By Shimon Bar Yohai, Michael Berg
Zohar is a Hebrew note that suggests beauty. In its least difficult shape, the Zohar is a remark at the Bible, based as conversations between a gaggle of acquaintances, students, and non secular masters. even supposing the knowledge on hand in its pages is older than production itself, the textual content of the Zohar was once composed nearly 2000 years in the past. within the centuries that undefined, the Zohar was once frequently suppressed by way of non secular and secular gurus who feared its strength to remodel the lives of these who received entry to the sacred writings. The sages of Kabbalah additionally discovered that the Zohar needs to wait till humankind used to be able to obtain it.
Michael Berg was once the 1st individual ever to translate the complete 23-volume Zohar from historical Aramaic into English, a huge activity which he begun on the age of 18 and accomplished ten years later. via his translation we find the Zohar offers very at once with techniques of reincarnation, visionary reports, and the presence of unseen impacts in our midst. this present day we will settle for those rules that have been as soon as perceived as inexplicable mysticism or harmful sorcery. we now have the ability to appreciate the Zohar's actual teachings.
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176. The members of the Academy (Yeshivah) then stand before Him, saying, Master of the Universe, You are called gracious and merciful. So, apply Your mercy on Your children! ' As it is written, "For I have said, the world is built by Love" (Tehilim 89:3). So the whole universe is established upon it. ' The heavenly angels then say to Him, Master of the universe, there is a certain person who has eaten and drunk to his fill and could have been kind to the poor, but did not share with them anything!
150. Be seated, my dear ones. Be seated and let us renew the preparations of the Bride for this night. Because whoever joins her, on this night, shall be guarded above and below for all of the coming year and will complete his year in peace. This is described in the verse, "The angel of Hashem encamps round about them that fear Him, and He delivers them. O taste and see that Hashem is good" (Tehilim 34:8-9). 151. Rabbi Shimon opened the discussion by saying, "In the beginning Elohim created" ("Beresheet Bara Elohim") (Beresheet 1:1).
Because had you not seen me so "scarred," I would not have been so, THAT IS BEEN WHAT I AM! Rabbi Shimon opened the discussion on the precepts of the Torah by saying, The precepts of the Torah that were given to Yisrael by the Holy One, blessed be He, are all written in the Torah in general. 21. The precepts of the Torah The Zohar embarks on a discussion that pertains to fourteen significant spiritual precepts: (A) The first precept: To be in awe of the Creator This is the first step in developing a true connection and attachment to the Light of the Creator.