Question: Must we acquire spiritual senses to read The Book of Zohar or is The Book of Zohar what shapes the spiritual senses?
Answer: It is both this and that. The Book of Zohar shapes and develops spiritual senses, and simultaneously explains what the person perceives.
Question: Is it worthwhile reading The Book of Zohar independently? Is this liable to be harmful?
Answer: No, this will not be harmful and there is no need to be afraid. You can listen to The Book of Zohar lessons that we broadcast regularly.
Question: What does my ability to perceive depend on?
Answer: Your perception ability depends on the degree to which your senses expand.
Question: Does contempt for the opportunity of developing through the power of The Book of Zohar lead to the development through the painful way of suffering?
Answer: Development is not necessary through The Book of Zohar; development happens through studying Kabbalah, and The Zohar is one of the Kabbalah books that helps a person discover a perception of the upper world.
Question: Is it enough for me to read The Book of Zohar regularly to achieve true happiness?
Answer: No, the main thing is for you to be in a group. In this way you will expand your perception and and begin to feel the upper world through the group.
Question: Can The Book of Zohar reveal and show me the connections between people in this world at the level of the upper world, which governs their destiny?
Answer: Yes, but this again is in a group. The connection between friends creates a sense of a higher state in a person in which he perceives forces and characteristics of the upper world that are revealed in a group.
Question: What is the most important thing in The Book of Zohar? Is it its origin or the content itself?
Answer: The most important thing in The Book of Zohar is the upper Light, which descends on a person through its proper use.
Question: Have all the texts of The Book of Zohar been deciphered?
Answer: Yes, absolutely all of them have been deciphered. None of the text in The Book of Zohar speaks directly about what a person reads; the meaning is allegorically concealed in its words.
Question: When I read The Book of Zohar, answers to questions are revealed to me, but then additional questions appear and my mind becomes chaotic. Should I try to make order of this or simply turn off my intellect and let The Book organize everything itself?
Answer: You will not be able to do anything with what you got from reading. The best thing is to start studying correctly.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 2/12/17