Glossary of Kabbalah and Chassidut – Letter “G”

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 G

Gaon (“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” period.
Gedulah (“greatness”):
A synonym for chesed.
 
Gematria (Hebrew Numerology):
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 interrelating concepts.
For further explanation see: The Art of Gematria.
Gerah:
gerah is a type of coin, equivalent to approximately 0.64 gram of silver.
 
Gevurah (“Might”):
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 (“equal category”):
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.
 
Gevurot:
(plural of gevurah):
 
Gilah (joy):
See Chedvah.
 
Gimmel:
Gimmel is one of the 3rd letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
For further explanation see Alef-Beit Significances.
Also see: The Mystical Significance of the Hebrew Letters (including an image and audio pronunciation of each letter).
 
Gulgalta (“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’KeterGulgalta.

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