“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” – Genesis 1:1
This sentence, in it’s original Hebrew, has a standard gematria value of 2,701: It is the 73rd triangular and the 37th hexagonal number. It only has two factors, 37 and 73 (the two values of Wisdom seen in Part I). It is 7 words long and consists of 28 letters. 28 is the 7th triangle and the 3rd hexagon (a miniature of the gematria figurates). The first word is 6 letters. 6 is the first perfect number (1+2+3=6), while 28 is the second perfect number (1+2+4+7+14=28). The fact that both of these are ‘explicitly’ given is somewhat curious, considering that they are the only two perfect numbers below 100. These loosely connect Genesis 1:1 with the Cube, possessing 28 possible paths between its 8 vertices, and 6 faces. The 28 paths of the Cube is ‘aligned’ with Judaism in that each of these letters are a ‘possible path’ to mystical insight through Qabalistic practices such as Notarikon. Just one highly Christian example of Notarikon (taken from Samuel L. MacGregor Mathers’ The Kabbalah Unveiled), discovered by Prosper Rugers – a 17th century Jewish convert, reads as follows:
B = Ben = Son
R = Ruach = Spirit
A = Ab = Father
S = Sheloshethem = Trinity
Y = Yechad = Unity
T = Themim = Perfect
According to this, the six-letter “Bereisheet” (Brasyt), “In the beginning,” yields “The Son, The Spirit, The Father, Their Trinity in Perfect Unity.”
Genesis 1:1, perhaps one of the most well-known sentences in human history, shares it’s numerical value with the Greek Apostoulos Christou, Apostle of Christ, and loosely related phrases such as The Work of Faith, Eternal Perfection, and likely many others. A number of New Testament verses contain the phrase Apostle of Christ. Take for example 2 Timothy 1:1: “Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God…”
The beit prefix on the first word denotes “In,” but may also suggest “With” or “At.” We shall read it as “With beginning.” The letter beit has been associated with the second Sephirah, Chokmah, simply because it’s the second emanation (in traditional Jewish theosophy the letters are assigned to the paths between the Sephiroth; Beit is ascribed to the path between Kether and Binah, though the attribution given here is also seen in more modern works). Therefore the first word yields “With Wisdom [the] Beginning.” This word, elegantly, may also be read as “Bera sheet” – meaning “Created Six.” In the beginning Created Six. It is indeed intriguing that before the 6-Day Creation we see a 6-letter word that could mean ‘created 6.’
(Many have remarked that there are more fitting words – such as Berachoth – that could have been used in place of Berasheet, but that this must have been employed because of it’s allusion to the Six Days.)
Add to this sentence the symbolic association of beit with House and Mother, and one six-letter word (read twice) offers a series of remarkably elegant and interwoven concepts:
“With wisdom the beginning created six.”
“In the House of Wisdom the Mother of beginning created six.”
Or, interpreting it according to the traditional assigning of beit: “In the Crown of Understanding the beginning created six.”
According to Qabalah, “created six” is a reference to the Six Attributes of Macroprosopus (from Greek: Makros + prosopon = “long” “face,” The Great Face of Deity), but they could also symbolize the Cube, the Hexagon, or the birth of the Six Cardinal Directions inherent in three-dimensionality. It may even be an allusion to the forming of the Seed of Life – omitting the central circle (this Sacred Figure is seen in ancient art and architecture the world over, and is even among the sketches of Leonardo Da Vinci). The seventh circle is associated with God, Ever-Present beneath the Impenetrable Veil.
(It is worth noting that according to Jewish Tradition “Creation began with Beit.” This is likely because: 1) Aleph is One, the First; God; this would make Beit Two, the Second; Creation; 2) The Torah begins with Beit; 3) Beit represents Mother and House, while Aleph is Father [Yahweh] – Builder of the House. The Creator is Male while Creation is Female, and she is the House or Womb of Life. [Shekhinah is essentially The Divine Feminine in Judaism; she is everywhere including within Man, but she is unrecognized within us; not unlike the Tantric ‘Queen of the Diamond Realm,’ ‘Heart of the Yogin’s Yoga.’ She is associated with the letter hé, and is said to have united with Abram when he became Abraham.]
