Path of Cheth

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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 eighth is the Path of Cheth, which connects Binah with Geburah.

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: 18 (#)
  • Group: Template:Zodiacal Paths
  • Name (Hebrew Letter): Cheth (Fence) (#)
  • Value of Hebrew Letter: 8
  • Path joins: Binah (3) and Geburah (5)
  • Tarot Atu: The Chariot (VII) (#)
  • Element: Water (#)
  • Astrology: Cancer (#)

Astrology

  • Sign of the Zodiac: Cancer (#)
  • Planetary ruler: Luna (#)
  • Exalted planet: Jupiter (#)
  • Angels ruling Houses: Kael (#)
  • Twelve Lesser Assistant Angels in the Signs: Pakiel (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Day: Raadar (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Night: Akel (#)
  • Angels of the Decantes:
    • Ascendant: Mathravash (#)
    • Succedent: Rahadetz (#)
    • Cadent: Alinkir (#)
  • Magical Images of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: A man with distorted face and hards, a horse’s body, white feet, and a girdle of leaves (#)
    • Succedent: A beautiful woman wreathed with myrtle. She holds a lyre and sings of love and gladness (#)
    • Cadent: A swift-footed person, with a viper in his hand, leading dogs (#)
  • Perfumes:
    • Ascendant: Camphor (#)
    • Succedent: Succum (#)
    • Cadent: Anise (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Day:
    • Ascendant: Buer (Probably a centaur or archer) (#)
    • Succedent: Gusion (Like a Xenopilus) (#)
    • Cadent: Sitri (Leapard’s head and gryphon’s wings) (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Night:
    • Ascendant: Bifrons (Monster) (#)
    • Succedent: Uvall (Dromedary) (#)
    • Cadent: Haagenti (Bull with gryphon’s wings) (#)
  • Egyptian Gods of the Zodiac:
    • Ascendant Decan: Apoltun (#)
    • Succedent Decan: Hecate (#)
    • Cadent Decan: Mercophta (#)
  • Egyptian Names of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: Sothis (#)
    • Succedent: Syth (#)
    • Cadent: Thuismis (#)

Godforms

  • Egyptian (selection): Khephra (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): Hormakhu (#)
  • Hindu: Krishna (#)
  • Scandinavian: — (#)
  • Greek: Apollo the Charioteer (#)
  • Roman: Mercury [Lares and Penates] (#)
  • Christian: — (#)

Colors

  • King Scale: Amber (#)
  • Queen Scale: Maroon (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Rich bright russet (#)
  • Empress Scale: Dark greenish brown (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Crab, Turtle, Sphinx [Whale, all beasts of Transport] (#)
  • Plants: Lotus (#)
  • Precious Stones: Amber (#)
  • Perfume: Onycha (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: Watercress (#)
  • Mineral Drug: — (#)
  • The Human Body: Stomach (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Genii of the Twelve Hours (Levi): Phalgus, Thagrinus, Eistibus, Pharzuph, Sislau, Schiekron, Aclahayr (#)
  • The Mansions of the Moon: Cancer—Nasrah (Lion’s nose), Tarf (Lion’s eye) and 0°-10° Jabhah (Lion’s forehead) (#)
  • Order of Qliphoth: Shichiriron (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Worm-eaten Corpse (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Furnace [The Cup or Holy Graal] (#)
  • Magical Formula: ABRAHADABRA (#)
  • Magical Power: Power of Casting Enchantments (#)
  • System of Taoism: — (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: — (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Populus and Via (#)
  • Geomantic Intelligences: Muriel (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Vampires (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heavens of Assiah: Sarton (Cancer) (#)
  • 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.