This halakha is based on Likutey Moharan 37. Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Fasting; Breath of Innocent Children; Amalek Knew Magic; The Four Parshios; 10th of Teves, Yahrzeit Reb Noson of Nemirov z”l.
00:00 – One of the main ways we defeat physicality is through fasting. Reference to Sefer Hamidos, Teshuvah 3: “A fast is more powerful than a sword.” When we fast, we elevate our ruach to the pure breath of innocent children learning Torah.
03:38 – PARAGRAPH 10. “HaKol Kol Yaakov” – the voices of young children speaking words of Torah will render the hands of Esav powerless.
10:15 – PARAGRAPH 11. The word “Zeh” is 12 parallel the 12 aspects of shechita. Reference to 1 Shmuel 14:24.
11:40 – PARAGRAPH 12.
18:48 – QUESTION and RESPONSE regarding the concept of defeating enemies through the breath of innocent children learning Torah:
מִפִּ֤י עוֹלֲלִ֨ים׀ וְֽיֹנְקִים֮ יִסַּ֪דְתָּ֫ עֹ֥ז לְמַ֥עַן צוֹרֲרֶ֑יךָ לְהַשְׁבִּ֥ית א֝וֹיֵ֗ב וּמִתְנַקֵּֽם: (תהלים פרק ח פסוק ג)
“From the mouths of young children and infants You established a stronghold against Your enemies, to do away with enemy and avenger.” (Tehillim/Psalms 8:3).
19:26 – PARAGRAPH 13. The Four Parshios.
28:12 – Parshas Zachor.
33:04 – Parshas Parah.
33:50 – Parshas HaChodesh.
39:46 – QUESTION and RESPONSE about the fast of the Tenth of Teves, the yahrzeit of Ezra HaSofer and of Rebbe Nachman’s “scribe”: Reb Noson b’Reb Naftali Hertz Sternhartz z”l (Reb Noson of Nemirov). “If you want a true understanding of the Likutey Moharan, study the Likutey Halakhos.”
46:00 – Reb Noson of Nemirov: “If anyone wants to visit me, I’ll be by the Rebbe in Uman. However if they’ll visit my kever [in Breslov], I’ll do them a favor.”