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January 15, 2014
Originally recorded: July 15, 2013
In this lecture on the 9th of Av, Karen reveals that lacking honor and respect for others can create the greatest destruction, and in unity we have the ability to change tomorrow’s destiny.
The Ninth of Av is the one day of the year when the negative force kabbalists call the Opponent rules for an entire 24 hour period. The Opponent is not a demon or devil, but a negative force of consciousness whose sole nature is receiving, chaos and selfishness. Many chaotic events have occurred on this day throughout history, but through prayer, reading the biblical scroll of Lamentations and additional kabbalistic tools, we can uproot this force of negativity and transform it to positivity.