10 Wheel of Fortune – Golden Dawn

Golden Dawn Title of Wheel of Fortune: The Lord of the Forces of Life

Divinatory Meanings

Change of fortune

Reversed Meanings

Attributions of Fortune

Correct design of The Wheel of Fortune

A wheel of six shafts

Mercury, Sulphur and Earth or Sattva, Rajas and Tamas

Liber 777

Path of Wisdom

The Twenty-first Path is the Intelligence of Conciliation, and is so called because it receives the divine influence which flows into it from its benediction upon all and each existence

Deities associated with Fortune

Egyptian Gods

Amoun-Ra

Greek Gods

Zeus

Flora and Fauna of Fortune

Perfume

Saffron

Precious Stone

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is of the blue violet of the highest form of Jupiter. The specks in it may perhaps be taken to represent those particles of dust referred to above.

Amethyst

The Amethyst is the violet of Jupiter. It is the traditional stone of episcopal rank. Its legendary virtue of protecting its bearer from intoxication indicate its value in lustration. It is the purity of Exempt Adept which destroys for him the illusion or drunkenness of existence, and therefore enables him to take the great leap into the Abyss.

Animals

Praying Mantis

The Praying Mantis suggests Jupiter by its simulation of a devotional attitude

Eagle

The Eagle is the sacred bird of Jupiter.

Plants

Cedar

Cedar has a traditional value in religious work – its perfume is devotional  according to the testimony of intuition, and it is supposed to preserve things  in its neighbourhood from the attacks of moths etc.

Arnica

Arnica is attributed to Jupiter for its use in relieving pain.

Poplar

The Poplar is given to Jupiter on account of its soft and easily swollen wood and because of its great height.

Hyssop

The Hyssop is Jupiterian on account of its religious use in lustration. It might perhaps be more properly attributed to Chesed.

Fig

The Fig is Jupiterian because of its soft, swollen and, so to speak, sensual pulp; and also perhaps because of its rich purple colour, suggesting episcopal vestments.

Oak

The Oak is traditionally sacred to Jupiter, perhaps because it is the king of the trees as Jupiter is king of the gods.

Magical Attributions of Fortune

Magical Weapon

Magical Powers

Power of Acquiring Political and other Ascendancy

Sceptre

The Sceptre is not a true weapon. It is the symbol of authority, an ornamental reminder of the wand which is kept in the background. The Sceptre must not be used to strike, it would break; as soon as its virtue is challenged, it must be instantly discarded for the thunderbolt.

Colour Scales of Fortune

Knight Colour Scale

Violet

Queen Colour Scale

Blue

Prince Colour Scale

Rich Purple

Princess Colour Scale

Bright Blue rayed Yellow

The religious devotion of Jupiter is rewarded by yellow rays of the Holy Guardian Angel.

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