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kabbalah

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A system of eclectic mysticism and healing based on ancient Jewish tradition involving angelology, demonology, meditation, prayers and ritual.
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12) In "A 21st Century Note on Borges's Kabbalism," Aizenberg compares Borges to a Christian Kabbalist because he "used Jewish mysticism in syncretic form to break molds" (53) and because he, like Christian Kabbalists, was "fascinated by the Kabbalah's letter richness as a different path to greater perception and as a scheme for attempted understanding of the universe" (53).
Another reason for celebration is the opportunity given to kabbalists to engage in "snow incarnation" -- a "tikkun" (rectification) done by tormenting the body in a bid to atone for religious transgressions, especially sex-related, and prevent their spiritual effects on human beings.
Both Kabbalists do not postpone the retribution of the soul to an indefinite future alone; either approached in paradisical terms of not, the retribution takes place here below, in addition to the future beatific experience after death.
In the 1600s Tu B'Sh'vat was re-invigorated by the kabbalists, the mystics of Safed.
But a Kabbalist who knows the couple said: "There is no need for marriage.
Whale offered the recipe for creating the myriad forms of mystical experiences known to seekers across time and culture: the shaman's visionary experience; quiescent periods of meditation; the euphoric, otherworldly states described by Christian mystics and Jewish Kabbalists, Himalayan yogis and Sufi whirling dervishes, Buddhist meditators and whales.
To invoke this under-remembered lineage, Katz dedicates a song "to the socialists, the Bundists, the anarchists, avant-garde artists, kabbalists and the non-Zionists who loved diaspora.
From the shema of Rabbi Akiva, to the poetry of Yehudah HaLevi, to the devekut of the kabbalists, passion for God has been part and parcel of the Jewish experience.
Wearing white is a symbolic statement which is supposed to represent the peaceful outlook adopted by all Kabbalists.
How would I feel, I ask myself, if I was looking back at snaps of me aged eight where Mam Jones was proclaiming Kabbalists Do It Better?
Only last week, Guy was asked whether Kabbalists change their names, and if Madonna has chosen Esther as hers.