Comment: Kabbalists believe that Yom Kippur is not mourning, not sorrow, but a very high spiritual degree like a celebration.
My Response: Of course it is a celebration; it is celebrating redemption. By scrutinizing my problems and asking for my own correction, I can correct my wrong actions. For example, I did not finish a certain thing, did something bad, etc.
Why should I cry? On the contrary, I should ask and be glad that I have the opportunity to turn to the Creator and get strength from Him to become better.
Question: The great Kabbalist of the 20th century, Baal HaSulam writes: “There is no happier state in man’s world than when he finds himself despaired with his own strength.” When a person comes to a state that he has tried everything and has only one thing left, to somehow turn to the upper force that he does not know, is this considered a celebration, the most exalted state?
Answer: This is the best state because, thanks to this, he can turn to the upper force, and then it connects with him and does what he asks.
Question: It turns out that you can turn to the upper force only when there are problems?
Answer: How can you turn to it when you feel good? As a rule, people turn to the upper force when they feel bad. We are egoists; it is how we were created.
From KabTV’s “Spiritual States”