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Shechinah ("feminine aspect" of the Divine)

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How is it possible to submit petitionary prayers for life and good health, for sustenance and forgiveness of sin, which of themselves imply self-awareness, yet speak simultaneously of self-negation?
Eve, Sarah, Rachel, Miriam, Batsheva . . . From the outside, the women of the Bible appear to play only a supportive role in a drama dominated by men; from the inside emerges a very different story . . .
My rational mind understands that this is how he will become the person I want him to be, the person he himself wants to be. But my motherly instinct wonders: Will I become a stranger to his thoughts and moods?
What do we mean when we speak of “the divine presence”? Isn’t G‑d everywhere?
The Talmud tells us that when the kohanim would stand on the platform (duchan) in the Temple and bless the Jewish people using G‑d’s ineffable name, the Divine Presence would rest above the joints of their fingers. It was therefore said that if one looked...
An Answer to the Controversy
The issue is even more baffling than you think. Most of the guidelines for prayer, we learned from a lady named Chana who lived about 3000 years ago. Yet all the dominant roles in communal prayer are given to men!
Kabbalah teaches that Purim is a time of spiritual reawakening.
Kabbalah teaches that Purim is a time of spiritual reawakening.
Kabbalah teaches that the roof of the sukkah channels divine consciousness.
Kabbalah teaches that the roof of the sukkah channels divine consciousness.
Chapter Two, Part 4
When all of the Jews enter the land, the Divine Presence is complete.
The Divine Presence rests upon the sukkah like a mother bird.
The Divine Presence rests upon the sukkah like a mother bird.
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