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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
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