Chasidic Masters

Inspirational insights from the Baal Shem Tov and Hasidic leaders of succeeding generations

A Passion for Miracles
To be considered "alive" one must constantly strive for holiness.
The Holy Roots of Evil
Jewish mysticism encourages us to recognize that all is rooted in the One
Generations of Heads, Hearts and Heels
Moshe’s staff was an intermediary between the physical and the spiritual worlds, literally a “supernatural” staff.
How do you open a locked heart? Do you smite it or do you speak to it?
The Timelessness of the Commandments
The mystical dimensions of the ego
Inner Worlds
The development of one's inner soul is the purpose of life.
Above and Below
On Shabbat, supernal pleasure is revealed
Unity Gives Strength
When love abounds,miracles are easy to accomplish.
Seeing With a Blinded Eye
A person has five senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. These correspond to five spiritual senses.
A mysterious event in this week’s Torah portion reveals a phenomenon new to modern psychology
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