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The Encyclopedia of Hasidism
Shivhei HaBesht is the first collection of tales about the Besht. It contains biographical details about his parents, childhood, acquisition of mystical knowledge, travels, teachings, miracles, and death. Interspersed among these are stories about a few other hasidic leaders, followers of the Besht.
Originally published in The Encyclopedia of Hasidism © 1996 Rowman and Littlefield. Reproduced with permission.
Ben-Amos, D. (1996). Shivhei Habesht. In Rabinowicz, T.M. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Hasidism, pp. 456. London: Jason Aronson Inc.
Date Posted: 22 September 2017