Tanya: Chapter 27 – Part 1 – video

In the previous chapter the Alter Rebbe stated that sadness hinders one’s service of G‑d in general, and his battle with the Yetzer Hara in particular. He therefore discussed means of overcoming sadness caused by material concerns, and by anxiety over one’s sins. In this chapter and the next, he will discuss another type of […]

Tanya: Chapter 27 – Part 2 – video

ושני מיני נחת רוח לפניו יתברך למעלה For there are two kinds of Divine pleasure: אחת, מביטול הסטרא אחרא לגמרי, ואתהפכא ממרירו למתקא ומחשוכא לנהורא, על ידי הצדיקים one, from the complete annihilation of the sitra achra, and the conversion of bitter to sweet and of darkness to light (— the former referring to the […]