Partzufim (Hebrew YHVH, “veils,” “faces”) is a term in the Kabbalistic teachings of Isaac Luria
saac Luria relating to the multiple aspects of godhead. Luria correlated these letters with the terms “Vast Face” (God without attributes), “Ancient Father,” “Ancient Mother,” and “Small Face” (God in the manifested world). They correspond to the Four Worlds in the Kabbalah. A.G.H


Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 228