The Numerical Egregore of Zero
0 : The Great No Thing
Keys: Synchronicity/Will Mantra: CU GHIRT MAF LENZ
from Z(enseider)Z: birth-death, connected moment between expiration and incubation; possession by or invocation of Thanateros; union itself; balance between positive and negative integers; nought; chaos preceded night and darkness in the known universe, it represents the formless aspect of matter in its unconditioned state; the unknown; Ain (nothing, not)
from crystalinks.com: "Zero is a powerful number which brings great transformational change, sometimes occurring in a profound manner. It has much intensity, so caution is needed wherever it appears to ensure that extremes are not encountered. Zero represents the Cosmic Egg, the primordial Androgyne - the Plenum. Zero as an empty circle depicts both the nothingness of death and yet the totality of life contained within the circle. As an ellipse the two sides represent ascent and descent, evolution and involution."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "the Void, The Goddess, Infinite Nuit, the Unmanifest. The "number" out of which everything comes. In the Tarot it's called "The Fool" because it obeys its own mysterious, unknowable rules and is not subject to analysis. It's the Great Mother, the Void, that which lies beyond Alpha and Omega; Original Mind."
from rodurago.net : "Non-existence, non-being, the non-manifestation, the unlimited, the eternal, the lack of any quality and quantity. Kabbalah: boundless light; the Ayin. Pythagoras: the perfect form, the monad, out of which everything is included. The zero stands also for the world-egg, the primordial androgynous, the full. Before the one, there is only the emptiness and the non-being, the idea of the last mystery, the incomprehensible absolute. The character resembles an open mouth, which is the primal word (Gospel according to John: In the beginning was the word).
The Numerical Egregore of One
1 : Unity In Strength
Keys: Strength/Satiety Mantra: LITOF CEGU MAHRN
from Z(enseider)Z: monad: the first thing that came into existence was called the "monad", which begat the dyad, which begat the numbers, which begat the point, begetting lines or finiteness, etc. culminating in the four elements earth, water, fire and air, from which the rest of our world is built up. Pythagorean and Platonic philosophers like Plotinus and Porphyry condemned Gnosticism for their treatment of the monad or one
from crystalinks.com: "considered to be a primordial unity. The beginning. The Creator. It the First Cause or as some cultures refer, the First Mover. One is the sum of all possibilities. It is essence, the Center. One is referred to isolation. One springs forth, upsurges. It is seen as the number that gives cause to duality as multiplicity and back to final unity."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "Every Creation; Ultimate Power, God, Hadit the point, Uniqueness; the Manifest (Set, Sirius B), Pluto; the gods; Kether; Cosmic Consciousness; Yod-Atziluth; Archetypal world; Aleph; Reason. Egyptian ankh. Fire. The most powerful of all magical numbers. Number of the individual and the unique. All miracles are possible once. One is the impossible beginning of everything coming out of the void. As in music, it bears the stress: ONE-two-three..."
from rodurago.net : "Primordial unity, the beginning, the Creator, the first mover, the sum of all possibilities, absolute being, the Indivisible, which is still in the germ. The principle, which leads to the duality and diversity, and therefore back to the final unit. The monad. Within the one the spirit of the pure zero densifies itself to the world of matter. One is the point. The first dimension. It is neither prime nor is it even or odd, or even square root. It rests in itself and is embodied in all other figures. Concerning this, the one makes counting necessary. It shows the man which has become aware of its forces and possibilities, to recognize them."
The Numerical Egregore of Two
2 : The Paradox of Duality
Keys: Love/Momentum Mantra: FURAHG LONEWT MIC
from Z(enseider)Z: asects of Taoist taijitu: yin and yang. The first phonetic yin "cloudy" ideographically combines jin "now; present" and yun "cloud", denoting the "presence of clouds". The second phonetic yang "bright" originally pictured the "sun" with "rays coming down". This phonetic is expanded with the "sun" radical into yang "rising sun; sunshine"
from crystalinks.com: "Alteration; diversity; conflict; dependence. Two is a static condition. It is rooted, seen as balance (two sides); stability; reflection. Two are the opposite poles. Represents the dual nature of the human being. It is desire, since all that is manifest in duality is in pairs of opposites. As One represents a point, two represents a length. The Binary is the first number to recede from Unity, it also symbolizes sin which deviates from the first good and denotes the transitory and the corruptible. Two represents two-fold strength -- that is symbolized by two of anything, usually in history, by animals in pairs."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "Matter; The Fall; Opposition; Good & Evil; Neptune; Chokmah (subject), Moons of Mars, Neptune; Heh-Briah; Dissention. Egyptian uas; the number of division and opposition, analysis and separation; Darkness and light; Good and Evil. Mystery."
from rodurago.net: "Duality, twilight, discord, conflict, doubt, otherness, the static state, the roots, balance, stability, reflection, the opposite poles of the dual nature of man. Desire, because anything that is manifested in duality, exists in contrast pairs. As the one stands for a point, the two stands for a line. Two is crying and laughter. It represents the feminine principle of conception, the great mother. The feeling guides actions. The contrasts, sun and moon, the king and queen, sulfur and mercury, initially antagonistic, but in the end dissolved and united in the androgynous."
