Answer: The soul is the ten Sefirot within which you feel another creation.
Question: Why is the characteristic of love a characteristic that is opposite to egoism?
Answer: Love is the characteristic of bestowal in a person when he takes all of the desires of another person, puts them in the place of his own desires, and wants to fulfill them. This is a very unique feeling and unique activity that has no parallel in our world.
Question: What is the action of restricting a desire? When I want something sweet but do not eat it, am I restricting my desire?
Answer: No. The fact is that you are replacing your desire for sweets with another more egoistic pleasure, for example, maintaining your weight.
Question: Does the concept of aging or maturing of the soul exist?
Answer: The soul does not age or die, rather it develops. Therefore, the terms “aging of the soul” and “maturation of the soul” are not acceptable in that regard.
Question: What is the role of developing awareness in addition to feeling my desires? Is this the embryo of my soul?
Answer: The purpose of awareness is to help me direct myself correctly to the shortest and most optimal way toward complete fulfillment with the highest attribute of bestowal and love.
Question: Is it possible to say that conscience is the embryo of the soul?
Answer: Conscience is a relative concept. Each one has his own conscience. Therefore, the benefit from such qualities as kindness, conscience, love, honesty, and the like, depends on the goal toward which they are directed. Only the goal is important.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 6/10/18