The Essential Zohar: The Source of Kabbalistic Wisdom
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The Essential Zohar: The Source of Kabbalistic Wisdom

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For thousands of years, no book has been more shrouded in mystery than the Zohar, yet no book offers us greater wisdom. The central text of Kabbalah, the Zohar is a commentary on the Bible’s narratives, laws, and genealogies and a map of the spiritual landscape. In The Essential Zohar, the eminent kabbalist Rav P. S. Berg decodes its teachings on evil, redemption, human re...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 6th 2004 by Harmony (first published March 26th 2002)
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Mike Bell
I have been getting back into reading, and finished off this insight into Kabbalah recently. I have always been interested in the wisdom of the ancients, from Greek philosophy to the origins of mathematics. The deep connections between symbology and origin in general are revealed through a brief look at the works of the Zohar and the Bible, while making links to modern-day relationships between the weirdness of quantum physics and the eternal oneness of the Hindu and Buddhist religions. I feel w...more
Terra Bosart
An excellent source for Kabbalistic interpretations of the capital "B" Bible, and a good way of thinking metaphorically.
this was my first introduction to the kabbalah/zohar. i just don't know what to think...most of this book seems utterly insane to me. i bought several other books on kabbalah along with this one and am about to start another...we'll see how that goes.
Jul 15, 2008 Diana marked it as to-read
i have taken on the task to read at least one book on every religion--beginning with the perceived "weird ones".
this will be my first.

I loved this book. Well written and very enjoyable.
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