Chofetz Chaim Daily 13 Sivan 7)Lo Sisna Es Achicha….= dont hate 8)LoSikom, if one is taking revenge 9) Lo Sitor, when one holds a grudge. (#8 always includes #9)
Chofetz Chaim Daily 12 Sivan. 5) Hishamer.. Pen Tishkach Es Hashem.. = mitzva not to be haughty, which one clearly is when degrading others 6) Lo Sichallilu Es Shem Kadshi = warns against chillul Hashem, which one makes when speaking LH, because theres no physical pleasure involved. This is especially true if ones actions negatively influence others.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 11 Sivan negative commandments cont. 3)Hishamer Binega Hatzaraas,= warning against speaking LH 4)Lifnei Iver Lo Siten Michshol, and speaker causes listener to hear LH and vice versa.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 10 Sivan List of commandments that LH causes one to transgress. Negative Commandments: 1)Lo Selech Rachil BiAmecha. Includes LH. If the info is false then its Motsi Shem Ra. 2)Lo Sisa Shema Shav meaning Dont accept bad report, also referring to speaker because we also read it Lo Sasi which means dont tell.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 29 Sivan 1:8 Asur to write or hint Lashon Hara. 1:9 Asur even if one degrades himself at the same time.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 8 Sivan. Opening. In Hashems love for us he distanced us from the bad midah of LH which brings to fights and discord. The Chofetz Chaim details infamous history of LH: Aitz Hadaas- nachash, which created death. Mechiras Yosef – shibud mitzrayim. Maaseh miraglim caused galus. See sefer for more details.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 7 Sivan. Intro. One should try to fully understand the laws, not just superficially, because that can lead to misinterpreting certain heterim. Another benefit of learning the laws is that one wont be considered baal LH, which is like one who transgresses one of the cardinal sins, who dont greet the shechina.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 6 Sivan. Intro. The entire sefer was written as actual Halacha, and not just chumros (unless specified). The sefer starts with a comprehensive introduction, with all the positive and negative commandments that one may transgress while speaking LH. Studying this will help one to restrain himself.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 5 Sivan The sefer CHOFETZ CHAIM was written to educate the public in keeping the laws of LH and Rechilus. Its contents gathered from Rishonim and Poskim. The main text is the concise law. The sources are spelled out in the Beer Mayim Chaim.
Chofetz Chaim Daily 4 Sivan. Intro. Widespread nonobservance of hilchos LH is because of 1. ignorance of the laws 2. false heterim. This is primarily because for ages, there was no sefer that clearly spelled out all the halachos.