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Kaplan, Aryeh 1934-1983

Overview
Works: 156 works in 474 publications in 6 languages and 4,058 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  Legends  Biography  Introductions  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Prayers and devotions  Folklore  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Commentator
Classifications: BM532, 892.433
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Most widely held works by Aryeh Kaplan
Jewish meditation : a practical guide by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students of mediation are usually surprised to discover that a Jewish mediation tradition exists and that it was an authentic and integral part of mainstream Judaism until the eighteenth century. Jewish Meditation is a step-by-step introduction to meditation and the Jewish practice of meditation in particular. This practical guide covers such topics as mantra meditation, contemplation, and visualization within a Jewish context. It shows us how to use meditative techniques to enhance prayer using the traditional liturgy'the Amidah and the Shema. Through simple exercises and clear explanations of theory, Rabbi Kaplan gives us the tools to develop our spiritual potential through an authentically Jewish meditative practice
Sefer Yetzirah = The Book of Creation by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in its 7th printing since republication in 1997, the Sefer Yetzirah has established itself as a primary source for all serious students of Kabbalah. Rabbi Kaplan's translation of this oldest and most mysterious of all Kabbalistic texts provides a unique perspective on the meditative and magical aspects of Kabbalah. He expounds on the dynamics of the spiritual domain, the worlds of Sefirot, souls and angels.This translation is based on Gra version of the Sefer Yetzirah and includes the author's extraordinary commentary on all its mystical aspects including kabbalistic astrology, Ezekiel's
Meditation and Kabbalah : containing relevant texts from the greater hekhalot, textbook of the Merkava school, the works of Abraham Abulafia, Joseph Gikatalia's Gates of light, the gates of holiness, Gate of the Holy Spirit, textbook of the Lurianic school, Hasidic classics by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV> A lucid presentation of the meditative methods, mantras, mandalas and other devices used, as well as a penetrating interpretation of their significance in the light of contemporary meditative research. Meditative methods ofthe East might have been derived from the mystical techniques of the prophets, and this intriguing possibility, mentioned in the Zohar, is also discussed. </DIV>
The Bahir by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bahir is one of the oldest and most important of all classical Kabbalah texts. Until the publication of the Zohar, the Bahir was the most influential and widely quoted primary source of Kabbalistic teachings. The Bahir is quoted in every major book on Kabbalah, the earliest being the Raavad's commentary on Sefer Yetzirah, and it is cited numerous times by Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Ramban) in his commentary on the Torah. It is also quoted many times in the Zohar. It was first published around 1176 by the Provence school of Kabbalists; the first printed edit
The living Torah = The five books of Moses : a new translation based on traditional Jewish sources, with notes, introduction, maps, tables, charts, bibliography, and index by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meditation and the Bible by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and French and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV> A highly radical interpretation of the Bible demonstrating the methods of meditation used by the Prophets to attain their unique states of consciousness. First English translation from ancient unpublished manuscripts, with commentary. </DIV>
Derech haShem = The way of God : and, An essay on fundamentals = Maʼamar haIkkarim by Moshe Ḥayyim Luzzatto( Book )

30 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and Hebrew and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immortality, resurrection, and the age of the universe : a kabbalistic view by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Torah anthology = MeAm loʻez by Shmuel Yerushalmi( Book )

in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tales by Naḥman( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handbook of Jewish thought by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until the Mashiach : Rabbi Nachman's biography : an annotated chronology by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living Torah : the Five books of Moses and the Haftarot : a new translation based on traditional Jewish sources, with notes, introduction, maps, tables, charts, bibliography, and index( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Hebrew and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avoth : MeAm lo'ez by Isaac ben Moses Magriso( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innerspace : introduction to Kabbalah, meditation and prophecy by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a series of lectures that Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan gave to a small group of students in Brooklyn in 1981, this contains transcripts of the series on the kabbalistic system, and testifies to his wonderful ability to transmit profound ideas in a readily-graspable way. Although this is an introductory text, it contains many perspectives that are expressed in a unique way, so it would be quite valuable even for the more advanced student of Jewish mysticism
Made in heaven : a Jewish wedding guide by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalem, the eye of the universe : a pictorial tour of the Holy City by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and Portuguese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaplan explains the religious and spiritual significance of Jerusalem. topics include the importance of Jerusalem in the biblical and Talmudic periods and the reasons God chose this particular place
The real Messiah? : a Jewish response to missionaries by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The light beyond : adventures in Hassidic thought by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maimonides' principles : the fundamentals of Jewish faith by Aryeh Kaplan( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jewish meditation : a practical guide
Alternative Names
Aryeh Kaplan teologo e rabbino statunitense

Aryeh Kaplan US-amerikanischer Rabbi und Schriftsteller

Kaplan, Are.

Kaplan, Arʹe 1934-1983

Kaplan, Arje 1934-1983

Ḳaplan, Ary 1934-1983

Ḳaplan, Ary. (Aryeh), 1934-1983

Ḳaplan, Aryeh 1934-1983

Kaplan, Aryeh Moshe Eliyahu ben Shmuel 1934-1983

Kaplan, Leonard Martin 1934-1983

Qaplan, Aryē 1934-1983

Каплан, Арье 1934-1983

Каплан, Леонард Мартин 1934-1983

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Sefer Yetzirah = The Book of CreationMeditation and Kabbalah : containing relevant texts from the greater hekhalot, textbook of the Merkava school, the works of Abraham Abulafia, Joseph Gikatalia's Gates of light, the gates of holiness, Gate of the Holy Spirit, textbook of the Lurianic school, Hasidic classicsThe BahirMeditation and the BibleDerech haShem = The way of God : and, An essay on fundamentals = Maʼamar haIkkarimImmortality, resurrection, and the age of the universe : a kabbalistic viewThe talesJerusalem, the eye of the universe : a pictorial tour of the Holy City