aleph zain beth vau gimel heh) (#)

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.