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**Equivalence of the
pair of dodecagons and the Lambda Tetractys**

6 unpaired red points & lines
Figure 18. The 6: |

The fact that it requires 138 yods to construct the pair of joined dodecagons — the same number
as the sum of the powers of 1, 2, 3 & 4 on the inclined edges of the Tetrahedral Lambda — is evidence of their
holistic nature. Their geometrical composition is further evidence because it conforms to the archetypal pattern of
the Lambda Tetractys, as now explained. Figure 18 shows the points (corners), lines (sides) & triangles
(sectors) in the two joined dodecagons. Each dodecagon divided into its 12 sectors consists of 13 corners and 24
sides of 12 triangles, i.e., **49** geometrical elements, where **49** is the
number value of EL ChAI, the Godname of Yesod. As a side consists of a straight line and the point at each end of
it, (**49**–3=46) elements are outside the root edge that it shares with the other dodecagon. 45 such
elements surround its centre. Therefore, the two joined dodecagons comprise (3 + 2×46 = **95**)
geometrical elements. **95** is the number value of *Madim*, the Mundane Chakra of Geburah
(see Table 1). (2×45=90) elements outside the root edge surround their centres. As
was pointed out earlier (see Fig. 2), the number 90 is the sum of the 10 integers in the Lambda Tetractys.
The two sides diametrically opposite the root edge (shown in red in Fig. 18) are the only sides whose six
geometrical elements do not have a diametrically opposite counterpart in the two sets of 45 elements. All the 84
other geometrical elements have such counterparts on the opposite side of the centre of each dodecagon. They
comprise 24 blue triangles and 24 blue internal sides, i.e., **48** blue lines &
triangles, and 16 green corners and 20 green external sides, i.e., **36** green points &
lines. The 90 geometrical elements that surround the centres of the two dodecagons, therefore, display the
6:**48**:**36** pattern of the Lambda Tetractys that is characteristic of
holistic systems. Either dodecagon can be regarded as the single, polygonal version of the outer Tree of Life,
for 70 yods corresponding to the 70 yods in the 16 tetractyses that make up the latter are associated with each
polygon when their 12 sectors are tetractyses (see Fig. 17).

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