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,
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?
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
A: South corresponds to chesed, lovingkindness. North corresponds to gevurah, fear. East corresponds to tiferet, mercy. West corresponds to yesod, faithfullness.
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
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
Q: What is the concept of the "breaking of the vessels" in Kabbalah and Chassidut? A: The breaking of the vessels is a stage in the creative process
Q: I am a student in high school and I am doing a report on Kabbalah as a form of a Jewish Renewal. If it does
Q: What is the significance of the number 18? A: The main thing that we can learn from 18, Chai, is the fulfillment of Torah and commandments (mitzvot), as
Q: I have heard that there are references to the Torah containing 600,000 letters. However, we know that the Torah actually has a bit more than