Rubeus is the devil of traditional Geomancy, but that might be due to ancient fear of sexuality and what we now call the libido. Elemental structure: Air new/awakening fire, water and earth elements full/waning Element: Air Mobile and Exiting Judge: biased/impossible Day or Night: Night Mansions of the Moon When a symbol covers more than one mansion it potentially covers all of them and the goal is to see them as a synthesis. The symbol might potentially bring them out. However, if (as in the case of Rubeus) there is some contradiction it means that the power can be both good or bad depending on the circumstances. Rubeus covers three mansions of the moon 6 Athaya 7 Aldirah 8 Annathra 6th Mansion is form, wisdom, attraction, friendship, and love.
Sam Block has written an interesting article about the roots of the Geomantic symbols being connected to the mansions of the moon and comes up with some compelling evidence. For those who do not know about the mansions of the moon, they are the journey that the moon takes through the zodiac. At various points the moon’s energy is influenced by the stars and reflected to the earth. If Sam is correct, and he seems to be, then those forces are expressed on earth as the geomantic symbols. Take Acquisitio which is attributed to Jupiter in Aries. It is connected to the mansion of the moon called Alnath (The Butting). Alnath was good for medicine, beginning a journey, purchasing livestock, creating discord and
There has been a long running problem in using Geomancy to work out the results of rituals and magic. I have been playing around with Hellenic astrology for a while now and I think I have found the answer. The Hellenic system has two houses for magic the House of the Goddess (third) and the House of the God (ninth). The house of the Goddess is more about the structures of religion, priesthoods, temples etc while the God is more ideas, spirit etc. It occurred to me that the house of the Goddess is the form and the God is that of spiritual force. So a geomancy question about how will this initiation work? will be answered in the ninth house but