Vav is one of the 12 Simple Letters: Time.
It is the sixth letter of the Hebrew Alphabet. Its numerical value is 6.
Vav corresponds to the second diagonal path of the Tree of Life, the path which connects Keter to Bina.
Sepher Yetzirah says about Vav: “… He made the letter Vav king over thought, and He bound a crown to it, and He combined one with another, and with them He formed Taurus in the Universe, Iyar in the Year, and the right kidney in the Soul male and female.”
Vav corresponds to the Astrological Sign of Taurus.
Vav is the graphical representation of the Creation (descent of the Seed) and the Spine. Its name means “Hook”, as the capacity to hook something and keep it.
Vav marks the center of the Torah, it is the connection point (hook) between two parts, the pillar which brings the Light into the matter.
Vav’s value is 6. 6 as the letters of the word “Bereshit” (בראשית, meaning In the beginning). 6 as the number of the Days of the Creation.
Vav is teaching us the importance of persistence in our lives. Solid as a pillar, think deeply and take action.