When this book, authored by the late Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan first came out, it was a major theological breakthrough, in that it presented an authentically JEWISH view of meditative practices that are hinted at in the Bible.
Written by the late Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan, this book explores the meditative methods of Kabbalah. In a clear English, the reader is exposed to a lucid presentation of the meditative methods, mantras, mandalas and other devices used, as well as a penetrating interpretation of their significance in the light of contemporary meditative research.
This devotional guide to the Sabbath and Jewish festivals is based on the teachings of a modern-day master of Kabbalah who happens to be a direct descendant of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, the great sixteenth-century kabbalist. Written in an accessible style for the contemporary reader, Living Kabbalah invites us to establish a soul-union with God, particularly... Read more »
Superstitions, astrology, palmistry, sorcery, and other esoteric practices undoubtedly have the power to fascinate but which, if any, have the power to alert or predict destiny? The question has occupied the minds of scholar and layman alike from time immemorial, but far more pressing is the question of halachic permissibility of delving into mysticism and... Read more »
A companion to The Merit of the Righteous Women, this newly translated work from the Biala Rebbe, shlita is a powerful source of inspiration for today’s Jewish woman. Drawn from classical sources of Torah and Chassidic thought, the Rebbe discusses such topics as emuna (faith), tznius (modesty), and the power of a woman’s prayer. Thought-provoking... Read more »
For the first time, we are privileged to present an English translation of Mevaser Tov, one of the works of the Biala Rebbe, Shlita. This insightful, enriching volume presents a Chassidic discourse on the essential role of women in the preservation of the Jewish people. With wisdom and sensitivity, the Rebbe highlights topics such as... Read more »
When modern Jews open the Torah or Tanach they are immediately confronted by a vastly different world than the one they are used to. The phenomenon of God speaking to man – prophecy – is foreign to us today. Nevertheless, the belief that God has communicated His Will to mankind is at the very foundation... Read more »
Kabbalah seems to be in style today, along with all sorts of Eastern spirituality, mysticisms, and various forms of meditation. Many people are left wondering about the authenticity of Kabbalah, about whether or not it offers a way to circumvent the strictures of adhering to a Torah lifestyle, and whether or not it is indeed... Read more »