While on the subject, it is also worth pointing out the origins of three common English words. The word “Matrix,” “an environment or material in which something develops” – as Google puts it, is often used to describe reality [especially in light of Quantum Mechanics and, of course, The Matrix]. Similarly, the word “Matter” describes the tangible substance: ‘this’ or ‘that.’ In relation to this, an old Hindu proverb describes God negatively: “Not this, not that.” Both of the above words – Matter-Matrix – come from the Latin “Mater,” root of English “Mother.” It became “materia,” substance, and “matrix,” breeding female. From this and the Hindu proverb we see that The Great Mother is “this, that,” “substance,” the “breeding female,” while God The Father is “Not this, not that,” but rather “Infinite No-Thingness” – Ain Soph, in Jewish Theosophy.)
The second word of Genesis 1:1 is Bera, or Bra, ‘created,’ followed by Elohim, then an untranslatable word-particle. This particle is simply At – Aleph-Tav, the first and last letters. Therefore so far our sentence reads, “In the Crown of Understanding the beginning created six, created Elohim beginning to end.” The values of Bereisheet+Elohim, or “In the beginning+God” = 913+86=999. Compare the Aleph-Tav to Christ’s statement: “I am the Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.” What follows is the heavens and the earth in Tetragrammaton’s 28-letter Cube of Sevenfold Perfection. We obtain a full sentence that reads: “In the Crown of Understanding the beginning created six, created Elohim beginning to end, the heavens and the earth.”
(The Six-fold Circle of Circles, as well as the Aleph-Tav, are comparable to Ouroboros – the snake biting its tail [the sixth touches the first, signifying “the end is in the beginning” – like the serpent], but perceiving the ring as the snake and the center as Deity we find correspondence with an ancient Greek Myth: Eurynome, Feminine Creator existing in the void, became trapped in the coils of Ophion – the Primeval Serpent. Here we have the ring with the immaterial center [in the case of the Seed of Life, the realm of Sabbath – God’s Place]. Eurynome transmutes into a dove, and in freeing herself from Ophion’s grip lays the Egg of Creation; the coil of the serpent cracks the egg, initiating something comparable to The Big Bang. This is also similar to Christ, the Dove Resurrected from the Serpent’s Grip [Christ being the Restored Adam], redeeming Creation. The Dove is also synonymous with the serpent in the sense that Christ is “the beginning and the end,” the first and the sixth.
The Seven-Day Creation not only corresponds to the Seven Classical Planets, the Diatonic Scale, the Colour Spectrum and the Golden Section [these last three covering Sound, Sight and Growth], but in also pointing to the Seed of Life it connects us to a long history of perceiving God as “The Ever-Present Center of the Infinite Circle” – particularly prominent in the art and mysticism of Sufism. Curiously, when the progressive angles of the Seed of Life are interpreted as Frequencies [i.e. 180°=180Hz], the gradual unfolding yields an impeccable F Major scale in three-part harmony! [For those who would like to see/hear this first-hand, search the documentary Sonic Geometry on either Google or YouTube.] )
“And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.” – Genesis 1:2
Alpha, Christ, and the Demiurgus of Light
“I am the light of the world.” – John 8:12
This has been interpreted in many ways, perhaps the most literally valid being the perspective of solar allegory. 137, being the value of Qabalah (from Heb. ‘qibel,’ ‘received’) and the 33rd prime, is also commonly referred to as Alpha-Inverse or simply Alpha, The Fine-Structure Constant, in scientific circles. The true value of Alpha (not it’s inverse) is 7.29735257×10^-3 (as of 2012). So what is the scientific significance of Alpha? It is a dimensionless quantity, meaning that it will always be the same regardless of what base one performs the calculations in. WikiPedia describes it as:
“…the coupling constant characterizing the strength of the electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles.”
As Prof. Laurence Eaves puts it:
“The number is required to know how specific wavelengths of light interact in precise ways with atoms and how electromagnetic forces hold atoms together. Hence we know that this number is one of the core factors that determine the size of the atoms and, therefore, the form and structure of the universe.”
“It [137 or 7.2973] would be one of the numbers you would signal to these aliens indicating that you have a scientific and technologically capable civilization on this planet.”
“…if the value were a little bit different from the value it actually has, we wouldn’t be around here talking about it…Atomic physics…is the way it is because of Alpha..”
The former statement is certainly far from insignificant. Many notable physicists have commented on this mathematical/physical anomaly. Richard Feynman said:
“It has been a mystery ever since it was discovered more than fifty years ago, and all good theoretical physicists put this number up on their wall and worry about it. Immediately you would like to know where this number for a coupling comes from: is it related to pi or perhaps to the base of natural logarithms? Nobody knows.” (QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter, p. 129)
A number have stated that Alpha is as much a philosophical as it is a scientific problem: without it, the task of ‘differentiating matter from ether’ and ‘unraveling the laws of nature’ would be ‘hopelessly difficult’ (Max Born). Without Alpha there would be no light, no emergence of structure from the void – all would simply be in a chaotic flux of pseudo-existence (according to our present understanding). Now would be a good time to recall that Chlorophyll – the molecule responsible for converting light to life – has 137 atoms! Clearly 137 is connected to light and its relation to energy. Bearing in mind these crucial facts, we shall now examine the following verses a tad more closely than usual. In Genesis 1:1-2 we read:
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.
