Classes

Class 38, Perek 3, Class 8. Tanya (text based)

התבוננות (Class Two). In order to engage one’s mind there must be the אסורה מכאן להתקרב לשם in order to engage with Hashem they need a lot of time to get away from regular life in order to engage with and Daven to Him. התבוננות is not meditation. [I believe that התבודדות which is practiced…

Class 39, Perek 3, Class 9. Tanya (text based)

התבוננות (Class Three). The point of the התבוננותו is וידעת היום so that it should bring to the והשבות אל לבבך. The Mitteler Rebbe writes that התבוננות must be in details so it should truly arouse the heart. Ironically the mind and heart contradict each other (unless one is on the level of פנימיות המוח…

Class 40, Perek 3, Class 10. Tanya (text based)

התבוננות (Class Four). This class discusses the idea of self honesty when it comes to life in general and עבודה פנימית in particular. There are three levels in התבוננות and one caveat. 1) ממלא כל עלמין; כי הוא חייך the contemplation that starts with us and that He sustains US. 2) סובב כל עלמין; הכל…