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Meditation on the Hebrew Letters

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Q: In your discussion on your web-site concerning the Hebrew letters (form, sound, number) and Worlds, Souls, and Divinity I was taken with the profundity of

Kabbalah Affinity

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Q:  I seem to have a natural affinity to Kabbalah. How can this be explained?   A:  It is definitely possible that a natural sense of affinity to

Why Publicize Kabbalah

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Q:  I am very curious about why you would publicize such a controversial topic as Kabbalah over the internet. Many people can misjudge it and use it in ways

The Root of God's Will

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Q: In order to create the world, God had to will the concept of creation into existence. In order to do so, he had to create

Zohar Sections

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Q:  I have seen many names associated with the Zohar. How many Zohars are there?   A: There is only one Zohar. However, it has many sections,

Kabbalah at Age Forty

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Q:  Is it true that the Vilna Gaon directed his students to refrain from the study of Kabbalah until the age of 40. If so, why?

Zohar Understanding

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Q:  Is it beneficial to scan or read the Zohar without understanding, or is understanding the meaning of the Zohar necessary?   A: The commentaries on the

Directions and Sefirot

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A: South corresponds to chesed, lovingkindness. North corresponds to gevurah, fear. East corresponds to tiferet, mercy. West corresponds to yesod, faithfullness.  

Powers of the Soul

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Q: I'd greatly appreciate your feedback on: 1) The source of the "Powers of the Soul" given in your web-site. 2) The "Traditional Associations" of the

The Arizal and Ba'al Shem Tov on Reincarnat...

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Q: Please explain reincarnation in the systems of the Arizal and the Ba'al Shem Tov. A: There are many volumes of the Arizal (Rabbi Isaac Luria) that explain the

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