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#27 The Type C pentagon embodies the 206 bones of the human skeleton

A Type A pentagon has 31 yods. It is a representation of EL ("God"), the Godname of Chesed with number value 31. The yod at its centre A denotes the letter aleph א (E) with gematria value 1 and the 30 yods surrounding it express the value 30 of the letter lamed  ל (L). The Type B pentagon has 76 yods. This is the number value of YAHWEH ELOHIM, the Godname of Tiphareth. 

 Type A pentagon has 31 yods


(26+50) yods in Type B pentagon

The Type A pentagon has 31 yods.

The Type B pentagon has
 (26+50=76) yods.


The number 26 of YAHWEH is the number of red yods lining the sides of the five basic sectors of the Type C pentagon and the number 50 of ELOHIM is the number of black yods inside these sectors.

The Type C pentagon has 211 yods,* that is, 210 (=21×10) yods surround its centre. 21 is the number value of EHYEH, the Godname of Kether. It contains 206 yods other than its five defining corners. In other words, given a pentagon, 206 more yods in 45 tetractyses (comprising 21 corners and 185 hexagonal yods) are needed to transform it into a Type C pentagon. This is how the pentagon, whose diagonal width a and side b are in the proportion of the Golden Ratio: a/b = Φ = (1+√5)/2 = 1.618..., embodies the number of bones in the adult human skeleton. Many artists through the centuries have believed that this famous ratio determines the relative proportions of parts of the ideal human body. Whatever the truth of this controversial claim, here is an indisputable, exact mathematical connection between



The human body as a pentagram



The 16th-century philosopher Heinrich Agrippa drew a man over a pentagram
inside a circle, implying a relationship to the Golden Ratio Φ.
(From Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa's Libri tres de occulta philosophia).

 206 yods in Type C pentagon symbolize the 206 bones in the human skeleton  


its bone composition and the Golden Proportion Φ. Article 32 & Article 33 explain how the outer & inner Trees of Life embody the human axial and appendicular skeletons (see also Human skeleton). Article 36 shows how the disdyakis triacontahedron — the polyhedral form of the inner Tree of Life — embodies 206 yods symbolizing the 206 bones (see also here).


 * Proof: The Type A n-gon has (6n+1) yods. Nine yods are added per sector in the Type B n-gon, so that it has (15n+1) yods. A further (9×3=27) yods are added per sector in the Type C n-gon, which has (42n+1) yods. The Type C pentagon (n=5) has 211 yods.


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