The Prime Directive

To have faith is to believe in G-d. To believe in G-d is to believe that everything has a purpose, a reason for being.  That begins with the numbers and ends with us.  There is no physicality without numbers because numbers describe the size and pathways of matter. There is no physicality or spirituality without energy and the numbers represent that energy, bridging the gap between the two worlds.  More than just descriptions of the energy’s strength, frequency and amplitude, numbers are also the portals that link the two worlds. They also mark our time and our place in both history and our universe.  Given their significance, how can they be random? There not. And once we understand that, we can begin to harness them. Once we truly understand that nothing is random we can start working the system, rather than let the system work us.

We have seen repeated how there are digit sequences built into the primordial mathematical constant Pi, which by bending straight lines into a circles and spheres gives our physical world its shape and also by bending time gives it its cyclical nature.  We have seen how those sequences relate directly to the Divine Calendar and how both Pi and those sequences have been integrated into the Torah.  We have seen how Phi, the primordial mathematical constant that gives shape to the natural spiraling growth in all aspects of our universe, integrally connects to the Torah and to the Divine Calendar.  We have seen how the very structure of our solar system can be broken down into a very few specific numbers that artificially repeat over and over again, and also relate directly to the Torah and the Divine Calendar.  They all integrate like one gigantic clock mechanism, one that cannot be carved out by random nature.

We have seen how the quantitative dimensions of the Torah have a multifaceted purposeful design with an inhuman precision. We have seen how the sequential integers both inside and outside those quantitative dimensions can be summed up to reveal the spiritual gateways, linkages, and portals between the worlds. We have seen how viewing the numbers in multiple dimensions by squaring and cubing them and even raising them to higher powers reveals the same symmetry, as does stacking them in pyramids in both 2 and 3 dimensions, as does packing them into geometric shapes like the 541 units that form a 12-gonal star, the Magen David, exceptional in that the numerical value of Israel is 541.  Coincidental in that there are 541 rooms in the Capitol building in Washington, and noteworthy in that we have seen the border dimensions of the state of Israel also match up with these highly symmetrical and redundantly coded numbers.

There is one set of numbers, though, a subset of the integers, that is considered more primal than all the rest.  These are numbers that have no factors other than themselves and One.  In other words, they cannot be reduced by division. They are the Prime Numbers.  Once again, as they done with every aspect of physicality we have shined a spiritual light on, scientists will tell you emphatically that prime numbers are random and that there is no discernible pattern in them, none. For 2300 years, ever since Euclid defined them as “A prime number is that which is measured by the unit alone,” mathematicians have been looking for such patterns and have poured superior computer power in search of them, and yet have found nothing.  Why?

Prime numbers are unique, each one is an undividable unity until itself. If they could find a pattern that generates them, they could take G-d out of the equation and call it simply physics. If rather than a generating pattern, there were undeniable patterns within the numbers, if there were proof of deliberate design, the opposite would be true: There would have to be G-d.  There is the natural aspect of G-d, called Elohim that even Pharoah accepted. It is Elohim that defines the laws of physics.  Then there is the higher aspect of G-d, who goes by the unpronounceable (יהוה) and other higher Names. This is the G-d who actually Creates.  He Creates with purposeful design that defies the simple laws of physics.  This is why scientific elites hand out millions in prizes to anyone who can find generating patterns in the numbers. They do not spend even a moment looking for the more obvious deliberate designs that would rock their world.

As we illustrated in The Genesis Prayer the sum total of the spelled out 22 letters of the Hebrew Alphabet is 4248. We can readily recognize the significant spiritual numbers 42, as in the 42-Letter Name of G-d; 424, as in the numerical value of Moshiach Ben David; and 248, as in that of Abraham, but we are not going to rehash 14 years of articles, explanations, and proofs in this short space.  We are simply going to advise you that the first few prime numbers are 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23 and when we divide One (1), as in “G-d is One,” by a numerical string made by those numbers sequentially we get:

1/.2357111317192329 = 4.24248100930230

Thus One (1) divided by a simple sequence of the prime numbers in order gives us 42, followed by 4248, and 100….. or the 42-Letter Name of G-d; 424 twice, as in the numerical value of Moshiach Ben David; and 4248, as in the spelled out 22 letters of the Hebrew Alphabet, including 248, as in  Abraham, the first person to acknowledge the One G-d, followed by 100. And this is just the beginning.  Diving One (Unity) by a G-d given string of numbers to get another astounding G-d given number is not new to us.  In the same Genesis Prayer book we revealed that dividing the number 9 by the numerical string formed by the 42-Letter Name of G-d gave us 9/.1230490… = 73.141593 or 70 plus Pi (3.14159265).

It is not the purpose of this article to discuss the merits of specific equations, it is odd, though, how those same numbers came up when, with the help of Rav Brandwein of blessed memory, we analyzed an unfathomable secret of the Zohar concerning the upper and lower worlds and the primordial aleph (א).  It is also notable that when we take only the numbers following the zeros (0)’s in the resultant quotient above, 4.24248100930230605, we get 9265, as in Pi (3.14159265) and as in the primordial aleph (א) equation: the Zohar’s 300109265 worlds divided by (Aleph(א)  X Aleph(א)) = 2701, the numerical value of the Torah’s first verse.

Nevertheless, we already know everything ties together, and we hope to wrap it up nicely and in a very simplistic way in the final of these three articles.

Speaking of Aleph (א) in the Torah, at the very end of parsha Balak in paragraph 107 of Bamidbar, translated as Numbers, we find, as the very last word of the verse and paragraph, the word Aleph (אלפ).  Balak had just finished prophesying about the end of days and Pinchas has just saved the Israelites and ended the plague of 24,000.  Not only is finding the Aleph (א), the quintessential beginning, in the end noteworthy, but the phrasing in this last verse is also telling.

