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Purim

Laitman_045Purim symbolizes the liberation of humanity from the terrible legacy that the Creator has given us. It says: “I have created the evil inclination; I have created the Torah as a spice.” Thus Purim symbolizes the proper correction of our ego by means of the Torah, the correction of our evil inclination that keeps us apart from one another, which is repulsed by others and forces us to hate and not to be able to feel one another.

Purim symbolizes the end of correction of all the evil on our planet, not only among the Jews, but among all of humanity. The Jewish nation is called a stubborn nation for a reason. It is because it is the most egoistic nation, and therefore the moment it is corrected, all the people of the world will easily follow it and will also be corrected without any special effort.

It is for this reason that the other nations hate us; their correction totally depends on our correction. A great pressure is put on the Jews by external forces that are expressed both externally and internally. We cannot get along with one another. This is also typical of Jews all over the world who keep away from one another aspiring to hide among the other nations who do not wish to get closer to each other. There are many parties, many streams; there are Orthodox Jews, nonreligious ones, and many other differences among the Jewish people.

The Book of Esther, which tells us about the origin of Purim, says that the Jews are a nation that was dispersed in 127 nations of the world. These events that took place in the 6th century BC in ancient Babylon during the Babylonian exile are called the exile of Madai. The persecution of the Jews began then.

The leader who inspired these persecutions was the personal assistant of King Ahasuerus, Haman. He is the one who decided to annihilate all the Jews. Everything was ready for their annihilation, but the Jews managed to turn his plotting in their favor, and instead of being killed, they actually destroyed all their enemies in all the 127 states.

Haman told King Ahasuerus that there is one nation that is dispersed among all the nations in the kingdom and so they could easily destroy it because not only were the Jews not connected between themselves, but they were even against each other. This served as an incentive for the spiritual leader of the Jewish nation, Mordechai, to call the Jews to unite. They listened to him and thus united.

The moment they began to get closer to each other, a great force appeared among them. They began to feel their upper goal; they became confident, had faith, power, and a goal and managed to destroy their enemies. They managed to get rid of all their troubles and together leave the Babylonian exile and return to the land of Israel and build the Second Temple.

Today we are living in very special times as great forces of separation are operating on us trying to divide us more and more. ISIS, the Hezbollah, and various European organizations are examples of such forces that pressure Israel on all sides, trying to devour us. Moreover, internal forces in the State of Israel also intensify the hatred and the repulsion and lead to a greater breach in the nation for which both Orthodox and nonreligious Jews are responsible. We have reached a state in which all of the nation’s forces are aimed at dividing it. The Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah claims that in the current state it is very easy to annihilate us, and he is absolutely right of course. Haman said the same thing 2,500 years ago during Purim.

Our only salvation is by uniting. Today there are those who support the separation of the nation. The secular are involved with this, and oddly enough, religious streams too. They are causing great damage and act against what the Torah tells us to do: to rise above all our differences and whatever keeps us apart by love. It says: “love will cover all our transgressions.”

We have to act in order to attain that state so that we will fulfill the historical achievement that is described in the Book of Esther. When we unite and destroy all the forces that threaten us that are against our unity, all the nations of the world will gather around us into one single unit.

I hope that this holiday will embody the unity and the connection between us, which we have to acquire. We will thus heal ourselves from mutual repulsion and will put an end to the hatred and ant- Semitism that the whole world feels toward us. All the peoples of the world will begin to realize that they actually need us in order to heal the great extensive crisis that we are undergoing. They will find out that when Israel are united, the whole world will be liberated from the original evil that the Creator intentionally created in us so that we will correct it and ascend to His level, to His revelation. Then the people of the world will gather to carry the nation of Israel on their shoulders and climb to the mountains of Jerusalem and help us build the Third Temple.

We truly hope that it will happen during the current holiday. I am calling everyone to unite their hearts, in love, friendship, and mutual agreement! The liberation of the world from all its troubles depends on that. The closeness between us will also lead to our ascent to the next spiritual level of the world, toward entering the next dimension. Let’s do it for our own sake, for our children, for the whole world, and for the Creator!
Good luck to us all and a happy holiday!
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 3/7/16

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What Stands Behind The Terrorist Attacks In Israel?

Laitman_514_04Comment: The world is in a constant illusion regarding Israel. For example, during the last series of terrorist attacks in which an American tourist was killed and a number of people were injured that took place during the visit of the American Vice President Joe Biden in Israel, the American site International Business Times wrote: “three Palestinians were killed during Vice President Biden’s visit.”

BBC said that a Palestinian was killed and several were wounded in Israel in military actions, and NBC added that an American tourist was killed during Biden’s visit in which talks about the violence in Israel were held. This is how the illusion of distorted reality regarding Israel is created in the world media.

Answer: Personally I see the Creator’s wise guiding hand in all that.

Comment: Here is another thing that the Creator arranged for us: the Irish paper The Irish Times wrote: “an American died as a result of a Tel Aviv individual who butchered ten people.” Here you cannot understand anything and it seems that Jews are attacking people in Tel Aviv.

