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Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah [Leo Schaya] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah is a discussion. This is the complete text of “The Meaning of the Temple”, an essay by Leo Schaya, which appeared in the the journal “Studies in Comparative Religion”, For those who have yet to discover the work of Leo Schaya (), Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah (), and was for a time editor of the French.

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Michael added it Dec 18, From inside the book. Be the first to ask a question about The Universal Meaning of Kabbalah.

The exposition of Kabbalism is difficult and dizzying and requires sympathetic intuition and understanding. No trivia or quizzes yet. By no means is this a logical system. It has highly Neoplatonic elements.

Universal Aspects of the Kabbalah and Judaism

This will subscribe you to all of our newsletters, announcements, and promotional content. Robin Edwin marked it as to-read Dec 24, The first tablets taken down by Moses from Mt.

Among other things this would appear self-contradictory in Kabbalah which concedes the ineffability of reality. Truth cannot be discovered by thought alone. Zac Egs added it Oct 25, Lists with This Book.

Leo Schaya – Wikipedia

schaaya Igrowastreesgrow marked it as to-read Mar 16, Account Options Sign in. Even more, however, Schaya looks through Judaism’s particular forms and demonstrates that at its core Judaism reveals the same mysterious universal source from which all of the great religious traditions of the world draw their spiritual sustenance and energy.


Looking for beautiful books? Schaya quotes God in the voice of the prophet Isaiah as his authority: Kabbalah is also treated as secret with commentaries connecting to scripture: The work gives a detailed exposition of Jewish mystical doctrines with virtually no comparison of these doctrines with the mystical teachings of other religions.

He lives in Bloomington, IN. Return to Book Page. Every action here below, whether perfect or deformed by man, is a manifestation of that Act, of that Being. Such arguments for inherent commonality may open roads for much needed dialogue between the traditions. Jordan Richards marked it as to-read Sep 04, This book fills an urgent need. Subsequent chapters of the book become increasingly difficult to follow and explore Kabbalistic understanding of the heavens, of the creation of the earth, the place of human beings in the divine scheme, how wisdom lies in the Return to the One, the metaphysical meanings of the various names of God, and concluding observations about the kabbalsh of Being and returning to God in Jewish kabablah.

Refresh and try again. The movement is conservative in that it defends traditionalistic religious kabbzlah in each tradition.

Kidalia Alves marked it as to-read Oct 20, Kabbalah has a strong tradition of the ‘missing’ elements. Yonina marked it as to-read Feb 12, To rediscover the deepest meaning of the Old Testament is something that could haved a most tonic and enlightening scbaya on the whole of Christian thought today; no clearer interpreters are to be found than the masters of the Kabbalah.


The Universal Meaning of Kabbalah by Leo Schaya

Unlike most works on the subject, which focus on kabbalahh 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. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When kabbalh my order arrive? For more control over what you subscribe to, head on over kabbbalah our subscription page.

As I read this book, American politics was in more than its usual turmoil. Reney Adhitya marked it as to-read Feb 02, Mike marked it as to-read Dec 27, Schaya writes” As we are taught by the Kabbalah – and also,in the most direct way possible, by Neo-Platonism and the Vedanta — the spirit, while transcending the soul, resides in its depths.