Pesach 2012: About Pesach
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Since the time of Creation, Pesach has been an opportunity for all of humanity to send our ego on vacation, allowing the glory of our souls to emerge. By using the technology provided by the Kabbalists for the Pesach connection, we will achieve this together.
There is no doubt that we are limited by our egocentric thinking. As long as we remain loyal to our egos, we are undeniably subject to the rules and regulations of the playing field - namely, chaos, pain, and suffering.
What about Egypt? Pharaoh? Did it really happen?
Historically, the Exodus from Egypt did happen. Yes, the Israelites became slaves, and yes, they tapped into a Divine force to free themselves. But what is the connection to us today?
Rav Isaac Luria, also known as The Ari (Holy Lion), was a master Kabbalist who lived during the 16th Century and whose teachings are the definitive school of Kabbalistic thought. He revealed the hidden meanings behind Pesach, the story of the enslavement in Egypt and the subsequent Exodus.
"Egypt" is a code for our physical existence. Pharaoh is a code for ego - the cause of humanity's self-serving and intolerant nature. Any negative aspect of our nature (anger, selfishness, impatience, fear, insecurity, jealousy, low self-esteem, anxiety) is Pharaoh enslaving us.
The Ari explains that using Kabbalistic technology and maintaining awareness of the slavish aspects of your nature, you can harness the same Divine energy that propelled the Israelites out of slavery to push you past your limitations and into a deeper, more fulfilling experience of life.
WHAT IS THE SEDER?
Part of Pesach involves partaking in a sit-down dinner known as the Seder. While it is pleasurable to meet and dine with hundreds of people from all over the world, the meal is actually a spiritual procedure. It’s truly a feast for the soul.
Seder means “order” in Hebrew. Unlike the rest of the year, when unseen spiritual forces pummel you every which way, you now have the chance, through the spiritual technology of the Seder, to put order into the events of your life.
All the items that appear on the Seder plate — when charged with the energy of Pesach — become highly sophisticated instruments that connect you to the different elevations of the Ten Sefirot, the kabbalistic Tree of Life.
It means you get to be in control of your destiny.
Are you like matzah
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