Question: I currently watch and listen to [your Kabbalah] lessons in Hebrew without translation, without understanding anything; and I feel immense pleasure and joy. This bothers me, what am I enjoying? Could it be that this is the way my ego is disguising itself?
Do I need to make an effort to listen in Russian, to understand what you are talking about? I enjoy listening to the sounds, identifying the vocal emphasis (the intonation), the unknown words and language, yet I feel very close.
Answer: Besides feeling the music with the heart, it is necessary to understand the meaning through the intellect, and the main thing is participating in a group.
Question: We study Torah and draw Ohr Makif (Surrounding Light) upon ourselves, arousing our Kelim to attainment. What would you advise your students: to fulfill deficiencies or to search for deficiencies?