glossary

[אלהים] An Hebrew term with a wide variety of meanings. In Christian translations of scripture, it is one of many words translated to the generic word “God,” but whose actual meaning depends upon the context. For example:

1. In Kabbalah, םיהלא is a name of God the relates to many levels of the Tree of Life. In the world of Atziluth, the word is related to divnities of the sephiroth Binah (Jehovah Elohim, mentioned especially in Genesis), Geburah, and Hod. In the world of Briah, it is related beings of Netzach and Hod.

2. El [אל] is “god,” Eloah [אלה] is “goddess,” therefore the plural Elohim refers to “gods and goddesses,” and is commonly used to refer to Cosmocreators or Dhyan-Choans.

3. אלה Elah or Eloah is “goddess.” Yam [ים] is “sea” or “ocean.” Therefore אלהים Elohim can be אלה-ים “the sea goddess” [i.e. Aphrodite, Stella Maris, etc.]

There are many more meanings of “Elohim.” In general, Elohim refers to high aspects of divinity.

"Each one of us has his own Interior Elohim. The Interior Elohim is the Being of our Being. The Interior Elohim is our Father-Mother. The Interior Elohim is the ray that emanates from Aelohim." - Samael Aun Weor, The Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled

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"The one who has never loved does not know anything about life."

Samael Aun Weor, The Major Mysteries