Kabbalah and Chassidut
and other Hebrew terms
found on this web-site
("genius" or "excellency):
- Gaon is the title of
the sages who lived during the post-Talmudic period (roughly 7th to 11th
centuries). This period is thus known as the "Gaonic"
- A synonym for chesed.
- Gematria is a system
for calculating the numerical equivalence of letters, words, and
phrases. This system is used for the purpose of gaining insight into
- For further explanation see:
The Art of Gematria.
- A gerah is a type of
coin, equivalent to approximately 0.64 gram of silver.
- Gevurah is the fifth of
the ten sefirot, and second of
the emotive attributes in Creation.
- For further explanation see: The
Divine Emanations -- Gevurah.
- Gezerah Shavah
- Gezerah Shavah is one of
the thirteen hermeneutical methods of the Torah, in which two concepts
or cases are compared on the basis of terminology common to both.
- (plural of gevurah):
- Gilah (joy):
- See Chedvah.
- Gimmel is one of the
3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
- For further explanation see Alef-Beit
- Also see: The
Mystical Significance of the Hebrew Letters (including an image and
audio pronunciation of each letter).
("the skull" [Aramaic]):
- Gulgalta is the keter
of Arich Anpin. In
psychological terms, the interface between pleasure and will, which
serves as the origin of the super-conscious will.
For further explanation see: Partzufei Ha'Keter--Gulgalta.
| The material
contained on this site has been prepared by
Gal Einai Institute,
a United States non-profit organization dedicated to disseminating and implementing the inner wisdom of the
Torah--Kabbalah and Chassidut--as taken from the
Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh
©5760-5765 (2000-2005) by Gal Einai Institute, All rights reserved