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The Cubic Stone Oracle November 1, 2009

The Cubic
Stone
Oracle
A Kabbalistic Tool
For Meditation &
Divination

Patrick Mulcahy
The Cubic Stone Oracle November 1, 2009

The Cubic Stone Oracle


A Kabbalistic Tool for Meditation & Divination

By Patrick Mulcahy

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AstroQab Publications 2009
Copyright © Patrick Mulcahy 2009
Original Release Date: 11th October, 2009
(If the page header date is different to the above then this is a later edition.)
Cover Pictures: Copyright Patrick Mulcahy.
All Tarot images used in this book are from the 1909 edition of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck.
Artist: Pamela Coleman Smith. ―These Tarot card images are unambiguously in the public
domain in the United States, and differ only slightly from the US Games Tarot deck. This
deck is the one known as the 'Pamela-A' deck with the dried mud pattern on the back of the
cards.‖ [Sourced from: http://www.sacred-texts.com/tarot/index.htm.]

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Other Books by Patrick Mulcahy

Formation of the Tree of Life

The Hexagonal Geometry of the Tree of Life

The Metaphysical Significance of Pi

Astrology and the Devas of the Planes

Esoteric Harmonics

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Table of Contents

Introduction .................................................................................................................................... 5
The Structure of the Cubic Stone Oracle ..................................................................................... 10
The Symbolism of the Cubic Stone Oracle .................................................................................. 13
The Vertical Axis ....................................................................................................................... 13
The Upper Face ..................................................................................................................... 14
The Lower Face ..................................................................................................................... 16
The Horizontal Plane ................................................................................................................ 19
The Eastern Face—Fire.........................................................................................................28
The Western Face—Water .................................................................................................... 35
The Southern Face—Air........................................................................................................40
The Northern Face—Earth ................................................................................................... 45
The Perfect Symmetry of the Cubic Stone .................................................................................. 50
Construct Your Own Cubic Stone Oracle .................................................................................... 53
Tarot Cube Divination .................................................................................................................. 55
Shuffle and Spin ........................................................................................................................ 55
The Reason for the Spin ........................................................................................................... 55
The Nine Square Spiral............................................................................................................. 56
Esoteric Services ...........................................................................................................................60

Table of Figures
Figure 1: The Brute Stone............................................................................................................... 7
Figure 2: The Cubical Stone ........................................................................................................... 7
Figure 3: Cubic Stone – The Basic Pattern of Archetypes .......................................................... 11
Figure 4: Cubic Stone - The Elemental Interface ....................................................................... 12
Figure 5: The Horizontal Plane .................................................................................................... 19
Figure 6: Cubic Stone - Northern Face (Earth) .......................................................................... 21
Figure 7: A Popular Version of the Tree of Life .......................................................................... 21
Figure 8: The Esoteric Solar System ........................................................................................... 25
Figure 9: The Sun Face, the Four Elemental Faces, and the Sefirot ......................................... 26
Figure 10: The Six Faces of the Cube & the Tree of Life ............................................................28
Figure 11: The Miniature Tree of Elemental Fire ....................................................................... 31
Figure 12: The Miniature Tree of Elemental Water ...................................................................38
Figure 13: The Four Highest Sefirot ............................................................................................ 52
Figure 14: The Spiral Layout - Square and Diamond Orientations .......................................... 56

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Introduction

The history of the ‗cubical stone‘ symbol extends back to biblical times, and its symbolism is
still prevalent today in the esoteric teachings of Masonry.

The Stone of Foundation is supposed, by the theory which establishes it, to have
been a stone placed at one time within the foundations of the temple of Solomon,
and afterwards, during the building of the second temple, transported to the Holy of
Holies. It was in form a perfect cube, and had inscribed upon its upper face, within
a delta or triangle, the sacred tetragrammaton, or ineffable name of God. Oliver,
speaking with the solemnity of an historian, says that Solomon thought that he had
rendered the house of God worthy, so far as human adornment could effect, for the
dwelling of God, "when he had placed the celebrated Stone of Foundation, on which
the sacred name was mystically engraven, with solemn ceremonies, in that sacred
depository on Mount Moriah, along with the foundations of Dan and Asher, the
centre of the Most Holy Place, where the ark was overshadowed by the shekinah of
God." The Hebrew Talmudists, who thought as much of this stone, and had as many
legends concerning it as the masonic Talmudists, called it eben shatijah [Heb: ‫שתייה‬
‫ ]אבך‬or "Stone of Foundation," because, as they said, it had been laid by Jehovah as
the foundation of the world; and hence the apocryphal book of Enoch speaks of the
"stone which supports the corners of the earth."1

In the ancient book ‗The Zohar‘ the Cubical Stone (or ‗Stone of Foundation‘) is described as a
divine template that is anchored at the centre of the universe—i.e. in the same sense that
human DNA is fixed as a blueprint within the nucleus of each cell of the human physical
body. Thus, the Cubical Stone is like a kernel of divine life-force (or ‗divine Light‘) located at
the centre of existence, and the manifested universe surrounds it (and is attached to it) in the
manner of an aura (or energy field).

“…when the Holy One, blessed be He, was about to create the world, He detached
one precious stone from underneath His Throne of Glory and plunged it into the
Abyss, one end of it remaining fastened therein whilst the other end stood out
above; and this other and superior head constituted the nucleus of the world, the
point out of which the world started, spreading itself to right and left and unto all
directions, and by which it is sustained. That nucleus, that stone, is called sh'thyiah
(foundation), as it was the starting point of the world.”2

1 The Symbolism of Freemasonry. Albert G. Mackey. 1822.


2 The Zohar, Vol IV. Pp 258-59. The Soncino Press. 1984.

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Importantly, the Cubical Stone is said to contain the secret of the Tetragrammaton—i.e.
YHVH, the sacred four-fold name of God.

In the masonic legend, the Foundation Stone first makes its appearance, as I have
already said, in the days of Enoch, who placed it in the bowels of Mount Moriah.
There it was subsequently discovered by King Solomon, who deposited it in a crypt
of the first temple, where it remained concealed until the foundations of the second
temple were laid, when it was discovered and removed to the Holy of Holies. But the
most important point of the legend of the Stone of Foundation is its intimate and
constant connection with the tetragrammaton, or ineffable name. It is this name,
inscribed upon it, within the sacred and symbolic delta, that gives to the stone all its
masonic value and significance. It is upon this fact, that it was so inscribed, that its
whole symbolism depends.3

The Cubic Stone Oracle reflects at its very heart the elemental symbolism of the Holy Name
YHVH. The Holy Name is associated with the four major elemental archetypes—Fire, Water,
Air, and Earth. These four archetypes are central to the symbolism of the Cubic Stone Oracle
because they unite the vertical and horizontal planes of the Cube. Thus, ultimately, it is the
four Elements of the Holy Name that make possible the manifestation of the universe—i.e.
because the universe surrounds the Cubic Stone in the same way as an electron field
surrounds the nucleus of an atom.

Another important part of the symbolism of the Cubic Stone involves its transmutational
properties. This aspect of the nature of the Cubical Stone relates it to the alchemical ‗Stone of
the Philosophers‘. The transmutation process is built into the fabric of our universe, and is
directed from the vertical axis towards the four elemental sides of the Cubical Stone.
Esoterically speaking, the four lateral faces fix in place the four cardinal directions: North,
South, East, and West.

The four Elements and the four cardinal directions symbolize four distinct aspects of the
psycho-physical nature of a human-being. These four aspects become purified, enhanced,
and elevated during the transmutation process. It is said that four Cherubs (i.e. with the
faces of a Bull, a Lion, an Eagle, and a Man) supervise this process, and hold us bound to the
cross of the four elements until we have fulfilled our evolutionary requirements.

In the Masonic Tradition the unevolved (or unrefined) personality of the Apprentice (1 st
Degree Initiate) is represented by a rough hewn stone (or ‗Brute Stone‘) that gradually
becomes transformed and perfected as the Order‘s esoteric teachings are assimilated and
followed. Control of the personality (or ‗ego‘) is achieved at the 3rd degree when the title

3 The Symbolism of Freemasonry. Albert G. Mackey. 1822.

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‗Master Mason‘ is bestowed. The Brute Stone is then said to have been transmuted into the
Cubical Stone.

Figure 1: The Brute Stone

Figure 2: The Cubical Stone

[The images above are from an engraving by P. Lambert R.A. published in London in 1789.]

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Although the basic symbolism of the Cubic Stone Oracle is related to the traditional Cubical
Stone of the Masonic tradition (etc), the symbolic blueprint overlayed onto the surface of the
Cube (i.e. as described in this book) is presented here for the first time.

The Cubic Stone Oracle is a sacred object, and indeed, its esoteric blueprint could be used to
construct an altar for your personal temple. It is much more than a divination cube. It is
merely for convenience that I have included the names of the Tarot‘s trump cards on the
Cube‘s twenty-two major squares. For the more serious occultist however, these are merely
superfluous adornments, and are not necessary to the Cube‘s esoteric application.

