Meditation and Judaism : Exploring the Jewish Meditative Paths
Meditation and Judaism is a comprehensive work on Jewish meditation, encompassing the entire spectrum of Jewish thought_from the early Kabbalists to the modern Chassidic and Mussar masters, the sages of the Talmud, to the modern philosophers. Both a scholarly, in-depth study of meditative practices, and a practical, easy to follow guide, Meditation and Judaism is for anyone interested in meditating the Jewish way.
- Paperback | 312 pages
- 152 x 218 x 26mm | 458.14g
- 30 Nov 2004
- Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
- Northvale NJ, United States
- Two-Volume Set
About Dov Ber Pinson
DovBer Pinson is a world-renowned scholar, thinker, teacher, and author. His books include Reincarnation and Judaism, Inner Rhythms, and Toward the Infinite. Presently he is Dean of the Iyyun Institute in Brooklyn.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Meditation ... A Jewish Concept? Chapter 2 Defining Meditation Chapter 3 Extraordinary Phenomena Encountered Through Meditation Chapter 4 Preparing for the Meditative Session Chapter 5 A Classification of Jewish Meditations Chapter 6 Meditation and the Five Senses Chapter 7 The Four Who Encountered the Orchard: The Spiritual Trappings of Advanced Meditations Chapter 8 The Spirituality of the Torah as It Relates to Meditation Chapter 9 Intellectual Analytical Meditation Chapter 10 Divine Ecstasy: Achieving the State of No Self-Awareness Chapter 11 The Ayin of Jewish Meditation Versus the Nothingness in Other Meditations Chapter 12 Character Refinement-Meditating to Achieve a Better Self Chapter 13 Eight Steps to Meditation