Adam Kadmon and its radiance

He adds a couple of things at the end of this Petach which have great significance to our understanding: the fact that all the worlds that come about afterwards are nothing but the radiance and shine of Adam Kadmon as we’ll see, and the idea that Adam Kadmon itself is more exalted than they and cannot be comprehended whereas the other worlds can be to one degree or another.

We’re going to be citing Ramchal’s Pitchei Chochma v’Da’at in our attempt to follow what happens here– or better yet, what the prophets and other exalted souls were able to envision about the process of creation (making the distinction that Ramchal has made a number of times already). Then we’ll touch on the “solution” to all this.

(c) 2011 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

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