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By Aryeh Kaplan

The Kabbalah is split into 3 branches—the theoretical, the meditative, and the sensible. whereas many books, either in Hebrew and English, have explored the theoretical Kabbalah, nearly not anything has been released in regards to the meditative tools of those faculties. this can be the 1st e-book released in any language that finds the method of the Kabbalists and stresses the meditative recommendations that have been necessary to their self-discipline. Kaplan bargains a lucid presentation of the mantras, mandalas, and different units utilized by those colleges, in addition to a penetrating interpretation in their value in mild of up to date meditative research.

In addition, Meditation and Kabbalah provides appropriate parts of such meditative texts because the higher Hekhalot (textbook of the Merkava School), the writings of Abraham Abulafia, Joseph Gikatalia's Gates of Holiness, Gate of the Holy Spirit (textbook of the Lurianic School), and the real meditative hasidic classics. additionally investigated is the exciting risk, urged through the Zohar, that the meditative equipment of the East could have been derived from the paranormal suggestions of the prophets.

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