DAAT ELYON

The Center for Spiritual Training

Self-Transformation
January 23, 2020

Forgiveness

“If I have done any wrong toward my parents, my teacher, my elders, to anybody in the past, by thought, by deed, by word, consciously or unconsciously, may I be…
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Self-Transformation
January 17, 2020

Purify Our Hearts

In the Sabbath prayers we say: “Purify our hearts to serve You in truth”. There is no more powerful teaching than this. The purification of our heart lies at the…
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Self-Transformation
January 3, 2020

The Transforming Power of Spiritual Love II: The Sacrificial Love of a Great Soul

Who is willing to put the needs of others before their own needs? Who is willing to make sacrifices for the sake of humanity? Which one of us is prepared…
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Holydays
December 26, 2019

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 20, 2019

Blinding Light

The sun is rising in golden radiance! The sun of a thousand rays in a hundred regions abiding; the god omniscient, the aim of all prayer; the light and fire…
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Meditation and Prayer
December 12, 2019

The Presence of God

  “When I am on the Heights, I say ‘I am He,’ and when I have a stomachache, I say ‘Mother, have mercy on me.” Swami Vivekananda {{1}} “Lord, by Your…
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Universal Vision
December 6, 2019

Angle of Vision

In 1974, I stopped by Calcutta to say goodbye to Dipa Ma . I told her, “I’m going back to America for a short time to get my health together,…
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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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Self-Transformation
November 22, 2019

Keep the Mind Up

When my wife Nomi was pregnant with our second son Navonel, she was forced to spend an extended period in hospital lying on her back. Adir, our five year old,…
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