By Raphael Afilalo
The Ari overflowed with Torah. He was once professional in Scripture, Mishnah, Talmud, Midrash, Maaseh Bereishit and Maaseh Merkavah. approximately the entire diverse degrees of prophecy, their info and from which point the prophets had their revelations. He understood the whistling of the timber, the grass and stones, the language of the birds and different animals, the conversations of angels, the flicking of a candle. He might learn strains at the hand or faces within the demeanour defined within the Zohar (2:74b). He might determine all that any person had performed, and will see what they might do sooner or later. He may well learn a person’s recommendations, even prior to the concept entered his brain. He observed destiny occasions and knew approximately all taking place right here or decreed in heaven.
He understood the mysteries of reincarnation, who have been born prior to or incarnated for the 1st time. He may possibly seek advice from the soul of someone in entrance of him; be aware of of his prior incarnations, what he did from the day he used to be born previously and what his current Tikun is. He may possibly inform somebody approximately his sins in his earlier existence and why he got here again during this current lifestyles. He may possibly examine anyone and enable him understand how he was once hooked up to better non secular degrees and what's his unique root in Adam Harishon.
The Ari may well see amazing issues approximately somebody within the mild of a candle or throughout the flame of a hearth. He used to be in a position to see the souls of the righteous, those that had died in recent years or had lived in precedent days. With those souls he studied supernal secrets and techniques. by way of a person's odor he used to be in a position to comprehend all that he had performed. The evildoers kept away from him, he might see even though them and comprehend what they did or inspiration. while honest males desired to repent, then he could inform them what was once their certain Tikun to revive and entirely fix their souls. He might inform his scholars how misplaced souls could come to him via the hundreds of thousands at any time when he was once within the fields. they might fill the bushes, the rivers and ask him to assist and service them. He knew each deed anyone had performed or might do sooner or later, see his ideas and foresee all his destiny ones.
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ARIZAL: Prince of the Kabbalists by Raphael Afilalo