A world and more

Not only is it true that a “world” is a system consisting of “a benefactor and a recipient” with all the ramifications we’ve indicated, but it’s likewise true that “every world exhibits various sorts of engarbments”, or instances in which one world steps into another one which thus surrounds it, and in which the inner one governs the outer one and acts as a soul to its body; each world has its own individual “makeup” despite the broad strokes we’ll be painting them all with; each has its own “couplings” between the various parts; and each has its own “ascents and descents” and other movements. It’s thus clear that each world is dynamic, unique realm with infinite numbers of interactions between its parts, as Ramchal offers in his comments there.

(c) 2011 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

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