The Numerical Egregore of Three
3 : The Tri-Unity
Keys: Art/Distortion Mantra: FOTHIC GELN AMUR
from Z(enseider)Z: levels of humanity in Zoroastrianism: urvan (soul), baodah (consciousness/intelligence), and ahu (vital force); as well as the three levels of the soul in Kabbalah: Nefesh (animalistic), Ruach (spirit; mind and reasoning powers), and Neshama (intellect/awareness; highest aspirations of the soul); again translating over into alchemical symbolism in their triplicity of mercury (exalting, spiritual), sulphur (quickening, active), and salt (heavy, sluggish); and further into the shamanistic worlds of journeying: the upper, middle, and lower
from crystalinks.com: "The third dimension - we do things in threes so they will manifest in our physical realm. It's roots stem from the meaning of multiplicity. Creative power; growth. Three is a moving forward of energy, overcoming duality, expression, manifestation and synthesis. Three is the first number to which the meaning "all" was given. It is The Triad, being the number of the whole as it contains the beginning, a middle and an end. The power of three is universal and is the tripartide nature of the world as heaven, earth, and waters. It is human as body, soul and spirit. Notice the distinction that soul and spirit are not the same. They are not. Three is birth, life, death. It is the beginning, middle and end. Three is a complete cycle unto itself. It is past, present, future. The symbol of three is the triangle. Three interwoven circles or triangles can represent the indissoluble unity of the three persons of the trinity. Others symbols using three are: trident, fleur-de-lis, trefoil, trisula, thunderbolt, and trigrams. The astral or emotional body stays connected to the physically body for three days after death. There is scientific evidence that the brain, even when all other systems are failing takes three days to register complete shutdown. There are 3 phases to the moon. Lunar animals are often depcited as 3 legged. Three is the heavenly number, representing soul, as four represents body. Together the two equal seven (3+4=7 ) and form the sacred hebdomad. The 3x4=12 representing the signs of the Zodiac and months of the year. Pythagorean three means completion. There are three wishes, genies have three wishes, three leprecons, three prince or princesses, three witches, three weird sisters among others."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "Evolution; Space; Unanimity, Unity, the ALL, multiplication, Saturn; Binah (object); vav-Yetzirah. Egyptian djed. (Grant assigns 3 to Set and Satan.) Synthesis, construction. Abundance, fruitfulness. The apparent "difference" of things in the Gurdjieffian sense -- the template in the mind. 3 also is the emblem of infinity."
from rodurago.net : "Trinity, diversity, creativity, growth, forward-looking movement that transcends the duality, synthesis (1 + 2, the Male and Female). Three is the triad. The power of three is universal and is the tripartite nature of the world: heaven, earth and water. It is the human body, mind and spirit - birth, life and death - beginning, middle, end - past, present and future. The three phases of the moon. The alchemical Trinity: mercury, sulfur and salt - spirit, soul and body. The harmonious number three performances the will and takes place in the world of the Divine. It consists of three main areas, the bright sky of the gods, the underworld of darkness and the dead man of the earthly world. The three-in the ancient world: Europe, Asia and Africa."
The Numerical Egregore of Four
4 : Material Quadrality
Keys: Business/Vision Mantra: UMOT ECHN FIRGLA
from Z(enseider)Z : basic elements of the western esoteric tradition fire, air, water, earth; thought to have been attributed to the Aristotelian-Ptolemaic system, but instead seems generally credited to Empedocles, a 5th century BCE Greek from Sicily; and their four conditions: dry, hot, cold, and wet; In mystical Kabbalah it represents the four worlds or levels of the human soul Atziluth: The Archetypal World, Briah: The Creative World, Yetzirah: The Formative World, and Assiah: The Material World.
