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239. The Difference between Mochin of Shavuot and that of Shabbat Minchah

There is a difference between Shavuot – considered the ascent of ZA to Arich Anpin, to Behinat Dikna – and Shabbat, during Mincha – which is an ascent to Arich Anpin, too. Shavuot is considered Mochin de Hochma from YESHSUT, meaning from Bina that returns to being Hochma. However, (Shabbat) is considered Gar de Bina, considered the actual Hochma. It is regarded as not having left the Rosh, and as being dressed in Mocha Stimaa, which is Gar de Hochma and not Vak.

And because she is Gar, she cannot… unless by way of from below upward, without any downward expansion. This is why she is regarded as female Light, since she has no expansion below. And this is why Shabbat is considered Nukva.

A good day, however, is considered Zat de Bina, regarded as Vak – it has expansion below. Hence, even after all the ascents in reality, the ladder of degrees still does not change.

And he said that the reason that the people of the world respect a good day more than Shabbat, although Shabbat is a higher degree, is that a good day is Zat de Bina, which is revealed below, unlike Shabbat, considered Gar de Bina, where there is no divulgence below. And of course the degree of Shabbat is much higher than a good day.

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