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Rabbi Yoel Glick

Self-Transformation
January 4, 2018

Self-Awareness

The work of self-transformation plays a key role in the spiritual life. Without it all our other practices are meaningless. Unless we seriously engage in the work of personality purification,…
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Spiritual Wisdom
December 28, 2017

What is True?

“If this is true, what else could matter? If it is not true, what do our lives matter?” - Swami Vivekananda {{1}} What is it that we believe in? What is…
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Universal Vision
December 22, 2017

Expand Your Vision

Swami Ashokananda, the head of the Vedanta Society of San Francisco for over 40 years, once recounted to one of his devotees the following personal reminisce about an experience that…
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Holydays
December 15, 2017

This is Hanukkah

The eighth and last day of Hanukkah has a special significance in the Hasidic tradition. This added significance is emphasized by the distinctive manner by which we refer to this…
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Holydays
December 7, 2017

Hanukkah: A Holiday of Illumination and Rededication

The Light of the Atman, the Spirit, is invisible, concealed in all beings. It is seen by the seers of the subtle, when their vision is keen and is clear….…
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Self-Transformation
December 1, 2017

Steadiness

“And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hands, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hands, that Amalek prevailed. When Moses’ hands became weary, they…
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Universal Vision
November 24, 2017

Empty

Empty yourself of all fears. Empty yourself of all worries. Empty yourself of all your burdens. Empty yourself of all anger. Empty yourself of all hate. Empty yourself of all…
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Spiritual Wisdom
November 17, 2017

Wisdom

Psalm 104:24 declares: ”You have created them all with wisdom.”  Wisdom reaches to the heart of the Creation. It evokes the Divine idea that has formed this world and applies…
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