What if reality was something completely different than what we feel it to be? What if one day you woke up and discovered that everything you thought about the world, including who you are, where you live, and the people around you—was all just a dream?
This is no sci-fi scenario or fictional episode. It’s the world according to Kabbalah.
Lets make an experiment: just for a moment, try forgetting everything you know. Forget yourself, the universe, your parents, and the chores you have to get around to later. There’s nothing and no one. Having a problem getting rid of your self? Fine, you can keep yourself, since someone has to be doing all that thinking and feeling. But outside of you there is only an ocean of Light. There is nothing in all of reality except you and this Light, the Creator.
This is the reality Kabbalah reveals to us. And whenever you imagine anything besides the Creator or His Light, you are merely seeing imaginary pictures inside of you. In fact, this notion is not so far fetched for the average person, since modern science already shows that the picture of the world we see is actually depicted inside our brain.
But where did we get this knowledge about this ocean of Light that is the only thing outside of us?
We learned it from people who lived in this world just like everyone else, and who one day had a revelation of something higher. They began to see through matter, beyond the physical world. As they explored these new sensations, they discovered that behind everything we see, touch, hear, taste or smell, there is only one force that influences us. And they described it as the “Upper Light” or the Creator.
These people are called “Kabbalists,” and the wisdom they have passed down to us through the ages, Kabbalah, speaks about the revelation of Godliness; to understand what this means, you should cast aside any associations you may have with these terms. In Kabbalah, the revelation of Godliness means knowing how to feel the single…