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Ruach haKodesh and Shekinah?

What is the difference between Ruach haKodesh and Shekinah? Is there a difference between the two concepts or are they exactly the same?
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Source for parents having ruach hakodesh when naming a child?

I remember hearing that parents have Ruach Hakodesh when choosing a name for their child. What's the source for this idea? And do the sources discuss what this actually means? (If a parent gives a ...
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Is it correct to trust one's intuition?

Please provide some Torah-based perspectives on the topic of how appropriate and/or advisable it is for a regular Jew in this day and age to listen to his instincts, e.g. about practical matters ...
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Proof of Divine Inspiration in Megillas Esther

The Talmud (Megillah 7a) tries to prove that Megillas Esther was composed with Divine Inspiration: It has been taught: R. Eleazar said: Esther was composed under the inspiration of the holy ...
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Aside from the Arizal has anybody else been able to identify an unknown grave through supernatural means?

It’s said that many of the Kevarim in Tzfas were unknown until the Ari used Ruach Hakodesh to identify them. Has anybody else before or since been able to do this or was he the first & only?