A question I received: I would like to understand the meaning of the sacred name HaVaYaH: the beginning of the letter Yod, the letter Yod, and the rest of the letters in their order. How do they designate the Sefirot in our Kelim and in the worlds, and how does all this relate to Malchut both in the spiritual world and in our world, in our souls from Nefesh to Yechida?
My Answer: The letters and the Sefirot are the same thing. There is nothing besides the desire and the Light that created and fills it. Everything else is a designation of their mutual states. The framework of the spiritual desire is the five-level desire, whose last level constitutes the final desire.
It’s the same with us: The desire forms until we start perceiving and realizing it. It must go through four stages of development, beginning from the Light that begets it as a point, the beginning of the letter Yod, and then continuing along the four phases of the development of the HaVaYaH. Once the desire is formed, it starts reacting to the Light that begot it, and this is already the reversed HaVaYaH.
A question I received: On the theme of The Book of Zohar there is a quote from AGRA: “Once he understands the basics to their full extent, everything will simultaneously become clear: the full extent of Pshat, and Remez, and Drush, and Sod.” When he says “the basics to their full extent,” what basics is he talking about?
My Answer: When one is able to collect his first HaVaYaH vessel under the screen, his soul on the first stage of Aviut and screen, he will then feel, or “reveal in his corrected desire,” all ten Sefirot. And within them, he will feel the entire universe, micro-sized. He will understand the origin and connection between the four languages of revelation of the four-letter system.
HaVaYaH = the ten Sefirot of the manifestation of the Creator’s Light.
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