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Pardes: (lit. “orchard”); the metaphorical term used to refer to the four levels of Torah interpretation: pshat (the literal meaning of the text), remez (its allusions), derush (the homilies that can be derived from it), and sod (its mystical secrets)
Reality is influenced by our perspective.
Reality is influenced by our perspective.
Part 1 of 2: Four Talmudic sages ascended to rectify the spiritual universes.
Part 1 of 2: Four Talmudic sages ascended to rectify the spiritual universes.
Part 2 of 2: Four Talmudic sages ascended to rectify the spiritual worlds
Part 2 of 2: Four Talmudic sages ascended to rectify the spiritual worlds
Part 1 in a series on the truth behind Talmudic tales
Torah, like any wisdom, has departments. You can’t study literature the same way you study biology, and you can’t critique poetry as you would journalism. So too, you can’t study one department of Torah the same as you study another.
One of the promises regarding the Messianic Redemption concerns the Torah we will then study: "A new Torah will emit from Me." In fact, "The Torah which we study in this world is naught in comparison to the Torah of Moshiach"!
There are so many differences of opinion as to what happened and what it means--how can they all be right?
Part 1 of 2
Long live the King! What does the start of the year have to do with the crowning of G-d as the king of our world? Join us as we explore the four ways in Torah study in connection with this concept
Why do we drink on Purim? As with all Jewish questions, the answer is found on four levels -- the technical, the symbolic, the homiletic and the mystical
Gate of Reincarnations: Chapter Eleven, Section 10
Kabbalah teaches the importance of Torah study for the rectification of the soul.
Only via Kabbalah may we access all the levels of Torah.
Only via Kabbalah may we access all the levels of Torah.
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