By Aryeh Kaplan
Now in its seventh printing for the reason that republication in 1997, the Sefer Yetzirah has proven itself as a chief resource for all critical scholars of Kabbalah. Rabbi Kaplan's translation of this oldest and such a lot mysterious of all Kabbalistic texts offers a distinct point of view at the meditative and magical facets of Kabbalah. He expounds at the dynamics of the non secular area, the worlds of Sefirot, souls and angels.
This translation is predicated on Gra model of the Sefer Yetzirah and comprises the author's remarkable observation on all its mystical facets together with kabbalistic astrology, Ezekiel's imaginative and prescient and the 231 gates. additionally integrated are 3 replacement models to make this quantity the main whole paintings at the Sefer Yetzirah to be had in English.
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