Question: If a woman has her own picture of the world, is the meaning of life also slightly different for her?
Answer: A woman wants to have a family, to organize herself, her children; that is how she feels realized.
Question: In the wisdom of Kabbalah is there a difference between the meaning of life and the purpose of life?
Answer: The meaning of life is in the achievement of adhesion with the Creator and the purpose of life is to bring all of humanity to this.
Question: Why are there contradictions on the level of our world that are unresolved? Are these obstacles that the Creator has set up on every level in the world?
Answer: Certainly. It is impossible to solve problems at their own level, in our world. To solve problems, it is necessary to ascend to the next level where they all come from. Therefore, our world always only discovers its own failure.
Question: Why has the Creator given people the possibility to feel each other and help each other if there is no higher meaning in it?
Answer: There is a higher meaning in it! Through these problems, lack of understanding, collision, and more and more dependence on each other in our global world, we are gradually reaching the need to connect together into a single whole. Then, within this single whole we will discover the singular upper force that created us as a single system, as a single person.
Question: Was there more suffering a few thousand years ago or were people less sensitive?
Answer: It could be that masses of people suffered more, but they felt it less.
Question: Was a primitive person happier throughout history?
Answer: Yes, everything that he had was from nature and it was good for him.
Question: Does the process of attaining the meaning of life depend upon knowing the laws according to which the world was created by the Creator?
Answer: Certainly. In principle, we learn all of these laws through the unity between us. So we don’t need to desire unique knowledge. All that is necessary is seen and learned through experience.
Question: Throughout the life of a person there is suffering. Does this mean that the meaning of life can be summed up as adhesion with the Creator, is this liberation from suffering?
Answer: Even liberation from suffering is included in the meaning of life, even though this is not its meaning. That is because attainment of the Creator is accompanied by tremendous happiness and joy, a feeling of eternity and wholeness. But these are all secondary feelings.
From a Kabbalah lesson in Russian 1/28/18