Question: What is the force of attraction according to Kabbalah?
Answer: Attraction and repulsion depend on the yearning of one object to approach or distance itself from another based on their qualities.
Question: What is the meaning of “not moving”?
Answer: Not moving means not changing my qualities.
Question: If we sit together, unite, and discuss a spiritual concept, can we discover a spiritual place and move toward it?
Answer: I discover another place, another space, in my consciousness according to the similarity of my desire to the spiritual desire.
Question: In Kabbalah, we discern many worlds. How do they relate to our world?
Answer: They don’t. Our imaginary world exists in our imagination as a very primitive copy of the upper world.
Question: What are the general principles of the management of the Creator? How is He guided in the process of governing this world?
Answer: The Creator is guided by a single principle: bringing us to unending pleasure.
Question: If my spiritual self already exists in eternity, do I simply need to discover this for my current self?
Answer: You need to discover your similarity to the Creator. To the degree that you accomplish this, you and He become a single whole.
Question: How does a person find his teacher?
Answer: An auxiliary force called an “angel” exists that “takes you by the hand” and leads you to your teacher. There isn’t anything else.
Question: When did you acquire a Masach (screen)? Do you now control your desires?
Answer: I cannot answer this question. Don’t be envious. Everyone has his own time, place, efforts, and way, but the method is identical.
Question: What is the image of the Creator if He has no image?
Answer: The person creates an image of the Creator.
Question: Am I always a slave, dependent either on a Masach, a desire, or the Creator?
Answer: When a person begins to work on his desires, he is considered to be free.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 3/19/17