Thou must have the tail of the scorpion,
a Fish, is that which lives and moves in the water: which is here a symbol of death. It therefore indicates the forces of Scorpio, generation through putrefaction. The final form suggests a tadpole.
The putrefaction in the Athanor.
Initiation is guarded on both sides by Death.
Also Asar was hidden in Amennti; and the Lords of Time swept over him with the sickle of death.
The Infernal Water Scorpio purifying by putrefaction.
The Redeeming Belly which kills ע.
The Preparation of the Corpse for the Tomb.
The Universe is Change: every Change is the effect of an Act of Love; all Acts of Love contain Pure Joy. Die daily! Death is the apex of one curve of the snake Life: behold all opposites as necessary complements, and rejoice!
It is impossible to tell you of the splendours of that to which they have attained. Little by little, as your eyes grow stronger, will we unveil to you the ineffable glory of the Path of the Adepts, and its nameless goal.
Let Him beware of abstinence from action. For the curse of His grade is that He must speak Truth, that the Falsehood thereof may enslave the souls of men. Let him then utter that without Fear, that the Law may be fulfilled. And according to His Original Nature will that law be shapen, so that one may declare gentleness and quietness, being an Hindu; and another fierceness and servility, being a Jew; and yet another ardour and manliness, being an Arab. Yet this matter toucheth the mystery of Incarnation, and is not here to be declared.
Then shall every gain be a new sacrament, and it shall not defile thee; thou shalt revel with the wanton in the market-place, and the virgins shall fling roses upon thee, and the merchants bend their knees and bring thee gold and spices. Also young boys shall pour wonderful wines for thee, and the singers and the dancers shall sing and dance for thee.
777: VII The Heavens of Assiah - English
777: XIII The Paths of the Sepher Yetzirah
777: CLXXX Title of Tarot Trumps
The Child of the Great Transformers. The Lord of the Gate of Death.
777: CLXXXI Correct Design of Tarot Trumps.
A skeleton with a scythe mowing men. The scythe handle is a Tau.