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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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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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Kabbalah Works in English

Many of the books on the market misinterpret Judaism – some innocently, some deliberately. This is especially true of books on Jewish mysticism. Therefore, one has to exercise extra care when choosing reading material on this subject. The following is … Continue reading

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