Path of Vau

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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 sixth is the Path of Vau, which connects Chokmah with Chesed.

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: 16 (#)
  • Group: Template:Zodiacal Paths
  • Name (Hebrew Letter): Vau (Nail) (#)
  • Value of Hebrew Letter: 6
  • Path joins: Chokmah (2) and Chesed (4)
  • Tarot Atu: The Hierophant (V) (#)
  • Element: Earth (#)
  • Astrology: Taurus (#)

Astrology

  • Sign of the Zodiac: Taurus (#)
  • Planetary ruler: Venus (#)
  • Exalted planet: Luna (#)
  • Angels ruling Houses: Toel (#)
  • Twelve Lesser Assistant Angels in the Signs: Araziel (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Day: Rayel (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Night: Totath (#)
  • Angels of the Decantes:
    • Ascendant: Kadamidi (#)
    • Succedent: Minacharai (#)
    • Cadent: Yakasaganotz (#)
  • Magical Images of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: A woman with long and beautiful hair, clad in flame-coloured robes (#)
    • Succedent: A man of like figure (to the ascendant), with cloven hoofs like an ox (#)
    • Cadent: A swarthy man with white lashes, his body elephantine with long legs; with him, a horse, a stag, and a calf (#)
  • Perfumes:
    • Ascendant: Costum (#)
    • Succedent: Codamorns (#)
    • Cadent: Cassia (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Day:
    • Ascendant: Gamigina (Little horse or ass) (#)
    • Succedent: Marbas (Great Lion) (#)
    • Cadent: Valefor (Lion with ass’s head, bellowing) (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Night:
    • Ascendant: Raum (Crow) (#)
    • Succedent: Focalor (Man with gryphon’s wings) (#)
    • Cadent: Vepar (Mermaid) (#)
  • Egyptian Gods of the Zodiac:
    • Ascendant Decan: Serapis (#)
    • Succedent Decan: Helitomenos (#)
    • Cadent Decan: Apophis (#)
  • Egyptian Names of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: Asicath (#)
    • Succedent: Virvaso (#)
    • Cadent: Aharph (#)

Godforms

Colors

  • King Scale: Red orange (#)
  • Queen Scale: Deep indigo (#)
  • Emperor Scale: Deep warm olive (#)
  • Empress Scale: Rich brown (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Bull (Cherub of Earth) (#)
  • Plants: Mallow [all giant trees] (#)
  • Precious Stones: Topaz (#)
  • Perfume: Storax (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: Sugar (#)
  • Mineral Drug: — (#)
  • The Human Body: Shoulders and Arms (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Genii of the Twelve Hours (Levi): Sisera, Torvatus, Nitibus, Hizarbin, Sachluph, Baglis, Laberzerin (#)
  • The Mansions of the Moon: Taurus 10°-30° Suraya. Dabaran (Alldeboran), and 0°-20° Hak’ah (three stars in head of Orion) (#)
  • Order of Qliphoth: Adimiron (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: Beaten and Scattered Corpse (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Labour of Preparation [The Throne and Altar] (#)
  • Magical Formula: — (#)
  • Magical Power: The Secret of Physical Strength (#)
  • System of Taoism: — (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: — (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Amissio (#)
  • Geomantic Intelligences: Asmodel (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Gorgons, Minotaurs (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heavens of Assiah: Shar (Taurus, Earth) (#)
  • 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.