The study of Jewish mysticism
, also known as the Kabbalah
, offers a way to understand the creation of the world out of divinity, the meaning of life, and our roles as human beings. The wisdom of the Kabbalah invites us to take part in a process of searching for additional layers of reality and inner renewal, out of willingness to go deep and see the unity that lies beneath the surface. The knowledge of the mysteries of Creation and the structure of reality is not secret, and those who are willing and ready for the process of searching and discovery are invited to learn, get to know, and make use of the hidden knowledge.The word “Kabbalah” has two meanings:
Some main points of the Kabbalah
- The Hebrew word kabbalah comes from the same root as the word le-kabel — to receive. Kabbalah is a received tradition, passed down from teacher to student. The study of Kabbalah is accomplished from a place of willingness to receive and internalize ancient knowledge.
- The Hebrew word hak’balah means “parallel.” In this sense, it refers to the principle of “As above, so below”: all of revealed reality is nothing but a reflection of the divine realm, and that there is a link between the physical world and the spiritual world. both worlds would cleave to one another and become intertwined.”
- Human beings and the world exist in symmetry and in parallel with one another.
- God and human beings are mutually connected.
- Human beings in the image of God, and God in the image of human beings..
- From the world of division to a unified world.
- Free will.
- Infinite renewal.