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Universal Aspects of the Kabbalah and Judaism : Leo Schaya :

About Leo Schaya Leo Schaya was a prolific author and oeo of works on comparative religion and Judaism. For all the obscurities of the Kabbalah, that schata still is profound and has much to commend it and to teach.

Schaya’s book is a sort of outline catalogue of contents. Book ratings by Goodreads. This dualism in thought is the cause of doubt and error This is a sweeping claim, of course, and remains controversial both among believers in particular traditions and among secular people. Born in Switzerland and raised as a traditional Jew, Leo Schaya — wrote works about many of the world’s mystical traditions.

Schaya’s book and Needleman’s introduction in fact notice this unfortunate reduction of the Transcendent from religious practice. This book will be extremely useful to anyone who is, in the words of Maimonides, ‘perplexed’ by the Bible in the sense of having exercised his best thinking about it and who now stands’broken’ before its apparent contradictions ksbbalah its overwhelming emotional authority.

The Best Books of Edemarau Purba added it Apr 13, The hiddenness of the divine word, its presence through absence as it were, also has another unexpected referent: Max Krauss rated it it was amazing Dec 04, One seeks common ties between Judaism and Eastern traditions, while others focus on theophany at Sinai, the significance of Elijah, and a Jerusalem temple embracing the needs of mankind. In Mark, there is frequent admonition regarding the secrecy of Jesus’s message and role e.


Reney Adhitya marked it as to-read Feb 02, The universal meaning of the Kabbalah. Truth cannot be discovered by thought alone. Contents Contemplation of the Divine Aspects.

Essays trade between mystical concepts central to both the Kabbalah and the Sophia perennis. He uses some interesting language to describe being itself coming into being ” Jordan Richards marked it as to-read Sep 04, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Unlike most works on the subject, which focus on the history of the Kabbalah or the Kabbalah as They cultivate action for the sake of action without regard to being, His Being: Roger Gaetani is an editor and translator.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Leo Schaya was perhaps the most masterful interpreter of Jewish esoterism in the light of perennialist wisdom. NDB rated it really liked it Oct 04, As I read this book, American politics was in more than its usual turmoil.

This book is a key for those who are willing to re-study the Old Testament and seeking the common ground between the two Abrahamic traditions from a kabbqlah perspective. As I understand it, the Scbaya hold that each particular religion, Judaism, Buddhism, Sufism, teaches its followers in its own way how to unite with the Divine and with reality.

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The Meaning of the Temple

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Wanyoung Kim rated it it was amazing Apr 27, Besides Biblical descriptions, schyaa Leo Schaya turns to some Talmudic and rabbinical writings and oral traditions to give a general, but also a more esoteric, understanding of Jewish doctrines concerning the Temple of Jerusalem.

Goodreads helps you keep kabblah of books you want to read. Trivia About The Universal Mea To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He argues that the tools of logic and of formal reasoning on subject and object are insufficient to understand religious truth because reason, logic and subject-object dualism apply only to the world of phenomena and not kkabbalah spiritual ultimates. Book Reviews Foreword Reviews Religion.


Don’t have a World Wisdom ID? Unlike most works on the subject, which focus on the history of the Kabbalah or the Kabbalah as literature not to mention countless ‘new age’ rantsthis penetrating text expounds the universal teachings of the Kabbalah on the relationships of all things to their supreme archetypes, the ten Sephiroth, or principial aspects of God.

Schaya explains in great depth and beauty how the God of Israel manifests His goodness, power, and mercy in multiple levels of creative emanations, which are the main focus of the Kabbalah.

To rediscover the deepest meaning of the Old Testament is something that could haved a most tonic and enlightening effect on the whole of Christian thought today; no clearer interpreters are to be found than the masters of the Kabbalah. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The schaua of this book provided free copies of the book and paid a small fee to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer.

Books by Leo Schaya. Miguel rated it liked it Dec 26, Melika marked it as to-read Feb 28, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Schaya’s book came to my attention again through a perceptive review by a fellow reviewer, and I found the slim volume still patiently awaiting attention on my bookshelf.

The Universal Meaning of Kabbalah by Leo Schaya

I read this work as a non-practicing Jew of many years and was moved as I had been when Lso first studied Jewish mysticism ksbbalah the spirituality of this book and by the meaning it found in Jewish and other religious practice. The Kabbalistic God is inclusive of all, the “One without a second” including physical reality. Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders” which I have also reviewed and which has a great deal of current relevance.

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