The Power of Ashrei -- its majesty, meaning and significance
Learn the vital lessons of this well-known prayer
The Talmud asserts that anyone who recites Ashrei three times a day is guaranteed the World to Come. Yet, the Mishnah Berurah paskens that this is only true if we say it with understanding and internalize its profound and vital messages. Though most of us know the words of Ashrei, few of us really understand what we're saying.