Rabbi Hanina ben Dosa

Both Rabbi Hanina ben Dosa and Honi HaM'agel were known as mystics and the first hasidim.  Both men were able to influence the Divine Will by virtue of their deep devotion to observing mitzvot.  Hanina ben Dosa was also noted for his particularly strong fear of sin.

The texts below feature examples of his teachings from Pirkei Avot as well as examples of his influencing of the Almighty.

Teachings of Rabbi Hanina ben Dosa

Miraculous Healer

The Arud