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by Adin Steinsaltz

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NO OF PAGES: 181 SUB CAT I: Kabbalah SUB CAT II: SUB CAT III: DESCRIPTION: This book can be viewed as an introduction to the essence of Jewish existence and belief. It is a book that grows out of its own world, the world of Kabbalah. This volume touches largely upon issues of the soul.NOTES: SUBTITLE:
  BeitHallel | Feb 18, 2011 |
The Thirteen Petalled Rose: A Discourse on the Essence of Jewish Existence and Belief, by Adin Steinsaltz is a book that delves into Kabbalah in a way that explains it on a level that everyone can understand.

Rabbi Steinsaltz takes the reader through the mysteries of the the energy of the universe, and how that energy is illuminated or diminished by our very actions. Goodness and mitzvahs evoke sparks that lift the universal energy to a higher level. While on the other hand, our transgressions cause the energy of the universe to diminish, or be brought down to a lower level. He also explains the concept of angels and how angels are created. Rabbi Steinsaltz’s concepts are fascinating. Blessings are born from mitzvah deeds, that is one thing he makes clear.

I recommend The Thirteen Petalled Rose to anyone interested in the Jewish foundation and concepts of kabbalah. It will give readers a strong structural perspective and understanding of the basics of kabbalah. Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is brilliant in his explanations and insights, and conveys his astuteness and interpretations to the reader ( )
  LorriMilli | Aug 27, 2010 |
Cabala.
  icm | Oct 3, 2008 |
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In this classic of Jewish mysticism, the world-renowned scholar seeks to answer the major questions asked by modern Jews about the nature of their existence in God’s universe.

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