This translation is based on Gra version of the Sefer Yetzirah and includes the Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan was a multifaceted, uniquely creative and talented author. Sefer Yetzirah – The Book of Creation (Aryeh Kaplan Version) – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan has therefore translated the Sefer Yetzirah the oldest and most mysterious of all kabbalistic texts, and now brings its theoretical, meditative .

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Very technical, thorough, and does a great job of explaining the origins of the world and the inherent powers in the universe and ourselves. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan was a world-renowned Torah scholar and is the author of other very important Kabbalah texts: Also included is a digest of all major commentaries on the text of Sefer Yetzirah and a bibliography of many of the major kabbalistic works that discuss it, as well as extensive notes regarding various aspects of the translation, Rabbi Kaplan’s translation is based serer the Gra version, which has been thought aryen be the most authentic.

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Chanting letters There are six primary chapters in the original Sefer Yetzirah. Other Versions of the Sefer Yetzirah. The 32 Paths of Wisdom. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Argeh biography to Kabbalah, from contemporary movements to cosmic speculation, Aryeh Kaplan was at home. 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.

His writing is original and incisive.

Yetzieah, Spinoza and Us: Oct 22, Enoch Ben rated it it was amazing. The Sefer Yetzirah or Yesira, or other transliterations has been dated to wildly different periods of time, and is, depending on the commentary you read, the earliest Hebrew-language book of science, or a key work of Kabbalah a form of Jewish mysticism apparently beginning in the late twelfth century, and still alive srfer, a meditative text, or even a book of magic.

In his short lifetime he wrote over over 50 books. The Lamp of God: Please review your cart. I found this one of the most informative books out there if you are looking to understand true Qabalah from a cross-spiritual perspective.

Aryeh Kaplan does not disappoint in this translations, accompanied by an extensive commentary.

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Other books from this author would include ‘Meditation and the Kabbalah’ and ‘The Living Torah’; and both are highly recommended to the serious student Judaism’s Ten Best Ideas. Classical Texts, Contemporary Reflections. Apr 06, Justin LaBossiere rated it it was amazing.

How to write a aryeg review. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of Sefirot, souls and angels. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He later continued his training at different Yetzkrah in Israel. If you plan on studying the Sefer Yetzirah, than this is the edition you’ll need. However, some books provide more help in this journey if you are seeking to u I found this one of the most informative books out there if you are looking to understand true Qabalah from a cross-spiritual perspective.


Other editions – View all Sefer Yetzirah: I will probably read Chicken Qabalah several times before I come back to this one. This book will turn their QBLH on its ear.

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These are the Words 2nd Edition. You have to step over the admonishments, open the book and step inside. The magical kabbalah is closely related to the seffr kabbalah, and uses various signs, incantations, and divine names by which initiates could influence or alter natural events. He died in at the young age of 48 years.

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Back To The Sources. However, he includes, as appendices, translations of the three more traditional texts. Visualizing the Bible in a new light. The title should be at least 4 characters yetzitah. Every appetite for Yetzrah themes will be whetted and satisfied by this book. To ask other readers questions about Sefer Yetzirahplease sign up.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? Now in its 7th printing since republication inthe Sefer Yetzirah has established itself as a primary source for all serious students of Kabbalah. Weiser BooksMay 1, – Religion – pages.