A compilation of passages from the Book of Splendor, the main medieval text of Jewish mysticism, addressing non-verbal sound, song and singing (celestial and human). Indices cross relate between subjects and concepts treated in diverse passages
Mombaer, Jan, d. 1503. Rosetum exercitiorum spiritualium et sacrarum meditationum
Meditation, including yoga exercises, autosuggestion, Silva method, self-hypnosis, rebirthing, as a means of personal improvement, relaxation.
Translated from the Hebrew by Jonathan Chipman
"There are two main aspects to the association between mystical ecstasy and music in the ecstatic Kabbalah: on the one hand, music serves as an anology for the technique giving rise to ecstasy and the ecstatic experience; ont he other, it was an important element of the actual technique of Abulafia."
1. Music as an analogy for ecstasy evoking techniques
2. Music as analogy for prophecy