The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 1 – audio

ו זורע צדקה שכר אמת (במשלי י״א) “He who sows tzedakah has a ‘reward’ of truth” (Proverbs 11).1 פירוש: ששכר זריעת הצדקה היא מדת אמת This means that the attribute of truth is the (G‑d-given) reward for sowing tzedakah. The term “this means” is generally used to forestall an alternative interpretation. Here, too, by this […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 1 – video

ו זורע צדקה שכר אמת (במשלי י״א) “He who sows tzedakah has a ‘reward’ of truth” (Proverbs 11).1 פירוש: ששכר זריעת הצדקה היא מדת אמת This means that the attribute of truth is the (G‑d-given) reward for sowing tzedakah. The term “this means” is generally used to forestall an alternative interpretation. Here, too, by this […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 2 – audio

והנה בזיו והארה זו, שהוא התפשטות החיות משמו יתברך להחיות עליונים ותחתונים Now it is in this radiation and reflection, which is an extension of the life-giving energy [that flows] from [G‑d’s] blessed Name to animate the higher and lower beings, הוא שיש הבדל והפרש בין עליונים לתחתונים that there is a distinction and difference […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 2 – video

והנה בזיו והארה זו, שהוא התפשטות החיות משמו יתברך להחיות עליונים ותחתונים Now it is in this radiation and reflection, which is an extension of the life-giving energy [that flows] from [G‑d’s] blessed Name to animate the higher and lower beings, הוא שיש הבדל והפרש בין עליונים לתחתונים that there is a distinction and difference […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 3 – audio

Since G‑d utterly transcends creation, which is absolutely of no consequence in relation to His Essence: ואי לזאת, הרחמנות גדולה מאד מאד על הניצוץ השוכן בגוף החשוך והאפל, משכא דחויא It follows that there is extremely great cause to feel compassion for the spark, which is14 “a part of G‑d Above,” that dwells in the […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 3 – video

Since G‑d utterly transcends creation, which is absolutely of no consequence in relation to His Essence: ואי לזאת, הרחמנות גדולה מאד מאד על הניצוץ השוכן בגוף החשוך והאפל, משכא דחויא It follows that there is extremely great cause to feel compassion for the spark, which is14 “a part of G‑d Above,” that dwells in the […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 4 – audio

In answer to the question asked above, then, it is now clear that the way by which one can arrive at “G‑d’s truth” is by the arousal of Divine compassion. אך התעוררות רחמים רבים לפני ה׳ צריכה להיות גם כן באמת However, [this] arousal of G‑d’s great compassion also needs to be done in truth. […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 06 – Part 4 – video

In answer to the question asked above, then, it is now clear that the way by which one can arrive at “G‑d’s truth” is by the arousal of Divine compassion. אך התעוררות רחמים רבים לפני ה׳ צריכה להיות גם כן באמת However, [this] arousal of G‑d’s great compassion also needs to be done in truth. […]