Sefer Yetzirah
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Sefer Yetzirah by Shabbetai Donnolo

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Published by Research Centre of Kabbalah .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alternative belief systems,
  • Jewish,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8356009M
ISBN 100924457120
ISBN 109780924457128

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SEPHER YETZIRAH OR THE BOOK OF CREATION W.W. Wescott, tr. () CHAPTER 1. 1. In two and thirty most occult and wonderful paths of wisdom did JAH the Lord of Hosts engrave his name: God of the armies of Israel, ever-living God, merciful and gracious, sublime, dwelling on . 5 Dwelling-Place; as it is said: “Who makes winds His messengers, the flaming fire His ministers.”Three letters from the Simple ones - He sealed Air14 through three, and set them into His Great Name vhy27, and sealed through them the six extremities: Five: He sealed Above, and He turned upward and sealed it with vhy. Six: He sealed Below, and He turned downward and sealed it with Size: KB. The Sefer Yetzirah, which means “Book of Formation,” is a short book about the theories of ma’aseh bereshit, the mystical account of the creation of the universe. The Sefer Yetzirah is the earliest Hebrew text of speculative mystical Jewish thought, appearing . Sefer, Book of Formation, or Book of Creation is the title of the earliest extant book on Jewish esotericism, although some early commentators treated it as a treatise on mathematical and linguistic theory as opposed to Kabbalah. Yetzirah is more literally translated as "Formation"; the word Briah is used for "Creation".

Sefer Yezirah (Book of Formation) is the title of the earliest extant book on Jewish esotericism, although some early commentators treated it as a treatise on mathematical and linguistic theory as opposed to Kabbalah. It describes how the universe was created by the God of Israel (a list of all of God's Hebrew names appears in the first sentence of the book) through 32 wondrous ways of wisdom. THE three main books of the Kabbalistic esoteric philosophy are the Sepher Yetzirah (Book of Formation), the Sepher Zohar (Book of Splendour) and the Sepher Bahir (Book of Brilliance). Of these books the Sepher Yetzirah is consiFile Size: 1MB. SEPHER YETZIRAH OR THE BOOK OF CREATION W.W. Wescott, tr. () _____ Page 1 of 14 CHAPTER 1 1. In two and thirty most occult (knowledge of the File Size: KB. To most people, the very word Kabbalah implies the mystical experience par excellence, but most modern books about this subject shed very little light on its ancient mystical and magical aspects. Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan has translated Sefer Yetzirah, the oldest and most mysterious of all kabbalistic texts, and now brings its theoretical, meditative, and magical implications to light.

Sepher Yetzirah – Book of Formation. Saadia Version. Chapter 1. 1. In thirty-two mysterious paths of Wisdom, Yah, Eternal of Hosts, God of Israel, Living Elohim, Almighty God, High and Extolled, Dwelling in Eternity, Holy Be His Name, engraved and created His world . The Book of Creation (Sefer Yesira) is a unique, isolated work that belongs to no school of thought —Daphne Hadas Freedman2 Sefer Yetzirah (BOOK OF FORMATION, hereafter SY) is the oldest known speculative treatise in Hebrew. There are three prime recensions of File Size: KB. The Sefer Yetzirah is the "Book of Creation", one of the earliest extant texts about the creation of the world of the Jewish tradition, a book that some scholars are supposing of an early Medieval Author: Amelia Carolina Sparavigna. Check out this great listen on The Sepher Yetzirah or Book of Formation is perhaps the oldest rabbinical treatise of Kabbalistic philosophy which is still extant. This thoroughly re-edited and revised version helps bring this text to life. © Jason Augustus Newcomb (P) Ja.