Tarot Reading

Path The twentythird path is called the stable consciousness because it is the power of sustenance among all the

As the work of self-transformation of the personality progresses, the initiate comes to see that the personality exists between two poles -- rationality or logic, and emotion or instinct. In kabbalah, these poles are symbolized by Hod rational intellect and Netzach instinctual emotion . Along the ascending path of initiation as opposed to the descending path of creation , the first of these poles that the initiate encounters is the rational intellect, represented by Hod. The work of Hod...

Western Tree Kether Sephirah

Chokmah, Sephirah 2 Binah, Sephirah 3 Gedulah, Sephirah 4 Geburah, Sephirah 5 Tiphareth, Sephirah 6 Netzach, Sephirah 7 Hod, Sephirah 8 Yesod, Sephirah 9 Malkuth, Sephirah 10 Aleph, 1 gt 2 Beth, 1 gt 3 Gimel, 1 gt 6 Daleth, 2 gt 3 Heh, 2 gt 6 Vav, 2 gt 4 Zayin, 3 gt 6 Cheth, 3 gt 5 Teth, 4 gt 5 Yod, 4 gt 6 Kaph, 4 gt 7 Lamed, 5 gt 6 Mem, 5 gt 8 Nun, 6 gt 7 Samekh, 6 gt 9 Ayin, 6 gt 8 Peh, 7 gt 8 Tzaddi, 7 gt 9 Qooph, 7 gt 10 Resh, 8 gt 9 Shin, 8 gt 10 Tav, 9 gt 10 From this perspective, there...

Path The twentyfifth path is called the consciousness of trial because it is the primary test by which the creator

This is the path of incarnation -- the primary test by which we are continuously perfected. The task of the path of Resh is to consciously incarnate the Individual Self within the personal self. Resh is the first initiatory path that crosses another previously traveled path. The path it intersects is that of Mem and the Garden of Eden or lower astral veil. This is the genuine test for the initiate since, without the balance conferred by Tiphareth and the subsequent illumination of both Netzach...

Path The seventh path is the hidden consciousness because it is the radiance that illuminates all the powers of the

Genesis 1 6 -- And Elohim said 'Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.' With Aleph, Elohim made the firmament (the compressed, condensed veil), but with Binah, Elohim says let there be a firmament . In other words, this is a statement of potential and intention, not of making or manifesting. Furthermore, it speaks of the potential for sequence (let it divide the waters from the waters) within a unified, nonsequential realm (in the...

Tarot Bibliography

Rawn Clark

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