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#76 How the two halves of the Sri Yantra correspond to the two halves of the 7 enfolded polygons of the inner Tree of Life
Considered as tetractyses, the 42 triangles surround the centre of the 3d Sri Yantra have (42×3=126) sides with (126×2=252) hexagonal yods lining them. This number is a structural parameter of sacred geometries (for example, see here). Considered as a Type A triangle, the central triangle has 12 hexagonal yods lining the six sides of its three tetractyses. Therefore, (252+12=264) hexagonal yods line the (126+6=132) sides of the 45 tetractyses formed by the 3d Sri Yantra. 132 red or blue hexagonal yods on the boundaries of tetractyses can be assigned to each half:

Let us next consider the seven separate polygons of the inner Tree of Life. Listed in Table 1 are the numbers of yods they contain when their sectors are constructed from tetractyses:
Table 1. Yod populations of the seven separate, Type A polygons.
Triangle 
Square 
Pentagon 
Hexagon 
Octagon 
Decagon 
Dodecagon 
Total 

Corners 
4 
5 
6 
7 
9 
11 
13 
55 
Hexagonal yods 
15 
20 
25 
30 
40 
50 
60 
240 
Total 
19 
25 
31 
37 
49 
61 
73 
295 
Calling the enfolded triangle, square, pentagon & dodecagon "S_{1}" and the enfolded hexagon, octagon & decagon "S_{2}",Table 2 lists the yod populations of the root edge and what is outside it in S_{1} and in S_{2}:
Table 2. Yod compositions of S_{1} & S_{2} outside the root edge.
Root edge 
S_{1} 
S_{2} 
Total 

Corners  2  20  19  41 
Hexagonal yods  2  112  109  223 
Total  4  132  128  264 
We find that S_{1} has 132 yods outside the root edge and S_{2} has (4+128=132) yods when it is included. The 264 yods in the seven enfolded polygons correspond to the 264 hexagonal yods in the 3d Sri Yantra, S_{1} and S_{2} corresponding to its two halves. The discussion of these two sets of polygons in Article 64 showed that they are the two halves of the complete set of seven enfolded polygons making up the inner Tree of Life. So it is fitting that the very same number 132 quantifies each half of the 3d Sri Yantra as well! It is the 65th even integer after 2. This shows how ADONAI, the Godname of Malkuth with number value 65, prescribes the form of sacred geometries such as the Sri Yantra and the inner Tree of Life, that is, their Malkuth aspect.
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