I have preserved this article for my personal studies. I do not embrace all of the details because my personal research is in progress. John is a very good artist has been studying for many years, so I have a great respect for his work.
The Azoth Symbols
Here are the Azoth Symbols. They energetically correspond to the Midheaven qualities of the degrees.
1: Colored sheet lightning flickering in the depths of an opal.
2: Falling to earth a shadow opens up a dark passageway.
3: An enlightened being in a cave is gazing out into the world.
4: Letters formed of writhing glowing snakes.
5: Sowers of grain are singing.
6: Mathematical formulae on a blackboard are wiggling and dancing.
7: Carefully sculpted trees and beyond them a tangled forest.
8: Palms bending and twisting in a hurricane.
9: A man slowly grinding the picture off a stone.
10: A white column which, over time, has partially sunk into the rich soil of a meadow.
11: From a slowly moving swan rippled circles spread out over a pond.
12: A man falling asleep feels his fears melting away.
13: Nature devas fecundating a landscape.
14: Wise people discussing the best way to instrument changes in their society.
15: The search for dark matter.
16: Warmth and love spreading both ways from a handshake.
17: An ancient culture is transporting gigantic stones.
18: Space aliens inviting some humans to come and see their world.
19: The portrait of a man grows younger and younger.
20: By intuition a healer chooses the proper remedy.
21: A pirate hands a woman a large gold coin.
22: A teacher gives her students a vision of the structure of the universe.
23: A man decides to spend the rest of his life in sight of a range of sacred mountains.
24: Laying in summer grass a man falls asleep and dreams of love.
25: In a garden in paradise a tree laden with secrets.
26: After birth, a group of baby rabbits huddle together sleeping.
27: People coming and going freely between parallel universes.
28: In moonlight the marigolds’ color softens and cools.
29: Behind a wall a river is flowing.
30: A sage concocts a powerful elixir which heals people suffering from a plague.
1: Melodies from a stringed instrument recall the beauty of ancient times.
2: A seer on a ship who has the ability to accurately guide it.
3: People seeking the Garden of Love.
4: A bard sings a haunting lay.
5: A hidden compartment in a box.
6: Under a blazing sun lions resting in shade.
7: Research leads a man from one book to another.
8: Inspired by a landscape a poet composes an ode.
9: Far from land, fish are playing.
10: Deep in the jungle a panoply of colorful birds and flowers.
11: Suddenly a vista from the past opens up.
12: Idlers going wherever the river takes them.
13: Bright sunlight on white daisies.
14: A sage looking up toward the summit of a mountain.
XV: A coven of elders sharing a meal during the full moon.
XVI: a love that has steadily endured for many lifetimes.
XVII: A man striving to overcome limiting beliefs.
XVIII: A host of beings swarming erratically while others above them move together in graceful harmony.
XIX: A plot unfolds as an author writes.
XX: Thousands of miles apart two people are looking at the moon at the same time.
XXI: Strong winds knowing exactly where the sailors need to go.
XXII: A gem cutter’s tools carefully sharpened and polished.
XXIII: A man and woman reading the inscription at the base of an obelisk.
XIV: On the summer solstice at sunrise a seer observes an important omen.
XXV: People hearing the songs of a chorus of invisible women.
XXVI: A home built for the emperor’s afterlife.
XXVII: From despair and sorrow a mind soars into the realm of higher potential.
XXVIII: A ritual gathering to celebrate the completion of a gigantic labyrinth.
XXIX: A road comes to an end, but a woman and her dog find their way beyond it.
XXX: A yellow diamond in a setting which depicts both the Sun and Moon.
I: A large diamond found in an area where diamonds are never found.
II: In an alpine valley thousands of wildflowers blooming.
III: A visionary lies in a dark room as she waits for signs and messages.
IV: a man who can see through the eyes of a high-flying bird.
V: A vast prairie which seems like a still sea of grass.
VI: A book of formulas.
VII: A game of chance offering a fabulous prize.
VIII: A full moon brightens the arctic night.
IX: A man travels through a dreary land under a louring sky.
X: A group of friends perform folk songs.
XI: A woman plunges into a river and absorbs its renewing spirit.
XII: People in a space ship on the verge of beginning a journey to another world.
XIII: a collection of coins and medals from a people who mysteriously disappeared.
