is the path which is energizing the entire Pillar of Equilibrium. It is the material of consciousness that connects the
outpouring energy of Kether with the balancing intuitions of Tiphareth. The imprints into
this watery material contain the memory of the entire cosmos. Therefore,
Gimel is the gate to the inner all-knowing self, the inner mysteries behind any religion. It is the backbone
of the Tree of Life.
is "that which brings forth the All but retains its virginity
(...) in other words, whose creativeness does not involve it
in the life of its creation, but which remains apart and behind
as the basis of manifestation" (Fortune;148). Virgin Mary is a symbol of this path,
the direct channel between spirit and the individual soul, which
was a vehicle for the physical incarnation of Christ.
means 'camel', a self-sufficient animal that travels unfatiguable
for days across the desert. On this path, the mystic must cross
the Abyss from the pure intuitive
light of Tiphareth into the darkness
of pure consciousness which eventually leads to union with God
in Kether. St. John of the
Cross has described this experience in terms of a "Dark Night
of The Soul".
Only through contact with Gimel's "Essence of Glory"
will the mystic succeed.
|Meaning of Letter: Camel.
||Type of Letter: Double Letter:Peace-War.
||Between Kether and Tiphareth, at the top of the Pillar
Compare also with the Sephirah Yesod.
|"32 Paths of
||"The Thirteenth Path is named the Uniting
Intelligence, and it is so called because it is itself the Essence
of Glory. It is the Consummation of the Truth of individual spiritual
||2. High Priestess. The Priestess of the Silver Star. The Virgin.
Law of Memory.
|Virtue / Vice: Contemplative / rigid.
|The four worlds
|Meanings of Trump
||Cold pale blue
||Silver, rayed sky blue
||"All knowledge and understanding are within
my reach when I look into myself."
||"I am the Priestess, unerring in my intuition".
||Bow. Arrow. Veil. Clairvoyance.
||Backbone. Spinal cord. Spinal disorders. Sensation
disturbance. Dream control.
||Jacob's ladder upon which the angels go up
and down. Priestess of the Silver Star, Isis' home at Sothis,
the Egyptian holy Star (Sirius). Artemis (the ever virgin maiden
of the silver bow. The triple Moon Goddess (virgin/orgiastic
nymph/old crone). The Apple of Eve and Snowwhite. The pomegranate
of Persephone. Virgin Mary, stella maris (blue and silver). The
secret Church (Inner mysteries of any religion). The Uniting
Spirit above the four elements of the Pentagram: Hierophant,
Lovers, Chariot, Emperor = The Four Rivers of paradise: Pison/fi,
Gihon/wa, Hiddikel/ai, Phrath/ea.
||G Sharp. Sage. Red clover. Buttercup. Mapletree.
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