A Teleconference On The Subject Of Nationalism

Teleconference with panarin

I participated in a teleconference with Igor Nikolaevich Panarin, a political scientist, professor of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PhD in Psychology, PhD in Political Science, and member of The Academy of Military Science. He is the author of the books Information War and Russia, Information War and Elections, Information War and Power, Information War and Geo-Politics, and others.

He has participated in large international conferences where he always spoke in defense of Russian national interests. He often makes appearances on news and analytical TV shows aired on leading Russian channels, commenting on important current issues of modern world politics and Russian current events.

My Considerations: There is no place for nationalistic ideas in the modern global, interconnected and interdependent world, since these ideas cause nations to be in opposition with each other. In our times, we have come to a level of global development of humanity and its unification into one whole. Any separation is opposite to the natural development of humanity and thus, doomed for failure.

The development of strong nationalistic ideas in such a multi-national country as Russia will lead to even greater centrifugal forces within the country, which will eventually tear it apart.

A national idea is a definition of a nation’s meaning of existence. A nation is already the implementation of the idea. So, if there is a purpose for a nation to exist, what is it?

Globalization and immigration show that today all people can live without a country by becoming citizens of the world. Issues that are critical to the survival and flourishing of humanity (such as economy, ecology, and energy) can only be resolved on a global scale, where the benefit of all humanity is considered. However, Russia, the nation that has always stubbornly searched for its place in history, has to find an answer about the meaning of its existence. Besides, as we have seen, the Russian people cannot live as peacefully as the people of Luxembourg, for example.

Therefore, a suggestion: You should desire to become a source of Light for the world; thus, you will lead the world forward. Kabbalah, the science and method of integrating man and nature, suits these purposes. By implementing its methods, you will find your sought-after place in history – one of respect and grandeur!

Let The Creator Fight Pharaoh!

Don't Fighy Egoism AloneTwo questions I received about the growth of egoism:

Question: I’ve been studying Kabbalah for almost two years now, and there is something bothering me. It seems that the more I learn about my own nature, the more I’m disgusted by it. I feel as if I’m getting even more bothered than I already was. I simply can’t focus on the goal and the beauty of it, while I’m feeling so disgusted by my own nature, and that of everyone around me. What should I do?

My Answer: You have to be glad that egoism is being revealed within you. It’s the Upper Light that reveals it, and you must appeal to the Creator without getting deeper into the egoism. You must rise above it and be thankful for it as it will continue to grow as the soul uses it to develop.

Question: Please give us your advice on how can we find the strength to make the efforts toward connection when our egos are so strong that we feel like we can only surrender to Him and not make those efforts that we must make?

Sometimes we feel like “We know we must do this, but we don’t want to at all and we have no strength to do it.” These are frustrating moments, as our egos seem like the strongest power that exists!

My Answer: This is because you don’t invoke the power of the Creator! The Creator is the one that has to stand against Pharaoh while we have to be like Moshe, standing in the middle letting them fight!

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Finding One’s Place In The System

Changing the World Starts With Changing Our IntentionsA question I received: I am a student of Kabbalah and am ever in awe at the inter-twining of the wisdom revealed through the teachers and what has already been revealed to me personally. This is the only hallmark I can trust to indicate the “correctness” of this system and I do.

So, I’m asking, what’s the deal with Israel? I mean, I’m your usual American wastrel and I cannot imagine uprooting myself to live in a foreign land, let alone one which is constantly at war. (And while we’re at it, what’s with all the war over there in Zion? You’d think they get the Kabbalah newsletter wouldn’t you?)

I’m not trying to be sarcastic here, in truth, I’m heartily confused. I want to contribute to this altruistic connection you speak of, but I wonder where I can find a home for such a place in this current day. That’s not to say I don’t find myself feeling quite alone and outcast where I sit, here in New York, mind you.

So, some clarification on geographical circumstances and the personal role each can fill to bring about the glorious uprising of the “true” nation of Israel would be appreciated. I hope one day to reach a place of altruism, and when I do, I want to know where I should be standing.

My Answer: You can take part at our New York Center and attend our Congresses!

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Everything In Man Is Indispensible

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Question: If Amit Goswami is “a practitioner of spirituality and transformation,” does that mean that there is also “spirituality and transformation” in other methods besides Kabbalah?

My Answer: Everyone says this about their methods. Whether a method is built upon utilizing egoism rather than suppressing it, this is both the question and the answer, and also the method’s practical value. This is because one cannot eradicate egoism since doing so leads to troubles. One should use his egoism properly by rising above it and using it as material for creating the soul.

Question: What is the difference between Kabbalah and yoga? Both seem to have the same goal – union with Divinity.

My Answer: All practices and religions were created by man and are therefore artificial. They all use methods that are based on suppressing egoism, while Kabbalah was discovered as a science by revealing Nature. This science says that everything in man is indispensable and therefore, everything must be developed. Kabbalah teaches us how to utilize everything properly.

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Moments From The Daily Lesson: Point In The Heart

Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 11.13.09

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Become An Embryo In The Womb Of The Upper Level

Destiny and the Root of the Soul Even if you still don’t have a screen or a desire to bestow, but want the desire to do so, then you can try to instill your point in the heart inside spirituality and attach it to the Upper Level. That is how you will become as a drop of spiritual semen placed into the mother’s womb, the AHP of the Upper Level. By desiring to be there in order for the Upper One to raise you, you will start developing as a spiritual embryo.


You have to cancel yourself and desire to turn into a tunnel through which the Light will flow onto the whole world.  In this way you become a conduit and not an obstacle for the Light. Right now you are locked inside yourself, and you have to open yourself up! This revelation happens with the help of the Light, Ohr Makif.

How To Find The Answers To Your Questions

detskie-voprosy_buffalo_11_w A question I received: Why were we chosen for the wisdom of Kabbalah and not others?

My Answer: People will never know the answer to this. Only after revealing the entire system of worlds and souls, will a person begin to understand his role in this system and see why the desire to become like the Creator has awakened in him at this specific time. This awakening is the soul.

But the meaning of this will only come once people reveal the entire picture. This is why Kabbalists say that once you’ve been awakened – wake up, once you’ve been given a point in the heart – realize it. It is then that you will receive the answer to your question.

We can ask similar questions about our physical situations, such as, why was I born to my parents, why was I born into this specific body and during this time? In our life there are no answers to these questions either, but the wisdom of Kabbalah enables us to attain the entire system and find the answers.

(From the Children’s Lesson at the North American Congress in Buffalo, NY)