Blitz Of Kabbalah Tips – 6/26/16

Laitman_630_2Question: Should a husband and a wife study in the same Kabbalah group or is it better if they study in separate groups?

Answer: They should study in the same group since men and women have different groups of ten any way.

Question: What is the right prayer for my husband?

Answer: Creator! I am asking you to help my husband be closer to me,” and that’s all!

Question: How should we avoid imposing our spiritual states, our egoistic assessments, and our personal views on to each other? How should I respond if my wife shares her feelings about the lessons with me?

Answer: You should treat her as your friend and not as your wife. When you engage in spiritual work, she is your friend and this is a small group for the two of you.

Question: Is the family at risk in the corporeal sense if a husband and a wife in the spiritual sense are both men?

Answer: No, they mutually impact each other each according to each one’s spiritual essence. What is more, their spiritual essence has nothing to do with corporeality. Therefore there is no nullification, but rather the opposite, they can express themselves better in the male or the female form, but it is important to support and keep the corporeal family life.

Question: How does the wisdom of Kabbalah explain unity and the struggle between opposites?

Answer: There is no struggle between opposites. There is only struggle for unity.

Question: Is the point in the heart a male or a female attribute?

Answer: The point in the heart is considered a male attribute. It isn’t a man in our world, but the attribute of bestowal, which can be typical of women just like men.

Question: Is there a difference between the words “friend” and “companion” according to the wisdom of Kabbalah?

Answer: No, friend, buddy, and companion are synonymous. What is important is the relationship, the connection, the yearning for a connection between you and the Creator.

Question: What is betrayal in the spiritual path?

Answer: A change of intention from bestowal and yearning for the Creator to the opposite direction.

Question: What are the criteria according to which a woman should choose a husband in order to build a family?

Answer: First, they have to be physically compatible to each other, and second, they have to have a desire to mutually concede to each other.

Question: What can you wish for our men?

Answer: Let’s learn to give in to our women, but I would also like to say the same thing to the women. Mutual consent is what builds the right connection between friends, in a family, and between our children and us. Let’s all learn this. Good luck and happiness to all of you!
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 6/26/16

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New Life 804 – The Secret Of The Greek Culture’s Power

New Life 804 – The Secret Of The Greek Culture’s Power
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

The wisdom of Kabbalah teaches how a person can ascend above his mind, above reason.

Greek philosophy stems from information Greek philosophers took from the wisdom of Kabbalah, but they did not know how to realize it. To this day we follow the Greek approach. A person develops his reason and thinks that it will do him good.

Every individual can ascend above reason to a new higher level. The world is the reality I perceive. If you expand your instruments of perception, you catch more. Kabbalah tells us how to advance to a different perception of reality.

After we developed the whole world according to the Greek approach, we see that we have achieved nothing. Our emotions tell us that we have not achieved anything as a result of developing our mind, and Kabbalah offers a new approach, which is first of all emotional. It enables a person to open life unlimitedly.
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From KabTV’s “New Life 804 – The Secret Of The Greek Culture’s Power,” 12/22/16

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 12.30.16

Preparation for the Lesson

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Lesson on the Topic: “Spiritual Movement,” Part 1

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Lesson on the Topic: “Chanukah by the Wisdom of Kabbalah”

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Blitz Of Kabbalah Tips – 7/17/16

laitman_559Question: What does the word “Babylon” mean in Hebrew?

Answer: The word “Babylon” is derived from the word “Bilbul,” which means mixing. It means the mixing of all tribes into one tribe in ancient Babylon and their later dispersal and resettlement.

Question: Is it easier for someone who knows Hebrew to study the wisdom of Kabbalah?

Answer: Generally, yes, but there is no particular importance to it because the attainment of the upper world depends on exertion and effort. A person who learns only half of the language can invest effort and attain the upper world, whereas a professor of linguistics in an Israeli university can study the wisdom of Kabbalah and not attain anything.

Question: I have noticed that people with particular names like Michael, Adam, Rebecca, Sarah, and David are more attracted to spirituality. Why is that?

Answer: I don’t think that you are right. If we were to conduct a statistical study of the names of my students, it is doubtful that we would find many people among them with these names.

Question: How is it possible to discover the code of a language? Is it possible to learn to understand the language of the animals?

Answer: I don’t know and I don’t talk with animals.

Comment: They say that Abraham understood the language of the animals.

Attitude: What this means is that a person who enters the spiritual world understands all that happens on the levels of the still, vegetative, and animate, meaning the expression of egoism on these levels of nature.

Question: Are the letters of the Hebrew language ranked according to their spiritual significance?

Answer: It depends on what they belong to. The most important letter in the alphabet is the first letter “Aleph – א.” They are arranged from above to below, from Bina to Malchut.

Question: Can letters and the combinations of words program the destiny of a person and do they bear life and energy within them?

Answer: No. The life force can only be in a person. Don’t believe in the letters and don’t attribute much importance to them. Don’t prepare a meditation with them, don’t pray with them, and don’t ask anything of them. There is nothing in them!
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 7/17/16

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Marx’s Predictions Come True, Part 7

Laitman_115_06Question: What is the difference between today’s crisis and the Tower of Babel that was also explosion of egoism?

Answer: The shattering in ancient Babylon happened due to the crisis of egoism that divided the society into many parts and tribes. Abraham also appealed to equality, like Marx and Baal HaSulam.

