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Synonyms for cabbala

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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She interrogated Christianity, examined natural magic, and delved into Judaism and the Jewish Cabbala.
While I waited and smoked, I re-read Shamir's Cabbala of Power.
Stimulated by experts in the Jewish Cabbala, he moved his expectations of the coming of the Messiah to Easter 1530.
By and large, the distribution of 'Russian' Olim along the religious spectrum starts to resemble the mainstream Israeli pattern typical of the post-secular era (Shenhav, 2008), with only a minority (about 20%) identifying as consistent secularists and the rest partaking in various forms of Jewish traditions, studying Cabbala or searching for spirituality in non-Jewish domains: remote Hindu/Buddist ashrams and New Age movements (Yonah and Goodman, 2004).
The cabbala (my dictionary spells it with a "c" and no "h"), a text that is one of the mystical foundations of Judaism, provided him with an antidote to the standard medical school education, which too often focuses on biochemistry and statistics while ignoring the human spirit.
He no longer talked to me of God or of the cabbala, but only of what he had seen" (Wiesel 1960: 4).
La voracita di Stabile, vero e proprio Comestor, si estende agli aspetti piu reconditi del passato, con frequenti immersioni nell'astrologia e nella cabbala.
Also in this period, thanks to Pordage she began to absorb the notions of Jakob Boehme, "Silesian theosopher," and the author investigates his ideas, which embraced "occult philosophy, Gnosticism, the Cabbala, alchemy and magic" (25).
Another sentence not to be found in Yiddish: "One day I asked my father to find me a master to guide me in my studies of the cabbala.
4) Mitchell's theosophy, like his theatre theory, was a well-made synthesis, a bricolage of such diverse elements as Jungian thought, the poetry of Walt Whitman, the Bhagavad Gita, Cabbala, Neo-Platonist thinking, and, of course, Olcott and Blavatsky, among others.