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Wishes For My Students For The New Year

laitman_539Before us is a wonderful year—a year of further human awakening. I ask you to prepare yourselves to be its teachers. It depends on you.

You will look ahead, you will learn how to approach people correctly, how to properly explain to them what nature is leading us to, what we must do take advantage of this moment, this situation correctly, to rise to the next higher and eternal level of nature.

By leaving the framework of material life, we will begin to feel an eternal and perfect life and exist on a spiritual plane where our lives are no longer evaluated according to the state our body feels.

We must reach this state and explain to all people that the wisdom of Kabbalah is leading us to this state. Let us reach this state together. We do not need to change anything or limit ourselves in any way. We need only one thing—to establish the right connections between us and then within them, precisely in the spaces between us, we will begin to discover the higher state.

I wish you health and tremendous mutual love between you so that we will spread our warmth throughout the world, and the whole world will come together around us, and all of us will rise together, like on a magic carpet, to the next level.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 12/24/17

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The Development Of Kabbalah Along The Axis Of Time

laitman_573.01Question: How did the language and methodology of Kabbalah change depending on the stage of development of humanity? Kabbalists wrote in a language that cannot be comprehended.

Answer: Actually, for centuries Kabbalists wrote only for people like themselves. No one was engaged in popularizing Kabbalah.

If we look at the developmental process along the axis of time beginning with Adam until the end of all development, a very interesting structure forms from the year zero to the year 6000.

During this period there was growth of egoism. First, Adam revealed the spiritual methodology, after him, Abraham and Moses did. Then, the First and the Second Temples were built and destroyed.

And now begins the rise toward the Third Temple.

Until we come to the point of ascent (“We” in the drawing), all development was automatic, according to the initial command. There was nothing unpredictable.

Only from the point where “We” are begins the correction. And all the time prior to that was the period of shattering and preparation. That is why, all that occurred prior to our time was known to absolutely all Kabbalists, without any surprises.

And only starting from our time does freewill emerge and the dissemination of Kabbalah begin for all of humanity. People start to become enlivened and to connect themselves and their future with the methodology of correction.

From the current state of the world, it becomes apparent that the world’s correction is possible only by strengthening the connections between people. It turns out that the methodology that gives us the opportunity to create this connection is now being revealed.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian, 7/23/2017

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The Revelation Of Kabbalah From Generation To Generation

laitman_933Question: The Book of Creation (Sefer Yetzira) written by Abraham is a magnificent, poetic, and rigidly constructed work. It is a pleasure to read, but only occaisional thoughts are understandable. Is there a key to understand it?

Answer: For this one must study Kabbalah. For example, how is science different in every generation? It is by the fact that it develops and more and more and reveals the previously unknown. Therefore, Kabbalists in each generation, as in science, can reveal more and more.

The book of Abraham is written more smoothly than the book of Adam. Abraham, through his attainments, complemented what Adam had written and revealed Kabbalah more deeply. And all the others followed him.

Once the group of Abraham began the spiritual work, it started to attain the quality of bestowal in the connection between them, the upper quality, the Creator. If people restore good connections of mutual love, mutual responsibility, and mutual understanding between them, then to the extent that these connections are true, the Creator is revealed within them. This network of connections is called a vessel in which the upper force is revealed.

Abraham discovered the method of attaining the upper force in the connection between people. And Moses mastered this method in practice. People of his generation underwent tremendous egoistic descents that are called “the Egyptian exile.”

They plunged into a very great egoism, but at the same time, they were able to rise above it in their unification so that in the connection of two opposite tendencies, a great egoistic rejection and simultaneously a common aspiration to connection, separation and rapprochement, they created conditions in which the Creator was revealed. This was the achievement of Moses that he described in the Torah.

What Moses and his group did was a big leap forward compared to what Abraham achieved. Therefore, the generation of Moses completely rose above our world, revealed the Creator in the connection between them, and reached the highest state that has never been overcome until our time. To this day, Moses is the greatest spiritual leader of the people.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 7/23/17

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Where Does The History of Kabbalah Begin?

laitman_2505,777 years ago, the first person to attain the upper nature appeared in the world; he was called Adam. From him we begin to count the history of Kabbalah.

Adam wondered about the meaning of life; he began to search where everything comes from, and revealed that there is only one force in the world that moves the whole universe.

This positive force can be called the Creator, because it really creates. It has no body, no weight, no volume, nothing of what we think we have. After all, what we have and see in our world is a pure illusion that appears in our mind, in our sensations.

