Tune-Ups: A Day-to-Day Guide for Making Your Life Better

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.12 MB Downloadable formats: PDF An ethical treatise devoted to a Kabbalistic understanding of the commandment to imitate G-d. A Talmudic Tanna, he is the mystical teacher in the central Kabbalistic work, the Zohar In early rabbinic Judaism (the early centuries of the 1st millennium CE), the terms Ma'aseh Bereshit ("Works of Creation") and Ma'aseh Merkabah ("Works of the Divine Throne/Chariot") clearly indica...
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LubavitchSpeak: A Dictionary of Chabad-Lubavitch Chasidism:

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.49 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Turner construes these figures to be against the very idea of an experience of God, on the grounds of God's unknowability (Turner, 1996). New York: Zone Books, 1989. _____. “Union and Unity in the Kabbala.” In Between Jerusalem and Benares: Comparative Studies in Judaism and Hinduism, 223–242. Like a king who is hidden from most of his subjects, he can be known by his venerab...
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The Study of the Beliefs and Concepts of the Sages

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.69 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Out of the union of [paragraph continues] Wisdom and Intelligence comes a 'son' who is dowered with the characteristics of both parents. It dealt with the mystery of creation and the functions the sefirot, and it offered mystical speculations about evil, salvation, and the soul. It is not true Christianity, but is a religion based in paganism and Kabbalah. Many of the ‘new...
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Dybbuks and Jewish Women in Social History, Mysticism and

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.29 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Scholem. 1991). created in the image of God. 8. Cloth over boards faded at extremities with discoloration at rear; edges of text block discolored; underlining, marginalia throughout. Like the Radiance of the Sky: Chapters in the Reception History of the Zohar and the Construction of Its Symbolic Value (Jerusalem: Bialik Institute.” Kabbalah 12 (2004) 201–32. 17. Similarly, th...
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The Essential Zohar: The Source of Kabbalistic Wisdom

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.05 MB Downloadable formats: PDF C., "Rosicrucian Digest", San Jose, Calif., Oct. 1946 though May 1947. Most of the Bene Israel I spoke to have been accosted by foreigners who, believing that white is the only Jewish color, spouted some variation on “You don’t look Jewish!” Just a few decades ago, racism also typified relationships within the Indian Jewish community. Even if it is not denominational, most of ...
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Souljourney

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.64 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Introduction: Reading Mysteries The Origins of Scholarship on Jewish Mysticism Ha rt l ey L achter Why would someone who does not identify as a Jewish mystic want to study Jewish mystical texts? I also believe it would be easier to share with others as one link. In fact, the addition of alchemical symbols and motifs to Christian Cabala began as early as the 16th century. Not...
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Absorbing Perfections: Kabbalah and Interpretation

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.42 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Many early Christian Kabbalists were, like Pico, not only scholars but Christian priests investigating remnants of a holy and ancient priesthood, rife with power and wisdom endowed by God. Since G-d is Eyn Sof, G-d is without definition. Gematria:As early as the 1st Century BCE Jews believed Torah (first five books of the Bible) contains encoded message and hidden meanings. F...
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God Wears Lipstick: Kabbalah for Women

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.89 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The reason being that if one has first lived forty years and been raised and trained in, and has studied Judaism, then perhaps his Judaism would be strong enough to dominate what he finds in the Kabbalah, rather than have the Kabbalah shape his Judaism. Between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries, this increasingly refined spiritual heritage was an important force in Euro...
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The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: Volume IV

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Over the centuries it has developed in many directions, with strong influences from Freemasonry and Rosicrucianism, but continued input from Jewish Kabbalah has meant that many variants are not so different in spirit from the original. Note: As always comments, corrections, questions and debates re welcomed. 3 Comments Introductory Concepts of Kabbalah. Sherwin is Distinguis...
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Tikkunei Zohar Revealed: The First Ever English Commentary

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The book probably originated at a time when the anthropomorphic conception of God was current—that is, in the age of Gnosticism, receiving its literary form only in the time of the Geonim. Gershom Scholem laid the foundation for all subsequent research into the problem of zoharic origins and authorship. London: The Theosophical Publishing Society. The remark was later publis...
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