VOLUME 4: Fountain of Wisdom is one of the most challenging works of the kabbalistic tradition. Alongside this 13th century text is a passage-by-passage commentary by David Chaim Smith, designed to address the working issues of the spiritual practitioner. The Fountain of Wisdom presents a labyrinth of psycho-aetheric symbols that map out the subtle atmospheres, textures, and resonances discovered through radical contemplative mysticism. The strange and beautiful imagery functions as a set of doorways through which the mind passes, allowing for discoveries that no other kabbalistic text comes close to offering. The original 13th century text is included here in its entirety in a new English translation by Dr. Mark Verman, one of the pre-eminent scholar-translators of this generation.
VOLUME 5: Quintessence of Secret Mercury, the fifth book in the Lightning Flash of Alef series, is an image-saturated expression of mystical surrender into the expanse of the infinite. The work contains a selection of highly unusual contemplative practices and prayers, a cycle of sixteen Kabbalistic drawings called Tikkun of the Circle, and a rare visionary text (bearing the title of the book) based on alchemical transmutation completed over the course of ten years.
VOLUME 6: Black Aether: If we hold ourselves as separate observers of reality, we will never understand reality. Contemplative mysticism is like a wild beast that consumes itself upon the fires of its own life force. The labyrinth of impressions that constitute so-called “ordinary” life are incinerated whole as a single sacrificial offering as the mind confronts the endless expanse of its own confusions and pain. This becomes the great tikkun (repair) for a seemingly meaningless random universe based on cognitive error. Reality is then absorbed within the very space that presents it, familiarity passes into oblivion, and an astonishing secret nutrient becomes available to all those who seek it.
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