Answer: The problem is that when such a lie falls on a general anti-Semitic bed it is immediately perceived in the most natural way by the whole world. Just as the world media is spreading slander about Israel, so do those against the wisdom of Kabbalah spread slander against Bnei Baruch and about me personally. It would be better if they examined the effect of their actions and realized that to the same extent that they defame us, so do the world media defame Israel. There is a certain correlation here since these things are mutually related. The more the nation of Israel wants to eradicate the wisdom of Kabbalah, the more the world is against us.

If we began to reveal the wisdom of Kabbalah to the whole world and said: “We have the method for the correction of the world, and we will tell you why you hate us, why you treat us the way you do, what is special about us, what the method of correction is that we should come to,” everyone would follow us holding our hands like obedient children.

If the State of Israel declared that we exist for this purpose and therefore should not turn Israel into another small America or its branch, the whole world would immediately understand internally that what we say is true.

Basically the world is subconsciously expecting us to do so, but people simply cannot understand why they hate us and why they treat us the way they do, why they keep focusing on us as they do, and what they expect of us. It happens because they don’t understand the process of evolution and the goal of our life. The Jews in Israel don’t understand that either and are only against the wisdom of Kabbalah.

It is time to wake up and to find out what the cause for anti-Semitism is, but first the Jews must find out the reason they hate the wisdom of Kabbalah. It is the exact same reason, the same root. It is the ego the pushes us away from the goal of creation. The role of Kabbalah students is to bring this message to the Jews and through the Jews to the whole world.
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 3/10/16

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New Life #601 – The Search For Love

New Life #601 – The Search For Love
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

Everyone wants love, yet it seems that it is impossible to attain it. Love is connection between the Kli (vessel) and the Light. True love is that I fulfill the other and not myself. It is fulfilling him, not being fulfilled by him.

To achieve love, it is necessary to rise above our ego. This can be in couples or with friends.

“And you shall love your friend as yourself” (Leviticus 19:18): Just as nature created self-love in me, it is up to me to ask for it to build love in me. I want to love others without any personal interest.

“Love covereth all transgressions” (Proverbs 10:12): If a force comes and corrects you, you no longer see defects in others. We will not succeed in achieving true love in relationships as long as we don’t realize the general rule, “And you shall love your friend as yourself” in society.

It is necessary to seek love within us, not partners who are appropriate for what we are missing but the desire to love.

Love is built from concessions, not from each one coming with demands from the other. Love is enjoying concession. A person thinks that if he fulfills himself, if he loves himself, he will achieve happiness. This is erroneous, it is false. It is up to us to learn how to be fulfilled correctly, eternally, and perfectly. This will happen only through love of others.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #601 – The Search For Love,” 7/30/15

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New Life #526 – Changing My Life For The Better

New Life #526 – Changing My Life For The Better
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe

Summary

The ego develops distance between us more and more. Everything that we develop turns against us. It is human nature to feel only oneself, to take what is good, to flee from what is bad. The ego leads us to more and more separation from everything that is not “me,” from all of the reality around me. Simultaneously, within the nature that surrounds us, everything is connected in a wonderful harmony. And only we are against nature.

It is up to us to replace the power of the ego with the power of connection, approach and giving. This can sound weird at first, but this is the development toward which nature is pushing us.

This change will be carried out in a society whose goal is to build connection, bestowal, and love, to build a true “paradise.” The Israeli society must take the lead in the process of correcting relationships between people, to provide an example. Being a “Light to the nations” means being the spiritual center of the world, the center of spirit and love.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #526 – Changing My Life For The Better,” 2/22/15

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New Life #609 – What Will Replace Cannabis?

New Life #609 – What Will Replace Cannabis?
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

Supporting the use of drugs or being against it is merely a spiritual issue. Tranquility doesn’t provide an answer to the question of what we are living for, and so the only replacement for cannabis is spiritual development that provides an answer to the meaning of life.

When a person develops in spirituality, he can break through the border of this world and discover the upper world. There is method by which you can fill yourself unlimitedly, in a complete and eternal way, and that is the wisdom of Kabbalah.

The Upper Light brings us much more than the positive things people find in cannabis. By studying Kabbalah a person doesn’t calm himself, but opens himself to an upper consciousness.

We have desires for food, sex, family, money, honor, and knowledge, and existential questions arise later.

Kabbalah opens new desires in a person, new cells in his brain and heart, the actual upper reality. In contrast to all the methods man has developed, the wisdom of Kabbalah comes from knowing the upper mechanism.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #609 – What Will Replace Cannabis?” 8/9/15

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 04.03.16

Preparation for the Lesson

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Shamati #86, “And They Built Store-Cities”

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The Book of Zohar, — Selected Excerpts, “Shmot” 

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Writings of Rabash, “Rungs of the Ladder,” “Come Unto Pharaoh – 2”

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