Who is God?

Repite el gesto: Sé un colaborador de la misión. CONOCE MÁS

Menú principal

Eventos y clases

Hazte Miembro

Encuentra más sabiduría y ejercicios para elevarte, elevar tu vida y la de aquellos que te rodean. Desde artículos y videos semanales a clases trasmitidas en vivo, clases presenciales y eventos. Hay un plan de membresía para cada persona.

Ver planes de membresía
Membresía sugerida:
Comunidad Onehouse
  • Sus beneficios incluyen:
  • Todas las transmisiones en vivo
  • Todas las clases presenciales*
  • Un 10 % de descuento en nuestras tiendas*
  • Y mucho más...
  • Inscríbete hoy
  • *En las sedes participantes. Hay restricciones.

Go even deeper into the wisdom of Kabbalah with personalized guidance and chart readings.
Consulta gratuita con un maestro

Nuestros instructores comprometidos están aquí para ayudarte a transitar tu viaje espiritual.

Request Yours
Lectura astrológica kabbalística

Learning about our soul through an astrological chart helps to give more meaning and greater understanding to the experiences we face, the people we know, the work we do, and the forks in the road.

Solicita la lectura de tu carta
Personal Guidance – Kabbalah Centre Services

One-on-one personalized sessions with an instructor to delve deeply into an area that interests you or support where you need it most. Meetings span from relationships to tikkune to deep Zohar study, all customized especially for you.

Book a Guidance Session

Who is God?

Chaim Solomon
Abril 28, 2016
Like Share Comments


Is my relationship with God personal? While I don't think God is a person, is this God’s ‘Presence' a personal presence? Something warm, someone we can talk to? Someone who listens? Or is God a mechanical, impersonal force/being? Is it accurate to call or think of God as "My Father?" Thank you. ~MM


Dear MM,

What a powerful question. I am sure many people who study Kabbalah and also come from any sort of traditional background can become confused about this concept.

In Kabbalah, the words we use have very specific meanings. Often, these meanings are somewhat different than in traditional terms. The word “God” is one of these terms. In the original Hebrew language of the Bible, there are ten different words for “God,” because each word represents a different form of spiritual energy. These details are beyond the scope of this question. So, let’s narrow our discussion to your question specifically.

“God” is the Endless Light, and “Creator” is the source of the Light, which is something well beyond our conscious grasp. It’s already a lot to truly grasp the idea of Infinite Endless Light.

Now, each of us was created with a soul 100% full of Light. Therefore, each of us DOES have a personal relationship with God. The Light within us consists of unique talents and abilities meant to help us complete our spiritual work. Our spiritual work in this world is NOT to receive the Light (because we are already full), but to reveal our Light through sharing acts of proactive transformation. As we learn through studying Kabbalah, the revelation of our soul’s Light will give us a greater sense of true and lasting fulfillment. Therefore, our talents, abilities, and resources are necessary to complete our individual correction (tikun) and the collective correction (tikun).

Therefore, while God is not a being as we understand “being,” the Light is an intelligent, conscious energy force. And that Light, which is the source of ALL lasting fulfillment, shines 24/7. So, there is NO place where the Infinite Light doesn’t exist. The reason people don’t experience it 100% is because through our own actions we can create a curtain that separates us from the Light.

When a person “speaks” to God in those terms, it is really opening one’s consciousness to receive inspiration from the Light, to have clarity about a situation in life. As we open our hearts and minds to receive this Light, there will be a sense of “warmth” because the Light within us is being activated.

The term “Father” also has a specific meaning in Kabbalah. It represents the level of Light called Chochmah on the Tree of Life, which is also called aba, “father.” From this point of view we can all call God our “Father” because all of us are created “in the image and likeness of God.” This also reflects the unity and oneness of people; we are all perfect beings of Light in the “eyes of God,” with no distinctions between us.

Bottom line, we all have a personal, warm, loving, and open-hearted relationship with God, the intelligent Light force that is our source of existence, inspiration, motivation, and love for all human beings. As Rav Berg and Karen teach as the goal of the Kabbalah Centre – Love your neighbor as yourself, human dignity to all, and peace.

Much Light and blessings,