Friday, June 25, 2010
You cannot look at essence
Page 32. Around the lower third of the page. Line starts, “pnimiut hakesser...”
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Torah is rooted in kesser (crown) that is above chochmah. Torah is rooted in shoresh ha rishon.
When we started talking about oneg, we said that it is representative of etzem. Oneg is a derivative and representative of essence. It is a correct representative of essence, but the reality of etzem is deeper than that which is a representative of its depth.
We see that the world is precarious, but we also see there is a truth and a true existence in this world. Sechel cannot grasp this essence – it is grasped by oneg. If not for this truth, there could not be true oneg.
Essence is totally self-sufficient and it emanates – it emanates oneg.
The oneg above is one with the etzem and is the root of torah.
This is the element of “from the depths of the depths...”
Anything that can be experienced, is based on the fact that there is a source for it.
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... וחיי עולם