Ace of Cups

Root of the Powers of Water



The letter Y
The Order: 24 The Value: 24
The Title: Root of the Powers of Water

The Ace of Cups represents the Element of Water and is attributed the second Qabalistic World, Briah - Creative Patterns, of the Qabalistic Tree of Life. The Hebrew letter attribute is Samech/final, valued at 600. The Ace of Cups is also attributed to the Hebrew letter Heh of the YHVH formula, the Tetragrammaton. The Astrological assignment is the Elemental Tattwa of Water, Apas, positioned over the Alchemical Element of Earth.

Meditations upon the shape of the letter Y:

A chalice, cup, goblet, or grail.
The pubic area of a woman.
The union of the phallus and kteis (see I and V or U).
The sign of Apophis (see V).
A two horned head.
A crutch or prop.
A divining rod.
A fork, especially a snakes tongue.
Three lines.
Six points.
The geomantic Caput Draconis - Head of the Dragon.
The cunieform for 1 or 60, and for the God Anu.

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