The path of Zain
links the primordial womb of Binah with the state of personal
incarnation in Tiphareth. This path teaches the experience of
any pair of twins, that we are all one and individual souls at
the same time.
Zain means 'sword':
"The Flaming Angel guards the entry into the Garden of Eden
with a sword, the sword of Spirit" (Genesis 3:24). The sword
sacrifices the individuality of the soul at the gate of Eden,
or through Abyss before the Supernal Triangle. In the opposite
direction, Spirit divides itself by the sword in order to manifest.
Manifestation is dual, essence is singular.
The message of Zain
is, that if we look deep within, we are all the same. Therefore
we cannot but meet ourselves through others. However, the components
that we essentially have in common may still be hidden in our
Therefore, the sword
of Zain simultaniously catalyzes the cooperation among us and
between the conscious and subconscious domain. In the tarot card
'The Lovers', this duality is symbolized by the marriage between
a man (sun/conscious) and a woman (moon/unconscious), supported
by the heavenly twins.
|Meaning of Letter: Sword.
||Type of Letter: Simple Letter: Smell.
||Between Binah and Tiphareth (between the Supernal Triangle and the Ethical
opposite to the path of Heh. Compare also with the creative
path of Samekh, the sephirah of
the collective, Netzach, and sacrificial
|"32 Paths of
||"The Seventeenth Path is the Disposing
Intelligence, which provides Faith to the Righteous, and they
are clothed with the Holy Spirit by it, and it is called the
Foundation of Excellence in the state of higher things."
||6. The Lovers. The Children of the Voice. The Oracle of the
Mighty Gods. The Twins Emerging. Law of Discrimination.
|Virtue / Vice: Choosing / unreliable.
|The four worlds
|Meanings of Trump
||New yellow leather
||Reddish grey inclined to mauve
||"I am in harmony and a state of balance
wit both the feminine and the masculine parts of myself, and
with my consciousness and my unconscious Therefore I find a harmonious
balance within myself and with others".
||"I am the Lovers, a co-creative partner".
||Tripod. Egg. Flower.
||Right front of neck. Veins. De-oxygenated blood.
Thrombosis. Clotting. Control of double. Prophecy.
||Eros. Amor. Cupid. Adam and Eve. The Heavenly
Twins Pollux and Castor, married by Eros. The Sword Excalibur
from the stone. Incubus.
||D-Natural. Jasmine. Ylang. Marigold. Honeysuckle.
Sycamore tree. Magpie.
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