1. No new ideas
2. Chassid = doing extra (Messilas Yesharim) - extension of Torah ideas to details of life.
d. cup on palm
e. bathroom and bridal chamber
3. Partial revelation of mystical ideas to illuminate public Torah and mitzvos.
a. G-dís and manís actions; agent for a mitzva
b. tefillin - hand and arm
c. community realization of Torah - 613 commandments, "in the name of all Israel"
d. in order to unify
e. right (chosed), left (judgment) - left always serves right
f. shirayim - compare Joseph, sacrifices
4. Function of Rebbe
a. guidance to individual
b. community leader - capturing the bird - "Yiftach his generation like Shmuel in his"
5. Elements of chassidic style
b. emphasizing the positive
c. accepting and raising the physical