Rebbe Nachman’s Elul Lesson – Free Download
Jul08

Rebbe Nachman’s Elul Lesson – Free Download

Lesson #6 of Likutey Moharan has traditionally been studied yearly by Breslover Chassidim around the world. This amazing lesson explains the essence of Teshuva (returning to God) and how to go about it. We present you with this free download: Download (PDF, 587KB)  

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The Spiritual Birthright Of A  Jew
Nov17

The Spiritual Birthright Of A Jew

In this week’s Torah portion, we read about the struggle between Esav and Yaacov, a struggle so primal it began in the womb. Whenever our matriarch Rivka would walk by a House of Torah Study, Yaacov would turn and reach, straining to get closer to the sweet sounds of Holy Torah learning. But whenever Rivka [...]

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Out To The Field – Shifting Gears
Aug25

Out To The Field – Shifting Gears

Continued from the last posting here: After completing the 40 day project a few days before leaving for vacation, I had the inclination that it was time to shift gears. When learning Likutey Moharan I:49 at the end of 2012, I had never taken the time to learn one of the corresponding discourses in Likutey Halachos [...]

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The Breslov Elul Text – Torah Vav
Aug20

The Breslov Elul Text – Torah Vav

When the month if Elul comes around, Breslover Chassidim from around the world study and review lesson 6 of Rebbe Nachman's Likutey Moharan. This lesson is called "Torah Vav," and discusses Rebbe Nachman's view of Teshuvah (returning to God.)  We are happy to present this lesson to you. Enjoy! Download (PDF, 587KB)

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Out To The Field – Azamra Yomi
Aug04

Out To The Field – Azamra Yomi

Continued from last week here: Likutey Moharan I:282 - Week 7 In addition to going to Uman for Rosh Hashana and spending an hour a day in hisbodedus, a Breslover chassid is required to learn halacha every day. In the book A Day in the Life of a Breslover Chasid, Rabbi Yitzchok Breiter (1886-1943) summarized the Rebbe’s directive about a [...]

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Out To The Field – Living In The Present
Jul28

Out To The Field – Living In The Present

Continued from last week here: Likutey Moharan I:282 - Week 6 Continuing to focus on correcting my behavior instead of my youngest child's behavior, I had another important insight during hisbodedus. The insight was that another display of my chutzpah was how I was routinely annoyed by my youngest child's constant request to go to a store [...]

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Out To The Field – What Chutzpah!
Jul14

Out To The Field – What Chutzpah!

Continued from last week here: Likutey Moharan I:282 - Week 4 Using the notebook on the first night of the 40 day plan to find my youngest child's nekudos tovos (good points),  I was only able to record eight items. As the days went on, I slowly became more attuned to identifying the faintest trace of nekudos tovos [...]

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Out To The Field – “Even Tiny Unimportant Details”
Jul07

Out To The Field – “Even Tiny Unimportant Details”

Continued from last week here: Likutey Moharan I:282 - Week 3 Not making any significant progress identifying the nekudos tovos (good points) in my youngest child, I consulted with a Chassidic Rebbe who had helped me apply Azamra  to  myself many years before. This Chassidic Rebbe is very close to the teachings of Rebbe Nachman and was one of [...]

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Azamra: The 7 Habits Of Highly Connective People
Jul01

Azamra: The 7 Habits Of Highly Connective People

Azamra! Thinking bad–or good–about others is just a habit and habits can be broken.

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Out To The Field – Good Points Or Jelly Beans?
Jun30

Out To The Field – Good Points Or Jelly Beans?

Continued from last week here: Likutey Moharan I:282 - Week 2 One morning during hisbodedus, a thought came to me that I should begin harnessing the energy I receive from eating in order to implement the teachings of Azamra in my daily life.  This topic was fresh in my mind after speaking with a friend about achila d'kedusha [...]

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Out To The Field – Music Appreciation & Azamra
Jun23

Out To The Field – Music Appreciation & Azamra

Continued from last week here: Likutey Moharan I:282 - Week 1 It has been seven years since I last really spent time learning and trying to live the advice in this lesson. When I learned it seven years ago, I did not practice hisbodedus consistently, nor did I make this lesson the subject of my hisbodedus. Nevertheless, the [...]

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Azamra: See No Evil?
Jun19

Azamra: See No Evil?

Each of us is a unique soul, but we’re also part of a larger collective soul. Seeing the good in others has an effect on us all.

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Azamra: Judging Others
Jun09

Azamra: Judging Others

Know and Understand! A person must judge everyone favorably. Even if someone is completely bad, it is necessary to search and find in him some modicum of good; the little bit of him that is not wicked. And by finding in him a drop of good and judging him favorably, one brings him to return [...]

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Out to the Field – Deciding to be happy
Mar24

Out to the Field – Deciding to be happy

Continued from last week here: Likutey Moharan I:24 - Week 3 In order to follow my friend's suggestion, I stopped pleading to Hashem for help in hisbodedus and replaced it with thanking Him for the myriad of blessings that He sent me every day. Making this change did wonders for me. Previously, I had gone through the day making mental notes of things [...]

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Video: The Sun Never Sets on the Breslov Empire
Mar18

Video: The Sun Never Sets on the Breslov Empire

Featuring followers of Rebbe Nachman from around the world, including Shlomo Katz and Prof. Elie Wiesel and many others. Hear what inspired them to Rebbe Nachman's teachings.

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Chaim Kramer Likutey Moharan Series
Dec21

Chaim Kramer Likutey Moharan Series

Lectures given by Chaim Kramer Likutey Moharan 5 Likutey Moharan 5 -5 Likutey Moharan 6 Likutey Moharan 6 Likutey Moharan 6 - 6 Likutey Moharan 6-7 Likutey Moharan 6-7 Likutey Moharan Lesson 18 Likutey Moharan Lesson 25 Likutey Moharan Lesson 20-22 Likutey Moharan Lesson 29-32 Likutey Moharan Lesson23 Likutey Moharan Lessons 33-36 Likutey Moharan Lesson [...]

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