When I Receive Life

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: What is the connection between disseminating the wisdom of Kabbalah and spiritual attainment?

Answer: Spiritual attainment comes solely through dissemination. We know from the wisdom of Kabbalah that a soul consists of two parts: GE (Galgalta ve Eynaim) and AHP (Awzen, Hotem, Peh), which are my properties (Kelim) by way of which I remain in bestowal to others. GE obeys the law of Restriction, where only the Light of Hassadim (Mercy) is present. It isn’t attainment but only the correction of the Kli (vessel).

However, if I wish to attain the Light of Hochma (Wisdom), I need to involve my AHP, my receiving Kelim (desires). In other words, I must bestow to the others; otherwise, I won’t be able to engage my AHP. I must receive MAN from them which will result in my being able to channel the Light of Hochma to them.

Therefore, it is said: “I have learnt a great deal from my teachers, more from the friends, and much more from the students.” After all, the students bring to me their unfulfilled desires, and I lift them up to Infinity, draw from there and channel through myself the Light of Hochma that they are asking for, and thereby attain.

A person never attains spirituality in his Kelim, but only by adjoining the others’ desires to his own. He can engage his AHP only if within him, there is the GE of another. And the AHP of the latter, in turn, has to be tied to someone else, and so on. None of us is free.

Thus all spiritual Partzufim are formed up to the world of Infinity. Let’s take the Partzuf of my soul, for example (see the diagram below). Its lower part resides within the lower Partzuf, totally controlled by it. And in the second part of my soul resides the upper one. In other words, with the upper part of my soul I belong with the upper one and with lower part, to the lower one. Where is my Self then?

Well, I don’t exist. I cannot exist for myself. My life (and we will very soon start observing it in our global world) is tied either to the upper one or to the lower one, to both of them, but it surely doesn’t belong to me. If in my upper part I completely hand myself to the upper one, along with him, I attain in my GE and his AHP in me the complete ten Sefirot. And below, in my AHP and GE of the lower one, I also attain the full ten Sefirot. Thereby, I receive life.

But I never have my own Kli except in connection with the upper or lower ones. I don’t possess my own ten Sefirot or, to be even more precise, I don’t have any one Sefira of my own. My one, upper, part is always totally tied to the upper one, while the other, lower, one is fully tied to the lower one. And only in the middle can I make a decision to split myself into these two parts.

This is precisely what we will be revealing now as a result of a global world crisis. There is no other connection between people, nations, countries, and all parts of nature. We are all linked like cells of one single organism. And if we make an effort to fulfill this condition, we will find a good life. And if not, we will suffer.

This is the spiritual law that defines how the Partzufim are connected. We learn about it in The Study of the Ten Sefirot.

Question: How much time should we dedicate to inner analysis and how much time to external dissemination?

Answer: Dedicate 100% to inner unity with 100% dissemination to the world on top of it!
From Lesson 7, WE! Convention 4/3/2011

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