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Lamed (ל)

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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 twelfth is the Path of Lamed (ל), which connects Geburah with Tiphareth.

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: 22

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): Lamed (Ox-Goad)

Value of Hebrew Letter: 30

Path joins: Geburah (5) and Tiphareth (6)

Tarot Atu: Adjustment (VIII)

Element: Air


Planets / Zodiacs

Egyptian (selection): Ma

Egyptian (practical): Maat

Hindu: Yama (#)

Scandinavian: —

Greek: Themis, Minos, Aeacus, and Radamanthus

Roman: Vulcan[?]

Christian: —

Sign of the Zodiac: Libra

Planetary ruler: Venus

Exalted planet: Saturn



Material Correspondences

King Scale: Emerald Green

Queen Scale: Blue

Emperor Scale: Deep Blue-green

Empress Scale: Pale green

Material Correspondences

Animals: Elephant

Plants: Aloe

Precious Stones: Emerald

Perfume: Galbanum

Vegetable Drugs: Tobacco

Mineral Drug: —

The Human Body: Shoulders, Kidneys and Lungs[Reproductive organs?]

Magick & Mysticim

Astrological Correspondances

Genii of the Twelve Hours (Levi): Sialul, Sabrus, Librabis, Mitzgitari, Causub, Salilus, Jazer

The Mansions of the Moon: Libra-Ghafar(phi,iota and kappa in foot of Virgo), Zubani(horns of Scorpio), and 0°-10° Iklil(the Crown)

Order of Qliphoth: A’abiriron(Clayey)

Forty Buddhist Meditations: Hacked in Pieces Corpse

Magical Weapons: The Cross of Equilibrium

Magical Formula: —

Magical Power: Works of Justice and Equilibrium

System of Taoism: —

Figure related to Pure Number: Greek Cross Solid, the Rose(3+7+12)

Lineal Figures of the Planets, etc., and Geomancy: Puella

Geomantic Intelligences: Zuriel

Legendary Orders of Being: Fairies,Harpies


The Four Worlds

Heavens of Assiah: Maznim (Libra,Air)

God Name in Assiah: —

Angels ruling Houses: Yahal

Twelve Lesser Assistant Angels in the Signs: Khedeqial

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

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

Angels of the Decantes:

Ascendant: Tirseni

Succedent: Seharunatz

Cadent: Shekhidar

Magical Images of the Decans:

Ascendant: A dark man, in his right hand a spear and laurel branch and in his left a book.

Succedent: A man, dark, yet delicious of countenance.

Cadent: A man riding on an ass, preceded by a wolf.


Ascendant: Galbanum

Succedent: Bofor[?]

Cadent: Mortum

Goetic Demons of Decans by Day:

Ascendant: Shalush (Soldier with ducal crown, riding a crocodile)

Succedent: Pureshun (Lion-faced man riding a bear, carrying a viper. Trumpeter with him.)

Cadent: Maratz (Like Agares)

Goetic Demons of Decans by Night:

Ascendant: Auraob (Horse)

Succedent: Nemur (Beautiflu woman, with a duchess crown tied to her waste, riding great camel.)

Cadent: Veshu (Leopard)

Egyptian Gods of the Zodiac:

Ascendant Decan: Zeuda

Succedent Decan: Omphta

Cadent Decan: Arepien

Egyptian Names of the Decans:

Ascendant: Serecuth

Succedent: Aterechinis

Cadent: Arepien



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