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Aleph (א)

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In the Kabalah, the 22 Paths (named after the letters of the Hebrew alphabet) connect the ten Sephiroth on the “Tree of Life.” The first is the Path of Aleph (א), which connects Kether with Chokmah.

The 22 paths are: 11 Aleph, 12 Beth, 13 Gimel, 14 Daleth, 15 , 16 Vau, 17 Zain, 18 Cheth, 19 Teth, 20 Yod, 21 Kaph, 22 Lamed, 23 Mem, 24 Nun, 25 Samekh, 26 Ayin, 27 , 28 Tzaddi, 29 Qoph, 30 Resh, 31 Shin, 32 Tau,

Qabalistic Attributions

Key Scale: 11

Group: Elements—11 Air, 23 Water, 31 Fire, 32-bis Earth, 31-bis Spirit

Name (Hebrew Letter): Aleph (Ox)

Value of Hebrew Letter: 1

Path joins: Kether (1) and Chokmah (2)

Tarot Card: The Fool (0)

Element: Air

Astrology: —



Egyptian (selection): Nu [Hoor-pa-kraat as ATU 0, “The Fool”]

Egyptian (practical): Mout

Hindu: The Maruts [Vayu]

Scandinavian: Valkyries

Greek: Zeus

Roman: Jupiter [Juno, Æolus]

Christian: God the Holy Ghost (as Comforter and Inspirer of Scripture), God the Healer of Plagues

The Elements and Senses: Air and Smell

Supreme Elemental Kings: Tahoeloj

Rulers of the Elements: Ariel

Angels of the Elements: Chassan

Kings of the Elemental Spirits: Paralda

The Five Elements (Tatwas): Vayu (the Blue Circle)

Alchemical Elements: Mercury



Material Correspondences

King Scale: Bright pale yellow

Queen Scale: Sky blue

Emperor Scale: Blue emerald green

Empress Scale: Emerald flecked gold

Animals: Eagle, Man (Cherub of Air) [Ox]

Plants: Aspen

Precious Stones: Topaz

Perfume: Galbanum

Vegetable Drugs: Peppermint

Mineral Drug: —

The Human Body: Respiratory Organs

Magick & Mysticim

The Four Worlds

The Four Quarters: Mezrach (East)

Archangels of the Quarters: Raphael

Order of Qliphoth: Elements

Forty Buddhist Meditations: Wind

Magical Weapons: The Dagger or Fan

Magical Formula: —

Magical Power: Divination

System of Taoism: Sun

Figure related to Pure Number: —

Lineal Figures of the Planets, &c., and Geomancy: Those of Airy Triplicity

The Letters of the Name: Vau

The Parts of the Soul: Ruach

The Demon Kings: Oriens

Legendary Orders of Being: Sylphs

The Four Worlds: Yetrizah, Formative World

Heavens of Assiah: Ruach (Air)

God Name in Assiah: Jehovah

The Court Cards of the Tarot, with the Spheres


The Prince of the Chariot of Fire. Rules 20° Cancer to 20° Virgo, including most of Leo Minor.


The Prince of the Chariot of the Waters. 20° Libra to 20° Scorpio


The Prince of the Chariot of Air. 20° Capricorn to 20° Aquarius


The Prince of the Chariot of Earth. 20° Aries to 20° Taurus




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[x]. A Garden of Pomagranates: Skrying on the Tree of Life. Israel Regardie, Llewelyn Publications (1999).

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[x]. Mystical Qabalah. by Dion Fortune. Weiser Books , Sep 2000.  1578631505 .

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