The prophecy about the end-of-days starts off with the verse, “…not in the near future, A star shall go forth from Jacob, and a staff shall arise from Israel.  The first two words (ולא קרוב )  in this phrase contain a word with the same numerical value of Korach, who is supposed to be the righteous leader in the time of Moshiach, and both words together add up to 345, the numerical value of “Moshe,” the redeemer.  Nevertheless, it is the juxtaposed names of Jacob (  מישראל and מיעקב) that prove most telling. Notice how they both begin with the letters (מי), which individually means “who” or “who will” in Hebrew, but together forms the word yamim (ימים), meaning “days.” The two names ( מישראל and מיעקב) begin and end with the same letters (ל and ב) that the Torah begins and ends with.  While the two names in the prophecy have between them concealed inside them the names of Israel’s arch foe, Amalek (עמלק), Balak (בלק) and Balaam (בלעם), the letters that are not used in these sinister names appropriated form the word Masher (מאשר) meaning “rather than” and also “approved/endorsed, happy, content.”

What is most important is that the numerical value of both names together ( מישראל and מיעקב) is 903 as in the sum of the integers from 1 – 42. “From Jacob (מיעקב)” or kabbalistically, “from Tiferet (Zeir Anpin)” begins and ends with (מב) or 42 in gematria, as in the 42-Letter Name, the understanding of which, as Rav Brandwein of blessed memory pointed out, will bring the Geulah.  It is not a coincidence that the Israelites endured a journey of 42 places, each punctuated in the Torah with (מב) to reach the Promised Land, or that Balaam tried and failed 42 times to curse the Israelites.  The straight line from Jacob to Israel has 42 portions. The gematria of “From Jacob (מיעקב)” is 222 and since Zeir Anpin is 6 or 6000 taking 222 from Jacob leaves us with 5778.

Why do we dig and search for meaning in every word of the Torah? Because each word is a well and the deeper we dig the more mayim nukva, the precious pure desirous waters of our world enter it, rather than be squandered about on our arid plain. These mayim nukva solicit the coming down of the Mayim Dukhrin, the upper waters, and like the union between the upper and lower (מב), 42-Letter Names so crucial to our existence, the bonding of the two spiritual waters opens the gates of Heaven to us.

Back to final Aleph (אלף) that connects us to primordial Aleph, Binah, the one that preceded the Torah and all physically. “In that plague, 4 and 20 thousand had died.”

וַיִּהְיוּ, הַמֵּתִים בַּמַּגֵּפָה–אַרְבָּעָה וְעֶשְׂרִים, אָלֶף

Notice that first word is palindromic, ending how it begins, foreshadowing the Aleph in the end.  While the final letters of the first 3 words in the verse have a combined gematria of 611, the same as that of “Torah,” we find the two letters (במ) starting off the word for plague(במגפה), which has the same numerical value as Sinai and sulam, ladder in English, which in turn is what the lower (מב) 42-letter Name is, a ladder to the upper world.  The next word, four (ארבעה) gives us a clue in that it has the gematria of 278, which is that of “the gematria.” After the four (4), the final two words, including the kolel, have the numerical value 2019. And since aleph (אלף) is synonymous with eleph (אלף), meaning 1000 and eluph (אלף) meaning chief or head of, we should look at the final 4 digits of the first 1000 digits in Pi,  in which we had astonishingly found the digit sequence “5778” three times, and the subsequent year 2019 CE another three times.  Those last 4 digits comprised the third and last of the “2019” digit sequence. Contemplating again the exact wording of the verse, we see it could easily read “4 and 2019,” just like the full final sequence in those 1000 (אלף) digits: 42019.  And since we found it at the very end of the 107th paragraph of Numbers, we need to note that the sum of the integers from 1 – 107 is 5778.

And so we see further hints by the Torah that the period at the end of 5778 and start of 2019 is the final transformative shift, when the veils of illusion will be lifted for all to see. The final process begin, as prophesied in the Zohar and elsewhere, 70 years earlier with the birth of the nation of Israel in 1948, just like it was foretold eons ago with the three first locations within Pi (digits # 246, 703 and 996) for the sequence 2019, which with their kolel add up to 1948. This is also the year (1948 HC) of the birth of Abraham 3830 years ago, which mirrors the destruction of the Second Holy Temple in 3830 HC, may the Future Holy Temple be completed swiftly.

The Zohar, regarding Balak’s prophesy and these current days, tells us, “At the time of the revealing of Moshiach, the inhabitants of the world will find themselves in one distress after another and those who hate Israel will get stronger. Then the spirit of Messiah will stir against them, and will destroy the wicked Edom, and the entire land of Seir will go up in flames. Concerning that time, it is written: ‘And Israel shall do valiantly’ (Bamidbar 24:18). That is the meaning of: ‘And Edom shall be his possession, Seir also, his enemies,’ meaning the enemies of Israel.’…At that time, the Holy One, blessed be He, will raise the dead of His people and remove death from them.”

The Zohar also states in the same section Balak 47:501, “…are for future times, in the period of King Moshiach. We learned that the Holy One, blessed be He, will build Jerusalem and display a fixed star that sparkles with seventy moving planets and with seventy winds that display light from it in the center of the firmament. Another seventy stars will be instructed and guided by it, and it will be glowing and blazing seventy days.” B”H we will all understand this prophecy soon, though days and years are often synonymous in the Zohar and in Kabbalistic terms and this is the 70th year.

On the 4th of July this year 4 earthquakes of average 4.2 on the Richter scale struck in Israel as foretold in Psalm 18 that describes the salvation of Israel and ends with the 36 (לו) zaddikim and Moshiach Ben David. It was also foretold in this same Zohar portion, (47:504) “During the day when that star will be covered, the Holy Land will shudder and shake 45 miles around the area of the Temple…the most high saints (zaddikim) will be gathering to him. Then, Messiah will be revealed in the entire world and the kingdom will be granted to him.”

“The earth trembled and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains shook; they trembled because he was angry.” Psalms 18:7

We’ll get into the prophecies in the third part of this trilogy. For now, let us return to the primes. We are going to arrange the prime numbers in sequential order into a natural stacked pyramid pattern to reveal some subtly concealed symmetries.  If we were to stack the prime numbers sequentially in a pyramid, starting with 1 on top, followed by 2 and 3 on the 2nd level and 5, 7 and 11 on the 3rd level, etc we would get

If we were to add up all nine columns (ie column 1 = 1+2+5+13…151) and divide by 9, we would find that the exact average is 425.778. That is right, 42 and 5778 yet again, irrevocably embedded in primordial mathematics.  Once again, we find design in the undesignable. It also works out that the average of the first 45 primes times the number 5 = 425.778.  Oddly enough, the sum of the digits in all those primes through 193 equals 402.

