Project Otiyot: Healing Through Hebrew Letters

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The period of struggle is a finite one, and the period of experiencing what we have accomplished is infinite. All the beings of heavens, earth, and what is between and beyond them came into existence only from the reality of God's being. Bialik (Tel Aviv: Devir. 51. p.” History of Religions 36 (February 1997): 265–74. 47. 1985). (Boulder. This period also saw a number of moments of messianic excitement when no Messiah figure was forthcoming. at least in part.

Language, Eros, Being: Kabbalistic Hermeneutics and Poetic

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Kabbalah addresses the nature of the deity. This response became normative for Rabbinic Judaism. Fire (in Hebrew esh, most prominent in pronunciation is sh) is symbolised by the sibilant Shin. In general, the Kabbalists saw Judaism as a system of mystical symbols, letters, and numbers relating to God and humanity, and sought to discover the keys that would help them understand these symbols. See Halperin, Faces of the Chariot, pp. 376–83. 40.

The Kabalah Concerning Resurrection - Pamphlet

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The specifics of Abulafia’s biography have been usefully reviewed in Harvey J. most recently. 2. Its followers claim that it can purify the soul and banish disease, depression and discontent using the spiritual light of the Zohar. Each text is introduced by a short summary and a lengthy synopsis, and concluded with a "debriefing" that includes "what we don't know." She was handling it with insane carefulness, making sure to capture every tiny bit of shell in a napkin.

The Essential Writings of Abraham Isaac Kook

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Christian Platonists in Germany, Italy, and France quickly attached themselves to Pico's school of thought. Their mystical experiences are coloured and moulded by some one dominant faith. The story of Modena’s book— both its composition and its later circulation—offers a vivid example of the persistence of manuscript production well into the age of print. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004. _____. “Kabbalistic Re-Vision: A Review Article of Elliot Wolfson’s Through a Speculum That Shines.” History of Religions 36 (1997): 265–274. _____.

The Geologist of the Soul: Talks on Rebbe-craft and

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The Zohar assumes four kinds of Biblical exegesis: "Peshat" (literal meaning), "Remez" (allusion), "Derash" (anagogical), and "Sod" (mystic). But they didn't last and they mean very little to me today. From the cult of Phillip Berg promulgated to Madonna to practitioners of magick who see it as yet another form of hermetic magic from the middle ages. By contrast, the right side represents qualities of unity, harmony, and benevolence, the attributes that characterize Hesed.

Theurgical Exercises on the Zohar

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The demonic realm, though illusory in its holy origin, becomes the real apparent realm of impurity in lower Creation. Lawrence Fine. they manifested themselves in particularly vivid and consequential ways in the life of this mystical community. In his chief work, "De Occulta Philosophia," Paris, 1528, he deals principally with the doctrines of God, the Sefirot (entirely after the fashion of the cabalists), and the three worlds. This sourcebook of Freemasonry and other occult traditions is becoming accepted and even fashionable in social and religious circles worldwide.

Understanding Jewish Mysticism: A Source Reader, Volume II

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Similarly God contracted his light to a divine handbreadth, and the world was left in darkness. A traditional Kabbalist in Judaism is called a Mekubbal ( Hebrew: מְקוּבָּל‎‎). Provencal Kabbalah.15 In the section devoted to the Shekhinah. Kabbalists often quote the verse “O taste and see that the Lord is good! (Psalms 34:9) In other terms, do not just believe that He is good but have a personal experience of the divine. In his writing, Sapir has attempted to chronicle a time when Jews were a beloved, unguarded and inextricable part of Mumbai society.

Visions of a Compassionate World: Guided Imagery for

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Kabbalistic experience engendered several perceptions about the Divine, many of which departured from the orthodox view. Maoz Kahana spoke on this topic at the Fifteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies (Jerusalem. and I believe he is preparing to publish his work. It is, interestingly, roughly the same area as the ancient Gog and Magog. 7 years ago :: Dec 22, 2009 - 1:53PM #1 I've always been interested in mysticism and the "dusty corners" of our tradition.

Emanations: In-depth analysis of the Jewish holidays through

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I gave her the big shell and placed the smaller one on his grave. This putative lionization of Rabbi Akiva occurs at 15b-vi-16a-i of our Gemara section. He never goes out of His impenetrable isolation. The present volume is the first collection of studies by Charles Mopsik (1956-2003) to be published in English. The philosophical tradition relied on allegory to express ideas in a different way, the Kabbalistic tradition used allegory and symbol to express the unexpressable (26-7); the Halacha, Aggadah, and prayers were also regarded different for the two groups (25-34); the existence of evil is a major difference, which for the philosophers is meaningless and for the Kabbalists is all too real (35-6).

A Knowing Heart - Sichos in Which the Rebbe Advanced Our

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Its mysticism may be of a different order from that which we commonly expect. Rabbi Yiḥyeh Qafeḥ, a 20th-century Yemenite Jewish leader and Chief Rabbi of Yemen, spearheaded the Dor Deah ("generation of knowledge") movement [68] to counteract the influence of the Zohar and modern Kabbalah. [69] He authored critiques of mysticism in general and Lurianic Kabbalah in particular; his magnum opus was Milḥamoth ha-Shem (Wars of Hashem) [70] against what he perceived as neo-platonic and gnostic influences on Judaism with the publication and distribution of the Zohar since the 13th Century.