Forming Time and Space

The limitation that is added by the descent into the world of Yetzira, the world of Formation, is that of dimension itself. Formation is essentially a spatial concept, and Kabbala also discusses the nature of space. It is important to know that the Kabbala views time and space as created conditions and not as intrinsic qualities, as will be discussed shortly. That is to say that until the descent of the light to the world of Yetzira, the light is not limited by dimension. And even in the world of Yetzira dimension is still spiritual and has not yet entered the physical limitations of space:

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6 Responses to Forming Time and Space

  1. The Jewish sages therefore recommend that every person say to himself “for me the world was created.” This does not mean one should regard oneself as the center of the universe and everything was created to serve one’s ego. Quite the contrary:

  2. According to string theory, all of reality exists in (exactly) ten dimensions. There are four revealed dimensions (the three dimensions of space together with the fourth dimension of time) and an additional six concealed (spatial) dimensions:

  3. The Acceleration of Time=The Power of the Good Deed:

  4. “And God called the light “day” and the darkness “night”.” Why did He do that? What does this mean for me? These are questions that the great Kabbalist Rabbi Baruch Shalom Ashlag asks. His answer takes us to the Purpose of Creation, the process of Creation, and the role these play in our own individual lives:

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