Judaic artist, Marlene Burns, is pleased to present her latest painting that examines the unspoken Name of G-d. Ineffable.
Too great or extreme to be expressed or explained with words.
Beyond description. Not to be uttered.
The tetragrammaton ‘Yud, Hay, Vav, Hay’ is the ineffable Hebrew Name of G-d.
According to Jewish Mysticism, Adonai went through 4 stages of creation from His spark of inspiration to the development of the concept. From emotional involvement and concrete planning, to action, while traveling through the worlds of Atzilut, Beriah, Yetzirah, and Asiyah.
Asiyah is the physical and lowest world in which we live: In this world, Adonai commanded us to build a sanctuary for Him so that he could dwell among us. (Exodus 25:8)
A spiral is the eternal sign of the creative and organizing principle of the universe. It is the intuitive symbol of spiritual development. When two spirals are intertwined, they become a double helix, a twisted ladder...