kabbalah

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kabbalah

Paranormal
A system of eclectic mysticism and healing based on ancient Jewish tradition involving angelology, demonology, meditation, prayers and ritual.
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Ortega takes a very popular anime and investigates its symbolic and narrative power by unpacking its appropriations of cabbalistic and gnostic imagery as a way to decode the (re)interpretations of mytho-religious sources outside of (but imported within) Japanese culture.
25) Apollinaire's evocation of Arlequin trismegiste' not only conjures up themes of magic, illusion and transformation,(26) but is also a scholarly reference to Hermes Trismegistus, the creator of alchemy and cabbalistic texts on magic and astrology.
There was a good deal of cabbalistic mysticism associated with this tradition, and I fully expected it to be anathema in the eyes of my husband, more so even than any of the other rituals he had wholly repudiated.
The Skidoos were my passport out of poe-faced rock and into the cabbalistic mayhem of the post-punk industrial scene.
naked and painted all over with cabbalistic signs, burst into the crowded playground and fell writhing and weeping on the asphalt before him" (10).
The reader, already having been enticed into a vortex of cabbalistic numerology, now loses his or her last foothold on reality and is sucked into a "black hole" of confused and confusing identifies:
Candles flicker, and there's an abundance of well-used religious books and signs with Cabbalistic charts and large Hebrew letters.