Planetary Sign: ♄
Planetary Name: In English: Saturn | In Greek: Kronos| In Hebrew: Shabbathai
Planetary Profile: Lofty, autocratic, cold, sometimes mournful or brooding. Forces of constriction and crystallization. Affinity with the land and the depths of the earth, with advancing age and long passage of time, but also with artistic creativity, bringing ideas into material form.
Title of Sephirah: In Hebrew: Binah | In Greek: Sophia | In English: Understanding
Text from the 32 Paths of Wisdom: Thee third Path is Consecrating Intelligence: it is the underlying principle of the Wisdom of the Beginning, which is named the Pattern of Faith and is its root, Affirmation (Amen). It is the parent of faith,for from its essential nature faith proceeds.
Elemental Affinity of Planet: Earth
Symbols and Magical Implements: Specific to sphere: Scythe, Keys, Hourglass, drawing Compasses, Astrolabe. Cauldron, Mural Crown, starry Robe, Double Axe as symbols of the Great Mother Suitable, but having other magical use: Cloak. Ears of corn or barley. The Grail a symbol of the Great Mother.
Number and Geometric Form: Qabalistic number: 3 | Medieval number: 8 | Plane figure: triangle | star: 3-pointed star
Colors: In Atiziluth: dove grey | In Briah: Indigo | In Yetzirah: soft red-brown | In Assiah: grey with fulvous shades | Ptolemaic color: grey
Music for Planetary Moods: Brooding, transformative, mystical, obscure
Suitable Instruments and sound effects: tambura. Deep-toned gong. Wood blocks. Ticking clock. Strident, clangorous sounds. Recorded ocean sounds
Animals and Mythological Beings: Ass. Goat. Antelope. Goose. Peacock. Cuckoo. Dove. Seamew. Bat. Spider. Goat-Fish. Chimaera.
Trees and Other Vegetation: Yew. Elm. Cypress. Mountain pine. Ebony. Acacia. Pomegranate.
HERBS: Violet. Trillium. White lilies. Opium poppy. Nightshade (Belladonna). Horsetail. Amaranth. Mullein.
Incenses, Perfumes, etc: Myrrh. Spikenard. Guiac wood. Tamarind. Cassia. Patchouli.
Gemstones and minerals: Metals: lead, antimony Gemstones: diamond, jet, black onyx
Minerals: Basalt, slate, anthracite, geodes, asbestos, obsidian, pumice, glass
Health: physiological functions: formations and maintenance of skin, bone structure, teeth and cartilage. Governance of the spleen, the skeleton generally and the knees in particular. the glands generally and the ductless glands in particular
Pathological effects: Skin afflictions such as leprosy, scurvy, eczema. Restrictive afflictions such as impeded circulation, rheumatism, ankylosed joints, atrophies, spinal maladies. Maladies of congelation and solidification such as arteriosclerosis, phlebitis, stone, gravel. Chronic health problems generally, including organic and nerve deafness.
Olympic Planetary Spirit: Aratron
Greek: Hera, Kronos, Aphrodite Ourania
Roman: Iuno, Saeturnus
Babylonian: Ea, Ishtar
Hindu: Parvati, Kali, Shiva, Brahma
Egyptian: Net, PtahPosted