Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Birkhas HaReyach 4. This halakha is based on Likutey Moharan 2, Torah 8. Birur HaMedameh; Purim, Pesach, Omer, Shavuos and the process of receiving the Torah; lottery is above daas (Torah wisdom).
04:00 – PARAGRAPH 26. Birur HaMedameh; Purim, Pesach, Omer, Shavuos and the process of receiving the Torah.
07:37 – Haman was executed on the first day of counting the Omer. The defeat of Amalek is brought about through the mitzvah of counting the Omer. Roshei Teyvos “Mei Igra Rama…”
11:00 – PARAGRAPH 27. Decision via lottery is an aspect of histalkus hasdaas (reliance on faith in Hashem which is above Torah wisdom).
*18:00 – The apportioning of Eretz Yisrael was done by lottery so that all decisions would be by Hashem Himself.
21:00 – The lottery of Yom Kippur.
29:00 – The downfall of Haman. The adversaries of Am Yisrael used powers of sorcery.
31:00 – Why Purim is named in reference to the lottery.
50:00 – PARAGRAPH 28.
54:00 – Rabbi Shimon ben Levi said: “A man’s Evil Inclination strengthens itself against him every day and seeks to kill him… If not for the help of the Holy One, blessed be He, he would not be able to defeat it.” (Kiddushin 30b).