Sunday, June 1, 2008

The Kabbalistic Creation Source of Primal Desire

The obvious place to start is in the beginning, ie... in Hashem's creation process, as it is explained by Kabbalah. At first, all there was in existence was G-d. There was only Infinite G-d!! He had a desire to share existence with His creation so He restricted some of this infinity, thereby leaving a void. As we all know, nature abhors a void (and you know where nature got it from), and the void had to be filled with what is basically all of creation! To make a long story short, that void is ratzon, or primal desire, or to put it in terms of our...

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