I have numbered the elemental squares of the cube, and given them astrological
correspondences that are based on a popular Hermetic system, and that is commonly
employed in the symbolism of the four suits of the Tarot. This system‘s roots however, can be

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traced back to an ancient metaphysical treatise called The Sefer Yetzirah (or Book of
Formation).4

In naming the elemental squares of the Cube I‘ve gone back to basics. Instead of identifying
the squares by their tarot suit correspondences I refer to them chiefly by their elemental
attributions. For example, instead of referring to the third square of the elemental Fire face
of the Cube as the Three of Wands, I will often refer to it as the Three of Fire. I do however
also mention the four tarot card suits so that the reader who is unfamiliar with the pure
elemental attributions will have a clearer understanding of my meaning. All you need to
remember is that:

Fire (Red) = Wands

Water (Blue) = Cups

Air (Yellow) = Swords

Earth (Green) = Pentacles

As you will see, the symbolism of the Cubic Stone (as I have described it herein) encapsulates
the entire kabbalistic Tree of Life diagram. All the sefirot and pathways are included in the
Cube‘s esoteric design. And in case you find yourself wondering… the final sefirah called
Malkut is represented by the Cube itself (i.e. in its completeness).

4See for example, Aryeh Kaplan‘s translation and commentary included in his book The Sefer
Yetzirah.

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The Structure of the Cubic Stone Oracle

The Cubic Stone Oracle physically resembles a ‗magic cube‘ puzzle toy. 5 Additionally
however, the Cubic Stone has a symbol (or universal archetype) associated with each of the
nine individual squares on each of its six faces. Its surface is therefore overlaid with 54 (i.e. 6
x 9) unique symbolic forms.

The symbolic structure of the Cubic Stone is similar in some respects to the structure of a
deck of Tarot cards. Like the Tarot, the Cubic Stone includes twenty-two major symbols6,
and four other distinct groups of symbols7.

The main difference between the Cubic Stone Oracle and the Tarot is that the Cubic Stone
does not include the symbolism of the sixteen so-called ‗Court Cards‘.8

Like the Tarot 9 however, the symbolism incorporated into the Cubic Stone Oracle is
fundamentally based on the ancient metaphysical system known as the Kabbalah, and in
particular, the primary kabbalistic text called the Sefer Yetzirah.

On first consideration you may reject the idea that the symbolism of the Tarot could possibly
fit neatly onto the 54 (i.e. 6 x 9) individual squares of the Cubic Stone.10 But as you will see
below, the Tarot‘s system maps easily and naturally into the structure of the Cube. Indeed,
surprisingly, it can be mapped in a way that appears simple, sublime, and ‗organically‘
perfect. In fact, the structural ‗perfection‘ of the Cubic Stone suggests that its geometric
design may be the original source for the symbolic structure of both the Tarot and certain
elements of the Kabbalah.

The figure below shows four ‗linking‘ archetypes that unite the twenty-two major archetypes
with the 36 minor archetypes. These four linking archetypes correspond to the four letters of
the Holy Name YHVH. The two main groups of archetypes—the 22 ‗majors‘ and the 36

5 Or Rubik‘s Cube.
6 Corresponding to the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet, and the twenty-two Major Arcana
cards of the Tarot.
7 Associated with the four Elements and the four ‗suits‘ of the Tarot: Wands, Cups, Swords, and Coins.
8 The Court Cards are not an essential component of the Tarot. They are more like a supplement that

has been later added to a pre-existing system.


9 The link between the Tarot and the Kabbalah is not historically proven, but seems obvious.
10 That is, because the Tarot consists of 78 component cards.

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‗minors‘—both contain as members the four linking archetypes. (This concept is explained
more clearly below.)

Figure 3: Cubic Stone – The Basic Pattern of Archetypes

The four linking archetypes are fundamental within the symbolism of the Cubic Stone
because they correspond to the letters of the Holy Name YHVH (Heb: ‫)יהוה‬, and represent the
four primordial roots of the four Elements: Fire, Water, Air, and Earth.

The following figure shows how the four primary elemental archetypes form an interface
between the twenty-two major archetypes of the Cube‘s vertical plane and the 36 minor
archetypes of its horizontal plane. In the figure, the nine major archetypes of the Upper (i.e.
Sun) face are shown as well as the four primary elemental archetypes.11 The four elemental
archetypes extend outward from the Upper face and then expand/unfold (i.e. in nine stages)
to form the four elemental sides of the Cubic Stone. The four elemental sides face the four
cardinal directions: North, South, East, and West.

11 Here represented by their associated Tarot trumps and astrological correspondences.

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Figure 4: Cubic Stone - The Elemental Interface

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The Symbolism of the Cubic Stone Oracle

The Cubic Stone, like all cubes, has six faces. Each of its faces symbolizes one of the six
spacial directions 12 that support the manifestation of our three-dimensional universe. These
six ‗extremities‘ are divided into two main groups:

Vertical Axis

Upper (Sun)
Lower (Moon)

Horizontal Plane

East (Fire)
West (Water)
South (Air)
North (Earth)

The Vertical Axis

The vertical axis of the Cubic Stone incorporates its Upper and Lower faces. These two faces
balance, complement, and oppose13 each other.

The Upper face symbolizes soul consciousness. It includes the three main faculties of the
soul, as well as its natural domain—i.e. its main fields of expression and experience.

Similarly, the Lower face includes the three main faculties of the human personality (or
‗ego‘), and its natural domain and major fields of experience.

12 Called six ‗extremities‘ in the book Sefer Yetzirah.


13 The human personality and soul are said to oppose each other until an evolutionary state of inner
harmony between them is reached. Basically, this is achieved as the human ego learns to harmonize
itself with the higher organ of consciousness—the soul.

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Table 1: Some Vertical Axis Correspondences

Upper Face Lower Face


Sun Moon
Head + Upper Torso14 Lower Torso
Human Soul Human Personality
Three Higher Chakras Three Lower Chakras
Three Higher Sefirot Three Lower Sefirot
Zodiac – Six Upper Signs Zodiac – Six Lower Signs
Day Night

The Upper Face

The entire Upper face of the Cubic Stone is associated with ‗daytime‘ and thus has the Sun
(☉) as its ‗ruling‘ archetype positioned precisely at its centre. Above and below the Sun are
two rows each containing three zodiacal signs. These six signs are located above the horizon
of the natural zodiacal circle, and are consequently symbolically associated with the twelve
daylight hours.15

Astrologically speaking, the central square of the Sun also represents the MC 16 of an
astrological chart. The MC indicates the cusp (or line of demarcation) between the ninth and
tenth Houses of a birth-chart, and similarly here within the Upper face of the Cube the
central Sun/MC square is located between the ninth and tenth signs of the zodiac—that is,
between Sagittarius (♐) and Capricorn (♑). You will follow my meaning here if you trace the
natural order of the zodiacal signs of the Upper face from Libra to Pisces. The diagonal
crossover point (i.e. where the Sun/MC square is located) is between Sagittarius and
Capricorn. (See the figure below.)

The symbolism of the Cube‘s Upper face is associated with the illumination of the soul. Its
central square corresponds to the Sun—the major light source for our planet Earth. The
physical Sun is central to our solar system, and esoterically it symbolizes the ‗causal body‘ or
spiritual Ego. The causal body is the centre of the human psycho-spiritual ‗solar system‘. On

14 The arms and legs of the human body are associated with the four faces of the horizontal plane.
15 For information on how this astrological Day/Night symbolism is connected with the kabbalistic
Tree of Life please see my book: Formation of the Tree of Life.
16 Medium Coeli. Also called the ‗Midheaven‘.

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the kabbalistic Tree of Life diagram it corresponds to the central (i.e. sixth) sefirah Tifaret 17,
and the Hebrew ‗double‘ letter Kaf (‫)כ‬. In the Tarot it is represented by ‗The Sun‘ trump card.

Positioned to the left of the Sun square is the Mars (♂) archetype square. It symbolizes the
Will aspect of the soul and is associated with the fifth sefirah Geburah, the Hebrew ‗double‘
letter Dalet (‫)ד‬, and the Tarot trump ‗The Tower‘. The Mars square has a special symbolic
connection with (and is physically adjacent to) the Pluto (♇) square positioned at the top of
the elemental Fire (i.e. left) face of the Cube.

To the right of the Sun square is the Jupiter (♃) archetype square. This square represents
the intuitive aspect of the human soul and is associated with the fourth sefirah Hesed, the
Hebrew ‗double‘ letter Gimel (‫)ג‬, and the Tarot trump ‗Fortune‘. The Jupiter square has a
special symbolic connection with (and is physically adjacent to) the Neptune (♆) square
positioned at the top of the elemental Water (i.e. right) face of the Cube.

17Note that the centre squares of the four elemental faces of the Cubic Stone are all numbered six.
These four squares are also associated with Tifaret, but they represent four elemental expressions of
the pure Tifaret archetype of the Upper face.

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The Lower Face

The Lower face of the Cubic Stone symbolizes ‗night-time‘ and fittingly it has the Moon
archetype positioned at its centre. Like the Sun square (of the Upper face), the Moon is also
placed between two rows of three zodiacal signs (i.e. on the Lower face). These six signs are
located below the horizon of the natural zodiacal circle, and are associated symbolically with
the twelve hours of night-time.

Astrologically speaking, the central square of the Moon also represents the IC 18 of an
astrological chart. The IC indicates the cusp (or line of demarcation) between the third and
fourth Houses of a birth-chart, and similarly here within the Lower face of the Cube the
central Moon/IC square is located between the third and fourth signs of the zodiac—that is,
between Gemini (♊) and Cancer (♋). You will follow my meaning here if you trace the
natural order of the zodiacal signs of the Upper face from Aries to Virgo. The diagonal

18 Imum Coeli.

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crossover point (i.e. where the Moon/IC square is located) is between Gemini and Cancer.
(See the figure below.)

