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Synonyms for kabbalah

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

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

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Apparently taking the idea from cabbalistic writings, (9) he conceived space itself as the extension of an infinite non-material substance, God.
He has thereby left himself in the position of using, for example, a great many Bergsonian concepts, with their heavy charge of antiintellectualism, without having sufficiently explained their relevance to his purposes, because the use to which Bergson put his theosophical and cabbalistic lore was antithetic to Maritain's intentions.
Ackroyd presents the Reading Room as a milieu disposing of some almost occult power, which, for example, manages to befriend such different persons as the materialist atheist Marx and the cabbalistic spiritualist Weil.
The Neapolitan monk, Giordano Bruno, burned at the stake in 1600 for promoting the notion of an infinite universe, was a dedicated reader of cabbalistic texts.
He calls this unseen world "the matrix," and he believes that in this spiritual applies core cabbalistic principles in Matrix Healing--for example, the power of meditation, and the vitality that comes from compassion and acts of kindness--and includes many stories of patients who have overcome serious disease by implementing these principles.
He points out that Dan Flavin can be seen in terms of Catholicism and spiritual light, Newman as connected with Cabbalistic Judaism.
For Heile, Borges's impact on Kagel can be seen in the latter's "preoccupations with labyrinths, encyclopedias, cabbalistic concepts and techniques, and the idea of parallel realities governed by strange rules" (p.
And not only mine - Christians, Hindus, Cabbalistic Jews, Sufis, Zoroastrians and Jains all have meditations within their respective traditions, and nearly all practice in ways that reduce sensory activity to create clarity of mind.
She then asks for a cheque for pounds 18 so she can "perform the great cabbalistic ritual of protection".
He wrote articles on Shakespeare's hidden history as a persecuted Marrano from Spain or on Cabbalistic secrets in Alice In Wonderland for monthlies or quarterlies that at best paid a mere five cents a word and brought him about $250 for a 5,000 word essay.
In the dramatisation of sacred and profane mysteries, sacramental rites, apocryphal traditions, the cabbalistic and the esoteric, Ackroyd subscribes to a numinous order of sacred space and time.
Being receptive to many elements of these religions, the Bektashis also incorporated anthropomorphic and cabbalistic doctrines of letter and number symbolism that can be traced to Hurufism, (5) combined with Jan extremist Shiite credo that linked devotion to the divinity of Ali with beliefs in anthropomorphism, the manifestation of God in human form, reincarnation, and metempsychosis.
Por citar tan solo dos ejemplos, recordaremos que en 1634, el ano siguiente de la salida de la "Bibliographia politica", el erudito Leone Allacci definia "bibliografia" al trabajo, todavia inedito, de Jacques Gaffarel titulado Index codicum cabbalistic (Serrai 1993, p.
Jerusalem' is the recurrent imaginary location in works by Gershom Scholem, Stefan Zweig, and Jizchak Fritz Baer, while Paul Celan uses cabbalistic modes in his treatment of exile.