Angels in Judaism
In Judaism an angel (Hebrew: מַלְאָךְ‎ malak, plural malakim) is a messenger of God, an angelic envoy or an angel in general who appears throughout the Hebrew Bible, Rabbinic literature, and...
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Demons in Judaism
Aggadah (Aramaic אַגָּדָה: "tales, lore"; pl. aggadot or (Ashkenazi) aggados; also known as aggad or aggadh) refers to the homiletic and non-legalistic exegetical texts in the classical rabbinic liter...
Four Worlds
The Four Worlds (Hebrew: עולמות‎ Olamot/Olamos, singular: Olam עולם), sometimes counted with a prior stage to make Five Worlds, are the comprehensive categories of spiritual realms in Kabbalah i...
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Qliphoth
The Qliphoth/Qlippoth/Qelippot or Kelipot (Heb. קליפות, the different English spellings are used in the alternative Cabalistic traditions of Hermetic Qabalah and Jewish Kabbalah respectively), literal...
Sephirot
Sephirot (/sfɪˈroʊt/, /ˈsfɪroʊt/; Hebrew: סְפִירוֹת‎ Səphîrôṯ), meaning emanations, are the 10 attributes/emanations in Kabbalah, through which Ein Sof (The Infinite) reveals himself and continu...
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Samael
Samael (Hebrew: סמאל‎) (Wrath of God) (also Sammael or Samil) is an important archangel in Talmudic and post-Talmudic lore, a figure who is accuser (devil), seducer and destroyer, and has been r...
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Atzmus
Atzmus/Atzmut (עצמות from the Hebrew Etzem עצם) meaning "essence", is the descriptive term referred to in Kabbalah, and explored in Hasidic thought, for the Divine essence.Classical Kabbalah predomina...
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Golem
In Jewish folklore, a golem (/ˈɡoʊləm/ GOH-ləm; Hebrew: גולם‎) is an animated anthropomorphic being, magically created entirely from inanimate matter. The word was used to mean an amorphous, unf...
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Tetragrammaton
The tetragrammaton (from Greek τετραγράμματον, meaning "(consisting of) four letters") is the Hebrew theonym יהוה, commonly transliterated into Latin letters as YHWH. It is one of the names of the nat...
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Yetzirah
Yetzirah (also known as Olam Yetsirah, עולם יצירה in Hebrew) is the third of four worlds in the Kabbalistic Tree of Life, following Atziluth and Briah. It is known as the "World of Formation". "Yetsir...
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Zeir Anpin
Ze`ir Anpin (Aramaic: זְעֵיר אַנפִּין meaning "Lesser Countenance/Small Face", called Microprosopus in the Kabbala Denudata) is a revealed aspect of God in Kabbalah, comprising the emotional sephirot...
Baal Shem
Baal Shem (Hebrew plural: Baalei Shem) in Hebrew meaning "Master of the Name", refers to a historical Jewish occupation of certain kabbalistic rabbis with knowledge of using names of God in Judaism fo...
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Akudim
The realm known as Akudim/Olam Ha'Akudim (World of "Binding/Ringed") is one of the many spiritual worlds described by Kabbalah as being part of the order of development that God utilized to create the...
List of Jewish mysticism scholars
Academic-historical research into Jewish mysticism is a modern multi-discipline University branch of Jewish studies. It studies the texts and historical contexts of Judaic mysticism using objective hi...
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Tree of life (Kabbalah)
The Tree of Life, or Etz haChayim (עץ החיים) in Hebrew, is a classic descriptive term for the central mystical symbol used in the Kabbalah of esoteric Judaism, also known as the 10 Sephirot. Its diagr...
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Bagdana
Bagdana is a demon in Jewish magical texts from early medieval Babylon. The name is found on incantation bowls, and Aramaic incantation texts from Nippur.
Arich Anpin
Arich Anpin or Arikh Anpin (Aramaic: אריך אנפין meaning "Long Face/Extended Countenance" (also implying "The Infinitely Patient One", called Macroprosopus in the Kabbala Denudata) is an aspect of Divi...
Ghagiel
Ghagiel ( variously Chaigidel, Chaigidiel, or Oghiel ), in the belief system of Kabbalah, is the name of the Qliphah corresponding to the Sephirah Chokmah in the Tree of Life. They are demons, the Hin...
Atbash
Atbash (also transliterated Atbaš) is a simple substitution cipher for the Hebrew alphabet. It consists in substituting aleph (the first letter) for tav (the last), beth (the second) for shin (one bef...
3 Enoch
3 Enoch is an Old Testament Apocryphal book. 3 Enoch purports to have been written in the 2nd century CE, but its origins can only be traced to the 5th century. Other names for 3 Enoch include "The Th...
Gha'agsheblah
Gha'agsheblah is the Qliphah corresponding to the Sephirah Chesed, Lovingkindness. It is described as the disturber of all things, and the form of its demons are of black, cat-headed giants.
Atziluth
Atziluth or Atzilut (also Olam Atzilut, עולם אצילות, literally "the World of Emanation"), is the highest of four worlds in which exists the Kabbalistic Tree of Life. Beri'ah follows it. It is known a...
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Shaar HaGilgulim
Sha'ar ha Gilgulim (Gate of Reincarnations) is a kabbalistic work on Gilgul, the Torah concept of reincarnation put together by Rabbi Hayyim Vital who recorded the teachings of his master in the 16th ...
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Masseket Azilut
Massekhet Azilut (Hebrew: מסכת אצילות) is an anonymous kabalistic work from the early 14th century, the earliest literary product of the speculative Kabbala which contains the doctrine of the four gra...
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Naamah (demon)
Naamah or Na'amah (Hebrew: נעמה‎; "pleasant") is a demon described in the Zohar, a foundational work of Jewish mysticism.
Naamah appears in the Zohar as one of the mates of the archangel Sam...
Gamaliel (Qliphah)
Gamaliel is the Qliphah associated with the Sephirah Yesod on the kabbalistic Tree of Life. It translates as 'The Obscene Ones', and the demons associated Yesod is the Sephirah that collects all the ...