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kab·ba·lis·tic

or ca·ba·lis·tic or qa·ba·lis·tic  (kăb′ə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the Kabbalah.

kab′ba·lis′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.kabbalistic - having a secret or hidden meaning; "cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther
esoteric - confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle; "a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories"
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Safed's Kabbalistic roots offer authors a mystical element to utilize in their writings.
As if by some hidden kabbalistic instrument, these fragments of light were being scattered to unknown corners of the cosmosafter all, most of the buyers, and all of the sellers, weren't even in the room.
In Jewish folklore, a golem is a powerful but erratic humanoid formed from earth and brought to life through Kabbalistic magic; while the golem is often created with good intentions, or even to save the Jews, ultimately it runs amok and must be destroyed.
It is believed that Rabbi Isaac Luria, who is known for revolutionizing the study of Jewish mysticism through Kabbalah, connected the various items of the seder to the 10 kabbalistic sefirot (mystical dimensions which described the divine attributes of God) and so the seder plate became a sacred symbol of God.
must be phenomenologically contrasted with kabbalistic and hasidic
The study will focus especially on the Christian Kabbalistic reading of the Tetragrammaton, the Pentagrammaton, and the Trigrammaton, i.
He takes an almost kabbalistic approach to the idea of God.
Kiefer's artistic perspective is informed in turn by great literary works, myths, tales, legends, and particularly the world of Kabbalistic mysticism.
Many of them, reinforced by the syntagmatic context in which they appear, stem in obvious ways from an idea of collective memory, for example, the labyrinth as symbol of infinity and chaos, the library as symbol of the universe, the mirror as that which multiplies and reveals the universe, the fire as demiurge, and the aleph, the Kabbalistic symbol which is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet and spiritual root of all the other letters, as including in its essence all of the alphabet and thus all the other elements of human discourse.
Gen 1:26; 5:1-3; 9:6-7) as revealing the more-than-human world of nature, he shines by interpolating Gaian consciousness within obtuse kabbalistic concepts, such as "Primordial Adam" (Adam Qadmon) returning to the moment of creation continually unfolding.
The Kabbalistic Mirror of Genesis: Commentary on the First Three Chapters provides an analysis that takes each line of Genesis 1-3 and uses esoteric methods derived from the oral teachings of the kabbalah to find meanings different from traditional interpretations of the work.
The picture, by legendary photographer Steve Schapiro, sees Bowie drawing the Kabbalistic tree of life in chalk.