All Of Our History Is Only Preparation For Ascension
The Zohar, Chapter "VaYigash (Then Judah
Approached)," Item 102: ..."A voice is heard in Ramah [also
means ‘height' in Hebrew]" Voice is the Nukva which
ascended and is heard in Bina, which is called Ramah (the height), the Upper World.
"In Ramah" means that the Nukva dresses Bina's left line, as
it is written: "And in
that day did the Lord, the God of hosts, call to weeping, and to lamentation..." This
is caused by the awakening of the large vessels that are located there. They
block all its lights, and this is the second correction. Then, "The river shall be drained dry." meaning the two Temples are ruined.
of the common soul was necessary for its later correction, so that through the
process, the design of the Creator could be understood. In the science of
Kabbalah, we study everything that happened in the Upper Worlds, all the
preparation for the creation of our world. Only beginning with our world, do we
start the corrections, which occur from below upward.
view our history exactly like that. The ruining of the First and the Second
Temples and all that we have gone through in the past was only the preparation
performed from Above downward. And only now are we beginning the correction,
the ascension from below upward.
in The Introduction to the Study of the Ten Sefirot and the
"Preface to the Science of Kabbalah," all that takes place in the Upper Worlds,
including the breaking of the common soul, was implemented from Above downward
by the will of the Upper Force without any interference by the lower.
begins to act only now, after the mixing of all the desires and after the last
exile, now when the possibility of (space for) free will arises, now when The
Book of Zohar is revealed, and now that all the conditions for ascension
have been arranged.
The Golden Agreement
to the Sulam Commentary," "Three Come Out of One, One Exists in Three," Item
52: Thus, it has been explained that the second discernment in raising MAN de
Zeir Anpin to YESHSUT is to
unite the two lines of YESHSUT, right
and left. They can only shine through the Masach
de Hirik in Zeir
Anpin (Item 39), which completes the middle line
in them and determines the two lines of Bina....
are two lines in Bina: the right line, which is Hassadim (Mercy) and the left line, which is Hochma (Wisdom). They are not able
to unite. In fact, each is ready to completely occupy the desire 100% by
itself. They remain in opposition to each other.
they cannot emanate without each other! They both come from Above, but the
right line, as if, says: "How is it possible without bestowal? Isn't bestowal
the purpose of creation?" Whereas the left line, as if, contends: "I am the
foundation of creation! I am the Light of Hochma that must be revealed
in it! How can it be without me?"
so they argue with each other, without the possibility of compromise or
reconciliation. Yet, in their agreement lies the solution: reception for the
sake of bestowal.
facilitate agreement, a third factor is necessary. This third factor allows
each one to budge from his strongly held stance and to understand the other.
The solution lies in the middle. The solution is not a compromise! Rather, it
is a unique and remarkable opportunity to understand one another, to clothe in
one another, and to arrive at the golden agreement.
the middle line, everything that existed was the qualities of the Creator.
Creation begins with the middle line which allows the union of bestowal and
reception. This is the form in which the creature can fully participate in
bestowal and can become similar to the Creator. It is like a child who unites
his parents (the two opposite lines of the Creator), and makes them one family.
-from the 2nd part of the Daily
Kabbalah Lesson 6/08/10