Shavuot is a Jewish agricultural festival (the wheat harvest) as well as a holiday celebrating the giving of the Torah to the Israelites at Mount Sinai. The mystical dimensions of Shavuot involve harnessing the deep powers of the human soul to reach one's true potential.
The holiday of Shavuot begins at sundown of the 5th of Sivan and lasting until nightfall of the 7th of Sivan (May 25 – 27, 2023). The mystical dimensions of Shavuot, as well as their real-life applications, are many. The Meaningful Life Center offers an archive of deep-yet-accessible lessons on the Kabbalistic aspects of Shavuot. Explore!
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One Heart: The Message of Shavuot
In Parshat Bamidbar what power did Sinai have that united the people when they “camped opposite the mountain”? Total fusion of matter & spirit; body & soul.Read More
Think Different Part II: On the Nature of Intelligence
Part two of a discussion about cognitive processes, particularly the twofold approach for expanding one’s mind and tuning into the collective unconscious.Read More
Shavuot: The Twins – Duality & Unity
The concept of duality in matters of body and spirit are examined with respect to the opposing natures of twins Jacob and Esau.Read More
Bringing Sinai Home
Special pre-Shavuos class and Yizkor program and discover how this year, we have a unique and unprecedented opportunity to bring Sinai home and transform our lives like never before. In the moving Yizkor program learn how to connect to the eternal souls of your loved ones.Read More
Sinai: A New Solution to Islamic Terrorism
The latest brutal murders of young innocent people in Manchester, England by Muslim terrorists bring back to the fore — in case the apathetic needed a reminder — that the ravaging turmoil that defines the Middle East literally from the dawn of history until this very day effects the whole world.Read More
Back to Sinai: A New Solution to the Middle East
The relevance of this narrative today is powerfully evident. We are witnessing today the struggle of nations stemming from Esau – the Roman/Christian/Western world, and Ishmael – the Arab/Muslim world, and their confrontations are deeply related to Israel and the Jews, children of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. This struggle can truly be understood only by retracing its roots.Read More
A poem and Shavuot blessing by artist Philip Namanworth.Read More
The 120-Day Version of the Human Story
We have three forty-day periods: the First Tablets, the Broken Tablets, and the Second Tablets. Learn the spiritual meaning of the broken tablets.Read More
How High Can You Reach? Pre-Shavuot Workshop
Learn about your true possibilities — how to see and how to conquer new horizons, panoramas that you may have long forgotten or perhaps never known of.Read More
Is There Hatred in Your Heart?
Gain a new perspective of love and hate. Discover how to live a hateless life, A life of love without any toxins in your heart.Read More