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Seven Sacred Circles brings a meaningful “lost” practice back to life from Sefer Maavor Yabbok Judaism’s mysterious book on preparing for a kind end to life. The ritual is invigorated with newly feminized liturgy for use by women. The original liturgy, for men, is included as well.
Sacred circles, Hakafot, are a Jewish practice that cultivate honor for the deceased and honor the circles of their life. Circuits are a means of cultivating Sh’khinah; The Divine Feminine indwelling presence and is modeled by the feminine Tree of life’s circles seen below.
Feminine Tree of Life
Circles are inclusive. They have no defined beginning nor end. Consider the circle of constellations in the heavens. Each one has the leadership position for 1 month each solar cycle. Each, shines its unique blessings at the right time according to the season. There is no hierarchy.
Zodiac Constellations & Hebrew Months
Communal circling is a joyous practice done when completing the Autumn harvest festival on Sukkot on Hoshana Rabbah and Simhat Torah. The Jewish wedding ceremony invites a more intimate seven circles beneath a Huppah.
Seven Sacred Circles is an initiation into the secret of seven hakafot. It breaks down the spiritual technology making it simple to enter into each circle with intention and meaning every time seven circles circling is done or as often as you like. It is not only about circling at life’s end. You may find new opportunities to circle dance through attuning into these methods.
Holistic Jew Weekday Shahareet Siddur
Holistic Jew Weekday Shahareet Siddur explains spiritual technology of the siddur while integrating a traditional liturgy, egalitarian heart opening translations suitable for prayer. Commentary highlights reverence for Earth and her patterns, meditative practices from Classical Kabbalah, many translated to English for the first time to add depth. Inclusivity is key.
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The Divine Presence in Our Lives
Rabbi T'mimah's translations and compilations integrate a traditional text, egalitarian translations that highlight Earth aware meanings and practices from schools of Classical Kabbalah, many translated to English for the first time.
Classical Kabbalah provides a body of knowledge on how to use these prayer practices optimally, aligning movement through prayer with movement into known corresponding states of consciousness that serve as portals into Divine realms.
Prayer books (siddurim) are sequenced compilations of Judaism's best prayer practices that provide a structure and support for the davvenen journey to invite Presence into life day by day.
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Holistic Jew Shabbat Eve Siddur
Holistic Jew Shabbat Morning Siddur
Holistic Jew Maariv and prayers for Shiva
Holistic Jew Yom Kippur Mahzor
Holistic Jew Haggadah
Holistic Jew Rosh HaShanah Mahzor
Holistic Jew Mystical Hannukah Candle Lighting
Holistic Jew Graveside and Memorial Prayers
Kavanah – Journey through time and what it means today.
The more that desire is activated, the more vivid is our experience of The Divine Presence in our lives.
Prayer books (siddurim) are compilations of Judaism's best prayer practices. Classical Kabbalah offers a body of knowledge on how to use these prayer practices optimally, aligning our movement through prayer with movement into known corresponding states of consciousness that serve as portals into Divine realms.
Jewish practices highlight the potency of seven sacred cycles. Each cycle carries its own affect and the seventh cycle holds a sacred character. Each of the seven cycles has a unique character:
1.) Hesed Grace,
2.) G’vurah Boundaries to direct Grace’s flow,
3.) Tiferet Beauty, Balance, Truth (Grace and Discipline working well together),
4.) Netzah Tenacity, Perseverance, Victory,
5.) Hod, to fly like a bird flies, swim like a fish swims, – accessing currents that are helpful, holy surfing through life, the way of the prophet and priestess,
6.) Yesod Foundation, Intimacy, Reproduction, and
7.) Malkhut Sovereignty, Receptivity