Path of Resh

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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 twentieth is the Path of Resh, which connects Hod with Yesod.

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: 6 (#)
  • Planetary Intelligence: Nakhiel (#)
  • Planetary Spirit: Sorath (#)
  • Planetary Olympic Spirit: Och (#)

Godforms

  • Egyptian (selection): Ra (and many others) (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): Ra (#)
  • Hindu: Agni [Tejas], Yama [as God of Last Judgement] (#)
  • Scandinavian: Freyr (#)
  • Greek: Helios (#)
  • Roman: Apollo [Ops] (#)
  • Christian: Smyrna (#)

Colors

  • King Scale: Orange (#)
  • Queen Scale: Gold yellow (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Rich amber (#)
  • Empress Scale: Amber rayed red (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Lion, Sparrowhawk [Leopard] (#)
  • Plants: Sunflower, Laural, Heliotrop [Nut, Galangal] (#)
  • Precious Stones: Crysolith (#)
  • Perfume: Olibanum, Cinnamon, all Glorious Odours (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: Alcohol (#)
  • Mineral Drug: — (#)
  • The Human Body: Circulatory System (#)
  • Metals: Gold (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Order of Qliphoth: Thagiriron (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Light (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Lamen or Bow and Arrow (#)
  • Magical Formula: IAO : INRI (#)
  • Magical Power: The Red Tincture, Power of Acquiring Wealth (#)
  • System of Taoism: Li and Khien (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: — (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Hexagram (#)
  • Geomantic Intelligence: Michael (#)
  • The Noble Eightfold Path: Samma Samadhi (Right Rapture) (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Will o’ the Wisp (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heavens of Assiah: Shemesh (Sol) (#)
  • God Name in Assiah: (aleph lamed cheth) (#)

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.