cabala

noun ca·ba·la
variants: or

cabbala

play or

cabbalah

less common spellings of

  1. 1 :  a medieval and modern system of Jewish theosophy, mysticism, and thaumaturgy marked by belief in creation through emanation and a cipher method of interpreting Scripture

  2. 2a :  a traditional, esoteric, occult, or secret matterb :  esoteric doctrine or mysterious art

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