By Aryeh Kaplan
Now in its seventh printing on account that republication in 1997, the Sefer Yetzirah has confirmed itself as a prime 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 special viewpoint at the meditative and magical elements of Kabbalah. He expounds at the dynamics of the non secular area, the worlds of Sefirot, souls and angels.
This translation relies on Gra model of the Sefer Yetzirah and contains the author's impressive remark on all its mystical points together with kabbalistic astrology, Ezekiel's imaginative and prescient and the 231 gates. additionally integrated are 3 substitute models to make this quantity the main whole paintings at the Sefer Yetzirah on hand in English.
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