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An ancient and mystical branch of Judaism and system of learning that seeks to define the nature of the universe and purpose of existence. The word in Hebrew literally means "receiving." Those who study Kabala believe in a direct and clear connection with of the spiritual world of the "light." The source of Kabala is the book "The Zohar." May also be spelled Kabala, Qabalah, Cabbala, and Cabala.