As mentioned, Kether, "The Source", is symbolized as the Point, The Crown and the Swastika,
we know the point to imply completeness unto itself, without dimension or external definition. The Point is also attributed to the number 1 which mathematically has the potential for all other numbers.
The Crown and/or Diamond Crown symbolizes the Holy Guiding Spirit to which we may aspire. Diamonds being the reflector of the "purest" light.
The Swastika, is actually a Buddhist symbol for the "First Swirlings" of manifestation and represents the swirling motion around the Point that emphasizes self-contained motion.
To reiterate, the Four Aces are the Root Force of the Alchemical Four elements. The Ace of Disks is the Root Force behind physical manifestation that governs the motion within the movement of Matter.
The Ace of Disks represents the influence of Kether, "The First Swirling" in matter or the World of Assiah, as Qabalists call it. It is a card of materiality, but not necessarily good or evil, nor is it necessarily wealth.
The card is in the Green of Spring, or new plant growth, and the Aeon of Isis, the mother of Form, who is normally shown as Emerald green, but in the Ace of Disks the Aeon is shown in spring green after the Resurrection of Osiris as Horus; Horus being the New Aeon representing the "heavenly human".
The Wings represent the 4 Arch-Angels whose powers balance each other and create stability through the Four Elements. The six wings also represent the number of the Sun and the implied union of Earth and Sun hat creates the living organic organism that is the living earth.
As we know atoms to swirl, and planets to revolve, we know that matter is a swirling motion and not a static one at all. Therefore, this card implies swirls and movement within a stable image or as Zoroaster Stated, “rebounding, whirling forth, crying aloud." Implying swirling frequencies of energy that cause motion.
The Greek words for “to the mark the beast" appear in the center of this card. The number 666 also shows in this card, this all shows the Earth to be the world of the Animal, as its highest form. The God-Mind (Hu-Manas) has changed this by expanding the mammalian predator by Genetic Manipulation of “fallen Angels” and the Animal DNA of earth. Thus the human body is a G.M.O, for the purpose of advanced evolutionary work; The Great Work, which is to bring the above and the below into perfect union. Thus the Beast is seen by some as a lowly thing, whereas God has seen the Beast to be worthy of Angelic status. I don't presume to question God in this, I just exalt in my inheritance. Doing my best to be the "As above, so below". The classical Greek words, To Meta Ophion are grammatically wrong and the spelling of Ophion should be Ephion. However, the term what the term means to those who practice Thelema, is " The Serpent Gate". (see link below)
Jan 20, 2016 · The words are Classical Greek, but of a slightly ungrammatical kind, leaving the meaning ambiguous. Scholars of Crowley’s work often translate the phrase as something like, “After the nature of the snake,” but Crowley himself seemed to treat it as a single unit, which he identified with the meanings “Initiation,” or “Entrance.
According to Crowley, the central Hieroglyph is that of "the chosen priest and apostle of infinite space," (The Husband),"The prince-priest the Beast"< [Liber Al. I.15.]. Thus, the stylized Phallus is shown as the central symbol of this card, as that is the symbol of Tetragrammaton ("rebounding, whirling forth, crying aloud,") again showing the Sol (Phallus) Luna (Yoni) union of reflected light. Crowley took this card as his personal Hieroglyph,
The Tarot of Druids- 1 of Anguinum, a Celtic egg with wrinkled surface, believed to be an egg of secreted by a serpent and was used as an amulet in many rituals. This resembles the Orphic Egg of the Greeks, that is serpent wrapped. Symbolizing the Egg of the Universe, and/or One Energy, impregnated by serpentine waves of light (fire) and /or frequency. Hence, the meaning is comparable to the Thoth Ace of Disks, where matter is made to move by frequencies and their combinations.
WHEN THE ACE OF DISKS or the 1 of Anguinum, are THROWN DURING A DIVINATION:
- Union between the physical and spiritual aspects of the querent.
- Beginning a new pathway in life that will bring satisfaction.
- A new planting of seeds, for a new home, job, career, or some form of security.
- Materialization of ideas bringing stability to skills that produce results.
- Could also be a time of meditation; an inward pulling of energy.
- Good beginnings for financial wealth, material gain and worldly status. Future profit.
- The beginning of any new material form of discovery or invention.
- A most auspicious card showing the bringing together of internal and external talents and resources. Even if ill dignified it shows a small sharing of treasure.
- Also the Card of a Shaman, or one who is practiced in the arts of Earth Magick.
If surrounded by ill defined cards:
- Little generosity.
- The vile side of affluence.
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