The Lower face of the Cubic Stone represents the ‗darkness‘ of the human personality (or
ego). The consciousness of the ego is extremely limited compared to the enlightened
awareness of the human soul. The Moon rules the night-time from its central location within
the Lower face. It corresponds to the human emotional body, which like the physical Moon,
is changeable, and sheds little illumination—sometimes none at all19. Like the Moon, the
human emotional body is more likely to ‗darken‘ our perception of the ‗reality‘ of a situation
than lighten it. It is during the darkness of night that our irrational, subconscious fears and
insecurities tend to arise and to interfere with our ability to think clearly and act wisely.
Similarly, the emotional body‘s fears and sentimental attachments can prove to be a
hindrance as we seek to move forward on our ‗soul path‘.

On the kabbalistic Tree of Life diagram the Moon square corresponds to the ninth sefirah
Yesod, and the Hebrew ‗double‘ letter Tav (‫)ת‬. In the Tarot its correspondence is ‗The
Priestess‘ trump card. Obviously, the Priestess is an image that represents a very high
expression of the lunar principle, and indeed, when the human emotional body has been

19 That is, during the period of a New Moon

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stabilized, stilled, and aligned with the soul then it becomes possible for transcendent
knowledge to be acquired through the auspices of the Universal Mother principle.

Positioned to the right of the Moon square is the Mercury (☿) square. The Mercury square is
placed vertically below the Mars (i.e. Geburah) square of the Upper face, and thus (with the
Mars square) it forms the base of the Cube‘s vertical left-hand Pillar of Severity. It
symbolizes the Lower mind and is associated with the eighth sefirah Hod, the Hebrew
‗double‘ letter Raysh (‫)ר‬, and the Tarot trump ‗The Magician‘. The Mercury square has a
special symbolic connection with (and is physically adjacent to) the Nine of Fire square
positioned at the bottom of the elemental Fire face of the Cubic Stone.

To the left of the Moon square is the Venus (♀) archetype square. The Venus square is
placed vertically below the Jupiter (i.e. Hesed) square of the Upper face, and thus (with the
Jupiter square) it forms the base of the Cube‘s vertical right-hand Pillar of Mercy. This
square represents the astral body and is associated with the seventh sefirah Netzah, the
Hebrew ‗double‘ letter Peh (‫)פ‬, and the Tarot trump ‗The Empress‘. The Venus square has a
special symbolic connection with (and is physically adjacent to) the Nine of Water square
positioned at the bottom of the elemental Water face of the Cube.

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The Horizontal Plane

If you place the Cubic Stone on a flat surface you can position it so that its four lateral sides
face toward the four cardinal compass points: East, West, South, and North. These four faces
merge together and establish the horizontal plane of the Cubic Stone.

The allocation of East to the left side of the cube is based on an astrological convention that
assigns the ‗rising‘ zodiacal sign (and the Ascendant degree) to the left side of an astrological
chart. Also by convention, the northerly direction is symbolically associated with the lowest
point of the zodiacal circle.20

Figure 5: The Horizontal Plane

Metaphysically, the four horizontal directions can be assigned to the four elements as
follows…

Table 2: The Four Cardinal Directions

East West South North


Fire Water Air Earth
Spiritual Emotional Mental Physical

The nine individual squares on each of the four elemental sides are numbered one to nine,
but the number one is replaced (in each case) by one of the four primary elemental
archetypes. These four archetypes actually belong to the vertical plane group of twenty-two
major archetypes, but they extend into (energize and sustain) the horizontal plane. They thus
serve as linkages between the two archetypal planes—horizontal ‗Form‘, and vertical
‗Consciousness‘. They are associated with the four elements as follows…

20This arrangement of the four Elements is also mirrored within the kabbalistic Tree of Life diagram.
Binah-Shin (Fire/Left), Hockmah-Maym (Water/Right), Keter-Alef (Air/Back), and Da‘at-Bayt
(Earth/Front).

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Table 3: The Four Cardinal Directions (2)

East West South North


Element Fire Water Air Earth
Energy Creative Will Love/Emotion Mind/Mental Body/Physical
Hebrew21 Shin (‫)ש‬ Maym (‫)מ‬ Alef (‫)א‬ Bayt (‫)ב‬
Tarot Suit Wands Cups Swords Coins
Tarot Trump Judgement Hanged Man Fool World
Astrology Pluto Neptune Uranus Saturn
Cherub Lion Eagle Man Bull
Human Body Left Arm Right Arm Left Leg Right Leg

The four major elemental archetypes—Shin, Maym, Alef, and Bayt—summarize within
themselves four evolutionary processes that are associated with each of the four cardinal
directions of our universe. Each of them embody a complete nine-stage process of
transmutation. Esoterically, these four elemental processes are what bind us to the psycho-
physical universe of mundane consciousness. They were fixed in place by the Logos as
Humanity descended into this realm, and they effectively prevent us from leaving the
mundane (i.e. ‗physical‘) world of being until we have completed each one of the four
transmutation processes.

Traditionally, four ‗cherubs‘ guard the way back to the ‗Garden of Eden‘, and it is they who
are associated with the four cardinal point processes.

Genesis 3:24. So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of
Eden Cherubs, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the
tree of life.22

The ‗cherubs‘ only allow entry back into the Garden to those human-beings who have passed
through and completed the four processes of Elemental transmutation. (See below.)

The four elemental archetypes (i.e. Alef, Maym, Shin, and Bayt) also represent the numbers
one and ten in the evolutionary numerical series. The number ten signifies the end of an old
cycle of transmutation and (when reduced to the number one) the beginning of a new cycle.
The four major elemental archetypes therefore symbolize the transition from the end (10) of
one cycle to the beginning (1) of the next. In terms of the kabbalistic Tree of Life, this

21The four elemental archetypes are represented by four (of the twenty-two) Hebrew letters.
22 Although the quote only mentions the Easterly direction, the ‗cherubs‘ (also called, ‗angels‘, or
‗genii‘) are usually depicted in esoteric literature as attending all of the four cardinal compass
directions.

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transition is understood as a shift from the tenth sefirah Malkut to the first sefirah Keter. In
fact, the numbers from one to nine are arranged on each of the four elemental faces of the
Cubic Stone according to the sefirotic pattern of the kabbalistic Tree of Life diagram.

Figure 6: Cubic Stone - Northern Face (Earth)

Figure 7: A Popular Version of


the Tree of Life

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Some students of the modern Hermetic Qabalah may have difficulty in accepting the
assignment of the Hebrew letter Bayt (‫ )ב‬to the Earth element. This is due to the current
prevalence and popularity of today‘s standard Western Hermetic correspondence system.
The modern Hermetic system popularly ascribes the Earth element to the Hebrew letter Tav
(‫)ת‬.23

The reason why modern Hermeticism assigns the Earth element to Tav is because of Tav‘s
imagined link to the astrological planet Saturn.24 According to ancient tradition however, the
seven ‗double‘ Hebrew letters are commonly25 assigned to the astrological planets as follows:

Table 4: Traditional Correspondences

Double Planet Tarot


1. Bayt (‫)ב‬ Saturn World
2. Gimel (‫)ג‬ Jupiter Fortune
3. Dalet (‫)ד‬ Mars Tower
4. Kaf (‫)כ‬ Sun Sun
5. Peh (‫)פ‬ Venus Empress
6. Raysh (‫)ר‬ Mercury Magician
7. Tav (‫)ת‬ Moon Priestess

Tav was originally associated with the Moon. The ancient tradition follows the natural order
of the seven Hebrew ‗double‘ letters as they parallel the original geocentric sequence of the
seven visible planets from Saturn to the Moon.

The geocentric system assessed by Aristotle (384-321 BC) was officially adopted at
the beginning of the second century AD, by Ptolemy in his Almagest—a work in
thirteen books, the aim of which was to summarise the astronomical knowledge of
that time. In the following centuries the Aristotelian-Ptolemaic cosmology was
strongly supported by the Christian Church as proof of the human excellence within
God's creation. Thus 'geocentrism' represented the perfect mix of science and
religion—a reasonable view of the Universe, with Man placed at the very centre and
the Holy presence manifested by the perfect circles drawn by the celestial bodies in
the skies.26

23 In one sense, the ‗simple‘ letter Tav represents the substance aspect of the Form principle, while
the ‗double‘ letter Bayt symbolizes its structural aspect.
24 That is, because Saturn rules Capricorn—the Cardinal Earth sign.
25 These correspondences are found in most extant versions of the ancient metaphysical Hebrew book

called the Sefer Yetzirah, or Book of Formation.


26 Celestial Mechanics. Alessandra Celletti and Ettore Perozzi. Praxis Publishing, 2007. Pg. 3.

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The geocentric planetary sequence is deeply embedded in the esoteric teachings that have
been passed down to us by our ancient forebears. For example, the ancient system of
‗planetary hours‘ is based on this traditional planetary sequence…

In traditional astrology, the period between sunrise and sunset was subdivided into
12 hours, each ruled by a different planet. The tradition, to which there have been no
serious modifications since the discovery of planets beyond Saturn, stipulates that
the day should be divided into 12 equal segments between sunrise and sunset, which
will thus vary in length according to the season. On a particular day, the first of
these hours is ruled by the planet ruling that day of the week. In other words, on
Saturday, the first hour would be ruled by Saturn; on Sunday, the first hour would
be ruled by the Sun; and so forth. The succeeding hours are ruled by the next planet
in the following order: Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, the Sun, Venus, [Mercury] and the
Moon. After reaching the Moon, one begins again with Saturn and repeats the same
order.

