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World Kabbalah Convention “Only The Friends” Day One – 4/30/22

World Kabbalah Convention “Preparation to the Lesson 1”

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World Kabbalah Convention, “A Real Gathering,” Lesson 1

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World Kabbalah Convention, “Only the Friends,” Selected Highlights

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World Kabbalah Convention “Preparation to the Lesson 2”

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World Kabbalah Convention, “From Love of Friends to Love of the Creator,” Lesson 2

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Until We Reveal The Creator

509Question: Can we say that the Creator or nature wants to teach us something through negative experiences?

Answer: That is right. It is through negative experiences that we must bring the idea and attainment of an absolutely eternal, upper, pure mind into this world.

Therefore, the entire experience of a person, from creating statues and worshiping various gods, to scientific research leading him to the conclusion that only he rules the whole world, can be called idolatry.

This goes on until he realizes that there is only one single force. We all commit idol worship until we reveal the Creator.

Question: So if I believe that some nation started a war against another nation or if someone has done something against me, and I do not feel a single force behind it, then is this attitude called idolatry?

Answer: Yes, you believe that it was done by someone other than the Creator. This is already idolatry.
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From KabTV’s “Spiritual States” 4/5/22

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Presence Of The Creator

129Question: Is the correct realization of the interaction of male and female parts the revelation of the thought of creation? Do they reveal this thought by connecting with each other?

Answer: Not by just connecting. After all, if the male and female parts in each of us and between us are connected correctly, then the Creator is revealed between them. It is written: “Husband and wife, the Creator between them.” Otherwise, it is impossible to invoke the presence of the Creator.

There is a female and a male part in each of us, and a person can even reach the revelation of the Creator alone, without the physical female part. However, he must develop these two opposite parts in himself. This is what the wisdom of Kabbalah says.

This power within which we exist reveals the Creator to a person, how it works around us and together with us to bring us closer to attaining it.
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From KabTV’s “Close-Up. Siamese Twins” 9/19/10

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Are We Going To Start From Cain Again?

220People will someday become brothers, and they will start again with Cain and Abel (Stanisław Jerzy Lec).

I do not think that this is going to happen. According to calculations of Kabbalists, we are already living in the last generation. In fact, we will not have to go down that road again.

It will all be taken into account and will be in our genes so much that we will not have to go through it. It will all be inside of us, and we will already be clever.

Comment: But you said that history does not teach us much.

My Response: By itself, it does not teach us, but it will already be in our genes, Reshimo.

Question: Does it mean that we will not come back to this first fratricide?

Answer: No. We will not be going through this entire story again at all.

We still have a lot of work ahead of us. We need to enter a world in which we must correctly use the quality of bestowal, the quality of reception, and begin to work with them correctly. There are still a lot of wars and contradictions, decisions, challenges, searches, and so on. We need all of it.

Question: Will these be internal wars?

Answer: Yes.

Question: Will the external wars turn into internal ones?

Answer: Of course. This is something that even today people in the world have to figure out and start implementing! We have already been through all these barbarities.

Question: So, will all these external wars end by the fact that they move inside?

Answer: Yes.

Question: Do you see that this is how the next generation will be?

Answer: I see it, it is already starting to come through.

I think that people will learn from this example given to us now with the Russian-Ukrainian war. They will learn. They will see all this senselessness and that in such circumstances it is impossible to do anything else. Two such close, fraternal nations, and look what is happening. This should teach everyone.
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From KabTV’s “News with Dr. Michael Laitman” 3/10/22

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The Creator Is The Upper Quality Of Nature

610.1Question: You wrote once that the depiction of the Creator in any image except as the quality of bestowal and love is idolatry. What does it mean?

Answer: The Creator is a quality, a force, an idea. This special quality of nature is the highest, the most general. It includes everything.

If I imagine Him in something materialized, corporeal, then this is already idolatry. I narrow His image down to some other, clear, one might even say, egoistic embodiment.

Question: So it is not enough just to believe that there is some kind of a single force and that it stands behind everything and manages everything?

Answer: It is also possible. But this, of course, is not perfect.
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From KabTV’s “Spiritual States” 4/5/22

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A Person Is An Imprint Of The Surrounding Society

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Find yourself and be yourself: Remember, there is no one else like you on Earth like you (Dale Carnegie).

Comment: But we spend our whole life fulfilling desires imposed on us from the outside. For the most part, we are not ourselves.

My Response: We, like little children, are constantly learning from others. Look at a little child. He constantly learns from adults and imitates them. You can call, let’s say, a cup by some other word, and he will repeat it after you and get used to this name.

If you teach him an action, he will try to repeat it. Then this habit will enter into his nature. He will instinctively prefer this action to others, even ones that are more reasonable and useful, because habit becomes second nature and by fulfilling its desires, he will enjoy it.

Therefore, we are all an imprint of the surrounding society and none of us is ourselves

Question: Isn’t it time for us to be ourselves? When can this happen?

Answer: Today there is already such a desire, but still in a small number of people who are beginning to ask themselves about the purpose of existence, about the seeming purposelessness of this world. Millions of people in the world are asking this question, but millions are not billions.
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From KabTV’s “Close Up. Theater of the Absurd”

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Develop The Embryo Of The Soul

232.07Question: Should there be a transformation in the process of learning a spiritual technique where everything transitions from words into an inner sensation?

Answer: Certainly. This must be lived. This is how any matter, property, and feelings gradually develop. If you do not do anything with some organ, it will not develop; but if you start working with it, you will begin to train and develop it.

That is all. There is nothing non-materialistic, secret, or mystical here; there is just work on yourself.

Kabbalah is the most “sporty” work; there is nothing else in it. There is a kind of rudimentary embryo that exists in you, but it is actually not rudimentary. Use it! It has been dormant in you for thousands of years. You need to start working with it.

Just like when you come to work for a blacksmith or a carpenter and they show you how to work with the material. You do not know anything yet, but you start working with this object and gradually it turns out that you have some feelings for it, sensations, and you get to know it.

This metal starts ringing in you, singing, responding to every strike, and in accordance with this, you feel what is happening to it.

With experience, certain sensations develop in you. What does experience mean? It is accumulation, it is familiarity with the object that you are working with.

It is the same here. Nothing else. Only the principle is a little different, because in addition, you have to work against your egoism. That is, you study your nature and work on it. And in this lies the secret.
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From KabTV’s “I Got a Call. Fall First Aid in a Descent” 5/10/10

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Stages Of Worship

538Question: What is worse from God’s point of view: to worship animals, stones, plants, people, or ideas? Is there any gradation in this?

Answer: It depends on the person who chooses what to worship. The difference between just picking up some statue and worshiping it or worshiping some great idea or person is in our development.

Why worship a man who was born from a woman and created from biological substances, exists temporarily, and does not possess unlimited power over the world?

I can admire what he has achieved in his life, his accomplishments. But still, this is my personal, very limited worship. This is not what is meant in relation to the Creator.

Question: But is such admiration still higher than worshiping stones?

Answer: Yes, a stone is quite different.

Question: So have we, as humanity, already passed these stages?

Answer: From the way I see how many people go to Jerusalem, worship the Western Wall, kiss it, put notes there, I do not think we have passed this stage. It is still ahead of us.
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From KabTV’s “Spiritual States” 4/5/22

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