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Cabala (alternately Kabbala(h) or Qabala(h)) may refer to one of several systems of mysticism:

Other traditions with some similarities to Kabbalistic doctrine or methods[edit]

  • Gnosticism, classical belief systems speculating hierarchical mythic processes of good and evil in divine creation
  • Neoplatonism, classical philosophy of descending divine emanationism
  • Hurufism, Medieval Sufi Islam sect that combined Koranic letters mystically ("cabalistically")
  • Sabbateanism, heretical antinomian adaptions of Kabbalah alongside early-modern Judaism


  • Qabala, a city in Azerbaijan
  • Cabala, a variant spelling of Jableh (Gabala), a Christian city in Syria during the Middle Ages

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