Hebrew Letter Notariken Class No 4

The Avag Beged Method

The previously studied method called AV-Gad method is included in the Avag-Beged method.

The Avag-Beged method consists of 22 three letter sequences that include the adjacent letters from the Hebrew Letter Number Line.

Here are the 22 sequences























The substitution is from the middle letter to either of the other two letters within the three letter string. In essence one can go forward in the number line or backward in the number line.

It is said that this method has built in protection. It is used by the ARI for the substitution of the Tetragrammaton for our protection during the 3 week negative period during Tammuz and Av. During this period we also use the Atbash method to transform the Tetragrammaton.

The Names become

יהוה יהוה יהוה

כוזו טדהד מצפצ

It is also used on the outside of the Mezuzah Scroll when it becomes:

כוזו במוכסז כוזו


יהוה אלהינו יהוה

There are many other words and spiritual laws that are learned from this method. Among them the idea of Kesef which is money being transformed into the name Satan. This of course explains the adage money is the root of all evil.

The Sefirah is not mentioned for this method in the writings as far as i know.

Ayi Bak Method

This is an obscure method of transformation. The first 9 letters are paired with the second 9 letters based on a one for one. The last four letters then make up two pairs. Here is the list and their transformations.

א ב ג ד ה ו ז ח ט ק ש

י כ ל מ נ ס ע פ צ ר ת

700 300 99 88 77 66 55 44 33 22 11

The last row shows the sum of the gematria for each transformation. Please note the first 2 total the third. Or 11 + 22 = 33. The next two pairs total the ninth. Or 44 +55 = 99. 66 and 99 connects to the idea of a wheel, while 11 and its multiple represent the turning of the wheel. The sum of the last two pairs = 1000 which also relates to the wheel. The Hebrew word for wheel is gilgul and is also the word for reincarnation. This transformation teaches things about our reincarnation. Here is an example using my name chanoch



This word can be permutated to spell a word that translates as "with the least" or "with the face" or "with the surface." Indicating that one of the Tikunim within my lifetime is to integrate my internal feelings with my external face or surface. Something i had learned through other means.

Ach Bi Method א כ ב י

א ב ג ד ה ו

transforms into

כ י ט ח ז ו


ל מ נ ס ע פ

transform into

ת ש ר ק צ פ

Ach-bi is a method of alphabetic transformation wherein the Aleph-Beit is divided into two equal groups of eleven letters. Within each group, the letters pair "reflectively"--the first with the last, the second with the second-to-last, etc.

The name Ach-Bi is a reference to the first two of these transformation pairs: Alef-Kaf and Beit-Yud.

This is the alphabetic transformation whose elements correspond to the Sefirot within the partzuf of Knowledge (Da'at.)

The three transformation systems, Al-Bam, At-Bash, and Ach-Bi (corresponding to Wisdom (Chochmah), Understanding Binah), and Knowledge (Da'at) form a transformation ring, which means that if you transform a letter using all three you will come back to your original letter. E.g., Aleph in Al-Bam transforms into Lamed; Lamed in At-Bash transforms into Kaf, which using Ach-Bi, transforms back to Aleph.

Our final transformation system is one related to sound. It consists of the letters that come from the same part of the mouth. This method relates to the Sefirah of Malchut since the mouth is known to be the Malchut of the Head. See below.

Gutturals come from the throat which is Garon in Hebrew. גרון

א ח ה ע

Palatial come from the Palate which is Chayich in Hebrew. חיך

ג י כ ק

Linguals come from the tongue which is Lashon in Hebrew. לשון

ד ט ל נ ת

Dentals come from the teeth which is Sheniim in Hebrew. שיניים

ז ס ש ר צ

Labials come from the lips which is Shefa in Hebrew. שפה

ב ו מ פ