Path of Zain

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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 seventh is the Path of Zain, which connects Binah with Tiphareth.

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: 17 (#)
  • Group: Template:Zodiacal Paths
  • Name (Hebrew Letter): Zain (Sword) (#)
  • Value of Hebrew Letter: 7
  • Path joins: Binah (3) and Tiphareth (6)
  • Tarot Atu: The Lovers (VI) (#)
  • Element: Air (#)
  • Astrology: Gemini (#)

Astrology

  • Sign of the Zodiac: Gemini (#)
  • Planetary ruler: Mercury (#)
  • Exalted planet: — (#)
  • Angels ruling Houses: Giel (#)
  • Twelve Lesser Assistant Angels in the Signs: Sarayel (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Day: Sarash (#)
  • Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Night: Ogameron (#)
  • Angels of the Decantes:
    • Ascendant: Sagarash (#)
    • Succedent: Shehadani (#)
    • Cadent: Bethon (#)
  • Magical Images of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: A beautiful woman with her two horses (#)
    • Succedent: An eagle-headed man, with a bow and arrow. Wears crowned steel helmet. (#)
    • Cadent: A man in mail, armoured with bow, arrows, and quiver (#)
  • Perfumes:
    • Ascendant: Mastick (#)
    • Succedent: Cinnamon (#)
    • Cadent: Cypress (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Day:
    • Ascendant: Amon (1) Wolf with serpent’s tail. (2) Man with dog’s teeth and raven’s head. (#)
    • Succedent: Barbatos (Accompanied by 4 noble kings and great troops) (#)
    • Cadent: Paimon (Crowned king on dromedary, accompanied by many musicians) (#)
  • Goetic Demons of Decans by Night:
    • Ascendant: Sabnock (Soldier with lion’s head rides pale horse) (#)
    • Succedent: Shax (Steck-dove with sore throat) (#)
    • Cadent: Vine (Lion on black horse carrying viper) (#)
  • Egyptian Gods of the Zodiac:
    • Ascendant Decan: Taautus (#)
    • Succedent Decan: Cyclops (#)
    • Cadent Decan: Titan (#)
  • Egyptian Names of the Decans:
    • Ascendant: Thesogar (#)
    • Succedent: Verasua (#)
    • Cadent: Tepistosoa (#)

Godforms

  • Egyptian (selection): Various twin Deities, Rekht, Merti, etc. [Heru-Ra-Ha] (#)
  • Egyptian (practical): The twin Merti (#)
  • Hindu: Various twin and hybrid Deities (#)
  • Scandinavian: — (#)
  • Greek: Castor and Pollux, Apollo the Diviner [Eros] (#)
  • Roman: Castor and Pollux, [Janus] [Hymen] (#)
  • Christian: — (#)

Colors

  • King Scale: Orange (#)
  • Queen Scale: Pale Mauve (#)
  • Emperor Scale: New yellow leather (#)
  • Empress Scale: Reddish grey inclined to mauve (#)

Material Correspondences

  • Animals: Magpie, hybrids [Parrot, Zebra, Penguin] (#)
  • Plants: Hybrids, Orchids (#)
  • Precious Stones: Alexandrite, Tourmaline, Iceland Spar (#)
  • Perfume: Wormwood (#)
  • Vegetable Drugs: Ergot and ecbolics (#)
  • Mineral Drug: — (#)
  • The Human Body: Lungs (#)

Magick & Mysticism

  • Genii of the Twelve Hours (Levi): Hahabi, Phlogabitus, Eirneus, Mascarun, Zarobi, Butatar, Cahor (#)
  • The Mansions of the Moon: Gemini 20°-30° Hak’ah, Han’ah (stars in Orion’s shoulder), and Zira’a (two stars above Gemini) (#)
  • Order of Qliphoth: Tzalalimiron (#)
  • Forty Buddhist Meditations: White (#)
  • Magical Weapons: The Tripod (#)
  • Magical Formula: — (#)
  • Magical Power: Power of being in two or more places at one time, and of Prophecy (#)
  • System of Taoism: — (#)
  • Figure related to Pure Number: Swastika (#)
  • Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Albus (#)
  • Geomantic Intelligences: Ambriel (#)
  • Legendary Orders of Being: Ominous Appearances, Banshees (#)

The Four Worlds

  • Heavens of Assiah: Teonim (Gemini) (#)
  • 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.