Genealogy for Christian Anton Philipp Knorr von Rosenroth ( – ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and. Christian Knorr von Rosenroth was a Christian Hebraist. After having completed his studies in the universities of Wittenberg and Leipzig. The text of these works has been annotated by Knorr von Rosenroth (the author of the “Qabalah Denudata,”) from the Mantuan, Cremonensian, and.

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And this dragon hath been castrated since his crest or fon genitaletogether with his mate, have been repressed, and thence have been formed four hundred desirable worlds. Thus shrouded and veiled is the absorbed intensity in the centreless whirl of the vastness of expansion. But all things returned into the unity.

Therefore are to be considered HA and HI.

He, who cometh not before the eyes, of man; He, who is not called by the Name. For when the light of the former is extended unto the latter which is the moving of the water all things reproduce their kind at one and the same time the waters of good and the waters of evil.

Because this is the ornament of all. Naphtali ha-Kohen, and Hayyim Vital. In the Holy Name, wherein they exercised themselves for the performing of various wondersand not the holy inferiors. There, he studied under the tutelage of Rabbi Meir Stern and others, and acquired several important manuscripts of Kabbalah, most notably those of R. Closely associated with the subject of the letters of the Tetragrammaton is that of the four kerubim, to which I have already referred in describing the first Sephira.

This is the third conformation. The solar lives are the days of eternal life, and the planetary lives are the nights with their dreams. Nine are said to be the conformations of the beard of Microprosopus. Therefore this work should be of interest to every biblical and theological student.

So that man is formed from two sides from vo right and from the left. As the Sephiroth are the potencies of all that is limited they must be ten.


It is an immediate emanation from the world of Atziloth, whose ten Sephiroth are reflected herein, and are consequently more limited, though they are still of the purest nature, and without any admixture of matter.

O by Christian Knorr von Rosenroth 13 editions published between and in Rsenroth and German and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

This work, which had a widespread influence, was superior to anything that had been published on Kabbalah in a language other than Hebrew. Thou art of infinite power, of unmeasured glory; Thou pervadest all, and therefore Thou art all! What is positive existence? And it hath around it seven columns that is, the seven palacesand the four splendours that is, the four animals whirl around it in four wheels on their four sides after the fourfold description of the chariot of Yechesqiel Ezekiel.

During his lifetime Knorr helped to establish a Hebrew publishing house at Sulzbach, and he had a hand in the edition of the Zohar that appeared in He who dreameth that he toucheth the moustache of a man with his hand, he may be sure that be hath peace with his Lord, and that his enemies are subject unto him.

The seventh the millennium, and the seventh space. But since these belong to the mother, from whom arise the judgments, hence this tetragrammaton is here written in retrograde order, which mode of writing is referred by qabalists to the judgments, on account of the nature of averse things; whence this ought to be written in this way: There are no separate numeral characters in Hebrew and Chaldean; therefore, as is also the case in Greek, each letter has its own peculiar numerical value, and from this circumstance results the important fact that every word is a number, and every number is a word.

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On his return Christian Knorr von Rosenroth settled at Sulzbach and devoted himself to the study of Oriental languages, especially Hebrew, the rudiments of which he had acquired while abroad. Therefore the symbol of the interlaced triangles, forming the six-pointed star, is called the Sign of the Macrocosm, or of the creation of the greater world, and is consequently analogous to.


Or 8 if he may know how to ascend from that which is below to that which is above. Knord have they ascended, and therein do they ascend they who are not, who are, and who shall be.

Macroprosopus is, it will be remembered, the first Sephira, or Crown Kether; Microprosopus is composed of six of the Sephiroth.

Christian Knorr von Rosenroth (Author of La Qabalah Desvelada)

Therefore on either side hath Microprosopus a connecting link, for he superinvesteth the mother from the supernal part, so that he may receive her into himself as his soul; and he also again is covered by his bride from the inferior part, so that he in his turn may himself become her soul.

He was in close touch with the Cambridge philosopher Henry More and the Belgian rosneroth Franciscus Frans Mercurius van Helmont, who were likewise interested in Kabbalah as a theosophical system of great significance to philosophy and theology alike. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Other variations of the Tetragrammaton, therefore, alter the position of the letters with regard to each other their normal and correct position being IHVH.

Christian Knorr von Rosenroth – Wikipedia

Knorr von Rosenroth traveled in theosophic circles, he was deeply influenced by the mystical vin of Jacob Boehme, and from until his death served as senior adviser to the mystically inclined Prince Christian August. But there are here understood Roxenroth and Son, the hidden and the manifest. The name of the Deity, which we call Jehovah, is in Hebrew a name of four letters, IHVH; and the true pronunciation of it is known to very few. German English 78 Latin 44 French 3. Namely, the beautiful path.