Kabbalah for Beginners by Rav Michael Laitman

By Rav Michael Laitman

This ebook solutions such key questions as 'Why are we here?' 'Why is there pain?' and 'How do we make lifestyles extra enjoyable?' The e-book describes the emergence of Kabbalah and its famous figures, the essence of the knowledge, and formerly hidden progressive Kabbalistic recommendations. finally, the e-book explains how we will be able to make lifestyles larger and extra relaxing.

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Today, according to prominent Kabbalists such as Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag and The Vilna Gaon (GRA), we are indeed ready for the revelation of The Book of Zohar. Rashbi, author of The Book of Zohar (The Book of Radiance) was a Tana—a great sage in the early Common Chapter 2: Timeless Teachers of Kabbalah 33 Era centuries. He was also Rabbi Akiva’s direct disciple. Numerous legends have been told about Rashbi, who was mentioned repeatedly in the Talmud and in the Midrash, the sacred Hebrew texts of his time.

These experiences “project” themselves onto our consciousness, as if on a movie screen, so we think that they are real. Part Two will focus on the origin of these pictures and their purpose in our lives. 3 The Origin of Creation Now that we have established the importance of the study of Kabbalah, it’s time to learn some of its basic ideas. Even though the scope of this book does not allow for a thorough study of the spiritual worlds, by the end of this chapter you will have a solid enough basis to continue, should you want to study Kabbalah in depth.

Similarly, they use many terms to describe “the will to recr ceive”: Creation, creature, Kli, receivers, Phase One, Hochma, and Malchut are just a few. These terms refer to subtleties in the two characteristics— bestowal and reception. If we remember that, we will not be confused by all the names. To become like the Creator, a giver, the Kli does two things. First, it stops receiving altogether, an act called Tzimtzum (restriction). It stops the Light entirely and doesn’t allow any of it into the Kli.

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