The Kabbalah is not a logical system that can be mastered by the reasoning mind.

It is a body of wisdom that teaches deep truths that are embedded in the fabric of creation. These truths may at times be contradictory but that does not matter. Their goal is not to create a cohesive philosophical system but to put you in touch with profound relationships and realities that form the underlying truth of our universe and existence.

In this series of webinars, you will study some of the great ideas of Jewish mysticism and explore how you can implement their teaching in your life.

Each session will combine teaching of key mystical principles with textual study and instruction in a variety of spiritual practices and exercises that have been designed to help you apply these ideas to your day-to- day existence.

There will also be spiritual journaling and personal practices, such as meditation, self-examination and daily activities, for you to follow during each week of the series.

Audio and video recordings will be available for anyone who misses a session.

Registration must be completed by the Friday before the session.

The webinars will be divided into five series.

The first series, Cosmic Shattering and Repair, will look at the Ari’s (Rabbi Isaac Luria) concepts of the shattering of the vessels and the raising of the sparks and delve into how they affect our conception of reality and the view we have of our place in this world.

The second series, Building Blocks of Reality, will focus on the role of the Kabbalistic Tree of Life in defining the structure of our universe and our lives.

The third series, We are all on a Journey of Discovery and Liberation, will explore the evolution and journey of the soul and the tools that we need to reach our goal.

The fourth series, Everything is Interconnected – Everything is One, will investigate the structure of the spiritual realm as a living organism that reflects the oneness of all being and provides a model for our personal and global reality.

The fifth series, Heaven and Earth, will explore how we build a bridge between the higher worlds and this physical plane of existence, beginning with our own lives and expanding out to encompass the whole world.

Series Two: The Sefirot – Building Blocks of Reality

April 30 – June 11

Seven Sessions

In this series of webinars, we explore three different models for the Kabbalistic Tree of Life and how they influence our conception of reality.



Or €32 per individual session.

Sundays at 7 p.m. – Israel time
6 p.m. – Paris
5 p.m. – London
12 p.m. – New York
9 a.m. – Los Angeles
10:30 p.m. – Delhi

Session 1 – April 30, 2017

We Live in a World of Energies I

The Kabbalists believed that we live in a world of spiritual energies and that learning to recognize and harness those energies is what life is all about. In this first session, we will study the basic nature and structure of the energies that make up our reality.

Session 2 – May 7, 2017

Pattern of the Universe and a Human Being

The Kabbalists saw the sefirot as expressing the essential pattern of both the entire universe and each human being. In this session, we will explore how that pattern expresses itself in each person and how its power affects our day to day life in this world.

Session 3 – May 14, 2017

The Pattern of the Universe and a Human Being II

This session investigates how we tap into the energy of the cosmic forces of the sefirot and harness their power in our lives.

Session 4 – May 21, 2017

Getting to Know Your Sefirot

Learning to work with the sefirot does not happen instantaneously. There is a whole process of getting to know your body of sefirot. One needs to learn how to identify the emanations of your chakras.

Session 5 – June 4, 2017

Caring for our Etz haChayim – the body of Spiritual Centers

In this session, we will explore how we maintain our spiritual body in good working order and look at some of the obstacles to the free flow of energy in our sefirot.

Session 6 – June 11, 2017

We Live in a World of Energies II

In this session, we will explore the give and take of energy that flows through the entire universe. We will learn how to balance the energies in ourselves and our environment, and make life choices that nurture our well-being and spiritual growth.

Session 7 – June 18, 2017

Divine Instruments

Session seven looks at humankind’s unique role as channels for the power of the sefirot and how we mold ourselves into divine instruments of service for the Jewish people and all of humankind.

 

Series One: Cosmic Shattering and Repair

January 22 – March 19, 2017

Seven sessions – available now in video recordings

Or €32 per individual session.


Sundays at 7 p.m. – Israel time
6 p.m. – Paris
5 p.m. – London
12 p.m. – New York
9 a.m. – Los Angeles
10:30 p.m. – Delhi

Session 1 – January 22, 2017

Shevirah and Tikkun

The first session will focus on the Ari’s seminal teachings of shevirat hakalim, the shattering of the vessels, and tikkun olam, the repair and redemption of our world. We will explain these fundamental concepts and explore how they affect the way we see ourselves and our world.

Session 2 – January 29, 2017

From Brokenness to Wholeness – The Work of Healing and Repair I

The first step in the process of healing and transformation is to be able to see ourselves as we really are. In this session, we will explore different techniques from the tradition that help us see ourselves with clarity and understand the healing work that we need to do.

Session 3 – February 5, 2017

From Brokenness to Wholeness – The Work of Healing and Repair II

Once we have developed self-awareness, we need to discover how we move forward in the work of self-transformation. In this session, we will explore different strategies for turning our brokenness into wholeness and bringing healing and repair to our lives.

Session 4 – February 12, 2017

We are Sparks

We each have a spark of God within us. What does this teaching tell us about ourselves? How do we awaken/reveal our spark and bring it to life? This session will explore the answers to these questions and the spiritual background that brought about our present state of being.

Session 5 – February 26, 2017

Spark of Truth

The Ari teaches that human beings are a unique type of divine spark in that we alone are conscious and self-aware. This unique quality makes us suitable instruments to express God’s eternal truth in the world.

Session 6 – March 5, 2017

Everyone is a Spark

It should be obvious to us that everyone is made in the image of God, yet how quickly this truth is forgotten. This session looks at how we live a life that reflects an understanding of the divinity of every human being.

Session 7 – March 19, 2017

Everything has a Spark of Divinity

This session looks at the implications of the truth of the divinity of all Creation for the way we see the world and how we live our lives.

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