Saturday, June 26, 2010
Alhazret's "Elder Sign" and its occult associations
Alhazret's "" seems to be all but completely unknown to western occultists. However, it is a relatively common symbol in Arabic magical traditions. Below the associations of Alhazret's "Elder sign" have been summarized based on the writings of (بن وحشية) and supplemented with material from Ibn 'Arabi (ابن عربي) and other sources.
The name of the sign is "Zai" (زاي )It is a Solar Grapheme ["huruf ash-shams" (حروف الشمس)]
Its numeric value is 7 (٧)
It is associated with the 19th lunar mansion ["manzil" (منزل)] which called The Sting ["ash-shaula" (الشولة)]
Its is Scorpio [“burj al ‘aqrab” (برج العقرب )]
The divine name associated with this sign is The Living One ["al Hayy" (الحي)]Terrestrially it is associated with the element Water and celestially it is associated with the element of Air.
Posted by Sha'ir Majnun at 11:11 PM