Classes

Chayey Sara 5712.

Class One. Chayey Sara, Chava Noach and Sara shared the Avoda of bringing Bittul into Murgash [as opposed to Adam and Avrohom whose task was in the realm of the Bilti Murgash]. Noach tried a bittul of Chochma (wine, pinimyus Bina is Chochma) and failed; Sara tried a Bittul of malchus and succeeded because she…

Shmues # 2. Joy II.

A powerful talk on the avoda of simcha (joy). Packed full of stories and lots of warm Yiddish atmosphere. The talk is in English but includes Yiddish phrases and words (98% translated so everyone can understand). This recording was made at a Malave Malka (post-Shabbos gathering) in 2007. If you miss a point or the…

Shmues # 1. Joy I.

This talk was given as a video conference for a group in the UK in 2007. Note: The sound in this audio file was amplified April 24 11AM. If it was too quiet for you in the past you may want to try downloading it again.

Samach Tisamach 5657 – Class 45

Page 48- 9. הרכבה דשכל ושמחה. This Joy is not the highest and most real kind of Joy, because it is qualified (and also qualifies) -מורכב- by intellect. Whenever two things are grafted together they better each other but also diminish what each one would be when by itself. In this case the Sechel is…

Samach Tisamach 5657 – Class 43

Page 47. The Solution: Simcha. Simcha comes from the depth of the person, in other words: we are our laughter and joy. When we reveal it, it empowers us greatly.

Samach Tisamach 5657 – Class 02

Page 1-3. תענוג ושמחה The experience of Joy is 1) revealed, 2) limited (?), 3) affects reaction and passion- the opposite of rest. The experience of Delight is 1) hidden, 2) infinite, 3) affects rest. Why and how. They parallel Bina and Chochma respectively.

Toras Menachem – K’doshim 5714 (02) – Sicha Two and Three.

Page 243-5. The Simchah is motivated by two ideas: 1) A person is where he wants to be, so he is already in the geula, 2) The longing and anticipation puts the person there. The Niggun Tzama Licha Nafshi.