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Part I: The History of Kabbalah. Chapter 1: Kabbalah Chronicles

Kabbalah Chronicles

The Rambam (Maimonides), a great 12th century Kabbalist, wrote that thousands of years ago, when humanity was deep in idol worship, one man couldn’t go with the flow. His name was Abraham, and today we know him as “Abraham the Patriarch.” Abraham pondered and searched until he found the truth: that the world had only one leader and guide...

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Stage One

In Chapter One of his book, The Mighty Hand, Maimonides describes how there was a time when people knew that there was only one force governing the world. He explained that after some time, due to a prolonged spiritual decline, they all forgot it. Instead, people believed that there were many forces in the world, each with its own responsibilities. Some forces were responsible for food provision, some were meant to help us marry more successfully, and some were in charge of keeping us wealthy and healthy...

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Stage Two

The second stage in humanity’s spiritual evolution started about two thousand years ago, when The Book of Zohar, the most important book of Kabbalah, was written and then concealed. It was written shortly after the people of Israel were exiled for what was to be their last and longest exile...

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Stage Three

The third and last stage of humanity’s spiritual evolution actually began in the 1990s. In 1945, Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag, author of the Sulam (Ladder) commentary on The Book of Zohar, predicted that the final stage would begin in 1995. Similarly, the Vilna Gaon (GRA) wrote in his book, The Voice of the Turtledove, that this stage would begin in 1990. Many other Kabbalists made similar predictions, leading to the conclusion that the future is already here, and now is the time to unite as one and defeat egoism once and for all...

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