Path of Tau

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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 twenty second is the Path of Tau, which connects Yesod 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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Planets

  • Planetary Number: 3 (#)
  • Planetary Intelligence: Agiel (#)
  • Planetary Spirit: Zazel (#)
  • Planetary Olympic Spirit: Arathron (#)

Godforms

Colors

  • King Scale: Indigo (#)
  • Queen Scale: Black (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Blue black (#)
  • Empress Scale: Black rayed blue (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Crocodile (#)
  • Plants: Ash, Cypress, Hellebore, Yew, Nightshade [Elm] (#)
  • Precious Stones: Onyx (#)
  • Perfume: Assafœtida, Scammony, Indigo, Sulphur (all Evil Odours) (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: — (#)
  • Mineral Drug: Lead (#)
  • The Human Body: Excretory System (#)
  • Metals: Lead (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Order of Qliphoth: Satariel (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Quiescence (#)
  • Magical Weapons: A Sickle (#)
  • Magical Formula: — (#)
  • Magical Power: Works of Malediction and Death (#)
  • System of Taoism: Khan (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: — (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Triangle (#)
  • Geomantic Intelligence: Cassiel (#)
  • The Noble Eightfold Path: Samma Sati and Samaditthi (Right Recollection [in both senses of the word]. Right View-Point.) (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Ghuls, Larvæ, Corpse Candles (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heavens of Assiah: Shabbathai (Saturn) (#)
  • God Name in Assiah: (aleph beth) (#)

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.