“The classic text for Jews who want to experience the meditative methods of their own spiritual tradition.”
—Daniel Goleman, author of The Meditative Mind
“[This is] the first book to read on the subject. It is a gentle, clear introduction and provides exercises and practices that can be used right away by any Jew who wants a deeper prayer experience.”
—Rodger Kamenetz, author of The Jew in the Lotus
“New and old davveners can learn from this sainted teacher how to deepen their holy processes . . . One can, with the help of God and the aid of this manual, tap into the Cosmic.”
—Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi
“A guide to Jewish prayer and meditation that is both grounded in the tradition and genuinely mind-expanding. For anyone seeking to connect with the spiritual side of Judaism, this book is essential.”
“At a time when Jews are rediscovering their hunger for spirituality, Kaplan’s clear and comprehensive book could well be one of the most important Jewish books of our time.
—Harold S. Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People
I really didn't get much clarity on the matter until I read this book.
This definitely helps make prayer a more spiritual experience and reinvigorates the words with the true spiritual intent of their original authors.
Jewish Meditation: A Practical Guide by Aryeh Kaplan is the best book I have read so far on this topic.
Any serious Freemason who reads this book will gain more light regarding various aspects of the fraternity's degrees.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
It’s about to learn and live the peace of meditation, inside Judaism. Very good book, concerning our occidental point of view, a real guide of meditation.Published 4 months ago by ELIANA SOUZA FURTADO
I have had this book on my shelf for many years and enjoy going back for a refresher course with the wise and warm Rabbi. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ann Neal
great read if you really want a nice intro to open your eyes to meditation and see the connect with judaismPublished 4 months ago by angry
An amazing resource for those of us who really want to understand how to meditate. We are given several methods, and each one is clearly defined. Read morePublished 6 months ago by janet king
This book is unbelievable. Every single time I read it I am astounded at the wonderful insights and depth included. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Wesley Merville