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Glossary of Kabbalah and Chassidut – Letter “E”

And Other Hebrew Words from the Website

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Echad (“One”):
Echad means unity as it expresses itself in the totality of being.
For further explanation see: Ten stages of G-d’s Infinite Light–Echad
Ehevi:
A Holy Name of G-d.
For further explanation see: Eleven Holy Names of G-d.
 
Ekyeh:
A Holy Name of G-d.
For further explanation see: Eleven Holy Names of G-d.
 
Elokah:
A Holy Name of G-d.
For further explanation see: Eleven Holy Names of G-d.
 
Elokim:
A Holy Name of G-d.
For further explanation see: Eleven Holy Names of G-d.
 
Elul:
The sixth of the twelve months of the Jewish calendar.
For further explanation see “Living With the Times”–The Month of Elul. Also see the Hebrew Months.
 
Emet (“truth”):
Emet is the spiritual state associated with the sefirah of yesod.
For further explanation see: The Powers of the Soul–Emet.
 
Emunah (“faith”):
1. Emunah is the spiritual state associated with the inner experience of the highest of the three “heads” of keter, the riesha dlo ityada(“unknowable head”).
2. the belief that no matter what G-d does, it is all ultimately for the greatest good, even if it does not appear so to us presently. See bitachon.
For further explanation see: The Powers of the Soul–Emunah.
 
Eretz Yisrael (“The land of Israel.”):
 
Etrog (“the citron fruit”):
The Etrog is one of the four species taken up on the holiday of Sukkot. See Lulav.
 
Etz Chaim (“The Tree of Life”):
Etz Chaim is a key symbol in the Kabbalah for the unfolding structure of reality.
 
Etzem v’hitpashtut (Essence and extension):
Etzem v’hitpashtut one of two fundamental dynamics in Creation, implying the extension of Divine energy and lifeforce from its source (etzem) into the domain of Creation (see he’elem v’gilui).

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