Tail in the Head

by tillerofthesoil

2235_127246100159_9430_nThat which was already has been, and what is to be already has been, and הָאֱלֹהִים (Ha-Elohim), God, seeks out the pursued (Ecclesiastes 3:15, cf. Zohar 3:61b).

Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done (Isaiah 46:10).

“Ten sefirot belimah (numerals of nothingness). Their measure is ten, yet infinite. There end is embedded in their beginning, their beginning in there end, like a flame joined to a burning coal” (Sefer Yetsirah 1:1-8).

“Gravings of engravings, like the appearance of a long serpent, extending here and theretail in the head, head behind the shoulders, enraged and furious, guarded and hidden” (Zohar 2:176b).

“תָּלִי (Tali)—a spark rendered as an illusory serpent. Its tail clinging to orbs, surrounding them. In its might it darkens the planets” (Berit Menuḥa: Eight Vowel).