Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Looking at the sky
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Page 32 – around the middle of the page (line starts “min hakesser...“)
Just as there are hidden and revealed powers in the nefesh is a mashal for how it is above in elokus.
From kesser on down to malchus there are sphirot.
Chochmah is the intermediary that can relate to the source and the defined entity.
A chocham relates to the truth because it is true, rather than due to any experience he may have from it.
Chochmah can relate to the ohr ein sof, since it doesn't need to grasp something to relate to it.
This is the idea of chochmah of torah at the level where it is in the Pristine Chochmah in the Essence.
It is the intermediary by means of which the essential tynug/delight is brought down into lower levels. The tynug is representative of the G-dly spark that is in everything.
... וחיי עולם