Tiferet represents the ideal balance of Justice and Mercy needed for proper running of the universe.
This Sefirah unites all the upper nine powers.
Human Imagery (Primordial Man)
- Spine, torso.
Names of God
The Tetragrammaton (the four-letter name of God: YHVH)
The letter "Vav" of the Tetragrammaton
The Holy One, Blessed be He (the common epithet for God in Rabbinic literature)
Other Symbols and Images
- Compassion (Rahamim).
- Judgment (Mishpat).
- The sun, day.
It is often symbolized as a bridegroom or prince who strives to be united with the Shekhinah. Their union produces the human soul.
- "Thou" ('attah); "'Anokhi" (a rarer form of "I").
- The Tree of Life.
- The Written Torah, Torah scroll.
- Ze'ir Anpin--the Impatient (literally: Short-faced) One.
- Milk and honey.
- The candelabrum (menorah).
- The golden altar.
Sources: Prof. Eliezer Segal