As we have learned previously, for most dimensions of Kedusha there is a distorted, corrupt counterpart in Sitra Achra (‘other side’). This parallelism encompasses Nefesh, Ruach, Neshamah, and even the Makif of Chayah. There is, however, nothing in the realm of Ratzon of Sitra Achra that compares to the Yechidah.

The Yechidah of our soul is our essential Ratzon (desire), our unique and absolute bond with the Creator. It is what establishes us as an eternal holy nation, incapable of being separated from G‑d.

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