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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #210 on: May 03, 2018, 12:19:36 AM »
Uh, they don't shave at all...
Exactly. How do they not freak out from their beards?
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #211 on: May 03, 2018, 12:22:54 AM »
Exactly. How do they not freak put from their beards?

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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #212 on: May 03, 2018, 12:47:36 AM »
Exactly. How do they not freak out from their beards?
I have a beard too, it's not that hard not to freak out...
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #213 on: May 03, 2018, 12:48:30 AM »
I have a beard too, it's not that hard not to freak out...
Same. It's the extra thats killing me.
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #214 on: May 03, 2018, 11:07:47 PM »
Once a Lag B'Omer celebration was being held in Jerusalem. Several yeshivah students from overseas joined the gathering. They had grown beards during the Counting of the Omer, but had removed them on Lag B'Omer. The Gaon, Rabbi Yeshaya Osher Zelig Margolis of Jerusalem, told them: "Throughout the days of the Omer, you restrained yourselves from removing your beards. Today, on the day of Rabbi Shimon's celebration, you too are joining in the rejoicing. But how are you are marking his holy day? By trampling on his words. This recalls the words of the Megilah: 'Would you assault the queen while I'm at home?!'" My words bore fruit and the students resolved never to touch their beards.

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai taught (Zohar, Vol. III, p. 130b): "Woe to those who extend their hands against the precious, sublime beard."

The Chafetz Chayim writes: "Removing one's beard (even with scissors) brings about destruction and blemishes [in the spiritual worlds] Above and removes the image of G-d [Tzelem Elokim] from one's face. By doing so, one uproots the channels of holiness from Above... as explained in the holy Zohar and the works of the Kabbalists.... Accordingly, any person with a sensitive heart should be in dread of this severe and bitter sin. If he transgressed, he should hurry to repent and should not pay attention to his foolish friends whose evil inclinations have overpowered their minds" (The Chofetz Chaim in his Kuntres Tiferes Adam, Introduction, sec. 1; ch. 10).

That's one view.
The Chasam Sofer (Orach Chaim 159 ???) brings that the Rama Mipanu did not grow a beard (In Chu"l) al pi kabalah. And the Ramcha"l also (allegedly) did not have a beard.

(Disclaimer: I do have a beard)
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #215 on: May 04, 2018, 12:07:03 AM »
That's one view.
The Chasam Sofer (Orach Chaim 159 ???) brings that the Rama Mipanu did not grow a beard (In Chu"l) al pi kabalah. And the Ramcha"l also (allegedly) did not have a beard.

(Disclaimer: I do have a beard)
ah That was you the guy with the beard, I thought I saw you. 😉
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #216 on: May 04, 2018, 12:07:54 AM »
Beard is itchier now that I trimmed it.
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #217 on: June 21, 2018, 07:12:08 PM »
The great Kabalasist, R Moshe chaim lutzatto (mesilas yesharim), famously was clean shaven in chutz learets.
Someone PCMIIW, but perhaps that explains why his works don't seem to be quoted much (if at all) in chassidic works (i.e. among the myriad of sifrei kabbalah that are quoted).

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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #218 on: May 22, 2019, 08:25:34 AM »
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #221 on: May 22, 2019, 10:59:35 AM »
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #223 on: May 23, 2019, 02:15:11 PM »
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Re: Gentlemen: Charge your shavers!
« Reply #224 on: May 23, 2019, 02:40:05 PM »
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