Category Archives: Kabbalah

The Centre is Everywhere

The [limitless light] has been called a circle whose centre is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere. – Dion Fortune, The Mystical Qabalah This paradoxical saying by Dion Fortune can be traced back to The Book of the Twenty-Four Philosophers, … Continue reading

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Part 2: Geometrical Models in the Sepher Yetzirah and Bahir

This post follows on from Part 1. Second Model An alternative way of representing the same geometry is to use a model constructed from spheres (eg. table-tennis balls) instead of lines and corners.  To do this we start by making … Continue reading

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Part 1: Geometrical Models in the Sepher Yetzirah and Bahir

In the introduction to their translations of the Sepher Yetzirah and Sepher ha-Bahir[1],  W.G. Davies and G. Zur suggest that the structure of the Sephirot described is consistent with that of a cube containing a double tetrahedron and octahedron. The … Continue reading

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Kabbalah and the Big Bang

In medieval times the Kabbalistic Tree of Life incorporated a model of the physical universe. In this model the earth was at the centre, surrounded by spheres of the known planets: the Moon, Mercury, Venus, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, and … Continue reading

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