AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Adar II 5776
Page 39 of the pamphlet – (At lower quarter of the page. Line starts: 'ushmoin...') [page 30 in the book]. For text see below.
Questions and comments:
We are looking at how opposites are contained in the soul.
In the soul these faculties are in a different state, from how they manifest themselves.
In a sicha the Rebbe explains how we have the marking of the months and of the years. He explains that all topics are revealed in the world. Miraculous and natural phenomena are interrelated. Everything stands to reveal essence in the world.
Revealing essence is revealing the truth of Godliness, and this includes everything – fire, water, etc.
One may think that human faculties develop as needed. That is not true. There is essential mind. And all faculties are rooted in the soul.
Essential mind (sechel atzmi) recognizes the truth of the soul. It sees that where the soul wants to be, that is where it belongs.
A man can hear and see. This enables us to relate to the external world. But in essence he has the world within. This is because man was given a mission, and thus his awareness is essential and does not come through hearing and seeing...