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Kabbalah Explains Arab-Israeli Conflict

If we study Kabbalah we can effectively alter the balance of powers between good and evil, and change the management of the worlds so that war will go unnoticed. Kabbalah explains the collision between Jews and Arabs by analyzing the overall structure of creation. The outer part of the soul is called Gentile, and correlates to the gentiles. The inner part is called Jewish, and correlates to the Jews, the Hebrews (from the word Ivry – i.e. to cross over), meaning those that have crossed over the border of this world and entered the spiritual world.

There are always struggles in man’s soul between the outer, corporeal, egoistic part, called Gentile, and the inner part, called Jew. The Arabs – who are fighting the Jews – are in fact inside me. They are my own attributes, my own nature, which I must defeat inside me, and at the same time defeat it in the flesh. We will become Jews in the full sense of the word only when we defeat the Gentiles inside us, meaning when we are corrected. But this is not our current state; it is our future one. If we were corrected today, we would not have to fight the Palestinians. Shalom (peace) comes from the Hebrew word Shlemut (wholeness, completeness). Peace and understanding are attainable only if the good completely rules the evil and evil serves under the good. In our corrupted state we cannot picture the possibility of using evil forces in such a way that they serve the good, in order to come close to the Creator, to his attributes. But all it takes is to change the way we use it, i.e. the aim. Surprisingly enough, people who suffered personal tragedies do not wish to hear about supreme forces or the Creator, though that is precisely where their pain came from. But the truth is that it is troubles and pain that direct us to spirituality. It is impossible to escape that odd contradiction.

Words of foremost Kabbalist Michael Laitman PhD from Israel in an excerpt from An Interview With The Future (free e-book on www.kabbalah.info)

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  • http://darkeroticism.blogspot.com swingingpuss

    What you call ‘lesser’ religions have been around way before those practicing your three ‘great’ religions had even learnt how to clean their butts let alone think about spiritualism.

  • Eric Olsen

    “myth” is what non-believers call religion

  • http://www.biggesttent.blogspot.com/ Silas Kain

    Good point, Eric. As far as my classifying any religion as “lesser,” let me emphatically state for the record that I don’t view these as being less than worthy of comparison to the “major” ones. Quite the contrary.

    The one thing that I find common to most religions I have studied is that they all share the Golden Rule in some way. That’s a very human rule and one that I believe all secular rules of law should reflect. Faith has its place in the lives of those who choose to accept it. On the secular side, I believe that we should be striving for character and integrity.

  • Eric Olsen

    I have always found it striking that the Golden Rules of Jesus and Confucius are identical other than Jesus states it positively (“do unto others …”) while Confucius states it negatively (“don’t do unto others …”)

  • http://www.biggesttent.blogspot.com/ Silas Kain

    I agree, Eric. Of course if one subscribes to the legend that Christ’s childhood was spent in the Far East or India, it is reasonable to conclude that some of His teachings were based in Oriental philosophy.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming.”

  • Duane

    “…some of His teachings were based in Oriental philosophy.”

    Or maybe some of His teachings were based on plain old common sense. There’s nothing profound about the Golden Rule. It perfectly sensible, and any one living in an ancient agrarian society would have known this almost instinctively. “Gee, maybe I shouldn’t steal Og’s horses, and then he won’t steal my Brussels sprouts!” Oriental philosophy, my eye.

  • http://www.biggesttent.blogspot.com/ Silas Kain

    I wasn’t necessarily proposing that the Golden Rule is Oriental in nature. If that’s what you inferred, I apologize. You’re right that it is just good old plain common sense.

  • Duane

    No need to apologize, Silas. We’re just having a discussion, right?

  • http://www.biggesttent.blogspot.com/ Silas Kain

    Indeed we are, Duane! And what a lively discussion this has become.

  • http://www.angel-and-soulmate-selfhelp.com/blog.html Angela Chen Shui

    lively… just catching up!

