Sunday, April 3, 2016

“Opposites Unified” p:39

AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Adar II 5776 

Page 39 of the pamphlet – (At last quarter of the page. Line starts: 'nireh...') [page 29 in the book]. For text see below.

Questions and comments:

Being amazed at the greatness of the world does not bring you to love of Him. Seeing the wonder of the world He makes, brings you to love.

The Rebbe is showing that in the source all the various qualities are unified, even if among them are complete opposites. And this cannot be explained. It is above understanding.

To any quality below sechel, the quality or experience or information is what is decisive, since there is no inner reality. But sechel works with how things should be. Sechel looks to the Godly reality.

Fire has the quality of heat, but at a fundamental level fire is not hot and water is not cold! They manifest this way, but at essence they are not hot and cold.

Fire and water come from a Source that is beyond either of them.

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