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A request to the Creator is the only way to achieve the desire to bestow. If one has no desire to bestow, he must ask that he’d be granted the request for the desire to bestow. One should feel pain from the lack of the desire to bestow…
Extreme exertion is needed in order to not allow a single thought of self, but only of the group—otherwise one is destroying his soul! A constant higher effort is required to think only of the soul, i.e., only of the Ten, to pray only for it. But this is how one reaches the goal quickly.
The famous Encyclopedia Britannica—everything is being rewritten to please egoism…
Encyclopedia Britannica has replaced “Israeli” and “Ancient Israeli” with “Palestinian.” The Qumran Scrolls are described as Ancient-Palestinian scrolls. “The Qumrān scrolls have now proven that the Septuagint book of Samuel-Kings goes back to an old Palestinian text tradition.”
To ask for yourself is to cut yourself off the Source of life. We do not feel it, but a person who senses the system understands that it is a simple one, built entirely on connection, and that’s where the Creator resides. All you need to ask for is to belong to this system.
By asking for yourself, you separate yourself from the Source.
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I must be connected to the ten like a mother to her baby so that not a single thought of leaving it ever crosses my mind and I just become more and more connected to it with every passing day.1
I feel descent and darkness not because of the bad state I have fallen into but because I cannot overcome it and continue on my way. That is, I want to follow the path of truth, but I cannot overcome the descent, then I get help, as it is written: “He who comes to purify is aided.”
Advancement is measured precisely in the descent because during the ascent everything is full of light and such euphoria that nothing can be assessed. In the darkness while clarifying one’s attitude toward oneself, toward the group, toward the Creator, one can understand one’s state.
This lets me make a choice in what to consider as advancement—not a pleasant feeling, but striving for the goal. The fulfillment that I ask for is to give me the strength to advance, the need for the greatness of the Creator.
A new ascent begins only after a person has reached the ultimate depth of descent and feels darkness, despair, and helplessness, but resists it.2
Descent is a tool for ascent. If after the descent we do not work with the acquired tools, with the darkness, bitterness, helplessness, and confusion that are revealed to us, if we do not use them correctly, then it disappears in vain. This is how a wheel spins; the half that moved back must then move forward. If we do not assess the state that passed correctly, then we waste time in vain because the descent will not lead to an ascent. All ascents are the result of studying descents. After all, in the descent, new desires (Kelim) are revealed, and due to them, we advance. The descent is really an ascent.3
There is nothing to hide from our friends in the ten; we remove all the masks and there is nothing to be ashamed of. We go through such states that there is nothing left in each of us but one spark. And all the rest is connection of the sparks together with the Creator that is revealed between them.4
From the 1st part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 6/19/19, “Holding Onto The Goal Above The Ascents And Descents”
1 Minute 25:00
2 Minute 29:30
3 Minute 1:25:10
4 Minute 1:34:15
The Spiritual Breathing: Ascents And Descents
When Your Ups And Downs End
A Smooth Path Without Any Ups And Downs
Question: Since all that surrounds us is the emanation of the Creator, is love for the still, vegetative, and animate levels a transition toward love for the Creator? For example, suppose someone loves animals, flowers, etc.
Answer: No. A relationship like that exists in every person due to his animalistic essence. What we discover in this world is called our animalistic essence. It has nothing to do with the Creator.
Question: If there is none else besides Him, who am “I” who observes the picture of the surrounding world?
Answer: You are the point that has been given the possibility to feel itself supposedly outside of the Creator. That is your “I.”
Question: How do blind people feel the Creator? Do they have the ability to perceive the Creator?
Answer: How do we feel Him? Who among us sees Him? Nobody does. The Creator is felt as a force that influences you.
Question: According to the degree of my nearing the Creator, can I determine what the Creator is and how He manages me and the world within me more and more precisely?
Answer: Yes. As we study of the wisdom of Kabbalah, we approach Him, and as a result, we truly reveal Him. But we discover Him within us.
Question: When something incomprehensible happens and I remember that the Creator did this to me, does this state cease or does my perception of the “incomprehensible” change?
Answer: The perception changes. The incomprehensible becomes comprehensible.
Question: Does the Creator have any reckoning regarding our animal bodies?
Answer: There is no reckoning with our physical bodies; you might put on weight or do anything you want to do with your body.
Question: Am I the point through which God gets to know the physical world?
Answer: God does not need to know anything. He is this world.
Question: Are the attainment of the sensation of the greatness of the Creator and of His oneness the same thing?
Answer: Yes. There is no division in the many aspects of attainment. There is only one: the attainment of the Creator.
Question: Why does suffering stimulate the desire’s development?
Answer: Suffering pushes a person toward movement because he wants to get rid of it. Without suffering (the so-called deficiency), there is no movement forward.
Question: Why is it that the Creator is felt in the wild, primitive nature, and only vanity is felt in a metropolis?
Answer: It is because in primitive nature you are free from the influence of the insane crowd.
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New Life 1100 – Inner Balance
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Tal Mandelbaum ben Moshe
A person is composed of many forces, desires, thoughts, and inclinations and a person feels comfortable when they are in balance. We need to look at any inner conflict we experience as an opportunity to build a bridge of connection above it. Imbalance can be unhealthy at times and it can help us develop at other times. It is worthwhile to be curious when we experience conflicting thoughts, desires, pressures, and inclinations between the head and the heart or feelings and thoughts. By reflecting, comparing, and summarizing, we can create one, higher, complementary, balanced system of connection above it all.
From KabTV’s “New Life 1100 – Inner Balance,” 3/26/19
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Lesson on the Topic “Deficiency For The Greatness of the Creator”
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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Preface to the Wisdom of Kabbalah”
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