Path of Shin

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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 21st is the Path of Shin, which connects Hod with Malkuth.

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: Fire and Sight (#)
  • Supereme Elemental Kings: Ohooohatan (#)
  • Rulers of the Elements: Seraph (#)
  • Angels of the Elements: Aral (#)
  • Kings of the Elemental Spirits: Djin (#)
  • The Five Elements (Tatwas): Agni or Tejas (the Red Triangle) (#)
  • Alchemical Elements: Sulphur (#)

Godforms

  • Egyptian (selection): Thoum-Aesh-Neith, Mau, Kabeshunt, Horus, Tarpesheth (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): Mau (#)
  • Hindu: Surya (as Sol) (#)
  • Scandinavian: — (#)
  • Greek: Hades (#)
  • Roman: Vulcan, Pluto (#)
  • Christian: Mark (#)

Colors

  • King Scale: Glowing orange scarlet (#)
  • Queen Scale: Vermillion (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Scarlet, flecked gold (#)
  • Empress Scale: Vermillion flecked crimson & emerald (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Lion (Cherub of Fire) (#)
  • Plants: Red Poppy, Hibiscus, Nettle (#)
  • Precious Stones: Fire Opal (#)
  • Perfume: Olibanum, all Fiery Odours (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: — (#)
  • Mineral Drug: Nitrates (#)
  • The Human Body: Organs of Circulation (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • The Four Quarters: Darom (South) (#)
  • Archangels of the Quarters: Michael (#)
  • Order of Qliphoth: — (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Fire (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Wand or Lamp, Pyramid of Fire [The Thurible](#)
  • Magical Formula: — (#)
  • Magical Power: Evocation, Pyromancy (#)
  • System of Taoism: Kan (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: — (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, &c., and Geomancy: Those of Firey Triplicity (#)
  • The Letters of the Name: Yod (#)
  • The Parts of the Soul: Chiah (#)
  • The Demon Kings: Paimon (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Salamanders (#)

The Four Worlds

  • The Four Worlds: Atziluth (Archetypal World) (#)
  • Heavens of Assiah: Ash (Fire) (#)
  • God Name in Assiah: Elohim (#)

The Court Cards of the Tarot, with the Spheres

  • Wands: The Lord of the Flame and the Lightning. The King of the Spirits of Fire. Rules 20° Scorpio to 20° Sagittarius, including part of Hercules (#)
  • Cups: The Lord of the Waves and the Waters. The King of the Hosts of the Sea. 20° Aquarius to 20° Pisces, including most of Pegasus (#)
  • Swords: The Lord of the Winds and the Breezes. The King of the Spirits of Air. 20° Taurus to 20° Gemini (#)
  • Disks: The Lord of the Wide and Fertile Land. The King of the Spirits of Earth. 20° Leo to 20° Virgo (#)

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.