XIV: Journeyers trekking through mountain snow.
XV: Drummers creating complex overlays of rhythms.
XVI: A doctor giving an elixir infused with diamonds to a blind man.
XVII: A holy man with closed eyes is hovering in the air and gently smiling.
XVIII: Forgotten words of wisdom suddenly at the right time recalled.
XIX: At the tip of Africa a ship is deciding whether to go north or south.
XX: The closer one looks into a fish bowl the more it appears to be a veritable sea teeming with life.
XXI: A dog gone for many months returns.
XXII: In a darkened room people wait silently and expectantly for a medium to speak.
XXIII: After having read a poem many times a man finally sees a deeper meaning in it.
XXIV: An ancient enlightened one transformed into a young man comes down from the mountain.
XXV: The stars of a galaxy feeling the exhilaration of their combined movement.
XXVI: Woman helping a maiden to don her wedding dress.
XXVII: A delicate species forced to seek a safer environment.
XXVIII: In a dim room incense creates a soothing atmosphere.
XXIX: Novelists discussing each others’ works.
XXX: Angels helping humans to perceive and understand more clearly.
I: Words seen for an instant on a leaf that suddenly blows away.
II: Before crossing the desert a man is buying camels.
III: High in the clouds the mirage of a crystalline lake.
IV: A child being schooled in the nature of the ego and how it creates suffering.
V: Characters from various books are laughing and joking with each other.
VI: A monk swinging a prayer wheel.
VII: Mythical stories being communicated through dances.
VIII: A seer has a vision of the Light’s ever-present and all-seeing eye.
IX: The sound of singing voices echoes through a dark, cavernous cathedral
X: A tree of ripe fruit discovered by hungry birds.
XI: A man in deep trance attuning to the center of our galaxy.
XII: In the dark depths of the ocean a glowing fish encountered.
XIII: An explorer sailing toward a wall of high, white cliffs.
XIV: A scroll on the wall. On it in calligraphy is a sacred text.
XV: A man seeing through veil after veil of illusion.
XVI: In white jugs dew from the sacred mountain.
XVII: A collection of vessels in a laboratory.
XVIII: A man playing traditional airs on an old lute.
XIX: A stuffed bird that is now extinct.
XX: A poet mesmerizing listeners with his wondrous poems.
XXI: A star sending a woman its healing radiance.
XXII: A dead poet’s poems finally published.
XXIII: A couple in a temple sense the presence of the spirits of enlightened beings.
XXIV: A man surprised by the reception of a precious gift.
XXV: In dreams a man visits fabled sites.
XXVI: At night angels implanting dreams of love and hope into the sleeping inhabitants of a city.
XXVII: The sky clouds over, causing shadows in a forest to disappear.
XXVIII: Men using their psychic powers to hurl spears great distances.
XXIX: A mechanical doll singing and dancing.
XXX: As a teacher teaches a school gradually appears around him.
I: A signet ring pressed into hot wax.
II: An argument over a detail of metaphysics.
III: A man teaching the practical application of spiritual principles.
IV: Ritual and prayer before the construction of a great temple.
V: Seekers arrive at a holy city.
VI: A glowing meteor speeding through the atmosphere.
VII: A pattern used to generate energy.
VIII: Bright flashes of electricity flashing through the atmosphere.
IX: An elaborate assemblage of symbols turns into a world.
X: Dreams vaguely beginning to appear on a screen.
XI: A milk maid feeding her cows.
XII: Golden teeth gleaming as a man laughs.
XIII: An enlightened one experiencing the eternal absolute underlying the ever-changing phenomena of physical existence.
XIV: Mist condensing on wildflowers.
XV: An engineer’s tools neatly arranged.
XVI: A messenger delivers an unexpected gift.
XVII: As people tend to look beyond shadows, lights begin to come out of their eyes.
XVIII: A cave in which people have lived for thousands of years.
XIX: All her life a woman sees mountains in the distance to which she has never gone.
XX: A gentle wise man attempting to resolve a conflict.
XXI: Runners flexing and warming up their legs.
XXII: A ring of violet fire protecting a man as it offers him inspiration.
XXIII: A plate covered with beautiful depictions of flowers.
XXIV: A nurse carefully notes the exact birth time of a baby.
XXV: While people sleep a blizzard blankets the forest.
