Tree of Life:Plants

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Columns from Liber 777:
  • XXXIX, "Plants, Real and Imaginary"

Within the western magical tradition, the Tree of Life is used as a kind of conceptual filing cabinet within the larger system of the Qabalah, the use of which was central to the mystical teachings of Aleister Crowley. Each sephera ("Emination") and path is assigned various ideas, such as astrological planets and signs, cards of the Tarot, and the classical elements. Many of these correspondances were gathered together in Crowley's book Liber 777, which is used for these listings.

The 10 Sephiroth

  • 0 Negative Veils: Lotus, Rose
  • 1 Kether: Almond in Flower, Banyan
  • 2 Chokmah: Amaranth, Mistletoe, Bo or Pipal Tree
  • 3 Binah: Cypress, Opium Poppy, Lotus, Lily, Ivy
  • 4 Chesed: Olive, Shamrock, Opium Poppy
  • 5 Geburah: Oak, Nux Vomica, Nettle, Hickory
  • 6 Tiphareth: Acacia, Bay, Laurel, Vine, Oak, Gorse, Ash, Aswata
  • 7 Netzach: Rose, Laurel
  • 8 Hod: Moly, Anhalonium Lewinii
  • 9 Yesod: Banyan, Mandrake, Damiana, Ginseng, Yohimba
  • 10 Malkuth: Willow, Lily, Ivy, Pomegranete, all cereals

The 22 Paths

The Elements

  • 11 Aleph (Air): Aspen
  • 23 Mem (Water): Lotus, all Water Plants
  • 31 Shin (Fire): Red Poppy, Hibiscus, Nettle
  • 32-bis (Earth): Oak, Ivy, Cereals
  • 31-bis (Spirit): Almond in Flower

The Planets

  • 12 Beth (Mercury): Vervain, Herb Mercury, Major-lane, Palm, Lime or Linden
  • 13 Gimel (Luna): Almond, Mugwort, Hazel (as Luna), Moonwort, Ranunculus, Alder, Pomegranete
  • 14 Daleth (Venus): Myrtle, Rose, Clover, Fig, Peach, Apple
  • 21 Kaph (Jupiter): Hyssop, Oak, Poplar, Fig, Arnica, Cedar
  • 27 (Mars): Absinthe, Rue
  • 30 Resh (Sol): Sunflower, Laural, Heliotrop, Nut, Galangal
  • 32 Tau (Saturn): Ash, Cypress, Hellebore, Yew, Nightshade, Elm

The Zodiac

  • 15 (Aries): Tiger Lily, Geranium, Olive
  • 16 Vau (Taurus): Mallow, all giant trees
  • 17 Zain (Gemini): Hybrids, Orchids
  • 18 Cheth (Cancer): Lotus
  • 19 Teth (Leo): Sunflower
  • 20 Yod (Virgo): Snowdrop, Lily, Narcissus, Mistletoe
  • 22 Lamed (Libra): Aloe
  • 24 Nun (Scorpio): Cactus, Nettle, all poisonous plants
  • 25 Samekh (Sagittarius): Rush
  • 26 Ayin (Capricorn): Indian Hemp, Orchis Root, Thistle, Yohimba
  • 28 Tzaddi (Aquarius): Olive, Cocoanut
  • 29 Qoph (Pisces): Unicellular Organisms, Opium, Mangrove
Correspondences in the Tree of Life from Liber 777 Tree of Life | 777 Tables | Qabalah

The Sephera: 1 Kether, 2 Chokmah
3 Binah, 4 Chesed, 5 Geburah
6 Tiphareth, 7 Netzach, 8 Hod
9 Yesod, 10 Malkuth

The Key Scale—the numerical organizational tool of the Tree.

Major Correspondences:

Astrological Angels

The Four Worlds

The Four Worlds
Correspondences of Assiah
Correspondences of Yetzirah
Correspondences of Briah

Material Correspondences:

Precious Stones
The Human Body

Magick & Mysticism:

Magical Weapons
Magical Formulae
Magical Powers
Parts of the Soul
The Four Quarters

Eastern Mysticism
The Grades of the A.'.A.'.
Pentagram & Hexagram
Genii of the Twelve Hours
Geomantic Intelligences
Lineal Figures & Geomancy
Figures related to Pure Number
Qliphoth & Infernals
The Perfected Man
Sepher Yetzirah
Transcendental Morality
Legendary Orders of Being

The Paths:

11 Aleph
12 Beth
13 Gimel
14 Daleth
16 Vau
17 Zain
18 Cheth
19 Teth
20 Yod
21 Kaph

22 Lamed
23 Mem
24 Nun
25 Samekh
26 Ayin
28 Tzaddi
29 Qoph
30 Resh
31 Shin
32 Tau

Document Source

  • This page was originally sourced from Thelemapedia. Retrieved May 2009.