The Magic of Hebrew Chant Companion: The Big Book of Musical Notations and Incantations

The Magic of Hebrew Chant Companion: The Big Book of Musical Notations and Incantations


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The Magic of Hebrew Chant Companion: The Big Book of Musical Notations and Incantations by Shefa Gold

A few short words—repeated with passion and intention—can unlock treasure upon treasure of healing, wisdom and love.

The complete musical notations for the chants/spiritual practices featured in The Magic of Hebrew Chant , in a larger format that is ideal for individual musician and group use. Each chant includes the Hebrew text, Hebrew transliteration, English translation and musical notations, as composed by Shefa Gold.

About The Magic of Hebrew Chant

Chant is a meditative practice that fully engages the body, heart and mind, and facilitates healing and expansion of consciousness. Rabbi Shefa Gold, beloved teacher of chant, Jewish mysticism, prayer and spirituality, introduces you to this transformative spiritual practice as a way to unlock the power of sacred texts and take prayer and meditation into the delight of your life. She illuminates the usefulness, benefits and blessings of chant by teaching you the theory and foundations of chant—its relation to beauty, pleasure and the deep wisdom buried in sacred texts. She also provides practical instruction for how to use her popular chants to cultivate self-awareness and love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683366515
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/12/2016
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Rabbi Shefa Gold, is director of C-DEEP: The Center for Devotional, Energy and Ecstatic Practice in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. Shefa composes and performs spiritual music, has produced several recordings, and her liturgies have been published in many prayer books. She teaches workshops and retreats on the theory and art of chanting, devotional healing, spiritual community building and meditation around the world. She also trains chant leaders in Kol Zimra, a two-year program for rabbis, cantors and lay leaders. Shefa, who is on the faculty of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, combines her grounding in Judaism with a background in Buddhist, Christian, Islamic and Native American spiritual traditions to make her uniquely qualified as a spiritual bridge celebrating the shared path of devotion. She is author of Torah Journeys: The Inner Path to the Promised Land and In the Fever of Love: An Illumination of the Song of Songs . For more information about Rabbi Shefa Gold, please visit her website at

Rabbi Shefa Gold is available to speak on the following topics:

  • The Magic of Hebrew Chant
  • Ecstatic Meditation
  • The Path of Love
  • Gratefulness as the Foundation of our Spiritual Practice
  • The Power of Intention

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Awakening 3
Clearing the Way 3
Betrothal: The Seven Channels of Commitment 4
Gratefulness 5
O Wondrous Healer 6
Gathering In 6
O Pure Soul 7
Morning Blessings 8
Holy Speech 9
Ashrei 10
Manifesting Torah 11
Goodness 12
Eyes, Hearts, and Hands 13
Shehecheyanu : A Meditation on This Moment 14
Unifying the Heart 15
Incantation for Hopefulness 16
Under the Wings 17
Freedom and Homecoming: A Chant for Rosh Hashanah 18
Chanukah Chant 18
Pilgrimage 19
Ushpizin 19
All Is One 20
Rolling 21
Life and Death 22
Sim Shalom 22
The Saving Power of God-Consciousness 23
The Medicine for Overwhelm: Tachanun 24
Balancing Will and Surrender 25
The Majesty of Nature 26
Blessing of My Soul 27
Standing Before the Mystery 27
Beini Uvein 28
Sukkat Shalom 29
Surrender 30
Going up with Joy 31

Knowing Beauty and Finding the Universe 35
An Oath of Friendship 35
Holy Ground 36
Go within Us 36
Ascending 37
Opening to the Source of Flow 37
Beloved 38
How Beautiful! 39
An Appetite for Holiness 39
In His Shade 40
Come, My Beloved 41
Loving "This" 42
How Awesome! 43
Listening to the Voice of Wisdom #1 44
Listening to the Voice of Wisdom #2 44
Soul Light 45
The Rewards of Our Attention 45
Awakening Compassion 46
Praise: The Force of Healing and Salvation 46
Planting and Harvest 47
Crying Out to God 47
A New Covenant 48
Ruth 49
Fire on the Altar 50

Inviting Our Future Selves 53
My Cup 54
Calling Forth the Hidden Power 55
Preparation for Reconnecting 55
Even in the Darkness 56
Giving my “Self” in Service 56
Supported 57
EFR—Energy Field Recharge 57
Justice in Peace 58
Re-parented 59
Morning Song 60
Healing Chant 61
From the Depths 62
The Heavens 63
River of Bliss 64
Day and Night 65
Rosh Hashanah Chant 65
The Sea Lion's Question 66
Planting Seeds of Joy and Light 67
Singing a New Song 68
Min Hameitzar 69
Singing God’s Love 70
Expanding Inner Space 70
Tuning in to the Creator-Function 71
Preparation for Healing 72
Soul Perspective 73
Encountering the Living God 74
Turning 74
Satisfaction and Its Fruits 75
Longing 76
Trusting 76
Let My Glory Sing 77
Re-membering 78
Heart Walk 79
Protecting Our “Inner Child” 80
Whose Face? 80
With Every Breath 81
Pure Heart 82
My Rock and Redeemer 82
A Spirit of “Yes!” 83
The Valley of Death 84
Pure 85
My Protection 86
Waiting ... 86
My Prayer as Incense 87
From World to World 88
Always with You 89

The Daily Psalms
From the Psalm for Sunday 93
From the Psalm for Monday 94
From the Psalm for Tuesday 95
From the Psalm for Wednesday 96
From the Psalm for Thursday 97
From the Psalm for Friday 98
From the Psalm for Shabbat 99

The Miracle 103
Divine Congratulations 104
Awakening the Heart 105
Breakthrough 105
Come for Water! 106
Getting Perspective 106
Palmistry 107
Shining 108
For in Joy 109
Delight 109
Spaciousness 110
Peace like a River 111
Heralds of Peace 112
Comfort 112
Through the Waters 113
Garments of Salvation 114
Send Me! 114
Mindfulness 115

Index of first lines 116

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