Are You Awaiting Redemption?

Dr. Michael Laitman The Zohar, Chapter “Shemot (Exodus),” Item 247: Sixty is Malchut, the mighty ones above, from the side of Gevura that cling to carvings, meaning to the externality of the holy Haya of Israel, which is Malchut. This is why they are named after her, sixty queens [Malchuts]. Those are angels appointed over the nations. Eighty maidservants are the angels appointed by the carvings of Malchut, beneath the sixty queens. This is why they are called maidservants and not queens. And there is no number to the maidens….

Everything that we read in The Zohar transpires within desire. There is nothing else but desire. We are reading about its inner phenomena, changes, and various relationships between its parts.

It is a great device, collectively called Malchut, which needs to change, each time bringing itself to greater equivalence to the Light. Therefore, all the names and terms written in The Zohar exist within Malchut, within our desires, in their various interrelationships.

Hence, we need only think of how to draw the Light to the desire described by The Zohar. Though we don’t understand specifically which qualities or changes are being depicted, or anything that’s going on there, still we await redemption: for the Light to influence this desire, for us to understand and sense the desire and the Light that fills it, and to feel them together. Indeed, it is impossible to feel one without the other, but only if there is contact between them, even to the very first, minimal measure.

That is what we are waiting for. And all the words and letters that we read in The Book exist only in this desire – in our soul.

Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 03.29.10

Preparation to the Lesson, Shamati #41 “What is Greatness and Smallness in Faith?
The first revelation of the Light of faith is the essence of Passover. Our intention should be aimed at this Light because it is the only thing that can lift us above egoism into bestowal.
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The Book of Zohar – Selections for Passover, Chapter “Bo (Come Unto Pharaoh),” Item 119
Exodus from Egypt constitutes the exit from the end point of egoism, an escape to one’s friends, and a revelation of the spiritual world among friends.
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Shaar HaKavanot, Concerning Passover Exodus, Lesson 2
The events of the Passover Haggadah take place within a person, regardless of what processes are taking place in the material world.
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Writings of Rabash, Shlavey HaSulam, Vol. 1, Page 110
On the animal level, existence is measured by the degree of suffering, whereas on a human level it’s measured by the degree of truthfulness, which is a higher criterion.
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