A Spiritual Virus

Dr. Michael LaitmanBaal HaSulam, “Messiah’s Horn”: …the children of Israel are redeemed only after the wisdom of the hidden is revealed to a great extent, as it is written in The Zohar, “With this composition, the children of Israel are redeemed from exile.”

Until the wisdom of Kabbalah has spread all over the world, Israel (“Isra” – “directly,” “El” – Creator), meaning those who aspire for the Creator, will not be able to reveal the Light that Reforms, which must pass through them to all humanity. The world has to be ready to receive the wisdom; otherwise Israel will remain enslaved to their egoistic nature.

The Zohar was revealed in order to accelerate the development of the entire world. But what is so special about this Book? Why does it affect the world so much?

The truth is that we do not live in this corporeal world, it just appears this way to us on our internal “screens.” The world is one; reality is one.

Thus, when The Book of Zohar, a spiritual source, is revealed on the corporeal level, it influences and affects us. Existing among all the souls, this source accelerates our progress and spreads like a virus. It penetrates every desire, every reaction, and begins to change them.
From the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 11/19/10, “Messiah’s Horn”

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Baal HaSulam, “Exile And Redemption”


  1. We who aspire for the Creator will not be able to reveal the Light that reforms until it passes through all of humanity? So we’re talking about our next life at the earliest, aren’t we?

  2. Rav has mentioned that there is a stage in the study, were one who reads the text of the Zohar that new words appear to one from nowhere. Is this effect some visualization, as it were, of a breakup at the existing letter level and a regrouping to the perception of the reader? Or does it go beyond this to breakup and recombination of the letter forms themselves?

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