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Symbol: Caduceus with Serpents
Symbol: 5 Pointed Star
The second Emanation. A vessel to hold that which is most precious. The first gate out of potentiality and a step into the realm of the known.
Chokhmah is the first moment a newborn child opens its eyes. That child's first steps and first word. He is the beginning of a lifelong journey, whose path disappears over the horizon. Where Keter is the pen that hovers over the page, Chokhmah is the moment of contact. From nothingness, wisdom is formed. To have insight into that which is not known is a gift that is not bestowed lightly.
The grey orb breaks the surface of our consciousness.
Descending from the summit of the Tree, we see its duality begin to form. Chokhmah sits atop "the pillar of mercy," forming the first masculine aspect of the diagram. Its partner, Binah, opens next to reveal the two eyes which we see the world.
Found in: Birth, intuition, the subconscious