But it wasn’t the manifestation of the final egoism; therefore, people had a solution. They just decided to disperse to the four corners of the world as the Torah describes.

Today’s crisis is on a completely different level, although its principle is the same. Everyone understands that there is no solution to the crisis: we have nowhere to disperse, and we can’t return to the old industry. It is impossible to change the obsolete system to a new egoistic one the way it happened when slavery was replaced by feudalism and then capitalism.

There is nothing left to change; we have exhausted all the possibilities. Our egoism. as a result of its work, devastated humanity, drove it to despair, fooled it, and divided into the “prosperous elite” and the “masses.” But the elite, in fact, have nothing. If the financial bubble bursts, everybody will be left with nothing.

The elite must understand that if it comes to the explosion, we will find ourselves in an absolute desert. All life will stop; no one will be able to make any economic connections or deals with others. Banks and investment companies that play this game are bringing the world to the final line.

Why hasn’t the financial bubble burst yet? Why are China and Russia buying US government bonds? Why does everyone agree with its debt? It’s due to the fact that if the dollar system collapses, all world trade and production will freeze. We’ll have nothing to eat tomorrow. There won’t be anything to buy in any store; everything will stop: no one will bring, receive, and deliver goods to others.

We are in a very difficult situation. Therefore, it is no accident that people build warehouses with food and bunkers where they can hide for several years in case of war. After all, in the worst case scenario, we may be left with nothing.

We won’t be able to go back to the “gold standard” (when currency is pegged to gold) due to the sprawling structure of the connections that rose after its cancellation.

Even the negative development stops, because egoism has nowhere to grow. Everything freezes. After all, egoism needs fuel in order to develop, but it has completely burned out. Egoism will be able to continue developing only if we will develop a positive force in parallel with its growth.
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From KabTV’s “A Talk About the Current Situation In The World” 12/2/16

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Why Are There No Letters Above Bina In The Spiritual World?

laitman_545Question: Why are there no letters above Bina in the spiritual world?

Answer: In the spiritual world, above Bina there is not any clear writing of the black egoism on the white Light.

That doesn’t mean that there are no letters there, just that they cannot be seen on the background of the white Light; they merge with it because a small ego is not revealed in the form of black letters.

In other words, there is only the characteristic of bestowal to Bina. In Talmud Eser Sefirot, in the section about the origin of the human soul, it is said that the letters are derived from a black point (the characteristic of reception), which begins from the center of Bina.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 7/17/16

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Why Should We Live To Be 200?

laitman_760_3Question: The main task being decided by the leaders of the world is how to prolong their lives and attain physical immortality. Great efforts are made and great resources are invested in molecular biology and genetics research in order to achieve this goal.

What does the wisdom of Kabbalah say about prolonging life till the age of 200 or more?

Answer: This option exists, but why do we need it if we can attain eternal life even sooner?
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Answers To Your Questions, Part 158

laitman_938_02Question: If working on unity means wanting to feel the desires of the friends as my own, which desires does this refer to? Does it refer to all the desires of the friends or only to their desires regarding the Creator and spirituality?

Answer: Only the desires of the friends regarding spirituality.

Question: Does it mean that I have attained unity if I feel the desires of the friends as my own?

Answer: Yes.

Question: In the Prague convention, I felt immediate hatred toward a friend in the circle because he broke one of the rules of the workshop. It was a very strong feeling. I wanted to erase this person from the face of the earth. I also began to hate others. Why does a Kabbalist have to undergo such emotions along the spiritual path?

Answer: So that you will get to know yourself better.
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New Life 473 – The Miracles And Wonders

New Life 473 – The Miracles And Wonders
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

What is a miracle according to the wisdom of Kabbalah? What is special about the miracle that happened on Hanukkah and what can we do so that this miracle will also happen in our days and remove all the troubles and distress in the world?

A miracle is something that happens against the laws of nature. The Torah, or more precisely the wisdom of Kabbalah, which is considered the wisdom of truth, explains what a miracle is.

It seems that the world is managed by the force of the ego. A miracle is when the action of the opposite force is revealed, the force of love. There are two lines in our development: the natural egoistic flow and the hidden force of love above it.

Lucky charms, blessings, etc. have nothing to do with miracles or something supernatural. These are simply things that empower a person psychologically.

We had to fight the force of the ego that separated us and to connect in love in order to defeat the Greeks. A miracle occurs only after great efforts to ascend above the ego, but we don’t succeed and need help. The same war repeats itself in every generation. The force of the ego dominates us and we need to connect in love.

There is terrible corruption in Israel but it is actually from the greatest darkness that the Light is revealed. If people begin to connect, the whole world will change its attitude toward us, and will carry us in their arms. Today we behave according to the egoistic Greek approach, and this is the reason that the world hates us.

Everyone suffers from the lack of connection. Israel has to be an example of living in connection and love. This is the meaning of being Light unto the nations of the world. This will be the great Hanukkah miracle of our times.

The wisdom of Kabbalah is being revealed today in order to teach us how to connect despite our big ego. There is a special merit in the wisdom of Kabbalah: it is aimed at reaching a miracle, meaning at the switch in human nature.
From KabTV’s “New Life 473 – The Miracles And Wonders,” 12/14/14

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