Kabbala Path 25
Balancing your emotions and centering yourself.
Energizing your self.
Maintaining a positive attitude.
Developing inner faith.
Trusting your inner guidance.
Belief in yourself.
Recognizing and overcoming temptation.
Overcoming spiritual egotism.
Coming “home” to your “Self”.
Learning to carry your “home” within yourself.
Detachment and objectivity.
Being able to give unconditionally.
Developing your teaching ability.
Alchemical transformation. Channeling higher levels of energy.
Realizing and releasing the innocence of your inner child-self.
Understanding the statement that “I become the way, and light the way.”
Developing the “strength” of gentleness.
Transmuting your own sexual force to achieve higher consciousness.
Developing self-responsibility. “You are on your own, and must make your own choices.”
Letting go of your resistance to higher forces.
Reclaiming your Self.
Healing yourself and others.
Assumption of “God” forms – i.e. letting a higher force focus through you.
Attracting higher “protection” while traveling. (Traveling physically or on the astral, or even journeying toward a goal intellectually or spiritually.)
Learning to “invoke” your Guardian Angel.
Beginning to develop the higher forms of psychism.
We commence our journey in the Sphere of Yesod, the Foundation.
The Hebrew Divine Name is Shaddai el Chai, the Almighty Living God.
The Archangel of the Sphere is Gabriel, Prince of Change and Alteration.
The Choir of Angels is the Kerubim, the Strong.
The Planetary correspondence is the Moon.
The symbols are perfumes and sandals.
The color is violet.
The element is air, the Astral Light, or Akashic Fluid.
The number is 9.
The Tarot card correspondences are the four nines.
The chakra is the Sacral Center, located just below the navel.
The corresponding gland is the spleen.
The stones are crystal, pearl or clear quartz.
The metal is silver.
Plants are gardenia, jasmine, and heliotrope.
The musical note is “C.”
Symbols are the horn and the cup.
The magical image is a very strong, beautiful, naked man.
The correspondence in the physical body is the reproductive organs.
Mythological correspondences are the Greek Goddess Artemis, the Roman Pan, the Norse Loki and the Wiccan God and Goddess, Cernunnos and Selena.
The spiritual experience is a vision of the machinery of the universe.
— 25th Path —
The 25th Path is known as the Intelligence of Probation, because it is the primary temptation, by which the Creator trieth all righteous persons.
The Hebrew letter for the Path is Samekh, meaning, “Prop.”
The meaning of the simple form of the letter is anger.
The corresponding astrological sign is Sagittarius.
The planet is Jupiter.
The element is Fire.
The metal is tin.
The Path corresponds to the Tarot Major Arcanum card “Temperance.”
Symbols of the Path are vibration, the “womb preserving life,” the tunnel, the archer and the arrow.
The stone is Jacinth.
The scent is lignum aloes.
Herbs are balm, betony, fig and spagnum moss.
The color is blue.
The musical note is “G#.”
The magical weapon is the arrow.
Living beings are the dog and the horse.
The symbolic being is the Centaur.
The spiritual experience is to experience the enormity of the “Great Work,” wherein the Personality may make first contact with the divine light, to experience an alchemical change within the body wherein the whole is made greater than the sum of its parts. The experience is one of ecstasy and enlightenment.
This Path is the “Path of the Mystic” and it completes the second segment of the Path of the Arrow, which goes straight up the Middle Pillar.
— Sphere of Tiphareth —
The Sphere of Destination is 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 Archangel of Healing.
The Order of Angels is the Melechim, the Angelic Kings called the Order of Virtues, Angels and Rulers who are responsible for creating and maintaining perpetual balance and harmony in all things.
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.
The stones are topaz and diamond.
The metal is gold.
The color is yellow.
The 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 scent is 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, including the Egyptian Osirus, the Indian Krishna and Buddha and the Christian Jesus.
The spiritual experience is a vision of the Harmony of things and of healing and redemption.
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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?