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Basi LeGani Videos

Maamar Basi LeGani - I Have Come to My Garden
10 Shevat 5743/1983
A chassidic discourse based on the Previous Rebbe’s discourse of the same title.
Excerpts from the Rebbe's First Chassidic Discourse
Bring Heaven Down to Earth
The sages state that “all sevenths are cherished.” This is the reason, they explain, why Moses was the one who merited to bring G-d’s Presence into this world—because he was the seventh from Abraham.
Maamar Basi LeGani 5735
10 Shevat 5735 - January 22, 1975
Footage of the Rebbe saying a maamar or Chassidic discourse (as customary in Yiddish), preceded and followed by a niggun. From the Yud Shevat farbrengen of the year 5735, marking the 25th yahrtzeit of the Previous Rebbe (the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe).
Bati L'Gani Unpacked
A concise synopsis of the major themes dealt with in the discourse series known as 'Bati LeGani' by the last two Lubavitcher Rebbes—'a literary edifice of the 20th Century'.
“In My Garden of Delight”
Letters of Light and Letters of Lies
The final discourse of the Sixth Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak before his passing in 1950, conveys the mission statement for the new generation and provides the guidelines by which to achieve the stated objective. The entire discourse contains twenty chapters. Our Rebbe, each year on the anniversary of Sixth Rebbe’s passing, would elaborate sequentially on a chapter. Accordingly, this year the focus is on chapter six (for the fourth consecutive cycle). This class will share some of the Rebbe's illuminating commentary on this fascinating chapter.
Crazy About You
Video | 40:00
Crazy About You
The key to living life to the fullest
How the story of a Sage's strange behavior at a wedding provides the key to living life to the fullest. (Based on the maamar Bosi L'gani 5735)
I Have Come to My Garden
Farbreng, Episode 1
Basi L’gani, the title of the last Chassidic discourse from the sixth Chabad Rebbe, is customarily studied on the tenth of Shevat, the day of his passing. (From “Messages”—Season 2, Episode 1)
Basi LeGani Song
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Basi LeGani Song
What’s your Koch (passion)?
10 Shevat, 5746 · January 20, 1986
The Chassidic discourse entitled "Bosi L'Gani" opens with a quote from Song of Songs, where G-d exclaims: "I have come to My garden…" G-d's Divine Essence originally dwelled in our world. But a series of unfortunate events caused a decline in the world's spiritual state. It was through the righteous deeds of Abraham and his descendants, that G-d’s Divine Presence was finally restored to this world.
10 Shevat, 5746 · January 20, 1986
One might think that he must first perfect himself before he can try to perfect the world. But Torah commands us to transform this world into a beautiful garden for G-d, and this is a top priority. There is no conflict here: G-d empowers every person with the ability to simultaneously elevate himself as well as others - as my father-in-law, the Rebbe, proved in his own life, and through those who follow in his footsteps.
Tending G-d’s Garden
The last discourse that Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn, the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, published before his passing commences with the verse “I have come into My garden.” The Previous Rebbe explains that this refers to our world, the innermost dwelling place of G-d.
Tending G-d’s Garden
The last discourse that Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, published before his passing commences with the verse “I have come into My garden.” The Previous Rebbe explains that this refers to our world, the innermost dwelling place of G-d.
Restoring the World
Just days before his passing on the tenth of Shevat in 1950, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father-in-law and predecessor, published a discourse titled “Basi L’gani”. The discourse expounds on many ideas from the Torah that highlight the importance of making this world a dwelling place for the Divine Presence of the Almighty.
Three Holy Fools
Video | 35:18
Three Holy Fools
A Chassidic reading of a Talmudic passage provides models for self transcendence
Two discourses by the seventh Rebbe of Chabad build on earlier teachings of the sixth Rebbe, to discover novel insight in a Talmudic passage, applying it to questions of rationalism, contemplative prayer, and eros.
