While we’re not quite in the thick of Erich we’re still and all in the neighborhood

Ramchal offers in his comments here that the Partzuf of Attik (and Radlah which is a part of it, which we were concerned with above) isn’t a part of the World of Atzilut at all — it just services it from “up above”, is discreetly engarbed in it, and governs over it.

That implies of course that the unfathomable is the world’s background, its inner core, and is what drives it.

On the other hand, the Partzuf of Erich Anpin (the subject at hand) is the “Keter” of the World of Atzilut.

That’s to say that it’s the very “top” of it and a very part of its makeup. And that’s also to say that while we’re not quite in the thick of Erich at this point in this work, we’re still and all in the neighborhood.


(c) 2015 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

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