People have always been interested in celebrities. This often takes the form of changing fashion trends or the like. But every now and then celebrities help shed light on very important subjects. In recent years one of the best examples of this has involved the Kabbalah. The Kabbalah is an ancient mystical system which has been getting a lot of attention from the modern world. In particular, many celebrities are quite open about how much the Kabbalah has helped their journey through life.
One highlight of this interest comes from public awareness of how access to the Kabbalah has changed in recent times. The Kabbalah was once considered so complex and important that nobody under the age of forty was allowed to learn about it. Not to mention that there were strict prerequisites, not the least of which was full literacy in Hebrew and what Kabbalah knows.
Today, the Kabbalah Centre has managed to make the subject far more accessible. The Kabbalah Centre first opened their doors to the public all the way back in 1965. It was an age of increasing spiritual awareness in the United States. And it was clear that this new viewpoint was a good match for changing views of the Kabbalah.
This is the initial climate which the Kabbalah Centre was working within. The culture as a whole was very open to ancient spiritual traditions. However, the basic prerequisites of standard Kabbalistic study were quite rare in the population as a whole. The Kabbalah Centre realized that a totally new culture required a different type of instruction. The result is a type of Kabbalistic study which removes the idea of prerequisites. Instead, people come in with an open mind and learn what they need as they progress through the course as a whole.
Instead of learning Hebrew all at once, they’ll learn the significance of various parts of the Hebrew alphabet as they go along. One might think of it as similar to how math is taught in school. Students learn the fundamentals as they go along, and as needed to support other parts of the curriculum. The Kabbalah Centre has been able to do something similar with the Kabbalah and the various subjects included underneath that rather large banner and more information click here.
Other Reference: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/13/magazine/13kabbalah-t.html