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"Two hands in grip, as in the last, holding six wands crossed, 3 and 3, flames issuing from the point of junction. Above and below are two short wands with flames issuing from a cloud at the lower part of the card, surmounted respectively by the symbols of Jupiter and Leo, representing the Decanate.

"Victory after strife, success through energy and industry, love, pleasure gained by labour, carefulness, sociability and avoiding of strife, yet victory therein. Also insolence, pride of riches and success, etc. The whole depending on dignity.

"Tiphareth of Yod. (Gain.) Hereunto are allotted the Great Angels from the Schemhamephoresch, Saitel and Olmiah."

The Six of Wands is Tiphareth in the scale of Atziluth. It is solar beauty in the Archetypal World of Pure Spirit. The sixth Sephirah is the sphere of healing and redemption. Tiphareth is a reflection of the Divine Light from Kether. It is the stabilizing center point of the entire Tree of Life. The current of energy that was shattered by the Force of Geburah has been re-integrated, as it continues toward manifestation. The fiery purification of the Fifth Sephirah has

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served to strengthen and balance this current. Tiphareth is the Son or Prince born from thé marriage of the Great Father principle and the Great Mother principle symbolized by Chokmah and Binah. This "Son" is the sacrificed God, given the various names of Christ, Buddha and Osiris, among other names. The destruction of the dying god is followed by his glorious resurrection which is crucial to the cycle of all life. The sixes in all four suits therefore always indicate success and victory, possibly after some difficulty has passed. They represent the achievement of goals after strife.

In this card the Fire colors are again dominant. The sigils of Jupiter in Leo are shown. (The Merciful influence from Jupiter combined with the active, fiery sign Leo proves to be a harmonious marriage which results in Victory. Leo is also ruled by the Sun, the planet assigned to the Sixth Sephirah, which further confirms the symmetry of the card.) The background color is clear rose pink, the color of Tiphareth in the scale of Atziluth. Pink is made from the combined colors of red and white. Red represents the active principle of Force in Nature, while white alludes to the direct influence of the Divine Spirit in Kether.

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