"Melodies of the World to Come"
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A Kabbalist is a person who has achieved a full recognition and sense of the upper world, that is to say, a feeling of the Creator and an apprehension of His actions. In order to aid those who have not yet achieved a recognition of the spiritual realm, the Kabbalist may write his apprehensions in the language of the Bible, the Talmud, the Aggada, or the Kabbalah.
The melody is in general like the spoken language, which explains that which the composer wishes to say orally. However unlike languages, in order to understand that which the Kabblistic composer wants to express in the melody, it is not a prerequisite to achieve his spiritual situation, as would be required in other languages. Thus, by listening to the melodies of the Kabbalist, we all have the opportunity to be affected to a certain degree by his impressions of the spiritual worlds.
The Kabbalist, in his perception of existence, apprehends two opposing situations: distress from his separation from the Creator, and pleasure at nearing the Creator. This feeling of distress gives rise to a sad melody which expresses spiritual distress and prayer. Even though the melody may bring one to tears, one loves to hear it because the melody expresses distress that has been mitigated, and has received its fullness. That is, that in particular they are able to bring one nearer to spirituality.
We present to you these melodies of the "World To Come" of our masters and teachers the Godly Kabbalist Y. Ashlag (the author of the commentary the "Sulam" on the holy Zohar), and the Godly Kabbalist B. Ashlag.
"Melodies of the World to Come 1"
"Melodies of the World to Come 2"