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December 27, 2009
October 10, 2013 10:08 PM
Source of Vila Gaon's 4 Daily Meditations
Could anyone please tell me the source for the Vila Gaon's statement? I want to know where he writes it.
June 3, 2013 5:40 PM
never heard of him---who is he???? GR8!!!!!
June 2, 2013 10:43 AM
Where is the source from the Vilna Gaon, I would like to see it inside.Thanks Rena
June 2, 2013 3:59 AM
The Fantastic Four
I wish( high ) schools would teach this " simple" concept! It would provide a measure of clarity in this mixed up world we live in!
May 31, 2013 6:09 AM
This is really powerful! Anyone applying this daily will be empowered.
May 30, 2013 10:07 PM
It really makes sense! it's so "simple" but so complex at the same time...thank you so much for sharing this.
May 30, 2013 7:46 PM
Line 4 stymies me....
Whatever exists (to do ) now is generally not the only thing you need to focus on in a day. Multi-tasking is nerve shattering for me, but if I focus on only one thing at a time,...lots of important stuff won't get done. Can you clarify please? thank you.
May 30, 2013 6:38 PM
That was great! I needed that!
May 30, 2013 4:26 PM
Very inspiring drosha. Thanks
March 6, 2010 8:10 PM
Rav Gav, I'm really going to miss our gemara shiur. So much so that I'm going to have to resort to coming to your ESSENTIALS classes instead ; ). Or I could just come on this website every day...
December 31, 2009 8:13 AM
Thanks for the video!
Can you tell me the source where the Vilna Gaon lists those 4 please (or if anyone else knows)
December 29, 2009 4:02 PM
I listed to 4 Daily Meditations twice so far. It makes sense. Number 1, Today is the only day. Do not procrastinate. If there is some you have to do, do it and it's over. Go on to the next thing. Tomorrow is another day, but when it arrives, surprise, it is today.
December 29, 2009 5:13 AM
thank you thats what i needed to hear
December 28, 2009 5:26 AM
good stuff. next time less choreographed hand gestures and more handstands cartwheels and yodeling along with the words of wisdom. show the world how you do, son! love you and miss you, Rabbi..
December 28, 2009 2:01 AM
When you say "a great sage" you gotta say it with a Scottish accent! Great job! Hope to see more from you on Aish.com!
December 27, 2009 10:49 PM
thanks- I saw it!!!!!!
December 27, 2009 9:37 PM
awesome! Thank you Rabbi Gav!!
December 27, 2009 8:10 PM
Thanks Rabbi, your a great man, and as a freshman in college I am grateful for your motivating words that keep me going!
December 27, 2009 4:08 PM
Rav Gav - keep it up!!!
December 27, 2009 1:44 PM
Thank you Rabbi Friedman for such an inspiring message! You are surely the best speaker Aish has! Please post more videos.
December 27, 2009 10:17 AM
This guy is Good!
would love to hear more...
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