Shneur Zalman of Liadi

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Name
Shneur Zalman of Liadi Gender: M
born on 4 September 1745 Jul.Cal. (15 Sep 1745 greg.)
Place Liozno, Belarus, 55n02, 30e48
Timezone LMT m30e48 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 22°34' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif



Shneur Zalman of Liadi

Biography

Orthodox Rabbi, and the founder and first Rebbe of Chabad, a branch of Hasidic Judaism, then based in Liadi, Imperial Russia. He was the author of many works, and is best known for Shulchan Aruch HaRav, Tanya and his Siddur Torah Or.

He was prodigy, mystic, a communal activist, a philosopher, a halachic authority, a composer, a talmudist . But he was primarily a spiritual guide, who created a practical path that allows anyone to approach divinity. Rabbi Schneur Zalman lived in an era of change and unrest on a global scale. Yet his life continues to inspire, and his works and teachings have long withstood the test of time.

Rebbe" in Hebrew), "Rabbeinu HaZokein", "Rabbeinu HaGodol", "our great rabbi", the "GRaZ", and "Rav".

He died 27 December 1812 NS

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Birth time unknown. Starkman rectified to 10.47.48 LMT Asc 14Sco20'

Categories

  • Traits : Mind : Child prodigy
  • Vocation : Religion : Spiritual Leader/ Guru
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure