It has been called the secret of the Jewish survival - a mystical connection to the Garden of Eden. What is the Mikvah's fundamental connection to birth, marriage, conversion and death? How does a Mikvah purify? How can a proper understanding of Mikvah bring happiness, freshness and fulfillment to your life? "Waters of Eden" is a revealing book that explodes old myths and prejudices and offers insights never before available to the English reading public. The author Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan, gathers concepts from the Bible, Talmud, Midrash, Kabbalah, Zohar, Rashi, Rambam, Ramban, Ba'al Hatanya, Hirsch and many others. "Waters of Eden" is the first attempt to explore the ancient Jewish practice of spiritual purification and immersion, lucidly and attractively in contemporary English.
by Aryeh Kaplan