(Hebrew איש) Compare with אש, fire. איש is the man; the fire of “Iod” the phallus; the fire of pingala or Od the solar serpent of the Caduceus of Mercury. Plural: Ishim, masculine sexual fires.

"And Adam [אדם] said, This [זאת] now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman [אשה], because she was taken out of Man [איש]." - Genesis 2:23


"In order to pass to a superior Level of Being, it is necessary to cease being what one is. We need to not be what we are. If we continue being what we are, we will never pass to a superior Level of Being."