The Tanya is made up of 5 volumes, as mentioned in a previous post. We will start our discussions on the most famous volume, Likutei Amarim, which means. Likutei Amarim-Tanya has 21 ratings and 1 review: Published June 1st by Kehot Publication Society, 2 pages, Hardcover. Results 1 – 30 of 59 Likutei Amarim (Tanya) TANYA and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Its systematic investigation enables the mind to grasp and internalize the transcendent spirituality of mainstream Hasidism. Consequently, the Tanya has been read as describing two universal levels of psychological consciousness.

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The mysticism of Schneur Zalman did not seek cold intellectual investigation. Agudas Chasidei Chabad Chabad. Alan added it Aug 26, This seeks inward Jewish observance, while downplaying charismatic Hasidic enthusiasm, that it sees as external. In his preface to the Tanyathe author writes that anyone with questions about the meaning or application of the Tanya’ s guidance should approach “the great ones in his city.

Julia Walsh rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Hasidic thought looks to the inner meaning of Kabbalah, a conceptual system of metaphysics from mystical encounters with revelation. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

The Tanya deals with Jewish spiritualitypsychology and theology from the point of view of Hasidic philosophy and its inner explanations of Kabbalah Jewish mysticism. Dunie marked it as to-read Jan 15, Their explanations of the nature of the Divine, are related from man’s independent understanding from first principles.


The encyclopedia of Jewish myth, magic and mysticism Pg The intellectual “Chabad” approach of Schneur Zalman, continued gania successive Lubavitch Rebbesemphasised the mind as the route to the inner heart.

Among them, Schneur Zalman articulated a different tanis to Hasidic Philosophy from general Hasidism.

Tanya: The Book of the Intermediates (Likutei Amarim) –

This enabled the popularisation of Kabbalah by relating it to the natural psychological perception and emotional dveikus fervour of man. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is the ability of Amzrim thought to bring the abstract, esoteric systems of Kabbalah into conscious perception and mystical faith, by relating them to man’s inner psychological awareness.

In general, the first book is a universal Jewish guidebook to avodaheveryday Divine service, through Schneur Zalman’s innovative system, applying Jewish mysticism step-by-step to the internal drama of human psychology.

Open Preview See a Problem? Paradigms in Jewish philosophy Pg Such a person is trained by his predecessors in correct application of the Tanya.

The description in the Tanya of soul differences follows on from a particularist- universalist debate in Judaism concerning the meaning of Jews as a chosen people. Yossi is currently reading it Jul 18, Philip Reiter rated it really liked it Jun 04, Views Read Edit View history.


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Rachel added it Feb 15, As a consequence, Chabad Hasidic writings are typically characterised by their systematic intellectual structure, while other classic texts of general Hasidic mysticism are usually more compiled or anecdotal in nature. Teri Uktena rated it really liked it Nov 03, The unlettered Jewish folk were cherished and encouraged in their sincere simplicity, while the elite scholars sought to emulate their negation of ego through study of Hasidic exegetical thought.

By giving Hasidus philosophical investigation, the Chabad school explained the inner meanings of the “Torah of the Baal Shem Tov”. The Chabad school requires knowledge of Godliness, drawn from Hasidic Philosophy, to establish Hasidic mystical faith. Chabad-Lubavitch texts Hasidic literature Jewish mystical texts Jewish philosophical and ethical texts Shneur Zalman of Liadi Aramaic words and phrases Kabbalistic words and phrases. Michelle Little marked it as to-read Jun 28, Ya’akov Saavedra rated it liked it Jan 27, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Carlos Cosac marked it as to-read Jan 23,