Ancient astrologers were careful to carry out certain activities during appropriate
hours. It was said, for example, that Paracelsus (a sixteenth-century German
alchemist and physician) always chose to prepare chemical compounds on days and
during hours when the ruling planet matched the therapeutic intent behind his
compounds.27

Also, the common Hermetic decanate system that is regularly used in the Tarot today is
based on this geocentric sequence of the planets. The system begins with the first decanate of
the zodiacal sign Leo:

Table 5: The Tarot's Decanate System

Tarot Card Planet Zodiac


Five Wands Saturn Leo
Six Wands Jupiter Leo
Seven Wands Mars Leo
Eight Coins Sun Virgo
Nine Coins Venus Virgo
Ten Coins Mercury Virgo
Two Swords Moon Libra
Three Swords Saturn Libra
Four Swords Jupiter Libra
(etc) (etc) (etc)

27 The Astrology Book. James R. Lewis. Visible Ink Press, 2003. Pp. 335-336.

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So it is somewhat ironic (and inconsistent) that the Hermetic Qabalah has used a different
planetary sequence in relation to the seven ‗double‘ letter tarot trump cards.

The founders of ‗Western Hermeticism‘ chose, for their own reasons, to chaotically rearrange
these correspondences as per the following table…28

Table 6: Modern Hermetic


Correspondences

Double Planet Tarot


1. Bayt (‫)ב‬ Mercury Magician
2. Gimel (‫)ג‬ Moon Priestess
3. Dalet (‫)ד‬ Venus Empress
4. Kaf (‫)כ‬ Jupiter Fortune
5. Peh (‫)פ‬ Mars Tower
6. Raysh (‫)ר‬ Sun Sun
7. Tav (‫)ת‬ Saturn World

To my knowledge, these correspondences do not occur in any version of the ancient source
text The Sefer Yetzirah. There appears to be no esoteric rhyme or reason for them.

Any system of symbols can be said to have value and validity in a subjective sense, but my
many years of practical experimentation and research with the Jacob‘s Wheel system of
kabbalistic astrology29 have demonstrated to me (and to other users of JW) that the original
Sefer Yetzirah ‗double‘ letter astrological correspondences possess a validity that is more
verifiably objective. What I mean by that statement is that only the original Sefer Yetzirah
correspondences accurately reflect the manifestations that arise during the various phases of
the astrological cycles of Jacob‘s Wheel. Thus, during an eight hour Peh (‫ )פ‬phase (for
example) the manifestations that arise, consistently reflect the Venus archetype as opposed
to the Mars30 archetype. The Venusian nature of the Peh phase of the Jacob‘s Wheel cycle has
been verified countless times by many users of the Jacob‘s Wheel system. Indeed, it is my
hope that eventually, the Western Esoteric Tradition will return to its original kabbalistic
roots in the Sefer Yetzirah and free itself from the imperfect system that in recent history has
been imposed upon the seven ‗double‘ letters of the Hebrew alphabet.

28 And thus most ‗magical orders‘ in existence today use these altered correspondences in their
curriculum.
29 The Jacob‘s Wheel system has its roots in the Sefer Yetzirah. It maps out a series of archetypal

cycles and phases that are based on specific combinations of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
30 That is, the modern Hermetic correspondence for Peh.

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The Sefer Yetzirah associates the three ‗mother‘ Hebrew letters—i.e. Alef, Maym, and Shin—
with the three primary elements: Air, Water, and Fire. My practical work with Jacob‘s Wheel
has demonstrated to me that they also have the following astrological correspondences…

Table 7: The Three Mother Letters

Mother Element Astrology


Alef (‫)א‬ Air Uranus (♅)
Maym (‫)מ‬ Water Neptune (♆)
Shin (‫)ש‬ Fire Pluto (♇)

At the time the Sefer Yetzirah was written, the three outer planets—Uranus, Neptune, and
Pluto—were undiscovered. It is possible therefore, that the ‗spiritual intelligences‘ who
originally communicated the text of the Sefer Yetzirah were obliged to subtly veil the secret
planetary correspondences of the three ‗mother‘ letters behind the more general attributions
of the three primary elements: Air, Water, and Fire.

With these additional planetary correspondences for the three ‗mother‘ letters, a very
interesting esoteric picture of our solar system is produced. (See figure below.) The natural
sequence of the outermost planets from farthest (i.e. Pluto) to closest (i.e. Saturn) follows the
YHVH formula of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth.

Figure 8: The Esoteric Solar System

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The planet Saturn is closest to us. Its Hebrew letter Bayt is the first of the seven ‗double‘
letters. The seven ‗double letters‘ correspond with the seven inner planets, and Bayt/Saturn
heads the hierarchy of ‗double‘ letters. Bayt/Saturn also corresponds with the cosmic Earth
element 31 —i.e. in terms of the outer planetary sequence: Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, and
Saturn.

Within the Cubic Stone, the four primary elemental archetypes have a direct association with
four of the six lower sefirot of the kabbalistic Tree of Life (as per their colour-coding in the
figure below).32 The four elemental faces of the Cubic Stone are governed by their ruling
major elemental squares.

Figure 9: The Sun Face, the Four Elemental Faces, and the Sefirot

Even though the four primary elemental archetypes head the four elemental faces of the
Cubic Stone, they are also associated with the Upper (or ‗Sun‘) face of the Cube. They
represent ‗monadic‘ (or ‗spiritual‘) forces that flow (from Logoic levels of consciousness)
through the Sun face and extend outward to bind the human soul to the four elemental
pillars of the psycho-physical universe.

31 More specifically, the ‗double‘ letter Bayt represents the deepest structural aspect of the Earth
element. Its sefirotic correspondence is Da‘at. The outer substance aspect of the Earth element is
represented by the ‗simple‘ letter Tav. Its sefirotic correspondence is Yesod. In this very limited sense
the Western Hermetic system is (I believe) correct in its allocation of Tav to Earth.
32 See my book Formation of the Tree of Life where this version of the Tree of Life diagram is

discussed in detail.

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The transmutation of the four elements involves the purification of each base element as it
exists within each human-being, and the raising of its vibration so that the spiritual
dimensions (i.e. the higher planes of being) are able to merge harmoniously (and interact
creatively) with it.

The transmutation process has nine fundamental stages that are symbolized by the classic
numerological sequence from one to nine. The Tarot‘s system includes ten stages—i.e. as
symbolized by the ten minor cards of each suit, but the Tarot‘s tenth stage is (in a sense)
superfluous because it merely represents a facet of stage one. In reality there are only nine
stages because ‗the end (10) is contained in the beginning (1) and the beginning (1) in the
end (10)‘. Similarly, the tenth sefirah of the Tree of Life is but an appendage to the higher
ninefold sefirotic configuration.33

Each of the primary elemental archetypes incorporate the transition process from the
numerological nine to the numerological one, and therefore they include the symbolism of
the tenth card of the four tarot suits. This fact should be taken into account when using the
Cubic Stone as a divination tool.

The following diagram depicts the simplest way to understand the six faces of the Cubic
Stone as they relate to the kabbalistic Tree of Life.

The figure below shows the sefirah Tifaret (Sun) surrounded by its companion sefirot—
Hesed (Water), Geburah (Fire), Hod (Air), Netzah (Earth), and Yesod (Moon).

The transmutation of the four elements can be understood as occurring within the context of
the four sefirot—Hesed (Water), Geburah (Fire), Hod (Air), and Netzah (Earth).

The sefirot Tifaret (Sun) and Yesod (Moon) very basically represent the ‗soul‘ and
‗personality‘ aspects of a human-being, and they are thus associated with the two faces of the
vertical axis of the Cube.

33 See my book: Formation of the Tree of Life.

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Figure 10: The Six Faces of the Cube & the Tree of Life

The Eastern Face—Fire

The Eastern face embodies the Fire element in general, and more specifically it is associated
with the Creative Will (or ‗Enterprise‘) aspect of human consciousness. It is especially
concerned with the action of the evolutionary principle as it impacts upon and influences the
Creative Will.

The transmutation process that occurs within the East face of the Cubic Stone is associated
with the left-hand Pillar of Severity (i.e. of the kabbalistic Tree of Life). The transmutation of

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the Fire element is focussed in the sefirah Geburah, but it also involves the sefirah Hod, and
thus occurs within the general context of the Mental plane—i.e. in its higher (Geburah) and
Lower (Hod) aspects. The purpose of the transmutation process is to unify and harmonise
these two sefirot so that the Mental body becomes an effective vehicle of manifestation for
the spiritual impulse (i.e. Will) of the human Monad.

The initiating (i.e. the first) archetype of the ninefold numerological sequence is the primary
archetype of the Fire principle—i.e. Shin (‫)ש‬, as represented by the tarot trump ‗Judgment‘.
It occupies the top centre square of the East face, and is adjacent to the Mars archetype (or
‗Tower‘) square of the Upper face of the Cube. This latter square symbolizes Geburah, the
fifth sefirah of the Tree of Life.

