Learning esoteric Torah, and yiras shomayim

Shiur #45 in Rav Aharon Kahn’s Hashkafah Series Based on Mishlei with Biur HaGra.

Content Description: Mishlei verse 3:7. The nature of the failure of Rebbe Akiva’s 24,000 students. The danger inherent in learning esoteric Torah. Discussion of the protective ability of yiras shomayim before, and during, transgression. The correct understanding of the Gemara’s embarrassing account of Rav Amram Chasida.

Citations: Besides the commentaries related to Mishlei, the following source is also referenced in this shiur: Sefer Toras Moshe al Vaykira (Alshich) 9:23,24, found in the source packets on pages 1-2.

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