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The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and flags

Postby Tok » Wed May 04, 2011 10:02 pm

This thread is about the holy Tetragrammaton and about how it is used in corporate logos and flags and stuff.
If you don't know what the Tetragrammaton is, i strongly suggest you to read this artice:
http://www.bcholmes.org/wicca/element_exercise.html
it also explains how the individual letters are linked to the elements and to their color.

remember this: red - blue - yellow - green (typically from right to left, because hebrew is written in that direction, or counter-clockwise)

The Tetragrammaton is ineffable because it's vovels are said to have been lost.
However, if you would speak it out, it might sound like this:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... o_Logo.svg

now for the elements:

the ebay logo:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... go.svg.png
red - blue - yellow - green (but from left to right)
did you ever wonder, why the Y of ebaY is capitalized?
now you know. It's because hebrew is written from right to left and the tetragrammaton starts with an "Y".
however, as you note, the sequence of the colors are from left to right and thus not matching the four letters correctly.

the google favicon:
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red - blue - yellow - green (counter-clockwise)
note that the "G" is usually blue, wich seems to be a masonic meme.

this is the sundial of a mars-robot, called "Spirit" (=the 5th element).
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red - blue - yellow - green (counter-clockwise)

In the final scene of the movie "the fifth element", you can see a device with red - blue - yellow - green (this time it's clockwise, but you can also see it from below).
YouTube - The Fifth Element (1997) - Final scene

(skip to 1:48)

the logo of microsoft windows
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red - blue - yellow - green (counter-clockwise)
it's an exact reverse of the tetragrammaton, as according to the golden dawn system of magic.
"The true name of Satan, the Kabalists say, is that of Yahveh reversed." - Albert Pike in Morals and Dogma

it's further interesting, that a "Window" is linked with the hebrew letter Heh wich is also the number 5. (also note that 4 is a door or gate (Bill Gates?)).
http://www.byzant.com/Mystical/Kabbalah/Hebrew.aspx
Windows is thus refering to the fifth element (=spirit).

now please have a look at the old logo of microsoft windows:
http://bibnetwork.ca/wp-content/uploads ... s_logo.png
There is a double ammount of red (fire) and blue (water), just like in the logo of google.
If you look at the black part only, you can see the black squares forming the number 333 with an emphatized 33.
This seems to refer to chapter 33 of Aleister Crowleys "Book of lies" (wich is officially numbered 333).
http://www.sacred-texts.com/oto/lib333.htm
The chapter is about Baphomet and explains, why there is more of the elements fire(red) and water(blue), compared to air(yellow) and earth(green).
BAPHOMET

A black two-headed Eagle is GOD; even a Black
Triangle is He. In His claws He beareth a sword;
yea, a sharp sword is held therein.
This Eagle is burnt up in the Great Fire; yet not a
feather is scorched. This Eagle is swallowed up
in the Great Sea; yet not a feather is wetted. so
flieth He in the air, and lighteth upon the earth at
His pleasure.
So spake IACOBUS BURGUNDUS MOLENSIS
the Grand Master of the Temple; and of the GOD
that is Ass-headed did he dare not speak.

It also mentions IBM as Jacques de Molay and associates Baphomet with a black triangle.
Now you understand, why windows media player may have had a black triangle placed inside the tetragrammaton:
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the olympic flag:
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red - blue - yellow - green (counter-clockwise)

the flag of mauritius:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... us.svg.png
red - blue - yellow - green (from top to bottom)

the stele of revealing:
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can you spot the color sequence?
red - blue - yellow - green (both, from left to right and from right to left)

in games:
simon says:
http://trollingwithclass.files.wordpres ... treme2.png
red - blue - yellow - green (but clockwise)

the combined disasters illuminati card:
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people are dressed like:
red - blue - yellow - green (from right to left)
you can also see that there is sort of a black triangle, right above the guy dressed in yellow (air).
Black Triangles on yellow are also a very common theme for flags (for example the national flags of south africa or santa lucia)

uno card:
http://www.manufacturer.com/upload/prod ... detail.jpg
red - blue - yellow - green
(they make a good dispersonalized replacement for tarot cards)

the crytek engine logo:
http://watchplayread.com/files/2011/03/ ... o.svg_.png
red - blue - yellow - green (counter-clockwise)

This is an old loading screen from Google Earth:
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The configuration of the four balls is again red-blue-yellow-green (counter-clockwise).
Notice how the word "Earth" is written in green, as corresponding to the color of the element earth.
But when refering to earth as the Planet it is using the blue ball (earth is the blue planet).

