36. ♞ The Elixir of Life☥; Romance. Tipheret. Between the Father Octant and Son Octant on MRKBH. The Nile itself is looped on its Northern side as the ankh. The Nile, as an inductive, symbolically vertical with North South axis, feminine water icon is crossed by the male, symbolically horizontal, East-West-axis, fire of the caravan line: this is the ankh symbol. This arrangement in the body was believed to be a balance that led to eternity. The angel, an idea first seen in Egypt, then, is the ascending soul receiving or invoking God, water, carried up by the active wings of fire. The literal Elixir of Life is the Tinctura Philosophorum. She is derived from each of the three kingdoms: having mineral; vegetable and animal powers. It resembles a sponge that takes plasma from air, and from that into the least amount of liquid. Should it further be reduced to a solid you would have the Philosopher’s Stone. Days one hundred fifty five through one hundred fifty eight create a romanticized practice for your bushido: come up with your own ritual, meditation or action to symbolize your bushido and connect it to God.