Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (01) – Sicha One (01)
Class One. Introduction, Purim is mesiras nefesh BiPoel, more than Shavuos, actions now in that direction. Page 24-5.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (07) – Sicha Four (02)
Class Seven. This Sicha returns to the idea of Achashavirosh being Godliness of a level which is beyond discrimination and he explains and develops the idea with the concept of the highest achdus, where anything less is ‘BiDakus DiDakus’ and issue of avoda Zara! In life this means grab and eat, grab and drink, and…
Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (06) – Sicha Four (01)
Class Six. The idea of Achashvairosh meaning Acharis VeRaishis shelo (continues from the second Sicha) means doing good without consideration of your worthiness to do that good. Whether you are in good health materially or spiritually, you (just) do good. Page 32-3.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (08) – Sicha Four (03)
Class Eight. The Avoda of Purim, only for God. What does this mean. Page 34-5.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (04) – Sicha Two (02)
Class Four. The two extremes of Purim, from the highest ( Hodu) to the lowest (Kush). Boruch Mordechai and Arur Haman also join on this level (in Avoda). Page 29-31.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (03) – Sicha Two (01)
Class Three. Achasvairosh is alternatively an allusion to Hashem and to the physical Persian king. These two are actually in concert, for the reason that when a creation is representing Hashem in the performance of a miracle, he is, for the duration, God! Page 27-9.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (02) – Sicha One (02)
Class Two. Purim represents a Golus time when order is abandoned. The lesson for us from this is that we should engage in learning Chassidus even while we’re still mastering Nigla. The Nigla example from simultaneously doing something that is supposed to be successive: if it works; the two opinions. Page 25-6.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5713 (05) – Sicha Three
Class Five. Renewing the custom (that is known as ‘Kupas Rabbeinu’) Tzedaka on the mind of the Rebbe RaShaB. The Rebbe encourages the bringing back of this minhag. Page 31-2.