Wednesday, March 9, 2016

“Bigger Picture; Everything Illuminated” p:28

AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Adar א 

Page 28 – (at 3rd line from of the page. Line starts: 'bechinat...'). For text see below.

Questions and comments:

Man senses distance due to his sense of the bigger reality. The Creator's reality in which he finds himself.

This is why chassidus talks of ohr/light so ubiquitously – ohr of sechel/mind etc...

Think into what that means. Don't ask me. Think into this.

This morning after class we discussed the material. We brought out a simple point. The bed is made for resting. And it makes a categorical difference if the bed is in your home, a hotel room, or in the street...

We can all sense the difference. And the significance of that difference.

This opens the mind to a new domain.

We are aiming for a clarity – we have 10 sphirot within the infinite light (ohr ein sof). Their setting within the infinite light is significant.

The mind of the master is so remote from that of his student that in order for him to relate to the student he must first conceal the light of his own consciousness.

There is no light of mind in contemporary intellectual circles that cleave to an evolutionary approach.

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