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The book of Zohar - Numbers in kabbalah

Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by Solomon asor, Feb 11, 2020.

  1. Solomon asor

    Solomon asor New Member

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    What is the meaning of numbers in the book of Zohar.
     
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    Solomon, you may want to consider asking a moderator to move this thread into the Judaism DIR in order to avoid potentially distracting, useless answers from non-Jews.
     
  3. Solomon asor

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    Kabbalah its older than Judaism. Thanks
     
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    Huh?
     
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    I watched the video. I didn't see / hear much about numbers in it. There were a few comments of about the Chaya and the Yechida, and something about 1000 years? So I'm not sure if this specific video is a good example of "the meaning" or the "the mystery" of numbers in Jewish Mysticism ( Kabbalah ) or the Zohar.

    I'm not an expert, not even close, but... My opinion is that the Zohar is best understood as Midrash. I don't think that R. Shimon (OBM) and his companions incorporated any secrets in the text itself.

    That said, if you know which part of the Zohar the video is quoting from, I can try to look it up and discuss it in more detail with you.
     
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    So... No instructions on creating a golem? :(
     
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    RabbiO הרב יונה בן זכריה

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    You reminded me of a terrible joke. Little Freddie asks his mother, "Is it true that from dust we come and to dust we return?" "Yes," she replies. "Well then, I figure there's someone under my bed and I don't know whether he's coming or going."
     
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  8. Solomon asor

    Solomon asor New Member

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    It by the sulam and his unique kabbalah understanding
    are simbole different part of the soul.
    When the zohar use 1-10
    Its nefesh.
    10-100
    Its ruach..
     
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    That's in Swamp Thing #11. If I recall, removing the Aleph from the Golem's forehead rendered it inert. Emet... became Mot. ( Truth became death ).

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    Interesting, can you provide any links where I can read more about it?
     
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