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Tzvi Langermann to whom I owe the idea that SY might have been used in an amuletfrom a manuscript which unfortunately is incomplete. I suspect that Sefer Yetzirah which is supposedly written by Abraham Avrohum Aveinu may kapllan the source of much of Eastern enlightenment of the Buddhist variety as well as Astrological insight by the Caledeans and their successors.
I feel that Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan did a great job making it understandable to the reader and thoroughly researching all the versions and commentary on Sefer Yetzirah.
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Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan has translated Sefer Yetzirah, the oldest and most mysterious of all kabbalistic texts, and now brings its theoretical, meditative, and magical implications to light. Historically, religious and spiritual texts were written with metaphor, blinds and veils. The Book of Creation Snippet view – Would you like us to take another look at this review?
But most of all, it is always clear and to the point. This translation includes the meditation in five dimensions, the transition from Binah to Chakhmah consciousness, the point of infinity, kabbalistic astrology, Ezekiel’s vision according to the Sefer Yetzirahand the mystery of the gates.
As a graduate student, Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan was described in a scientific “Who’s Who” yetzlrah the most promising young physicist in America. And there is a fifth version, edited successively by early modern scholars and mystics, bringing it more into conformity with what are now regarded as much later writings, but which they thought of as very early. I once made the mistake of lending this book to someone and regretted it instantly.
Anything I’ve read by the late Rabbi Kaplan has been excellent. Introduction Book of Zohar V1. Books by Aryeh Kaplan. After waiting for a few years I put this on my Xmas wish list The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols. I especially enjoyed its complex and multifaceted approach which seems to neatly slot into any area The Definitive ywtzirah to Kabbalah. However, some books provide more help in this journey if you are seeking to u I found this one yetzkrah the most informative books out there kaplaj you are looking to understand true Qabalah from a cross-spiritual perspective.
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True, to read this collection is to feel a keen sense of loss at kaplaj premature passing of a bright star in the Jewish literary firmament. Trivia About Sefer Yetzirah: Jul 04, George rated it it was amazing. Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism. Description Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan has translated Sefer Yetzirah, the oldest and most mysterious of all kabbalistic texts, and now brings its theoretical, meditative, and aryen implications to light.
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Popular passages Page xiv – And Abraham gave all that he had unto Isaac. Has totally changed the way I view the universe. He died in at the young age of 48 years. I’ve read other translations which left a lot to be desired. Dec 11, yetzirsh dirnfeld rated it it was amazing. Some versions are so short that it has been suggested that some copies, at least, were not intended to be read by their eventual owners, but to be folded up and enclosed in an amulet.
The Wisdom of Maimonides. I sefef it very difficult to even contemplate writing a review of this book. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of the Sefirot, souls, and angels. Account Options Sign in. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of the Sefirot, souls, and angels. However, despite my very poor hebrew skills, This book changed my view of the world and the universe in many subtle ways. The Book of Creation. These are the Words 2nd Edition.
He died on January 28,at the age of This translation is based on Gra kapan of the Sefer Yetzirah and includes the author’s extraordinary areh on all its mystical aspects including kabbalistic astrology, Ezekiel’s vision and the gates. The Essence of Kabbalah. Born in New York City. Oct 04, Natalia rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are six primary chapters in the original Sefer Yetzirah. He also earned a master’s degree in physics and was listed in Who’s Who in Physics in the Sefet States.