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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabala, cabbala, cabbalah, kabala, kabbala, kabbalah, qabala, qabalah(noun)

    an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret

  2. Kabbalah, Kabbala, Kabala, Cabbalah, Cabbala, Cabala, Qabbalah, Qabbala(noun)

    an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries


  1. Kabbalah

    Kabbalah, is an esoteric method, discipline and school of thought. A traditional Kabbalist in Judaism is called a Mekubal. Kabbalah's definition varies according to the tradition and aims of those following it, from its religious origin as an integral part of Judaism, to its later Christian, New Age, or Occultist syncretic adaptations. Kabbalah is a set of esoteric teachings meant to explain the relationship between an unchanging, eternal and mysterious Ein Sof and the mortal and finite universe. While it is heavily used by some denominations, it is not a religious denomination in itself. Inside Judaism, it forms the foundations of mystical religious interpretation. Outside Judaism, its scriptures are read outside the traditional canons of organised religion. Kabbalah seeks to define the nature of the universe and the human being, the nature and purpose of existence, and various other ontological questions. It also presents methods to aid understanding of these concepts and to thereby attain spiritual realisation.


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