Spiritual Wisdom
March 20, 2020

As God Commanded

“And Moses saw all the work, and, behold, they had done it exactly as the Lord had commanded, even so had they done it: and Moses blessed them.” - Exodus 39:43…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 13, 2020

The Supernal Torah

We are told in the Kabbalah that God in the Ein Sof, the Absolute Reality, is pure infinite consciousness. How did this Infinite Consciousness become embodied in a finite world?…
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Spiritual Wisdom
November 29, 2019

Two Spiritual Approaches

After breaking bread, one should recite the following prayer: “For the sake of the union of the Holy One Blessed be He and His Shekhinah , I am not eating…
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Spiritual Wisdom
August 1, 2019

The Help of Heaven

There is a great deal of work that each of us needs to undertake in order to get ourselves right. It takes tremendous courage to even attempt this work and…
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Spiritual Wisdom
July 12, 2019

Corridor

“This world is like a corridor before the World to Come.” - The Ethics of the Fathers 4:16 “Better one hour of bliss in the World to Come than the…
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Spiritual Wisdom
April 12, 2019

What do We Need?

Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of the Lord, does man live. - Deuteronomy 8:3 The Hasidic Master, Yisrael of…
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Spiritual Wisdom
March 1, 2019

Spiritual Optimism II: Transcending the Conflict Between Optimism and Tradition

There exists an inherent tension between tradition and optimism. Tradition emphasizes the imperfections in human nature and the many difficulties of life in this world. According to the tradition, our…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 15, 2019

Living in the Higher Consciousness

  On this physical plane of existence, we are bombarded daily by a constant stream of sensory stimuli. These stimuli push and pull us in every direction as they compete…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 8, 2019

State of Consciousness

A central maxim of the teachings of the Baal Shem is that we are where our thoughts are. He believed that it is our mind that controls the nature of…
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Spiritual Wisdom
February 1, 2019

Torah: A Path of Wisdom and Peace

“Her ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace.” - Proverbs 3:17 The Torah is a religious manual that teaches us how to live our life. The…
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Spiritual Wisdom
December 14, 2018

Our Natural State

When people would come to Ramana Maharshi and ask him how they could reach Self-realization, he would answer them by saying that self-realization is not something to be reached or…
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