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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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Here, then, are relevant kabbalistic sources, concepts, and material that Chabad has at its disposal with which to meet Berger's challenge.
In fact the rationalistic and pre-scientific Aristotelianism, Lullo's hermeneutics, and the kabbalistic Neoplatonism represent different aspects of the analysis of man's status corruptionis after his original sin, and of his longing for restitutio in integrum that, although developed in different forms, always presents the memory function as one of its main active principles.
Myths can be found in the Zohar and other kabbalistic texts that portray the Shekhinah as the Bride of God and Sabbath Queen who once made her home in the Temple in Jerusalem and later, when the Temple was destroyed, went into exile with her children, Israel.
Israel) find parallels between kabbalistic and psychoanalytic concepts (which they say Freud unconsciously postulated as "secularized Jewish mysticism").
Bee Season sparkles, terrifies and opens new possibilities because it injects ancient Kabbalistic mystical learning and practice into everyday modern life.
Nonetheless, in discussing high culture, Robert Bonfil can still insist on a Talmudism and an eventual kabbalistic turn that "mirrored" majority society while retaining its intrinsic uniqueness, transcending, it would seem, ethnic lines.
16) These, in turn, represent the kabbalistic concept of the seven lower sefirot, or emanations of God, which represent the Divine in the material, observable universe, and guide its destiny.
draws upon recent interpretations of medieval kabbalistic texts to analyze the links between eroticism and the esotericism of the Mathnawi.
A 15th century Kabbalistic manual for reaching out to those who are ill (bikur cholim) offers healing prayers, meditations and practices; Hasidism, of course, stresses the healing potential of a deep relationship to the Transcendent/ Immanent One, to the Rebbe/Tzaddik and to the Creation.
As Anne Marie LeCoq has shown, Louise and her councilors drew heavily on the mystical properties of triangular forms, at times elaborating complex, kabbalistic devices to fashion ever-greater fields of symbolic authority for the heirapparent and Madame Mere du Roi (393-433).
Klirs' book is drawn from a dissertation, and she has done a lot of work in explaining the sources of the tehines, Biblical, Midrashic, liturgical, Kabbalistic, etc.
Their topics include creation and recreation in Irish bardic poetry, the new manner of composing in the years around 1800, and vignettes of Kabbalistic and deconstructive thought.