Wednesday, April 26, 2006

R' Ashlag Ch. 56 (Part 1)

Chapter Fifty-Six:

Rabbi Yehudah Ashlag's "Introduction to the Zohar"

-- as translated and commented on by Rabbi Yaakov Feldman




"But it’s important to realize that the (all-encompassing) N. R. N. C. Y. we’d cited above is comprised of five elements..., "
-- That is, it’s comprised of a full complex of Nephesh-, Ruach-, Neshama-, Chaya-, and Yechida-elements.

" ... and that all of existence is embodied in it."
-- The great and mammoth, round, gyrating all-encompassing N. R. N. C. Y. can be said to be the very ambiance and context of the cosmos.

"For indeed, everything but everything that exists functions as a consequence (and in the midst) of it, no matter how minuscule."

And so, even the spiritual mineral aspect in Asiyah (of one’s being) ...
-- That is, even when functioning on the lowest level of the lowest world one ...

" ... has to realize the five levels of N. R. N. C. Y. (relevant to him) that are affiliated with (and lower reflections of) the all-encompassing N. R. N. C. Y. "
-- For every single aspect of our being is tied to and absorbed in every other one, and the whole of it must work in tandem.

(c) 2006 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

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