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Old 15-04-2014, 06:13 PM   #205
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Arrow Ein Sof in Kabbalah

How the term Dīn came to be used in Islamic Arabia is uncertain, but its use in modern Persian may derive etymologically from the Zoroastrian concept, Daena, which represents "insight" and "revelation", and from this "conscience" and "religion". Here, Daena is the Eternal Law, which was revealed to humanity through the Mathra-Spenta ("Holy Words"). Alternatively, the Hebrew term "דין", transliterated as "dīn", means either "law" or "judgement". In the Kabbalah of Judaism, the term can, alongside "Gevurah" (cognate to the Arabic "Jabaarah"), refer to "power", and to "judgement".. It may be the root of the common Semitic word Madīnah (city), and of Madyan, a geographical place and a people mentioned in the Bible and in the Qur'an. Thus, Dīn does not simply mean "religion" or "faith," but refers to "Governance"..Lavardin (Persian: لاوردين‎,Romanized as Lāvardīn;aka Dīn) is a village in Kukherd Rural District, Kukherd District, Bastak County, Hormozgan Province, Iran.. At the 2006 census, its population was 109, in 23 families..Ein Sof, or Ayn Sof, (/eɪn sɒf/, Hebrew אין סוף), in Kabbalah, is understood as God prior to His self-manifestation in the production of any spiritual Realm, probably derived from Ibn Gabirol's term, "the Endless One" (she-en lo tiklah). Ein Sof may be translated as "no end", "unending", "there is no end", or infinite..the nameless being...
Gevurah is the 5th of the 10 sefirot, and 2nd of the emotive attributes in Creation, and which corresponds to the 2nd day of creation (Zohar 2:127b). In the Bahir it says "What is the 5th (utterance)? 5th is the great fire of God, of which it says 'let me see no more of this great fire, lest I die (Deut 18:16).. This is the left hand of God"...The 2 hands which act together to form all reality, chesed (72) plus gevurah (216) = 288 = 2 times 12 squared. 288 is the number of nitzotzot "fallen sparks" (from the primordial cataclysm of "the breaking of the vessels") which permeate all of created reality. Through the "dual effort" of chesed and gevurah, not only to form reality, but to rectify reality (through the means of "the left arm repels while the right draws near"), these fallen sparks are redeemed and elevated to return and unite with their ultimate source. In a universal sense, this is the secret of the coming of Mashiach and the resurrection of the dead... last verse says:'Con los pobres de la tierra'..With the poor people of this earth I want to share my fate..The streams of the mountains please me more than the sea...

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