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

Qabalistic Attributions

Key Scale: 9

Name: Yesod (Foundation)

Chakra: Svadhisthana (Sexual Organ)

Astrology: Luna



Egyptian (selection): Shu [Hermanubis, all exclusively phallic gods]

Egyptian (practical): Shu

Hindu: Ganesha, Vishnu (Kurm Avatar)

Scandinavian: —

Greek: Zeus (as Air), Diana of Epheus (as phallic stone & Luna) [Eros]

Roman: Diana (as Luna) [Terminus, Jupiter]

Christian: God the Holy Ghost (as Incubus)

General Attribution: The 4 Nines

Titles & Attributions

Wands: Strength (Luna in Sagittarius)

Cups: Happiness (Jupiter in Pisces)

Swords: Cruelty (Mars in Gemini)

Discs: Gain (Venus in Virgo)



Material Correspondences

King Scale: Indigo

Queen Scale: Violet

Emperor Scale: Very dark purple

Empress Scale: Citrine flecked azure

Animals: Elephant [Tortoise, Toad]

Plants: Banyan, Mandrake, Damiana [Ginseng, Yohimbe]

Precious Stones: Quartz

Perfume: Jasmine, Jinseng, all Odoriferous Roots

Vegetable Drugs: Orchid Root

Mineral Drug: Lead

Alchemical Metal: Silver

Magick & Mysticim

The Four Worlds

Element: Ether

Magical Weapons: The Perfumes and Sandals [The Altar and Sacrifice]

Magical Formula: ALIM

Parts of the Soul: Ruach (The Intellect)

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

Chakra: Muladhara (Lingam and Anus)

The Soul (Hindu): Linga Sharira

Quarter: —

Order of Qliphoth: Gamaliel (Obscene Ones)

Forty Buddhist Meditations: Dhamma

Magical Power: The Vision of the Machinery of the Universe

System of Taoism: —

Figure related to Pure Number: —

Heaven of Assiah: Levanah (Sphere of Luna)

God Name in Assiah: Shaddai El Chai (Almighty and Ever-living God)

Archangel of Assiah: Gabriel

Angels of Assiah: Kerubim (Angels of the Elements)

Divine Name of Briah: (aleph lamed—aleph resh daleth yod)

Angel of Briah: Yehuel

Choir of Angels in Briah: Ishim

Palace of Briah: Hekel Lebanath ha-Saphir (Palace of Crystalline Whiteness)




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

[x]. The Tree of Life: An Illustrated Study in Magic. Israel Regardi, Llewelyn Publications (2000).

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

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