What is the Tree of Life?


The Tree of Life is a diagram of human existence—a roadmap of the mind, body and spirit and their relationships to one another.  It is also the cornerstone of most modern magick.

The first mention of the Tree of Life is in Genesis 3:22, written around 750-700 BCE, but the actual diagram came much later, developing and evolving throughout the Middle Ages. Diagrams similar to the ones we know today first appeared around 13th century CE.

The Tree of Life consists of 10 spheres, called Sephiroth, and 22 paths between them.  There are many cool aspects to the Tree of Life all of which have powerful life-transforming abilities.  In my book you will learn that the Tree of Life and its application in practical magick is a lot easier to learn than you might think.

The names of the ten Sephiroth are: Kether (the Crown), Binah (Understanding), Chokmah (Wisdom), Chesed (Mercy), Geburah (Strength), Tiphareth (Beauty), Hod (Splendor), Netzach (Victory), Yesod (the Foundation), and Malkuth (The Kingdom).

The 22 paths correspond the twenty-two paths of Major Arcana of a tarot deck as well as the 22 letters of the Hebrew Alphabet.

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