The Air element relates to Swords Minor Arcana, Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. Air corresponds to Yesod on the Kabbalistic Tree of Life. The Princes court cards also relate to Air.

In YHVH, the V is Air.


The Holy Ghost – Fool – Knight-Errant. Folly’s doom is ruin

Aleph = The Holy Ghost – Fool – Knight-Errant

Peh = Ruin

Letter Aleph

11. Aleph means an Ox, principally because the shape of the letter suggests the shape of a yoke. There is also a reference to the mildness and patience of Harpocrates: indeed, to his sexual innocence. The function of ploughing is clearly the chief idea involved: herein lies a paradox – to be studied in the last act of Parsifal.

Aleph relates to the element air. It is related to The Fool, and has the value of 1


Ruach means air, also breath and mind, thought being the expression in expansion of the union of Chokmah and Binah in the subconscious. Ruach is also translated Spirit – Latin Spiritus. There must be no confusion between this “Spirit” and that symbolized by the letter Shin. The distinctions are of the utmost importance, and so manifold and subtle that the subject demands a complete essay in itself.

6 The Lovers – Book of Thoth

6 The Lovers – Book of Thoth

Openness to inspiration, intuition, intelligence, second sight,
childishness, frivolity, thoughtfulness divorced from practical

8 Adjustment – Book of Thoth

8 Adjustment – Book of Thoth

Justice, or rather justesse, the act of adjustment, suspension of all action pending decision; in material matters, may refer to law suits or prosecutions. Socially, marriage or marriage agreements; politically, treaties.

17 The Star – Book of Thoth

17 The Star – Book of Thoth

Hope, unexpected help, clearness of vision, realization of
possibilities, spiritual insight, with bad aspects, error of judgement, dreaminess, disappointment.