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METAPHYSICAL DICTIONARY

 Kabbalah
[Ka-bah-lah]
• Literally: means “receiving”
• School of thought that examines the mystical aspects of Judaism.
• A metaphysical or mystical examination of the Torah
• Uses the “Tree of Life” as an explanation of connection to God
• Also spelled “qabalah” or “cabalah”
• For more, see Kabalah at Wikipedia

 

 

Kahi
[kah-hee]
A type of energetic healing traditional to Hawaii
• The transfer of universal energy, or “mana”, to another person through a kahi healer for healing purposes
• Sometimes referred to as “Hawaiian Reiki”, however, while similar in some repsects, the process is somewhat different

Kahuna (In Hawaiian Context)
[kah-hoo-nah]

• An expert in any given field, with extensive knowledge in Hawaiian culture (http://www.huna.org/html/kahuna.html)
• Commonly thought of as wise men (or women) &/or healers
• A “title” like M.D. or Ph.D
• Spiritual leaders
• For more, see “What is a Kahuna?” @ Aloha International

Karma
[kar-mah]
• Based on the law of cause and effect
• Basic philosophy which holds that actions we take will affect us in kind later
• Some believe karma takes place only in this lifetime, some believe karma is across many incarnations, others believe both to be true

Ki
[kee]
•A Japanese term for “Vital life force”, “Life Force Energy” or “Universal Life Force Energy
• Also known as Ki (Japan), Prana (India) Ha or Mana (Polynesian cultures), Qi (Taoists), Chi (China), Ka (Ancient Egypt)

Ku
[koo]
• Subconscious, or lower self, in the Huna philosophy
• Stores memory & habits
• Responsible for keeping the body functioning (ie: breathing, walking, eating)