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Why Study Kabalah & Chassidus?

   WHY STUDY CHASIDDUS? ESOTERICISM

Question:

Dear Rabbi,

I noticed you give a daily class on Chassidus – isn’t my study of Torah, Talmud and Halacha enough? Could you tell me why I should Study Kabbalah & Chassidic Philosophy?

ANSWER:

Your question is a valid one and a great one at that. Being that we are learning a Text Book from Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Chabad Rebbe, I will share with you a teaching he brings in his book, it’s called Likkutei Torah on p. 51b. I hope by explaining you what he teaches here you can come to somewhat of an appreciation of the nature of this study and a good reason  why one should study it.

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