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Mystical Traditions

by Isabel Cooper-Oakley

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • Philosophy,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Mysticism,
  • Metaphysics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8057047M
    ISBN 100766103463
    ISBN 109780766103467

    Idel's thesis is that the role of the golem concept in Judaism was to confer an exceptional status to the Jewish elite by bestowing it with the capability of supernatural powers deriving from a profound knowledge of the Hebrew language and its magical and mystical values. This book is the first comprehensive treatment of the whole range of /5(2). The book is devoted to the comparative study of contemporary mysticism. Chapters written by leading scholars of Jewish, Buddhist and Christian Mysticism address the dramatic global proliferation and transformation of mystical traditions in recent decades.

    3 THE MYSTICAL TRADITION by Swami Abhayananda 1. Introduction to The Mystical Tradition (Part One) Mystical experience is the bedrock source of all religion.   David Bakan Sigmund Freud And The Jewish Mystical Tradition. Topics Freud, Jewish Cabala, gnosticism Collection opensource Language English. this book explore an hypothesis concerning the intellectual antecedents of freudian psychoanalysis. Addeddate .

    The book is full of charming vignettes of Chinese and Tibetan styories - some contemporary to the writer This book captures a lost China of Buddhist monasteries, wayside shrines and temples, and a deep devotion to the Bodhisattva who hears the cries of the world - and responds.4/5(17). of religions and traditions, are commissioned to work in one of the twelve paths of the ancient mystical tradition. It is that invisible body of mystics composed of the most exalted and advanced spiritual leaders in various lands throughout the world. The word White in this phrase alludes to Light, the illumination of understanding, wisdom.


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The Unity of Mystical Traditions: The Transformation of Consciousness in Tibetan and German Mysticism (Studies in the History of Religions, Vol. ) (Numen Book) [Randall Studstill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Unity of Mystical Traditions: The Transformation of Consciousness in Tibetan and German Mysticism (Studies in the History of ReligionsCited by: 9.

Andrew Harvey is a renowned spiritual scholar and a master of the world's mystical traditions. He's the author and editor of more than 30 books, but The Direct Path can be viewed as the benchmark of his spiritual philosophy.

"I feel I have been waiting all my life to write this book," he states, and at the core of The Direct Path are his clearly defined beliefs: organized religions and guru Cited by: 1. Omid Safi's book "Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition" accomplishes both and more.

He offers vibrant and fresh translations from the works of 'Attar, Rumi, Hafez and others, while also demonstrating the roots of their radical love in God, the Quran and the teachings of the Muhammad. /5(30). Excellent response to that question Leo. Your video on the Mystical traditions came to me while researching the similarities in the teaching of all religions of the world.

Fantastic. My take is that Man created religion to divide people although there is also the notion of individuality.

It all ultimately rivers to the same ocean. Victoria Nelson, author of The Secret Life of Puppets “In this unprecedented and gloriously learned book, Gary Lachman explores how Russia, the indestructible nation, is in many regards the historical repository for the mystical traditions of the East and West and, as such, harbors an unforeseen destiny in our world.

Christian mysticism refers to mystical practices and theory within ism is not so much a doctrine as a method of thought. It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Catholic Church (including traditions from both the Latin Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches) and Orthodox Christianity (including traditions from both the Eastern Orthodox Church.

A very prominent ancient mystical text featuring angels is a book called the Book of Abramelin the Mage, which was allegedly written by a 14th or 15th century Jewish explorer, Abraham von Worms, after he allegedly encountered a mage named Abramelin while traveling through the Egyptian desert.

Partially an autobiography of his journey, Abraham. Academic study of Jewish mysticism, especially since Gershom Scholem's Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (), distinguishes between different forms of mysticism across different eras of Jewish these, Kabbalah, which emerged in 12th-century Europe, is the most well known, but not the only typologic form, or the earliest to previous forms were Merkabah mysticism (c.

The mystical protagonists of the texts are famous Talmudic Sages of Rabbinic Judaism, either pseudepigraphic or documenting remnants of a developed tradition. From the 8th to 11th centuries, the Hekhalot texts, and the proto-Kabbalistic early cosmogonic Sefer Yetzirah ("Book of Creation") made their way into European Jewish circles.

Throughout the book, Louth does a careful job of situating early Christian mystical thought in its Platonic origins (especially Middle-Platonic), and he helpfully demonstrates both where it aligns with this tradition as well as departs from it/5(6).

In Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, you explore this spiritual, literary, and intellectual heritage in these great faiths as it unfolds over three millennia. In 36 enlightening, thought-provoking lectures, award-winning Professor Luke Timothy Johnson of Emory University offers nearly unprecedented access to these seldom.

Mystical experiences and practices-including dramatic visions, direct communication with the divine, intense spiritual quests, and hermetic lifestyles-are commonly associated with Eastern cultures.

They are thought to be far removed from the monotheistic traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam/5. "Dr. Bakan's book is destined to become a landmark in the study of the historical origins of psychoanalysis." — American Journal of Psychiatry In this pioneering work, David Bakan challenges the popular view of Freud as an entirely secular intellectual, schooled in modern culture rather than Jewish traditions.

Bakan contends that the father of psychology was profoundly in/5. Being Still: Reflections on an Ancient Mystical Tradition Paperback – March 1, by Jean-Yves Leloup (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jean-Yves Leloup Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Reviews: Psycho-practices in Mystical Traditions By Andrey Safronov. Officially licensed for obooko members. Read it and Rate it. The book can be interesting as for theorists -- experts-culturologists, theologians, psychologists, and for the experts in corresponding sphere, and also for all who is interested in esoteric and non-conventional.

Golem: Jewish Magical and Mystical Traditions on the Artificial Anthropoid (SUNY series in Judaica: Hermeneutics, Mysticism, and Religion) Hardcover – June 1, by Moshe Idel (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(2). The Book, which is an absolute joy to read and has production values that are second to none, is packed full of fascinating information on a range of mystical and truly magical subjects.

Everything from the Knights Templar and the Cathars to imposing structures like the cathedrals of Notre Dame and Chartes and the ancient enigmatic megaliths at. FREE DOWNLOAD!In the book a complex, retrospective research of a phenomenon of psychopractices is made: their methods, philosophical substantiations, evolution, and interaction with other forms of spiritual life.

The special attention is given to the psychopracticies presented in the modern world. In this work such question, as a place of the changed conditions of consciousnesss in culture and.

Product Information: After Spirituality: Studies in Mystical Traditions is the first volume in a new series of the same name. The book is devoted to the comparative study of contemporary mysticism, bringing together papers presented as part of the research group on the sociology of contemporary Jewish mysticism in comparative perspective, convened at the Institute of Advanced Studies.

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They argue that mystical thought and experience can be fully understood only within the context of particular cultures and religious traditions.

The book’s articles discuss the contexts of mysticism and the social mediation of mystical experience within all of the world’s major religions. The metaphysical and mystical tradition of Kabbalah arose at the end of the ancient world. It was, initially, part of a general response to the end of pagan religion and, in Judaism, the end of prophecy, for Kabbalah began where prophecy ended.

These secret traditions then left the land of Israel with the Jews and flourished throughout the.“Unique in its form and method, it is a delightful read and beautiful foray into mystical tradition.”—Ilma Qureshi, Reading Religion Chosen for a Spirituality & Practice Book Award as one of the 50 Best Spiritual Books of