One Crazy Big Lie
Video | 34:59
One Crazy Big Lie
In exploring the timeless spiritual dimensions of the Sanctuary, the Mishkan, this class reveals how craziness and lies are essential components of a meaningful life. (Based on the maamar Basi L’Gani 5719)
At Home, At Last.
Based on the last discourse of the Previous Rebbe and our Rebbe’s complimentary discourses from the year 5718 (1958), this class explores the mystical significance of the Hebrew letter Hey and its powerful message for creating the ultimate home.
In the Image of G-D
Video | 37:27
In the Image of G-D
A chassidic teaching for the tenth of Shevat
A powerful excerpt of the Rebbe’s classic ‘Yud Shevat’ maamar (a chassidic mystical discourse) of 1957 (titled Basi LeGani 5717) in honor of the upcoming 67th anniversary of the passing of the Sixth Rebbe and, thereafter our Rebbe accepting the mantle of leadership of Chabad-Lubavitch.
The Whole Point
Video | 49:20
The Whole Point
In My Garden of Delight, Part 2
This class will explore the significance of a single point, and how that makes all the difference in the world.
Holy Folly
Video | 23:44
Holy Folly
From the Chassidic Discourse “Basi LeGani”
Based on the fifth chapter of the maamar Basi Legani, the Chassidic discourse of the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe for the 10th of Shevat.
The Home Stretch of History
Interpretation is everything. There can be little argument on the fact that we are living through an unprecedented age in the history of the world. But what does it all mean? Upon officially assuming the leadership of Chabad on the 10th of Shevat 1951, the Rebbe made an incredible statement.
The Greatness of the Struggle
Self-Control vs. Transformation
Two fundamentals in the service of G-d discussed extensively in chassidus are the concepts of Is’kafya (suppression) and Is’hapcha (transformation). Discover their respective qualities and specifically the case for Iskafya.
Basi Legani 5710 - Part 1
Maamar Basi LeGani 5714
A chassidic discourse for the 10th of Shevat
The Rebbe would say a maamar on the 10th of Shevat, commemorating the anniversary of passing of his father-in-law, the sixth Chabad Rebbe, each year expounding upon another chapter from his father-in-law’s discourse titled Basi LeGani. This maamar, recited in 5714 (1954), focuses on the fourth chapter.
Basi Legani 5710 - Part 2
Basi Legani 5710 - Part 3
Basi Legani 5710 - Part 4
Basi Legani 5710 - Part 5
Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 1
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Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 1
A Discourse on the Manifestation of the Divine Presence in the Mishkan
Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 2
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Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 2
A Discourse on the Manifestation of the Divine Presence in the Mishkan
Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 3
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Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 3
A Discourse on the Manifestation of the Divine Presence in the Mishkan
Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 4
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Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 4
A Discourse on the Manifestation of the Divine Presence in the Mishkan
Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 5
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Maamar Basi LeGani 5738, Part 5
A Discourse on the Manifestation of the Divine Presence in the Mishkan
Mayanot Moment - Beshalach
A connection between the Rebbe's inaugural address "Basi LeGani" and this week's Torah portion which speaks about the manna from heaven. Presenter: Rabbi Eli Touger
In the Image of G-D, Part 2
Chassidic insights on the 10th and 11th of Shevat
A powerful excerpt of the Rebbe’s ‘Yud Shevat’ maamar (a mystical discourse) from the year 1957 (titled Basi LeGani 5717) expounding on the idea of restoring the letter ‘hei’ in G-d’s name and illuminating the depth behind speech and communication. The class begins with truly profound insights into the wondrous significance of the 11th day of Shevat, which is specifically associated with our generation.
Maamar Basi LeGani 5719, Part 1
Maamar Basi LeGani 5719, Part 3
Maamar Basi LeGani 5719, Part 4
Maamar Basi LeGani 5719, Part 5
Maamar Basi LeGani 5719, Part 6
Maamar Basi LeGani 5719, Part 7
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