A Guide to the Hidden Wisdom of Kabbala HTML version
King David materialized the spiritual in our world. Everything that we study
about the spiritual must be materialized in this world, at least once.
There are only the Creator and man, i.e. the desire to give delight and the
desire to enjoy this delight.
There are five filters around man which conceal the Light of the Creator, five
If a man acts naturally, according to all his desires, he finds himself under the
influence of these filters. All of them are above him.
But if a man decides to correct himself in accordance with the properties of
just one of these filters, even the lowest of them, he will ascend. He will stand
above the filter and his attributes will match the attributes of the given world.
Furthermore, if his attributes become similar to those of the other two worlds,
he will neutralize the action of these two filters as well, and will find himself
Then the Light of the Creator will shine directly through his soul. Everything
that happens to us between life and death is a consequence of what takes
place in the spiritual worlds.
The Light wants to enter Malchut regardless of its condition. Man has to push
the Light away even though he can receive it.
We are now experiencing Tzimtzum, and it seems to us that the Creator no
longer wants us to perceive Him, that is why He conceals Himself.
Actually, if a man, for example, performs a correction equal to the World of
Assiya, then this means he is located in this world.
He has removed the filter he no longer needs as he can now retain the Light
and receive it for the sake of giving. Then he realizes that for the Creator it
does not matter whether we are making the restriction in order to receive for
His sake or for our own.
Simply, man himself reaches a moral level where there is no distinction
between receiving or giving, truth and lies, good deeds and transgressions.
Man himself chooses what he prefers. But on the Creator’s side there is only
one desire, to delight man. The type of delight depends on the receiver.
The main aspect is, without any conditions set by the Creator, to choose the
altruistic ascent even though no additional reward or punishment will be
This choice is not on the punishment-reward level, but on the highest spiritual
level where selflessness and detachment prevail.
The Creator places five filters in front of man, to seal him off from the divine
Light. Behind the last, the fifth filter, the Creator is not sensed at all. This is