Moon-Tree of Creation
By Madeline Montalban
Anyone willing to study the practical side of occultism is soon brought in touch with the mysteries of the Moon, which corresponds to No. 2 in the Tarot: the Priestess, or the female interpreter of the arcane law. One of her symbols is the Moon-tree, which has many forms, and symbolizes the power of “making bricks without straw,” or operating the magic creative force by the use of imagination and will, both part of the mind, which is the real force of the hermetic art.
Before telling you about the Moon-tree, an explanation of the symbols may help. The four-branched Tree of Creativeness (symbolizing the four phases of the Moon) springs from the Horn of Power. This in itself is a symbol which incorporates a winged sun-disc, surmounted by the Horns of the Moon. This represents material power, as a result of understanding the…
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