Attik (8)

This section’s final Petach (77) is clear-cut and acts as a summation. It reads, the connection, i.e., the conjunction, of these “male” and “female” aspects of Attik is literally like two powers joined together within a single body. “That’s to say,” Ramchal explains in his comments here, “that their joining with one another is what completes Attik”.

That likewise implies that while Attik is indeed a snug blend of “male” and “female” it’s nonetheless comprised of two subtlety but distinctly separate elements.

That completes Section 13.

 

c) 2014 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

 

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