The notes closed by invoking the Baal Shem Tov and Nachman of Bratzlav
, before noting: "In his own way, Shlomo seeks to follow their road.
For a mystic like the great Hasidic leader Rebbe Nahman of Bratzlav
, genuine Shalom means the harmonization of apparent opposites while retaining the distinctiveness of each.
Nahman of Bratzlav
, Sefer ha-Middot, item Tzaddiq, part II no.
A Hasidic aphorism attributed to Rebbe Nachman of Bratzlav
, as well as the Kotzker Rebbe, expresses it with poetic power: "Nothing is as whole as a broken heart.
Tuning the soul; music as a spiritual process in the teachings of Rabbi Nahman of Bratzlav
Uman possesses a Jewish pilgrimage site, the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav
, who codified and propagated the words of the founder of Hasidism, the Ba'al Shem Tov.
Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav
once wrote, "Remember, things can go from the very worst -- to the very best, in just the blink of an eye.
Drawing from an impressive roster of original sources ranging from Maimonides, to Nachman of Bratzlav
, to Theodor Herzle, Rabbi Steinberg provides readers with histories and insights into these Judaic celebrations including the prayers, rituals, and stories associated with each of them.
One night about a year ago, I happened upon a website that told of a gravesite in Uman, Ukraine of Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav
(April 4, 1772-October 16, 1810), the great-grandson of the founder of Hasidism.
Turning from Wessely to Nahman of Bratzlav
, we not only move a thousand miles to the east, to the Ukraine, but from the world of Enlightenment Berlin to Hasidic, mystical Podolia.
Cott also finds something of Dylan in the thirteenth-century Carmina Burana, in the fifteenth-century French poet Francois villon, the sixteenth-century Chinese philosopher Li Chih and the eighteenth-century Hasidic master Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav
Rabbi Nakhman of Bratzlav
said: "The whole world is one long narrow bridge, so it is essential not to be afraid.