The final (i.e. the ninth) archetype of the elemental Fire numerological series is associated
with the Nine of Wands in the Tarot. It represents the final stage of the transmutation
process and the end of the evolutionary cycle within the realm of Fire. The Nine of Fire
square is located bottom centre of the East face of the Cube, and sits adjacent to the Raysh
archetype of the Lower face. The Raysh (or ‗Magician‘) square corresponds to Hod, the
eighth sefirah of the Tree of Life.34

34Note that the four cardinal zodiacal signs—Aries, Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn—are also adjacent to
the Fire face of the Cubic Stone.

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The East face of the Cubic Stone thus resembles a miniature Tree of Life that extends
between the fifth sefirah Geburah and the eighth sefirah Hod of the Tree of Life.35

The miniature Geburah-Hod Tree of Life traces the course of the monadic impulse as it
descends from the sefirah Geburah to the sefirah Hod. Whether or not the impulse reaches
Hod with its spiritual integrity in tact is another matter. The evolutionary forces located
within the miniature Tree of elemental Fire (i.e. within the East face of the Cubic Stone)
work to assist the original impulse as it makes its journey from Geburah to Hod. We
experience the evolutionary forces working within the miniature Tree as internal (i.e.
psychological) and external (i.e. environmental) pressures that impel us to clear blockages
and overcome personal challenges that would otherwise prevent us from faithfully
translating the monadic impulse from Geburah to Hod.

35We will examine a similar configuration that extends between the sefirot Hesed and Netzah on the
opposite side of the Tree of Life when we look at the West face of the Cubic Stone.

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Figure 11: The Miniature Tree of Elemental Fire

Interpreting the Oracle

The Cubic Stone is naturally suited for use as a divination tool. The name I ascribe to it when
it‘s used for this purpose is a Tarot Cube, or Divination Cube.

The nine elemental archetypes of the East face describe the transmutation of the Creative
Will (i.e. Fire) aspect of a human-being. The Will aspect has its source and expression within
the mental plane. The dual nature of the mental plane is represented by the sefirot Geburah
and Hod of the Tree of Life.

The sefirah Geburah represents the higher mental plane. This is where the human abstract
mind is located. The first three cards of the suit of Fire are associated specifically with
Geburah and the exercise of the power of the abstract mind. They are also closely aligned
with (and adjacent to) the Upper face of the Cube, and are therefore receptive to the creative
impulse of the human Monad—i.e. as this impulse issues from the sefirah Binah (Shin) to
Geburah (Dalet).

The sefirah Hod signifies the Lower mental plane wherein the human rational mind is
located. The final three cards of the suit of Fire are especially associated with Hod and the

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expression of the Creative Will within the rational mind. These final three cards are also
closely aligned with (and adjacent to) the Lower face of the Cube, and therefore are in close
natural rapport with the human personality (or Nefesh).

The middle three cards of the Fire suit form a bridge between the higher three and the Lower
three cards and express something of the influence of the human soul (or Ruach).

The elemental trump card ‗Judgment‘ represents the beginning (i.e. Ace of Wands) and the
end (i.e. Ten of Wands) of the transmutation process, and basically exemplifies the transition
that occurs as a new cycle commences. Each new cycle begins with a monadic impulse (i.e.
from Binah to Geburah) that establishes a new course for the creative expression of the Will
aspect.

The tarot card Judgment is numbered XX in the series of trump cards, and significantly, the
imagery of the Rider-Waite version of the card is based on the Book of Revelation, Chapter
XX.

Revelation XX:12-15 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and
the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and
the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according
to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell
delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man
according to their works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is
the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast
into the lake of fire.

The metaphorical sea from which the dead rise up to be


judged symbolizes the astral plane. Following the death
of the physical body human consciousness retreats to the
astral realm before rising to the mental plane. It is not
possible for human consciousness to rise above the
mental plane (i.e. to the buddhic plane) until the
obligatory transmutation program that is attached to
planet Earth has been successfully completed.

An angel (i.e. Cherub) guards the way that leads onto the
buddhic plane, and it oversees the ‗judgment‘ process.
The angel blows a trumpet to which is attached the flag of
St George. ‫ש‬

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Only those who, like St George, have slain the ‗dragon‘ can enter the buddhic plane. Those
who don‘t make the grade must enter the ‗lake of fire‘ and from there begin once again the
process of reincarnation.

The ‗second death‘ is a reference to the necessary loss of consciousness that is involved as
reincarnation occurs. Continuity of consciousness is only experienced by those who are able
to rise to the buddhic plane. Their names are found written in the ‗book of life‘.

The ‗lake of fire‘ wipes the slate of consciousness clean. This does not however include the
loss of ‗soul consciousness‘. The lake of fire only removes the lower mental and astral layers
of human consciousness as the reincarnation procedure unfolds. The human soul (or ‗causal
body‘) remains embedded (and maintains its continuity) within the higher mental plane, and
is always potentially accessible to a reincarnated human-being.

The remaining members of the numerological series (of the Fire face of the Cubic Stone)
represent the various differentiated stages that occur within the overall Fire transmutation
process. In the Tarot these stages are represented by the series of minor cards from the Two
of Wands to the Nine of Wands.

The main astrological symbols associated with the four elemental groups of tarot cards (i.e. 4
x 9) are the 36 decanates36 of the zodiac. The suit of Fire incorporates the symbolism of the
nine decanates of the three Fire signs—Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius.

Table 8: The Nine Fire Decanates

Tarot Card Planet Zodiacal Sign


Judgment Saturn Sagittarius
Two Wands Mars Aries
Three Wands Sun Aries
Four Wands Venus Aries
Five Wands Saturn Leo
Six Wands Jupiter Leo
Seven Wands Mars Leo
Eight Wands Mercury Sagittarius
Nine Wands Moon Sagittarius

36A decanate (or decan) is a ten degree sector of the 360 degree circle of the Zodiac. Each of the twelve
zodiacal signs consists of three ten degree decanates. The decanates are traditionally given planetary
rulerships that are determined according to the particular system used. The system of
correspondences used here has its origins in the ancient book The Sefer Yetzirah.

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It is recommended that the nine Fire element archetypes are interpreted with the above
astrological symbols in mind.

Spirit

Judgment: The end of one major project (or important phase of a project) and the beginning
of another. The meaning of this card is akin to a ‗Boardroom Meeting‘ where the success or
failure of a recent project is discussed and determined, and a new idea (or major
development) is considered. Your own monad (i.e. operating through the vehicle of your
soul) is the CEO of this company, and will decide the fate of an existing project and give the
go ahead for any new enterprise. Expect to be making a major decision regarding your future
very soon.

Two of Fire: Monad/soul inspired motivation. New ambition. Identifying the goal. The
elimination of personal barriers and conflicts that obstruct the commencement of a new
project. Reconfiguring personal relationships so as to enable commencement. Political
dealings. The King of Wands may feature at this time.

Three of Fire: Setting project parameters based on personal integrity. Evaluating available
personal resources. Committing oneself and one‘s personal resources to the project at hand.
The Queen of Wands may feature at this time.

Soul

Four of Fire: Establishing alliances with co-workers. Signing contracts. Setting the wheels in
motion. Organising key aspects of the project. Managerial duties. Organising sub-
contractors.

Five of Fire: Departmental friction and conflict. Challenge from existing authorities. Struggle
for authority and control. Re-establishing order from chaos. The need for patience,
emotional control, self-discipline, self-belief, and spiritual faith, as order is restored.

Six of Fire: The creative process moves harmoniously forward to its next stage. A surge of
creative energy, and/or a powerful expression of the Self. Personal achievement.
Recognition. Your creative idea is acknowledged and accepted by colleagues. The Knight (or
Prince) of Wands may feature at this time.

Personality

Seven of Fire: Ego conflict. Ego battles with co-workers (etc). The reassertion of personal
authority and control. Courageous expression of the ego. Victory is assured if you take a
stand based on personal integrity (i.e. genuine soul-personality alignment).

Eight of Fire: Networking. Marketing. Advertising. Consulting. Research. ‗Hands on‘


business and commerce. The need for communication and the exchange of information.

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Nine of Fire: The establishment of a solid business foundation. Support mechanisms are set
firmly in place. A secure foothold has been achieved. Deserved success after a concerted
effort. Now there is little left to do except hold a steady course in the established direction.
The end of the cycle. The Page (or Princess) of Wands may feature at this time.

The Western Face—Water

The Western face of the Cubic Stone is responsible for the transmutation of the human
emotional nature, and the harmonious integration of its two major components—the astral
body and the buddhic (i.e. intuitional) body.

The buddhic intuition is the higher emotional component. It is a faculty of the human soul
that remains difficult to access consciously until a certain stage of evolution has been
reached. It is responsible for the higher emotions—for example, the sense of ‗spiritual
devotion‘ that is felt when you are aligned with your true soul purpose (or ‗life calling‘).

The astral body is the lower emotional component. It is a faculty of the human personality
(or ‗ego‘) and its influence tends to dominate the emotional nature and disposition of most
human-beings. The astral body contains the material and physical desires of the lower
human nature. Many of the desires contained within the astral body are based on the
glamour and illusion of the physical plane. These are eventually dispelled during the process
of emotional transmutation—a process that can take many lifetimes to fully achieve.

On the kabbalistic Tree of Life the Water element is basically represented by the fourth
sefirah Hesed, and the astral body is associated with the seventh sefirah Netzah. The West
face of the Cubic Stone is specifically associated with the sefirah Hesed, but its nine stages
constitute a miniature Tree of Life that extends between Hesed and Netzah. The
numerological Water sequence maps the descent of the monadic love-wisdom impulse as it
descends from Hesed to Netzah.

