Portal of Unity and Belief: Chapter 12 – Part 1 – audio

The letters that constitute the Ten Utterances, as the Alter Rebbe has just explained, are effluences of the Divine attributes which are wholly united with G‑d Himself. Therefore, though they are termed mere “letters”, they are able to serve as vehicles for creating the wisdom and intellect of created beings, to which they are thus […]

Portal of Unity and Belief: Chapter 12 – Part 2 – audio

הגהה ולפי שכל אות ואות מכ״ב אותיות התורה היא המשכת חיות וכח מיוחד פרטי, שאינו נמשך באות אחרת NOTE Inasmuch as every single one of the twenty-two letters of the Torah is a flow of an individual, particular life-force and power, which does not flow through any other letter, לכך גם תמונתן בכתב כל אות […]

Portal of Unity and Belief: Chapter 12 – Part 3 – audio

Returning to the body of the text, the Alter Rebbe now goes on to illustrate how one utterance (“Let there be a firmament”) created the extensive components of the worlds as well as their specific creatures. Note of the Rebbe This also helps us understand the degree to which Divine Unity may be perceived in […]