Answer: Exiting yourself can sometimes be transitory, sometimes repeated in different ways. It then becomes permanent and progressive.
Question: Is everything that comes directly from the higher power felt as pleasure?
Answer: Yes, because the upper force is the property of bestowal and love of the Creator. If it is acquired and felt by us in the same way according to the law of equivalence of form, then to the degree that we enjoy, we feel the Creator and our adhesion with Him.
Question: How must I relate to questions and answers?
Answer: Answers should be studied together with the questions. If you didn’t get an answer, ask again. Prepare a page of questions and answer them, organize the questions and answers. Make notebooks or complete books from them. This is very important! I believe this could accelerate your progress.
Question: Is my true “self” a black point in the heart that is connected with its source, with the Creator, and my egoism is exists separately from me?
Answer: The egoism is not yours. It is given from above so we will transcend it and can begin feeling the new world. Our “I” is a fixed point. Around it you build your new attainment.
Question: How is a Kabbalist different from the Creator?
Answer: A Kabbalist differs from the Creator in that he builds the property of bestowal and love above egoism. This characteristic exists initially in the Creator. With us it is acquired and with Him it is natural.
Question: Is death a punishment or a reward?
Answer: There is no such thing as death. There is a transition from an egoistic desire to an altruistic desire through the study of Kabbalah. If a person doesn’t study Kabbalah, then his egoistic desire gradually fades until it becomes zero, this is what is called a person’s death.
Question: You constantly say that it is necessary to study, and you invite people to participate in lessons, is it possible to exchange study for some kind of work?
Answer: You can’t replace study with anything, because the upper light descends on us during the lessons.
Question: If all that is presented to me is an illusion, then aren’t all ascents and descents part of the same depiction and therefore an illusion? Should we try to get out of this maze?
Answer: Don’t try to be clever! Ascents and descents are spiritual states. They are what remain after your existence in this world. This is what you have. Both ascents and descents occur in spiritual stages.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 8/5/18