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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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Spector argues that kabbalistic reading techniques can enable the modern reader to reconstruct Blake's linguistic experiments and to probe below the logical surface of conventional signification.
To accomplish this, The Kabbalah Centre teachers provide students with spiritual tools based on kabbalistic principles that students can then apply as they see fit to make better decisions that not only benefit themselves but at the same time help make the world better.
With respect to the arcane, Burack brings an informed perspective to his analysis of Kabbalistic concepts in The Rainbow.
Kabbalistic healing: A Path To An Awakened Soul by and modern kabbalist Jason Shulman (a recognized teacher in the Buddhist lineage of Shaka Kendo Rich Art, Abbot of the Clear Mountain Center and a faculty member of The New York Open Center, Esalen Institute, and Omega Institute) describes the ultimate healing possible for the human soul through an awakening of one true nature.
'Wonders Divine': The Development of Blake's Kabbalistic Myth.
A Society of Souls offers three-year program in Integrated Kabbalistic Healing, based on the Kabbalah.
One might draw on mystical notions of "divine need" and "call[ing] forth the Divine flow of blessing" (8)--a kabbalistic notion that rests on the assumption that the upper divine realm and the lower natural world mirror and affect each other, and that as the mystical classic the Zohar puts it, "The impulse from below calls forth that from above." (9) However, with or without kabbalistic underpinnings, one can infer from the blessing formula that we are somehow urging or helping God to bring to reality the "latent, unrealized, unfulfilled" (10) possibilities of blessing in the universe in a way that enhances both God and us.
A believer in kabbalistic number-mysticism, Ratner (an avatar of Pythagoras) appears in Chapter 10 as if to verify that 10 embodies perfection." On page 140 Osteen uses Tap's interest in glossalalia to discuss the relation of language and theology in The Names.
Tsimtsum is a Kabbalistic concept which portrays God as inhaling at the moment of creation, diminishing himself to make room for the universe.
The book offers a traditional rabbinical interpretation of the Torah, especially Genesis, that combines the Noachide laws with Kabbalistic mysticism.
Some claim that it was originally meant to be a work of mystical magic, but this reading is clearly prejudiced by the kabbalistic appropriation of the text, a process which began in the 12th century, and, even more so, by a fierce turf defense by academic specialists in the Kabbalah.
Kabbalistic ideas and their expression in visual culture of different times and places are discussed in three articles and a book review.