Chassidus.org   Holidays   Shabbat   Chabad-houses   Chassidism   Subscribe   Calendar   Links B"H

Tanya for Friday, 9 Cheshvan, 5782 - October 15, 2021

Tanya
As Divided for a Regular Year

Tanya for 9 Cheshvan

8 Cheshvan, 5782 - October 14, 202110 Cheshvan, 5782 - October 16, 2021


Now, the intelligent will understand something far more remarkable, namely, what happens in heaven above through the deliberation and elucidation of an adjudged ruling - of the Gemara and of the earlier and latter codifiers [58] which, before this deliberation, had been concealed.

For by means of this [clarification] one elevates this ruling from the kelipot that were hiding and covering it in such a way that it was not known at all, or that its reasoning was not clearly understood. [59]

For the reason [60] [underlying a particular halachah] derives mystically from the Sefirah of Supernal Chochmah, from which sparks fell into the kelipot as a result of the primordial "breaking of the vessels."

[As to these sparks of Chochmah which constitute the reasons,] they are there in a state of exile, because the kelipot rule over them and hide the wisdom of the Torah from both the higher and lower beings - [both from the created beings of the higher worlds, such as angels and souls, and from man situated here in this lowly world].

This is why it is stated in Ra'aya Mehemna, [as quoted at the beginning of the present letter], that "a problematic query ... emanates from the side of evil."

Since it creates difficulty in the comprehension of a Torah concept, it derives from the evil kelipot which conceal the Chochmah of the Torah.

   

Notes:

  1. (Back to text) Note of the Rebbe Shlita: "All of these have to do with the clarification of the reason [underlying a law], as is soon stated."

  2. (Back to text) Note of the Rebbe Shlita: "...even though it was known. This applies to many halachic rulings in the Gemara and especially in the Codes."

  3. (Back to text) Note of the Rebbe Shlita [on this addition, which identifies the reason with the sublime Sefirah of Supernal Chochmah]: "This [addition] explains the magnitude of the exile [when the reason is not known], (and of the [consequent] redemption [when it is ascertained]) - even though the law itself is known and [hence] not in exile."



Current
  • Daily Lessons
  • Weekly Texts & Audio
  • Candle-Lighting times

    613 Commandments
  • 248 Positive
  • 365 Negative

    PDA
  • BlackBerry
  • iPhone / iPod Touch
  • Java Phones
  • Palm Pilot
  • Palm Pre
  • Pocket PC
  • P800/P900
  • Moshiach
  • Resurrection
  • For children - part 1
  • For children - part 2

    General
  • Jewish Women
  • Holiday guides
  • About Holidays
  • The Hebrew Alphabet
  • Hebrew/English Calendar
  • Glossary

    Books
  • by SIE
  • About
  • Chabad
  • The Baal Shem Tov
  • The Alter Rebbe
  • The Rebbe Maharash
  • The Previous Rebbe
  • The Rebbe
  • Mitzvah Campaign

    Children's Corner
  • Rabbi Riddle
  • Rebbetzin Riddle
  • Tzivos Hashem

  • © Copyright 1988-2009
    All Rights Reserved
    Chassidus.org