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Cheth (ח)

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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 eighth is the Path of Cheth (ח), which connects Binah with Geburah.

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: 18

Group: The Zodiac— 15 Aries, 16 Taurus, 17 Gemini, 18 Cancer, 19 Leo, 20 Virgo, 22 Libra, 24 Scorpio, 25 Sagittarius, 26 Capricorn, 28 Aquarius, 29 Pisces

Name (Hebrew Letter): Cheth (Fence)

Value of Hebrew Letter: 8

Path joins: Binah (3) and Geburah (5)

Tarot Atu: The Chariot (VII)

Element: Water

Astrology: Cancer


Planets & Zodiacs

Egyptian (selection): Khephra

Egyptian (practical): Hormakhu

Hindu: Krishna

Scandinavian: —

Greek: Apollo the Charioteer

Roman: Mercury [Lares and Penates]

Christian: —

Sign of the Zodiac: Cancer

Planetary ruler: Luna

Exalted planet: Jupiter



Material Correspondences

King Scale: Amber

Queen Scale: Maroon

Emperor Scale: Rich bright russet

Empress Scale: Dark greenish brown

Animals: Crab, Turtle, Sphinx [Whale, all beasts of Transport]

Plants: Lotus

Precious Stones: Amber

Perfume: Onycha

Vegetable Drugs: Watercress

Mineral Drug: —

The Human Body: Stomach

Magick & Mysticim

Astrological Correspondances

Genii of the Twelve Hours (Levi): Phalgus, Thagrinus, Eistibus, Pharzuph, Sislau, Schiekron, Aclahayr

The Mansions of the Moon: Cancer—Nasrah (Lion’s nose), Tarf (Lion’s eye) and 0°-10° Jabhah (Lion’s forehead)

Order of Qliphoth: Shichiriron

Forty Buddhist Meditations: Worm-eaten Corpse

Magical Weapons: The Furnace [The Cup or Holy Graal]

Magical Formula: ABRAHADABRA

Magical Power: Power of Casting Enchantments

System of Taoism: —

Figure related to Pure Number: —

Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Populus and Via

Geomantic Intelligences: Muriel

Legendary Orders of Being: Vampires


The Four Worlds

Heavens of Assiah: Sarton (Cancer)

God Name in Assiah: —

Angels ruling Houses: Kael

Twelve Lesser Assistant Angels in the Signs: Pakiel

Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Day: Raadar

Angel Lords of the Triplicity in the Signs by Night: Akel

Angels of the Decantes:

Ascendant: Mathravash

Succedent: Rahadetz

Cadent: Alinkir

Magical Images of the Decans:

Ascendant: A man with distorted face and hards, a horse’s body, white feet, and a girdle of leaves

Succedent: A beautiful woman wreathed with myrtle. She holds a lyre and sings of love and gladness

Cadent: A swift-footed person, with a viper in his hand, leading dogs


Ascendant: Camphor

Succedent: Succum

Cadent: Anise

Goetic Demons of Decans by Day:

Ascendant: Buer (Probably a centaur or archer)

Succedent: Gusion (Like a Xenopilus)

Cadent: Sitri (Leapard’s head and gryphon’s wings)

Goetic Demons of Decans by Night:

Ascendant: Bifrons (Monster)

Succedent: Uvall (Dromedary)

Cadent: Haagenti (Bull with gryphon’s wings)

Egyptian Gods of the Zodiac:

Ascendant Decan: Apoltun

Succedent Decan: Hecate

Cadent Decan: Mercophta

Egyptian Names of the Decans:

Ascendant: Sothis

Succedent: Syth

Cadent: Thuismis



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