Ten Commandments Definition

  The Ten Commandments or laws are contained with the Decalogue that God proclaimed to Moses, as the representative of the Jewish people. The Ten Commandments are recorded in Exodus 20:2-17 and Deuteronomy 5:6-21. I am the Lord thy God who have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of … Read more

Yesod

  Yesod, Hebrew YSVD, “foundation,” is the ninth Sephirah of the Kabbalah Tree of Life, located on the Middle Pillar between Tiphareth and Malkuth. Universal symbolism: Name of God: ShDI AL ChI, Shaddai (Almighty Living God) Archangel: GBRAL, Gabriel, (Strength of God) Angelic Host: KRVBIM, Kernibim , Powers of the Elements Astrological Correspondence: LBNH, Levanah (the Moon) Tarot Correspondence: The four Nines of the pack Elemental Correspondence: Air … Read more

Yechidah

  Yechidah (Hebrew YChDH, “only one”) in Kabbalistic theory is the highest aspect of the human soul corresponding to the first Sephirah Kether, and is included in the neshamah. The yechidah closely corresponds to the Neoplatonist concept of the scintilla or synteresis, the spark of divine light at the center of the self. A.G.H. Source: Greer, John Michael. The New Encyclopedia of the Occult. St. … Read more

Torah

  Torah (Hebrew, “teaching,” “law, docrine”) is designated as the teachings of the Jewish religion. In the Pentateuch the term “Torah” can mean all laws on a particular subject, Leviticus 7:2, or the summation of all laws, Deuteronomy 4:44. The Torah is also used to refer to the Pentateuch in contrast to the Prophets and … Read more

Tiphareth

  Tiphateth, Hebrew TPhARTh, “beauty,” is the sixth and central Sephirah of the Kabbalah Tree of Life, located in the center of the Pillar of Balance or Consciousness. Universal symbolism: Name of God: YHVH ALVH VDAaTh, Tetragrammation Eloah va-Daath (Lord God of Knowledge) Archangel: MKIAL, Michael, (He Who Is As God) Angelic Host: MLKIM, Malakim, (Kings) Astrological Correspondence: ShMSh, Shemesh (the sun) Tarot … Read more

Thaumiel

  Thaumiel (Hebrew ThAVMIAL, “Twins of God”) in Kabbalistic tradition are the Qlippoth or demonic powers associated with Kether, the first Sephirah of the Tree of Life. Its traditional form is giant dual heads with bat-like wings, but no bodies. They are called the Divided Ones. Thaumiel is said by some to be associated with Keither, the first Sephirah of the Kabbalistic … Read more