We Must Rise To A Higher Level In Order To Know Ourselves

Laitman_2009-08_2577A question I received: When can a person begin to consciously realize that his desires are corrected?

My Answer: When a person is on a certain level, he has no sensation of it.  The current level on which someone exists cannot be studied until they rise to a higher level.

Prior to crossing the Machsom, all states are known as concealment and are considered only one level. When we are at this level, we see that we cannot orient ourselves, do or understand anything, and without question, we cannot evaluate or measure where we are.

Even after having crossed into the sensation of the next level, we cannot immediately orient ourselves, since we are entering the states of an “embryo” (ibur), followed by the states of “breastfeeding” (enika), and the “transition to adulthood” (mochin).

Only in retrospect can we evaluate, examine and understand relative to our previous states, but not to our current one. One can never evaluate their current state. When we desire to evaluate our current state, we must always perform this task according to “from the higher to study the lower.”

We must rise to a higher level, which we, the creation, perceive as the Creator, and from there, study ourselves as to the what, the where and the how.

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One Comment

  1. Dear Rav,

    you say: “The current level on which someone exists cannot be studied until they rise to a higher level.”
    But what are we studying then in your lessons? Aren’t we studying our current level AS WELL AS the higher levels? If we don’t comprehend all of this, why do we have to hassle our minds with all of this theory? If I prayed on my own for 2-3 hours per day, repeating sentences such as “Please correct me! Please make me understand!”, wouldn’t that have the same effect?

    Thank you in advance for your kind answer,


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