M&M's
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notice, that M is the 13th letter of the alphabet.
M&M is therefore like 13 + 13 = 26.
that's the numerical value of the tetrageammaton (I=10 + H=5 + V=6 + H=5)

it's typical to divide the 26 into 13 + 13 like
Code: Select all
A(1)+Ch(8)+D(4) = 13
A(1)+H(5)+B(2)+H(5) =13

meaning: one (or unity) and love.
_______

They also map on the four suits of the tarot deck:
I - wands - king (fire)
H - cups - queen (water)
V - swords - prince (air)
H - disks - princess (earth)

..and the four fundamental forces of nature:
Fire - Gravity
Water - Weak Nuclear Force
Air - Electro-Magnetism
Earth - Strong Nuclear Force
___

There is also another typical configuration.
It's arranged in a square, that stands on it's edge and goes like this:
air
/ \
fire water
\ /
earth

Its meant to be understood as fire and water, balancing up into air and condensating down into earth.
Red and blue would therefore be interchangeable in this arrangement (because fire and water are balanced).
But yellow (air) has to be on top and green (earth) on the bottom.

  Yellow
 /    \
Blue Red
 \    /
  Green

Buttons on the X-Box controller:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... _front.jpg

Rose Cross Lamen:
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Reunion Flag:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Drape ... n_APDR.png

Flag of South Africa:
http://media.battlestarwiki.org/images/ ... ca.svg.png
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Also remember the Grammaton-Clerics from the movie Equilibrium?
(Equilibrium Trailer)
At 0:23 you can see three rows of black grammaton clerics, standing there like TTT.

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Notice how his gunfire makes a shape of four T's (Tetra-Tau?)

The word Tetragrammaton has three T's.
There is a masonic symbol, called "The Tripple Tau" (TTT):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Triple_tau.svg
It's on their Royal Arch aprons:
http://www.google.com/search?q=royal+ar ... 20&bih=879
Compare Royal Arch apron to the logo of Google Mail (GM):
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby Markosis » Wed May 04, 2011 11:15 pm

Interesting...AVG is another one. They actually changed the blue from black.
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/AVG_(software)
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby Tok » Thu May 05, 2011 9:36 am

Yes, you're right. I can remember the old one with black instead of blue.
Here it is again, since your link is broken:
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But with this example it could also be because AVG-Antivirus is specifically written for Microsoft Windows.
However, the logo is showing the arrangement exactly like in the golden dawn system of magic, not reversed as in the logo of windows.

Teletubbies:
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This shows how the logo of Google was evolved:
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It appears, that the elements were balanced out along the way to get the 2x red + 2x blue + 1x yellow + 1x green configuration.

But what's even more interesting is that the initial "G" was changed from green to blue.
I think that's supposed to be a masonic meme. G's often appear with a blue square.
Here is a collection of old google favicons, wich has one that is just a white "g" on a blue square.
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Other examples of a white "G" on a blue square:
The GAP logo:
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remember, the 33rd goethic jinn is named Gaap.

Nintendo Gamecube:
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General Motors:
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GM = Grandmaster?

Goldman Sachs is using the blue square with a white G:
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So did JP-Moargan, their greatest rival:
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This one is interesting, because everything is aligned in a way, that the "g" of Morgan is exactly at the center of this logo.
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby travsha » Fri May 06, 2011 12:48 am

hmmm, it's funny seeing IHVH (or YHVH/JHVH) in a wiccan thread, but just a bit more info on tetragrammaton:

the normal colors associated with the letters are
yod - light green
heh - red
vav - orange
heh is used twice, so there are only 3 colors


also, the vowels were not lost, hebrew is not written with vowels. supposedly, select rabbis should still know the correct pronunciation, but only say the name on yom kippur. the name is ineffable because it is considered a disrespectful to take the lords name in vain (look at a hebrew holy text, it will either have a blank space instead of "God," or will say G-D, and the rabbi will pause instead of saying "God" during service).

also, this is often considered to be a representation of the masculine 72 letter name of God, in which case, there would also be a hidden feminine name of 72 letters for a total of 144 letters.

