This ancient mystical text introduced many concepts that would be more fully developed by the tradition of Kabbalah.
Why are there age limits on Torah learning?
In contemporary parlance, tikkun olam refers to repairing the earthly world in which we live but in Luria's teachings, complete tikkun would undo the world we know.
Origins of Jewish Mysticism. Kabbalah and Mysticism. Jewish Spirituality and the Divine World. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs.
Modern Jewish Mysticism. Kabbalah and Mysticism. Jewish Spirituality and the Divine World. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs.
Jewish mysticism has taken many forms.
In the Talmud and midrash, visions of the Divine Throne are achieved by studying the Torah.
Early Jewish mystics tried to achieve visions of the Divine.
After the expulsion of Jews from Spain in 1492, the center of kabbalistic study moved to the town of Safed in northern Palestine.
This influential work of Jewish mysticism continues to inspire spiritual seekers.