YOM KIPPUR:
TRANSCENDING SHAME

In this recorded class, R' Ami Silver explores two related and crucial aspects of Yom Kippur, and our experience of them today: confession and the emotion of shame.

Yom Kippur is oftentimes considered the most sacred day of the year. It is a day of atonement and internal cleansing. One of the central practices of this day is confessing our sins and misdeeds.

 

This session focuses on a teaching from the Chassidic master Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772-1810) that offers a paradigm for using this practice of confession to transcend our sense of shame and smallness, and bring more of ourselves into presence.

To obtain a copy of the source sheet for the class, and a recording of the practice instructions, please click here and write the message "YK".

The class is taken from the High Holidays: A Time for Transformation course, which you can learn more about here.