About Tanya Online

Welcome to www.tanyaonline.com a site dedicated to video shiurim/classes on
the classic text of Tanya by the first Chabad Rebbe, the Alter Rebbe.

Likkutei Amarim or “Tanya”, written over 200 years ago (first published in 1797) by Rabbi
Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the Alter Rebbe, Baal HaTanya ve’haShulchan Aruch, famously known
as the ‘Rav’ as per the author of (- among his many works – ) the Shulchan Aruch Ha’Rav

It comprises five sections that define Hasidic mystical psychology and theology as a handbook
for daily spiritual life.

Tanya, the first and most fundamental book of Chassidic philosophy, presents a systematic
way to refine ones character. The goal set out in the work is to achieve the level of “Beinoni”,
literally an intermediate person, but redefined in the Tanya to mean one who is created as
an “average person” but achieves a superior level of commitment to God through constant
struggle.

If you seek compelling answers to life’s great questions, Tanya is the place to find them.

These classes are being broadcast weekly by koshertube.com from the BAYT synagogue in
Thornhill, Canada (just outside of Toronto).