from crystalinks.com: "Four is the 4th dimension = time which is illusion. Four is seen as the first solid number. Spatial in scheme or order in manifestation. Static as opposed to the circular and the dynamic. Wholeness; totality; completion; solid. Earth; order. Rational - relativity and justice. Symbol of measurement. Foundation. The are four cardinal points; four seasons; four winds; four directions (as in North, South, East, West); four elements (Fire, Water, Air, Earth) in the western culture. There are four sides to a square; four arms to a cross. There are four rivers to Paradise, that formed a cross (the Garden of Eden was said to be within the four rivers). Within Paradise were four infernal regions, seas, and sacred mountains. There are four watches of the night and day, quarters of the moon. There are four quarters to the earth. There are four tetramorphs. The Divine Quaternity is in direct contrast to the Trinity. Four is a symbolic number used throughout in the Old Testament. The quaternary can be depicted as the quatrefoil as well as the square and the cross."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "Manifestation: the Elements, etc; Jupiter; Chesed; heh-Assiah. Egyptian nebet. Earth. Number of physical reality, completing the foundations of things. Practicality. The Authority to be. Command. Mercy."
from rodurago.net : "Wholeness, totality, perfection, order, togetherness, the rational. The static, as opposed to the circle ends and fashionable. There are four directions, seasons, winds, side of the square, arms of the cross, rivers of paradise and hell, moon quater. The order of the manifestation.
The square has four corners - a symbol of the tangible, earthly. The symbol of the cross, which divides the unity of the circle into four quarters. Four elements: water, fire, earth and air. There are four temperaments: sanguine, choleric, phlegmatic and melancholic."
The Numerical Egregore of Five
5 : The Quintessence
Keys: Mass Control/Neutrality Mantra: ROHMA LETFUN GIV
from Z(enseider)Z: parts of the human soul in ancient Egypt: heart (ib), shadow (sheut), name (ren), personality (ba), thought (akh), and vital spark (ka); five traditional elements in the Chinese philosophy of Wu Xing known as the five phases, agents, movements, processes, or steps/stages: wood, water, fire, metal, earth
from crystalinks.com: "Five is the symbol of human microcosm. The number of the human being. Human forms---the pentagon when arms and legs are out stretched. The pentagon is endless ---sharing the symbolism of perfection and power of the circle. Five is a circular number as it produces itself in its last digit when raised to its own power. The pentacle, like the circle symbolizes whole, the quincunx being the number of its center and the meeting point of heaven, earth, and the four cardinal points plus the center point. Five is also representative of the Godhead - Central Creator of the four fours plus itself equalling five. Five is the marriage of the hieros gamos as combination of feminine and the masculine. Feminine being even, as 2, in frequency and masculine being odd as 3 in frequency = 5. The number five symbolizes meditation; religion; versatility. It represents the five senses (taste, touch, smell, sight, hearing) everywhere except in the East. In the East there are six---the extra being Mind. We find meanings to five in the five petaled flower, five pointed leaves--especially the ROSE. The Rose has much symbolism, but also the lily, vine, all of which represent the microcosm. The five pointed star depicts individuality and spiritual aspiration, and education when it points upward. The five pointed star pointing downward represents witchcraft, and it is used in black magic. Noted: There is a very broad difference between witchcraft and black magic. The number five formed the first counting process from which all else came."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "Consciousness; the hand, pentagram, man; Mars; Geburah. Moons of Uranus. Chinese elements (Earth, Fire, Water, Wood, Metal) -- Earth is the fifth element, yellow and central. The number of mediation, hence: Humanity . Sin, error, but also progress and knowledge. Without 5 there is no human evolution or purpose. Courage. Achievement."
from rodurago.net :"The human microcosm. A human beeing with outstretched arms and legs forms a pentagon. The Pentagon, which is without end. The five is a circular number, which, if it is potentiated creates always itself as the last figure of the result. As the circle symbolizes the Pentagon and the whole thing is the number of the center and the gathering of heaven and earth and the four cardinal directions with the center. The Five is also the the main creator of the four great powers.
The five pillars of Islam: faith, prayer, alms tax, fasting, pilgrimage (Haj and Umrah). It also symbolizes meditation, religion, intermediary service, effectiveness, the five senses. Five flowers and leaves five stand for the microcosm. The five-star, like the Pentagon, the integrity and individuality is also of intellectual and educational aspirations, if it shows up. The downward symbol stands for magic and black magic. The five fingers formed the first computing mechanism."
