Shalom, some of you have questioned the new style and manner I have
recently taken to teaching. This essay was written to respond to those
inquiries. Pay attention to what I am saying... there is a lot more to
it than meets the eye. This is the way I will be doing things from now
By HaRav Ariel Bar Tzadok. Copyright (C) 2006 by Ariel Bar Tzadok.
All rights reserved.
Secret codes, so sublime, so mystical; who can understand them, who
can grasp their meaning?
A code is a form of concealment. The code is used to substitute one
thing for another. One who knows the means of substitution will
understand the code. One without this knowledge can only view the form
of the code without ever understanding what it is truly saying.
The purpose of a code is to keep outsiders outside and to only allow
inside those who have been granted access. Herein lies the great
Human nature is intensely inquisitive. Codes therefore attract much
attention and are considered a great challenge, a prize to be won, a
battle to be fought. The mere knowledge of the existence of a code
invites multiple attempts to break it.
Many try and fail miserably. Many others try; fail miserably, but at
the same time claim to have broken the code. Many outsiders who do not
recognize the true inner meanings concealed within the code
unfortunately accept these false claims. Many are those who are
desirous for the code to be broken and still totally oblivious to what
the code means. Therefore, those willing to be duped will believe
anything that they are told.
Many go on believing that they have broken the code, know well its
secret meanings and are happy with their false accomplishments. All
this time the masters of the code consent to this deception, for they
know that the veil of self-induced deception provides yet another
layer of protection covering the real secrets being hidden.
There is no greater hiding place for a thing than out in the open, in
the very place that one ignores and more so despises. This is the way
of secrets. Mastering secrets requires one to master the arts of
Only one who knows how to conceal a thing can protect a thing. Only a
concealed thing can grow unhindered to full strength and accomplish
its purpose, unhindered by opposition and the occasional interference
by the bothersome curious.
Let us shift now from general to specific. For some, what follows
might as well begin with the words, “once upon a time.” Not everyone
is willing to accept what I am about to discuss as a matter of fact
and history. Those of this persuasion will dismiss outright everything
which I am about to address. So be it. I do not have a need or desire
to confront or challenge. There is one reality that nature always
proves true. In the end, what is true becomes self- evident. If what I
am about to address is true, then it does not matter whether or not it
is believed or accepted by anyone. Time will tell and future history
will bear out past events, no matter how deep they lie buried in the
Over three thousand years ago, according to our beliefs, a nation of
individuals, representing all humanity, was chosen by a Higher Power
to experience a most peculiar encounter with an extraterrestrial
Force. The purpose of this encounter was to provide humanity with
direction to enable us collectively to evolve to our highest innate
This extraterrestrial Force entrusted us with a “book” of sorts. Yet,
this book is no ordinary book of words, sentences, stories and
meanings. This “book” can be more properly compared to a computer
code, a multiple layer program that contains so many elements that
even a vocabulary to describe them all has not yet been developed by
even the most pioneering scientists.
We call this extraterrestrial communiqué “Torah.” It means “teaching”
or “instruction.” It has become many things to many peoples. Yet the
internal code used to unlock its true secrets and meanings still
remain in the hands of a select few as it has for centuries since the
For millennia now, Torah beliefs have been given a special title and
realm of knowledge. This was the creation of religion. Yet, Torah was
not meant to be relegated to this new domain. Torah is not a matter of
religion. In actually Torah is what today we call science. Due to the
fact that most faces of Torah shown today in the public arena endeavor
to interpret Torah metaphor in literal fashion, many rational minds
and scientists dismiss Torah as having any actual scientific merit or
basis in truth.
As we see the secrets of the Torah remain concealed within it, in full
view, open for all to see, yet at the same time, disregarded and
dismissed. The secrets therein therefore stay as safe today as they
have been for millennia.
Now, let us address the reason why the Torah must contain secrets and
why for centuries it has been deemed dangerous to have these secrets
made known to unprepared parties.
There is an inherent difference in the maturity level between children
and adults. Adults not only have the benefit of experience and greater
education than do children, they are also more biologically advanced.
The adult human brain can comprehend information and analyze it,
digest it and integrate it in ways that children have yet to learn.
Unfortunately children, within the context of their limited abilities
of comprehension, are never are willing to accept that adults know
more than they do. Children therefore place themselves, however
innocently in danger’s way. If not for adult supervision and rules,
many children would unfortunately succumb to the consequences of their
limited scope of vision. When children endanger themselves, adults do
not blame the children, they simply protect them from hurting
themselves. Adults recognize the limitations of the child and act
It is a well-known and evident fact of life that just because one
matures chronologically in years this by no means has a relationship
to the level of one’s psychological maturity. Many are those who are
adults in body and yet remain children in mind. While this may have
some benefits, true, still, one who does not mature and embrace adult
responsibilities never achieves the fullness of what it means to be an
One who is not an adult cannot be trusted with adult things.
