Kabbalah is a discipline and school of thought, which originated from Judaism. It may be defined in different ways. The definition varies according to the follower’s traditions, which emanates from religious roots, new age Christian and adaptations of Occultist syncretism. Kabbalah entails a set of esoteric teachings that seek to explain the connection between the eternal unchanging and mysterious Ein Sof, which is infinity and God’s creation. Despite the pious use of the Kabbalah centre system, it is not a religious denomination. This system aims at explaining the nature and purpose of human being’s existence besides the importance of the universe and other related questions. Originating from the Jewish tradition, Kabbalists use ancient Jewish sources to demonstrate its teachings.
These teachings help Judaism followers to explain the importance of observing the Jewish religion. In addition, they help in defining the Hebrew Bible, the rabbinic literature and their initially transmitted dimension that were concealed. It is believed that Kabbalah existed, between 12th and 13th century in Spain and Southern France, before all religions of the world. Historically, prophets, sages and patriarchs transmitted Kabbalah teachings orally. They were later transformed into Jewish religious writings.
The Kabbalah Centre
The Kabbalah Centre is an organization that seeks to shed more light on Kabbalah teachings. Through the center, students learn how to practice the teachings in their everyday lives. Rav Yehuda Ashlag established the non-profit organization in 1922. Two of Rav’s sons were mandated with the duty of running the center after his demise. Currently, it has locations in over 40 cities as well as an active online presence. The center has teachers who provide learners with spiritual materials based on the principles of Kabbalah centre. These materials help students to improve their personal lives and the world at large.
Since there are different meanings of Kabbalah, the Kabbalah Centre embraces all the definitions in the world. At the centre, the school of thought is taught as the universal wisdom that presages religion or the Bible. The centre provides learners with courses, books, online lectures, classes and audio materials that explain the origin of the creation as well as the spiritual and physical laws of the universe. It provides practical tools that aim at bringing joy and a permanent fulfillment to an individual.