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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Thus also the passage, Gen. Yod is alone whensoever he is manifested in Microprosopus that is when the lights of Macroprosopus descend into Him, then indeed the paths of the decads are increased, voj this decade is increased into ten thousands by the paths joined with the four letters of the Tetragrammaton of years.

But this that is, the supreme equality rodenroth divided in its sides, because Yod and He are placed expressly as the father and the mother; but in another equality the roseroth is conformed with the female like an androgyn, because the last He is not added. If that happeneth because he beholdeth in sleep such a thing as this only, much more shall it occur if he be found sufficiently rosenroty to behold what the supernal beard may be.

When the name is planted therein that is, when Microprosopus receiveth his proper conformation, according to the requisite numbers of the members, and of the veins. Retrieved 31 December Additionally included are such works as Esh ha-Mezaref and other works.

Christian Knorr von Rosenroth – Wikipedia

All souls are pre-existent in the world of emanations, and are in their original state androgynous, but when they descend upon earth they become separated into male and female, and inhabit different bodies; if therefore in this mortal life the male half encounters the female half, a strong attachment springs up between them, and hence it is said that in marriage the separated halves are again conjoined; and the hidden forms of the soul are akin to the kerubim.

Again, the letters of Berashith, taking their numerical powers, express the number of years between the Creation and the birth of Christ, thus: I have adopted the form Qabalah, as being more consonant with the Hebrew writing of the word.

It was while in Amsterdam that Knorr focused on the study of Kabbalah. Woe unto him who shall open her gate! It was, however, necessary to be thus explicit, as much of the metaphysical reasoning of the ensuing work turns on its application.

But IHVH, the Tetragrammaton, as we shall presently see, contains all the Sephiroth with the exception of Kether, and specially signifies the Lesser Countenance, Microprosopus, the King of the qabalistical Sephirotic greatest Trinity, and the Son in His human incarnation, in the Christian acceptation of the Trinity.


But negative existence bears hidden i itself, positive life; for in the limitless depths of the abyss of its negativity lies hidden the power of standing forth from itself, the power of projecting the scintilla of the thought unto the utter, the power of re-involving the syntagmatic into the inner.

Wolf, Bibliotheca, 1—43; 2—35; 3—8; K. His forehead, which shineth not, regulating the far distant future when it is his will to behold the same.

That is, and denoteth the bride of Microprosopus, as is shown above, because it is put in the place of the last H, He, of the Tetragrammaton IHVH; like as also it hath the same power of signification in the connection of the names of existence and domination in this manner, IAChD, VNHI.

And the mother is illuminated that is, in the second part of the ordinary averse Tetragrammaton, which consists of the letters IH, to the letter I, Yod, which hath the signification of the father, is added the letter H, He, which is the mother, and because these two are combined by themselves, hence that luminous influence is denoted wherewith the understanding is imbued by the supernal wisdom ; and is opened out into her gates that is, if these two letters be bound closely together, then out of the dead the pentad originateth the number 50, by which are denoted the fifty gates of the understanding; these are said to be opened because the letter H, He, is last and unprotected, not being shut in by any other succeeding letter.

But if these judgments are to be mitigated, necessarily the Ancient One is required that is, the first letters of the Tetragrammaton, denoting, IH, Yah, the father together with the crown, which is the apex of the primal letter, and is called Macroprosopus.

But positive existence has a beginning and an end, and it rosenroh requires another form from which to depend, for without rosneroth other concealed negative ideal behind it, it is unstable and unsatisfactory. And again in another manner it shineth that is, and also hath a third signification, whilst in the complete name it constituteth the last letterand passeth on into the woman.

This explaineth on this account that rowenroth is written, Bon. That is, whensoever the beard of Macroprosopus sendeth down its light. That is, no mention is made of the crown. The number ten does not contradict the absolute unity of the Ain Soph; as one is the basis of rossenroth numbers, plurality proceeds from unity, the germs contain the development, just as fire, flame, sparks, and colour have one basis, though they differ from rosenrotj another.

Hat der Himmel gleich viel Wege. The reason of the existence of existence is existence itself. The Most Ancient One is expanded into Microprosopus or the Crown into the Beautyand knorr unto it, so that it may receive increase. This is the tenth of the kings that is, rosnroth path of the kingdomand originateth knlrr jubilee, who is the mother.


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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. Therefore at this present time an English translation of the Qabalah is almost a necessity, for the Zohar has never before been translated into the language of this country, nor, as far as I am aware, into any modern European vernacular.

Like as it is said IH, Yah Ch-IH, Chiah, the corrected Mantuan Codex hath it, so that it may explain the word ChIH, Chiah, living creature, out vonn the eighth path of the understanding, which is that water rosenrot the name Yah, which denoteth father and mother. In this sense, I, Yod, in the path of Yesod, the ninth Sephira, has a symbolical phallic signification. Among these Sephiroth, jointly and severally, we find the development of the persons and attributes of God.

And she is covered on this side and on that by the two, father and son. And this is their proper order.

He covertly laid down the principles of this secret doctrine in the first four books of the Pentateuch, but withheld them from Deuteronomy. The claims of the Kabbalah, however, are not restricted to the literary man and the philosopher; the poet too will find in it ample materials for the exercise of his lofty genius.

I will answer the last question first. Thus shrouded and veiled is the absorbed intensity in the centreless whirl of the vastness of expansion. The Book of concealed mystery, the greater holy assembly, the lesser holy assembly by S.

Christian Knorr von Rosenroth

The same species of rigours and judgments occurred in the inferiors. Besides all these, there is the method called ThShRQ, Thashraq, which is simply writing a word backwards.

Later he became a diligent student of the Kabala, in which he believed to find proofs of the doctrines of Christianity. And it is written, Prov.

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The Dogmatic Qabalah contains the doctrinal portion. And from the head is formed that great dragon which is in the sea, and is the sea-serpent, which is, however, not so harmful as the earthly one. Kabbala denudata by Christian Knorr von Rosenroth Book 22 editions published between and in 4 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.