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Adam Kadmon


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Adam Kadmon is a mysterious and esoterical vigilante from the 2011 Italian television programme Le teorie di Adam Kadmon. The character originated on YouTube and on a web site titled "Adam Kadmon" seem based on a true story. He was portrayed by an Italian movie's dubber on the radio program, and by a mysterious unknowed actor in the television sequel who seem to be the real Adam. According to the canonical version the true Adam can be recognized only translating all of his personal and astrological information by numerology that always reveal the seven value. Other sign to recognize the original Adam is a little perfect hearth-shaped patch on the high back. There is also a portrait created by the "magistra" Hildegard of Bingen that predicts the real appearance of Adam reborn and his physical proportions: this portrait hide an invisible seven-pointed star on which is inscribed the universal man of the gnostic prophecy called Adam Kadmon, deliverer of the whole mankind from the false god and his evils Archons.


Adam Kadmon is a phrase in the religious writings of Kabbalah meaning "original man". The oldest mainstream rabbinic source for the term Adam ha-Ḳadmoni is Numbers Rabbah x., where Biblical Adam is styled, not as usually Ha-Rishon, but "Ha-Kadmoni". In Kabbalah, Adam Kadmon is the first of the comprehensive Five spiritual Worlds in creation, distinguished from Biblical Adam Ha-Rishon, who included within himself all future human souls before the sin of the Tree of Knowledge. The spiritual realm of Adam Kadmon represents the sephirah of Keter, the specific divine will and plan for subsequent creation.

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Google previewThe Word (1913)

A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Philosophy, Science, Religion, Eastern Thought, Occultism, Theosophy and the Brotherhood of Humanity by Harold W. Percival

Adam Kadmon means the type after which ...

Google previewNot in His Image (2006)

Gnostic Vision, Sacred Ecology, and the Future of Belief by John Lash

Adam Kadmon is an androcentric image of generic humanity, little better than an icon of patriarchal narcissism. But the Tree of Life often incorporated into images of the “Primal Man” is a grand rebus with some pretty amazing properties.

Google previewKabbalah Concepts (2006)

by Raphael Afilalo

This first configuration, or the first world where the emanated lights were formed into ten Sephirot, is called Adam Kadmon (Primordial Man). It is the union between the imprint and the Kav (ray). From this first configuration, all the other worlds of ...

Google previewPop! Goes the Witch (2004)

The Disinformation Guide to 21st Century Witchcraft by Fiona Horne

Adam Kadmon is a composite of all Archangels — in other words a poetic statement of the names of the Elements. So what the Jew and the Witch believe alike is that the man who discovers the secret of the Elements controls the physical ...

Google previewGnostic Return in Modernity (2014)

by Cyril O'Regan

Paradoxically, then, Adam Kadmon is a figure who articulates Christianity as a religion of revelation, that is, a religion in which the divine is unveiled. Yet this unveiling continually needs to be asserted against a persistent recidivist tendency in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism (2007)

by Geoffrey W. Dennis

Adonai Adam Kadmon: “Primordial Man.” Also called Adam Elyon or Adam Ila'ah. Not to be confused with the frail figure of Adam in the Genesis account who is formed from clay (Gen. 2:7), Adam Kadmon is the supernal, first creation of God ...

Google previewThe Ezzrath Metaphysical and Biblical Encyclopedia (2001)

by Ezzrath Baht Shem

Adam Kadmon — The human form of a light life force created before the beginning of time, called the Ophanim. The Ophanim could be considered a high -ranking order of angels. Nearly two billion years ago the Ophanim began making visits ...

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Judaism (2013)

by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Dan Cohn-Sherbok

(See *ADAM KADMON). ADAM, BOOK OF *Pseudepigraphic books. The Book of the Life of Adam and Eve (2nd Century CE), the Syriac Cave of Treasures and the Ethiopic Book of Adam and Eve are Christian versions of *aggadic legends.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols (1992)

by Ellen Frankel, Betsy Platkin Teutsch

The midrashic tradition claims that the original Adam was a superhuman creature, Adam Kadmon, Primordial Adam, whose body “ extended ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Judaism (2008)

by Nicholas De Lange

Adam Kadmon ('primordial man') Term used in kabbala to conjure an image of the divine macrocosm of the SEFIROT in quasihuman form. In the LURIANIC KABBALA Adam Kadmon represents an intermediate stage in the unfolding of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Jewish Terms (2011)

A Guide to the Language of Judaism by Ronald L. Eisenberg

Adam Kadmon. The kabbalistic concept of “Primordial Man,” which links God, Man, and the World . In Lurianic Kabbalah,Adam Kadmonis the first being to emerge fromEin Sof, the ...

Google previewConcise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2013)

by Professor Edward Craig, Edward Craig

The space opened up is metaphorically called Adam Kadmon (Primordial Man), the first emanation of which is the Intelligible World and the Tetragrammaton, the principle that shapes the Chain of Being around the Pythagorean number four.

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