The Zohar

Teachings from the primary text of Kabbala, "The Book of Shining Light"

Kabbalah teaches that everything in the revealed world depends on the higher hidden world, its source.

Above the Stars
Above the Stars
Abraham was taken to a place beyond mere worldly possibilities.
Soul Journeys
The Zohar describes the ascent of the soul in the World to Come.
David's Star, Abraham's Shield
The Attribute of loving-kindness needs special protection.
Leaving Home
Abraham could not reach his potential outside the Land of Israel.
Now I Know You are Beautiful to Look At
Based on Zohar Breishit 81B
Sarah and the Divine Presence
From The Place Where You Are
Based on Zohar Breishit 85A
When Lot separated from him, the Divine Spirit came back to rest on Abraham.
Pursuing the Hidden Sparks
The righteous will endanger themselves to return holy sparks.

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