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Sepher Yetzirah: The Book of Formation

By: W. Wynn Westcott - translator,Jason Augustus Newcomb - editor
Narrated by: Alan Weyman
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Publisher's Summary

The Sepher Yetzirah or Book of Formation is perhaps the oldest rabbinical treatise of Kabbalistic philosophy which is still extant. This thoroughly re-edited and revised version helps bring this text to life.

©2014 Jason Augustus Newcomb (P)2015 Jason Augustus Newcomb

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Foundation of Kabbalah

Would you listen to Sepher Yetzirah: The Book of Formation again? Why?

Yes, I would. This is the Book of Formation. This work, along with the Zohar, Book of Splendor, describes the core beliefs of Kabbalah. It is fascinating. It portrays a hidden universe behind the Old Testament, alias The Hebrew Bible, or, The Pentateuch.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The Kabbalah is a character unto itself.

Have you listened to any of Alan Weyman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Not yet. I do like the way Mr. Weyman performs the narration.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me feel that there is hope for mankind.

Any additional comments?

It is a good read. Having it read to me is just plain awesome!!!!!

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exactly what you'd expect.

explanation of the Hebrew letters and their numerical and symbolic values. recommended if the topic is of interest

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It's finally starting to come together.

I've studied this info a few times over the years, but to hear it audibly helped with the cognitive coherence.

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Abrahams Book of Creation

Abrahams Book of Creation was amazing and began to explain how all things are spoken into existence. It is an amazing non-canonical source. Well worth the read as it begins to explain the essence of all things and even God's sexuality.

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The pronunciation of the Hebrew words was wrong.

If was very hard to listen to this. The English accent and anglicized Hebrew made this devoid if any spiritual meaning.

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I’d prefer to read then listen to this specific book

This book has so much knowledge in it but the way it’s conveyed is in lists and descriptions. The reader is hard to follow. I was hoping for more insight but none the less because of books I’ve previously I had some background knowledge and was able to interpret the reading but for someone with no knowledge on hermetics and the Hebrew words involved with it then go start somewhere else this should not be your first book to get introduced

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Essential source book for kabbalah

A clearly spoken reading of this translation, which is not simple given the Hebrew, with a good explanatory introduction.

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2015 is indeed a Great year :)

thank you :)

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Audible, I have enjoyed this and many other readings. Please know that these are modern contributions to our verbal heritage. ♡{♤♡♢♧} ●□■○

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Great insight

Loved it. Due to the unique words. I would recommend reading twice and taking notes. Eye opener

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Struggled to finish

It was hard to follow and comprehend. I feel I've didn't gain any new knowledge. I believe it's knowledge in this book but I how does it apply to my like.