Therefore, growing up must be more than chronological. The job of the
mature adult is to educate and direct children to reach maturity. This
applies to both chronological children and psychological ones. Mature
adults have the responsibility to educate immature adults and to teach
them how to be mature, responsible and disciplined. This is true on an
individual level and this is true at the collective scale of humanity
as a whole.
Many are those who are mature adults. Many are those who are immature
adults. Immature adults cannot handle the responsibilities of their
mature counterparts. If given a mature task the immature adult, like a
child, is unable to handle it. The results are that damage is done to
oneself and often to others. Indeed, the damage caused by immature
adults one towards another is often severe. We merely need to look at
the history of human events to see the carnage and savagery of
immature adults acting with the out-of-control nature of children.
An adult due to his physical size and social role in society is able
to direct and discipline a child, directing him in the ways of
maturity and responsible adulthood. This natural advantage however is
lost when the mature adult endeavors to educate the immature adult.
The results of this interaction are often disastrous with the immature
adult, instead of receiving direction, acts out with rejection and
resentment, often with flares of violence. The mature adult therefore
has to act with care, subtlety and craft in order to educate his
immature peers and at the same time not arouse their childlike ire.
The ways and means of directing immature adults into maturity must
therefore be carefully guarded and concealed so as not to arouse
resentment, anger and worse jealously and violence. This natural state
has been the truth of human reality as far back as records can
Into this situation comes the Force from “beyond,” wherever that may
be. It has intervened in order to provide instruction and direction to
enable maturing individuals to continue along the path to
psychological adulthood. It provided a framework and system that can
be passed down generation after generation to educate, direct,
enlighten and inspire. It gave us the Torah. The only condition for
receiving it was that the Torah’s directions must be followed.
We all know that when we acquire something new, especially something
that needs to be built, it comes with a set of instructions. How many
of us have learned, often through hard experience, that following the
enclosed instructions is the key to successful assembly. As this is
true with physical objects, so it is with humanity itself. We too have
our instructions manual; this is Torah. When we follow it everything
seems to work out well. It is when we decide not to follow the proper
directions then matters get out of hand and things break down instead
of build up.
There you have it, the meaning and reason why Torah was given to the
nation chosen to represent humanity. The instructions were to follow
the Torah and thereby serve as a light to the rest of humanity leading
them into proper psychological maturity. By doing so, we as a race
would then be able to commune with those who gave us the Torah and
thus join a greater universe of beings doing what I guess we will find
out when the time comes. Of course, that time has not yet come, but
judging from the rapid changes in humanity, technology and developing
current events and science, our eventual close encounter draws ever
The Torah was designed to have multiple levels of meaning and
application for each generation of humanity and for each level of
human psychological development. Thus, anyone can look into Torah and
find meaning and relevance in it. However, that which the individual
sees is but one of the infinite facets that there is to be seen. The
guardians of Torah have always maintained that there are infinite
levels of understanding the Torah and as many ways of understanding
each individual level. Historical scholarship has shown that the
library of Torah based material is overwhelming.
As humanity evolves, greater and deeper levels of Torah information
are being discovered and exposed. As our knowledge of science and
technology develops and we apply many of its lessons to Torah
research, indeed, Torah beings to unveil itself as being the multiple
dimension extraterrestrial resource that it is, replete with strata of
until now unknown knowledge. The Givers of Torah placed all this
within it, with more yet to come. All that is needed for this
discovery is for humanity to evolve to the point to learn how to look
and what to look for.
These deeper levels of knowledge concealed within Torah are not meant
to be publicly taught until such time when humanity as a whole has
evolved psychologically to a point that such knowledge can be
integrated successfully and used constructively. It would be
irresponsible to place dangerous tools into the hands of unprepared
children. Yet, while we wait for humanity as a whole to evolve,
entitled individuals who have matured to a proper level may be granted
individual access to the knowledge for their own personal betterment
This is why Torah was written in code form, to provide access and
opportunity to those who have proven themselves mature and responsible
and at the same time to prevent access to those not yet mature and
responsible. The decision between whom is who as always has not been
in human hands.
Torah appears to us in its most external form as a collection of
stories and ritual observances. Throughout the centuries, Torah
masters have admonished us not to be deceived into believing that the
surface is all that there is. Unfortunately, their warnings have often
been ignored. For centuries, there have been arguments, even wars,
over the correct meaning of the surface of the Torah, how certain
stories are to be understood and how specific ritual observances are
to be observed.
On the surface of matters, one may view the Torah as being the source
of much destruction and devastation that has come to humanity. As bad
as things have been with entire nations warring over their
interpretations and applications of Torah, human history would have
been significantly worse had the Torah not been there at all. Wars
would still have been fought.
