In our previous post on the Zodiac, we primarily discussed the twelve-fold division of the sky and the signs that these are attributed to. We identified this as the “Classical division,” arising from the evolving zodiacs of the Egyptians, Babylonians and Greeks in the Iron Age, and up through the Islamic and Christian West into… Continue reading The Zodiac: An Introduction pt. 2
From Liber 418, by Aleister Crowley, and quoted in his Book of Thoth in reference to the Tarot Card "The Lovers" which is attributed to the Zodiacal sign of Gemini: "There is an Assyrian legend of a woman with a fish, and also there is a legend of Eve and the Serpent, for Cain was the… Continue reading More notes on Gemini: The Lovers, and the True parents of the biblical Cain
A couple of years back now, when I first began studying the sky, and particularly, star-charts, I saw an intriguing parallel between the figures of Orion, Canis Major and the Twins Gemini. I knew already at that time, that Canis Major contained the bright-star Sirius, brightest and bluest star in the entire heavens, and that… Continue reading On the possible meaning and origins of the Zodiacal sign Gemini: Shu and Tefnut and the Zodiac of Dendera
Here's a fun little exercise, mapping the myth of the life and death of John the Baptist upon the Tree of Life. I hope to eventually do similar with the story of Christ, but as the two stories are different aspects of one central mythos, I am still struggling my way through the story of… Continue reading The story of John the Baptist as a Kabbalistic allegory of Creation:
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. On the prompting of a friend I am beginning this blog to detail the artistic, esoteric and educational projects that I’ve been working on for the past 4 years. At heart, it is an exercise in organization, a way to attempt to both catalog… Continue reading One is his beginning, One his individuality, his permutation is One.