Ten Sefirot Class 41 - Vital Transformation

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Ten Sefirot Class 41

July 2, 2018

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Episode Description:

Hello and welcome back, dear friends! Today, we dive into a fascinating exploration of the mystical Ten Sefirot, guided by the wisdom of Rabbi Eliyahu Jian. This lesson illuminates the dynamic between circular and linear light in Kabbalistic philosophy, using engaging stories and practical examples that bring these lofty ideas down to earth. Rabbi Jian’s unique way of teaching makes complex concepts accessible and relevant to everyone, inviting us to think deeply about the spiritual and physical worlds and their interconnectedness.

Key Points

  1. Circular vs. Linear Light: Rabbi Jian explains that before the Tzimtzum (contraction), everything was in a state of circular consciousness—endless, without beginning or end. Post-Tzimtzum, creation adopted a linear perspective, introducing beginnings and ends, mimicking the limitations we experience in our daily lives.
  2. Spiritual Light: The discussion extends to the nature of spiritual light, which is limitless and ever-present, contrasted with how we perceive light in our limited, physical realm through a linear “straw”.
  3. Existence of Circular Vessels Post-Tzimtzum: Even after creation shifted to a linear mode, the circular vessels didn’t disappear; they simply exist without being filled with light, representing potential that is yet to be realized again.
  4. Practical Metaphors: Rabbi Jian uses relatable metaphors, such as toothpaste tubes and straws, to explain how adjustments in perception can lead to increased or decreased “consumption” of spiritual light.
  5. Implications for Personal Growth: The lesson applies these metaphysical concepts to personal and business life, urging us to be “sharks outside and saints at home,” thus achieving success in both worlds.

Participant Takeaways

  • Understanding of Kabbalistic Concepts: Participants will gain a clear understanding of key Kabbalistic themes such as the circular and linear lights and their implications for spiritual and everyday life.
  • Self-Reflection: Rabbi Jian encourages introspection about one’s place and purpose in the universe, fostering a deeper connection with one’s spiritual journey.
  • Practical Life Lessons: The class provides practical insights into conducting oneself in business and personal life, emphasizing integrity, generosity, and the pursuit of spiritual and material balance.
  • Community and Connection: Engaging with these teachings offers a sense of belonging to a community that seeks deeper understanding and personal growth through spirituality.
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