The process of emotional transmutation occurs within the West face of the Cube. It clears the
way for the descent of the love-wisdom impulse (i.e. from Hockmah to Hesed), but it is
unlikely to reach its destination (i.e. Netzah) if the astral body is distracted by physical
desires and the glamour of the material plane.

As the transmutation process occurs within the West face of the Cube the human personality
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the love-wisdom impulse emanating from the buddhic body (i.e. Hesed). It recognizes the
impulse as expressing the higher desires of the spirit-soul, and eventually it surrenders to
that higher guiding principle. In other words, as the evolution of the Water element
proceeds, the astral body gradually surrenders itself to the governance and influence of the
buddhic (i.e. intuitional) body.

Interpreting the Oracle

The crowning (i.e. primary) archetype of the West face of the Cubic Stone is represented by
the Hebrew ‗mother‘ letter Maym (‫)מ‬, the planet Neptune (♆), and the tarot trump called
‗The Hanged Man‘. The Maym square is positioned top-centre of the Water face of the Cube
and is adjacent to the Gimel (‫ )ג‬square of the Upper face. As per the general rule, the final
archetype of the numerological sequence is positioned bottom-centre of the Water face. It
lies adjacent to the Peh (‫ )פ‬square of the Lower face of the Cube.37

37Note that the four mutable zodiacal signs—Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces—are also adjacent
to the Water face of the Cubic Stone.

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The symbolism of the tarot trump ‗The Hanged Man‘ exemplifies the entire process of
emotional transmutation. It also represents the end of an old cycle of emotional involvement
(i.e. corresponding to the Ten of Cups) and the beginning of a new cycle (i.e. corresponding
to the Ace of Cups).

A little emphasized aspect of The Hanged Man tarot


trump is the notion that the figure pictured in the card is
suspended over (and being lowered into) a body of water.
This procedure represents an esoteric baptism by water,
just as the Judgment tarot trump represents an esoteric
baptism by fire (i.e. in the ‗lake of fire‘ of Revelation XX).

Thus, the image of The Hanged Man is related to the


Norse myth of Odin.

The Hanged Man is often associated with Odin, the


primary god of the Norse Pantheon. Odin hung upside
‫מ‬

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down from the world-tree, Yggdrasil, for nine days to attain wisdom and thereby retrieved
The Runes from the Well of Wyrd, which the Norse cosmology regarded as the source and
end of all Mystery and all knowledge. The moment he glimpsed the runes, he died, but the
knowledge of them was so powerful that he immediately returned to life. This
interpretation highlights the necessity of undertaking acts of personal sacrifice in order to
achieve one's own higher spiritual good.38

The remaining members of the numerological series (of the Water face of the Cubic Stone)
represent the various differentiated stages that occur within the overall Water transmutation
process. In the Tarot these stages are represented by the series of minor cards from the Two
of Cups to the Nine of Cups.

Figure 12: The Miniature Tree of Elemental Water

The suit of Water incorporates the symbolism of the nine decanates of the three Water
signs—Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces.

38 Quoted from Wikipedia.

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Table 9: The Nine Water Decanates

Tarot Card Planet Zodiacal Sign


Hanged Man Mars Pisces
Two Cups Venus Cancer
Three Cups Mercury Cancer
Four Cups Moon Cancer
Five Cups Mars Scorpio
Six Cups Sun Scorpio
Seven Cups Venus Scorpio
Eight Cups Saturn Pisces
Nine Cups Jupiter Pisces

It is recommended that the nine Water element archetypes are interpreted with the above
astrological symbols in mind.

Spirit

The Hanged Man: The end of one major emotional involvement (or experience) and the
beginning of another. A period of suspension as old emotional energies are processed. A
forced confrontation with astral/physical glamour and illusion. A time of disillusionment,
emotional cleansing, and purification leading eventually to an emotional rebirth. A new
heart-centred experience is approaching, but will not manifest until the necessary processing
of the past is completed.

Two of Water: Effortlessly, male and female complements draw towards each other. The
male approaches the receptive female. A new opportunity arises for the expression of Love.
The King of Cups may feature at this time.

Three of Water: The natural environment supports and nurtures the evolution of the growing
form. An atmosphere of unconditional love and abundance. Emotional support is received.
The Queen of Cups may feature at this time.

Soul

Four of Water: Self-nurture. Personal needs are contemplated. A time for recharging your
batteries. Every soul has different requirements for growth. Now is the time for you to focus
on your own special needs as an individual soul.

Five of Water: You are confusing your own desires with the desires of others. Do not covet
your brother‘s house, or your neighbour‘s wife. This only leads to disappointment. The key to
your happiness depends on your ability to sense the deep desires of your soul, and then to
move forward on your own Heart‘s Path towards their fulfilment.

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Six of Water: Love‘s rejuvenation, reinvigoration, replenishment. The object of the soul‘s
desire is clearly identified. Deep whole-hearted involvement. Surrender to the beloved.
Engagement. The Knight (or Prince) of Cups may feature at this time.

Personality

Seven of Water: The temptation posed by the glamour and illusion of materialism. The
sacred desire of the soul is temporarily obscured by the worldly allure of riches, honours,
property, knowledge, sex, power, etc. There is a need to refocus on the nature of your deepest
soul desires.

Eight of Water: You may have strayed from your Heart‘s true Path. Depression. Re-evaluate
your current emotional involvements and establish some much-needed personal boundaries.
Refocus your energies on your own unique spiritual Path.

Nine of Water: Desires fulfilled. Wisdom gained through love. Personal refinement. The
joyful sharing of love-wisdom with others. Infectious enthusiasm. Generosity and big-
heartedness. The climax or high-point of the cycle of desire. The Page (or Princess) of Cups
may feature at this time.

The Southern Face—Air

The South face of the Cubic Stone describes the transmutation of the ideation and thought-
processing faculties of the human mind. Its element is Air, and its ruling archetype is
represented by the Hebrew ‗mother‘ letter Alef (‫)א‬.

The South face of Air is associated with the sefirah Hod of the kabbalistic Tree of Life. The
miniature Tree of Life that the South face represents is understood as being wholly contained
within the sefirah Hod.

Hod represents the lower mental body—i.e. the rational mind located within the lower levels
of the mental plane. The transmutation of the Air element involves clearing away
emotionally-charged and negative thought-forms, fears, prejudices, erroneous ideas, and old
mental conditioning. The abstract mind must be developed, and a bridge of light built
between the lower and the higher mind. Wisdom must be cultivated, and a medium for its
communication established.

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Interpreting the Oracle

The initiating (i.e. primary) archetype of the Air face of the Cubic Stone is represented by the
Hebrew ‗mother‘ letter Alef (‫)א‬. Its planetary correspondence is Uranus, and its tarot trump
is ‗The Fool‘.

The Uranus/Fool square is located top-centre of the Air face and lies adjacent to the
Aquarius/Star square of the Upper face. This is an appropriate alignment because the planet
Uranus astrologically rules the sign Aquarius.

The conclusion of the Air cycle is indicated by the Nine of Air located bottom-centre of the
Air face. It‘s positioned adjacent to the Leo/Strength square of the Lower face of the Cube.

We can say then, that the transmutation of the Air principle (i.e. human consciousness) is
especially associated with the Aquarius-Leo axis of the Fixed Cross of the Zodiac.39

39Similarly, the transmutation of the Earth principle (i.e. human form) is especially associated with
the Scorpio-Taurus axis of the Fixed Cross. (See below.)

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The tarot trump called ‗The Fool‘ is the crowning tarot card of the Air face of the Tarot Cube,
and it epitomizes (and summarizes) the process of transmutation that occurs within the Air
(or South) face.

The prominently placed Sun in the top-right corner of the


card represents the human ‗causal body‘, as does the ‫א‬
effeminate (or asexual) figure of the Fool himself. The
obedient and devoted little dog at his feet symbolizes the
lower mind. In some versions of this card the little dog is
pictured as being possibly mischievous, untrained, and/or
disobedient. In such cases the dog represents the human
mind in an undisciplined, unevolved state.

The Fool is standing upon the Earth, but he is located at


the highest possible altitude. He is carefree and
contemplative—completely detached from worldly
concerns. He walks towards the edge of a precipice and
takes a deep revitalizing breath of fresh air. He prepares to
cast a white rose blossom into the abyss. The white rose

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represents a pure abstract idea (charged with the energy of love-wisdom).40 On leaving the
Fool‘s hand the rose will plunge over the precipice and descend into the Lower levels of
physical manifestation.

The remaining members of the numerological series (of the Air face of the Cubic Stone)
represent the various differentiated stages that occur within the overall Air transmutation
process. In the Tarot these stages are represented by the series of minor cards from the Two
of Swords to the Nine of Swords.

The suit of Air incorporates the symbolism of the nine decanates of the three Air signs—
Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius.

Table 10: The Nine Air Decanates

Tarot Card Planet Zodiacal Sign


Fool Sun Gemini
Two Swords Moon Libra
Three Swords Saturn Libra
Four Swords Jupiter Libra
Five Swords Venus Aquarius
Six Swords Mercury Aquarius
Seven Swords Moon Aquarius
Eight Swords Jupiter Gemini
Nine Swords Mars Gemini

It is recommended that the nine Air element archetypes are interpreted with the above
astrological symbols in mind.

