Daat Elyon is an online center for the study of spiritual wisdom and the practice of contemplative techniques. Through seminars (webinars), weekly teachings and multi-media postings we hope to open the door for seekers to the living experience of God’s presence and the understanding of the inner reality.
We live life on a superficial level. We are unaware of the world around us and the people in front of us. There is a deeper and more meaningful level of reality that we can learn to access. We access this deeper reality through daat elyon.
Daat Elyon is the term used in the Kabbalah for the higher knowledge that arises out of the direct experience of the spiritual realm. Spiritual knowledge is not like other knowledge. It cannot be learned through mere intellectual study. Spiritual knowledge comes from inner experience. Our weekly teachings guide the seeker along the path that leads to inner experience. Our seminars combine the study of spiritual wisdom with the practice of meditation.
The Kabbalah speaks of two types of knowledge: daat elyon, the higher knowledge, and daat tachton, the lower knowledge. Read more…