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October 23, 2019

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Glossary – Re’eh (Behold) Parsha – Weekly Torah Portion

Glossary of Terms Used in the Re’eh (Behold) Weekly Torah Portion

Blessing

If we want to reach the quality of bestowal, the light affects us and builds that quality in us.

Curse

The opposite of a blessing. If a person wishes to have the intention to receive, to exploit others, to receive from them, that person suffers blows that teach him that he should be the opposite. It always works that way.

A Must, as Opposed to a Prohibition

Correction as opposed to corruption. It is forbidden to be in the egotistical will to receive. Rather, it is a must to correct it into a desire with the aim to bestow.

Place

A place is a desire. There are no places. The world we are in is called an “imaginary place.” It seems to us that we are in a place, in space, in a universe, but the truth is that it is a desire of the Creator where we perceive certain phenomena.

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