Answer: It is very difficult, but possible.
Question: What is to be done with the fear of approaching old age and the problems that are connected to it?
Answer: There is no old age; there is a transition to another state. It is only necessary to make it good. Don’t worry! Begin to study and you will succeed in many things and won’t have any fear of old age.
Question: Why invest effort if all is predestined?
Answer: That’s right; everything is destined. But until we make efforts to achieve this destiny, it will only be destined.
Question: What does the wisdom of Kabbalah say about the Messiah?
Answer: The Messiah is a force that helps a person develop and reach the sensation of the upper world. “Messiah” is derived from the word, “Limshoch” (pulling), meaning to pull and take the person out of the feeling of this world.
Question: Why are people thrown out of the wisdom of Kabbalah?
Answer: It is because they underestimate what they are giving up. Otherwise, where is he going? The usual beastly life?
Question: Is spiritual advancement possible under comfortable conditions? Or is it necessary for our “beast” to suffer?
Answer: It is not necessary to suffer! The wisdom of Kabbalah doesn’t talk about asceticism.
Question: When you study the wisdom of Kabbalah, the desire to earn more money and so forth is lost. How is it possible to force myself at least to begin to change something?
Answer: Why? You become internally richer, not externally. And the external still comes and goes. You waste a lot of time and energy in making a profit. Think: why are you doing this? Is it to seem successful in the eyes of those around you? Are they worth all of that effort?
Question: How is it possible to save a soul if you are confused or you are confusing them?
Answer: The right environment is necessary for that. It is also imperative for rapid advancement.
Question: My children are ages 9 and 11. What answer should I give them to the question: “What is the meaning of life?”
Answer: Life is given to us to experience the eternal and infinite world in this world.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 10/25/15