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LH5-26-Reishis HaGez/Aveylus

2024-04-07 – LH5 – YD2 – Reishis HaGez 2 – Part 2 – Reishis HaGez 3 – Para. 1-2 – Malkhus Moshiach – Memory Is Related to the Eyes – Shearing Wool – Separating Daas from Medameh – Dovid HaMelech vs. Avshalom – Yaakov Avinu vs. Lavan – Shepherds of Israel

Reishis HaGez 2 – Malkhus Moshiach – Memory Is Related to the Eyes – Shearing Wool – Separating Daas from Medameh Dovid HaMelech vs. Avshalom Yaakov Avinu vs. Lavan – Shepherds of Israel – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
Hilkhos Reishis HaGez 2 is based on Likutey Moharan 54. – Memory Is Related to the Eyes.
Dovid HaMelech and AvshalomMoshiach is the tikkun for a person who has the evil eye of seeking improper hisnasus – leadership.
05:30 – Malkhus Moshiach is damaged by improper hisnasus.
***08:00 – Sipurey Maasiyos – Story of the First Beggar – Zikhoren deKedushah – memory conquers time. Moshiach is all about hischadush – constant renewal.
11:00 – Tzaddikim are perfecting both zikaron – memory – and medameh – imagination – in themselves and in Klal Yisrael.
13:00 – Shearing wool is done to make clothing, which is an aspect of daas/makifim – knowledge/potential knowledge.
14:30 – Animals have only medameh. Separating the wool from an animal elevates the medameh to daas. This reveals the Malkhus Moshiach when “The world will be filled with recognition of HaShem.
***16:30 – The leaders of Am Yisrael all were shepherds, so they could become expert in the processes needed to elevate animal consciousness to human consciousness.
17:30 – מֵֽאַחַ֥ר עָל֗וֹת הֱבִ֫יא֥וֹ לִ֖רְעוֹת בְּיַֽעֲקֹ֣ב עַמּ֑וֹ – “From behind the nursing ewes He brought him, to shepherd Jacob His people…” (Tehillim 78:71). Dovid HaMelech’s kindness to the sheep he cared for.

19:00 – Yaakov Avinu was bringing mademeh to daas through serving as a shepherd. A dream seems real, but it’s not.
20:00 – Reference to Likutey Moharan 19. The term targum is begematria tardeyma – deep sleep.
21:00 – Lavan drew power from targum. Reference to 2Likutey Moharan 5.
26:00 – Dovid HaMelech and Naval. וַיָּבֹ֚א אַבְשָׁלוֹם֙ אֶל־הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וַיֹּ֕אמֶר הִנֵּה־נָ֥א גֹזְזִ֖ים לְעַבְדֶּ֑ךָ – “And Avshalom came to the King, and said, ‘Behold now, your servant has sheepshearers…’ “ 2Shumel 13:24. Why this incident took place at the time of shearing the sheep.
28:30 – Q&R regarding hischadshus – Reference to Likutey Moharan 79Rosh Chodesh is a concept of renewal for the leadership, especially Rosh Chodesh Nissan, which is the first of the twelve lunar months. Rosh Chodesh Nissan is the birthday of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
31:00 – Q&R about how a person today can transform medameh to daas. Any expansion of the daas and Zikharon deKedusha is an aspect of Malkhus Moshiach.
34:00 – HALAKHA 3. Hilkhos Reishis HaGez 2 is based on 2Likutey Moharan 7.
34:30 – PARAGRAPH 1. Overview of 2Likutey Moharan 7.
40:25 – PARAGRAPH 2. Chashmal – a high level of daas – is begematria Malbush – clothing. “Deep secrets of the Torah” are the garments (Chagigah 13).
43:00 – The Torah sheBaal Peh is compared to shearing wool.
47:00 – Silence is a protective fence around chokhmah. The kohen represents the tzaddik of the generation – the only person qualified to provide both aspects of how wisdom is acquired: Ben veTalmid, as in כִּֽי־שִׂפְתֵ֚י כֹהֵן֙ יִשְׁמְרוּ־דַ֔עַת וְתוֹרָ֖ה יְבַקְשׁ֣וּ מִפִּ֑יהוּ – “For a priest’s lips shall guard knowledge, and teaching should be sought from his mouth…” (Malakhi 2:7). If a person wants to draw upon himself the holy garments of the higher levels of chokhmah, he must receive them through the kohen/tzaddik hador.
50:00 – Closing blessings before Rabbi Miamon travels to Uman for Rosh Chodesh Nissan.

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