Monday, January 04, 2016

Daniel Matt reads the Idra Zuta

ZOHAR WATCH: Daniel Matt reads his Idra Zuta Zohar translation.
Near the very end of the Zohar on the Torah comes the remarkable section known as Idra Zuta (The Small Assembly). This dramatic narrative describes the last gathering of Rabbi Shim'on and the Companions before his death. Here the master reveals profound mysteries of divine being, and then departs from this world to unite ecstatically with the Divine Feminine, Shekhinah. ...
Background on the Zohar and on Daniel Matt's edition and translation of it is here with many, many links. The Shekhinah figures in that post as well.