Kavanah – Concentration

To reach a more active role in the unification of the different configurations, one needs to understand and concentrate when praying. There are different levels of Kavanah – concentration. The basic Kavanah is to understand the words, and concentrate on the intention of the blessing or the prayer. The higher level is to meditate on the different systems of permutation of names and configurations, to get a particular action or ...

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Names of God

The forces or energies that make or influence the guidance are also identified or described as the different names of God. The main names are: Y-H-V-H - י-ה-ו-ה Ein Sof - אין סוף Adona-y - אדנ- י Ahy-h - אהי-ה Elohi-M - אלוה-ים Sephira                    Name כתר אהי-ה AHY-H חכמה י-ה YH בינה י-ה-ו-ה YHV-H (vowels of Elohi-m) דעת אהו-ה AHV-H חסד אל EL גבורה אלהי-ם Elohi-m    תיפארת י-ה-ו-ה YHV-H נצח יהו-ה -צבאות YKVK Tsebaot  הוד צבאות אלהי-ם Elohi-m Tsebaot   יסוד י שד- Shada- y מלכות אדנ- י Adona- y Ein Sof- אין סוף Ein Sof – The without limit or Infinite, is the most used ...

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Tikun

Tikun in the Kabbalah is a very important notion. It shows, in a way, that everything that was created with a possibility of deficiency also has a potential to be rectified. In Hebrew, the word “Tikun” has different meanings; it can be understood as reparation or rectification but also as function, relation or action. There are different types of Tikunim: – Tikunim (reparations) that took place in the first emanations to repair ...

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Torah and Mitsvot

The Kabbalah is the mystical and esoteric explanation of the Torah. All the profound secrets explained in the Kabbalah, are alluded to in the letters, words and different stories narrated in the Torah. These stories as well as the shape of the letters, the vowels, and the cantillation notes are a Levush – outer garment on the real message and meaning of the Torah. The different systems of Sephirot and ...

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Guidance

At first, the Creator was alone, filling all space with His energy. He was not bestowing His influence because there was no one to receive it. When He willed to create, He started to influence. Kabbalah is the only science that, in the least details, explains to us the true guidance of the world, so that we may understand His will. The will of the Creator is to bestow goodness on ...

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Worlds

A world is a possibility and a type of existence in a particular dimension. From the first configuration; Adam Kadmon (Primordial man), emerged the emanations that made the other worlds. There are four worlds. The first to unfold from Adam Kadmon is called Atsilut, the world of emanation, where there is no existence of the separated and no negative force even at its lowest levels. The second world is Beriah (creation), the ...

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Partsuf – Configuration

The light of G-od is of a perfect unicity, without any variables or difference. Once this energy enters a particular Sephira, its outcome or effect is transformed into a particular force or attribute by which the Creator guides the worlds. A Partsuf is a configuration of one or more Sephirot acting in coordination. Partsuf in Aramaic means face, visage or countenance. A face is composed of many and various elements ...

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Sephirot

The light of G-od is unique and of equal force and quality. A Sephira is in a way a “filter” that holds and transforms a certain part of this light into a particular force or attribute. A Sephira is the way the Creator reveals a part, an attribute or a quality of His will in the creation. The light divides into ten different gradations of its original emanation, each with ...

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288 Sparks

To sustain the recipients after they broke, 288 sparks of the lights came down as well, because a connection to their original lights was needed to keep them alive. Some of these sparks reunited with their higher lights, and helped the recipients rise and also reunite with their lights, while others fell even lower into the other worlds. The Tikun – reparation is to make rise all the other sparks to ...

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Kav

This ray of His direct light called “Kav” emerged from Ein Sof (Infinite) and entered on one side of the vacant space, where there was still an imprint of the original light. The Kav, which represents the masculine and the imprint, the feminine, will now together give existence to the worlds and the various systems of Sephirot with which He will govern these worlds. There are two main systems of guidance ...

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