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Oct 22, LaShonda Henderson rated it it was amazing. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of Sefirot, souls and angels. When it comes to picking the right version of a book ayeh can demand a lifetime worth yetzifah study, the student of Kaballah should look no further. When he decided to devote his overflowing heart and massive intellect to the writing and teaching of traditional Torah values, the Jewish people gained a prolific and brilliant expositor with the uncommon gift of analyzing and presenting the most complex ideas in accessible terms.
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It ytezirah on the level of Understanding that ideas exist separately, where they can be scrutinized and comprehended. To ask other readers questions about Sefer Yetzirahplease sign up. Mar 14, Justin added it. Sometimes, it seems, all of them at once. Preview — Sefer Yetzirah by Aryeh Kaplan. The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols. Entering the Temple of Dreams: Visualizing the Bible in a new light.
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This system is largely unrelated to their Western interpretations, and are based largely on meditative and contemplative studies as opposed kpalan the largely practical magickal work of the Western systems.
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A fourth redaction has been published by Y. But is the way to go to grasp meaning and understanding of Kabbalah. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. We appreciate your feedback.
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There are six primary chapters in the original Sefer Yetzirah. He died in at the young age of 48 years. When properly understood, Sefer Yetzirah becomes the instruction manual for a very special type of meditation meant to strengthen concentration and to aid the development of telekinetic and telepathic powers. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of the Sefirot, souls, and angels. Historically, religious and spiritual texts were written with metaphor, blinds and veils.
At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Popular passages Page xiv – And Abraham gave all that he had unto Isaac. I find it very difficult to even contemplate writing a review of this book. Mar 23, Louise Silk rated it it was amazing Shelves: Introduction Book of Zohar V1.
Other books from this author would include ‘Meditation and the Kabbalah’ and ‘The Living Torah’; and both are highly recommended to the serious student If you plan on studying the Sefer Yetzirah, than this is the edition you’ll need.
I was also fascinated to see in the first three chapters are primarily about what we are familiar with as Eastern meditation. Tzi Langermann the critic noted abovea leading authority on medieval Jewish and other scientific and philosophical literature, who discussed it for a general readership as recently as Octoberin the magazine “Tablet.
Apr 27, Deirdre rated it it was amazing. As the only item. His sublime grasp of physics is never used to overwhelm the reader or cause him to have to study to meditate on the thesis. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan has translated Sefer Yetzirah, the oldest and most mysterious of all kabbalistic texts, and now brings its theoretical, meditative, yftzirah magical implications to light. May 26, Anna Rae rated it really liked it. The book of creation is worth every penny.
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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Aryeh Kaplan has given us a truly easy book to read compared with the difficult and cryptic volumes that turn many away. The Sefer Yetzirah or Yesira, or other transliterations has been dated to wildly different periods of time, and is, depending on the commentary you read, the earliest Hebrew-language book of science, or a key work of Kabbalah a form of Jewish mysticism apparently beginning in the late twelfth century, and yetzieah alivea meditative text, or even a book of magic.
The journey is yours alone. Chanting letters There are six primary chapters in the original Sefer Yetzirah.
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maplan Account Options Sign in. Lists with This Book. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual sryeh, the worlds of the Sefirot, souls, and angels. Oct 04, Natalia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Classical Texts, Contemporary Reflections. Witnesses to the One: Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan has therefore translated the Sefer Yetzirah the oldest and most mysterious of all kabbalistic texts, and now brings its theoretical, meditative and magical im To most people, the very word Kabbalah implies the mystical experience par excellencebut most modern books about this subject shed very little light into its ancient mystical and magical aspects.
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