Tanya Lectures (35) – Likutei Amarim – Chapter 35
Chapter 35. Why did G-D create the world (For us to raise ourselves above it or) For Him to be brought to the lowest (most unG-dly) place “Dira biTachtonim. Bringing G-D to the lowest level gives physical Mitzvos an advantage over Torah study.
Tanya Lectures (36) – Likutei Amarim – Chapter 35-36
Chapter 35-6. Why does a Jew need Judaism? The answer: for the sake of BITTUL which is the way he can reach the Shechina to rest upon us.