The Numerical Egregore of Six
6 : Joy of Six
Keys: Oppression/Law Mantra: NUCO MEXATH GELMIRFS
from Z(enseider)Z: tastes in traditional Indian medicine called Ayurveda: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent. These tastes are used to suggest a diet based on the symptoms of the body. In the standard model of particle physics, there are six types of quarks and six types of leptons; the first perfect number
from crystalinks.com: "Six represents equilibrium; harmony - balance. It is the perfect number within the decad: 1+2+3=6. It is the most productive of all numbers. It symbolizes union of polarity, the hermaphrodite being represented by the two interlaced triangles, the upward- pointing as male, fire and the heavens, and the downward-pointing as female, the waters and the earth. Six is the symbol of luck; love; health; beauty; chance. It is a winning number at the throw of the dice in the West. There are six rays of the solar wheel and there are six interlaced triangles. There are six pointed stars or Seal of Solomon - and Star of David - Merkabah"
from the Magician's Dictionary: "The Work of Creation; The Sun; Solar-Phallic energy; Spatial Directions, Harmony; Tiphareth. In the I Ching, 6 is the number of Yin, i.e., Completion. Time, space and astronomy. Number of beauty and the power of love."
from rodurago.net :"Balance, harmony, the first perfect number within the decade. It also symbolizes the unity of the polarity, represented by the intertwined triangles, pointing upward as the male, fire, air, and the downward pointing as the female, the water and the earth. The Star of David, or the seal of Solomon also shows perfect balance. Six also stands for love (Tarot), health, beauty, happiness. In the Occident, you win if you throw a six with your dice. Six senses (the dream is the sixth), both day and night have each six sections. Six stands for the building of the circle.
For an equilateral hexagon beeing drawn in a circle, the length of each edge of the six edges is identical with the circles radius. If there are six identical circles, you can draw them around another circle of the same size. From a numerological point of view, the six is a very interesting number: The first numbers 1, 2 and 3 are the dividers of the six, and if you add them up or multiply them the result is the six (6 = 1 + 2 + 3 = 1 x 2 x 3). All exponential powers of the six (62 = 36, 63 = 216, 64 = 1296, 65 = 7776, etc.) have the six as their last figure."
The Numerical Egregore of Seven
7 : Enchantment of the Virgin
Keys: Consciousness/Flux Mantra: NITSAH GEMOC VRUFL
from Z(enseider)Z: classical planets in the western esoteric tradition: sol, luna, saturn, jupiter, mars, venus, mercury; Earth's escape velocity in miles per second; seven primary and secondary colors in the visible spectrum: blue, red, yellow, and orange, green, violet, indigo; seven systems of the body (excluding the integumentary); seven chakras starting at the base muladhara (adrenal), svadisthana (sacral), manipura (celiac), anahata (thymus), vishuddi (thyroid), ajna (pituitary), sahasrara (pineal);
from crystalinks.com: "If 6 represents humanity then 7 - the center of the spiral is humanity's connection to its source, god, Christ consciousness - or whatever name you prefer. Seven is the number of the Universe. It is the three of the heavens (soul) combined with the four (body) of the earth; being the first number containing both the spiritual and the temporal. In looking over the list of meanings it doesn't take long to figure out why the seven has become significant in metaphysical, religious and other spiritual doctrines - as seven represents the virginity of the Great Mother - feminine archetype - She who creates. There are 7, ages of man, ancient wonders of the world, circles of Universe, cosmic stages, days of the week, heavens, hells, pillars of wisdom, rays of the sun, musical notes - sound as frequency plays a key roll in matters of Universe. There are over 80 octaves of frequency - each governing a specific manifestation in Universe."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "The Totality of Creation; Earth's escape velocity (M. P. S.); Will; Classical Planets; tones; the inferior power zones; The Dragon's head; Scorpion; Swastika; Hyena; Serpent, Lion, Ape, Typhon; Colors in the spectrum; Opportunity (because man develops by 7 year periods). Number of overcoming, victory, accomplishment. Perfect harmony. The Virgin, symbol of eternal rather than created things."
from rodurago.net :"Within a period of seven years a human beeing changes, so is it said. The first perfect number in Islam: seven heavens, climates, soils and seas, colors, prophets, active forces, conditions and situations of the heart. The number of the universe, the macrocosm. Since within the seven, the three of the heaven and the four of the earth are included, it is the first number, that embraces spiritual and secular aspects of the world. It means healing, security, safety, peace, abundance, completeness, synthesis.
Seven Chakras. Seven free arts: grammar, rhetoric, dialectic, and arithmetic, geometry, astronomy and music. There are seven cosmic levels, heavens, hells, classical planets and metals of these orbs, circles of the universe, rays of the sun, ages of man, pillars of wisdom, lunar arrangement of the rainbow, days of the week, wonders of the world. The seventh sunbeam is the path on which the man passes over to the other world. Seven tones of the scale (c, d, e, f, g, a, b)."
