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Purification By Fire

laitman_527_07Torah, “Deuteronomy,” 9:3: You shall know this day, that it is the Lord your God Who passes over before you as a consuming fire He will destroy them, and He will subdue them before you; and you shall drive them out and destroy them quickly, as the Lord spoke to you.

The upper force can be perceived either as a very soft love in accordance with the qualities of bestowal and love that a person obtained, or to the contrary, as a very hard, all-burning fire if there isn’t love and bestowal to others within a person.

“…and you shall drive them out and destroy them…”

“Them” refers to my personal qualities. I must eradicate them within myself and feel how I correct them every time, to burn them out of myself! Let them burn. Let them be destroyed so that I will be left only with the pure qualities that the fire burns and illuminates.
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From KabTV’s “Secrets of the Eternal Book” 5/4/16

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The Wisdom of Kabbalah: What Is It About? Who Is It For? And For What?

laitman_214Question: What is the wisdom of Kabbalah about?

Answer: The wisdom of Kabbalah tells us how we all have to rise above our egoism by the good force in nature, the Light, and how to become good and connect with everyone into one whole desire. The positive attribute of love and bestowal that is revealed among us is called the upper force because it is above our egoism. It is called the Creator because He created us with an attribute that is opposite from Him, as it is written, “I have created the evil inclination.”

Question: Who is the wisdom of Kabbalah intended for?

Answer: For anyone who feels a desire to discover the secret of his birth, his destiny, and the meaning in of life. According to all our sources there are no limitations in studying the wisdom of Kabbalah.

Question: Why do religious people object to the study of the wisdom of Kabbalah?

Answer: Only religious people who do not understand the goal of the wisdom of Kabbalah object to it, as do many non-religious people. The wisdom of Kabbalah does not refer to religion in any way because religion does not have the goal of changing a person’s attribute from egoistic to altruistic but only to keep him in frameworks where he can live according to corporeal customs. Baal HaSulam describes this in great detail in the article “The Essence of Religion and Its Purpose.”
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Three Days Of The Absorbtion Of The Sperm

laitman_608_03Question: What are the “three days of the absorbption of the sperm”?

Answer: The three days are the right, left, and middle lines. For three days the drop of semen is held in the uterus, meaning that it attains a connection, a minimal point of contact between the lower Partzuf and the upper Partzuf. The lower Partzuf is basically a point since the right, middle, and left lines ultimately create one point that is adherent to the upper Partzuf, the higher system, the mother.

This process is called the “absorption of the sperm in the mother’s womb.” It means that the lower part of the upper Partzuf, which is called AHP (Awzen, Hotem, Peh – ear, nose, mouth), is connected with the upper part of the lower Partzuf called Galgalta ve Eynaim. Likewise, it is enough that only one drop from the lower Partzuf, one point, is entrenched in the upper Partzuf, which is a complete Kli, so that it will begin to work for the benefit of the drop that is held in it.

The upper Partzuf is composed of Galgalta ve Eynaim (Keter and Hochma) and AHP (Bina, Zeir Anpin, and Malchut). The AHP is called the mother’s womb and the next lower Partzuf is only a point, since the three points, right, left, and middle, are connected together into one. This point, depending on its characteristics, is ready to nullify itself and exist within the upper Partzuf in that way. This is the drop of semen, meaning the future Ubar (embryo).

The foundations of these three points are the first three days. After that, the AHP begins to develop, meaning that the lower begins to demand from the upper part of the Partzuf, from Galgalta ve Eynaim, which is connected with the next Partzuf, called the Creator.

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In other words, the feminine part, the lower, asks the masculine part to be connected with the Creator. All of the parts are working with an intention of bestowal. Even the Ubar wants to develop to bestowal, to adhere with the upper and continue to share in the development of the Tachtonim (lower ones).

Nobody works with its own desire; rather, all are working for the good of others, working with the desire of the others.

After that development begins in a Partzuf: three months, three months, and another three months, which is called the compartments within which the Ubar develops.

