Samson’s Mother – Mystic Stories

Yerachmiel Tilles is the co-founder of Ascent-of-Safed, and was its educational director for 18 years. He is the creator of www.ascentofsafed.com and www.kabbalaonline.org and currently the director of both sites. He is also a well-known storyteller, a columnist for numerous chassidic publications, and a staff rabbi on AskMoses.com, as well as and the author of “Saturday Night, Full Moon …

Kindness to Animals – The Holy Ari

The Ari was very careful not to kill any bug…even when they bit him. Regarding killing animals, it is mentioned in the Zohar (2:68b) that no creature was created purposelessly. We will see now how the Arizal took this statement to extreme conclusions, conducting himself with extreme piety in this …

Shema Videos – Prayer

The central prayer of Shema Yisrael (Hear O Israel . . . G-d Is One) begins with the essential statement of Jewish faith, wherein we proclaim our absolute belief in one unified G-d. Discover profound insight into how the Shema stands at the epicenter of our existence and ultimately encapsulates …

Tehillim – Psalms – Chapter 64 – Tanakh Online – Torah – Bible

2Hear, O God, my voice in my prayer; from fear of the enemy You shall guard my life. בשְׁמַ֬ע אֱלֹהִ֣ים קוֹלִ֣י בְשִׂיחִ֑י מִפַּ֣חַד א֜וֹיֵ֗ב תִּצֹּ֥ר חַיָּֽי: Hear, O God, my voice in my prayer: The authors of Aggadoth Tehllim …

The Zohar’s Bullseye – The Kabbalah on the scientific …

An 1800 year old, Kabbalistic end-times prophecy clearly predicted the onset of the scientific revolution, right down to the dates, and grants science an illustrious role—as harbinger of the Days of Moshiach and the seventh millennium.

The Kabalah of String Theory – Everything is forever …

Barry in Tuscon, AR: Mem is for metamorphosis as the writer of the comment below about Vedanta, i feel i must apologize for unintentionally misleading anybody with any notions that numerology, buddhism or hindu cosmology has any realistic kinship with the cosmic movement of the living flame hebrew letters in the context of kabbalistic unfoldment.

Stanza 1 – Lecha Dodi – chabad.org

Rabbi Shlomo HaLevi Alkabetz born c.5260-5340 (c.1500-1580), famed as the author of the mystical hymn Lecha Dodi (“Come My Beloved”) in honor of Shabbat, was the brother-in-law and Kabbala teacher of Rabbi Moshe Cordevero (the “Ramak”), leader of the Safed Kabbalists before the holy Ari.

FAQ: Faith, Destiny and Free Choice – FAQ’s

QUESTION: “If everything is predetermined by G‑d, then how should we live?” ANSWER: As it is said, “Everything is in the hand of G‑d except the fear of G‑d.” There is much that is pre-determined – but not our moral choices. You would have realized this for yourself if you had pushed your …

The Worlds: The Stages of the Creative Process from God’s …

B efore creation only God existed. Upon desiring to create independent reality and consciousness, He first revealed, to Himself, as it were, His Infinite Light. From this stage on, Kabbalah’s understanding of creation is enormously complex and is not something that can be covered in detail in an introductory text.