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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.

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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 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 previewNot in His Image (2006)

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

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

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 Dictionary of the Esoteric (2004)

3000 Entries on the Mystical and Occult Traditions by Nevill Drury

Adam Kadmon is also, metaphorically, "the body of God". Adams, Evangeline ( 1865-1932) The astrological nom de plume of Mrs. George Jordan, a descendant of President John Quincy Adams, who established an astrological practice in New ...

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.

Google previewDictionary of Jewish Usage (2005)

A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms by Sol Steinmetz

Adam Kadmon. The first and highest emanation of the Divine light flowing into primordial space by the process oftzimtzum. Adam Kadmon, also called Keser Elyan ('Supreme Crown'), preceded the four worlds of of atzilus, beriah, yetzirah, and ...

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