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14. daleth

(the empress)

Daleth is the path of the fertile relationship between the ultimate male principle, the perfectly manifestated energy of Chokmah, and the ultimate female principle, the great womb of Binah. It is the path of love and fertility as such, the process giving rise to the entire manifested universe.

Daleth means "door", the door between the state of unity in the Supernal triangle and the manifested states below, the gate into Spirit's harmonious Garden of Eden that seperates it from the realms of division, polarity and self-consciousness, a door between known and unknown. The Goddess of Love shown on the tarot trump can be interpreted as Eve after the Fall.

Love at this level of the Tree does not mean projection and desire as can be experienced at the level of Netzach. The love of the Empress which is flowing through Daleth is the most exalted creative imagination and inspiration (wisdom-folly) that nurtures, combines and gives birth to the archetypical ideas of Chesed.
Meaning of Letter: Door. Type of Letter: Double Letter: Wisdom-Folly Value: 4.
Place Between Chokmah and Binah in the Supernal Triangle. Compare with Teth and Peh which are similarly placed in the Ethical and Astral Triangles, and with the symbolism of the Sephirah Netzach.
"32 Paths of Wisdom" "The Fourteenth Path is the Illuminating Intelligence, and is so called because it is that Brilliant One which is the founder of the concealed and fundamental ideas of holiness and of their stages of preparation."
Tarot Trump 3. The Empress. The Daugther of the Mighty Ones. The Wife. Law of Imagination. Great Mother of Ideas.
Virtue / Vice: Sharing / possessive. Astrology: Venus.
The four worlds Atziluth Briah Yetzirah Assiah
Meanings of Trump Unconditional Forgiving Tolerant Embracing
Colours Emerald green Sky blue Early spring green Bright rose or cerise, rayed pale green
Tarot affirmation 1: "I have a blossoming garden of creative potential which is nurtured to fruition for my highest personal fullfillment."
Tarot affirmation 2 "I am the Empress, unconditional with my love."
Magical symbols Girdle. Shield. Lotus.
Chakra symbols (Sir John Woodroffe) "The Anja Chakra has two petals and is white. The letters Ha and Ksa, which are white (Karbura, also means variegated), are on the two petals.
The presiding Shakti of the Chakra, Hakini, is on the pericarp. She is white, has six red-coloured faces ech with three eyes, and six arms, and is seated on a white lotus. With her hands She displays Vara-mudra and Abhaya-mudra (the mudras granting boons and dispelling fear), and holds a Rudraksa rosary, a human skull, a small drum, and a book.
Above her, within a Trikona, is Itara-Linga, which is lightning-like, and above this again, within another Trikona, is the inner Atma (Antar-atma), lustrous like a flame.
On its four sides, floating in air, are sparks surrounding a light which by its own lustre makes visible all between Mula and the Brahmarandhra.
Above this, again, is Manas, and above Manas, in the region of the Moon, is Hamsah, wihtin whom is Parama-Shiva with His Shakti." (Bija="
Body Nose, mouth, vibrational recognition, nasal and mouth disorders. Enchantment. Love potions. The Anja chakra - between the eyebrows - regulates the pineal gland with its carmic consciousness.
Mythology Eve after the Fall=Great Mother Goddesses: Gaia. Rhea. Demeter. Ceres. Venus. Hathor. Eve (after the Fall). Nephtys (wife of Set, sister of Osiris, mother of Anubis).
Other symbols F Sharp. Elderflower. Bluebell. Sweet chestnut. Bee. Harpy.

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