Category Archives: Intermediate

PTIKHA LeHOKHMAT HaKABBALAH by Baal HaSulam with the comments of Rabash (Part Fifteen)-He’i(5) Partzufim Atzilut and the notion M”A and Bo”N in each of those Spiritual Structures.

In Letter K’uf-H’af(120) Baal haSulam says that the level of M”A haH’adash unfolds in a whole new world, the way it goes with the world of Nekkudim, and the reason for that is the double nature of Massakh( 1-the level … Continue reading

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PTIKHA LeHOKHMAT HaKABBALAH by Baal HaSulam with the comments of Rabash (Part Fourteen)- The World of Correction and New(form) of M”A which comes into being(from the spiritual level called)Metzakh(forehead) deA”K

In letter Ku’f -Y’ud Bet(112) Baal haSulam says that from the beginning of Ptikha and up till this letter we have discussed 4 First Partzufim(spiritual formations) deA”K(Adam Kadmon):The 1st Partzuf deA”K is called Galgalta(crown), where Zivug deAka’a(spiritual interaction) is performed … Continue reading

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PTIKHA LeHOKHMAT HaKABBALAH by Baal HaSulam with the comments of Rabash (Part Thirteen)- Shattering of the Vessels and their fall to the world of ABY”yA

In letter Ku’f-Alef (101) Baal haSulam says that after we have discussed the ascend of Ma”N and the meaning of Seffirat Da’at, which are the vessels of Panim(=activated part) deZa”T( of 7 lower seffirot) deNekkudim, which ascend to Av”A with … Continue reading

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PTIKHA LeHOKHMAT HaKABBALAH by Baal HaSulam with the comments of Rabash (Part Twelve)-the Meaning of Ascend of Ma”N deZ”T deNekkudim to Av”A including the explanation of the meaning of Seffirat haDa’at

In letter Tzadik-Bet(92) Baal haSulam says that as a result of H”T(He’i Tata’a =Malkhut) ascend to Nikve’i Eina’im(orbits of eyes) the process known by the name of Tzimtzum Bet takes place, which brings with it the formation of the world … Continue reading

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Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaCohen Kook

Rav Kook’s “inclusion of anmals in the fullest unfolding of morality”6 can be attributed to various aspects of his personality and his thought, Certainly his self-described love for all existence, and his evident compassion for all of God’s creatures, explain … Continue reading

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PTIKHA LeHOKHMAT HaKABBALAH by Baal HaSulam with the comments of Rabash (Part Eleven)-the Meaning of Gimel(3) haNekkudot Hollam, Shurruk, Hirrek.

In letter Pe’i-Vav(86) Baal haSulam says that Nekkudot( points or aspects of the creation) are divided into three parts which are Rosh(head or planning part), Tokh(body or active part) and Sof( end-the level of stopping the action), these are Nekkudot(aspects) … Continue reading

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PTIKHA LeHOKHMAT HaKABBALAH by Baal HaSulam with the comments of Rabash (Part Ten)- The Meaning of Ali’yat Ma”N(ascend of request for correction and receiving the Lights) and formation of Gadlut of the World of Nekkudim

In letter A’in-Tet(79) Baal haSulam starts explaining Esser Seffirot of the world deNekkudim in the Form of Gadlut(completely activated form, Katnut-partial activation) and says that the Form of Gadlut is created on the request=Ma”N of Reshimot( memories from being filled … Continue reading

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Holiness Requires Preparation

Holiness requires preparation. Our chief task is not to create it, but rather to become a receptacle for holiness, which comes about according to the manner of the preparation.Elul is the last month of the Jewish year. As the preparation … Continue reading

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The First Word of the Torah also Alludes to Hidden Beginnings

Why did the Torah begin with the letter beit [of “bereishit”], and not with an alef? Why was the alef saved for the first letter of “I am G-d” – “Anochi” – the first word of the Ten Commandments? The … Continue reading

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G-d Placed Imagination in the Human Soul to Promote Spiritual Growth

The Sages used an intriguing expression to describe the Temple: “the beauty of the universe”. (Zevachim 54b) Why did they single out beauty as its principle characteristic? This statement is significant, for it indicates the central function of the Beit … Continue reading

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