Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Penimius HaTorah?
Our Jewish mystical tradition that addresses the question “why.” It teaches us the deepest insights into the essence of G-d, his interaction with the world, and the purpose of creation.
- Why learn it?
Every Jew is obligated to the best of his ability to learn Pardes….all four parts of the Torah (pshat, remez, drush, and sod) For a deeper understanding of….Why learn Penimius HaTorah? click here
- What if I have no background?
To properly learn Penimius, and to most effectively benefit from it’s life-transforming facets, there is a need for familiarity with lots of background information. Our shiurim were designed and organized to lay the critical groundwork and background for those unfamiliar with common themes in Chochma’s HaNistar.
- What is unique about kesertorah.org?
We are fundamentally changing the learning of Penimius HaTorah. With over 10,000+ inspirational shiurim, we highlight the essential texts and building blocks of Jewish life - given by Maagedai Shiurim of the highest caliber.
- Where do I begin?
Our “WHY PENIMIUS” section is a great place to start. In this section our Maagedai shiurim begin to unlock an entirely new and exciting world of Torah in a profound and innovative way. In this section the shiurim are focused on the need to be understandible to beginners who will be using this knowledge as an indispensable resource and the gateway to access the rest of the heilege seforim.
- What is the best way to approach learning Penimius?
Everything about learning Chochma’s Ha’Emes is unique…..new language, new concepts, new approach and new learning style. Whereas traditional learning focuses on left brain rational thought, Penimius requires a more right brain creative fluid style.
- What are the best texts for beginners?
Eeryone is unique and there is no one size fits all approach to Chochma’s HaNistar. However there are seforim that are specifically tailored for beginners because of their unique ability to simplify complex concepts, focus on the big picture, and laying the groundwork for all the fundamental concepts found in the heilege seforim.
You can find these seforim in the KABBALAH-BEGINNERS grid. They are Shaarei Kedusha, Sefsei Chen, Daas Elokim, and Binyan Ariel.
- When can I start learning advanced seforim?
When a person has a good working knowledge with the seforim mentioned above he is ready to proceed in any direction he desires……Kavanot, Yom Tovim, Zohar, Leshem, Rashash, Toras Chochum, Eitz Chaim, Shaar Mitzvot, Shaar Gilgulim etc.
- How do I purchase the seforim?
When you click on the link to listen to the shiur of your choice, you will see a link that will take you to an online seforim store where you can see the sefer for that shiur and purchase it if you would like.