This discourse was recited by the Rebbe Rashab (the 5th Lubavitcher Rebbe) on his Bar Mitzvah, the 20th of Cheshvan 5634, and was one of the maamarim recited by the Previous Rebbe on his Bar Mitzvah, the 12th of Tammuz 5653. It is customary among Lubavitcher families for a Bar Mitzvah boy to recite this maamar on the occasion of his Bar Mitzvah. Includes customs relating to a Bar Mitzvah from Sefer Haminhagim.