So, 5,777 years ago a man appeared who revealed this quality of the world. Adam is called the “first man – Adam HaRishon” because he was the first to attain the essence of the world. He told about it in the book The Secret Angel (Raziel HaMalach). This small book of only a few pages has reached our time.

The next book about Kabbalah was written by Abraham in ancient Babylon. But between Adam and Abraham there were 20 generations of Kabbalists who attained the spiritual world by means of the methodology revealed by Adam that he then handed over to his disciples. Over the centuries, this knowledge has been gradually supplemented. So there was the method of attaining the upper world.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 7/23/17

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Open The Books Of Wisdom

laitman_527_04Now, distinguished readers, this book lies here before you in a closet. It states explicitly all the wisdom of statesmanship and the behavior of private and public life that will exist at the end of days. It is the book of Kabbalah, where the corrected worlds are set. (Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Building the Future Society”)

Question: Why should Baal HaSulam, the great Kabbalist who wrote Talmud of Eser Sefirot and “Introduction to The Book of Zohar” deal with earthly problems? What’s the point?

Answer: This is not an earthly problem! There is a desire created by nature, the Creator. It must pass through certain stages of development. Now we are at a critical point that turns all our development from egoistic to altruistic. And this is what Baal HaSulam writes as an absolute practitioner.

Kabbalah is a practical science because it is realized in people who live in our time or lived in other generations.

Kabbalah is intended only for people who exist in our world, not for certain souls who after death revolve in some vast spaces on higher spiritual levels. All the higher spiritual levels exist in people. Therefore, Baal HaSulam writes for people. And the Kabbalist does not have a greater aspiration than to come to people and teach them to properly realize themselves in accordance with the laws of nature.

Question: Do you mean the people with a burning desire to discover the meaning of life?

Answer: Naturally. And the rest will simply not hear our plea. Their egoism is still at the animate level; they care only about their corporeal existence. This is neither bad and nor good. So there is no need to address them. They need to be given their minimal requirements, and they will be very happy to receive their universal income, computer, Internet, TV, and couch. They will have a free rations delivered to their home and even what they order themselves: pizza, cola, or a computer, everything. And they do not need anything else. Can you imagine such happiness?

Question: Isn’t that an illusion of happiness?

Answer: But everything they want is on the Internet from the sciences of our world to a striptease, a television series, and football.

So do not go to them. We need to wait until this stage of development is over because a person can be treated only in accordance to what he wants. After all, a person is a desire to enjoy.

But there are people who cannot stop at this. They have a “virus” inside them that does not let them be happy from being filled with material goods.

They need to reveal the ultimate power that governs them, the highest principle, the program of human development, and its purpose: For what do I exist? What is happening in my life? Why is it so? They are interested in connection with the governing force. It is to such people that you can appeal.
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From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 5/15/17

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Resistance To The Wisdom Of Kabbalah, Part 3

laitman_234From the book Collection of Laws, “Blessings for Smells and Blessings for Gratitude”, Law 4: We must now approach the true righteous man of this generation, so that he will find out for us what faith is for today’s time, for faith must be learned every day anew.

And in this, the main strengthening of the evil principle in every generation is to hide and hide precisely the true righteous man of our time. As we see with our own eyes that the main disagreement about the righteous man of this generation, and then after a long time will recognize him and call him a righteous man, but they will not agree on the righteousness of the next generation.

In every generation there are disputes about the Kabbalist who lives and works at this time. They hate him, struggle with him, and cannot agree with him. This is nature.

In fact, the same thing happens in every personal state. When we ascend the spiritual steps, we can agree with the steps that we have already passed, but we are against the current state and have a lot of objections.

Only after the state has been passed through struggle, through the right, left, and middle lines, through ups and downs, and clarifications, as a result of all this, we can agree with the past, which is already included in the correction.

Therefore, the objections to Kabbalah are quite understandable. We need to consider them as an integral part of the process of development that comes from nature. We will still feel the face-to-face confrontation with the right and left lines, the power of bestowal and the power of reception—the two forces that act in nature.

Therefore, do not worry too much about the opponents of Kabbalah. We are on the battlefield of two forces. And in fact, this is not a struggle, as it seems to us, but a form of communication and correction. In this way we can study these two forces—when one is based on the other.

But at all times, a Kabbalist who lives in this generation has no chance of being recognized by his contemporaries and understood by the people. How is it possible to understand him if he belongs to the same generation? Everyone else is at such a level that they are not capable of this.

But after a while, there is a softening. Some gradually start to understand the Kabbalists of the last generation and there are some who are even engaged in spiritual work but still cannot understand his followers.

