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Forecast For The Year 2016 According To The Clairvoyant Vanga

Laitman_083Comment: The newspapers and Internet have been full lately with the predictions of the Bulgarian clairvoyant named Vanga. Among other predictions, she said that the 44th president of the United States would be a black American and that he would be the last. She predicted in the year 1989 that “iron birds” would bring down the “American brothers”; and indeed on September 11, 2001 the terrorist operation happened which shook all of America.

Also in 1996 she predicted that in the year 2016 Europe would be occupied by refugees from Syria after a war began there in the year 2010. In her words: “Europe would become the place for the Muslim Caliphate, the Europeans would leave Europe, and Rome would be the capital of the Caliphate.”

Answer: What is written in connection with all of these predictions makes sense to me. Throughout all of history there have been fortune-tellers, and from the point of view of Kabbalah this is absolutely natural. I spoke about this with my teacher Rabash and he related to fortune-tellers completely naturally.

These people can be from different religions and even not religious, like Wolf Messing, for example. They simply feel time and historical events according to how they need to happen. After all, the past, present, and future exist only in our perception, in fact, they are found in a single space, which the fortune-tellers see.

Question: What can you say regarding the prediction of Vanga for the year 2016 that worries everyone?

Answer: Everything is correct, and this was even written in the Kabbalistic sources about 2,000 years ago. But I very much hope that this year will be a year in which the Kabbalists will be able to explain to the world where things are going, where general evolution is leading us, and how with the right connections between us we will discover the upper world and move to the next level of existence.

Vanga prophesied according to the system of suffering because humanity has two ways that it can ascend to the next level, the way of suffering or the way of Light. Even the wisdom of Kabbalah speaks about the path of suffering, but at the same time, says that if we want, we can use the upper force that will pull us forward, and we will go through all the states of development rapidly and comfortably, and within a short period of time we can attain the new level.

Question: Is it possible to go through the year 2016 in moments?

Answer: As for the moments, I don’t know, but consciously it is possible in days or a number of weeks and thus even pass through everything that human development must pass through until its complete connection within a single system and the discovery of the upper world within it.

So the future by the way of Light or by the way of suffering depends upon us, but in any case we will get to it. Understandably it would of course be preferable if it were not according to the predictions of Vanga but according to the advice of the wisdom of Kabbalah.
From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 12/30/15

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Five Years Of The “Arab Spring”

laitman_743Comment: It has been five years since the events of the “Arab Spring.” In the beginning it was considered to be a revolution of the youth who were ready to change the Arab world. After then everything changed when in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya the “Muslim Brotherhood” took control of the government. They all were mistaken in thinking that they had toppled the dictatorships.

Answer: And what is bad about the dictatorships? Today it already seems that it is preferable for a king to rule a nation rather than a dysfunctional parliament.

Our world must be arranged according to the principle of oneness with the upper world, meaning that above there is one, the Creator, and below there is one, a king. In the days of the Kings David and Solomon, there was complete similarity between our world and the upper world. According to this similarity, the king had all the tools with which he managed the nation, like the Sanhedrin and other government institutions. It is very interesting to learn about this because from their conduct it is possible to learn about the structure of the upper world. That is how it was designed from the start.

Comment: But when the “Arab Spring” began, there still was hope that worthy people would come into power.

Answer: Who can be put in power? How many upstarts will play with the public and the national treasury until nothing is left?

Comment: As a result of this, Daesh has actually risen to power. A relatively soft Arab dictatorship was replaced by an extremist regime.

Answer: Today we are necessarily returning again to one and only one leader because the integral world can be headed by only a single center, a single idea, the staff a collective that is interconnected as one person and presents this idea to our world. Otherwise everything will deteriorate to extremism and will be one big brawl.

The problem is that the world is more and more revealed as integral, interdependent, and global. We still cannot orient ourselves in a such a world. We suddenly feel insecure: we don’t know what and how, from where and to where. There are thousands of different data we must work with in order to advance toward something, to decide something concretely, and we cannot; our senses and mind are not arranged integrally.

We cannot communicate with others to assemble a team with them, a small system (let’s say a government), that will be able to solve problems like these, because there are a huge number of unknowns and we don’t know how to work with them. We can only solve linear problems. That is the problem.

We cannot change the world. Humanity is entering into a state in which the world is becoming round and integral, in which everyone depends on everyone. To perceive it correctly and make the right decisions, we need to change our perception of the world; that is, we must change the person. We must also become integral, and then we can solve these problems. But this is not easy.

The wisdom of Kabbalah was designed for this; it says that the transition to integral thinking is possible only through “And you shall love your friend as yourself” (Leviticus 19:18). When we begin to love others instead of ourselves, in this way we can feel their perception, their desires, and their direction. This naturally becomes alive within us; each one becomes “multipurpose,” like in a beehive composed of many other people. In this case, each one can simply solve every problem. It becomes my own, personal, natural.