The sums of each line in this prime pyramid are 1 for the first line, 5 for the second, 23 for the third, 72 for the fourth, 181 for the fifth line, 358 for the sixth line and 625 for the seventh.  We stopped counting at seven.

While we’ve discussed the significance of 23 in recent articles, and 72 could be said to connect to the 72 Names of G-d, the number 181 is not only the 42nd prime, but 181 is also the sum of the first 42 digits in the primes (2+3+5+7+1+1…)—actually through the 23rd prime—yet another allusion to the 42-Letter Name of G-d.  Continuing to the sixth and seventh lines, 358 is the numerical value of Moshiach, and 625 is not only the numerical value of H’Keter (the crown), but it is also the exact square root of the total number of words, letters and verses in the Torah, (the 5 Books of Moses).  625 is also 25 squared, since the total number of words, letters and verses in the Torah is also 25 raised to the power of 4, and this is germane to our discussion because the average of the first 25 primes is exactly 42.4, the numerical value of Moshiach Ben David. Can we still think this is coincidence? By the way, the first 9 primes, the 9th being number 23, add up to exactly 100, or 25 x 4, making their average 11.111111, which is perhaps a connection to Aleph (אלף)  of numerical value 111.

Since it appears that once placed in a natural pyramidal stacking, the G-d given list of prime numbers may hold hidden significance for us, let us take a closer look.

Working our way through the list, we see that while the sum of 23 and 72 is 95, as in the value of “H’Melech (the King)” as in H’Melech Moshiach, the sum of the first four line’ sums (1, 5, 23, and 72) is 101, as in “Michael,” the protective archangel of Israel. Then we see that the line sums 72 and 181, alluding to both the 72 and 42-Letter Names of G-d as mentioned above, add up to 253, which is the sum of the integers from 1 – 22, as in the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet, whose spelled out letters summed to 4248, which we have just seen being derived directly from the primes.

We have repeatedly seen how the sums of the integers is integral into the design of the Torah, starting with its first verse of 7 words and the sum of the integers from 1 -7 being 28, as in the 28 letters in those 7 words. Therefore, it is no surprise that the very next prime after the sum of the 6 th line of primes, which is 358, that of Moshiach, is 107, the 28 th prime.  What is most significant is that the sum of integers from 1 – 107 equals 5778, meaning that the 6th line, or interpretatively the 6th millennium, results in 358, Moshiach at 5778. By the way the final prime before prime # 107 is 577.

Moreover, 7 is the 4 th prime and while 7 x 4 = 28, the sum of the first 4 consecutive primes (2,3,5,7) is 17 and the sum of the sums of the 6 th and 7 th lines, 358 (Moshiach) and 625 (H’Keter) respectively, together equal (1000 – 17).  This can be seen as tying back to the 1000 digits of Pi, aleph (א) and to the millennia. The 4 th verse of the Torah states, “G-d saw that the light was good.” The gematria of Good (טוב) is 17 and that of the entire verse including a kolel of 20 for the 20 letters is (1000 – 17).  The word 20, esrim has the same numerical value as Keter.

וַיַּרְא אֱלֹהִים אֶת-הָאוֹר, כִּי-טוֹב

4 And God saw the light, that it was good

 

Perhaps it is a hint of what is to come soon as the continuation of the verse is G-d separated the light from the darkness.

 

וַיַּבְדֵּל אֱלֹהִים, בֵּין הָאוֹר וּבֵין הַחֹשֶׁךְ.

and God divided the light from the darkness.

 

Even within just this first group of primes, there are an endless stream of significant numerical equivalents derivable from the strings of consecutive primes. Here are some examples that further show a divine intent in the design of the primes, as opposed to a random naturally occurring sequence. Of course, that would not be possible without G-d. While some could argue that super intelligent aliens could create the infinitely complex Torah and that incredibly powerful and intelligent aliens could create our solar system, how could they create the infinite set of irreducible prime numbers? They could not.

  • The average for the first 77 primes is 19480, which is interesting only because Abraham, the Patriarch was born in 1948 HC and lived for 175 years, while the average of first 53 primes is exactly 110, Joseph’s age. Keep in mind that the 3 locations within the first 1000 digits of Pi (digits # 246, 703 and 996) for the sequence 2019 with their kolel add up to 1948. Moreover, we are now in the prophesied 70 th year from 1948 CE, when the state of Israel was founded, which is all the more amazing because the sum of the logarithms for the numbers 1 – 70 equals 100.0 and the 100th prime is 541, the numerical value of Israel. If you recall, following Moshiach Ben David 424 and Abraham 248 in the Primal Equation (1/.23571113… =4.24248100) is 100.

Maybe G-d wanted to send us messages where no one could mess them up, where there could be no fake news.

