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By Aryeh Kaplan

Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan has translated Sefer Yetzirah, the oldest and so much mysterious of all kabbalistic texts, and now brings its theoretical, meditative, and magical implications to mild. He expounds at the dynamics of the religious area, the worlds of the Sefirot, souls, and angels. while competently understood, Sefer Yetzirah turns into the guide for a really unique form of meditation intended to bolster focus and to assist the improvement of telekinetic and telepathic powers. --This textual content refers to an out of print or unavailable version of this name.

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1M Lord of Hostl. d. the Livinl God. ~ Ihus desilllale the Ten Stfirot in Iheir down",... rd mode, a. Ihey Ire the source of III creali~ foltt. ~ Saadia Gaon, howe' ·rr. Il1ln$lates them a. k . In lhe Babir. the disciples thus ask. " From above 10 below we know. -" SErER YETZJRAH " TIle dni&nation El Shaddai is also I'dated 10 Ihe pr«l'QItivc repr_me

Mcision Mis Milah. lcl 23:2). J,m<;i$ion of M the ton..... " In I more &eneralilense, sucb circumcision denotes a nuency of speech. - Moses Ihus said, ~Ho .. " (bodIU 6:12). When one is liven Ihe POWff of proper spe«h, his 10nJlle i . said 10 be circumcised. Th is is both Ihe -cil'l:umcision~ and the "wo«1~ of lhe ton",e. A aood eumple of this is found in the Priestly BlcssinJ. H~, the priem ""i"" their hands and pronounce the blessin. outlined in , • (Numbers 6:22-27). e cohen-priest must oorn:enlralC on tile ract lhat lIis Icn linlers represent Ihe Ten Sdlro(.

God Ioid Moses, ~ I will commll ne with you. and I "'ill 5P"ak 10)'011 from abo"e Ihe ari<-a'>ver, from between the two Cherubim. " What was true of Moses was also true of the Other prophets. h these two Cllerulls in lhe Holy of Holies. ~'" is some eviden~ lhat II least in so"", cases. " When the Cherubim we", ",moved fr(lm the Holy of Holies with the destruction of tl>e First Temple, proph«y n such c:uMl!! 10 exist. Accordin, 10 Ihe Zohar. " These were placM on Ih e Ark, which contained the orilinai Tablets of Ihe Ten Command"",nl$.

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