Part One, The Book of the Average Men
About This Text
Written by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi (1745–1812), the founder of Chabad, Tanya is the foundational work of Chabad Hasidism. Tanya presents the philosophy of the Chabad movement. Written in 5 sections, the Tanya provides an outline for living a spiritual Jewish life.
Author: Shneur Zalman of Liadi
Composed: Liozna, c.1786 - c.1796 CE