mitzvah

A Quote by Huston Smith on angels, mitzvah, and good deeds

...referring to the Kabala, in which every mitzvah (good deed) people perform creates an 'angel'. Those angels don't vanish with the acts that brought them into being but live on, affecting the balance between good and evil.

Huston Smith

Source: Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography

Contributed by: mattmoes

A Quote by Rabbi Hillel on mitzvah, leviticus, and golden rule

What is hateful to thee, do not unto thy fellowman;
this is the whole Law. The rest is but commentary.

Rabbi Hillel (fl. 30 BC - 10 AD)

Contributed by: Lion

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