Kabbalah (also Kabbala, Cabbala, Cabala, or Qabalah) NOUN the ancient Jewish tradition of mystical interpretation of the Bible.
DERIVATIVES Kabbalism noun Kabbalist noun Kabbalistic adjective.
ORIGIN Hebrew, «tradition».

English terms dictionary. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • kabbalistic — adjective see kabbalah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kabbalistic — kab·ba·lis·tic or ca·ba·lis·tic or qa·ba·lis·tic (kăb ə lĭsʹtĭk) adj. Of or relating to the Kabbalah.   kab ba·lisʹti·cal·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • kabbalistic — adjective having a secret or hidden meaning cabalistic symbols engraved in stone cryptic writings thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements John Gunther • Syn: ↑cabalistic, ↑qabalistic, ↑cryptic, ↑cryptical, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kabbalistic astrology — Note: This article does not describe normative Judaism as practiced by the majority of Jewish people. Kabbalistic astrology (called Mazal or Mazalot [ zodiac, destiny ] in the Kabbalistic tradition) is a system of astrology based upon the Hebrew… …   Wikipedia

  • Kabbalistic definition of God — Mainstream Orthodox Judaism teaches that God is neither matter nor spirit. They teach that God is the creator of both, but is himself neither. This often raises the question: if God is so different from his creation, how can there be any… …   Wikipedia

  • Kabbalistic angelic hierarchy — According to the Kabbalah as described by the Golden Dawn there are ten archangels, each commanding one of the choir of angels and corresponding to one of the Sephirot. It is similar to the Jewish angelic hierarchy. It should be noted that the… …   Wikipedia

  • KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kabbalah — This article is about traditional Jewish Kabbalah. For other Kabbalistic traditions see Christian Cabbalah, Hermetic Qabalah, and Practical Kabbalah Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Hasidic philosophy — This article is about Hasidic philosophy. For an overview of the Hasidic movement, see Hasidic Judaism. Hasidus called the Torah of the Baal Shem Tov and his Wellsprings , after his account in a letter to Gershon of Kitov about the elevation of… …   Wikipedia

  • Devekut — Hasidism is known in secular Jewish culture and Neo Hasidism for its dveikus …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.