Tanya

Definitions

  • the foundational text of Chabad Chasidism written by the founder of Chabad, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi

Example Sentences

  • "In camp, we had a competition to see who could memorize the most Tanya by heart."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Aramaic

Etymology

תניא tanya 'it was taught' (the first word of the text)

Who Uses This

Chabad

Regions

North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

None

Notes

First published in 1797.

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