The Sacrificial Universe

The Sacrificial Universe The Sacrificial Universe draws upon David Chaim Smith s experience to present us with a devotional approach to ecstatic visionary mysticism Ranging from intellectual treatises on sacred geometry biom

  • Title: The Sacrificial Universe
  • Author: David Chaim Smith
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Sacrificial Universe draws upon David Chaim Smith s experience to present us with a devotional approach to ecstatic visionary mysticism Ranging from intellectual treatises on sacred geometry, biomorphism and the symbol of the serpent in kabbalistic theory and practise, to a poetic twilight language of ecstatic devotion.Produced as a lavish small folio with generous The Sacrificial Universe draws upon David Chaim Smith s experience to present us with a devotional approach to ecstatic visionary mysticism Ranging from intellectual treatises on sacred geometry, biomorphism and the symbol of the serpent in kabbalistic theory and practise, to a poetic twilight language of ecstatic devotion.Produced as a lavish small folio with generous margins and a classic typographic style, The Sacrificial Universe presents David s key artworks of the last four years as full page images, with the triptychs and quadriptych offered as folding plates The complex and evocative iconographic symbolism is also explored through commentaries And yet The Sacrificial Universe is than a homage to those seventeenth century books of hermetic mysticism Structured according to the classic kabbalistic text Sefer Yetzirah, The Sacrificial Universe may be approached on three levels world, year, and soul to offer the reader a view of gnostic surrender within a vision of the self consuming nature of phenomena.

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    About "David Chaim Smith"

    1. David Chaim Smith

      David Chaim Smith was born in 1964 in Queens, New York His early career was as a visual artist throughout the 1980s In 1990 he began an immersion into the root sources of Alchemy and the Hermetic and Hebrew traditions of the Kabbalah In 1996 he abandoned visual art for a total dedication to spiritual practice, from which came a unique blend of practical mysticism and creative innovation This blend coalesced while working with an obscure thirteenth century text called The Fountain of Wisdom, which he mapped out diagrammatically in notebooks during his ten year hiatus from visual art The resulting symbol vocabulary served as the basis for his 2006 return to art, generating the content for several books He currently lives in the suburbs of New York City with his wife, Rachel.

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    1. This will be a difficult book for a lot of people (myself included). David's pencil artworks are sublime, but to fully appreciate their Gnosimic qualities I feel that the reader would certainly need a good grounding in Gematria and the Sepher Yetzirah, not to mention some knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet. The text within this book goes some way to explaining each of the images and the overall theme of the book - that of the 'Sacrificial Universe', however given my own point on the path, I did ha [...]


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