Petach 32

הפנים עשויות להאיר מה שנסדר בפנים בתוך הגוף, ומכל חוש יוצאות הארות מזה. ולכן יוצאים ד’ עולמות של ראיה אשמיעה ריח דבור. וגם מן המצח יוצא הארתו. נמצאו כל העולמות רק זיוו והארתו של א”ק, וא”ק נשגב מהם יותר. ואינו מושג.

The “face” of Adam Kadmon is formulated to irradiate out what’s arranged within the “body” of Adam Kadmon, and it’s the “senses” that irradiate outward. There are thus four worlds that emerge: the worlds of “vision”, “hearing”, “smell”, and “speech”. The “forehead” likewise emits radiance.

Thus all the worlds coming afterwards are nothing but the radiance and shine of Adam Kadmon, while Adam Kadmon itself is more exalted than they and cannot be comprehended.

(c) 2011 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

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