The 9th of Av: Transforming Mourning to Celebration

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The 9th of Av: Transforming Mourning to Celebration

Published: December 18, 2013
Originally recorded: July 23, 2012

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Lesson Highlights

  • The 9th of Av: a duality of Darkness and Light
  • Shabbat Chazon: Shabbat of Vision
  • An entrance contains Light and Darkness
  • The sciatic area of the leg represents our support system
  • Protection: controlling negativity through its name and essence
  • Exposing our negativity and believing in our perfection
  • Feeling the pain of the world and creating the Vessel for redemption
  • Avoiding five physical pleasures that feed the Opponent:
    • Eating and drinking
    • Wearing leather shoes
    • Bathing
    • Perfumes or oils
    • Sex

Lesson Description

Join Eitan in this lesson on the 9th of Av as he explores how we can transform a day of pain and mourning into blessings and celebration. 

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Written 2,000 years ago by Rav Shimon Bar Yochai, the Zohar explains all of the secrets of the Bible, the Universe and every aspect of life. The Zohar class is a weekly journey to understand the energy and challenges that will confront us during the week and how we can elevate our consciousness to prevent chaos from occurring in our lives.

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