The Creator Is Not A Person

Laitman_161Question: Although you have already said that the Creator, as a personality, does not exist, you yourself continue to communicate about Him as a physical person who thinks, desires, experiences, rejoices, grieves, etc.

How can we understand your statements? Is there some kind of personality? Or is the Creator some kind of force? Forces do not have emotional components, so they cannot be used to describe any of their manifestations.

Answer: I once had an old car that gave me a lot of trouble. I tried to fix it myself and more than once took it to the repair shop. The mechanic who was repairing the car and I scolded it with unkind words, referring to it as a living being.

When we address something, we often impose on an object, on a force, on a phenomenon, our properties, our feelings, which, of course, do not exist in this object or property. The same is true of the Creator.

To the extent that I can create the property of bestowal, love, and connection in myself, I call this property “the Creator” and no more than that. But in fact, outside of this property that I have created, the Creator does not exist.

Here we need to position ourselves correctly and understand that this is why the Creator is called Boreh, Bo-Reh: Bo (come), Reh (see). You must come and see, i.e., reach the same state in order to discover this property. We also call this property Elokim. It consists of two parts of the soul. One part is called AHP, the other is Galgalta ve Eynaim.

If we are talking about the soul, what does the Creator have to do with it? Does it also refer to a person? We do not even talk about what exists outside of a person.

We are talking about attainment within a person when a person reaches the quality of bestowal, the property of love.

This property is above egoism, it is not easy to build and develop in oneself. When we acquire it, we call it the Creator. Then we can talk about perceiving the Creator.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 12/23/18

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