Answer: Why would you? Constant analysis is imperative. We must, however, connect all of our actions to the Creator: His to me and mine to His, and thus we work in two lines.
Question: How do we develop the ability to react differently and not automatically in an egoistic, beastly way?
Answer: When you act consciously, not automatically, you become spiritual, then you will give a spiritual reaction. Until then, you will be who you are. Don’t expect to be able to control yourself. The Creator controls everything.
Question: What does “Jerusalem” (Yeru Shalayim), which translates to Yira’a Shlema – perfect/complete awe/fear/trepidation mean?
Answer: This is the characteristic of Bina that attains the level of Keter.
Question: What is the most common mistake in the process of self-discovery?
Answer: A person only knows himself when he knows the Creator, and understanding the Creator, he works on self-reflection. Therefore, a person is called Adam, from the word “Domeh” (similar). That is, the degree in which one resembles the Creator, one discovers the Creator, I see myself within the Creator and see myself as in a mirror.
Question: How many years of inner work are required on average to pass through the Machsom (barrier)?
Answer: The years don’t matter, although in the Introduction to the Study of the Ten Sefirot, Baal HaSulam wrote that it requires at least five years. However, I think that even with all our efforts, it can’t take less than 10-15 years. This is an inner correction of many properties in a person.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 2/11/18