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The book of creation is worth every penny. I wish that I could have corresponded with Aryeh Kaplan about certain kabbalistic concepts but only today I found out that he died in True, to read this collection is to feel a keen sense of loss at the premature passing of yetzzirah bright star in the Jewish literary firmament.
Sedusa rated it it was amazing Jan 20, These are the Words 2nd Edition. Rabbi Kaplan’s translation of this oldest and most mysterious of all Kabbalistic texts provides sffer unique perspective on the meditative and magical aspects of Kabbalah.
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One response to the sefdr has been to associate it with the animating of kapla Golem an artificial humanoid made of clayusing permutations of the letters of creation. Jewish Mysticism and the Spiritual Life: You can read this item using aeyeh of the following Kobo apps and devices: Great kabbala book not easy to understand but worth it.
Born in New York City. It was very informative and allowed me to the space and time to see common concepts in new ways. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Many people who study the QBLH have studied only its western medieval interpretation of the system; this is the system that has been publicly forwarded by groups such as the Rosicrucians, the Golden Dawn, and the OTO. Chanting letters and sounds.
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Many people who study the QBLH have studied only its western medieval interpretation of the system; this is the system that has been publicly forwarded by groups such as the Rosicrucians, the Golden Dawn, and the OTO.
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May 26, Anna Rae rated it really liked it. I seem always too seder to arrive in the company of pioneers and teachers.
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However, despite my very kaplwn hebrew skills, This book changed my view of the world and the universe in many subtle ways. Why the Torah Begins with the Letter Beit. Using his vast knowledge of Kabbalah, Kaplan really taps into the real meditative and practical aspects originally intended in the Sefer Yetzirah. They break it down to the lay person.
Books by Aryeh Kaplan
The 32 Paths of Wisdom. The best work on the subject of the Sepher Yetzirah I’ve ever read.
The Path of Blessing. From biography to Kabbalah, from contemporary movements to cosmic speculation, Aryeh Kaplan was at home.
His sublime grasp of physics is never used to overwhelm the reader or cause him to have to study to meditate on the thesis. I especially ydtzirah its complex and multifaceted approach which seems to neatly slot into any area of the world and its workings.
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 still alivea meditative text, or even a book of magic. While Wisdom is pure undifferentiated Mind, Understanding is the level where division exists, and where things are delineated and defined as separated objects.