  • Like the 7 lines in the 42-Letter Name of G-d, the sum of the first 7 consecutive primes (1,2,3,5,7,11,13) is 42.
  • The sum of the first 9 consecutive primes (1,2,3,5,7,11,13,17, 19) is 78.
  • The sum of the second 9 consecutive primes (23,29,31,37,41,43,47,53, 59) is 363, Moshiach Ben David.
  • Thus the sum of the first 18 consecutive primes (1,2,3,5,7,11,13,17, 19, 23,29,31,37,41,43,47,53, 59) is 441, “Emet (אמת), truth.” This is like the sum of the stacked 20 cubes in the core of the Great Pyramid, whose sum (1^3 +2^3 + 3^3…20^3) equals 44,100. Once those 20 cubes were stacked they equaled 210 units (cubits) in height, which is the exact height of that pyramid, both in cubits and in its 210 This would correspond to the sum of the 8 consecutive primes (13,17,19,23,29,31,37,41), which is 210. Then the very next 6 consecutive primes (43,47,53,59,61,67) adds up to 330, the base measurement of that pyramid in cubits.  Is this also coincidence? Our civilization’s knowledge of primes was supposed to have begun 2300 years ago with Euclid; now we are pushing it back another 1200 years at least to whoever designed the Great Pyramid.
  • Emet (אמת), is the seal of truth we say after each Torah reading, so how fitting that the 15 consecutive primes that include both the height and base of Great Pyramid (13,17,19,23,29,31,37,41,43,47,53,59,61,67,71) equals 611, the numerical value of “Torah.” Also, how fitting is it that the sum of the digits in those consecutive primes is 125 or  5 cubed, which corresponds to the sum of the 3 main structural elements of the Torah, which is 5 raised to the 8th power.
  • The full first 21 primes from 1 – 71 equal 661, when the kolel of 21 is included and since Purim is the only holiday that we will celebrate after Moshiach arrives, it is fitting that that 661 is the numerical value of Ester. The primes from 1 – 21 represent the full first 6 levels of the prime pyramid, with the 6th level possibly representing the 6th millennium in the 21 st century, and definitely totaling 358, Moshiach. The sum of the digits of those first 21 primes is 144 or 12 squared.
  • 73 is the 21 st prime and the Torah’s first verse has a numerical value equal to the sum of integers from 1 – 73.
  • The final letters in the first 3 words of the Torah spell Emet (אמת) of value 441, or 21 squared, the final letters of all 7 words (from the 28 letters) of the Torah’s first verse add up to 1371, which is the total of the first 28 primes, ending appropriately enough with the number 107. Moreover, since 107 is the next prime after the sum of the 6 th line of the prime pyramid, which as we showed totals 358, the value of Moshiach, it is interesting to note that when we add 358 to 1371, we get 1729, as in the exact 1729 words of numerical value 26 in the Torah, with 26 being the all-important value of the Tetragrammaton (יהוה).
  • The average of first 91 primes starting with 1 is exactly 210, with 210 being the Israelites years in exile in Egypt and the height of the great pyramid, and the product of the first 4 primes (2,3,5,and 7) The number 91 represents the all-important union of the Tetragrammaton (יהוה), of numerical value 26 and Adonai (אדני) of numerical value 65 that we will discuss in the conclusion of this three part article when we reveal the Trinity. Speaking of trinity those 210 cubits and/or 210 levels measure 5775 inches, so add 3 to them for 5778.
  • And if we were to sum up all the integers between 26 and 65 (i.e. 27+28….63+64) they would also equal exactly 1729. Moreover, if we were to sum all the integers from 26 to 65 (i.e. 26+27+28….63+64+65) inclusive they would equal exactly 1820, the precise number of Tetragrammatons (יהוה) in the Torah. We have written about 1820 before and will touch on it again in the final article, but know that it also equals 91 x 20, the number of the stacked cubes which form the central tower that has been hidden in the center of the Great Pyramid for thousands of years.
  • The 28th prime is 107. The next to last prime before it is the 27 prime, 103, so the last two primes are 103 and 107, which total 210, alternatively 27 and 28 equals 55, the height of the entrance to the Pyramid in feet and the sum of the integers from 1 – 10, which is also the number of inches in 2 cubits, and the square root of the perimeter of the Pyramid in feet. Also, If we add the prime numbers in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th prime pyramid levels (1 + 5 + 23 + 181) we get 210 yet again.
  • The sum of the 6 consecutive primes (37,41,43,47,53,59) equals 280, the value of the five final letters in the Hebrew alphabet associated with the end-of-days.
  • There is also the sum of the 3 consecutive primes (53,59,61) that equal 173, the small gematria of the 42-Letter Name of G-d and also the 40th prime number. 173 is also the average of first 78 primes, starting with 1, while the average of first 42 primes, starting with 1, is exactly 7857.

How much clearer can G-d’s messages to us be? Well how about if He designed the Torah too so that the total gematria of the Torah divided by the value of its first verse (21009826/2701) would be 7778.536?  And how about if that total gematria of the Torah divided 3636, or (21009826/3636) worked out to 5778.28. Why 3636?  Maybe because 3636 is 36 x 101, which represents the protection of the 36 Tzaddikim and Michael (101), the protectors of Israel. Or maybe because 3636 = 2 x 1818, representing the 3 iterations of the letter Aleph (א) that R’ Azulai wrote about in L’Chesed AbrahamThese two (2) fully empowered Alephs (א) are the 2000 years and the 2000 generations found in the 18 words of the 13 Attributes of G-d, “Notzer Chesed Alefim.”

  • Adding a 4th consecutive prime (53,59,61,67) equals 240, the value of Amalek, the eternal enemy of Israel.
  • We see entwined within the prime numbers, found right at the beginning where we could not miss them, the numbers associated with G-d’s names, 72 and 42, and the value for Moshiach, 358. Then when we add the value (26) of the Tetragramamton (יהוה) they sum to 496, the numerical value of Malchut, our world, meaning Kingdom. It is the third perfect number after 6 and 28, a very small set of numbers, whose factors equal itself.
  • And even clearer is the fact that the 42nd prime, which is 181, plus the 72nd prime, which is 359, plus 1 for the kolel equals 541, Israel, the 100th prime. This is not only purposefully designed, but beautifully so, as one would imagine anything created by G-d. We can see this in that 181 is the 42nd prime, and there are 42 digits in the first 23 primes and those first 42 digits sum to
  • We touched on factorials as they applied to the Torah in The Genesis Prayer. Factorials are when all the integers up to a number are multiplied together, rather than added so it is apropos that there are 181 digits in 111! (111 factorial), connecting the sum of primes yet again to Aleph of numerical value 111. And yes, (181 – 70) is 111.
  • Whatever G-d’s plans and the designs He built into our universe the digital string “181” occurs at position 728 with the constant Pi after the 3, and Resolution 181 was adopted by the United Nations on November 29, 1947.  This resolution was designed to divide Britain’s former Palestinian mandate into two separate Jewish and Arab states by the date that the mandate was set to end.
  • And referring to the prime pyramid line sums (5,23,72,and 181), the number 181 is also the 5 th Star number, which is a centered figurate number that represents a centered hexagram in other words a six-pointed star like the Magen David. The numerical value of Israel (541) also is a Star, number, the 9 And we saw earlier how 72 and 181 summed up to form 253, the sum of the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet, so its interesting that 253 is also a star number, the 6th. And while 661, the numerical value of Ester discussed above is the 10th star number, the 3rd Star number is 73, representing the Torah’s first verse (2701) as the sum of the integers from 1 – 73. Incidentally, the 2nd star number id 37 and 2701 = 73 x 37.

