and Daughter axis of the
mandala which in turn acts as a necessary support for the horizontal axis.
The creative process is symbolized by the union of the Father (Y) and Mother (H) principles (and the horizontal axis of the mandala). The Father and Mother (YH) are united through the medium of the Son and Daughter (Vh). The divine union between the Father and Mother principles effectively brings Heaven down to Earth, but it remains unrealized until the Daughter has become reconciled with the Son. In
is dependent upon opening a channel
between the soul and personality aspects so that the divine creative energy can flow through and manifest within the physical dimensions of our planet.
The Zohar is a collection of writings that together a mystical commentary on the Pentateuch. It first
appeared in printed form in the 16th century, and is main source for much of what is now called „kabbalah‟.
2 It is usually pronounced Yahweh, example of the veneration held for the
or Jehovah. A good name YHVH occurs in
the Shema—probably the most famous of all Jewish prayers.
Sh'ma Yisrael Adonai Elohaynu Adonai Echad.
(In an undertone:)
Barukh Shem k'vod malkhuto l'olam va-ed. “Blessed be the Name of His glorious kingdom for ever.”
These are the first two lines of the Shema. verse of the prayer comes from Deuteronomy 6:4-9.
The first The name
Adonai is reverently
substituted for the unpronounced YHVH.
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