The Mind Is A Universal Connection

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: How can concentration of thought bring a person to the revelation of the spiritual world?

Answer: Everything is clarified in the thought. We are not talking about our mind which was artificially “pumped up” in a university so that we would become “smart.” The mind is the power of analysis and synthesis, the power of the connection of opposite opinions in one person.

Bina, which we consider to be the desire to bestow, is thought. Thought is Malchut de Hochma,, while Malchut that receives from Hochma is Bina. The collective Malchut which rises to Bina and becomes its Nukva is also Nukva de Hochma since it desires to reach Hochma, not Bina.

In other words, thought is fundamental. Thought is my ability to perceive in Malchut the higher qualities of Hochma and Bina and to work with them. The mind is my ability to build equivalence to the Creator. The universal connection that I reveal is the mind, wisdom, the network [of interconnected souls].

Our brain is arranged in the same, exact manner. The intellect or the mind is the measure of life force, the ability to understand, control, activate, and perceive.

Where does it come from? It is a consequence of two forces: the force of Bina (the desire to correspond to the Creator) and the force of the Creator (who clothes the creature to the extent of this correspondence). This is the mind of the creature: the Light of Hochma (Wisdom) clothed in the Light of Hassadim (Mercy).

Therefore, if we try to attain this network, to understand what connections exist in it and according to what laws it operates, and if we want to know how to reveal and recognize the connection that already exists between us, we achieve what is called “the creating mind,” the Creator, and attain Him. As it is written, “From Your actions, we know You.”
From the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 10/29/10, “Come unto Pharaoh – 2”

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One Comment

  1. The Mind is exactly like our Tree Symbol. Turn it sideways and you have two sides of the brain linked at the trunk (corpus callosum or place with exposure to all information)
    This was referenced as the honest experience we have is feeling everything at once, all our 5 senses, emotions, thoughts etc. That means wherever “I” actually am is somewhere where all this information is fed into a single unified point…and thus would be identical to our perceived experience. Where in this tree is the point of unity?

    Behold the sideways tree of the mind. Like the hour glass knocked over, out of time.

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