The first star number, though, is the most important of all, 13, the numerical value of Echad (One) and Ahava, (love). With this, we wish you a Shabbat shalom. This is a concept we will develop further in the final article.  In the meantime, when you look at anything in this world look past the forgery and the fake, look past the words and works of man, and see the hand of G-d in it all.

A Sign in the Sky

For 20 years we have been writing about the confluence of calendars that is to come when the year 5778 meets 2018.  The first time we were at 2018 was in the Hebrew Calendar 3760 years ago. This when G-d made the Covenant of Halves with Abraham, splitting the offerings half on one side, half on the other.  The confluence will happen this week. It will be marked by the largest Super Moon of the year this Jan 1-2, and by the Earth being the closest to Sun on Jan 3-4.  The process is beginning…

The largest and brightest Supermoon on recent record was on Jan 26, 1948, 70 years ago, the year Israel became a nation.  1948 in the Hebrew Calendar was when Abraham was born.

From the 28 times in Ecclesiastes 3:2-8 we see the obvious juxtaposition to easy times and difficult ones, 14 on either side, like 2 hands. It is also like the sum of the 365 positive and 248 negative precepts in the Torah: 3+6+5+2+4+8 = 28, split 14 positive and 14 negative. What is only obvious in the Hebrew text is the juxtaposition between the words for time, (ועת and  עת) so similar to the placement of G-d’s hands in the Torah’s first 28 letter verse at (ואת and  את). One has the Aleph (א) of numerical value 1 and the other Ayin (ע) of numerical value 70. In the beginning 1 and at the end 70; there is a time to every purpose under heaven.  The numerical value of (ועת and  עת) plus the kolel for the 2 times equals 948. This is similar to 1948 when we add the Aleph (1000), which is 70 years prior to 2018 CE or 5778 HC.

At digit 948 within the telling first 1000 digits in Pi, there is string of numbers …5778185778 that include 2 of the three appearances of the number 5778 within those 1000 digits.  Why 2 times? Why 2 juxtaposed 5778’s? Will there be 2 different scenarios for time after 5778? Within those 1000 digits there is no string for 2018, but there are three of 2019. Two back to back years represented unfathomably within a mere 1000 digits, representing 2 entwined calendars, one an end of time, the other a beginning of a new time. But for whom. Who witnesses the end of time and who the beginning?

Much has been revealed about Pi, Phi and 18 in our books and previous articles and there is still much more that needs to be revealed.  One item of note that we have not yet revealed even beyond the 42-Letter Name giving us 9/.123049…= 73.1415777 or (70 + pi). And even beyond the Genesis Equation built into the Torah’s first verse of 28 letters that gives us Pi as 3.141545078… And even beyond the Zohar’s unfathonable secret about Pi is simply that Pi/2 or 3.14159265358…/2 = 1.5708, which gives us the year Israel became a nation in 5708 HC (1948 CE) 70 years ago this May.

More to follow…

Happy New Years to All, as this New Years is marked by both Calendars and by Hashem in our Skies, both by Day and by Night, a sign for all to see.

Shabbat Shalom

Ezra

A Tidbit about the 600,000 Component Letters of the Torah.

We’re going to explore and develop every aspect of our previous article on the primordial derivations of the Torah and try to keep them short. Today, we want to begin at the place where the black fire begin to take shape into the letters we recognize today.  As we’ve previously written about, the 304,805 letters in the Torah are comprised of exactly (600,000-408) component letters. This means that the 27 building blocks–and we do mean blocks as we’ll get into soon in another article–are broken down individually into their component parts and a letter such as Alef becomes Yud, Vav, Vav, Yud as determined by the Arizal.  This also means that the 27 building blocks are made up of 50 separate parts and that these 50 letter segments are comprised of only 10 individual and indivisible letter.  Kabbalistically this makes perfect sense as 50 is always representative of the 50 Gates of Binah and 10 of the 10 sefirot that comprise Tree-of-life reality and what our modern physicists call our 10-dimensional universe.  And while the Torah is our bridge to Binah (the upper world) it is indeed built up of the essence of the Tree-of-life.

Being a bridge to Binah, the Torah that we know, the physically formed one, is Zeir Anpin, a heavenly ladder comprised of 6 rungs bundled together, or as our string theorists say, knotted.  The number 6 and the collective 6 dimensions of Zeir Anpin is thus represented by the letter Vav. We say all this in order to point out that when the swirling black fire solidified amongst the white fire, it coalesced into only 599592 component letters and not 600,000, which to us would seem more appropriate. Nevertheless, 599592 is (600,000 – 408) and 408 letter Vavs have a collective numerical value of 2448, as in the year the 600,000 Israelites left Egypt chased by pharaoh’s 600 choice chariots and received the 10 Commandments, the year the gates opened and the Tree-of-life reality was made available to them.  They were just entering the 50th jubilee period since Adam,  a Biblical defined period of 50 years each, precisely because it connects to Binah.  It is also a date precisely 66.6 jubilee years before 5778, the year (2018 CE) prophesied by the tzaddikim for the geula (final redemption), the union of Zeir Anpin with Binah.

Farfetched? Maybe, but they why is the logarithm of 599,592 equal to 5.7778 and log of 600,000 equal to 5.778. And since as we’ve explained in the previous article and Nothing is Random in the Universe, the split in time appears destined to occur between 2018 (5778 HC) and 2019 CE why is the square root of 408 equivalent to 20.19. And if you shrug off that, why is the collective sum of the square roots of total gematria value of each Torah letter when broken down to its component parts (ie. the square root of the  27059 Alefs in the Torah times 32 (the value of Y,V,V,Y) equal to 20191.07 with the sum of the integers through 107 being equal to 5778.

Why indeed?

Everything has a purpose. We must remember that in our daily lives as well, if we want to connect our physicality to the spiritual and harness it. If we look at the Torah as a collection of stories then that’s what it’ll be; if we look at our lives that way we can’t expect them to be much more than that either.  The Torah has no limitations, as we’ll continue explaining in our next posts.  Our lives don’t have to either, not now, not in this generation.

