Translated by: Michael Koritz
The idea of this book - to give serious contemporary Russian readers the basics of the teachings of Hasidism.
Its uniqueness lies in the first in Russian attempt to give a systematic, authentic and detailed presentation of Chassidic teachings, provide an opportunity to look at the fundamental problems of the universe through the lens of images and concepts of Hasidism.
The book was based on the lectures of Rabbi Yoel Kahn - one of the leading experts on Chassidic teachings in our generation.
He was one of the closest associates of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, for many years been involved in the preparation for the publication of his works, as in this case the author of a number of popular books.