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WHY THERE ARE SEVERAL INITIATION LEVELS IN MOSAIC KABBALAH AND WHAT ARE THEIR DIFFERENCES?

By iAiS | March 24, 2020

There are seven initiatory levels in Mosaic Kabbalah. One cannot and must not go from zero speed to a speed of light in one go; this would instantly crush the experiencer. The aim here is being in the presence of the living God—it’s a terrifying and potentially-lethal or damaging experience for one unsuitable or unprepared…

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HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE MOSAIC KABBALAH INITIATIONS?

By iAiS | March 17, 2020

Crucially—as it was in ancient times of the First Temple priests—Mosaic Kabbalah is the only mystical-initiatory system the world has known that is entirely focused on achieving access to and establishing a relationship with the Mysterium Tremendum—the “Wholly Other”—a.k.a. the God of Israel. No other praxis can or does claim the same, including all other…

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WHAT IS INITIATION? IS THAT A “JEWISH KIND OF THING”?

By iAiS | March 10, 2020

“Initiation” signifies a momentous, dramatic change in the would-be initiate’s worldview. It usually marks a period of a new, expanded self-awareness, including a modification or even full-fledged transformation of one’s identity. On bio-psychological and neurophysiological planes, such change registers as an ASC (altered state of consciousness). Different religious and/or spiritual traditions have entirely different initiations,…

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IS MOSAIC KABBALAH DIFFERENT FROM OTHER VARIETIES OF KABBALAH?

By iAiS | March 3, 2020

What was the Kabbalah at the earliest beginnings of Jewish history? What was the Kabbalah in its “Mosaic”—or the original, foundational—form? It is—in accordance with the Sôd Hypothesis—the nearly-lost initiatory system of Moses himself, the legendary adept and servant of the God of Israel. In spite of the built-in dominant exoteric (or outward, external) elements…

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WHAT AND WHERE IS THE IAIS-MAKOM SPIRITUAL RETREAT CENTER? WHAT IS ITS MISSION? WHAT ARE ITS ORIGINS?

By iAiS | February 25, 2020

The iAiS-MaKoM Spiritual Retreat Center is based in Colorado, from where the Center’s instructional activities extend to multiple annual events at locations around the U.S. and Israel. The iAiS-MaKoM Spiritual Retreat Center is presently the sole organization in the world that is teaching the heretofore-undiscovered mystical-initiatory ancient Israelite system of the First Jerusalem Temple era.…

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WHAT DOES THE NAME “IAIS-MAKOM” STAND FOR?

By iAiS | February 18, 2020

The acronyms “iAiS” and “MaKoM” stand, respectively, for “Institute for Ancient Israelite Spirituality” and “Mosaic Kabbalah Mysticism” Spiritual Retreat Center (in Hebrew, “Makhon le-Kabala shel Moshe”). “Ha-Makom” also means “the Place”—this is one of the special appellations of God used by the Jewish worshipers. The complete system of Mosaic Kabbalah can be generally described as…

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IS THERE MEDITATION IN MOSAIC KABBALAH?

By iAiS | February 11, 2020

“Meditation refers to mental strategies whose purpose is to effect transcendent states of consciousness. . . . Whereas the intention of meditation in Asia has been the cultivation of radical transformations of consciousness with soteriological [e.g., salvational] consequences, it has been used in the West largely to enhance physical and psychological well-being. . .”¹ Yes,…

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THE MOSAIC KABBALAH CONTRAST—THE IAIS-MAKOM DIFFERENCE

By iAiS | February 4, 2020

When a Seeker attends a typical Kabbalah workshop or class, perhaps one should ask the following question. Had the Hebrew slaves in Egypt employed the meditations and/or spiritual exercises that you’ve just been taught in a class; or perhaps they listened to the wonderful Hassidic stories of beggars and rich people; or kept uttering the…

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A JEWISH “SPIRITUAL WARRIOR”?

By iAiS | January 28, 2020

The ancient system of Jerusalem’s First Temple priests is the Jewish spiritual warrior’s Royal Road to Divine Super Consciousness. It has been sanctioned by the authority of the Torah itself (a.k.a. the Pentateuch, or the Five Books of Moses). Called the Mosaic Kabbalah—a mystical/spiritual, bio-physiological, and psychosomatic ancient initiatory Kabbalistic praxis—it entails the worship of,…

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IS MOSAIC KABBALAH “THE ROYAL ROAD TO DIVINE SUPER CONSCIOUSNESS”?

By iAiS | January 21, 2020

Mosaic Kabbalah is the heretofore-undiscovered, nearly lost ancient Israelite mystical and esoteric lore, the kabbalistic system of Moses, the legendary adept and servant of YHWH the God of Israel. In accordance with the Sôd Hypothesis, this system was the very initiatory praxis of the First Temple priestly hierarchy, which zealously guarded this precious inner knowledge…

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