    Same basic truths in all religions… languaging changes with the age, culture… just get messed up with the human power agendas…

  • http://kabbalah4women.blogspot.com/ Josia

    That’s right Angela – every generation gets what it is capable of digesting – and our generation is the most sophisticated to ever grace the earth – just knowing the stories in the bible won’t help us transform ourselves from egoistic to altruistic anytime soon – there is a much deeper message there that has been hidden behind those stories for thousands of years and ours is the first generation to have access to “the code” for understanding every phenomena on earth – that’s why kabbalah is above all religions – and why people come to our events from all over the world ….

  • http://www.biggesttent.blogspot.com/ Silas Kain

    I understand what you are trying to say, Josia, but I also have a problem with a religion claiming to be above the others. I’ve no doubt that kabbalah serves its purpose for those who choose to accept its teachings.

    I don’t believe for a moment that Christ is the only path to God. Nor do I believe that the Q’uran is God’s final Word to mankind. I do believe what you say about every generation getting what it is capable of digesting. But I think it is that way because what we are taught is based upon the limitations and customs of the times and the men/women who record the “Word”; consequently the Torah is more of a book of symbology than a recording of actual events. Many choose to believe otherwise and that is their right as long as they do not force me or other non-believers into submission.

    I believe in the Universality of the Living God. In my heart I believe that if I follow the Golden Rule and try to live a life where I do not hurt fellow human beings, then I have fulfilled my spiritual obligation. It’s not an easy journey attempting to adhere to those basic principles, and I don’t always succeed. You may not share that belief but in the final analysis I think that which I believe is pretty much a basic tenet in most religions of the world.

  • http://kabbalah4women.blogspot.com/ Josia

    “the Torah is more of a book of symbology than a recording of actual events.” – that’s 100% true Silas – the Torah is the whole basis of kabbalah – (so is “love thy neighbor”) … “the word” is hidden inside it – the people who recorded the word weren’t limited in any manner – it’s our vessels that weren’t ready in previous lives. The stories are just stories and it’s not really important if they happened or not even though they did to a certain extent.

    About your beliefs – that’s a very nice and pleasant value system to live by – but do you have a tangible method for calculating if that is what the Creator really wants from you? Or do you think that because your life is pleasant that you must be doing the right thing – nothing could be further from the truth. The people who are awakened to study the source of all sources go through an intense period of “preparation” where they have a burning question inside for many years that cannot be filled – What is the meaning of my life?

    No offense intended at all but you’ll keep coming back again and again with that pleasant feeling and hopefully I won’t have to come back to this lowliest of all worlds – because I’m taking full advantage of all the right conditions for accelerating all the processes my soul has to go through RIGHT NOW – here in this world.

    And yes – there are certain souls that are more developed than others – take a look at your kids for example.

    The things you’re talking about are based on Kabbalah but not providing the whole picture – they’re the same as the traditional bible stories – not providing the sophisticated explanations that our generation is ready for.

  • http://kabbalah4women.blogspot.com/ Josia

    http://www.kab.tv – Laitman is talking about all these things right now in the morning lesson on http://www.kab.tv

  • http://www.biggesttent.blogspot.com/ Silas Kain

    About your beliefs – that’s a very nice and pleasant value system to live by – but do you have a tangible method for calculating if that is what the Creator really wants from you? Or do you think that because your life is pleasant that you must be doing the right thing – nothing could be further from the truth. The people who are awakened to study the source of all sources go through an intense period of “preparation” where they have a burning question inside for many years that cannot be filled – What is the meaning of my life?

    It’s a value system I try to live by but have failed many a time, Josia. That’s the nature of humanity. I don’t know what the Creator expects from me and that is the path I have taken — searching in the wilderness like so many others. I know that there is a life beyond this world but my journey here is what will prepare me for the next.

    As I indicated to you previously, I find Kabbalah very fascinating. Einstein once said, “The most beautiful and deepest experience a man can have is the sense of the mysterious. It is the underlying principle of religion as well as all serious endeavour in art and science. He who never had this experience seems to me, if not dead, then at least blind.”