Have a wonderful Purim and remember to connect to the Names (gateways) hidden behind the words and the swirling fire of limitless energy behind the letters.

Ezra

The Torah; Beyond the Beginning.

Where to begin? “In the beginning G-d created….” The Torah tells us what to do in its very first word: Bereshit (“In the beginning” ). But the Torah is far from a narrative and the word Bereshit is far more than the beginning of a story. It’s a commandment. It’s a commandment for us to look deeper, to look to the source, to seek out the beginning, and in so doing to come closer to the Creator.

In this blog and our articles, we’ve often selected key words, phrases, or portions of the Torah and dug deep, uprooting profound meanings that help open up the big picture, but this time we are going beyond.  We’re going to unravel the Torah and all its 304,805 letters, 79,975 words, 5845 verses, etc etc and go back to its latent state, when ALL existed in potential and nothing was limited by physicality. We are going to pull back some of the veils to the endless. We’ve been silent for quite some time now, but permission has finally been granted. It’s time.

In it’s physical state the Torah is a document written on 80 sheets of parchment and about 80,000 words long, which makes sense since spiritually, according to the Arizal, the Torah is Yesod of Abba and the numerical value of “Yesod” (the sefira/dimension) that channels forth the shefa (life-force energy) is 80 and Abba is the highest level, but this is just a side note.

This “document” is comprised of black letters and white space, referred to by the Zohar as black fire and white fire, neither more or less significant than the other. Without one we could not see or fathom the other.

There are strict laws in recreating a Torah that a scribe must follow meticulously or the Torah isn’t kosher, in other words completely invalid. For example, each of the 304,805 letters, comprised of exactly (600,000-408) component letters must be formed fully and perfectly and in the precise order; one deviation and the entire document is nullified. He does, though, have a little leeway in how many letters, grouped into specific words, verses, and paragraphs to place on each line, put just so long as each of the columns begin at specific places.  This means he can stretch certain letters within guidelines and also stretch the space between some of the letters again within guidelines.

Nevertheless, in the end there will be 42 rows of spaces and letters, let’s call them collectively “character spaces” in each column, and either 245 or 248 columns per page, as there are always two points of view in Judaism. The standard is 248 columns, corresponding most fittingly numerically to “womb” and “mercy” and “Abraham,” considering that the sum of the Names of the 5 Books in the Torah is 2480. But enough gematria, we’ll explore the significance of 245 columns, and also 246 columns, after we tackle the matrix formed by the 248 columns by 42 rows.

There is nothing left to chance in the Torah, also known as The 5 Books of Moses, everything has a special “harmonic” alignment and thus purpose. The total number of 304,805 letters, 79,975 words and 5845 verses collectively equals 390,625 or 58. That would appear to be more than an accident, right? Exactly 5 raised to the power of 8. Try just calculating that in your head, 5 x 5, now 5 again, now 5 again, again and again 8 times, let alone keeping track of all those letters, words, and verses.

But what if all the letters and the empty “white fire” spaces, in other words, the character spaces in that same 248 x 42 matrix also totaled 390,625 or 58?

Because they do, more or less. It’s because of that leeway that today’s scribes have in stretching the letters and spaces that the matrix created even before the Torah was laid out, in other words before Creation, might not necessary come out to exactly  58, but if properly written it will be close.

This by itself should be astonishing, but there is a deeper reason behind it, one primordial to life and the structure of the universe itself.  And that’s what we’re seeking out. But before we get to that, we need to help ally the skeptics fears about there really being a G-d (or as some put it, a G-d-like force in the universe) and show how the numbers add up.

First of all, let’s note that this 248 by 42 matrix works out to 10416 rows, with 20 (4 between each book and 1 before and after each of the two songs) being necessarily empty, leaving us with 10396 rows that contain at least some letters. So when we divide the 304,805 letters amongst the 10396 rows it works out to 29.32 letter/row on average, which corresponds with the Shulchan Aruch that states that a length of line should be three times the word “למשפחותיכם” or 30 letters more or less (Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh Deah 272:2).

But that’s just the letters and it’s the easy part. Next, we know that there are 79975 words in the Torah, and 79975 words divided by 10396 lines gives us 7.693 (7.7) words per line, which means that there are at least 6.7 spaces between the words on average per line. And thus without any further computation we know that there are 36.0123 character-spaces directly attributable to the letters and words. A nice round number (36) but not the complete picture, which would necessarily be 37.50 character-spaces per line if indeed there are 58 character-spaces in the Torah. One of the essential elements of Torah study followed by the sages for ages has been the use of the initials of words in a specific Torah phrase, and coincidentally or not, the initial numerals in the 304,805 letters, 79,975 words and 5845 verses which collectively equal 390,625 or 58 are 3, 7, and 5, as in 37.5 character-spaces per line.

Now, there are 670 paragraphs in the Torah and there has to be a minimum of 9 spaces between them and a maximum of about 35 and here is where the scribes have lots of leeway. On average, and somewhat arbitrarily, there’s between 17 and 20 spaces allotted to the paragraph separation . Using 17 for the 670 paragraphs, we have 11,390 additional character spaces. Then there are the 20 empty rows at 37.5 character spaces each and you could argue that that is arbitrary, but we already know that it is at least, and also close to, 37.11, so it’s not so farfetched.  Anyhow, this gives us 20 rows x 37.5 spaces, or an additional 750 character spaces.

Then if we add the approximately 28 by 24 extra spaces in the Song of the Sea and the 70 lines by 9 extra spaces in portion Ha’Azinu, we have another 672 and 630 spaces respectively, bringing the total to within about 2000 or so spaces of the total 390,625, easily compensated for by the allowed stretched spacing and stretched writing found in most Torahs. We could easily make it work out exact, but if it were meant to be, as the sum of the letters, verses and words are, it would have been.  We are dealing with the intangible spiritual state and are meant to enter this cloud-like state as Moses did, focused by our certainty and not by a well-lit path.

The 2000 or so spaces can go either way, and thus on average will go right down the middle, directly toward 390,625, which when broken down by gematria spells out “The Crown (625, H’Keter) of Heaven (390, Shama’im).

