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Kabbalah And Faith

Laitman_177.02Rabash, “Love of Friends – 2”: Thus, we must also use faith to have confidence that we can reach the goal and not despair mid-way and flee the campaign. Rather, we should believe that the Creator can help even a low and ignoble person like myself. It means that the Creator will bring me near Him and I will be able to attain adhesion with Him.

Reaching the goal is not easy. But the fact is that we were given a group, an environment to help us. It is necessary to create such an environment in advance, which can support you in times of descent. If you create it, you guarantee in advance that your descent will be very special, soft, understandable, and there will be a glimmer of Light within this descent.

Question: What is the concept of faith in Kabbalah?

Answer: Faith is the quality of bestowal.

Question: Then, why is it said: faith in the sages? What is it?

Answer: Faith in the sages is a state when I have already grasped how much they understand the situation and therefore I am ready to follow them like a little child. Despite the fact that I do not understand what they are talking about, but they claim that this is what needs to be done, and so I do it.

My faith in them is based on the fact that I comprehend their sublimity. I submit to the upper, as a lower one. Therefore, faith is the feeling of the greatness of the upper Partzuf, the upper state, the upper soul.

This feeling comes when I earn it. I need to work hard for this.

Question: Is it not that someone said something and I believe it?

Answer: No. Such an approach will not save me. The person begins to believe either in a state of despair when he has no other option or when he has gone through all the scrutinies and is convinced that this is so.

Question: But then what is the difference between religion and Kabbalah?

Answer: Religion says: “You have to close your eyes and believe in what you are told.” And Kabbalah says: “A person has nothing more than what his eyes see.”
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From KabTV’s “The Last Generation” 3/22/18

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Whose Life Is More Important?

laitman_546.03Question: Why do we consider the lives of some people to be more important than the lives of others?

Answer: It is because we fail to see the whole picture, the general mechanism, the common system of our globalization. We belong to a single system, we are all, in fact, one body.

Each one of us is like a cell in a single body that has to care about the well-being of the whole organism. If we see that humanity, in its final analysis, is one person with certain organs and body parts, then we will surely understand that each person matters.

Even if one cell in the body becomes cancerous… And this, in essence, is the specific quality of egoism: it starts engulfing others. At this point, we all resemble cancer cells. This now becomes revealed to us: we all exist in the universal human system, which is ill with general cancer.

If we reveal this, then we will certainly understand that everyone has to be healthy, that is, renounce their egoism, renounce using, engulfing others, and switch to bestowing to them.

Having discovered this, we will see that life consists only in advancing everyone in their development, in their contribution to society. If we encourage society to give everyone values that are directed only at this, we will, of course, be obliging people to be useful to human society. Then everyone will be equal. Also, then the life of one cannot be more important than the life of someone else.
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The Round Table of Independent Opinions. Berlin, 9/9/06

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What Is Kabbalah’s Attitude To The Adoption Of Children?

627.2Question: What is Kabbalah’s attitude to the adoption of children?

Answer: If it is done for the benefit of the child, then it is positive. A person should not think that he would like to have children and so he adopts them; rather, he should consider what he wants to give to a child. Then he can adopt a child.

Usually, we love adopted children more than our biological children because we invest more effort into them, constantly proving our correct attitude toward them to ourselves.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 4/29/18

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New Life #1057 – Unity And The People Of Israel, Part 2

New Life #1057 – Unity and the People of Israel, Part 2
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

Summary

It is imperative to educate children for group work because the evolutionary process is pushing us toward connection. We have the ability to design a new type of person who will have a higher perspective in life and literally feel the group. Children can learn how to solve every problem in a circle. Groups of ten children in each circle can talk about why a lack of unity is bad and why unity is good. They can learn to get along in their families and in society through the principle “Love cover all transgressions.” Every subject that is learned must be rewritten so that it will illuminate the oneness of nature.
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From KabTV’s “From KabTV’s “New Life #1057 – Unity And The People Of Israel, Part 2,” 9/6/18

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 10/18/18

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Talmud Eser Sefirot,  Vol. 6, Part 16, Item 79

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