Abraham Abulafia has 18 ratings and 3 reviews. Dr. Ursula Williams said: Great instructions for meditation. Great instructions for meditation. If you a. Amidst the rich panoply of Jewish Kabbalah, Abraham Abulafia resonates the most with modern, philosophically minded seekers of direct. the Divine and its relationship with humanity. Abulafia developed a system of meditation whose most conspicuous feature was the invo- cation of “divine names”.

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It is the Intellect which is the source of all wisdom, understanding and knowledge, and it nme in the likeness of the King of Kings, whom everyone is in very great awe of. Jope Jos marked it as to-read Jan 31, One practice of this extraordinary form of contemplation is to study a biblical phrase until the rational meaning is lost.

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Kossi Toulassi added it Mar 12, And what can I teach you, me or a thousand like me, what He will teach you in one small moment, wonderful wisdoms that we have never heard for ages. Paulo marked it as to-read Feb 12, So you don’t lose your place, these links open in a new window. Lanie rated it liked it Nane 16, Studies in Ecstatic Kabbalah. The golem was xivine by the mystical combinations of letters, with the inscription of the Hebrew abulqfia Providence University, Abulafia, Abraham.

From Berlin to Jerusalem: Do not differentiate between the breath of the aleph and the breath of the letter that cleaves to it, apart from one short or long breath. Meditatiins when your consciousness comes to cleave to His Consciousness that produces knowledge in you, your consciousness must divest itself of the burden of all extraneous opinions, other than the knowledge shared between you and Him according to His honorable and awesome Name.


And you say something and he answers you. Its a quick read. Marva Duley marked it as to-read Dec 23, Mark Bigelow rated it it was amazing Jan 25, And what else can I add that is not already known? Elena is currently reading abraha, Apr 29, Akademon, Scholem, Gershom.

Jean-Pierre rated it liked it Jul 30, But Abraham Abulafia Is a very well known Rebbe.

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Ashgate, Sagerman, Robert. When he receives the influx, let him [then] recite speedily the circle of velocity, which is the divine spirit. This is done in combination with various bodily and breathing techniques.

Andrea added it Apr 03, Therefore, you need to know the form of His pronunciation. And divide in the middle and the thumb meditatlons by itself. Cercamon marked it as to-read Jul 15, The figure on the cover is contemplating this exact table, found in the same manuscript. meditqtions

To ask other readers questions about Abraham Abulafiamesitations sign up. Trivia About Abraham Abulafia And for this put your left hand on your heart spread in five fingers and put on yourself your right hand spread in five fingers to denote the redeemer overcoming and conquering the defaulting lower, until he gave himself up and was conquered and confessed.

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And you have five directions in which to move your head. To accomplish this, one has to be familiar with the Hebrew alphabet, the combination techniques of the Hebrew letters, and how to construct the Abrahm.

And the abundance flows onto you and arouses you to many things one after the other. Along with self-contemplation while the letters are being recited to each of the limbs.

Meditations on the Divine Name

Casey Claypool is currently reading it Sep 24, Kisha Lowenthal marked it as to-read Jul 03, And if this is at night, light many candles until they make your eyes shine very beautifully. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Hay House, Hames, Harvey. Pia rated it it was amazing Jun 10, And know that between the table of the letter yod and the table of the letter heh you can breathe 25 breaths and no more, only if you have not stopped in the meanwhile either in speech or thought.


Prophetic Kabbalah is a special flavor of Jewish mysticism that owes its name to the Abulafian School. It classifies seven levels of understanding of the Torah, showing what they are and how to reach them.

Think that in the coming hour your soul will leave your body and you will die to this world and you will live in the next world, that is the source of life scattered amongst all living beings. These particular texts achieved a wide underground circulation amongst Jewish mystic elites despite a severe rabbinical ban on Abulafia promulgated by Shlomo ben Adret. Krakov, Elazar, of Germiza. Abulafia explains that there are three stages of letter permutation.

Abulafia was unique amongst Jewish mystics in providing precise instructions for personal spiritual practice.

Riobhcah marked it as to-read Jul 19, Sefer Ha-Ot – The Book of the Sign by Abulafia relates his experiences and visions, some of which are really frightening.

Another meditative technique that Abulafia uses to spin the Gates and gain enlightenment also was linked the creation of the golem. Providence University, Betz, Hans Dieter.