Portal of Unity and Belief: Chapter 10 – Part 1 – audio

Concluding the previous chapter, the Alter Rebbe explained that since G‑d is infinitely exalted above intellect, intellectual means are inadequate to grasp His absolute union with the Sefirot of the World of Atzilut. These are limited to the particular Divine attributes of wisdom, kindness, and so on. The Zohar thus terms these attributes “the secret […]

Portal of Unity and Belief: Chapter 10 – Part 2 – audio

וכדברים האלה ממש ויותר מזה, הן מדותיו של הקב״ה ורצונו וחכמתו בעולם האצילות, עם מהותו ועצמותו, כביכול Precisely in this manner, and even more so, is [the unity of] (on the one hand) the attributes of the Holy One, blessed be He, and His Will and wisdom in the World of Atzilut, with (on the […]

Portal of Unity and Belief: Chapter 10 – Part 3 – audio

The Alter Rebbe now offers an instance of how creation came about through the Sefirot. על דרך משל, ביום ראשון מששת ימי בראשית נגלית מדת החסד, כלולה מכל מדותיו הקדושות, ורצונו וחכמתו ובינתו ודעתו מלובשין בה For example, on the first of the Six Days of Creation, the attribute of kindness — comprised of all […]