Writing several months after the event, I know I have succeeded in that respect; I have absolutely no idea what shape the sigil took! The concept of sexual polarity permeates the entire symbolism of the Golden Dawn's rituals and teachings. Even the fire that heats the athanor is inside of you. The Golden Dawn was revolutionary in admitting both men and women on an equal basis already in You also mentioned that this involves both love and sexuality.
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In fact, in the aforementioned letter misquoted by my detractors, Moina Mathers actually writes to Anne Horniman: In the Hermetic tradition, we see the human body as an essential aspect of spirit. We chose to put the tradition before convenience because we firm believe in being the true bearers of the torch of the classical, traditional Golden Dawn. Thus what Zink is stating goes directly agains traditional Golden Dawn teachings. To interpret this as making it "well established fact that the Mathers were chaste" is once again based on mere prudish, Victorian attitudes towards sexuality.
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The manner of use of these sigils was very unlike the manner described by Spare himself. We talk in the Golden Dawn about the middle path. I choose my words carefully: Mathers was only half way through putting the teachings together when he died in a flu epidemic that burned through Europe. Zink has gone from being amusing laughable to being a serious blinder to the truth—again, that is opinion.
The Golden Dawn itself says "Think now of the subject for meditation in a general way - then choose out one thought or image and follow that to its conclusion. Unfortunately, that also means that I cannot reproduce the Sigil I used in that ceremony for this article. It has its roots in much older traditions. Precisely - and this is one important reason why this knowledge has been kept so hidden for thousands of years. Interview by Soror Sophia Soror Sophia, here. The same is true in internal alchemy, except that everything is inside of you. You also mentioned that this involves both love and sexuality.