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Elul: Pathway Upon the Sea
A Kabbalistic meditation by the Ari for the month of Elul
Rabbi Nachman of Breslev teaches that proper repentance necessitates the vibrant vigor of both "running and returning".Even after a spiritual fall, one must be ready to spring back onto the track of holy service to G-d.
Elul Redemptions
Elul Redemptions
Kabbalah teaches us that Elul is the best time for reforming our inner selves.
A penitent goes out to war against his evil inclination and against the limbs of his body which had become accustomed to sin. Repeated sinful acts weave a crude and vulgar "garment" for the soul. The penitent, as part of his repentance, must remove these filthy garments, as well.
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