IHVH also has many other associations with the 4 worlds of kabbalah and the 4 elements. there are a lot more obscure associations here too (i.e. father, mother, son, daughter - look at egyptian practice where the prince marries his mother or sister to secure the throne as pharoah, and the double "heh"). Father is often Chockmah, mother - Binah, Son - Tipheret and the "un-redeemed virgin" daughter is Malkuth (mother earth).

many people often simplify this name into Jehovah or Yahweh, and there are some who will say these names have the same meaning - that could be argued. Also interestingly, IHVH contains every tense of the phrase "to be" – “He is,” “He was,” and “He will be.”

It is interesting to note that the words aheva (love) and echod (one) both equal 13. According to gematria, love and one must be interconnected. To the Hebrews, One also represents God, since there is only one God, so according to this system then, God is love. 13+13=26. The holiest name of God, the Tetragramaton Yod-Heh-Vav-Heh also equals 26. So aheva (love) plus echod (oneness) equals the nature of God.

Just some extra info......
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby Fio Praeter Humanus » Tue May 10, 2011 6:50 pm

Wow you've uncovered the great YHVH corporate conspiracy!

That or the fact that red, green, blue, and yellow are the primary colors in pigment and hue.
See RGB and RYB color scales...
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby phoenixfollowsme » Thu May 19, 2011 8:41 am

Sometimes I get confused between beleiving that these were done with the intention of the occult in mind - or is it just us looking too much into it?
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby Pax » Thu May 19, 2011 12:45 pm

If a company wants a colorful logo (which is eye catching), those four colors would most definitely come to mind. As Fio Praeter Humanus said, those are the primary colors. Think about it...imagine if the google logo was brown, black, green, and purple; I doubt it would look very nice. :P
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby phoenixfollowsme » Fri May 20, 2011 3:00 am

Yeah makes total sense to me. I mean kids are not going to go for the brown black or grey colours either. Who knows.
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby king solomon » Fri May 20, 2011 7:41 am

travsha wrote:hmmm, it's funny seeing IHVH (or YHVH/JHVH) in a wiccan thread, but just a bit more info on tetragrammaton:

the normal colors associated with the letters are
yod - light green
heh - red
vav - orange
heh is used twice, so there are only 3 colors




Not that this thread deserves to exist at all but,
In Western occultism of the more modern variety YHVH is associated with the elements, the colors in the king scale, which would be yellow for air, blue for water, red for fire and generally black or green for Earth. The color associations you listed are the colors of Libra, Aries and Taurus in the King scale of color, and never really associated with YHVH.

WHen the GD made this color system, it was an obvious matter to associate the elements to the three primary colors. The primary colors have been used in conjunction (plus green, as the mid point on the color wheel) far longer than the magical color scheme of the Golden Dawn. SO it really isn't surprising to see them used in advertising.
All that shit up there is all bullshit and not even worth the time it takes to read much less think about.
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Re: The Tetragrammaton as elements in corporate logos and fl

Postby travsha » Mon May 23, 2011 3:04 am

I'm pretty sure that is commonly a blind used in published materials that most people just accept without noticing. As each letter has it's own path on the Tree with its own color. Most modern occultists use the Golden Dawn arrangement for the letters (top to bottom) instead of the older arrangement with the mother letters vertical, the doubles horizontal and the simples diagonal. I'll just stick to the GD method for simplification and in the spirit of modern QBL.

The GD method puts Yod with the Hermit and Virgo, Heh with the Emperor and Aries, and Vav with the Hierophant and Taurus. The four elements are associated with different letters: Fire with Judgement and Shin, Air with the Fool and Aleph, Water with the Hanged Man and Mem, and Earth is not on the Tree because it is represented by the Sephira Malkuth. The elements are always associated with the 3 mother letters - in old or new versions of Qabbalah. YHVH is often associated with the 4 worlds, and sometimes also with the 4 elements, but they do not sit on the Tree of Life that way.
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