After the Partzuf finishes its full development, the womb begins to contract, meaning that the upper Partzuf begins to intentionally push the Tachton (lower one) that has been developing within it outside, and so the Tachton goes outside.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 4/24/16

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Questions About Work In The Group – 3

laitman_934Question: Can we say that by fulfilling spiritual desires of the friends in the group I am on the way of Achishena (hastening time)? And if I fulfill my desires for spirituality, is this the way of Beito (in its time)?

Answer: Beito isn’t the fulfillment of your desires, but forced advancement under the pressure of suffering.

Question: Is it possible to use simple physical exercises and outdoor games as means for connecting the group?

Answer: Yes.

Question: Kabbalistic sports competitions where winning is determined by the coherence of the team?

Answer: Perfect!
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Water Purification In The Gaza Strip

laitman_245_10Question: Chronic shortage of electricity has led to the damage of the water purification system in the Gaza strip. As a result of this, the Palestinians are streaming sewage into the sea, and wastewater has reached the reservoir that provides water to the settlements on the border region of the Ashkelon coast. Some ecologists are calling the situation a near ecological disaster. We cannot isolate ourselves from Gaza, not from missiles and not ecologically. What must we do?

Answer: The Turks wanted to build an electrical power station in this area, after all this is a big area with magnificent buildings, swimming pools, and beaches and one and a half million people live there. They certainly should get everything necessary.

They cannot get along on their own because they are completely directed toward war due to their hatred of Israel. Besides, by providing them with free products and resources for many years, we have gotten them used to this. On paper, everything was apparently entered under their “debt,” but they have no intention of paying so they are not doing anything.

During the time that we were involved in building water purification plants and the purification of waste water so that we provided water everywhere in the land for all the situations that can happen in life (a situation that doesn’t exist in even one of the nations in the area), they were not really concerned about their future. It is our fault because we accustomed them to this. We passed the water wells to them and everything that was used by us in the beginning of our way in the area and they neglected everything. Seawater reached all of these systems and they became filled with salt. Now it is impossible to clean them.

What will they do now? They will suffer.

What will we do? We will also suffer because it is up to us to behave differently. But instead, we are supplying them with millions of liters of bottled water.

We must conduct aggressive policies as much as possible and do everything according to different principles, at least submitting documents through international organizations, submitting lawsuits, turning to a court to seriously transfer the matter to a legal track. It is necessary to put pressure on them to examine the manner in which they manage their economy and the fact that international organizations are giving them money to arm themselves and not for humanitarian supplies.

Question: How do you see the solution of this problem?

Answer: Our salvation is in union between us.

We are continuing with our work on unity and this will yield its fruit, because it brings the Upper Light into our world. The Upper Light brings a person to an awareness and understanding of why the world exists, in what manner it develops, and what the role and mission of the Jews is.

And the world is beginning to understand more and more that we have a particular mission and a task and that it affects not only us but the whole world, so it is necessary to make it possible to be realized. Lately I have even heard reactions like these and have seen some sobering here and there.

Let’s hope that we will hold out. We need to be particularly concerned about the connection between us, about unity within the nation, and then all of our adversaries will gradually disappear.
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From KabTV’s “News with Michael Laitman” 8/15/16

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New Life #707 – Power Struggles Between Women And Men

New Life #707 – Power Struggles Between Women And Men
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Summary

Already in childhood we see confrontations between boys and girls. We are the only species in nature in which there is no clear definition for male and female. Nature has granted us the freedom to define the right attitude, in recognition of the nature of man and woman and the state that we must reach. Ultimately it is up to us to reach mutual with which we achieve wholeness, as “A man and a woman and the Shechina between them” (Sotah 17a).

Since we don’t understand how to behave with each other, we flee from struggling with the problems in relationships between men and women and are satisfied with just a sexual connection without approaching a situation of personal mutual reconciliation through which we reach becoming one. In this way we lose the opportunity to feel the real Garden of Eden, paradise, between us. Since each one wants to control the other sex, relationships fail; the family falls apart because we don’t know how to communicate correctly with each other. A special education is required.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #707 – Power Struggles Between Women And Men,” 3/31/16

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 09.06.16

Preparation for the Lesson

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “The Peace” 

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Lesson on the Topic: “Preparation for the Convention,” Lesson 7

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