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In the Qabalah, Geburah is the fifth of the ten Sephiroth on the “Tree of Life.” Its meaning in Hebrew is Strength. The other Sephiroth are: Kether, Chokmah, Binah, Chesed, Tiphareth, Netzach, Hod, Yesod, and Malkuth.

Qabalistic Attributions

Key Scale: 5

Name: Geburah (Strength)

Chakra: Anahata (Heart)

Astrology: Mars



Egyptian (selection): Horus, Nephthys

Egyptian (practical): Horus

Hindu: Vishnu, Varruna-Avatar

Scandinavian: Thor

Greek: Ares, Hades

Roman: Mars

Christian: Christ coming to Judge the World

General Attribution: The 4 Fives

Titles & Attributions

Wands: Strife (Saturn in Leo)

Cups: Disappointment (Mars in Scorpio)

Swords: Defeat (Venus in Aquarius)

Discs: Worry (Mercury in Taurus)



Material Correspondences

King Scale: Orange

Queen Scale: Scarlet red

Emperor Scale: Bright scarlet

Empress Scale: Red flecked black

Animals: Basilisk

Plant: Oak, Nux Vomica, Nettle [Hickory]

Precious Stone: Ruby

Perfume: Tobacco

Vegetable Drug: Nux Vomica, Nettle [Cocaine, Atropine]

Mineral Drug: Iron, Sulphur

Alchemical Metal: Gold

Magick & Mysticim

The Four Worlds

Element: Fire

Magical Weapons: The Sword, Spear, Scourge, or Chain

Magical Formula: AGLA, ALHIM

Parts of the Soul: Ruach (The Intellect)

Lineal Figures of the Planets, &c., and Geomancy: The Tesseract

Chakra: Anahata (heart)

The Soul (Hindu): Lower Manas

Quarter: Height

Order of Qliphoth: Golachab (Burners)

Forty Buddhist Meditations: Death

Magical Power: The Vision of Power

Figure related to Pure Number: The Rose

Heaven of Assiah: Madim (Sphere of Mars)

God Name in Assiah: Elohim Gibor (The Mighty Gods)

Archangel of Assiah: Kamael

Angels of Assiah: Seraphim (Fiery serpents)

Divine Name of Briah: (Yod He Vau Daleth)

Angel of Briah: Tharshish

Choir of Angels in Briah: Tharshishim

Palace of Briah: Hekel Zakoth (Palace of Merit)



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

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