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Adam Kadmon


"Then God said, Let us make man in Our image, in Our likeness."  ▪︎ Genesis 1:26

This man in God's image and likeness, referred to in Genesis 1:26, is not an earthly human but a Heavenly Man. In rabbinical theology, he is known as Adam Kadmon, or YHWH (Yahweh, Fig. 1):


... after He created the form of the Heavenly Man, He used him as a chariot wherein to descend, and He wishes to be called after His form, which is the sacred name "YHWH."  ~ Zohar 

Adam Kadmon is not an anthropological species. Aḏām, meaning "human," is the anthropological species (earthly man). Aḏām Kadmon is Heavenly Man (Fig. 2), representing a level of spiritual attainment.  


Adam Kadmon is also known as all of these:

  • I AM THAT I AM (אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה‎, Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh), one of the Seven Names of God.

  • "First Man" in Pistis Sophia (Fig. 3), which means God created Aḏām Kadmon before creating āḏām, the anthropological man.

  • Primordial Man (Fig. 3) in Kabbalah.

  • Supernal, macro-cosmic being (Fig. 4).

  • Man-God or Sadguru referred to in the Meher Baba Discourses.

  • Lamb referred to in the Book of Revelations (Fig. 5).

  • Philosopher's Stone, said to be “a blessing beyond all blessings upon Earth... given to but a very few, and to those few rather by revelation of the good angels of God than the proper industry of man."

  • "Complete Man" in Sufic philosophy, therefore, One as the Lord and whole.

  • "Great Man" in the Books of Jeu.

  • "King of the Light-treasure," enthroned above all things.

  • "Goal of all souls" in Gnosticism, according to Wikipedia.


Fig. 1: Adam Kadmon, YHWH or Yahweh.

Fig. 2: Adam Kadmon, Heavenly Man.

Fig. 4: Adam Kadmon macro-cosmic being.

Fig. 5: Adam Kadmon, the Lamb in Book of Revelations.


Fig. 3: Adam Kadmon, First Man and Primordial Man.

Adam Kadmon precedes the creation of earth and all it's human inhabitants. Supreme God created Adam Kadmon as an anthropomorphic template to serve as beacon and "goal of all souls."


This anthropomorphic template resembles a human of dazzling white light sitting upon a throne (Fig. 6), as seen by the prophet, Ezekiel.

And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the likeness of a throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD.  (Ezekiel 1:26)

Fig. 6: Adam Kadmon, seen by prophet Ezekiel sitting on a throne.

The anthropomorphic Adam Kadmon exists in the divine plane as a perpetual template to guide the evolution of all souls. All human beings can potentially attain the level of Adam Kadmon, although few actually do. 

The anthropological Adam Kadmon is that rare, unpolarized human being who has fully realized his Oneness with the Creator. N​ot only is he God-realized, he is also God-actualized. He has attained divine status as Man-God or Sadguru, thus, be embodies the Glory of God. He has united his polarities and periodicities, thereby, attaining Christhood. He has achieved Jivanmukti, i.e., freedom from ignorance, and liberation from the wheel of reincarnation.

He who attains the state of Adam Kadmon makes an immense contribution to humanity's destiny. Studies by David R. Hawkins, MD, in his book, "Power vs. Force," report that the mere presence of one such enlightened being on earth can balance the negativity generated by millions of humans, thereby, uplifting society and decreasing the chances of planetary annihilation.

The dazzling light of Adam Kadmon is an unpolarized light like that of the sun, which is not the same as the adamic majority whose souls emanate polarized light like incandescent bulbs. Adam Kadmon is like a sun that can light up a dark world in a way that 7 billion adamic light bulbs cannot do. He is a "Light Unto Nations" in the truest sense of the word (Fig. 7).

Fig. 7: Adam Kadmon is a sun that can light up a dark world in a way that 7 billion adamic light bulbs cannot do.

The number of Adam Kadmon is 144,000. The number represents a level of spiritual development. Most people mistake 144,000 to be a quantity rather than a level of spiritual attainment. Theosophist, Alice A. Bailey, recognizes 144,000 as a point of attainment: 

"When man has completed within himself the Great Work, when the number 144,000 is seen as symbolizing his point-of-attainment, then he can stand before God."  ~ Alice A. Bailey

The number 144,000 is first mentioned in Revelations 7:4: "Then I heard the number of those who were sealed, 144,000 from all the tribes of Israel." This passage comes in an interlude between the judgement of the 6th seal of the tribulation (Revelations 6:12-17) and the opening of the 7th seal (Revelatons 8:1).

He who has attained the embodied spiritual state of Adam Kadmon has all Seven Seals of the Book open. The "7 seals" are 7 secret chambers contained within his 7 major chakras, and the "Book" represents his "Book of Life," i.e., the Akashic Records contained within his body. (Note that God opens all 7 Seals of the Book in the Diamond Lily Activation).

Those few who have attained the embodied spiritual state of Adam Kadmon are "sealed," meaning they have the special protection of God. They are kept safe from the divine judgments and from the wrath of the anti-christ. They can freely perform their mission during the period of tribulation that began in 2020.

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