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August 5, 2014
Originally recorded: August 3, 2014
The Ninth day of Leo (Av) is known as a day of darkness, but it also contains the potential to reveal great Light. Join Karen Berg as she shares how our thoughts and actions on this day can bring us closer to a world free of pain and suffering.
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.