Books about the Kabbalah and other Esoteric Subjects
An Illustrated Introduction to the Esoteric Heart of Jewish Mysticism (Hardcover) by Tim Dedopulos. The Kabbalah is often considered the most important and far-reaching phase of Jewish mysticism. The unique map of consciousness central to Kabbalah is the so-called Tree of Life, which aims to integrate all aspects of ourselves: mind, body, and spirit. For centuries it has been considered too sacred for the general public. Now it is becoming widely known and widely studied. Here, in one volume, is an introduction to its perennial wisdom.
Kabbalah's most famous symbol, the Tree of Life, has become the organizing principle behind our human efforts to understand the world. Using Hermann Haindl's lush depiction of the Tree of Life, Rachel Pollack examines the message behind this ancient symbol. She takes a non-denominational approach - drawing upon unusual sources such as tribal and shamanic traditions, modern science, contemporary Kabbalists, tarot interpreters, and a comic book writer - to explore the Tree's meaning. Along the way, we learn more about Kabbalah's history, texts, mystical concepts, and why this esoteric tradition has sprung up again in the twenty-first century.
|Alchemy of the WordAlchemy of the Word is a study of the literary, philosophical, and cultural ramifications of Cabala during the Renaissance. Important intellectual figures from 1490 to 1690 are considered, including Agrippa, Dee, Spenser, Shakespeare, Browne, and Milton; Cabala's more recent impact is also discussed. Cabala, a hermeneutic style of Biblical commentary of Jewish origin, is based on the notion that, along with an inscribed Decalogue, Moses received a secret, oral supplement that provides a symbolic, allegorical, and moral qualification of the literal law of religion.|
|The Western Mysteries
"This is an excellent book, both for reading and as a resource. Hulse gives an incredible amount of information in an easy to understand format. This book is invaluable in helping to understand the connections between various cultures and their methods."
|New Dimensions for the Cube of Space
Hidden in an ancient book of cosmology, written in the ancient Hebrew tongue, long forgotten but not lost by mankind, is a description of a mysterious cube formed from the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew Alphabet. When these twenty-two components are clothed in the cards of the tarot, they reveal a map the Cube of Space that clearly shows where we have come from, where we are now, and where we are going in our journey toward spiritual awakening. 45 illustrations. Index. Bibliography.
You are here: Index Esoteric Wisdom