The Numerical Egregore of Eight
8 : Periodic Renewal Between Heaven, Earth & the Law of Octaves
Keys: Horror/Reality Mantra: HAFU ROTI LEMOG NE
from Z(enseider)Z: directions on the chaostar (death/sex, fear/desire/ ego/magic, love/hate); eight tri-grams or Bagua: sky, marsh, fire, thunder, wind, water, mountain, earth;
from crystalinks.com: "Spiritually eight is the goal of the initiate, having gone through the seven stages. Eight is Infinity - Paradise regained. Eight is solidarity as the first cube and it denotes perfection by virtue of it's six surfaces. There are eight winds and intermediate directions of space. Eight represents the pairs of opposites. The octagon is the beginning of the transformation of the square into a circle and vice versa."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "Infinity (the Lemniscate); Octagon, heaven on earth or lower sephiroth plus Daath (or 7 planets plus Sothis); Mercury; Hod, Ogoad, the Buddhist & other 8 path. Perfection. Strength, fortitude, everlastingness. It is the first cubic number, hence it stands for the cube itself, or earth. Splendor of endurance. The octagon is the symbol of the meeting of heaven & earth because it is a compromise halfway between the square (earth) and the circle (heaven)."
from rodurago.net : "In the spiritual world, eight is the goal for the initiates, that went through the seven heavens, to regain paradise. Full of grace by the eigth day the man was created. After seven days of fasting and abstinence, the eighth became the day of abundance and renewal. The octagon is the beginning of the transformation of the square into the circle and vice versa. The eight is the double four and the second power of two,
thus the eight includes the qualities of these numbers in an expanded form. It is a figure which has no particular drive, but as a dormant center it is located in the heart of the movement, which is for instance shown in the Buddhist wheel of salvation (which has eight spokes). The character is an endless 8 wrap and means infinity, the Lemiskate. "
The Numerical Egregore of Nine
9 : The Horizon of Completion
Keys: Success/Loss Mantra: TEURC LOHN MIAGF
from Z(enseider)Z: gates to the human body (city) in the Bhagavad Gita: 2 nostrils, 2 eyes, 2 ears, 1 mouth, the anus, and the genitals; nine worlds or spheres to the Norse world tree Yggdrasil: Midgard (the world of humanity), Asgard (the world of the Aesir tribe of gods and goddesses), Vanaheim (the world of the Vanir tribe of gods and goddesses), Jotunheim (the world of the giants), Niflheim (the primordial world of ice), Muspelheim (the primordial world of fire), Alfheim (the world of the elves), Svartalfheim (the world of the dwarves), Hel (the world of the eponymous goddess Hel and the dead); The Ennead or Great Ennead was a group of nine deities in Egyptian mythology worshiped at Heliopolis: the sun god Atum, his children Shu and Tefnut, their children Geb and Nut, and their children Osiris, Isis, Seth, and Nephthys.
from crystalinks.com: "Nine is composed of the all-powerful 3x3. It is the Triple Triad - Completion; fulfillment; attainment; beginning and the end; the whole number; a celestial and angelic number - the Earthly Paradise. It is the number of the circumference, its division into 90 degrees and into 360 for the entire circumference. Nine is symbolized by the two triangles which are a symbol of male, fire, mountain and female, water, cave principles."
from the Magician's Dictionary: "Number of the Moon; Container of all numbers; Number of known astronomical planets. Eternity; Yesod; Endings, echatology; Moons of Saturn; Number of Muses; In the I Ching, 9 is the number of Yang. Arabic Ta(Secret Knowledge ). Number of absolute completion, perfection and wisdom. Since the ennead is the final limitation, it is the acceptance of solitude and the beginning of the inward journey to the Infinite."
from rodurago.net : "The second perfect number in the first decade. The nine muses. The triple triad, completion, fulfillment, beginning and end, the whole thing, the earthly paradise. From a numerological point of view the nine is a particularly interesting number: as the sum of a multi-digit number, that contains a nine, is always the sum of the remaining figures (Example: 199 = 19 = 10 = 1), i.e. when calculating the sum, one can strip all nines.
Also, 9 is the only number whose multiplication results have always 9 as their sum of digits. This number always remains itself. Zeus' Deucalion's flood lasted nine days and nine nights and erased the first mankind – only Deukalion and Phyrra survived. According to the current state of science our solar system has nine planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. The human pregnancy lasts 9 months."
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