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or ca·ba·lis·tic or qa·ba·lis·tic  (kăb′ə-lĭs′tĭk)
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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Sheila Spector's reputation is based on her--gloriously comprehensible work on Hebrew and kabbalistic influences on British romantic literature.
The book, which is based on my workshop on the Kabbalistic Tree of Life, will be published by Simon & Schuster in October.
Asheville Awakening the Ego: an Introduction to Integrated Kabbalistic Healing taught by Jackie Tatelman.
Kabbalistic teachings can be easily applied to all areas of your life for deeper understanding, problem solving and enhanced appreciation of whatever issues are currently on your mind, " he explains.
Kabbalistic influences, including those from Lurianic Safed, are introduced, mortuary liturgy is developed and expanded and suddenly we learn the reason for the book's title.
During this time, when the ghetto was at its height, there was an influx of exiles from Spain and Portugal who were steeped in kabbalistic tradition.
Wrapped in prayer shawls, they intoned the ancient Aramaic chant Pulsa da-Nura ("Lashes of Fire"), a Kabbalistic curse: "I deliver to you, the angels of wrath and ire, Yitzhak, the son of Rosa Rabin, that you may smother him and the specter of him, and cast him into bed, and dry up his wealth, and plague his thoughts, and scatter his mind that he may be steadily diminished until he reaches his death.
Hurufism (from Arabic huruf, "letters") was based on a kabbalistic philosophy associated with the numerological significance attributed to the letters of the alphabet and their combinations.
In the apportioning of material which characterizes the "Jerusalem School" of Kabbalah studies, Liebes claimed the Zohar, the most classical of Kabbalistic works, as his field of doctoral study.
Safed's Kabbalistic roots offer authors a mystical element to utilize in their writings.
Other explanations argue that the Force is a kabbalistic energy of creation, everywhere in existence but accessible only to those orthodox souls who are committed to studying its secrets and unlocking its mysteries.
Martina Ludicke, one of the exhibit curators, explains that the Trump hat was included to show that "each generation recreates the golem as a reflection of what's happening at that time." 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.