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But more important than the garment is the body, and more important than the
body is the soul. So likewise the Torah has a body, which consists of the
commandments and ordinances of the Torah, which are called guje torah, '
bodies of the ...
century in Safed. They started from the old conception that the souls of Israel who
went out of Egypt and received the Torah at Mount Sinai numbered 600,000.
According to the laws of transmigration and the distribution of the sparks into
For Adam was by nature a purely spiritual figure, a 'great soul,' whose very body
was a spiritual substance, an ethereal body, or body of light. The upper potencies
still flow into him, though refracted and dimmed in their descent. Thus he was a ...
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A good clear introduction to a very complex topic lately abused by casual practioners. I offered to lend this book to one modern "Kabbalist" who told me her group had more fun making it up. At least ... Read full review
RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY AND MYSTICISM
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THE MEANING OF THE TORAH IN JEWISH
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