The Tree of Life
"Ten are the numbers of
the Sephiroth out of Nothing. Ten –
not nine; ten –
not eleven. Comprehend this
great wisdom, understand this knowledge and be wise. Enquire into the mystery
and ponder it. Examine all things by means of the ten Sephiroth. Restore the
word to his Creator and lead the Creator back to his throne again".
The "Ein Soph"
above the tree is the "infinite light"
and connects to the ten Sephiroth (Saphires –
or Aspects of the Divine)
"The tree is complete at
(Each point is a hologram of the whole)
The tree has 4 levels, or worlds;
| – The world of Emanation
– The Archetypal World
– The world of Formation
– The world of Physical Matter
"The Tree emanates forth
in the order of the Lightning Flash"
.... Kether (Crown), Chochmah (Wisdom), Binah (Understanding), Chesed
(Mercy), Geburah (Severity), Tiphareth (Grace/Beauty), Netzach (Victory), Hod
(Splendor) Yesod (Foundation), Malkuth (Kingdom).
Climb the tree on the journey
of return. It is a tree of life for those who grasp it.
THERE ARE MANY VARIATIONS ON
THEME OF THE TREE OF LIFE.
THROUGH YOUR UNDERSTANDING,
YOU WILL EVENTUALLY DEVELOP YOUR OWN .
THAT IS THE WORK.
AND WORK IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE.
NOW BEGIN IN EARNEST
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