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Noun1.Qabbalah - an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries
theosophy - a system of belief based on mystical insight into the nature of God and the soul
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
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Meanwhile, like Eman, whose surname we jokingly assigned provenance to the Qabbalah, I learned to rely on Tarot divination, along with the I Ching with its hexagram coins, for counsel on whether it was a good day to go to a wet market or sign a contract that might bind me to political patronage.
a realization known in Hinduism as Moksha (Liberation); in Buddhism as Nirvana or Satori (Enlightnement) or Sunyata (Emptiness); in Taoism&Ch'an as Wu Wei (Non-doing), Wu-Nien (no-thought) & Wu-hsin (No-mind), Hsu (Emptiness) or Tao (the Absolute); in Judaism and Qabbalah [24] as En Sof (Holy Nothing); in Islam as Shabd (enetring the Sound of God); in Christianity as Mystical Union with God; and in many other mystical traditions as Oneness, Cosmic/Krishna/God Consciousness, Self-Realization, etc.
9) Cabala viene del hebreo qabbalah, que significa <<tradicion>>, y se trata de una doctrina judaica primero transmitida oralmente y en secreto.