The Isometric Sephiroth: The Forgotten Correspondences

Being a study into, and graphical, isometrical, structural, physical and topological interpretation of the ancient Sefer Yetzirah (also called the Book of Formation or Creation) and the Sephirotic Tree of Life, with regard to the geometry of the circle, the equilateral triangle, the seed of life, the hexagon, isometric projection and the double cube.

See also: inbang.

Seven directors and their host

The Isometric Seed of Life and the Tree of Life compared in the form of seven and twelve circles

Faced forward

Isometric Tree of Life, with base attributes

Their end is imbedded in their beginning

Wooden / clay Tree of Life model with shadow

Twenty two objects in a single body

Tree of Life 3d render

One opposite the other

Animated Tree

Stand a thing on its essence

Tree of Life 3d render, with base attributes

Pillars from air

Artists impression of the Tree of Life using square section bars

All of them depend on one

Tree of Life in diagram form

Table of Correspondences

# Type Hebrew Character Saadia GRA Westcott Abbr. used #
Unicode Img Attribute Foundation The Universe, The Dragon The Year, The Wheel The Soul, The Heart Attribute Foundation The Universe, The Dragon The Year, The Wheel The Soul, The Heart Attribute
1 Ten Ineffable Sephiroth, spheres, knots, depths or dimensions 1 Beginning Beginning Beginning Begin or Α 1
2 2 End End End End or Ω 2
3 3 Good Good Good Good or < 3
4 4 Evil Evil Evil Evil or > 4
5 5 Above Above Above Up or Above 5
6 6 Below Below Below Down or Below 6
7 7 East East East E 7
8 8 West West West W 8
9 9 South South South S 9
10 10 North North North N 10
11 Three Basic, Mother, Father or Parent pathways א Alef Balance Air Air Temperate (Spring & Autumn ) Chest Balance Air Air Temperate (Spring & Autumn ) Chest Balance Above or + 11
12 מ Mem Descend Water Earth Cold (Winter) Belly Descend Water Earth Cold (Winter) Belly Descend Below or - 12
13 ש Shin Ascend Fire Heaven Hot (Summer) Head Ascend Fire Heaven Hot (Summer) Head Ascend Between or = 13
14 Seven Double pathways ב Bet / Vayt Above Life / Death Saturn Saturday Mouth Above Wisdom Moon Sunday Right eye Above Up or U 14
15 ג Gimel / Ghimel Below Peace / War Jupiter Sunday Right eye Below Wealth Mars Monday Right ear Below Down or D 15
16 ד Dalet / Dhalet East Wisdom / Folly Mars Monday Left eye East Seed Sun Tuesday Right nostril East E 16
17 כ Kaf / Khaf West Wealth / Poverty Sun Tuesday Right nostril West Life Venus Wednesday Left eye West W 17
18 פ Peh / Feh North Seed / Desolation Venus Wednesday Left nostril North Dominance Mercury Thursday Left ear North N 18
19 ר Resh / Rhesh South Grace / Ugliness Mercury Thursday Right ear South Peace Saturn Friday Left nostril South S 19
20 ת Tav / Thav Middle Dominance / Subjugation Moon Friday Left ear Middle Grace Jupiter Saturday Mouth Middle Centre or ? 20
21 Twelve Simple or Elemental pathways ה He North East Sight Aries Nissan Liver East Height Speech Aries Nissan Right foot North East NE 21
22 ו Vav East Height Hearing Taurus Iyyar Gall-bladder North East Thought Taurus Iyyar Right kidney South East EU 22
23 ז Zayin East Depth Smell Gemini Sivan Spleen East Depth Motion Gemini Sivan Left foot East Height ED 23
24 ח Het North West Speech Cancer Tammuz Intestine South Height Sight Cancer Tammuz Right hand East Depth NW 24
25 ט Tet North Height Eating Leo Ab Right kidney South East Hearing Leo Ab Left kidney North Height NU 25
26 י Yod North Depth Coition Virgo Elul Left kidney South Depth Action Virgo Elul Left hand North Depth ND 26
27 ל Lamed South West Action Libra Tishri Intestines West Height Coition Libra Tishri Gall bladder South West SW 27
28 נ Nun West Height Walking Scorpio Marheshevan Stomach South West Smell Scorpio Marheshevan Intestine North West WU 28
29 ס Samech West Depth Anger Sagitarius Kislev Right hand West Depth Sleep Sagitarius Kislev Kivah West Height WD 29
30 ע Ayin South East Laughter Capricorn Tevet Left hand North Height Anger Capricorn Tevet Liver West Depth SE 30
31 צ Tsadeh South Height Thought Aquarius Shivat Right foot North West Taste Aquarius Shivat Korkeban South Height SU 31
32 ק Qof South Depth Sleep Pisces Adar Left foot North Depth Laughter Pisces Adar Spleen South Depth SD 32
# Type Hebrew Character Saadia GRA Westcott Abbr. used #
Attribute Foundation The Universe, The Dragon The Year, The Wheel The Soul, The Heart Attribute Foundation The Universe, The Dragon The Year, The Wheel The Soul, The Heart Attribute

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Last updated

8th September 2011

This document is a working draft and is subject to change. Earlier draft.