Everyday Holiness: The Jewish Spiritual Path Of Mussar

December 2, 2008|
Everyday Holiness: The Jewish Spiritual Path Of Mussar by Alan Morinis
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Mussar is an illuminating, approachable, and highly practical set of teachings for cultivating personal growth and spiritual realization in the midst of day-to-day life. Here is an accessible and inspiring introduction to this Jewish spiritual path, which until lately has been best known in the world of Orthodox Judaism. The core teaching of Mussar is that our deepest essence is inherently pure and holy, but this inner radiance is obscured by extremes of emotion, desire, and bad habits. Our work in life is to uncover the brilliant light of the soul. The Mussar masters developed transformative teachings and practices—some of which are contemplative, some of which focus on how we relate to others in daily life—to help us to heal and refine ourselves.
Alan Morinis completed his doctorate at Oxford University, which he attended on a Rhodes Scholarship. A producer of award-winning television and film, he has been a student of the Mussar tradition since 1997, studying under Rabbi Yechiel Yitzchok Perr. Alan is the founder and director of the Mussar Institute, an organization that promo...
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Title:Everyday Holiness: The Jewish Spiritual Path Of MussarFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 8.95 X 6.05 X 0.87 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.95 X 6.05 X 0.87 inPublished:December 2, 2008Publisher:ShambhalaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590306090

ISBN - 13:9781590306093

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