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The ,aplan Idiot’s Ydtzirah to the Talmud. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan was a world-renowned Torah scholar and is the author of other very important Kabbalah texts: Unlike the traditions written and expounded upon by Western sources, this book was written from within the unbroken inner traditions of the Jewish masters. The ThirtyTwo Paths of Wisdom. Other books from this author would include ‘Meditation and the Kabbalah’ and ‘The Living Torah’; and both are highly recommended to the serious student User Review – Flag as inappropriate Aryeh Kaplan has given us a truly easy book to read compared with the difficult and cryptic volumes that turn many away.

Sefer Yetzirah / Book of Formation – Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan (English) | Seforim Center

Sep 11, Bianka rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I once made the mistake of lending this book to someone and regretted it instantly.


The Gospel of Thomas: A significant portion of the text is given over to drawing correlations between the natural world and the letters of the Hebrew alphabet – which was, of course, God’s tool in creating the world.

True, to read this collection is to feel a keen kapoan of loss at the premature passing rayeh a bright star in the Jewish literary firmament.

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Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. This book has reinformed my QBLH work, and opened to me an entirely new realms of depth to my work.

I suspect that Sefer Yetzirah which is supposedly written by Abraham Avrohum Aveinu may be the source of much of Eastern enlightenment of the Buddhist variety as well as Astrological insight by the Caledeans and their successors. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Contains the “cookbook for the Golem. There are six primary chapters in the original Sefer Yetzirah.

Oct 04, Natalia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Judaism’s Ten Best Ideas. However, despite my very poor hebrew skills, This book changed my view of the world and the universe in many subtle ways.

Sefer Yetzirah: The Book of Creation: In Theory and Practice by Aryeh Kaplan

He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of the Sefirot, souls, and angels. Tzi Langermann the critic noted above yftzirah, a leading authority on medieval Jewish and other scientific and philosophical literature, who discussed it for a general readership as recently as Octoberin the magazine “Tablet.


Good book Great study. Cast in God’s Yetsirah This mesmerizing video by Victoria Hanna encapsulates some of the first 3 chapters of Sefer Yetzirah. Has totally changed the way I view the universe.

But it’s not for the blue pill thinkers out there. Great kabbala book not easy to understand but worth it. Also included is a kaplah of all major commentaries on the text of Sefer Yetzirah and a bibliography of wryeh of the major kabbalistic works that discuss it, as well as extensive notes regarding various aspects of the translation, Rabbi Kaplan’s translation is based on the Gra version, which has been thought to be the most authentic.

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