The Hebrew letters have special importance in the Jewish and Christian traditions. To learn more about the meanings and symbols represented in the Hebrew letters, we offer a free online course comprised of free audio lecture downloads and transcriptions of the lectures, along with illustrations and diagrams.
Get started with the first lecture of the course: Download the audio lecture 01 Alphabet of Kabbalah Introduction , or read the article.
Primarily, it is important to note that every letter carries an array of meanings that are symbolic and numeric; in order to discover the meanings hidden in scriptures and names, one needs a lot of intuition and to work deeply in meditation.
""Before all the languages of the Tower of Babel were scattered upon the face of the earth, only one language, a language of Gold, a universal idiom existed. That language has its perfect cosmic grammar. The letters of that golden language are written within all of Nature. Whosoever has studied the Nordic Runes and the Hebrew, Chinese, and Tibetan characters, will be able to intuit such a “Cosmic Language” with its enigmatic letters." - Samael Aun Weor, Logos Mantra Theurgy
"The script of the First Root Race was written with the Runes. The mallet of Masonry comes from the arrow of the Egyptian God Ra, and this is a Rune. In that epoch, the rituals of the Polar Temple were all runic. The movements of the officials were runic. This is the divine script. Let us remember that the Swastika is a Rune. The Hebrew letters are but modifications of runic letters." - Samael Aun Weor, The Perfect Matrimony
"The Angel Metatron, or Enoch, delivered the Tarot in which the entirety of divine wisdom is enclosed. The Tarot remains written in stone. He also left us the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet..." - Samael Aun Weor, Tarot and Kabbalah
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The Hebrew Aleph-bet: the Letters and Their Meanings
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|Letter||Sofit (Final Form)||Name||Sound||Ordinal Value||Absolute Value||Reduced Value||Literal Meaning||Symbolic Meaning||Arcanum|
|א||aleph||a||1||1||1||ox, bull||strength, leader, first||Magician|
|ב||bet / beth||b/v||2||2||2||tent, house||household, in, into||Priestess|
|ג||gimel||g||3||3||3||camel||pride, lift up||Empress|
|ד||daleth||d||4||4||4||door||pathway, to enter||Emperor|
|ה||he / hei / heh||h||5||5||5||window, fence||"the," to reveal||Hierarch|
|ו||vav||u||6||6||6||nail||"and," add, secure, hook||Indecision / The Lover|
|ז||zayin / zain||z||7||7||7||weapon||cut, to cut off||Triumph / The Chariot|
|ח||chet / cheth||ch||8||8||8||fence, hedge, chamber||private, to separate||Justice|
|ט||teth / tet||t||9||9||9||to twist, a snake||to surround||The Hermit|
|י||iod / yod / yodh||i||10||10||1||closed hand||deed, work, to make||Retribution / The Wheel|
|כ||ך||kaph / kaf / khaph||j||11||20||2||arm, wing, open hand||to cover, allow, strength||Persuasion|
|ל||lamed||l||12||30||3||cattle goad, a staff||prod, go toward, tongue||The Apostalate|
|מ||ם||mem||m||13||40||4||water||massive, overpower, chaos||Immortality / Death|
|נ||ן||nun||n||14||50||5||moving fish||activity, life||Temperance|
|ס||samech / sameh||x||15||60||6||a prop||support, turn||Passion|
|ע||ayin||o||16||70||7||eye||see, know, experience||The Fulminated Tower|
|פ||ף||peh / pei||p/f||17||80||8||mouth||speak, open, word||Hope|
|צ||ץ||tzadi / tsadi||c||18||90||9||fish-hook||harvest, desire||Twilight|
|ק||quph / kuf / qoph||q||19||100||1||back of the head||behind, the last, least||Inspiration / Alliance|
|ר||resh / reish||r||20||200||2||head||person, head, highest||Resurrection|
|ש||shin / sin||s/sh||21||300||3||teeth||consume, destroy||Transmutation / The Fool|
|ת||tav||t||22||400||4||sign, cross||covenant, seal||Return / Crown of Life|
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