Thus focused and ascending, let’s continued beyond, where we recall the words of Rabbi Chaim Vital of blessed memory that all Torah light is spread by squaring, and thus we can now see how this matrix of white and black fire was unfolded into Creation.  Working backwards, we can take the square root of 390,625, which is 625, then do it again (25) and again (5) and one more time (√5) for a total of 4 times, corresponding to the 4 Letter/levels/phases of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH).

(√5)2 = 5 and 52 = 25 and 252 = 625 and 6252 = 390,625

It’s not called the 5 Books of Moses for nothing.

This square root of 5 is no arbitrary number, not by a long shot.  Yes, on the surface it’s just some endless irrational number 2.2360… but so is Pi. Nevertheless, √5 appears to have been chosen to define the primordial existence that gave birth to Creation and thus physicality in the formation of the Torah matrix.  A bold statement for sure, but the mathematicians are already smiling because they already know what’s coming next.

It turns out our physicality is indeed defined by the square root of 5. For you see the (√5) is at the heart of the primordial mathematical constant Phi, which controls (dictates) all natural spiraling growth in nature from the petals on the flowers, the branches on the trees, the twisting of seashells, our DNA, and arms of the Milky Way.

(√5 – 1)/2 = Phi (.61803399…)

and also

(√5 +1)/2 = Phi2 (1.61803399…)

And reminiscent of the essential Kabbalistic equation, “He and His Name are One”

we have the reason why the square root of 5 creates natural growth.

(√5 – 1)/2 x (√5 + 1)/2 = 1

or

Phi x Phi2 = 1

Extrapolating from 1, we get 4

(√5 – 1) x (√5 + 1) = 4

From Unity to the YHVH

So, G-d took this sacred space or dimension and unfolded it 4 times before shaping it into a matrix of 248 by 42 in a proportion of about 6 columns to every row, the same proportion (59%) of verses in the Torah that begin with the letter Vav of numerical value 6. Which leads us to the filling of that matrix, going from a potential state to a physical one, the point of Creation.

After the matrix was filled with swirling white and black fire in very specific quantities, both of which as we’ve seen tie back to the square root of 5, the black fire was arranged according to G-d’s Name, YHVH.

As you can imagine, the shape the black fire took was significant in every detail. Even without the help of the scribes the 22 Hebrew letters vary in size with 2 of them Yud and Vav occupying a single width, 4 of them occupying 2 widths and 16 of them occupying 3 widths, thus once again giving us a unfolding squaring pattern, 2, 4, 16.

For some reason, the fire of the 304,805 letter characters was split into exactly 300,000 of the 26 assorted letters (including the 5 final variations) and 4805 of the letter Pe, or Phe (possibly representing Phi in both its spiraling shape and sound).

Then of those 300,000 letters, 90,100 letters, or 30% of them, were the letters Yud, He, and Vav, the building blocks of the Tetragrammaton, the YHVH, with the value 90,100 being equivalent to the sum of the integers through the number 424, the numerical value of Mashiach Ben David.” (The Messiah).

Sum of integers 1 to 424 = 90,100

    424 = Moshiach Ben David

These 3 letters were arranged in specific patterns throughout the Torah matrix forming along the way 1820, or 20 x 91 Tetragrammatons (YHVH). Now those 1820 YHVH are comprised of 7280 letters, reminiscent of the 7 words and 28 letters of the Torah’s first verse, whose inextricable ties to the 42-Letter Name of G-d and the mathematical constant Pi are pervasive.

We only bring this up to point out a persistent pattern in the way the black fire unfolded within the 248 x 42 matrix. As we said, the first verse of the Torah has 7 words, and the sum of the integers from 1 to 7 is 28, as in the 28 letters of that verse.  Then we have the total numerical value of that verse being 2701, which is likewise the sum of the integers from 1 to 73, the numerical value of Chochma (Wisdom). And then there is the total numerical value of the first 8 words (33 letters) of the Torah, which is 3003, and which happens to be the sum of the integers from 1 to 77, the numerical value of mazal (divine fortune).

This pattern of including all the previous integers starts with the essential Name of G-d, which is injected into every aspect of the the Torah matrix. The 4 letters of the YHVH when spelled out YVD HY VYV HY become 10 letters, just as the sum of the integers from 1 to 4 = 10. When spelled out again they become 28 letters, as in the sum of integers from 1 to 7. And in its first 3 spelled-out iterations the YHVH and thus the energy of the YHVH becomes

4 + 10 + 28 = 42

These are the 42 Letters of the Upper 42-Letter Name of G-d, from which all divine sustenance flows down to us.

This pattern of including all the previous integers (spiritually just representations of specific energy levels) is oft repeated throughout the Torah; nevertheless, we’d like to point out that Torah space is more than space as we conceptualize it; it’s space and time and more, wrapped up in one. Therefore, when we add the sum of the first 7 and the first 8 words of the Torah together with the average of what they represent as the sum of integers:

2701 + 3003 +(73+77)/2 we get

= 5779

This is the date prophesied by the Tzaddikim for the coming of Moshiach consciousness and the Tree-of-life reality. Now, if Torah space is more than space, how much more would the primordial unfolded space-time occupied by the square root of 5 be?

And we find the answer in that the sum of the integers through 42, which is 903:

The sum of the integers from 1 to 42 = 903

903√5 = 2019

2019 CE = 5779 HC

You can read all about these prophecies by Rav Yehuda Halevi Ashlag, etc on our blog and The Divine Calendarin The Divine Calendar and Nothing is Random in the Universe so I’d like to get back to the brand new revelations and the structural essence of the Torah, but we would like to point out that the matrix is a reflection of sorts of the Tree-of-life, of which there are 32 Paths, which we’ve pointed out in other articles corresponds to the 32 times the Name Elohim is mentioned in Creation and to the 5-dimensional hypercube with its 32 vertices and 80 edges and 80 faces.

