During the seven weeks from Passover to Shavuot, the period from the exodus from Egypt to revelation on Sinai, Jews count the days and the weeks. Doing so, we remember the journey from the depths of slavery to the heights of G-d’s Holy Presence. Here’s a link to my Times of Israel essay on counting the Omer. And here’s prayer to set the intention called “The Season of Counting.”

According to mystical practice, each week has a theme, and each day has a sub-theme, leading us toward revelation. For convenience, here are links to prayers and meditations divided by week, as well as prayers for Shavuot. The entire list follows below.

  • Week One: Chesed (Lovingkindness, Love, Benevolence)
  • Week Two: Gevurah (Discipline, Justice, Restraint, Awe)
  • Week Three: Tiferet (Beauty, Harmony, Compassion, Truth)
  • Week Four: Netzach (Eternity, Endurance, Fortitude, Ambition)
  • Week Five: Hod (Humility, Splendor)
  • Week Six: Yesod  (Foundation, Bonding)
  • Week Seven: Malchut (Nobility, Sovereignty, Leadership)
  • Shavuot

chesed1Week one: Chesed

Lovingkindness, love, benevolence. They’re listed in my suggested order, from day 1 at the top to day 7.

gevura1Week two: Gevurah

Justice, discipline, severity, restraint, awe. They’re listed from day 8 at the top to day 14.

tiferethWeek three: Tiferet

Beauty, harmony, compassion, truth. They’re listed from day 15 at the top to day 21.

nezach1Week four: Netzach

Eternity, endurance, fortitude, ambition. They’re listed from day 22 at the top to day 28.

hod1Week five: Hod

Humility, splendor. They’re listed from day 29 at the top to day 35.

yesod1Week six: Yesod

Foundation, bonding. They’re listed from day 36 to day 42.

malkhut1Week seven: Malchut

Nobility, sovereignty, leadership. They’re listed from day 43 to day 49

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