The Thoth Tarot, Two Of Wands represents the state of dominion, balance, and integration. We are now well into the Minor Arcana, which consists of 40 cards which show the various ways the Major Arcana (22-keys of the Trump) are experienced in day-to-day living. The Major Arcana are states of Universal Consciousness, and the Minor Arcana are how the Universal expresses itself as and individual consciousness.
The Two of Wands shows two Dorjes (Tibetan symbols of Lightning/power). The symbol of crossed Dorjes represents, optimum balance of energy, the sense of sovereignty and being comfortable with your domain of Life and Death, which can be called Personal Unified sacred power.
When this card is thrown, it represents you coming into your own power from your deep spiritual center that is a balance of Male electric (the rods) and female magnetic (The Khadroma-Tibetan angels/demons- heads on the Dorjes).
The Khadroma (Pronounced Kha-Dro-Ma) are "The Tibetan-Angelic Entities of the "Highest State of Female" often called "Sky walkers" or Hindu Dakinis. They are also the source of the Crowley sought, "Scarlet Woman" (Babylon): the Blood Mother of Human Life. Interestingly, in a profound way, Angelic Blood Mothers, could refer to the Feminine of "Those who from the Sky came"; the Sumerian Annunaki, who through genetic manipulation (The combination of Alien Egg and human sperm) produced the human race on the land of MU (Hyperboria). The western Scarlet Woman, Tibetan Khadroma and the Annunaki of Sumer, and the Hindu Dakini, all seem to refer to the same race of "Alien beings" and the Red Suns in the area of the night sky that they purportedly came from. Read past blogs for further information on The Scarlet Woman (Queen of Wands).
The The horse heads on the Khadroma-crowns symbolize spiritual power and the serpents at the base of the arrow heads, represent the regenerative power and the healing that comes from this power balance.
Astrologically this card represents Mars in Aries. Mars being the red planet of vitality, energy, and assertion: Aries is also the astrological symbol of exploration and pioneering.
From the Golden Dawn Texts:
The four Deuces symbolize the Powers of the King and Queen; first uniting and initiating the Force, but before the Prince and Princess are thoroughly brought into action. Therefore do they generally imply the initiation and fecundation of a thing.
To reiterate: the key to all systems, as well as, the Universal Pattern is the only Reality, we know as Chokmah (Wisdom) on the Tree of Life. Kether is not or naught, and as thus it is not reality. When we cause reality, it is of our beliefs and opinions, so I often call Chokmah the Real...for it is not of us, but is the will to Force before us. Our beginning is in Chokmah (Will to Force), the idea of us, and the Will to Form all begin there. Thus we are Dreaming ourselves into and out of willed existence.
THE Qabalistic Thoth- TWO OF WANDS-DOMINION:
Also called the Lord of Dominion whose zodiacal attribution is Mars in Aries. The Angels of the Decan are Vehooel and Deneyal.
Again we are trying to explain the unexplainable which is the Supernal Triangle and/or The World of Atziluth. Chokma the second Sephiroth in the Supernal Triangle, is Pure Force, without need of result. Which to many is impossible to realize for most of us exercise willful force to reach goals. We don't realize that will is the Power behind Spirit, and Force is the power behind Life. The combination of Spirit and Force is the Spiraling of Energy into motions that build dimensions of I AM. But before frequencies are stimulated into being, there was Will to Force and then Will to Form. To some Being may be form, but in fact, Being to a Qabalist is a "immortal state or entity of Conscious Energy".
In Chokmah is Being. The First Being---The All Father God who has no form until She-Binah "wills him to Form". Here in the Two of Wands is that joining of the Two states of Will That is "He" and "She", Will to Force and Will to form. This is Power in an unbridled state, for Mars is exalted in Aries as the fiery Mars rules the fiery sign Aries. Here Fire, i.e. Spirit, is pure Primal, and brilliant, warm and bright. The Dorjes, Tibetan symbols for Thunderbolts, are shown crossed on this card, emphasizing the power and harmony of this card, Will to Force and Will to From are in balance here, The Dominion of Spirit has become a domain . From now on we know the Male Force of Will is Will to Force, and the Female Force of Will is Will to Form.
There is no lust of result in this Pure Will to Force and Form, made of the harmony of "He" and "She" aspects of the One Divine Being. There is no perverted "battle of the sexes" where one wishes to rule the relationship over the other. There is only the Union of Wisdom (Chokma) and Understanding (Binah), that gives birth to Knowledge and all creation. Here, Energy is initiating a current of Force, that Spiral of Energy from which all comes.
Often when the word Harmony is mentioned, one thinks of peace and quiet bliss, but this Two of Wands represents the Violent Destructive Force that initiated the "Big Bang", totally without resistance in and of itself but destructive of the bliss of the past, none the less. Destruction of the past is the First Motion of Creation. A Singularity exploded "outward" to form the building blocks of our Universe. The Thoth Card- 2 of Wands represents the force of Mars in Aries which is a Powerful Gathering of Force to deconstruct for reconstruction; a gathering of Will to Force and Will to Form.
The Shadow Tarot, 2 of Primordial Fire, uses the name of Beleth, the thirteenth Spirit in the Order that Solomon bound them; who is a supposedly, mighty and terrible king of Hell. Hell being a misogynistic- Patriarchal-Christian propaganda definition, using the Norse Goddess of Life and Death, i.e. Hel, as a root word. While the word Solomon, which meant, "Sun God of On", a Jewish version of the Egyptian Sun God Ra of Heliopolis (Stanton, 67)- Makes all of this Christian based demonology suspect.
From the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia:
In demonology, Beleth also spelled Bilet, Bileth, Byleth and Bilith is a mighty and terrible king of Hell, who has eighty-five legions of demons under his command. He rides a pale horse, and all kinds of music is heard before him, according to most authors on demonology and the most known grimoires. According to Pseudomonarchia Daemonum Ham, Noah's son, was the first in invoking him after the flood, and wrote a book on Mathematics with his help.
When appearing he looks very fierce to frighten the conjurer or to see if he is courageous. The conjurer must be brave, and holding a hazel wand in his hand must draw a triangleby striking towards the South, East, and upwards, then commanding Beleth into it by means of some conjurations.
If he does not obey, the conjurer must rehearse all threatens the conjurations said and then Beleth will obey and do all that he is commanded. But the conjurer must be respectful and do homage unto Beleth due to his rank, and hold a silver ring in the middle finger of the left hand against his face, as it is the use of hellish kings and princes before Amaymon.
Beleth gives all the love of men and women he is commanded until the conjurer is satisfied.
Interestingly, "...gives all the love of men and women he is commanded until the conjurer is satisfied" is also what the Female Goddess/Demon Lilith is said to do, maybe that is why Beleth is also called Bilith?
By summoning Beleth, the conjurer can win all the sexual love that they desire. Once again, suggesting that Beleth is a Masculine Lilith. With the same characteristics, Lilith shows up all "scarey" looking, as in the Sumerian stone depiction of Lilith until one honors her beauty then she becomes all sultry and sexual beauty and sexually satisfies either the male or female conjurer.
In truth, She is a Kha-Dro-Mah, and can show up as a Bane-She (Death) or a Lovely Dakini (Life). It all depends on the one who is conjuring.
When the Two of Wands-Dominion, or The Shadow Tarot-2 of Primordial Fire/Beleth is thrown during a reading:
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