Rabbi Chaim Ben Atar | There Is No Cursing What Is Already Blessed
June 28, 2021
Discover the depth of Rabbi Chaim Ben Atar’s teachings in our enlightening video series with Michael Jian. In this episode, we delve into the profound wisdom encapsulated in the principle “There Is No Cursing What Is Already Blessed,” a concept that holds significant implications for understanding divine protection, the power of blessings, and the inviolability of what has been sanctified by God.
Rabbi Chaim Ben Atar, known as the Ohr HaChaim for his seminal work, was a towering figure in 18th-century Jewish scholarship. His insights into the Torah and Jewish mysticism continue to inspire and guide seekers of spiritual truth.
In this session, Michael explores:
– **The Power of Divine Blessing**: Rabbi Chaim Ben Atar’s commentary sheds light on the idea that once something or someone has been blessed, it is shielded from harm and negativity. This teaching underscores the protective power of divine blessing and its permanence.
– **The Limitations of Curses**: Delve into the Ohr HaChaim’s interpretation of biblical narratives where blessings effectively neutralize curses, illustrating that curses cannot take hold where God has bestowed blessings. This discussion will illuminate the nature of spiritual warfare and the supremacy of divine will.
– **Living Under Divine Blessing**: Learn how this principle applies to our daily lives, encouraging us to seek and recognize the blessings in our lives as fortifications against adversity. Michael will offer insights into how living in alignment with God’s commandments and embracing a life of gratitude can attract divine favor and protection.
This video is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of Rabbi Chaim Ben Atar’s teachings and their application to contemporary spiritual life. Whether you’re a student of Jewish thought, seeking to enhance your spiritual practice, or simply curious about the interplay between blessings and curses from a Jewish perspective, this session offers rich insights and practical wisdom.
Join Michael as he guides us through the Ohr HaChaim’s enlightening teachings, offering a perspective that is as relevant today as it was in the 18th century. Discover the transformative power of living under the umbrella of divine blessing and how it can shape our understanding of adversity, protection, and the spiritual journey.
Don’t miss this opportunity to explore one of Rabbi Chaim Ben Atar’s most compelling teachings with Michael, and gain a deeper appreciation for the enduring strength of blessings in our lives.