Spirit

The Fool: Air is the first element because it represents the ‗Breath of God‘. It is associated
with unmanifest creation because it carries and transmits the divine creative Idea, and
thereby infuses the universal Aethyr with creative potential. The divine Idea needs to
combine with the other three elements to produce physical manifestation. This archetype
represents the loftiest and most nebulous of visions. It signifies a new beginning, but it is
unclear where it will lead, or what form it will take. It is an image of the highest abstract
thought, and carries with it the potential for great innovation and intellectual revolution.

40The white rose represents the Hebrew letter Yud (‫—)י‬the first letter of the Holy Name YHVH. Notice
that the rose is in the hand (Yud) of the Fool. Also, if you compare the Fool‘s posture to the shape of
the Hebrew letter Alef (‫ )א‬you will notice that the rose is located in the same relative position as the
Alef‘s small Yud (i.e. located top-right of the Alef).

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Two of Air: A fundamental principle agreed upon by two or more people. A universal maxim.
A basic premise that forms the basis for further discussion, debate, and development. The
further development of this principle requires cooperation, fair-mindedness, detachment,
and objectivity. The King of Swords may feature at this time.

Three of Air: Certain boundaries and limitations are fixed in place. This is necessary to keep
the mind (or group mind) focussed within appropriate guidelines. Unavoidably, some people
will be excluded from further involvement due to the nature of the limitations imposed. Only
like-minded souls will be able to participate in the further development of this idea. The
Queen of Swords may feature at this time.

Soul

Four of Air: Now that the boundaries have been clearly defined and established, a process of
adjustment and adaptation must proceed. Any incongruent thoughts will need to be
reconciled with the overarching main concept. This is likely to require some meditation and
contemplation. Your soul will provide the resolution you seek.

Five of Air: Some old ideas (and outmoded conceptions) will need to be relinquished as the
process of adjustment, adaptation, and reconciliation continues. There is no room here for
personal sentimentality or ego attachment as the mind adjusts to a new paradigm.

Six of Air: When all outstanding issues are reconciled (and self-limiting preconceptions
eliminated) you will be ready to begin the journey into new realms of the mind (i.e. mental
exploration). You will only be able to bring the essentials with you on this journey. The free
expression of the creative mind. The Knight (or Prince) of Swords may feature at this time.

Personality

Seven of Air: The appropriation of ideas from existing systems of thought. You will need to
be careful that your ego‘s attachment to a particular belief system (or personal interest) does
not cause you to try and fit a square peg into a round hole. It is important not to mix apples
with oranges.

Eight of Air: An intellectual (or mental) dead-end. You have strayed far from the path of
Reason and now find yourself trapped in a ‗mental-loop‘. A closed mind. Release yourself
from the Self-limiting influence of the Lower mind and allow your intuition to guide you
safely back to your fundamental principles.

Nine of Air: The end of the mental cycle. When our current belief system (or ideology,
personal perspective, way of thinking, etc) is unable to provide the answers we need to life‘s
important questions and challenges then it is time to look for new inspiration and to begin a
major new cycle of growth in consciousness. Obsession. Fanaticism. It is time to seek after a
new path of enlightenment. The Page (or Princess) of Swords may feature at this time.

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The Northern Face—Earth

The process of physical transmutation symbolically occurs within the Northern face of the
Cubic Stone. The numbers one to nine represent stages of the transmutation process, and as
mentioned earlier, the number one is replaced with its ruling elemental archetype—the
‗double‘ letter Bayt (‫)ב‬. Its main correspondences are elemental Earth, the planet Saturn (♄),
and the ‗World‘ trump card of the Tarot.

The transmutation of the Earth element facilitates the harmonious communion of Spirit and
Matter. Symbolically speaking, this union demonstrates on the physical plane as ‗bringing
Heaven down to Earth‘, or as the re-emergence of the ‗Garden of Eden‘ on planet Earth.
Other congruent symbols for this process are the re-building of the ‗Temple of Solomon‘, and
the building of the ‗Temple of New Jerusalem‘.

The crowning archetype (i.e. Bayt/Saturn) is positioned adjacent to the Nun/Scorpio square
of the Upper face of the Cubic Stone. The planet Saturn and the sign Scorpio are resonant
with each other because they‘re both associated with the death and rebirth of the form
principle.

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The final archetype of the Earth face is the Nine of Earth. It lies adjacent to the Vav/Taurus
square of the Lower face of the Cube. Thus the transmutation of the Earth element appears
to be strongly associated with the Scorpio-Taurus axis of the Fixed Cross of the Zodiac.

In this scheme, the Earth element is associated with the seventh sefirah (i.e. called Netzah)
of the kabbalistic Tree of Life. The miniature Tree of Life that the Earth face represents can
be imagined as being wholly contained within Netzah.

Interpreting the Oracle

During the practice of divination the numbers two to nine of the Cube‘s North (or Earth) face
should be interpreted as per their corresponding cards in the Tarot‘s suit of ‗Coins‘ (also
called ‗Pentacles‘, or ‗Disks‘). The primary Earth archetype (i.e. Bayt, ‫ )ב‬corresponds to the
‗World‘ (or ‗Universe‘) major trump card. It also includes however, the symbolism of the
Ace/Ten of Coins. Basically, the primary Earth archetype encapsulates the entire process of
transmutation of the Earth element, and the ‗World‘ tarot card image is a very useful visual
mnemonic of that process.

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The symbols presented in the card are located within the


blue of the sky. Four cherubs float within white clouds
and guard the perimeter of the Garden of Eden. The
Garden is the place of manifestation of the Shekinah, or
divine Mother/Daughter principle. The perimeter of the
Garden is defined by a green ovular wreath held together
by two red ribbons. Within the wreath, the Daughter is
crowned, and a royal sash (deep purple, or indigo in
colour) is entwined around her body like a serpent. In
each of her hands is held a white wand, or baton.

This Tarot image could be given the additional title: ‗The


Garden of Eden‘. It represents the end of one major
physical experience, enterprise, or expression, and the
beginning of another. What is symbolically depicted in
‫ב‬
the card is a ‗biological cell‘ or ‗fertilized ovum‘. At its
centre is located a strand of DNA (i.e. a double helix)
within which is contained (in potential) a fully evolved divine manifestation of life—i.e. a
‗life-form‘. This symbol indicates that a new manifestation is beginning to emerge from out
of an old form. The old gives birth to the new, the Mother gives birth to the Daughter. This
symbol indicates that an old cycle is closing, and that a major new cycle (in the ongoing
process of manifestation of the ‗Garden of Eden‘) is about to be initiated. We are all seeking
to transmute our existing personal world into a more divinely inspired creation, and this
symbol is a portent that a major new development (in this regard) is about to occur.

Table 11: The Nine Earth Decanates

Tarot Card Planet Zodiacal Sign


World Mercury Virgo
Two Coins Jupiter Capricorn
Three Coins Mars Capricorn
Four Coins Sun Capricorn
Five Coins Mercury Taurus
Six Coins Moon Taurus
Seven Coins Saturn Taurus
Eight Coins Sun Virgo
Nine Coins Venus Virgo

The numerological series two to nine (of the Earth face of the Cubic Stone) represents the
various differentiated stages that occur within the overall Earth transmutation process. In
the Tarot these stages are represented by the series of minor cards from the Two of Coins (or
Pentacles) to the Nine of Coins.

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The suit of Earth incorporates the symbolism of the nine decanates of the three Earth signs—
Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn.

It is recommended that the nine Earth element archetypes are interpreted with the above
astrological symbols in mind. (See the table above.)

Spirit

The World: The final and complete unfolding of something to its fullest manifestation. A
relative state of perfection of form is achieved. A natural boundary of limitation has been
reached and must now be surpassed. The final product of the creative process. The creation
of a new world must now begin.

Two of Earth: Entering into a new environment requires some adjustment and adaptation to
alien conditions. Significant physical (or environmental) change is forecast with all the
organizational challenges that go along with that process. When a tree is transplanted it
takes some time for it to establish (and settle itself into) its new environment. The King of
Pentacles may feature at this time.

Three of Earth: The emphasis here is on the basic design of a new edifice. Important
foundational elements must be fixed in place before the larger structure can be erected. The
design of the corner stone must reflect spiritual principles because it is the basis upon which
everything else is established. The Queen of Pentacles may feature at this time.

Soul

Four of Earth: A new structure is established, but the house must now be put in order. You
are required to assert some control (i.e. establish your authority) and impress your creative
influence within your domain. A strong inner sense of security must be cultivated and
expressed as you mark out the limits of your personal territory.

Five of Earth: It‘s time to reconnect with your deepest inner values and desires. Free yourself
from material concerns and financial worries. Be willing to invest your resources (no matter
how apparently limited they seem to be) into what you feel is your soul‘s deepest desire.
Have no fear, the universe will provide for your basic needs as you channel your resources
towards your Heart‘s desire.

Six of Earth: A time of steady progress in material affairs. The creative use of personal energy
and resources. Money well spent, time well utilized, effort well applied. You attract what you
need in this situation, and also deal with others in a balanced and equitable way. The Knight
(or Prince) of Pentacles may feature at this time.

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Personality

Seven of Earth: A time of physical, material, and/or financial restriction and limitation. The
depletion of resources. Physical exhaustion. It is important to know your personal limits and
establish personal boundaries accordingly. The conservation of energy, and the wise
management of available resources is required. Understand that it is not yet time for the
harvest.