The depths of Torah knowledge can only be accessed by a specific code
key. This key will never be stumbled upon haphazardly. The Givers of
Torah protected well their treasures. Instead, they entrusted the keys
for unlocking the deeper knowledge in the form of the code. The code
itself is intensely difficult and at the same time intensely simple.
This contradiction is something no childish mind will ever be able to
balance and integrate, whereas the mature adult mind, with some effort
and training is able to master.
While the human mind enjoys the challenge of unraveling the complex
part of the code, it cannot succeed in doing so without the simplistic
part. The human mind is baffled by simplicity and finds itself often
unable to grasp it and embrace it. Yet, without simplicity, complexity
will also never be grasped and embraced. One needs to draw close to
the one in order to embrace the other. Only the psychologically mature
will be able to learn and thus do this.
The code for unlocking the deeper levels of Torah is given to those
individuals who have shown themselves sufficiently mature and
responsible to receive it. The keys to the code are a gift. They
cannot be earned or acquired by any means. One receives them
individually from a specific individual who has already received them,
or one does not receive them at all. This is a one to one
transmission. This is the way the system was established in the
beginning. It will maintain itself this way until the dawning of a new
era for all humanity, when collectively we will evolve beyond our
In the Hebrew language, the historical bearer of the code, the term
used to define this reception is simply the Hebrew word for reception.
This is Kabbalah.
All too much public information is disseminated under the name of
Kabbalah; the vast majority of it is absolute rubbish, garbage and
trash, having nothing to do with the authentic deeper knowledge of
Torah. Of course, the disseminators of these information systems will
argue and fight saying they have the true Kabbalah and that all
contradicting them is false. We have heard such arguments about the
true interpretations of Torah for thousands of years. There is nothing
new under the sun with the modern claims.
The code remains safe. The true Kabbalah remains well concealed, out
in the open, trampled upon and ignored by almost everyone. Everyone
seeks the depths of unraveling the code using the best of their
intellectual faculties. Yet, the code will always defy intellect. The
key to the code is simplicity. Simplicity is a function beyond
intellect involving a realm which today we can psychologically call
spirit. This is a dimension of mind that the intellectual cannot
grasp, for it is the opposite of intellect.
The psychologically mature mind is the spiritual mind. The spiritual
mind will be one that can embrace both simplicity and complexity. In
doing so, the mature mind experiences the ability to embrace and
integrate opposites. This is a necessary ability for one who wishes to
venture into the concealed truths of the universe. Everything in
reality is not as it appears to the physical eye. Science is quickly
becoming acutely aware of this. Not everything in the universe can be
grasped and understood within the limitations of our present outlook
and intellectual approach. Being able to accept contradictions and to
“go with the flow” becomes of paramount importance to one who wishes
to evolve, understand the universe and to embrace Heaven.
The original Givers of the Torah knew well this matter.
Extraterrestrial as they are, they are also extra-dimensional beings.
In our mythologies we have come to call them by all kinds of religious
names, most common being angels. Yet, these entities are far from
being sweet, kind and loving. They are most foreign and different from
us. Yet, they have a connection to us, in that it is their role in the
universe to look after us and to assist us in our evolution so that we
can one day join them and fulfill our universal destiny.
The Torah therefore reflects humanity well. It has its surface and it
has its depths. Just as no human being today has ever reached the
depths of one’s own unconscious mind, so too has no one ever reached
the depths of Torah. One depends upon the other. The greater we allow
ourselves to evolve psychologically the more windows of Torah can be
opened to us. The keepers of the keys are faithful in their duties.
When we do our share, they will do theirs. Yet, it is each individual
that must make the proper moves and not wait for the whole of society.
When the individual is ready and makes the appropriate moves to evolve
and mature, they will be met in like kind. And thus the process of
I have now revealed to you much about the proper workings of human
psychological evolution, the origins of Torah, the nature of its code,
and the true meanings of Kabbalah. Now you must decide what you wish
to do with this information.
I will continue to provide for all my readers the instructions
necessary to embrace both complexity and simplicity. Yet, I warn you,
as a student of Torah, I write following its format. My written words
also have levels of meaning. What I say on the surface conceals that
which I mean beneath it. Learn well what I write and you too will be
able to see the simplicity within the complexity and by doing so be
lead to unlocking the secret code.
This is Kabbalah and I will endeavor to be a teacher to all those who
are willing to learn, to learn properly, to mature and to grow
psychologically, to embrace simplicity.
Silence now your mind and still your heart, return to the place of
unity and experience there the reality of the One.
Nothing in life is free...
If you benefit from KosherTorah, then KosherTorah must benefit from
We have a relationship.
I provide for you an online education...
I expect you in return to support our endeavors...
Thank you all who have already shown your support... I am now waiting
for the rest of you.
Yom Kippur is days away and Heaven is watching...
I stand up for you... will you at least stand up for yourself??
Gamar Hatimah Tova... Shalom... HaRav Ariel Bar Tzadok