Kabbala Path 17
The ability to detach from the material world
Being able to generate feelings of peace, harmony, joyousness, and attunement
Knowing that the more evolved you become, the narrower your path becomes; you walk the “razor’s edge”
Understanding patterns and karma
Understanding that we lose awareness of our past lives with each incarnation until we leave our bodily attachment behind; past life recall
Understanding that to gain control of any patterns we must first understand them
Increasing the energy you can draw in and project out
Grounding, stabilizing, with flexibility
Learning to accept nurturance without obligation
Being able to “merge” without resistance
Freeing energy through the releasing of expectation
Astral traveling and dream enhancement
Merging with and accepting your feminine nature
Enhancement of all of your physical and psychic senses
Understanding that the clearer you are, the lighter you are, and the higher the planes that you can access
You always have control – knowing that it is your free will to decide to repeat a pattern or to change it
Being able to surmount the “group mind” and merge with the “universal mind”
Feelings of “coming home;” being able to relax totally in your current situation
Being able to “let go” and have fun
Opening the Heart, Throat, and Third Eye Centers
Understanding that, “All the world is a stage, and life is a circus”
“Waking up” – coming to an awareness of a higher awareness
Being able to recognize yourself in all things
Understanding opposites, and the principles underlying discrimination
Understanding and finding the soul mate
We begin our journey in Tiphareth, Beauty.
The Hebrew Divine name is Jehovah Aloah Va Daath.
It is known as the Mediating Intelligence.
The Archangel is Raphael, Prince of Brightness, Beauty and life.
The Order of Angels is the Melachim, the Angelic Kings called the Order of Virtues, Angels and Rulers.
The corresponding planet is the Sun.
The number is 6.
Symbols of Tiphareth are the Calvary Cross, the Rose Cross, the Truncated Pyramid and the Cube.
Elements are air and spirit.
Stones are topaz and diamond.
The metal is gold.
The color is yellow.
Rhe corresponding body part is the breast.
The corresponding chakra is the Heart Center and the gland is the thymus.
Living beings are the lion, the child, and the phoenix.
The symbolic creature is the sparrow-hawk.
The musical note is “F.”
The scents are aloe, cinnamon and clove.
Herbs are angelica, almond, frankincense and myrrh.
The magical image is a Majestic King, a Child or a Sacrificed God.
The mythical correspondences are all of the Sacrificed Gods.
The spiritual experience is a vision of the Harmony of things and of healing and redemption; the “Christ Consciousness.”
— 17th Path —
The 17th Path is known in Hebrew by the Divine name of Zain.
It is called the Disposing Intelligence, which provides faith to the righteous.
The letter Zain is the final fertilizing act, the sword or armor.
The planetary ruler of the Path is Mercury.
The corresponding astrological sign to the Path is Gemini.
The Tarot Major Arcanum Key is the Lovers.
This Path rules the sense of smell and also the hands and body extremities.
The Esoteric Title is the Children of the Voice, the Oracle of the Mighty Gods.
The Mythological Correspondences on the Path include all of the sacrificed Gods because to successfully complete the Path requires even the “death” of one’s own higher self!
The color is orange.
Herbs are wormwood and cinnamon.
Stones are alexandrite and tourmaline.
The musical note is “D.”
— Sphere of Binah —
We conclude our journey in the Sphere of Binah, Understanding.
The Hebrew Divine Name is Jehovah Elohim, the perfection of Creation and the Life of the World to Come.
She is known as the “Sanctifying Intelligence.”
The Archangel is Tzaphqiel, the Prince of Spiritual Strife against Evil.
The Order of Angels is the Aralim, or Thrones, the strong and mighty Ones.
Binah corresponds in man to the right side of the face.
She is known as the Great Mother in all her forms, as Ama, the dark and sterile mother and as Aima, the bright and fertile mother. She is Mara, the great sea of the unconscious.
Binah is form, the container of force.
Her planet is Saturn.
Her stones are onyx and sapphire.
Her incense is civet, musk, ivy or nightshade.
Her musical note is “B.”
Her sound is the deep sympathetic sound of the cello, or rainfall.
Her color is black.
Her symbols are the yoni, the triangle, the cup and heh.
Mythological Correspondences are all of the “Mother” Goddesses.
The spiritual experience is stillness.
Now, lay aside your mandala and hold its image before your closed eyes.
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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?