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פ The Blasted Tower
Quarrel, combat, danger, ruin, destruction of plans, sudden death, escape from prison.
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ATU XVI

The Blasted Tower

The Lord of the Hosts of the Mighty

The meaning of Peh is a "Mouth". The reader will note that it is by shape similar to Kaph, meaning the hollow of the hand, with the addition of a little tongue or Yod. It is the third of the Reciprocal Paths.

Its Yetsiratic title is "The Natural Intelligence".

Its astrological attribution is Mars, and therefore this Path repeats to a large extent the attributions of the sphere of Geburah, although on a less spiritual plane. Horus, the hawk-headed Lord of Strength, Mentu, the God of War of the Egyptians; Ares and Mars of the Greeks and Romans, and all other warrior gods, are the deity attributions. Krishna, as the charioteer to the Kurukshetra battle, is the Hindu correspondence. Odin, too, was portrayed in the Norse myths as a War god, and sent the Valkyries to welcome the fallen heroes to the festive halls of Valhalla. Anderson in his Norse Mythology says that the Valkyries "are the handmaidens of Odin, and the God of War sends his thoughts and his will to the carnage of the battlefield in the form of mighty armed women, in the same manner as he sends his ravens all over the earth ".

Its metal is Iron, its animals the Bear and Wolf, its jewels the Ruby and any other red stone; its plants Rue, Pepper, and Absinthe; its perfumes Pepper and all pungent odours, and its colour Red.

The Tarot card appropriate is XVI -The Tower, the upper part of which is shaped like a crown. It is alternately called The House of God, and its subsidiary title is "The Lord of the Hosts of the Mighty". The card illustrates the Tower being struck by a vivid zig-zag flash of lightning which has demolished the top, and red tongues of flame lick the three windows from which two figures have jumped.

This letter has, with the letter Caph, particular reference to a magical formula which is admirably suited to the grade of Adeptus Major.
777
I
Key Scale
27
II
Hebrew Names of Numbers and Letters
Pé
III
English of Col. II.
Mouth
VII
English of Col. VI.
Mars
X
Mystic Numbers of the Sephiroth
378
XII
The Tree of Life
Pathjoins 7–8
XIII
The Paths of the Sepher Yetzirah
Exciting I.
XIV
General Attribution of Tarot
The House of God
XV
The King Scale of Colour (y)
Scarlet
XVI
The Queen Scale of Colour (h)
Red
XVII
The Emperor Scale of Colour (v)
Venetian red
XVIII
The Empress Scale of Colour (#)
Bright red rayed azure or orange
XIX
Selection of Egyptian Gods
Horus
XX
Complete Practical Attribution of Egyptian Gods
Menqu
XXI
The Perfected Man
Khenti-Khas—the Right Nostril
XXII
Small selection of Hindu Deities
[[Krishna]]
XXIII
The Forty Buddhist Meditations
Putrid Corpse I
XXXIII
Some Scandinavian Gods
Tuisco
XXXIV
Some Greek Gods
Ares, [[Athena]]
XXXV
Some Roman Gods
Pan, Vesta, Bacchus
XXXVI
Selection of Christian Gods (10); Apostles (12); Evangelists (4) and Churches of Asia (7).
Pergamos
XXXVIII
Animals, Real and Imaginary.
Horse, Bear, Wolf [[Boar]]
XXXIX
Plants, Real and Imaginary
Absinthe, Rue
XL
Precious Stones
Ruby, any red stone
XLI
Magical Weapons
The Sword
XLII
Perfumes
Pepper, Dragon’s Blood, all Hot Pungent Odours
XLV
Magical Powers [Western Mysticism]
Works of Wrath and Vengeance
XLVI
System of Taoism
Kan
XLIX
Lineal Figures of the Planets, &c., and Geomany
Pentagram
L
Transcendental Morality. [10 Virtues (1-10), 7 Sins (Planets), 4 Magick Powers (Elements).]
Cruelty [Wrath]
LI.II
Numeration of Col. LI.
80
LI.III
English equivalent of Col. LI.
P
LIII
The Greek Alphabet
Π π
LXXVII
The Planets and their Numbers
Mars - 5
LXXX
Olympic Planetary Spirits
Phaleg
LXXXI
Metals
Iron
LXXXII
The Noble Eightfold Path
Samma Vayamo
LXXXIII
bar
Left Lower Point
CLXXV
Hebrew Letters
פ ף
CLXXVI
Numerical Value of Col. CLXXV.
80 800
CLXXVII
Geomantic Intelligences
Zamael
CLXXIX
Numbers printed on Tarot Trumps
16
CLXXX
Title of Tarot Trumps
The Lord of the Hosts of the Mighty.
CLXXXI
Correct Design of Tarot Trumps
A tower struck by forked lightning *
CLXXXII
The Human Body
Muscular System
CLXXXIII
Legendary Orders of Being
Furies, Chimæras, Boars (as in Calydon), &c.
CLXXXIV
Numeration of Arabic Alphabet
80
CLXXXV
Numeration of Greek Alphabet
80
CLXXXVI
Diseases (Typical)
Inflammation
CXCII
English of Col. LXXXII
Right Energy
CXCIII
Spirits of the Planets (transliteration)
Bartzabel
CXCIV
Intelligences of the Planets (transliteration)
Graphiel