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The Daily Page - 17-02-10

The Daily Page is a collection of excerpts taken from the daily Kabbalah lesson with Dr. Michael Laitman and Bnei Baruch

Spiritual Attack

 

Spiritual Attack

At the upcoming Zohar Convention, how is it possible to carry out so much work and attain the spiritual level in such a short time, just three days?

It does not depend on time at all. It will happen the moment we carry out an action of unity together.

When I was in Rabash's group, we once went through a similar state. I asked him, "What do we need to do in order to realize this state?" He replied, "You need an attack!"

You have to do this yourselves; everything depends on each and every one of you. You have to go into this attack, aspiring to create a connection among you. Then it will happen.

Even people who attend the Convention just in order to take part in the general inspiration, to simply tune in to the common flow, by desiring to become part of it, they will perceive holiness on the first level. It is called the still level, Domem deKdusha, because it doesn't require any special abilities on your part. All you have to do is come there and "go with the flow." Just by doing this, you can merit to come out of Egypt. A person who joins others will also run away from Pharaoh together with everyone.

When we hold a Convention such as this one, a special state emerges because even though we don't feel spirituality yet, we greatly influence one another when we get together physically. It wasn't an accident that the Creator made this world, where we are connected physically and can influence one another.

While we sit somewhere far away by a computer monitor or TV screen, we can't feel each other so well because we don't yet have the sixth sense. Therefore, coming together physically in one hall greatly influences us and awakens our inner aspiration to unite our desires.

This is why our world exists, because it is precisely the place where we can begin our spiritual work from scratch. In it, we don't depend on spirituality and can discern and acquire every spiritual quality, making a free decision of wanting it or not.

We have freedom because we are outside of spirituality, and are able to connect with each other in the material world. From here we can begin our spiritual ascent if we desire to do so. If we don't desire it, then we can keep living merely in our physical bodies.

It's unrealistic for one person to do it alone, but together it's easy.

 

We Have All The Conditions For Making A Spiritual Breakthrough

 

The most important thing at the upcoming Zohar Convention is our inner work. We must have the right intention, which will give everyone who attends the Convention and the whole nation of Israel the feeling that if the quality of Israel (Directly to the Creator) that exists in every person, dispersed among the Klipot, will unite as one, this will cause the correction of the world.

Because this opportunity is being revealed to us, it is a sign that we don't need greater numbers in order to attain spiritual revelation. Since we are given the opportunity to assemble this many forces in the whole world and in Israel, on such a scale, it's a sign that all we lack is a connection among everyone, rather than lacking more people.

The current amount of people is already sufficient; unity is all we lack. If we unite, then the "candle" will light up. By connecting, we build a common screen, and then the Light will immediately ignite it.

We have the oil-the desire to enjoy, and the filter-the screen, and the Upper Light that is above the filter. When we have a screen that connects our desire to enjoy with the Light, then our desire becomes similar to the Light, since the screen is the force of overcoming, where a person desires to unite with everyone in spite of his egoism that separates him from them. Then, it happens-a connection emerges.

Our entire work, the concentration of all our efforts lies only in this point of unity between the screen and the "wick." The oil is below, the Light is above, and in the middle there is the point inside of which we must all unite together. Then the candle will light up and begin to burn.

In the past we thought that our dissemination in the whole world and in Israel would bring us Light and revelation. But if we are given the chance to carry out such a great event-the upcoming Convention, the only thing that's missing is our inner connection. We already have the critical mass.

Right now we must think, together with all our friends around the whole world, about how much we desire to ignite this point of contact, this "candle." We have all the conditions for doing this. We have the chance, and now everything depends on us. We have the oil, and the Light is also present; we have an assembly of souls and a certain degree of connection.

It doesn't matter how much we know or understand. Every person must only add his own desire for unity between the Light and the oil, as much as he is capable. In other words, each person must overcome his ego to create a wick (bestowal) above the oil (egoism). Then it will happen. But we are the ones who have to create this wick-the screen and the Reflected Light.

It's impossible to do it alone, but together, it's easy.

 
 
 
 
 

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