Eight of Earth: The nurture, refinement, and development of practical personal skills. The
steady application of your personal skills. Trial and error. Creative art and crafts. Hands-on
practical application. Working at the ‗coal face‘.

Nine of Earth: The fulfilment of the material/physical cycle. The final harvest. All your
efforts finally bear fruit. It is time to reap the benefits of your labour before the cycle of decay
commences. A period of abundance during which time your Heart‘s desires are fulfilled by
the Universe. The Page (or Princess) of Pentacles may feature at this time.

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The Perfect Symmetry of the Cubic Stone

Everywhere within the symbolism of the Cubic Stone complementary archetypes are
positioned directly opposite each other. For example, the elemental Fire face of the cube is
diametrically opposite the elemental Water face, and similarly, Air is opposite to Earth.

Here is a fairly complete tabulation of complementary archetypes that are stationed precisely
opposite each other within the geometric structure of the Cubic Stone:

Table 12: Complementary Archetypes of the Cubic Stone

Archetype One Archetype Two


Vertical Plane
Soul (Ruach) Upper face Personality (Nefesh) Lower face
Sun square (Kaf/Tifaret) Moon square (Tav/Yesod)
Jupiter square (Gimel/Hesed) Venus square (Peh/Netzah)
Mars square (Dalet/Geburah) Mercury square (Raysh/Hod)
Zodiac - Upper Half Zodiac - Lower Half
Aries square (Heh) Libra square (Lamed)
Taurus square (Vav) Scorpio square (Nun)
Gemini square (Zayn) Sagittarius square (Sameck)
Cancer square (Het) Capricorn square (Ayin)
Leo square (Tet) Aquarius square (Tzaddie)
Virgo square (Yud) Pisces square (Qof)
Horizontal Plane
Fire/Pluto square (Shin) Water/Neptune square (Maym)
Air/Uranus square (Alef) Earth/Saturn square (Bayt)
Fire Element face (Geburah) Water Element face (Hesed)
Air Element face (Hod) Earth Element face (Netzah)
Two square (Hockmah) Three square (Binah)
Four square (Hesed) Five square (Geburah)
Seven square (Netzah) Eight square (Hod)

The two faces of the vertical plane (i.e. the Upper and Lower faces) are characterized by
vertical complementary alignments—i.e. as per their kabbalistic Tree of Life symbolism. For
example, just as the sefirah Tifaret (Kaf) is vertically opposite to the sefirah Yesod (Tav) of
the Tree of Life, so the Cube‘s Sun face is vertically opposed to its Moon face.

Correspondingly, the four faces of the horizontal plane are mainly characterized by
horizontal complementary alignments—i.e. also as per their Tree of Life symbolism. For

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example, just as Geburah, the fifth sefirah, is horizontally opposed to Hesed, the fourth
sefirah, so the elemental Fire face of the Cube is placed horizontally opposite to the
elemental Water face.

Another very interesting symmetrical correspondence occurs in relation to the zodiacal sign
modalities—cardinal, fixed, and mutable. The four cardinal signs (i.e. Aries, Cancer, Libra,
and Capricorn) lie adjacent to the Fire face of the Cube, while the four mutable signs (i.e.
Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces) are placed along the border of the Water face of the
Cube. The four fixed signs are located next to the Air and Earth faces of the Cube. The fixed
signs Leo and Aquarius are adjacent to the Air face, while Taurus and Scorpio are positioned
adjacent to the Earth face of the Cube.

Also, you will notice that the arrangement of the four elemental faces around the vertical axis
of the Cubic Stone mirrors the elemental arrangement of the four highest sefirot of the Tree
of Life.

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Figure 13: The Four Highest Sefirot

These and other interesting geometric correspondences are good topics for Cubic Stone
meditations.

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Construct Your Own Cubic Stone Oracle

Constructing your own Cubic Stone Oracle (or ‗Tarot Cube‘) is relatively easy.

The first thing you need to do is purchase a ‗magic cube‘. You will find these available for a
very reasonable price from ‗Two Dollar‘ shops, cheap variety stores, etc. I bought my magic
cube (as a Chinese import) from a local discount toy shop in Australia for $2.99.

Remove your magic cube from its packaging and then soak it for 12-24 hours in a container
of water and laundry detergent. This will loosen the stickers from their squares. After
soaking, remove the stickers from the cube. A plastic kitchen scourer makes this part of the
process relatively easy. Do not worry too much about any sticky residue that remains on the
cube‘s surface. Let the cube air and thoroughly dry out.

In the meantime you will need to design your own labels for the 54 squares of the cube. The
standard size 3x3x3 cube requires stickers of 2 cm (i.e. 20 mm) square. I made sticker
templates using Corel Draw version X4. You can fit enough stickers on one sheet of A4 sized
paper for two cubes.

When you have finished making your sticker template save it to a PDF document. Then copy
the PDF document onto a flash drive (or CD-ROM), and take it to your local print shop. Ask
for it to be laser-printed on an A4 size sheet with a single A4-sized label on it. This is one big
white A4-sized sticker with a backing that can be peeled off. The type that my local print
shop uses is glossy and looks great after the colour template has been laser-printed onto it.

After your sticker sheet has been printed you will need to cut out the individual stickers and
affix them to the 54 squares of your cube. This can be fiddly, and I recommend that you use a
carpet cutter (i.e. a razor-blade cutter) and a straight-edge ruler for the job. If you can avoid
cutting all the way through the paper sheet then the stickers will be easier to individually peel
off. (You will see what I mean after some trial and error.)

Apply the stickers and enjoy your ‗divination cube‘.

Here is how your template should look for maximum sticker coverage…

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Tarot Cube Divination

Shuffle and Spin

To use the Cubic Stone as an oracle requires a very particular procedure.

1. Take the Cube in your hands and think about the issue for which you are seeking guidance.

2. Without looking at the Cube begin shuffling its sides—i.e. by randomly rearranging its
squares. Continue to ponder the issue.

3. When you have finished shuffling the Cube place it on a flat surface and give it a spin—i.e.
spin the Cube on its base. Alternatively, toss a coin: ‗heads‘ = square, ‗tails‘ = diamond. (See
Step 4.)

4. The Cube‘s final orientation (i.e. after the spin) determines the method you will use to read
the Cube‘s Upper face. There are two possible orientations—corner up (i.e. ‗diamond‘), or
side up (i.e. ‗square‘). If its orientation is ambiguous spin it again until you get a clear
orientation.

The Reason for the Spin

No matter have many times you shuffle the Cube—or in other words, no matter how much
‗chaos‘ you introduce into the universe that the Cube represents, the archetype that is
positioned at the centre of each face is always one of the following: Sun, Moon, Six of Fire,
Six of Water, Six of Air, or Six of Earth. Symbolically speaking, these six central archetypes
are responsible for stabilizing the manifested universe, and they never leave their central
positions within the six faces of the Cube.

Similarly, the other archetypes are limited to certain placements within each face of the
Cube. For example, even after shuffling the Cube, the Twos, Threes, Fives, and Eights of each
elemental suit are always positioned as corner squares on one or other of the Cube‘s faces.
This geometrical restriction would limit considerably the variety of archetype placements in
Cube divination IF the Cube was only read in one mode of orientation. But the Cube has, in
fact, two modes of orientation—square, and diamond—which removes the limitations and
ensures a huge variety of potential archetype placements.

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The diagram below reveals how the Cube‘s changing orientation places a corner square (for
example, the square numbered three in the diagram) in a layout position that would
otherwise be limited exclusively to a middle-side square. Notice that the diamond orientation
(below right) places a corner square in layout position number three. These two orientations
mean that any archetype can occur in any position in a layout. The only exceptions to this
rule are the six central stabilizing archetypes. As previously mentioned, these six are always
limited to one of the six central squares of the Cube.

The Nine Square Spiral

Shuffle the cube and place it on the table in front of you. Spin the Cube. The Upper face of
the Cube is read.

Figure 14: The Spiral Layout - Square and Diamond Orientations

Position 1: The nature of the issue. The theme. The core issue. The stabilizing factor.

The six possible archetypes for this central square are:

Sun – The issue involves the need for full and true Self expression; individuality,
independence, personal freedom, and creativity.
Moon – The issue involves balancing your personal needs with the needs of others;
physical and/or emotional security, home, family, and foundation.

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Six of Fire – The issue involves the application and true expression (and/or
transmutation) of your creative will.
Six of Water – The issue involves the full and true expression of your Heart‘s
desires (and/or the transmutation of your emotional body).
Six of Air – The issue involves the honest communication and creative expression of
your ideas (and/or the transmutation of your mental body).
Six of Earth – The issue relates to your involvement in the physical realm, mundane
affairs, career, work, and the practical dimensions of life. The transmutation of your
physical conditions so that they accurately reflect the true nature of your Self.

Position 2: How the past has influenced the issue.

Position 3: Present circumstances that are effecting the issue.

Position 4: Future circumstances coming into manifestation that will effect the issue.

Position 5: The main obstacle or challenge.

Position 6: A significant outside influence.

Position 7: A hope or fear that pertains to the issue.

Position 8: The final outcome.

Position 9: The best (i.e. most advisable) course of action in relation to the issue. The
meaning of this archetype should be combined with the archetype in position ‗1‘ to fully
determine your best course of action.

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