XXVI: A man marks off a territory for himself.
XXVII: An author’s original intent is restored.
XXVIII: Young horses joyfully galloping across the land.
XXIX: An inventor of fireworks.
XXX: Fairies as tiny as mayflies dance in the sun’s rays.
I: Hidden deep in the forest a grand white house with porches and columns on its facade.
II: Children tasting many different kinds of fruit which they are picking off trees.
III: Boat makers selecting the best trees.
IV: A message waiting to be received.
V: A world erected by the minds of dreamers working together.
VI: A window is opened which allows a bird to escape to freedom.
VII: A woman being taught magic by two witches.
VIII: Sacred trees create a protective aura around a temple.
IX: A man in a foreign country in disguise. He is entering a site forbidden to outsiders.
X: A geode broken open and full of bright crystals.
XI: Birds thought to be extinct are seen flocking in trees high in the mountains.
XII: A lightning bolt strikes an open palm bring new life to a man.
XIII: Many bridges connecting the two halves of a city.
XIV: Someone write a book of imaginary future history.
XV: In a forest quartz crystals hanging from trees.
XVI: The sun leeching oil from rose petals into water.
XVII: In the far north, sailors come to an uninhabited island that is strangely warm.
XVIII: Heavy dark tools dirty with grease.
XIX: In an old house many rooms that have been shut up for years.
XX: A man crawling out through a hole in the top of his head.
XXI: Words written for specific people of future generations.
XXII: Bowls of nuts, fruits and grain offered to the Goddess.
XXIII: An alchemist in a cave digging out a shining black vein of hematite.
XXIV: A feeling of deep connection amongst a small group of friends.
XXV: In the night someone is softly singing in their sleep
XXVI: People carrying bundles of kindling from a forest.
XXVII: Transparent fish swimming in a sea of vivid blue.
XXVIII: A city that can hide in and be called forth from a magical gem.
XXIX: An explanation of a hidden reality.
XXX: A woman senses the interconnected and simultaneous growth of everything.
I: Tall, thin men traveling on unicycles.
II: Crows gathering in late autumn twilight.
III: On an altar a bowl full of darkness and a bowl full of light.
IV: A convoy of human landing on a new planet.
V: A man tuning in to the music of the spheres
VI: At land’s end a high rock and on it a tower.
VII: A pictographic inscription in a tomb.
VIII:An archangel coordinating the efforts of his angelic band.
IX: A carved marble ear has washed up on the beach.
X: A tree suggests to a man that he use one of its branches for a walking stick.
XI: Men meditating as they walk repeatedly around the walls of a sacred city.
XII: The Moon Goddess, leaving no footprints, walks across the moon.
XIII: On a winter day a maid has arisen to prepare a house for others’ awakening.
XIV: By sound an energy therapist mends a broken leg.
XV: A theoretical mathematician inventing formulae simply for the sake of their beauty.
XVI: Wind Gods directing a cloud dance.
XVII: A woman guiding someone else through the realms of dream.
XVIII: In the ruins of an ancient city an undiscovered passageway into an immense network of caves.
XIX: A glowing wreath of golden laurel leaves.
XX: A jester, clowns, and musicians entertaining revelers.
XXI: Beings who survive by changing their form.
XXII: The discovery of old letters which contain a solution to a long-unsolved mystery.
XXIII: Rites held under a sacred tree.
XXIV: A table of the movements of invisible planets.
XXV: One who has lost his sense of direction consults an oracle.
XXVI: At the end of the day bakers giving their bread to the poor.
XXVII: Hidden in books are memory chips which contain other books.
XXVIII: In a harbor the colossal statue of a goddess.
XXIX: A column of water spirals up out of the ocean and rains on the surrounding waters.
XXX: A spaceship preparing to make a jump through a wormhole.
I: In darkness an old woman climbing a circular stairway that she has climbed countless times before.
II: A spiritual leader carrying out a solemn public ritual which raises the vibrations of the populace.
III: Alchemists sharing, integrating and refining their formulae.
IV: Sailors approach a lush island that has been calling to them but which is not on their maps.
V: Many precious objects being heaped on an altar.
VI: An archaeologist carefully wiring together the bones of a dragon which he has unearthed.
VII: Deep in a mound an immense white termite queen is giving birth continuously.
