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Each new state begins with a point / Reshimo, which must be raised from receiving / darkness / sadness into the light / bestowal / joy. The sensation of being distanced from the Creator is the point/ Katnut. If you agree to exist in any condition, the point begins to grow—this is the way to raise Divinity from the dust.

To attain the Creator is to learn His greatness. It can be done only by comparing our qualities, which starts with reducing my mind to zero and not accepting what I may understand. Against my desire, by detracting my self. Because the Creator is a property of complete bestowal.
This is how I approach the Creator.

Equivalence to the Creator is achieved by the desire (will to receive, daat) with the intention to bestow (above reason, for another’s sake). One does not use his own mind, but goes above it. To do so is defined as to work above reason. Desire is the left line. Intention is the right line. Action is the middle line.

If a person understands the need to cancel himself before the Creator, but retains his individual “self” because such is the Creator’s desire—he enters Lishma and turns to the Creator for bestowal, not for self-gratification.
In that case, the Creator gives him both the strength and the intention, the light and the screen.

Parable: The king, wanting to move his treasures, distributed them coin by coin to each of his subjects so that they would carry them to the destination, not yielding to the temptation to steal. Likewise, a person carries his great will for pleasure over the Machsom in parts.
First, he brings in the spark, and then, portion by portion, his desires.

The boundary of the spiritual world, Machsom, is the point of adhesion with the ten, the willingness to cling to the friends, to replace self-importance with their importance, to dissolve in them, to lose one’s “self”—meaning, to cross the Machsom. Detaching from one’s own self and plugging into the ten is passing over the Machsom.

The Creator’s worker does not accept sickness, trouble, or any other obstacle with humility, but rather perceives it as an indication of the necessity to be corrected, in order to achieve a greater special connection with the group, to correct the problem, which is being remote from the Creator—and to achieve adhesion thereby.
From Twitter, 5/14/19

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To Enjoy Ourselves Or To Give Joy?

laitman_616.2The force of faith comes from a special illumination that opens from above. The light of faith gives a person faith, meaning the force of bestowal. Just as now, naturally, according to the formula implanted in me, without hesitating, I constantly think about myself, so will I begin to think according to the inverted formula, about the benefits of others, that is, ultimately about the benefit of the Creator.

I understand that the Creator depicts all the details of reality that I see in front of me so that through them I could come to true bestowal to the Creator. My friends, allies, and enemies, different characters that poison my life and conversely, support me, all the inanimate nature, plants, animals, and humans, are just actors in the great theater called life. They are all controlled by the upper force of the Creator with the sole purpose that through them I will connect to the upper force.

Faith is the Creator Himself; He is called the “God of faith.” When this light is revealed, then under the influence of its illumination, I begin to act according to the instructions of this force. And when the light is concealed, I act contrary to it, like Pharaoh, the evil inclination. In fact, there are only two forces, both the front and back sides of the Creator, that are playing with me.

The entire world are the details of the Creator’s game with me; as much as I can connect them, I come closer to the Creator. All the calculations are directed only to the Creator, my intention is directed only to Him; all the rest are just the means. However, without these means it is impossible to reach the Creator, so I must treat them exactly the same way as I treat the Creator. Then these means, along with me, will turn into the matter, the desire, by which I adhere to the Creator.

The light of faith is the surrounding light that returns to the source and brings the force of bestowal to the heart of a person. It is the only thing that we need; there is nothing else to wait and hope for. If we attain the light of faith, then with its help we will be able to ascend to the level of bestowal, exit the desire to receive, and start working with it altruistically. The whole Torah is to correct the intention from “in order to receive” to “in order to bestow.”

The desire to enjoy remains as it was created by the Creator. The only question is what gives us pleasure: to enjoy ourselves or to give joy to others. This is the whole difference between the nature of receiving and giving. It is not the desire that changes, not the matter itself, but rather the intention that is inverted by the reforming light.1

My ability to bestow is determined by the light of faith that I receive. Therefore, the use of my desire expands and I see what can be done with it. If I work with it in order to bestow, the world suddenly becomes transparent to some extent. The more of my desire I use to bestow, the more transparent the world becomes.

After all, I see the world through the desire to receive. If the desire is egoistic, the world is very limited, closed. The intention in order to bestow opens an opportunity for me to see what is beyond my narrow animalistic interests. Now I think only about things that are good for my animal. The reality I feel in this perspective is called this world: food, sex, family, money, honor, and knowledge. However, if I expand my perception, I see a different life.2
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 4/20/19, Shamati “What Is Greatness and Smallness in Faith?”
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2 Minute 20:30

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Through 22 Stencils

laitman_232.03Question: The world that I see in front of me, is it a letter or a collection of letters? Do we write this world or read it?

Answer: We see this world as if through a stencil through which light passes to us. Of course, this is not the upper light that affects us today, but still some aspect of it. It passes through 22 stencils and is thus reflected in us.

I do not see these stencils, I do not see the light passing through them. Everything happens inside of me, and I see the result of what is happening in me as my egoism, my senses, my desire that is influenced by light through these 22 stencils.

Question: Does this mean that a particularly sensitive person might suddenly speak Hebrew or start writing in Hebrew?

Answer: Yes, of course.

Question: Is there some kind of spiritual action in studying Hebrew like working in a group? After all, knowing that it is right, I still can’t force myself to study it.

Answer: Our conversation is not a lesson in the study of Hebrew. It is intended to tell you what code Kabbalah uses to describe the actions of the upper world. If we had not studied their impact on us and the consequences of them, then we absolutely would not know or be interested in this language. It would be really dead.

But it is becoming more and more alive because more and more people in our world want to know how the upper light controls them. Talking to the upper force on the principle of “He is for me, I am for Him” is possible only through letter stencils, through 22 established images.

As we used to beat letters on paper on typewriters, this system works the same way.
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From the Daily Kabbalah Lesson in Russian, 1/ 6/19

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How Should We Imagine Spirituality?

Laitman_013.03Question: Can you describe the state we are advancing to? What should be the level of connection between us: at the level of feelings and at the level of thoughts?

Answer: There is a place for this question, but there is no answer to it. How can you imagine the mutual relationship the upper light will reveal between us? It is indescribable. Therefore, it is called “faith above reason,” a “spiritual quality,” the “spiritual world” where opposites are no longer opposites but mutual complementation.

I feel that this is perceived at the linear level in each of you, nothing can be done here. You just need to demand for it to happen.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian, 2/6/19

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New Life #233 – Happiness And Self-Realization

New Life #233 – Happiness and Self-Realization
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe

Summary:

After the collapse of the consumer society, self-realization will be achieved through giving to society rather than through extortion. Today, a person acts according to what society values and not according to his own uniqueness. True self-realization can only happen within an integral society through maximum giving to the environment. Each one achieves the summit of his life and, together, we attain complete harmony.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #233 – Happiness and Self-Realization,” 10/3/13

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 5/14/19

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Lesson on the Topic “Building The Future Society” 

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