Saturday, March 03, 2007

President Garfield

President Garfield Postage Stamp hexagramFive-cent President Garfield Postage Stamp was issued in 1882. The words "Five" and "Cents" are divided by a large six-pointed star, outlined with white.

The Kabalistic Heart

Mordecai Shia wrote in Tarot Forum:
The downward pointing triangle [and] the upward pointing triangle... form the relationship of the circulation of the "heart" in the sephiroth (the six emotions of the heart), which in turn leads to "speech". Heart here does not mean Tiferet, but rather the circulation through the paths. There are 32 paths on the tree of life, and the number 32 (lamed vet) spells out Lev which is the Hebrew word for Heart. The "six emotions" refer to six sephiroth of Chessed, Gevurah, Tiferet, Netzach, Hod, Yesod. Speech is strongly related to the energy of manifestation and malkuth, as in the kabalistic viewpoint the divine created everything through "speech". These are all concepts that relate the two triangles (and triangles themselves) as important with regards to evocation and invocation.

Sumerian Cylinder Seal

Sumerian Cylinder Seal HexagramZecharia Sitchin found a cylinder seal VA/243 in the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin. This seal is dated to c.2500 B.C.
This seal is decorated with
celestial symbols maybe the Sun
surrounded by the planets.
© Z. Sitchin 2001
Reproduced by permission.