Sapphire is thought to make the melancholy cheerful and maintain the power or vigor of the body. The stone helps the eyes, boils, rheumatism, and colic.
sapphire-studded quiver of the God of Love" descending in lines of grace to Her bright louts feet, 1 which dispel the darkness of Her worshippers.
The Sapphire symbolizes clear thinking, wisdom, serenity, purity and truth. Many believe that those who wear the Sapphire are better able to distinguish between the mind and the spiritual self, enhancing mental clarity.
Like the sapphire Schethiyâ, the Lapis Exilis, crown jewel of the Archangel Lucifer, fell from heaven.
THE STAR SAPPHIRE
Let the Adept be armed with his Magick Rood [and provided with his Mystic Rose]. In the centre, let him give the L.V.X. signs; or if he know them, if he will and dare do them, and can keep silent about them, the signs of N.O.X.
88. With sapphire shields: the Angel of the West,
89. By Nagas followed, riding steeds blood-red,
90. With coral shields: the Angel of the North, ...
The seventh palace leads to the Throne of God, symbolized by sapphire and emerald. Here the souls of mystics travel outside of their bodies and rise up to the Veil of God.
We believe in no hell or paradise as localities; in no objective hell-fires and worms that never die, nor in any Jerusalems with streets paved with sapphires and diamonds.
"the stone of the Mosaic tables was said to be sapphire - a divine sapphire called Schethiyd.
And above the firmament over their heads there was the likeness of a throne, in appearance like sapphire; and seated on the throne was a likeness as it were of a human form.
Marbodaeus (also Marbodius) described the wonderful properties of three species of the jacinth (a red zircon, an orange hessonite garnet and a topaz, some say a sapphire instead); Pliny and Leonardus are also particular in their account of it.
Each suit relates to a different kingdom; rubies are swords, emeralds are wands, topaz are cups and sapphires are pentacles. Cats appear everywhere, and their presence dominates daily life. The deck is printed in Belgium.
This is first revealed to one below the Cherubim, who was girt about the loins with a sapphire, and was robed in a garment reaching to the feet, the symbol of an hierarch.
Any methods of producing gnosis can be used and once gnosis achieved, the being should be visualized inside the disc as intensely as possible. I suggest opening with the Qabalistic Cross or Star Sapphire ritual beforehand to emphasize the fact that ...
Each chapel contains an altar of sapphire and faces east. The main chapel itself stands in the east and is twice as large as the others. It is dedicated to the Holy Spirit who is the patron of the Temple.
See also: Light, Spirit, World, Ritual, Spiritual