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    The Challenging Spots in Tanya

    Tanya expert Rabbi Shais Taub examines passages in Tanya which seemingly conflict with thinking and evidence. Video

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    I really enjoyed this but didn’t have these questions in tanya and hadn’t seen a conflict of science and tanya

    The Rebbe in Berlin said
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    My Zayde learned Tanya with the Rebbe in Berlin and the Rebbe told him that it was written as a book of Eitzos…..for the impoverished people in his time….

    Obviously the Alter Rebbe knew science and wrote the Tanya for people who had irrational fears of God and punishment being they grew up in Reisin…. this area in Russia had lots of Theologians and the people’s were convinced…. Beliefs the Rambam and Ibin Ezra never supported….

    Why is the Nefesh Habihamis in the Blood
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    Why is the Nefesh Habihamis in the Blood

    An explanation given is the following. The Nefesh is Ruchnius and the Guf is Gashmius. How and where can the two become united. The answer is the lowest level of Ruchnius, the Nefesh Habihamis which is from Klipas Noiga of Asiya Gashmi meets up with the most spiritual or ethereal level of Gashmius which is the warmth of the blood. Warmth or heat is physical yet it contains characteristics of the non physical in the sense that it can penetrate and pass thru a solid. Therefore the Dahm become the junction where the spiritual and the physical can and do… Read more »

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