And the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.”
As was already pointed out, verse one has a standard value of 2,701 (37×73). What was not mentioned, however, is that the value of verse two is 3,546. The first five digits of Alpha – fundamental constant discovered in 1916 – are 72973: 27013546^2=729731667494116! Accurate to five digits, the verses describing the change from Void to Form reveal the scientific constant required to facilitate it! – And from this number proceed the following verses:
“And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
“And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.” – Genesis 1:3-4
Recall the statement made by Manly Hall in Part I, that ciphers may be uncovered by “counting words or letters.” The word light in Hebrew is Aur (207). The emboldened occurrence of this word in verse 4 is the 37th word in all of Scripture, and the 3rd letter is the 137th (a Vau).Considering the significance of these numbers – coupled with the same of these verses, and more importantly the sheer relevance and functionality of this religious-scientific connection, the odds of this happening are surely astronomical. It is interesting that the 37th word should be light, when Christ, who performed 37 miracles, is the light of the world in the verse that began this section.
(For the benefit of the more skeptically inclined, I have re-iterated the verses in question in their original Hebrew; using the gematria chart in Part I you may calculate the values and count the letters/words yourself. The original verses will be found at the end of this segment. Those who wish to verify the verse below will need to search for a Greek chart via Google.)
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
This sentence, designed as a Christianized replica of Gen 1:1 (alluding to it thereby), has a standard Greek gematria value of 3,627. 27013627^2=729736043695129! Here we see an even closer approximation of Alpha. Three of the most important of all biblical verses conceal the constant that upholds the universe; a constant that wouldn’t be discovered for another 2,600 years. Eaves did say “It would be one of the numbers you would signal.” Would we be ‘ignoring a sign’ if we considered these to be mere chance occurrences?
(While on the subject of mathematical knowledge embedded in Semitic Tradition, consider that according to the Jewish people The Seven-Day Creation was effected with the Twenty-Two Hebrew Letters. The two numbers are therefore inextricably linked in this way. For many years, 22/7 was used as the standard approximation of pi, yielding 3.1428, accurate to the third digit. According to current thought, a value this accurate was not known in that era. Also, the value of Shaddai שדי– a name for God – has a value of 314, as does the name of the Archangel Metatron [Enoch] מטטרון. Aside from Pi, Phi and Alpha existing throughout Scripture(!), the 3-4-5 Triangle is seen in the division of the Hebrew letters: 3 Mothers, 7 Doubles, 12 Simples: 3, 3+4=7, 3+4+5=12.)
As pointed out already by Prof. Eaves, Alpha is required to understand how “electromagnetic forces hold atoms together.” It is 100% identical to the role of Demiurge, holding the atoms of the Universe together and maintaining Creation.
(To be clear, a Demiurgus is a ‘semi-Creator’: He/She is the ‘Creator’, ‘Refiner’ and ‘Sustainer’ of this Universe, but is not inherently One with The Creator of All That Is, Was and Ever Shall There Be. Alpha could fittingly be seen as a mathematical Demiurge.)
This concludes Part 2. Our next segment will explore The Seven-Day Creation in relation to Saturn and the Cube, as well as other inter-related topics.
בְּרֵאשִׁית בָּרָּא אֱל הִׁים אֵת הַשָּמַיִׁם וְּאֵת הָּאָרֶץ 1:1
וְּהָּאָרֶץ הָּיְּתָּה תֹהוּ וָּבֹהוּ וְּחֹשֶךְ עַל פְּנֵי תְּהוֹם וְּרוּחַ אֱלֹהִׁים1:2
מְּרַחֶפֶת עַל פְּנֵי הַמָּיִׁם – 1:3 וַיֹאמֶר אֱלֹהִׁים יְּהִׁי אוֹר וַיְּהִׁי אוֹר
וַיַרְּא אֱלֹהִׁים אֶת הָּאוֹר כִׁי טוֹב וַיַבְּדֵל אֱלֹהִׁים בֵין הָּאוֹר וּבֵין1:4
1:1 Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ Λόγος, καὶ ὁ Λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν Θεόν, καὶ Θεὸς ἦν ὁ Λόγο