Kabbalah Center International is a non-profit organization founded by Philip Berg in the year 1984. It has its headquarters in Los Angeles, California. The institution provides teaching on Zohar and Kabbalah. The organization has introduced online lesson where people can access their teachings. It also has regional and city-based centers where people can attend educational groups across the globe. It has acquired the expertise of multi-ethnic and internationally-based staff who are responsible for teaching Kabbalah. The organization has over 50 branches worldwide and has employed over 600 staff members across the globe.
Over the years, the meaning of the word Kabbalah has been developed. As a matter of fact, the word itself means differently to different people. However, the Kabbalah center teaches that Kabbalah is a kind of wisdom that was bestowed upon man and predate the Bible or Religion. It also states that it can be learned by any person regardless on their religious inclination. The course of study provided by this center aims at shedding light on questions rising about creation, the laws governing spirits and physical, origin of man, and the journey of the soul.
All in all, the Kabbalah Center seeks to provide learners with a platform of understanding and taking control of their lives. For the center to achieve these goals, students are given the necessary spiritual tools based on the Kabbalistic principles. When applied, the principles are intended to benefit the lives of the users and help in making the world a better place. The use of these tools creates a positive impact on the journey of every individual.
The understanding of Kabbalah has been passed down from teacher to student in a span of over 4000 years. In the beginning, the Kabbalah was written in the ancient texts called Zohar and writings of the 16th Century. In the Ancient past, these teachings were meant only for the married men above 40 years. However, after its translation to Modern Hebrew, the Kabbalah became available to the layperson. Having been bestowed from God to man, the teachings are meant to benefit all people and help shape their lives.