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A reference list of symbols for the Sefirot.
God emanates ten vessels through which the world is created, called sefirot, which are both part of God and created by God. These vessels are channels of light or water, and they are also light itself.
How they correspond.
The light of the Infinite – Tzimtzum contraction – feminine and masculine – The diminished moon – The balance and the three columns – Du-partzufim two faces of the first human – N'tzotzot sparks – Primordial Adam – "In the beginning..."
The double shattering of creation – Cosmic blessing: Kabbalah is the first area of Jewish thought to propose that the Jewish covenant was given for the sake of all creation – Redemption and reincarnation – Tzorekh gavoha, Divine need – The infinity of Torah – The structure of the soul.
Shefa – Or Makif, Surrounding light, Or M'malei, and other terms for light – It'aruta, Arousal – Mayin Nukvin, Feminine waters – Tant"a and Abiy"a.