Kabbalistic Amulets and Talismans?

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Kabbalistic Amulets and Talismans?

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I disagree :)
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ok lets talk #-o

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Lol, guys! Should I still delete this? :-k

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Ok, is the theme:
Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism, people talking much about black magic and kabbalah,
famous people spend so much time and money, maybe it really works?
Here jews take money about talismans, prayers and amulets:
http://www.kabalatalisman.com
Why people need pay, about this?

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don't worry, i jewish from Israel :)

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lleon wrote:Ok, is the theme:
Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism, people talking much about black magic and kabbalah,
famous people spend so much time and money, maybe it really works?
Here jews take money about talismans, prayers and amulets:
http://www.kabalatalisman.com
Why people need pay, about this?
The website looks to me like the more superstitious side of Kabalah--I don't think I'd buy an amulet or what have you from that guy, personally. On the other hand, I won't judge, because I do have a hamsa, which may be quite superstitous of me. I love hamsas, in fact. Is wearing an amulet any worse than wearing a hamsa?

(A hamsa or chamsa, for those who haven't heard the term, is a charm depicting a stylized hand, usually with an eye on the palm. Jews and Muslims alike wear hamsas--I'm not sure of the origin of them or even their precise meaning, except that I think they're supposed to protect you from the evil eye or some such. It's a superstitious thing, no doubt, but I still love the look of them!)

I suspect that a person who purchases a talisman or amulet of any sort for its purported 'magical properties' is going to be disappointed. On the other hand, if someone wants one because they like the Kabalistic significance of it, or just the look of it, well and good.

Either way, though, why wouldn't you have to pay for it? Someone made the thing; it's only fitting to pay for the work. To anyone looking for magical protection or fertility or whatever, though, I'd say caveat emptor.

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P.S. The sudden influx of people practicing Kabbalah outside of the Jewish faith--Madonna, for example, hasn't converted to Judaism, despite her love of Kabbalah--is certainly intriguing. It seems strange to me to practice Kabbalah without embracing Judaism.

On the other hand, Christians and occultists have been borrowing from Kabbalah for centuries. They've put their own spin on it, however. By contrast, the Kabbalah that Madonna is practicing still seems rooted in Judaism. :-k

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May be kabbalah only business?
Ok, I will try to buy Talisman, if my life changed i write here :)

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Ok, so far without changes:)

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