By Aryeh Kaplan
The 1st booklet in any language ever to bare the method of the traditional Kabbalists, this is often one of many oldest and most crucial of all old Kabbalistic texts. All references, either to manuscripts and published fabric are conscientiously stated, and the full Hebrew textual content of The Bahir is integrated.
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