Jewish Meditation: A Practical Guide

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Schocken Books, 1985 - Judaism - 165 pages
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Kaplan shows that meditation is consistent with traditional Jewish thought and practice. The book presents a variety of meditative techniques to help make the reader a better person, and develop a closer relationship to God.

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User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

this book is is an easy to understand and readily easy to use practical guide.the instructions are simple and easy to understand. Read full review

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User Review  - Tucker - Goodreads

Explains types of meditation that are precedented in Jewish religious tradition. One type is "engraving" an image in one's mind, followed by "hewing" all other imagined visual distractions from the negative space surrounding it. Had to pass this one on (as scheduled) before I quite finished it! Read full review


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About the author (1985)

Aryeh Kaplan, who died in 1983, was a well-known Orthodox rabbi and teacher of Jewish meditation. He is the author of many books, including a translation of the Torah commentary, Me'am Lo'ez.

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