Anthology Topics: 1 Cruelty 2 Erev Rav 3 Father 4 The First Man 5 Forefathers 6 Heretics 7 The Holy Temple 8 Limbs 9 Love of G-d 10 Man 11 The Nations of the World 12 Prophecy 13 Reproof 14 Reward and Punishment 15 Suffering 16 Swiftness 17 Torah 18 Torah Study 19 The World to Come –B”H
Excerpts from An Anthology of the Gaon by Rabbi Moshe Tzuriel
A Selection of sayings of the Vilna Gaon regarding beliefs, extracted from most of the writings of his disciples, of those faithful to him, and from some of his own writings.
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The First Man
The first Man sinned because of the souls of the `erev rav ”mixed multitude” that were included in him – Yahel Or to Zohar 1-28b.
translated for the spiritual elevation of Tzivia daughter of Dovid in the world to come. This translation was by more than one person and over a long period of time, therefore minor variations in translating styles appear here
Links to some of the other articles on this web site that portray the Gaon’s views:
* Monotheism Vs. The Outlook That Everything is G-d, by Mr. S. M. Scheinman which provides some background to the Gaon’s monotheistic beliefs.
* Divine Assistance