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Can you describe your spiritual awakening experience?

We start our spiritual ascent from having an entirely egoistic desire, which wants solely to receive for personal benefit, and then a tiny spark of a spiritual desire emerges within us. The spiritual desire is one of love, giving, and

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What does it feel like to be spiritually enlightened?

The feeling of spiritual enlightenment is a feeling of unification with nature. It is that we exist in a field of a single common connection, with a force of love and bestowal connecting between us. Moreover, total unification as integral

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According to the Bible, what is spiritual growth?

The purpose of our lives is to reach a state of perfection by harmoniously unifying with humanity in a single integral system—our soul. This state is called “the revelation of the Creator to the created beings in this world,”* and

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What is the difference between physical love and spiritual love?

Physical or corporeal love comes from receiving pleasure from someone or something. Spiritual love, on the contrary, means that we feel repulsion and rejection from others, and above these negative sensations, we build a loving attitude. It is written about

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What is your view on euthanasia? Should it be legalized or stay legalized?

On one hand, it is very important that we die natural deaths. On the other hand, if we find people living through intolerable and unavoidable suffering, then it is necessary to relieve those people from such pain. Based on the

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Does Satan exist?

The word for “Satan” in Hebrew stems from the word for “deviation” (“soteh”), i.e., that it is a force that diverts us away from the spiritual path. This force is the human ego, which is a desire to enjoy on

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Is life a dream or reality?

We are unaware as to whether what we now perceive is real or a dream. What if we are in a dream and cannot wake up? It appears as if we live in a certain reality, but how do we

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What exactly is our soul and what does it add to us?

We exist on the animate level out of four levels of the receptive desire to enjoy: still, vegetative, animate and speaking/human. Within such a desire emerges a desire to give, or in other words, a desire to enjoy from the

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What does it mean to “let go” spiritually?

“Letting go” and “flowing with the spiritual current” means not objecting to the spiritual process. However, the ego is a great interference to simply “letting go” spiritually, as it constantly awakens its complaints and demands. Therefore, “letting go” spiritually is

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How do you know when you have awakened spiritually?

You shift to a more unified reality from the current divisive one. It feels as if you wake up from a dream, see an evil and unjust world all around you, and then you close your eyes again, and reawaken

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Why is spiritual awakening so painful?

The darkest time of night is before dawn. Likewise, the authors of The Zohar stated that humanity’s darkest time will come before its spiritual awakening. Kabbalists Rav Isaac Luria (the Ari) and Rav Yehuda Ashlag (Baal HaSulam) both pointed out the time The

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What is chaos, spiritually?

Chaos is a state that emerges on the spiritual path to the extent that we aim to build the necessary conditions for spiritual progress—positive connection among us. The chaos unfolds inside the person, because the transition from one spiritual level

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