Mysteries of the Kabbalah:  The Wisdom Research of Dr. Stephan A. Hoeller

3 Downloadable lectures:

Introduction to the Kabbalah:
The Gnostic Kabbalah:  A comprehensive introduction to the Jewish mystical tradition of Kabbalah; the tradition identified by the noted scholar of Kabbalah, Gershom Scholem, as “Jewish Gnosticism”.

This set focuses upon the mystical structure of the Etz Hayim, or “Tree of Life”, central to all Kabbalah.

Deeper Into Kabbalah:  
Moving from “Introduction to Kabbalah”, and the mystical structure of the Etz Hayim, or “Tree of Life”, so central to Kabbalah, here Dr. Hoeller examines the broad esoteric vision at the heart of Kabbalistic tradition.

Delve with us into the Feminine mystery of the Shekinah, the mystery of the angels, the dark mystery of the Qliphoth, and the seminal influence of Kabbalah on Western Hermetic traditions.

Kabbalists and Mystics:
The lives and visions of key historical figures in the Kabbalistic tradition, be they called “saints” or “heretics”, are examined in this set of lectures:  Shimeon ben Yochai , Isaac Luria, Shabbatai Zevi, Jacob Frank, Baal Shem Tov.  What is the relationship between Gnosticism and the visionary world of these Kabbalists?