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Zayin (ז)

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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 seventh is the Path of Zayin (ז), which connects Binah with Tiphareth.

The 22 paths are: 11 Aleph, 12 Beth, 13 Gimel, 14 Daleth, 15 , 16 Vau, 17 Zayin, 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: 17

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): Zayin (Sword)

Value of Hebrew Letter: 7

Path joins: Binah (3) and Tiphareth (6)

Tarot Atu: The Lovers (VI)

Element: Air

Astrology: Gemini



Egyptian (selection): Various twin Deities, Rekht, Merti, etc. [Heru-Ra-Ha]

Egyptian (practical): The twin Merti

Hindu: Various twin and hybrid Deities

Scandinavian: —

Greek: Castor and Pollux, Apollo the Diviner [Eros]

Roman: Castor and Pollux, [Janus] [Hymen]

Christian: —

Sign of the Zodiac: Gemini

Planetary ruler: Mercury

Exalted planet: —



Material Correspondences

King Scale: Orange

Queen Scale: Pale Mauve

Emperor Scale: New yellow leather

Empress Scale: Reddish grey inclined to mauve

Animals: Bull (Cherub of Earth)

Plants: Mallow [all giant trees]

Precious Stones: Topaz

Perfume: Storax

Vegetable Drugs: Sugar

Mineral Drug: —

The Human Body: Shoulders and Arms

Magick & Mysticim


Genii of the Twelve Hours (Levi): Hahabi, Phlogabitus, Eirneus, Mascarun, Zarobi, Butatar, Cahor

The Mansions of the Moon: Gemini 20°-30° Hak’ah, Han’ah (stars in Orion’s shoulder), and Zira’a (two stars above Gemini)

Order of Qliphoth: Tzalalimiron

Forty Buddhist Meditations: White

Magical Weapons: The Tripod

Magical Formula: —

Magical Power: Power of being in two or more places at one time, and of Prophecy

System of Taoism: —

Figure related to Pure Number: Swastika

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

Geomantic Intelligences: Ambriel

Legendary Orders of Being: Ominous Appearances, Banshees


The Four Worlds

Heavens of Assiah: Teonim (Gemini)

God Name in Assiah: —

Angels ruling Houses: Giel

Twelve Lesser Assistant Angels in the Signs: Sarayel

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

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

Angels of the Decantes:

Ascendant: Sagarash

Succedent: Shehadani

Cadent: Bethon

Magical Images of the Decans:

Ascendant: A beautiful woman with her two horses

Succedent: An eagle-headed man, with a bow and arrow. Wears crowned steel helmet.

Cadent: A man in mail, armoured with bow, arrows, and quiver


Ascendant: Mastick

Succedent: Cinnamon

Cadent: Cypress

Goetic Demons of Decans by Day:

Ascendant: Amon (1) Wolf with serpent’s tail. (2) Man with dog’s teeth and raven’s head.

Succedent: Barbatos (Accompanied by 4 noble kings and great troops)

Cadent: Paimon (Crowned king on dromedary, accompanied by many musicians)

Goetic Demons of Decans by Night:

Ascendant: Sabnock (Soldier with lion’s head rides pale horse)

Succedent: Shax (Steck-dove with sore throat)

Cadent: Vine (Lion on black horse carrying viper)

Egyptian Gods of the Zodiac:

Ascendant Decan: Taautus

Succedent Decan: Cyclops

Cadent Decan: Titan

Egyptian Names of the Decans:

Ascendant: Thesogar

Succedent: Verasua

Cadent: Tepistosoa



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