opposites

Tarot – Lust (XI)

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Lust: The True Power of Command   As Adjustment (the complementary counterpart with this Atu) deals with the equilibration of opposites, so does the position of this path on the Tree of Life. The influence of Chesed on Geburah (Mercy and Severity respectively) add to this dynamic. In alchemy this is shown as a naturally […]

Tarot – Adjustment (VIII)

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Adjustment: The Equilibration of Opposites The court cards describe the process of Tetragrammaton and this card refers to a specific moment in that process. The final adjustment of this formula is when the daughter (Heh final) is redeemed by her marriage with the son (Vau) and set up on the throne of the mother (Heh) […]

Tarot – The Priestess (II)

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The Priestess of the Silver Star: Midwife of Initiation The universe as we understand it, is dual in nature (i.e. black and white; good and bad; etc.). It manifests archetypally in the masculine and the feminine with transcendence being the result of their union. This concept is triune in form and represents the totality of […]

Tarot – The Hierophant

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The Hierophant: Mother of Initiation or The Vestal Virgin Returns The main business of the Hierophant and of all Magick is the uniting of the microcosm with the macrocosm. This results in the initiation of the adept. The magickal formula by which this is achieved in the present stage of human evolution is ‘love under […]