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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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 alivea meditative text, or even a book of magic.

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Sefer Yetzirah : The Book of Creation

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. We appreciate your feedback. The Book of Creation. The Book of Creation Snippet view – Trivia About Sefer Yetzirah: Contains the “cookbook for the Golem.


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No trivia or quizzes yet. One response to the book has been to associate it with the animating of a Golem an artificial humanoid made of clayusing permutations of the letters of creation.

He died in at the young age of 48 years. Reading Jewish Religious Texts. Sefer Yetzirah Aryeh Kaplan Snippet view – Mar 23, Louise Silk rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.

However, he includes, as appendices, translations of the three more traditional texts. I wish that I could have corresponded with Aryeh Kaplan about certain kabbalistic concepts but only today I found out that ka;lan died in This book has reinformed my QBLH work, and opened to me an sfeer new realms of depth to my work.

Born in New York City. When properly understood, Sefer Yetzirah becomes the instruction manual for a very special type of meditation meant to strengthen concentration and to aid the development of telekinetic and telepathic powers.


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Every appetite for Jewish themes will be whetted and satisfied by this book. Also included are three alternative versions to make this volume the most complete work on the Sefer Yetzirah yettzirah in English.

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If you plan on studying the Sefer Yetzirah, than this is the edition you’ll need. In the course of his career, Rabbi Kaplan became known for such books yetzifah Jewish Meditation: Jul 03, Tavi Florescu rated it really liked it.