Note 4. Lehavin Ma SheKasuv BiPri Eitz Chayim Class 3 Tanya Lectures - Kuntress Acharon

Torah is “From the top down” and is therefore perfect even as it is limited in this world. The difference between Chochmas Chitzoniyus (Secular Knowledge) and Torah. The Ohr Neshama is limited, but G-dly, and Torah (Chochma Ilaa) passes through it Bderech Maavir, while other Chochmos pass through Ohr Nefesh and Ruach, that are creations...

Class One Tanya Lectures - Kuntress Acharon

The effects of our Yiddishkeit are felt on high. The ideal way to do a Mitzva is an action with a Kavana (Passion) from one of the four levels of Souls that are rooted in the four upper worlds. When one’s kavana or action are lacking- what happens then? This is the first of a...

Class 1

This is the first class in the Second Book of the Tanya, Shaar Ha’Yichud V’Emunah. The class contains an introduction to the entire book and covers the first three chapters. More extensive description to come. Ready for listening.

Class 2

Description Coming Soon. Ready for Listening.

Class 3

Chapter 7 of Shaar HaYichud V’Emunah. Philosophy versus Kabbala – answers to the fundamental questions. We will post the handout that is mentioned in this class.

Class 4

Rabbi Paltiel’s approach to the deep and complex ideas covered in Chapters 8 to 10 of Shaar HaYichud V’Emunah provides clarity for people studying the text of the Tanya and a useful overview of key concepts in Judaism for everyone. The class explores at length the difference between Jewish philosophy and mysticism in regard to...

Class 5

This is the last class on Shaar HaYichud V’Emunah and covers chapters 11 and 12. In sum, the Alter Rebbe discussed the concept of Ein Sof and the idea of Sefiros which are lights of the Ein Sof that exist in relation to us. He now continues with a discussion of the letters of creation....