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Lesson 1- Kabbalah: A Basic Overview

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What is in this lesson?

  • 3 reasons why Kabbalah is called "the hidden science."
    • Purposeful concealment of the science by Kabbalists themselves.
    • Kabbalists wrote all their texts in a special language: "the language of branches."
    • Kabbalah studies what is hidden from our inborn perception.
  • The 11 most popular misrepresentations of Kabbalah, and why Kabbalah is not any of these:
    • Jewish Mysticism
    • Religion
    • Mysticism
    • Magic
    • That you have to be Jewish to study Kabbalah
    • That you have to had mastered preliminary wisdom before studying Kabbalah
    • Holy water
    • Amulets
    • Red strings
    • A means for protection
    • The same as Eastern teachings
  • The only requirement for studying Kabbalah is a sincere desire to discover the meaning of life.
  • Kabbalah studies how our life and our world has been created, and how to achieve connection with our life's source, the totality of reality.

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