Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 02.06.17

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Do Not Confuse The Wisdom Of Kabbalah With Other Methods

laitman_546_01Question: Education is carried out today through various media. Does the education you speak about require some kind of physical contact, or can it be realized virtually, through the Internet?

Answer: Physical contact is certainly preferable. But if it doesn’t exist, it is also possible virtually.

But don’t confuse the Kabbalistic education with any other methods! It is possible to arrange lessons both online and offline, the main thing is to adhere strictly to the Kabbalistic method and not mix it with anything else; otherwise, you will be confused and not clarify anything.
[199915]
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 7/3/16

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At A Challenging Moment

laitman_562_02Question: There are now more than 3,000 different spiritual faiths and practices in the world. When a person has a problem, he automatically turns to some force with an internal scream. To whom or what is a person turning to at such a moment?

Answer: If you want to turn correctly, you must only turn to the Creator for help in connecting with others and discovering Him. This means that in the wisdom of Kabbalah we are asking the Creator to change us. Generally, all people ask the Creator to remove the disturbances that are in their way, meaning to change the world “according to a person’s desire.”

Such a “consumer” attitude toward the Creator like this will begin to change when very strong feelings appear in the person that everything that is happening in the world is a result of his attitude toward the Creator.

If we are talking about a Kabbalist, then everything depends on the level he is on. Likewise, a Kabbalist passes through states that bring him below a regular person. When he is in descent, he is able to ask for himself and to carry out deeds that are difficult to define in advance.

But this happens only during a descent. When he is active, when he has power, clearly he always asks for help in changing himself because he understands how the system operates.

A Kabbalist understands that blows are goodness and kindness; they are help and concern from the Creator, because precisely thanks to these blows, he can connect with the Creator above them.

The problem is that the blows don’t happen only to him but to all those who are close to him until the completion of correction. But in the beginning of the correction, everyone is vulnerable to the Creator!
[199950]
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 9/25/16

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Can We Predict The Future?

laitman_220Question: Is it possible to scientifically predict the future?

Answer: It is impossible because Western society has lost its stable form and there is no new model of society or a state to replace the old model. There is a trend of social decline and of social isolation. The waves of immigration from poor to wealthy places are increasing. And the mechanism of assimilating immigrants is refused and the gates are closing.

The future is depicted to us as if all our basic necessities will be given for free. Robots will work and people will be idle. This future is opposite from the present and is not compatible with it. Therefore, the transition to the future, which is about to take place in ten years, is not understood and cannot be predicted in any way.
[200137]

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An Education In Common

Dr. Michael LaitmanQuestion: Is the education of the members in a group studying Kabbalah adequate, does it have a place and in which circumstances exactly?

Answer: We have an education in common: I with him, he with me, we, all of us are together! We don’t really educate each other. It is just called an “educational method.” It is actually an educational method for correcting a group of Ten so we form the proper connection between us!

After we create a group of Ten, everything else comes automatically. We discover the positive force in nature, it balances the negative force, creates the correct system of mutual connection between us, and we begin to feel a connection with the system of the world that until now was concealed. It is called the upper world or the concealed world.

We feel it in our desires through which we weave connections between the ten members. That is how we attain our soul, our eternal and perfect state! From this moment on, what happens in our earthly life, in our temporary body, no longer matters because we have already revealed the next state, the next level.
[199909]
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 7/3/16

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A Network Of The Right Forces

laitman_934Question: Can you detail the basic principles of the educational methods of the wisdom of Kabbalah?

Answer: The first principle: a person cannot educate himself on his own, and the teacher or educator cannot raise him! To do this a group called a “group of Ten,” of which he is a member, is needed. A guide who is outside of the group explains in how they should interact with each other to strive for the positive upper force. The negative higher force already exists in us. It is our egoism.

How do we attract the positive higher force? This occurs as a result of the correct interaction within the group, as much as ten egoists long to unite with each other. Along with this, each one nullifies himself with respect to the others and tries to increase and elevate the importance of the other nine people in his eyes. He tries to make an equivalent connection with all of them, thinking about them equally and absolutely balanced.

All ten people build a mutual connection between them on equal terms: Each one is higher than the others when he shows how he wants to give them everything that he has, and each one is lower than the others by demonstrating a desire to listen to each and every one of them equally in that he wants to create the correct network of mutual links between them. That is how there are three forces present in this network, positive, negative, and neutral.

So to the extent that they are ready, they gradually cultivate and shape everything and weave a network from the correct forces. Along with this, they pass through ascents and descents on the way and overcome every possible problem together. The Light then works on them in a positive manner because they are longing for it.

The Light eventually begins to be revealed in them and basically each one gives a negative force from himself, and all of them receive the positive force together. They begin to exist within a sandwich of the common collective positive force and the common collective negative force, which balances them. In this manner, from the two forces, they create a balanced system called a soul.

Within it they feel the upper world and the flow of special forces, emotions, and characteristics. This is the implementation of the method.
[199646]
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 7/3/16

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New Life #807 – What Is Self-Correction Really?

New Life #807 – What Is Self-Correction Really?
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

Summary

What is self-correction in Judaism? How can we use every attribute correctly? And what would our lives be like if we enjoyed giving to others?

Everyone is born with certain attributes that cannot be changed, but only the proper use for them can be found.  The use of our attributes should be according to the general law of reality of “love thy friend as thyself” since we are all parts of one system.

Self-correction means using each and every attribute we have for the sake of others. A person should reach a state in which he is free and uses everything he has without hiding anything. Self-correction is done in two phases: first “don’t do unto others what is hateful to you,” and then “love thy friend as thyself.”

If we don’t correct ourselves, we will all deteriorate to a point where everyone will shut himself off in a corner and will settle for a little bit of food, a computer, a telephone, and drugs.

Everything depends on the relations between us. We can only enjoy life if we bestow unto each other, just like a mother who gives to her children and enjoys it. A mother uses all her qualities in order to bestow unto her children.

When everyone sees his or her fulfillment in caring about others, we will feel that we are full of pleasure. Implementing the rule” love thy friend as thyself” depends on education and on the agreement of all of society.

Israel is scrutinized under a magnifying glass in the world because people feel that we have to be an example for everyone.
[199770]
From KabTV’s “New Life #807 – What Is Self-Correction Really?” 12/29/16

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 02.06.17

Preparation for the Lesson

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Lesson on the Topic: “Ester ve Gilui (Concealment and Disclosure)”  

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Lesson on the Topic: “Mismah Arosa (Arosa Document),” “Realization of the Plan” 

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