Basic Concepts in Kabbalah

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Laitman Kabbalah Publishers, 2006 - Religion - 111 pages
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By reading in this book, one develops internal observations and approaches that did not previously exist within. This book is intended for contemplation of spiritual terms. To the extent that we are integrated with these terms, we begin to unveil the spiritual structure that surrounds us, almost as if a mist had been lifted.
 

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Modern science is a wonderful thing. Using the scientific method man has investigated the world around him and discovered why and how all sorts of things do what they do when observed through our five ... Read full review

Great book for beginning the study of Kabbalah

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As a beginner in Kabbalah study this book meant so much to me. As I progressed from beginner to more advanced, the concepts stayed with me assisting my understanding of spiritual terms and encouraging ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
13
The Method of Perception in Kabbalah
18
The Purpose of Kabbalah
23
The Giving of Kabbalah
26
Perfection and the World
30
Freedom of Will
34
The Essence and the Purpose of Kabbalah
41
From the Afterword to the Zohar
44
From the Introduction to the Zohar
62
From the Introduction to the Study of the Ten Sefirot e Ten Sefirot e Ten Sefirot
85
Conditions for Disclosing the Secrets of the Wisdom of Kabbalah
90
Key Concepts
93
Frequently Asked Questions
101
Further Reading
107
About Bnei Baruch
110
How to Contact Bnei Baruch
111

The Language of Kabbalah
50
From the Preface to the Zohar
54

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Page 7 - Behold that before the emanations were emanated and the creatures were created, The upper simple light had filled the whole existence.

About the author (2006)

Kabbalist Rav Michael Laitman, a PhD in Philosophy and Kabbalah and an MS in Bio-cybernetics, is the founder and president of Bnei Baruch--Kabbalah Education & Research Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing widespread knowledge of Kabbalah. For twelve years he studied closely at the side of his mentor, Kabbalist Baruch Ashlag, the first-born son and successor to Kabbalist Yehuda Ashlag, author of the Sulam commentary on The Zohar. Once he received Rav Ashlag's teachings, he was committed to circulating it to others. He resides in Bnei Brack, Israel.

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