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By Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi

The topic of this publication is a kabbalistic examine of a man or woman. The sefirotic Tree of lifestyles and Jacob's Ladder are used to appreciate Adam, the archetype of humanity. This specified description of the interplay among the 4 Worlds supplies an built-in view of the actual, mental, religious and Divine levels.

The Toledano line of Kabbalah has its roots in medieval Spain the place the 3 branches of the Abrahamic revelation met in a civilised cosmopolitan surroundings. Then the Kabbalah caused an esoteric fusion of faith and philosophy. In our time we relate its historic theories and practices to fashionable psychology, technological know-how and art.
The hallmark of the Toledano line is Jacob’s Ladder, a metaphysical scheme of 4 interlocking Worlds that originate within the primordial Tree of existence. This diagram of Divine rules, paths and triads is the major to comprehending the plan of life and our half in it.

Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi is the Hebrew identify of Warren Kenton. He was once born in 1933 right into a Sefardi Jewish Levite kin in England. He used to be expert at St Martin's institution of paintings and the Royal Academy, the place he was once taught to determine past the most obvious. This got knowledge led him to check the esoteric and Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical culture. Out of this got here visits to its historic and medieval non secular centres in Europe, North Africa and Israel. considering 1970 he has taught teams around the world, based the foreign Kabbalah Society and written fifteen books which are now in fifteen languages, together with Russian, jap and Hebrew. He has fraternal connections with different religious traditions and is a Fellow of the Temenos Academy in London the place he lives and works.

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