VIII: A man lays in bed calmly listening to a poltergeist.
IX: Several thick volumes of dream journals which are filled with writings and drawings.
X: Heavy winning and losing at a gaming table.
XI: The spirits of cats roaming in the night.
XII: Rising through earth, water, and air a traveler is exploring.
XIII: The voice of one deceased is heard in the stillness.
XIV: An astrologer looking for a major conjunction of planets.
XV: A man seeking the truth behind a complex and confusing situation.
XVI: In wind and rain a funerary tumulus is seen on the steppes.
XVII: The king’s retinue on a secret journey.
XVIII: Bees pollinating a sunflower.
XIX: Unexpected visitors arrive, needing food and shelter.
XX: The diamond shield of a mythical king of old.
XXI: Small animals searching the forest for food.
XXII: A man hears an excited message with clarity and patience.
XXIII: Trees ripped from the ground by a violent storm.
XXIV: Healers returning to a place where they may recharge their energy.
XXV: An unknown language is being decoded.
XXVI: An old ruler decides to turn his kingdom over to his daughter.
XXVII: A piercing noise startles someone out of a reverie.
XXVIII: A man learning how a vast library is organized.
XXIX: Messages hidden in all the measurements of an ancient city.
XXX: An alchemist carefully weighing the ingredients of a formula then casually throwing in other ones.
I: A hidden pathway which magically and effortlessly carries one to the top of a mountain.
II: A camp where people have been hiding in a forest for centuries.
III: A blue beetle appears as a sign to a man.
IV: A city constructed to reflect and emanate universal harmony.
V: A man of simple words inspiring others.
VI: Dance music heard from afar invites people to festivities.
VII: Books organized by one method and then reorganized by another.
VIII: Frustrated in their search for higher consciousness people pursue novelty everywhere in the world.
IX: Grasslands teeming with insects and their sounds.
X: God worshiped in the form of a smooth, featureless stone.
XI: Wrestlers inventing new ways to entertain spectators.
XII: Water trickling off a series of high cliffs.
XIII: Looking up, a woman seeks a butterfly alighting on the outside of a glass dome.
XIV: Angels taking on new forms.
XV: An eye hanging in darkness is seeing deeply into reality.
XVI: Thoughts being exchanged by many people over great distances.
XVII: In a fireplace a fire flares up for a moment and a baby phoenix hops out of it.
XVIII: A love letter stuck in a holy book.
XIX: A man suddenly notices that a woman he’s known for a long time is beautiful.
XX: A man attempting to make robots that are ever more complicated.
XXI: A holy man explaining the various meanings of the many names of God.
XXII: Pointing to the sky, a shaman wills it to clear.
XXIII: A stream of butterflies moving north.
XXIV: A flock of birds rising out of a swamp.
XXV: Folk musicians and professional classical musicians playing together.
XXVI: A man is charting subtle irregularities in celestial movements.
XXVII: People proceeding methodically through a treasure house as they take inventory.
XXVIII: Freed from gravity, men dancing in space.
XXIX: A man seeing the underlying patterns and their spiritual meanings inherent in his past lives.
XXX: People sleeping as they travel near the speed of light.
I: The heart of a house is located, cleared of discordant energy, and strengthened.
II: An idea, like a tree, branches out in many different directions.
III: The answer to a question is murmured many hundreds of years after the question.
IV: In the night a prehistoric caveman hears the ticking of a clock.
V: People walking in a cool arcade of stone arches.
VI: Women of court walking softly so as not to disturb the lotus blossoms.
VII: In a river people washing away the imprints of memories.
VIII: A taste awakens memories of summer fields and groves.
IX: A man alone for many months is absorbed in writing a novel.
X: The print of a rabbit’s foot left in the soft mud of a garden.
XI: A man using colored lights to read a palimpsest.
XII: A man sensitized to the energies that each particular star emanates.
XIII: A man dreams of the Lords of Karma.
XIV: The star Sirius rises in the east.
XV: Candlelight glowing on a gold-leafed screen in a dim room.
XVI: A witch giving someone an apple from her orchard which is imbued with health-enhancing properties.
XVII: A group of notebooks of creative ideas that belonged to a famous author.
XVIII: A speaker intuiting what her audience needs to hear.
XIX: Small animals cautiously investigating each other.
XX: A small enclave of a secret society that has existed for centuries.
