Golem resources and links on the Internet
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Throughout history, just about every culture has its own representation of the golem- an android, robot, computer, doplanger, Frankenstein, humunculus, living statue, tulpa, etc. These beings are usually capable of independent existence from its creator's control.
Instructions to bring this creature to life are suggested to be found within the mysterious words of the Sefer Yetzirah, The Book of Creation. But to connect the puzzling phrases of letters, vowels and details of the Universe to the creation of a golem is one of the elusive mysteries of the Universe.
There are many techniques and "authoritative" instructions on how to create a golem, or bring a golem to life. But, many lack the details needed to know how to construct the golem. Most of the techniques are described in books about Rabbi Lowe of Prague and his creation of a golem. But, these stories are just stores from the authors and may not have much substance. Read about the different methods used to create a Golem.
There are many Kabbalah websites with information on the golem, how to make a golem and the Book of Creation, or Book of Formation (Sefer Yetzirah in Hebrew). This page lists links I found useful in my studies. Also, see links and information on Sefer Yetzirah, The Book of Creation. Learn more about Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism.
If some of these inks are outdated or do not work, please let me know at [email protected].
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Golem and Psychological Issues
Jewish Thinking and the Golem
Various Golem Stories
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
X-Files golem episode
Techniques to Create a Golem
The Gates of Reincarnation from the teachings of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria :
JewishEncyclopedia.com description: http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=298&letter=T
Transmigration of the Life Atoms by H.P. Blavatsky: http://www.blavatsky.net/blavatsky/arts/TransmigrationOfTheLifeAtoms.htm
What is Rebirth? http://www.tapp14.freeserve.co.uk/introbudd/whatisrebirth.html
Transmigration of Souls Part 1
Unusual Golem Topics (some may be content restrictive to minors)
Deeper Insights into Illuminate Formula: http://www.cyberspaceorbit.com/Deeper.htm
Nosferatu's Baby (Much too much) Too hot to handle by Peter-R. Koenig:
Golem in Film and Music
Computer Gaming and the Golem
Cantrap Magical Technique: http://www.cantrap.net/technique/golem.html
Card Game= RhinoGolem: http://www.rhinoventures.com/golem/
Van Richten's Guide to the Created:
GOLEM robot project.
Misc. Golem Links
Louis Ginzberg, The Legends of the Jews, Vol. VI -
Introductory Note to the Golem, Contemporary Interpretations
Frequently Asked Questions About Golems: http://www.everwyrd.com/golems.htm
Phosphenique Phosphene: stimulation of the optic nerve or retina producing a flashing sensation in the eye. They are a result of rapidly changing magnetic fields and occur at threshold field changes of 25 T/s which, at the edge of the gradient field can just about be reached with the modern high slew rate gradient systems. GvS The Encyclopaedia of Medical Imaging
'GOTOS' an égregore or group-spirit.
Golem and Cloning Issues
History of the Aibo: http://www.phm.gov.au/hsc/aibo/origins.ht
Animating a body
Creation and the Created
Androids and TV
Scientific Development of Humanoid Robots
Programming an Android
Building an Android (mostly Macinstosh as noted):
Apple Computers: Speech
Macintosh and Androids:
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