I've heard of a analogy that may or may not be in the sefer Reisheis Chokmah, that in a part of gehennom, "sinners" cut, in a forest where they see ghosts, wood for a burning fire. Does anyone have the source for this, or if it even exists in the sefer?

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    sam, welcome to Mi Yodeya, and thanks very much for bringing your question here! You could make the question easier to answer and more valuable to readers by editing in more information about where you heard this idea and why you are interested in sourcing it, as well as bibliographic information about Reisheis Chokmah, which I, for one, haven't merited to encounter to date. Please consider registering your account, which will give you access to more of the site's features. – Isaac Moses Dec 26 '13 at 15:26
  • @IsaacMoses Here's the wiki, and here's a copy from HebrewBooks. It's a long and fascinating multi-part sefer. – Fred Dec 26 '13 at 17:15
  • @Fred thanks. The only Reshis Chochma I'd been familiar with is the one that teaches newbies to read Hebrew. (Like Alef Bina.) – msh210 Dec 27 '13 at 4:40

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