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Author Mark, Zvi, author.

Title The Revealed and Hidden Writings of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav : His Worlds of Revelation and Rectification / Zvi Mark
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 385 pages) : illustrations
Contents Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter One. The Test of Letter Combinations: The Mystical Initiation Ceremony that Rabbi Nachman Underwent, and its Echoes in Likutei Moharan -- Chapter Two. "The Story of the Bread": Receiving the Torah -- Chapter Three. The Stream of Mystical Consciousness: The Character of Mystical Experience and the Way that it is Shaped as Literature in "The Guest Who Came In" -- Introduction: The Enterprise of Rectifications -- Chapter Four. The Formulation of the Universal Rectification, the Rectification for a Nocturnal Emission, and the Pilgrimage to Rabbi Nachman's Grave-and their Connection to Bratslavian Messianic Fervor -- Chapter Five. The Booklet of Tests and Rabbi Nachman's Practice of not Avoiding Tests -- Chapter Six. "The Story of the Armor": More from the Bratslav Archives Containing Suppressed Texts -- Chapter Seven. Arrows and Melodies: "The Story of the Beggar without Hands" -- Chapter Eight. Uman -- "Behold, I Give Over my Soul" -- Chapter Nine. Two Hundred Years Later -- from Individual to Universal Rectification: The Pilgrimage to Uman on Rosh Hashanah, the Worldwide Universal Rectification, Tashlikh and Body Jewelry -- Afterword -- Appendix One. "The Story of Rabbi Perachia": Additional Links between the Zoharic Literature and "The Guest Who Came In" -- Appendix Two. Mysticism and the "Stream of Consciousness": a Note Following the Analysis of "The Guest Who Came In" -- Appendix Three. Photographs of Manuscript Pages -- Bibliography -- Name Index -- Subject Index
Summary Zvi Mark uncovers previously unknown aspects of Rabbi Nachman's spiritual world. The first section, Revelation, explores Rabbi Nachman's spiritual revelations, personal trials and spiritual experiments. Among the topics discussed is the powerful "Story of the Bread." The second section is dedicated to the rituals of rectification that Rabbi Nachman established. The book ends with a colorful description of Bratzlav Hasidism in the 21st century
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Notes Also available in print edition
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web
Zvi Mark, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
In English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed June 24 2015)
In Is contained in (work): eBook package: De Gruyter EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2015 ZDB-23-DGG
Is contained in (work): eBook package: De Gruyter EBOOK PACKAGE Theology, Relig. Studies, Jewish Studies 2015
Subject Hasidim -- Legends.
Genre/Form Legends.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110407744