    I have no evidence upon which to base my beliefs except to acknowledge that all life originated from one place. Some elements went on to create what we see in the sky. Others combined with amino acids and other building blocks to create life in the simplest form like plankton to humankind. We all share a common bond and from a completely humanist standpoint we should be able to achieve some sense of harmony.

    On his show last night, Bill Maher talked about how the productions that come ut of Hollywood are a reflection of us. Couldn’t the same be said for religion? In the more militant, oppressed societies we see the manifestation of religion from the perspective of a vengeful God. While most Christians believe they are proclaiming the Good News of Christ, are they really walking the walk? That’s a matter for serious debate within the Christian community.

  • http://kabbalah4women.blogspot.com/ Josia

    God is all good Silas – He is all about bestowal – while us humans are all about receiving – he wants us to grow up and be able to receive millions of times more pleasure/filling into our vessel than we are capable of in our childlike state. That’s all He is interested in – nothing else – that is the purpose of creation. There is no such thing as a vengeful God – the Tsunami’s and 9/11 are directing us to a better place – to fulfilling our true role here in this world. Most people prefer to just go on with life as usual but soon that won’t be so easy to do – or that much fun anymore – did you see the post in the movie section – The Joy Is Gone (from going to the movies…) It’s also a proven fact at this stage that people are moving around a lot from religion to religion in search of of something that their current religion can’t satisfy – all these things are good signs that humanity is almost ready for the 7th stage of development — spirituality. Laitman talked about it in the morning lesson that we can expect much bigger numbers joining us in the near future – up until now it was just individuals mainly – soon it will be entire countries.

    Here is something that sums things up nicely –

    According to the wisdom of Kabbalah, our entire world is ruled by the general law of the universe, which is destined to lead us back to the perfection of the Garden of Eden. And all that happens in our world is directed at the achievement of this goal. If we were as corrected and perfect as our original form, there would be no wars or suffering of any kind and everything would function in an optimal way. Until we reach this state, the same law automatically affects each individual and mankind as a whole to the extent of our development so that we can realize the necessity of achieving this goal.

    These consoling words are uttered by thousands of people across North America every day: “Lord! Give me strength to change the things I can change, give me courage to accept the things I cannot change, and grant me wisdom to know the difference”. Yet despite our sensation of having full control over our lives, our life experience proves that we essentially leave this world unchanged. Kabbalists on the other hand are people that fully attain that there is someone else running the show. They grasp God’s rule of the universe, justify all His actions, and adjust themselves to be included in these actions. By merging with Him, Kabbalists go from being involuntary participants in the process of evolution to become God’s active and intelligent partners. Such absolute accord between man and God is what our correction process is all about.

    The wisdom of Kabbalah describes the successive changes we have to go through in our world, which is governed by the general law of the universe. This law pursues one single objective – to make us equal to God. The influence of this law on us depends on the level of our development, meaning according to the development of our desires and aspirations, and is called “the world”. Since there are 5 levels in a desire, the influence of this general law on us from the level of Infinity is divided into 5 levels. The study and attainment of the worlds represents the research of correspondence between different levels of a desire, its transformations and the influence of the general law on it. In all there are 125 steps: 5 worlds with 5 levels, each consisting of 5 sub-levels. The description of our interactions with the law (God) on each level is what Kabbalah teaches us how to attain.

    Mankind is constantly moving towards the goal pre-determined by this all-embracing law. The goal is to lead each of us to the highest level (the 125th step) by allowing us to consciously and independently develop, in contrast to the way we evolve historically – unconsciously and uncontrollably. This is because we have no freedom in our earthly development; hence the general law affects us without asking for our consent. And we, presumably the most highly evolved creatures in the entire universe, are obliged to take its successive forms. Our spiritual attainment is so much different – fully conscious, independent, determined by us in each stage of our development. We essentially create ourselves. Each man on earth must achieve this degree of participation in his own evolution in one of his lives.

