Mircea Eliade – The Zohar and the Tree of life
Type of Spiritual Experience
The Zohar (Hebrew: זֹהַר, lit. Splendor or Radiance) is the foundational work in the literature of Jewish mystical thought known as Kabbalah. It is a group of books including commentary on the mystical aspects of the Torah (the five books of Moses) and scriptural interpretations as well as material on mysticism, mythical cosmogony, and mystical psychology.
A description of the experience
Patterns in Comparative Religion – Mircea Eliade
'Now the Tree of Life extends from above downward, and it is the Sun which illuminates all.'
From the Zohar Beha' Alotheka