XXI: Thousands of messages sent by light beams.
XXII: The fairy court in its formal palace and dressed in all its finery.
XXIII: All sorts of flora and fauna spawning in spring.
XXIV: A man giving beggars money and other gifts.
XXV: In the middle of a bustling city a man walks alone among tombstones and mausoleums.
XXVI: A man is wandering through a map of the universe.
XXVII: Knights journeying through a forest in search of a dragon.
XXVIII: The return of a man who has been exploring hidden realms.
XXIX: Clouds pausing over a mountain because they are drawn to its energy field.
XXX: When consumed, waters from a spring which comes from a deep cave are causing drinkers to maintain eternal youth.
I: Little scavengers seeking morsels.
II: Waking in the night a man realizes a solution to a problem.
III: Journeyers reaching a vista overlooking a forested valley.
IV: The crying of gulls over the ocean.
V: Archives which no one has looked into for many years.
VI: Beings of high evolution doing what they can to help humanity.
VII: As they descend, mountain streams are finding each other.
VIII: Old problems brought up and re-assessed.
IX: A rainbow is feeding its colors to a garden.
X: A man creating an intricate stained glass window.
XI: At sunset a shepherd watches his peaceful flock.
XII:A man learning several different ways of meditating.
XIII: In the spiritual realm a temple where many souls come to commune with each other.
XIV: A woman finds a lock of hair she kept, but can’t remember whose it is.
XV: A man cataloging asteroids and giving names to the nameless ones.
XVI: Two arms of a bay spanned by a golden causeway.
XVII: At noon a woman looks directly overhead at the sun which seems to blaze white.
XVIII: A man on a shore witnessing ocean fog as it drifts toward him.
XIX: An astrologer helping an alchemist to harmoniously time his operations.
XX: On a small, remote island a man recording his visions.
XXI: Clay forming itself into fantastic shapes.
XXII: Through a wormhole a man views the movements of a vast beautiful nebula.
XXIII: A sacred text used to bless and heal.
XXIV: A man overcome with a sense of great peace and clarity.
XXV: At a spinning wheel dreams and visions are being spun into realities.
XXVI: By secret signs members are led to a place of meeting.
XXVII: Blank paper waiting to receive ideas.
XXVIII: Wanderers find a place they decide to make their home.
XXIX: A man considering all the various lifetimes he might live.
XXX: Spiritual laws placed everywhere as reminders.
I: Gifts falling from heaven, some being caught in grateful hands, others disappearing just before they hit the ground.
II: At a dinner people enjoying what their garden has produced.
III: A man with wings like a dragonfly.
IV: Wonderful paintings discovered in a junk store.
V: A bridge that has been difficult to build is in the final stages of completion.
VI: A wizard touches a crystal ball to his forehead, attuning it to his third eye.
VII: A space alien implants a microchip in a sleeping man’s leg.
VIII: Materials and workers assembled, a pause before beginning the great task.
IX: A man covered with all sorts of ornaments.
X: As a man sleeps an eye in his forehead opens.
XI: The Moon pulling on the liquids in the bodies of sleepers.
XII: A horn used to convey messages over long distances.
XIII: Drinking an elixir of dandelions a man feels deep tensions within him relaxing and dissolving.
XIV: Deep in a cave a young boy discovers a fire elemental.
XV: A bright polished sword is maintained untouched and unused.
XVI: Someone finding new and meaningful arrangements of numbers.
XVII: Someone helping a distraught woman to open to angelic love.
XVIII: A drawbridge interrupting traffic.
XIX: Little whirlpools of dust in the twilight.
XX: Clouds taking on strange patterns that seem to mean something.
XXI: Someone thinks he sees in the distance the ghost of an old man walking across a moor.
XXII: Sailors about to be lured off course by the sound of seductive singing.
XXIII: In the heat of the summer, spiritual lessons quietly offered in the shade.
XXIV: A man visits his own history in the Akashic Records.
XXV: A beautiful city suffused with an emerald glow.
XXVI: On a lawn boys chasing a ball that seems to have a life of its own.
XXVII: A man, having fainted, returns with the memory of a dream.
XXVIII: Dawn’s first gleams on a golden dome.
XXIX: a line in a drawing is reminding a woman of many things.
XXX: An object of great beauty unearthed.