Petach 100

In each instance, the differences in a case of a higher Partzuf being engarbed within a lower one shows whether its actions i.e. the actions of the one that’s engarbed, are large or small. And it, i.e., the degree of its action, is always proportional to how its parts are divided.

Whether the engarbment is large in one instance or small shows whether the action taking place in one place is greater than in the other in proportion to the extent of each part of the engarbed.

The reason for the proportion of engarbment is rooted in what the all-embracing intention  of all-encompassing benevolence requires. And various reasons could be found for the particular degree in each case, because it has many facets.

 

חילוקי ההתלבשות ככל מקום שהוא – מורה פעולתו אם רב ואם מעט. הערך נשמר תמיד לפי שיעור התחלקו.

מקום שמתלבש חלק גדול,ומקום שמתלבש חלק קטן – מורה שהפעולה במקום אחד גדולה מהפעולה במקום השני, באותו הערך שיש בין חלק לחלק המתלבש.

אך טעם הערך הוא – כי זהו מצטרך לפי הכוונה הכללית. וכמה טעמים נוכל למצוא בערך ההוא, כי לכמה פינות הוא פונה:

(c) 2015 Rabbi Yaakov Feldman

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