    Aspiration for the Creator is a fundamental law of nature. We have no freedom in this. Nature will compel us with sufferings to aspire for the Creator. Freedom consists in the decision to voluntarily choose the only existing path without waiting for sufferings. Until we willingly accept this path, nature will force us to wake up and take notice through the daily occurrences in our lives.

  • http://selfaudit.blogspot.com Aaman

    There is no such thing as a vengeful God – the Tsunami’s and 9/11 are directing us to a better place – to fulfilling our true role here in this world.

    Garbage – you have no business dragging disasters into your own version of religion. Go ask the survivors

    YOu have claimed your so-called religion is the best in the world. Statements like this do not reflect well on it.

    The disaster of 9/11 was not a natural disaster. It was a wilful, evil act of stupid fucked-up fanatics – driven by a distorted religious belief. Connecting it with the tsunami is puerile.

  • http://www.angel-and-soulmate-selfhelp.com/blog.html Angela Chen Shui

    ‘I won’t have to come back to this lowliest of all worlds’

    ahhhhmmmm….;-) ‘lowliest’ only from the point of view of how strongly we set up the duality system here. We slowed down our creator gifts incredibly so that we could understand ..slowly.. in step-by-step detail… the intricacies of creating, of being God ourselves.

    When we graduate here, not from merely transcending duality, as previously taught by many systems, but by integrating duality itself within us, we blow out the old, clear the pathway for others and continue to serve in new or old ways.

    Angels, many across the veil, are already lined up to come in as soon as they can… the credits are so high when we do move through…

    :-)

  • http://kabbalah4women.blogspot.com/ Josia

    1)It’s not a religion – it’s a science. 2) I totally understand where you’re coming from – but it all comes from the same source – you, me, the terrorists, the natural disasters – everything here comes from a single source – call it whatever you want – nature or God or whatever but it’s a fact.

  • http://www.biggesttent.blogspot.com/ Silas Kain

    I concur that it is more of a science than a religion. In many ways it seems to be a marriage of the two where science can embrace the concept of a Creator.

    The tsunamis were a natural disaster, not from a vengeful God, but from a living planet ever evolving. The 9-11 tragedy was inspired by humanity in its intolerance and inability to accept that every individual is entitled to their religious beliefs. The terrorists claim that they have respect for humanity but their respect is reserved for only those who subscribe to their brand of hate. Unfortunately this growing minority group within the Muslim world is almost to the point where it will become the majority. Then the real ‘Holy War’ may begin.

    You’ve provided an explanation for your perspective on the tsunamis and 9-11. Many from different faiths have the same or slightly different perspective. Sometimes it is necessary for an individual to dig into their souls to seek answers for tragedy. In the simplest terms I believe that from God we came and to God we shall return with each soul having its own journey mapped out. Is this basically what you are saying from a Kabbalistic standpoint?

  • http://kabbalah4women.blogspot.com/ Josia

    Yup – pretty much – but we’ve got to return in equality of form – meaning transforming ourselves through this special process to acquire God’s characteristics – which means learning to bestow i.e. becoming altruistic. The First Man (Adam) split into 600,000 parts – and now we have to make our way back to becoming a single soul like we were before – all this is explained in great detail on http://www.kabbalah.info – everything outside of us is the Creator … each soul had its specific role in the grand scheme – people dying are simply going onto their next stage – it’s not a bad thing like we think – and I’ve lost many close people please believe me.

    And Aaman – sorry again if you found that offensive but I’ve been living in Israel for 30 years so I know what terror is about and what victims of terror go through – my mother was one of the first casualties of the antifada – she got an 8 kilo rock thrown on her windshield while driving home – it smashed her cheekbone and part of her face. It’s all from Above and sometimes we realize later on that the worst things that ever happened to us were for the best – imagine if you could do that every single second of the day because you could SEE the big picture in the same way the Creator does – He’s not some guy in the sky with a grey beard – he’s your next or higher step. Creator in Hebrew is ‘Bore’ – which seperated into two words also means – come see – in other words – come see your next step.

  • http://www.kabalatalisman.com/Talismans/ Talisman

    Talisman realy protect from evil eye?
    what do you think?