10 Celebrities who are Followers of Kabbalah
Kabbalah is a discipline that includes concepts such as Notarikon, Ein Sof, Tzimtzum, and so on. It is a Jewish mysticism and the followers of Kabbalah practice Kavanot, that describes a Jewish person’s state of mind, heart, and sincerity while offering prayers; they also practice Torah study, among other things, which means the study of Jewish religious texts.
The followers of Kabbalah are required to wear a red string around their wrist which is believed to protect them from any evil happenings around them. They are also advised to drink the Kabbalah blessed water, which is being sold for £4 to £8 a bottle. Besides the ones discussed above, there are a lot of high-profile Kabbalah followers in the world. The growing popularity of this faith has led many people to convert to Judaism and study Kabbalah religion.
There are many followers of Kabbalah since Medieval times. Some of the most popular ones are discussed below.
Born in Roswell, New Mexico, Demi Moore is a very famous name in the world of English language cinema. She did not grow up Jewish, but according to her, Kabbalah has changed her life for the better. She was once a follower of a non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, called the Kabbalah Centre International and also led her then-husband, Ashton Kutcher into the faith.
Diane Keaton is one of the most prominent figures in the American film industry and has been a recipient of an Academy Award, a BAFTA, two Golden Globes, and a Lifetime Achievement Award. Even though she describes herself as agnostic, she has produced a documentary called Heaven, because she wanted to go to heaven. She was raised as a Free Methodist but is known to be a follower of Kabbalah.
An actress and a singer, well-known for her work in Seven, Emma, and A Perfect Murder, Gwyneth Paltrow was born to a Jewish father and a Christian mother. Earlier, she was a follower of her mother’s religion but then she converted to Judaism. She turned towards Kabbalah to deal with some personal issues which led to her split with her then-husband, Chris Martin. She has an ancestor who was a Kabbalah master.
Elizabeth Rosemund Taylor, a name that people are familiar with even today, was one of the most prolific actresses of her time. Born in London, England, she was raised to follow Christian Science. Later, she converted to Judaism. She believed that anyone who converted to Judaism goes to heaven. She has supported various Jewish causes and helped raise funds for the Jewish National Fund.
The Cactus Flower actress, Goldie Hawn also belongs to the list of the followers of Kabbalah. She was born Jewish and she considers that to be her religion. She has mentioned that she is proud of her faith and she also follow other religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam.
Born in a Jewish family in New York City, U.S., Barbra Streisand is an Emmy-winning actress, who has also been honored with the Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards. She has been known to follow the beliefs of Kabbalah since she was a young girl.
The popularity of this name knows no bounds. Madonna is one of the most adored singers of this generation and she is known to be highly religious. She was born to Catholic parents, but later got involved in the Kabbalah faith. Actress Sandra Bernhard introduced her to this faith. She is superstitious in a way and considers the sprinkling of Kabbalah water to be lucky. She even insisted her crew members drink the water, which was claimed to be charged with positive energy and believed to have healing powers.
American singer and songwriter, Britney Spears has also been a well-known follower of the Kabbalah faith. She was raised as a Christian, baptized, and she used to sing in the church choir as a child. She was also involved in the Kabbalah Centre, introduced to her by Madonna. However, after the birth of her son, Sean, she proclaimed to no longer following Kabbalah and announced that her child is her religion.
The Golden Globe Award-winning actress, Winona Ryder born in Winona, Minnesota has given memorable performances in TV shows like Stranger Things, The Plot Against America, and also in films such as Destination Wedding, The Letter, and Star Trek. She was born to a Jewish father and a Buddhist mother. She describes herself as Jewish too. She started following Kabbalah because of her troubled personal life and believes her life has changed ever since.
English singer Mick Jagger, born in Dartford, Kent, has always been a singer, according to him. He used to sing in the church choir and he liked to sing as a child. His family is Roman Catholic but Mick has never been known to have strong religious beliefs. He started following Kabbalah reportedly because of his then-girlfriend L’Wren Scott. He also got his “auras cleansed” by a shaman in South America.