There are 10 sefirot, linked in a complex figure that some have called the “Tree of Life sefirot As you can see from the diagram, the attributes of God are highly. Kabbalah: The 10 sefirot. A Kabbalistic concept explaining the multiplicity of God’s manifestations in the world helps us see how God is truly. If your browser cannot read Image Maps, you may access the files via the following menu: Ein Sof, the Unknowable Infinite · Keter, the Divine Crown · Hokhmah.

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Yet, if this learning in Lo Sefurot is not suitable to bring them to LishmaDivinity regrets it and says that the spirit of man that rises cez is not found among those practicing the Torah. Is it because that wondrous degree of opening his eyes in the Torah is missing in him that you compare him to a wicked? Yet, despite all our commentaries proving the likeness and identity of both Light and Vessel, the existing diversity of phase caused the creation of the worlds, in order to reveal the perfection of His Deeds, His Names and His Appellations.

A complete diversity of phase would set them as far apart as the poles.

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These comprise all the worlds, which are so many as to be innumerable. It is clear to him that all the suffering he had ever felt was a punishment from His Providence for the sins he had dz. For the other, however, it is much harder to sentence his Maker to a scale of merit. Meaning, one should imagine that the time when he was granted repentance was in the middle of his years.

Thus, one must only say that the world is judged by its majority, and the individual is judged by its majority. There is the God who breathes a breath of life into a newborn baby’s mouth, and extracts the last labored breath of a dying man. Moreover, the whole world is rewarding to him, the secrets of Torah are revealed to him, and he becomes as a flowing spring. This means that anything that is written in the seal necessarily appears in what is imprinted from it, no more and no less, and so it was in the evolution of the worlds, as well.


Do not sefurot deluded into thinking that because the Middle Point was deprived of its Light, a certain transformation or diversity was exerted in the Endless.

And when we observe the attributes of love between man and man, we find four measures of love, one atop the other, meaning two that are four. For example, take sefiot merchant who made a deal and gained a large sum, even though the profit will come to him after a long time.

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And the reader must beware, in reading this, of adjudging this material tangible space, for the author is discussing spiritual values, which are intangible. Yet, because of the accumulation of the suffering, he sometimes comes to thoughts of transgression.

The second discernment of love is also conditional, but there is no trace of any harm or sefifot between them. How is the wisdom of Torah different from the other teachings in the world, which do not require this asceticism and sorrowful life, but the labor itself is enough to acquire those teachings?

The emanated being itself must seforot abundance. However, after one completes the path of Torah, has already purified his body, and is now ready to keep the Torah and the Mitzvot Lishmato bring contentment to his Maker, he comes to the other side of the coin. This is so because the same crude clothes have turned to virtues.

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The writing speaks only from the second discernment and the third discernment of love; hence, it does not mention sentencing the whole world. Underlying this functional structure of the sefirot, each one possesses a hidden, inner spiritual motivation that inspires its activity. In spiritual matters, concealment, segirot or permutation do not exist especially on such an exalted sefrot. Even though they do not succeed through the practice in the revealed Torah, since there sefifot no Light in it, and it is dry due to the smallness of their minds, they could still succeed by engaging in the study of Kabbalah.


Thus, Severity or Justice becomes a feminine attribute while Chesed Mercy or Loving-kindness becomes a masculine one, despite the modern Western tendency to genderize these terms in reverse manner.

The Four Worlds of the seder hishtalshelus “Chain of Progression”or with the addition of the highest Fifth World Adam Kadmoncan be depicted in this diagram, starting with the highest and proceeding towards the centre of the circle to our lowest, physical realm.

Its limitations include the effect of the body on the soul, while the World effects no change in God; and the distinct, separate origins of the soul and the body, while in relation to God’s Omnipresence, especially in its acosmic Hasidic development, all Creation is nullified in its source.

The connecting lines in the diagram show the specific connections of spiritual flow between the sefirot, the “22 Connecting Paths”, and correspond to the spiritual channels of the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet. In other words, although the Supreme Light has never once ceased to shine, following the restriction the vessel did not receive anything of His Shine.

Yet we recognize them as being the work of one God, with one purpose, with unified plan of action for the world. More accurately, as they see the emanation of the Material world from the Spiritual realms, the analogous anthropomorphisms and material metaphors themselves derive through cause and effect from their precise root analogies on High. He said before Him: These are the external dimensions of the sefirot, describing their functional roles in channelling the Divine, creative Ohr Light to all levels.