No refund will be issued to students who withdraw any time after the fourth class, but free links for the missed classes will be available upon request. Refund Policy for POK 1 Course A full refund may be issued only if the withdrawal occurs before the 4th class.
No refund will be issued to students who withdraw any time after the fourth class, but free MP3 links for the missed classes will be available upon request. If a student is registered for a course, he or she will be sent an mp3 link automatically, 1-2 days after each session.
“He never mentioned Kabbalah or Chassidism, but I felt such a genuine spirituality from him, it inspired me to look for that in Judaism,” Matt said from his home in Berkeley, Calif., where he will be teaching at the Graduate Theological Union after taking an 18-year hiatus to write the translations. I took Beginning and Advanced Zohar at the same time. I was totally lost in Advanced Zohar, but that didn’t matter because I was totally lost in Beginning Zohar!
” Matt calls the Zohar very challenging, poetic, and symbolic texts.
BUT, before we can proceed we need to understand the basics.
What will you receive by attending our discussion groups? Ultimately the truth rests with the student of Kabbalah depending upon his or her beliefs systems or knowledge base.
“It’s going to be a full schedule,” Matt said, “and Shavuot is a special event. It’s the quintessential Kabbalistic holiday.” Matt will be speaking at Temple for a variety of sessions over Memorial Day weekend and will be the scholar-in-residence for the Tikkun Leil Shavuot.
Matt recently completed an 18-year project translating nine of the 12 books of the Zohar, and said his interest in the topic came from his father, a Conservative rabbi.
“Until the 19 century, Judaism presented a sanitized version to the West, eliminating anything that seemed superstitious.” Matt’s nearly two-decade long project of translating the Zohar was funded by the Pritzker family in Chicago. The typical page is one-third translation of the Zohar and two-thirds Matt commentary.
She said: "I was born Roman Catholic but I lost faith when the Pope decided to tell me everything I loved and believed in was wrong.
"[The church] said Spongebob Squarepants is gay and he's a sinner and he should burn in hell.
The Kabbalah Centre seeks to provide a platform to help students improve their lives.
To accomplish this, The Kabbalah Centre teachers provide students with spiritual tools based on kabbalistic principles that students can then apply as they see fit to make better decisions that not only benefit themselves...