After all, in any family, we naturally take care of everyone as much as possible. Therefore, the family, to some extent, can be compared to the solution to our problem: there must be one thing for little children, something else for old people, a third thing for the husband and wife, and so on.

In a family, we more or less know how to deal with problems because all the members of the family live within us and we feel what truly is best for them and what they need. If we had an attitude toward the world like this, we could handle all of its challenges.

In order to transform every person to being concerned about the whole world, what we really need is a new system of education according to the principles of the wisdom of Kabbalah.
From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 12/28/15

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How Does One Appease The Higher Forces?

laitman_628_2Question: Can a person appease the evil forces?

Answer: “Appeasement” or balancing the evil forces is possible only through a higher positive force that a person attracts to himself.

Question: In the wisdom of Kabbalah does a concept like “being at the right time and the right place” exist?

Answer: If a person’s main occupation is the development of the soul, he has no more interest in this because through his concern for integral connection between all the creatures, he is the one who completely determines all activities, even the smallest.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 11/08/15

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Why Do People Make Mistakes?

Dr. Michael LaitmanThe Torah, “Numbers,” 22:28: The Lord opened the mouth of the she-donkey, and she said to Balaam, “What have I done to you that you have struck me these three times?”

The word “she-donkey,” like the word “donkey” (Hamor), stems from the Hebrew word “Homer” – matter, and refers to to a person’s egoistic nature. The Creator operates as the vital direct force on the levels of the still, vegetative, and animate nature, so they don’t object to it. But the moment the she-donkey begins to talk, it is raised to the human level, the level of Balaam himself.

Compared to the other levels, it is possible to make mistakes on the human level because the Creator is concealed. The Creator is not concealed from nature itself, and in fact the laws that are revealed in matter are the direct revelation of the Creator.

The questions, doubts, and speculations come up on the human level, and so a person makes mistakes and corrects himself and then makes mistakes once more and corrects himself again.

The she-ass represents matter on all of the levels of life; it represents nature that is controlled by positive and negative forces that are balanced instinctively, aimed at clarifying actions according to the law of nature.

On the human level there are doubts and problems that must be solved. This is the reason that the she-as is much smarter than Balaam because the Creator is revealed in the animate level it is on, while He is concealed on the level of the speaking and is not revealed.
From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 8/12/15

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Religion And The Wisdom Of Kabbalah

laitman_214Question:  Is Kabbalah ideologically against religion?

Answer: Certainly not. On the contrary, religion and the wisdom of Kabbalah complement each other in a person’s correction process toward attaining the goal of creation, which is to resemble the Creator.

A person’s nature can change only if he uses the method of Kabbalah, which transforms his way of thinking. A person doesn’t change as a result of mechanical actions, and therefore when he only performs religious actions he is called the Holy still.

Furthermore, in the actual correction, when studying the wisdom of Kabbalah, a person has to be around people who have the same goal in order to draw the effect of the force of correction, the Light of the Torah, called the Light that Reforms. It is written, “I have created the evil inclination; I have created the Torah as a spice for it.”

We can say that religion formats and directs a person’s behavior while the wisdom of Kabbalah directs his thoughts. It is said that “a prayer without an intention is like a body without a soul.” We are living in the time of the Messiah in which we can get rid of our evil inclination, the ego, and so the wisdom of Kabbalah is revealed in the world today in order to enable a person to correct his ego and resemble the Creator.

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Infinity Is A Real State

Laitman_712_03Question: How can a person find out what his fate is?

Answer: From a Kabbalistic perspective the revelation of a person’s fate is finding out his location in the overall control system. If a person engages in the method of correction, which means the wisdom of Kabbalah, he will be able to attain that. He will gradually get closer to the root of his soul and thus begin the correction not only of humanity and the world but all of creation.

Humanity is inside five worlds that conceal the eternal world, and the right mutual cooperation between all its parts can balance everything. We learn this structure of the worlds in the control system by studying the wisdom of Kabbalah.

Question: What is the definition of a world according to the wisdom of Kabbalah? Are the upper worlds similar to the reality we live in here?

Answer: The upper worlds are nothing like our reality. Reality as we know it has nothing to do with the upper worlds and is not considered a world according to the wisdom of Kabbalah. We only call it a world.

The fact is, that worlds are states that conceal the only real state there is, called Ein Sof, Infinity. They are lower levels of existence that conceal it from a person and allow him to gradually discover Infinity so that he will be able to feel it and be in it. Thus the feeling of Infinity a person can sense is called the worlds.

We gradually approach the infinite state that will eventually allow us to exist as an inseparable part of the eternal world. When we attain it, it will not seem infinite because we will already be able to contain and understand where we are and will begin to resemble Infinity. This state will be attained when all of humanity melts into one whole, which is also the mechanism by which all of humanity will resemble Infinity and begin feeling it.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 11/08/15

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 01.07.16

Preparation for the Lesson

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Writings of Rabash, “Rungs of the Ladder,” Article 45

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Writings of Baal HaSulam,The Gatehouse of Intentions,” Item 48 

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Mutual Guarantee,” Item 24  

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