Sefer Yetzirah

Written By Aryeh Kaplan
Sefer Yetzirah
  • Publsiher : Weiser Books
  • Release : 01 May 1997
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
  • Pages : 424 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Sefer Yetzirah written by Aryeh Kaplan which was release on 01 May 1997, this book published by Weiser Books. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Now in its 7th printing since republication in 1997, the Sefer Yetzirah has established itself as a primary source for all serious students of Kabbalah. Rabbi Kaplan's translation of this oldest and most mysterious of all Kabbalistic texts provides a unique perspective on the meditative and magical aspects of Kabbalah. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of Sefirot, souls and angels. This translation is based on Gra version of the Sefer Yetzirah and includes the author's extraordinary commentary on all its mystical aspects including kabbalistic astrology, Ezekiel's vision and the 231 gates. Also included are three alternative versions to make this volume the most complete work on the Sefer Yetzirah available in English.

Sefer Yetzirah

Sefer Yetzirah
  • Author : Aryeh Kaplan
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Release Date : 1997-05-01
  • Total pages : 424
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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Summary : Now in its 7th printing since republication in 1997, the Sefer Yetzirah has established itself as a primary source for all serious students of Kabbalah. Rabbi Kaplan's translation of this oldest and most mysterious of all Kabbalistic texts provides a unique perspective on the meditative and magical aspects of Kabbalah. He ...

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  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2010-04-13
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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Summary : This comprehensive and accessible entrée into the world of Kabbalah covers 1,600 years of Jewish mystical thought and features a variety of thinkers—from the renowned to the obscure—unavailable in any other volume. It’s a fresh take on an ancient tradition compiled by Edward Hoffman, a psychologist and ...

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1982
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-30
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  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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Summary : Poet, philosopher, and sensitive misanthrope, a spectacular fly in the ointment of the refined eleventh-century Andalusian-Jewish elite, Solomon Ibn Gabirol comes down to us as one of the most complicated intellectual figures in the history of post-biblical Judaism. Unlike his worldly predecessor Shmuel HaNagid, the first important poet of the ...

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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-10
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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Summary : Introduces renderings of, and commentary on, Kabbalistic verse that emerged directly from Jewish mysticism and that reveals the foundations of both language and existence itself....

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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Total pages : 494
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2007-10-18
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-26
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-26
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  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2018-08-30
  • Total pages : 524
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Summary : The "Shadow Tree Series" comprises a unique collection of Western Esoteric studies and practices which Jacobus G. Swart, spiritual successor to William G. Gray and co-founder of the Sangreal Sodality, has actuated and taught over a period of forty years. In "The Book of Immediate Magic - Part 1" Jacobus G. ...

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  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2017-10-09
  • Total pages : 488
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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Summary : Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah presents eight case studies of manuscripts, ritual objects and folk art developed by Hasidic masters in the mid-eighteenth to late nineteenth centuries, whose form and decoration relate to sources in the Zohar, German Pietism, and Safed Kabbalah....

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  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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Summary : In this comprehensive reference manual, two leading occult researchers present step-by-step instructions, some never before in print, for developing the most basic and essential skills for magical practitioners of any tradition--creating thought forms through astral manipulation. Magical Use of Thought Forms includes sections on the structure of reality and on ...

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  • Release Date : 2016-02-08
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  • ISBN : 9781609254483
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