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Resh (ר)

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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 twentieth is the Path of Resh (ר), which connects Hod with Yesod.

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: 30

Group: Planets— 12 Mercury, 13 Luna, 14 Venus, 21 Jupiter, 27 Mars, 30 Sol, 32 Saturn

Name (Hebrew Letter): Resh (Head)

Value of Hebrew Letter: 200

Path joins: Hod (8) and Yesod (9)

Tarot Atu: The Sun (XIX)

Element: —

Astrology: Sol


Planets / Zodiacs

Egyptian (selection): Ra (and many others)

Egyptian (practical): Ra

Hindu: Agni [Tejas], Yama [as God of Last Judgement]

Scandinavian: Freyr

Greek: Helios

Roman: Apollo [Ops]

Christian: Smyrna

Planetary Number: 6

Planetary Intelligence: Nakhiel

Planetary Spirit: Sorath

Planetary Olympic Spirit: Och



Material Correspondences

King Scale: Orange

Queen Scale: Gold yellow

Emperor Scale: Rich amber

Empress Scale: Amber rayed red

Animals: Lion, Sparrowhawk [Leopard]

Plants: Sunflower, Laural, Heliotrop [Nut, Galangal]

Precious Stones: Crysolith

Perfume: Olibanum, Cinnamon, all Glorious Odours

Vegetable Drugs: Alcohol

Mineral Drug: —

The Human Body: Circulatory System

Metals: Gold

Magick & Mysticim

The Four Worlds

Order of Qliphoth: Thagiriron

Forty Buddhist Meditations: Light

Magical Weapons: The Lamen or Bow and Arrow

Magical Formula: IAO : INRI

Magical Power: The Red Tincture, Power of Acquiring Wealth

System of Taoism: Li and Khien

Figure related to Pure Number: —

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

Geomantic Intelligence: Michael

The Noble Eightfold Path: Samma Samadhi (Right Rapture)

Legendary Orders of Being: Will o’ the Wisp

Heavens of Assiah: Shemesh (Sol)

God Name in Assiah: (aleph lamed cheth)



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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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