Archmatrona Ghrian (Rt. Rev. Georgia Cobb) of the Lucienne Tradition has researched this item and the associated lighting ritual. She demonstrates how applicable it is to the Déanic Faith and our expanding understanding of the Seven Living Emanations of Déa: the Janae.
Link to original article: https://deamatronablog.wordpress.com/seven-lamps-of-fire/
According to Clement of Alexandria and Philo Judaeus, the seven lamps of the golden menorah represented the seven classical planets in this order: the Moon, Mercury, Venus, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn..
- p.10, Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry by Albert Pike (L.H. Jenkins, 1871 ).
When lighting a Seven Branch Temple Menorah, the officiate uses one source of flame to light all seven candles, in the following order: 1st Sun [Center], 2nd Moon, 3rd, Mars, [Right to Left], 4th Mercury, 5thJupiter [Right to Left]; 6th Venus, 7th Saturn [Right-Left].
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Kore Di-Jana Ekklesia Table
(Listed Order of being lit, Classical Planets, modern weekdays, Kore Di-Jana Janae Names and Their Powers, with colour Ray)
|7th [Left]||5th||3rd||1st||6th||4th||2nd [Right]|
|Rhea||Thema||Vikhé||Raya Theia||Sushuri Grace||Mati Sage||Candre|