And one such result of this reflection is found by taking the matrix itself, 248 x 42, or 10416 lines (rows), and taking its square root again and again, 6 times, until it equals  (1.155517…) 32 A meaningless number, whose only significance (to our limited understanding) is that when we multiply it by 50, as in the 50-year Biblical jubilee period that the Torah commands us to to count, we get 57.77588…, yet another representation of the period 5777/5778 HC and of the use of the Jubilee year.  Whether it’s  115.552 jubilee years from Creation to 5778 or 66.6 of them from the reception of the Torah at Sinai in 2448 to 5778, it must all have been designed from even before the black fire was allowed to mix with the white.

None of this is surprising of course, because Phi18 also equals precisely 5778.000 and against all astronomical odds, the only 4-digit numerical strings found to repeat 3 times within the first 1000 digits of Pi, are 5778 and its CE equivalent, 2019, back to back years, a demarcation in time.  But you can read about that in Nothing is Random in the Universe and today, we’re concerned mainly about the unfolding of the Torah, not space-time.

Interestingly, when we take the square root of 10416 and take it again (the 4th root) we get 10.1024 and while 10 universally represents the 10 dimensions of the Tree-of-life and of modern physics, 1024 is precisely equivalent to  322 . Moreover, there just so happens to be exactly 1024 different numerical values represented within the 80,000 words of the Torah.

Now, let’s go back to those 90,100 Yuds, Hes, and Vavs of which 7280 formed the 1820 Tetragrammaton (YHVH) in the Torah.   As you may have noticed when we mentioned 1820 = 20 x 91, the numerical value of the all important kabbalistic unification of YHVH and EDNY (Adonai) and of “Amen (EMN),” there is another synergistic 91 hidden here. It’s found in the simple sum of the whole and it’s parts; “He and His Name are One:

1820 + 7280 = 9100.

Nevertheless, and even as the importance of this is lost on us, there is a deeper significance that we can note. Since there are 304805 letters (black fire) within the 390625 character-spaces, there are necessarily 85820 white fire spaces within the matrix, just about 22% of the Torah spaces.  While the connection to the 22 Letters of the Hebrew alphabet, or as Abraham described them, the 22 building blocks, is obvious, the juxtaposition to the 82820 Yuds, Hes, and Vavs that do not comprise the 7280 YHVH is less so.

Subtracting 82820 from 85820 gives us and even 3000. And what we can take away from this is that possibly all but 3000 of the “empty” spaces correspond to either Yuds, Hes, or Vavs and thus carry the Name of G-d within them, an energy that bonds the letters into words and verses; after all, because of this special design that’s incorporated into the Torah, those 85820 “empty” character spaces correspond precisely with the 85820 words and verses in the Torah.

Words (79975) + verses (5845) = 85820

Empty Character spaces = 85820

YHVH in Torah = 1820

82820 Resultant Yuds, Hes, and Vavs

820 = Numerical value of “Love thy neighbor as thyself”

 

The Sun and the Moon

Speaking of the 5845 verses, the small gematria numerical value for “the Sun (H’Chamah)” is 5845, which is all the more interesting considering that there are on average 29.3 letters per line of Torah and the days of the lunar cycle are 29.5. Not a perfect match, but if you recall at the outset of their article we mentioned that it is accepted practice to write the Torah with 245 columns as well as the standard and as we’ve seen oh so special 248.  If the Torah matrix were to have 245 columns everything would be crammed into a slightly smaller space, resulting in 7.78 words/line and 29.68 letters/line, but if it were 246 columns, there would be 29.50 letters/line, meaning each line would be representative of the monthly lunar cycle. This leeway provides room for us to think and ponder. It gives us room to explore and find our own way. If G-d gave us a giant clock, Man would probably have broken it by now.

By the way, in case you are new to our blog, the surface temperature of the Sun is 5778 K and the average surface temperature of the Earth will reach 57.78 F within the next 6 years. One big clock.

According to the Zohar, in the time of the geula, final redemption and of the advent of Moshiach consciousness, the Sun and the Moon will be equal. The Torah matrix provides a structure for this to occur; it’s up to us to find it.  But recall, the Sun, represents Zeir Anpin, (a sharing/channeling force) and the Moon, Malchut (a purely receptive vessel), possibly meaning that in the so-called end-of-days, the receptors will be able to share with the givers and a new balance will be in order.

But before there was a Sun and a Moon there was Phi, the primordial mathematical constant that along with Pi and several laws of nature helped bring into being our physical world, once the matrix had been laid out.  Going back to the 248 column structure of the Torah matrix, we note that besides the 390,625 elements there are also the 248 columns and the 10,400 lines (discounting the 16 blank lines that separate the 5 Books). These total 401,273 total elements and

Phi2 = 1.61803399..

401,273/Phi2 = 248,000

Moreover,

390625/(√1 + √2)=1,618,022

And when all the black fire was laid out and arranged amongst the white fire, and divied up amongst the 5 Books in the Torah, all of varying length, the number of chapters, words, letters, verses were indelibly set into place. It’s here that we find that they were all split (actually divided) into specific segments using the Phi proportion. T he first chapter of Numbers (Bamidbar) is the dividing point in terms of letters, of words, and also of verses that splits the Torah into two harmonic portions. Thus:

(Genesis + Exodus + Leviticus)/ (Numbers + Deuteronomy) =

1.61803399 letters, or words, or verses

And

(Numbers + Deuteronomy)/(Genesis + Exodus + Leviticus) = .61803399 letters, or words, or verses

There should be no doubt that Phi is an integral part of the structure of the Torah matrix or that we weren’t meant to eventually wake up and realize it.  By the way, if we add the 670 paragraphs and the 80 pieces of parchment to the 248 columns,  10396 rows and 390625 elements we get 402019 and the only 5-digit string to repeat in those first 1000 digits of pi is 42019.

390,625 + 10396 rows + 248 columns + 670 paragraphs + 80 parchments =

402019

Everything has a purpose in the Torah.

We’ve breached the boundary of the upper worlds, and thus endless wisdom is available to us, but we’re right at the entrance and must be careful not to drag our negative shells (klippot) and personal agendas along with us.  Walking up is only the first step. It’s what we do from then on that matters.

There’s a lot of math here and the concepts underlying it are very profound so we will take our time in subsequent articles exploring them and bring them into our lives in a more concrete way.

Best wishes and love to everyone on this hillula of Moshe Rabbeinu,

Ezra