That is why even the Ari was not accepted by all the Kabbalists of his generation immediately. The renewal that every Kabbalist brings to the world in his time is not necessarily revealed in other souls. That is why it is difficult for them to agree with him.

Each generation reveals a new layer of informational genes (Reshimot), and there are souls in this layer that are more developed and are already ready for correction. and therefore, these people go all the way. And there are those who are still on the borderline and can wait.

They say that Kabbalah is the right teaching but not for them, and maybe they even do not agree with it. That is, they feel some relation to Kabbalah and, at the same time, separation and hatred appears. They begin to protest against Kabbalah.

People who began to study and then left also become opponents of Kabbalah because they need to justify themselves. Their Reshimot have not matured yet. And if a person has not corrected his desire to enjoy, then he must justify himself as to why he left the correction process.

At all times, the egoistic desire wants us to feel that we exist, that is, that we are right. Therefore, their criticism of Kabbalah is inevitable. There were a lot of such cases in our time and in the past.
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From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 9/24/17, Lesson on the Topic: “The Resistance to Kabbalah”

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The Way To The Final Correction

laitman_939.02Question: Do we have to get used to the intention to give egoistically so that, at some point, quantity will translate into quality?

Answer: First of all, correction is not realized in the general mass of humanity but, rather, in a small group—in a ten—in which ten people gather and make a pact that they “want to become similar to the Creator.” No one can achieve this by him or herself but only when everyone starts practicing mutual bestowal toward one another.

We agree amongst ourselves to support one another, to show each other an example, to annul ourselves before one another, and to demonstrate the importance of the goal in the unity between us. In this way, we create a miniature structure that resembles humanity—corrected in its entirety—but on a very small scale of no more and no less than ten. According to Kabbalah, this is the optimal way to reach correction.

Gradually we begin to feel special states between us, we discover the upper worlds, and we reveal the Creator that exists between us and the forces that connect us with each other.

We begin to understand what kinds of forces exist, which of them are called “angels” and which ones are referred to as “sacred animals,” etc. We begin to perceive the upper forces, meaning the qualities of love and bestowal. And most importantly, a special force emerges inside these revelations, a special quality called the Creator, the source of everything that exists, which encompasses the entire universe and becomes revealed to us as a result of our actions.

The result of our work will be the feeling that we are ready to absorb all of humanity and even the entire world inside of us. We do not have to work for this result. For if we create a complete ten, then our work inside it is enough for all of humanity to be included in us automatically.

And then we begin to feel ourselves as completely corrected and similar to the Creator who exists with us together inside our little circle.

All of humanity does not feel this because they do not correct their qualities from reception to bestowal or from egoism to altruism but we do. However, the final correction requires us to immediately disseminate the method once any threshold of correction has been reached. This is the purpose of our work.

Therefore, in the same measure that I want to get closer to the Creator, I simultaneously have to come out of the limits of my ten and disseminate the method to everyone else. Precisely in this manner, I become closer to the Creator and reveal him more and more clearly.

This is similar to a holographic picture in which I can feel the Creator in a very small degree, in a little point (colored red on the diagram), as if I am looking at the world without glasses and seeing everything in a rather blurry way.

If I add more little points to this part, then the focus of the picture will become sharper and sharper, more complete, and with all the details. So there is actually no difference whether I reveal the Creator in my ten or in a larger group.

Everything depends only on the resolution; when I come out into a general setting and attract other people to my ten, then, together, we start revealing the Creator more clearly and precisely and with a fuller understanding and a larger sensation.

That is why the very structure of the system requires us to disseminate. In the measure that I disseminate, I will attain the Creator even more and raise to His level until I reach the maximum capacity and completely fill all of humanity by passing the upper Light through myself into it. In this way, I will become equal to the Creator and achieve the final correction of my soul.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 4/2/17

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To Overcome The Threshold Of Insensitivity

laitman_293Humanity can go a very long way until it reaches the recognition of evil. We say that the correction should end in 6,000 years. However, according to Kabbalah 6,000 years is 6,000 degrees: NHY, HGT, and HBD. That is, if we start counting from Adam, there are 223 years left. However, these are not terrestrial years.

In the end, what difference does it make to a person if it will happen in 223 years or in 20,000 years? If he wants to do it tomorrow, he can do it tomorrow. Then it does not matter how many years remain, 200 or 2,000. We need to look at this realistically and not philosophically.

You can make it happen here and now, but if not, so what? Anyway, a person will have to die and then again find himself in another life. After death, we immediately come to the sensation of another state, not of this world, but of a slightly different and changed one.

I hope that we people who study Kabbalah nevertheless push humanity to enter what is called the land of Israel and to begin correctly transforming it for ourselves.

