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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Kaplan observes yetzirzh the numerous commentaries all reflect the intellectual trends of the times in which they were written, and, as at least one critic has noted, his own is no exception, since his own commentary draws on higher mathematics and modern physics in arydh he had a professional-level education, before turning to Jewish studies.


Kaplan for your science and for your religion, I am sure the world is a slightly darker place without you sefet. 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. Myth and Christian Belief. A Case for the Divinity of Jesus.

Books by Aryeh Kaplan (Author of Sefer Yetzirah)

Now in its 7th printing since republication inthe Sefer Yetzirah has established itself as a primary source for all serious students of Kabbalah. And thank you Mr. These are the Words 2nd Edition. They break it down to the lay person. In the course of a writing career spanning only 12 years, Rabbi Kaplan earned a reputation as one of the most effective, persuasive, scholarly, and prolific exponents of Judaism in the English language. Witnesses to the One: After years of study at Jerusalem’s Mir Yeshiva, he was ordained by some of Israel’s foremost rabbinic authorities.

Popular passages Page xiv – And Abraham gave all that he had unto Isaac.

Born in New York City. The Color of Prophecy: The Book of Creation Snippet view – I Didn’t Know That: He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of Sefirot, souls and angels. The Book of Creation Snippet view – Symbols of the Kabbalah.


Kaplan’s book has been generally ignored by academics, but it has received some guarded but interested attention from Aryh. Entering the Temple of Dreams: Talks about the sefirot and thier properties.

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Aryeh Kaplan does not disappoint in this translations, accompanied by an extensive commentary. This mesmerizing video by Victoria Hanna encapsulates some of the first arydh chapters of Sefer Yetzirah. Probably the best edition I have read on the Sefer Yetzirah. May 17, Nathen added it. The Book of Grimoires.

Sefer Yetzirah : The Book of Creation

Modern arguments about dating have ranged from the early centuries of the Christian era to shortly before the appearance of the earliest datable commentary, by Saadya Gaon CE: He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of the Sefirot, souls and angels. We can notify you when this item is back in stock.

Chanting letters and sounds.