Wednesday, June 29, 2016

“His Own Mistakes” p:46

AyinBase / Ayin Beis with R' Paltiel, Iyar 5776 

Page 46 of the pamphlet – (at below halfway into the page. Line starts: 've-ichur...') [page 34 in the book]. For text see below.

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In the hidden faculties there is no particular order. They are all representative of the source. This is unlike the way the revealed faculties work.

For the revealed faculties the element of mind/mochin is revealed first. This refers to the emanation of the element of wisdom and understanding (chochmah and binah).

And from these come the midot/emotions.

Only when the effect of the chochmah and binah is reduced, are the elements of emotion (za) emanated.

This is due to the fact that the emotive sphirot are drawn from and receive impetus from the higher sphirot.

The dining room table is preceded by the dining room.

The context precedes the thing.

You have compassion on another, because you have a sense of the reality of life.

For light to be in a vessel, it needs to have a clear demarcation and self identity.


  1. I think the 2nd paragraph is talking about the revealed faculties

    1. correct that refers to the revealed faculties

  2. At the same time we said that the kindness one feels towards a stranger comes from a realty. But in that case we were making a point of the Sefiros HaGnuzos. We didn't call that a context of Sechel.

  3. Thanks for pointing that out. The typo has been fixed.