Question: Will a person feel happy in this movement?

Answer: If there is a prospect and a person goes after it, feeling the support of other people, then even before he starts the movement he already gradually begins to see. Without the support, he sinks into even deeper depression, but with the support he moves with joy.

In this case, a nation that understands that it moves correctly and leads the rest of humanity after it is called the people of Israel. They enter the land of Israel, meaning they begin to transform their desires for bestowal and love and by this show an example to everyone else. This is a great state for the nation and for all of humanity that will finally begin to understand how it comes to a bright future.

So many people today are in depression or take drugs! They do not see any prospect!

Yet, we are in a position to understand the plan of creation, to see how this happens in accordance with what is written in the Kabbalistic books, how this has been going on for the last 20 to 30 years, and how it is being transformed.

We join this mechanism, rotate its flywheel, and move forward knowing what will happen. It’s hard for us to explain everything to other people; they do not want to hear it. They have their own egoistic obstacles.

But how happy we should be in that we see the prospect. The rest simply exist and feel their own insignificance and absolute inability to change their destiny. Of course, this is worse than death. Therefore, they consume marijuana, take antidepressants and so on.

“Why should I have children? Why should I create a family? What am I living for? Give me a pill, I will swallow it and I will sleep. And even better if you give me a pill, I will fall asleep, and maybe I will die in a dream.”

Question: Then why don’t people hear us?

Answer: We can’t get to them, and this is a huge problem. There are so many people in the world who are suffering. They are killed, they are bullied, burned, destroyed, and shot. And still they do not hear.

Humanity still has to overcome a certain threshold of insensitivity. This is won by suffering, among other things.
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From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 12/14/16

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My Page Is For You

Laitman_917.01Dear Friends!

I have been running my Facebook page for years now. When I opened this page I was driven, of course, by a feeling of deep pain and compassion for all of humanity.

After all, every day our goals and desires are fading more and more; we are abandoning everything only to exist. Our hard, selfish nature confronts us and does not allow us to enjoy life in any way. We involuntarily live this short number of years, which is given to us, and no one enjoys it.

An era has come when the science of Kabbalah can be revealed to all. With its help, we can really make our lives happy, balanced, and peaceful. I see what can be achieved with the help of the hidden forces of nature, which the science of Kabbalah allows us to disclose and properly manage.

This is why I opened my Facebook page. I truly hope that it will help us all attain a good and peaceful life on the next upper level where all our wishes can actually be fulfilled by us. I wish us all success in achieving this. Get to know what the wisdom of Kabbalah has to offer humanity.

Good luck to all of us!
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 7/27/17

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Fate Of The High Souls

laitman_938_01Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Building the Future Society”: There is an allegory about friends who were lost in the desert, hungry and thirsty. One of them had found a settlement filled abundantly with every delight. He remembered his poor brothers, but he had already drawn far off from them and did not know their place. What did he do? He began to shout out loud and blow the horn; perhaps his poor hungry friends would hear his voice, approach and come to that abundant settlement filled with every delight.

Question: How do we build such a path so people will feel that it leads to this “settlement filled with every delight”?

Answer: This transition is very difficult and far from popular. The fact is that not many people can move to the new state with their mind, powers, thoughts, and spiritual work.

“With their mind” means with the help of study and practical application of the wisdom of Kabbalah. Only a small fraction of people can do this. All the others will come to the same state precisely because of the influence of the group. The masses won’t have a choice; they will feel miserable, useless, and jobless.

And their suffering will become more internal rather than external. If once a person had no clothes and food, today he doesn’t have internal fulfillment, and this is much worse than hunger or cold. We see how people suffer from depression.

Therefore, the most important thing for us is to assemble a group of people that really can master the new stage of development, and then they will be able to pull the rest of humanity after them.

Comment: It is written that he “began to shout out loud and blow the horn; perhaps his poor hungry friends would hear his voice.”

My Comment: It doesn’t mean that he addressed the broad masses; they can’t hear the spiritual appeal.

They will be able to hear his cry if they feel miserable and hungry; otherwise, they will continue to play with their “toys,” especially since governments are interested in filling their lives with them.

Therefore, the spiritual appeal is directed to a few, and the rest will browse the Internet filled with entertainment and services created especially for them. It is possible to control the masses through the Internet without problems. They will give them free computers, only to keep everyone in an inter-tension.

Question: Is it only in order for them to not feel hunger and start to shout?

Answer: They won’t be able to. After all, the manifestation of hunger for the next state, for the meaning of life, is a fate of the high souls.
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From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 5/15/17

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