Derekh Hokhmat HaEmet of RaMHaL
Lesson 3 – The Eyes of Adam Kadmon, What Do They See?
Following our understanding of the psychological nature of this process, we proceed to explain the continuing development of human collective and individual consciousness.
Lights emanates out of the symbolic eyes of Adam Kadmon, this is the perception that comes with vision. It is said that seeing is believing, but is it really? Seeing a thing does not mean understanding a thing.
This human experience is described in the details of the lights emanating from the eyes of AK, not in full proper alignment with the supernal pattern, which is above it.
The lower seven sefirot, MAH and BEN, representing the realms of human emotion and action, emanate in an original state of imbalance with the supernal pattern of balance. This is symbolically referred to as the fallen kings who reigned in Edom prior to their being a king in Israel.
This state of initial imbalance is also symbolically referred to as the breaking of the vessels.
All of these kabbalistic metaphors describe to us human consciousness as it processes perception.
Reading from the book, Kabbalistic Visions, C.G. Jung and Jewish Mysticism by Sanford L. Drob.
Reference is also made to the pre-Adamic civilizations, often referred to as the “fallen kings of edom.”