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Justice - Meaning and Symbolism


When I possessed the keys, read the book and
understood the symbols, I was permitted to lift the
curtain of the Temple and enter its inner sanctum. And
there I beheld a Woman with a crown of gold and a
purple mantle. She held a sword in one hand and scales in
the other. I trembled with awe at her appearance, which
was deep and mysterious, and drew me like an abyss.
"You see Truth", said the voice. "0n these scales
everything is weighed. This sword is always raised to
guard justice, and nothing can escape it.
"But why do you avert your eyes from the scales and
the sword? They will remove the last illusions. How
could you live on earth without these illusions?
"You wished to see Truth and now you behold it! But
remember what happens to the mortal who beholds a