Path and Attributes

The Path of Vau connects Chokmah to Chesed. In terms of the mind, it has the significance of the connection between Will (Wisdom) and Empathy (Love). In Liber , two sentences spell out this relationship Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law Love is the Law Love under Will. In the first, the Sephirah Chokmah is linked to the Path as 'the Law'. In the second, the Law is identified as Love (Empathy) 'under Will' says that this identification is conditional it is true if and only if it...

The Ritual Of Cancer

The ritual of Cancer marks the sixth of the Zodiacal rituals performed so far, although it is properly the fourth in the process begun with the ritual of Aries at the Spring Equinox previously. As such, it represents the stage where the work proper begins, and the journey is set out upon, after the previous rituals of gathering together the necessary requirements and information. The Tarot card attributed to the path of Cancer is the CHARIOT, depicted commonly as a chariot with a starry canopy,...

The Symbolism of Mount Abiegnus

Between the Purification and Consecration stages of the Ceremony comes the ascent and descent of Mount Abiegnus. The symbolism can be explored more fully in Rosicrucian and Golden Dawn documents what follows is an explanation of its use in these Ceremonies. 1 Mount Abiegnus. This is the mountain of Initiation said to be climbed by Rosicrucian Adepts. The same symbolism of ascent of a mountain occurs in Alchemical works and other places in Western Occultism. In the Judaeo-Christian tradition,...

Authors Note

This sequence of rituals was first devised by Frater F.P. and Daleth in 1990 and has been dynamically altered on an ongoing basis, to suit the practicalities of venue and participants as well as magical changes to the structure of the rituals as their performance and effects were reviewed over the years. A number of versions exist for each ritual and those presented herein are not definitive. I would encourage you to use these rituals under supervision. I would also suggest that you amend them...