Qabala Treatise: How to Navigate the Tree of Life for Transmutation by Jymie Darling
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
What should have been a five star book written by a very experienced practitioner who know her stuff comes what could have been an awesome book on using the tree of life to transmute yourself and evolve. I got the kindle version and read it. Great information highly useable but there are several editing issues, especially toward the beginning. Pictures and illustration in several places of the book blot out entire paragraphs or sentences. Guess what you miss out on the information. I would advse that you do not get the kindle version through amazon but rather contact Panpipes magical supply in Hollywood and get the book. Other than that this book has awesome stuff that you can use, I myself took detailed notes cause I am gonna use this stuff.
The beginning of the book tells you ritual foundations and how to design a ritual an it’s phases. The book then goes into the four Qabblsitic worlds and their relation to the tree of life. There is some discussion of the sephirote but it I the thirty two paths that are the meat of this an you are given the tools you need to traverse the path but like a do it yourself kit you have to put it together. At the books beginning there is a correspondence of gods to the sephirot, most of the tree though are cut in half so you lose information. The book covers paths32-11 what happened t the first 10?
The structure I simple the path is discussed along with it’sgoals. Intelligencees are covered, alchemical works, tarots associations are covered along with animals an herbs. I will give example below.
Path 31: Shin the realm of judgment- Fire
Take something and transform it so you can take it in Connects Hod to Malchut. This involves taking stockinto what cn actually be achieved. Learning the new alongside the old. Path of perpetual intelligence cause it regulate the son and the moon.
Virtue: Planning and passion. Vice: Over critical Element is fire
Colors Aziluth: Seeing, Orange scarlet
Beriah: Detached, Vermillion
Yetzirah: Perseptive, Scarlett flecked with gold
Assiah: Caution, Vermillion flecked with emerald and crimson.
Affirmation: I respond to the universes call of my energy. I feel awakened (or alive) I live a just life
Magic structures: Pyramids, wings, sun, stars, moon
Myths: Study judgement myths, Hestia, Vestia. Vulcan
Herbs: Hyssop, Yarrow, dandelion, Balsam poplar, dragons blood, clove and pepper
Animal s the hawk
Great book to work with, I would advise that if you are a beginner then you should supplement this with other fuller volumes that give more additional insight. This book gets a 4 out of 5. 1 point off from editing errors.
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