Kabbalah

Editeur : Shambhala Date de sortie: 2001-02-13
Points Nécessaires : 4000


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Unraveling the web of ancient traditions hidden in such texts as the Sefer Yetzirah and the Zohar, this book traces history and offers an accessible introduction to understanding Kabbalah and its practices.Jewish mysticism has flourishedsometimes brilliantly, sometimes darklyover five thousand years. This pioneering, popular text on Jewish mysticism was the first written for a general audience, and in it, Perle Besserman offers a lively and accessible introduction to the methods, schools, and practitioners of this intriguing world. She traces the history of Kabbalah through the lives of its illustrious scholars and saints and unravels the web of ancient traditions hidden in such texts as Sefer Yetzirah and the Zohar. Running through these pages are the words of the outstanding Kabbalists and mysticsincluding Simeon bar Yohai, Isaac Luria, Abraham Abulafia, and the Baal Shem Tovgiving instructions on practices ranging from contemplation of the Bible's secret teachings to ritual, ecstatic prayer, and intensive meditation.

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Genre: Judaism

Collection: Shambhala

Format: EPub

Pages: 192

ISBN: 9780834824577

Information complémentaires

Genre: Judaism

Collection: Shambhala

Format: EPub

Pages: 192

ISBN: 9780834824577

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