The captivating stories of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov - translated and interpreted. For centuries, spiritual teachers have told stories to convey lessons about God and perceptions of the world around us. Hasidic master Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772 - 1810) perfected this teaching method through his captivating and entertaining stories which are fast-moving, richly structured, and filled with penetrating insights. In two volumes, this collection presents Rebbe Nachman's beloved teachings, translated by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan and accompanied by his illuminating commentary drawn from the works of Rebbe Nachman's pupils. With an Introduction by Rabbi Chaim Kramer, this important work brings authentic interpretations of Rebbe Nachman's stories to English-speaking readers, allowing them to see the rich heritage of Torah and Kabbalah that underlies each word of his teachings.