The Heirophant

The 16th Path



The letter F
The Order: 6 The Value: 5
The Title: Magus of the Eternal
The Intelligence: Triumphal

The 16th Path connects the 2nd Path, Chockmah - Wisdom, with the 4th Path, Chesed - Mercy, upon the Qabalistic Tree of Life. Its Hebrew letter attribution is Vau, valued at 6, which means Nail. The Astrological assignment is the sign of Taurus.

Meditations upon the shape of the letter F:

Three lines.
Five or six points.
Banners or streamers on a pole.
A staff with two cross bars.
A broken cross.
A gallows pole.
A caliper.
A broken number 4.


The Pentagram

Symbol of the 5th Path, Geburah - Strength (or Severity), as well as the 16th Path of Vau - The Heirophant.

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