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What is the current attitude of Kabbalists towards Raziel Hamalach?

Is it considered a legitimate work of Kabbala? Is it studied? If not, why not?

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I saw that the Rosh Yeshiva of Kise Rachamim in Jerusalem Rabbi Meir Mazuz wrote that it is't considered a legitimate book and one who have it should put it in Gniza.

(The book is ארים ניסי on Yevamot page שסב)

Reb Nachman Breslover wrote in 'Likutey Moharane': (לה) אָמַר סֵפֶר רָזִיאֵל אֵינוֹ מֵאָדָם הָרִאשׁוֹן וְלֹא זֶהוּ הַסֵּפֶר שֶׁנָּתַן הַמַּלְאָךְ לְאָדָם הָרִאשׁוֹן וְאֵין בּוֹ כֹּחַ לְהַצִּיל מִשְּרֵפָה, וּכְבָר אֵרַע שֶׁהַסֵּפֶר בְּעַצְמוֹ נִשְֹרַף וְהֶאֱרִיךְ בָּזֶה בִּרְאָיוֹת בְּרוּרוֹת: (ספר חיי מוהר"ן, אות תעח)

Hope it helps...

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So why do you put it in gniza? My guess would be that it contains either passukim or some kabbalistic matters quoted from a real kabbalist. –  user613 Aug 25 at 14:11
    
Or because its a respectful way to put a book that other Rabbi's consider it legitimate after all. Now I saw that Reb Nachman Breslover wrote in Likutey Moharane: (לה) אָמַר סֵפֶר רָזִיאֵל אֵינוֹ מֵאָדָם הָרִאשׁוֹן וְלֹא זֶהוּ הַסֵּפֶר שֶׁנָּתַן הַמַּלְאָךְ לְאָדָם הָרִאשׁוֹן וְאֵין בּוֹ כֹּחַ לְהַצִּיל מִשְּרֵפָה, וּכְבָר אֵרַע שֶׁהַסֵּפֶר בְּעַצְמוֹ נִשְֹרַף וְהֶאֱרִיךְ בָּזֶה בִּרְאָיוֹת בְּרוּרוֹת: (ספר חיי מוהר"ן, אות תעח) –  Nissim Yarchi Aug 25 at 14:27
    
Thank you @NissimYarchi those are exactly the type of sources that I am looking for, especially the one from R' Nachman! You might want to edit it into the answer itself. –  Jewels Aug 26 at 4:56
    
@Jewels you are welcome :) edited into the answer... –  Nissim Yarchi Aug 26 at 8:31

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