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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So check this book out. Tzemach Duwid is currently reading it Jun 27, Alex M marked it as to-read Jun thr, Meditation on the Divine Name by Abraham Abulafia. As you contemplate MASHAV on the different combination results, you will begin to feel a warm, glowing sensation at the heart. And if you are clean and whole in everything that I have instructed medittaions about, I have no doubt that the Glory will reveal itself to you in a form before you so that you can know its power, or will bring you speech that you will understand is from Him, may He be blessed, and is not from you.

Abraham Abulafia: Meditation on the Divine Name

Another meditative technique that Abulafia uses to spin the Gates and gain enlightenment also was linked the creation of the golem.

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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. Lanie rated it liked it Apr 16, Return to Book Page.

Each word in the Hebrew alphabet was formed with serious deliberation and agreement among rabbis. Charles Jahn added it Jun 13, You cannot stop anytime ever during that breath until you have completed its pronunciation.

Abraham Abulafia, An Ecstatic Kabbalist. And then think that the one who stands in front of you, as mentioned, answers you. Yale University Press, Kaplan, Aryeh.

And if you feel that your mind is weak in wisdom or Kabbalah or that your conceptions are full of the vanities of the time, do not recite the Name lest you miss the mark and add to your sins. This is when the letters are spoken while they are being combined and transposed.

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Jerusalem, Vital, Chaim. Cercamon marked it as to-read Jul 15, Which I couldn’t pronounce. After you complete the recitation bow down to the earth once.

Meditations on the Divine Name

Refresh and try again. Combining one letter with another to create a specific word is a deliberate act.

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. So you don’t lose your place, these links open in baraham new window. The links open in a new window to keep your place here.


Abraham Abulafia: Meditation on the Divine Name by Abraham Abulafia

Click here to sign up. But Abraham Abulafia Is a very well known Rebbe. Preview — Abraham Abulafia by Abraham Abulafia. These techniques can provide short, liminal leaps into revelatory states of consciousness and the abulsfia needs a kind of measured boldness to attempt this.

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Therefore, you need to know the form of His oh. Dunie marked it as to-read Jan 15, And after you have depicted all of this prepare your mind and heart to understand in your thought the difine things that will come to you from within the letters computed in your heart, and study all of them or their parts like a person who is told a parable, a riddle or a dream, or as one perusing a topic in a book of wisdom deeper than he can comprehend.

Chayye Ha Olam HaBa. These particular texts achieved a wide underground circulation amongst Jewish mystic elites despite a severe rabbinical ban on Abulafia promulgated by Shlomo ben Adret.