Michael Laitman

Rav Michael Laitman has a PhD in Philosophy from the Russian Academy of Science and an MSc in Bio-Cybernetics from the Polytechnic Institute of St. Petersburg. He was the disciple and personal assistant to Rabbi Baruch Ashlag (1907-1991) for twelve years. During those years, Rav Laitman acquired The Sulam Method, teachings passed on to his mentor by his father, Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag (1884-1954), known as Baal HaSulam for his Sulam commentary on The Zohar. Rav Laitman has written thirty books on...

Giordano Bruno 15481600

This Italian philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, and occultist was ahead of his time. His theories anticipated modern science. The most notable of these were his theories of the infinite universe and the multiplicity of worlds, in which he rejected the traditional geocentric (Earth-centered) astronomy and intuitively went beyond the Copernican heliocentric (Sun-centered) theory, which still maintained a finite universe with a sphere of fixed stars. Bruno is, perhaps, chiefly remembered for...

Rabbi Yehuda Leib HaLevi Ashlag Baal HaSulam 18841954

. they have no scientific solution as to how is it possible for a spiritual object to have any kind of contact with physical atoms and to bring them to any kind of motion. We need only the wisdom of Kabbalah in order to move a step forward here, in a scientific manner, for all the teachings of the worlds are included in the wisdom of Kabbalah. .the reincarnation occurs in all objects of the tangible reality, and each object, in its own way, lives an eternal life. And although our senses tell us...

Picturing Reality

We might compare a human being to a closed box with sensors eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and hands, representing the five senses sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. As we have previously said, the fundamental principle in perceiving reality is that of equivalence of Form, which means equilibrium of pressures. The senses function as sensors, each with a different reaction to the pressure, depending on the make up of the sensor. The sight sensor evokes a reaction of light, darkness, and colors the...

The Reaction Of The Senses

We exist in the world, but we do not know what is outside of us. For example, we do not know what exists outside our ears, we cannot identify the something that pressures our eardrum. All we feel is our own reaction to that something. Hence, the name we give an exterior phenomenon is actually the name of our own reaction to it. Quite possibly, there are different frequencies or phenomena from those that we create inside our ears. However, our ears react in a unique manner to the unknown...