And Other Hebrew Words from the Website
- Da’at (“Knowledge”):
- 1. Da?at is the third and last conscious power of intellect in Creation, counted as one of the ten sefirot when keter, the superconscious, is not counted.
- 2. the unifying force within the ten sefirot
- For further explanation see: The Divine Emanations–Da’at.
- Dalet is the 4th of the Hebrew alphabet.
- For further explanation see Alef-Beit Significances
- Also see: The Mystical Significance of the Hebrew Letters (including an image and audio pronunciation of each letter).
- Deveikut: (“clinging”):
- Deveikut is a state of union wherein two parties lose awareness of themselves as separate entities and experience themselves as one undifferentiated essence. Deveikut may occur both between the soul and G-d, as it is written, “and you who cling unto G-d your G-d?” (Deuteronomy 4:4) and between husband and wife, as it is written, “?and cling unto his wife” (Genesis 2:24).
- Din (“judgement”):
- 1. a synonym for gevurah.
2. (pl. dinim, “judgements”) a manifestation of this attribute.
3. a synonym for kal vechomer.
- Dinim (“judgements”):
- plural of din (second sense).
- The highest of the three dimensions in which everything exists, as taught by the Ba’al Shem Tov. Also see Souls and Worlds.