Tag: Mesillas Yesharim

Rav Avigdor Miller on A Tzadik’s Untimely Passing

Q: Why did the author of Mesillas Yesharim die when he was 40 years old?  Wasn’t he a great tzaddik?

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Best Mussar Sefer

Q:  If before Rosh Hashanah we want to accept upon ourselves to begin learning a mussar sefer, which sefer do you recommend?

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Happy Ascetic

Q:  You said before that a person should eat with appetite and thank Hashem for it, but from Mesilas Yesharim it seems like a porush should eat only what he must. Is this a contradiction?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Fasting and Learning Mesillas Yesharim

Q:  When is it considered proper for a person to fast a taanis yochid [a personal fast day]?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Leitzanus

Q:  What’s so bad about leitzanus (cynical or derisive reaction to reproof or to events that might lead to self-reproach)and how does one avoid it?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Seforim and Fruit Stores

Q: Which seforim are the most important for learning emunah?