Kabbala Path 11
Energizing, especially the Crown Center and head
Learning the feeling of emptiness, stillness – pure existence; a vessel waiting to be filled
Being able to recognize symbols, especially of infinity, active in your life
Being able to join earth and spirit within yourself
Relaxation, calmness, peacefulness
Invincibility; the ability to be unaffected by that which is external to you
Taking with you a feeling of womb-like protection
Finding the ultimate seed of creation within yourself
Recognizing that you are just as responsible for your inner creations as for your outer ones
Understanding that breath is life
Releasing all blocks to your energy flow
Gaining insight into that which is unmanifest
Nurturing a need to be of service to all
Understanding that you can best be of service by letting the creative force work through you unhindered by your personality
Increased sexuality, sensuality; orgasmic
Increasing your ability to “merge” with another
Feeling the rhythm of the universe
Feeling part of all
Sensing the natural order and adjusting your timing to it
Being able to expand your own energy and consciousness to affect others
Being able to comprehend the elements of creativity
Enhancement of mental and theoretical creativity
Understanding the interaction of good and evil, and their “balance”
Increased perceptual sensitivity
Release of kundalini energy, raising your vibration
Recognition that you are part of something infinitely greater than you, or your ability to comprehend
A feeling of knowledge within, without knowing consciously what you know; wisdom
Understanding that wisdom comes from the heart, knowledge from the head
To know something, you must recognize that it is a part of yourself
Activation of the top four chakras, and synchronizing their action
We commence our journey in the Sphere of Chokmah, Wisdom.
The Hebrew Divine Name is Jehovah.
The Esoteric title is the Illuminating Intelligence.
The Archangel is Ratziel, Herald of God.
The Choir of Angels is the Auphanim, or Wheels, or Whirling Forces, often called the order of the Kerubim.
The Planetary correspondence is the Sphere of the Zodiac acting through Uranus, or according to some modern Kabbalists, through Neptune.
The element is fire in fire.
The color is grey.
The stone is aquamarine, lapis or star ruby.
The metal is lead.
Symbols are the phallus, the line and the yod.
Plants are fennel, buttercup and absinthe.
The corresponding body part is the left side of the face.
The chakra that corresponds is the Third Eye Center.
The number is 2.
The Tarot correspondences are the four twos and the four Kings.
The mythological figure is the Greek God Uranus, the ultimate “father” of the Greek pantheon of Gods, whose children castrated him and also Neptune, “father” of the ocean of existence.
The weapon is the wand, symbol of the magical will and divine wisdom.
The magical image is a bearded male figure.
The spiritual experience is a vision of God face to face.
— 11th Path —
The 11th Path is known as the Scintillating Intelligence because it is the essence of that curtain, which is placed close to the order of the disposition, and this is a special dignity given to it that it may be able to stand before the face of the cause of causes.
The Hebrew letter for the Path is Aleph, meaning ox.
The esoteric title is “The Spirit of Aether.”
The element is air.
There is no corresponding Planet or Sign, although some modern Kabbalists equate it to Uranus.
The stones are topaz and chalcedony.
The scent is galbanum.
The color is bright pale-yellow.
The musical note is “E.”
The mythological correspondences include the Crocodile, Egyptian symbol for creative energy, The Green Man, who personifies spring and the Greek Dionysus Zagreus, whose death symbolizes initiation.
— Sphere of Kether —
The Sphere of Destination is Kether, the Crown.
The esoteric title is the “Admirable or Hidden Intelligence” because it is the Light giving the power of comprehension of the First Principle, which hath no beginning.
The Hebrew Divine name is Eheieh, God the Creator.
The Archangel is Metatron.
The Order of Angels is the Chaioth Ha Qadesh, the Order of Seraphim.
The number is 1.
The Tarot correspondence is the four Aces.
There is no planet that corresponds to Kether, although some modern Kabbalists place Pluto here.
The color is brilliance, pure white with specs of gold and silver.
Symbols are the Crown, the Point, the Swastica and the thousand-petaled lotus.
The corresponding body part is the cranium.
The chakra is the Crown Center.
The magical image is an ancient, bearded king who can only be seen in profile.
The spiritual vision is Union with God.
The mythological or religious figure is the God Brahma, whose two faces look away from one another, one into Creation, one into the Ain Soph Aur of the unmanifest.
(available in the book only)
A. Record your emotional reactions to your experiences on the path here immediately upon completion. Include any physical responses or sensations.
Date of completion:
What do you think these responses indicate?
B. Use this section as a diary of your experiences during the week following your completion of the path. Be sure to include how you react to things emotionally as well as how you deal with any major issues that may arise.
C. Review the week’s experiences. How has the path affected the way you handled this week’s issues?
D. What special dreams has this path stimulated this week?